Usage of cookies
A cookie is a small text file, or small packets of information, that is stored by the internet browser on your end device (computer, tablet, laptop or mobile phone) when you visit different sites and pages on the internet. The main purpose of cookies is to make the user recognisable when they return to the website. Some cookies also have a more specific use, such as to remember user behaviour on the website and to make it easier for the user to use the website.
The management (including activation, deactivation and deletion) of analytical cookies is carried out via the Cookie Management Panel, accessible at any time on our website.
By changing the settings in your internet browser you can disable or restrict the transfer of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If you disable all cookies for our website via your browser settings, the full use of some of the functions of our website may no longer be possible.
The website domain https://www.penkov-markov.eu/ is owned by LEGA INTERCONSULT - PENKOV, MARKOV AND PARTNERS AD, registered in the Commercial Register and Register of Non-Profit Legal Entities with UIC 202651136, with its head seat and registered office Sofia, Izgrev district, 1113, 13B, Tintyava str., fl. 6.
The controller of personal data processed through this website is Penkov, Markov & Partners , Attorneys-at-law ("we", "our", "us"), registered in the Register of Law Firms at the Sofia District Court under company deed No. 18246/2007 with registered office address in Sofia, Izgrev district, Iztok neighbourhood, 1113, 13B, Tintyava str., fl. 6, telephone number: 02/971 39 35, fax: 02/971 11 91, represented jointly and severally by attorney-at-law Vladimir Penkov Penkov - Chairman and Senior Partner, and attorney-at-law Nikolay Georgiev Tsvetanov - Managing Partner.
How are cookies used on this website?
What kind of cookies are used on this website?
Strictly Necessary Cookies
Certain cookies are necessary for us to be able to provide our services securely through our website. In this regard, these cookies serve to provide functionality by enabling you to use the basic features of our website.
Examples of this category of cookies include:
Cookies which identify our users;
Cookies which store certain user preferences (language settings, preferencesfor cookies used);
Cookies which store data to ensure smooth playback of video or audio content available on our website.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data with a view to the use of Strictly Necessary Cookies is Article 6, para. 1, letter (f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation, “GDPR”) - the legitimate interest of the data controller.
In case you set your browser to block Strictly Necessary Cookies, you will lose some of the functionalities provided by our website (language selection, playback of video content and photos uploaded to our website).
The refusal of all cookies via the button available Cookie Management Panel on our website does not lead to the refusal of the Strictly Necessary Cookies, as long as we have a legitimate interest in providing you with the highest possible level of functionality allowed on our website. Otherwise, you would be in a situation where you would lose some of the functionality provided by our website.
Our website uses Google Analytics cookies, which allow us to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website, including the time and duration of use, and to provide information about how visitors navigate the website. We use this information to compile reports and to improve the performance of our website. Analytical cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, from where visitors to our website have come and which other pages they have visited.
The primary cookie used by Google Analytics is “_ga”, which provides the ability to distinguish individual visitors and is valid for 2 (two) years. Each “_ga” cookie is unique to a specific property and cannot be used to track a user or browser on websites to which it is not linked.
Google Analytics also uses “_gid” cookie, the purpose of which is related to the creation of statistical reports about the site (regarding its use). The storage period of this cookie on your terminal device is 1 (one) day.
Other than the above, Google Analytics automatically generates individual visitor numbers that allow the identification of a specific user and can be considered personal data within the meaning of GDPR.
According to the GDPR definitions, personal data is any data that can be used to identify you as a living subject, directly or indirectly. This personal data includes online identifiers such as IP address and other identifiers allowing your identification from other users. In this regard, Google, as a data processor, processes your personal data on our behalf on the basis of the cookies installed on our website.
For more information on how Google Analytics provides its services and ensures the confidentiality of your data, please see the following page: Protecting Your Data - Analytics Help (google.com).
Given the above circumstances, we should ensure the lawful processing of your personal data by obtaining a valid legal basis for the purpose of the transfer of your personal data.
You can provide your consent when visiting our website by ticking the Accept all cookies button available on the Cookie Management Panel, accessible at any time on our website. In the event that you refuse to accept Analytical Cookies, these will not be placed on your end device.
In any case, you can always refuse the storage of Analytical Cookies via the Refuse all cookies button available on our Cookie Management Panel.
Please note that deleting or blocking cookies may adversely affect the functionality of our website and therefore your user experience on it.
Disabling or blocking cookies
Controlling, disabling or blocking cookies is controlled by your browser settings. Below you will find links to help information on the Internet about how to control cookies in different types of browsers. Please note that completely disabling the use of all cookies may affect the functional performance of the website, its effectiveness and access to certain information.
You can restrict the capture of data and cookies by Google Analytics, as well as the processing if you activate and install the following plugin on your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
You have the technical possibility of giving your free consent to the activation and deactivation of Analytical Cookies at any time via the Cookie Management Panel available on our website.
All cookies used on this website are automatically deleted after a certain period of time. This period varies up to 2 (two) years depending on the purpose of the specific cookie.
The Analytical Cookies placed on your end device are deleted within 2 (two) years from the time of your consent to their placement.