Personal Data and Privacy

Personal Data and Privacy

SIMON Law gives particular importance to the privacy of users by securing your personal data. SIMON Law is committed to a continuous process of data protection of its users and operates this Internet Portal in accordance with the applicable laws on data protection and security (General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016).

SIMON Law is responsible for processing personal data.

The information about you that is collected on this website is processed electronically in order to better provide you with all our services. This information is intended for SIMON Law. No information is collected without your knowledge. No information is disposed by SIMON Law to third party companies.

We collect personal data (e.g. names, addresses, telephone numbers or e-mail addresses) within the framework of the operation of the Internet Portal only when you provide it to us voluntarily (e.g. in the course of a contact request, a survey, an HR application, etc.) and when we are authorized to process or use such data by virtue of your permission or on the basis of a legal provision.
As a general rule, we only use such data for the purposes for which you have provided it to us: to answer your questions, to process your requests or to give you access to certain information or offers.

The data collected is intended for the authorized management departments of SIMON Law and, where applicable, for the managers of the Internet Portal. Some data may be sent to third parties to meet legal and regulatory obligations. It may also be communicated, at their request, to official bodies and administrative or judicial authorities, particularly in the context of the fight against money laundering or the financing of terrorism.

We may also share personal data :

  • with suppliers and service providers to enable such parties to perform functions on our behalf and under our instructions in order to carry out the purposes identified above. These include: infrastructure and IT services providers, for example, the providers of our client intake system, our finance systems and our customer relationship management databases; third party consultants who provide us with support in respect of business analytics and marketing campaigns; and the providers of external venues where we host conferences and events. We require such parties by contract to provide reasonable security for personal data and to use and process such personal data on our behalf only;
  • with financial institutions in connection with invoicing and payments;
  • with any corporate purchaser or prospect to the extent permitted by law in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which personal data would be transferred as an asset of the Firm;
  • in order to comply with the Firm’s tax reporting obligations, comply with any subpoena, court order or other legal process, to comply with a request from our regulators, governmental request or any other legally enforceable demand. We also share personal data to establish or protect our legal rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others, or to defend against legal claims.

SIMON Law is bound by professional secrecy regarding this data.

This data is stored in the European Union (EU) and is not transferred to a country outside the European Union.

SIMON Law takes all reasonable measures and imposes on the managers of the Internet Portal (as well as its service providers and hosts) the obligations necessary to ensure the security and confidentiality of your data.

SIMON Law takes appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal data collected, in particular to protect them against loss, accidental destruction, alteration, unauthorized access or disclosure.

SIMON Law will process and store the relevant personal data for the duration of its legal services or for the duration of the business relationship. SIMON Law may also store the data for as long as it is necessary or required in order to fulfil legal, contractual or statutory obligations, or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, and in general where it has a legitimate interest to do so. With regard to the time limitations provided for by article 2276 of the Luxembourg Civil Code, SIMON Law may retain, but has no obligation to do so, the relevant personal data for a period of five (5) years after the termination of the services or the business relationship.

In accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of personal data, if you are in the EEA, you have the following rights over your data: right of access, right of rectification, right to erasure (right to oblivion), right to object on legitimate grounds, right to limit processing, right to portability under certain conditions.

To exercise your rights, you can send a letter to the attention of the Data Protection Officer of SIMON Law at the following address: 49, rue Gabriel Lippmann, L-6947, Niederanven, Luxembourg, enclosing a copy of an identity document with a signature, as well as proof of address for the reply.

If you are in the EEA you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the local data protection authority if you believe that we have not complied with applicable data protection laws. Access a list of local data protection authorities in EEA countries.

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