Y+P Privacy Policy

Youssef + Partners “Y+P” is committed to respect and protect your privacy. We are guided by the General Data Protection regulation (EU) 2016/679 and comply with the Egyptian Personal Data Protection law 151/2020.

By using this website, you are deemed that you have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions.

In this privacy statement “client”, “you” “your” or “user” refers to the person accessing this website. “Y+P”, “we”, “our” and “us” refers to Youssef + Partners Arbitration Leaders.

I. Types of Personal Data that We Collect:

When you visit our website, we automatically collect, store, and use technical information about your equipment and interaction with our website. This information is sent from your computer to us using a variety of cookies and your IP address.

“Personal data” is any information that relates to you and that identifies you either directly or indirectly by reference to other information that we have access to.

Categories of personal data that we collect may include:

  • Contact information such as name, email address and telephone number.
  • Biographical information such as job title, employer, photograph, and video or audio content including you.
  • Communication preferences and related information such as feedback, and survey responses.
  • Billing information such as billing address, and bank account.
  • When you sign up to receive our newsletter or any legal updates, or when you register to attend one of our events, we will ask you to provide your contact and other relevant information, as well as your communication preferences.
  • When you apply for a job with us, we will ask you for information relevant to your application. We ask all applicants to apply via our recruitment system where a specific privacy notice is available.
  • If you visit our building, we may collect information that we need in order to identify you and complete necessary security checks. We may also collect your image on CCTV.
  • Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) whose servers are in the United States of America. Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze how users use our site.

II. Usage of Your Personal Data:

We use your personal data for the purpose of our internal business processes such as:

  • Perform analytical studies for our marketing purposes.
  • Improve our services.
  • Recruitment purposes.
  • Improve our client relations management.
  • Keep our clients updated with our services.

III. Sharing and Transferring Your Data:

Your personal data is regarded as highly confidential; and we do not disclose it with third parties except to regulatory and law enforcement authorities when it’s legally required to do so.

IV. How We Protect Your Personal Data:

We protect your personal data and implement appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect it against any unauthorized or unlawful processing and against any accidental loss, destruction, or damage.

We have robust information security management systems in place to protect your personal data.

V. Keeping Your Personal Data:

We do not keep your personal data for unnecessary duration. We keep your personal data for a reasonable duration needed to fulfill the previously stated purposes.

VI. Your Rights Regarding Your Personal Data:

You have certain rights regarding how we use and keep your personal data. These rights are:

  • Request updating or correcting any inaccurate personal data, or to complete any incomplete personal data. We will take reasonable steps to check the accuracy of and correct the information upon your request.
  • Request to stop processing your information for direct marketing purposes; if you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you.
  • You have the right to be provided with a copy of your personal data that we keep, with certain related information. There are exceptions to this right; for example, where information is legally privileged or if providing you with the information would reveal personal data about another person.
  • You have the right to request without undue delay from our side to delete your personal data.
  • You have the right to “restrict” our use of your information, so that we could only use your personal data subject to those restrictions.

You can exercise the above rights, where applicable, by contacting the Data Privacy team. We will require you to provide satisfactory proof of your identity in order to ensure that your rights are respected and protected. This is to ensure that your personal data is disclosed only to you.

Should you have any further questions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact us.