Data Protection Notice/Privacy Notice




This Privacy Notice (the "Notice") is intended to inform you about the terms and conditions concerning the collection, storage, and use of your personal information when you visit or use our website (www.szlaw.gr), provided that you are a natural person.

This notice applies exclusively to your personal data collected during your browsing and use of the website and does not extend to all the data processed by our Law Firm during the provision of its services.


1. Controller

The Law Firm named "Skopa - Zanganas and Partners Law Firm" (hereinafter "Law Firm" or "we" or “us”) acts as the Data Controller of any personal data entered in or collected through our website.

Our headquarters are located in Athens, at 77 3is Septemvriou Ave. If you wish to contact us, for any issue related to the processing of your Personal Data and the exercise of your rights, you can use the following contact details.

Tel: 2108213894.  Email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


2. A few words about our website www.szlaw.gr

This website is the official website of our Law Firm. It contains informative material about our services, operations, and activities, providing you with the opportunity to keep up to date with our news and to contact us regarding your legal issues or cases.

The personal data that you provide to us while browsing our website are subject to processing and will be kept on file under the responsibility of our Law Firm, according to the conditions contained in this Notice.


3. What is Personal Data?

The term "personal data", as used in this Notice, refers to any information relating to you as a natural person, either as an individual or as a professional, that can be linked to you and/or can identify you, directly or indirectly, such as, for example: full name, postal address, email address, contact telephone number, details about your affairs, etc. (hereinafter referred to as "Personal Data or Data")


4. What is the Processing of Personal Data?

Processing of Personal Data refers to any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.


5. Which types of Data are we collecting about you, and how?

As a rule, we only collect the personal data you provide to us directly, during your browsing of our website. Specifically:

A) When you use the contact form on our website to contact us, we collect your full name, your email address, as well as the subject and content of the messages you send us.

B) When you browse our website, we collect data and metadata about your use of the website through the use of cookies or similar technologies. For more information about the collection and use of this data, please read our Website’s Cookies Policy.


6. Are we processing special categories of personal data or data concerning criminal convictions?

The term “special categories” of personal data refers to specific categories of data, the high sensitivity of which is recognized by law, such as health data, sexual orientation, data on political opinions, biometric data, etc.

As a rule, we do not process the abovementioned categories of data, nor do we process criminal conviction data, via our website. If you provide such information yourself, via the website's contact form, all of the terms and provisions of this notice apply in full.


7. For what purposes is your data processed?

We collect your Data exclusively for purposes related to the provision of our services and to maintaining the proper daily operation of our Law Firm and our website.

More Specifically, your data is processed for the following purposes:

(a) to communicate with you in response to a request or query,

(b) to provide legal services and to legally support your claims, if we eventually cooperate, or to examine whether the required conditions to provide you with the above services are present,

(c) to monitor the traffic to the website,

(d) to ensure the security of information on the website; and

(e) to comply with any obligations imposed on us by applicable laws and regulations.


8. What is the legal basis for the processing of your Data by our Law Firm?

According to the applicable legislation (GDPR, Law 4624/2019), the processing of your personal data, for any intent and purpose, must be based on specific legal grounds.

The processing of website users' data for the abovementioned purposes (chapter 7of this Notice) is carried out on the following legal bases:

A) For the purpose of contacting you in response to a request or query (purpose "a"), the processing is carried out because it is necessary for the pursuance of the legitimate interests of our Law Firm; in particular, for increasing the levels of satisfaction of our existing and prospective clients and partners, by providing them with electronic channels of communication and information.

B) Where your data are processed for the provision of legal services to you or for the examination of the existence of the necessary conditions for the provision of such services to you (purpose "b"), the processing is carried out because it is necessary in order for us to take preliminary measures before entering into a services contract with you, and/or for the execution and monitoring of the legal services contract between you and our Law Firm.

C) Where data is processed to monitor website traffic (purpose "c") and to ensure the information security of our website (purpose "d"), the legal basis for the processing is the pursuit of the legitimate interests of our Law Firm. More specifically, processing "c" seeks to increase the reach of our website, while processing "d" seeks to secure the data and intellectual property of both our Firm and our clients, as well as of the visitors of our website.

D) With regard to the use of cookies on our website, to the extent that the cookies used are not necessary for the functioning and the smooth and secure operation of our website, the lawfulness of their processing relies on your consent, which you may choose to provide to us through the options of our website's "cookie banner". For more information on this issue, please see our Cookies Policy.


9. Who are the recipients of your Data/Where are your data transferred?

As a rule, your data is only being processed by the competent, in each case, staff of our Law Firm, who have been duly informed about the secure processing of your personal data.


