What personal information is collected through this website and how is it used?
We collect information about our users in three ways:
- Directly from the user (e.g. email forms)
- Raw web server logs
- Cookies (e.g. Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel)
If you fill out a “contact” form on this website, we will ask you to provide some personal information (such as e-mail address, name, and phone number). Please do not submit confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.
Information that you provide to us through the contact form will be used so that we may respond to your inquiry. We may also use information you provide to us to communicate with you in the future. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you may opt out (unsubscribe) as described below.
Web server logs:
When you visit our website, we track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs and Google Analytics, which records the activities on our website. These services automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may collect include:
- Your unique Internet protocol (IP) address;
- Name of your unique Internet service provider;
- Town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website;
- The kind of browser or computer you use;
- The date and time of your visit;
- The web page from which you arrived to our site;
- The number of links you click within the site;
- The pages you viewed on the site;
- The duration of your visit on our website and pages, and
- Searches or queries that you conducted via our website(s).
The information collected helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use and improve the user’s experience.
We may use services hosted by third parties, including Google Analytics, to assist in helping us understand the use of our site by our visitors. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including your IP address or cookies. If these third-party services collect information, they do so anonymously and in the aggregate to provide information helpful to us such as website trends, without identifying individual visitors.
California Do Not Track:
Our web services do not alter, change, or respond upon receiving Do Not Track (DNT) requests or signals in browsers. As described in more detail above, we track user activity using web server logs, cookies and similar technologies. Information collected in web server logs helps us analyze website usage and improve the user’s experience. Cookies allow us to offer you a customized experience and present relevant advertising to you.
How your personal information is protected
We take certain appropriate 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.
Who has access to the information?
We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:
- to agents, website vendors and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us;
- if we are unable to assist with your matter, but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that party; and
- as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.
How can I correct, modify or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?
You may opt out from future communications from us at any time. Contact us via the telephone, email form or mailing address on our website at any time to:
- see what data we have about you, if any;
- change/correct any data we have about you;
- ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or
- opt out of future communications from us.
Effective April 18, 2019