The present Cookie Policy (the "Cookie Policy") contains the rules and conditions under which personally identifiable information (hereinafter "Personal Data") is processed with automatic means and digital tracking technologies on the www.gugushev.com website (the "Website"). 

This Cookie Policy represents an integral part of the Gugushev & Partners Law Office Website Privacy Policy. Please read both documents carefully as they represent important information with regards to the processing of customer-related personal data and customers’ legal rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

I.   DATA CONTROLLER 

The Website is property of Gugushev & Partners Law Office, Gugushev & Partners Law Office, a company registered under Company file No. 813 of 2010 at the Sofia City Court, BULSTAT: 176026301, VAT reg. number: BG 176026301, with seat and address of management at No. 130 Georgi Sava Rakovski Str., floor 2, ap. 4, Sofia City Province, the Republic of Bulgaria (hereinafter "Gugushev & Partners", "We" or "Us").

All processing of personal data collected with regards to the Website and its functions and contents is carried by Gugushev & Partners and its affiliates and business partners specified in the Gugushev & Partners Privacy Policy on valid legal grounds.

In addition, if users choose to log-in using their social media account or similar tool, such as Log In with Facebook or Sign In with Twitter or to participate in promotional activities organized by Gugushev & Partners over our social media accounts, any information that these third-party social media websites collect as a function of using those services or sign-in tools is subject to those respective entities’ own privacy policies. However certain personal data from third-party websites or services will be collected by Gugushev & Partners subject to the Privacy Policy.

II.  WHAT IS A COOKIE? 

A cookie is a small file that is sent to the browser in use and saved on your device when you visit the Website. Cookies allow the Website to function efficiently and improve its services, in addition to providing information to the Website's owner for statistical or advertising purposes, primarily to personalise your navigation experience by remembering your preferences (for example, remembering the language and currency you set, in order to recognise you at the next visit, etc.) 

III. COOKIE CONSENT 

Upon the first visit from a certain IP address, the user shall be asked to provide his or her consent for the use of digital tracking technologies (cookies) for functionality and/or marketing purposes as well as to familiarize himself or herself with the rules under which Gugushev & Partners shall process his or her personal data. 

Mandatory processing with regards to necessary cookies shall begin immediately upon the user’s visit to the Website. All cookies used by Gugushev & Partners as well as information about whether their use is mandatory for the user are listed below. 

As specified in the brief informational note in the banner, by clicking the consent button the user shall enable the use of non-mandatory "Third Party" cookies (functionality, analytics and marketing) cookies. The user may provide his/her consent at a later moment or disable the use of these non-mandatory cookies by the cookie settings menu or by using the browser cookie settings as specified below.

IV. WHICH COOKIES DO WE USE AND FOR WHAT PURPOSES?

Gugushev & Partners uses "strictly necessary" cookies (First-Party cookies) and "Third-Party" cookies (functionality, analytics and marketing cookies).

  1. The "strictly necessary" cookies (First-Party cookies) used by Gugushev & Partners as listed below are mandatory for the proper function of the Website and its accessibility: 

NAME OF COOKIE

PROVIDER

TYPE

STORAGE PERIOD

STORAGE LOCATION

1

cookieconsent_status

gugushev.com

HTML

Persistent

Bulgaria

2

BASE_DEV

gugushev.com

HTTP

1 year

Bulgaria

2. "Third-Party" cookies (functionality, analytics and marketing cookies) are not strictly mandatory cookies. They allow users to retain user preferences and show user behavior on the site. These cookies are only temporarily stored on the user's device. "Third-Party" cookies are used by Gugushev & Partners to analyze the behavior of Website users. This allows us to customize the content offered and to quickly identify and resolve various issues. The "Third-Party" cookies used on the Website are as follows:  

NAME OF COOKIE

PROVIDER

TYPE

STORAGE PERIOD

STORAGE LOCATION

1

_ga

google-analytics.com

HTTP

2 years

Bulgaria

2

_gat

google-analytics.com

HTTP

During the current session (1 minute)

Bulgaria

3

_gid

google-analytics.com

HTTP

During the current session (1 minute)

Bulgaria

4

collect

google-analytics.com

Pixel

During the current session

USA (Google Inc. certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework)

V. HOW TO DISABLE COOKIE USE

Apart from disabling cookies via the Website users may control the use of digital tracking technologies by adjusting their browser settings. The majority of browsers are configured to accept, control, or potentially disable cookies. Below is the procedure to follow to manage cookies from the following browsers:


IE: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies 
Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH19255? 
Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=fr&hlrm=en 
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Nevertheless, We kindly remind the users of our Website that disabling mandatory, i.e. "strictly necessary" cookies may deteriorate user experience as it may cause certain features or the Website as a whole to not function properly. 

VI. FINAL PROVISIONS 

This Cookie Policy is in effect from July 1st, 2020. 

Please note that this Cookie Policy has been drawn up and is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679/EU). Insofar as the General Data Protection Regulation does not apply, this Privacy Policy shall be regulated by the laws of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Changes in the applicable laws including the GDPR might require Us to amend this policy from time to time. We shall inform you of any such changes to this policy to the email address provided by you for receiving communications from Gugushev & Partners. 

In case you need any information or assistance with regards to the processing of your data or to exercise your legal rights as a data subject please contact Us at office@gugushev.com.