Privacy Policy

 

I. General provisions

The purpose of this Privacy Policy of PFlaw (hereinafter: “Policy”) is a detailed description of the way in which pflaw advocates & partners, paweł frańczak legal office, St. Grzybowska 43, 1st floor, G43 Office Center, Warsaw 00-855, NIP PL5542610789, REGON 146383404, e-maiil:office@pflaw.pl (hereinafter: “PFlaw”, “we”) will collect and use information provided by persons using the PFlaw website (hereinafter: “Clients”), including, where appropriate, personal data. Please read this Policy carefully.

II. Protection of personal data of our Clients

PFlaw attaches particular importance to respecting the privacy of people using our website and all services available through it (hereinafter: “Portal”, “Website”). All personal data obtained through the Portal is processed in accordance with Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and the repeal of Directive 95 / 46 / EC (general regulation on data protection) (Official Journal EU L 119, 04/05/2016, pp. 1-88) (hereinafter: ‘GDPR’). Our priority is to protect the rights and freedoms of people who have made their personal information available to us. The use of the Portal in the basic scope is not subject to the provision of personal data by the Client. The provision of personal data by the Client is entirely voluntary, however, providing some personal data is necessary for the purpose of providing services by PFlaw.

We understand the importance of confidentiality regarding personal data. By entrusting us with your details, the Client can be sure that we will do our best to keep them secret. We have taken measurable steps to ensure that Client data will be kept confidential, secure and intact.

Who is the Client’s Data Administrator?

At the time of sending us your personal data, pflaw advocates & partners, paweł frańczak legal office, St. Grzybowska 43, 1st floor, G43 Office Center, Warsaw 00-855, NIP PL5542610789, REGON 146383404, e-maiil:office@pflaw.pl  becomes their administrator within the meaning of GDPR.

We grant access to personal data of our clients only to employees or partners who need this knowledge to provide support in the implementation of our services. We have implemented procedures for the protection and use of personal data.

How do we protect information?

Although PFlaw exercises due diligence in order to ensure the security of the data provided to us, the Client acknowledges that using the Internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee in any case the security or inviolability of personal data provided to us by the Client via the Internet.

What kind of information about the client we collect, for what purposes and on which legal basis?

The use of PFlaw services will require specific information. This information may include, inter alia, name and surname, address, date of birth, contact details, payment details, as well as other necessary information, in particular required by applicable law. Periodically, we may also require further information to be provided to improve the services provided. We receive most of the information directly from you through applications or other forms, as well as keeping records of information provided to us in the course of ongoing services to our clients.

Personal data will be processed for purposes related to the conclusion or performance of contracts and for the marketing of products and services offered by PFlaw in accordance with the EU Regulation 2016/679 and the Law on the Protection of Personal Data.

Who do we share your personal information with?

PFlaw may share Clients’ personal data with cooperating entities that cooperate with PFlaw (offices, associates, banks, investment companies, auditors, companies providing other financial services, IT companies, advisory or courier companies) subject to the relevant legal provisions.

Location

Provision of services by PFlaw may require transfer of personal data to entities providing services to PFlaw in other countries, including countries outside the European Economic Area. In the case of transfer to countries that do not provide an adequate level of protection of personal data, PFlaw applies safeguards in the form of standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission. The person whose personal data refers to has the opportunity to obtain a copy of their data.

State authorities

In the event that authorized state authorities, including law enforcement authorities, enforcement authorities, fiscal control authorities, courts, public body appointed to protect personal data, request PFlaw to provide access to personal data, PFlaw provides personal data of the client only to the extent that they allow to this the provisions of the generally applicable law and to the extent that it does not violate the obligation of professional secrecy.

How long do we store your personal data?

PFlaw stores the Client’s personal data for the duration of the contract linking the Client with PFlaw for the purpose of the service, as well as for marketing purposes. PFlaw data will be stored for a period of 10 years after the expiration of the contractual relationship for the purpose of handling complaints and claims related to the use of our services.

What are the Client’s rights in relation to the processing of his personal data?

The right to object to the use of data

According to art. 21 GDPR, the Client has the right to object to the use of his personal data at any time. If the Client’s objection turns out to be well founded and PFlaw has legal basis to process the Client’s personal data, PFlaw will delete the Client’s data, which the Client objected to.

