We, at Popov, Arnaudov & Partners Law Office, are accountable to your personal data and at the same time, we aim to gain each of our clients’ trust through implementing high standards of personal data protection. Since 25/05/2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (the Regulation) has been entered into force, so our team is willing to make efforts at its fullest to coordinate each detail of its activity fully in line with the Regulation as well as to respect your rights and interests.
WHO ARE WE?
We are Popov, Arnaudov and Partners Law Office, UIC 175382262, with its seat and management address: 4, Sveta Nedelya Sq., fl. 4, Sofia, Bulgaria.
In many cases, we happen to be a controller of your personal data.
Only reputable external service providers are used, such that can also set up cookies in your browser. These cookies are accessible and controlled only by the respective vendor (in the current case, Google Inc.) and the information within them is anonymized. The purpose of these external services is to process the anonymized information for statistical purposes. The following external services are being used:
- Google Analytics;
- Google Remarketing Tag (Google Tag Manager).
At certain times, it is possible Facebook pixel to be used. It is a service, provided by Facebook Inc., used for statistical purposes, regarding the website traffic as well as used to create personalized articles/info posts. Please have in mind that these cookies are managed by Facebook Inc. It is a cookie that can track your actions in case you’ve seen or opened an ad on facebook.com. Facebook may also use this information for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with its data usage policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy
Almost all kinds of browsers let you manage your cookies, including deleting in case you do not want to use them for any reason. Detailed information about activating/deactivating cookies can be read HERE.
WHY IS YOUR PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED IN THE CONTACT US PAGE?
Our law office processes contact information for you, which constitutes personal data. The present information is collected solely for the specific purpose of controlling your inquiry to a competent employee or a resource lawyer in order the same one to be able to respond to you. Тhe access to your personal data is limited to a certain number of employees and lawyers, being part of the Law Office team as well as being directly involved in answering inquiries electronically.
The contact information provided shall be used only for correspondence. It may happen you to be contacted once a party is no longer expected to respond to any correspondence in order to inform you about circumstances that we consider as important to you. Please be aware of the fact you have the right to object to our follow-up contact, as well as to information messages sent by us. We shall always comply with such a request, and in case you wish so, we shall irrevocably delete your personal data (provided we no longer have a legitimate interest of keeping it).
HOW IS THE PERSONAL DATA OF JOB APPLICANTS BEING PROCESSED?
The information you provide when applying for a job is collected and stored. The personal data provided usually contains: names, address, e-mail, contact phone, birth date, qualification, education and work experience. The current is the information that the Law Office deems appropriate, but you may include anything else you deem as appropriate within the application content.
Additionally, the Law Office can check for publicly available information for each of the candidates, as well as for information that the applicants have posted on the Internet themselves (e.g. on linkedin.com).
А reasonable legal basis is present so as to process the above-mentioned personal data provided by you voluntarily. Our legitimate interest implies in here in order the selection process to be completed, furthermore, the processing is also related to taking steps for concluding a labour contract, the initiative of which is taken over by the data subject (in the present case, a job applicant).
Your personal information shall be used in assessing whether you are suitable for the position you have applied for, but also in relation to future vacant positions. From assessment view in terms of future positions, your personal data may be stored for up to 6 months since the information receipt (the application date). However, in case you decide to withdraw your application, or you are not willing your personal data to be kept in terms of future vacant positions, at any time, you may request us to delete your personal data at our disposal. Be sure it shall be always compliable with such a request unless there is a legitimate interest in keeping it (for example, if you have already been employed).
YOU HAVE RECEIVED AN E-MAIL YOU CONSIDER AS DIRECT MARKETING OR SPAM?
The Law Office DOES NOT advertise its services. In certain cases, personal data may be processed for the purpose of sending information messages in terms of the current legal issues or events that are believed as interesting to the recipient. If you are no longer willing to receive such type of a message, please object against such a processing via email at: email@example.com, or if available: by clicking on “Unsubscribe” into the message itself. We shall always comply with such kind of request!
IS YOUR PERSONAL DATA SHARED WITH THIRD PARTIES?
- In terms of the website: Except the cookies usages, described above in the current policy, your personal data may be shared with competent lawyers (according to the inquiry) which the Law Office has a permanent employment contract with, pursuant to Art. 77, the Attorney Act.
- In terms of the job applicants: The personal data, received by job applicants, is not shared with third parties.
HOW IS YOUR PERSONAL DATA PROTECTED AND HOW LONG IS IT KEPT?
We are highly committed to protecting your personal data. In order unauthorized access to be prevented or so as disclosure, loss of personal data, together with other violations to be avoided, pursuant to the Regulation, the necessary physical, electronic and management procedures as security measures against the collected and stored information are provided. For more information on technical and organizational measures taken, please contact the Data Protection Officer at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your personal data is retained for the duration of our contractual relations as well as for a certain period of time after that, allowing us to fulfill our legal obligations, including settling any disputes that may arise in future.
WHAT RIGHTS IN TERMS OF PERSONAL DATA YOU HAVE AND HOW TO EXERCISE THEM?
You have multiple rights in your capacity of a data subject: right of access, right to personal data correction, right to delete, right to limit the processing, right to object to processing, right of portability, and in case you are not satisfied with our assistance – the right to complain to the Commission for Personal Data Protection (https://www.cpdp.bg/?p=pages&aid=5).
We shall assist you in exercising any of your statutory rights under the Regulation or in terms of other applicable data protection regulations.
The rights mentioned above may be exercised by contacting our DPO at e-mail: email@example.com