This policy describes how we collect, use, and store personal information. “Personal information” is data about you or data that can be used to identify you, such as your name, address, phone number, email address, IP address, social security number, or other information. By using this website, you acknowledge and consent to our practices described below.
When and how we collect personal information
We only collect personal information about you when you voluntarily choose to provide it. For example, you may disclose personal information to us when you fill out a form on our site (such as filling out a contact form or registering for an event), when submitting information by mail, telephone, fax, or email, and when you sign up for newsletters and other marketing communications. Apart from information you expressly provide us through our providing legal services in the ordinary course of our business, and except for cookies (as desribed more fully below), our website does not collect personal information from you. Within the past 12 months, our company may have collected the following categories of information from our customers, as required by the ordinary course of our services: name; alias; postal address; IP address; email address; Social Security number; driver’s license number; passport number; signature; insurance policy numbers; bank account numbers; credit card numbers and other financial information; age; citizenship; and records of personal property.
We also collect personal information when you apply for a position, by either directly sending your resume to Rimon, or by uploading it through job-listing websites. The information we collect could include, among other things, education background, employment history, qualification details, professional licenses, and references.
We do not direct any of our websites to children or individuals under the age of 18, nor do we knowingly collect, use, or store the personal information of individuals under 18.
Generally, we do not collect sensitive information about you unless required by law. Sensitive information includes information relating to: race, political and religious beliefs; sexual orientation and sexual life; criminal convictions; membership of professional or trade unions; biometric and health information; or information about your affiliation with certain organizations, such as professional associations.
Our website does not currently recognize “Do Not Track” initiatives.
Why we use or process your personal information
We only use your personal information for a legal and legitimate interest, such as:
- Legal services: We collect and process your personal information to provide you with legal services such as information that you have specifically requested from us, or to provide you with information about our hosted events, to deliver “legal updates”, or to provide you with updates about our firm. We also comply with legal and ethical obligations related to these legal services.
- Marketing: To the extent that we collect personal information for event registration, we use the information solely in connection with the planning of the event for which you registered. We use it to track registration, confirm attendance, and send follow-up communications after the event. We may also use this information to call to your attention similar events that might be of interest to you, or to provide you with updates about our firm.
- Contract performance: We may use or process personal information in connection with pre-contract activities and discussions with you, and to perform a contract we have with you.
- Legal obligations: We will use or process personal information as necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject. This includes using or processing personal information for defense of claims against us and satisfying any government reporting obligations and requests.
- Other legitimate interests: We will process your personal information for any of our other legitimate interests not described above. These include analyzing use of our website or services, tailoring website and news content, setting preferences in our website or electronic mailings, improving our website, fulfilling our obligations to our clients and others, and managing our client and vendor relationships.
How and where we disclose personal information
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your information to outside parties. This does not include trusted third-party affiliates who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as well as our affiliate organizations, but only so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. Some examples include our hosted e-mail and document management servers, and our business process outsourcing affiliate company.
We operate our website from the United States of America (“U.S.”) and store information we collect through our website in the U.S. However, we market and provide legal services in many other countries. Accordingly, we will disclose information collected through our website, as well as other personal information, across offices and geographical boundaries, within and outside of our firm, for legal and legitimate purposes as described above.
We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.
How we protect your personal information
We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information. Even so, please do not disclose any private or confidential information to us via this website. Rimon, P.C. cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet.
Third party links
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services 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 such linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.
How long we keep personal information
If you have applied for a position with us and join our firm, your personal information will be retained for at least so long as you continue to retain a position with us and thereafter for at least the minimum period required by applicable law. If you have applied for a position with us but do not join our firm, we may retain your personal information in order to consider you for future positions. However, we will only do so if you consent to such extended retention. If you do not consent to such retention, we will only retain your personal information as necessary to comply with applicable laws.
Except for job applications as stated above, we will keep your personal information until we no longer expect to need it for any legal and legitimate purpose and otherwise in keeping with all applicable laws. At the appropriate time, we will take reasonable steps to destroy your personal information, except where we must retain it to satisfy legal or professional ethical obligations.
Your rights with regard to your personal information
Subject to local law, you may have certain rights regarding personal information we have collected about you. Such rights might include the right to (a) know what personal information we have collected about you, (b) know the sources for the personal information we collected about you, (c) know our business or commercial purpose for colelcting such personal information, (d) know the categories of third parties with hom we share that personal information, (e) update or correct such information if you believe there is an error, (f) restrict the processing of your personal information, (f) request deletion of your personal information, (g) object to our use of your personal information, or (h) request transmission of your personal information to another data controller.
Subject to local law, you have the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions. Once we receive and confirm your veifiable consumer request, we will delete (and direct our service providers to delete) your personal information from our records, unless a specific legal exception applies.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights, you may: (a) email our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org; (b) call us at 800-930-7271; or (c) send us a message on our website at rimonlaw.com/contact. We wil not discriminate against you for exercising any of these rights.
To update or correct the information you provide to us via this website for an event sponsored by us, you may contact the event coordinator directly via email or telephone. To change information that we collect through other means, please email email@example.com. We allow you to opt out of future communications at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of all emails.
If you would like to make a complaint about how we have handled your personal information, or to make a complaint about a breach of data protection laws, please email us. We will investigate complaints and will communicate the outcome of the investigation to you after the complaint is made in accordance with applicable law. You may also have a right in some locations to file a complaint with your local data protection authority
Terms and Conditions
Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website at http://www.rimonlaw.com/conditions.
423 Washington Street, Suite 600
San Francisco, California 94111
Date last updated: August 8, 2019