Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is applied to all personal data that you provide to us or that we collect and process when you use the website of the law firm N.V. Panayiotou Legal.

Your data that we collect in our website are processed by Cypriot law firm N.V. Panayiotou Legal (office address: Archbishop Makarios C’ Avenue, 3 Mitsis Building, 1065 Nicosia, Cyprus), acting as a Controller in its country.

We respect your privacy and protect your personal data that you provide to us via this website. This Privacy Policy explains why we collect your personal data and how we use them.

We process personal data (name, surname, email address, phone number, CV and motivational letter) of candidates who sent their CV directly to us by email for the personnel selection purpose. Such personal data of the candidates are processed at the request of the data subject in order to take steps prior to entering into an employment contract. Should you fail to provide your personal data, we will not be able to call you for an interview and evaluate your candidacy for a job position.

While performing selection to job positions, we process only such personal data of candidates that are related to qualification, professional competences and characteristics. We do not collect or process special categories of personal data of candidates, unless required by law.

We store personal data of the candidates as long as the selection to the specific position is taking place. Upon expiration of the period of the selection to the specific position, we delete the CV and other data sent by the candidates, unless we have obtained the candidate’s consent for processing his or her personal data longer in order to enable us to offer a job position. In such case we store the candidate’s personal data for 1 year.

We use and process your personal data (name, surname, email address and the content of your inquiry) you entered in the section “Contact form” of our website for the purpose of giving answers to your enquiries on the basis of our legitimate interests, in particular, related to carrying out professional activity and ensuring control over information security and confidentiality requirements. Should you fail to provide your personal data, we will not be able to answer your enquiry.

Your personal data for the purpose of preparation of answers to enquiries are stored not longer than for 1 year.

For the purpose of assessing the quality of legal services we may process your preference to be contacted and your personal data which was collected while providing legal services, i.e. title, first name, surname, position; the name and industry sector of the represented company; address, e-mail address, telephone number; the fact whether the represented company is a client of the Law Firm; the practice area in which legal services were provided; connection with previous and other projects.

This personal data will be processed for the term of 3 years and on the basis of your consent.

We may transfer your personal data for processing to third persons who help us to administer our website and protect its data. Such persons include suppliers of data base software, providers of data base administration services, providers of direct marketing services, providers of cloud services, etc.

Your personal data can be disclosed to third parties only when required under the applicable law, for example to the government or law enforcement institutions, e.g., police or supervisory institutions, or in order to ensure our rights or safety of our clients, employees and resources. In case you agree to provide your feedback on the quality of services, your personal data may be transferred to legal directories such as the Legal 500, Chambers Global, Chambers Europe, IFLR1000, and client feedback companies such as TNS Sifo Prospera and others.

We process data in accordance with the safety and processing requirements established in the European Union Regulation 2016/679 (the General Data Protection Regulation) and the applicable data protection laws in the Republic of Cyprus.

We take due technical and organizational measures in order to ensure the security of personal data processing against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed

You have the following rights related to your personal data:

  • Right to request from us access to, and rectification or erasure of, personal data, or restriction of processing
  • Right to object to processing of data
  • Right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format and the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance (right to data portability)
  • Right to withdraw consent
  • Right to lodge a complaint with the Cypriot Data Protection Inspectorate

If you want to exercise these rights or have any questions with regard to our processing of your personal data, please contact us.