We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data and we take our responsibilities regarding the security of your personal information very seriously.
We will always comply with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (“General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”) and Data Protection Act 2018.
Who we are?
Antwort Law is an international consulting company that provides legal, tax and other services to the clients.
85 Great Portland Street, First Floor
London, United Kingdom
We are the “data controller” for pages starting with alntwort-law.com (“Site” or “Website”) for the purposes of the GDPR and UK Data Protection Act 2018 and other applicable European data protection legislation. We control the ways your personal data is collected and the purposes for which your personal data is used.
If you have any questions about this Privacy or would like to contact our data protection officer for the purpose of applicable data protection law, please contact us by:
Email to: [email protected]
Calling us on +380958386496
Which personal data do we collect?
We only collect personal data that is necessary and relevant for the performance of our services, as we need access to certain personal data in order to perform assignments in accordance with the scope. The types of personal data and special categories of personal data that we collect may vary depending on the nature of the services that we provide to you, or how you use our Website.
Such personal data may include (non-exhaustive list):
- Your full name, job title, company you work for (where applicable)
- Country of residence, passport or personal ID number
- Contact information including the home address, email address and telephone number where appropriate.
- Family circumstances (for example marital status and dependents)
- Payment information.
- Relevant information as required by Know Your Client and/or Anti-Money Laundering regulations and as part of our client intake procedures (such as evidence of source of funds)
- Areas or topics that interest you.
- Curriculum vitae, including your age, gender, your education, date of birth, employment history and similar matters and similar information that you may provide to us.
- Financial and tax-related information
- Investments and assets
- IP- address
- Other information relevant to the provision of Services.
How we use your personal data?
We will use your personal data to provide you or our client with services.
As part of this, we may use your personal data in the course of correspondence relating to the services. Such correspondence may be with you, our client, our service providers, or competent authorities. We may also use your personal data to conduct due diligence checks relating to the services.
We provide a wide range of services so the way we use personal data also varies. For example, we might use personal data:
- about a client’s employees to help those employees manage their tax affairs when working overseas
- about a client to help him/her complete a tax return.
We may also use your personal data for the purposes of, or in connection with:
- applicable legal or regulatory requirements
- requests and communications from competent authorities
- client account opening and other administrative purposes
- financial accounting, invoicing and risk analysis purposes
- client relationship purposes, which may involve: (i) sending you thought leadership or details of our products and services that we think might be of interest to you; (ii) contacting you to receive feedback on services; and (iii) contacting you for other market or research purposes;
- recruitment and business development purposes (for example, testimonials from a client’s employees may be used as part of our recruitment and business development materials with that employee’s permission)
- services we receive from our professional advisors, such as lawyers, accountants and consultants
- protecting our rights and those of our clients.
Use of personal information collected via our Website
In addition to the purposes connected to the operation of our business above, we may also use your personal data collected via our Website:
- to manage and improve our Website
- to tailor the content of our Website to provide you with a more personalized experience and draw your attention to information about our products and services that may be of interest to you
- to manage and respond to any request you submit through our Website.
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the Website. This includes IP addresses. The data is anonymized before being used for analytics processing.
Google Analytics processes anonymized information about:
- the pages you visit on Antwort-law.com
- how long you spend on each Antwort-law.com page
- how you got to the site
- what you click on while you’re visiting the site
We do not store your personal information through Google Analytics (for example your name or address).
We will not identify you through analytics information, and we will not combine analytics information with other data sets in a way that would identify who you are.
Collection of information by third-party sites and sponsors
Our Site contains links to other websites.
Disclosures of your personal information
Access to your personal data is provided to the Antwort staff responsible for carrying out this processing operation and to authorized staff on a ‘need to know’ basis. Such staff abide by statutory, and when required, additional confidentiality agreements.
We may share personal data with a variety of the following categories of third parties as necessary to perform our services (non-exhaustive list):
- Our professional advisers such as lawyers and accountants.
- Government or regulatory authorities.
- Regulators/tax authorities/corporate registries.
- Third parties to whom we outsource certain services such as, without limitation, document processing and translation services, IT support service or software providers, document and information storage providers.
- Third parties engaged in the course of the services we provide to clients such as counsel, clerks, notaries, and experts.
- Third party service providers to assist us with client insight analytics, such as Google Analytics.
- Third party postal or courier providers who assist us in delivering our documents to you.
We may appoint sub-contractor data processors as required to deliver our services, who will process personal information on our behalf and at our direction. We conduct an appropriate level of due diligence and put in place contractual documentation in relation to any sub-contractor to ensure that they process personal information appropriately and according to our legal and regulatory obligations.
Further, we may appoint external data controllers where necessary to deliver the Services (for example, but without limitation, lawyers, accountants, registered agents, banks or other third parties. When doing so we will comply with our legal and regulatory obligations in relation to the personal information, including but without limitation, putting appropriate safeguards in place.
We may also need to disclose your personal data if required to do so by law, a regulator or during legal proceedings.
We may share non-personal, de-identified and aggregated information with third parties for several purposes, including data analytics, research, submissions, thought leadership and promotional purposes.
International transfers of your data
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers.
Some of our personnel, service providers and external contractors are based outside the European Economic Area (EEA) so their processing of your personal data will involve a transfer of data outside the EEA.
Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is afforded to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:
- We will only transfer your personal data to countries that have been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data by the European Commission. For further details, see European Commission: Adequacy of the protection of personal data in non-EU countries.
- Where we use certain service providers, we may use specific contracts approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe. For further details, see European Commission: Model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries.
- Where we use providers based in the US, we may transfer data to them if they are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between the Europe and the US. For further details, see European Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield.
How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request from us by emailing [email protected].
Confidentiality and security of your personal information
We are committed to doing all that we can to keep your data secure. We have set up systems and processes to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure of your data — for example, we protect your data using varying levels of encryption. These measures include:
- education and training to relevant staff to ensure they are aware of our privacy obligations when handling personal data
- administrative and technical controls to restrict access to personal data on a ‘need to know’ basis
- technological security measures, including fire walls, encryption and anti-virus software
- physical security measures, such as staff security passes to access our premises.
We also make sure that any third parties that we deal with keep all personal data they process on our behalf secure.
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. Please click on the links below to find out more about these rights:
- Request access to your personal data
- Request correction of your personal data
- Request erasure of your personal data
- Object to processing of your personal data
- Request restriction of processing your personal data
- Request transfer of your personal data
- Right to withdraw consent
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email [email protected].
Questions and Contact
If you have any questions, or if you want to exercise your right’s as a registered data subject, please contact us at [email protected].
85 Great Portland Street, First Floor
London, United Kingdom
In the event that you wish to object to or make a complaint about how we process your personal data, please contact us in the first instance at [email protected] and we will endeavor to deal with your request as soon as possible. This is without prejudice to your right to launch a claim with the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office.
Any changes we may make to the Privacy Notice in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check this page frequently to see any updates or changes to this Privacy Notice.