At McSwiney & Wood Law Firm, P.C., we recognize that you may be concerned about our use and disclosure of your personal information. It has always been and remains the policy of the firm to comply with the rules of professional conduct, which impose a duty to preserve and protect confidential client information.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
The firm collects personal information in the course of providing legal services to clients and as provided by visitors to our website and/or social media site. We may collect information such as your name, email address, telephone number, physical address and/or postal address. We also retain client records relating to the professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist you with your professional needs. We may collect this information via telephone, email or a face-to-face meeting.
Why We Collect Information
We may use that personal information for the following purposes:
- to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries
- to personalize your visit to our website and/or social media site
- to carry out, monitor and analyze our business or website operations
- to conduct our recruiting and selection process
- to provide you with legal services, if you are or become a client of the firm
- to enter into or carry out contracts of various kinds
- to comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidance or professional obligations
How We Protect Your Information
Your personal information is only accessible by a limited number of persons who are required to keep the information confidential. We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with our professional standards. In addition, sensitive information you may supply through our website is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:
- if we are unable to assist with your matter, but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that party.
- as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets, or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.
We may collect and process information about your visit to this website, such as the pages you visit, the website you came from and some of the searches you perform. Such information is used by us to help improve the contents of the site and to compile aggregate statistics about individuals using our site.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may link to third-party services, or content on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.