Last Update: June 2022
“AD HOC LEGAL” (hereinafter “AD HOC LEGAL” or “the Company”), as legally represented, having its registered office in 6 Apollonos Street, Athens, Greece, is the sole administrator of the website https://adhoclegal.gr (herein after “the Website’). AD HOC LEGAL is deemed as the Data Controller of the personal data we collect and process when you visit our Website, namely of any and all information which could directly or indirectly identify you.
Protecting the privacy of your personal data is very important to us, thus we have taken all appropriate measures in order to safeguard the security and confidentiality of the information related to visitors and/or users of our Website.
We kindly ask you to read the present Policy carefully, so as to be properly informed of your data privacy rights, as well as the personal data collected and processed throughout your visit across our Website and use of our corresponding internet services.
The present Policy is deemed as a Notification of the data subjects under the articles 13-14 of the General Data Protection Regulation (ΕU) 679/2016. You may address any queries with respect to the present Policy or the way in which AD HOC LEGAL collects and processes your personal data at: firstname.lastname@example.org
PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED THROUGH OUR WEBSITE
- Information collected automatically when visiting and/or interacting with the Website
The scope and content of our Website is informative with respect to the business activity and products of AD HOC LEGAL. Thus, the visit thereof does not require the provision of personal data. However, by visiting the Website, certain information which could directly or indirectly identify you, may be automatically collected, such as:
- Your IP address
- The type of your web-browser and your operating system
- The websites you visited before or after visiting our Website
- The speed of your connection and information regarding the software programs running on your P/C
- Basic information concerning your connection to the Server
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
- Website functionality and statistical purposes
In order to find out more about our Website’s user experience, we retain and analyze the data we collect in an aggregated form through the uses of trackers (cookies). For example, we may use this information in order to monitor and analyze the use and functionality of our Website, thus identifying its level of content engagement with the public, which in turn concludes the steps required towards securing its relevance with, and accessibility by, its visitors. (please refer to our Cookies Policy).
LEGAL BASIS OF PROCESSING
Posting of blog comments and data collected through the submission of contact forms are processed upon data subjects’ express consent. You may freely revoke your consent by contacting AD HOC LEGAL at: email@example.com. Kindly be informed that any processing of personal data prior to the revocation of consent is deemed lawful.
Users subscribe to our newsletter list though an opt-in consent, whereas each communication sent to subscribers includes an ‘unsubscribe’ link.
USE AND EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION
AD HOC LEGAL respects your right to privacy and uses your personal data solely for the purposes described herein above. AD HOC LEGAL does not disclose, transfer of make your personal data accessible in any way to third parties, nor does it transfer your personal data outside the EEA, unless it is absolutely necessary for the fulfillment of the aforementioned processing purposes. We may only make information accessible to other companies, applications or persons under the following circumstances:
- We may use third parties (currently or in the future), for the provision of services in relation to our Website, such as technical support thereof, collection of analytical data, marketing activities, mass mailing of newsletters etc. Those third parties will only access the information absolutely necessary for the execution of their duties and only under explicit contractual terms for the protection of your privacy and your personal data.
- We may disclose personal data to abide by Court orders, research warrants, judicial procedures and other orders of the competent Regulatory Authorities, including the Greek Data Protection Authority, other Supervisory Authorities of EU Member States, as well as in order to defend our lawful interests from claims raised.
- Please refer to our Cookies Policy with respect to the use of third-party Cookies.
When you directly provide information to us, we make all reasonable efforts to clarify which information refers to minors. In any case, if it comes to our knowledge, that the collection of personal data of minors below the age of 15 years takes place without verifiable parental consent, pursuant to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 679/2016 and of Law 4624/2019, we will delete said data without undue delay. Should you believe we have collected personal data of minors below the age of 15, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
RETENTION OF DATA
AD HOC LEGAL will retain personal data collected as described in this Policy, for the time absolutely necessary to serve the purposes of processing and to comply with its legal obligations. In case you recall your consent to the collection and processing of your personal data, when consent has been provided, we will immediately delete your data from our electronic and physical records, unless its retention is necessary so as to comply with a legal obligation or to exercise, ground and defend our lawful rights and interests before the Court or any other Regulatory Authority.
