Privacy Policy

Last modified: June 2018

 

Overview  

Schelling IP Law, PLLC (“Company,” “we,” or “us”) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website www.schellingiplaw.com (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing that information.

 

This policy applies to information we collect on this Website, including email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website. It does not apply to information collected by:

  • us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Company or any third party; or

  • any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Website. For example, when you access a social media platform, the information we may receive is governed by the social media platform’s privacy policies and procedures. We recommend that you review the privacy statements of any linked sites, applications, or other digital platforms. If you have any questions about third party sources, you should contact them directly.

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

 

Children Under the Age of 13  

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please notify us.

 

Access From Outside of the United States

If you are accessing this Website from outside the United States, you are doing so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with any and all local laws. By accessing or using this Website, you agree that your information may be transferred to, stored in, and processed in the United States. 

 

Types of Information We May Collect About You and How We Collect It

We may collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline (“personal information”); and/or information about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website and usage details. We may collect this information directly from you when you provide it to us, and/or automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.

 

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect on or through our Website may include information that you provide to us.

 

Information We May Collect With Cookies and Other Web Devices

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, which may include:

  • Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

 

Our Website is hosted on the Wix.com platform.  Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows you to view the Website content.  Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications.  They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. We do not control, and assume no responsibility for, Wix.com’s data storage, privacy policies, practices or procedures. We encourage you to review Wix.com’s privacy policy which is available at www.wix.com/about/privacy, as such practices are not covered by our privacy policy and we do not have any control over them. 

 

The information we collect automatically may include personal information, or we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.

  • Speed up your searches.

  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

The technologies we may use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website. So, if you view our Website without changing your cookie settings, you are indicating your consent to receive all cookies from our Website.

  • Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see the section below entitled Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

  • Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

  

How We Use Information About You  

We may use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present and improve our Website and its contents that we provide to you.

  • To provide you with information or services that you request from us.

  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

  • To notify you about changes to our Website or services we offer or provide though it.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

 

Retention

We retain the personal information you provide to us for as long as is reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes noted herein, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

 

Disclosure of Information About You  

We may disclose aggregated information about our users without restriction.

 

We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business.

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of Schelling IP Law, PLLC’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Schelling IP Law, PLLC about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

  • With your consent.

 

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

  • To enforce or apply our terms of use, this policy, and other agreements.

  • Respond to claims that any contact information of a third-party has been posted or transmitted without their consent or as a form of harassment.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Schelling IP Law, PLLC, our customers, or others.

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information  

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. To learn how you can manage your Flash cookie settings, visit the Flash player settings page on Adobe’s website. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

  • The Website does not use analytics technology to collect data about our traffic.

 

Accessing and Correcting Your Information

You may send us an email at doug@schellingiplaw.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us.  We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incomplete or inaccurate.

 

Opt-Out

You may opt-out of receiving emails from the Company or you may request for us to delete any email addresses or communications that you send to us by sending us an email stating your request to doug@schellingiplaw.com or write us at: PO Box 210287, Nashville, TN 37221.

 

Your California Privacy Rights  

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to doug@schellingiplaw.com or write us at: PO Box 210287, Nashville, TN 37221.  NOTE: We do not knowingly disclose your personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.

 

How “Do Not Track” requests Are Handled

This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.  To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses will respond to “Do Not Track” requests, please review their privacy policies.

 

Data Security  

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

 

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this policy at any time.  It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will notify you here that it has been updated. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions, comments, or complaints about this privacy policy, contact us at doug@schellingiplaw.com or write us at: PO Box 210287, Nashville, TN 37221.

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