Privacy Policy

Effective Date: April 1, 2020

Gross McGinley, LLP (“we,” “us,” or “our”) values your privacy and is committed to safeguarding your personal information. As part of our commitment to you, we are providing this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) to explain: (a) the types of information we may collect through your use of our website (www.grossmcginley.com and its subdomains) (our “Website”); and (b) how we may collect, use, and disclose that information.

By using our Website, you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy. We may make changes to this Policy from time to time by posting an updated version of this Policy to our Website at www.grossmcginley.com/privacy. Any changes to this Policy will take effect immediately unless otherwise noted in the new Policy. Your continued use of our Website following any change to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of such changes. If you do not agree to this policy, you should not use our Website.

Please note that your use of our Website does not, on its own, create an attorney/client relationship, and as such, any information collected through our Website will not be considered privileged.


Collection of Information

Information you provide: We may collect personally identifiable information when you utilize certain services or features on our Website. Personally identifiable information or “PII” is information that can be used to identify you as an individual, which may include, but not be limited to, your name, address, telephone number, and email address. By way of example, you may be asked to provide PII when you submit inquiries or comments through our Website or subscribe to our mailing lists or newsletters. Please note that information provided to us by email or other means not through our Website is not covered by this Policy.

Information collected automatically: We may also collect certain information automatically through the use of third-party analytic tools, such as Google Analytics, or through cookies and other tracking technologies when you visit or interact with our Website. The information collected through cookies and similar tracking technologies may include the number of times you visit our Website, the type of activities performed on our Website, the searches/queries that you conducted, the type of computer or device you use to access our Website, the internet protocol address of your computer or device, your operating system, your internet browser type, and location information. You may choose to disable cookies and certain tracking technologies by adjusting your internet browser settings. However, please keep in mind that disabling cookies or the other tracking technologies used by our Website could affect the availability and functionality of certain features on our Website. For information regarding Google Analytics and the opt-out mechanisms that Google offers, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.


Use and Disclosure of Information

We may use the information we collect to provide our services to you, contact you in response to an inquiry submitted through our Website, send you information about our services and legal issues that might be of interest to you, and for other purposes that will always be disclosed to you at the time we request your information.

We may disclose certain information (including PII) to third parties in the following circumstances:

  • Third-party service providers: We may disclose information to our trusted third-party service providers to help administer our Website, market or promote the services we offer, and improve our Website’s functionality and security.
  • Protect our rights: We may disclose information to third parties when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or the rights of others, respond to any claims asserted against us, or exercise any of our contractual rights or obligations.
  • Legal requirement: We may disclose information as necessary to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, court order, subpoena, or search warrant, in the course of any legal proceeding, including, but not limited to, civil, criminal or administrative, or in response to law enforcement or other governmental agency requests.
  • Change of control: In the event of a change in control resulting from a sale to, or merger with, another entity, we may transfer your information to the new party in control.

Online Payment

We utilize an authorized third-party vendor to process bill payments online. When making a payment though our Website, you will be transferred to a secure third-party website to enter your credit card information. We do not collect or store your payment information in connection with this service.


Social Media and Third-Party Websites

Our Website may contain links to third-party websites that we believe may be of interest to you. Please note that we do not maintain authority or control over any of the external sites that are provided as links on our Website and this Policy does not apply to the collection of information by those sites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on any external websites before providing any personal information therein.

If you choose to interact with us or share content through any of our social media pages, the information you share may be publicly accessible and will be subject to the policies of the website or platform where the information is shared. If you do not want to share this information publicly, you may be able to use the privacy settings of your social media account to limit sharing. However, certain content may continue to be publically available and associated with your social media account depending on the policies and procedures of the website or platform where the content is shared.


Security

We maintain all appropriate security procedures and administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect the privacy and security of your information. However, since no security safeguard can ever be guaranteed to be completely secure, we cannot warrant or guarantee the security of information submitted or collected through our Website.


Information From Children

Our Website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. As such, we do not knowingly collect and maintain PII from children under the age of 13 through our Website.


Unsubscribing from our Mailing Lists

If you wish to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us, you may unsubscribe from our mailing lists by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our newsletter or marketing emails.


Questions or Changes to Your PII

If you have questions about this Policy or wish to change, correct, or update your personal information previously provided to us, please contact Client Services at 610-820-5450.