This Privacy and Confidentiality Policy ("Policy") describes how Harris Kyriakides business collects, stores and uses personal information and/or other confidential information (collectively, "Personal and Confidential Information") including information about clients, contacts, suppliers and job applicants, as well as about visitors to the Harris Kyriakides website at www. kyrlaw.com.cy.
In this Policy, we use the terms "we", "us", and "our" (and other similar terms) to refer to Harris Kyriakides, and "you" and "your" (and other similar terms) to refer to our clients, contacts, suppliers, job applicants and website visitors.
This Policy is an important document. We recommend that you read it carefully and print and keep a copy for your future reference. When you instruct Harris Kyriakides , interact with Harris Kyriakides , or otherwise contact us, we will assume you agree to the uses of your Personal and Confidential Information described in this Policy unless you tell us otherwise in writing.
How to contact us
If you have any questions about how we collect, store and use Personal and Confidential Information, then please contact us using the details provided below:
What Personal and Confidential Information do we collect?
From initial contact through to providing you with our services or working together in other ways, we may collect various Personal and Confidential Information about you. The types of Personal and Confidential Information that we may collect, store and use include:
We collect your Personal and Confidential Information through various means, including via our website, through e-mail correspondence, through direct contact. As a client of Harris Kyriakides, we may collect your Personal and Confidential Information through material you may provide to us to enable us to carry out our service for you. As a supplier of Harris Kyriakides, we may collect your Personal and Confidential Information through materials you may provide to us in relation to the services you provide to us.
How will we use your Personal and Confidential information?
The ways in which Harris Kyriakides may use your Personal and Confidential Information necessarily depends on the relationship you have with us. For example, if you are a client of Harris Kyriakides, then we will use your Personal and Confidential Information to provide you with our services.
Examples of the ways in which we use the Personal and Confidential Information that we collect include:
Who else may have access to your Personal and Confidential Information?
On occasion, Harris Kyriakides may need to share your Personal and Confidential Information with third parties. Where you supply us with Personal and Confidential Information as a client, we will assume, unless you instruct us otherwise in writing, that we can disclose your Personal and Confidential Information in such manner as we believe is reasonably necessary to provide our services (including as described in this Policy and our terms of engagement), or as is required under applicable law. This might be because, for example, we need to instruct overseas counsel on your behalf, to liaise with other professional service providers in relation to matters that we are handling, or because we need to liaise with the opposing party on a matter you have instructed us on. Specific circumstances where we may pass your Personal and Confidential Information to third parties might include:
Monitoring for quality assurance and training
Harris Kyriakides strives to ensure that the legal services it delivers to its clients are of the highest possible standard. With this aim in mind, it may sometimes be necessary for us to monitor telephone and e-mail communications between our employees and third parties for the purpose of quality assurance and training or as otherwise permitted by law.
We will only ever conduct communications monitoring in compliance with applicable law, and will at all times continue to protect the confidentiality of your communications in accordance with this Policy.
How we look after your Personal and Confidential Information
We have in place what we believe to be appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your Personal and Confidential Information against unauthorised or unlawful use, and against accidental loss, damage or destruction.
We put in place strict confidentiality agreements (including data protection obligations) with our third party service providers.
In addition, the coding language the Harris Kyriakides website is written in uses session cookies. These are deleted each time you close your browser. These cookies do not store any information about the visitor once the browser is closed.
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Updates to this Policy
This Policy was last updated on 06 October 2013. Please note that for legal, business or operational reasons we may from time to time update this Policy. We will highlight any material changes that we make to this Policy on the Harris Kyriakides website.
Links to other websites
The Harris Kyriakides website may link to other, unaffiliated third party websites. Please note that Harris Kyriakides is not, and cannot, control or be responsible for the content or privacy and confidentiality practices of any third party websites. You must always carefully review the privacy and confidentiality policy of any third party website that you may visit in order to understand how the operators of that website may collect, store and use your personal and confidential information.
The material contained in Harris Kyriakides website is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or professional advice. You should always consult a suitably qualified lawyer on any specific legal matter. Harris Kyriakides takes all reasonable care to ensure that the materials and information are accurate and complete. However, no warranty or representation is given that they are free from inaccuracies or omissions and we accept no responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from reliance on information contained in Harris Kyriakides website or websites linked to it. All liability is excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law in respect of any loss or damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential) which howsoever arises in connection with the use of or reliance upon any materials and information appearing on this web site. No communication or information contained in Harris Kyriakides website is intended to be or should be construed as an invitation or inducement to any person to engage in investment activity. Any conduct throughHarris Kyriakides website does not establish attorney-client relationship. You may reproduce materials available at Harris Kyriakides website for your own personal use and for non-commercial distribution. All copies must include the above copyright notice.
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