Privacy Policy

Welcome to T & G Counsel.

 

T & G Counsel (“Firm”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://www.tgcounsel.com/ (hereinafter referred to as “Service”).

 

We, T & G Counsel, Baku-based law firm having its principal place of business at  Sabit Orucov St 2, Baku AZ1025 - collect, use, and are responsible for certain personal information about you.

 

Please read our  Privacy Policy as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, use, and share your personal information, the rights that you have related to your personal information, and how to contact us in case you have a complaint, question or concern.

We use your data to provide and improve Service. When using http://www.tgcounsel.com/ website and our services, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

 

This Privacy Policy might be modified periodically.  If we make any revisions that change the way we collect, use, or share personal information, they will be posted in this Privacy Policy.  Please review this Privacy Policy occasionally to stay up to date on T&G Counsel’s most current policies and practices. 

Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions.

 

Our Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern all use of our Service and together with the

Privacy Policy constitutes your agreement with us (“Agreement”).

 

If you do not agree with T&G Counsel’s Policy, please do not use our Service.

 

 

PERSONAL DATA means information that relates to an identified or identifiable individual.

USAGE DATA is data collected automatically either generated by the use of Service or from

Service infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit)

COOKIES are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).

DATA CONTROLLER means a natural or legal person who (either alone or jointly or in common

with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal

data are, or are to be, processed.

 

For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, T&G Counsel is a Data Controller of your data.

DATA PROCESSORS (OR SERVICE PROVIDERS) means any natural or legal person who

processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller. We may use the services of various Service

Providers in order to process your data more effectively.

DATA SUBJECT is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.

THE USER is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who

is the subject of Personal Data.

 

Information Collection and Use

 

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our

Service to you.

 

Personal Data

 

When using our Service, we collect and request information from you which includes your full name, email address, service payment details (“Personal Data”).

​Other information we collect may include:

Internet Protocol address ('IP address') or location data;

A cookie placed on a computer, mobile or device IDs.

Where you are making an application on behalf of your organization, you must obtain their permission to make the request and share their information with us.

 

How do we use your information?

 

We do not sell and do not share your personal information with any third parties, except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy. In most cases, we require your personal information to provide our services to you. We will never request more information than required to process your request.

T & G Counsel may share personal information with third parties for the following purposes:

To complete your case as necessary, including disclosure to government agencies and partners in the form of applications, photographs, contracts, and other case-related necessary details.

As required by law in response to requests by public authorities including meeting national security or law enforcement requirements;

Share information with companies (translation services, for example) that provide services to assist us with our consulting and case processing activities.  Any sharing of data is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation requirements.

 

T & G Counsel may also use the information to communicate with you directly via e-mail or direct mail, such as to inform you about the status of your file/case or other important topics. We may also use your email address to send you reminders, such as, for example, a reminder of sending us missing documents to complete the process.  We will only contact you if it is necessary, or you have provided us with your express consent to do so.

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional

materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any,

or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link.

 

Usage Data

 

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Service or

when you access Service by or through any device (“Usage Data”).

 

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address

(e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the

time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other

diagnostic data.

 

When you access Service with a device, this Usage Data may include information such as the

type of device you use, your device unique ID, the IP address of your device, your device

operating system, the type of Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other

diagnostic data.

 

Tracking Cookies Data

 

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and we

hold certain information.

Cookies are files with a small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique

identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Other

tracking technologies are also used such as beacons, tags and scripts to collect and track

information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our

Service.

 

Examples of Cookies we use:

 

0.1. Session Cookies: We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.

0.2. Preference Cookies: We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and

various settings.

0.3. Security Cookies: We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

0.4. Advertising Cookies: Advertising Cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that

may be relevant to you and your interests.

 

 

 

Use of Data

 

T&G Counsel uses the collected data for various purposes:

 

0.1. to provide and maintain our Service;

0.2. to notify you about changes to our Service;

0.3. to provide customer support;

0.4. to gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our Service;

0.5. to monitor the usage of our Service;

0.6. to fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it;

0.7. to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into

between you and us, including for billing and collection;

0.8. to provide you with news and general information about other services which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or inquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information;

0.9. in any other way we may describe when you provide the information;

0.10. for any other purpose with your consent.

 

Retention of Data

 

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in

this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply

with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with

applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained

for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the

functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

 

 

Transfer of Data

 

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to – and maintained on –

computers located outside of your country, state, province or other governmental jurisdiction

where the data protection laws may differ from those of your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Azerbaijan and choose to provide information to us, please note that the data, including the personal data, is being transferred from processing to Azerbaijan.

 

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents

your agreement to the transfer.T&G Counsel will take all the steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely

and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place

to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security

of your data and other personal information.

 

Disclosure of Data

 

We may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide:

 

Disclosure for Law Enforcement.

 

Under certain circumstances, we may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to

do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities and government agencies.

 

Business Transaction

 

If we or our subsidiaries are involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data

may be transferred.

 

0.3. Other cases. We may disclose your information also:

0.3.1. to our subsidiaries and affiliates;

0.3.2. to contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business;

0.3.3. to fulfill the purpose for which you provide it;

0.3.4. for the purpose of including your company’s logo on our website;

0.3.5. for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information;

0.3.6. with your consent in any other cases;

0.3.7. if we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or

safety of the firm, our clients, or others.

 

Security of Data

 

 

The security of your data is important to us, however, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

Your Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

If you are a resident of the European Union (EU) and European Economic Area (EEA), you

have certain data protection rights, covered by GDPR.

