Privacy Statement Alalim Legal B.V.

Alalim Legal B.V. (hereinafter 'Alalim Legal') respects your personal data and ensures that the personal information provided to us or otherwise obtained is treated confidentially. Personal data refers to all information about an individual. Data that indirectly says something about someone is also considered personal data. The following complies with the information obligation laid down in the GDPR to the data subject(s) whose personal data Alalim Legal processes. Alalim Legal places great importance on protecting your privacy. It adheres to strict privacy principles to safeguard the personal data of clients and concerned parties. These principles are followed in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, particularly the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR or Algemene verordening gegevensbescherming).

On the website managed by Alalim Legal,, a clear privacy policy is published to inform visitors about how personal data is collected, processed, and protected. This privacy policy includes:

Transparency: We provide clear information about what personal data we collect, for what purpose, and how long we retain it.

Data Minimisation: We only collect and process the personal data that is strictly necessary for the purposes for which they were collected.

Security: We implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data.

Legality: We process personal data based on legal grounds, such as the performance of contracts, legal obligations, legitimate interests, or consent.

Rights of Data Subjects: We respect the rights of data subjects, including the right to access their data, the right to correction and deletion, and the right to object to certain processing.

Confidentiality: All employees of Alalim Legal are obliged to maintain the confidentiality of personal data and confidential information. Additionally, our website refers to the general terms and conditions applicable to the services provided by our law firm. These terms and conditions contain additional information regarding processing personal data, liability, and other legal aspects relevant to the relationship between Alalim Legal and our clients. A link to the general terms and conditions is available for clients and concerned parties to familiarise themselves with the specific terms and obligations that apply when engaging legal services from the office.

Article 1: Data Controller and Communication

Alalim Legal is the data controller for the personal data collected and processed in the provision of our services. This processing is carried out in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

Alalim Legal emphasises that the GDPR also applies to any entities falling under Alalim Legal. These entities will also adhere to the legal requirements and privacy principles outlined in Alalim Legal's privacy policy. In this context, the data controller for personal data within these entities is also Alalim Legal.

We are committed to complying with the GDPR. We will process the personal data of our clients and concerned parties in a lawful, transparent and secure manner while respecting their rights and privacy interests. Our comprehensive privacy policy provides detailed information on how we collect, use, and protect personal data, as well as how concerned parties can exercise their rights following the GDPR.

Alalim Legal processes personal data to provide services, improve service delivery, and to communicate personally with you as a data subject.

Article 2: Purpose of Processing Personal Data

Alalim Legal processes the following personal data solely for the purposes outlined below: ·       

  • Providing legal services, including the execution of agreements and the handling of (judicial) proceedings
  • Collecting invoices       
  • Providing advice, mediation, and referrals
  • Complying with our legal and regulatory obligations
  • Marketing and communication activities
  • Recruitment and selection (job applications)

Alalim Legal's goal is to provide individuals seeking legal assistance with high-quality legal services and support for various legal matters. We aim to be a reliable and accessible source for legal advice and assistance across diverse legal areas.

As part of this mission, Alalim Legal places great importance on the lawful processing of personal data of individuals seeking legal assistance. This means that all personal data provided by these individuals to our law firm are carefully assessed for their relevance and necessity in the provision of legal services. Data that is not necessary or relevant for the specific service is not processed. This ensures the protection of the privacy of individuals seeking legal assistance and guarantees that only the necessary information is used to provide legal support in compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.

Article 3: What personal data is processed?

Alalim Legal processes the following types or categories of personal data for the purpose of providing services or as voluntarily provided by the data subject:

The types of personal data that Alalim Legal may process can vary depending on the specific legal area in which services are provided and the nature of the legal matter. Here is a list of the types of personal data that the office may collect and process: ·       

  • Identification Data:- Name; Date of birth; Gender; Nationality; Marital status  
  • Contact Information: Address; Phone number; Email address     
  • Financial Information: Bank account number; Income data; Tax information      
  • Legal Documents and Facts: Copies of identification documents; Contracts and agreements; Relevant correspondence; Descriptions of legal disputes
  • Other legal documentation   ·       
  • Sensitive Personal Data (if applicable and legally required): Criminal data; Health information; Ethnic background or racial data       
  • Other information specific to the legal area and services: Property documents in real estate matters; Employment history and profession in labour law cases; Family relationship data in family law cases

Alalim Legal will only collect and process personal data that is necessary and relevant for specific legal services in compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations. The processing of sensitive personal data will be carried out following specific legal requirements and with the data subject's consent if required.

