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Privacy Policy

This website is owned and operated by Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP ("Olshan"). We respect your privacy and understand that you have a right to know why we collect your personal information and what we do with it. This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect through our Sites (as defined below).

This policy describes the type of information we collect from you and/or that you may provide us when you visit and/or use this website and/or any of our mobile applications and related websites (individually or collectively, “Sites”). “You/your/user(s)” means you as a user of our Sites.

By accessing the Sites, you acknowledge this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by the terms hereof, the Terms of Service, and any other terms or policies we post on the Sites. If there is anything you do not understand, please email any inquiry to info@olshanlaw.com. If at any time you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Sites or provide us with any personal information.

We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy by posting such changes or updates to the Sites or emailing you notice of the changes. Amendments to this Privacy Policy will be posted at this URL and will be effective when posted. You can tell if this Privacy Policy has changed by checking the last modified date that appears at the end of this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the Sites following the posting of any amendment, modification or change shall constitute your acceptance thereof.

YOUR SECURITY

We strive to keep your Personal Information private and safe. We take commercially reasonable physical, electronic and administrative steps to maintain the security of Personal Information collected, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access.

Unfortunately, despite our best efforts, the transmission of data over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we will use reasonable means to ensure the security of information you transmit through the Sites, any transmission of Personal Information is at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such information will not be intercepted by third parties, and we will not be liable for any breach of the security of your Personal Information resulting from causes or events that are beyond our control, including, without limitation, your own act or omission, corruption of storage media, defects in third-party data security products or services, power failures, natural phenomena, riots, acts of vandalism, hacking, sabotage, or terrorism, and we are not responsible for unauthorized circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Sites.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect various information that identifies you as a person (“Personal Information”) in two ways. First, we collect Personal Information that you provide to us. Second, we collect certain Automated Information that may contain Personal Information when you use our Sites.

Personal Information You Provide to Us

The Personal Information you provide to us is generally:

  • contact details including name, email, address, and telephone number
  • employment and education history and other information that you provide to us if you apply for employment with us through our Sites

We collect Personal Information directly from you when you provide it to us. This typically occurs when you:

  • Sign up for any of our email lists
  • Send us an inquiry through our Sites

Automated Information

We also collect information, some of which may be Personal Information, through automated means when you visit our Sites (“Automated Information”) such as:

  • the IP address of the device you use to connect to the internet (which may include information about your geographic location)
  • the unique identifiers of your device
  • your browser characteristics
  • your device characteristics
  • your operating system
  • information on actions taken by you on our Sites
  • dates and times of your visits to our Sites
  • the pages you accessed on our Sites

We collect Automated Information automatically as you navigate through our Sites as explained further below.

We may collect information, which may include certain Personal Information data such as your IP address, from your browser when you use our Sites. We use a variety of methods, such as cookies and pixel tags to collect this information, which may include your (a) IP-address; (b) unique cookie identifier, cookie information and information on whether your device has software to access certain features; (c) unique device identifier and device type; (d) domain, browser type and language; (e) operating system and system settings; (f) country and time zone; (g) information about your interaction with our Sites such as click behavior; and (h) access times and referring URLs.  

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. If you do not wish to have cookies on your system, you can set your browser to refuse them. Please review the specific instructions from your browser in order to do this. However, please note that not accepting cookies may make certain features of our Sites unavailable or difficult to view or use.

In some of our email messages we may use a “click-through URL” linked to content on our Sites. When you click one of these URLs, you will pass through our web server before arriving at the destination web page. We track this click-through data to help us determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our Sites. If you prefer not to be tracked through our emails, simply avoid clicking text or graphic links in the email.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Most commonly we will use your Personal Information in the following circumstances:

  • Where you have asked us to do so, or consented to us doing so;
  • Where we need to do so in order to perform a contract we have entered into with you;
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your fundamental rights do not override those interests; and
  • Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES

We are committed to maintaining your trust and we want you to understand when and with whom we may share Personal Information and information collected about you. We do not share your Personal Information with any third parties except as set forth herein.

