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.
In order to compile this information, we may collect and store your IP address, your operating system version, and your browser version. While all of 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. In that regard, 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.
We reserve the right to disclose any information obtained through or in connection with the operation of this website in order 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, if the information is for the third-party’s direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us via the phone number, contact form, or mailing address on our website.
Accessing the Website Outside the United States.
If you reside outside the United States, any information that you may provide to us through this website will be transferred out of your country and into the United States. If you do not wish for your personal information to leave your country, please do not provide such information. By providing personal information via this website, you expressly consent to the transfer of your information to the United States.
Notice to EU Residents / GDPR Data Subjects
As a “data subject” under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), you have certain rights pertaining to your personal data. You can (i) access and obtain a copy of your data on request; (ii) require us to change incorrect or incomplete data; (iii) require us to delete or stop processing your data in certain situations, for example where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing; and (iv) object to the processing of your data where we are relying on legitimate interests as the legal ground for processing.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via the phone number, contact form, or mailing address listed on this website. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a relevant supervisory authority.
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.
This Policy is governed by the internal substantive laws of New York, without regard to its conflict of laws principals. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under or out of the Policy shall lie exclusively with the state and federal courts located in the State of New York, County of New York. If any provision of the Policy is found to be invalid by a court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Policy, which shall remain in full force and effect.
Effective April 27, 2020.