(last updated 10/16)
Personal Information That We May Collect. “Personal Information” is information that identifies you or relates to you as an individual, including name, postal address (including billing and shipping address), telephone number, and e-mail address.
How We May Collect Personal Information. We and our third-party service providers may collect Personal Information in a variety of ways, including:
How We May Use Personal Information. We and our third-party service providers may use your Personal Information:
How Personal Information May Be Disclosed. Your Personal Information may be disclosed:
Other Information We May Collect. “Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity or does not directly relate to an individual, such as browser and device information, location information and demographic information, and other information provided by you. We and our third party service providers may collect Other Information through the use of Google Analytics or by other means.
How We May Use and Disclose Other Information. Please note that we may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use it as we use Personal Information.
In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your geographical location). If we combine any Other Information with Personal Information, the combined information will be treated by us as Personal Information as long as it is so combined.
Security. We seek to use reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to protect Personal Information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission or storage system can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (e.g., if you feel that the security of any account that you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.
Your Choices and Access Regarding Our Use of Your Personal Information for Marketing Purposes. If you no longer want to receive marketing-related e-mails from us on a going-forward basis, you may opt-out of receiving these marketing-related e-mails by contacting us by e-mail at SParella@parellalaw.com. We aim to comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you do opt-out of receiving marketing-related e-mails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages; you cannot opt-out from receiving administrative messages.
How You Can Access, Change, or Suppress Your Personal Information. You may request to review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise modify any Personal Information that you have previously provided through the Website, or object to the use or processing of such Personal Information by us. You may exercise these rights by contacting us by e-mail at SParella@parellalaw.com. In your request, please make clear what information you would like to have changed and whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database, or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information that you have provided to us. For your protection, we will only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular e-mail address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We aim to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes, and that there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records, which will not be removed therefrom. We may, from time to time, re-contact former users of the Website. Finally, we are not responsible for removing information from the databases of third parties (such as service providers) with whom we have shared your Personal Information.
Use of Website by Minors. The Website is not directed to individuals under the age of 13, and we request that these individuals do not provide Personal Information through the Website.
Cross-Border Transfer. This Website is controlled and operated from the United States, and is not intended to subject us to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country, or territory other than those of the United States. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Website you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have different data protection rules than those of your country.
Sensitive Information. We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., Social Security numbers, credit card or other payment card information, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background, or trade union membership) on or through the Website or otherwise to us.
(last updated 10/16)
By using our website located at www.parellalaw.com (the "Website"), as well as HTML-formatted email messages that we may send to you via your subscription to this Website (collectively, the "Services)," you understand that we may place cookies on your computer, including analytical cookies, in accordance with the terms of this Cookies Policy.
We may change this Cookies Policy from time to time. Please take a look at the "Last Updated" legend below "Cookies Policy" above to see when this Cookies Policy was last revised. Any changes to this Cookies Policy will become effective when we post the revised Cookies Policy on the Services. Your use of the Services following these changes means that you accept the revised Cookies Policy.
1. What are Cookies?
A cookie is a text-only string of information that the Services transfer to the "cookie" file of the browser you are using so that the Services can recognize your computer when you re-visit and remember certain information about you, such as which pages you visit, choices you make from menus, and the time and date of your visit.
2. Types of Cookies.
There are two main types of cookies:
(i) Session cookies: these are temporary cookies that expire when you close your browser. Session cookies allow the Services to recognize your computer as you navigate between pages during a single browser session, allowing you to use the Services most efficiently.
(ii) Persistent cookies: these are stored on your computer between browsing sessions until they expire or are deleted. They allow the Services to remember your preferences and tailor services to you.
|Cookie name||Type of cookie, purpose and information stored|
|H1_NI_ID and H1_NI_Sess||These are persistent cookies. They store information about which pages of the Services you click on and your IP address.|
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, NID||These are persistent cookies. They are used by Google for Google analytics.|
|Localization||This is a persistent cookie that we use for keeping track of the local time zone.|
|SERVER_PORT||This is a session cookie that we use to reference the default server port.|
|Language||This is a session cookie that we use to identify the language of the Services.|
|Mode||This is a session cookie that we use to see whether the user is logged into the Services as an editor.|
|Siteld, Portletld, ZoneId and Navlds||These are session cookies that we use to help manage users across multiple domains by identifying the home page and what page you are on.|
|BIGipServerH1-PHYSICAL-A0910-80 and sessionKey||These are persistent cookies. They store information about which pages of the Services you click on and your IP address.|
|EventingStatus||This is a session cookie that we use to help manage dynamic content changes.|
|DefaultCulture||This is a session cookie that works with language cookies.|
4. Information Collected by our Analytics Software.
Some of the cookies we use are ‘analytical’ cookies. Our analytics software (Google Analytics) allows us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the Services when they are using the Services. This helps us to improve the way the Services work, (e.g., by making sure that users are finding what they need easily).
The following types of information are collected by our analytics software:
a. User's demographic information (e.g.,language preference and location, city, country/territory, continent, sub-continental region).
b. User's behavior (e.g., whether the user is a new or returning visitor, the frequency of visits/date of last visit).
c. User's technology (e.g., operating system, network/service provider - ISP and network host).
d. Mobile information (e.g. whether the user accessed the Services via a mobile device and, if so, the type of device, brand, service provider, operating system and input selection method).
e. Traffic source (e.g., direct (i.e., the user typed in the URL themselves) or referral (i.e., the user clicked on a link) and for referral traffic, the traffic source (search engine or link); also the Google search term (if applicable) that resulted in the link to the Website).
f. Content viewed (e.g., pages, files, and directories clicked on, landing pages/exit pages and search words (if any) used on the Website).
5. Refusing Cookies on the Services.
Please be aware that if cookies are disabled not all features of the Services may operate as intended.