Purposes - The data that you provide to us and those that we receive from opposing parties concerning you are obviously processed in order to carry out our contractual mission of representation or consultation and in order to communicate with you on this subject.
Categories of data - This may include your surname, first name, image, profession, domicile or residence, telephone and fax number, e-mail address, date and place of birth, civil status, national register and identity card number, bank account number, login details, passwords, connections (if using our extranet), correspondence, various supporting documents, procedural documents, etc.
Special data - If it is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of a legal claim, we may also process data that reveal your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, as well as genetic data, biometric data, data concerning your health, life or sexual orientation.
Criminal Data - Similarly, data relating to criminal convictions, criminal offences or related security measures may be processed if your defence so requires.
Indispensable - All such data is therefore indispensable for the performance of the task you entrust to us. Without it, we cannot carry out our work.
Recipients of the data - Their communication to lawyers of other parties, courts, experts, technical consultants, notaries, mediators, arbitrators or bailiffs may be necessary for the execution of our mission.
Duration - The data specific to each file you entrust to us is kept 5 years after the completion of the file and the common data is kept 5 years after the last mission you entrusted to us.
Purpose - Your contact and financial data is also used for the purpose of billing for and recovering our services, or notifying you of changes to the Agreement or the Data Protection Policy (including new purposes). This data is therefore essential for the execution of our contract. Without them, we cannot carry out our mission.
Recipients of the data - The data is transmitted to the tax and social security authorities, to our social secretariat and to our accountant. They could be transmitted to our counsel or to a bailiff in case of legal recovery.
Duration - We are obliged to keep this invoicing data until the expiry of our tax and accounting obligations, i.e. for 7 full fiscal years.
Identification - Our firm complies with its legal obligations with respect to verifying the absence of conflicts of interest and client identification under the Act of 18 September 2017 on the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing and on restrictions on the use of cash. The data relating to your identity and the copy of identity documents could then be transmitted to our President of the Bar and to the supervisory authority. They are kept for this purpose 10 years after the completion of the last mission you entrusted to us.
IT Maintenance - Our subcontractors in charge of the IT infrastructure, our management program, and the development and maintenance of our Internet and extranet sites may access your data to the extent strictly necessary for the performance of their respective missions.
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In the European Union - Your data is in principle stored exclusively on servers located within the EU.
In case of transfer outside the European Union - Your data is only transferred to a country that does not offer an adequate level of protection if the processing of your file requires the sharing of information with legal professionals from non-EU countries.
In such cases, we will of course ensure that the recipients are obliged to comply with the same data protection standards as in the EU, either through appropriate contractual clauses or by adhering to the principles of Privacy Shield. You can obtain a copy of these guarantees on request.
Information - This right is ensured through this document. If the data processed includes your personnel's data, you are strongly advised to make them aware of this document.
Access and rectification - You have the right to access your data and to have them rectified if necessary.
Opposition - You may object to the processing of your data by us on the basis of our legitimate interest.
Withdrawing your consent - Where data is processed with your consent, you may withdraw your consent at any time, without calling into question past processing.
Erasure - You may obtain the erasure of your data or the limitation of the processing under the conditions provided for in Articles 17 and i8 of the General Data Protection Regulation.
Portability - The data provided by you may be communicated to you or transmitted to a colleague in electronic format.
To exercise your rights, you can
- submit your request in writing by e-mail to or by post (KMS Partners, Chaussée de La Hulpe 150, 1170 Brussels).
- Attach a copy of both sides of your identity card to this request.
If you require further information, or if you wish to file a complaint, you may contact the Data Protection Authority (Rue de la Presse, 35 - 1000 Brussels, Tel + 32 2 274 48 00 - https://www.autoriteprotectiondonnees.be/citoyen/agir/introduire-une-plainte).