PRIVACY POLICY

Effective as of May 6, 2020

1. DATA CONTROLLER

Zunic Law Firm Novi Sad, Pozorišni trg 7, 21000 Novi Sad, Serbia (hereinafter: “Zunic Law Firm”, “we” or “us”) is highly aware of the data privacy importance, takes data privacy very seriously and understands how your data privacy is important to you.

Therefore, as a data controller, we have created this Privacy Policy to make the processing of your data transparent and understandable. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, share, and use personal information about you, and how you can exercise your privacy rights.

This Privacy Policy applies to:

  • all individuals who access our website at zuniclaw.com (“Website”),
  • send us inquiries via the Website,
  • engage our legal services (“Services”) and become our client (“Client”),
  • participate in our recruitment activities (“Candidates”)
  • sign up for the Newsletter.

Please read this Privacy Policy given that, along with our Terms of Use and Cookie Policyit constitutes an agreement that applies to you.

Concepts that are not defined in this Privacy Policy, have the same meaning as defined in section 2 of the Terms of Use.

For any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at office@zuniclaw.

2. PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT

2.1. Personal Data We Collect from You

Depending on how you use our Website or the Services, the information we may collect from you, include:

A. Personal Data You Share with Us Voluntarily

  • the information you choose to share with us in your inquiry via our contact form, or otherwise,
  • the information you choose to share with us by signing up for our Newsletter,
  • the information you choose to share with us during the application process for the position at Zunic Law Firm,
  • the information you choose to share with us when you instruct Zunic Law Firm to represent you in a legal matter.

If you contact us directly through our Contact Us page, or by sending an inquiry at office@zuniclaw.com or any other email at the Website, or you share with us information over a telephone conversation or social networks, we may receive your name, email address, home or business address, job title, name of your employer, content of the messages or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide us.

If you contact us at the Careers page, in the process of applying for positions of attorney, associate, consultant, or staff, you will be asked to send us your CV and Cover Letter. During the application process for a traineeship or a job with us, we will ask you for information regarding your professional life relevant to your future position. Zunic Law Firm uses your personal information to match your skills, experience, and education with the specific roles offered by the Firm. This information is passed to the relevant hiring managers and persons involved in the recruitment process to decide whether to invite you for an interview. Zunic Law Firm will collect further information from you if you are invited to the interview (or equivalent) stage and onwards.

If you hire Zunic Law Firm, we may ask you to provide any other personal information not described above, which is necessary for us to provide the Services. It will generally be evident to you what personal information we collect and for which purpose. For example, we will collect contact information (postal address, email address, and telephone number(s)), financial information, and identification information. In all other cases, in which the purpose for collecting personal information is not obvious, it will be made clear to you at the point that you are asked to provide your personal information.

When you sign up for our Newsletter, it will be necessary to share your email address with us. You may decide to provide other personal data such as your name and organization, although this is not obligatory.

B. Personal Data We Collect Automatically

When you visit our Website, we may collect certain personal information automatically from your device.

Specifically, the information we collect automatically may include information like your IP address, device type, unique device identification number, browser type and broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location). We may also collect information about how your device has interacted with our Website, including the pages accessed and links clicked.

Collecting this information enables us to better understand the visitors who come to our Website, where they come from, and what content on our Website is of interest to them.

This information is collected primarily by using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further in our Cookie Policy.

2.2. Personal Data We Collect About You from Third Parties

Sometimes, we may obtain your personal data without you giving us such data directly.

If you are a Candidate for a position at Zunic Law Firm, we may obtain information about you:

  • From recruitment agencies – (e.g. when a recruitment agency contacts us to identify you as a potential candidate);
  • Through publicly available sources online – (e.g. on your current employer’s website, or on a professional networking site like LinkedIn); and
  • By reference or word of mouth – for example, through a referral from a former employee/employer or a referee you have identified.

If you are a Client, we will process identification and background information as part of our business acceptance, including anti-money laundering, conflict, reputation, and financial checks, and to fulfill any other legal or regulatory requirements to which we may be subject.

Summary of the Processing Activities

Purpose of processing
Legal basis
• To respond to your inquiries sent via the Contact Us page or by sending an inquiry at office@zuniclaw.com or any other email provided on the Website;

• To respond and advise you regarding the rest of your requests addressed to us;

• To provide and improve services to you;

Processing is necessary for the performance of the Agreement for the provision of legal services or entering into such Agreement with you.
• For the recruitment process to match your skills, experience, and education with the specific roles offered by the firm;
Processing is in our legitimate interest, given that processing of data is necessary and has minimal privacy impact on the applicant. If you wish to know more about how we have exercised a balancing test to apply legitimate interest, please contact us at office@zuniclaw.com.
• For the provision of the Services to our Clients;
Processing is necessary for the performance of the Agreement for the provision of legal services.
• To keep you up to date with the developments in legislation, case law and our Law Firm via our Newsletter;
Your consent or our legitimate interest.

