LEGAL NOTICES AND  LPA – CGR AVOCATS WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

LEGAL NOTICES AND  LPA – CGR AVOCATS WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

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LEGAL NOTICES AND  LPA – CGR AVOCATS WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

1. The website:

  • Editor:

The website lpalaw.com (henceforth the “Website”) is the property of LPA-CGR avocats, SELAS with a share capital of EUR 2,000,819, identified in the Commercial and Companies Register with number 328 579 081 RCS Paris, whose registered offices are located at:

136 avenue des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris

Telephone: 01 53 93 30 00

 

  • Director of publication:

The director of publication is Sidonie Fraiche-Dupeyrat, as Chairman

 

  • Hosting of the site

The site is hosted by OVH located at:

2, rue Kellermann

59100 Roubaix – France

 

2. Protection of personal data:

In the context of usage of the website, LPA-CGR avocats may collect and process certain personal data pursuant to law n. 78-17 dated 6 January 1978, modified in 2004, regarding information technology, files and freedoms and under its Privacy Policy.

By using the website, you accept the collection and use of your personal data in the manner described in the Confidentiality Policy accessible below.

 

3. Hyper-text links:

LPA-CGR avocats may make available to you some hyper-text links to other websites for information purposes. However, LPA-CGR avocats shall not be held liable for the services or information provided on these sites such as advertisements, products, services or any other material available on or from these sites or any external sources. LPA-CGR avocats cannot be held responsible for any actual or alleged damages or losses following or in relation with their use or the fact of having trusted the content, or the goods or services available on these sites or external sources.

 

4. Property rights of LPA-CGR avocats

The presentation and the content of the site, including, but not limited to, the name and logo of LPA-CGR avocats, the images, databases and services, constitute (together or separately) a work protected by current laws on intellectual property ownership.

No reproduction and/or representation, full or partial, by any means, on any support and in any form at all, of these elements may be used without the prior written agreement of LPA-CGR avocats. The reproduction of any documents published on the site is authorised solely for information purposes or for personal and private use. Any reproduction or usage of copies made for other purposes is expressly forbidden. Copy of the contents of the site for private use is authorised as long as LPA-CGR avocats is indicated as the source of the material. LPA-CGR avocats shall not grant any licence nor any other right than to consult the site. Non-authorised access to the site is forbidden and it is not allowed to access the site by any means other than the interface provided to you by LPA-CGR avocats for this purpose. LPA-CGR avocats reserves the right to request damages and interest in the case of any counterfeit and generally, any infringement of its intellectual property rights of.

In conformity with articles L.341-1 and following of the Code of Intellectual Property, sanctions shall be applied to any extraction by any means and in any manner whatsoever or re-use, made available to the public, of a substantial part of any database accessible on the site. Likewise, the extraction or repeated and systematic use of qualitatively and quantitatively substantial parts of the content of a database accessible on the site, where it clearly exceeds the normal conditions of use of this database, is forbidden.

 

5. Confidentiality:

Any information contained on this site as well as any software which must be used in conjunction with it, is confidential and protected by the applicable law of intellectual property ownership or any other law.

 

6. Limitation of liability

LPA-CGR avocats declines any responsibility:

  • for any interruption of the site and its services.
  • for any occurrence of bugs.
  • for any error or omission regarding the information available on this site.
  • for any damage resulting from the fraudulent intrusion of a third party who has sought to modify the information made available on the site; and.
  • generally any direct or indirect damage, for whatever reason, origin, nature or consequence, including in particular any loss of profits, clientele, data or any other loss of intangible assets which might arise due to the access of anyone to the site or of the impossibility of accessing it, or from the credit granted to any information arising directly or indirectly from the latter.

 

8. Applicable law and jurisdiction

The site and these conditions of use are based on French law. Any dispute relative to this subject shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Paris.

 

9. Amendment to these provisions:

LPA-CGR avocats reserves the right to amend or update these legal notices at any time and without warning. You are thus advised to consult it regularly.

