Privatumo Politika

 

This Privacy Policy (hereinafter – the ‘Policy’) sets out how Professional Law Partnership ‘ETB Legal’ (hereinafter – the ‘Partnership’) handles your personal data when you visit our website at www.etblegal.lt (hereinafter – the ‘Website’) or use/intend to use any legal services provided by the Partnership, legal aid (hereinafter – ‘Services’).

By using our Services, you confirm that you have become familiar with, read and agree to all of the provisions of this Policy.

The Partnership processes your personal data in accordance with the legal acts regulating the protection of personal data, including, but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) (hereinafter – ‘GDPR’), the Law on Legal Protection of Personal Data of the Republic of Lithuania. The Partnership and its members also follow the Law on the Bar of the Republic of Lithuania and the principle of non-disclosure of client’s secrets established therein.

The Partnership undertakes to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of your information, information of natural or legal persons related to you, to comply with the provisions of this Policy and to process personal data only in accordance with the procedure established by law.

‘Your personal data’ in this Policy means any information that directly or indirectly identifies or may reasonably be used to identify you.

The Partnership is the controller of your personal data.

The Partnership processes personal data in connection with:

  • legal service issues and/or legal assistance issues for all our clients, former clients and potential clients;
  • provision of newsletters and marketing information;
  • recruitment processes;
  • cookies which are used on our Website;
  • all our legal obligations imposed on us by the GDPR, any relevant personal data protection legislation, and any other potentially applicable laws and regulations;

The Partnership shall process personal data for the following purposes:

Legal assistance and legal services. The Partnership collects the Client’s personal data of or the data and information of the other person provided by the Client, or collects it independently in accordance with the procedure established by law when such data are necessary for the provision of legal aid or legal services. The collection of personal data is necessary for the proper provision of legal services and legal assistance to Clients. The Partnership also processes personal data on the basis of a legitimate interest in order to provide legal assistance and legal services to its Clients or potential clients. The Partnership shall make every effort to ensure the confidentiality of personal data.

Direct marketing. Upon receipt of your consent, the Partnership uses personal data to inform you about services, legal issues in your field of activity, as well as to send greetings on various occasions. We will use your personal data for direct marketing purposes until your refusal.

Cookies. The Partnership uses cookies on its Website which allows obtaining information about the usage of the Website, as well as ensuring technical functionality of the Website. The Cookies used do not allow us to identify you as an individual.

The Partnership processes personal data on the following legitimate grounds:

  • upon receipt of your consent;
  • during the course of execution of the agreement;
  • where the Partnership implements its legal obligation;
  • It is in the legitimate interest of the Partnership to ensure proper quality of legal aid and legal services.

The Partnership transfers your personal data to third parties

The Partnership has an obligation to transfer your personal data to third parties when providing you with legal assistance or legal services upon your authorization, commission, and consent or on any other legal basis. Data may be submitted to courts, notaries, bailiffs, state and municipal companies, institutions and organizations; data may be submitted to your opponents during legal proceedings or other legal relations.

Access to Your personal data is also given to the company providing IT services to the Partnership, and Your personal data may also be submitted to the companies providing postal services when we send you correspondence.

Your rights:

  • Right of access to personal data. You can request access to your personal data processed by the Partnership.
  • Right to rectification. You can request the Partnership to correct inaccurate or incomplete data concerning you.
  • Right to restriction of processing. You can ask the Partnership to restrict the processing of your data.
  • Right to erasure. You can request the erasure of your personal data if they are no longer necessary for processing purposes by the Partnership or if you consider that the Partnership is processing your data unlawfully.
  • Right to data portability. Upon your request, personal data may be sent to another controller in a structured, commonly used, digital format.
  • Right to withdraw consent. Where the Partnership processes your personal data on the basis of consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

The specific nature of the Partnership’s activities and legal framework mean that, in certain circumstances, the Partnership and its attorneys-at-law/associates are prohibited by law from disclosing or erasing processed data. Legal regulations may impose certain restrictions, under which you will not be able to fully exercise your rights.

All the information you are interested in about the processing of your personal data in the Partnership, which is not provided in this Policy, may be found by contacting the contacts indicated in this Policy. You have the right to complain to the State Data Protection Inspectorate if you think that the Partnership is not processing your personal data properly. Contact information https://vdai.lrv.lt/.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file that a website stores on your computer or mobile device after a visit. The cookie remembers your actions on the Partnership website and allows you to conveniently browse it. Cookies facilitate browsing on the Partnership website and in some cases browsing without cookies is not possible.

The Partnership uses the following cookies:

  • Google Analytics data collection;
  • Overlay (It is used to prevent that the main logo would not be loaded to the same user when the website is reopened on the same day).

More information about cookies and their management in the browsers you use:

Contacts:

You can contact the Partnership at the following contacts:

Professional Law Partnership ‘ETB Legal,

Konstitucijos ave. 9-127, Vilnius

biuras@etblegal.lt  +370 656 17900; +370 52788 430