DISCLAIMER

This website contains general information and documents regarding Legance - Avvocati Associati (“Legance”), which are published for informational purposes only. All information, material, illustrations and documents contained in this website are protected by copyright laws and shall not be used without the express consent of Legance. All material published on this website is the exclusive property of Legance. Legance does not intend to, and shall not, provide any legal advice and/or legal opinion through this website. Accordingly, Legance shall not be liable for any costs, expenses, losses or damages that might derive from the use of this website and/or from the reliance upon the information contained herein.

Here below you can find information on the processing of personal data carried out by Legance through the website and, in the case of a professional mandate conferred by clients, for the provision of the services agreed by means of the mandate.

PRIVACY POLICY

On this page you will find a description of the procedures in accordance with which the information contained in the website www.legance.it is managed, with reference to the processing of personal data of the users who access this website. This information notice is also provided pursuant to Art. 13 of the EU Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”) - to whomsoever will access the website. The information notice is provided with regard to the website www.legance.it only, and not with regard to other websites accessed by the user through links. Personal data will be processed in accordance with the GDPR and its implementing EU and Italian laws, as amended and integrated from time to time  (the “Applicable Privacy Law”).

THE DATA CONTROLLER

Following access to this website, data regarding identified or identifiable persons may be processed. The “controller” of such data processing shall be Legance - Avvocati Associati, with offices in Rome, at Via San Nicola da Tolentino no. 67, 00187, in Milan, at Via Dante no. 7, 20121, in London in Aldermary House, 10-15 Queen Street, EC4N 1TX, in New York, 780 Third Avenue, NY 10017.

Legance - Avvocati Associati and its partners are not regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (the "SRA") and the SRA’s compulsory insurance scheme does not apply to them (they are instead covered by equivalent Italian insurance).

PLACE AT WHICH DATA WILL BE PROCESSED

Any data processing operation connected with the Web services provided on this website shall be carried out at the offices of Legance, solely by employees, consultants, associates or partners of Legance in charge of the processing of data, or by persons entrusted with occasional maintenance operations. No data deriving from the Web service shall be disclosed or disseminated.

TYPES OF DATA PROCESSED

Data automatically collected by the website

The information systems and software procedures implemented for the operation of this website may acquire, during the course of their normal execution, personal data, the transmission of which is implied in the use of the Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected in order to be associated with identified data subjects; however, due to its nature such information could permit the identification of users, through processing operations and associations with data held by third parties. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who access the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation addresses of the resources requested, the time at which the request is submitted, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the state of the reply given by the server (sent, error, etc.), and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and information environment. This data is only used to retrieve anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to control that it works properly. Such data will therefore be deleted immediately after being processed. Such data may be used to ascertain any liability in the case of any alleged computer crimes to the detriment of the website. Except in the case of an alleged computer crime, for the time being data concerning the access to the website shall be kept for no more than seven days.

Data Voluntarily Supplied by the User

The optional, express, and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the email addresses specified on this website shall imply the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s email address, which is necessary for a reply to any request, as well as the acquisition of other personal data, if any, contained in the email.

Similarly, user’s request of submission of information material by Legance shall lead to the acquisition of user’s email address, which is necessary for the transmission of the communications as requested.

Data Relating to the Curricula Vitae Voluntarily Sent to the Ad Hoc Email Address

Any personal data contained in the curricula vitae sent to recruiting@legance.it shall be used for the sole purpose of the assessment of candidates’ profiles and their selection. Such data may be disclosed to other Legance offices but shall not be disclosed to any third parties. You can contact Legance - Avvocati Associati at the email address info@legance.it or at the fax number 0039 06 93 18 27 403 to check your personal data and to request that it be supplemented, updated or corrected, or to exercise any other rights provided for by Articles 15-22 of the GDPR. The sending of special categories of personal data pursuant to section 9 of the GDPR, if any, (relating, in particular, to the data subject’s racial or ethnic origin, religious or other beliefs of a similar nature, political opinions, membership of political parties, trade unions, or other religious, philosophical, political or trade union associations or organisations, as well as data relating to the data subject’s physical or mental health or condition or sexual life) shall imply that such data be immediately deleted, unless the data subject gives his/her written consent for his/her data to be processed by Legance.

