Privacy Notice And Disclaimer
Marten Law LLP (the “Firm”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Notice summarizes the types of information obtained through our Website and describes how the Firm may use this information and/or share information with others. The examples given are intended for illustrative purposes only and are not a complete representation of all potential uses of your information by the Firm.
The Notice does not apply to any information Marten Law LLP may receive from you or from any other sources on your behalf outside of the Website, including in the course of any client-lawyer relationship. Should you formally enter into a client-lawyer relationship with Marten Law LLP, the Firm’s obligations with respect to information that it receives during the course of that relationship will be governed by applicable Rules of Professional Conduct and other applicable law.
Please review the Privacy Notice carefully. By accessing the Website, you indicate your agreement to the terms of the Notice. The Firm reserves the right to modify the Notice at any time. Such changes will be incorporated into this document and posted on the Website and will become effective as soon as they are posted on the Website.
If you have any questions about the Notice or how the Firm may use your information, please contact the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to unsubscribe from any firm communications, please contact email@example.com.
Collecting Your Information
Marten Law LLP may collect information through the use of the Website from a variety of sources – including information you may choose to provide while on the Website (such as information about your business or occupation, as well as personal information such as name, birth date, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address) and information collected automatically by the website. Marten Law LLP may ask you to provide information about yourself in order to provide you with information that you request or in connection with an application for employment.
The following are some examples of information you may choose to provide while using the Website:
- You want to register for a webinar or other event. To register, you may be asked to provide us with information such as your name, company, position, telephone number and email address, as well as information such as dietary and access information if needed. We may also take photographs for in-person events. We use this information to register you for the event and contact you about changes and updates regarding the event. We may use this personal information to manage visits, verify identities, provide access to our facilities and systems, secure our facilities and communicate with visitors regarding their visit. We will only use personal information about dietary or access requirements to cater for a visitor’s needs and to fulfill other legal obligations. In addition to staff that help plan the event, we may share your information with other service providers or business partners involved in organizing or hosting the relevant event. Other guests may see your name and organization on a shared guest list. Your information may also be loaded into our contact management database. That database may be accessed by our marketing team, third-party service providers, or a limited set of other personnel that support our marketing efforts. Unless a visitor opts out, we may also send communications about Marten Law’s services, events, and publications. You may opt-out of receiving this content at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You want apply for a position with Marten Law LLP. You may be able to apply for available positions with the Firm through our Website. To do so, you would need to submit requested information, which we will use in the course of our recruiting procedure. The personal data contained in an application and resume may be reviewed by recruitment teams, lawyers, staff and agents based in any of our offices and used to assess a candidate’s suitability for Marten Law LLP employment, meet legal requirements related to the hiring process, or defend against legal claims. As part of our assessment, we may add applicant information to our database and approach applicants about suitable job opportunities in any of our offices; however, this data is not traded with external entities or used for marketing purposes.
The Website also collects certain information automatically. For example, Marten Law LLP may collect and store your IP address, your operating system version, your browser version, the pages you visit within the Website, the length of time you spend on pages within the Website, the site from which you linked to ours, search terms you used in search engines which resulted in you linking to the Website, and similar automatically generated information. Marten Law LLP may monitor and compile statistical information concerning the usage of the Website. This information allows the Firm to monitor its utilization and continuously improve its quality.
Using and Disclosing Your Information
Marten Law LLP does not sell the personal information of its visitors. In addition to the uses and disclosures described above, the Firm uses information that is collected through the Website for various purposes including, but not limited to, site administration, improving the Website experience, market research, data analytics, compliance with our legal obligations, or to be able to communicate with and/or respond to inquiries from Website visitors or provide visitors with information about Marten Law LLP’s services. For example, we may use your IP address to determine the general physical location of the device you are using and better understand the geographic regions of our Website visitors. By submitting your information to us, you expressly agree that the Firm may contact you directly about the services you requested, either through e-mail, via telephone or facsimile, or by enrolling you in a requested subscription to the Firm’s publications.
The Firm may share any information collected within the Firm. The Firm may also use and share this information with third party vendors to enable those vendors to provide services to the Firm for which they have been retained and/or to enhance Website functionality. The Firm reserves the right to disclose any information obtained through or in connection with the operation of the Website in order to comply with a subpoena, court order, or similar legal process which compels the disclosure of such information. The Firm will not knowingly sell, rent, or share information obtained by its Website with any third parties for their commercial benefit except as permitted or required by law. For example, we reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets.
“Do Not Track”
“Do not track” is a privacy preference that you can set in your Internet search browser that sends a signal to a website that you do not want the website operator to track certain browsing information about you. However, because the Website is not configured to detect Do Not Track signals from a user’s computer, we are unable to respond to Do Not Track requests.
Social Media and Third-Party Links
Marten Law LLP’s Website and services are not intended to be used by, and are not marketed toward, children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13 years old, you should not register with the Website or provide any personally identifiable information to the Firm.
Securing Your Information
Marten Law LLP takes commercially reasonable and appropriate security precautions, physical, electronic and procedural safeguards consistent with industry practice to protect your personal information. However, the Firm cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through the Web. You understand that you provide us with your information or transmit personal information over the Website at your own risk.
Choice of Law
Marten Law LLP’s privacy policies and this notice are governed by the laws of Washington without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under or out of this document shall lie exclusively with the state and federal courts within Washington State and the substantive law of Washington.
California residents may have the right to request that the Firm provide them with information regarding what data was collected and how it was used. To make such a request, please contact the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer, Bill Ashby, at email@example.com or 206-292-2630.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL MARTEN LAW LLP BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR EXPENSES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR FROM ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS THEREIN.
Information provided via the Website is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. You should not act or rely upon any information provided via the website for any purpose without first contacting a licensed attorney. Use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Marten Law LLP. You should not expect that information received from the firm via the website or sent to the firm via the website is confidential or privileged under law. The firm and its lawyers expressly disclaim any and all liability for any action or inaction taken in reliance upon information obtained from the Website.
For technical problems with the website, please contact the webmaster at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to unsubscribe from Marten Law LLP communications, please contact email@example.com. If you have additional questions, email our Chief Operating Officer, Bill Ashby, at firstname.lastname@example.org.