A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners
A.S. Papadimitriou & Partners

— A dynamic team of motivated business lawyers with extensive experience and high level education.

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Privacy Policy

Our Firm is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of its Website visitors/users. This privacy policy (hereinafter "the Privacy Policy") sets out the personal data that our Firm collects, the use of such personal data by our Firm, as well as, the rights of the data subject with relation to such processing, in accordance with the applicable Greek laws as these have been supplemented by decisions of the competent administrative authorities, as well as with the European legislation (mainly EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679).

We reserve the right to amend and update this Privacy Policy at any time and without notice. In this respect, the Firm will ensure that the Website contains at all times the applicable Privacy Policy.

In view of the above, we recommend that you read our Privacy Policy and check this page periodically.

1. What personal data we process
The access and use of the Website is primarily allowed without the obligation to provide our Firm with any personal data.
However, we may collect personal information about you when you contact us through the Website or by other means in order to seek information about our Firm and/or legal advice and/or apply for employment or for any other reason. The personal information that we may require from you and process include:

  • Basic information (such as name, surname, professional title);
  • Contact information (such as address, email address, phone number);
  • Information you provide us within the scope of your request;
  • Any other information relating to you which you may provide to us;
  • Information that is legally collected and processed by us by publicly available sources.

2. How we use your personal data
Our Firm will use your personal data for: (a) contacting you, upon your request; (b) keeping you up with our news and activities through newsletters or e-mail; (c) carrying out any mandate given by you to us pursuant to any agreement concluded between us; and (d) complying with the applicable legal and regulatory obligations of our Firm. At the same time we may use your personal data on the basis of your consent, if this is required.

Unless you have granted us such right, we will not disclose your personal information to any third party outside our Firm. However, we may assign part of the processing of your personal data to third parties who provide services to us (processors) and are bound by confidentiality obligation (e.g. bailiffs, notary publics etc). At the same time, we may disclose your information where we are required to do so in order to comply with the applicable provisions of law and/or where it is required in order to exercise or defend legal rights.

Your personal data shall be processed by our Firm for the whole duration of our contractual relationship with you and after its termination, for as long as we are required for the purpose for which these data were collected, taking into account the applicable legal and regulatory requirements, limitation periods for taking legal action and our Firm’s business purposes such as for the purpose of contacting you and informing your of our actions and events, as well as, for filing and/or statistic purposes.

Within the scope of providing our services, we may need to transfer your personal information outside of Greece. We will only transfer your data within the European Economic Area (EEA). If we transfer your data to a location outside the EEA, we will implement appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information remains protected and secure in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.

The safety of your personal data is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to ensure that we maintain the appropriate technical and organizational measures to help protect the integrity, confidentiality and availability of your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction consistent with applicable data protection laws. However, while we undertake all efforts to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our Website as this is made at your own risk.

3. Your rights regarding your personal data
You are entitled to exercise all rights that are attributed by the applicable laws (especially EU Regulation 2016/679).
More specifically you are entitled to exercise the following rights under the requirements and limitations set by the applicable law:

  • the right of information regarding your data that are processed by us;
  • the right of access to your personal data that we hold;
  • the right of request for rectification of such information;
  • the right of erasure of your data;
  • the right of objection and restriction of processing;
  • the right of portability of your data to other controller or processor under the terms and conditions of the law.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in relation to our Firm processing your personal information.
In the event that you object to the processing by our Firm of your personal information or you wish to withdraw your consent (as this will have been previously granted) to such processing, we will abide by your instructions in accordance with our legal obligations, provided that such instructions are given in writing. Please note that withdrawal of previously given consent will have effect only for the future; any processing based on consent remains lawful until the time of its withdrawal.

Any objection or withdrawal of consent will most probably result to us being unable to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. It is also to be noted that even after you have chosen to withdraw your consent we may be able to exercise our right to process your personal information to the extent required or otherwise permitted by law, in particular in order to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations and/or exercise and defend our legal rights.

In the event that you wish to exercise any of these rights, please address your request in written to us (email: secretary@saplegal.gr) to the attention of the Managing Partner). We shall undertake all necessary measures to satisfy the relevant request within the time limits set by the law (30 days, which may be extended for 2 more months), by notifying you in writing of the satisfaction of the request or alternatively the reasons that prevent the exercise of such rights or satisfaction of such request.

Cookies

1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text documents that contain anonymous information; they are sent by the website and they are stored on your hard drive. These data may contain information about your browser, your device type, the operating system etc.

Cookies have an expiration date, thus we will periodically ask for your permission again. Also, cookies do not harm your computer or mobile device, in any way or the files stored there, neither do they have access to any of your files. Cookies are not about your identity. It's about your device, this is why they might be used for device identification purposes.

2. How do we use cookies?
The cookies we collect bear information that is much needed to improve our website and its content, in order for you to have a better user experience. We also want you to be able to share the website/ app content with your friends, through the social networks of your preference, in the easiest possible way. Thanks to social media cookies, that are sent by the social media networks, we can share content in an easy and hassle-free manner.

Finally, we use the Google Analytics Cookies, designed to provide the search engine with anonymous information regarding your experience on our website. These data allow us to better understand our website visitors and ultimately to improve the website. Again, all information is anonymous and they mostly refer to the number of website visitors, the visit duration, the pages visited etc.
If you need more information about cookies please visit: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage.

3. How can I manage cookies?
If you wish to remove or deactivate cookies, you can easily do it through your browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox etc). The exact process is defined by each browser, so look at the browser setting for more information. Also, you can learn more here: https://www.aboutcookies.org/how-to-control-cookies/