 

We aim to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your

Personal Data.

 

If you wish to be informed what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be

removed from our systems, please email us at contact@tgcounsel.com

 

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

 

0.1. the right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you;

0.2. the right of rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that

information is inaccurate or incomplete;

0.3. the right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data;

0.4. the right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your

personal information;

0.5. the right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your Personal

Data in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format;

0.6. the right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time

where we rely on your consent to process your personal information;

 

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

 

Please note, we may not able to provide Service without some necessary data.

 

We are using all reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information remains confidential. If you consider that your rights have been violated under General Data Protection Regulation you may complain to the data protection authority in the country in which you reside or through the website https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-protection-eu_en

 

 

Your Data Protection Rights under the California Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)

 

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services

to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require a person or

company in the United States (and conceivable the world) that operates websites collecting

personally identifiable information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy

policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals with

whom it is being shared, and to comply with this policy.

 

According to CalOPPA we agree to the following:

 

0.1. users can visit our site anonymously;

0.2. our Privacy Policy link includes the word “Privacy policy”, and can easily be found on the

homepage of our website;

0.3. users will be notified of any privacy policy changes on our Privacy Policy Page;

0.4. users are able to change their personal information by emailing us at contact@tgcounsel.com

Our Policy on “Do Not Track” Signals:

We honor Do Not Track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do

Not Track browser mechanism is in place. Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web

browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

 

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your

web browser.

 

  1. Your Data Protection Rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

 

If you are a California resident, you are entitled to learn what data we collect about you, ask to

delete your data and not to sell (share) it. To exercise your data protection rights, you can make

certain requests and ask us:

 

Personal information we have about you.

 

If you make this request, we will return to you:

 

0.0.1. The categories of personal information we have collected about you.

0.0.2. The categories of sources from which we collect your personal information.

0.0.3. The business or commercial purpose for collecting your personal information.

0.0.4. The categories of third parties with whom we share personal information.

0.0.5. The specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.

0.0.6. A list of categories of personal information that we have disclosed for a business purpose,

along with the category of any other company we shared it with.

 

Please note, you are entitled to ask us to provide you with this information up to two times in a

rolling twelve-month period. When you make this request, the information provided may be

limited to the personal information we collected about you in the previous 12 months.

 

2. To delete your personal information. If you make this request, we will delete the

personal information we hold about you as of the date of your request from our records

and direct any service providers to do the same. In some cases, deletion may be

accomplished through de-identification of the information. If you choose to delete your

personal information, you may not be able to use certain functions that require your

personal information to operate.

 

3. To stop selling your personal information. We don’t sell or rent your personal

information to any third parties for any purpose. We do not sell your personal

information for monetary consideration. However, under some circumstances, a transfer

of personal information to a third party, or within our family of companies, without

monetary consideration may be considered a “sale” under California law. You are the

only owner of your Personal Data and can request disclosure or deletion at any time.

 

If you submit a request to stop “selling your personal information”, we will stop making such

transfers.

 

Please note, if you ask us to delete or stop selling your data, it may impact your experience with

us, and you may not be able use our services which require the usage of your personal information to function. But in no circumstances, we will discriminate against you for exercising your rights.

 

To exercise your California data protection rights described above, please send your request(s)

by email to contact@tgcounsel.com

 

Your data protection rights, described above, are covered by the CCPA, short for the California

Consumer Privacy Act. To find out more, visit the official California Legislative Information

website. The CCPA took effect on 01/01/2020.

 

Service Providers

 

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service

Providers”), provide Service on our behalf, perform Service-related services or assist us in

analyzing how our Service is used.

 

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf

and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

 

 

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

 

CI/CD tools

 

We may use third-party Service Providers to automate the development process of our Service.

We provide paid services within Service. In that case, we use third-party services for payment processing (e.g. payment processors).

Your payment card details are provided directly to our third-party payment processors whose use of your personal information is governed by their Privacy Policy.

 

These payment processors adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

 

Links to Other Sites

 

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click a third party

link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy

Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

 

Children’s Privacy

 

Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18 (“Child” or “Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from Children under 18. If you

become aware that a Child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we

become aware that we have collected Personal Data from Children without verification of

parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers. Please do not to

allow your children to submit personal information without your permission.

 

Your rights

 

Where applicable data protection legislation provides, you may have a number of rights in relation to your personal information, including rights to:

 

  • ​know who is processing your personal data;

  • access any personal data that was collected about you;

  • require the organization to correct the inaccurate personal data;

  • request the personal data to be deleted and prevent a further collection;

  • restrict the processing of specific categories of personal data;

  • transfer personal data to a recipient of your choice;

  • consent or withdraw consent to the processing of your personal data;

  • opt-out of the use of your personal data by automated systems, such as artificial intelligence (AI)

 

 

How we keep your personal information secure

 

We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your personal information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

 

 

Changes to This Privacy Policy

 

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

 

 

Contact Us

 

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email:

contact@tgcounsel.com

 

Disclaimer​

T & G Counsel safeguards the privacy of all requests, by protecting all electronic and written records classified as confidential information. Unauthorized accessing and/or disclosure of confidential information by our employees is prohibited and may result in legal penalties. This policy applies to records maintained in any type. Please note that email is not a 100% secure means of communication and you should be aware of this when forwarding any information via email.

This website provides general information on our activities and should not be relied upon as legal advice. If you require legal advice, you should retain a qualified attorney depending on your specific circumstances.

We recognize the importance of privacy and the sensitivity of personal information. You can rest assured that all the information received by our offices is confidential.