Privacy Policy WSK                                                                                                                                      data: 25.05.2018


1. Introduction

1.1 We respect your right to privacy and we take care of your data security. The protection is performed in accordance with statutory laws, including GDPR. The data are kept on protected servers, computers or mobile devices and secured premises. We have implemented proper organisational and technical protection, we have introduced and we apply respective procedures, policies and instructions enabling proper functioning of data processing, we train our personnel in scope of data protection and verify our data protection system.

1.2 For the purposes of hereby Privacy Policy WSK, we apply following abbreviations:

„Policy” – is hereby Privacy Policy WSK;
„We” – is the Controller, as specified in 2.1.;
„You” – is you, that is natural person whose data are processed by us;
„Data” – are personal data;
„Clients” – are entities for which we are providing legal services;
„Contractors” – are entities providing us goods and services;
„GDPR” – is 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.

2. CONTROLLER AND DATA PROTECTION OFFICER

2.1 The Controller of the data is:

- Wiśniewski, Szymura, Kamyk Spółka Partnerska Radców prawnych with its registered seat in Katowice, ul. Porcelanowa 19, entered into Register of Entrepreneurs of National Court Register run by District Court Katowice-Wschód in Katowice (Sąd Rejonowy Katowice-Wschód w Katowicach) under No 0000293318, tax identification number (NIP) 634-265-97-80.

- In scope of data processed by the attorneys-at–law who are the partners of the hereby Company, however in scope of their individual practise, the controller is each partner respectively, i.e. attorney-at-law Mr Jarosław Wiśniewski, Ms Ewa Szymura or Mr Mariusz Kamyk. Individual practices of all of the partners are seated at the seat of the above Company, i.e. Katowice, ul. Porcelanowa 19.

2.2 We are not obliged to appoint Data Protection Officer, but in the matters of protection of your personal data and performance of your rights you may contact us by e-mail: Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie obsługi. ; phone: (32) 781-80-50 or in writing, at the address specified in 2.1.


3. AIMS, LEGAL GROUNDS, PERIOD OF STORAGE, TRANSFER OF PERSONAL DATA TO A THIRD COUNTRY OR INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION

3.1 Factors such as: data processing, legal grounds of processing, period of storage, transfer of personal data to a third country or international organisation – for respective categories of person are specified in the parts, for which below reference are made.

3.2 With respect to processing of data based on the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller, we are making best efforts to balance our interests and possible influence on the person whose data pertains (positive and negative), as well as the rights of such person resulting from the data protection laws. We do not process data when the influence on person exceeds our interests (unless we are in the possession of respective consent or it is required by the law).

3.3 We have also prepared the information on factors specified in 3.1. – it is enough to reach to the category, you belong to. The list is specified below:

 

CLIENTS AND INDIVIDUAL CONTRACTORS

Aim of data processing:

Your data are processed in order to deal with relations and payments between you and us, including execution and performance of the agreement, issuance of the booking documents, agreements and orders managements, performance of the deliveries, transport management, handling claims, confirming balances, claiming dues and litigations.

Legal grounds of data processing:

  •  execution of the agreement concluded between you and us or undertaking actions before its execution – Article 6(1) point (b) GDPR,
  • statutory binding provisions, e.g. tax and accounting - Article 6(1) point (c) GDPR,
  • our legitimate business interests – Article 6(1) point (f) GDPR – construed as:

- providing proper performance of the cooperation with you,
- determining and pursuing claims, as well as defending against claims,

 Transfer of personal data to a third party or international organisation

We do not transfer your data outside Poland or to international organisation.

Storage period

Your data included in the documentation (both in paper or electronic) we store no longer than:

- if you do not run a business: period resulting from the statutory laws and in case of lack of such law, later date: 10/6 years from termination of the agreement with the consumer, 10/6 years from validity of the decision;

- if you run a business: period resulting from the statutory laws and in case of lack of such law, later date: 3 years from termination of the agreement / until elapse of the limitation period of the tax obligation.


