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From where do we obtain your personal data?

We collect your personal data primarily from you when we conclude an assignment agreement with you.

If you represent a corporate client, we will collect your data primarily from you. We may also receive your information from the corporate client that you represent.

If you represent a corporate client or a potential corporate client, we collect your data from websites and other public sources, the business information service provided by Asiakastieto Oy, and other commercial operators which provide information about companies and their representatives.

We check our clients’ credit references from the service provided by Asiakastieto Oy.

Who do we share your personal data with?

We will disclose your personal data to the extent permitted and required under applicable legislation and proper professional conduct of attorneys-at-law. When assignments require, we will disclose personal data to authorities, courts and counterparties, other law firms belonging in the Eversheds Sutherland chain, and our subsidiaries Heinonen & Co, Attorneys-at-Law, Ltd and Eversheds Sutherland Russia (Eversheds Sutherland LLC).

We have outsourced personal data processing to the following Service Providers, which process your personal data on our behalf:

  • It system providers
  • Communication services providers
  • Marketing tool providers.

Do we transfer your personal data to a third country?

We may transfer your contact details to our subsidiary Eversheds Sutherland LLC, which is located in Russia. Transfers of data to third countries always take place using the standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission.

Joint Controllers

We and Facebook Ireland are joint controllers in relation to our company page. We have entered into the Controller Addendum with Facebook Ireland (https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum) to determine the respective responsibilities for compliance with the obligations under the GDPR with regard to the joint processing. We have agreed that we provide you with the information given in this section and we have agreed that between us and Facebook Ireland, Facebook Ireland is responsible for enabling your rights under Articles 15-20 of the GDPR with regard to your personal data stored by Facebook Ireland. The contact details of Facebook Ireland and its Data Protection Officer can be found in Facebook Ireland’s Data Policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy. When you visit, like or comment our Facebook/Instagram page or follow our Instagram page we process jointly your data to collect user information. This user information is collected to develop our Facebook/Instagram page and services. That further information on how Facebook Ireland processes personal data, including the legal basis Facebook Ireland relies on and the ways you can exercise your rights against Facebook Ireland, can be found in Facebook Ireland’s Data Policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy.

We and LinkedIn Ireland are joint controllers in relation to our LinkedIn page. We have entered into the Controller Addendum with LinkedIn Ireland (https://legal.linkedin.com/pages-joint-controller-addendum) to determine the respective responsibilities for compliance with the obligations under the GDPR with regard to the joint processing. We have agreed that between us and LinkedIn Ireland, LinkedIn Ireland is responsible for enabling your rights pursuant to the GDPR with regard to your personal data stored by LinkedIn Ireland. The contact details of LinkedIn Ireland and its Data Protection Officer as well as information on the processing of personal data carried out by LinkedIn Ireland including your rights towards LinkedIn Ireland can be found in LinkedIn Ireland’s Data Protection Policy at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. When you visit, like or comment our LinkedIn page we process jointly your data to collect user information. This user information is collected for marketing purposes and to develop our LinkedIn page and services.