At Thales, we value your privacy and the protection of your personal data.
You will also be informed of your rights regarding your personal data, as well as how to contact us and how to file a complaint.
The legal entity that processes your personal data depends on the lawyer you have contacted and will, depending on:
You can consult the list of our lawyers on this page. You can find full details about these legal entities here. ici.
If you are our client, our processing of your personal data is necessary for the performance of your contract with us for the provision of legal services by Thales.
Thales also processes your personal data in compliance with its legal obligations such as, for example, the legal provisions imposed on it by the Anti-Money Laundering Act.
If you are an employee or an independent collaborator of one of our clients and if our client has designated you as a contact person, we process your personal data on the basis of the legitimate interest of our client as well as our own in order to contact you in the context of providing our legal services.
If you are a contact of our client and we have obtained your personal data through our client, for example because you are an expert, a supplier, an accountant or because you collaborate in some way with our client, we process your personal data on the basis of the legitimate interest of our client as well as our own in order to improve the organization of the provision of our services to our client.
To the extent that we have obtained your personal data in order to provide you with legal services, we believe it is also in the legitimate interest of Thales to process your personal data in order to send you our newsletters and seminar invitations. In this way, we keep you up to date with the latest legal developments as well as all relevant information about Thales, such as its working methods, new employees, areas of legal services, etc. You may object at any time and free of charge to the processing of your personal data for these purposes by clicking on "unsubscribe" at the bottom of each newsletter or invitation. In this case, we will remove you from our mailing list.
We process the following personal data:
This personal data will not be processed in a separate database. This personal data is part of files that are processed in our system.
The collection of some of your personal data may be required by law and/or necessary to enter into an agreement with Thales. Failure to provide your personal data may result in the termination of the agreement with Thales or the inability of Thales to provide its legal services.
Members of your lawyer's office have access to your case so they can process it if needed.
When the management of your case requires it, the lawyer can also share the information of your case with other lawyers and actors in the legal world.
When the handling of your case requires (procedural) action outside of Belgium, but within the European Union (EU), and provided that you and your lawyer agree, information about you collected by your lawyer may be shared with legal actors in other EU countries.
You have the right to give or withdraw your consent to the processing and exchange of your data.
I. Processing of personal data in the context of the legal mission you have entrusted to us
We process your personal data for as long as necessary to carry out the legal mission you have entrusted to us. When our contractual relationship ends, we retain this personal data for as long as required by tax, accounting or other legal requirements.
II. Processing of personal data for “direct marketing” purposes
We will continue to process your personal data to keep you informed of the latest legal news relevant to your business via Thales newsletters and event invitations as long as you do not object to the processing of your personal data for these purposes. If necessary, we will immediately remove you from our mailing list. This will not affect the processing by Thales of your personal data for the purpose of providing our legal services.