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PRIVACY POLICY

 

The controller of the personal data specified in this document is 3law Miškinis ir partneriai, advokatų profesinė bendrija (Law Firm), legal entity code 303351826, business seat: A. Goštauto g. 40B, 03163 Vilnius; phone: +370 5 205 38 55; email: info@3law.eu (hereinafter referred to as the Law Firm or We).

 
The present privacy policy (hereinafter referred to as the Privacy policy or Policy) is intended for persons visiting the Law Firm’s website (www.3law.eu), using website information and services provided on the website.

 
Data subjects for the purpose of this Privacy policy can be called Visitors or You.

 

Term ‘personal data’ used in this Privacy policy means any information by which you can be recognised – directly or indirectly identified.

 
The Privacy policy establishes and defines the purposes and procedure of personal data processing and collection, the scope of collected personal data; informs the Visitors about their rights.
 
By using services, continuing browsing the website, you (website Visitor) confirm that you are familiar with the present Privacy policy, understand its clauses and agree with them.

 

The Law Firm collects and processes your personal data in accordance with the legal acts of the EU and the Republic of Lithuania regulating personal data protection.

 

The purposes, legal basis of your personal data processing, storage duration, data categories processed by the Law Firm

 

Your personal data is processed according to the below-stated conditions:

 

Purpose

Basis

Data categories

Storage term

Necessity to provide data

Assurance of the functionality of the website

Data processing is needed for our legitimate interest (assurance of the functionality of the website)

Specified next to the description of an appropriate cookie and similar technology (Cookies No. 1 – 3)

Specified next to the description of an appropriate cookie and similar technology

Required (Failing to provide data can slow down browsing on Internet, restrict operation of certain functions of the website, block access to the website.)

 

Assurance of the additional functionality of the website

Your consent

Specified next to the description of an appropriate cookie and similar technology (Cookies No. 7 – 9)

Specified next to the description of an appropriate cookie and similar technology

Not required, though failing to provide data can restrict operation of certain functions of the website

Gathering statistics and improving the website

Data processing is needed for our legitimate interest (gathering statistics and the improving of the website)

Specified next to the description of an appropriate cookie and similar technology (Cookies No. 4 – 6)

Specified next to the description of an appropriate cookie and similar technology

Not required

Direct marketing -to offer clients legal services

Your consent

Contact details

 

1 year after consent is aquired

Not required

Replies to inquiries on the website (www.3law.eu)

Your consent

Contact details

Data contained in the inquiry

 

3 months after the inquiry receipt

Not required

Communication with individuals or interest in activities of the Law Firm on it’s accounts on social networks

Your consent

Identification data, Data contained in the inquiry

 

10 years

Not required


The Law Firm exerts efforts to ensure that personal data is processed accurately, fairly and lawfully, exclusively for the purposes, for which it was collected, that personal data is processed following expressive and transparent principles and requirements of personal data processing established in legal acts.

 

We will process and store your personal data for not longer than required for fulfilment of the purposes for which the data was collected or for the period established by legal acts.
 
Personal data storage period is established by the following criteria:

  • period, during which the information is needed for the purposes, for which it was collected and processed;
  • period, during which the information is needed for fulfilment of legal requirements applied to us;
  • period, during which the information is needed for fulfilment of our contractual obligations;
  • for the period permitted by you for the use of such information about you by us (by your consent or otherwise).

 

Your personal data can be stored for a longer period than established in the Policy, when:

  • there is reasonable suspicion of unlawful act under investigation;
  • your data is needed for proper settlement of a dispute, complaint;
  • we received complaints related to the Visitor, or we noticed offences committed by an appropriate Visitor;
  • it is needed for the purposes of backup copies or the purposes related to operation and support of information systems or similar purposes;
  • other special basis, conditions or cases stipulated in legal acts are present.

 

Cookies and similar technologies

 

Cookies are used in our website. Cookies are small textual files (maximum several kilobytes), which are placed by your browser in your computer, tablet or other smart device when visiting our website. Cookies are used to ensure effective and safe website operation and to analyse your habits to make the operation of the website more convenient, effective and meeting your needs and expectations.

 

The following types of cookies can be used in the website:

 

Technical cookies. Technical cookies help to display the website on your device. Technical cookies are used to ensure functionality of the website and adaptation to your needs, e.g. by adapting the display of the website to the size of the screen of your device. Technical cookies are required for proper operation of the website. Full use of our website without them is impossible. Besides, technical cookies ensure that once you gave your consent to the use of other cookies, you are not requested to repeat the same action every time you visit our website.

 

These cookies do not collect information about you to be used for commerce or marketing purposes.

 

Functional cookies. Functional cookies are used to improve functionality of the website, to make the website convenient and effective to use. Functional cookies can be used to save your website language preference. If you want, functional cookies help to remember your logon details automatically and perform similar functions to support your preferred operation of the website.

