Last updated as at: 30 September 2019

Dimitrova & Partners Law Firm, having UIC 175011314 (hereinafter referred to as DPLF) manages this Website and the content published thereon.

This Cookies Policy (hereinafter referred to as the Policy) describes the various types of cookies that may be used in connection with the access to this Website and the various ways you can manage them. We use cookies to improve our Website and to provide our current and potential clients with up-to-date information regarding the services we provide.

                      1.         What Are Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are downloaded and stored on your personal computer, mobile device or other terminal device, when you visit a certain website. They may be set by the website administrator or a by a third party. They are widely used in order to make websites work in a better, more efficient way. The cookies allow the website to memorize certain actions and preferences of the user (such as language, font size and other display settings) for a certain period or enable other functionalities.

Some cookies, known as “session cookies”, expire at the end of your browser session. Other cookies, known as “persistent cookies”, are stored on your device between the browser sessions.

We use cookies to determine whether your terminal device has already communicated with our site. By reading the cookie data we can design our Website to be easier for you to use.

                      2.         Cookies Management

Most browsers are set by default to accept all cookies, however, the users can set their browser to notify them before the acceptance of cookies, to accept or reject only specific cookies or to refuse all cookies. The users can as well delete all cookies from their device at any time. Bear in mind that any changes you make in these settings apply only for the specific program of the browser on which you have made them. If you use different browsers or different devices you have to change the settings for each browser and for each device. Please, refer to your browser’s help feature for information how to change the cookies settings and to delete cookies. More information regarding the cookies, including how to check what cookies have been set and how to manage, block and delete them, you may find at:

                      3.         What is the Internet Protocol Address (IP address)?

The IP address is a number (a series of digits separated by dots), which is given to your device every time you enter the Internet. This number is different depending on the network, which you use to enter the Internet (home network, business network or public network). The IP address allows the devices and the servers in the Internet to recognize each other and to communicate to one another. Without being connected with additional information about you the IP address cannot identify you personally as a natural person. It only provides the opportunity to maintain the communication with your device, while you browse our Website.

                      4.         What Data Do We Collect through Our Cookies?

When we use cookies, we receive information regarding the language preferred by the user for visualizing our Website.

We receive the IP address of device, which you use every time you visit our Website. We use your IP address to ensure the functionality and the navigation of the Website, for the purposes of the IT-security and performance of system diagnostics. We can also share it with our partners, which help us maintain our Website.

                      5.         How Do We Use Cookies on Our Website?

When you visit our Website, we use cookies to ensure that you receive maximum functionality. These cookies relate to your preferences or your device, through which you visit our Website. For our Website to be fully functional, we use the following programs and web solutions, which may be granted access to your IP address without identifying you as a natural person: Zend Framework applications.

When using our Website, you can agree with the use of cookies, which your selected browser accepts in accordance with the settings you have set, you can personalize which cookies to be used or to entirely refuse their use. If you refuse to use cookies this may affect the functionality of our Website and your access to it as well as the services we can offer. Your choice of cookies made on our Website will be memorized at each visit. In order to memorize the choice, you have made we will also use a cookie. This means that:

·         If you delete all of your cookies you will have to update your preferences regarding our Website;

·         If you use another device or browser, you will have to indicate your preferences once again.

                      6.         Types of Cookies that We Use

          6.1. Necessary (own) cookies (First Party Cookies)

These cookies are used only by us and for that reason are also called own cookies. They are set by the server of the visited Website and share the same domain. These cookies are necessary so that our Website functions as intended and so that a user session can be created and a user group can be set with access to the public resources on the Website (text, image, etc). We use two types of own cookies – session and permanent ones.

·         Session Cookies are stored on your terminal device only during the current session, during which you browse our Website. These cookies take care of showing you such amount of information that suits your Internet consumption and the way you see (is shown to you) our Website (language, font, colour, view, etc). Through these cookies your decision regarding the use of cookies on our Website is saved as well. You can set your browser settings to block or to alert you for these cookies, however some parts of our Website will not function. These cookies do not store any personal information and are deleted at the end of the user session, i.e. after our Website is closed on the relevant device.

·         Persistent Cookies aresaved on the device of the user for a preliminary specified period. On our Website we use persistent cookies in order to show you the dialog window that appears when you first access the Website and that asks your consent to use the cookies on our Website. These cookies are deleted automatically after 365 days.

The necessary cookies cannot be turned off in our systems. Usually, they are set only in response to your actions, representing a request for services such as setting your privacy preferences, system log in or filling in contact forms.

          6.2. Third Party Cookies

The third-party cookies are stored on domains different than the domain of our Website. This may happen when our Website links to a file, e.g. JavaScript, which is located outside its domain. These cookies are persistent cookies and will be deleted automatically after 2 years if you do not visit again.

          7. Changes in the Cookies Policy

The present Cookies Policy can be changed and updated in order to reflect our development, the development of our services and/ or the technological progress. A notification for such change will be made as an update of the Cookies Policy and specification of the date of the last update. We encourage our users to regularly review the current Cookies Policy on our Website.