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WEB SITE PRIVACY POLICY

Middleton Reutlinger

Effective August 17, 2016

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By accessing or using this Site, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy, you may not use this Site.

Middletonlaw.com (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Middleton Reutlinger (“Middleton”, “we”, or “us”). Middleton is a law firm with offices in Louisville, Kentucky.  This Privacy Policy outlines how we protect your privacy when you use the Site.

Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy covers the "personal information" we collect through this Site. "Personal information" is information that identifies you personally, either alone or in combination with other information available to us.

Privacy Notices

The “Effective Date” of this Privacy Policy is listed above. We may change the Privacy Policy from time to time.  Should we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the “Effective Date” promptly. Should we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will provide notice thereof by prominently displaying a notice or pop-up upon entering the Site stating that the Privacy Policy will be changed, identifying how to find out about the changes, and when the changes will go into effect. 

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or revise this Privacy Policy at any time and without prior notice, by posting the revised version on this Site. The changes will be effective as of the date we post the revised version on this Site. They will apply only to the personal information we collect after we have posted the revised version. Your use of this Site following any such change constitutes your consent to the terms of the revised Privacy Policy. For this reason, it is important to review this Privacy Policy regularly.

You may access the current version of this Privacy Policy at any time by clicking on the link marked "Privacy Policy" at the bottom of each page of this Site. For your convenience, we will post a notice at the top of this Privacy Policy for 60 days after we revise this Privacy Policy to alert you to the changes we have made.

What Information Do We Collect Through This Site?

Information Sent to Us by Your Web Browser

Information may be automatically received by us when you visit our Site regardless of any direct communication you may have initiated. Such information includes the name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the Internet protocol (IP) address of the computer you are using; the browser software you use and your operating system; the date and time you access our Site; the geographic location from which you access our Site; and the Internet address (URL) of the web site from which you linked directly to our Site. We may use this information to monitor and analyze the usage of our Site for marketing and other purposes. Also, the information we capture provides us with the ability to enhance our customers' browsing experiences and to determine aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns. 

Information You Provide

We collect information, including personal information, which you knowingly and voluntarily provide using your mouse and keyboard when you use the Site. You will be prompted to volunteer information under the Connect With Us link. Information that you do decide to provide may be used by us to assist in providing information to you or in responding to your inquiries, as well as for our internal purposes and purposes of contacting you.

Generally, we do not link the information provided by your browser to information that identifies you by name. You should know, however, that when you access this Site by clicking on a link in an electronic communication you receive from us, your browser tells us that someone has clicked on a particular link in that particular electronic communication. We use this information to improve our marketing efforts. In addition, we review our server logs — which contain visitors' IP addresses — for security and fraud prevention purposes. If criminal activity is suspected, we may share our server logs and the personal information we have collected through the Site with the appropriate investigative authorities who could use that information to trace and identify individuals.

Use of "Cookies" and Similar Technologies

When you use our Site, we might store some information on your computer. We use "cookies" and other Web technologies for a number of purposes, including to collect information about the ways visitors use the Site — for example, which pages they visit, which links they use, and how long they stay on each page; to support the features and functionality of the Site — for example, to save you the trouble of re-entering information already in our database or to prompt the settings you established on previous visits to the Site; and to personalize your experience when you use the Site.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to reject cookies or to alert you when a cookie is placed on your computer. You may also delete our cookies as soon as you leave the Site. Although you are not required to accept our cookies when you visit the Site, you will not be able to use all of the features and functionality of the Site if you set your browser to reject cookies.


Mailing List

We offer you the opportunity to join our mailing lists. You may select to be placed on mailing lists for any, all, or none of the areas listed. To receive your selected information, we ask that you provide general contact information such as your name and email.

How Do We Use the Personal Information We Collect Through The Site?

Generally, we use the personal information we collect through the Site

  • to provide the information and services you request;
  • to personalize your experience when you use the Site;
  • to personalize our communications with you;
  • to contact you with other information and/or services that we believe will be of interest to you (unless you have chosen not to receive these communications);
  • to contact you with information and notices related to your use of the Site;
  • to invite you to participate in surveys and provide feedback to us (unless you have chosen not to receive such invitations);
  • to make sure our mailing lists are accurate, current and do not contain multiple entries for the same individual;
  • to better understand your needs and interests;
  • to improve the content, functionality and usability of the Site;
  • to improve our marketing and promotional efforts; and
  • for security and fraud-prevention purposes.

 

Children may not divulge personally identifiable information

No information should be submitted to the Site by users under 13 years of age. Middleton does not knowingly collect or use any information from users under 13 years of age.

Inquiries and Comments

Under the heading Connect With Us, we also invite you to submit inquiries and comments. If you would like a response from us, we ask you to provide your preferred contact information, such as name, business name, email and address. If you do not desire a response from us, you may submit comments without supplying additional personal information.

Use of The Site, Including Sending an Email Through The Site, Does Not Create An Attorney Client Relationship

We welcome the receipt of e-mail. However, you should be aware that the act of sending e-mail to Middleton or a specific attorney at the firm does not create an attorney-client relationship, and that you are not entitled to have us treat the information contained in an e-mail as confidential if no attorney-client relationship exists between us at the time that we receive that e-mail. An attorney-client relationship cannot be created until we consider potential conflicts of interest and agree to that relationship. If you are interested in establishing an attorney-client relationship, we invite you to call or visit with one of our attorneys for that purpose.

How Can You Access, Update or Correct Your Personal Information?

If you wish to access, update or correct your personal information, please contact us by email at marketing@middletonlaw.com or postal mail at Middleton Reutlinger, 401 South Fourth Street, Suite 2600, Louisville, KY 40202, Attn. Marketing. We will respond to you within a reasonable time and, in any case, within the time limits established by applicable law. We may ask you for additional information to verify your identity. In most cases, we will provide access and correct or delete any inaccurate information you discover. In some cases, however, we may limit or deny your request if the law permits or requires us to do so or if we are unable to verify your identity. We reserve the right, subject to applicable law, to charge a reasonable fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the personal information we hold about you.

Third-Party Web Sites

This Site may contain links to Web sites owned by third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to this Site and not to any third-party Web site. Please be aware that once you leave this Site, use of any information you provide on another site is governed by the Privacy Policy of the operator of that site.

Security

We take reasonable precautions to provide a level of security appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information we collect. Although we use reasonable measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized use or disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of information provided over the Internet or stored in our databases. Your transmissions are, therefore, at your own risk.

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