This Privacy Statement describes how Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC, collects, uses, and discloses certain personal information obtained through our public web site at www.aretilaw.com. This Privacy Statement does not address information collection through other sources such as in-person seminars or a lawyer’s personal contacts.

Information Collection and Use

In general, you can visit Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC Web Sites maintaining your anonymity. Occasionally, however, Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC may need from you to provide personally identifiable information, such as your name, company, e-mail address, phone number, and address (“Personal Information”). The purpose for requesting the particular info may involve, corresponding with and/or contacting you and/or fulfilling your requests. Furthermore, by giving your consent, you authorise Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC to provide you with a subscription to a newsletter or publication, or to notify you about events. Where applicable, we will differentiate between personal data fields that are optional and those that are mandatory in order for you to obtain the requested information.

By consenting to supply Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC with personally identifiable data, such as your name, address, email address and telephone number, Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC will not, in any way, directly or indirectly, sell or transfer any of this information to any third party. Any information supplied will be confidential and will be handled in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.

You will only be receiving marketing materials from Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC, only if you have provided your explicit consent. In the case you feel that you need to revoke this consent, you will be provided with an automated way to opt out (unsubscribe) from that particular communication or from all marketing e-mails sent by Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC. Please follow the instructions on the e-mail you received to do so. In the unlikely case that you have received unwanted e-mail from our Firm, please forward a copy of that e-mail to privacy@aretilaw.com

Please note that if you reply to Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC address in one of our marketing e-mails or otherwise correspond with us, your communication will not create a lawyer-client relationship with us. Do not send us any information that you or anyone else considers to be confidential or secret unless we have first agreed to be your lawyers in that matter. Any information you send us before we agree to be your lawyers cannot be protected from disclosure as a means of lawyer-client confidentiality.

Data Sharing

We may share Personal Information among our member law firms for purposes of responding to your requests or otherwise as necessary for the purposes described above. We may also in limited circumstances bear a legal obligation to share Personal Information with government authorities or others, as required to protect the interests of the Firm or others, as necessary in connection with the sale or transfer of all or a portion of the business, or as required by a court order.

International Data Transfers

This Web Site is hosted on Areti Charidemou & Associates L.L.C. web servers which are being located within the European Union’s territory. In case you are located outside the Republic of Cyprus, the provision of your Personal Information, or, any other access information to our Website, requires the transfer of such personal data to Cyprus, a jurisdiction that provides a high level of data protection that may be equivalent to the laws in your home country.  In any case, Areti Charidemou & Associates L.L.C. servers and I.T. infrastructures are being compliant with the laws and regulations enforced within the European Union.

Access and Correction

If you wish to access or update the Personal Information you submit through Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC web site, or to make any inquiries about the processing of such information, please contact us as described below. We provide individuals with access to their Personal Information as required by applicable data protection and privacy laws.

Analytics – e.g. how visitors use our website

We use Google Analytics to store information about how visitors use our website so that we may make improvements and give visitors a better user experience.

Google Analytics is a third-party information storage system that records information about the pages you visit, the length of time you were on specific pages and the website in general, how you arrived at the site and what you clicked on when you were there. These cookies do not store any personal information about you e.g. name, address etc and we do not share the data. You can view their privacy policy below:

Google – https://policies.google.com/privacy

IP addresses

An IP or Internet Protocol Address is a unique numerical address assigned to a computer as it logs on to the internet. Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC do not have access to any personal identifiable information and we would never seek this information. Your IP address is logged when visiting our site, but our analytic software only uses this information to track how many visitors we have from particular

Profiling

Provided that you have given to Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC your freely explicit consent, we may analyse your personal information to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you with information relevant to you. We may make use of extra information about you when it is available from external sources to help us do this effectively. We may also use your personal information to detect and cut fraud and credit risk.

Cookies

Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC uses technology to collect information about the use of the Website and to distinguish you from other users of our websites in order to improve your experience when you browse the Website.

The Website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. A notification is being shown when you visit the website. By accepting cookies, you consent to information being collected with purpose of improving your browsing experience with Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC website.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is sent to your browser and stored on the hard drive of your computer (or internet enabled device) when you visit a website. Cookies can be used to recognize repeat users, facilitate the users’ ongoing access to and use of the website and allow a website to track usage behaviour and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. Cookies are not programs that come onto your system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to you that has no meaning outside the assigning site.

In the case you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the cookie feature; however, you should note that cookies may be necessary to provide you with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available on the Website and if cookies are deleted or blocked, the Website may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas.

This Website may link through to third party websites which may also use cookies over which we have no control of whatsoever. We recommend that you check the relevant third party’s privacy policy for information about any cookies that may be used.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, you can visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are being kept in a secure environment.

Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Complaints

If you feel that your personal data has been processed in a way that does not meet the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have a specific right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.  The supervisory authority will then notify in regards the progress and outcome of your complaint.  The supervisory authority in Cyprus is the Information Commissioner’s Office.


Revisions to this Privacy Statement

Areti Charidemou & Associates LLC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please check the Privacy Statement frequently and particularly before you submit additional personal information via the Web Site. All revisions to this Privacy Statement will be posted on the web site via a link from the homepage. We also display the effective date of the Privacy Statement on the top of this page.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

Address:

21 Vasili Michailidi street,

3026, Limassol, Cyprus

Tel: +357 25 508 000

Fax: +357 25 508 032

Email: privacy@aretilaw.com