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Personal data

Klimis Law may need to process personal data on the following legal bases:

  • the firm’s legitimate interest in prospecting new clients and managing existing client relationships,
  • performance of its work: processing for the purpose of establishing, handling and following up on the client’s matter,
  • compliance with its legal and regulatory obligations: processing for the purposes of billing, accounting, and meeting obligations to prevent money-laundering, corruption and terrorist financing.

Klimis Law only retains information for as long as necessary in view of the purposes for which the data has been collected, in full compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

In keeping with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of 14 April 2016, the French data protection law of 6 January 1978, and the Belgian law on the protection of individuals’ personal data, individuals whose data is processed have the right to access their data, as well as a right of data rectification, consultation, restriction, portability and erasure.

Individuals are also entitled to object at any time to marketing communications and, in light of their particular circumstances, to processing of their personal data that relies on the firm’s legitimate interest as its legal basis.

Individuals have the right to establish general and specific instructions to define how the above-mentioned rights are to be exercised after their death.

These rights may be exercised by writing to and attaching a signed copy of a form of identification.


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