The right to limit data processing

According to art. 18 GDPR, the Client may request restricting the processing of his personal data in a situation where the Client questions the correctness of his personal data (than PFlaw limits personal data use for the time needed to verify the accuracy of Client data, no longer than 14 days), when the processing of Client data is incompatible with the law, and instead of deleting the data, the Client demands a restriction of their use, when the client’s personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected, but is needed by the client to establish, investigate or defend claims, and when the Client opposes the use its data (than PFlaw limits the processing of data for the time needed to consider whether protecting the interests of the Client, his rights and freedoms outweighs the interests that PFlaw realizes when processing personal data of the client).

The right to access, rectify and delete information about the Client

Art. 15 of the GDPR states that the Client has the right to obtain confirmation from PFlaw whether his personal data is being processed. If this is the case, the Client has the right to access their personal data, obtain information, including about the purposes of processing, the categories of personal data being processed, the planned period of data storage or the criteria for determining this period, the rights of the Client under the GDPR and the right to file a complaint to the supervisory body. In addition, the Client has the right to receive a copy of any personal data held by PFlaw about him and to inform PFlaw about any inaccuracies noted. However, exceptions are provided for in this respect. The client may at any time notify PFlaw that his data has changed or that he wants PFlaw to correct or delete his personal data. In accordance with the instructions, we will change, correct or delete personal data from our database, unless we are obliged to store them in accordance with regulations or laws or unless it is necessary to provide services to the Client he requested or to maintain appropriate business registers.

The right to transfer data

According to art. 20 RODO, the Client has the right to receive his personal data, which he provided to us, and then send it to another, selected by him, personal data administrator.

When do we comply with Client’s request?

If the Client requests us to execute any of the above-mentioned rights, we shall comply with this request or refuse to comply with it immediately, but no later than within one month from the date of its receipt. In the event that we cannot meet the Client’s request within a month due to the complexity of the request or the number of requests received, we will comply with them within the next two months. The client will be informed beforehand about the intended extension of the deadline.

How can you contact us?

In order to submit a request to access the data, you should contact us by verifying your identity and providing information about personal data in question. The client can contact the administrator at the following e-mail address: office@PFlaw.pl.

III. Using cookies – cookies

PFlaw uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files, in particular text files, which are stored in Client’s device (hard drive) and are intended for using the Portal websites. Cookies usually contain the name of the website from which they originate, their storage time on the end device and a unique number.

Why do we use cookies?

PFlaw uses cookies for the following purposes:

a. to provide the Client with a more accurate and convenient use of the Website, adapt the content of PFlaw websites to the Client’s preferences and optimize the use of the Portal. In particular, these files allow to recognize the device of the Website’s Client and properly display the website, tailored to the individual needs of the Client;

b. researching the Client’s activity on the Portal in order to create anonymous, aggregated statistics that help us to understand how the Website Users use the websites, which allows improving the structure and content of these pages, as well as identifying the source from which the Client visited the Website;

c. Cookies are often used by many websites on the Internet. The Client can choose whether and how the cookie will be accepted by changing the preferences and options in your browser. If the Client decides to disable cookies in his browser, access to certain parts of the Website may be impossible.

PFlaw uses two main types of cookies:

a. so called permanent cookies (“persistent cookies”) – are stored in the Client’s end device for the time specified in the cookie file parameters or until they are removed by the Client;

b. so-called. session cookies – they are stored in the client’s end device until the user logs out or closes the browser window.

Managing browser settings

In many cases, software used for browsing websites allows cookies to be stored in the client’s end device by default. The Website’s users may at any time change the settings for cookies. These settings can be changed in particular in such a way as to block the automatic storing of cookie files in the web browser settings or to inform about cookies each time in the Client’s device. Detailed information about the possibilities and ways of handling cookies, including disabling, blocking and deleting cookies, are available in the software settings of a specific web browser.

PFlaw informs that restrictions on the use of cookies may affect the functionality or some of the functionalities available on the Website. Failure to change your web browser settings to settings that block the saving of cookies is tantamount to agreeing to save them.

IV. Links to other websites

Our site has links to websites operated by other entities. We provide these links for the customer’s convenience, but we do not review, control or monitor the privacy practices of websites operated by other entities. This Policy does not apply to websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for the operation of websites operated by third parties.

V. Final provisions

We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy. Changes are made by posting a new Policy content on the website. The changes are effective from the moment they are introduced. We encourage Clients to periodically review the content of this Policy to track changes in its content. By using this website, you accept the content of this Policy.

Any disputes regarding this Policy not settled amicably shall be resolved by the competent court.