(version 5, effective September 10, 2019)
Collection of Personal Information
Users may browse the portions of the Site that do not require entry of log-in credentials without registration, and without actively entering personally identifying information. However, certain information may be provided automatically by the user’s web browser or application when entering or utilizing the Site, including, as examples: IP addresses; other device identifiers; browser types; operating systems; access dates and times; and referring and exiting URLs.
Certain areas and services on the Site may ask users to provide personal information, when completing forms on various webpages. This may include providing personal information in order to register for McGlinchey Stafford’s client alerts or to register for events (e.g., a user’s name, organization, phone number, email address), or to apply for career opportunities with McGlinchey Stafford (e.g., employment and educational background, and other relevant identifying information). McGlinchey Stafford will use this personal information for the purpose for which it was provided, as well as other purposes for which the user gives consent.
Users who opt-in with the Site may be informed about client alerts, events, or other materials or activities. Users may opt-out of receiving such direct marketing communications either when prompted to do so via the Site or an email communication from McGlinchey Stafford, or by sending requests to email@example.com.
Web browsers allow you to exercise some control over cookies through the browser settings. Most browsers enable you to block cookies entirely or to block cookies from particular sites. Browsers can also be set to delete cookies when you close your browser. You should note however, that this may mean that any op-outs or preferences you set on the Website will be lost when the cookies are deleted.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org, which includes information on how to manage your settings for the major browser providers.
The main reasons we have cookies on the McGlinchey Stafford Website are to:
- Remember you: recalling that you have visited the site before and implementing your chosen settings.
- Save your preferences: recalling your chosen settings.
- Provide data for improving our websites: McGlinchey Stafford uses Google Analytics to collect top level information about how people use its sites.
Transfers of Personal Information
McGlinchey Stafford is a United States of America based law firm, with clients potentially located in other parts of the world, including in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and clients in Switzerland. McGlinchey Stafford may, from time to time, transfer personal information amongst its affiliates, amongst its offices, or to agents, representatives, or contractors providing services to McGlinchey Stafford. Any such transfers to agents and contractors shall be solely for the purposes of providing services to McGlinchey Stafford.
Some such transfers may be overseas, which may include transfers to countries outside of the EEA whose laws provide levels of protection for personal information that are not always equivalent to the level of protection that may be provided in the user’s own country.
In certain limited circumstances, and in compliance with applicable laws, McGlinchey Stafford may share personal information with government authorities or others as required to protect the interests of McGlinchey Stafford or certain third parties; or as otherwise required for compliance with applicable law or legal process.
McGlinchey Stafford reserves the right to transfer any information about users in the event that McGlinchey Stafford, or any affiliate thereof, sells or transfers all or a portion of its business or assets.
Sale of Personal Information
McGlinchey Stafford maintains appropriate technical and organizational security procedures in order to keep your personal information confidential, and protect users’ personal information against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or alteration, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. However, McGlinchey Stafford cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that users transmit to the Site.
In addition to such measures, McGlinchey Stafford maintains confidentiality policies that govern all information that any attorney or other personnel of McGlinchey Stafford receives in the course of his or her employment or association with McGlinchey Stafford. All attorneys and personnel are made aware of these policies and McGlinchey Stafford has in place procedures to train all attorneys and personnel in the implementation of these policies.
Third Party Links
McGlinchey Stafford does not knowingly collect, use, sell, or disclose personal information from children under the age of 16. If McGlinchey Stafford is made aware that is has collected personal information from a child under 16 years old in a manner that is inconsistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, McGlinchey Stafford will delete this information as soon as possible.
Users’ Rights and Contact
Users may at any time review their personal information stored by McGlinchey Stafford and request its correction, deletion, or porting to removeable media, subject to restrictions that may otherwise apply under applicable laws or rules of professional conduct. Users may make these requests by contacting us at the email address or phone number indicated below.
If a user has a concern with how McGlinchey Stafford has responded to a request to review, correct, port, or delete their information, they have a right to file a complaint with the proper authority, which is dictated by the user’s location.
To exercise your rights to review, rectify or delete your personal information, and for other questions, comments or enquiries regarding the collection, processing and storage of your personal information by McGlinchey Stafford, please contact us via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org or at (800) 733-2146
or in writing to:
McGlinchey Stafford PLLC
Attn.: Office of the General Counsel
601 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States of America
All such requests will be handled in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws.