Privacy Policy

As professionals engaged in the provision of legal services to clients, Anderson O’Brien is committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and personal information that directly or indirectly identifies individuals.  The Anderson O’Brien website provides information about the legal services we offer and/or other general information and resources. The content of this site does not convey legal, accounting, tax, career or other professional advice of any kind. Your use of this site does not create a lawyer-client relationship between you and Anderson O’Brien, nor will any information you submit to us via this site or by electronic mail be considered a lawyer-client communication or otherwise be treated as confidential or privileged unless a pre-existing agreement has been signed.

 

Information Collection

The firm collects personal information in the course of providing legal services to clients, and as provided by visitors to its website or users of internet services. We may also collect personal information about you when you interact with us on social media sites, as well as automatically collect information that may contain personal information as described below.

Provided Voluntarily
You may voluntarily submit personally identifiable information through the Anderson O’Brien website. We only collect this information about you if you choose to share it with us.  This includes contact information, demographic information, payment information, event registration information, and job application information.

Collected Automatically
Your web browser or mobile device automatically provides information to us when you visit our site.  This includes:

Cookies: Cookies are pieces of stored information on a user’s computer or device that are tied to information about the user and used to provide smoother navigation throughout the site, such as to store a saved password; to identify user trends, such as page views; and for other internal purposes, such as to assess the effectiveness of the site. You have the option of setting your computer to disable cookies or to alert you when cookies are being used. If you choose to disable cookies, please be aware that portions of the site may not function properly.

Log Files: Log files store information such as a user’s IP address, browser type, internet service provider, referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks. Like most websites, our site uses log files to analyze trends, administer the site, and track users’ movement on the site.

Google AdWords: This site uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third-party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to the site. We may advertise to previous visitors who have not completed a task on the site, for example, using the contact form to make an inquiry. The task may appear the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on users’ past visits to the site. Any data collected will be used in accordance with this privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy. Users may opt out of this service through the Google Ads Settings or Google Ad Settings mobile resource.

 

Information Use

Anderson O’Brien uses your information to administer services and to improve our website. Our primary use of personal information is to respond to requests for information, to promote the smooth and efficient administration of the site, and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you or your business. We provide this information to you through the site, by e-mail, or by postal mail.  If you have opted in to receiving communications from the firm, we may provide you with marketing information we think would be of particular interest to you. If at any point you no longer want to receive these publications or details about events, you may opt out at any time by automatically unsubscribing or contacting us.

 

Information Disclosure

We use various third parties to operate the site, including our providers of professional, consulting, marketing, communications, and business development services. We may disclose personally identifiable information to such entities as needed for them to perform their specific tasks under our instructions, subject to this policy. In addition, we may disclose information that you expressly authorize; as required by law or when we believe that such disclosure is necessary in connection with a judicial proceeding or to comply with a court order, law or regulation applicable to us or the Site; as we reasonably determine to be necessary to protect our property or assert our legal rights; or as we reasonably determine to be necessary to protect the property or safety of any other person. We may assemble collective, non-individually identifiable profiles of Site users and their activities and interests, which may be disclosed to third parties in our discretion.

 

Information Security & Retention

Consistent with our professional obligations, it has always been the policy of the firm to exercise the utmost discretion regarding the information our clients and website visitors entrust to us.  We maintain reasonable and appropriate, albeit not infallible, physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards intended to maintain the confidentiality of personal information.  We require consultants, suppliers and vendors to maintain data protections consistent with reasonable and appropriate obligations of data processors.

Security
We employ reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural security measures to safeguard your personal information and to help protect against unauthorized access and disclosure. Online registration information, such as payment card information, will be secured using a commercially accepted method of encryption. However, please be aware that no method of electronic transmission is completely infallible, and we cannot guarantee its absolute safety. We encourage you to use reasonable care in how you handle and disclose your personal information, user name(s), and password(s). If you become aware of any breach of site security, please contact us immediately.

Retention
Anderson O’Brien retains your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected as set forth in this privacy policy, after which we will securely destroy or delete such personal information from our records unless otherwise required by law. We will retain and use information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce agreements, and as otherwise set forth in this privacy policy.

 

Other Information

External Links
There are external links to other websites throughout the site. Please note that Anderson O’Brien is not responsible for the privacy policies of those other websites and hereby disclaims any liability or responsibility in connection with such linked websites.

Updates
We regularly review our privacy policy to ensure that it provides an appropriate level of protection for your personal information, and we may make changes to our privacy policy to keep it current with industry standards. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without advance notice. Should any new policy go into effect, the firm will post it on this website. Your use of the site means that you accept our privacy policy. By your continued use of the site, you impliedly consent to the terms of any revised privacy policy we may post.

Contact Information
Anderson O’Brien
1257 Main Street
Stevens Point, WI  54481
715-344-0890
info@andlaw.com

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