Privacy policy

When you browse and use the website, the firm may process your personal data, as described in this Privacy policy.

The information collected are subject to a computer processing in order to respond to web users’ requests and, more generally, for administrative and commercial management purposes. In accordance with the duty of professional secrecy, all information is for the sole use of the lawyer and his authorized staff.

The data controller is Agnese Ghersi, domiciled at the address 2, rue du Bouloi – 75001 Paris.

By using the website, you agree to the collection and the process of your personal data as described in this Privacy policy.

The firm undertakes to only process your personal data in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, in particular the French law “Informatique et libertés” No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as recently amended, and 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 « GDPR ».

We invite you to take the time to read this Privacy policy in its entirety. We are available to answer any questions you may have at

1- Scope of the Privacy policy

The purpose of this Privacy policy is to inform you about how your personal data may be collected and processed by the firm in connection with your use of the website, and the rights you have in this regard.

2- Personal data collected

This Privacy policy applies to all personal data that may be collected from you or about you (as defined below), from the following sources:

  • Browsing the website;
  • Response to a contact form;
  • Application for an internship or a position;
  • Subscription to the firm’s newsletter;
  • Registration for an event organized by the firm.

Depending on your use of the website and the purposes of your interactions with the firm, we may collect different categories of personal data, such as:

  • Identification data: last name, first name, email address, etc.;
  • Professional data: company, function or position, status (individual or professional), business activity, professional contact details, certificate of incorporation, national identity card, bank details, etc.;
  • Professional content: content of your messages, comments and interactions with the firm, as well as the content of your resume and cover letter when you apply for a job;
  • Traffic data: in this regard, we invite you to read the article 5 below relating to Cookies;
  • All other personal data that you might send us via a form available on the website.

3- Purposes of our data processing

Your personal data is collected and processed by the firm in its quality of data controller, in order to:

  • Answer the requests and services that you send us via the website (subscription to the newsletter, request for a quotation, etc.);
  • Meet the firm’s legitimate interests, such as the management of commercial relationship with its clients and prospective clients (answering requests sent via a contact form, establishing a quotation, etc.), the organisation of events for its clients and prospective clients and the security and proper functioning of the website;
  • Comply with the laws, regulations, requests and ethical obligations that are applicable to our activities;
  • Perform statistical analysis.

When the data processing is based on our legitimate interests, we are systematically careful about the balance between our legitimate interests and your privacy in order to provide safeguards necessary to ensure protection of your data.

Some of these personal data may be required to enable us to execute our mission and/or to comply with applicable regulatory, legal and ethical obligations. In this event, you will be warned and have the choice to refuse data collection, which may prevent us from providing the requested services.

We may also use cookies to collect personal data using cookies, in accordance  with article 5 below.

4- Recipients of your personal data

For the purposes described in article 3 above, the firm may share personal data with its members and staff.

The firm may also share personal data with its service providers (notably our technical service providers acting operating on our IT network for technical administration needs). When strictly necessary and imposed by the law, the firm may be required to transfer personal data to identified third parties in order to comply with laws and regulations and/or requests and legal orders (protection and defence of rights, situations which threaten life, health or safety, etc.).

5- Cookies

The user is informed that, during the visit of the site, cookies can be installed automatically via his browser software. A cookie is a set of data which does not directly identify internet users but which is used to record information concerning their browsing on the site. The configuration of the navigation software allows the notification of the presence of cookies and the possibility to refuse them.

These cookies have the exclusive purpose of allowing or facilitating communication by electronic means and are strictly necessary for the provision of the online communication service.

The internet user has the right to oppose, access, modify and delete personal data communicated through cookies.

6- Personal data storage

Your personal data are kept by our firm for no longer than necessary for the purposes described in Article 4 above, except in cases where (i) you request that our firm delete them earlier, unless otherwise imposed by applicable legal provision, and where (ii) the law requires us to keep them for a longer period.

In this regard, the personal data necessary for the performance of our mission are kept for a period of five (5) years after the end of our relationship. personal data used in the context of client relationship management are kept for 3 years from the date of your last interaction with us. Data attached to the recruitment process are kept for the duration of such process and for a maximum period of 2 years at its end. Finally, we use cookies stored on your hardware for a maximum period of 13 months as from the date of their installation or last update.

However, personal data may be retained, for purpose of proof only, for a longer period in accordance with the applicable prescription periods.

7- Your rights

As a data subject and in accordance with the French law “Informatique et libertés” No. 78-17 of 6 January 1978, as recently amended, and Regulation (EU) « GDPR », you have several rights:

  • Right of access, rectification, limitation, portability and erasure;
  • Right to oppose, at all times and for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of your personal data based on the legitimate interest of the firm, as well as the right to oppose to commercial prospection by our law firm (event invitations, news, updates, etc.);
  • Right to file a complaint to the competent supervisory authority;
  • Right to define general and specific guidelines defining how you intend your personal data to be processed after your death.

8- Amendments to the Privacy policy

Our firm reserves the right to amend the Privacy policy at any time. You will be notified in advance by a notification on the home page of the website.

Do not hesitate to consult this page regularly to find out any modification and to stay informed of the measures that we take to protect your personal data.

9- Contact information

To exercise these rights, or for any questions regarding the processing of personal data carried out by the firm, please contact us by email at or mail at GhersiLaw: 2, rue du Bouloi – 75001 Paris, France. Your requests shall include a copy of your ID document, signed by the data subject.

Last update: March 25th 2020.