Last update: 30/10/2019
This website (the “website”) is operated by the Law Office Maria Dimelli and Associates
We acknowledge that when you choose to provide us with information about yourselves, you expect us to act responsibly.
This applies to personal information that we collect through the Website or when we engage professionally with each other or in the event that we work with you (or your organization) as suppliers, customers or business partners.
What do we do?
“Maria Dimelli & Associates” Law Firm is a leading company in the field of real estate services acting as an aid to owners and investors to optimize their property. For more information about us, please see the section “About us” on our Website.
What kind of information do we collect?
Depending on your relationship with the Law Office “Maria Dimelli and Associates” we may collect personal information about you that falls largely into the following categories:
Website Information: You can visit our website without telling us anything about yourselves. However, in some cases we may voluntarily ask you to provide us with some personal information. For example, this could happen if you were interested in registering to receive e-mails from us, or to read a study, or to follow an action, or to contact us through the Website (in which case we will collect information such as name, e-mail address, organization, country, zip code, job title, telephone-number). When we do receive personal information, we handle it safely, legally and with justification.
Job Opportunities: When you contact us regarding professional opportunities at the Law Office “Maria Dimelli and Associates”, then we collect specific information as part of the recruitment process (and in case of success, of your employment relationship). You can find out more about this in the separate Applicants’ Privacy Note.
Information we collect when you work with us: We may collect and process information related to you as a natural person (either as a user of our Website or otherwise) in the event of a synergy between you and the Law Office “Maria Dimelli and Associates” when you act personally as a client or potential client or on behalf of our client or potential client, or when you act as a seller, supplier, specialist consultant, professional consultant or as a third party (“Customer”, Seller or Business Partner in Data) or on behalf of the aforementioned. Examples of a Customer, Seller or Business Partner in Data include:
Detailed Contact Information needed to build a contact point of the Law Office “Maria Dimelli and Partners” with the Customer, Seller or Business Partner in Data (such as name, business phone number, business address, photo) which are collected for the purpose of monitoring or participating in any promotion or other related to the Law Office “Maria Dimelli and Associates” action or competition.
Information related to the job role in relation to the Customer, Seller or Business Partner or their representatives (such as job title, responsibilities, department, professional record, qualifications and experience).
Financial information (such as financial accounting information relating to natural persons associated with a particular business) or title information relating to natural persons if necessary to receive payments or fulfill contractual obligations or for the purpose of legality or related aims).
Information we collect automatically
When you visit our Website, we may automatically collect specific information from your device. In some countries, including those in the European Economic Area, this information may be considered personal information that is subject to applicable data protection law. In particular, the information we collect automatically may include information such as a security protocol address (IP address), device type, cookie identity, browser type, broad geographical designation (i.e. country or city designation) and other technical information. We may collect information about how your device has spread through our Website, including pages you have visited and links you have selected. By collecting such information we are able to better understand the visitors who interact with our Website, where they come from, and what content from our Website they are interested in. We use this information for internal analysis purposes and in order to improve the quality, contact and experience the visitors gain from our Website. Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, including web beacons. For more information about the types of cookies we use, why, and how cookies are controlled, please see the Cookies Policy.
Information we obtain from third parties
In order to comply with various regulations, or to carry out background checks in accordance with our internal requirements (where permitted and in accordance with applicable law), we may sometimes accept personal information about you from third parties, such as databases of credit securities, databases of politically exposed persons, parties that are unsecured by the state government, sanctions and lists of people under surveillance by your employer, other places in the real estate market such as real estate agents, buyers, sellers, creditors, borrowers, architects, engineers, surveyors, development engineers, landlords, tenants and financial institutions, as well as openly available data sources and public records. We only access this information if we first verify that the third parties either have your consent or have such license or are obligated by law to notify your personal information to us. The types of information we collect from third parties include, for example, information about whether you are subject to an administrative or legal proceeding. We use the information we receive to maintain and improve the accuracy of the records we keep about you and to assess any potential risks arising from the relationship or potential relationship between you and / or your organization.
Sensitive personal data
Some of the information you provide us with or we obtain from third parties (where permitted, and in accordance with applicable law) in connection with conducting a financial audit on you or your organization may be sensitive, such as criminal convictions or details on your political activities or your religious beliefs (i.e. in the context of confirming if you are a politically exposed person). We need this information for the purpose of conducting “find out your opponent” type checks and to investigate the potential risks in other ways related to applicable law in the context of synergy with you or your organization as a potential customer or supplier.
You may also provide us with information about someone’s state of health to make it easier for us to make differentiations so as to ensure accessibility to our facilities and / or actions.
How do we use your personal data?
We use the personal information for the following purposes (or as otherwise described in the collection point):
To improve our Website and our products and services
Carry out any money laundering control process
Provide you / your organization with information or products and services you have requested regarding pricing and payments
To send you contact information updates related to services, to manage contact updated requests for up-to-date information
To facilitate your own participation in activities or competitions
To identify trends in the real estate market
To ensure you that the content, services and advertising we provide are aimed to your own needs and interests (or those of your organization) and for business development purposes
To contact you directly or through brokers by mail, telephone, fax, e-mail, mobile phone or other electronic means of communicating messages with offers of goods and services or information you may be interested in (including information on goods and services of other organizations). If you do not wish to receive product promotion information from us, please indicate this when requested in the contact registration form or contact us. We will secure your consent to an immediate purchase of promotional material, if required by law.
