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:
- We 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 us, and we use it to improve the effectiveness, content, layout, and/or operation of our 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 We Use Your Information
We use the information we collect from you when you browse our Website in the following manner:
You can opt-out of certain use(s) of your personal information, as described below.
How We Use Automatically Collected Information
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and generally does not contain personal information. However, we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. We will use this automatically-collected information to improve our Website and to deliver better and more personalized service, including to:
- Estimate our 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 our cookies or disabling future cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our 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 our company or as may be permitted under applicable law.
Legal Requests for Information
Through normal business processes, we access volumes of highly confidential client data. XPAN Law utilizes strict data segmentation and confidentiality practices to keep this data secure.
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 our security team become aware of any potential security incident or breach, XPAN Law will take appropriate measures to ensure your data is secured and you are notified as soon as possible.
Data Security & Retention
Please note that we make every effort to delete unnecessary data. If we don’t need it, we don’t keep it.
We emphasize data minimization principles: as such, we 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.
We do not collect sensitive information about you through our Website. If you provide it to us, we will inform you that it will be deleted from our databases immediately.
‘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. Again, please do not send this to us.
Third-Party Services and Products
We try to only partner with products and services that we believe operate with a similar emphasis and respect for data privacy and security.
Rebecca L. Rakoski, Esquire