 

Last update: Wednesday 9 October 2019

 

10. Credits:

Design/Creation: Agence Curius
Integration/Development: Agence Maindev

Hosting: OVH

Preparation of content: LPA-CGR avocats, Avocom

Photos credits: Laurent Rouvrais, Getty Images, Istock, Shutterstock

 

Privacy Policy

When you browse and use our website https://www.lpalaw.com/ (hereinafter, the „Website„), our firm may process your personal data (hereinafter, „Personal Data“), as described in this Privacy Policy.

For more information on the rules applicable to our Website and the contact details of our firm, please read our Legal Notice above.

Our firm undertakes to only process your Personal Data in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, in particular the French law “Informatique et libertés” No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as recently amended (hereinafter, the „Data Protection Act„), and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data (hereinafter, the „GDPR„).

We invite you to take the time to read this Privacy Policy in its entirety. We are available to answer any questions you may have at: dpo@lpacgr.com.

  1. About us

Our law firm is part of a group of undertakings, including its subsidiaries (within the meaning of Article L.233-3 of the French Commercial Code) located in Hong Kong, Morocco, Algeria and Dubai (hereinafter, the “Subsidiaries„) as well as members of its network, namely its partner law firms authorised to carry out their activity under our brand name and located in Germany, China, Singapore, Japan and in Cameroon, (hereinafter, the „Members of LPA-CGR Network„).

Our firm, its Subsidiaries and the Members of LPA-CGR Network respectively process Personal Data as autonomous and independent data controllers.

In order to learn about the personal data protection requirements specific to the jurisdictions where Subsidiaries and Members of LPA-CGR Network are located, we invite you to consult the privacy policies that are locally applicable to them.

 

  1. Scope of the Privacy Policy

 

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you about how your Personal Data may be collected and processed by our firm in connection with your use of our Website, and the rights you have in this regard.

This Privacy Policy must be read jointly with any other legal notices that may be applicable in consideration of your role (for instance, the LPA-CGR Client Privacy Policy if you are a client of our firm).

 

  1. Personal Data that we collect

This Privacy Policy applies to all Personal Data that we may collect from you or about you (as defined below), from the following sources:

  • Browsing the Website;
  • Response to a contact or information form;
  • Application for an internship or a position in our firm via the „Recruitment“ section;
  • Subscription to our firm’s newsletter;
  • Registration for an event organised by our firm.

Depending on your use of the Website and the purposes of your interactions with our firm, Subsidiaries and/or Members of LPA-CGR Network, we may collect different categories of Personal Data, such as:

  • Identification data: last name, first name, email address, etc.;
  • Professional data: company, function or position, status (individual or professional), business activity, professional contact details, Kbis, national identity card, bank details, etc.;
  • Professional content: content of your messages, comments and interactions with our firm, as well as the content of your resume and cover letter when you apply for a job;
  • Traffic data: in this regard, we invite you to read the Article 6 below relating to Cookies,
  • All other Personal Data that you might send us via a form available on our Website.
  1. Purposes of our data processing

Your Personal Data is collected and processed by our firm in its quality of data controller, in order to:

  • Answer the requests and services that you send us via our Website (subscription to our newsletter, request for a quotation, etc.);
  • Meet our firm’s legitimate interests, in connexion with its Subsidiaries and Members of its Network, such as the management of commercial relationship with its clients and prospective clients (answering requests sent via a contact form, establishing a quotation or sending commercial offers, etc.), the organisation of events for its clients and prospective clients, the recruitment management via our „Recruitment“ page and the security and proper functioning of the Website;
  • Comply with the laws, regulations, requests and ethical obligations that are applicable to our activities.

We may also use your Personal Data to perform statistical analysis.

When the data processing is based on our legitimate interests, we are systematically careful about the balance between our legitimate interests and your privacy in order to provide safeguards necessary to ensure protection of your data.

