The information we collect
We collect information directly and automatically from individuals online through the use of our sites and advertising channels.
Information collected directly
We may collect personal information about you directly from you. For example, this information might be submitted to us through a ‘Contact form,’ sign up for a mailing list, register for one of our events or giveaways, post comments on our blogs, or participate in activities or events which may be featured on our site such as an event where we are a co-sponsor. The the information we collect may commonly include:
- Name or company name and/or title.
- Email address, phone number, mailing address and/or other contact details.
- Your contact preferences
- Your interests, including reasons for visiting our site(s).
- Any business affiliations.
- For events we may ask for dietary restrictions, and/or other event-related information.
- Other information related to your request or inquiry.
How we use your personal information
We use the personal information you provide to respond to your request and in the ordinary course of conducting our business. Generally, we use the information (including personal information) that we collect online as follows:
- Providing support and services, including legal services.
- Responding to your requests
- Newsletters, mailing lists and direct marketing
- Analytics and improvement
- Protect our legal rights and prevent misuse
- Comply with legal obligations
- General business operations, including record keeping, accounting, etc.
- Anonymized information to improve our business services.
Disclosure of personal information
Any information that we collect or that you provide to us may be shared and processed by any Barlow Richards PLLC entity. We will not rent or sell your personal information, nor will we share it with third parties, outside of the Electric Awesome family of businesses, for their marketing purposes.
We may share personal information with the following categories of third parties:
- Third party service providers that provide services to us or to whom we outsource certain services, such as data hosting or software or technology services.
- Our professional advisers, such as lawyers and accountants.
- Government and/or regulatory authorities.
- Professional indemnity insurers.
- Regulators, tax authorities and/or corporate registries.
In addition, we may disclose personal information to other third parties under the following circumstances:
- Business transfers
As part of any merger, sale and transfer of our assets, acquisition or restructuring of all or part of our business, bankruptcy, or similar event, including related to due diligence conducted prior to such event where permitted by law.
- Legally required
If we are required to do so by law, for example in response to a court order or subpoena.
- Protect our rights
Where we believe it necessary to respond to claims asserted against us, comply with legal processes (eg, subpoenas or warrants), enforce or administer our agreements and terms, or for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, and to protect the rights, property or safety of Electric Awesome, our clients and customers, or others.
We may also share aggregate or de-identified information with third parties for research, marketing, analytics and other purposes, provided such information does not identify a particular individual.
Cookies and similar devices
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser for record-keeping purposes. Some cookies allow us to make it easier for you to navigate our Site, while others are used to enable a faster log-in process or to allow us to track your activities while using our Site. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can edit your browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.
- Clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technologies
Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs (also referred to as web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags), in connection with our services to, among other things, track the activities of users of our services, help us manage content, and compile statistics about usage of our services. We and our third party service providers also use clear GIFs in HTML emails to our customers, to help us track email response rates, to identify when our emails are viewed, and to track whether our emails are forwarded.
- Log files
Most browsers collect certain information, such as your IP address, device type, screen resolution, operating system version, and internet browser type and version. This information is gathered automatically and stored in log files.
- Third party analytics
- Do-not-track signals
As noted, we may send periodic promotional emails to you, and where required by law, we will obtain your consent to do so. You may opt out of such communications at any time by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you opt out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you emails about your account or any services you have requested or received from us.
Third party websites and links
Our Site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Our commitment to security
We employ security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.
We reserve the right to revise this Policy or any part of it from time to time. Please review the Policy periodically for changes.