Privacy Policy

XPAN Law Partners LLP (“XPAN Law”) takes a proactive stance on privacy and data security. It is considered in everything we do. Please take a moment to review our Privacy Policy below.

At XPAN Law, we respect your privacy and know that you care about how your personal information is collected and used. This Privacy Policy discusses how XPAN Law collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from xpanlawpartners.com (the “Website”).

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.

By accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the Website, you acknowledge and consent to our collection and use of information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR CONSENT TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY. DO NOT USE THE WEBSITE IF YOU ARE UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO CONSENT TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of the Website and was last updated on January 1, 2023. We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time and such revision shall be posted here. Any revision and/or addition to this Privacy Policy shall become effective and binding on you when you continue to use the Website on or after the effective date of such revision and/or addition.

Information Collected

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
  • Use cookies, web beacons, and other tracking tools to monitor and track your access to and usage of the Website and for the purpose of certain marketing activities.

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

In general, XPAN Law does not and will not share your personally identifiable information, except as set forth in this Privacy Policy. XPAN Law does not sell, transfer, and/or share your personally identifiable information with third-parties for their own marketing purposes.

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.

Does This Website Use Cookies?

Yes, this Website uses “cookies” and other web-tracking tools. XPAN Law may store information about you using the cookies on its Website. A cookie, which is also called a web cookie, Internet cookie, browser cookie, or simply cookie, is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. XPAN Law uses cookies to improve your website experience, to assess content usage, and to distinguish you from other users of our Website.

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.

XPAN Law may be required to disclose your information to: (i) comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process, and responses to requests from public or government authorities that includes public or government authorities outside your country of residence); (ii) investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; (iii) protect the rights and property of XPAN Law, and others to enforce our agreements, and this Privacy Policy, including to protect the security or integrity of the Website or XPAN Law’s information systems; (iv) protect persons or property in an emergency; (v) support a corporate transaction as may be needed on a confidential basis, including a merger, acquisition, divestiture, financing, or sale of assets or lines of business; or (vi) protect on an aggregated basis any purpose in which your specific personal information is blinded, masked, or otherwise not identifiable. XPAN Law may also exchange information with third-parties for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Legal Requests for Information

In the event XPAN Law is subject to a legal demand for information, it will comply as required by state, federal, and international law. Demands for information include, but are not limited to, subpoenas, warrants, and civil discovery demands. Information covered by our Privacy Policy may be disclosed following such a request if XPAN Law determines such disclosure is necessary or required, or if it is necessary or required to protect your interests or XPAN Law’s interests.

Data Confidentiality

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 as reasonably possible. Any expectation or requirements regarding the confidentiality of any client data will be set forth in a separate agreement and shall have priority over any language or obligation contained in this Privacy Policy.

Data Storage

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

Information collected by the technologies described in this Privacy Policy is protected by Google data encryption and security services. Google’s G Suite Security & Privacy information can be found at https://gsuite.google.com/learn-more/security-g-suite.html. Information kept by XPAN Law in its business is protected using appropriate and reasonable security measures.

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

XPAN Law does not collect sensitive information about you through its Website. If you provide sensitive information, XPAN Law will delete it from its databases upon becoming aware of the sensitive information. This does not include any information that may be provided to XPAN Law in association with its legal representation of clients or related to its legal services. The retention and deletion of its client-related data will be collected, retained, and destroyed in accordance with XPAN Law’s legal obligations and/or a separate contract with a client which shall take priority over this Privacy Policy. 

“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

XPAN Law uses third-party services and products to host the Website and support the services it provides to you. To the extent that these services and products collect data on XPAN Law’s behalf, the collection and processing of that data are covered by this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy does not cover any third-party websites available through the XPAN Law website. XPAN Law has no responsibility for how these third-parties treat your information. For information on how third-parties collect, use, and protect personal information, please visit the specific third-party’s Privacy Policy. XPAN Law is not responsible for any data collected by any third-party website regardless of whether it is linked from XPAN Law’s Website.

Contact Information

For additional information regarding this Privacy Policy, or to contact XPAN Law regarding any of the information you have provided to it, please contact XPAN Law as follows:

Rebecca L. Rakoski, Esquire
rrakoski@xpanlawpartners.com
(215) 239-3048