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PRIVACY POLICY

(the “Policy”)

Marilou Pavlou Christodoulides LLC (the “MPC”) is committed to safeguard your personal data and ensure compliance with the applicable legislation. MPC ensures that its employees receive the appropriate training in order to apply the appropriate practices to safeguard your personal data. This Policy applies to MPC’s website and sets out how MPC collects, process and protect the data provided by you in the course of your business relationship with MPC.

This Privacy Policy has been prepared in accordance with the provisions of the European General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

Categories of Personal Data

MPC collects and processes the following personal data (the “Personal Data”):

  • Contact details (including names, employment status and title, postal addresses (residential and business address), email addresses, telephone numbers and fax numbers); 

  • Payment data, such as data necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, including credit/debit card details, security code numbers and other related billing information;

  • Data required in order to meet legal and regulatory requirements in respect of Anti-Money Laundering legislation, including information on source of income and source of wealth; 

  • Further business information necessarily processed in a project or client contractual relationship with MPC;

  • Information collected from publicly available resources, integrity data bases and credit agencies;

  • Information provided in the course of the provision of legal and other services

  • Financial information, such as payment related information; 

  • Details of any visits to our offices and/or events; 

  • Special categories of personal data for the provision of access to an event or seminar, we may ask for information about your health for the purpose of identifying and being considerate of any disabilities or special dietary requirements you may have. Any use of such information is based on your consent. 

  • Any other information you may provide to MPC.

 

Purposes of Collecting Personal Data

MPC may collect and process your Personal Data for the following purposes (the “Permitted Purposes”):

  • Providing legal advice or other services as instructed by you;

  • Managing and administering your or your organisation's business relationship with MPC, including processing payments, accounting, auditing, billing and collection, support services;

  • Compliance with our legal obligations (such as record keeping obligations), compliance screening or recording obligations (e.g. under antitrust laws, export laws, trade sanction and embargo laws, for anti-money laundering, financial and credit check and fraud and crime prevention and detection purposes), which may include automated checks of your contact data or other information you provide about your identity against applicable sanctioned-party lists and contacting you to confirm your identity in case of a potential match or recording interaction with you which may be relevant for compliance purposes;

  • To analyse and improve our services and communications to you;

  • Protecting the security of and managing access to our premises, IT and communication systems, online platforms, websites and other systems, preventing and detecting security threats, fraud or other criminal or malicious activities;

  • For insurance purposes;

  • For monitoring and assessing compliance with our policies and standards;

  • To identify persons authorised to trade on behalf of our clients, customers, suppliers and/or service providers;

  • To comply with court orders and exercises and/or defend our legal rights; and

  • For any purpose related and/or ancillary to any of the above or any other purpose for which your personal data was provided to us.  

 

Retention Period of Data

MPC shall retain Personal Data in the context of the business relationship established between MPC and you in order to fulfil the Permitted Purposes in the context of which the Personal Data was collected. MPC has implemented technical and organisational measures to safeguard the Personal Data collected and secure them in accordance with GDPR. Your Personal Data will be deleted when it is no longer reasonably required for the Permitted Purposes or you withdraw your consent (where applicable) and we are not legally required or otherwise permitted to continue storing such data.

Cookies Usage

MPC uses cookies via the collection of user information from its website and information about you will be collected solely for purposes of system administration of the web server and otherwise as described above.  Cookies are messages given to a web browser by a web server. A cookie’s main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them.  

Recipients of Personal Data

The following recipients may receive the Personal data:-

  • MPC entities on a confidential basis where required for the purposes of providing legal services of other services including billing and/or administrative purposes.

  • employees of MPC who are acquainted with the GDPR;

  • public authorities including legal, governmental, credit and/or financial institution in the content of providing services in relation to any matter on which MPC is instructed act upon.

  • any sub-contractors, agents or service providers of MPC; 

  • courts or tribunals;

  • regulators or other governmental or supervisory bodies with a legal right to the material or a

  • legitimate interest in any material;

  • any registrar of a public register where the data is to be included in a public registry

 

Data Protection Rights

Subject to certain legal conditions, you have the right to request a copy of the Personal Data about you which MPC holds, to have any inaccurate Personal Data corrected and to object to or restrict MPC’s usage of your Personal Data. You may also make a complaint if you have a concern about the processing of your Personal Data. Any enquiries in regards to Personal Data should be directed to our Data Protection Officer (the “DPT”) via email at [INSERT] or by post at 71 Limassol Avenue, 4th floor, 2121 Nicosia, Cyprus. 

Updates to this Policy.

 

The Policy may be updated from time to time in order to ensure compliance with any changes in the legislation. Any updates shall be communicated on MPC’S website at https://www.mpc.legal/.

 

Purpose of this Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains our approach to any personal information that we collect from you or which we have obtained about you from a third party and the purposes for which we process your personal information. It also sets out your rights in respect of our processing of your personal information.

This Privacy Policy will inform you of the nature of your personal information that is processed by us and how you can request that we delete, update, transfer and/or provide you with access to it.

This Privacy Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Site and our Services and/or to understand how your personal information may be processed by us as a result of providing the Services to third parties or when you apply to work at MPC Legal. Please take a moment to read and understand it.

Please also note that this Privacy Policy only applies to the use of your personal information obtained by us.