- What personal information we collect, and how we collect that information
- Why we use or process personal information
- How and where we disclose personal information
- Our efforts to protect personal information
- How long we keep personal information
- Your rights regarding your personal information
A “Consumer(s)” or “User(s)” is a person who uses or registers into our services, visits our Website (as defined herein), or otherwise, interacts with us. “Website” shall refer to the following domain name: www.talglaw.com, and any other domain names operated by the Company affiliates, partners, predecessors, and successors.
What Personal Data is Collected?
TALG strives to collect only the Personal Data that is necessary. We may collect information or data about you or that can be used to identify you, such as your name, address(es), telephone number(s), e-mail address(es), professional experience, professional affiliations, or other information or data (“personal information”) when you voluntarily choose to disclose such information to us, directly or indirectly through a representative. For example, you may disclose personal information to us when you submit information by mail, telephone, fax, or electronically, when you sign up for newsletters, alerts, white papers, legal insights and other marketing communications, or when you sign up to attend an event or program in person or online.
We also collect personal information when you apply for a position, such as a partner, employee or intern, through a recruiter or our website. We collected the above personal information from the described sources during the preceding 12 months and use or process the information for the purposes described in section 2 below.
We may also receive personal data about you from third parties, including but not limited to law enforcement authorities.
We do not direct any of our websites to children or individuals under eighteen (18) years of age. If you are under eighteen (18) years of age, do not use this website.
Our Website uses “Cookie” technology. “Cookies” are encrypted strings of text and/or information that are transferred to your computer from a web server and are stored on a User’s computer. Our Website requires the use of a cookies to: recognize return visitors, store and recall User preferences, identify which of our web pages are most useful for our visitors, measure usage of our Website and the various pages on the Website, and provide functionality and content that we believe would be of interest and value to you.
If you do not wish to receive these cookies, you may set your browser to notify you when you receive a new cookie, or reject cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so may affect your ability to perform certain transactions on our Website.
Anytime you use a mobile device such as a cellular phone or tablet to access our Website, we may collect, monitor, access, store on your device, and/or store one or more “device identifiers” remotely. A “device identifier” is a small data file or similar data structure which is associated with or stored on your mobile device. These device identifiers uniquely identify your mobile device and may be stored in connection with device hardware, operating system, or other software.
Your browser automatically reports log file information each and any time you request to visit a web page or app, or you download a webpage or app to your browser or device.
TALG automatically records certain log file information, including: your web request, IP Address, browser type, exit pages, URLs, number of clicks, your interaction with links on our Websites, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed, etc.
The purpose of collection of such information is to improve TALG, and its Website’s services and Activities, for its Users, clients, and customers.
Data Concerning Minors
TALG does not seek to collect any information from or engage in any transactions with persons under the legal age in their respective country or state. If we learn that a minor has provided TALG with personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to remove such information from our files. We reserve the right to block access to our Website, services and/or resources from any person who is or whom we reasonably suspect of being a minor.
Use of Personal Data
The purpose of our use of your information is so we can provide you and other Users with the best TALG and Website experience possible. We only use your personal information for a legal and legitimate interest, such as:
- Legal Services: We will use and process your personal information for providing legal services, promoting and marketing our legal services, assisting with managing, enhancing and improving our legal services, communicating with you about those legal services, and complying with our legal and ethical obligations related to those legal services.
- Recruiting: If you are a candidate for a position with the firm, we will use personal information about you in connection with recruiting you, processing your application for the position, or, if applicable, extending an offer to you or hiring you.
- Contract performance: We may use or process personal information in connection with pre-contract activities and discussion with you, and to perform a contract that we have with you.
- Legal obligations: We will use or process personal information as necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject. This includes using or processing personal information for defense of claims against us and satisfying any government reporting obligations and requests.
- Other legitimate interests: We will process your personal information for any of our other legitimate interests not described above. These include analyzing use of our website or services, tailoring website and news content, setting preferences in our website or electronic mailings, improving our websites, offering and managing programs and events, fulfilling our obligations to our clients and others, and managing our client and vendor relationships.
