Privacy Policy

Last Updated: June 17, 2020

The publishing lawyer and law firm value the privacy of its clients and the visitors of this website/blog. Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using the website. As a visitor, you can browse our website to find out more about our website. Except for technical information transmitted when you visit this website, you are not required to provide us with any personal information as a visitor. 

 

If you choose to communicate with us, we collect the information that you choose to share with us, which may include:

  • First and last name

  • Company, home, postal or other physical address

  • Other contact information, for example, telephone number, fax number, email address, and other similar information

  • Title or position in a company or an organization

  • Occupation or industry

  • The contents and nature of any communication

  • Any other information needed to provide a service you requested

Examples of scenarios where our visitors provide their personal information include, but may not be limited, to:

  • Filling out and submitting the contact form

  • Emailing, calling or communicating with the lawyer or law firm

  • Subscribing to our mailing list

  • Any other business-related reason

The lawyer or law firm does not intend to transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except under the limited conditions described under the section “Information Sharing and Disclosure” below. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, we may transfer that information, within the law firm or to a third party service provider as necessary.

How We Use Your Information

The publishing lawyer and law firm may use the information we receive from you as follows:

 

  • To provide, maintain and improve our website

  • To provide and deliver the information you request or to respond to your comments or questions

  • To send you confirmations, technical notices, updates, alerts, and support and administrative messages

  • To request feedback and to otherwise contact you about your use of the website

  • To prevent illegal activities and to otherwise protect our rights and the rights of our users

  • For any other purpose with your consent

In addition, if you email the lawyer or law firm, or if you subscribe to this website, the lawyer or law firm may send you other relevant information, including, blog updates, client alerts, newsletters, weekly debriefs, marketing information, or any other communication related to the subject matter of this website or the law firm.

Domain Information Collection

The lawyer or law firm may collect domain information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this website. This data enables us to become more familiar with which people visit our site, how often they visit, and what parts of the site they visit most often. The lawyer or firm uses this information to improve its web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.

Cookies and Tracking User Traffic

Some pages on this website may use “cookies”— small pieces of data stored on a website visitor's browser. Cookies are typically used to keep track of the settings users have selected and actions they have taken on a website. For example, a cookie file may contain information such as a user ID to track the pages visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. Generally, cookies are used as follows:

 

  • To provide a great experience for your visitors and customers.

  • To identify your registered members (users who registered to your site).

  • To monitor and analyze the performance, operation and effectiveness of the website's  platform.

  • To ensure our platform is secure and safe to use. 

 

Please note that cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive. Your web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on this website.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

 

The lawyer or law firm does not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.

 

We may provide your personal  information to affiliates that provide services to us with regards to our website (i.e., payment processors, website hosting companies, etc.). Such affiliates will only receive the information necessary to provide the respective services. For example, we may share your information we collect for our own operational purposes as follows:

  • We may share information about you with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information to carry out their work with us on your behalf. We do NOT sell your personal information.

  • We may employ third parties to perform website-related services, including database management, maintenance services, analytics, marketing, data processing, and e-mail and text message distribution.

  • We may share information about you to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety or other rights and interests of any person, or as otherwise required by law.

  • We may share information about you to respond to subpoenas, search warrants, judicial proceedings, court orders, legal process, or other law enforcement measures, to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against legal claims.

Internet Security

The security of your personal information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We utilize practical protection measures to safeguard against the loss, abuse, and modification of your personal information under our control. Your personal information is kept in a secured database/server and always sent out by means of an encrypted SSL method when supported by your web browser. No web or e-mail transmission is ever totally protected or mistake cost-free. For example, an e-mail sent out to or from the website may not be protected. You must take unique care in deciding what info you send to us by means of e-mail. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. You are solely responsible protecting your password, restricting or limiting access to your computer or mobile devices, and signing out of our website after your session. If you have any questions about our security practices, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Protecting the Privacy of Children

This website is for commercial or educational purposes only and we do not knowingly collect or store any personal information about children under the age of 13. Children under 13 years old are not the target audience for this website. To protect their privacy, the lawyer or firm prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children.

Links to Third Party Sites

This website may contain links to other websites that are not under our direct control. These websites may have their own policies regarding privacy. We have no control of or responsibility for linked websites and provide these informative links solely for the convenience of our visitors. You access such linked websites at your own risk. These websites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies, if any, of those individual websites to see how the operators of those third-party websites will utilize your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change, modify or update this Privacy Policy at any time. You should review this Privacy Policy frequently. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we may notify you on our website, by a blog post, by e-mail, or by any other method we determine. The method we choose is at our sole discretion. We will also change the “Last Updated” date at the beginning of this Privacy Policy. Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy are effective as of this Last Updated date and replace any prior versions of our Privacy Policy.

If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please email us at the contact information on the website.

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