Some of these Personal Data may be required to enable us to execute our mission and/or to comply with applicable regulatory, legal and ethical obligations. In this event, you will be warned and have the choice to refuse data collection, which may prevent us from providing the requested services.

We may also use cookies to collect Personal Data using cookies, in accordance  with Article 6 below.

  1. Recipients of your Personal Data

For the purposes described in Article 4 above, our firm may share Personal Data with its members and staff, as well as with its Subsidiaries and Members of its Network, located within or outside the European Union.

Our firm may also share Personal Data with its service providers (notably our technical service providers acting operating on our IT network for technical administration needs). When strictly necessary and imposed by the law, our firm may be required to transfer Personal Data to identified third parties in order to comply with laws and regulations and/or requests and legal orders (protection and defence of rights, situations which threaten life, health or safety, etc.).

Our firm may also transfer some selected Personal Data to Google Analytics, that provide us with statistical analysis regarding our Website activities and features. As much as possible, we only transfer IP addresses previously anonymised. Google Analytics uses cookies to which you can object under the conditions set out in Article 6 below.

For the purposes described above (Article 4), we may transfer your Personal Data to recipients located outside the European Union (such as Subsidiaries, Members of LPA-CGR Network, technical service providers, etc.). These transfers are governed by mechanisms provided for in the GDPR and approved by the European Commission, in particular by standard contractual clauses. You may obtain a copy of these clauses by contacting us at the following address: dpo@lpacgr.com.

  1. Cookies

When browsing our Website, you accept the use of cookies under the conditions set out below. You can object to the use of cookies by our firm by disabling the option in your browser’s settings.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file sent to your browser by the Website and stored on your hardware. It allows the Website to collect selected information about your browsing in order to improve your visit and the functionalities of the Website.

The session cookies disappear when you close the Website, whereas the permanent cookies remain on your terminal until you delete them or, if applicable, until they expire.

Use of cookies on our firm’s Website:

The cookies used on our Website are as follows:

  • Google Analytics – audience measurement cookies: their use offer the possibility to measure the number of visits, the pages viewed as well as visitor activity and the frequency of return visits. For more information on the Google statistical tool, visit the following page: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
  • Session cookies: they record information while you browse the Website. These cookies expire when you close your Internet browser.

„WordPress“ functionality cookies are used to personalize and improve your browsing on the Website. Data collected are kept for one year.

Purpose of cookies:

Audience measurement cookies are used to determine the number of visits of the Website, the pages viewed as well as the frequency of return visits.

How to accept, delete or refuse cookies?

You can visit our Website and refuse cookies, via your browser settings.

If you are using Google Chrome:

To set cookies:

  1. Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click on Show advanced settings.
  4. In the „Privacy“ section, click on the Content settings button.
  5. In the „Cookies“ section, you can modify the following settings:
  • Block cookies by default
  • Allow cookies by default
  • Keep cookies and site data by default until you close your browser
  • Define exceptions for the cookies of selected Websites or domains.

To delete cookies:

  1. Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click on Show advanced settings.
  4. In the „Privacy“ section, click on the Content settings button.
  5. In the „Cookies“ section, you can delete cookies:
  6. Click on Cookies and site data to open the „Cookies and site data“ dialog box.
  • To delete all cookies, click on „Delete all“
  • To delete a specific cookie, select the site that created the cookie, then click on the cross.

For more information, we invite Users to consult the following page: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=fr

If you are using Internet Explorer:

To set cookies:

  1. Click on the browser’s Tools button, then Internet Options.
  2. Click on the Privacy tab and select the security level of your choice, then click on OK.
  3. Internet Explorer provides a description of the types of cookies that are blocked or authorised at this security level.
  4. Blocking cookies may prevent some Web pages from operating correctly.

For more information, we invite Users to consult the following page: http://windows.microsoft.com/fr-FR/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies

To delete cookies:

  1. once Internet Explorer is open, click on the Tools button, then click on Delete Browsing History.
  2. Select the Cookies and website data checkbox, then click on Delete.