We may disclose your Personal Information to outside individuals and/or companies that help us bring you the services we offer and to create, operate, and maintain our Sites. For example, we may work with third parties to: (a) manage a database of personal information; (b) assist us in distributing e-mails; (c) assist us with data collection; (d) provide data storage and analysis; (e) provide fraud prevention; (f) provide customer service; (g) provide other services designed to assist us in developing and running our Sites and maximizing our business potential. We require that these outside companies agree to keep all information shared with them confidential and to use the information only to perform their obligations to us.

If we seek investors or go through a business transition, including but not limited to, a merger, acquisition by another company, or a sale of all or a portion of our assets, your Personal Information may be shared as part of the negotiation of the transaction and will likely be among the assets transferred in the event of a sale or partial sale of our assets.

We may disclose your Personal Information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the Website, to limit our legal liability and protect our rights or to protect the rights, property or safety of Users of the Sites or the public.

TARGETED ADVERTISING AND REMARKETING

We do not use any Personal Information you share with us through the Sites for targeted advertising and/or remarketing.

OTHER WEBSITES

Our Sites may contain links or references to websites operated by third parties, or you may have come to our Sites using a link found in another website. This does not mean that we endorse these websites or the goods or services they provide. We do not make any representations or warranties about any website that may be linked to the Site. Such other websites are independent from us, and we have no control over, or responsibility for, their information, products or activities. Our privacy practices may differ from those of these other websites. If you provide Personal Information at one of these third party websites, you are subject to the privacy policy of the operator of that website, not our Privacy Policy. Please make sure you understand the other website's privacy policy before providing such website with any Personal Information.

If you use a third-party website or application (e.g. Linkedin, Instagram, Twitter) to access our Sites, your activities on such third-party sites or apps are governed by the privacy practices of those sites or apps. The privacy policies of other sites and apps may differ significantly from ours, and we have no control over the operation of those sites or apps or the manner in which the collect, store, or process data.

YOUR CHOICES ABOUT HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION AND OPTING OUT

There are ways by which you can control how your Personal Information is used.

Tracking

You can set your browser to refuse some or all cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Please visit your specific browser’s instructions for doing this. The “Help” function on most browsers contains information on how you can set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies, or you can disable them entirely. If you use more than one browser, you will need to change each browser’s settings in order to refuse cookies.

Email Lists

If you do not wish to receive our informational emails, please do not opt-in to receiving emails from us. If you do opt-in to receive any of our emails, you may opt-out by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link found in emails we send to you. Please allow up to ten (10) business days for changes to your email preferences to take effect. During that time, you may continue to receive email communications from us that were already in process. Opting out of receiving our communications will not affect your receipt of service-related communications, such as if you request information from us, or if we have a data breach, or other such communications for which we have a legal obligation to inform you and/or to prevent fraud or harm to our Sites, our business, and/or third parties

DISCLOSURE FOR LEGAL PURPOSES

You hereby authorize us to disclose any of your Personal Information pursuant to judicial and administrative proceedings and to law enforcement or government agencies if we are legally required to do so. You also authorize us to disclose Personal Information if we believe the disclosure is necessary or appropriate in the event of an investigation of improper or illegal conduct in connection with the Sites, such as fraud, misrepresentation, intellectual property infringement, or other activity that may put us at risk for liability.

NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA CONSUMERS

If you are a resident of California, please click here [provide hyperlink] for specific provisions that apply to you.

CHILDREN

We do not knowingly permit persons under 18 years of age to use the Sites, and we do not knowingly collect, use or disclose Personal Information from anyone under 18 years of age. If we determine upon collection of Personal Information that a user is under this age, we will not use or maintain his/her Personal Information without the parent/guardian's consent. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 18, we will make reasonable efforts to delete such information from our records.

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

Please do not send us any confidential information through our Sites. Any unsolicited information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments sent to us through our Sites will be considered non-confidential, and by submitting the same to us, you are giving us the absolute right to use, modify, reproduce, transmit, display and distribute the information for any purpose whatsoever.

ASSIGNMENT

We may freely assign this Privacy Policy or any of our rights and/or obligations hereunder to any successor.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about your privacy or security at the Sites, or wish to update your Personal Information, please send an email to info@olshanlaw.com.  

DATE LAST MODIFIED: January 1, 2020

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