Personal Information Collected and Received
JonesSpross may collect or receive information about each person who visits, utilizes or interacts with the JonesSpross website and services, including, but not limited to, user name, password, first and last name, email address, phone number, occupation, and employment information. JonesSpross may collect information while assisting a JonesSpross client. JonesSpross also collects other information you provide or you may volunteer.
We may collect personal information from you at various points, including but not limited to:
When you visit the website, we may automatically collect certain information, including information about your device such as your web browser, IP address, time zone, and other information on your device in connection with our site. Additionally, we collect information as you browse the website, including the web pages you view, the referral source (such as the page, website or search terms that brought you to the site), and other information about your interactions with our site. Such information may or may not be considered personal information.
JonesSpross does not require you to include sensitive information (e.g. racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union memberships, genetic data, biometric data, data concerning health or data concerning sexual orientation). In the event that you provide such sensitive information as listed above without an express agreement covering it, you acknowledge that you have provided explicit consent concerning the collection, use and disclosure of such information.
Some personal information may also be collected by a third-party such as a client, service provider or other vendor. If you interact with some third party services, such as social media companies, particularly where you have an account with the third party, they may collect additional information separate from JonesSpross.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
JonesSpross may use and share personal information that we collect or receive about you to:
Except as described herein, we will not disclose your personal information to any third party (i) unless directed by you; or (ii) without notifying you of our intent to share the information and giving you an opportunity to prevent your information from being shared.
We may disclose information to third parties in connection with the legal services that we provide to you pursuant to your engagement letter and consistent with our ethical and contractual obligations.
JonesSpross reserves the right to disclose information when required by law or our ethical obligations.
We use other companies to perform services necessary to our operations. In the course of providing these services, those companies may have access to your personal information. However, we will not be liable to you for any damages that may result from the misuse of your personal information by these companies.
JonesSpross may use your IP address to, among other things, help diagnose problems with the JonesSpross’ server and to administer the JonesSpross’ website. Your IP address may also be used to help identify you and your online profile and to gather broad demographic information.
The JonesSpross site registration or contact form may require users to give JonesSpross contact information (such as your name and email address or mobile phone number) and may include demographic information (such as company, title, location). JonesSpross may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information you request, information about JonesSpross and promotional material from some of JonesSpross’ partners. Your contact information may also be used to contact you when necessary. Your mobile phone number may be used in accordance with the section below titled “Text Messages”.
We may also disclose statements or reviews made by our users.
JonesSpross may collect, use and share other information from your use of the website, or services, or other information, provided such information does not individually identify you or otherwise qualify as personal information (or similar) under an applicable law, including but not limited to JonesSpross deidentifying personal information to create such information. JonesSpross shall have the right to retain records of such data including, but not limited to, usage, activity logs, and click-throughs. JonesSpross may disclose such data, whether in the form collected or a derivative form, to third parties provided it is presented in an aggregate and/or deidentified form.
The foregoing in this section excludes information protected by attorney-client privilege, other applicable privileges, or subject to ethical confidentiality obligations as client information collected in connection with a matter where you have engaged us for legal representation.
We do not knowingly collect any information from anyone who we know to be under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you should use this website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian and should not submit any personal information to us. If we discover that a person under the age of 18 has provided us with any personal information, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to delete such person’s personal information from all JonesSpross systems.
Global Positioning System
JonesSpross uses industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged between JonesSpross and other companies to help ensure its security. However, there is no guarantee that your personal information in any system is completely secure.
JonesSpross may use an outside ad or marketing company, including but not limited to,display of ads or ad technology on the JonesSpross site. These ads may also contain cookies.
We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use on our sites, services and software. We also may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our users to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.
We may allow third parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site and/or software. JonesSpross and these companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with these advertisements and connect to the JonesSpross website and/or services. This information allows JonesSpross and these companies to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.
As described above, we may use your Personal Information to provide you targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by doing so at:
FACEBOOK – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
GOOGLE – https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous
BING – https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
Do Not Track
Please note that we do not alter our data collection and use practices as a result of a Do Not Track signal from your browser, unless required by an applicable law.
We may choose to retain personal information for as long as necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes described herein, unless otherwise restricted by an applicable law.
JonesSpross may create links to other web sites. JonesSpross will make a reasonable effort to link only to sites that meet similar standards for maintaining each individual’s right to privacy. However, many other sites that are not associated or authorized by JonesSpross may have links leading to our site. JonesSpross cannot control these links and JonesSpross is not responsible for any content appearing on these sites.
International Transfer of Your Personal Information
Any website, application and services may be hosted and operated in the United States and is subject to United States law. Any personal information that we collect from you is currently stored and processed in the United States. If you are accessing the website, application or services outside of the U.S., to the extent not prohibited by applicable law, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to the United States. Please be advised that United States law may not offer the same privacy protections as the law in your jurisdiction.
Additional Privacy Rights
If you live in a country, state, or other jurisdiction that provides for additional rights regarding your personal information, such as the right to access or delete your personal information, and you wish to exercise those rights, please contact us using the contact information below.
The JonesSpross site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from JonesSpross, except transactional correspondence. To opt-out of receiving our communications, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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