 

These cookies do not collect information about you to be used for commerce or marketing purposes.

 

Analytical cookies. We use analytical cookies to know our website visitors better, so that we could make better adaptation of our website to your needs and wishes. We use analytical cookies to analyse our activities, what we do right, and what needs improvement. Information collected by analytical cookies is common and it is not individualised. Information of analytical cookies can be used to display the most popular articles read by the website visitors or webpages visited.

 

All information about the cookies used on the website, their purpose, validity and used data is provided in the table below:

 

No.

Cookie category

Cookie name

Cookie purpose

Data collected by cookie

Cookie storage period

1

Technical

ct-ultimate-gdpr-cookie

Remembers your choice of cookie policy.

User ID, IP address, browser, visit time, cookie consent time

180 days

2

Technical

ct-ultimate-gdpr-cookie-level

Remembers your choice of cookie policy.

User ID, IP address, browser, visit time, cookie consent time

Session only

3

Technical

NID

Ensures the operation of the site security service reCAPTCHA.

User ID

Session only

 

Google Analytics (analytics.js)

 

 

 

 

4

Analytical

ga

Identifies specific visitor of the website.

User ID

2 years

5

Analytical

gid

Identifies specific visitor of the website.

Randomly generated user ID

24 hours

6

Analytical

_gat

To limit the number of outgoing requests.

1 minute

 

Facebook (pixel)

 

 

 

 

7

Functional

fr

Identifies specific visitor of the website.

Encrypted Facebook user ID and browser ID

3 months

8

Functional

dpr

To determine if you are logged in to Facebook. If you’re logged in, which Facebook account is used.

Encrypted Facebook user ID

1 year

9

Functional

locale

To provide information on chosen user language on Facebook.

Encrypted Facebook user ID

7 days

 

 

You can give your consent to the use of cookies by one of the following ways:

  • without erasing them and/or changing your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted;
  • in the message about cookies, clicking ‘I Agree’.

 

You can revoke your permission to the use of cookies at any time. You can do it by changing your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. How to do that depends on the operating system and browser used by you. Comprehensive information about cookies, their use, waiver possibilities are available on http://AllAboutCookies.org or http://google.com/privacy_ads.html.

 

In some cases, especially if you deactivated required technical and functional cookies, do not agree to cookies or erase them, your browser can start working slower, operation of certain website functions can be restricted, access to the Website can be blocked.

 

Our website uses Google Analytics to collect data about how our visitors use our site.

The data collected by Google Analytics may include your Internet access IP address, the MAC address of your device, the date and time, duration of your visit to the site, the web pages you visit, the devices used to surf the web, applications, etc., site or application data, which has been granted access (proxy URL).

 

To protect you from misuse, we may use the Google Invisible reCAPTCHA service, which collects information about hardware and software, such as device and application data, and the results of integrity checks, as well as unique web-based identifiers such as IP address, and sends that data to Google for analysis.

 

By using this service, you agree to provide Google Analytics with your personal data for the purpose of integrity testing and implementation of the measures necessary only for the safe use of the website.

 

Information controlled by GOOGLE IRELAND LIMITED (legal entity code 477441, registered office – GORDON HOUSE BARROW STREET, DUBLIN 4, Ireland) may be transmitted or transmitted to, or stored or processed by, the United States or other countries outside your country of residence. Analytics for the purposes described in the Privacy Policy.

 

To the best of our knowledge, Google has the standard terms and conditions for the transmission of data, as approved by the European Commission in its decisions on the transfer of data from the EEA to the United States and other countries.

 

You can read more about Google Analytics and the information these tools collect:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en_US.

 

If you want Google Analytics tools to not record information about your web browsing, you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

 

 

 

Sources from which your personal data is collected

 

The Law Firm processes:

  • data provided by you when communicating with the Law Firm, applying to us for information, etc.; 
  • data generated while you are using our network (e.g. calling by phone, sending an email or visiting our website), etc.

 

Cases and third parties to whom your data is disclosed

 

The Law Firm does not disclose your personal data to third parties without your prior consent, with the exception of the cases described below.

 

We can transfer your data to third parties to process, who help us in carrying out our activities – data processors. Such persons may be website developers and administrators, suppliers and administrators of database software, providers of data centre, hosting and cloud services, companies creating, providing, supporting and developing software, companies providing information technology infrastructure services, companies providing communications services, etc. In every case, the data provided to a data processor is limited to the extent needed for fulfilment of a specific assignment or provision of a specific service.

 
Our contracted data processors can process your personal data exclusively according to our instructions. Besides, they must ensure your data security according to the effective legal acts and written agreements with us.

