Personal data protection policy and privacy statement

Attorneys at law Ingrid and Marin Barić (hereinafter: attorneys), in compliance with the provisions of Art. 13 and Art. 14. of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the Council of April 27, 2016 on the protection of individuals in connection with the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and in accordance with Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR) and the Act on the enforcement of GDPR (hereinafter: Act) with this Policy informs the parties about the circumstances and method of processing of dana collected by the Attorneys.

Attorneys can collect your personal information (name and surname, contact information, financial and other information) when you hire us as your attorneys or legal representative, including before that when you contact us with a request for legal assistance, and when you contact us as a possible business partner or employer, as well as in the event that the opposing party hires us with a request for legal assistance. We can collect said personal data directly from you or from the counterparty, or electronically (communication via e-mail or other means). We are obliged to preserve the data in compliance with the article 13. of the Attorney’s Act and the same obligation extends to every employee of the Attorneys
respective practices.

We collect your personal data in the capacity of data controllers. The managers of the processing are attorney Ingrid Barić and attorney Marin Barić.

In case of any question related to the collection or processing of personal data, you are free to contact our personal data protection officer at e-mail: or send us a corresponding request directly in writing by registered mail. We collect your personal data in the mentioned cases for the purpose of performing our service, in accordance with the Attorneys Act. At the same time, we collect only the data which is necessary for the stated purpose, in accordance with Art. 13 of the Attorneys Act, which prescribes the obligation to keep as a attorney’s secret all data that you, as a party, entrust to the office or that become known in another way in the representation of you as a party, and which obligation covers a wider range of data than the personal data to which this notice refers.

We do not forward the collected personal data to third parties or export them outside the borders of the European Union, except when it is necessary to fulfill our obligations from the contract we concluded with you, or when we are required to do so by law. For example, we will submit your personal data to the competent court for the purpose of representation in court proceedings, i.e. to the counterparty or counterparties who participate together with you in the proceedings in which we provide you with another type of legal assistance, i.e. we will submit them to the competent pension and social security authorities when we employ you.

We may also use your personal data when it is necessary to protect our rights and obligations or when we are required to do so by law.

The categories of personal data are: your identification, contact and bank data, data on other persons that are necessary for initiating and conducting proceedings before competent authorities, and general representation and legal advice that we obtain directly or in any other way. Exceptionally, we may collect special categories of personal data – data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data related to health, data on sex life, data on sexual orientation, if such processing is necessary for the establishment, fulfillment or defense of legal claims; as well as all other information that you provide to the office before or during the duration of the representation or contractual relationship or providing another form of legal assistance, which is deemed necessary for the provision of our legal assistance services.

The Attorneys process all the above-mentioned data for the purpose of executing the Agreement on representation and representation on any other basis, as well as executing all orders that can be assigned to it by the power of attorney – POA. Providing your personal data may be necessary to provide the requested legal assistance, that is, there may be a legal obligation to process certain personal data, such as an obligation based on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism Act. Your personal data may also be processed for the purpose of issuing invoices for legal assistance provided and keeping accounting documents in accordance with relevant regulations. In order to fulfill the aforementioned purposes of personal data processing, the recipients of your personal data may be competent state bodies (such as the Croatian Pension Insurance Institute and the Croatian Health Insurance Institute, Tax Administration, courts, FINA, Ministry of Interior, etc.), other attorneys and attorney practices, trainees who provide substitute services in accordance with the Attorneys Act, providers of IT support services, credit and financial institutions and the like, public notaries, counterparties, representatives of counterparties and employers of counterparties, experts, court interpreters and translators, third parties in relation to whom there is a legal the obligation to provide your personal data, other third parties for the purpose of realizing interests related to the purpose of providing legal assistance or realizing our legitimate interest.

Collected personal data is stored for the time necessary to fulfill the purpose of collection and are kept in accordance with our obligations prescribed by the regulations that apply to our activity (10 years after the legal end of the procedure we conducted for you). When the stated obligation does not apply, we will keep your data for a period of 6 years, counting from the end of the provision of legal services that do not include representation in court proceedings, i.e. from the end of our other business cooperation, i.e. for a period of 2 years in relation to the collection of data of potential job candidate.

If we have collected your personal data on a voluntary basis (potential candidates for employment or business associates), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, which does not affect the legality of the processing before withdrawing your consent. In that case, you can contact us in writing or by sending an e-mail to Adequate technical and organizational measures are taken with the aim of protecting collected personal data and preventing accidental or illegal destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access to personal data. The protection of your personal data is handled in accordance with our Internal Act on the Protection of Personal Data.

We respect the data subject’s right to access, correct and limit the processing of personal data, as well as the right to object to the processing and the right to data portability. Respondents exercise the rights by submitting a written request to our address or by e-mail to The right to submit a complaint is exercised by filing a complaint with the Personal Data Protection Agency of the Republic of Croatia. For the orderly and documented implementation of the procedure, it is necessary that the request for exercising of the said rights be submitted in writing. The request is submitted directly to the attorney’s office, by mail or e-mail. The person who submits the request must be identified, since in the event that we receive an anonymous request, and we cannot establish the identity in an easy and accessible way, we will not act on the request. Within one month of receiving your request, you will be informed of the Office’s decision and the actions taken.

We also inform you that our website uses cookie technology, i.e. the so-called functional cookies. Such cookies are regularly used by other websites to ensure the correct operation of the site. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device with which you access our site, and are intended for our site to “remember” your activities or settings (e.g. language, font, font size) over a longer period of time, and so that you don’t have to enter them every time you visit our site. We do not collect your personal data using cookies.

Attorneys at law Ingrid and Marin Barić