AD HOC LEGAL is committed to safeguard the security of your personal data. To achieve this, we have adopted all appropriate technical and organizational measures, the adequacy of which we regularly audit, such as:
-SSL Protocol: The SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) Protocol used by our Website, is the current world standard for the certification of website users and the encryption of data between website users and web servers. An encrypted SSL communication protects personal data by requiring all information transferred between a customer and a server to be encrypted from the sender’s software and to be decrypted by the receiver’s software. In addition, all information sent through an SSL protocol is protected through a mechanism which automatically detects if the transferred data has been altered.
Nevertheless, visitors/users must be aware that no system used for security or transmission or transfer of data through the Web is 100% secure, whereas AD HOC LEGAL cannot guarantee the security of means used from users for the transfer of information to the Website’s servers.
DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
You may exercise the following data subject rights, to the extent applicable:
- Right of access, so as to be informed of the personal data we process, the purpose of processing and the recipient of data.
- Right to rectification, for the correction of any inaccurate information about you.
- Right to erasure (right to be forgotten), so as to ensure the erasure of your personal data from our files, so long as its processing is no longer necessary or obligatory for the compliance with a legal obligation of the Company or the defense of a lawful interest before the Court.
- Right to restriction of processing, in case the accuracy of your personal data is disputed.
- Right to data portability, so as to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
- Right to object, if you no longer wish your personal data to be processed for direct marketing purposes. Please note that your personal data is not subject to profiling by AD HOC LEGAL.
To exercise those rights, please contact us at: email@example.com
AD HOC LEGAL will make all reasonable efforts to address your request within a period of one (1) month from receipt of the request. However, if it is impossible to meet this deadline due to the complexity of your request or the number of simultaneous requests, we will timely inform you within same deadline for the reasons of the delay and will make all reasonable efforts to address your request without undue delay and, in any case, within a period of two (2) more months.
AD HOC LEGAL reserves the right not to satisfy your request, if manifestly unfounded or excessive, and will notify you accordingly. Nevertheless, you have the right to lodge a complaint before the Data Protection Authority (www.dpa.gr) pursuant to the provisions of article 77 GDPR.
Cookies, pixel tags and similar technologies (collectively ‘cookies’) are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to any internet enabled device – such as your computer, smartphone or tablet – when you visit a website.
Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes that cookie. Cookies perform lots of different and useful operations, such as remembering your historical preferences, generally improving your online experience, and helping us to offer you the best product and services. By virtue of their operation, cookies fall under the following categories:
“Technically necessary cookies”:
Technically necessary cookies are used to store information or access information stored in your device, in order to transmit a network communication or provide an information society service requested by the user/subscriber. We also use technically necessary cookies to enable your connection and save your Website preferences (e.g. language, search history, IP address)
According to the legal framework, consent of users is not required for the placement of technical cookies, since the provision of our website services would not be feasible without technical cookies.
Please see below the details of technically necessary cookies which are in use.
Τhird-party cookies collect anonymous, aggregated statistical data regarding the way you use your website, such as the pages visited more often, the page from which you visited the Website, the type of browser in use etc. These aggregated data cannot identify users.
We use third party cookies for the sole purpose of analyzing the Website’s traffic and to improve its performance. When you first visit the Website, your consent is required for the use of third-party cookies, by virtue of the provisions of applicable laws. Your cookie settings are available anytime and you may freely amend and/or revoke your consent to the use of third party cookies, whereas the cookie notice pops-up every fifteen (15) days.
Please see below details on the third-party cookies which are in use :
_ga is used by Google Analytics, in order to segregate users, by collecting anonymous information, such as data on the browser, the οrigin of visitors and the pages visited within the Website.
We use these information to extract statistical data which will help us improve our website.
Information on Google Analytics service (with anonymization features)
Should you which to reject the collection of your data Google Analytics, please install the following feature on your browser : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Control cookies through your browser
Users may change their browser settings in relation to the acceptance of cookies. Depending on your browser, you may choose either to automatically accept all cookies default setting), to receive a notice or to block the use of all cookies.
Instruction for each browser are available at the following links:
AD HOC LEGAL reserves the right to freely modify the present Policy, in accordance with the provisions of data privacy laws anytime in force. The Visitors of our Website must frequently read the present Policy, so as to be informed of any change, whereas AD HOC LEGAL shall provide all necessary notices to its users, in order to comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 679/2016 and of all applicable laws.