De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek & cookies

Privacy and cookie statement of www.debrauw.com

Privacy and cookie statement of www.debrauw.com

This is the Privacy and Cookie Statement of the website www.debrauw.com (Website). This Privacy and Cookie Statement provides information on the processing of personal data of the visitors of the Website (Users) by De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek N.V., based at Claude Debussylaan 80, 1070 AB in Amsterdam (De Brauw).

This Privacy and Cookie Statement may be changed over time. Users of the website are advised to regularly review the Privacy and Cookie Statement for possible changes.

This Privacy and Cookie Statement was last changed on 25 September 2013.

1. When does this Privacy and Cookie Statement apply?
This Privacy Statement is applicable to the processing of all personal data of Users through the Website by De Brauw.
2. Who is responsible for your personal data?
De Brauw is the controller for the processing of your personal data.
3. For what purpose do we process your personal data?
A. For the technical and functional management and analysis of the Website.

When you visit our Websites, our website managers process a number of technical details associated with the use of the Websites, so that we can provide their functionalities and generate usage statistics. These data allow them to manage the Websites, for instance by resolving any technical faults or improving accessibility to certain parts of the Websites. In turn, this allows us to ensure that you can reach the information on the Websites quickly and easily. We also use cookies for this purpose. See also question 5: what cookies does De Brauw use?

Which personal data do we process for this purpose?
For this purpose we process technical data such as the IP-address of your computer, the webpages you visit, the internet browser you are using, previous/subsequent website you visit and the duration of a visit or session.

For what period do we retain your personal data for this purpose?
We retain technical data for a maximum period of one month for this purpose

B. So that we can answer your questions.

What does this purpose entail?
If you get in touch with us via email (info@debrauw.com) or telephone (+31 20 577 1771), we will use your personal data in order to reply and answer your question.

Which personal data do we process for this purpose?
For this, we process your name, contact details, your correspondence with De Brauw about your question and all other personal data you provide to us and which are necessary to answer your question.

For what period do we retain your personal data for this purpose?
Your data will be deleted from our systems after 4 weeks.

4. Who has access to your personal data?
De Brauw involves Internet Consultancy firm Sabel Online and other third parties to perform certain (processing) activities on its behalf, such as the hosting of the Websites. In so far as these parties have access to personal data for the services they provide, De Brauw has taken the necessary contractual and organisational measures to ensure that the data are only processed insofar as necessary to perform the services. Personal data will not be supplied to other parties, except when required by law.
5. Which cookies does De Brauw use?
The Website uses cookies. These are small text files, which your Internet browser automatically places on the computer. Cookies are used to assist in collecting information associated with the use of the website, such as which web pages are visited and the duration of a user session.

De Brauw uses three types of cookies:

– Necessary cookies: these cookies are strictly necessary to offer the basic functionality of the Website and to remember your cookie settings.

– Web Analytics cookies: De Brauw will only use these cookies with your consent. If you have not consented to the use of such cookies, they will not be placed.

Google Analytics is a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (Google). Google uses aggregated statistical information to provide De Brauw with an understanding of how Users are using the Websites. Google is only allowed to provide this information to third parties if Google has a statutory obligation to do so or to the extent that these third parties are processing the information on Google’s behalf. You can find further information about Google Analytics here and here.

– Cookies tailoring the website to your interests: De Brauw will only use these cookies with your consent. If you have not consented to the use of such cookies, they will not be placed. These cookies remember which people you have added to your “My Contacts” list for your next visit to the Website, and which Expertise and News webpages you have visited most, so that your favourite legal areas can be shown on your “Welcome Back” homepage if your revisit the Website.

6. How to deal with links to other websites and social media?
You will find a number of links to other websites on the Website. Although we have selected these websites with care, we are not responsible for processing of your personal data via these websites. De Brauw’s Website Terms & Conditions and this Privacy and cookie statement do not apply to the use of such websites.

If you opt to share content of this Website (for example a Legal Alert) via social media websites, such as LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Twitter, then your personal data (such as your name and the fact that you have an interest in De Brauw) will also be visible to the visitors to your personal web pages on these social media websites. The use of such websites is covered exclusively by the terms and conditions (including the privacy policy) of the social media websites. De Brauw is not responsible for the data processing or privacy policies on such social media websites and De Brauw’s User Terms & Conditions and this Privacy and cookie statement do not apply to the use of such websites either.

7. How are your personal data secured?
Your personal data are dealt with in strict confidentiality and De Brauw has taken appropriate technical and organisational security measures against its loss or unlawful processing. For this, De Brauw uses several security technologies including secure servers, firewalls and encryption, as well as the physical security of the accommodation where the data are stored.
8. To whom can you address your questions and requests for inspection, correction and removal of your personal data?
You are entitled at any time to request inspection, correction or removal of your personal data processed by De Brauw. Please send your request and other questions you may have to info@debrauw.com