1. This document sets out the terms and conditions upon which LNP Attorneys Inc and/or any of its related or subsidiary companies (“LNP Group“) agrees to act on your behalf. All references to LNP Attorneys Inc will be a deemed referenced to the LNP Group, insofar as may be applicable.
1.1. These terms will apply to all instructions given by you in respect of each of your particular matters.
1.2. If you do not accept or understand these terms for any reason you should notify LNP Attorneys Inc immediately in writing.
1.3. Save to the extent that you have notified LNP Attorneys Inc in writing beforehand to the contrary, any conduct by you or your agents relating to any of your particular matter/s, that could be construed by LNP Attorneys Inc as an instruction to LNP Attorneys Inc to commence, or to continue to act for you, will constitute an acceptance of these terms without the necessity for you expressly to agree to them (whether orally or in writing).
1.4. LNP Attorneys Inc may propose a variation or addition to these terms (which will apply not only to you but to other clients bound by similar terms) at any time, on notice to you in writing. Save to the extent that you have notified LNP Attorneys Inc in writing beforehand to the contrary, any conduct by you or your agents relating to any of your particular matter/s that could be construed by LNP Attorneys Inc as an instruction to LNP Attorneys Inc to continue to act for you after receipt of the proposal, will constitute an acceptance of such variation or addition without the necessity for you expressly to agree to same (whether orally or in writing). In addition to the above, these terms may be varied or added to by mutual agreement in writing at any time, for which purpose one director and/or consultant from LNP Attorneys Inc and a director who heads a department of LNP Attorneys Inc must sign such amendment or variation in order for it to be binding on LNP Attorneys Inc.
2. PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
2.1. By providing your details and instructions in relation to any of your particular matter/s to LNP Attorneys Inc you are providing LNP Attorneys Inc with information which may constitute personal information.
2.2. You voluntarily, specifically and unconditionally consent to LNP Attorneys Inc:
18.104.22.168. within LNP Attorneys Inc and/or any entities, affiliates, subsidiaries, joint ventures and/or partnerships, wherever situated or operating, that
22.214.171.124. operate under a name which includes Lalla, or any variation thereof, in their names (including their subsidiaries and affiliated companies);
126.96.36.199. on infrastructure belonging to any third party with whom LNP Attorneys Inc concludes an operator agreement;
188.8.131.52. personal information is dealt with in various legislation in South Africa (which will include the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (“POPI”) when it comes into force) “processing” as it is currently defined in POPI includes but is not limited to the collecting, receiving, recording, organising, collating, storing, accessing, merging, transmitting and destruction of personal information;
184.108.40.206. the personal information which you or your holding company, any of your respective subsidiaries, affiliates, consultants or advisors, or any of their respective employees provide to LNP Attorneys Inc, for any purpose in order for LNP Attorneys Inc to, execute its mandate and any particular matters under its mandate and matters incidental thereto, provided that such use is not a breach of paragraph 4.6;
220.127.116.11. sending you marketing material, advertising material, newsletters or other informative material relating to itself, its professionals, the law and/or other industry developments;
18.104.22.168. storing your personal information for an indefinite period;
22.214.171.124. transmitting such personal information to other professional firm/s (wherever they may be located, including in countries which may not have data-protection laws similar to South Africa) as LNP Attorneys Inc may deem necessary for the proper execution of its mandate and/or any particular matters; and
126.96.36.199. keeping any work product or other documentation (including but not limited to opinions and agreements whether drafted by LNP Attorneys Inc and/or other professional firm/s and/or other documents received and/or prepared in connection with any of your particular matter/s) as part of LNP Attorneys Inc and internal know-how.
2.3. The submission by any of the persons contemplated in paragraph 2.2 of any personal information to LNP Attorneys Inc in any form in respect of its mandate, constitutes an acknowledgement by you that such conduct is authorised and constitutes an unconditional, specific and voluntary consent to the processing of such information as contemplated in paragraph 2.2.
2.4. You confirm that you have procured the consent of your holding company and its subsidiary/ies whose personal information is provided to LNP Attorneys Inc for the processing of such information by LNP Attorneys Inc for the aforementioned and related purposes. You indemnify LNP Attorneys Inc against any loss, liability, damage or expense (including interest and penalties) suffered or incurred by LNP Attorneys Inc due to your failure to obtain the necessary consent.
2.5. You undertake to notify the Information Officer of LNP Attorneys Inc (“IO”) in writing of any changes or errors to the personal information which you provide to LNP Attorneys Inc. LNP Attorneys Inc will update your personal information within a reasonable time after you have notified the IO of any changes or errors.
2.6. Unless legislation in South Africa you may withdraw your consent given under this paragraph 2 at any time on at least 10 (ten) days written notice sent to the IO.
2.7. Should you believe that LNP Attorneys Inc has utilised your personal information contrary to legislation in South Africa as read with this paragraph 2, you undertake to first attempt to resolve any concerns with LNP Attorneys Inc by addressing a complaint in writing to the CE. If you are not satisfied with the outcome of such process, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Regulator, once established in terms of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (“POPI”).
2.8. Various terms have been used in this paragraph 2 which are defined in POPI and should bear the meanings assigned to them in POPI.