Palmersheim & Mathew LLP recognizes the importance of your privacy. This policy is intended to inform you about the information we may collect from your visits to our website, blogs, and social media accounts (hereinafter collectively referred to as “website”), how we may use that information, and with whom the information may be shared.
Who We Are
Palmersheim & Mathew LLP is a law firm based in the United States that was formed in 2018. We are a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of the State of Illinois for the practice of law. Our office is located at 401 N. Franklin Street, Suite 4S, Chicago, Illinois 60654.
Information We May Collect from Website Visits
Information we may obtain from your visits to our website can be broadly described as the personal information that visitors provide us and technical information that we may collect through the use of technology concerning those visits.
Visitors to our website may have the opportunity to register for seminars or webinars, sign-up to receive newsletters, publications, marketing materials, or respond to surveys. From our website, we may collect any information you voluntarily provide us such as your name, email address, telephone number, or fax number, your company or firm name, and other business contact information. We may also collect other types of information you might provide such as preferences as to the types of information, seminars, events, or publications which you would like to receive, as well as responses to surveys or questionnaires. We may endeavor to determine if you are a current or a former client of the Firm from the information you provide.
Consent and Withdrawing Your Consent
You are under no obligation to provide us with your personal information when visiting our website. Whether you provide any personal information is entirely voluntarily and is solely within your discretion. You will suffer no legal detriment if you decide not to provide any of the requested personal information. We may be unable to provide you with any services or information you request, however, if you decide not to provide us with some or all of the personal information via our website.
You can withdraw your consent at any time to our possession or processing of any of the personal information you provide us. To do so, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We may collect certain types of technical information provided by the browser of the computer, tablet, or mobile device used when visiting our website, such as:
- Usage Details, IP Addresses, and Browser Information. When you visit our website, we may collect technical information such as the identity of your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your computer or device’s operating system and browser type, geo-location data, and the pages of our website you visit. Most browsers transmit this type of information to websites automatically. We will anonymize your IP address. We may collect this information to administer and manage our website, to ensure it functions properly, and to review aggregate information.
You may be able to disallow Cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. To learn more about Cookies, and how to disallow or manage them go to: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/. If you choose not to accept Cookies, you may be unable to access certain parts or pages or our website.
How We Use or Process Your Information
We may process the information you provide and that we collect via our website to:
- Fulfill or meet the reasons you provided us the information, including to process your requests, transactions, or payments, and to prevent transaction fraud.
- Provide invitations to seminars, conferences, and other Firm programs, to register you for events or to sponsor events, to provide newsletters, publications, blogs, social media feeds, and marketing information, or to provide CLE or CE information.
- Respond to your inquires, process your requests concerning your personal information in our possession, to investigate and address your concerns, and to monitor and improve our responses.
- Help maintain the safety, security, and integrity of our website, products, services, databases, networks, and other technical assets and business.
- Deliver any requested products or services, or to provide you with customer support.
- Improve, develop, modify, or support our website, products and services, to update and maintain client, subscription, or email lists, and for other internal purposes.
- Respond to requests for information, to respond to (“RFPs”) requests for proposals, or to provide information about legal services that you request.
- Respond to lawful requests for information through court orders, subpoenas, warrants, and other legal process, obligations, or governmental regulations.
- Protect the operations of our law firm, or the safety, security, and privacy of our Firm, our lawyers and staff, our clients, or third parties. This potentially includes sharing information with others for purposes of fraud protection, information security, and related matters.
We do not sell the personal information you provide us.
We will not share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes.
We will not use your personal data for making any automated decisions affecting you or your legal rights or for creating profiles other than as described above.
With Whom We May Share Your Information
We may share the information you provide us on a confidential basis with the following categories of third parties such as contractors, vendors, or service providers that support our Firm’s operations and our website, but only for those purposes. This may include, for instance, tracking registrations, confirming attendance, and providing your biographic information to attendees of our programs. When we disclose any personal information for these purposes, we require that the recipient keep the information confidential and not to use if for any other purpose.
If you are seeking continuing legal education credit (CLE) after attending one of our educational offerings, we may provide certain personal information you provide us to the appropriate authorities in the state(s) in which you seek CLE credit.
We may also share your personal information with courts, law enforcement authorities, regulators, attorneys, or other parties when it is reasonably necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of a legal or equitable claim, or for purposes of an alternative dispute resolution process; to comply with a subpoena or court order, legal process, or other legal requirement or when we believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law, prevent imminent physical harm, or material financial loss; to investigate, prevent, or take action concerning illegal activities, suspected fraud, threats to our Firm, any of its lawyers or our property; or as necessary in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringement, piracy, or other unlawful activity.
Links to Social Media and Third-Party Websites
Palmersheim & Mathew LLP is not responsible for the privacy or security of any information you provide to a third-party website or the information practices used by any third-party site, including links to any third-party site from this website. We make no representations, express or implied, concerning the accuracy, privacy, safety, security, or the information practices of any third-party site. The inclusion of a link to a third-party site on our website does not constitute any type of endorsement of the linked site by the firm. Palmersheim & Mathew LLP is not responsible for any loss or damage you may sustain resulting from your use of any third-party website or any information you share with a third-party website.
Notice to Minors
Our Firm’s website is not directed at and is not intended to be visited by minors. No visitor to our website who is a minor or under the age of 18 should provide any personal information to our Firm. If you are a minor, do not visit our website, blogs, or social media sites and do not send any type of personal information about yourself to our Firm or website.
Visitors from Outside the United States
If you are visiting our website from outside the United States (“U.S.”), any information you voluntarily provide via our website and any technical information from the browser of your computer, tablet, or mobile device will be transferred out of your country and into the U.S. where our law firm is located. The laws and protections available to the privacy of your personal information in the U.S. may significantly differ from the protections available in your country. Personal data transferred to the U.S. may be subject to lawful access requests by state and federal authorities in the U.S. If you do not want any personal information to be transferred to the U.S., please do not provide that information to our Firm via our website.
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