We at Spruce Law Group, LLC (“Spruce Law”) recognize the importance of and respect your privacy, and we are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.sprucelaw.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and/or disclosing that information.
This policy applies to information we collect on this Website. This policy does not address information we obtain from any other source(s), including information provided to us in the course of our attorney-client relationships, email exchanges directly with our attorneys and other personnel, and/or offline through events such as seminars and/or from our personnel’s personal contacts.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
- by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number (“personal information”);
- that is about you but individually does not identify you, such as your location; and/or
- about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.
We collect this information:
- Directly from you when you provide it to us.
- Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
- From third parties, for example, our business partners.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
- Information that you provide by sending an email through a link on our Website. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.
- Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
- Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
- Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
- Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website [and our e-mails] may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Spruce Law, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or [opened an email] and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information automatically collected data to personal information about you that we collect from other sources and/or you provide to us.
Privacy on Third-Party Websites to Which Spruce Law’s Website Links
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To present our Website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with information, products, and/or services that you request from us.
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
Disclosure of Your Information
- To our affiliates and partners;
- To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them;
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
- For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- With your consent.
We may also disclose your personal information:
- To comply with any court order, law, and/or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
- If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Spruce Law, our customers, or others.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our servers in a commercially reasonable secure manner.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Children Under the Age of 16
Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age and no parts of the Website are directed or designed to attract anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 16 and we do not knowingly market the Website or its services to children. No one under the age of 16 should submit any personal information to Spruce Law and/or the Website.
Your California Privacy Rights
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code Section § 1798.83) permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write us at 1622 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Please reference “California Privacy Rights” the subject line.
Your Rights in the EU
The General Data Protection Regulation is an EU regulation that provides individuals with certain rights in relation to their personal data which is either processed by an organization established in the EU, or, for individuals located in the EU, processed by an organization outside of the EU that offers goods/services to or monitors such individuals in the EU. If this applies to you, please be advised that:
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You may send us an email at email@example.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Questions or comments about this policy should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by to 1622 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your inquiry or your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, you may call our Website manager at 267.546.0600.
Last revised May 2019