Additionally, your data may also be transferred, where applicable and necessary, to:

1) Natural and legal persons to whom we entrust the performance of specific tasks on our behalf, such as the external partner who has developed our website and supports its operation and the external accountant with whom our Law Firm cooperates. These persons, who act as data processors on our behalf, have been informed and committed in advance to respecting the confidentiality of your data, are aware of and follow our instructions regarding the processing of personal data, and take all appropriate measures to protect it.

2) Co-operating Mailing Service Providers/Couriers, as well as partner Banks, who support your electronic payments to our Firm's accounts. These partners act as independent Data Controllers for your data within the scope of the regulatory/legal frameworks governing their operations.

3) Third-party recipients - independent Data Controllers to whom it is necessary to transmit your data for the legal support of your cases. (such as courts, public prosecutors, notaries, bailiffs, sectoral and subject matter experts, surveyors, etc.)

4) Supervisory, auditing, independent, judicial, public and/or other official authorities and bodies within the scope of their statutory powers, duties and authorities when the transmission, of your data, to them is required by law.

5) Third parties (opposing parties; natural persons - other data subjects) when their legal right of access to the data in question or our obligation to disclose the data to them is provided for by law.


10. How do we ensure that our Processors respect your Personal Data?

The Processors, who process your data on our behalf, have agreed and contractually bound themselves to:

  • Processing your personal data solely in accordance with our instructions,
  • to maintaining strict confidentiality,
  • to not disclosing data to third parties without our permission,
  • complying with the legal framework for the protection of personal data, including the European GDPR Regulation and Greek Law 4624/2019.

Additionally, we perform data protection due diligence of prospective Processors before we begin co-operating with them.


11. Do we transfer your data outside the European Union?

We do not transfer your Data outside the EEA. Your personal data are stored and processed exclusively within the European Union.


12. For how long is your data stored and when do we delete them?

We retain your personal data, which were collected for the provision of legal services to you, for a period of 20 years (statute of limitations). The data is then irreversibly deleted or anonymized.


Any personal data stored in our server security logs for information security purposes (i.e. IP address), is retained for a period of 6 months. Thereafter, the data is deleted.

We delete the Data collected by Cookies in accordance with our Cookies Policy.


13. Is your data safe?

We are committed to safeguarding your Personal Data. We have taken appropriate organizational and technical measures to ensure the security and protection of your Data from any form of accidental or unlawful processing. These measures are reviewed and modified at regular intervals and also on an ad-hoc basis when necessary.


14. Which rights do you possess in regards to your personal data?

You have the right to rectify inaccurate personal data.

If you find that there is an error in your Data, you may submit a request for us to correct it (e.g., correcting your name or updating a change of telephone number).

You have the right to erasure/right to be forgotten.

You may ask us to delete your Data if it is no longer necessary for the processing purposes listed above or if you wish to withdraw your consent, where your consent is used as the legal basis for the processing.

You have the right to restrict the processing.

You may ask us to restrict the processing of your Data for as long as your objections to the processing are pending or if part of the processing is no longer necessary to fulfil the purposes for which your Data was collected.

You have the right to object to the processing of your Data.

You may object to the processing of your Data where it is carried out in the pursuit of our legitimate interests, and we will stop processing your Data if there are no other compelling and legitimate grounds that override your rights and interests.


15. How can you exercise your rights?

To exercise your rights, you may send us a request either to our postal address (77 3is Septemvriou Ave., 104 34, Athens), or to our e-mail address (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with the title "Exercise of the right of access/ correction/ deletion/ portability/ restriction/ objection" and the description of your request. From our part, we will examine your request and reply to you as soon as possible.


16. When will you receive a response to your request?

We will respond to your Requests free of charge and without delay. We aim to always respond to your requests within one (1) month of receiving them. However, if your Request is complex or there are a large number of pending Requests, we will let you know within the first month if we need an extension of two (2) additional months within which to respond to you.

If your Requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular because of their repetitive nature, our Law Firm may impose a reasonable fee, taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or performing the requested action, or refuse to follow up on your request.


17. Right to lodge a complaint

If you believe that: a) your request has not been adequately and/or lawfully fulfilled, or b) your personal data protection rights are being violated by any processing carried out by us, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Hellenic Data Protection Authority-HDPA (postal address: 1-3 Kifisias Ave,P.C. 115 23, Athens, website: https://www.dpa.gr/, tel: 210 6475600, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


18. How will you be informed about potential updates to this Privacy Notice?

We will update this Privacy Notice whenever necessary. If there are significant changes to this Notice or to the way we use your Personal Data, we will notify you either by posting a notice in a prominent place within our website before the changes take effect or by any other appropriate means. We encourage you to periodically read this Notice to keep updated on how your Data is being protected.

Day of Publication: 30 September 2022

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