Article 4: Basis for Processing Personal Data

Alalim Legal processes the aforementioned personal data solely on the grounds as specified in Article 6 of the GDPR:

  • Legal obligation
  • Performance of a contract
  • Obtained consent from the data subject(s)
  • Legitimate interest

Our law firm processes personal data based on various legal grounds, as exhaustively listed in Article 6, paragraph 1, sub-paragraphs a through f of the GDPR.

Alalim Legal firm will always take the necessary precautions to ensure that personal data is processed securely and in compliance with the law, regardless of the legal basis or the communication method used.

Article 5: Sharing of Personal Data with Third Parties

Alalim Legal only shares your personal data with third parties to the extent necessary for the provision of services, in line with the purposes mentioned above. This may include activities such as temporary practice supervision by another attorney, conducting expert investigations, or engaging another third party on behalf of and under the instruction of Alalim Legal, such as an IT supplier. It may also involve disclosing your personal data concerning (judicial) proceedings or correspondence with the opposing party.

Additionally, Alalim Legal may provide personal data to a third party, such as a regulator or another public authority, to the extent required by a legal obligation.

Third parties engaged by Alalim Legal to process your personal data on its behalf, who offer services as data controllers, are themselves responsible for complying with the GDPR. This may include an accountant, notary, or another third party engaged for a second opinion or expert report. These agreements ensure that the processor complies with the GDPR requirements regarding processing personal data on behalf of the law firm.

Alalim Legal takes the protection and security of personal data very seriously. It ensures that data transfer to third parties complies with applicable data protection laws and regulations. This includes entering into necessary agreements with processors and adhering to ethical standards when sharing personal data with other legal professionals.

Article 6: Security of Personal Data

Alalim Legal places great importance on the security and protection of your personal data. It implements appropriate, technical and organisational measures to ensure a security level tailored to the risk. In cases where Alalim Legal utilises services from third parties, such as an IT provider, Alalim Legal will establish agreements within a data processing contract regarding sufficient security measures to protect personal data.

Article 7: Retention Period for Personal Data

Alalim Legal does not retain processed personal data for a longer period than necessary for the purposes of data processing as mentioned above or as required by law and regulations.

Article 8: Privacy Rights of Data Subjects

At Alalim Legal, we place a high value on protecting the privacy of data subjects and ensuring the safeguarding of their privacy rights. Data subjects have the right to exercise various rights in accordance with the GDPR.

These rights include:

  • Right to information (receipt of a privacy statement)
  • Right to access (excluding personal notes of the data controller)
  • Right to rectification, supplementation, deletion, or blocking (only for factual data)
  • Right to object
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to be forgotten
  • Right to restriction of personal data processing
  • Right to withdraw previously given consent

Alalim Legal ensures that these privacy rights are respected and that data subjects can exercise these rights. We aim for transparency and careful handling of personal data to safeguard the privacy of data subjects. For more information on these rights and how to exercise them, refer to our privacy policy or contact us.

A request for access, correction, limitation, objection, data portability, erasure of your personal data, or withdrawal of previously given consent can be sent using the contact information below. You will receive a response from us within four weeks after receiving your request.

There may be circumstances in which Alalim Legal cannot fully or partially comply with your request as a data subject. This may include the legal obligation of lawyers to maintain confidentiality and statutory retention periods.

Please contact us with your requests as described above to:

Alalim Legal B.V.

Post address: P.O. Box 97883, 2509 GH The Hague

Or call us on : +31 (0) 70 - 330 66 44.

Article 9: Amendment to Privacy Statement

Alalim Legal reserves the right to modify the content of this privacy statement at any time without prior notice. Amendments to the privacy statement will be published on the law firm's website. Therefore, please check our website regularly at

Article 10: Data Protection Officer (DPO): We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee privacy matters within our office. You can reach our DPO by writing to the Attn. of DPO to the above mentioned address, or by sending an email to

Our DPO is available to answer your questions and address your privacy concerns. We are committed to protecting your personal data and complying with the relevant data protection laws. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns regarding your privacy or data protection.

Article 11: Questions & Contact At Alalim Legal, we highly value protecting your privacy and securely processing your personal data. Below, you will find information on how to contact us.

Contact Information:

Alalim Legal B.V.

Regulusweg 11 2516 AC The Hague

+31 (0) 70 – 330 66 44  

If you have questions regarding data protection and our privacy policy, or if you wish to exercise your privacy rights, please feel free to contact us using the provided contact information.

This privacy statement was last updated on 13 February 2024.