Last Updated: June 4, 2014
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We only collect personal information that you voluntarily submit to us, such as your name, email address, and contact information, when you sign up to receive our blog, or email us to ask questions. We use this information to respond to your requests, provide you with legal services if you are or become a client, monitor and analyze our business operations and Site usage, and for the firm’s educational, networking, marketing, social, recruiting, and other business purposes. To assist with these uses, we may supplement the personal information you provide to us with information we obtain from other sources.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information
We never sell or share your personal information with third parties other than: (1) our service providers who assist us in providing our services, (2) with your consent, (3) as otherwise required by law, search warrant, subpoena, court order, or other legal process, (4) as requested by law enforcement or other governmental authorities, in our discretion, or (5) we otherwise have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the firm or third parties. Personal information that you submit to us via the Site will be maintained on servers located in the United States. If you do not consent to having your personal information processed and stored in the United States, please do not provide it to us.
We provide individuals with the ability to opt-out of receiving marketing and other communications from us, and to update, supplement or delete the information we have about them by contacting us using the methods provided below.
You may request to review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise modify any information you previously provided to us through the Site, or object to the use of processing of such information by us by contacting us using the methods provided below.
This Site is intended for users over the age of 18. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we will take steps to remove such information.
Links to Third-Party Websites
Please note that this Site may contain links to third-party websites, including social networking websites. Since we do not control third-party sites and are not responsible for any information you may provide while on such sites, we encourage you to read the privacy policies on those websites before providing any of your information on such sites.
We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive personal information (e.g. Social Security numbers, credit card or other payment card information, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Site or otherwise to us.
We maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect your personal information. However, no system is completely secure or error-free. You should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data on any website, including ours. We do not, and cannot, guarantee the complete security of your personal information. Similarly, any information that you send us in an email message or other form through the Site is not confidential or privileged.