Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: October 21, 2019

This Privacy Policy describes how www.bhgrlaw.com (the “Website,” “us,” “our” and “we”) collects, uses and discloses information and what choices you have with respect to that information. It also describes how we protect the security of information collected. This Policy only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you online through our Website.

“Personal Information” as used in this Privacy Policy refers to information that personally identifies you, such as your name, mailing address, telephone number, email address and Internet Protocol (IP) address and as defined by any applicable privacy laws. Your use of the Website is subject to this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us at privacy@bhgrlaw.com.  

Applicability of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to www.bhgrlaw.com only. Any other interactions (i.e., client inquiries or legal services) you may have with Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP are subject to the applicable professional standards and firm policy that will be provided as appropriate. If you do not agree with any of the terms of this Privacy Policy, do not access the Website. Certain practices described in this policy may require that we obtain your consent; you will be provided clear notice and the opportunity to opt-in where this is the case.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may make changes to the Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes by posting a notice on the Website. If you receive notification of a change in our Privacy Policy, you should review the new policy carefully to ensure you understand our practices and procedures.

Information We Collect and Receive

The Website collects information about you when you access or interact with the Website, or otherwise transmit information to us (such as signing up for a mailing list or sending a payment through the Website).  We may also obtain information about you from our affiliates and business partners and from publicly available information. The information the Website collects includes:

Personal Information.  When you create an account with the Website, or use the Website to pay a bill or transmit files, you supply us with Personal Information such as name, mailing address, email address, phone number, payment information such as credit card numbers, and other information as necessary for the particular use.  We may collect other Personal Information that we obtain from third parties or which is otherwise provided to us.

 

Website Use Information. When you visit the Website, we collect information about your use and interaction with the Website. For example, we may collect your IP address, the type of web browser and operating system used to access the Website, the time and duration of your visits, and information about the content and webpages you view and the features you access on the Website.

Do Not Track Signals.  The Website does not respond to Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals.  Third party applications and plugins, such as social media integration, may treat DNT signals differently.

No Information From Children Under Age 18. The Website is not directed to children under the age of 18. If we learn that we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 18, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we have collected Personal Information from someone under age 18, please email us at privacy@bhgrlaw.com, or call us at 303.402.1600.

How We Collect and Use Information

Personal Information. We use Personal Information for business purposes including providing information to clients and potential clients, processing payments, and maintaining, evaluating and improving the Website.  We may also use it to communicate with you, fulfill requests for information, deliver services, and provide user support.

Cookies. A cookie is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. When you visit the website again, the cookie allows that website to recognize your browser.  Cookies may store unique identifiers, user preferences, and other information. When you visit our Website we send one or more “cookies” to your computer or other device.  We use cookies to improve the quality of the Website and Services, including to store user preferences, to track user trends, and to provide relevant advertising to you. You can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also withdraw your consent to the cookies by clicking “deny” on our cookie consent banner at the bottom of the page. However, some website features or services may not function properly without cookies. Cookies we currently use include:

Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to help analyze how the Website is used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the Website and compile statistical reports on Website. For more information regarding how Google Analytics protects your data, please visit Google’s website at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

How We Share and Disclose Information

Disclosure to Third Party Providers and Subprocessors.  The Website may engage third party service providers or data subprocessors to assist in providing analytics, data storage, and other services. It may also use third parties to provide, maintain, and improve the Website. A current list of the subprocessors we use to support delivery of the Website may be requested by emailing privacy@bhgrlaw.com.

Disclosure to Unaffiliated Third Parties. We may disclose your Personal Information to respond to legal requirements, to protect or enforce our rights and policies, to protect or enforce the rights of a third party, to prevent harm to a person or as required or permitted by law, including, without limitation, to comply with a subpoena or court order.

Disclosure of Non-Personal Information. We may disclose your anonymized or de-identified information to any party including potential business partners, advertisers, investors, users, and other third parties.

