By using or accessing the Web Site and providing us with your Personal Information (as defined below), you are accepting the practices and consent to our use of such as described in this Policy.
What information does Shiner Law Group collect?
When you visit the Web Site, you have the option to provide us with two types of information: Personal Information you knowingly choose to disclose to us by through the “Contact Us” webpage or Chat functionality, and website use information collected by us as you interact with our Web Site (“Anonymous Information”).
You can submit to Shiner Law Group certain information, including but not limited to, your name, address, email address, telephone and cellular phone numbers, description of the incident and date of the incident (collectively, “Personal Information”). You may always refuse to provide your Personal Information. Information submitted through the Web Site’s chat functionality does not constitute nor created an attorney-client relationship and will not be used by Shiner Law Group excepted as disclosed in this Policy and to provide Services should an attorney-client relationship be entered into at a later date.
When you enter the Web Site, we may collect Anonymous Information such as your browser type and IP address (a number used to identify your computer on the Internet). This information is gathered for all Web Site users. If you have the mobile application and have enabled geo-location services, then we may use information about your location to deliver relevant information. We reserve the right to maintain, update, disclose or otherwise use Anonymous Information, without limitation. In addition, we may store certain information from your browser using “cookies” or by other similar technology. A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. We hope that, by using Anonymous Information, we can update the Web Site to make it more useful to you and other users. For example, we may use session ID cookies to confirm that users visiting the Web Site. These cookies terminate once the user closes the browser. We may also use a persistent cookie that stores certain information each time you come back to the Web Site. With most Internet browsers or other software, you can erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about these functions. If you reject cookies, functionality of the Web Site may be limited, and you may not be able to take advantage of some of the Web Site’s features. With respect to the mobile application, if you desire to disable geo-location services that can be accomplished through most mobile devices’ settings.
Use of Personal Information.
If you do provide Shiner Law Group with Personal Information, Shiner Law Group will only use it for the purposes described where it is collected or to aggregate data in a manner that does not identify you, and Shiner Law Group will not sell, license, transmit or disclose this information outside of Shiner Law Group or its affiliates unless (1) you expressly authorize Shiner Law Group or an affiliate to do so, (2) it is necessary to allow Shiner Law Group and its affiliates’ trusted service providers or agents to provide services for Shiner Law Group, (3) in order to provide Shiner Law Group or an affiliate’s Services to you, (4) it is disclosed to entities that perform marketing or data aggregation services on Shiner Law Group or its affiliates’ behalf, or with which Shiner Law Group or an affiliate has joint marketing arrangements, (5) it is necessary in connection with a sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Shiner Law Group or an affiliate or the merger of Shiner Law Group or an affiliate into another entity or any consolidation, share exchange, combination, reorganization, or like transaction in which Shiner Law Group or such affiliate is not the survivor, or (6) otherwise as Shiner Law Group or an affiliate is required or permitted to do so for any or all of the following reasons: (i) by law; (ii) to comply with legal process or respond to requests from governmental or public authorities; (iii) to prevent, investigate, detect, or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of the Web Site or our network; and/or (iv) to protect the rights, privacy, property, business, or safety of Shiner Law Group and its affiliates, their partners and employees, the users of the Sites, or the public.
Shiner Law Group may also use Personal Information in the following ways:
Administrative Communications. We may send you important administrative or other information regarding Services or the Web Site. Because this information may be important to you, you may not “opt out” of receiving these communications.
Responding to Your Requests. We process Personal Information to comply with your requests, respond to your inquiries, and send you newsletters or publications that you request. If you contact us by email through the Web Site, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and use it to respond to you.
Other Communications. We may use Personal Information about you to send you our legal updates and mailings relating to Shiner Law Group or seminars, public service announcements or events that we think may be of interest to you, in accordance with applicable law. If you no longer wish to receive such mailings from us, please refer to the paragraph below, headed “Contacting Us.” Please note that some of these mailings may be provided by our affiliates.
Internal Business Purposes. We may also use Personal Information about you for our internal business purposes, such as data analysis, audits, and other similar purposes.
Services. In addition to the purposes mentioned above, we may use Personal Information for the purposes of providing legal and related services (“Services”) in the event that an attorney-client relationship is entered into with you.
Changing or Removing Information
If you have any questions about updating, modifying or deleting your Personal Information provided to us, please contact us using the Contact Us form accessed by clicking here.
When you send an email to us, you are communicating with us electronically. You thereby consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Web Site. All agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Changes to this Policy
Shiner Law Group may update this Policy at any time and from time to time. The most recent version of the Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy.
If you have any questions about this Policy, would like to learn more about how we protect privacy, or would like to opt out of receiving any email communications, please contact us using the Contact Us form accessed by clicking here.