Last update as at:30 September 2019

Thank you for visiting our Website. This Policy aims to inform you about the way we process your personal data collected through this site and about your rights in this regard.

1.       Personal Data Controller

Dimitrova & Partners Law Firm, having UIC175011314 (here in after referred to as DPLF) manages the following website: and is a controller of the personal data, collected and processed through this Website.

In order to be as useful as possible through its Website, in certain cases DPLF processes personal data of the Website’s users and as such is a controller of personal data within the meaning of Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation).

The security of your data is an important part of DPLF’s internal policies. As Controller, DPLF considers with the utmost priority the issues of the protection of your personal data collected during your visit on our Website and the processes of their processing and storage in accordance with the legal requirements.

2.       Contact with the Controller

You may contact DPLF in one of the following ways:

·         In writing, at the following address:102,Oborishte Str., 3rd floor, 1505, Sofia;

·         Telephone number: (+359 2) 90 30 300;

·         By e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;

·         Via Website:

3.       Personal Data We Collect for You through the Website. Purposes and Legal Bases for Their Processing

Using the information on our Website does not imply the provision of any personal data on your part. The page contains the following functionalities, by using which it may be possible for DPLF to collect and process your personal data:

3.1.  Subscribing to the DPLF Newsletter

If you choose, you can register to receive the DPLF newsletter containing useful information about amendments to the effective legislation, practical issues regarding its application and upcoming legislative initiatives by providing us with your e-mail address. In this case, your personal data will be processed by DPLF for the purposes of receiving our newsletter.

The legal basis for processing of these personal data is your explicit, voluntary consent, which you have provided by registering yourself for this service.

DPLF shall process your personal data until you have objected to this processing or unsubscribe from receiving our newsletter further at the specified hereinabove e-mail address.

3.2.  Sending an Inquiry

The personal data collected and processed by DPLF through the option for asking questions on the Website Contact Form are: your names, e-mail address, telephone number and other data that you have decided to provide us with in your inquiry.

Personal data, which you have decided to provide us, may be also collected if you send an inquiry to the e-mail address of one of the members of our team, listed in the Our Team section of the Website.

Your personal data are collected and processed:

·         In order to be replied to the inquiry you sent us. The legal basis for processing your personal data in this case is your explicit, voluntary consent, which we assume you have given, by sending us the inquiry.

DPLF shall process your personal data only for the time required to prepare and send a reply to your inquiry and within 3 months of our last correspondence with you, unless you become our client, in which case the terms of the agreement for provision of services signed between us will apply regarding the processing of your personal data.

·         We can also use these data for direct marketing purposes - to inform you about the services provided by DPLF. In this case, the legal basis for processing ofyour personal data is the protection of DPLF’s legitimate interests in presenting and popularizing its services.

DPLF shall process your personal data for this purpose until you object to it or until you opt-out from receiving our direct marketing communications at the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

3.3.  Applying for a Job

You can apply for a job with DPLF through the Careers section of the Website by sending your short resume (CV), motivation letter and/or references to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . In these cases, DPLF shall process the personal data you haveprovided (e.g., image from a photograph, three names, date of birth, education, labour activity, address, e-mail address, telephone number and any other information you have decided to include in the documents you sent us) for the following purposes:

·         To offer you an appropriate job position in DPLF, if such one is present currently;

·         For the purposes of maintaining a database for the future use and selection of candidates in view of employment.

In this case, the legal basis for processing of your personal data is to take steps at your request with a view to the possible conclusion of an employment contract or a contract under Art. 77 of the Bar Act. DPLF shall process your personal data provided in your CV, motivation letter and/or references for a term of 6 months as of their receipt, unless you explicitly consent to the remaining of the personal data available for processing in the database for a longer term.

3.4.  Other Collected Data

In addition to the personal data specified hereinabove as collected by DPLF, the following data may additionally be processed upon usage of certain features of the Website:

·               Log files, in connection with security, technical maintenance & development issues - logs are files that record events in and interactions between systems and/or between users and a specific system;

·               Cookies and other tracking technologies that collect information from you when interacting with our Website in order for us to improve its performance and functionality.

Cookies are small text files that can be saved on your computer or mobile device when you visit a particular website. The cookie will help the website or other websites to recognize your device the next time you visit it/ them. Web beacons or other similar files can do the same. In this policy, we use the term cookies to name all the files that collect information in this way.

More about the cookies as well as about the ways to opt out of using cookies on your device can be found in our Cookies Policy.

4.       Personal Data Processing in the Course of Provision of Legal Consultations and Services

In the course of the provision of legal consultations and services, DPLF as personal data controller receives from its clients and processes the personal data of the following categories of data subjects:

·         legal representatives and/or proxies and/or contact persons of the clients – assignors under the contracts concluded by DPLF;

·         stockholders, shareholders and members of the management or supervisory bodies of the clients or of companies affiliated thereto and persons, related to the ones indicated herein, including beneficial owners pursuant to the Measures Against Money Laundering Act;

·         employees and persons, providing services to the clients under civil contracts;

·         natural persons – clients;

·         natural persons – contractors of the clients;

·         legal representatives, proxies, members of the management bodies of legal entities – contractors of the clients of DPLF.

