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Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement – Last Updated January 17, 2019

Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard) values the privacy of clients and website visitors. This Privacy Statement describes Maynard’s policies and practices regarding the collection and use of personal data through its website by defining the types of personal information Maynard collects and how that information is used. We use cookies on this website to operate and administer the site, conduct analytics, and improve the site and your experience on it.

By choosing to use the Maynard website after being notified of our Cookie and Privacy Statement, described herein, through notice and unambiguous acknowledgment you agree to such use. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the Maynard website.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Maynard tracks cookies, a text file which is stored on your computer or other devices when you visit the website, as part of its interface allowing users to export attorney information from its website. The types of cookies used on this site are classified into the following categories: strictly necessary cookies and analytics cookies. Maynard uses Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, which employ cookies and web beacons, transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, to analyze traffic and usage of Maynard’s website.

The analytics used on the website compile aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how you and other users use the site. These statistics allow us to improve the functionality and performance by making sure you can easily find what you need.

Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive new cookies, and how to disable existing cookies. Additionally, there are third-party service providers that offer tools to allow you to opt-out of web beacon data collection. If you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies which are set by this site, your experience with Maynard’s website may be impacted.

Website Visitors Outside the United States

Maynard stores and processes the personal information gathered through its website in the United States, which may have different data protection laws and regulations from your home country.

Personal Information You Provide

You may choose to provide personal information when communicating with designated Maynard Cooper & Gale contacts. If you communicate with Maynard’s designated contacts, you need to provide your name and email address so that the Firm can respond to your questions or comments. You may also choose to provide your telephone number. In addition to responding to your questions or comments, Maynard may also use the information you provide to contact you about topics that it believes may be of interest to you. You may also choose to provide personal information such as your name and email address to access Maynard Cooper & Gale’s “Client Login” portal.

Personal Information Collected by Automated Means

Maynard’s website collects certain personal information by automated means to track how many users visit the site and for other purposes as explained below:

IP Addresses

When you visit Maynard’s website, the IP address of the device you use to connect to the internet is recorded in server logs located in the United States. Maynard does not link IP addresses to other personal information. Google Analytics also collects IP addresses and stores them on its servers located in the United States. Please review Google Analytics’ Privacy Policy to understand how it uses IP Addresses.

Do Not Track Signals

Maynard’s website is not designed to respond to “Do Not Track” signals received from browsers.

Protection of Personal Information and Information Sharing

Maynard uses reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect personal information collected through its website. Maynard retains personal information collected from its website as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill its business purposes and to comply with any legal obligations.

Maynard does not share personal information with third parties for direct marketing purposes.

Maynard may share information collected through its website with certain service providers it has retained (for example, service providers who administer technical support for Maynard’s website). These service providers are not authorized to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on the Firm’s behalf or to comply with legal requirements. In addition, Maynard may disclose information about you (i) if it is required to do so by law or pursuant to legal process, (ii) in response to a request from law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iii) when it believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.

Maynard reserves the right to transfer any information it has about you in the event it sells or transfers all or a portion of its business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, Maynard will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the transferee uses any personal information you have provided through this website in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Statement.

Maynard does not otherwise sell, rent, trade, or disclose personal information submitted through its website except as described in this Privacy Statement.

Links to Other Websites

Maynard’s website provides links to other sites. These websites operate independently and are not under Maynard’s control. If you access these independent websites, please review their privacy statements.

Your Choices

To the extent required by law, Maynard provides users with (i) reasonable access to the personal information collected through its website, and (ii) the ability to correct and delete such personal information. If you would like to access, update, correct, or delete your personal information, please contact us.

Maynard does not knowingly solicit or receive information from children. If you believe your child has provided Maynard with personal information, please contact us to have it deleted.

Updates

Maynard may update or change this Privacy Statement from time to time and without prior notice to you. The top of this Privacy Statement will indicate when it was most recently updated.

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