Privacy Policy

The ANSWER Law Firm respects the right to privacy of individuals and attaches great importance to the protection and confidentiality of personal data. This Privacy Policy contains information regarding the processing of personal data of persons visiting websites in the domain “answer.com.pl” or using services provided by the ANSWER Law Firm.

Personal Data Controller

The Personal Data Controller is Kancelaria Prawna ANSWER Wojciechowski i Partnerzy with its registered office in Poznań (61-707), ul. Libelta 29a/4, entered into the Register of Entrepreneurs of the National Court Register under KRS number: 0000382913, holding tax identification number (NIP): 7831669821 (hereinafter referred to as the “Controller” or “Law Firm”). The Controller can be contacted in writing at the address of the registered office indicated in the preceding sentence, by e-mail at kancelaria@answer.com.pl, or by filling out a contact form available on the Law Firm’s website.

Basic principles for processing personal data

The Controller processes personal data only to the minimum extent, necessary to achieve the purposes for which it is collected. The purposes of collecting personal data are clearly defined by this Privacy Policy. The Controller does not process personal data in a way incompatible with those purposes. The Controller observes the rights of data subjects in line with the law, including ensuring the correctness of the personal data and responding promptly to any requests to correct or update data. The Controller limits the storage of personal data, in line with the law, only for the period necessary to achieve the purposes for which it is collected unless there are reasons to allow extension of data storage period. The Controller shall select and apply appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect personal data processing with due diligence. Only persons duly authorised by the Controller have access to the data. The Controller protects personal data against disclosure to unauthorized persons. If personal data is made available to other entities, this occurs in a safe manner, contractually secured or in another manner consistent with applicable law.

Purposes and legal basis of data processing

Personal data is processed by the Controller according to the law, including in particular to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 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 (hereinafter “GDPR”) in order to:

  • establish commercial relations, including responding to questions asked by Clients (pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR);
  • conclude and perform a contract with a Client (pursuant to Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR);
  • comply with the legal obligation of the Controller concerning accounting and tax obligations (pursuant to Article 6(1)(c) of the GDPR);
  • implement the Controller’s legally justified interests, i.e. marketing of the Controller’s own products or services, asserting or securing claims, conducting analyses and statistics of activity on the Law Firm’s websites (pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR);
  • select a candidate for a job as part of the Controller’s legitimate interest in hiring new staff (pursuant to Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).

Providing data is voluntary, but failure to do so shall result in inability to establish business relationship, conclude an agreement or take part in the recruitment process.

Rights of data subjects

Subjects of data processed by the Controller shall have the right to access the content of their data and the right to have it rectified, deleted, to limit its processing, the right to transfer data, the right to make an objection to data processing based on the legitimate interest of the Controller due to a specific situation of a data subject, the right to make an objection to data processing with respect to direct marketing purposes, and the right to withdraw the consent if the processing is carried out based on the consent.

The Client may exercise the rights specified in the preceding sentence by sending to the Controller’s e-mail address a relevant request, together with the Client’s full name and e-mail address, in accordance with the law.

Data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with the President of the Office for Personal Data Protection if they consider that the processing of personal data by the Controller violates the provisions of the applicable law.

Recipients of personal data

Personal data may be provided to the entities authorised to receive it under applicable law, including competent judicial authorities. Personal data may also be provided to trusted recipients such as postal operators, accounting entity, partners providing technical services (development and maintenance of information systems and websites), and collection agencies.

Personal data shall not be transferred to a third country/an international organisation.

Data retention period

Personal data shall be stored only for the period necessary to accomplish the given purpose for which it was collected, and after its expiry, for the period necessary to protect or make any possible claims or to comply with the legal obligation of the Controller (resulting from tax or accounting regulations).

Personal data processed to market products or services based on a legitimate interest shall be processed until the data subject lodges an objection.

Personal data processed for the purposes of ongoing recruitment and selection of a job candidate shall be processed for a period of three months after the end of recruitment, unless one of the candidates agrees to have his/her personal data stored for future recruitment.

Automated decision making

The Controller shall not process personal data in a way that would involve making exclusively automated decisions about a person.

Cookies

The Controller uses cookies, which are IT data, in particular text files stored in terminal devices, intended for use on the Law Firm’s website at the domain answer.com.pl. The information collected by means of cookies makes it possible to adjust the services and content to individual needs and preferences of users, i.e. persons browsing the Law Firm’s websites, as well as to develop general statistics concerning the use of answer.com.pl.

Personal data collected with the use of cookies is collected only in order to perform specific functions for the users and it is encrypted in the manner preventing access for unauthorised persons.

In principle, the Controller uses two types of cookies – “session” and “permanent” cookies:

  • session cookies are temporary files that are stored on the user’s device until the user logs out, leaves the website or disables the software (web browser);
  • permanent cookies are files that are stored on the user’s device for the time period specified in the cookies parameters or until they are manually deleted by the user.

The software used for websites browsing (web browser) usually allows for the storage of cookies on the terminal equipment by default. The user can change these settings. The web browser makes it possible to delete cookies. It is also possible to block cookies automatically. Detailed information in this respect is included in the Help section or in the documentation of the web browser. Restrictions on the use of cookies may affect some functionalities available on the answer.com.pl website.

Kancelaria Prawna ANSWER Wojciechowski i Partnerzy

+48 61 852 45 83

+48 784 619 697

VAT ID: 7831669821

Bank account: 30 1600 1404 1843 4058 0000 0001

Poznań office
ul. Libelta 29A/4
61-707 Poznań
E-mail: kancelaria@answer.com.pl

Warszawa office
The Warsaw HUB
Rondo Daszyńskiego 2b
01-208 Warsaw