Protection of personal data
Our law firm undertakes to process your personal data in compliance with the applicable laws and regulations, and in particular Law N°78-17 of 6 January 1978 relating to data processing, files and freedoms, as amended (the “Data Protection Act”) and 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 (the “GDPR”).
By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information as described below.
Nature of the personal data collected
Our law firm may collect personal data about you in the course of using the website, when:
- You browse the website;
- You fill in a contact / information form;
- You apply for an internship or a job via the website;
- You subscribe to a newsletter issued by our law firm;
- You register for an event organized by our law firm.
In this context, the following personal data concerning you may be collected:
- Identification data: last name, first name, e-mail address, etc.;
- Professional data: company, function or position, status (individual or professional), sector of activity, professional contact information, etc.;
- Professional content: the content of your messages, comments and interactions with our law firm, the content of your resumes and cover letters when you apply;
- Technical data: Internet Protocol address (IP), connection data (including logs), consent data (clicks);
- As well as any other personal data communicated through a form available on our website.
Your personal data collected from the website are processed by our law firm as the data controller.
Purpose of the processing of personal data
Your personal data are processed for the following purposes, in the legitimate interest of our law firm:
- Respond to requests and services that you request through the website (newsletter registration, request for quote, etc.);
- Process incoming applications;
- Improve our services (including the processing of our website);
- Meet our administrative obligations;
- Make statistics.
Recipients of your personal data
The personal data collected is assigned to the exclusive use of our law firm and shall not be communicated to third parties, with the exception of:
- bodies responsible for control or inspection in accordance with applicable regulations, and
- our law firm’s subcontractors for the performance of services that we entrust to them, in particular our technical service providers intervening for the strict needs of the technical administration of our computer network.
In case of recourse to subcontractors located outside the European Union, our law firm undertakes to verify that appropriate measures have been put in place to ensure that your personal data benefit from an adequate level of protection.
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data, under the conditions defined by the French Data Protection Act and the GDPR:
- Right of access, rectification, limitation, portability and deletion of your personal data;
- Right to object on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal data and to canvassing that may be carried out by our law firm (invitations to events, sending of newsletters, etc.).
To exercise these rights, or for any questions regarding the processing of personal data implemented by our law firm, we invite you to write an e-mail to the email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also file a complaint with the competent control authority within the European Union (such as the French data protection agency, the CNIL).
What is a cookie?
A cookie is a text file sent to your browser by the website and stored on your hard drive. It allows us to collect certain information about your navigation in order to improve your visit and the functionality of our website.
You are informed that, during your visits to our website, cookies may be installed on your hardware.
How do I delete or decline cookies?
You can consult the website while refusing cookies. This procedure is carried out via your browser settings.
If you use the Google Chrome browser
- Click the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
- Select Settings.
- Click on Show Advanced Settings.
- In the “Privacy” section, click on the Content Settings button.
- In the “Cookies” section, you can delete cookies.
- Click on Cookies and Website Data to open the “Cookies and Website Data” dialog box.
To delete all cookies, click “Delete All”. To delete a specific cookie, select the website that generated the cookie and click the cross.
For more information, please visit the following page:
If you use the Firefox browser
- Once Firefox is open, click on the Tools button and then click on Options.
- On the Privacy tab, click Clear Your Recent History, check the Cookies box, then click Clear Now.
If you use the Safari browser
- Click on the Safari menu and select Reset Safari.
- In the new window that appears, check the Delete all cookies box.
Click the Reset button to apply the deletion of information.
Length of retention of personal data
Our law firm keeps personal data:
- only for the duration necessary for the processing carried out or for a longer period in the context of its legal obligations;
- regarding those used for communication purposes, for three (3) years from the time of collection or your last contact with our law firm.