What information we collect
You are not required to provide any personal information when visiting the Site. However, you may do so by completing various forms found on the Site, including:
- applying for a job opening
- registering for an event
- signing up for one of our publications
- filling in a contact us form
In addition, our Site gathers certain information about our Site traffic for administrative, security, and analytical purposes. This information may include your IP address, browser type, referring and exit pages, operating system and dates/times of page views. You may also provide us with personal information if you contact us by e-mail, telephone or letter.
How we use your information
We use your information to respond to requests for information from you, to ensure the efficient operation of the Site, and to provide you with information that may be of interest to you or your business. We provide this information to you through the site, by e-mail or by postal mail. We may combine your personal information with that of all or a particular group of Site users to prepare collective and anonymous profiles of Site users and their interests or behaviors. If you have opted into receiving communications from Pierce Atwood, we may provide you with marketing information we think would be of interest. You may opt out of receiving such marketing communications at any time.
Where you have provided us with your personal information to receive newsletters or other marketing communications, we will store that information until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive these communications, or we determine that the information is no longer accurate. Where you provide us with your personal information to apply for a position with us, we will keep it on file for one year. Information about your IP address, browser and operating system, page links and page views is automatically deleted after 23 days.
Disclosure to third parties
We use various third parties to operate the Site and to perform other services. We may disclose personally identifiable information to such entities as needed for them to perform their specific tasks under our instructions, subject to this policy.
In addition, we may disclose information that you expressly authorize; as required by law or when we believe that such disclosure is necessary in connection with a judicial proceeding or to comply with a court order, law or regulation applicable to us or the site; or as we determine to be necessary to protect our property or assert our legal rights or to protect the property or safety of any other person.
Marketing choice and your rights to access and correct your personal information
To opt out of receiving marketing communications from us, notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your personal data, restrict processing concerning you and object to processing, as well as the right to data portability.
We will provide you with access to your personal information on request so you may view, update or correct your information. To protect your privacy and security, we will verify your identity before granting you access or enabling you to make corrections.
To access or correct your personal information, notify us at email@example.com.
Our commitment to data security
To prevent unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, and to ensure the correct use of information, we employ physical, technical and administrative procedures to safeguard this Site and the personal information we collect on this Site. All of our employees and any third parties we employ to process your personal information are obliged to respect its confidentiality. However, transmission of information through the internet is not secure. Although we seek to protect your information as described above, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to the Site or to us via the Site, and you transmit such information at your own risk.
Links to Other Sites
This Site may, from time to time, contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of such third-party sites so that you understand how those websites collect, use, and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or other content on websites outside of the Site.
Your California rights
If you are a California resident, California law provides you with specific rights regarding your personal information, including the right to request that we disclose certain information to you about the collection and use of your personal information over the past 12 months and the right to request that we delete any of your personal information that we have collected from you, subject to certain exceptions. To make such a request, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate in your message that you are making a CCPA request. Please note that we are only required to respond to two such requests per customer each year.
You also have the right not to be discriminated against if you exercise any of your rights under California privacy law.
Pierce Atwood may have collected the following categories of personal information of California residents who visited the Site in the past 12 months:
- Identifiers such as a name, title, biographical information (from other sources in the course of our business), social media identifiers, physical address, Internet Protocol address, email address, or other, similar identifiers.
- Internet or other electronic network activity information.
How to contact us
Pierce Atwood LLP
Att: Marketing Dept.
254 Commercial Street
Portland, Maine 04101
April 15, 2021