Privacy and cookies policy

By July 23, 2016

Privacy policy

The purpose of the RGW Privacy policy is to explain to you the principles and grounds for processing of your personal data, which takes place according to the applicable regulations on the protection of personal data, in particular Regulation of the European Parliament and Council  of 27 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 (General Data Protection Regulation) and Polish Act of 10 May 2018 on the protection of personal data.

Data controller

The controller of your personal data is RGW Rocławski Graczyk i Wspólnicy Adwokacka Spółka Jawna with its registered office in Warsaw, ul. Wspólna 35/11, 00-519 Warsaw, e-mail: biuro@rgw.com.pl, phone +48 22 883 62 50 (‘RGW’).

RGW applies appropriate legal measures to preserve confidentiality of your data and to protect it against unauthorised access.

Providing your personal data is voluntary. However, if you decide not to provide your personal data we may not be able to contact you or respond to your request. It may also prevent or hinder performance of the contract or fulfilment of a legitimate interest.

Purpose of data processing

The processing of personal data by RGW is based on art. 6(1)(a), (b), (c) and (f) of the GDPR, the aim of which is:

–     to conclude and execute contracts for legal advice with our clients,

–     to organise trainings and workshops,

–     to cooperate with attorneys, legal advisers, tax advisers, notaries, translators and others on matters concerning our clients,

–      to cooperate with providers of goods and services,

–      to pursue legitimate interests of RGW as the data controller, i.e. providing legal services, marketing, informing about changes in law, organized events and activities of RGW,

–      to recruit employees or co-operators,

–      to ensure IT security on our website www.rgw.com.pl,

–      static and analytical,

–      to fulfil legal obligations incumbent on RGW.

Your legal rights:

You have the right to:

a) access your data, i.e. to obtain confirmation from the controller as to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed and to execute your right to access your data,

b) request correction of the personal data we hold about you,

c) request erasure of your personal data (if you request to erase your data necessary for executing a contract, the contract may need to be terminated),

d) request restriction of processing if:

  • the data subject questions the accuracy of personal data – for a period allowing the controller to check the accuracy of the data,
  • processing of data is unlawful but the data subject objects to the erasure of the data and requests restriction of processing instead,
  • the controller no longer requires the data for processing but the data subject needs it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims,
  • the data subject has objected to the use of data on the basis of art. 21(1)  – pending the verification whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.

If the data is processed on the basis of your consent  you have the right to withdraw consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent.

You also have the right to request the transfer of your personal data (the data subject has the right to receive the personal data concerning him or her in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format that was provided to the data controller, and has the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data has been provided) and the right to object to processing of your personal data.

All requests concerning exercise of the above-mentioned rights should be directed to the Controller (contact details above).

The right to make a complaint

If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the provisions of the GDPR you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority:

Prezes Urzędu  Ochrony   Danych   Osobowych

ul. Stawki 2

00-193 Warszawa

Transferring data to other entities

For the purpose of processing, RGW may transfer your personal data to entities cooperating on execution of a specific mandate, i.e. attorneys, legal advisers, tax advisers, chartered accountants, notaries, translators and other entities providing accounting and IT services, and as part of the ongoing proceedings to public administration authorities, courts, experts.

If the data are transferred to other entities, they are obliged to keep confidentiality and to process your personal data in accordance with the applicable legal provisions on protection of personal data.

Your data will not be transferred to third countries or international organisations.

 No profiling

RGW does not process data in an automated manner and does not use data profiling.

Period for which data will be stored

Your data is stored depending on the basis and purpose of processing: until the expiry of limitation periods related to the contract to which the processing of personal data is concerned, or related to limitation period of obligations under the law (at least 10 years), until the exercise of legitimate interests by RGW as the controller of personal data in a given case, until you withdraw your consent  to the processing of data for marketing purposes. If it results from separate legal regulations (f. ex. Accounting Act, Tax Ordinance), personal data will be kept for the period required by the relevant provisions.

Changes to the Privacy policy

All changes and updates to the Privacy policy will be published on the website www.rgw.com.pl.

By using our website you accept the Privacy policy. If you do not accept our Privacy policy, you should stop using our website.

If you have any questions about processing of your personal data please contact RGW as the data controller.

 

Cookies policy

The websites: rgw.com.pl (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) use the so called cookies. By accessing the Website, you give your consent to use cookies in accordance with the cookies policy as formulated below. If you do not consent to use and process cookies, you can change your browser settings or stop using the Website.

What are cookies?
Cookies are simple text files that are stored on a user’s computer (and other devices having connection to the Internet – such as tablets or smartphones), which the Website’s server reads each time during a connection. A cookie usually contains the name of the site from which it originates, indication of the period of storage and a number.

What do we use cookies for?
The Website uses cookies in order to facilitate the use of the Website and better respond to your needs. The use of cookies can make the interaction between you and the Website faster and easier.

Cookies can be used to:

  • prepare statistics relating to the ways the Website is used by users;
  • maintaining open sessions of the Website users in order to avoid the need to log on again.

What types of cookies do we use?

  • Essential – cookies essential for the Website to operate properly and store earlier operations;
  • Security – cookies allowing to uncover abuses in authentication processes;
  • Performance – cookies providing information about a user interacting with the Website, e.g. resources viewed or duration of use. The information is collected anonymously;
  • Functional – cookies allowing to remember specific settings put by a user, such as user’s name, choice of language or visual setting.

How to control and delete cookies?
As part of default settings, most browsers accept the use of cookies on devices the Website users. A user of a computer (or another device) may at any time change the settings of the browser used. It is possible to block automatic handling of cookies or to place warning about every transmission of a cookie to a device. Information about relevant functions of software are made available to you in the settings of the browser and on web pages of software providers.
Deletion of cookies that are used by the Website may affect the use thereof, e.g. by making a part of the Website inaccessible. Deletion of cookies does not reduce the possibility of viewing the materials published on the Website.
In case you do not change settings of the browser, cookies will be stored on a terminal device and used by the Website in accordance with this cookies policy.