Privacy Policy

Lapin | Lapin, P.C. has established an on online privacy policy disclosing our practices pertaining to the website, lawlapin.com, and information request email sent to our firm. The materials on this website are provided for informational purposes only and are not intended to provide legal advice or act as a substitute for retaining counsel.  This is explained more fully below.

 

Voluntarily Provided Personal Information

If you send us an email or complete a request for information form through our website, you will be voluntarily providing personal identifiable information.  For the purposes of this privacy policy, personal identifiable information includes, but is not limited to: (a) practice topic of interest, (b) first and last name; (c) home or other physical address; (d) e-mail address; (e) home, business or cell phone number; (f) description of the best way to reach you; and, (g) description of your reason for contacting us.

The personal information you provide shall be treated as confidential, however, neither your transmission nor our receipt of this information will be considered a request for legal advice. Further, notwithstanding the sending and receiving of your information, no attorney-client relationship is intended to be created between you and this firm nor will one occur unless and until a formal, written retention agreement has been signed by you and a representative of this office. If you do not agree with our privacy policy, please do not provide the requested information. We will not disclose, sell, rent or share any personal information received from you with any third parties, except in the limited circumstances described below.

 

3rd Party Access

Lapin | Lapin, P.C. engages outside firms and consultants to perform services on our behalf, including technical and marketing services. In order to perform these functions, it may be necessary for these third parties to have access to data containing personal identifiable information. These parties are bound by security and confidentiality procedures and will not disclose, sell, rent or share this information.

 

Communication List

By submitting your request for information and evaluation, you may be added to Lapin | Lapin, P.C.’s communications list and receive important information about issues related to particular areas of practice. If you wish to be removed from our directory you may do so by sending a request to .

 

Required Disclosure of Data and Information

The Law Firm of Lapin | Lapin, P.C. may disclose personal identifiable information, with or without prior notice to you, when we believe the law requires it, in response to subpoenas or otherwise when legally compelled to do so, to protect our systems or business, to protect other visitors to the website or to respond to an emergency. If you participate, or we reasonably believe you are participating, in any improper or illegal activity, we may also disclose your personal identifiable information, even without a subpoena, warrant or court order. We may also make disclosures of your personal identifiable information with your affirmative consent.

 

Cookies and Traffic Data Collected

“Cookies” are small data files that are written to and stored on your hard drive when you visit a website through your web browser. Cookies do not read or transfer files onto your hard drive.  Cookie technology is used to track anonymous, non-personal identifying information about website visitors to enhance our marketing techniques. Cookie data collected may include any or all of the following information: IP address, internet service provider, time, date and number of visits to the site, general geographic location, website entry page, non-personal identifying visitor ID, domain, browser, keywords used to find our site, platform, language, script version, screen resolution, color palette, confirmation of java and/or cookie support, and contact information if supplied by the user.

 

Collection of Data and Information by Our ISP

Our Internet Service Provider (ISP) collects certain information about your visit to our website. This information is stored in a log file we collect and analyze.  It contains information which may include the date and time of the visit, the user’s IP (internet protocol) address, the referring IP address or domain, and the files viewed on our web site (including php pages, graphics, etc.). In addition, our ISP has access to back-up files containing the personal identifiable information that you voluntarily provide. Our ISP does not disclose, share, release, publish, disseminate, rent or sell any personal identifiable information to any third parties, but does use the log files to analyze data in an aggregate form, which is not personal identifiable information.

 

Links

Our website contains links to other sites.  Lapin | Lapin, P.C. is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these sites or any other third party websites or applications. When you leave our website, we suggest you read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personal, identifiable information.

 

Children under the age of 13

We will not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 nor do we target our services to individuals under this age.

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