Website Privacy and Security Statement

Last Revised: October 20, 2014

INTRODUCTION:

Our law firm takes your privacy and the security of your personal information very seriously. Please take a moment to read this Policy and learn about our general privacy and information security principles. This Privacy and Security Policy (“Policy”) applies to the website www.staceyromberg.com (“Website”). This policy does not apply to other websites operated by our firm, such as client web portals. These sites are governed by separate agreements.

By using this Website or submitting your personal information to us, you agree to our using your personal information in accordance with this Policy. Please do not send us any personal information if you do not want it to be treated in accordance with this Policy.

CONTENTS:

  • What Is “Personal Information”?
  • Information We Collect
  • Location of Processing and Data Transfer
  • Disclosure to Third Parties
  • Cookies
  • IP Addresses
  • Links to Other Websites
  • Information from Children
  • Ownership of Materials
  • Security
  • Modification of Policy
  • How to Contact Us

WHAT IS “PERSONAL INFORMATION”?

In general, your personal information means information by which you, as an individual, can be identified. It includes information such as your name, mailing address, telephone number and email address. Your personal information includes sensitive personal data, which is information as to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life, commission of criminal offences and/or involvement in criminal proceedings.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We do not currently collect personal information through this Website except for information that:

  • Your Internet service provider automatically provides to our web server, such as its web site address and possibly your email address;
  • You send to us in an email message using the email facility that is part of this Website’s functionality;
  • You send us via this Website in the course of an application for employment; and
  • You send to us when you sign up on this Website for newsletters.

HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Our firm may use personal information collected from this Website for the following purposes:

  • Providing you with legal services if you are or become a client;
  • Responding to and otherwise processing your requests;
  • Monitoring and improving the performance and content of this Website, analyzing Website usage and creating internal reports; and
  • Contacting you and delivering information (including marketing material) to you that you have requested or that we believe may interest you, such as administrative notices, details of our services, updates on legal developments and communications relevant to your use of our Website.

We will treat your personal information in accordance with this policy and applicable law.

DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

We may use third parties to provide a service you request and to provide data processing, hosting, storage, emergency recovery services, and similar services to us. It may be necessary for these third parties to have access to personal information you have provided on this Website.

We will not otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, unless required or permitted to do so by law including the exercise or defense of our legal rights. We have no obligation to monitor the use of this Website or to retain the content of any user session. However, we reserve the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, legal process, or governmental request, or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity.

COOKIES

Some pages on this site may use “cookies” – small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. A cookie file can contain information such as user ID to track the pages visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself.

IP ADDRESSES

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not link IP addresses to personal information.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

For your convenience, this Website may provide links to other websites. We recommend you review the privacy and security policies of each website you visit before providing any personal information.

INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN

We do not direct this Website to children under thirteen (13) years of age and we do not knowingly collect personal information submitted by such children. Individuals under eighteen (18) years of age should consult with a parent or guardian about the use of this Website.

OWNERSHIP OF MATERIALS

Our firm owns the information sent to us by means of this Website. If you choose to send us an email message (including submission of your resume), we may retain the content of the email, your email address and our response.

SECURITY

We use physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information, including firewalls and scanning software to detect and block malicious code and certain unsolicited commercial email (UCE or “spam”). We do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work. Please be aware that our information security software may cause some email messages sent via this Website not to be received.

You should be aware that information sent to us using this Website may not be secure in transmission.

MODIFICATION OF POLICY

We may modify this Policy at any time to ensure that it accurately reflects the regulatory environment in which we operate and our data collection and disclosure practices. Your continuing use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of any modifications to this Policy in effect at the time of your access. No modification or attempted modification of this Policy by you shall be binding on our firm.

All changes to this Policy will be posted on this Website. We encourage you to check back from time to time to review any updates that have been made.

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about this Policy or our use of your personal information, please email us at inquiry@staceyromberg.com.