Privacy Policy

Introduction

Consulta EOOD operates and provides www.rvallegal.com (collectively “RValLegal”, “Rvallegal”, “rvallegal”, “we”, “us” or “our”) its sub-domains, affiliated sites and associated web pages (the “Sites”).

We understand that you are aware of and care about your own personal privacy interests, and we take that seriously. We respect the privacy of our Sites visitors, prospective clients, business partners, prospective employees and are committed to protecting your personal data. Our Privacy Policy is drafted to help you understand how we collect, use, process and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our Sites and services.

WE UNDERSTAND THAT THESE TYPE OF DOCUMENTS CAN BE VERY HEAVY AND DETAILED, BUT PLEASE READ THEM CAREFULLY SO WE HAVE DONE OUR BEST TO INFORM YOU ABOUT YOUR DATA AND PRIVACY RIGHTS.

The Personal Data We Collect From You

Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual which allows that individual to be identified.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you. The different types of personal data we collect from you are as follows:

1) Identity Data: first name, maiden name, last name, username or similar identifier, title, date of birth and gender;

2) Contact Data: your name, title, address, email address and telephone number;

3) Financial Data: bank account details and your billing address;

4) Transaction Data: details about payments to and from you and other details of legal services you have purchased from us;

5) Usage Data: information about how you use our Sites and legal services;

6) Marketing and Communications Data: your preferences in receiving emails from us and your communication preferences.

How We Collect Personal Data From You

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through: Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by phone, email, via the contact forms on our Sites or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:

• Request that we provide you with legal services;

• Request information about our legal services;

• Give us feedback;

• Contact us.

Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:

(i) Technical Data from analytics providers.

(ii) Identity and Contact Data from publicly available sources.

If you disclose your personal data in a public manner through the Sites, this information may be collected and used by others accessing those portions of the Sites. We do not monitor information you disclose on the Sites nor do we accept any liability associated with your voluntary disclosure of the same. You are responsible for reviewing the privacy statements and policies of other websites you choose to link to or from the Sites, so that you may understand how those sites collect, use and store your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements, policies or content of other sites.

How We Use Your Personal Data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

• Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you for the provision of legal services;

• Improve the Sites and Our Services;

• Optimize Your Experience and The Sites;

• Ensure Internal Quality Control;

• Where we need to comply with a legal obligation;

• In accordance with our legitimate interests which do not override your privacy rights;

• In certain situations, where you provide your express consent.

Duration for Which the Personal Data is Stored

We will only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements. We may retain your personal data for a longer period in the event of a complaint or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation in respect to our relationship with you.

When and How We Share Personal Data With Others

We may share your personal data with the parties set out below:

Internally: Renata Valkova, other lawyers, legal secretaries and administrative staff.

The individuals referred to above are always bound by confidentiality, legal privilege and professional secrecy obligations which are adapted to the legal profession, and of course also cover your personal data as well as your legal case.

Externally: Our accountants, Professional and Financial institutions and IT Providers.

In certain circumstances, external parties might have access to your personal data if this is shared with them as part of our professional activities, and in order to fulfil our tax and legal obligations. We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

Children

We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive information from children. Our services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18. We do not collect or maintain information from anyone known to be under the age of 18, and no part of the Sites is designed to attract anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you may only use the Sites under the supervision of a parent or guardian. If we discover or are otherwise notified that we have received any such information from a child in violation of this Policy, we will delete that information.

Cookies

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly. For more information about the cookies we use, please see here.

When you use our Sites we will store cookies on your computer in order to facilitate and customize your use of our site. A cookie is a small data text file, which a website stores on your computer’s hard drive (if your Web browser permits) that can later be retrieved to identify you to us. We can only access information from a cookie sent by one of the Sites, not other websites. The cookies make your use of the Sites easier, make the Sites run more smoothly and help us to maintain secure Sites. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, but some parts of our Sites may not work properly in that case.

Transferring of Personal Data From the EU to the US

From time to time, we may share your personal data with suppliers or third parties who are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection of your personal data.

Your Legal Rights Under The GDPR

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. An overview of these rights is set out below:

• The right to request access to your personal data;

• The right to request correction of your personal data;

• The right to request erasure of your personal data (the right to be forgotten);

• The right to object to processing of your personal data;

• The right to request restriction of processing your personal data;

• The right to request the transfer of your personal data (portability);

• The right to withdraw your consent for your personal data to be processed;

• The right to with draw consent for direct marketing purposes;

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at info@rvallegal.com.

Your California Privacy Rights

If you are a resident of California, California Law permits you to request certain information regarding the disclosure of your personal data to a third-party for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at info@rvallegal.com.

Disclaimer Notice

We are not a law firm and do not provide legal representation or advice to clients. Please note that e-mail communication on the Internet may NOT be secure. The transmission of an e-mail request for information does not create an attorney-client relationship and you should not send to us, via email, any information or facts relating to your legal problem or question. If you are not our client your email may not be privileged or confidential. If you are a client, remember that email may NOT be secure. There is a risk that your communication may be intercepted illegally. There may also be a risk of waiver of attorney-client or work product privileges that may attach to your communication.

Personal Data Controller

Consulta EOOD (referred to as “we”, “us” or “our” in this Privacy Policy) is the controller and responsible for your personal data. As a controller, Consulta EOOD has implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed via this Site. However, internet-based data transmissions can generally have security vulnerabilities so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed.

If you have any questions regarding your Privacy Policy, please contact our controller at info@rvallegal.com.

Updating your Personal Data

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. We believe you should have the ability to access and edit the personal data that you have provided to us. You may access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences by writing us at: info@rvallegal.com.

Please include your name and e-mail address when you contact us.

Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us. You may also ask us to have your personal data deleted or removed.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Any updated version of this Privacy Policy will always be published on this site. Please check this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure you are aware of the latest version.

Last Updated: The Privacy Policy was last updated in May 2019.

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