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Starting May 25, 2018, European Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data ("the Regulation" or „GDPR”) is applicable. Its main purpose is to increase the level of protection of personal data and create a trustworthy climate that allows each person to control their own data.
The present document will provide information mainly on aspects like the purposes for which we collect and use your personal data, the processing grounds for such purposes, the categories of personal data we collect from you and process, the duration of processing of such data, your rights as data subjects and the manner in which you may exercise them, to whom we may disclose your personal data.
• Who are we
Almaj, Iordache is a law firm, registered with the Bucharest Bar, founded by the decision no. 71/2019, having its headquarters in Bucharest, Sector 1, Bd. Dacia no. 42, et. 2, ap. 4, being the controller of your personal data.
Using or visiting our website implies acceptance by users of the terms and conditions described herein.
The use of the the website www.almaj.eu by users is the acceptance of the terms and conditions of use governing the relationship between the user and Almaj, Iordache.
• Contact details
For any questions or concerns regarding the way we process your personal data or to exercise your rights in relation to your data, you can find us at email@example.com.
• What is personal data
Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
• What does the processing of personal data means
It means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
• Principles of Personal Data Processing
In addition to respecting the confidentiality and professional secrecy governing the profession of lawyer, we process the data we collect by observing the following principles strictly imposed by the GDPR:
Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency – your personal data will be processed “lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner”;
Purpose Limitation – your data will be collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes;
Data Minimization – any collection of personal data will be very well analyzed before the actual request for such data we are going to process, which shall be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
Accuracy – every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are accurate, with the observance of the purposes for which they are processed, erased or rectified without delay;
Storage Limitation – personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving the purposes for which they are collected;
Integrity and Confidentiality – personal data shall be processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organizational measures.
• Types of Processed Personal Data
Contact information such as your name, job title, postal address, including your home address, if you have communicated it to us, your business address, telephone number, mobile phone number, fax number and address e-mail, bank account and other financial information;
Additional information processed in the context of a contractual relationship with us or communicated voluntarily by you, such as: instructions given, payments made, information on any legal issues, disputes, litigation or other court action in which you are involved in any capacity - defendant, plaintiff, lawyer of the parties, consultant, expert, etc.;
In the context of our services, we may also collect and process special categories of personal data such as: union membership data, health data, data about your political opinions, data on criminal convictions and offenses, health status, diagnosis, national identification numbers (personal identification number, series and number of ID cards, passports, etc.);
Details of your visits to our offices or any other details about how you interact with us; any data made available to us by you during our interactions.
The data resulting from your browsing on our website collected through cookies and similar technologies under the Cookies Policy.
These categories of data or part thereof are collected: either directly from you when you request legal services, when interacting on our site, when you provide services to us, when you voluntarily submit these data to our law firm in any form, as well as in other similar situations, either indirectly, for example, in certain circumstances, we may collect certain personal data about you from your employer, from other companies, entities, authorities, or individuals in the course of our activity and in fulfilling certain legal obligations.
We do not use personal data for automated processing or profile creation. We never make automatic decisions about you. We use technical means to store data safely. We do not process data for secondary purposes incompatible with the purposes we have collected.
We strictly respect and ensure professional secrecy. We do not disclose the data except to fulfill your interests or fulfill legal obligations. Confidentiality is for us not only a professional duty of the lawyer, but also an essential value.
• Legal grounds for the processing of personal data
Processing is required for the conclusion or performance of a contract to which you are a party;
Processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation of the operator;
Processing is done under your consent;
Processing is necessary to protect the vital interests of you or of another individual;
Processing is necessary for the legitimate interests of Almaj, Iordache or a third party, unless your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms prevail over those interests;
In the case of special categories of data, processing will be done if, besides a general legal basis for data processing, one of the following specific processing conditions is met:
The consent of the person concerned has been obtained;
We have a legal obligation to process these categories of data;
Processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of a right in court.
• Purposes of processing
Performance of contractual relationships with our clients, professional communications, recruitment.
Fulfillment of tax obligations related to the payment of the fee, drafting the documents in your name, according to the mandate entrusted, forward to courts and other institutions, authorities, organizations and individuals in Romania and from other countries as a representative or solicitor of claims and other documents necessary to carry out the mandate entrusted, fulfilling the obligations imposed by the law on the lawyers, fulfillment of our professional obligation to keep records of contracts concluded, achieving your legitimate interest in legal assistance and representation attorney, achieving the public interest of rendering lawyers' services and the legitimate aims of the advocate.
For any purpose which is ancillary to any of the foregoing, or to any other purpose for which your personal data has been provided to us, in compliance with applicable law.