COOKIES

No personal data of the users is collected by the website through the use of cookies. Such files will be stored in the memory of the user’s computer to facilitate any subsequent access to our website. Cookies are not used to transmit personal information. Persistent cookies and user tracking systems are not used. The use of the so-called session cookies (which are not stored permanently in the user’s computer or which are lost upon the closing down of the browser) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identification data (consisting of casual numbers generated by the server) necessary to permit the safe and efficient exploration of the website. Reception of this website’s cookies can be interrupted by the user at any time by changing his/her browser settings, as follows.

  • Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
  • Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it
  • Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie
  • Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH17191?locale=it_IT

Please note that after this operation, some features of the website may not work properly.

OPTIONAL SUPPLY OF DATA

Apart from that which has been specified above with regard to the Web surfing data, the user shall be free to supply his/her personal data in order to solicit the sending of information material or apply for any professional position at Legance. If the user does not supply his/her personal data, it may be impossible for him/her to obtain the requested information or for the submitted application to be evaluated. Where required to do so, the failure to give consent shall imply the impossibility for the user to obtain the requested information.

PROCEDURES AND PURPOSES OF THE DATA PROCESSING

Legance may process personal data either in paper format or by automated means for as long as is strictly necessary to achieve the objectives for which such data has been collected. Apart from that which has been specified above with regard to Web surfing data, any personal data supplied by any user who sends, to the email addresses published on this website, any request for information material or any application for professional positions at Legance shall be used for the sole purpose of sending the information requested or evaluating the application(s) submitted, and shall not be disclosed to any third parties, unless such disclosure is required by law or is strictly necessary for the fulfilment of the submitted request(s).

If necessary for the fulfilment of the submitted request(s), personal data may be transferred to Legance – New York City (USA); in this respect, please note that between EU and non-EU Legance offices, a data transfer agreement has been subscribed, which contains the model clauses laid down by the European Commission.

Personal data processing through this website is carried out in order to fulfill user’s requests or to ensure the proper and secure functioning of the website itself. Therefore, pursuant to the Applicable Privacy Law, the user’s consent shall not be collected, apart from the cases in which information material (e.g. newsletter, events) is requested by user himself/herself.

DATA RETENTION

Data collected by Legance through the website will be retained as long as necessary to achieve the processing’s purposes, and in any event for no longer than the terms indicated below in relation to each category of data:

-          Data automatically collected by the website will be kept insofar as it is necessary to ensure the proper and secure functioning of the website. Such data may be used to ascertain any liability in the case of any alleged computer crimes to the detriment of the website. Except in the case of an alleged computer crime, for the time being data concerning the access to the website shall be kept for no more than seven days;

-          Data voluntarily provided by the users will be kept as long as it is necessary to discharge the users’ requests, and in any event for no longer than 10 years from the date they have been collected;

-          Data contained in curricula vitae shall be deleted within seven days, should a candidate not successfully pass the selection.

RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECTS

Users can exercise all rights under the Applicable Privacy Law, including: (i) to ask the controller to confirm the existence of their personal data, (ii) to be informed of of the origin of such data, the logic and purpose of their processing, (iii) to obtain the identification details of the controller and of the processors, (iv) to be informed of the class of subjects to whom the data may be communicated as designed representatives within the territory of the State, as data processors or as third parties authorized to personal data processing, (v) to obtain the deletion, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of any data illegally processed, as well as updating, rectification or, if interested, integration of personal data and (vi) to oppose the processing of personal data,wholly or partly, on legitimate grounds. For the purpose of exercising the mentioned rights , users can file a complaint with the Italian DPA,within the limits set by the Applicable Privacy Law. Users can also oppose the processing of their personal data for reasons connected to their particular situation, and, in any case, they can oppose the processing with direct marketing purposes.

