GDPR and Privacy
This GDPR statement is derived from GDPR Software Solutions and jointly produced by Legal Floris LLC and Equation Corporate Services Ltd. (hereafter referred to as Equation CS) and explains how we protect the privacy and data of the visitors of this website. The statement follows the European and further international guidelines of GDPR and international privacy protection. The tailored privacy statement for Equation CS is available via this link.
GDPR statement – General Data Protection Regulation
The General Data Protection Regulation is an important new framework to protect customer data and enhances the privacy of web visitors, prospects, and customers. The previous data protection directive from 1995 is replaced by a comprehensive GDPR. This page outlines the way we take care of your privacy. This GDPR policy is published on all the websites managed by Legal Floris LLC and Equation Corporate Services Limited. Therefore, you will see this text on all the websites we own.
About us and contact information
The owner of this website is Legal Floris LLC, a company registered in Delaware, USA under registration number 5783431. The services on this website are mainly provided by Equation Corporate Services Ltd, hereafter Equation CS.
Before we can explain what it is that we do, it is important to understand the difference between the attorney or advocate, and a lawyer, legal advisor or legal consultant. In most countries, attorneys or advocates are registered with local BAR associations and are allowed to represent customers in different domestic courts. Lawyers, legal advisors, and legal consultants often work on cases that do not require the involvement of a judge in court. Due to the cross-border activities of the firms and the scope of our work, Legal Floris LLC is registered with the International BAR association, and its associates hold memberships of the American Bar Association, where Equation CS has a registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Cyprus (CySEC).
The registered office of Legal Floris LLC is at 1013 Centre Rd. Suite 403-A, Wilmington, 19805, Delaware, USA. Our main area of work involves fund recovery services in bank failures, and related corporate services provisioning. You can reach us directly at the following telephone numbers 646 513 2855 (USA), 678 81974 (Latvia) and 25 057 544 (Cyprus). During our work, we often get confronted with customers who need specialized guidance to solve industry-specific problems. To ensure quality services, we can introduce customers to qualified professionals who may solve the issues in place.
Equation CS holds its registered office at 4a Alexandrou Douma, Lakatamia, 2321 Nicosia, Cyprus. The company is registered under number 310288 is received a license from the local Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) under number 41/196. Equation CS is available by telephone at 22 25 76 80.
Terms and conditions
The terms and conditions on this website were last updated on the 25th of May 2018. Please read these terms and conditions and the full GDPR Statement carefully before using the website BVI Company Formations, operated by Legal Floris LLC and Equation CS. Your access to and use of this website is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the website. By accessing or using the website you agree to be bound by these terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the website or use any of our services.
- General terms
These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website(s).
By using our website(s), you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions you should not use our website(s).
If you leave your contact information, request further information from Legal Floris LLC or Equation CS via this website or contact us by telephone, we assume that you expressly have agreed to this full GDPR statement.
- Acceptable use and prohibitions
This website and all other websites managed by Legal Floris LLC and Equation CS are for information purposes only. You may therefore only use this website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use this website for any other purpose. Under our copyright and IP notice, we further explain the rights to our material.
You must not misuse this website. If part of the content of this website is unclear, you should consult a specialist for further clarification. You will not commit or encourage a criminal offense with the information presented on this website. You will not send us any unsolicited advertising or promotional material or ‘spam’ or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this website. Breaching this provision would constitute an offense and Legal Floris LLC and/or Equation CS will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.
Legal Floris LLC and/or Equation CS are not liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this website or any other websites managed by Legal Floris LLC and/or Equation CS, or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or any website linking to it.
Although the content on this website is verified and can be based on relevant legislation and even court documents, we do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website, that the material on this website is up to date, and that the website or any (commercial) service on the website remains available.
You may link to this website and particular articles, publications or newsfeeds, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You should avoid suggesting any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
- Copyright and IP notice
Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not (a) republish material from our website (this includes republication on another website); (b) sell, rent or sub-license material from our website; (c) show any material from our website from our website for a commercial purpose; (d) exploit the material from our website for a commercial purpose; or (e redistribute material from our website.
BVI Company Formations is an informative website. Legal Floris LLC and Equation CS are commercial entities. Website visitors who want to connect with Legal Floris LLC can call us at 646 513 2855 (USA), 678 81974 (Latvia) and 25 030 666 (Cyprus). Contact with Equation CS can be via +357 222 57 680. To make contact easier, visitors to the website can leave their contact information in one of the contact forms on the website. The data we collect is only for the purpose to contact the prospect. The way we gather, process and remove your data is explained under the section ‘data’ in this GDPR statement.
- Prospects and customers
In an effort to serve customers with tailor-made solutions, we gather customer information that helps us to understand the specific needs of a customer. When prospects decide not to hire our services, we remove their data from our systems within a reasonable time.
