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Privacy policy

I. Privacy policy

Introduction

This Privacy Policy (hereinafter: Policy) defines the principles of personal data processing by the Budnik, Posnow & Partners Law Firm, the rights of persons whose these data concern and approximate information about IT data – the so-called cookies – used within the www.kbpp.pl and www.kbpp24.pl website.

Pursuant to Article 13(1) and (2) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27th April 2016 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: “RODO” or “Regulation”) we hereby indicate that:

[Personal Data Administrator]

The administrator of your personal data is Budnik, Posnow & Partners Law Firm with its registered office at ul. Piłsudskiego 43 lok. 1, 50-032, Wrocław, Poland, (hereinafter: „Law Firm”), e-mail: sekretariat@kbpp.pl, tel/fax 71 342 50 55.

[Data Protection Officer]

The Data Protection Officer is Mrs. Agnieszka Wołków. You may contact the Data Protection Officer via email: iod@kbpp.pl.

[Purposes and grounds for processing personal data]

The aim of the Budnik, Posnow & Partners Law Firm is to provide you with legal services at the highest level.

[Purposes and grounds for processing personal data]

Therefore, the Law Firm makes every effort to protect the processed personal data from being made available to unauthorized persons, taken away, processed in violation of applicable laws and damaged or destroyed. The Law Firm Budnik, Posnow and Partners processes personal data in accordance with the requirements of generally applicable law concerning the processing of personal data, in particular in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council 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 repealing Directive 95/46/EC (hereinafter: General Data Protection Regulation or RODO).

In the exercise of the profession of advocate or legal adviser, the application of In particular, they find the following grounds for processing personal data, as set out in Article 6 of RODO.

a) processing is necessary for the performance of a contract for the provision of legal services to which the data subject is a party or to take action at the request of the data subject prior to the conclusion of the contract (Article 6(1)(b) of the RODO) – this basis includes the processing of personal data by the Law Firm in connection with drawing up legal opinions or providing legal advice;
b) the processing is necessary to fulfil the legal obligation imposed on the Data Protection Officer (Article 6 paragraph 1 point c of the RODO) – on this legal basis, a law firm processes e.g. personal data of its employees or provides legal assistance ex officio;
c) processing is necessary for the purposes resulting from the legally justified interests pursued by the Data Protection Officer (Article 6.1.f of the RODO) – this premise will be applied in case of processing of personal data in order to ensure information/network security or prevent fraud.
[Personal Data Recipients]

The recipients of your personal data may be lawyers – advocate and attorneys-at-law – to whom a proxy of substitution has been granted, if any and trainees of these professions, external entities providing accounting and postal services for the Law Firm, external entity providing IT services for the Law Firm, external hostisor.

[Data processing period]

Your personal data will be kept for a period not longer than is necessary for the performance of the legal assistance service, and after that period it will be processed for billing purposes – in accordance with the tax law. The Law Firm shall not process your personal data longer than for the period determined by mandatory legal regulations.

[Data subjects’ rights]

You have the right of access to the content of your data (Article 15 RODO) and the right to rectify or supplement (Article 16 RODO), delete (Article 17 RODO), restrict processing (Article 18 RODO), the right to data portability (Article 20 RODO) and the right to object (Article 21 RODO). In case of intent to make use of any from of individual entitlements, please send your request by e-mail to sekretariat@kbpp.pl or iod@kbpp.pl.

[Right of complaint]

If you consider that the processing of your personal data concerning you violates the provisions of RODO, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority – the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection, Stawki 2, 00-193 Warsaw.

[Requirement to provide personal data]

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, but the refusal to provide it may hinder or prevent the proper provision of legal assistance.

[Right to withdraw consent]

If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, You can revoke that consent at any time. If you would like to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data, you can do so by sending an e-mail to sekretariat@kbpp.pl or iod@kbpp.pl. If the processing of your personal data was based on consent, its revocation does not make the processing of your personal data illegal until then. Until your consent is revoked, we have the right to process your personal data and its revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the previous processing.

[Transfers of personal data to third countries]

The Law Firm does not intend to transfer your personal data to a third country or an international organisation, except when it is This is necessary for the proper performance of the legal aid contract.

[Automated decision making and profiling]

Your personal data will not be processed automatically or profiled. We do not make automated decisions. The content of an enquiry, which is sent via the contact form on our website, is not evaluated by the IT system.

II. Cookies policy

The cookie policy has been drawn up in accordance with the obligations resulting from the amendment of the Telecommunications Law, which came into force on 22 March 2013.

[Information about cookies]

  1. The www.kbpp.pl and www.kbpp24.pl websites use cookies.
  2. When you use our website, we collect information about your visit and how you move around the site. We use cookies for this purpose.
  3. Cookies are small text files that are created and sent automatically by the websites you visit. Information contained in these files are stored on your computer or other device (eg tablet, smartphone) and can only be used by the website from which they were sent.

[What do our sites use cookies for?]

Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  1. to create statistics and analysis. You can read more about this Google Analytics Security and Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html?hl=pl.
  2. to remember if you have given us permission to display certain content in the future.
  3. to adapt our website to devices and browsers with different parameters.
  4. to maintain the so-called Service User session (after logging in), thanks to which the User does not have to re-enter the login and password on each subpage of the Service.

[What kind of cookies do we use?]

  1. Necessary cookies – this type of cookie is key to the proper functioning of the website and cannot be deactivated. You can change the settings of your browser to block them, but the website will then not function properly.
  2. Analytical cookies allow you to measure the number of visits and their course, so we can improve the operation of our website. They also help us find out which pages are most popular. If you block this type of cookie, we will not be able to collect information about the use of the site and will not be able to monitor its performance.
  3. Session cookies are temporary information stored in your browser’s memory until you close it. These cookies are mandatory for certain applications or functionalities to work properly.
  4. Permanent cookies – it is thanks to them that the use of frequently visited pages is easier (e.g. they provide optimal navigation, remember the chosen resolution, content layout etc.). This information remains in the memory of the browser for a longer period of time. This time depends on the choice you make in your browser settings. This type of cookie allows information to be transferred to the server each time a page is visited.

[Cookie management – how to give and take back consent in practice]

  1. Most browsers on both computers and smartphones accept cookies by default. You can change this in your browser settings at any time. We reserve the right, however, to point out that the impossibility of saving/reading cookies by our website may cause the website to display incorrectly in your browser.
  2. Due to the fact that the web browser by default allows the use of cookies in your device, the first time you visit our site please to agree to the use of cookies.
  3. If you do not want to save cookies on your device, you can change the settings of your web browser. We reserve that disabling the use of cookies necessary for authentication processes, security, maintenance of user preferences may hinder, and in extreme cases may prevent the use of the Service.
  4. In order to manage the storage and access to cookies you must change the settings of your web browser. More information about cookies is available in the “Help” section of your web browser menu.

III. Server logs – data that can be stored on the server.

  1. Information about some users’ actions are subject to login in the server layer. These data are used only to administer the Services, the server (on which the Services are located) and to ensure the most efficient service by the hosting provider and the service owner.
  1. The following may be recorded: time of inquiry, time of response, client station name – identification provided by the HTTP protocol, information about errors that occurred during the execution of HTTP transactions, URL of the page previously visited by the user (referer link) – if the access to the Service was made through a link, information about the user’s browser, information about the IP address of the user’s computer and the user’s login (in the case of the Service requiring a login).
  2. The above data (except login) are not associated with specific people browsing the pages.

IV. Final provisions

  1. To the extent not covered by this Privacy Policy, the legal provisions governing the protection of personal data shall apply.
  2. The present Privacy Policy is effective from 25 May 2018.