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Privacy Policy


Last Revised October 1, 2018

Your privacy is valued and respected by Hirschler Fleischer, a Professional Corporation and its subsidiaries (“we” or “our” or “us”). This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes the types of information, including Personal Information (as defined below), that we gather from you when you use our website (the “Site”), as well as your choices regarding use and disclosure of your Personal Information. As used in this Privacy Policy, the term “Personal Information” means information that identifies you personally, alone or in combination with other information available to us.


By accessing the Site, you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our Site.

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by revising the “Effective Date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy or the way we use, share or collect Personal Information, we will post an announcement of the changes on our Site, prior to the new policy taking effect. In all cases, your continued use of our Site or our products and services constitutes consideration and your binding acceptance to any such changes. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy regularly to ensure that you are familiar with’s current practices.

Information Collected by

When you use our Site, collects information (i) that you knowingly and voluntarily provide (such as through forms or profile screens) including registration/account set-up information, and (ii) that we are able to collect from your web browser, cookies and other similar technologies.

We may aggregate and/or anonymize all information that we collect from you, including Personal Information, for the purpose of market research on brands and products, marketing campaigns, and advertising.

Information that you Knowingly and Willingly Provide

We collect information that you knowingly and voluntarily provide when you use our Site (such as through web forms, profile screens, submitted content, a “contact us” function, etc.). We primarily use this information to fulfill your information requests. You can choose not to provide us with certain Personal Information, but then you may not be able to take advantage of the Site or other available features we offer. The information that we may collect and use includes without limitation the following kinds of Personal Information:

In addition, information submitted to the Site via a “contact us” or other similar function may not necessarily receive a response. We will not use the information provided via these functions to contact you for marketing purposes unrelated to your request unless we disclose otherwise at the time you submit your request.

Non-Personal Information

We collect standard information about users such as IP addresses, browser type, operating system, what you searched for, referring and exit pages, the dates and times of visits, and other Site usage behavior (“Site Visitation Data”). Site Visitation Data is used to administer the Site and provide general statistics regarding the use of the website.


When you visit our Site we may store information about your web session and assign you one or more cookies.  Your browser will store these cookies on your computer in a small text file, and if you return to the Site the cookie may be read and may give us information about your use of the Site. Cookies are not linked to your Personal Information. 

Permanent cookie files remain on your computer's hard drive until you delete them manually using your browser or operating system software. You can set your browser to refuse cookies, but doing so may disable access to some services and tools that we offer.


We may use online Personal Information we collect about you on its own or combine it with other information we have about you to:

 HOW WE SHARE Information WE Collect may disclose your Personal Information in the following instances:

Agents. We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples of such functions include fulfilling orders, sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing technical support, providing marketing assistance, and providing customer service. We share our users’ Personal Information with these agents as we deem necessary for such third parties to perform their functions. 

Employees. Only authorized employees have access to your Personal Information.

Advertisers. Please be aware that the information practices of third-party advertisers or platforms (if any) collecting data on our Site are not covered by this Privacy Policy.  We do not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your express consent.

Other Users. Please remember that any information you share in public areas of our Site, such as on message boards or feedback sections, becomes public and anyone may take and use that information. Public posts are not subject to this Privacy Policy. Please be careful about what you disclose in these portions of our Site and do not post any Personal Information that you expect to keep private. We strongly encourage you not to use any Personal Information in your username or password. If your Personal Information is posted on one of our community forums, you may contact us at to request that such information be removed. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your Personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why.

To Comply with Legal Process, Protect, or Enforce our Rights. We may release your Personal Information when it is necessary to (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; (c) protect the rights, safety or property of, our affiliates, service providers, our users or the public; or (d) prevent a crime or protect national security (including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction).

As Part of a Merger or Sale of Business. We may disclose your Personal Information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Other Disclosures. We may also disclose your Personal Information as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy, as permitted by law, or with your consent.

Children and Privacy

As a requirement to use our Site, you acknowledge that you have the appropriate consent(s) from any individual (or the parent of any child under the age of 18) to share their Personal Information with us.  We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children under the age of eighteen (18). We will delete any Personal Information collected that we later determine to be from an individual younger than the age of eighteen (18).

Third Party Sites AND Services

Our Site may contain links to third party websites, applications and services not operated by us. These links are provided as a service and do not imply any endorsement by of the activities or content of these sites, applications or services nor any association with their operators. Additionally, our Site may include social media features, such as the Facebook “Like” button, and widgets, such as the “Share This” button or interactive mini-programs that run on our Site. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party including websites or services directly linked to our Site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party site that you visit.

Security, Storage & Retention


The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is one hundred percent secure and we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please contact us if you have any questions about security on our site.


The Personal Information that you provide to us is generally stored on servers located in the United States. If you are located in another jurisdiction, you explicitly ACKNOWLEDGE AND CONSENT that once your Personal Information is submitted through our Site, it will be transferred to our servers in the United States and that the United States currently does not have uniform data protection laws in place.  Further, the United States has not sought nor received a finding of “adequacy” from the European Union under Article 45 of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) of the European Union.  For residents of the European Union, we rely on derogations for specific situations as set forth in Article 49 of the GDPR. In particular, we collect and transfer to the U.S. Personal Information of European Union residents only: with your consent; to perform a contract with you; or to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest of ours in a manner that does not outweigh your rights and freedoms.


We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with our services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you service, contact us at We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


Hirschler Fleischer, a Professional Corporation is your data controller.  A data controller makes decisions regarding and is responsible for the collection, use, disclosure, retention and protection of your Personal Information in accordance with this privacy notice, as well as any applicable national laws.  As your data controller, we may transfer data to our affiliates who agree to the obligations of this privacy notice.  We may process and retain your personal information on our servers in the U.S. and elsewhere in the world where our data centers are located.  If you have questions regarding your Personal Information, please contact us using the contact information set forth in the “Privacy Inquiries” section below.

Information Correction, Removal, and Opting-Out

Correction & Removal

If you wish to obtain a copy of your Personal Information that is being processed by us, or if any of the information that we have about you is incorrect, or you have any questions regarding the processing of your information, or you wish to have information (including Personal Information) removed from our records, please contact us at

Opting Out

Additionally, if you prefer not to receive marketing messages from us, please let us know by clicking on the unsubscribe link within any marketing message that you receive, or by sending a message to us at

Privacy Inquiries

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices please contact us as follows:

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