PEOPLE RELATING TO OUR CLIENTS, CONTRACTORS, BOTH CORPORATE AND INDIVIDUALS, INCLUDING PEOPLE WHO REQUIRE DATA IN ORDER TO PROVIDE LEGAL SERVICES FOR OUR CLIENTS.

Collection of data:

We collect data exclusively required for fulfilment of below specified aims and we ask our clients and contractors for providing personal data only when it is necessary. In case we are obliged to process personal data in order to cooperate with our clients or contractors, we ask them to provide us with the data of people taking part from the side of the client or contractors in joint project, including contact person responsible for the order or the connected auxiliary services. Moreover, we obtain from our clients data of other people which are required for legal services in respective case. Generally, we collect the data from our clients and contractors or third parties acting in accordance with the instructions from client or contractor. Personal data may cover name and surname, name of the employer, position, phone number, address, e-mail address, registration plate, identification card (in scope of registry of the movement of the vehicles and its drivers) as well as other official contact data. When we obtain from our clients data of other people required for providing legal services in each case – kind and scope of such data depend on each case.

Aim of data processing:

Your data are processed in order to deal with relations and payments between you and our client or contractor, with who you are connected, including execution and performance of the agreement, issuance of the booking documents, agreements and orders managements, performance of the deliveries, transport management, handling claims, confirming balances, claiming dues and litigations.

 

Legal grounds of data processing: 

  • statutory binding provisions, e.g. tax and accounting - Article 6(1) point (c) GDPR, 
  • our legitimate business interests – Article 6(1) point (f) GDPR – construed as:
    • providing proper performance of the cooperation with the client or the contractor, 
    • providing by us legal services,
    • determining and pursuing claims, as well as defending against claims,
  • consent, in case when we have asked for granting a consent to the data subjects – Article 6(1) point (a) GDPR.

 

Transfer of personal data to a third party or international organisation

We do not transfer your data outside Poland or to international organisation.

Storage period:

Your data included in the documentation (both in paper or electronic) we store no longer than:

- if you do not run a business: period resulting from the statutory laws and in case of lack of such law, later date: 10/6 years from termination of the agreement with the consumer, 10/6 years from validity of the decision;
- if you run a business: period resulting from the statutory laws and in case of lack of such law, later date: 3 years from termination of the agreement / until elapse of the limitation period of the tax obligation.


JOB APPLICANTS

Aim of data processing:

Your data are processed in order to handle your job application to our law firm.

Legal grounds of data processing:

statutory binding provisions, i.e. especially Article 221 of Labour code – Article 6(1) point (c) GDPR, 

  • our legitimate business interests – Article 6(1) point (f) GDPR – construed as:
  • providing proper process of employing, 
    • providing appropriate level of employment, selection of candidates in order to achieve high level of performer work and proper activity of our law firm
  • When the candidate have expressed the consent, for processing of his or her data, the ground of processing is this consent – Article 6(1) point (a) GDPR.

Transfer of personal data to a third party or international organisation:

We do not transfer your data outside Poland or to international organisation.

Storage period:

Your data included in the documentation (both in paper or electronic) are stored until the end of the period of the process of employing.

4. The recipients of the personal data

The recipients of your personal data may be proper tax authorities, other supervisory or regulatory authorities, governing bodies, corporate self-government, other third parties if it is required by the binding laws (transferring data will be conducted in accordance with this laws). Moreover, your data are transferred to the entities where we are ordering financial and banking services, we cooperate on legal grounds, which handle our IT system or providing us other IT services, as well as entities deleting our data based on the agreement with us and providing us other services or goods, supporting our activity.


5. YOUR RIGHTS

5.1 You are entitled to:

5.1.1 Access your personal data and receive its copy.
5.1.2 Rectify (correct) your personal data
5.1.3 Erasure of personal data.

If according to you there are no legal basis to process your personal data, you may claim for erasure. This right may not be performed when processing of your personal data by us is obligatory or we possess other basis for processing than your consent.

