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Privacy Policy

 

We recognize that you may be concerned about our use and disclosure of your personal information. Your privacy is very important to us, and the following will inform you of the information that we, McCormick & O'Brien, LLP, may collect from you, and how it is used. By using our Web site, www.mcoblaw.com, you are accepting the practices described in this policy.

Information Collection

We collect personally identifiable information about you, which includes data such as your name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc. if you communicate with us directly regarding our Website or our services or become a client.

We also automatically collect some non-personal information when you visit our site, such as a domain name and IP Address.  The domain name and IP address reveals nothing personal about you other than the IP address from which you have accessed our site.  We may also collect information about the type of Internet browser you are using, operating system, what brought you to our Website, as well as which of our Web pages you have accessed.

Information Use

We use any collected non-personally identifiable information primarily for our own internal purposes, such as  analyzing site usage (such as aggregated information on the pages visited by our users) which allows us to provide, maintain, evaluate, and improve our services and Website. 

We use personally identifiable information you provide in the ordinary course to respond to your inquiry, or process any form you have completed on various sections of our Web site, provide you with our newsletters and market our services. 

Any data gathered will be shared, if appropriate, within McCormick & O'Brien and with any third parties who provide services on our behalf such are third-party services we use to send out our newsletters and marketing materials via email.  Personal Information which users in the European Union provide to us may be transferred to other countries (including the United States), the data protection laws of which may differ from those of the European Union, and you expressly agree to such transfer.

Cookies

We use "cookies" on this site. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor's hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, we may use cookies to enable any personalisation features on our site (such as those that  give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line), to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our site and to help us improve the structure of our site, or where cookies are essential to make our site work.  Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our site, and does not allow us to identify you personally.

Third-Party Site and Sponsor Data Collection 

Our site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

McCormick & O'Brien LLP  posts information about programs and events that may be sponsored by or co-sponsored by other firms or organizations. Should you choose to register electronically for any of these events, McCormick & O'Brien will have no control over the third-party sponsors' use of this information. As for our own use of your registration information, that will be handled by us as if you had registered by telephone or on paper. In other words, the privacy policies applicable to our Web site will not apply.

McCormick & O'Brien LLP cannot guarantee the privacy of personal information you transmit over the web or that may be collectable in transit by others, including contractors who provide services to us.

Sharing

We will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on our company
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of our Website and related properties
  • Identify persons who may be violating the law, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing our Website or its related properties

Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example through e-mail, discussion boards, or elsewhere - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.

Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.

Links

This Website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Consent

By using this Website, you consent to the collection and use of information as specified above. We reserve the right to revise this policy or any part of it from time to time.  If we make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. Please review this page frequently to remain up-to-date with the information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. You must review the new Privacy Policy carefully to make sure you understand our practices and procedures.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via telephone at (212) 286-4471 or via mail Attn: Privacy Policy, 9 East 40th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10016.