Law Firm Sibinčič Križanec Novak is a leading independent business law firm in Slovenia serving local and international corporate clients doing business in the Slovenia (“Law Firm”).
Law Firm Sibinčič Križanec Novak l.f. ltd., with its registerred address at Dalmatinova ulica 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, register number 6298206000, VAT number SI 20342632 is the data controller responsible for your personal information.
We collect and process personal data, such as:
We collect personal data directly from you or your organisation when:
Personal data may also be obtained from third party sources i.e.:
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
|Ground for processing||Purpose of processing||Who is concerned|
The performance of pre-contractual measures, and
The performance of a contract with you or your organisation.
|Register you or your company as a client of Law Firm;
Register you or your company as a supplier of Law Firm;
Establish, perform or terminate engagements relating to our services;
Make assessment and decision about the terms of our engagement;
Manage our relationship with you including payments, accounting, billing and other steps linked to the performance of our relationship, including identifying individuals authorised to represent our clients, suppliers or service provides;
Provide and manage our legal services or other services, as instructed by you or your organisation.
The establishment, exercise of defence of legal claims or whenever courts are acting in their judicial capacity.
|Provide you or your organisation with our legal services, including assistance before Courts, administrations, and representation for which we may process sensitive personal data.||Clients|
|Necessary for complying with our legal obligations.||Perform KYC checks, including maintaining records, compliance checks or screening and recording
(e.g. anti-money laundering, financial and credit checks, fraud and crime prevention and detection). This may include automated checks of personal data provided directly by you, your counsel, your organisation or access through public register and contacting you to confirm your identity or making records of our communications with you for compliance purposes.
|Our legitimate interest, and
Necessary to comply with our legal obligations.
|To exercise or defend our legal rights, or to comply with court orders;
To protect the security of our communications and other IT systems;
To protect our premises by video surveillance;
For insurance purposes;
To prevent and detect security threats, frauds or other criminal or malicious activities.
|Our legitimate interest in the context of client relationship, or
Your consent (you have expressly given us your consent to process your personal data in that manner)
|To communicate with you, to keep you up-to-date on the latest developments, announcements, and other information about our services (briefings, newsletters and other information);
To inform you in relation to our events and other initiatives;
To optimize our marketing campaigns;
To offer you appropriate services in relation with your particular business.
The performance of pre-contractual measures, and
Our legitimate interest to make users experiences more efficient and improve our services.
|To improve website user experiences;
To comply with any request you may make in relation to your marketing preferences.
|Users of our website|
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when visiting a website.
Cookies gather information about your operating system including, but not limited to, browser type and Internet Protocol (IP) address.
Law Firm uses two types of cookies:
We will only retain your personal data in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines provided by Supervisory Authorities and as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which we collected it.
Law Firm will not retain your information for longer period than necessary, based on the following criteria:
We may share your personal data with:
As a business law firm, we may transfer certain personal data we collect to countries outside of the European Economic Area which do not provide the same level of data protection as Slovenia and are not recognised by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection.
We only transfer personal information to these countries with your prior authorization or if specific measures (such as European Commission approved standard contractual clauses) have been taken by us in order to ensure that the requirements of the applicable data protection law have been fulfilled, or if it is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Law Firm, its staff and the lawyers working on its behalf have a strict obligation to confidentiality and are subject to professional secrecy under Slovenian law. The breach of our professional secrecy may lead to criminal sanctions.
Law Firm do not disclose any client related information unless we are required by law, or with your prior consent.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.
These measures are based on the highest technical standards, taking into account all the risks of processing, and the need to protect the personal data. Furthermore, these technical and organisational measures for protecting personal data will regularly be adjusted to the technical developments and organisational changes.
You have the following rights with respect to our use of your personal data:
Right of access
If you ask us, we’ll confirm whether we’re processing your personal data and, if necessary, provide you with a copy of that personal data. If you require additional copies, we may need to charge a reasonable fee. There are exceptions to this right, so that access may be denied if, for example, making the information available to you would reveal personal data about another person, or if we are legally prevented from disclosing such information.
Right to rectification
If the personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to request to have it rectified. If you are entitled to rectification and if we’ve shared your personal data with others, we’ll let them know about the rectification where possible.
Right to object
You can ask us to stop processing your personal data, and we will do so, if we are:
Right to withdraw consent
If you have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data, you have the right to fully or partly withdraw your consent at any time. To withdraw your consent please follow the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Right to erasure
You can ask us to delete or remove your personal data in some circumstances such as when the personal data is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected, or when your personal data has been unlawfully processed or if you withdraw your consent (where applicable).
Right to restrict processing
You can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as where you contest the accuracy of that personal information or you object to us using it.
Right to data portability
You have the right, in certain circumstances, to obtain personal information you’ve provided us with (in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format) and to reuse it elsewhere or to ask us to transfer this to a third party of your choice.
Some of these rights may be limited where we have an overriding interest or legal obligation to continue to process the data or where data may be exempt from disclosure due to reasons of legal professional privilege or professional secrecy obligations.
ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS?
You may, at any time, exercise any of the above rights, by sending us an email at email@example.com together with a proof of your identity, i.e. a copy of your ID card, or passport, or any other valid identifying document.
If you believe that your personal data may have been breached or we have not resolved your query, the GDPR also gives you a right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority:
The Slovenian Supervisory Authority is:
Information Commissioner of the Republic of Slovenia
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