While processing your accident case, we will need to gather relevant personal information. This includes information with reference to identity as well as information regarding your work history, tax information and information regarding your health prior to and after the accident in question.
We respect your privacy and strive to ensure that all processing of personal data is done in accordance with Act no. 90/2018 on Data Protection and the Processing of Personal Data, as well as other applicable acts and rules.
Personal data is gathered while processing your case in order to best serve your interests and to achieve the best outcome in your case. Third parties which may be able to see and use this information include insurance companies, government agencies, accident case evaluators and healthcare providers. By signing a Power of Attorney, you give your consent to Tort ehf. to process this personal information.
You have the right to request copies of your personal data at any time.
We store your personal information for as long as is necessary for the purpose of the accident case. However, you are always entitled to request that your data be deleted.
You may withdraw your Power of Attorney at any time and request for all your data to be sent to another law firm if you wish. In these instances, Tort ehf. will request a fee in accordance with Tort’s list of fees.
You have the right to contact our Data Protection Officer, Ingibjörg Pálmadóttir hdl., firstname.lastname@example.org, at any time. In addition, you have the right to submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority if you believe the processing of personal data goes against the law.