“LND LAW & PARTNERS” is a law firm incorporated in Greece as a partnership pursuant to Greek legislation registered under the Thessaloniki Bar Association number 90140 and with head offices at 28 Dodekanisou Str., GR-54625 Thessaloniki, Greece (hereinafter referred to as “LND Law Firm”, or “we” or “us” or “our”).

1.Purpose of this Policy

LND Law Firm takes data privacy seriously. We recognise and value the trust that individuals place in us when providing us with personal data and we are committed to safeguarding the privacy and security of personal data we may collect from visitors to our website and/or the clients to whom we provide legal services.

This Privacy Policy is intended to assist you, under the capacity of our Company as Data Controller, in making informed decisions when accessing our Website and using our Services and/or to understand how we collect, store, use, and generally process your personal data when you visit our Website or how your personal data may be processed as a result of providing legal services.  Hence, please read carefully this Privacy Policy along with the Terms of Use of our website and our Cookies Policy to understand how we collect, use and store your personal data.

Please note: This Privacy notice does not apply to, and LND Law Firm is not responsible for, any third party websites which may be accessible through links from this website. If you follow a link to any of these third party websites, they will have their own privacy policies and you will need to check these policies before you submit any personal data to such third party websites.

LND Law Firm reserves the right to amend and update this Policy from time to time. Please check regularly this page to be informed about changes, if and when they occur.

2.Description of our data processing practices

We process personal data according to this Privacy Policy and in conformity with the applicable legislation, including the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (henceforth the “GDPR”) and the relevant data protection laws and regulations applicable in Greece. We solely process personal data on servers within the EU.

We may collect or receive your personal data, in order for us to provide the services you request, in a number of different ways:

  • when you provide it to us directly, for example by corresponding with us by email, or via other direct interactions
  • when we monitor use of, or interactions with, our website
  • as a result of your involvement with one of our clients
  • cookies used on our website;

3.What personal data we collect

We may collect and process different types of personal data in the course of operating our business and providing our legal services. These include:

  • basic personal details (e.g. name, first name, last name, gender, date and place of birth, nationality, ID card or passport numbers etc.)
  • contact data such as your telephone number and postal or email address
  • financial data such as payment related information or bank account details
  • demographic data such as your address, preferences, or interests
  • website usage and other technical data such as details of your visits to our websites or information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies
  • personal data provided to us by or on behalf of our clients in the course of providing our legal services, which may, where relevant, include special categories of personal data
  • any other personal data relating to you that you may provide.

LND Law Firm is engaged by corporate entities and as such those legal entities are not data subjects. However, even within that context, personal data may be provided to us (e.g. personal information relating to any of our corporate clients’ or prospective clients’ officers or personnel).

4.What is the legal basis and our legitimate interests for the processing of personal data?

We process personal data:

  1. on the basis of our legitimate interests to provide legal services and advice to our clients (such processing is required in the aim of our clients’ legitimate interests to obtain legal advice and representation),
  2. on the basis of a legitimate interest in order to comply with obligations related to the operation of our business,
  • in order to meet our legal and regulatory obligations
  1. where you have consented to our use of your information

We process special categories of personal data only if required:

  1. for the exercise or defence of legal claims,
  2. based on your consent and
  • for reasons connected with a statutory provision for reasons of public interest.

5.How and when do we share the personal data we collect?

LND Law Firm does not share personal data with unaffiliated third parties, except as necessary for their legitimate professional and business needs, to carry out your requests, and/or as required or permitted by law. By way of indication, we share personal information with:

  • Professional advisers such as lawyers, accountants and insurers.
  • Government and regulatory/supervising authorities and agencies, courts and tribunals.
  • Tax authorities and Corporate Registries.
  • Banking Institutions.
  • Third parties which carry out  outsourcing services such as IT systems or software providers, IT Support service providers, postal or courier providers who assist us in delivering documents related to a matter
  • Third parties engaged in the course of the services we provide to clients, such as opposing party and their lawyers, court bailiffs, witnesses, notaries, technical advisors, arbitrators, accountants and tax advisors.

6.Confidentiality and Security

We have implemented appropriate organizational and technical measures to provide a high level of privacy and security to your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction or alteration, accidental loss, unauthorized disclosure or access and other illegal forms of processing. However, no website can be 100% secure, therefore we cannot guarantee the total security of your information.

All our professional advisors, employees and data processors who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of such personal information.

We shall retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose for which we collect it. The appropriate retention period will vary and will depend primarily on the purpose for which we collect and process your personal information, its nature, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure and finally the applicable legal requirements including the statute of limitations periods according to its personal data category.

7.Your rights

You have the following rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you. You may exercise any of your rights by contacting us at the e-mail address info@lndlaw.gr

  • Right of access and rectification: the right to be informed about your personal data collected and how it is being processed and the right to request the correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data.
  • Right to erasure and to withdraw your consent: the right to request that your personal data be erased and, in cases where the processing is based on your consent, the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
  • Right to restriction of processing: the right to limit processing of your personal data.
  • Right to object: the right to object to certain processing of your personal data.
  • Right to data portability: the right to request that any transfer of personal data is made in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
  • Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority: you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Greek Data Protection Authority or any other Data Protection Authority of the Member State you choose. For more information regarding the Greek Data Protection Authority’s competence and how to submit a complaint, you can visit the website dpa.gr. Call Center: (+30) 210 6475600, Fax: (+30) 210 6475628, Email: contact@dpa.gr

8.Contact details

If you wish to exercise any of your rights above or you have any questions or concerns in relation to this policy, please use our contact details which may be found under info@lndlaw.gr

Last updated:  18/09/2023