PRIVACY NOTICE

Last Updated: November 23, 2015

This Privacy Notice informs you of how Widerman Malek, P.L. (the “Firm”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collects and uses certain information provided by you in connection with your use of the Firm’s website (the “Site”), and as used herein the term “you” applies to visitors of the Site and those who subscribe to the Firm’s newsletter or otherwise send comments and questions through the Site.

Information

When you visit the Site, the Firm collects standard internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns, in order to discover the number of visitors to the various parts of the Site, among other reasons.  Such information is collected in a way that does not identify anyone. The Firm does not make any attempt to find out the identities of those persons visiting the Site, and it will not associate any data gathered from the Site with any personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) from any source. If the Firm decides to collect Personal Information through the Site, you will be notified.

Some sections of the Site invite you to request publications and information about legal topics and events, or to contact the Firm with comments and questions.  If you do so, the Firm normally keeps on a database your email address and other details and Personal Information supplied by you.  Such database is accessible by the Firm and all of its attorneys, employees, vendors and contractors, and the level of protection for your personal data varies from access point to access point and device to device.  The Firm will not disclose any Personal Information you provide by means of the Site to any third parties unconnected with the Firm without your consent, except to the Firm’s data processors (and in some cases for statistical analysis purposes) or as otherwise permitted by relevant data protection legislation.  Personal Information will be used by the Firm for the purposes for which you provide them or as otherwise stated in the relevant section of the Site.

Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer by your web browser.

A typical example of how a cookie is used is to store a user ID to make logging in to a site, or ordering something much quicker for the user. An example of what the cookie might contain in this instance would something like “ID=96352398”.

Nearly every site on the Internet uses cookies. They are used for a variety of purposes, such as:

  • To personalize pages and remember visitor preferences;
  • To analyze visitor behavior (known as ‘analytics’);
  • To manage items added to shopping carts in online stores; and
  • To track people across websites and deliver targeted advertising.

Use of Cookies by the Firm

The table below explains the cookies that the Firm uses and why:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmz
Type: Optional Cookie
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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Site Analytics ID H1_N1_ID Type: Optional cookie

Used by HubbardOne for analytics.

Site Analytis Session H1_N1_Sess Type: Optional cookie

Used by HubbardOne for analytics.
This cookie is removed when the browser is closed.

Web analytics nmstat Type: Optional cookie

Used to store a random ID for web analytics.

Addthis _atuvc Type: Optional cookie

Generated by Addthis client side javascript to store share count prior to the cache being updated.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

At times, the Firm may embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store Personal Information from cookies for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

Links to Other Websites

This Privacy Notice does not cover the links within the Site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes

The Firm occasionally makes changes to this Privacy Notice to reflect feedback or as otherwise in its view based on applicable law.  The effective date of the most recent Privacy Notice is set forth above.  The Firm encourages you to review this Privacy Notice periodically.  If the Firm makes any material changes in the way it collects, uses and/or shares Personal Information that you have voluntarily provided, the Firm you notify you by posting notice of such changes in a clear and conspicuous manner on this Site.  Your use of the Site constitutes your express agreement to and acknowledgment of this Privacy Notice.

Questions

If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us by email as set forth on the Site.

If you wish to discontinue or “opt out” of the use of your Personal Information by the Firm at any time, or to unsubscribe from any newsletter or promotional materials of the Firm, please contact us by email as set forth on the Site.