Who do we share your personal information with?
We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of recipients::
To fraternal, independent service providers and partners:
Who offer to us data processing services (for example, on the purpose of supporting the provision, providing functionality, or helping strengthen the security of our Website or other infrastructure, as well as contributing to the completion of financial audits, carrying out promotions, analyzes or research on our behalf or enhancing the provision of services to our customers in general or in the context of a specific binding obligation)
Whom we organize with promotion activities (for the purpose of ensuring that you do not receive direct promotional information about an action from multiple sources), or
Further information on up-to-date fraternal corporations and other service providers who may process your personal information (including location) may be provided upon your request or contact with us using the contact button below
To our customers and participants in tenders, in relation to tenders and transactions in which you are also involved
To any law enforcement agency, regulator, government agency, court or other third party where we consider disclosure necessary (i) as part of applicable law or regulation (ii) in order to exercise, clarify or defend legal rights (iii) in order to safeguard your vital interests or those of any other person
To any other person with your disclosed consent
Legal basis for the purpose of processing personal information
Under current EU data protection law, our legal basis for the collection and use of personal information as described above shall depend on the personal data in question and the specific context in which they are collected.
However, under normal circumstances we collect personal information from you only (i) when the personal information is necessary to enter into a contract with you (ii) when processing is within our legitimate interests and does not exceed your rights, or (iii) when we have our consent to do so. In some cases, we may have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you, or in other circumstances we may need your personal information to safeguard your vital interests or those of another person.
When we process personal information, we do so: (i) in the context of your know-how-audits as required by applicable law (ii) on the basis that processing is necessary for matters of substantial public interest (iii) with your explicit consent, or (iv) to secure, enforce or defend legal claims
You may choose not to provide us with your personal information. However, and unless otherwise stated, the information we seek is necessary for the purposes of entering into contract with you or your organization and concluding our contractual obligations, for that reason any failure to provide such information will interfere with the process of offering our services to you.
If we collect and use your personal information in conjunction with our legitimate interests (or those of any third party), these interests are usually: to provide services to you, to answer your questions, to improve your experience on our Website, to carry out promotional activities, or in order to investigate or prevent illegal activities.
Given the business-to-business context in which we process your personal information, and the locks we set to protect your personal information (including the section under “How we protect your information” as titled below), our legitimate interests are not determined by any prejudice against your private rights and freedoms. We may have other legitimate interests and, if appropriate, we will make it clear to you in due course what those legitimate interests are.
If you have asked or need further information regarding the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal information, please contact us using the contact information provided below: “How to contact us” as titled below.
How do we protect your personal data?
International data portability
Your personal data may be transferred, and processed, to countries other than the one in which you reside. These countries may have data protection laws that differ from those within your own country (and, in some cases, may not be equally protective).
We retain the personal information we collect from you where there is an ongoing legal business need to do so. If you are a customer or seller (or a representative of a customer or seller) then the information will be retained for a period of time within which we are allowed to provide our services, we are forced to comply with applicable legal, fiscal or accounting requirements and, if necessary, in order to secure, exercise or defend lawful claims. When we no longer have any ongoing business interest to process your personal data, we will either delete or make them anonymous, and if this is not possible (i.e. because your personal information has been stored in backup files), then we will safely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until it is possible to delete it.
Your rights regarding personal data
If EU protection law applies, you have the following rights:
If you wish to access, correct, update or request the deletion of your personal information, you may do so at any time by contacting us using the contact details provided below under “How to Contact Us” as Subtitled below.
In addition, you may object to the processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data, or request the transfer of your personal information. Again, you can exercise these rights by contacting us using the contact details as provided below under “How to Contact Us” as titled below.
You have the right to opt out of the promotional updates that we may send at any time. You can exercise this right by clicking on the “unsubscribe] or” opt-out “link in the promotional e-mails we send you or send us an e-mail at info-dpt@dimelli- law.gr. In order to opt out of other types of promotions (such as mail or TV promotions), please contact us using the contact details provided below under “How to Contact Us” as titled below.
Likewise, if we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, then you may withdraw this consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing that we performed by us prior to your action, nor will it affect the processing of your personal information which has been processed on the basis of lawful processing in addition to the consent given.
You have the right to raise your objections before a data protection authority regarding our collection and use of your personal data. For further information, please contact your local data protection authority.
We respond to all requests received from individuals willing to exert their privacy rights as required by applicable data protection law.
Links to other websites
If we link to other websites, we are not responsible for their content or data protection policy, as well as the way their users manage the information provided on these websites. In particular, and unless expressly stated, we are not the representatives of other websites, neither their advertisers nor are we authorized to act on their behalf. In any case, you should investigate the privacy practices of these websites.
How to contact us
If you have received an e-mail or message from the Law Office “Maria Dimelli and Associates” while you no longer desire to receive, please contact us at email@example.com. If in any case you have questions or concerns regarding the use of your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Maria Dimelli & Associates” Law Firm is the data controller of your personal information, a legal entity (i) with which you or your organization associates as a supplier or customer, (ii) that considers the possibility of engaging with you or your organization, and / or (iii) with which you connect as a user of a specific website of the Law Firm “Maria Dimelli and Associates”.