Since law firm Lenders processes and collects your personal data, we need to inform you about your rights as an individual, in accordance with the applicable European regulation.
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
We may use your personal information to:
We do not engage in automated decision-making based on the personal data we collect/process.
We use the lawyer software Toga for the storage and processing of the above-mentioned personal data.
In addition, we may disclose information about you:
We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
Your data are being stored as long as necessary for the purposes described above and at the latest until withdrawal of your consent, as far as your consent was necessary for storing your data.
Our office only uses technical and functional cookies, and analytical cookies that do not violate your privacy. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone when you first visit our website. The cookies we use are necessary for the technical operation of the website or for your convenience. They ensure that the website works properly and remember, for example, your preferred settings. It also enables us to optimise our website. You can opt out of cookies by setting your internet browser so that it no longer stores cookies. In addition, you can also delete all information that has previously been stored via the settings of your browser.
Third parties websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
At your first request the following information will be provided, free of charge and within the period of one month:
Next to the notification of the above mentioned information within a reasonable period of time (in any event within one month), we inform you of all rights you can exercise if needed:
the right to rectification: if you think that certain data which are being processed by us, are inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to request a rectification of completion, by giving an additional declaration;
the right to erasure: also known as the right to be forgotten: you have the right to demand that your personal data will be erased or deleted in case of one of the following events:
the right to restriction of the processing: you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in case of one of the following events:
the right to an electronic copy and transfer: you have – in case the processing of your personal data is based on your consent – the right to obtain a copy of the personal data you provided, in a structured, a commonly used and machine-readable format, and the right to transmit those data to another controller (when the processing was based on consent and the processing was carried out by automated means);
the right to object: you have – in case the processing occurs in the public interest or a legitimate interest – the right to object to the processing, also to profiling and in case of processing for direct marketing purposes;
the right to lodge a complaint: if you think there has been an infringement on the European privacy legislation, you have the possibility to submit a complaint to the national data protection authority:
+32 (0)2 274 48 00
+32 (0)2 274 48 35
The aforementioned requests can be rejected or replied to in a restrictive way, when this is necessary to safeguard national security, national defence, public security, the prevention, investigation, detection and the prosecution of criminal offences, other objectives of general public interest, the protection of judicial independence and judicial proceedings, the prevention, investigation, detection and the prosecution of breaches of ethics for regulated professions, a monitoring, inspection or regulatory function related to, even occasionally, the exercise of official authority, the protection of the data subject or the rights and freedoms of others, the enforcement of civil law claims.
To exercise your rights, you can at all times submit a written request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Your request has to mention at least the following data:
When the request is submitted by a legal representative or proxy on behalf of the data subject, the request has to contain a piece of evidence of the representation or proxy, a copy of a valid ID or other proof of legitimation of the data subject and the applicant (unless the latter is a lawyer).
Your request will be handled free of charge, within a period of one month, insofar the request contained all the necessary information as mentioned above.