Adopted on: 31.01.2022

Date of last revision: 31.01.2022

1. What is personal data:

Personal data is information that directly or indirectly identifies you as a natural person, indirectly when the information in question is combined with other information, such as your name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number and etc. under.

2. Data controller:

The data controller of your personal data that you share through this website is: Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm, UIC: 177466937, address: Sofia, p.c. 1000, 91 Georgi Rakovski Str., floor 1, office 1,

3. Purposes of personal data processing:

Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm (the administrator of the site will use your personal data only for the purposes of:

(1) Possible analysis of the behaviour of the visitors of the site of the law firm, of their preferences and interests) and reporting of the attendance of the site;

(2) Contacting you in case of an inquiry to the law firm through the „Contacts“ section, as well as subsequently to fulfil our obligations under the contract for legal protection and assistance in accordance with the provisions of the Bar Act, if you choose to entrust our law firm with the provision of legal services and the protection of your rights and legitimate interests.

Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm does not collect or process more or other types of personal data than we need to fulfil the stated purposes.

We will only use personal data as set out in this policy unless you have given us your explicit consent to another use of your personal data.

We may be required to process and store personal data on legal grounds and to achieve regulatory compliance, such as the prevention, detection or investigation of crime, the prevention of loss, fraud, or other financial misconduct.

4. Types of personal data processed when making inquiries through the „Contacts“ section:

Our law firm processes contact information about you, which constitutes „personal data“. We collect this information only for the specific purpose of administering your request to our competent employee or lawyer so that he or she can answer you. Access to your personal data is limited to employees and lawyers, part of the law firm’s team, who are directly involved in answering inquiries electronically.

The law firm processes the following categories of information about you when you visit the site and make inquiries through the Contacts section:

(1) first and last name

(2) e-mail

(3) contact number

(4) IP address from which the request was made

(5) the nature of your inquiry / problem for which you have sought assistance.

In case you have submitted or intend to submit job application to our law firm, please read the detailed information provided in the GDPR notice to our job applicants.

5. Use of cookies:

The website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit our site. This process is done automatically, without human intervention. The information collected through our cookies includes: the default language of the site (via functional cookies), as well as IP address, device number, operating system, time spent on the website, reference URL and location data for the device used (analytical cookies). Cookies are an important component for the proper functioning of almost every website on the Internet, including the website of the Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm.

We use cookies in which personal data (online identifiers) can be stored only for the purposes of: improving the use of our website, statistical purposes, providing personalized information content (which you may object to at any time), market analysis (monitoring trends, preferences and interests of consumers).

Almost all browsers allow you to manage your cookies, including deleting them, if for some reason you do not want to use them. Detailed information on activating / deactivating cookies can be found at

6. Unsolicited commercial communications:

The law firm does not advertise its services and does not send unsolicited commercial communications to its clients.

7. Processing of personal data of children:

The law firm does not collect or process personal data of minors through its website. If we learn that a child’s personal data has been accidentally collected, we will promptly delete the data in question.

8. Processing of special categories of personal data („sensitive“ data):

The law firm does not process the so-called special categories of personal data, namely: personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political views, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, as well as the processing of genetic data, biometric data for the sole purpose of identifying an individual, data on the health status or sexual life or sexual orientation of the individual, unless you have chosen to share such personal data through the contact form in connection with the inquiry.

9. Transmission of data to third parties:

In order to carry out its activities, Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm will disclose your personal data only to lawyers with whom it has a contract and who will be directly related to the consideration of your request.

Bozhikov & Vatev Law Firm does not transfer your data outside the company itself, including not in countries outside the European Union or the European Economic Area.

10. Term of data retention and protection measures:

The law firm is seriously committed to protecting your personal information. To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, loss of personal data or other violations of the Regulation, we have provided the necessary physical, electronic and management procedures as a safeguard against the information we collect and process.

Your personal data is stored for the period of our contractual relationship and for a certain period after that, which will allow us to fulfil our legal obligations, including the settlement of any disputes that may arise in the future.

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

11. Your rights and procedure for exercising them:

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

(2) Right to require correction of personal data: If you find that the personal data we process about you are inaccurate, you have the right to ask us to correct this personal data.

(3) Right to request deletion of 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 the processing of data for longer period), you have the right to request that we delete your personal data.

(4) Right to data processing limitation: 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. the question.

(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 before a 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 data. personal data from us before the Commission for Personal Data Protection of the Republic of Bulgaria (CPDP) –

8. Changes to the policy:

The Law firm reserves the right to change and update this Privacy & Cookie Policy at any time. For this reason, we invite you to regularly consult with the policy. This data protection policy is current at the “date of last revision“, which is listed at the top of this page.