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Thank you for visiting our web site or using the mobile application of The Buffalo Injury Law Firm, PLLC. The information contained on the Site is provided for educational and informational purposes only and the contents of the Site are not and should not be construed as legal advice. This Site does not provide medical diagnosis or medical advice. Nothing on the Site should supplement or inform in anyway your medical decisions or a decision to seek medical advice.
The Site is not an offer to perform services on any matter. This Site contains general information from a variety of sources and might not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We do not undertake to update material in our Site to reflect subsequent legal or other developments.
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The law differs in every jurisdiction, and you should not rely on any opinion except that of an attorney you have retained, who has a professional duty to advise you after being fully informed of all the pertinent facts, and who is licensed in the applicable state, and is familiar with the applicable law. Internet subscribers, mobile application users, and online readers should seek professional counsel about their legal rights and remedies. You should not act or refrain from acting on the basis of any information found the Site. Any actions or decisions about your legal rights should be based on the particular facts and circumstances of your situation, and appropriate legal advice from an attorney retained directly by you. Viewing the Site, or communicating with The Buffalo Injury Law Firm by Internet e-mail or through the Site does not constitute or create an attorney-client relationship with anyone. The content and features on the Site do not create, and are not intended to create, an attorney-client relationship, and shall not be construed as legal advice. The content and features of the Site, including means to submit a question or information, do not constitute an offer to represent you or otherwise give rise to an attorney/client relationship.
The Buffalo Injury Law Firm is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personal information is not actively shared. In particular, we do not re-distribute or sell personal information collected on our website.
TYPES OF PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The types of personal information we collect will depend on the services you request and, if you are a client, the nature of our representation or your case. The table below describes some of the categories (with non-exhaustive examples) of personal information we may collect about you:
|A. Individual Identifiers and Demographic Information||Contact information, such as name, email address, phone number, mailing address, job title, and organization.|
Demographic information, such as date of birth and general location information like city, state, and geographic area.
|B. Geolocation Data||Precise physical location, which we may collect via the App if you consent to that collection through the App.|
|C. Internet or Network Activity||Online activity information, such as linking pages, pages or screens viewed, time spent on a page or screen, navigation paths between pages or screens, information about activity on a page or screen, access times, duration of access, and other online activity information.|
Device information, such as computer and mobile operating system, operating system type and version number, wireless carrier, manufacturer and model, browser type, screen resolution, general location information such as city, state, or geographic area, and other device information collected automatically.
We may collect the categories of personal information described above from the following sources:
- Personal Information You Provide Us. We collect the personal information that you provide to us while using our website. You may choose whether or not to provide such information; however, the information may be required to respond to your request.
To facilitate the automatic collection described above, we may use the following technologies:
- Pixels. Pixels, which are also known as “web beacons,” or “clear GIFs,” are typically used to determine whether a webpage or email was accessed or opened, or that certain content was viewed or clicked. Data collected from pixels is often used to compile statistics about usage of websites and the success of email marketing campaigns.
- SDKs. Software development kits, or “SDKs,” are third-party computer codes used in connection with the App for a variety purposes, including to provide analytics regarding the use of the App, integrate with social media, add features or functionality to the App, or facilitate online advertising. SDKs may enable third parties to collect information directly via the App.
- Personal Information Collected from Third Parties. We may also collect or receive personal information from third parties, which may include:
- Our business partners, such as third-party data providers and advertising partners.
- Public sources, such as social media platforms and publicly-available records.
- Individuals or entities involved in our clients’ legal matters, such as doctors, other parties, and other individuals that you may direct to provide us with information.
- Referral sources, such as members of our referral network, website submissions, and other referral sources.
We may use third party analytics tools, such as Google Analytics and Mouseflow, in order to better understand your use of our Platform and how we can improve them. These tools collect information sent by your browser or mobile device, including the pages you visit and other usage information. For more information regarding how Google collects, uses, and shares your information please visit http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/. For more information on Mouseflow’s privacy practices, please visit https://mouseflow.com/privacy/. To prevent data from being used by Google Analytics, you can download the opt-out browser add-on at: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. You can opt out of Mouseflow analytics at: https://mouseflow.com/opt-out/.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
- To Provide Our Services. We use personal information to provide our services. For example, we use personal information:
- to facilitate your requests for a free case evaluation and determine your legal needs;
- to provide you with legal and other services, content, and features you request;
- to understand your interests, personalize your experience on the website, and deliver information about products and services relevant to your interests; and
- For Direct Marketing. We may use your personal information to send you newsletters, legal updates, event information, marketing communications, and other information that may interest you.
- For Research and Development. We use personal information for research and development purposes and to understand how people are using the website, including by generating and analyzing statistics, preferences, and usage trends, to make our website and other offerings better, diagnose technical issues, and develop new features and functionality.
- For Compliance, Fraud Prevention and Safety.
- to comply with applicable laws, regulations, and legal processes;
- to protect our, your, or others’ rights, privacy, safety, or property (including by making and defending legal claims);
- to maintain the security and integrity of our business, the Platform, users, our third party business partners and service providers our databases and other technology assets;
- audit our internal processes for compliance with legal and contractual requirements and internal policies; and
- prevent, identify, investigate and deter fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity, including cyberattacks and identity theft.
SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
- Service Providers. We may share your personal information with third-party service providers that perform services for us or on our behalf, such as web-hosting companies, mailing vendors, analytics providers, event hosting services, and information technology providers.
- Other Law Firms or Lawyers. We may share, at your direction or with your permission, your personal information with other law firms and/or other lawyers where we jointly represent a client and when we refer cases or potential cases to other counsel, or as otherwise required in connection with our legal representation of you. Personal information provided pursuant to an attorney/client relationship may not be shared with third parties except as is done with such precautions to preserve the confidentiality of such information and any attorney/client privilege as may attach to such information.
- Consent. We may otherwise disclose your Personal Information in accordance with your consent.
- Opt-Out of Marketing Communications. If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can let us know by sending an email to email@example.com or by mail at the address provided below in “Contact Us”. The electronic marketing communications we send may also contain an opt-out mechanism. Please note that it may take up to 10 calendar days to remove your contact information from our marketing communications lists, so you may receive correspondence from us for a short time after you make your request. Please also contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate.
- Cookies. Most browsers let you remove or stop accepting cookies from the websites you visit. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser’s settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all functionality of the Platform and our Site may not work properly. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your browser and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
- Declining to Provide Information. We need to collect personal information to provide certain services. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide those services.
The Buffalo Injury Law Firm takes commercially reasonable measures to secure and protect the personal information we collect. Nevertheless, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to us over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.
We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information online from children under the age of 16. Please contact us as provided below in the Contact Us section if you believe we may have collected such information.