It describes how and why we collect, store, and use personal data and provides information about the rights of the individuals to whom such personal data relates.
For this purpose, the words “to process/processing”, “processor”, “controller” and “(sensitive) personal data” have the meaning provided for in ADGM Regulations.
1) Personal Data. Definition and Collection
The personal data that we process includes:
(a) Basic data or information that can be used to identify you, such as your name, address(es), telephone number(s), email address(es), professional experience, or other type of data, when you voluntary choose to disclose it to us, directly or indirectly.
(b) Identification data (e.g., birthdate, passport details, etc.).
(c) Information relating to the matter on which you need OH LLP services.
(d) Some financial information considered relevant for our purpose of advising you.
(e) Technical information including your location, IP address, browser details, traffic data, etc. which may be collected from your visits to this website.
(f) Information relating to your visits to our office.
(g) Any other information you may provide to us through different means.
We may collect your personal data:
(a) As part of our client on-boarding or client maintenance activities.
(b) From a business associate of yours, your representative, employer, a third party, etc.
(c) Through automatic means (e.g., when visiting this website). Please refer to the Cookies Policy.
The information collected may be confidential, so we will maintain such confidentiality and protect your personal data in accordance with our professional obligations by Law.
2) Personal Data process
Whether we receive your personal data directly from you of from a third party, we will only use it in the event we have obtained your consent, which means any freely given, specific, informed, and unambiguous indication, by means of a clear written statement or action, that you agree to the processing of the personal data.
The personal data is processed for the following purposes:
(a) Legal Services: we will use and process your personal data for providing, promoting, and marketing our legal services, communicating with you in relation to those services and complying with our legal and ethical obligations.
(b) Marketing: we may process certain of your personal data for direct marketing based on your consent. You also have the right to withdraw this consent at any time. The withdrawal of the consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
(c) Contract performance: we may use or process personal data in connection with pre-contract activities and discussion and to perform the contract that we have with you.
(d) Legal obligations: we will use or process your personal data as necessary for compliance with our legal obligations as per the applicable Regulations.
3) Cookies Policy
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our website, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process or to allow us to track your activities while using our website.
Most of the web browsers have a mechanism to notify you when you receive a new cookie and tell you how to reject new or disable cookies (if you wish to do so).
4) Disclosing of Personal Data
We will disclose the personal data collected through any means only for the legal and legitimate purposes described above. We may also disclose your personal data to external service providers that perform services for us and who are obliged to secure it, such as consultants, experts, outsourced service providers, technology suppliers, etc.
In relation to any other disclosures to third parties, we will only do so where you have given your consent, where we are required to do so by Law, where it is necessary for public health purposes or for public interest reasons, where it is necessary for the purpose of or in connection with legal proceedings or in order to exercise or defend legal rights.
We do not sell, rent, distribute, or otherwise make, personal information commercially available to any third party.
5) How long we keep your Personal Data
We will use your personal data until the time as we consider it is no longer necessary to use it for any lawful or legitimate purpose and otherwise in accordance with the Law. At the appropriate time, we will take reasonable steps to destroy your personal data except where we need to retain it to satisfy legal and professional obligations.
6) Your Rights in relation to your Personal Data
Various rights may be available to you, which are summarized below:
(a) To access: you have the right to obtain from us confirmation as to whether your personal data is being processing, and in that case, access to the details related to it.
(b) To rectify: you have the right to request and obtain from us without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you.
(c) To erasure: you also have the right to obtain from us the erasure of your personal data where one of the following applies: if the personal data is no longer necessary, if you have previously withdrawn your consent, if the personal data has been unlawfully processed, if there is no legitimate ground for the processing, or when it is required by Law.
(d) To restrict: you may restrict the processing of your personal data based on a legitimate reason.
(e) To data portability: you have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit this data to another controller.
(f) To object: you may object at any time, on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal data.
7) Questions about this Policy