for work applicants in the Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm

under to art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (GDPR)

I. What information constitutes personal data?

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person („data subject“); an identifiable natural person is a person who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by an identifier such as name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more features specific to the natural, the physiological, genetic, mental, intellectual, economic, cultural or social identity of that individual.

II. Who is the data controller of your personal data?

The Data Controller within the meaning of Art. 4, item 7 of the GDPR is the Bozhikov & Vatev, UIC: 177466937, with address: Sofia, p.c. 1000, 91 Georgi Rakovski Str., floor 1, office № 1, represented by the managing partners Atty Vladislav Biserov Bozhikov and Atty Benislav Tsankov Vatev.

III. Person responsible for data processing

In order to facilitate the process of personal data processing and the exercise of your rights in this regard, please contact us in any of the following ways: by phone +3592 9950130, or by email:

IV. What personal data do we process for you as part of the application process?

Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm processes the following categories of data about you as a job candidate:

Full legal names of the candidate

Contact number

E-mail address


Work experience

Language knowledge and skills

Computer literacy.

The categories of data listed are those provided by you as part of the selection process. In addition, the Law Firm may check for publicly available information about each of the candidates, as well as for information that the candidates themselves have published on the Internet (e.g., on LinkedIn).

V. For what purposes do we process your personal data?

We process your personal data only for the purposes of selecting staff for the position and concluding an employment contract or a contract for permanent employment under Art. 77 of the Bar Act with you (depending on the position you are applying for).

VI. On what legal grounds do we process your personal data?

Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm processes your personal ones on the grounds of Art. 6, para. 1, letter „b“ of the GDPR, namely: because the processing is necessary to take steps at your request before concluding a contract with you.

VII. To whom may we disclose your personal data?

In order to carry out its activities and fulfil our legal obligations, we will disclose your personal data only to lawyers with whom it has a contract and with whom it is possible for you to co-work in the event of your employment in order to an assessment can be made in the ongoing selection.

VIII. For how long do we store your personal data?

We store your personal data for up to 6 months unless you have given your explicit consent to storage for a longer period.

After the expiration of the storage period, your data will be deleted, and if you have provided us with originals or notarized copies of documents certifying the required qualification and experience for the position, these documents will be returned to you, for which a handover protocol will be signed.

IX. What are your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation?

1. Right of access to your personal data: you have the right to receive confirmation from us whether personal data about you are being processed and, if so, access to your personal data.

2. Right to correct personal data: If you find that the personal data we process about you is inaccurate, you have the right to ask us to correct the relevant data.

3. Right to delete personal data: in certain circumstances, such as if your personal data has been processed illegally or you have withdrawn your consent (if the processing of personal data is based on consent – for example, if you consent to data processing for a longer period), you have the right to request that we delete your personal data.

4. Right to limit the processing of data: if you have doubts about the accuracy of your personal data or have objected to our legitimate purpose of processing your personal data, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data until a solution is found.

5. Right to object to the processing: if you doubt our legitimate interest in processing your personal data, you have the right to object to such processing for reasons related to your specific situation, and we will comply with such a request.

6. Right to data portability: if your personal data is processed electronically or automatically, you have the right to request that we provide your personal data in a machine-readable format directly for transfer to another data controller you specify.

7. Right of appeal to the supervisory authority: if you consider that we are not complying with our legal obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation and the Personal Data Protection Act, you have the right to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data. data from us before the Commission for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Bulgaria (CPDP) –

X. Other information

The provision of information in connection with the selection for the position for which you are applying is mandatory for the purposes of your participation in the selection. The lack of this information leads to an objective impossibility to participate in the selection and, accordingly, to an impossibility to enter into contractual relations with the law firm.

When processing your personal data, Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm does not apply automated decision-making.

Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm does not transfer your data to countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area.