This policy does not apply to information collected or obtained by any third-party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.
Information You Choose to Provide to Us
When using the Website, you may choose to provide us with certain personal information, including:
- Your name and contact information to subscribe to a newsletter and/or other similar types of marketing materials;
- Your name, contact information, and other related information to inquire into our Services or to request information about XPAN Law; and/or
- Your name, contact information, demographics, and educational information to inquire into and/or apply for a job with us (collectively, “Job Application”).
Information Collected Via Your Use of our Website
We may collect information about you automatically when you are using the Website in a number of different ways. For example, XPAN Law may:
- Collect and track your IP address; and
This information may be collected via several technologies, including cookies, web beacons, clear GIFs, and other means. All of this information belongs to XPAN Law and used to improve the effectiveness, content, layout, and/or operation of the Website. You can remove certain cookies by following the directions in your Internet browser’s “help” file. If you disable cookies, your ability to use areas of the Website may be limited.
How XPAN Law Uses Your Information
XPAN Law uses the information collected from you when you browse the Website in the following manner:
|Categories of Personal Information||Use of Information|
|Identification information, application usage data (e.g., features/pages accessed by a member), location data (GPS).||To operate and improve the Website and associated services.|
|Identification information, application usage data (e.g., features/pages accessed by a member), location data (GPS).||To understand and analyze information related to the number and type of visitors that browse and use the Website.|
|Name, phone number, mailing address, email address.||To provide you with information or Services that you request from XPAN Law, or that may be of interest to you.|
|Name, phone number, mailing address, email address.||To respond to your comments, inquiries, and questions.|
|Name, mailing address, email address, phone number, demographic information, educational information.||To process an application for a job opportunity.|
|Name, mailing address, email address, phone number, demographic information.||To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it or for which you have given XPAN Law consent to use it.|
You can opt-out of certain use(s) of your personal information, as described below.
How XPAN Law Uses Automatically Collected Information
The information XPAN Law collects automatically is statistical data and generally does not contain personal information. However, XPAN Law may maintain it or associate it with personal information it collects in other ways or receives from third-parties. XPAN Law will use this automatically-collected information to improve its Website and to deliver better and more personalized service, including to:
- Estimate XPAN Law’s audience size and usage patterns; and
- Speed up your searches.
If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Please note that by deleting XPAN Law’s cookies or disabling future cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features of its Website.
Who Has Access to Your Personal Information?
YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL NOT BE SOLD. Nor will Your Personal Information be licensed or disclosed to unaffiliated third-parties, except in connection with the sale, transfer, merger, consolidation, or other transaction involving all or part of XPAN Law or as may be permitted under applicable law.
Legal Requests for Information
XPAN Law stores its data within the United States or throughout various data centers in other countries because of the ingenuity of technology.
XPAN Law utilizes cloud storage, computing, and sharing technologies. These technologies may be maintained by third-parties such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, or others and may be stored in jurisdictions outside of the United States. Should XPAN Law’s security team become aware of any potential security incident or breach, it will take appropriate measures to ensure your data is secured and you are notified as soon as possible if XPAN Law is required to do so by applicable law.
Data Security and Retention
XPAN Law utilizes data minimization principles. XPAN Law will only keep and store your data for as long as necessary to provide the services you requested or to comply with a legal obligation.
“Sensitive information” includes personal information specifying medical or health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, or information specifying the sex life of the individual.
Third-Party Services and Products
Rebecca L. Rakoski, Esquire