Disclosure to Corporate Affiliates and Successors. We may disclose Personal Information and other data to its parent, subsidiaries or other affiliates, if any.  If the Website is part of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of some or all of its assets, or similar transaction, or takes steps in contemplation of such transactions (e.g., due diligence), Personal Information and other data may be shared or transferred with a new or prospective owner, subject to standard confidentiality agreements. 

Disclosure With Your Consent. In addition to the sharing described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we may share Personal Information with third-party companies, organizations or individuals if we obtain your consent to do so.

Data Storage and Retention

Your Personal Information is stored by the Website on its company servers, on its employee’s computers, and on the servers of the cloud-based data storage providers it engages in multiple countries around the world. The Website retains Personal Information for the duration of the user’s business relationship with the company, for the purposes indicated in this Privacy Policy, or for such other period as may be permitted or required by law, which may be indefinitely.

Data Security

The Website takes the privacy of your information seriously.  We use industry standard physical, technical and administrative security measures and safeguards to protect the confidentiality and security of Personal Information. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us.  Further, it is your responsibility to protect the security of your account and login information. Please note that content you store or transmit through the Website, or e-mails and other communications you send to us, are not encrypted. You should not assume that your content will be kept private, and we strongly advise you not to communicate any confidential information through these means.

Making Changes To Your Personal Information

If you have questions about your Personal Information or need to update it, you can email us at privacy@bhgrlaw.com. However, we may retain a copy of the information for archival purposes and to avoid identity theft or fraud and for other legitimate business purposes. You can opt-out of receiving marketing or promotional e-mails from the Website by sending an e-mail to privacy@bhgrlaw.com, or by using the opt-out or unsubscribe feature contained in the marketing or promotional e-mails.

GDPR Compliance

General Data Protection Regulation.  The GDPR provides certain rights to individuals located in European Union countries (“EU Data Subjects”). EU Data Subjects may withdraw their consent to the processing of their Personal Information by emailing privacy@bhgrlaw.com with the subject line “Withdraw Consent.”  If an EU Data Subject wishes to confirm that the Website is processing their Personal Information, or wishes to access Personal Information the Website may possess about them, please contact us at privacy@bhgrlaw.com.  EU Data Subjects may also request information about the purpose of the processing; the categories of Personal Information stored; who outside the Website might have received the Personal Information; what the source of the information was (if it was not provided directly to us); and how long it will be stored. EU Data Subjects have a right to correct (rectify) the record of their Personal Information maintained by the Website if it is inaccurate.  Subject to certain exceptions, an EU Data Subject may request that the Website erase that Personal Information or cease processing it by emailing privacy@bhgrlaw.com. EU Data Subjects may also request that the Website cease using their Personal Information for direct marketing purposes. When technically feasible, the Website will, at the EU Data Subjects request, provide that person’s Personal Information to them or transmit it directly to another data controller. EU Data Subjects also have the right to file a complaint with the data protection authority in their country of residence.  The Website relies on the following lawful bases for processing EU Data Subjects’ data including: legitimate interests in the business practices described above such as maintaining and improving the Website, communications with current and potential clients, and processing payments, and at times for processing payments and communications that are necessary for performance under a contract.

Third Party Websites

You may be able to access third party websites directly from the Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply when you access third party websites. We cannot control how third parties may use any information you disclose to them, so you should carefully review the privacy policy of any third party website you visit before using it or disclosing your information to its provider.

If we wish to disclose your information to a third party in a manner that is not set forth in this Privacy Policy, you will be notified so that you can make an informed choice about sharing your information with that third party.

Questions and How To Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy or practices, or otherwise need to contact us regarding these matters, please contact us by emailing privacy@bhgrlaw.com, calling 303.402.1600 or contacting us by US postal mail at the following address:

MAILING ADDRESS:

Attn.: Privacy

Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP

1712 Pearl Street, Boulder CO, 80302