Advokátní kancelář KF Legal, s.r.o., with its registered office at Prague 1 – Nové Město, Opletalova 1015/55, ZIP code 110 00, ID No.: 291 43 608, registered in the Commercial Register maintained by the Municipal Court in Prague, Section C, Insert 203759 (hereinafter referred to as the “Law Firm”) as a controller processes personal data in paper and electronic form, and in accordance with applicable law, in particular in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (hereinafter referred to as the “GDPR”).
PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING
The Law Firm processes personal data of its clients and business partners – natural persons (hereinafter referred to as “Data Subjects”) solely for the purposes set out below, based on the legal titles set by GDPR, and to the extent necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they were collected.
- Performance of a Contract for the provision of legal services, including its negotiation; fulfilment of obligations stipulated in contracts with business partners (especially partner law firms or suppliers of products and services); pre-contractual negotiations with candidates for positions in the Law Firm);
- Compliance with a Legal Obligation – especially obligations stipulated to the Law Firm as an employer by accounting and tax regulations and the related transfer of personal data to public authorities; proper administration of the lawyer’s file including e-mail communication; identification of the client within the meaning of Act No. 85/1996 Coll., on Advocacy as amended, and Act No. 253/2008 Coll., on Selected Measures Against Legitimisation of Proceeds of Crime and Financing of Terrorism as amended;
- Protection of the Vital Interests – protection of rights and legally protected interests of the Law Firm and third parties, especially clients of the Law Firm;
- Commercial Communications and Offering Services Via E-mail – sending commercial communications or newsletters pursuant to Act No. 480/2004 Coll., on Certain Information Society Services and on Amendments to Some Acts as amended (Certain Information Society Services Act).
The Law Firm mainly processes the following categories of personal data:
- identification data – name, surname, title, date of birth, ID No., VAT No., national identity No.;
- contact details – address, phone number, e-mail address;
- financial information – bank account number;
- details on the Data Subject’s relationship with the Law Firm;
- data necessary to fulfil the registration and reporting obligations of the Law Firm as an employer;
- information on the Data Subject’s qualifications and work experience as a job applicant in the Law Firm;
- information provided to the Law Firm by its clients or their attorneys in the performance of a contract for the provision of legal services and in the exercise of activities directly related thereto.
Personal data are processed by the Law Firm for the duration of the contract with the Data Subject, or for the duration of the effective legal relationship in relation to which the personal data of the Data Subject are processed. For a longer time, personal data are processed only if it is stipulated by law, or if such processing justifies the need for the full settlement of claims arising from the legal relationship entered into between the Law Firm as controller and the Data Subject, or a third party, in case the personal data of Data Subjects are processed in this context.
RECIPIENTS OF THE PERSONAL DATA
The Law Firm makes personal data available only to authorized employees and cooperating attorneys or individual personal data processors contractually bound with the Law Firm or other controllers, but only to the extent necessary for the fulfilment of individual purposes of processing and based on the corresponding legitimate purpose for processing personal data. The current list of personal data processors is available at the Law Firm’s registered office.
In the cases stipulated by law, the Law Firm is authorized and/or obliged to transfer personal data to the public authorities and/or public bodies with a public service mission.
If the transfer of personal data is strictly necessary for the provision of legal services by another legal service provider, the Law Firm may proceed in accordance with the Act on Advocacy, according to which, when providing legal services, the attorney is bound by the obligation of confidentiality.
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Strictly Necessary (Type 1) – These cookies are necessary for this website to perform its basic functions. They allow you to navigate the site and use the elements you want, such as access to secure segments of the website. Without these cookies the Law Firm would not be able to provide services that allow the operation of the website.
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Targeting (Type 4) – These cookies are used to represent advertising that is relevant to the users and their interests. These cookies can also be used to store and measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign that the customer is familiar with when visiting a specific website. This also helps with communication with potential advertisers.
While browsing the website, you may receive cookies from this website as well as from other websites managed by third parties (third-party cookies). This is the case, for example, with the Google+ and LinkedIn social plugins. They are part of the website, generated directly by such websites and inserted into the visited websites. The plugins are typically intended for social media to share content on such networks.
The Law Firm uses some of the Google Analytics tools provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) on its website in order to analyze website traffic.
Google Analytics is a third-party cookie that is collected and processed anonymously to monitor browsing and improve navigation efficiency (performance cookie).
Analytics cookies are used to collect information that helps the Law Firm know how visitors use the website and what their preferences are, however, it is done strictly anonymously (the user’s IP address is among the information collected). Google Analytics collects and processes such information to subsequently generate web usage statistics.
The Law Firm’s website does not use Google Analytics to monitor or collect personal data or other information that could lead to the identification of website visitors. This website does not allow third parties to perform such operations either. Google does not associate IP addresses with any other data, nor does Google attempt to associate any IP addresses with identities of website users. Google may pass such information on to third parties if required by law, or if third parties process this information for and on behalf of Google.
For more detailed information on Google Analytics cookies, please visit the Google website https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.
If you do not want your data to be collected using Google Analytics, you have the option to install an add-on “Google Analytics opt-out” into your browser from the following link: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/181881?hl=cs.
RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECTS
Data Subjects have the following rights under data protection legislation:
- Right of access – the Data Subject shall have the right to obtain from the Law Firm as controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, what data it is and how it is processed;
- Right to rectification – the Data Subject shall have the right to obtain from the Law Firm as controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her;
- Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’) – the Data Subject shall have the right to obtain from the Law Firm as controller the erasure of personal data concerning him or her provided that the specified conditions are met and the Data Subject requests it;
- Right to restriction of processing – the Data Subject shall have the right to obtain from the Law Firm as controller restriction of processing provided that the specified conditions are met;
- Right to data portability – provided that the specified conditions are met, the Data Subject shall have the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her, which he or she has provided to the Law Firm as controller, and have the right to transmit those data to another controller or to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible;
- Right to object – the Data Subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on the legitimate interests pursued by the Law Firm as controller or by a third party, or on the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority;
- Right to withdraw consent – if the Law Firm processes the personal data of the Data Subject based on his or her voluntary consent, the Data Subject shall have the right to withdraw his or her consent at any time.
Please note that where requests to exercise the above rights are manifestly unfounded or excessive, the Law Firm as controller may either charge a reasonable fee or refuse to act on the request.
Should you have any questions or complaints regarding the processing of personal data by the Law Firm, please contact the Law Firm directly in writing at its registered office or by e-mail at email@example.com or the Office for Personal Data Protection.