Foley Hoag LLP values the privacy of its clients and Web/blog site viewers. Any information that you disclose in a public posting will, obviously, be public. The following personal information that may become available to Foley Hoag LLP when you browse or navigate the site will be kept confidential:
- First and last name
- Company, home, postal or other physical address
- Other contact information, for example, telephone number, fax number, email address, and other similar information
- Title or position in a company or an organization
- Personal interests
- Any other information needed to provide a service you requested
Examples of scenarios where our visitors may provide their personal information include, but may not be limited, to:
- Emailing, calling or communicating with the lawyer or law firm.
- Posting a question or comment through the site.
- Requesting literature.
- Registering to attend a seminar or any event.
- Participating in an online survey.
- Requesting inclusion in an email or other mailing list.
- Submitting an entry for a contest or other promotions.
- Logging in to the site, thus requiring a user name and/or a password.
- Any other business-related reason.
Foley Hoag LLP provides you the opportunity to agree or decline to give your personal information when you post a comment. If personal information is collected, Foley Hoag LLP will not transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except under the limited conditions described under the discussion entitled “Information Sharing and Disclosure” below. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, we may transfer that information, within the law firm including, if you request notifications, to a third party service provider used to deliver the notifications.
Domain Information Collection
Foley Hoag LLP may collect domain information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this site. This data enables us to become more familiar with who visits our site, how often they visit, and what parts of the site they visit most often. Foley Hoag LLP uses this information to improve its Web-based offerings.
Some pages on this site may use “cookies”–small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID to track the pages visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. These files are used for site registration and customization the next time you visit us.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your personal information is not shared outside Foley Hoag LLP without your permission, except:
- If you ask us for notifications you will give permission to use your personal information through a third party to facilitate that notification.
- If you ask us to provide you with a product or service, your personal information may be shared within our firm.
Foley Hoag LLP will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites.
Foley Hoag LLP strives to protect your personal information; however, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters
Protecting the Privacy of Children
Children under 13 years old are not the target audience for our Web site. To protect their privacy, Foley Hoag LLP prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children.
Links to Third Party Sites
This site may contain links to other sites. Foley Hoag LLP does not share your personal information with those Web sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.
Foley Hoag LLP reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this site.