Banu si Asociatii

Privacy policy website

On the protection and processing of personal data by
BANU & Associates SCPA


BANU & Associates SCPA (hereinafter „BANU & Associates ”), headquartered in Bucharest, 35 Ion Luca Caragiale Str., Sector 2, and office in Bucharest, 14A Alexandru Philippide Str., Sector 2, CIF RO26439256, is a personal data operator as per the provisions of the Regulation no. 679/2016 of the European Parliament and the EU Council on the protection of individuals as regards the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data.
In this capacity, BANU & Associates will take all necessary steps to ensure that the personal data it collects through the website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) are preserved in full respect of all the rights of the individuals concerned, according to the law.
At the same time, BANU & Associates will consider, when necessary, to supplement this Privacy Policy with additional information, depending on the specificity of the novelty appearing in your interaction with us through the Website, such as, but not limited to: creating new sections on the Website, updating the cookie configuration of the Website etc. In such a case, the updated form of the Privacy Policy will be published on the Website.


The personal data that BANU & Associates collects and processes are different depending on the characteristics of your interaction with us. Thus, we collect data from the users of the Website, who may mainly have the capacity of clients/potential clients or potential candidates for the vacancies in our law firm.
Please note that whenever a user visits the Website, whether or not he or she is the capacity described above, any of the following data will be automatically collected temporarily:
§ Technical data such as: the Internet Protocol (IP) used to connect your computer to the internet, the location of your Internet network, the browser type or version used, the operating system, the Flash version, if JavaScript is allowed to run, screen resolution, screen ability to process colors, etc.;
§ Data about your visit, such as: sections accessed on the Website, date, time and duration of the visit on specific sections, location data, etc.
The personal data collected by BANU & Associates are presented according to the specifics of the user of the Website, as follows:


§ Contact details: e-mail address, mobile phone number/flat line number, fax number, home/residence address, and any information provided in the email sent to us;
§ Personal details: name, surname, gender, and any information provided in the mail sent to us as professional details: company name; position, department, etc.


In the case of candidates, basically all the data provided by them will be collected through the curriculum vitae, as well as any information provided in the mail sent to us, such as:
§ Contact details: e-mail address, mobile phone number/flat line number, home/ residence address, etc.
§ Personal details: name, last name, gender, date of birth/age, etc.
§ Professional details: education and courses, level of knowledge of other foreign languages, company name, position, department etc.
We also state that if a curriculum vitae and other documents that can accompany it (such as letter of intent/letter of recommendation) are sent to Banu&Asociatii through the Website there is the possibility to obtain special personal data such as: race, ethnicity, political orientation, religion, philosophical or similar beliefs. Being included in the CV, letter of intent or recommendation letter, the processing of these data is related to the development of the recruitment process for vacant positions within our company.


The personal data that BANU & Associates processes are directly obtained from you, as a result of your interest in us by accessing the Website and by sending correspondence to us following your visit. In most cases, these data were provided to conclude legal assistance contracts with us or to fill a position within our law firm.


The legal basis on which BANU & Associates collects and processes your personal data is closely related to how you use the Website and the nature of the interaction/ collaboration that you have or you will have with us. Thus, the processing of your personal data is carried out by us, based, as the case may be, on the following legal grounds:


§ in view of concluding or executing legal assistance contracts;
§ to meet legal obligations;
§ to perform a task that serves a public interest;
§ to serve a legitimate interest of us or of others.


§ for the conclusion and execution of subsequent collaboration contracts;
§ to perform a task that serves a public interest;
§ to serve a legitimate interest.


The purposes for which we process personal data about you as a result of using the Website are mainly the following:


§ To provide you with the use of the Website;
§ To provide you with the information and services you may be interested in when using the Website or we are contacted through it;
§ To operate the Website in good conditions and to keep its security and IT systems security;
§ To communicate with you;
§ To develop our legal services and related management;
§ To comply with the obligations provided by law;
§ To issue invoices if you become our client;
§ To prevent possible frauds.


§ To communicate with you;
§ To be able to recruit suitable people for available jobs;
§ To evaluate your application and compliance with BANU & Associates requirements;
§ To comply with the obligations provided by law;
§ To provide you with the use of the Website;
§ To operate the Website in good conditions and to keep its security and IT systems security;
§ To prevent possible frauds.
In the case of Website visitors who do not have any of the capacities described above, the purpose of data processing is mainly the following:
§ To provide you with the use of the Website;
§ To provide you with the information and services you may be interested in when using the Website;
§ To operate the Website in good conditions and to keep its security and IT systems security.


