rothpartners Avocats – Rechtsanwälte – Attorneys pays particular attention to the protection and security of your personal data.
In doing so, we comply with the applicable law, in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR), as well as, upon its entry into force, Law no. 78-17 of 6 January 1978 as amended (the so-called “French Data Protection Act”).
Below you will find information about the data we collect during your visit to our website (https://www.rothpartners.eu/).
1. Data Controller
rothpartners Avocats – Rechtsanwälte – Attorneys (hereinafter referred to as rothpartners)
81, rue Saint Lazare
75009 Paris, France
Tel.: + 33 (0)1 44 90 17 10
Fax: + 33 (0)1 44 70 01 64
Personal data is all information about your person, such as your name, your address, your email address, your IP address and your behaviour.
4. Information on the collection, storage and use of personal data
We may collect the following data:
a) Login/browsing data
When you visit our website without providing us with any information about yourself, we only collect the data transmitted to us by your web browser.
In accordance with Article 6 para. 1, 1st sentence, f) GDPR, we collect data that is necessary for secure and stable access to our website in accordance with your visit to our website:
- IP Address
- Date and time of request
- Name and URL of the consulted file
- URL of the original website (Referrer-URL)
- Browser and operating system of your device, as well as the name of your access provider.
We are unable to assign this data to a specified person and we do not use any other sources of information to supplement this information. In addition, when you visit our website, we place cookies on your hard drive (more information under points 7 to 9 below).
b) Electronic contact with the firm
We have made email addresses available on our website, via which you can contact us. The collection and processing of your data that you transmit to us in this context is justified by your consent and is based on Article 6 para. 1, 1st sentence, a) GDPR.
If you do not want assistance from our firm or your contact details to be saved in our contact list, your data will be deleted following your request.
If, on the other hand, you want assistance or your data to be retained, it is transmitted to the staff of the rothpartners law firm and, where applicable, to its service providers.
c) Retention period of your personal data
We keep your data collected when you log into or browse our website for a period necessary for the proper administration of this website, for a maximum period of 12 months.
The data collected when sending an email is kept for the entire duration of the contractual relationship. We therefore keep it for as long as necessary to perform our mandate contract. This depends on the objective pursued and the legal retention periods. After completing the assignment entrusted to us, we keep your data for 3 years.
When the retention period has passed, we permanently delete your data.
5. Transmission of your personal data
Your personal data will be transmitted to the authorised staff of rothpartners. Where applicable, for example if it is necessary to cooperate with a lawyer abroad, we also pass on your data to these partners.
6. Respect for your rights
Under the GDPR, you have the following rights regarding your personal data. You can exercise these rights by sending an email or writing to our postal address.
a) Right of access and rectification
This right allows you to have your personal data modified, completed or updated.
You also have the right to request the disclosure of your personal data. To obtain the requested data, proof of your identity will be requested (e.g. a scan of your national identity card).
b) Right to delete data
You may request the rectification or deletion of personal data that prove to be inaccurate, incomplete, ambiguous, outdated, or whose collection, use, communication or storage is prohibited.
c) Right to object
You can also object to the processing of your data.
In this case, it is possible that we may no longer be able to perform the contract.
d) Fate of your personal data after death
You can define general or specific guidelines on the fate of your personal data after your death.
e) Right to portability of your data
You have the right to receive the data you have made available to us in a transferable and commonly used and readable format
f) Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to impose a restriction on the processing of your personal data under the conditions referred to in Article 18 of European Regulation no. 2016/679 of 27 April 2016;
g) Right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
If you consider that rothpartners is not fulfilling its obligations, you can contact the competent authority of the country where you reside.
The competent authority in France is:
The CNIL (Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés)
Postal address: 3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07
Tel.: +33 (0)1 53 73 22 22 (Monday to Thursday from 9am to 6.30pm/ Friday from 9am to 6pm)
Fax: +33 (0)1 53 73 22 00
8. Integration of third party services and content
In exceptional cases only, your IP address will be transmitted in full to a Google server in the USA, then truncated there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for its publisher and providing other services relating to website activity and use of the Internet. Google will not cross-check your IP address transmitted as part of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent the information collected by the cookie and about your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to and used by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=fr
Google Analytics data security and privacy available here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=fr
9. Integration of third party services and content (social media)
Our website uses social plug-ins that allow access to different social platforms (LinkedIn, etc.).
Through a button, such as the one existing on our website, the social network can identify you and track your browsing, even if you did not use this button when browsing our website.
We have no control over the process used by social networks to collect information relating to your browsing on our website and associated with the personal data they have. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of these social networks in order to take note of the purposes of use, including advertising, of the browsing information they may collect through these application buttons. In particular, these protection policies must allow you to exercise your choices on these social networks, in particular by configuring your user accounts for each of these networks.
10. Data security and email communication
Your personal data is kept secure. We implement all the technical and organisational means necessary to achieve this.
It is particularly important to us that third parties cannot gain access to it.
However, we cannot ensure the security of your data when you send an email. For this reason, we advise you to send confidential data by post.
Our staff and service providers are subject to an obligation of confidentiality and comply with the specific rules of the GDPR and other national and European regulations on the protection of personal data.