We have prepared this website and the materials contained herein for general informational purposes only. Information contained on this website does not constitute legal, accounting, tax, career or other professional advice of any kind. Our attorneys are licensed in state and federal courts in New York & New Jersey. We do not intend to advertise or solicit businesses in jurisdictions in which our attorneys are not licensed to practice law.
Our website allows users to send electronic mail communications to our attorneys. However, no attorney-client relationship is created by the transmission of information to, or receipt of information by, us. Any information sent to us through electronic mail communications will not be treated as confidential unless an attorney-client relationship exists. Accordingly, confidential information should not be sent to us without first contacting the firm and establishing an attorney-client relationship.
This website is not a substitute for retaining competent legal counsel. You should not act or refrain from acting on the information provided on this website without first seeking the advice of competent legal counsel in the state in which you may require legal services.
Links to other websites are for your convenience only. We do not take any responsibility for those websites, nor do we make any representation or warranty whatsoever with respect to those links to other websites.
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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 state). We only require that you provide an e-mail address on the contact form. Further, if chat is available through this site, you may be asked to provide information if you participate in an online chat. 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 or an online chat 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.
Web server logs: When you visit our website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs, which are records of the activities on our sites. The servers automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may collect include:
The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use and improve the user's experience. We do not use this information to personally identify who you are.
How is personal information protected?
As part of your visit to our website, we may also obtain your IP address, which identifies your device on the internet. We do not use this information to personally identify who you are. As with cookies, our use of your IP address is to improve the use and functionality of our website. 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, and for the purposes set out above: (1) to our affiliate law firms; and (2) to a third party service provider working on our behalf.
We will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites.
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:
Linked Websites/Third Parties
Our website may contain links to other websites. The firm does not share information we have collected about you with those websites and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about those websites’ privacy policies.
If you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information. California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits our users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) we disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which we shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to us using the contact information provided below.
If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Services, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Services. To request removal of such data, please contact us using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. We will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Services, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from our systems.
If any complaint with us is not satisfactorily resolved, you can contact the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs in writing at 1625 North Market Blvd., Suite N 112, Sacramento, California 95834 or by telephone at (800) 952-5210 or (916) 445-1254.
Visitors to our website from the European Union have certain privacy rights. Personal information, as used in this section, is the same as “personal data,” which is defined by the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at [https://gdpr-info.eu/art-4-gdpr/].
The personal information you provide us will only be used as permitted by law. We may process your personal information as indicated below.
Consent: We will use your personal information to the extent you authorize us to do so. To withdraw your consent, please contact us here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regulatory compliance: Your personal information will be used to comply with all applicable laws.
Communications and website optimization: Communications between you and us: Our use of your personal information to communicate with you will always take into account your rights.
When you consent to providing us with your personal information, we will store it in order to carry out the purposes for which we collected it. From time to time we may evaluate how long we will retain your personal information. Our evaluation of how long to retain your information will include our assessment of the risk to you in your keeping that information. If we choose to anonymize your personal information, we will retain this information in our discretion.
GDPR gives you certain rights when it comes to your personal information. You may request that we do the following: (1) stop sending you marketing communications; (2) inform you about how we use your personal information; (3) update your personal information; (4) delete personal information we have collected; (5) provide a convenient copy of the personal information we have collected from you; (6) restrict how we use your personal information; (7) object to how we use your data.
Please note that when sending us requests concerning your personal information, and to the extent you want access to the personal information we have concerning you, you will have to verify who you are before we provide you with any information. This is for your protection, so please anticipate that we will need your cooperation in this regard.
If you have questions about your GDPR rights or our use of your personal information, please contact Aaron Jacob, Data privacy information officer: email@example.com.
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Children under eighteen (18) years old are not the target audience for our website. To protect their privacy, the firm prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children. Our website should not be used by anyone under the age of 18 without the guidance of a parent or guardian.
If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).
You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the Site available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.
As a user of the Site, you agree not to: 1. Systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us. 2. Trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords.3. Disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site. 4. Use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person. 5. Use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations. 6. Use the Site to advertise or offer to sell goods and services. 7. Upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Site. 8. Engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. 9. Delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content. 10. Attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user. 11. Sell or otherwise transfer your profile. 12. Interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks or services connected to the Site. 13. Harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Site to you. 14. Attempt to bypass any measures of the Site designed to prevent or restrict access to the Site, or any portion of the Site. 15. Make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or under false pretenses. 16. Use the Site as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Site and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.