Privacy Policy

Legàlia is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) sets out how Legàlia (or “we”, “us”, “our”) processes personal data about you whether you are an individual client or a representative of a client to whom we may provide legal services (“Services”) or a user of our website. “You”, “your” is referred to individual clients, representative of a client or site users.

Personal data provided by you either directly or indirectly including to our professionals (the “Data”) will be processed in compliance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

  1. Data We May Collect

i) We may collect the following data from you: Information you may give us about you by filling in forms, as part of your engagement with Legàlia on our website ( or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site or subscribe to our service, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our or related to our website, enter a competition, promotion or survey, make an enquiry, provide feedback and when you report a problem with our website. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financialand credit card information, personal description and photograph or personal information;

ii) Information we may collect with regard to each of your visits to our website. We may automatically collect the following information:

  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
  • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.

iii) Information we collect during the client on-boarding process or later, during our engagement as part of the judicial activity and filing we conduct on your behalf, operating with legal representation before the courts or other judicial bodies, public and administrative bodies, on the basis of the relevant power of attorney executed by you.

iv) Information we may receive from any other source. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them.

2.  Purposes of Data Processing

The purposes of the processing of your Data by Legália are:

i) the performance of the professional tasks for which Legália has been engaged;

ii) the compliance with any obligation imposed by law and regulation;

iii) the pursuing of contractual obligations, our professional duties as your attorneys in the conduct of legal proceedings and alternative dispute resolution, or for other administrative, hiring and accounting purposes; and

iv) the performance of legitimate initiatives including the delivery of marketing communications and/or responding to enquiries in relation to the services offered by Legália, here as follows collectively the “Purposes”;

v) for our legitimate business interests that are not overridden by your interests, rights and freedoms.

The consent to your Data processing for the purposes listed in points i) to iii) above is necessary to perform the Services required. The provision of sensitive and judicial Data is strictly necessary for the purposes of points i), ii) and iii) above.

With reference to the purposes of point iv) above your consent is discretionary. Legália will be entitled to send you marketing communications via email if your email contact has been obtained in the context of the provision of its professional services or through the use of Legália website and you have specifically provided consent to subscribe to marketing communications. If you do not provide consent to the processing of your Data for such purposes, Legália will not send you any marketing communications. If you have subscribed to receive marketing communications, you can always change your mind on the occasion of each marketing message or communication from Legália and unsubscribe at any time clicking on the link “unsubscribe” or writing to:

  1. How We Use Your Data

We may use your data in the following ways:

i) any information you give to us may be used to carry out our obligations arising from our engagement or legal representation and to provide you with the information, services that you request from us; to manage or administer our relationship with you; to respond to any correspondence, enquiries or feedback that you send to us; to update you with any changes to our terms of business or other policies;

ii) to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, such as Client verification, Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery, and conflict and reputational checks and politically exposed persons/sanctions screening. We also conduct credit checks from time to time;

iii) to submit documentation or responses as required by law;

iv) Information we have collected about you may be used to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer; to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure; to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others,  and to deliver relevant advertising to you; to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them;

v) Information we receive from other sources may be combined with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

4.  Scope of Data Disclosure

Your Data may be disclosed to:

i) Individuals or professionals or companies who cooperate with Legália (professionals, secretaries, or other staff and/or subcontractors);

ii) employees, consultants and officials of judicial bodies, counterparties and their counsels, members of arbitration panels and in general any party connected with legal proceedings or involved with the provision of the services by the firm;

iii)It is in our legitimate business interest to share your personal data with trusted third parties where you have instructed us to do so (in the provision of our Services) and with our service providers which act on our behalf and support and enable us to provide our Services to you such as consultants, advisors, credit and financial institutions, insurance companies, debt collection companies, all of which may be appointed by Legália as external data processors, in connection with the provision of the services or the performance of activities related to the provision of the services;

iv) other Legalia partner firms internationally in connection with the services provided or to be provided to you.

Your Data will not be disclosed, unless such disclosure has been authorized by you or required by law.

  1. How and How Long We Store Your Information

Your personal data may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Union (“EU”) depending on the nature of the Services we provide to you. It may also be processed outside the EU by one of our service providers. If you would like more information about any of the transfer safeguards we implement please contact us using the details as set out below in this Privacy Policy. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

To the extent that any of your data is provided to third parties outside the EEA, or accessed by third parties from outside the EEA, we will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place in accordance with the GDPR (such as the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses, or the EU/US Privacy Shield).

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We will only retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. The criteria that we use to determine retention periods will be determined by the nature of the data and the purposes for which it is kept, the sensitivity of the data and the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure.

  1. Data Subject’s Rights

You have certain rights in relation to the personal data that we hold about you. Details of these rights and how to exercise them are set out below. Please note we will require evidence of your identity before we are able to respond to your request.

i) You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the personal information that we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it. Where we have good reason, and if the GDPR permits, we can refuse your request for a copy of your personal information, or certain elements of the request. If we refuse your request or any element of it, we will provide you with our reasons for doing so.

ii) If personal information we hold about you is not accurate or is out of date and requires amendment or correction you have a right to have the data rectified or completed.

iii) In certain circumstances, you have the right to request that personal information we hold about you is erased e.g. if the information is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or processed or our processing of the information is based on your consent and there are no other legal grounds on which we may process the information.

iv) In certain circumstances, you have the right to object to our processing of your personal information. For example, if we are processing your information on the basis of our legitimate initiatives and there are no compelling legitimate grounds for our processing which override your rights and interests. You may also have the right to restrict our use of your personal information, such as in circumstances where you have challenged the accuracy of the information and during the period where we are verifying its accuracy.

v) In certain instances, you have a right to receive any personal information that we hold about you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

In such circumstances, you can ask us to transmit that information to you or directly to a third party organisation.

While we are happy for such requests to be made, we are not able to guarantee technical compatibility with a third party organisation’s systems. We are also unable to comply with requests that relate to personal information of others without their consent.

You can exercise any of these rights at any time by contacting us at

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. You can do this by contacting us using the details in the ‘Contact’ section below.

Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.

  1. Cookies

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  1. Changes to our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy was last updated on the 25thof May 2018. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

  1. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

  1. Data Controller

Legália with offices at Lungotevere dei Mellini 7, 00193 Rome, appointed Legalia S.r.l. with registered address at Lungotevere dei Mellini 7, 00193 Rome as data controller of the Data.

  1. Third Parties Websites, Plug-ins and Applications

Our Site may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites, plug-ins and applications and are not responsible for their privacy policies, notices and statements. When you leave our Site, we encourage you to read the privacy policies, notices and statements of every website you visit.