Last Revised October 1, 2018
Information Collected by hirschlerlaw.com
When you use our Site, hirschlerlaw.com 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:
- First and Last Name.
- Home Address.
- Email Address.
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.
We collect standard information about hirschlerlaw.com 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 hirschlerlaw.com 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.
How hirschlerlaw.com USES YOUR INFORMATION
We may use online Personal Information we collect about you on its own or combine it with other information we have about you to:
- Perform internal operations, such as tracking and improving the effectiveness of our website and marketing efforts.
- Personalize user experiences, such as remembering your settings and preferences for things like language, font size, etc.
- Provide user support.
- Advertise and market our services.
- Provide information to our representatives and/or advisors, such as our attorneys, accountants, and others to help us comply with legal, accounting, or security requirements.
- Protect the rights, safety, and information of Site users and third parties, as well as our own. This includes fraud prevention, business or product recalls, prosecuting and defending a court arbitration or similar proceeding, and more.
- Comply with legal requirements, such as in response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand.
HOW WE SHARE Information WE Collect
Hirschlerlaw.com 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.
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.
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 hirschlerlaw.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- By emailing us at email@example.com
- By mail to: Hirschler Fleischer, a Professional Corporation, The Edgeworth Building, 2100 East Cary Street, Richmond, Virginia 23223