TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT ON OUR WEBSITE
While some parts of our website can be used without submitting any personally identifiable information, some areas may require you to provide information that enables us to identify who you are. The Firm collects personally identifying information only when you submit it to us. For instance, when you contact us, you are asked to provide information such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.
The Firm has been and continues to be bound by professional standards of confidentiality with respect to all nonpublic information received in the course of our representation of our clients. However, if you choose to submit personal information to us through the Site, and subject to your choices, we will use your Personal Information in accordance with this Notice, until such time as you ask us to stop.
If you decide to submit such personal information, we or an external service provider will retain the information that you submit in a database, and we will use this information to complete your request. Any service provider that we designate will have agreed not to sell or distribute your information to any third party, and we will also not share the information with any third party except for the service provider. We may also use the information retained in the database to communicate with you directly via email or direct mail, such as to inform you about upcoming seminars that may be of interest to you. In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards, but we cannot guarantee that your personal information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this policy.
Your submission of Personal Information, whether through this Site or otherwise, does not in and of itself result in the formation of an attorney-client relationship.
Unless you provide it to us voluntarily, The Firm does not collect Personal Information about you in connection with your requests for information, other than your computer’s IP address. Your computer’s IP address is used solely for quality control and Site management purposes.
HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION
We will use the information you submit (i) to send you materials that you have requested; (ii) to respond to your email queries; (iii) at your option, to notify you of other communications that may be of interest to you; (iv) in the administration of the Site; and (v) as otherwise described in this Notice.
The Firm does not collect Personal Information from minors (children under 13 years of age, or any other age defined under applicable law). If we become aware that a minor is attempting to or has submitted Personal Information via this Site, we will notify the user that we may not accept his or her Personal Information. We will then delete any such Personal Information from our records.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
This website may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that the Site is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage you to note when you leave our website and read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally If you do not wish to receive emails from us regarding our products and services, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying to “unsubscribe” in the subject line in the email and email us at email@example.com.
The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
COMPLIANCE WITH LEGAL PROCESS
We may disclose personal information if we are required to do so by law or we in good faith believe that such action is necessary to: (1) comply with the law or with legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our web sites; or (4) protect the personal safety or property of our users or the public (among other things, this means that if you provide false information or attempt to pose as someone else, information about you may be disclosed as part of any investigation into your action; where we have knowledge of intent to commit a crime).
Your use of our Site is subject to and contingent upon your agreement with our Terms of Service/Disclaimer, which are hereby incorporated by reference. Except as described in this notice, and subject to your choices, The Firm will not use your Personal Information for any other purpose unless we first obtain your express authorization.
If you have questions concerning this Notice, including enforcement of this Notice, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org