Pullman & Comley, LLC prides itself on the precautions it takes to safeguard the personal and confidential information which comes into its possession against improper disclosure to or misuse by third parties.
Collection of Personal Information
Pullman & Comley may collect certain personally-identifiable information (“personal data”) about you when you visit our website. For example, if you complete the “Contact Us” form on our website, we may collect your name, address, telephone number, employer, job title, and email address.
We collect other information you may otherwise voluntarily provide. For example, we may receive your communications with us (such as through email, feedback or other forms or social media).
We may also receive information about you from third party sources. For example, your employer may provide your information to us.
Use of Personal Information
We use the information and data we collect principally in order to provide our Website and Services. More specifically, we may use your personal information in connection with:
Providing Legal Services: We will use and disclose personal information to provide our Services, including the representation of our clients and to carry out our clients’ directives.
Administration: We may use your personal information in order to collect our fees or costs in connection with our Services or to manage your relationship with our firm. If you apply for a job at our firm and choose to submit resume information, we will use it for our internal application review process.
Managing Client Relationships: We may use personal information to provide our clients with information on our Services and legal updates that we consider may be relevant and arranging and hosting events. For example, we may distribute emailed newsletters to you in accordance with your preferences.
Client Engagement: We use personal information as part of our client onboarding process. We may use personal information to carry out certain background searches to verify whether or not there are any potential issues (such as client conflicts) that may prevent us from establishing a client relationship.
We may also use your information to authenticate users and to provide for the safety and security of our Website and Services; to measure usage of our Website and Services and conduct research and similar activities to improve our Website and Services; and to comply with our legal and regulatory responsibilities and to enforce our rights.
How is your information shared?
We comply with all applicable laws and ethical rules regulating the disclosure of sensitive information, the attorney-client relationship, and privileged communications. In compliance with these obligations, we may share your personal information as follows:
- Your information may be shared to parties who support our business, such as professional advisors as well as web-hosting providers, analytics providers, and other information technology providers.
- Any court, governmental authority, law enforcement agency or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights, the rights of any third party or individuals' personal safety, or to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or safety issues.
- To our affiliated entities and in connection with the sale, assignment or transfer of our company or our business.
We will not rent or sell your personal information outside our firm.
How We Protect Your Information
We take reasonable and appropriate precautions to insure that personal information is protected from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. In particular, in compliance with Connecticut law, we protect any Social Security numbers our firm may receive. We restrict access to personal information to those individuals who reasonably need access to perform their job functions. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free.
- Essential Cookies: Essential cookies are necessary to provide an online service (i.e. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested. For example, we use essential cookies to manage your cookie preferences.
Third Party Sites
Our Website may contain links to other websites. The operators of such other websites may collect information about you, including through cookies or other technologies. If you are using our Website and click a link to another site, you will leave our Website and this Policy will not apply to your use of and activity on those other sites. We encourage you to read the legal notices posted on those sites, including their privacy policies. We are not responsible for the data collection and use practices of such other sites. This Policy applies solely to the information collected in connection with your use of our Website and Services and does not apply to any practices conducted offline or in connection with any other websites.
California Privacy Rights
Subject to our legal and ethical obligations, if you are a California “Consumer” as defined in the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”), you may have the right to:
- Request from our firm access to your personal information in accordance with the CCPA. If requested, we will transmit your personal information in either by mail or electronically.
- Request erasure of your personal data in accordance with the CCPA.
As noted above, we will not rent or sell your personal information outside of our firm.
If you exercise any of these rights, we will not discriminate against you; however, we may require your personal information in order to provide our Services.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.