This privacy policy notice describes the methods used to collect and manage your personal data when you use our website. It also describes the rights you have and control you can exercise in relation to it.


  1. A transnational professional practice

Studio dell’Avvocato Antich is an Italian professional practice, founded by Federico Antich in 1997 with its headquarted in Italy, Via Reginaldo Giuliani 261/A, 50141 Florence. For more detail the Legal Notice is available here.

Personal data is collected by the Firm and its representative (whose responsibility will be limited to representation, not including liability) is Mr. Federico Antich.


  1. Data collecting and processing

We may collect the following personal data:

  • Attendance records: to record your attendance at our office for security purposes;
  • Business information: to identify you regarding matters on which you instruct us which involve you;
  • Contact information: your name, position, role, company or organisation, telephone (including mobile phone number where provided), email and postal address;
  • Criminal record data: where allowed by any applicable national law and where it is opportune to do so, such as existence of prior criminal offences (or confirmation of clean criminal record);
  • Events data: attendance at and provision of feedback forms in relation to our events;
  • Information in connection with investigations or proceedings: to conduct the investigation or proceedings, if so required;
  • Information from open sources/public domain: e.g. LinkedIn and similar professional networks, directories or internet publications;
  • Online data: in case you access this website and our technology services, information about your visit including URL clickstream to, through and from our website (including date and time), information about your network, such as for instance, information about devices, nodes, configurations, connection speeds and network application performance; pages viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, duration of visits and interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, mouse-overs) and whether you click on particular links or open our emails. The Firm reminds that personal data regarding your online activities across third party websites or online services are not collected;
  • Social media: posts, Likes and other interactions with our social media presence;
  • Special categories of personal data: such as disability or similar requirements for events and meetings.  If you decide to not provide this information, we may not be able to respond to your particular needs or preferences;
  • Subscriptions/preferences: in case you subscribe to receive legal briefings, updates or newsletters as well as consent preferences to allow us to identify which materials you are interested in receiving;
  • Supplier data: contact details and other information about you or your company or organisation where you provide services to the Firm;
  • Technical information: in case you access this website and our technology services being IP address, browser type and version (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Bing etc.), time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system you are using (e.g. Vista, Windows XP, MacOS, etc), device type, hardware model, unique identifiers and mobile network information.


All data included the above listed categories may be provided to us by you, your employer, the company or organisation who is our client or screening providers who assist us with our legal obligations to conduct under anti-money laundering, sanctions screening and regulatory checks.


  1. Your communications with us

The Firm may also collect data from the correspondence between you and us. We would like to advise you to not send us confidential information until it has been confirmed in writing that we represent or act for you or your company or organisation.  Unsolicited emails from non-clients do not establish a lawyer-client relationship.  They may not be privileged and, therefore, may be disclosed to others.


  1. Use your personal data

We may use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Business relationship: managing and maintaining our relationship with you, your company or organisation, including keeping records about business contacts, services and payments to customise our offering for you, develop our relationship and target our marketing;
  • Client legal compliance: client due diligence (under anti-money laundering and other crime prevention and detection laws and regulatory requirements);
  • Client surveys and feedback: including events feedback, client listening exercises, answering issues and concerns which may arise;
  • Communication: sending emails, newsletters and other messages to inform you of any legal developments;
  • Events: running legal briefings, seminars and other events;
  • Legitimate interest: pursuing the legitimate business interests listed in the “Legitimate Interests section of this policy below;
  • Managing suppliers: managing suppliers who deliver services to us;
  • Online security: preserving our information assets and technology platforms from unauthorised access or usage and to monitor for malware and other security threats;
  • Regulatory: complying with legal and regulatory obligations according to the jurisdiction applicable to each law firm, including auditing and reporting requirements;
  • Service provision: providing legal advice;
  • Site security: ensuring security to our offices and other premises (normally collecting your name and contact details on entry to our buildings);
  • Website monitoring: checking that the website and our other technology services are being used appropriately and optimising their functionality.


  1. Our reasons for using your personal data

We may process your personal data for a number of reasons:

  • you have given us consent: for example, where you share details for particular purposes;
  • when it is required in order to comply with legal or regulatory obligations: for example, anti-money laundering and mandatory client screening checks or disclosure to law enforcement;
  • when it is necessary to deal with legal claims;
  • when it is required for our legitimate business interests or those of a third party:  provided that this does not impair any interests or rights that you have as an individual. Our legitimate interests are listed in the next section.


  1. Legitimate interests

Our legitimate business interests concern:

  • providing legal services;
  • managing our business and relationship with you or your company or organisation;
  • understanding and responding to inquiries and client feedback;
  • understanding how our clients use our services and websites;
  • determining our clients requests and developing our relationship with you;
  • improving our services and advises;
  • enforcing our terms of engagement and website and other terms and conditions;
  • guaranteeing our systems and premises are secure;
  • sharing data in connection with of our legal practice.