Sharing Personal Data
- We operate our websites from the United States of America and store the information we collect through our websites in the United States of America. We market and provide legal services, however, in many countries throughout the world. Accordingly, we will disclose information collected through our websites, as well as other personal information, across offices and geographical boundaries, within and outside of the firm, for legal and legitimate purposes as described above.
- We will also disclose your personal information to service providers that perform services for us and who are obligated to secure the information, such as barristers, special consultants, expert witnesses other outsourced service providers, continuing legal education providers, information technology suppliers, analytics providers, mailing providers, joint marketing or event providers, caterers, and security providers. These service providers may be located anywhere in the world.
- We may also disclose your personal information as required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement, including in response to requests from public and government authorities outside your country of residence or to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of you or others anywhere in the world.
Efforts to Protect Personal Information
TALG takes reasonable measures to protect personal information from misuse, interference, and unauthorized loss, access, modification or disclosure. We undertake industry standard data protection practices, including by deploying a variety of commercially available software and hardware security tools. We will take such measures with respect to your personal information using security measures that we use for personal information of others, and we will do so in compliance with all applicable data protection laws and our professional secrecy and ethical obligations. Unfortunately, despite such measures, no data transmission over the Internet and no database or other depository of information can be one hundred percent secure. As a result, while we will strive to protect your personal information, we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant the security of any of your personal information. We will not be and are not liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission, networks that we do not control, or unauthorized acts of third parties.
Retention of Personal Information
TALG strives to keep your personal information until such time as it is needed for use it for any legal and legitimate purpose and otherwise in accordance with all applicable laws. At the appropriate time, we will take reasonable steps to destroy your personal information or ensure that your personal information is de-identified, except were we need to retain such information to satisfy legal and professional ethical obligations.
Your Rights Regarding Personal Information
Subject to local law, you may have certain rights regarding personal information we have collected about you. Such rights might include the right to (a) know what personal information we have collected about you, (b) know what personal information about you was disclosed to third parties, (c) update or correct such information if you believe there is an inaccuracy, (d) restrict the processing of your personal information, (e) request deletion of your personal information, (f) object to our use of your personal information, or (g) request transmission of your personal information to another data controller. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of these rights, except that the deletion of your personal information may prevent us from providing you content, invitation, or benefit that depends on the processing of your personal information.
California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), and Texas Data Privacy and Security Act (TDPSA) Rights
Under the CCPA, CPRA and TDPSA, among other rights, California and Texas Consumers have the right to:
- Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
- Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
- Request that a business correct any incorrect personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
- Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.
- Request that a business provide you with a copy of your personal data in a portable and readily usable format (to the extent technically feasible).
- If you make any of the above requests, we will aim to respond to you within thirty (30) days of receipt of your request. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.
- In addition, we will not process any of you sensitive data without your prior consent.
California, Nevada and Texas Opt-Out Right
California, Nevada and Texas Consumers have the right to opt-out of having their personal information sold to third-parties. TALG does not sell personal information, but Consumers may contact us with any questions or concerns about the use of personal information. If you make a request, we will aim to respond to you within sixty (60) days of receipt of your request. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Data Protection Rights
Under the GDPR, every European User is entitled to the following:
- The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your Personal Data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
- The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
- The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your Personal Data, under certain conditions.
- The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data, under certain conditions.
- The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
- If you make a request, we will aim to respond to you within thirty (30) days of receipt of your request. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.
If you would like to exercise any of these rights provided under local law, you can contact us at:
By email: email@example.com; or
By telephone: (702) 954-3861
If you would like to make a complaint about how we handled your personal information, or make a complaint about a breach of data protection laws, please contact us using the contact information described above. Complaints will be investigated and the outcome of the investigation will be communicated to you after the complaint is made in accordance with legal requirements. You may also have a right in some locations to file a complaint with your local data protection authority.
Last Updated February 2024