- The term “personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable person, also known as a data subject. It refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your first and last name, birth date, age, gender, e-mail address, delivery and billing address, phone number, signature, voice (when calling our offices) and any other information that is or may be identified with you personally.
- IURIS is continually improving and adding new functionality, features and content to its Site. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, IURIS’ data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, IURIS will notify any such changes by posting them on the Site. Please check this Site regularly for any changes. This policy was last updated on the 11th April 2018.
- IURIS is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of other third party websites linked to the Site.
Personal data collected
- IURIS collects and processes your personal information (“Personal Data”) when you use the Site. which you willingly submit when you contact us through the Site.
- IURIS also logs IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet for internal security purposes of the Site.
- When you visit the Site, a cookie may be sent to you. A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while the user is browsing the website. Every time the user loads the website, the browser sends the cookie back to the server to notify the website of the user’s previous activity. Your browser sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit the site again, so it can recognise you and can customise what you see on the screen according to your registered preferences. You are not obliged to accept cookies and most browsers, including this Site, allow you to turn off cookies. However, certain cookies are essential for the functioning of the Site and thus disabling them may hinder the full functioning of the Site.
Use of personal data and information collected
- IURIS uses the personal data and information you provide for the following purposes:
- Any and all personal data you provide to IURIS will be processed in order to identify you as a potential client of IURIS and to be able to assist you further.
- In case you provide IURIS with third party information, you will be responsible for having informed and obtained their consent for this information to be provided for the purposes explained herein.
- You hereby guarantee that the personal data provided is true and accurate and undertake to notify us of any change or alteration to same. Any loss or damage to the Site or IURIS, or to any third party through the provision of erroneous, inexact or incomplete information, will be your sole and exclusive responsibility.
On what basis do we use your personal information?
- IURIS processes your personal information on the basis of the following:
- When you specifically give us your consent to do so;
- For legitimate business purposes: Using your personal information helps us to provide you with the services you seek. Where we use your personal information for this purpose, rest assured that we will take measures to protect your personal information.
- For the performance of a contract;
- In compliance with a legal obligation.
Disclosure of your personal data
- IURIS may disclose such personal data only if required and permitted to do so by law, or when IURIS believes in good faith, that such action is necessary to:
- comply with the law or with legal process,
- protect and defend IURIS’ rights and property,
- protect against misuse of unauthorised use of the Site and its content; or
- protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public.
Recipients and sharing of your personal information
- Your personal information will be received by IURIS’s representatives and employees.
We may also share your personal information with any of the following:
- regulators, governments and law enforcement authorities as and when this is required under applicable laws and regulations;
- courts, tribunals, arbitrators or other competent bodies who may have authority to request such personal information; and
You have the right to:
- Ask IURIS about the processing of your personal information, including to be provided with a copy of your personal information held by IURIS;
- to request the correction and/or deletion of your personal information or restrict or object to the processing of your personal information – you are required to inform us immediately of any such correction or alteration relating to your personal data which we are processing, by contacting IURIS via any of the below specified contact options. We may ask you to provide us with an identification document in order to ensure maximum security and confidentiality.
- to request to obtain and reuse your personal information for your own purposes across different services; and
- to complain to a competent supervisory authority, or to a court of law, if your data protection rights are violated or you have suffered as a result of unlawful processing of your personal information.
We have a data retention policy that sets out how long we keep your information. This policy is based on the type of information, the purpose of collection, and the system within our digital platforms in which the information is held. As a general rule, we keep your personal information for as long as we need to in order to carry out those purposes for which your data has been collected.
We use reasonable efforts to safeguard the integrity, availability and confidentiality of all personal data that we process relating to you and regularly review and enhance our technical, physical and managerial procedures so as to ensure that your personal data is protected from:
- unauthorised access;
- improper use or disclosure;
- unauthorised modification;
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
To this end we have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control. All our employees and data processors, who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data, are further obliged to respect the confidentiality of our clients’ and visitors’ personal data.
By its very nature however the Internet is not a secure medium and data sent via this medium can potentially be subject to unauthorised acts by third parties. We cannot guarantee the privacy or confidentiality of any information passing over our website.
Moreover, data sent via the Internet may be transmitted across international borders even where sender and receiver of information are located in the same country. Consequently, data relating to you may be transmitted via a country having a lower level of data protection than that existing in your country of residence. We shall accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the security of your data while in transit through the Internet.
IURIS is the controller of your personal information. The contact person for data protection related matters is Dr. Simon Galea Testaferrata.