Our GDPR Statement
HCH Legal, LLC commits to act in a manner that complies with the General Data Protection Regulation in effect in the European Union.
1. How We Use EU Citizens' Personal Data (Personal Data).
We do not engage in general sales and marketing using contact information provided to us by our clients and others. We use Personal Data for purposes related to providing legal services and for billing and accounting. The scope of legal services will be as set forth in our engagement letter.
2. Who Receives Personal Data?
Members of our firm will have access to Personal Data in order for us to provide services. We do not share Personal Data with external parties unless they are engaged to work with HCH Legal on services for you.
3. How long is Data stored?
We store data for as long as is necessary to provide the services and for a reasonable retention period. Our usual storage period is seven (7) years, but legal requirements and our corporate policies might lead to longer or shorter periods. We are not obligated to store information for you for any specific time.
4. Your Rights with Respect to Your Personal Data.
You have the right at any time to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal data that we hold. You can also request restriction of processing of your Personal Data, and you have the right to data portability. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please send a written request to our Data Protection Officer at the address listed below.
5. Withdrawal of Consent
We only use Personal Data to provide services to you, and you have a reasonable expectation of our use of that Personal Data; thus no specific consent is required under GDPR. Nevertheless, you have the right to withdraw or deny consent at any time. You must withdraw your consent in writing, addressed to the Data Protection Officer listed below.
You have the right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority.
7. Location of Data Processing
All uses of Personal Data that are done in the United States. We use cloud services such as Office 365 and we do not control the security or geographic location of servers. We will obtain specific statements from those services upon your request.
8. Processors and Controllers
If you have any question, complaints or notices to provide relating to GDPR or Personal Data, please direct them to our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.