WEBSITE PRIVACY NOTICE
We at CKR Law ("CKR", "we", "our" and/or "us") treat personal information responsibly.
Since we have web users from around the world, and we are subject to the rules of the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), we have created this privacy notice (the "Policy") to inform our users (collectively "you" and/or "your") about all types of personal information we collect, use and/or share when you visit, interact with, or somehow use our website - https://www.ckrlaw.com/.
The information herein will help you understand your rights in connection with your personal information and how you can request that we delete, correct, update, transfer, and/or provide you with access to your personal information.
Please note that this Policy only applies to the use of the personal information, which CKR obtains via its website https://www.ckrlaw.com/.
We recommend that you read the entire Policy to ensure that you are fully informed. In addition, we provide you with an opportunity to access a specific section of this Policy by clicking on the relevant link below.
WHO ARE WE?
CKR is a global law firm operating through various separately constituted and regulated distinct legal entities. CKR is headquartered in the United States but CKR Law has partners are all over the world. For more information about CKR, please visit https://www.ckrlaw.com/locations/.
CKR provides legal services. The personal information collected from our website is processed by CKR Law USA.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES?
Please note that "personal information" is any information that can identify you. Depending on how you use this website, we can obtain your personal information:
Information you provide to us through your interactions with us
Please note that if you choose to send an email (or otherwise contact) anyone through this site, the personal information provided by you will not be processed, collected and/or stored by any means, unless you decide to use our services and we continue our communication with you on a professional basis (the personal information we collect in connection with the implementation of our services is out of the scope of this Policy).
Information you provide us via our subscription form
Our website provides you with an option to subscribe to our blog alerts and, from time to time, to receive any other marketing communication via your email address (collectively "news").
When you complete the online subscription form and express your explicit consent in the way specified in the aforementioned subscription form, we will collect, store and use your name and your e-mail address as long as you wish to receive news from us. The consent expressed by you to receive news from us is also being kept for the purpose of tracking its validity and to allow you to opt-out at a future date.
We will use the provided personal information only for the agreed upon purposes.
You can easily opt out from such communication at any time; each email includes an opt-out link to unsubscribe. Please note that we can send you one more message to confirm that you want to opt out.
Information we automatically collect from you
If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information, we may collect certain information from your device, namely your web browser automatically sends us (and we can retain) information such as the:
We will use this information in aggregate to help us maintain this website, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the website is working properly, and to help us make our website more accessible and useful.
We are in close contact with our hosting services providers as our processors, and we are committed to ensure that your information is processed and treated with the same level of protection and care as that we apply to that information.
Linked In, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+, Instagram
We would also like to remind you that we use the following social/professional networks and video sharing platforms: LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and Instagram. For this reason, our website has integrated sharing buttons, which can easily be recognized by their logo. All sharing buttons are set up in accordance with our privacy requirements. When you click on the relevant "share button" on this website, it establishes a direct link between your browser and the respective social network. Operators of these platforms do not collect personal information before clicking on that sharing button. If you do not want your visit to our website to be associated with your profile, please log out of your profile on the appropriate platform.
We use these platforms to keep in touch with our customers, but they are not intended for us to process or access your personal information. Never the less, it is useful to familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of these platforms in order to be informed about what personal information is processed by them. More information about these platforms is available below:
The share button of Twitter leads you to our Twitter account. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” button, the web pages your visits are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. For more information, see the privacy statement of Twitter. You can change the account settings here.
We are on Instagram (owned by Facebook Inc.) and Google+ (operated by Google) as well. With regard to the data processed by these platforms, you can learn about their privacy policies. For Instagram here and for Google+ here.
WHAT IS THE LEGAL GROUND FOR PROCESSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION (EEA VISITORS ONLY)?
If you are from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for using your personal information is described in this section and it will depend on the relevant personal information and the context in which we collect such personal information.
We collect your name and e-mail address to send you news, as described above, based on your provided consent to do so.
It is our legitimate interest to receive your personal information as automatically collected by your use of our website. Otherwise, you will not benefit from the full functionality of our website.
