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Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement and Cookie Policy

Lepore Taylor Fox LLP is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Lepore Taylor Fox LLP website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Lepore Taylor Fox LLP website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement. Nothing in this policy should be construed to create an attorney-client relationship with visitors to our website.

As professionals engaged in the provision of legal services to clients worldwide, Lepore Taylor Fox LLP (the firm or LTF) is committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and “Personal Information” (information that directly or indirectly identifies individuals who may be clients, staff, agents, lawyers, law students, job applicants or others inside or outside the firm). It has always been and remains the policy of the firm to comply with the rules of professional conduct, which impose a duty to preserve and protect confidential client information, upon lawyers and their associated personnel.

This Privacy Statement and Cookie Policy (the “Statement”) is based on the privacy and data protection principles common to the countries in which we operate. We apply it in light of our overarching obligations to comply with law, to preserve client confidentiality and to represent our clients as effectively as possible within the bounds of the law. This Statement is intended to summarize the firm’s data protection practices generally, and to advise our clients, interested law students, job applicants, website visitors, and other third parties about the firm’s privacy policies that may be applicable to them.

This Statement is also specifically addressed to parties outside the firm who provide Personal Information to the firm or who visit or use the firm’s website, our social media sites, and email messages that we send to you that may contain a link to this Statement (collectively, the “Internet Services”). This Statement also describes how the firm collects, processes and discloses Personal Information in connection with the provision of legal services and the Internet Services.
 

Collection and Use of Personal Information

The firm collects Personal Information in the course of providing legal services to clients and as provided by visitors to its website or users of the Internet Services. We may also collect Personal Information about you when you interact with us on social media sites and from other third parties and may also automatically collect information that may contain Personal Information as described below in the cookie policy.

We may use that Personal Information where in our legitimate interest to do so for the following purposes:

  • to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries
  • to personalize your visit and use of our Internet Services and to assist you while you use those services
  • to carry out, monitor and analyze our business or website operations
  • to conduct our recruiting and selection process
  • to provide you with legal services, if you are or become a client of the firm, and otherwise deal with you, and administer the matters you instruct us on
  • to contact you (unless you tell us that you prefer us not to) regarding legal or law firm developments that may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive publications or details of events or seminars that we consider may be of interest to you, you may do so by clicking on the unsubscribe link in electronic marketing communications
  • to enter into or carry out contracts of various kinds
  • to comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidance or professional obligations that we may be subject to
     

Confidentiality, Security, and Retention of Personal Information

Consistent with our professional obligations, it has always been the policy of the firm to exercise the utmost discretion regarding the information our clients entrust to us.

We maintain reasonable and appropriate, albeit not infallible, physical, electronic and procedural safeguards intended to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Information, including that provided by a visitor to this website and provided while using other Internet Services. We do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work.

We require consultants, suppliers and vendors to maintain data protections consistent with reasonable and appropriate obligations of data processors, including, where applicable, European Union’s data protection laws and regulations.

We may retain information provided by you, including Personal Information, for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, or to achieve the purposes for which the information was originally collected and for the purposes described in the Statement and in our applicable policies. If you wish to obtain more details on our information practices, please refer to the “Contact Us” section below.
 

Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information

We do not disclose any Personal Information to unrelated parties outside of the firm except in limited circumstances. Such circumstances include disclosures to our agents or data processors or other contractors acting on our behalf and at our direction, subject to appropriate confidentiality, privacy and information security commitments provided by the receiving party, or where we believe it necessary to provide a service which you have requested, or as permitted or required by law, or as otherwise authorized or directed by you. Consistent with our professional obligations, we may provide Personal Information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the provision of such information is required or permitted by law, such as in connection with the investigation or assertion of our legal defenses or for our compliance matters.
 

Cookie Policy

The LTF website use “cookies”. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize LTF pages, or register with the LTF website or services, a cookie helps LTF to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. When you return to the same LTF website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use any LTF features that you customized. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the LTF website.
 

Children

In order to respect the privacy of minors, the firm does not knowingly collect, maintain or process Personal Information submitted online via our Internet Services by anyone under the age of 18. To the extent the firm collects Personal Information on minors in the context of one of the purposes mentioned in the Statement, the firm will only do so with the appropriate consent or as otherwise permitted under applicable laws.
 

Links to other websites

The LTF website may be linked to other websites that the firm does not control. This Statement does not apply to such websites and the firm is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of those other websites.
 

Your European Union (EU) Data Protection Rights

The Firm does not collect any Personal Information from visitors to its website that is not voluntarily provided. If provided voluntarily, LTF collects and processes certain personal information as noted above.

Personal information that is voluntarily submitted to LTF online, via electronic communication, or otherwise, may be maintained or accessed in servers or files located in the United States, which the European Union has not deemed to provide "adequate" privacy protection. If you do not consent to having your information processed and stored in the United States, please do not provide it to LTF.

Under EU data protection laws, individuals may have certain data protection rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions and which includes: (i) the right to request access to and, rectification or erasure of your Personal Information; and (ii) the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Information. You may also have a right to object to processing of your Personal Information where carried out for our legitimate interest or direct marketing.  To exercise your rights under this Privacy Policy, please send us your request using the “Contact Us” section below.

Individuals may also have a right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their Personal Information with their local data protection authority.
 

Changes

We reserve the right to change this Statement at any time without advance notice. Should any new policy go into effect for our Internet Services, the firm will post it on this website and relevant Internet Services.
 

Contact Us

To request a copy of the Personal Information that we hold about you under GDPR please email: info@ltf-law.com. We will respond to your request within one month of receipt of the request.

You may also ask us to correct to remove information that you think is inaccurate by emailing info@ltf-law.com.

Should you wish for us to completely delete all information that we hold about you, please email info@ltf-law.com.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. To opt out please email: info@ltf-law.com.


Attorney Advertising and Legal Disclaimer

The information presented on this site may contain attorney advertising. This website is for general information purposes only and should not be taken as legal advice for any situation or individual case. The information and materials contained in this website do not create and are not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and Lepore Taylor Fox LLP. Outside links provided on this website are done so for informational purposes only. Lepore Taylor Fox LLP is not responsible for the contents or accuracy of the materials linked to this website.

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