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We care about the protection and privacy of your personal data.
By using the www.lt-advokatas.lt Website or services, you agree to the terms of this Policy and acknowledge that you have read and understood the entire Policy.
We process Personal Data in accordance with this Policy and applicable law, including the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (“GDPR”), and applicable national data protection laws.
We are committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of the information of our clients, prospective clients, and related legal and natural persons, to complying with this Policy and to carrying out our professional duties in accordance with applicable personal data protection legislation. For the purposes of this Policy, “your Personal Data” means any information that identifies or can reasonably be used to identify you as one of the aforementioned persons (“Personal Data”).
SCOPE OF THE POLICY
This Policy sets out how we process Personal Data relating to:
* our customers, former customers and prospective customers;
* cookies that are used on our Website;
* all of our obligations under the GDPR, Data Protection Laws and all other applicable laws and regulations (including our obligations in relation to anti-money laundering (“AML”) procedures).
THE PURPOSES, MEANS AND RETENTION PERIODS OF THE PROCESSING
* News, publications and marketing. With your consent, we use the information you provide to inform you about the services we can provide to you, such as changes in legislation, greetings on holidays and other occasions, and case law news. We will use your Personal Data for this purpose until you notify us that you do not wish to receive such information from us. We may use your name, title, job title, your email address, any telephone number you provide, your address and any other contact details to provide you with this information.
* Legal services. We collect information provided by or on behalf of our clients and information we have obtained independently in the course of providing professional legal services. Such collection of Personal Data is necessary for us to fulfil our obligations to our clients and we have a legitimate interest in providing legal services to our clients and potential clients. In the course of our professional duties, we will use our best endeavours to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the Personal Data of our clients, potential clients and former clients.
In the course of providing legal services, we process Personal Data in the course of our PPP duties. In addition, we use the data to check for conflicts of interest as this is our legal obligation. We will protect the data we receive in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Lithuania and the rules of the Lithuanian Bar Association.
LEGAL BASIS FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL DATA
We process your Personal Data on the basis of:
* your consent;
* a contract that authorises the processing;
* a legal obligation binding on us and/or
* our legitimate interest in ensuring the quality of our legal services.
We process Personal Data only for the purpose for which such data was collected. Access to your Personal Data will only be granted to those employees who are required to process Personal Data in the course of their professional duties and obligations to you as a Client.
TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA TO THIRD PARTIES
In the course of providing legal services to our clients, we are required to transfer Personal Data to third parties. Data may be transferred in the context of legal proceedings and litigation, as well as in the context of the legal services we offer to our clients generally.
However, in addition to the provision of legal services, we also use the services of certain third parties to ensure our ability to provide the Services (e.g. IT service providers, security guards, couriers and mail). We are required to transfer your Personal Data to these third party service providers in order for the third parties to provide their services to us. Personal Data is transferred to these third parties to the minimum extent necessary to enable the provision of the third parties’ services.
RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECT
ou can exercise the following rights at any time:
* The right of access to data. You have the right to request access to any data that may be considered to be your Personal Data (e.g. what categories of Personal Data we process, for what purpose the data is processed).
* Right to rectification of Personal Data. You have the right to request that we rectify any of your Personal Data if you believe that it is inaccurate or incomplete.
* Right to object. You have the right to object to certain processing of Personal Data (e.g. for advertising purposes).
* Right to request erasure. You may also request that your Personal Data be erased if it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, or if you believe that it is being processed unlawfully, or if it needs to be erased in order for us to comply with a legal requirement.
* Right to data portability. If your Personal Data is processed automatically with your consent or on the basis of a contract, you may request to receive such Personal Data in a structured, commonly used, computer-readable format and to transfer your Personal Data to another controller to the extent possible. Please note that this right only applies to the raw Personal Data that you have provided to us and that relates to your activities or that is obtained by monitoring those activities.
* Right to withdraw your consent. Where Personal Data is processed with your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
In the course of providing legal services to our clients, there may be circumstances in which the law governing our obligations, as well as the rules of the Bar Council, prohibit us from disclosing or deleting the data we hold and process. Such laws, regulations or rules may also prevent you from exercising other data subject rights.
If you have any complaints about how we process your Personal Data or simply want to know more about our data processing activities, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time using the contact information at the end of this Policy.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the State Data Protection Inspectorate (“SDPI”, www.ada.lt) if you believe that your Personal Data is being processed incorrectly or that your rights as a Data Subject have been infringed.
THE PLACE OF PROCESSING OF YOUR DATA
In particular, we store and process Personal Data in the European Union (“EU”) and the European Economic Area (“EEA”). However, it may sometimes be necessary to transfer and store your Personal Data outside the European Union or the European Economic Area. It may also be processed by data processors operating outside the EU or EEA.
By providing us with your Personal Data, you consent to our processing of your data and confirm that you are aware that the processing of your Personal Data, including the storage and transfer of data, is necessary for the performance of a contract outside the EU or EEA for the purposes set out in this Policy. We will take all reasonably necessary precautions to ensure that your data is used securely and in accordance with applicable Data Protection Laws.
You may request that we provide you with information about the processing of your Personal Data in accordance with Article 15 of the GDPR. You can do so by contacting us using the contact information at the end of this Policy.
COOKIES THAT PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device after your visit. The cookie remembers your actions and preferences and allows you to browse our Website in the most convenient way. Without cookies, all the functions of the Website would not be possible.
We use persistent cookies in Google Analytics (_ga, _gat) to improve our Website by analysing user behaviour. These cookies provide us with information such as the number of visitors to our Website, the pages they visit and the total amount of time they spend on our Website. All information collected by the _ga and _gat cookies is combined with similar information collected from other users and is therefore anonymous. We do not identify individual visitors. The _ga cookie is valid for two years and the _gat cookie is valid for ten minutes.
Most browsers allow you to control cookies in the settings. If you do not want to receive cookies, you can set your browser to reject all cookies or to send a notification when a cookie is used.
We may change this Policy. If the Policy is changed in any way, the most recent version of this Policy will be posted on our Website. We encourage you to check back from time to time to see if the Policy has been changed.
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, inquiries, requests or complaints about the processing of your Personal Data. Our contact information can be found here www.lt-advokatas.lt/susisiekime