GDPR privacy and data policy
Your privacy and personal data are important to us. We only use your data for purposes relating to your inquiry. This GDPR proof privacy and data policy explain what happens to any personal data that is given to us, or any that we may collect from or about you. Our privacy and data policy applies to all services where we collect or receive your personal data.
- Statement & policy
The personal information that we can process in connection with products and services, as well as the information provisioning via our website(s) include personal and contact details, nationality, details of beneficiaries, and all other details that are required to execute proper due diligence on our customers.
The source of the personal information we collect is directly derived from yourself. Depending on the reason for contacting us, we can request simple things as your name, email address, and telephone number, to more extensive information such as business plans, company information, and tax records. Sometimes, we receive information from third-party advisors or business partners who represent our customers as well.
We use your personal data to contact you, assess an application for a product or service and decide whether we can work for you or not. If we decide to take you on as a client, your personal information is used to manage your products or services with us. Additionally, we use your personal data to follow guidance and best practice under the change to rules of governmental and regulatory bodies.
The legal grounds to process your personal information are subject to five pillars: where it is needed to provide you with our products and services; where it is in our legitimate interests to do so; to comply with our legal obligation; with your (explicit) consent; and for a public interest.
We can share your personal information with others upon your request. This can occur when the execution of our assignment requires us to appoint third parties or you want us to share specific personal information from yourself or your company with other business professionals. Also, when law enforcement or regulators require us to share information we will do so.
You can withdraw your consent or change the information we have on you by request. Our clients have the ‘right to be forgotten’. This means that they can contact us and ask us to remove their personal data we hold on them on file. A designated email address is opened for the GDPR related requests. You can contact us at [email protected]. We strive to respond to your request within a reasonable time and changes or removals will be affected within 30 days after your request. Your withdrawal of consent or change of information does not eliminate the requirement to inform law enforcement in case of fraud, impersonation or other events where the law requires us to report.
Legal Floris LLC is a global firm and since we are registered in the USA, we comply with US law. Since website visitors and our customers come from various places, we comply with EU law and the rules that relate to the EEA. Equation CS is registered and operates from Cyprus and thus complies with the rules of the European Single Market, and abroad. Your personal information can be transferred outside of the EEA, depending on your specific needs.
- Personal Data
Unless otherwise agreed, we keep your personal data in our files to comply with the local and global regulation. In general, we divide data processing into three categories: website visitors, prospects, and customers. Web visitors might be requested to allow cookies to enhance the quality of their web visit. Prospects are requested to leave their contact information. Customers are asked to provide us with personal information to optimize the services we can offer.
We take measures to protect your personal data. Security incidents are immediately shared with our IT department. When sensitive, protected or confidential data is copied, transmitted, viewed, stolen or used by an individual unauthorized to do so, we inform our clients within 48 hours after the incident is discovered.
- Websites and cookies
The websites operated and ran by Legal Floris LLC and Equation CS are secured and contain active SSL certificates. These websites run on an external CMS system. This system is updated frequently to avoid security issues. The contact forms on our website are protected and do not store the input in marketing software or newsletter software. A dual opt-in is required to receive a newsletter and we do not send out unsolicited email.
- Where they are essential to make our site work.
- To enable the features on our site (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line).
- To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our site. We cannot identify you personally in this way.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
- Endorsements and third-party content
From time to time, our website(s) contain endorsed or third party content. We make sure that the article and page clearly show the relation between Legal Floris LLC and/or Equation CS, the website and the author of the article. We do not take any responsibility for the expressions from external parties.
We can work together with third party platforms and do research on the reliability of these third parties. When you decide to purchase products or services from any of our endorsed partners or on websites we are affiliated with, we cannot take any responsibility.
- Disclaimer of liability
The material displayed on this website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. Unless expressly stated to the contrary to the fullest extent permitted by law Legal Floris LLC, Equation CS and their suppliers, content providers and advertisers hereby expressly exclude all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity and shall not be liable for any damages whatsoever, including but without limitation to any direct, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages, or damages for loss of use, profits, data or other intangibles, damage to goodwill or reputation, or the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services, arising out of or related to the use, inability to use, performance or failures of this website or the linked websites and any materials posted thereon, irrespective of whether such damages were foreseeable or arise in contract, tort, equity, restitution, by statute, at common law or otherwise. This does not affect Legal Floris LLC’s or Equation CS’s liability for failures arising from its negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Legal Floris LLC and Equation CS, their directors, officers, employees, consultants, agents, and affiliates, from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, legal fees) arising from your use this Website or your breach of the Terms of Service.
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace this GDPR statement at any time. If a revision is material we will give a notice of 30 days prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.