Effective Date: February 1, 2019
Honigman LLP (“Honigman”) is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information you share with us. This Privacy Notice is intended to help you understand how we collect, use and disclose the personal information you provide to us so that you can make an informed decision about sharing information with us via our website at www.honigman.com.
This Privacy Notice applies to the personal information we collect through our website. This Privacy Notice does not cover information provided to us by any means other than via our website.
By using our website (which resides on servers in the United States), you are consenting to the practices set forth in this notice and to our collection, processing, transfer or use of the personal information described below. If you do not consent to our collection, processing, transfer or use of such information, please discontinue use of this website.
If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Notice or our privacy practices, please contact us at email@example.com.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect personal information two ways when you use our website: (1) information you choose to share with us and (2) non-personal information automatically sent to us by your browser.
We collect personal information you knowingly choose to disclose to us when you fill out forms available on our website or when you contact us, including information that can be used to individually identify you, such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address. We may also collect any additional information you choose to share with us, such as when you apply for a job with Honigman or communicate with us via our website.
We also collect website use information that is sent to us automatically by your web browser when you view and navigate the website. This information typically includes your IP address, the identity of your internet service provider, usage details, operating system information, the date and time of your visit and the pages you visit.
Browser or Device Information
We automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie information, and the page(s) you request. We collect this data for the following general purposes:
- Customizing your user experience
- Fulfilling your requests for information and services
- Promoting and improving services
- Contacting you
We also collect your IP address(es) for the purpose of analyzing website trends, administering the site, and tracking user movement for aggregate usage analysis. This website usage information enables us to provide our users with an ever-improving site, service, and general offering. Except where you have provided consent for us to use your identifiable personal data, we only use for our analytics research your anonymous, aggregate data that cannot be used to identify you individually.
Cookies and Passive Tracking
“Cookies” are small files placed on your computer by your browser and are often used to make websites work, as well as provide information to the website operator. In certain circumstances, we may obtain non-personal information about your use of this website through cookies. This information is collected on an aggregate basis and is not associated with you individually.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. You may not be able to use all of the features of our website if cookies are disabled.
Communications you receive from us, as well as pages of our website, may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that enable us to analyze email and website statistics, including visits and click-through rates. The web beacons only collect aggregate, anonymous data and cannot be traced back to you individually.
Third-Party Cookies and Web Technologies
Third-party cookies and web technologies are controlled by our third-party partners and not subject to this Privacy Notice. If you have any questions about the practices of any such third party, you should contact the responsible third-party directly.
We use Google Analytics to provide us website usage and analytic reports, which necessitates us sharing your anonymous, aggregate data. You may choose not to share your data with Google by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on, which instructs your browser not to provide your website usage data to Google Analytics. To opt-out of Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout to install the browser add-on.
Please note that installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on will only disable the use of Google Analytics and will not prevent data from being sent to the website itself or to other web analytics services.
HOW WE USE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We use the information collected via our website for the following purposes:
- To provide the information and services you request;
- To personalize your experience when you use the website;
- To keep a record of your contact information and correspondence;
- To personalize our communications with you;
- To improve our marketing efforts;
- To analyze website usage to improve the design, functionality, and content of the website; and
- For security and fraud-prevention purposes.
WHEN WE SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION
We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties. However, in certain circumstances we may need to disclose your information to provide the services you requested or as required by law or business necessity, including:
- For the Purpose You Provided Your Data: We may share your personal information to fulfill the purpose for which you provided such information with us.
- Service Providers: We may share your personal information with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf, such as online recruiting and web-hosting service providers.
- Compliance with Laws and Protection of Rights: We may share personal information if we are required to do so by law or legal process. We may also disclose personal information if we believe disclosure is necessary to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of others.
- Sale of Business: We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our law firm or our assets. In such event, your personal information will continue to be protected by this Privacy Notice.
- With Your Consent: We may share personal information in a manner and to serve a purpose to which you consent.
ACCESS TO YOUR INFORMATION
You have the right to inquire about information you have shared with the firm via our website, as well as the right to access, correct, or delete that information. Additionally, if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you may opt-out of receiving these communications at no cost by following the unsubscribe directions contained within the marketing emails or contacting us directly.
To access your information or to opt out of a mailing list or other marketing communication, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide a description of your request, as well as your full name, company name, postal address and email address so that we can verify your identity and locate your information. We will honor your request within a reasonable amount of time and, in any event, within the time limits established by law, unless the law permits or requires us to limit or deny your request or if we are unable to verify your identity.
We maintain reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, disclosure, alternation, or destruction of personal information we collect. While we strive to protect your personal information, no data transmission is 100% secure. We do not guarantee the security of your personal information provided over the internet or stored in our databases. Your transmissions are at your own risk. Honigman is not responsible for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.
CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13
This website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on this website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, do not use this website or provide any information about yourself on this website. If you believe we might have received information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at email@example.com or the address provided under the heading “Contact Information.”
NO ATTORNEY CLIENT PRIVILEGE; CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION
When you provide information through this website, please do not send us any information or documents that you want to have treated as confidential. Providing information to Honigman via email links on this website and any response you may receive (1) will not create an attorney-client relationship, (2) will not preclude Honigman from representing any other person or firm in any matter, and (3) will not obligate us to keep confidential the information you provide.
Honigman operates other websites, including extranet sites we maintain for the convenience of our clients. This Privacy Notice applies only to this website and not to any other site owned or operated by Honigman.
This website may contain links to websites owned or operated by third parties. This Privacy Notice applies only to this website and not to any third-party website.
This Privacy Notice is governed under the laws of the State of Michigan, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.
CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS
If you are a resident of the State of California and you have provided your personal information to us, you have the right to request a list of all third parties to which we have disclosed your personal information for direct marketing purposes. If you exercise your right to submit such a request to us, we will send you the following information:
- The categories of information we have disclosed to any third party for any third party’s direct marketing purposes during the preceding year; and
- The names and addresses of third parties that received such information, or if the nature of their business cannot be determined from the name, then examples of the products or services marketed.
You may make such a request by contacting us in writing by postal mail or via the email address provided at the end of this Privacy Notice under the heading “Contact Information” with a preference on how our response to your request should be sent.
California law also requires that we disclose how we respond to “do-not-track requests” from our users. At this time, we do not currently respond to “do-not-track” requests from our users’ browsers.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
We may change this Privacy Notice from time to time by posting the revised version on this website. The changes will be effective as of the date we post the revised Privacy Notice on this website and the revised notice will only apply to information collected thereafter. Your continued use of this website after we make changes to the Privacy Notice signifies your acceptance of those changes.
Please check this website periodically for updates to the Privacy Notice. You may access the current version of this Privacy Notice at any time by clicking on the link marked “Privacy” at the bottom of each page of this website. For your convenience, we will post the effective date at the top of any revised Privacy Notice.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us at:
Attn: General Counsel
2290 First National Building
660 Woodward Ave
Detroit, Michigan 48226-3506