Please, send any request to the email address info@legance.it.

DATA PROCESSING IN THE CONTEXT OF THE FULFILMENT OF THE PROFESSIONAL MANDATE

In order to fulfill its obligations under the mandate received from third parties (natural persons and/or natural persons representing legal entities), Legance shall process personal data (including special categories of personal data pursuant to art. 9 of the EU Regulation 2016/679, the “GDPR”, and personal data relating to criminal convictions and offences or related security measures pursuant to art. 10 of the GDPR) related to the above-mentioned third parties and/or to their employees, providers, clients (jointly defined as the “Clients”) collected for the purpose of the establishment, management, execution and/or conclusion of the legal mandate conferred by the Clients.

Clients’ personal data will be processed electronically and/or manually, in any case, in such a way as to guarantee their security, protection and confidentiality, for purposes connected or related with: (i) the establishment, management, execution and/or conclusion of the legal mandate (ii) the compliance with the applicable national/EU laws as well as with decisions of legally empowered authorities, (iii) information, communications (e.g. invitation to seminars, conferences, etc.) and/or publication  of the relevant operations carried out by Legance (limited to the Clients’ names and the nature of the service provided).

The processing of Clients’ personal data is necessary to the extent required to fulfill Legance’s obligations under tax/administrative law and under the mandate received from the Clients. Legance shall collect Clients’ consent to process their personal data only in relation to the purposes under point (iii) above, unless the GDPR and its implementing EU and Italian laws, as amended and integrated from time to time (the “Applicable Privacy Law”) provide otherwise (e.g. the Clients’ consent is not necessary when Legance has a legitimate interest in processing their personal data). Clients have the right to withdraw their consent in any moment, when it constitutes the legal basis for the data processing.

Clients’ personal data will be processed confidentially and in compliance with the GDPR and the Applicable Privacy Law, and they will be retained for a period not exceeding 10 years after their collection (save if longer periods are justified by grounded reasons). 

In pursuing the purposes mentioned above, Legance may communicate or make available Clients’ personal data to third parties (which will process the personal data as data controllers, data processors or persons in charge of processing, depending on the circumstances), including, but not limited to:professionals or clerks or assistants who work with Legance or the supporting staff, duly appointed and instructed on the basis of a criterion that grants them access to the minimum amount of necessary personal data; individuals, companies, associations and/or firms that offer services or assistance and advice or provide services to Legance; persons whose right to access personal data is recognized by law, regulations and/or provisions issued by legally empowered authorities (if you wish to receive a complete list of the third parties to which Clients’ personal data have been or may be communicated, please submit a request by e-mail to clienti.privacy@legance.it).

Clients’ Personal Data may be transferred to EU and non-EU countries, with the Clients’ consent or in compliance with the relevant provisions of the Applicable Privacy Law, and/or to Legance’s offices located outside the EU on the basis of the data transfer agreements which contain the model clauses approved by the European Commission or by the Italian Supervisory Authority (available under request by e-mail to clienti.privacy@legance.it).

Clients may exercise - by sending a written request to clienti.privacy@legance.it - the rights provided by the GDPR and the Applicable Privacy Law, including: (i) to ask the controller to confirm the existence of their personal data, (ii) to be informed of the origin of such data, the logic and purpose of their processing, (iii) to obtain the identification details of the controller and of the processors, (iv) to be informed of the categories of parties to whom the data may be communicated as designed representatives within the territory of the State, as data processors or as persons authorized to personal data processing, (v) to obtain the erasure, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of any data illegally processed, as well as updating, rectification or, if interested, integration of personal data and (vi) to object to the processing of personal data, wholly or partly, on legitimate grounds. For the purpose of exercising the mentioned rights, Clients can file a complaint with the Italian Supervisory Authority, within the limits set by the Applicable Privacy Law. Clients can also object to the processing of their personal data for reasons connected to their particular situation, and, in any case, they can object to the processing for direct marketing purposes.

For any enquiry, please contact via e-mail clienti.privacy@legance.it.