PRIVACY POLICY

Pursuant to application of Regulation (EU) 679/2016 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC ("GDPR"), you are hereby provided with our policy to inform you of the processing of data and its governing principles.

Personal data are controlled by WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr Spółka komandytowa ("WKB") with its registered office in Warsaw, Plac Małachowskiego 2, 00-066. Personal data are processed by WKB in accordance with the principles set forth in regulations on personal data protection. WKB maintains confidentiality of personal data and protects the data against unauthorised access by third parties in accordance with the above regulations, the Polish Act on the Bar of 26 May 1982 (J.L. 1982 No 16, item 124), and the Polish Act on Legal Counsels of 6 July 1982 (J.L. 1982 No 19, item 145). If you have any questions regarding the processing of personal data, please contact WKB at biuro@wkb.pl.

As part of its business activity, WKB collects and processes personal data pursuant to:

a)  Article 6(1)(f) GDPR – for purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller, i.e. WKB: provision of services to clients, service marketing, including information on events organised or participated in by WKB and on the activities of WKB, as well as analytical and statistical purposes and ensuring data communications security related to the wkb.pl website;

b)  Article 6(1)(b) GDPR – for the performance of contracts concluded between WKB and its clients, including provision of training, cooperation with suppliers and other entities cooperating with WKB;

c)  Article 6(1)(c) and (a) GDPR – for recruitment of persons interested in working for or cooperating with WKB;

d)  Article 6(1)(c) GDPR – for compliance with legal obligations to which WKB is subject.

The processing of personal data, depending on the purpose, may be voluntary (yet may be necessary for said purpose) or mandatory. The processing of personal data as part of legal assistance provision is regulated in agreements concluded with clients or in the general terms of the legal service provision. Sending of commercial messages by electronic means requires your prior consent. You have the right to access and correct your data, limit their processing or remove them, as well as object against data processing. In the event of breach of data processing regulations by WKB, you have the right to complain to the President of the Polish Office for Personal Data Protection. If you do not wish that WKB process your personal data for marketing purposes, you have the right to object to such use of your personal data at any time.

Personal data shall be processed, respectively, until the conclusion of legitimate interests pursued by WKB in connection with the processing of certain data, until the expiration of periods related to performance of contracts to which data processing pertains or expiration of duties required under the law, until an objection is raised to the processing for marketing purposes. Legal alerts and messages containing other information shall be sent until an objection is raised in this respect.

Recipients of your personal data may include, respectively, authorised employees and co-workers of WKB, as well as external service providers (e.g. IT service providers, marketing and promotion service providers, other entities processing data for WKB pursuant to agreements entrusting the processing of personal data, accountants, chartered accountants and auditors, lawyers, public administration bodies, public services and courts.

Personal data processed by WKB may be transferred to recipients in countries from outside the European Union ("third countries") for the purposes of contract performance. Any other transfer of data to third countries shall take place upon your consent. In the event of personal data transfer to third countries outside the EU, WKB shall employ appropriate instruments to ensure the security of your personal data.

Any changes we make to the Privacy Policy in the future shall be published at wkb.pl, apply solely prospectively, and enter into force upon you approval of the amended privacy policy.