Last Update August 30, 2018
II. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
In order to operate the Website and provide you with access to certain services that we offer through the Website, we collect the following types of information from you, which are described in more detail below: (A) information you provide to us on our website, (B) information about you and your activities on the Website, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address, domain server, the type of computer, web browser, operating system or platform you use and referrer data identifying the web pages you visited prior to and after visiting our Website, your movement and activity within the Website and your geographic location, and (C) information we collect in exploring or during an attorney-client relationship. All of the information listed above and detailed below, which is collectively now referred to as “Information.”
A. Information We Collect From You Directly Online
We collect your Information when you provide it to us during your direct interactions through our Website, such as when you complete any “contact us” forms, send us emails about inquires or job opportunities, sign up for one of our programs or events, or sign up for our newsletter, or other areas in which you otherwise interact with our Website. The Information we collect and maintain about you includes:
B. Information We May Automatically Collect During Your Visit To Our Website
In addition to collecting Information from you, we, or our third party service providers may use a variety of technologies that automatically collect Information about you or your activities on our Website.
This includes your:
Do Not Track (DNT) is an optional browser setting that allows you to express your preferences regarding tracking by advertisers and other third parties. We do not respond to DNT signals.
C. Information Collected From Potential And Actual Clients, Partners, And Vendors
We may receive information from or on behalf of our clients and potential clients, Partners and Vendors to help us operate our business and provide services, which could cover a wide area of information. We use this information in providing legal services and for marketing, recruiting, networking, and business operational and educational purposes. We may supplement this information with information we gather from other sources, such as referral sources and publicly-available sources.
III. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
A. Use and Purpose of Processing Your Information
We use and process your information above for things that may include, but are not limited to, the following:
B. Lawful Basis For Processing Your Information
C. How Long We Keep Your Information
We generally keep Information for so long as it may be relevant to the purposes listed above, consistent with any applicable laws and agreements. To dispose of Information, we may anonymize it, delete it, or take other appropriate steps. Data may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for an additional time.
D. Sharing Your Information
IV. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
While on the Website or when viewing an e-mail or other content provided by us or the Website, you may encounter links to other websites operated by third parties, such as LinkedIn. These other websites may set their own cookies, collect data or have their own privacy policies and practices. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party websites and we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these sites as soon as you enter them. Links to any third party website or content do not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by us of the linked website or content.
V. INFORMATION PROTECTION
We use industry-standard procedures and safeguards to help protect the confidentiality of your Information. However, you should assume that no data transmitted over the Internet can be 100% secure. Therefore, although we believe the measures implemented by us reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved, we do not promise or guarantee, and you should not expect, that your Information or private communications will always remain private. We do not guarantee that your information will not be misused or disclosed to third parties. We will not have any liability for misuse or disclosure of your Information.
If you believe that your information has been stolen or accessed by an unauthorized person, you are required to notify us so that necessary measures can be taken immediately.
VI. CONSENT TO TRANSFER
The Website is operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect will be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the Website, or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States, a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen. Portions of our site may be supported by a network of computers or cloud based servers in other jurisdictions. We do not represent that our Website is appropriate or available in any particular jurisdiction.
VII. UPDATING AND ACCESSING YOUR INFORMATION
If you believe that any Information collected and maintained by us about you is not correct or has changed, please send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org explaining the correction or change. We also may provide web pages or other mechanisms through which you can correct or update the Information we have collected and maintained.
In accordance with our routine record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain Information you have submitted through the Website. We are under no obligation to store such Information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Information.
If you ask us to delete your information, we will do so within a reasonable period of time, but not longer than one month from the date the request is received. Please note that we may need to retain some information about you in order to satisfy our legal and security obligations. In addition, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons. See also section III(C) regarding our retention of your Information.
We provide users with the ability to opt-out of receiving marketing and other communications from us, and to update, supplement, or delete Information we have about them.
To the extent certain data protection laws apply and we hold your Information in our capacity as a data controller as defined under those laws, you may request that we:
The requests above will be considered and responded to in the time period stated by applicable law. Note, certain Information may be exempt from such requests. We may require additional information from you to confirm your identity in responding to such requests. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the authorities applicable to you and your situation, although we invite you to contact us with any concern as we would be happy to try and resolve it directly.
VIII. CHILDREN’S INFORMATION
The Website is intended only for users over the age of eighteen (18). If we become aware that a user is under 13 (or a higher age threshold where applicable) and has provided us with Information, we will take steps to comply with any applicable legal requirement to remove such information. Contact us if you believe that we have mistakenly or unintentionally collected information from a child under the age of thirteen (13).
Again, if you have any updates to the Information we have about you, please send those to email@example.com. See section VII, above.