Privacy Policy

Hirschler Fleischer, A Professional Corporation ("Hirschler Fleischer," "us," or "we") takes your privacy very seriously.  This page sets forth our Privacy Policy and explains how we use the personal information that we collect from the visitors to our site located at www.hf-law.com ("hf-law.com" or "Site").  The purpose is to help you understand how we collect and use your personal information.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Policy, you should contact us using the details given at the end of this document.

Please note that this Policy applies only to the Site and not to the web sites of other organizations to which we link.  We are not responsible for their privacy policies or practices of any other third party sites and you should make your own inquiries regarding them.

Consent

By using the Site, you agree to our collecting and using your personal information in the manner described in this Policy.

Information That We Collect about You

The amount and type of information received depends on how you use the Site.  In particular, when you visit the Site, you provide us with various types of information including personal information that you choose to disclose and information regarding how you use the Site, which we collect as you interact with our Site.

With respect to personal information, you may provide us with various types of personal information in using the Site.  Such information may include your name, your email address, your telephone number, and any other information that you choose to provide.  Occasionally, we may also collect additional personal information from you, through optional polls, questionnaires, or surveys.

In terms of other information that we may collect, whenever you visit the Site, we collect and store the name of your internet service provider, the browser (including available plug-ins and browser functionality) and type of machine you are using, the IP address, the website or Service that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests (collectively, the "Browsing Information").  We do this through a variety of methods, including the use of "cookies," which are pieces of data stored on your computer by your web browser.  We may also use cookies to identify returning users, and to provide users of our Site with the added convenience by being able to quickly access login-required areas of the Site.  You can manage use of cookies through your browser settings.  If you choose not to enable cookies on your browser, you may not be able to access all of the features on the Site.

We use the Browsing Information for purposes of Site administration as well as to understand Site use, including measuring Service activity.  Our goal is to continually improve the usefulness of your visits to the Service.  Obviously, the better we know you, the better job we can do of customizing the Site and Service to suit your unique needs.

How This Information Is Used

We analyze our user behavior with this information to assess consumer interest in the various sections of our Site.  This is to assist us in development of our Site and in the services we provide.

Using the e-mail address you voluntarily provide, we may periodically send you promotional or informational communications with information about services offered by us or legal developments that may be of interest to you.  Any promotional correspondence to you will provide you with the ability to opt-out of receiving future notifications from us.  If you do not want us to send you any promotional or informational communications, please notify us using the contact information provided on this Site.

No Personal Information Is Collected from Children

Children under 13 years old are not the target audience for the Site. To protect their privacy, we prohibit the solicitation of personal information from these children.  If you are under the age of 13, please do not submit your email address or any other personal information to us through the Site, including the Service.

Disclosure for Legal Purposes

We reserve the right to disclose any personally identifiable information or other information we collect through the Site, the Service or otherwise if we are required to do so by law or if we reasonably believe that the disclosure is necessary in order to (a) fulfill a government request; (b) conform with the requirements of law or to comply with legal process served on us; (c) protect or defend our legal rights or property, the Service or its users, or third party licensors of any material on the Site; or (d) in an emergency to protect the health or safety of the general public.

Protection of Information from Site Users

We have strict security and confidentiality procedures pertaining to the storage and disclosure of information collected from your use of the Site.  Appropriate measures will be taken to safeguard it, to prevent unauthorized access, and to comply with applicable laws regarding the protection of your personal information.

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us.  Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

Your use of the Site, including any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Privacy Policy as well as our Terms of Use and all dispute resolution provisions therein, limitation on damages and choice of law.  We encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy. Unless stated otherwise, our current privacy policy applies to the information we have collected from you through your use of the Site.

Changes

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy at any time.  Non-material changes and clarifications will take effect immediately, and material changes will take effect within 30 days of their posting on this Site. If we make changes, we will post them.  If we make material changes to this policy, we reserve the right to notify you here, by email, or through notice on our home page.

The foregoing Policy is effective as of June 8, 2009.

Contact Details

Should you feel that your privacy or security is being compromised, or have any questions on this policy, please notify us using the contact information provided on the Site.