Definitions and Interpretation
Data - collectively all information that you submit to the Institute via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Laws
Data Protection Laws – any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive, or the GDPR and any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long as the GDPR is effective in the Republic of Cyprus);
GDPR- the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;
Institute, We or Us – A.ET Ergonomic Professional Resources Limited (trading as The Private Institute of Law) a company incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus with registration number HE 337764 and with the registered address Irida 3 Tower, 5th Floor, Spyrou Kyprianou 50, 6057, Larnaca.
User or You – any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by the Institute and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to the Institute and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services; and
Website – the website that you are currently using, www.privateinstituteoflaw.com and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.
- the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
- a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships
- “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”
- reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it; an
- For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, the Institute is the “data controller”. This means that the Institute determines the purpose for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.
How we collect Data
- We collect Data in the following ways:
- Data is given to us by you; and
- Data is collected automatically.
Data that is given to us by you
- The Institute will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, email, completion of our registration form or through any other means.
Data that is collected automatically
- To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for example we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to the Website content and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the Website and the way you use and interact with its content.
Keeping Data secure
- We will use technical and organizational measures to safeguard your Data, for example we store your Data on secure servers.
- Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
- You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
- Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive”. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.
- Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
- Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.
- Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to block us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it;
- Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data;
- Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.
- If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled by us you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority in Cyprus.
- It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.
Links to other websites
Changes of business ownership and control
- We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
- In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.
- Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other right or remedy.
- This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Cyprus and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Cypriot courts.