The Firm, as used herein, refers to The Firm, Richard Patterson and their respective employees, contractors, agents and affiliates.
This Privacy Notice aims to help you understand how we may use personal information collected when you visit our website. It does not apply to, and The Firm is not responsible for, any third party websites which may be accessible through links from this website.
What personal information does The Firm collect?
When you visit our website or request a service from us The Firm may collect personal information such as your name, company and title or position, contact details such as telephone number and postal or email address, and any other information relating to you which you may provide.
How do we use this information?
Your personal information will normally be retained in a database and used by The Firm for purposes such as:
- administering our relationship with you, providing services, and responding to enquiries
- processing applications for employment
- business development including sending legal updates, publications, and details of events
- providing and administering legal services
- meeting legal or other regulatory obligations imposed on us
- auditing usage of our websites
Occasionally The Firm may gain assistance from others to provide our services but your personal data will not be disclosed to them unless we have your approval or where that is necessary to fulfil our obligations to you.
In providing services we may need to transfer data to another attorney or law firm office, either domestic or in another country. This does not diminish your rights; we will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure transferred information is kept secure as required by applicable data privacy laws. By submitting your personal information to The Firm you agree that you do not object to any such transfer, processing or storage. We may also pass on your details if we merge, combine or divest a part of our business unless prohibited from doing so by law or applicable professional rules.
Business development and marketing
Occasionally we may use personal information to send you details of new services, legal updates, and invites to seminars and events, however, we will only do this where you consent to being contacted in this way. If you prefer not to receive promotional material from The Firm email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and put “unsubscribe” in the subject line together with the name of the publication you wish to unsubscribe from. Our marketing communications will also include an “unsubscribe” link.
If your personal information changes and you wish us to amend it please let us know by sending an email to the same email address and we will update our records.
By using this website and/or providing information to us, you accept and agree to the collection and use of your personal data for the purposes described. We review our policies regularly and occasionally may need to change or update them. This Privacy Notice was last reviewed and updated on 1 March 2014.
Requests for further information about this Privacy Notice or about how we process personal information can be sent by email to: email@example.com or by writing to:
The Law Office of Richard S. Patterson
Attn: Web Site Management
P. O. Box 270492
Houston, Texas 77277