DISCLAIMER: DO NOT use the supplied e-mail interface to send any privileged or confidential information. Internet messages can be intercepted. Further, we cannot agree to maintain the confidentiality of information that we receive outside of an attorney-client relationship.
No communication between you and Tharrington Smith LLP (“the Firm”) via this Web site should be interpreted as establishing an attorney-client relationship. The Firm must observe certain formalities before agreeing to represent anyone in a particular matter.
No attorney-client relationship will be formed by sending an e-mail and you should not transmit confidential information through any contact form on this site. If you are contacting us about potential representation, please limit the initial message to your name, the names of the other persons or entities involved, and a brief description of the type of case or matter. By clicking ‘accept’ on our email form, you further agree that our review of any information you transmit to us will not preclude our firm from representing a party directly adverse to you and from using this information, even if the information is confidential.
Our duties to our existing and former clients require us, before assuming any new matters, to determine whether or not we may represent or advise you in light of any actual or potential conflicts with our existing or former clients or duties that the firm may owe. Until those prerequisites are completed, you should not consider any communications with us by letter, facsimile transmission, telephone, Internet, e-mail or otherwise as privileged or confidential, or protected by attorney-client confidentiality.
Tharrington Smith LLP values the privacy of its clients and Web site viewers. Including but not limited to any of the following personal information that may be made available to the lawyer or firm when browsing or navigating the site shall be kept confidential, except as specifically noted in the Disclaimer above:
- First and last name
- Company, home, postal or other physical address
- Other contact information, for example, telephone number, fax number, email address, and other similar information
- Title or position in a company or an organization
- Personal interests
- Any other information needed to provide a service you requested.
Examples of scenarios where our visitors provide their personal information include, but may not be limited, to:
- Emailing, calling or communicating with the lawyer or law firm.
- Completing Online Bankruptcy Questionnaires.
- Posting a question or comment through the site.
- Requesting literature.
- Registering to attend a seminar or any event.
- Participating in an online survey.
- Requesting inclusion in a newsletter subscription, email or other mailing list.
- Logging in to the site, thus requiring a user name and/or a password.
- Any other business-related reason.
The Firm provides you the opportunity to agree or decline to give your personal information via the Internet. The Firm will inform you of the purpose for the collection and does not intend to transfer your personal information to third parties without your consent, except under the limited conditions described under the discussion entitled “Information Sharing and Disclosure” below. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, we may transfer that information, within the law firm or to a third party service provider as necessary.
Domain Traffic Information Collection
The Firm collects domain visitor information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this site. This data enables us to determine information most relevant to you by becoming more familiar with how you visit our site, how often you visit, and what parts of the site you visit most often. The Firm uses this information to improve its Web-based offerings. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.
We collect information through this web site at several points. We collect the following information about primary visitors: referring domain, date of access, pages visited, and other statistical data. We collect this information through clickstream tracking, automatic logging files, Google Analytics and so on. The information is collected automatically and no user input is required.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Your personal information is never shared outside the firm without your permission, except under conditions listed below:
- Consenting to share your information to a third party service provider working on our behalf to serve you.
- Requiring us to provide you with a product or service.
Tharrington Smith LLP will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites.
The Firm strives to protect your personal information. However, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of different types of characters when creating accounts on this site.
The Firm reserves the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this site.