The Information We Collect From You
We may collect different types of information from you when you use or navigate our website:
Personal Information: When you use and navigate our website, we may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, work or educational history, and other information that may be used to identify you or contact you (collectively "personal information").
Website Usage Information: When you use and navigate our website, we may collect additional information from you that may not by itself reasonably identify you as the source (collectively, “Usage Information”). Usage Information may include, but is not limited to, information regarding your computer, your IP address, the type of Internet browser you are using, the location from which you are visiting the website, the type of computer operating system you are using to access the website, the domain name of the website from which you linked to the website, or the areas of the website you visited and the actions you performed on the website.
How We Collect Information
Directly From You: We collect personal information from you when you voluntarily provide such information to us by, for example, completing one of our various website forms to contact us, subscribe to receive email news alerts or information regarding Brinkley Law's activities, registering to attend one of Brinkley Law's events, and submitting a job application.
How We Use Information
Personal Information: We may use your personal information for a variety of purposes, including to:
Directly contact you to respond to messages or inquiries that you submitted using our website forms;
Send you periodic updates about Brinkley Law's insights and activities via email, in accordance with your subscription preferences and from which you may opt-out of receiving;
Process your job applications; and
Analyze the effectiveness of our marketing activities.
Usage Information: We may also use your usage information for a variety of purposes, including to:
Analyze website users’ browsing and usage activities and patterns to better understand users’ interests and preferences with respect to our services; and
Research the effectiveness of the website, which will help us to improve the website.
How We Disclose Information
We do not sell your information to third parties. We may, however, disclose your information to third parties in the following ways:
Law Enforcement, Safety, and Legal Processes: We may share your personal information and/or usage information with law enforcement or other government officials if it relates to a criminal investigation or alleged criminal activity. We may also disclose your personal information and/or usage information if required or permitted to do so by law; for fraud protection and credit risk reduction purposes, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to protect and defend the rights or property of Brinkley Law or the users of the website; and to act under urgent circumstances to protect the safety of Brinkley Law, its employees, or a member of the public. We may also disclose your information to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, subpoena, or legal process.
Sale or Acquisition of Assets: If we become involved in a transaction involving the sale of our assets, such as a merger or acquisition, we may disclose and/or transfer your personal information as part of the transaction.
Security of Personal Information
No data transmitted over or accessible through the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we attempt to protect all personal information, we cannot guarantee that personal information will be completely secure from misappropriation by hackers or from other nefarious or criminal activities, or in the event of a failure of computer hardware, software, or a telecommunications network. We will notify you in the event we become aware of a security breach involving your personally identifiable information (as defined by the applicable state and federal laws) stored by or for us. Brinkley Law cannot be responsible for disclosure of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties, and encourages you to exercise prudence in selecting the information you send via the internet, including via email. Please do not send confidential or sensitive information to us through our website or via email until you speak with one of our attorneys and receive authorization to do so.
Accessing and Updating Personal Information and Opting-Out
If you would like to access, update, or modify your personal information or request us to delete your personal information, you may do so by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further, if you would like to opt-out of receiving emails or other communications directly from us, you may do so by contacting us at email@example.com. Opting-out from our communications or modifying, updating, or deleting your personal information will not result in the modification, updating, or deletion of any personal information that may reside in back-up or disaster-recovery storage.