Declaration of Consent
Generally, you may browse our website without providing any Personal Information. However, we may ask that you provide information at various times and locations through the website. For example, if you intend to submit a request on the ‘Contact Us’ page, “Speak with a lawyer form” or “Schedule Consultation form” you will be asked to provide information such as your name, telephone number and email address.
Protecting Personal Information
ABILEGAL has appropriate technical and organizational measures in place designed to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind, however, that no internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, email sent to or from this website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Moreover, where you use passwords or other special access features on this website, it is your responsibility to safeguard them.
How We Use Personal Information
The information collected by and through this website may be used by ABILEGAL and other entities that are involved in the operation of this website for ABILEGAL’S purposes or that of its clients, partners, collaborators etc. We will use Personal Information only for the purpose for which it was provided, as well as other purposes for which the user gives consent. This includes, but is not limited to, the following purposes:
Contact Forms and Site-Initiated Emails
If you decide to contact us by using the contact form or email addresses sourced from this website, we use the information you provide to get in contact with you and to answer your enquiries. In both cases, we are processing in anticipation of entering a contract, agreement of other service-related relationship with you or on grounds that it is necessary to do so for the purposes of our legitimate interest in developing our firm’s business.
ABILEGAL holds legal, corporate and non-corporate events from time to time. If you register for one of our events, we use the information you provide to register you for the event and to provide you with information about the event. The legal basis for processing your information in relation to events is that it is necessary to do so for the purposes of our legitimate interest in developing our business. Kindly note that we may also share your Personal Information with other people that are attending the same event.
ABILEGAL publishes legal and motivational articles, we use the information you provide to register you for our articles; you would from time to time receive our articles and updates. The legal basis for processing your information in relation to receiving articles is that it is necessary to do so for the purposes of our legitimate interest in developing our business. Kindly note that we may also share your Personal Information with other people that have registered for our articles.
You can apply through email or our contact form for job openings and internships at ABILEGAL. The legal basis for processing your information in relation to an employment or internship application is that it is necessary for processing in anticipation of entering a contract or for the performance of a contract. You will have to provide information about your education, employment history and skills (amongst other information). We only use this information in connection with your application process. Except as set forth in this policy, we do not share this information with anyone outside of ABILEGAL, except other companies that are engaged to assist us in determining the eligibility of the various applicants, as well as our human resources consultants.
Disclosing Personal Information to Third Parties
In some instances we may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf, including, but not limited to, website developers, IT services providers, shipping or direct mail organizations, storage facilities. Such third parties may be provided with access to your Personal Information to perform the functions for which they have been retained.
We may also disclose any information, including Personal Information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
Duration of Personal Information Retention
Personal Information will only be stored as long as the information is required to fulfill our legitimate business needs or the purposes for which the information was collected.
ABILEGAL is committed to ensure that your information is kept accurate and up to date. Please assist us to comply with this obligation by ensuring that you inform us of any changes to your Personal Information. You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you, to withdraw your consent to the collection and use of your Personal Information, and to delete or rectify any inaccurate information about you. You have also the right to object to our use of your Personal Information or to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.