Privacy and confidentiality Policy


This website is owned and operated by :
The law firm Praxislaw, a non-trading company without legal personality (a de facto partnership), with its registered office at 1050 Brussels, Chaussée de Waterloo 412F/2, and registered with the Crossroads Bank for Enterprises under the number 0850.208.661  (hereinafter: “Praxislaw” or “We”).

Tel : +32 2 344 18 45
Fax : +32 2 347 21 21 23
E-mail :
The contact section of the website (

Praxislaw is the data controller of the personal information provided by the Clients as part of the Service or of the personal data provided through the Website or any other means to Praxislaw (hereinafter: the “Users”). Praxislaw is therefore responsible for the processing of such information.

In case you would like to contact us in relation to this Privacy Policy, please do not hesitate to do so via the above mentionedcontact details.

1.1. Praxislaw respects the privacy of its clients, prospects and the Users (hereinafter jointly, the “Users” or “You”) of its website.

1.2. The sections below refer to Praxislaw specific obligations in relation to the processing of personal data pursuant to Applicable Privacy Legislation.

1.3. Access to the Website implies full and unconditional acceptance by the User of this Privacy Policy who authorizes Praxislaw to process, in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy, the personal data he or she communicates (either on the website or by any other means) as part of the services rendered by Praxislaw . This privacy policy describes how we collect, use and otherwise handle Personal information we receive from You when You use this Website or through any company page hosted by Praxislaw.

1.4. Praxislaw commits to keep any data it receives related to the identity and personal life of a natural person (Personal Data) confidential and commits in this respect to collect and/or process any Personal Data in strict compliance with Applicable Privacy Legislation, in particular the Belgian Privacy Act of 8 December 1992 (on the Protection of privacy in relation to the processing of personal data) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/79) as of its implementation on 25 May, 2018.

1.5. Praxislaw may amend and adapt the Privacy Policy in order to comply with any new applicable legislation and/or regulations, any recommendation of the Belgian Supervisory Authority, guidelines, recommendations, good practices of the European Data Protection Committee and jurisdictional decisions in this matter. All modifications come into force as of the publication thereof on the Website. We therefore recommend that you regularly consult this Privacy Policy. Important changes will be announced on our website.

This Privacy Policy without prejudice to Praxislaw’s right to identify persons who inadvertently attempt to disable, hack, flood or otherwise harm the Praxislaw Website or its underlying systems.

Processing of personal data through the website or e-mail

2.1. The User will have access to the Website without having to provide Personal Data, such as for example first name, last name, postal address, telephone number, etc.

2.2. However, the User is able to transmit certain Personal Data through contact forms or by sending Praxislaw an e-mail.

2.3. The Privacy Policy is valid for all the hosted pages on the Website. The Website may provide referrals – including hyperlinks- to websites of third parties and/or social media. Praxislaw can not be held liable for any Processing of Personal Data through these websites or social media. It is the User’s responsibility to read carefully all Privacy Policies on the aforementioned websites or media.

Processing of personal data in the framework of an existing or future professional relatioship

3.1. Praxislaw will process any Personal Data it would receive in the context of its (potential) professional relationship with any (prospective) User or any other third party in full compliance with Applicable Privacy Legislation.

3.2. Praxislaw will only collect Personal Data which are strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the Personal Data have been collected as listed in article 5 below.

What information do we collect ?

4.1. Data transmitted to Praxislaw by active intervention of the users

By providing Personal Data through the Website/E-mail or in the context of a (potential) contractual relationship, or more generally when providing a Service to the User, the User allows Praxislaw to collect and process, for the purposes mentioned in point 5, the following information:

  • identification data such as first name and last name, title, telephone number, e-mail address, mobile number, fax number, company name, department, position, company address, date and place of birth, any personal information contained in a User’s resume, marital status, etc;
  • communications between the User and Praxislaw;
  • banking information necessary for the Service, such as bank account numbers, IBAN, BIC and SWIFT;
  • information necessary for invoicing;
  • any other information required to provide the requested Service;
  • any other information voluntary communicated by the User to Praxislaw for a purpose specified in this Policy on the Website or any other communication channel used by Praxislaw.

When providing the Service, Praxislaw may process special categories of personal data such as:

  • data concerning health;
  • data concerning criminal proceedings involving the User.

Praxislaw does not seek to collect sensitive data such as information regarding race, sexual orientation, ethnicity and political or religious beliefs Praxislaw strongly recommends Job Applicants or other Users not to communicate such data to Praxislaw. However, should the Applicant or User choose to submit any information to Praxislaw that directly or indirectly relates hereto (e.g. in the framework of a job application), the User acknowledges and agrees that this information may end up in our records and the User grants Praxislaw the explicit and unambiguous consent to process such sensitive data.

