The Policy does not apply to any information received by us from you or from any other sources on your behalf outside of this website, including in the course of any attorney-client relationship. Should you ultimately formally enter into an attorney-client relationship with us, our obligations with respect to information we receive from you during the course of that relationship will be governed by applicable Rules of Professional Conduct and other applicable law.
We may collect information through the use of this website from a variety of sources, including (i) information you may choose to provide while on this website (such as information about your business or occupation, as well as personal identification information such as name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address); and (ii) information this website collects automatically. For example, we may monitor and compile statistical information concerning the usage of this website including, but not be limited to, the number of visitors to this website, or to sections or pages within this website, patterns of traffic flowing through this website, length of time spent on this website, or in sections or pages of this website, and the pages of this website that visitors frequently use as entry and exit points, etc. This information allows us to monitor its utilization and continuously improve its quality.
To compile this information, we may collect and store your IP address, your operating system version, and your browser version. While all this information can be associated with the IP address your computer had while you visited this website, it will not be associated with you as an individual or associated with any other information you may submit through this website, or that we may store about you for any other purposes.
Please do not submit any confidential, proprietary, or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number, date of birth, or credit card, bank account or other financial information) through this website. If you submit any such sensitive personal or financial information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.
Use and Disclosure of Information.
In addition to the uses and disclosures described above, we use information that is collected through this website for various purposes including, but not limited to, administration of this website, improving this website experience for visitors, compliance with our legal obligations, policies, and procedures, and to be able to communicate with and/or respond to inquiries from website visitors. However, we will not sell or rent your Personal Information to anyone. By submitting your information to us, you expressly agree that we may contact you directly about the services you requested, either through e-mail, via telephone or facsimile.
Sharing of Personal Information With Third Parties. We may share Personal Information with third parties under various circumstances, including as described in more detail below. We do not, however, share your Personal Information with third parties for those third parties’ marketing purposes.
(a) Third Parties Providing Services On Our Behalf. We may share Personal Information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. This includes, without limitation, third parties that: host the Website; operate certain functions or features of the Website; archive data; send communications; analyze data; and provide other services or functions on our behalf, including business analytics, customer service, marketing, employment or hiring-related activities, data security functions, and fraud prevention.
(b) Affiliates, Business Transfers and Corporate Changes. We reserve the right to share Personal Information with our affiliates and in connection with a corporate divestiture, merger, consolidation, or restructuring, the sale of substantially all of our ownership interests and/or assets, or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process or in the event of bankruptcy, insolvency or dissolution.
(c) Administrative and Legal Reasons. We may also disclose and transfer Personal Information to third parties: (i) in the event we are required to do so to satisfy an applicable law or regulation, to respond to a court order, subpoena, discovery request, or other legal process, or if in our good faith opinion such disclosure is required by law; (ii) at the request of governmental authorities conducting an audit, investigation or other inquiry; (iii) to verify or enforce compliance with other agreements or policies governing the Website, or applicable laws, rules, and regulations; or (iv) whenever we believe disclosure is necessary to limit our legal liability or to protect or enforce the rights, interests, or safety of our firm, clients or the Website, its users or other third parties.
We reserve the right to disclose any information obtained through or in connection with the operation of this website to comply with a subpoena, court order, or similar legal process which compels the disclosure of such information. We will not knowingly sell, rent, or share information obtained through the use of our website with any unaffiliated third parties for their commercial benefit except as permitted or required by law. For example, we reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets.
Protection of Personal Information.
We take certain reasonable security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures. We will comply with privacy laws and make any legally required disclosures regarding breaches of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of personal data consistent with our ability to determine the scope of a breach and our obligations to relevant law enforcement.
The information generated about your use of the website (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to Google, Inc. for the purpose of compiling statistical reports, and providing other services related to this website and internet use. For more information about Google Analytics, or to opt out, please go to: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Do Not Track.
“Do not track” is a privacy preference that you can set in your Internet search browser that sends a signal to a website that you do not want the website operator to track certain browsing information about you. However, because this website is not configured to detect Do Not Track signals from a user’s computer, we are unable to respond to Do Not Track requests.
California Privacy Rights.
The California Civil Code grants residents of California the right to request certain information regarding the disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties for the previous calendar year, if the information is for the third-party’s direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us via [email protected] with “Request for California Privacy Information” in the subject line. Requests may be made only once a year.
Consent to Transfer Information to the United States.
The Website is operated in the United States. By providing us with any information or materials via the Website, you consent to the transfer and processing of your information and materials in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information we collect, including Personal Information, will be transferred to, and processed, stored, and used in the United States. The data protection laws in the United States may differ from those of the country in which you are located, and your Personal Information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in the United States according to laws of the United States.
Consent to transfer.
In the event our business or our assets are sold, merged, or otherwise involved in a corporate transaction, your personal information will likely be transferred as part of that transaction. We reserve to right to transfer your information without your consent in such a situation; and will make reasonable efforts to see that your privacy preferences are honored by the transferee.
Correcting, amending, or deleting personal information and/or opting out of future communications.
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Contact us via the phone number, contact form, or mailing address on our website at any time to (i) see what data we have about you, if any; (ii) change/correct any data we have about you; (iii) ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or (iv) opt out of future communications from us.
Policies for Children.
We do not knowingly collect or use any personal information from users under 18 years of age. No information should be submitted to this site by guests under 13 years of age, and guests under 18 years old are not allowed to register for our publications.
Last updated 3/4/2021.