Our Information Disclosure PracticesMcDonald Hopkins is the sole owner of the information we collect through the Website, and it may share the information it collects through the Website as allowed by law. McDonald Hopkins may share collected information with third parties who provide certain services on our behalf, including but not limited to website hosting, database administration, event management, mailing and marketing services, transaction processing, statistical analysis and technical support. McDonald Hopkins also may disclose or use information when we believe, in good faith, that disclosure or use is reasonably necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, to detect fraud, security or technical issues, to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of McDonald Hopkins, users of the Website or the public, or as otherwise required or permitted by law.
Client AdvisoriesMcDonald Hopkins distributes client advisories and other firm publications to clients and friends of the firm from time to time. Each recurring advisory or publication will contain instructions telling you how to receive such publications by email or facsimile and how to be removed from our distribution list.
SecurityMcDonald Hopkins uses commercially-reasonable measures to protect against unauthorized access or use of the information we collect. Where appropriate, those measures include the use of firewalls, restricted access, and encrypted transmissions and limiting internal access to only those in our organization who have a business need to access such information. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while McDonald Hopkins uses commercially-reasonable means to protect your personal information, it cannot guarantee its absolute security. McDonald Hopkins is not responsible for unauthorized access to information by hackers or others who have obtained such access through illegal means and you agree that you use of the Website is at your own risk.
Information from ChildrenNo part of the Website is directed to persons under 18, and McDonald Hopkins does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information or non-personally-identifiable information from the Website from persons user 18 years of age. Please do not use or access the Website at any time or in any manner if you are under 18 years of age. If McDonald Hopkins learns that personally-identifiable information of persons under 18 years of age has been collected on the Website without verified parental consent, we will take commercially reasonable measures to delete such information.
RetentionMcDonald Hopkins reserves the right to retain the information it collects for as long as necessary to permit it to use such information for the purposes that it has communicated to you and to comply with applicable law or regulations.
Changing or Deleting Personal InformationIf you would like to change your personally-identifiable information, or if you no longer wish to receive materials from us or want your personal information removed from McDonald Hopkins’ database, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, when you receive materials from us by e-mail or other communications you can make use of the “opt out” provision in such communications so that we know that you no longer wish to receive such materials from us. You should be aware that removal of your personally-identifiable information from our database may not ensure permanent removal of your personally-identifiable information from our Website. For example, your personally-identifiable information may remain in archival or backup copies of our Website.
Last Updated on April 27, 2016.
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