- Personal data and data processing purposes
We process your personal data for the purpose of sending you newsletters on current legal developments and inviting you to certain events ("Business Breakfast" etc.) only with your consent, which you can revoke at any time; or if our legitimate intererst on providing of information, required for the succesfull cooperation with you, occures.
We process your contact details (your name, phone number, email address, your company name and your position) to optimise our contact management („Client Relationship Management "CRM"). You are entitled to object to any further processing of your data within our CRM at any time.
Furthermore, we process your personal data in reliance on any other legal basis in accordance with GDPR and in compliance with data protection and civil law provisions. We process only personal data, which is necessary in order to carry out and execute our legal services, or data which you have provided to us on a voluntary basis.
Personal data means any information containing details of personal or material circumstances such as name, address, e-mail address, phone number, date of birth, age, sex, social security number, video recordings, photos, voice recordings of individuals, and biometric data such as fingerprints. Personal data can also include special categories of data such as health data or data relating to criminal proceedings.
- Your rights in connection with your personal data
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data if we have a legitimate interest in such data processing. In certain cases, you also have the right to receive your personal data processed by us in a machine-readable format of our choice, or to instruct us to transmit such data directly to a third party of your choice.
We kindly ask you to notify us of any change in your personal data.
You may revoke your consent to use your personal data at any time.
You may send your request for access, erasure, rectification, objection and/or data portability, provided the latter request does not involve disproportionate efforts, to the address referred to in Section 13 below.
Despite our best efforts to guarantee the protection and integrity of your data, we cannot fully rule out that disagreements will arise on the nature of the use of your data. If you consider that we are unlawfully using your data, you may lodge a complaint with the Slovak Data Protection Authority.
- Website, newsletter, events, seasonal greatings
You may use our website and access its public content generally without having to disclose your personal data. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. We process your data on the basis of our prevailing legitimate interest to cost-efficiently generate easy to use website access statistics (Article 6(1)(f) General Data Protection Regulation).
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address and the URLs of the accessed pages) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. We do not store any of your personal data collected in connection with Google Analytics.
This website uses an IP anonymization feature provided by Google Analytics. Your IP address will therefore be truncated/anonymized by Google as soon as it receives it. On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to us. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
We also collect your personal data, if you disclose such data voluntarily or explicitly when you visit our website in connection with using the services offered on the website (e.g. newsletter).
You can subscribe to our press releases or newsletters at https://www.bnt.eu/en/news/overview to follow the latest legal development, that could influence your business. In particular, you can withdraw your consent or in the case of any other legal basis unsubscribe from receiving newsletter by notifying
Our events, workshops and lectures (collectively: "Events") provide detailed information on latest developments in different areas of law and also allow you to network with industry participants and meet the bnt lawyers personally. You are therefore welcome to attend these Events at any time. We will use only your contact details to send out invitations and, in our legitimate interest, process your name, your company, and your position to optimize contact management.
We will use only your contact details to send out seasonal greetings and, in our legitimate interest, process your name, your company, and your position to optimize contact management.
- Data security
- Use of data
- Transfer of data to third parties
Please be informed that in the context of providing our legal services, we regularly obtain from third parties information about you related to particular facts or cases.
Some of the above recipients of your personal data are located, or process your personal data, outside the country you reside in. The level of data protection in other countries may not be the same as in Slovakia. However, we will transfer your personal data only to countries in respect of which the EU Commission has decided that they have an appropriate level of data protection, or we will take measures to ensure that all recipients have an appropriate level of data protection.
- Notification of data incidents
- Storage of data
A cookie is a small text file which we transfer via our web server to the cookie file of the browser on the hard drive of your computer. This allows our website to recognise you as a user when our web server is connected with your browser. Cookies help us establish the frequency of use and the number of users of our website. Our cookies only contain an identification number which does not allow identifying individual users. The main purpose of a cookie is to recognise the visitors of our website.
This website uses two types of cookies:
Session cookies: These are temporary cookies that stay in the cookie file of your browser until you leave our website and are automatically deleted after your visit.
Persistent cookies: To enhance the use of our website cookies remain stored on your terminal device and allow us recognising your browser upon your return.
You can choose a browser setting that informs you of the placement of cookies and allows you to accept cookies only in individual cases, to refuse the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the ability to use this website.
- Legal basis
Our mandate as a law firm requires us to represent your interests zealously, faithfully and conscientiously. We are therefore legally required in our clients’ interest to collect any personal data about our clients needed for conscientious representation of our clients. Furthermore, we process your personal information based on the engagement contract, your consent or any other purposes covered by data protection laws. We use your personal data for statistical purpose only when anonymised.
All personal data collected via our website are voluntarily provided by you. You thereby express your consent to the processing of such data.
We will invite you to our events if you have signed up for an event, workshop or lecture. In this case, your invitation is sent out based on your consent, which you may revoke at any time. If you are or were a client or business partner, it is in our legitimate interest to invite you to events.You can notify us at any time that you do not wish to receive any further invitations. Staying in touch with our former lawyers and co-workers is a matter of particular concern to us. We will send you these invitations also in reliance on your consent, which you can revoke at any time.
Client Relationship Management ("CRM")
If you have contacted us, we will be in possession of your contact details. It is in our legitimate interest to process your contact details. However, you may certainly object at any time to any further processing of your data for the optimisation of our contact management.
- Contact details