1. Personal data
Any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person is qualified as personal data. 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 use personal data, which are necessary to fulfil advocacy tasks or possibly 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 process of your personal data. In case of any changes relating to your personal data we ask you to inform us. Furthermore, you have any time the right to object to processing of your personal data. 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 are convinced, that your rights related to processing of your personal data are infringed, or the protection of your personal data is endangered, you can bring these infringements in Austria to the attention of the data protection authority.
3. Data protection
In order to prevent 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 therefore we are not responsible for failures, which were not caused by Gálffy & Vecsey (such as hacker attacks, whose main targets are phones, mailboxes and 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.
7. Data storage
Gálffy & Vecsey retains your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil a contract or as long as it is essential to avoid any responsibilities.
To protect your personal data is important for 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.