Legal notice, privacy policy, cookies policy

1. Compulsory insurance

Attorneys-at-law are subject to compulsory professional third-party liability insurance.

2. Ethical code

While providing legal services, attorneys-at-law are guided by the provisions of applicable law as well as by the Attorneys-at-law Code of Ethics.

3. Exclusion of liability

No information, opinions and evaluations contained on the website www.kacprzak.com.pl constitute, nor can they replace individual legal advice. Kacprzak Law Firm (further the Law Firm) does not bear any responsibility for the effects of the use of information, opinions and evaluations on this website.

4. Copyright

All materials on the website www.kacprzak.com.pl (including descriptions and photos) are protected by copyright or protection rights resulting from the registration of trademarks of the Law Firm or are licensed by the Law Firm. These materials are protected by law.

5. Privacy policy

5.1. The personal data controller

The personal data controller is Kancelaria Radcy Prawnego Marek Kacprzak (address: Stągiewna 5/2, 80-750 Gdańsk, Poland, e-mail: kacelaria@kacprzak.com.pl) within the scope of customer data given to the Law Firm, contact persons indicated by clients and the data of persons whose data have been provided in connection with the provision of legal services by the Law Firm. The Law Firm is also the controller of the personal data of employees, job candidates, colleagues and persons wishing to cooperate with the Law Firm.

5.2. Objectives and legal basis for the processing of personal data

The Law Firm may process personal data for:

• provision of legal services

• recruitment and employment

• marketing

• fulfilment of duties imposed on the Law Firm by law

The legal basis for data processing is, in principle, Article 6(1)(a) of 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 (General Data Protection Regulation) (further the GDPR) regarding data voluntarily provided by contractors, job candidates, persons wishing to cooperate with the Law Firm or those interested in receiving marketing materials.

The Law Firm processes data of persons cooperating with it (contractors, employees and colleagues) pursuant to Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR.

The Law Firm may fulfil several obligations imposed on it by the applicable law, e.g. in the field of counteracting money laundering and terrorism financing or reporting tax schemes. In this case, the legal basis for the processing of data is Article 6(1)(c) of the GDPR.

The Law Firm may also process data of parties to contractual relations, contentious and non-contentious proceedings of various nature, including administrative, criminal or civil proceedings. In this case, the legal basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR to the extent to which these data  must be provided by the contractor of the Law Firm for the protection of its legitimate interest (e.g. the right of access to a court or rights of defence).

5.3. Transfer of data to a third country

If this is due to the international nature of the legal service, personal data may be transferred to a third country. The transfer of data will take place under the conditions indicated in Chapter V of the GDPR.

5.4. The data storage period

The data will be processed for a period resulting from the provisions of applicable law, including The  Attorneys’-at-Law Act. As to the data storage deadline, it will not be longer than 10 years from the end of the proceedings or services under which the data were obtained.

5.5. The rights of the person whose data are processed

The data subject shall have:

• the right of access 

• the right to rectification

• the right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)

• the right to restriction of processing

• the right to data portability

• the right to object to the processing of data

The above rights may be subject to limitations due to the professional secrecy of attorneys-at-law cates as well as due to the nature and purpose of data processing.

5.6. Automated decision making and profiling

The Law Firm does not use automated decision-making and profiling in the meaning of the GDPR.

5.7. The right to submit a complaint to the supervisory body

The entity whose personal data is processed has the right to raise objections at kancelaria@kacprzak.com.pl as well as the right to submit a complaint to the President of the Personal Data Protection Office.

6. Cookies policy

6.1. What kind of cookies are used

Cookies are small text files stored on the end user's device (a computer, smartphone or tablet). The Law Firm uses cookies for the purposes of its website www.kacprzak.com.pl. 

The Law Firm uses two types of cookies – session and permanent. Session files are temporary, which means that they are stored until the user leaves the website. Permanent files may be stored on the end user's device until they are deleted.

6.2. The purpose of using cookies

The Law Firm uses cookies to improve the functionality of the site, e.g. to remember language preferences for the site. The Law Firm uses cookies also for statistical analysis of website users' behaviour, e.g. to check how effective the marketing activities undertaken by the Law Firm are.

6.3. Managing cookie files by the website user

The default setting of many Internet browsers allows you to use cookies.

At any time, the user can change the settings of his or her browser or manually delete cookies.

To delete cookies in the most popular browsers, please follow the information provided by your browser vendor:

  a. Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647 

  b. Internet Explorer: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835 

  c. Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/pl/kb/usuwanie-ciasteczek 

  d. Opera: https://help.opera.com/pl/latest/web-preferences/ 

  e. Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677? viewlocale=pl_PL 

6.4. Third-party tools

The website uses Google Analytics, provided by Alphabet Inc., which is a tool for analysing website traffic. This tool uses cookies and saves them to end-users' devices. The analysis of these files is carried out by Alphabet Inc.

We recommend that you read the privacy policy of Google Analytics https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 

It is possible to disable Google Analytics by installing a free Google Analytics blocker browser plug-in, available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.