In view of the activity of DPLF as a law firm, the personal data of the data subjects specified above, processed in the course of its activities, must remain confidential (incl. their processing) due to compliance with the obligation to keep attorney-at-law secrecy, regulated in the Bar Act and the Code of Ethics for Attorneys-at-law.

In addition, on the basis of an assessment made by the Controller, it is concluded that the provision in person of information about the processing of personal data to the subjects specified hereunder in certain cases can render impossible or seriously hinder achieving the purposes of such processing, as well as it can involve a disproportionate amount of effort or become impossible.

In this regard, DPLF publishes on its Website Written information for subjects whose personal data are processed in the course of the provision of legal consultations and services.

5.       Consequences upon Non-Provision of Personal Data

The provision of data by you is entirely voluntary. In case you do not want to provide your personal data, you shall not be able to receive the services you wish - you shall not receive our newsletter or we shall not be able to respond to your inquiry.

6.       Sharing of Your Personal Data

DPLF may provide access to your personal data, received via the usage of this Website to the following categories of recipients:

·               State bodies/ authorities to which we are required to provide personal data by law;

·               A service provider for the maintenance of this Website.

7.       Your Rights

In relation to the processing of your personal data by DPLF, you have various rights for the protection of your interests. All rights listed hereinbelow (except for the right of complaint to a supervisory authority) can be exercised by submitting a request to DPLF using the contact details provided in Section 2 Contact Us hereinabove. DPLF shall make the necessary efforts to satisfy your request without any undue delay.

7.1.Right to Access

It is your basic right at any time to obtain confirmation from DPLF whether your personal data are being processed, as well as access to the data processed and information on the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data being processed, the recipients of your personal data, the term of processing, the presence of automated decision making and your rights in connection with the processing.

7.2.Right to Rectification

When you believe that the personal data processed for you are inaccurate, you are entitled to request from DPLF their correction and to request alsothat your incomplete personal data be completed.

7.3.  Right to Erasure

As a data subject, whose personal data are being processed by DPLF, you are entitled to request their erasure in the following cases:

·         The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they have been collected and processed;

·         Withdrawal of your consent on the basis of which your personal data have been processed;

·         Yourpersonaldatahavebeenprocessedunlawfully;

·         You have objected to the processing of your data and there are no legal grounds for the processing that have a priority;

·         The personal data must be erased in order to comply with the legislation of the European Union or the Republic of Bulgaria.

7.4.Right to Restriction of Processing

Another right of yours, in relation to the processing of your personal data by DPLF is to require, if the legal requirements are met, DPLF to restrict the processing of your data in the following cases:

·         You dispute the accuracy of the personal data - for a term that allows DPLF to verify the accuracy of your data;

·         The processing of your personal data is illegal, but you do not want to erase your personal data but instead to restrict their use;

·         DPLF no longer needs your personal data for the purposes specified herein, but you require that they be retained by DPLF by limiting their processing for the purposes of establishing, exercise or defense of legal claims on your part.

7.5.  Right to Objection against the Personal Data Processing

As far as your personal data are subject to processing by DPLF, you have the right to object at any time to such processing. In this case, DPLF will discontinue the processing of your personal data unless there is any other legal basis for their further processing, such as compliance with legal requirements or other legitimate interests that require continuation of the processing.

7.6.  Right to Withdrawal of Your Consent

The processing of your personal data by DPLF, which is based on your explicit consent, may be terminated by withdrawal of your consent. This right of yours has immediate effect but does not affect the lawfulness of the personal data processing of your data, carried out until the withdrawal of your consent.

7.7.  Right to Data Portability

You are entitled to receive a copy of the personal data you have provided to DPLF, including, where possible, in electronic form. When the processing of your data is based on consent or a contractual obligation and is carried out in an automated manner, you can address a request to DPLF to receive your personal data in a structured, widely used, machine-readable format. In this context, you can also ask DPLF to transfer these personal data directly to another personal data controller at your instruction.

7.8.  Right to Complaint with Supervisory Authority

If you believe that your personal data are being processed unlawfully or your rights in relation to them have been violated, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent Bulgarian supervisory authority - the Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP). You can contact the CPDP by using the following contact details, specified hereinbelow:

Address: 2 Prof. Tsvetan Lazarov Blvd., 1592, Sofia;

Telephone number: 02/91-53-518;

E-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

8.       Amendment of This Privacy Policy

DPLF may periodically change this Privacy Policy to comply with legislative changes or specific practices and policies applied by DPLF. When we make such changes, we also change the date of the last update listed at the beginning of this Policy, so that you can familiarize yourselves with the current conditions for the processing of your personal data.