What Information We Collect and How We Use That Information?
Collection of Information
Lovitz IP Law PC does not collect any personally identifiable information from you (e.g., name, address, telephone number, e-mail address) unless you voluntarily choose to submit or otherwise disclose such information to us, including information submitted or disclosed by mail, telephone, fax or electronically. We will not sell, trade or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties outside Lovitz IP Law PC. Lovitz IP Law PC will only use your information to respond to your request for information, to register you for events or subscriptions at your request, or, if appropriate, to consider your request for consideration of employment with Lovitz IP Law PC. If you are interested in applying for a job at Lovitz IP Law PC and choose to submit resume information by email, we will use it only for the internal application review process. We will not voluntarily share, rent or sell it outside Lovitz IP Law PC.
If you wish to change any information submitted to Lovitz IP Law PC, or if you wish to opt out of a mailing list, please do so by sending an email to email@example.com.
We automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our site – such as the browser type, operating system, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
General Use of Information
We use non-personally identifiable information to analyze site usage (such as aggregated information on the pages visited by our users), which allows us to improve the design and content of our site. Any data gathered will be shared, if appropriate, with any of the offices of Lovitz IP Law PC. Personal information which users in the European Union provide to us may be transferred to other countries (including the United States), the data protection laws of which may differ from those of the European Union and which may not meet the “adequate protection” standard set by the European Union, but by accessing the Lovitz IP Law PC website, you expressly agree to such transfer.
However, it is possible, though unlikely, that we might be forced to disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, for example, in response to a court order, subpoena or a law enforcement agency’s request.
Also, we cannot guarantee the privacy of personal information you transmit over the web or that may be collectable in transit by others, including contractors who provide services to us. Lovitz IP Law PC, however, makes a reasonable attempt to secure transmission of personal information over the internet by encrypting the transmission using SSL encryption between your browser and Lovitz IP Law PC’s servers.
Information from Children
Lovitz IP Law PC does not direct its website to children under thirteen (13) years of age. Individuals under eighteen (18) should consult with their parent or guardian about the use of this website.
Monitoring, Enforcement and Legal Requests
Lovitz IP Law PC has no obligation to monitor the website or the use of the website, or to retain the content of any user session. However, Lovitz IP Law PC reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity. We may use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to protect our service, website, clients, potential clients or others.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
Transmission Errors or Unauthorized Acts
Any information provided to Lovitz IP Law PC is treated with care and discretion. Lovitz IP Law PC will take a proactive approach to help ensure the information is kept private and not misused. We employ security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online. However, we do not guarantee the security of your personal information.
Our Policy Regarding Cookies
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are. When you visit our website, we send you a cookie. Cookies may be used in the following ways: • To enable the personalization features on our website (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line); • To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use our site and to help us improve the structure of our website.
Two types of cookies may be used on this website: session cookies, which expire when you close your browser; and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
Information Obtained from Third Parties
Your Personal Information
Lovitz IP Law PC does not sell or trade your personal information. We may at times receive contact lists from other organizations. We may send mailings such as brochures to these addresses. If you want to remove yourself from the third-party’s database, you must contact them directly.
Last revision May 25, 2010