 

If an event described in the inquiry placed on the website can be recognised as insured event, we will forward your inquiry and data to insurance company (companies), with which our civil liability, property is insured, or which provides different insurance cover related to the event named in your inquiry. Insurance companies act as independent data processors and process your data in accordance with the terms and conditions and rules established by the insurance company.

 

If you have made an enquiry for the services of a third party we work with (e.g. IT security audit, etc.), we may refer your enquiry to the appropriate service provider for administration and consideration. The aforementioned service providers act as independent data controllers in handling your enquiry and manage your data in accordance with their own terms and conditions.

 
Besides, data can be disclosed to competent governmental or law enforcement authorities, e.g. the police or supervising institutions, but only upon their request and only when such data is required under effective legal acts or in the cases and by the procedure stipulated in legal acts, in order to secure our rights, safety of our clients, employees and resources, to express, lodge and defend legal claims.

 

Territories and jurisdictions, in which we process your personal data

 

We process your personal data within the territory of the European Economic Area. At present, we have no intention to disclose and do not disclose your personal data to third countries.
 

Please be advised that certain technical details of your visit to the website (IP address, cookies, technical information on your browser, other information related to browser activity and website navigation) may be transmitted or made available for statistical, analytical and related purposes to entities operating inside European Economic Aria as one operating outside (such as through Google Analytics, Facebook Ads and similar services, such entities are based in the United States). Please note that personal data may be less protected in non-EEA countries than in EEA countries, though we will carefully evaluate the conditions under which such personal data will be subsequently processed and stored upon transfer to the above entities.


Data security   

 

We process personal data in accordance with the requirements of data protection legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation. We use various security assuring organisation and technical means to protect your personal information against unlawful access, use, destruction, disclosure or any other unlawful processing. Our chosen data processors are diligently selected, we demand application of adequate measures by them, which can protect your confidentiality and ensure security of your personal information. However, security of information disclosed on internet or by mobile communication cannot be ensured; any communication of information to us by above-mentioned modes is carried out at your own risk.

 

External websites

 

The website can contain links to external websites – websites of governmental institutions, news portals, etc., or websites in which our services are advertised. Following such links to any website, please note that those websites and services accessible on them have their own privacy policies and we do not assume responsibility or obligations for their policies or for personal data collected in those websites or during provision of services. Review privacy policies of those websites before providing personal data in them or using any services provided by them.

 

Social media

 

The Law Firm owns and opeartes Facebook and LinkedIn social media accounts. Certain relationships with social media managers are covered by Article 26 (1) of the BDAR (Joint Controllers).

 

All information you provide to us through social media (including messages, use of the Like and Follow boxes, and other communications) is controlled by the social network manager.

 

As an administrator for Law Firm’s Facebook and LinkedIn accounts, we make the appropriate settings based on our target audience and our performance management and promotion goals. Manager of the  social network while providing the Law Firm with the ability to create and manage an account on a social network may limit the ability to change certain key settings, and thus we cannot influence the information the social network manager will collect when you create an account on the social network.

 

All such settings, whether selected by the Law Firm or by the social network manager, may affect the processing of your personal data when using social media, visiting a Law Firm’s account, or reading Law Firm’s messages on the social media network. Even if you only look at our posts on social media, the social network manager may receive certain personal information, such as what device device you use and what your IP address is.

 

As a general rule, your personal information (even if it is collected through our additional account settings) will be processed by the social network manager for purposes set by the social network manager in accordance with the social network manager’s privacy policy. However, when you use the social network, interact with the Law Firm through the social network, visit the Law Firm’s account on the social network, or follow the Law Firm’s posts on the social network, the Law Firm receives information about you. The amount of data we receive depends on the account settings we choose, the agreements we have with the social network manager to order additional services, and the cookies set by the social network manager.

 

We note that the data collected by Facebook and LinkedIn are shared globally between Facebook companies and partners, as well as LinkedIn companies and partners.

 

Information controlled by Facebook Ireland Limited (legal entity code 462932, registered office – 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland) may be transmitted or transmitted to or within the United States or other countries (not your country of residence) stored or processed for the purposes described in the Facebook Privacy Policy.

 

As far as we are aware, Facebook uses the standard contractual terms and conditions that are accepted by the European Commission for the transfer of data from the EEA to the United States and other countries.

 

The Facebook social network manager collects information about the types of content you see, what you do on Facebook, who you interact with, how often and for how long you interact with them, social network activity, and other information, including information about the device you use. To read more about the Facebook manager’s social security policy, click here https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

 

Information controlled by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company (legal entity code 477441, Registered office: 70 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland) may be transmitted or transmitted to or within the United States or other countries than your country of residence stored or processed for the purposes described in the LinkedIn Privacy Policy.

 

To the best of our knowledge, LinkedIn uses standard contract terms for the transfer of data, which are confirmed by the European Commission’s decisions on the transfer of data from the EEA to the United States and other countries.