4.2. Data transmitted automatically to Praxislaw when consulting the website


5.1. Without prejudice to what has been specified above relating to the automatically transmitted data through the Website, Praxislaw only processes the User’s personal data for the following specific purposes. For each purpose, only the data relevant to the pursuit of the purpose in question are processed:

  • to establish, carry out and conduct the contractual relationship with the User;
  • to provide a Service to the User ;
  • to receive and analyse any job application provided by the User ;
  • to fulfil or respond to any requests of the Users ;
  • for any marketing activities proposed by Praxislaw to Users who have consented to the latter ;
  • for any other purpose for which the User has expressly consented;
  • to inform Users about the evolutions of the Website and functionalities;
  • to analyse, adapt and improve the Website’s content;
  • to facilitate the provision and use of the Website and the online experience of the Users;
  • to detect and/or prevent fraud or similar illegal activities;

5.2. The legal basis for processing the User’s personal data is:

  • a legal obligation imposed on Praxislaw
    Praxislaw is for example required to meet a variety of legal requirements such as with regards to:
    • to combating money laundering;
    • tax and accounting;
    • social laws;
  • the execution of any request from the User or necessity for the performance of a contract.
    If a request is addressed by the User, Praxislaw will need to collect some relevant personal data in order to provide a complete answer to the User. The same applies for the execution of a contract where its execution could be rendered impossible without obtaining such personal data.
  • Praxislaw’s legitimate interest in accordance with the User’s interests, freedoms and fundamental rights, or
  • the User’s consent.
    In this case, the User has a withdrawal right of his/her consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing already performed before withdrawal.
    Therefore, the User can unsubscribe at any time from any commercial communication emanating from Praxislaw by “opting-out” by sending an e-mail to the following address: or by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each e-mail/communication.

As mentioned above, some special categories of personal data can be processed by Praxislaw in the course of providing a service, on the following legal basis:

  • the explicit consent of the User;
  • the personal data has manifestly been made public by the User;
  • the processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Disclosure of information to third parties and cross border data transfers

6.1. Praxislaw will not transfer the User’s Personal Data to third parties under any condition other than those specified in the Policy for the purposed mentioned above, unless expressly required by the User himself for any reason whatsoever or when required by law or decision of a Court.

  • Praxislaw can transfer personal data to third parties to the extent that it is necessary for the performance of the contract with the User. Those third parties will keep the information strictly confidential and will only transfer the information if:the communication of the personal data by third parties to their suppliers or subcontractors is necessary for the performance of the contract;
  • if such third parties or required to do so by law or competent authorities.

6.2. Praxislaw will only tranfer personal data to a country outside of the European Economic Area when that country ensures an adequate level of protection as meant by the applicable legislation.

Securing the user's personal data

7.1. Information will be stored on a secure server and Praxislaw has taken all reasonable technical and organisational measures to prevent the the unauthorized access to, , misuse, unlawful destruction or loss, disclosure or alteration of the User’s Personal Data.

7.2. In this respect, Praxislaw’s members (attorneys), staff or any other contractual party of Praxislaw who have access to this data are subject to a strict confidentiality obligation. Praxislaw cannot, however, be held liable for any misappropriation of this data by a third party in spite of the adopted security measures.

7.3. The Users undertake not to commit any acts which may be contrary to the Present Privacy Policy or generally the law. Violations of these obligations, or the attempt to commit one of these violations, are punishable under criminal law.

Storage period

The User’s  personal data will only be stored and no longer than for a period which is necessary for the purposes described above. Praxislaw will continue to store personal data after a Service is concluded, including the communications or requests sent to Praxislaw in order to be able to reply to questions or complaints that Praxislaw would receive after the Service, and also to comply with all applicable laws, jurisdictional decisions and/or professional rules of conduct.

For example, the User should be aware of the fact that Praxislaw has the professional obligation to store relevant information, such as personal data, for a term of at least five years following the data on which the Service has been terminated in the context of legal services.

The user's rights as a data subject

The User has the right to request free access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability. To do so, the User must send a letter including a copy of its identity card to the abovementioned address, or send an e-mail to

The User also has the right to withdraw its consent, when this consent was required or given for a specific purpose, at any time by sending an e-mail to the aforementioned address. The personal data of the User will then be erased without undue delay.

In the aforementioned cases, Praxislaw will act on the User’s request within one month of the receipt of this request, unless it is impossible to identify the User. This period can be extended by two further months taking into account the complexity and number of requests. If the request has been made by electronic form means, the information shall be provided by electronic means where possible, unless requested otherwise by the User. If Praxislaw cannot act on the User’s request, it will inform him/her of the reasons within one month of the receipt of the User’s request.

The User acknowledges to have the right to lodge a complaint by post with the supervisory authority, which is:
Data Protection Authority
1000 Brussels
Rue de la Presse 35
n° BCE 0893.076.921.

This authority can also be contacted by e-mail at:


Concerning minors

Persons under the age of 18 and persons who do not have full legal capacity are not permitted to communicate their Personal Data to Praxislaw. However, if such information is transmitted, Praxislaw will never he held liable for the processing of such information.

Applicable law and competent jurisdiction

The Privacy Policy shall be governed by Belgian Law.

In case of disputes regarding this Privacy Policy, the courts of the judicial district of Brussels (Belgium) shall have exclusive jurisdiction, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Before undertaking any legal dispute, the User undertakes to resolve the dispute by amicable means by contacting Praxislaw first directly, before resorting to any other means of dispute resolution.