Sometimes we may have a legal obligation to use your personal information, or we may need to use your personal information in order to protect your vital interests or those of another person. If we ask you to provide your personal information in order to comply with a legal requirement, we will specify this at the relevant time, and we will let you know if the provision of your personal information is mandatory or voluntary, respectively we will inform you about the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information.
HOW LONG WILL WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
The length of time we retain your personal information depends on the purposes for which we collected and use it and/or as we are required to comply with applicable laws.
Except where we have explicitly stated time limits for storing your personal information in this Policy, we generally process and store your personal information: (a) as long as we need it for the purpose of our activity (automatically collected information through your web browsing is retained by us for an indefinite period and/or (b) until you decide to withdraw your consent to receive our news, in which case we may continue to store your e-mail address for other purposes as listed herein, but will not send you news anymore.
Upon the expiration of the given time limit or when we no longer have need of your personal information, we will destroy it. If we face any technical limitations that prevent deletion or anonymization, we will safeguard personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion or anonymization is possible.
In the event of a legal dispute, or in connection with any other need to protect our legal interests, and/or if there is a legal obligation that we need to comply with, we can retain your personal information for a longer period of time: until the end of any legal proceedings, the protection of our interests, or the compliance with legal requirements.
PERSONAL INFORMATION ACCESS TO THIRD PARTIES
CKR Law does not give access and does not provide your personal information to third parties, except the following:
- to our "helper" mentioned below in the technical realization of the provision of our services (ie, Google Analytics). This enable us to ensure that our services are delivered to you efficiently.
- If it is in our legitimate interests, we can also provide your personal information to our legal, IT, or other consultants for a specific case and for the time required to conduct the consultation (and only if it is indeed necessary.)
- To a competent law enforcement body, government agency, regulatory body, court or other third party if we believe that disclosure may be necessary pursuant to the applicable law or regulation, to exercise our rights, or to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another person.
TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information may be processed in countries that do not provide the level of protection of personal information, which your country provides.
The servers for our website are located in US territory and the CKR Partners operate around the world. This means that we can process your personal information in these countries.
COOKIES; COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF COMMUNICATIONS AND USAGE DATA
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by the websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners. The cookies that are used by our website are necessary to be able to provide and improve our services and remain competitive. Cookies are not shared with third parties.
Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through browser settings. To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies were set up and how to manage and delete cookies, visit: www.allaboutcookies.org.
Cookies on our website
Third party cookies
Information about Google Analytics
SECURITY OF INFORMATION
We are committed to ensure that the information you provide to us is protected. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, technical, and management procedures to protect and store the information we collect online. We have also implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to safeguard your personal information.
Within the statutory limits and conditions, and where technically possible:
✓ You have the right to ask us to access, update, correct, or request deletion of your personal information;
✓ If you are located in the EU, you can object to the processing of your personal information and ask us to restrict processing of your personal information, or request to exercise your right to data portability;
✓ You have the right to information about and to comment on the automated processing of your personal information, in cases where we use this processing, and for which you will be duly informed.
You have the right to opt-out of marketing communications by following the following procedure [provide link to section “Information you provide us via our subscription form”]
✓ If we have collected your personal information on the basis of your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. The withdrawal of your consent will not affect the lawfulness of the processing of your personal information prior to the withdrawal, and it will not affect the processing of your personal information based on other legal ground.
✓ For any of the above requests, you can contact us by using the following email address: email@example.com. We may require additional information to identify you (e.g. proof of identity) and to protect your personal information from unauthorized access.
If you have any other questions or concerns about how your personal information is handled by us, or if you would like to make a complaint about the handle your information, you may contact us at our Global HQ: +844.5.CKRLAW; firstname.lastname@example.org
You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority in the EU Member State of your habitual residence (if you are an EU resident), place of work, or place of the alleged infringement if you are not happy with our use of your personal information. Contact details of the data protection authorities may be found here -https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/national-data-protection-authorities-jan_2018_en.pdf
We will respond to your request in compliance with the applicable data protection laws.
If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information:
Your web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such as the:
We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this site, e.g., to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, and to help us make our site more accessible and useful. We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information.