 

The LinkedIn social network manager collects information about what type of content you see, what you do on LinkedIn, information about your education, who you interact with, and other information. To learn more about LinkedIn’s manager’s privacy policy, click here https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

 

We encourage you to read third-party privacy notices and contact service providers directly if you have any questions about how they use your personal data.

 

Rights granted to you by the data protection legislation

 

Personal data protection legislation grants many rights to you which you can freely exercise while we have ensured such possibility for you. Information about your specific rights and how they can be exercised is provided in this section of the Privacy policy, therefore please read it carefully.

 
The right to access your personal data processed by us


You have the right to receive our confirmation if we process your personal data, and the right to access your personal data processed by us and information about the purposes of data processing, categories of processed data, categories of data recipients, period of data processing.

 
Majority of this information is provided to you in this Privacy policy and we believe you will find it useful.


The right to personal data correction


If the data provided by you to us changed or you believe that our processed information about you is inaccurate or false, you have the right to request for modification, specification or correction of the information.


The right to revoke the consent


When we process your data on the basis of your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time and data processing on the basis of your consent will be terminated.

The right to disagree to data processing, when processing is based on the legitimate interests

You have the right to disagree to personal data processing, when personal data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests.

 

The right to make a complaint


If you believe that we process your data in breach of the requirements established by data protection legislation, you are kindly requested to apply directly to us, first. We believe that we will manage to dispel all your doubts with our well-intentioned efforts, to satisfy your requests and to correct our mistakes, if any.

 
If you are not satisfied with our proposed settlement of an issue or you think we failed to take necessary actions under your request, you have the right to submit a complaint to the supervising institution, which in the Republic of Lithuania is State Data Protection Inspectorate (for more information: www.ada.lt).


The right to request for deletion of data (‘the right to be forgotten’)


Under certain circumstances named in the data processing legislation (when personal data is processed unlawfully, basis for data processing ceased to exist, etc.), you have the right to request for erasure of your personal data. In order to exercise this right, you are kindly requested to submit a written request.

 
the right to restrict data processing


Under certain circumstances named in the data processing legislation (when personal data is processed unlawfully, you contested accuracy of data, you submitted an objection to data processing on the basis of our legitimate interest, etc.), you also have the right to restrict your personal data processing.

 

The right to data portability


Data that is processed by us on the basis of your consent or agreement concluded with you and processing of which is carried out by applying automated means, you have the right to have it moved to the other data controller. Your requested data to be moved will be provided to you in the format that is usually used in our systems and readable by computer, and upon your request and if technical possibiliti4es permit, we will forward the data directly to the other data controller named by you.
 
To exercise the rights specified in this section of the Privacy policy, you are kindly requested to submit a written request.

 

Request examination procedure

 

To protect your and other persons’ data from unlawful disclosure, upon your request to provide data or exercise your other rights, we will have to verify your identity. For this purpose you may be requested to give your name, surname, email address, phone number of other data and check if your provided data is identical to the appropriate data. If verification procedure fails (e.g., your provided data differs from the data held by us), we will have to declare that you are not proper Data subject and will have to reject your request. In such event, you may visit the office of the Law Firm and upon presentation of an identification document, submit your request in writing.

 
Upon receipt of your request to exercise any of your rights and having passed the above-mentioned verification procedure, we assume an obligation, without any unreasonably delay, but in no event later than within one month from the day of receipt of your request and completion of verification procedure, to provide you with information about actions taken by us under your request. Depending on complexity and number of requests, we have the right to prolong one month’s period for two additional months, giving you a notice before the end of the first month and specifying the reasons for such prolongation.

 
If your request is submitted via electronic means, our reply will be sent also by electronic means, unless it is impossible (e.g. because of too big volume of information) or if you request for reply by any other means.
 
We will reject your request with a reasoned reply once the circumstances set forth in legal acts are established, by informing you in writing.

 

Our contact details

 

Our, as Data controller’s, details:

 

3law Miškinis ir partneriai, advokatų profesinė bendrija

Legal entity code 303351826

Business seat address: Gedimino av. 44A, 01110 Vilnius, the Republic of Lithuania

 

Regarding all data processing matters, contact us:


By electronic mail: info@3law.eu;
By phone: +370 5 205 38 55;
On the Internet: www.3law.eu;  
Post correspondence address: Gedimino av. 44A, 01110 Vilnius (SPACES).

Miscellaneous

 

This Privacy policy can be updated by the Law Firm at any time. The Law Firm will inform the Visitors about the update, by publishing a new version of the Privacy policy on the website.
 
If any clause of the Privacy policy is declared ineffective or not applicable, it will not affect the lawfulness and validity of the other clauses of the Privacy policy.
 
This Privacy policy is effective from 25 May 2018 (the date of the last update – 18 February 2019).