Effective February 5, 2021.
What Information Do We Collect?
Information You Voluntarily Provide to Us
When you use our Digital Services, we collect information that you voluntarily provide to us, including when you contact us via email or through our Digital Services, when you sign up or request that we send you updates, news, or other materials, when you register for a webinar or event with us, and when you submit an application for employment with us. This information may include personal information, such as your name and email address, or other contact information, and your company name and industry, or other information related to your business.
You may submit information about yourself to us through other methods, such as interacting with us using social media platforms or by clicking on a social media platform linked with our Digital Services. The information that you make available to us through a social media platform may include your account information or username, as well as other information you may provide in a post.
Information We Obtain From Third Parties
When you register for a webinar or event with us, or access a publication by us that is hosted by a third party vendor, in addition to your personal information used to register for the event, we may also collect personal information from the third party vendor with regard to attendance or readership analytics, which helps us understand and enhance our events and publications.
Automatically Collected Cookie Information
We use the following performance cookies (sometimes called analytics cookies) that collect information about your use of the Digital Services, including the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our websites, and the websites visited just before our website, among other analytical data.
- Google Analytics performance cookies, which may include ga, gat, and gid, that are set by Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager and help us track visitor behavior and measure performance in order to create a better experience for our visitors. The information generated by these performance cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google, who will use this information for evaluating your use of the Digital Services and compiling reports on website activity for us. To opt out of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, please visit the Google Analytics site.
You may refuse to accept cookies from the Digital Services at any time by activating a setting in your browser that allows you to disable cookies. To find out more about how you can manage or delete cookies, please visit aboutcookies.org.
Why Do We Collect This Information?
We collect the information that you voluntarily provide to us in order to respond to your inquiries, send you updates, news, or other materials that may interest you, to maintain our lists of contacts, to improve our Digital Services and grow our business, to evaluate and recruit personnel, to communicate with you, and to provide you with legal and other services.
Legal Bases for Collecting and Using Personal Data
We collect and process personal data about you only where we have a legal basis, such as when you have given consent, where the processing is necessary to perform a contract with you, and for legitimate interests such as protecting you or others from threats, complying with laws, and to conduct business. Where we rely on your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw or decline your consent at any time.
We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide any services you request, for as long as you accept marketing communications from us, for as long as necessary to comply with legal obligations, and for as long as necessary to perform other legitimate business purposes.
How Do We Protect Your Information?
Evaluation of Information Protection Practices
Periodically, our operations and business practices are reviewed for compliance with corporate policies, best practices, and laws and regulations governing the security, confidentiality and quality of our information.
Employee Access, Training and Expectations
Our corporate values, ethical standards, policies and practices are committed to the protection of personal information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to confidential personal information, and limit the use and disclosure of such information to authorized persons, processes and transactions.
Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information
We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, or when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our, yours, or others’ legal rights.
Sharing and Selling Information with Outside Parties
We do not sell personal information to outside parties.
We may share the information we collect about you with third party vendors in order for them to provide their services to us, including vendors that help us understand and enhance our Digital Services (e.g., analytics providers) and that help us with our communications and marketing campaigns to our clients, contacts, and Digital Services subscribers.
With respect to personal data that we may have collected about you, you may:
- Ask us to erase or delete all or some of your personal data;
- Ask us for a copy of your personal data, including in machine readable form;
- Ask us to change, update, or fix your data if it is inaccurate; and
- Ask us to stop using all or some of your personal data (where we have no legal right to keep using it) or to limit our use of it.
You may contact us using the contact information below, and we will consider your request in accordance with applicable laws.
We may send you marketing communications about our services, invite you to participate in events, or otherwise communicate with you for marketing or business purposes. If you no longer wish to receive such communications from us, you can use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our marketing emails or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may contact us at:
Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck P.C.
607 14th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005
Toll-Free Tel: 800-382-0301