Last updated: October 6, 2018
Introduction and General Terms
What Data we collect
When you send us information through the website, through email, or talk to us over the phone, we may collect both personal and pseudonymous data about you. The information we collect differs based on your relationship with us and your interaction with our services.
In some instances, we will collect personal information about you. Personal information is any kind of information which allows a person to be identified. This information may include your name, address, phone number, email address, date of birth, social networking data, education and employment, and other personal information data.
We may also use technical data about your use of the website, including pages viewed, device used when accessing the website, operating system, browser, access time, and the referring link through which you were connected to our website.
We may collect information when you use the website through cookies, tags, scripts and beacons. Most browsers provide the option to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies from our website, some of the function of our website may not function or not function as intended. We use temporary cookies to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our website. Temporarily cookies are stored in your computer’s memory while you are visiting our website and are deleted when you close your browser. We use persistent cookies to analyse the website usage.
How we use your data
We only use the personal information we have collected from you through the use of website and services in the ways described below. We do not collect, retain, or use your personal information except as described. We collect personal information about you in order to establish and maintain a lawyer-client relationship with that individual.
Additionally, we will use your personal information for the following:
• Respond to your comments, questions and requests;
• Send you emails about legal information we think might be of interest to you;
• Maintain our internal records in order to manage our business and facilitate our services with you;
• Monitor and perform research about trends, usage and activities in order to make our services better; and,
• Carry out any other purpose for which the information was collected.
We may use Google Analytics, Google AdWords (Conversion Tracking), and Google Tag Manager as its solution for tracking website visits, interactions and events. We use website analytics data to help improve the way we delivery content and online experiences to visitors. This data may include non-identification information in an aggregated from which would not be able to be used to identify you.
You may consent to have your personal information used to send you legal news and articles from us. If you agreed to receive these kinds of communications, you can opt-out at anytime. You may opt-out by following the instructions contained in the email, or by contacting us with your request.
How we keep your personal data secure
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. We employ commercially reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure, both during transmission and once we receive it. These measures include appropriate physical, procedural and technological security measures. Security software and firewalls to prevent hacking or unauthorized computer access, internal passwords and security policies are used to prevent unauthorized access and disclosure. However, no security measure are completely reliable. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the protection of your personal information. In the event we discover unauthorized access or use of user personal information, we will notify you forthwith.
Our website may contain links to other third party websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Who we share your personal data with
The personal information you provided is confidential. It is not disclosed to any third party except with your express or implied consent, or as permitted or required by law. We do not sell or exchange your personal information with others.
Contact us if you have a concern