Namely, if you have subscribed on the Website, we will keep you on our mailing list until you withdraw your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent prior to such withdrawal. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time, by using the option “unsubscribe” in the email.

If you are an employee, representative, or shareholder of our Client, and you had previous correspondence with Zunic Law Firm, we may send you Newsletter based on our legitimate interest. We undertook the balancing test and concluded that the processing of such data is necessary and has minimal privacy impact on you. If you wish to know more about how we have exercised a balancing test to apply legitimate interest, please contact us at office@zuniclaw.com.

HOW DOES ZUNIC LAW KEEP MY PERSONAL DATA SECURE?

We are highly committed to protect and respect your personal data. We do not share your personal data with the third parties, unless:

·      we have your consent to do so,

·      we may be legally required to share certain information, including your personal data, with e.g. public authorities or governmental bodies; in such case, we will not require your further consent to share your personal data in such circumstances,

·      with other legal specialists or other experts to obtain foreign legal advice and provide you with full professional legal advice.

Additionally, Zunic Law utilizes external processors for certain processing activities.
We have strict due diligence procedures and measures in place and review, assess, and background check all processors before forming a business relationship. We obtain company documents, certifications, references, and ensure that the processor is adequate, appropriate, and effective for the task we are employing them for.

This is the list of processors with whom we share your personal data:

WITH WHOM DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

We take administrative, technical, organizational, and other measures to ensure the appropriate level of security of the personal data we process. Upon assessing whether a measure is adequate and which level of security is appropriate, we consider the nature of the personal data we are processing and the nature of the processing operations we perform, the risks to which you are exposed by our processing activities, the costs of the implementation of security measures and other relevant matters in the particular circumstances.

Some of the measures we apply include access authorization control, information classification (and handling thereof), protection of integrity and confidentiality, data backup, firewalls, data encryption, and other appropriate measures. We equip our staff with the appropriate knowledge and understanding of the importance and confidentiality of your personal data security.

PROCESSORROLESEAT
The Rocket Science Group, LLC (MailChimp)
E-mail marketing services based on CloudUSA
Google, IncAnalyticsUSA
Facebook, Inc
Analytics and marketing
USA

INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER

We may transfer your personal data outside the Republic of Serbia. In these cases, we will transfer your personal data only:

  • To the countries that offer an adequate level of protection of personal data in accordance with the Serbian Data Protection Act (for example, countries of the EEA);
  • To the countries which do not belong to those specified under item 1. and, but only by applying the appropriate safeguard measure in accordance with the GDPR. For instance, if we are to transfer personal data to the recipient in the USA (which is likely to occur as explained in the previous Section), we will make sure that the recipient participates in the EU/US Privacy Shield Framework or we will ensure to have a Data Processing Agreement in place with the applicable standard data protection clauses.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA

We will keep your personal data only as long as we need in order to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected, or no longer then we have your permission to keep it.

For example, if you unsubscribe from our Newsletter, your data will be erased automatically.

If you have submitted your application for a position together with your motivation letter or CV via our Careers page, we will erase your personal data within 3 months after your application has been received, unless you become one of our team members.

YOUR RIGHTS

As a data subject whose personal information we hold, you have the following rights:

–       right to be informed about collecting and using your personal data,

–       right to access the personal data we hold about you,

–       right to have your personal data rectified if any of them is incomplete or inaccurate,

–       right to be forgotten, i.e. the right to ask us to delete or dispose of any of the personal data that we have

–       right to withdraw the consent when processing is based on the consent

–       right to the restriction of processing of your personal data,

–       right to object to using your personal data for a particular purpose,

–       right to complain to the Information Commissioner, in the event we have not responded to within 30 days to your request to exercise these rights or you are unsatisfied with the response.

To exercise these rights, please contact us at office@zuniclaw.com.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We may update and review our Privacy Policy from time to time, in order to follow changes in law or technology practices. Any changes shall enter into force upon being published on our Website. You are cautioned to review our Privacy Policy periodically.

We will obtain your consent to any material Privacy Policy changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.

If you do not agree to our Privacy Policy, please stop using our Website immediately or unsubscribe from our Newsletter.

GET IN TOUCH

Should you wish to exercise any of the rights you have as a data subject, or you have a question for us regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at office@zuniclaw.com.

If you wish to obtain the previous version of the Privacy Policy, which was effective from 20, August 2018, please send us the request on the above mention email.

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