5.1.4 Limitations in personal data processing.

You may demand that we limit processing of your personal data only to storing or performing steps agreed with you, when in your opinion we have incorrect personal data concerning you or we process it groundless; or you do not want us to erase it because you need them to establish your claims, pursue them or defend against them; or during a period of your objection to the processing of the personal data. Hereby right may not be executed when processing of your personal data by us is obligatory or we possess other basis for processing than your consent.


5.1.5 Objection to processing of personal data.

Natural person is entitled to limitation or objection to processing of personal data in any time, due to special circumstances, unless processing is required by law. In such case we will not process data or we limit the processing when we are able to present legal grounds for processing, determining, executing or defending our rights.

5.1.6 Personal data portability:

You are entitled to receive from us structured, commonly used, machine-readable (e.g. ,,.csv") data concerning you which you have provided us based on the agreement or your consent. You may order providing your data directly to other entity. Hereby right may not be executed when processing of your personal data by us is obligatory or we possess other basis for processing than your consent or agreement as well as when your data are processed in paper form.

5.1.7 Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Protection of your data is a priority for us. Nevertheless, if you consider processing of your data by us contrary law and wish to make a claim regarding exploitation of your data, please provide us with e-mail specifying the matter in detail, to the address presented in 2.2. Any complaints will be examined and responded. You may lodge a claim to the President of the Office of Personal Data Protection (former General Inspector of Personal Data Protection, ul. Stawki 2, 00-193 Warszawa).

5.1.8 Withdraw consent for processing of personal data.

At any time you may withdraw your consent on processing of personal data, which are processed based on your consent. Withdrawal may not affect conformity of processing based on your consent before the withdrawal. This right may not be performed when processing of your personal data by us is obligatory or we possess other basis for processing than your consent.

5,2 Please remember that before execution of your rights we will have to assure that you are you, that is we will have to properly identify you. In order to execution of your rights please direct your claim to the address specified in 2.2., call the number listed in 2.2. or appear at the address mentioned in 2.1. Please take into consideration that we provide legal services and we are obliged to comply with professional secret. Performance of your right must take this into account.

 6. PROFILING

Your data will not be subject to profiling. Profiling, in accordance with GDPR, is construed as any form of automated processing of personal data evaluating the personal aspects relating to some aspects of data subject’s, especially analyse or prediction of the performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences or interests, reliability or behaviour, location or movements.

7. COOKIE IDENTIFIERS

We use cookie identifiers on our site. This are small files, saved by the web pages on devices used for browsing the Internet (PC computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones). They are used for many functions, including saving individual preferences of the users (like language of the site, colour, arrangement and positioning of its content). In case of most webpages, cookies are required for proper displaying and ease of preview. However, there are also web pages which thanks to cookie follow users which may be considered as breach of privacy.

Our web page saves following cookie:

    • session cookies required for identification of person entitled to manage the content of the web page. This cookie does not save any user data, who is browsing the web page, other than its unique identification. It is automatically deleted upon the closing of the web browser of logging out the user.
    • Google Maps cookies. This service is providing interactive map which we are using on our web site to ease our clients reaching our law firm. Cookies, saved during the usage of this map, are exploited by Google for the purposes of developing this service. Current information on cookie files saved by Google are included in the privacy policy available on the web site: http://www.google.com/intl/pl_pl/policies/privacy/

We would like you to notice that a user may turn of cookies functioning in the web browser, what enables saving cookies on its device. In case of our web site turning cookies of will not have meaningful impact on its functions during the browsing. The usage of the cookies is only required for logging of the users to the system of the managing of the content of the web page. 

How to change cookie policy in different web browsers?

 

    • Mozilla Firefox – here
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - here
    • Google Chrome - here
    • Opera - here
    • Apple Safari - here
    • Mobile phones, tablets and other mobile devices – we invite you to read the privacy options on the web page of the producer of your mobile device.