PRIVACY POLICY

Effective as of August 20, 2018

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. It applies to all individuals who access our website at www.zuniclaw.com (“Website“), send us inquiries via the Website, engage our legal services (“Services“), or participate in our recruitment activities.

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

Concepts, which 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 office@zuniclaw.

1. Personal Data We Collect

1.1. Personal Data We Collect from You

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

1.1.1. Personal data you share with us voluntarily

  • your name,
  • your contact information such as email address,
  • 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 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 at Contact Us page, or by sending us 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 additional information about you, such as home or business address, job title and 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 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 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 obvious 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 sing up for our Newsletter, both at IT LAW and INSIGHTS pages, it would be necessary to share with us your email address.

1.2.1. 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.

1.2. 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 from 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 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 or to enter into such Agreement with you.
• to keep you up to date with the developments in legislation, case law and our Law Firm via our Newsletter (only if you have specifically consented to this purpose).
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.
• 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.
• for the provision of the Services to our ClientsProcessing is necessary for the performance of the Agreement for the provision of legal services

2. How Do We Use Your Personal Data?

We will only use your personal data if we have your consent or if some other legally permitted reason applies.

Your personal data will be stored and used for no other purposes than which it was first collected.

We will use your personal data only when we have a reasonable and lawful reason to do so.

Our staff is legally bound by professional secret and we use all legal, technical and organizational measures to prevent any disclosed information is revealed outside the purpose for which was collected.

3. Keeping Your Personal 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 a year after your application has been received, unless you become one of our team members.

4. Sharing Your Personal Data

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 in order to share your personal data in such circumstances,
  • with other legal specialists or other experts in order to obtain foreign legal advice and provide you with full professional legal advice.

5. 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 the restriction of processing of your personal data,

right to data portability; in the case you have provided your personal data to us and that data is processed using automated means, your right is to ask us for a copy of that personal data,

right to object to using your personal data for a particular purpose.

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

6. How does Zunic Law keep my personal information secure?

We use appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information that we collect and process about you. The measures we use are designed to provide a level of security appropriate to the risk of processing your personal information.

7. 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. If we have your email address, we will send you the notice of these changes.

We will obtain your consent to any material Privacy Notice 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.

8. How to Contact Us?

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.

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