What personal information is collected through this website and how is it used?
User-supplied information: If you fill out the contact form on this website, we will ask you to provide some personal information (such as e-mail address, name, phone number, and employer information). Employer information will only be used to inform attorneys on your case inquiry. If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will ask you to provide your e-mail address only in order to receive newsletter communications from us. Please do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. Information that you provide to us through the contact form will be used so that we may respond to your inquiry. We may also use information you provide to us to communicate with you in the future. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you may opt out (unsubscribe) as described below.
Activity Log/Analytics: When you visit our website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in our activity log/analytics, which is a searchable list of every time a visitor accesses a URL (a page or post) on the site in the past seven days. Each page visit is its own entry with detailed information such as:
The Activity Log helps us review traffic in granular detail, which can give us insight into:
The geographic location of visitors by IP address
How visitors in specific locations find our site
The information we collect in our activity log helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use and improve the user’s experience.
Functional and Required Cookies: Squarespace uses some necessary cookies because they allow visitors to navigate and use key features on the site. These cookies vary from site to site depending on the features it uses. Below are the functional and required cookies we use.
Cookie Name Duration Purpose
Crumb Session Prevents cross-site request forgery (CSRF). CSRF is an attack vector that tricks a browserinto taking unwanted action in an application when someone’s logged in.
RecentRedirect 30 minutes Prevents redirect loops if a site has custom URL redirects. Redirect loops are bad for SEO.
squarespace-popup-overlay Persistent Prevents the Promotional Pop-Up from displaying if a visitor dismisses it
squarespace-announcement-bar Persistent Prevents the Announcement Bar from displaying if a visitor dismisses it
Test Session Investigates if the browser supports cookies and prevents errors.
Analytics and Performance Cookies: Squarespace uses Analytics and Performance cookies to collect information on how visitors interact with the site. Storing these cookies is how we obtain the data to learn about our traffic sources and unique visitors in order to improve our website experience for all visitors.
Cookie Name Duration Purpose
ss_cid 2 years Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cvr 2 years Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cvisit 30 minutes Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cvt 30 minutes Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cpvisit 2 years Identifies unique visitors and tracks a visitor’s sessions on a site
ss_cookieAllowed 30 days Remembers if a visitor agreed to placing Analytics cookies on their browser if a site is restricting the placement of cookies
How is personal information protected?
We take certain appropriate 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.
Who has access to the information?
We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:
to agents, website vendors and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us;
if we are unable to assist with your matter, but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that party; and
as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.
How can I correct, amend or delete my personal information and/or opt 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:
see what data we have about you, if any;
change/correct any data we have about you;
ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or
opt out of future communications from us.
Effective December 17, 2018