Rasma Legal (the “ Firm”), as professionals engaged in the provision of legal services to clients worldwide, is committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and personal information that directly or indirectly identifies individuals who may be clients, staff, agents, lawyers, law students, job applicants or others inside or outside the Firm. It has always been and remains the policy of the Firm to comply with the rules of professional conduct, which impose a duty to preserve and protect client’s confidential information, upon lawyers and their associated personnel.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
The Firm may collect personal information while providing legal services to its clients and as provided by visitors to its website or users of social media sites, emails or phone calls. We may also collect personal information upon interacting with us on social media sites and from other third parties.
We may use the personal information for any of the following purposes:
- to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries;
- to provide you with legal services and administer the matters you instruct us on;
- to contact you regarding legal or law firm developments that may be of interest to you. To send you publications or details of events or services that we consider may be of interest to you;
- to enter into contracts of various kinds;
- to carry out, monitor and analyze our business or website operations.
Confidentiality, Security and Retention of Personal Information
In conformity with our professional obligations, we make every effort to keep your personal information in the utmost discretion.
We maintain reasonable and appropriate safeguards in order to maintain the confidentiality of personal information. However, we do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work.
We may retain information provided by you, including personal information, for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, or to achieve the purposes for which the information was originally collected and for the purposes described in our applicable policies.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information
We do not disclose any personal information to unrelated parties outside of the Firm except in limited circumstances, such as disclosures to our agents or data processors or other contractors acting on our behalf and at our direction, subject to appropriate confidentiality, privacy and information security commitments provided by the receiving party, or where we believe it is necessary to provide a service which the client or third party have requested, or as permitted or required by law, or as otherwise authorized or directed by the client or third party.
Consistent with our professional obligations, we may provide personal information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the provision of such information is required or permitted by law.
Any substantial change in the way the Firm uses your personal information will be posted on its website.
You may contact Rasma Legal online or by email at: info(@)rasmalegal.com