What information is collected?
Ryan The Lawyer collects “personally identifiable information” and “automatic information.” Personally identifiable information is information that tells us who you are, such as your name, your postal address and your e-mail address. Personally identifiable information does not include aggregate information that, by itself, does not allow for the identification of an individual person. We collect personally identifiable information only if you voluntarily choose to provide it to us. You do not have to provide personally identifiable information to access most areas of our website. However, certain areas of our website may require you to submit personally identifiable information in order to access them.
“Automatic information” is technical information automatically collected by our web server (which may be hosted by a third party), such as the identity of your Internet service provider, the type of browser you use and your computer’s IP address. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer when you connect to the Internet. Each time you visit our website, our web server automatically recognizes (where possible) and collects this information. Automatic information also includes “cookies.” A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. You may decline cookies if your browser permits, but, in such event, it is possible that some portions of our website may not function as intended.
How is the information used and shared?
In addition to using personally identifiable information for the purposes for which it was collected, we may also use personally identifiable information to send you publications, invitations and other marketing materials that may be of interest to you.
We may share your personally identifiable information with third parties including, without limitation, affiliated entities, third parties performing services for or on our behalf (such as communications, event management and/or marketing services) and other members of our website.
Without limiting the foregoing, we may disclose personally identifiable information when we have reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to, or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally), our rights or property, other users of our website or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities.
We use automatic information for internal purposes, such as to administer the website, improve the website and help us understand how visitors use the website.
Can you change the information collected?
If you want to change, correct or update personally identifiable information you submit on our website, please contact us as provided in the contact section below, and we will use reasonable efforts to make any necessary revisions. Certain portions of our website (such as the client portion) may allow you to change, correct or update your registration information directly by visiting the appropriate web page.
Can we change the Policy?
Is the information collected secure?
Unfortunately, information transmitted on the Internet and/or stored on systems attached to the Internet can never be 100% secure. As a result, we do not ensure, warrant or guarantee the security or integrity of any information transmitted to us over the Internet or stored on our systems. Accordingly, please do not disclose any private or confidential information to us via this website.
Links to other websites
The Policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of any third-party websites to which this website may link. Please familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit, as they will govern any information collected by those websites.
If you have questions regarding the Policy, please contact Ryan Hayden Smith at Ryan@ryanthelawyer.com