• Disclosure of personal data
Almaj, Iordache may disclose your personal data to other legal professionals (including mediators, industrial property advisers), consultants or experts involved in the cases we manage and in the services we provide, courts or arbitration courts, as well as other public authorities, entities designated by you, parties involved in your case (which may be our client or a third party involved) or other entities in the context of providing our services (such as insurance providers, cloud providers, telephony, e-mail, etc.).
Almaj, Iordache will conclude contracts with different entities providing services to us, which will properly address the requirements of relevant privacy laws, depending on the actual situation. These entities will be required to use and implement appropriate security measures to protect personal data. These entities will be prohibited from using these data in a manner other than the one we received in our instructions.
• Data transfers
We may transfer your personal data to states that are part of the European Economic Area or to states that have been recognized by the European Commission as ensuring an adequate level of protection of personal data if such transfer is necessary for processing according to the permitted purposes described above.
Almaj, Iordache does not intend to transfer data to third countries. However, in exceptional circumstances, if such a transfer is necessary for the permitted purposes, we will ensure that such international transfers are made subject to appropriate safeguards as required by General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 or other applicable legal provisions.
• Security of your personal data
Almaj, Iordache will do its utmost to protect your personal data held in our possession or control by establishing adequate security measures in order to prevent unauthorized access, collect, use, disclose, copy, modifycation or deletion, as well as other similar risks.
• Storage of your personal data
Personal data processed for the purposes herein will only be retained for as long as is necessary for your relationship with us and subsequently for the retention periods imposed by applicable law. Where legal action is initiated, your personal data may be retained until the end of this action, including any appeal period and then deleted or archived in accordance with applicable law.
We will keep your personal data for as long as required or permitted by applicable law. Subsequent to the expiration of these periods or the exercise of one of your rights, in accordance with the law, we will remove your personal data from our systems and records and / or take steps to anonymize them so that you can not be identified based on them.
In all cases, we will retain your personal data for as long as it is necessary to fulfill the purpose of processing such data.
• The rights of the data subject
The right to be informed, access (the data subject has the right to obtain from us a confirmation that personal data concerning him / her are processed or not, and, if so, he / she has the right to access the data).
This right may be limited or refused, the reason for the refusal or limitation being communicated to the person concerned.
Right of rectification (the data subject has the right to obtain, without undue delay, the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him / her). Taking into account the purposes for which the data were processed, it is entitled to obtain the completion of personal data that is incomplete, including by providing an additional statement.
The right to erase data (in situations where (1) the data are no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes, (2) the consent has been withdrawn and there is no other legal basis for the processing, (3) the person opposes the processing and there are no legitimate reasons (4) personal data have been processed unlawfully, the person has the right to obtain the deletion of the data relating to him / her without undue delay).
This right may be limited or refused, the reason for the refusal or limitation being communicated to the person concerned.
The right to restrict processing - the data subject has the right to restrict the processing in the following situations:
(i) contest the accuracy of the data for a period that allows the operator to verify the accuracy of the data;
(ii) the processing is illegal and the person concerned opposes the deletion of personal data, but instead calls for the restriction of their use;
(iii) no personal data is required for processing, but the data subject requests them for the establishment, exercise or defense of a right in court;
(iv) the data subject opposed to the processing, for the period of time to verify that the legitimate interests of the operator prevail over the rights of the person.
The user has the right to oppose at any time data processing for direct marketing purposes, not to be subject to the automated decision making process, including profiling - does not have this right if the decision:
(i) is required to conclude or execute a contract between the person concerned and us;
(ii) is authorized by Union or national law applicable and which also provides for appropriate measures to protect the legitimate rights, freedoms and interests of the data subject;
(iii) is based on the explicit consent of the data subject
Right to data portability - the data subject has the right to receive the personal data which he regards and which he has provided in a structured, commonly used and readable form and has the right to request us to transmit this data to another operator, without obstacles, if the following conditions are met cumulatively:
(i) processing is based on consent or contract and
(ii) processing is carried out by automatic means, in particular if this is technically feasible
The right to oppose automated individual decisions and profiling - if you wish to oppose any profiling activity, please contact us using the information above.
The right to file a complaint with us - the data subject may file a complaint if he / she is unhappy with the processing of his or her personal data or with the way of responding to its request.
Right to file a complaint with the Supervisory Authority - the data subject has the right to file a complaint with the National Supervisory Authority for Personal Data Processing if he is dissatisfied with the processing of his personal data.
Name: National Authority for the Supervision of Personal Data Processing
Address: B-dul G-ral. Gheorghe Magheru 28-30, Sector 1, postal code 010336, Bucharest, Romania
• Changes to this policy
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