1. Personal data
Personal data are all data that contain individual information about personal or factual circumstances. Such information are name, address, email address, phone number, date of birth, age, sex, number of social insurance, photos, recordings just as biometric data, like dactyloscopic data. Among these data will be counted sensitive data such as health status or information about a criminal procedure as well. These personal data are used solely to fulfil a contract or to comply with a legal obligation in the frames of the GDPR in accordance with the national regulations on personal data protection and with the national civil law. The Gálffy & Vecsey Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft, Dr. Tibor Gálffy and Dr. Marc-Arthur Vecsey collect only such personal data which are necessary to fulfil advocacy tasks or which you have freely provided us.
2. Information and erasure
As client and as data subject – under the attorney-client-privilege – you have the right to get information, to access, to rectify, to erasure or to restrict the processing of your personal data at any time. In case of any changes relating to your personal data we ask you to inform us. You have the right to revoke your consent to the use of your personal data at any time. If you want to exercise the right to get information, to access, to rectify, to erasure, to restrict or to transmit your personal data and the costs and the time required for this purpose are not disproportionate, we ask you to inform us under our contacts. If you think that your rights related to processing of your the personal data are infringed or the protection of your personal data is endangered, you can bring these infringements to the attention of the data protection authority. In Austria, the data protection authority (“Datenschutzbehörde”) is responsible for this.
3. Data protection
In order to protect your personal data, we put in place appropriate technical and organisational (security) measures. These measures intents to prevent your personal data from any misuses, unauthorized, illegal or accidental access; to avoid any manipulations and to prevent them from being lost. Despite all of these measures, it cannot be ruled out that such data which you have transmitted Gálffy & Vecsey via internet, will fall into other´s hand. Please note that we therefore are not liable in any way for the disclosure of information due to errors in data transmission not caused by us and/or unauthorized access by third parties (e.g. hack attack on email account or telephone, interception of faxes).
4. Data process
Personal data which you have provided are going to be used solely to fulfil a contract or to comply with a legal obligation in the frames of the General Data Protection Regulation. Excluded from this rule are personal data for statistical purposes in so far as they are anonymised.
5. Transmission of personal data to third parties
In order to fulfil a commission, it may be necessary to disclose your personal data, which you have provided us, to third parties (such as to the opposing party, our substitutes, insurance companies or other providers), to courts or to other public authorities. The transmission of these data occurs in the frames of the GDPR, with the purpose to fulfil a contract or for the reason that you have permitted the transmission. Please note, that in framework of legal representation personal data concerning your legal case will be requested from third parties (e.g. public authorities). In some cases, the receiver does not reside in your country thus these data will be processed in another country. Some countries outside of the EU could not provide the same level of data protection as regulated in the EU. However, we transmit your personal data only to those countries which offer an adequate level of data protection based on the resolution of the European Commission or Gálffy & Vecsey takes all necessary steps to ensure that your personal data will be treated securely, which will be secured through standard contractual clauses of the European Commission (2010/87/EC and/or 2004/915/EC).
6. Disclosure of data breaches
Our aim is to ensure that any data breaches will be detected as soon as possible and to report these breaches to you and to the relevant public authorities without delay.
7. Data storage
We will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations and to defend against any liability Claims.
The protection of your personal data is important to us. Gálffy & Vecsey is at your disposal on the above mentioned contacts. Gálffy & Vecsey reserves the right to modify or update this policy. To find the current updates, click the link below: https://galffy-vecsey.com.