Banu&Asociatii does not intend to disclose your data to any other entity on the territory of Romania, the European Union or outside of the EU.
However, the disclosure of certain data may be necessary to enable you to make good use of the Website. Thus, we may disclose data to our service providers regarding technical, internet, administrative, IT, etc. services. We wish to clarify in this way that they are also subject to the legislation on the protection of the processing of personal data and that in their contrats there are specific obligations regarding the confidentiality and the processing of personal data.
At the same time, in addition to the above, there may be situations where the disclosure of your personal data may be required as a result of new requests under the law by authorities, law enforcement or law enforcement agencies, etc. Such disclosure will be made to protect our legal rights and, as the case may be, of others (e.g., to prevent/flag/ punish the fraudulent use of the Website).


Below are your rights as provided by law for BANU & Associates’s processed data as a result of your use of the Website. Thus, you have:
§ Right of access to data. You have access to the data we process, having the possibility to obtain information about the nature, processing and disclosure of such data. Your right of access to these data may be limited to the extent that it will in any way affect the lawyer’s duty to keep professional secrecy when used in related services.
§ Right to data rectification. You may have your data processed by us be rectified to the extent that they are inaccurate.
§ Right to delete data (“the right to be forgotten”). You have the right to obtain from us the deletion of your processed data. However, the data that has been provided for the conclusion of a legal assistance contract must be kept by the lawyer in accordance with the express legal obligations provided for by the Statute of Attorneys in this respect.
§ The right to restrict data processing. You have the right to request and obtain the restriction of the processing of your data in our processing.
§ The right to data portability. You have the right to partially or totally transfer to another operator your data we process. When carrying out the porting, the professional secrecy of the data subject to the processing will be kept, according to the legal provisions in force.
§ Right to oppose data processing. You have the right to object to our processing of your data when the processing does not take place in accordance with your requirements or the legal provisions applicable to the processing.
§ The right not to be subject to automated decisions, including profiling.
§ Right to withdrawal of consent. In cases where we process your data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, and this withdrawal will not affect the legality of processing your data that we have previously done.
§ The right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. You have the right to file a complaint with the personal data processing supervisory authority about your data processing by us.
At the same time, we note that these rights do not apply in all cases and that there are some exceptions to them. We will also need to be able to verify your identity with certainty before dealing with specific requests.
In order to exercise one or more of these rights, to address any questions regarding your processing of data or any of the provisions of this Privacy Policy, please contact us in one of the following ways:
– By registered letter at one of the following addresses: registered office – Str. Ion Luca Caragiale nr. 35, Sector 2, Bucharest, office – Alexandru Philippide street no. 14 A, Sector 2, Bucharest
– E-mail:


The personal data we own are processed and stored for periods of time that are intended to comply with the applicable legal provisions.
To which are added the needs of our law firm from the moment when these deadlines are fulfilled, as well as the situation in which, by law, other deadlines will apply. Additionally, the deadlines will be adapted and expanded, if necessary, in all those situations where we consider the data to be necessary to defend or exercise our legal rights in our law.


At Banu&Asociatii, we make sure that the data are processed in a way that ensures a high degree of security, and in doing so we implement appropriate technical and organizational measures against unauthorized destruction, loss, modification or disclosure. In those cases where your data security has been severely compromised and there is a high degree of risk in relation to them, you will receive a notification from us with an indication of the issues that have been affected. The preliminary analysis of these cases will be made internally and in accordance with the legal provisions that address these issues. In addition, we also mention that our systems constantly benefit from virtual protection and controlled and secure access, and the servers on which your data is stored are in Romania.


Our website may contain links to web pages belonging to other entities. They have their own terms of use and privacy policies, which you should read carefully before offering them any personal data. Please note that BANU & Associates does not control these third-party sites, monitor them, and cannot be held responsible for the processing of your data by them or the content of those pages.


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If, following the perusing of this Privacy Policy for the use of the Website, you find that they are not in compliance with your requirements, we mention that you have the opportunity to stop using it. Continued use of the Website will constitute your acceptance of the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.
This Privacy Policy is applicable as of July 16, 2018 and has been developed in accordance with the requirements and provisions of EU Regulation no. 679/2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.