[January 1, 2021]
TDV Advogados (the “TDV”, “We” or “Office”) provides legal advice to its clients (“Services”) and makes this website and other related pages (“Website”) available to the general public to present legal content, as well as publicize events and office materials.
If you have questions or need to deal with any matter related to this Policy, please contact our Office through the following email channel email@example.com.
When does this Policy apply?
This Policy applies to the processing of personal data carried out by TDV to provide its Services and make the Website available (“Processing”). For clarification purposes, personal data is any information that can directly or indirectly identify someone, such as, for example, their name, IP address and e-mail address (“Personal Data”).
For what purposes is Personal Data processed by TDV?
The amount and type of information collected by TDV may vary according to the context of the Offices’s relationship with the person related to a certain Personal Data. Committed to transparency, we have listed in a segmented manner the purposes for which TDV processes Personal Data according to the different Processing contexts:
To render our Services, we process Personal Data as necessary and in line with the ethical principles of law and the professional secrecy of the relationship between client and lawyer. The Personal Data we collect and use to provide the Services is provided directly by our customers, or is made available by third parties designated by our customers. For this reason, the purposes for using Personal Data for the provision of the Services are clear, which may include:
Registration data, such as name, the company you work for and position;
Contact details such as postal address, email address and telephone number(s);
Financial data such as bank number, branch number and bank account number;
Authentication data, for validating the signature of digital contracts;
Eventually, sensitive data, such as union membership, racial or ethnic origin, depending on the Service to be provided; and
Other Personal Data necessary for the provision of our Services.
In addition, we will process customer identification and background information as part of our conflict of interest review processes, and to comply with any other legal or regulatory obligations to which we may be subject.
In order to carry out selection processes and choose a candidate for job opportunities at the Firm, TDV collects Personal Data about candidates who are interested in participating in our selection processes. This information may include resumes, identification documents, academic records, work experience and references.
This Personal Data is processed exclusively for participation in our selection processes and will not be used for any other purpose than this.
3.1 What is a Cookie?
Cookies are small text files stored on your browser or device. Cookies allow us to recognize your preferences in order, for example, to adapt the website and its navigation to your specific needs. That is, some of your information is saved in this text file, and when you visit the site again later, the site recognizes your browser.
Cookies usually also have an expiration date. For example, some cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (so-called session cookies), while others may be stored longer on your computer until they are manually deleted (so-called persistent cookies).
Website operation. They are essential cookies for the functioning of the page, without which it is impossible to perform some functions of the site. Such cookies are necessary for our website to function correctly and therefore it is not possible to refuse these cookies if you want to visit our website.
3.3 How can I remove or block cookies?
If you want to know which cookies are installed on your device, or if you want to delete or restrict them, use your browser settings.
With whom can TDV share your Personal Data?
TDV may share Personal Data with:
Software providers, cloud hosting services and other information technologies for the purpose of managing your relationship with our office, registration, documentation and other arrangements;
Correspondents, experts, referees, partner firms (national and international), auditors, accountants, translators and financial institutions to assist in the provision of legal services, depending on demand;
Non-governmental organizations in case of pro bono work;
National or international legal publications; and
Regulatory bodies and other authorities.
To safeguard and protect TDV’s rights: TDV reserves the right to access, read, preserve and provide any Personal Data and information, including your interactions, if necessary to comply with a legal obligation or a court order; to enforce or enforce other agreements and/or contracts; or protect the rights, property or safety of TDV, as well as our employees and/or customers.
What are your rights?
The General Law for the Protection of Personal Data guarantees rights related to privacy and the protection of Personal Data. We want everyone to have access and knowledge of the rights related to the Processing of their Personal Data, which are as follows:
Confirmation for processing of personal data
This right allows you to request and receive confirmation of the existence of Processing of your Personal Data.
Access to your personal data
This right allows you to request and receive a copy of the Personal Data processed by TDV.
Correction of incomplete, inaccurate or outdated Personal Data
This right allows you to request the correction and/or rectification of Personal Data if you identify that some of them are incorrect.
Anonymization, blocking or deletion of unnecessary, excessive or incorrectly treated Personal Data
This right allows you to request the anonymization, blocking or deletion of Personal Data from the TDV database. Your Personal Data may be anonymized, blocked or deleted from the servers when so requested or when they are no longer necessary or relevant for the provision of services, unless there is any other reason for maintaining them, such as a possible need to retain Personal Data. for compliance with a legal obligation or to safeguard the rights of TDV and third parties.
Personal Data Portability
TDV allows you or third parties appointed by you to obtain access to the Personal Data Processed by TDV in a structured and interoperable format, as long as it does not violate our intellectual property or business secrets.
Withhold or revoke consent at any time
You have the right not to provide or withdraw your consent, however, this will not affect the legality of any Treatment previously carried out.
Oppose processing of personal data
You also have the right to object to certain processing purposes. In some cases, TDV can demonstrate that it has legitimate reasons for processing Personal Data, which would override opposition to Processing, if, for example, they are strictly essential for the provision of Services.
You can ask related questions or exercise these rights at any time through the following email channel firstname.lastname@example.org.
For how long will Personal Data be stored?
We will keep Personal Data only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including for the purposes of complying with any legal, contractual, accountability obligations or requests from competent authorities.
All Personal Data collected by TDV will be deleted from our servers when requested by the holder of the Personal Data or when they are no longer necessary or relevant to offer our Services. The exception will be whenever there is any other reason for their maintenance, such as a possible legal obligation to data retention, or the need to preserve them to protect TDV rights.
To determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the Personal Data, the purpose of processing and applicable legal requirements.
How does Information Security work at TDV?
TDV takes all technical and organizational measures to protect the Personal Data it holds against loss, unauthorized use or other abuses. Personal Data will be stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public.
We strive to protect the privacy and Personal Data we store, but unfortunately, we cannot guarantee complete security. Unauthorized use of accounts, hardware or software failure and other factors can compromise the security of your Personal Data at any time, so please help us maintain a safe environment for everyone. In addition to adopting good security practices in relation to your Personal Data, if you identify yourself or become aware of something that compromises the security of your personal data, please contact us through the following email channel: email@example.com.
TDV may transfer Personal Data collected in Brazil to other countries, depending on the country in which the Customer is located. Also, the third-party services we use may perform transfers to the United States. In any case, we use third-party services that seek to adopt adequate standards in privacy and protection of Personal Data.
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