The present Data Privacy Statement is to inform you about the purpose and conditions of use of your personal data, which will be collected during your visit on our website www.roedl.ee (from now on, called the “Website”). In this statement there are information about the modality and purpose of personal data processing, according to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).

Owner of the treatment

The owner of the treatment is Rödl & Partner located at Tartu mnt. 13, Tallinn, Estonia. Data could be collected and processed also by other Rödl & Partner offices. A full list of the Rödl & Partner offices is available on the Website at the following URL.

Data subject of the treatment

According General Data Protection Regulation “Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. During the visit on the Website, collected data could be used to trace an individual identity: by one hand data are collected by our web server and, by the other, any personal data deliberately provided by the user during the visit on the Website will be transmitted to us. 

Personal Data include, in particular: 

IP addresses

An IP address is formed by four numbers separated by a dot. Each number has a value between 0 and 255 (e.g. 123.45.67.89). Usually, the IP address is assigned automatically by your service provider. Otherwise static IP addresses are permanently assigned addresses. 
To let a proper navigation on our Website, our server downloads your IP address and stores it in a masked form, which means that only the first three numbers are recorded. Whether you have a static or a dynamic IP address, the above precaution prevents from tracing the user identity. 
Just in order to supervise the accuracy of the Website and the statistical analysis your masked IP address will be stored in our web server log file and it is will be recorded by Google Analytics and by Piwik web analytics software (for more information see the section “Cookie for statistic survey”).  This data could be used in case of cybercrimes, in which the user will be involved. 
Except for this case, data won’t be saved  in the server for more than seven days.

Web browser information

Furthermore, our network server collects data provided by your web browser and records them automatically in the journal files. The data include information about your operating system, the used web browser, name of the displayed information, the time and day you entered our website, the website you visited before ours (the so-called referrer), and the quantity of transmitted data. The data cannot be used to identify a specific person because the IP address is masked. 
The data are also recorded and processed in the journal files by Google Analytics and by Piwik in order to analyze errors and for statistical purposes.

Cookie

Our website uses cookie. Cookie are small text files which your web browser saves on your device at the request of our website. Cookie include session cookie which are automatically deleted when you close the web browser, and persistent cookie which expire after days, months or years.
Cookie help us analyze how users use our website, especially the demand of the available information, so that we modify and steadily improve our services according to the users’ needs. It is not our intent to examine user behaviors whilst browsing our website but rather to analyze how our website is used in general, which information is displayed and how often, which areas of the website are used more intensively, how long users stay on our website or sub-sites, where broken links are etc. Data collected for these purposes are stored anonymously or saved without reference to any specific person. 
In case you do not want to receive any kind of cookie on your computer, please enhance your data protection level by using the ad hoc function in your browser. 
According to General Data Protection Regulation you have the right to ask, in any time, the removal of the information collected through the use of cookie. 
Any request should be sent to: gdprtallinn(at)‎roedl.com

Cookie for statistical analysis

In order to analyze the user behavior we use Google Analytics, web analytics and reporting software by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookie (session or persistent cookie) stored on your computer to allow for analyzing how you use the website. The information gathered by cookie about your use of the website is normally sent to the Google servers in the USA and stored there. Google will use the information collected on the website to evaluate how our website is used, generate site activity reports and provide us other services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. Google is allowed to share this information with others if the law orders it or whether third parties elaborates data on behalf of Google. At our request Your IP address provided by your web browser to Google Analytics is in no way connected to other Google data. By visiting our website you give us your permission to collect and process your data to the above mentioned purpose.

Cookie deactivate

We would like to inform you that you can prevent Google from recording and processing the data from (Google's) cookie concerning your website usage (including your IP address) if you download and install a special browser plug-in available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. You can prevent the use of cookie by our website in your web browser settings by e.g. adding our website to blocked websites or by disabling cookie in general. Furthermore, you can delete the cookie manually at any time. Please use the Help menu of your web browser to choose the relevant settings. 
You may also use our website without cookie, but in occasional situations you may encounter some limitations to the website functionalities.

Given data for newsletter subscription and seminars

The Website offers you the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter, sign up for our seminars and contact us through the form or directly per e-mail. In these cases, it is necessary that you provide us your personal data. 
If you use contact forms on our website, our web server will automatically transmit your personal data per email to the designated recipient of the given form. If necessary, we will transmit your personal data to a relevant representative within Rödl & Partner to handle your request. Your personal data will not be forwarded in any other cases.

Other data

Those are the data provided time by time deliberately by the user either through a communication in an ad hoc section of the Website or through an e-mail, in order to submit to Rödl & Partner single requests, concerning the purposes of the treatment. In this case, you will be informed on the purpose for the processing of the data and, if necessary, you will be asked to provide us your consent to their archiving. Data will be codified to protect them by the transmission and processing on part of not authorized person.

The discretionary nature of Data transmission

Except for the navigation data, you are free to provide us with your personal data or not. If you do not provide them some services could not be available.

Treatment Purposes

Personal data are collected mainly for the following purposes:

  • Web surfing data: to help creating contents and websites which are pertinent and easy to access.
  • Data collected to adapt better to users’ needs: to develop future commercial campaigns, market researches and to observe users’ requests and allow you a comfortable and easy use of the Website.
  • Data collected due to a request: to provide you with information, to send you newsletter, to confirm a communication campaign, to issue an order, to deliver a prize, to supply customized services, to other similar activities. 
  • Data collected after a request for services or support: the information collected during the process may include data and information related to the requested products and services and could be used to provide what requested and/or updates.
  • Data provided following a request formulated by judicial authority or of public security.

Data transmission

Personal data will be used only for the indicated purposes and they will be communicated to third parties only if necessary for the data treatment. 
The transmission of personal data to government entities and institutions will only occur in the limit of what provided by national laws.  
Data could be transmitted to other offices of Rödl & Partner. You find a list of our worldwide spread offices in this link.
Except for what here indicated, collected data will not be assigned and/or communicated to third parties.

Treatment modality

Personal data are treated with automatic and non-automatic tools, for the strictly necessary time to reach the purpose for which they are collected. Specific security measures are adopted to prevent the loss of data as well as any illicit or not correct use and unauthorized access. 

Rights of the user

According to General Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to: (a) confirm the existing data and take note of their origin and content; control their accuracy, integrate, update or modify them; (b) ask for their removal, modification, transformation into anonymous form, or withdraw your consent with reference to all data illicitly treated and (c) legally oppose, eventually, to their treatment sending an email to: gdprtallinn(at)roedl.com.

Privacy policy updates

This document is the “Privacy Policy Statement” of the Website and can be periodically updated. Such updates will be communicated through the Website Rödl & Partner to let you know about each modification.