The publishing lawyer and law firm value the privacy of its clients and Web site viewers.
Personally Identifiable Information (“PII”)
PII is information that can be used to identify you individually. PII includes your name, business name, mailing address, phone number, email address, credit card number, resume and financial information. We only collect the PII which you choose to provide to us.
Non-Personal Information (“NPI”)
We collect NPI from you. NPI cannot be easily used to personally identify you. It includes, for example, the type of web browser you use, the URL of the previous website you visited, clickstream patterns, your ISP, your operating system and your IP address.
Use of Personally Identifiable Information
Any of the following personal information that may be made available to the lawyer or firm when browsing or navigating the site shall be kept confidential:
- 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
- Personal interests
- 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:
- Posting a question or comment through the site.
- Requesting literature.
- Registering to attend a seminar or any event.
- Participating in an online survey.
- Requesting inclusion in an email or other mailing list.
- Submitting an entry for a contest or other promotions.
- Logging in to the site, thus requiring a username and/or a password.
- Any other business-related reason.
The lawyer or law firm provides you the opportunity to agree or decline to give your personal information via the Internet. The lawyer or firm will inform you of the purpose for the collection and does not intend to transfer your personal information to third parties unless necessary for the provision of services or without your consent (when applicable), except under the limited conditions described under the discussion entitled “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.
Domain Information Collection
The lawyer or firm may collect domain information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this site. 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.
Some pages on this site may use “cookies”—small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. A cookie file can 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. These files are used for site registration and customization the next time you visit us.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your personal information is never shared outside the lawyer or firm without your permission, except under the conditions listed below:
- Consenting to share your information to a third-party service provider working on our behalf to serve you.
- Requiring us to provide you with a product or service that requires us to share such data.
The lawyer or firm will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites.
The lawyer or firm strives to protect your personal information; however, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Children under 18 years old are not the target audience for our Web site. To protect their privacy, the lawyer or firm prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children.
Links to Third-Party Sites
This site may contain links to other sites. The lawyer or firm does not share your personal information with those Web sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
The lawyer or firm reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this site.
Data Subject’s Rights
According to the personal data protection law which your data is subjected to you may be entitled to certain rights over your personal data.
This may include right to access, right to know, right to deletion or block excessive data, right to correct, right to anonymize, right to portability, right to withdraw your consent (when requested), right to request information on the entities with which your data is shared, among others.
If you would like to know more about your specific data subject’s rights, or exercise any of those rights, contact email@example.com and inform your location.
European Economic Area and GDPR
For individuals in the European Economic Area, we rely on multiple sources to collect, use, share or otherwise process personal data, mainly if it is necessary for us to perform a contractual obligation with you. it is necessary for us to comply with legal obligations, it is necessary for our or a third party’s legitimate interests.
If you are visiting the Site from outside the United States, please be aware that you are sending information, including personal data, to the United States where our servers are located. That information may then be transferred within the United States or to other countries outside the United States other than your country of residence. Countries other than your country of residence, including the United States, may have data privacy and protection laws that differ from, and potentially provide less protection than, the applicable laws in your country of residence.