If you are using Firefox:

To set cookies:

  1. With Firefox open, click on the Tools button, then on Options.
  2. In the „Privacy & Security“ tab, scroll down the Storage Rules menu and select Use custom settings for history.
  3. Select Accept cookies to enable cookies and deselect to disable them.
  4. Choose the storage duration of cookies:

Store them until: their expiry: Each cookie will be deleted when it has reached its expiry date, which is determined by the site that sends the cookie.

Store them until: you close Firefox: Cookies that are stored on your computer will be deleted when Firefox is closed.

Keep them until: ask me each time: Display a notification each time a website tries to send a cookie to request your authorisation.

For more information, we invite Users to consult the following page: https://support.mozilla.org/fr/kb/activer-desactiver-cookies

To delete cookies:

  1. With Firefox open, click on the Tools button, then on Options.
  2. In the Privacy & Security tab, click on Delete recent history, select Cookies, then click on Delete now.

If you are using Safari:

To set cookies:

  1. Launch your Safari browser. Click on the Safari menu, then select Preferences.
  2. In the Preferences window, select the Security tab.
  3. In the Accept cookies zone, check the box corresponding to the cookies you wish to set.

To delete cookies:

  1. Click on the Safari menu then select Reset Safari.
  2. In the new window that appears, select Delete all cookies.
    Click on the Reset button to delete the information.
  1. Personal Data Storage

Your Personal Data are kept by our firm for no longer than necessary for the purposes described in Article 4 above, except in cases where (i) you request that our firm delete them earlier, unless otherwise imposed by applicable legal provision, and where (ii) the law requires us to keep them for a longer period.

In this regard, the Personal Data necessary for the performance of our mission are kept for a period of five (5) years after the end of our relationship. Personal Data used in the context of client relationship management are kept for 3 years from the date of your last interaction with us. Data attached to the recruitment process are kept for the duration of such process and for a maximum period of 2 years at its end. Finally, we use cookies stored on your hardware for a maximum period of 13 months as from the date of their installation or last update.

However, Personal Data may be retained, for purpose of proof only, for a longer period in accordance with the applicable prescription periods.

 

  1. Your rights

As a Data Subject and in accordance with the Data Protection Act and the GDPR, you have several rights:

  • Right of access, rectification, limitation, portability and erasure;
  • Right to oppose, at all times and for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of your Personal Data based on the legitimate interest of the firm, as well as the right to oppose to commercial prospection by our law firm (event invitations, news, updates, etc.);
  • Right to file a complaint to the competent supervisory authority within the European Union (such as the CNIL in France);
  • Right to define general and specific guidelines defining how you intend your Personal Data to be processed after your death.

To exercise these rights, or for any questions regarding the processing of Personal Data carried out by the firm, please contact us by email at dpo@lpacgr.com or mail at DPO LPA-CGR, 136 avenue des Champs Elysees, 75008 Paris, France. Your requests shall include a copy of your ID document, signed by the data subject.

Privacy and protection of minors: our Website and its functionalities are not intended for minors and are exclusively reserved for persons over the age of eighteen (18) years with legal capacity. To our knowledge, we neither collect nor process Personal Data relating to minors through our Website. As soon as we are informed of the contrary, we will take the appropriate measures to permanently delete such data from our servers.

  1. Amendments to the Privacy Policy

Our firm reserves the right to amend the Privacy Policy at any time. You will be notified in advance by a notification on the home page of the Website.

Do not hesitate to consult this page regularly to find out any modification and to stay informed of the measures that we take to protect your Personal Data. You acknowledge and accept that you remain liable for this regular check of our Website.

  1. Contact information

To exercise your rights or for any questions relating to the Privacy Policy, please contact us at this email address: dpo@lpacgr.com or write to DPO LPA-CGR, 136 avenue des Champs Elysées, 75008 Paris, France.

Last update of the Privacy Policy: Wednesday 9 October 2019