INTRODUCTION

Lucent Law, PLLC (the “Firm”) takes your privacy and the security of your personal information very seriously. This Privacy and Security Policy (“Policy”) applies to the website located at https://www.lucentlaw.com (the “Website”), and we encourage you to review it to learn about the Firm’s privacy and information security policies. This Policy does not apply to any other websites which may be operated or owned by the Firm, to which separate policies apply.

By using this Website or submitting your personal information to us, you agree that we may use your personal information in accordance with this Policy. Please do not send us any personal information if you do not want it to be treated in accordance with this Policy. This Policy does not constitute an agreement to render legal services to you or on your behalf. The Firm may render legal services to you or on your behalf only in the following circumstances: (1) you and the Firm have separately signed and entered into a Legal Services Agreement or (2) you have purchased a service through the Firm’s Forms & EssentialsSM platform (a “Service”), you have paid for the Service and you and the Firm have consented to the Service Engagement Agreement.

CONTENTS:

What is considered to be “Personal Information”?
In general, your personal information means information by which you, as an individual, can be identified. It includes information such as your name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address. It may include sensitive personal data,  which is information as to your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious, philosophical or similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, commission of criminal offenses and/or involvement in criminal proceedings.

Information Collected by the Firm.
The Firm does not presently collect personal information through this Website with the exception of the following information:

  • Information that your Internet service provider automatically provides to our web server, such as its web site address and possibly your e-mail address;
  • Information that you send to us in an e-mail message using the e-mail program that is part of this Website’s functionality;
  • Information you send us when you sign up on this Website for newsletters, white papers, events or similar products or features;
  • You submit to us in a CGI form (for example, when you submit a search request on this Website); or
  • Information submitted in connection with your request for a Service or the ordering of a Service, or information submitted in connection with the processing of a Service.

How We Use Your Personal Information.
The Firm may use personal information collected from this Website for the following purposes:

  • Respond to and process or review your requests and applications, including a request for a Service;
  • Provide you with legal services if you are or become a client of the Firm;
  • Improve and monitor the content and performance of this Website, which may include analyzing Website usage and creating internal reports; and
  • Contacting you and delivering information, which may include marketing materials, to you which you may have requested or which we believe may be of interest to you, such as information concerning the services we offer, updates on certain legal developments and other communications which may be of use to you with regard to your use of the Firm’s Website.

We will treat your personal information in accordance with this Policy and applicable law. If you supply or furnish us with personal information after the formation of an attorney-client relationship between you and the Firm, then we will treat such personal information in accordance with all applicable laws and the Rules of Profession Conduct.

Location of Processing and Data Transfer.
Your personally identifiable information may be controlled and processed by the Firm’s offices and locations where the principals of the Firm work from time-to-time, as well as by the locations where the computer servers that host the Website or provide functionality to or with respect to the Website are located.

Disclosure to Third Parties.
We may use third parties to provide a service you request and to provide data processing, hosting, storage, emergency recovery services, and similar services to us. It may be necessary for these third parties to have access to personal information you have provided on this Website. These third parties will be required to enter into confidentiality agreements with the Firm that provide adequate protections for the safety and security of your personal information. If you provide personal information directly to any of our third party service providers, then their use of your personal information is subject to their privacy and security policies.

We reserve the right to transfer any personal information we have about you in the event we transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee use personal information you have provided through this Website in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy.

We will not otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent, unless required or permitted to do so by law, including the exercise or defense of the Firm’s legal rights. We have no obligation to monitor the use of this Website or to retain the content of any user session. However, we reserve the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity, or to assert a defense of the Firm’s legal rights.

Cookies.
In order to better enable us to provide you with customized services and a Website that is easier to use (for example, by allowing you to enter your user name and password less frequently), this Website will place a small data file, known as a “cookie,” on your hard drive. You can choose to not receive a cookie file by enabling your web browser to refuse cookies or to prompt you before you accept a cookie. If you do that, the full functionality of this Website may not be available to you and you may be required to enter your user name and password more frequently.

IP Addresses.
We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the Website, track users’ movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not link IP addresses to personal information.

Links to Other Websites.
For your convenience, this Website may provide links to other websites. Please be aware that this Policy applies only to the Website and not to any other site. Before visiting any website, we recommend you review the privacy and security policies of each website before providing any personal information.

Information From Children.
We do not direct this Website to children under thirteen (13) years of age and we do not knowingly collect personal information submitted by such children. Individuals under eighteen (18) should consult with a parent or guardian about the use of this Website.

Ownership of Materials.
Lucent Law, PLLC owns the information sent to us by means of this Website. If you choose to send us an e-mail message (including submission of your résumé), we may retain the content of the e-mail, your e-mail address and our response.

Access and Rectification.
You have the right to access and to rectify your personal information submitted to us. In some circumstances, a fee may be payable to do so. You may do so by sending an email to info@lucentlaw.com.

Security. 
We use physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information, including firewalls and scanning software to detect and block malicious code and certain unsolicited commercial e-mail (UCE or “spam”). Internally, we employ encryption technologies, user authentication systems (e.g., passwords) and access control mechanisms to secure access to our computer systems and files. We do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work. Please be aware that our information security software may cause some e-mail messages sent via this Website not to be received.

You should be aware that information sent to us using this Website may not be secure in transmission. However, if you access a credit card payment extranet from this Website, such extranets are maintained on secure servers, using secured sockets layer (“SSL”) encryption. No other areas of the Website are secure, unless otherwise specifically indicated. Please be aware of this when sending any communications.

No Creation of Attorney-Client Relationship. 
No attorney-client relationship is created by the use of this Website, unless you have purchased a Service and you and the Firm have consented to the Service Engagement Agreement.

Modification of Policy. 
We may modify this Policy at any time to ensure that it accurately reflects the regulatory environment in which we operate and our data collection and disclosure practices. Your continuing use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of any modification to this Policy in effect at the time of your access. No modification or attempted modification of this Policy by you shall be binding on Lucent Law, PLLC, its officers, directors or members.

All changes to this Policy will be posted on this Website and we encourage you to check back from time to time to review any updates that have been made.

 How to Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Policy or our use of your personal information, please email us at info@lucentlaw.com.