  1. Our reasons for using special category data

Special category data in the EU and certain other jurisdictions refers to sensitive data such as your racial or ethnic origin, religious beliefs or health data. We may also collect data about criminal records. We may process this data only if:

  • we collect your explicit consent: for the particular processing;
  • it is necessary to protect your vital interests or those of other persons: for example, in medical emergencies; in case you have manifestly made the data public by publishing it on social media;
  • it is necessary to deal with legal claims: for example, when court proceedings are involved;
  • it is necessary for substantial public interests: for example, when it is required in order to prevent or detect unlawful acts;
  • it is permitted by applicable law: outside the EU and other jurisdictions where these restrictions apply.


  1. To whom do we transfer your data?

We may transfer your data to others as follows:

  • to suppliers: who support our business including IT and communication suppliers, outsourced business support, marketing and advertising agencies (where allowed by the local jurisdiction).
  • to other law firms: other local law firms, barristers, expert witnesses and arbitrators/mediators;
  • to law enforcement bodies and our regulators: or other competent authorities when required by law or good practice;
  • to appropriate parties in case of emergencies: in particular when it is necessary to protect health and safety of our clients, staff and organisations;
  • to screening service providers: in order to comply with legal obligations related to the prevention or protection of crime, ant-money laundering and other required checks;
  • to advertising networks and analytics service providers:to support and display advises on our website, apps and other social media tools;
  • to third parties: where allowed by and in compliance with any applicable national law, in case of acquisition or transfer of any part of our business or in connection with the business reorganisation;
  • to other delegates: for example, in cases where your name has to be listed on the participant list for events you are going to attend


  1. Personal data about third parties

You may provide personal data to us about other people (such as your customers, directors, officers, shareholders or beneficial owners). You must ensure that you have given those individuals an appropriate notice that you are providing their data to us and have obtained their consent to that disclosure.

  1. Security

We hold your data securely in respect to physical, technical and administrative security measure. However, although we take all steps reasonably necessary to safeguard your personal data, please note that the transmission of data via internet is not totally safe and we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted. For this reason, any transmission of data occurs at your own risk.

  1. Where will your data be held?

We will securely store your data at the headquarter of the Firm and where the servers of the website are located. Everyone takes all reasonable measures to protect your data according to the locally applicable data protection requirements.


  1. How long do we keep your data?

We keep your data only for the period of time needed to provide our legal services and to deal with claims. This depends on a number of factors such as whether you or your company or organisation are an existing client or have interacted with recent client mailings or bulletins or attended recent events. We store your data as it is required to comply with legal, accounting or regulatory requirements.


  1. Your Rights

You are entitled to certain rights in relation to your data as exposed below:

  • Access: you are entitled to claim confirmation of the fact that we are processing your personal data. In this case, you can request to have access to your personal data and to some information regarding the processing. This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and certain other information about it;
  • Automated decisions: you have the right to contest any automated decision made about you and ask for a reconsideration;
  • Consent: since the data processing is based on your consent, you are entitled to withdraw the consent at any time. The consent withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal;
  • Correction: you are entitled to request that any incomplete or inaccurate personal data we hold about you is corrected or updated;
  • Removal: you are entitled to obtain the erasure of personal data in certain circumstances. However, this right is subject to legal rights and obligations that may impose us the conservation of your personal data, for example, where the personal data is required for compliance with law or in connection with claims;
  • Objection: although the processing of your personal data is based on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party), you have the right to object to it.  However, we may be entitled to continue processing your data. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes, where allowed by and in compliance with any applicable national law;
  • Restriction: you are entitled to request us to suspend the processing of some of your personal data.
  • Transfer: you may request us to help you to transfer certain of your personal data to another party.


In order to exercise your rights, please contact one of the Data Privacy contacts set out in this Policy below, in writing at the appropriate email address.

Moreover, you also have a right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State in the European Union where you are habitually resident or where we are based or where an alleged infringement of Data Protection law has taken place.

Some of these rights will only apply in certain circumstances. If you would like to exercise, or discuss, any of these rights, please contact the relevant Data Privacy contact as listed in this Policy below.


  1. Direct Marketing 

Where allowed by and in compliance with any applicable national law, we may use the information we collect from you on our website or by other means for direct marketing purposes to provide emails, newsletters and other messages and to inform you of legal developments, market insights and of our services including events that we think may interest you.

You can decide to not receive further communications from us at any time.  You can do this by changing your marketing preferences on your online accounts settings page, clicking on the “unsubscribe” link included at the end of any marketing email we send to you.

