Information we collect about you
You may choose to provide information directly to us through our Contact Us page or other Services, including contact details for news, publications and marketing communications and events.
How and why we use your information
We will use your personal data for the following purposes:
- To inform you about our services, new legal and policy developments, relevant information in the industries we serve and Firm events.
- For analysis to improve this website, our Services and for market research.
- For other reasons, with your consent.
The Firm may place cookies on your computer to recognize you on return visits and to enable us to enhance your user experience as well as to collect non-personally identifiable information about you. To prevent cookies from being placed on your computer you may adjust your browser settings. Doing so may, however, result in a less personalized browsing experience and reduced functionality.
Please note that we may use or disclose personal data if we are required by law to do so or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with judicial or regulatory proceedings, a court order or other legal process.
Sharing your information
We may share your information in the following circumstances:
- We may share your information with entities that provide services to us. We require those entities to use the information solely for the purpose of providing such services for us.
- There may be instances when we disclose your information to legal advisors and public authorities, such as court and law enforcement agencies.
- If we make a sale or transfer of assets, or are otherwise involved in a merger or transfer, we may transfer your information to one or more third parties as part of that transaction.
- In addition to the sharing described in this privacy notice, we may share information about you with other third parties when you consent to such sharing.
Third-party content, functionality and services
Some of the content and functionality of the Services may be provided by third parties that are not affiliated with the Firm. For example, you may choose to share certain materials from our website with others through services such as Facebook or Twitter. These third parties may collect or receive certain information about your use of the Services, including with cookies, web beacons, and similar technologies. These entities may collect this information over time and combine it with information collected from different websites and online services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these entities.
We do not knowingly collect or store personally identifiable information about children under the age of 18.
Privacy rights of European Economic Area users
Legal Grounds. We will process your personal data only (1) with your consent; (2) to perform a contract between you and us; (3) to comply with a legal obligation; or (4) where we have a legitimate interest in doing so, balancing this interest against your interests and fundamental rights. These legitimate interests are administrative functions within the Firm, marketing activities, and complying with your requests for information.
Access, Correction and Deletion. If you reside in the EEA, you may exercise your Personal Data rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) through the contact information shared below. Specifically, you have the following rights subject to the exceptions allowed by law:
- To access your information
- To rectify or update your information
- To erase your information, subject to our need to retain certain information for legal or other purpose
- To receive a copy of your information
- To object to or restrict its processing
Users residing in the European Economic Area have a right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority for data protection in their country.
How we protect your information
We use physical, technical and administrative measures to protect your information against loss, theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. While we strive to protect the information we maintain, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us since no method of data transmission or storage is 100% secure.
How long will we retain your information?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, accounting or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for your personal data, we will consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Upon expiration of the applicable retention period we will securely destroy your personal data in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.
Information sent via the website is not secure
Any information sent to the Firm by Internet e-mail or through the website is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis. Any information you send the Firm over the Internet, either through the Firm’s website or via email is done at your own risk.
Sending information does not form an attorney – client relationship
Transmission of information from this website does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm. The transmission of the website, in part or in whole, and/or any communication with us via Internet e-mail through this site does not constitute or create an attorney-client relationship between the Firm and any recipients.
Lutzker & Lutzker LLP
1233 20th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
Last Updated: June 18, 2018