Our Commitment to Your Privacy
This Policy describes how your personal information will be treated as you use OTRLawyers.com. This Policy does not apply to information provided to us in the course of our attorney-client relationships or which is protected by confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, the attorney work product doctrine or any other applicable protection. Nothing in this Policy should be understood as creating an attorney-client relationship with visitors to OTRLawyers.com or, alternatively, to reduce the protections resulting from such relationships.
On its Web sites, the Firm does not collect any personal data from visitors to its website that is not voluntarily provided (Personal Information). If provided voluntarily, OTRLawyers.com collects and processes certain personal information for the firm's educational, networking, marketing, social, recruiting, and similar business purposes. Such personal information that is voluntarily submitted to the Firm is not shared with entities outside of Laursen, Lucas, & Mellott, LLC, other than appropriate service providers who assist the firm in carrying out these business functions. Such personal information is not sold or transferred outside the control of the Firm, its affiliates or successors.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We may use that Personal Information where in our legitimate interest to do so for the following purposes:
Confidentiality, Security, and Retention of Personal Information
Consistent with our professional obligations, it has always been the policy of the firm to exercise the utmost discretion regarding the information our clients entrust to us.
We maintain reasonable and appropriate, albeit not infallible, physical, electronic and procedural safeguards intended to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Information, including that provided by a visitor to this website and provided while using other Internet Services. We do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work.
What Information Do We Collect?
When contacting us through our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, job title or phone number. We may also ask for a brief description of the legal issue for which you seek assistance.
We have established appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure information we collect via this website. We cannot enforce or control the security of devices and networks that you may use to submit information to us. We are not responsible for the disclosure or interception of your information before we receive it.
What Are Cookies?
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information
We do not disclose any Personal Information to unrelated parties outside of the firm except in limited circumstances. Such circumstances include disclosures to our agents or data processors or other contractors acting on our behalf and at our direction, subject to appropriate confidentiality, privacy and information security commitments provided by the receiving party, or where we believe it necessary to provide a service which you have requested, or as permitted or required by law, or as otherwise authorized or directed by you. Consistent with our professional obligations, we may provide Personal Information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the provision of such information is required or permitted by law, such as in connection with the investigation or assertion of our legal defenses or for our compliance matters.
In order to respect the privacy of minors, the firm does not knowingly collect, maintain or process Personal Information submitted online via our Internet Services by anyone under the age of 18. To the extent the firm collects Personal Information on minors in the context of one of the purposes mentioned in the Statement, the firm will only do so with the appropriate consent or as otherwise permitted under applicable laws.
Your California Privacy Rights and European Union (EU) Data Protection Rights
Individuals may also have a right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their Personal Information with their local data protection authority.
We reserve the right to change this Statement at any time without advance notice. Should any new policy go into effect for our Internet Services, the firm will post it on this website and relevant Internet Services.
If you have any questions relating to our use of your personal information please contact Erik W. Laursen at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at:
Laursen, Lucas, & Mellott, LLC
Erik W. Laursen
1418 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202