Policy for collecting and processing of personal data

AMI Communications Bulgaria is one of the leading communications companies in the country. The agency operates on the Bulgarian market since 2005. It is part of the largest PR consulting group in Central Europe – AMI Communications Group (www.amic.cz) and an affiliate of the global communications marketing leader Edelman (www.edelman.com).

Amic.bg is the website of AMI Communications Bulgaria.

The information in this Privacy Policy provides details on how we process your data collected through this Website.

1. Collection and processing of personal data

Personal data protection is of a great importance to us. We aim to make our Website convenient for you and to contain a lot of useful information. We have limited the collecting of personal data to the minimum. As an administrator of your personal information, AMI takes care of the safe use of the Website, so you can be sure that your personal data is protected.

As a visitor, you don’t need to provide personal information to use this Website. However, the Website may collect personal data provided concretely and voluntary by visitors. In this case, your consent on processing your personal data will be requested and received in advance.

2. What personal data are we processing and on what legal basis?

2.1. Data collected through the contact form on our website

If you have filled in our contact form on the Website, you have provided us with personal data – names, emails and other data you have decided to provide us with.

Your personal data provided in our contact form is processed based on your agreement, which you have expressly given us when completing the form.

2.2. Job applicants’ data

If you have sent us your application to work with us, you are likely to have provided us with a number of data needed to evaluate your application and to conclude a contract of employment.

The data is provided voluntarily by you and it will be processed by us in reference to the processing of your request, before a possible signing of an employment labor contract.

2.3. Personal data under the “Media Center” section

In the Media Center column, we upload materials and news about events that may contain personal data (names, position, company, images) of our clients and partners, their employees, members of their governing bodies, advertising, media and other campaigns organized by us.

The processing of this data is in the performance of the contractual relationships we have with our clients. It is necessary as well for realizing our legitimate business interests by presenting our activities and services. In some cases, the processing of these data may be based on the explicit consent of the data subjects previously received by us.

3. For what purposes do we process personal data?

3.1. In order to respond to your inquiries – we use the personal data provided by you through the contact form on the Website to contact you and answer your inquiries and questions.

3.2. Job application data are processed for purposes of maintaining data for current and future use and selection of candidates for work in AMI Communications.

3.3. The processing of data under the “Media Center” column is aimed at fulfilling the contracts signed between AMI Communications and its clients and protecting the legitimate business interests of the company for effective market presentation of our services.

If you object to the use of your personal data for the fulfillment of any of the above purposes, please contact us as pointed below.

Your decision to provide your personal data through our Website is entirely voluntary, and if you decide not to provide us with certain information, AMI Communications may not be able to fulfill any of the purposes pointed out in this Policy.

3. Cookies, IP addresses

To make your visits to our site as easy as possible, we use “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive.

Some of them contribute to the optimal use of our website. They are already stored on your computer without us being able to request your consent. Other cookies will not be saved until we have your consent.

It’s important to know that any browser can be configured so it doesn’t save “cookies” or delete existing cookies. To learn how to do this, please consult your browser manufacturer how to remove cookies.

4. To whom your personal data may be provided

We will not share your personal data with third parties.

In order for our website to fully function, we are using the following programs and web solutions that could access your IP address and analyze your behavior while staying on our Website without identifying you as an individual: Google Analytics, Wordspress plugins, Google Webmaster tools, and Facebook. If you do not agree with these terms, you won’t be able to use our site fully and it’s not supposed to use it in the future.

5. How do we process your personal data?

We use your data only for the purposes outlined above. Once the goal for which we have collected your personal data is achieved, we are committed to destroy them.

In the case of processing your personal data for the purposes of your inquiries, your data will be destroyed at the latest 3 (three) months after the date of the last communication with you regarding your request.

Job applicants’ data will be processed for up to 3 years.

Your data may only be processed after the specified deadlines in cases where there is a legal requirement for such processing and a define law term for the storage of personal data.

6. What are your rights?

If you have provided us your data, you have the following rights:

6.1. You may ask for free information and access to personal data we have collected of you;

6.2. You may request correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data we collected of you;

6.3. You have the right to request the deleting of the personal data related with you, and we have an obligation to delete them without undue delay when there is a legal requirement to do so;

6.4. You may restrict the processing of personal data related with you;

6.5. You may at any time object to the processing of personal data that is related with you, including when processed for purposes of providing additional information about our services (direct marketing);

6.6. You have the right at any time to withdraw your consent to process your data provided through the contact form on the Website, in which case we will cease processing it for the stated purpose.

You may practice these rights by sending an electronic request the following address: personal_data@amic.bg or write to the address given below.

6.7. You have the right to complain to the Bulgarian Commission for Personal Data Protection in case you believe that your personal data is being processed unlawfully or your rights in relation of your personal data are being violated.

7. You have any questions?

If you have additional questions about the collection, processing and use of your personal data, please contact us at the email or the address below – we will do our best to answer you without any delay.