  1. Cookies

We may use cookies that identify your browser. The Cookies collect and store information when you visit our website about how you use it. Through the Cookies, it is possible to record your use of the website, as well as provide you with a better service and experience when browsing and for analytics.

The personal data we collect through these technologies will also be used to manage your session.

For more information about cookies and how we use them, please see our Cookie Policy.

  1. Links to third party websites

Our website, newsletters, email updates and other communications may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of others. The personal data that you provide through these websites is not subject to this privacy notice and the processing of your personal data by such websites is not our responsibility.

If you follow a link to any other websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy notices which will inform you about the way your information is collected and processed when visiting those sites.


  1. Children

We do not knowingly collect information from children or other persons who are under 16 years old. If you are under 16 years old, please do not submit any personal data to us.


  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

Terms and conditions of this privacy policy may change from time to time. Any changes will be posted on this Website.


  1. How to contact us 

If you have any questions, comments or requests regarding any use of your personal data by the Firm, please send an email to

Last update: July 07, 2020



Studio dell’Avvocato Antich ( the Firm) provides the following information regarding cookies installed on its website (the Website).

The term ”the Firm” mean the Firms (“we”/”us”/”our”).  Any reference to “Professional” means the partner, member, consultant, of-counsel or employee with equivalent standing and qualifications in the Firm.

We use cookies for a wide range of purposes on our website and in our email communications to deliver our services and to improve your experience. This policy describes the categories of cookies that we use (and used by our partners), their purposes and how you can change your preferences. If any personal information is collected by the Firm, such collection is subject to our Privacy Policy as published on this Website.


What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Every time you revisit our website, your web browser sends these cookies back to us so that we can customise your experience to reflect your interests and preferences, or to simply facilitate your signing in to use our services.


What cookies do we use?

The cookies we use allow us to recognise each returning consumer and their relevant information so that you do not need to input the same information more than once. They also help us to understand visitor traffic patterns through our website, so that we can enhance its usability.


Technical Cookies

We may use technical cookies in order to enable you to receive the services that you request via our website. Without these cookies, services that you have asked for cannot be provided.

For example, these cookies may be used to:

– Allow you to access secure areas of our website without having to continually log in to the service;

– Remember previous actions you have taken (such as completing an online form) when navigating back to a page in the same session.


Analytical Cookies

We may use analytical cookies to collect information about how our website, advertisements and email communications are used and to flag to us if an error occurs. These cookies may be used to collect quite detailed technical information such as the last visited Page, the number of pages visited, whether or not email communications are opened, which parts of our website or email communication are clicked on and the period of time elapsed between clicks. While this information may be associated with details such as your IP address, domain or browser information, it is analysed only in aggregate with information from other users and not in a way that would directly identify you.

For example, these cookies may be used on our website to:

– Analyse and improve the performance and design of our website, advertisements and email communications;

– Calculate the number of responses to our advertisements to improve the effectiveness of our advertising;

– Measure errors presented on our website to improve our service and management complaints.


Functional Cookies

We may use functional cookies that are not essential but enable various helpful features on our website.

For example, these cookies may be used on our website to:

– Memorize the preferences that you selected on a previous visit to our website, such as, country/language, your interests and the presentation of our website (for instance, layout, font size, colours, etc.), so you do not have to tell us again;

– Memorize answers to questions our website has asked you, such as, not wishing to take part in a customer satisfaction questionnaire, so that you are not asked again;

– Detect if a service has already been offered to you;

– Provide information to allow an optional service to function.


Targeting or Advertising Cookies

Targeting or advertising cookies may be used on our website to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. These cookies may collect quite detailed information about your browsing habits across our website (such as which products and services you have clicked on). They may also be used to recognise when you re-visit our website and/or visit a website that is part of one of our advertising partner’s network.

For example, these cookies may be used to collect information about products or services you have browsed across our website so that:

– Our advertising partners can provide you with adverts on other websites in their advertising network for products and services of your interest;

– We can limit the number of times you see an advert, as well as measuring the effectiveness of an advertising campaign;

– These cookies may be stored and accessed by us and/or our advertising partners.


Third Party Cookies

Your use of our website may result in some cookies being stored that are not controlled by us. This may occur when the Page you are visiting includes content displayed by a third party website, and will result in you receiving cookies from these third party services. However, no personal information will be stored in these cookies, unless you are logged into your account.

For example, these cookies may come from:

– Google Analytics;

– YouTube;

– LinkedIn;

– Facebook…

We do not control the storage or access to these cookies. You should review the privacy and cookie policies of these services to find out how these third parties use cookies.


What happens if cookies are disabled?

If you block or erase cookies, we may not be able to restore any preferences or customisation settings you have previously specified, and our ability to personalise your online experience would be limited.

Last update: July 07, 2020