Baron & Budd, P.C., and its affiliates (collectively known as “B&B, “we,” ”us”, or “our”) respect and value your privacy and we are committed to complying with this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) which explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your personal information is used on this website (“Website”) and any of our affiliated Websites.

Our Privacy Policy along with our Terms of Use describes the personal information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us on this internet website (“Website”).  B&B may use or share this information to provide you with information, experiences or services, and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. This Policy also describes how we use Cookies. Please take a moment to review our Privacy Policy. By using our Website, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy may change from time to time (see section titled “Changes to our Privacy Policy” below), and your ongoing use of this Website will be deemed your acceptance of such changes, so please check this Privacy Policy regularly for updates.

If an attorney-client relationship already exists between you and B&B, please refer to the separate terms that apply through your Employment Agreement and Power of Attorney. This Privacy Policy is specific to this Website and does not apply to information we collect in any other format such as in person or on paper or through any other means. This Privacy Policy does not cover information collected by any other company, affiliate, or, third-party site or by any third-party application that may link to or be accessible from this Website.

Information We Collect From You

If you contact B&B by email or any other medium and give us information about yourself, including your email address, and/or cell phone number, we may collect contact information for purposes of answering inquiries from you as a potential client.

To pre-qualify as a potential client of B&B for a particular claim or lawsuit, you may be directed to, or you may land on an online form portion of the Website requesting information from you. The pre-qualification questions will ask you to voluntarily disclose certain information including your first and last name, your email address, your phone number and other personal information. We collect this information for purposes of answering inquiries from potential clients. This is not a privileged attorney-client communication. If you do not qualify for an initial case evaluation, then B&B may use the information that you provided to send you information about B&B’s services in the future.

Information We Track About You

For each visitor to our Website, our Web Server recognizes, where possible, the visitor’s domain name or other more specific information about the visitor. The Server also gathers information about what pages in our Website visitors’ access and for how long they visit certain pages. In addition, we can sometimes ascertain if you reached us by employing a particular search engine or by clicking on a particular advertising banner. We may use this information to improve the quality of our Website or to identify specific details of your visit to our Website.

We may also collect details of your visit to our Website, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location, the resources that you access, as well as information about your computer and Internet connection, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information. This is statistical data about our users’ equipment, browsing actions and patterns, and is not intended to identify any specific individual.

Our Website uses advertising services (also called remarketing or retargeting services) provided, for example, by Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Yahoo (collectively, our “Advertising Service Providers”). They all work in a similar manner. When you view certain pages on our Website, code on that page enables our Advertising Service Providers to place a cookie or web beacon on your browser, which collects and uses anonymized identifiers, your IP address, and your website activity for advertising purposes. You will notice these services in operation after you leave our Website, when advertisements from us appear on other websites or online service.

Cookies

We may obtain information about your use of our Website by using cookies. A cookie is a small file stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies help us improve our Website and deliver a better and more personalized service such as storing information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interest. Cookies also allow us to recognize you when you return to our Website.

You may also receive cookies from third parties we engage to help us provide our Website, such as Google Analytics, which we use to gather information about how visitors use our Website.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the appropriate setting in your browser software. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser to that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

How We Use Your Information

We do not sell your data to third parties. We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us in the following ways:

  • To provide you with communication and information;
  • Provide information about products or services that you request from us;
  • Subscribe to newsfeeds, blogs and emails that you have requested to enroll in;
  • Collect anonymous traffic data and geographic location, derived from your IP address, and perform web analytics by using software and cookies; and
  • To allow Website visitors to qualify themselves and allow them to click and sign an agreement to become a client of B&B.

Social Media

We include links to social media sites, such as LinkedIn or Twitter, on our Website. If you follow links to these websites or services, any information you contribute will be governed by the terms of use or privacy policies for those third-party websites, and may be visible to others. You should never share or post personal, financial or sensitive information or any you expect to be treated confidentially through these social media sites.

Disclose Your Information

We may disclose personal information that you provide via this Website to the following third parties:

  • Our subsidiaries, affiliates and joint venture partners;
  • Contractors, vendors and service providers we use to support our business and this Website;
  • In the event of merger, acquisition or any form of sale of some or all of B&B’s assets, in which case personal information we collect via this Website will be among the assets transferred to the buyer.

We also disclose your personal information to third parties to:

  • Comply with any court order of other legal obligation;
  • Enforce or apply our Terms of Use and other agreements;
  • Protect the rights, property or safety of B&B, our clients, customers, employees, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection, information security and other related matters.

Your California Privacy Rights

California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.  To make such a request, please send an email to [email protected] or write us at: 3102 Oak Lawn Ave. Suite 1100 Dallas TX 75219 attention Marketing Director.

Do Not Track Disclosure

Certain web browsers may allow you to enable a “do not track” (“DNT”) option that sends signals to the websites you visit indicating that you do not want your online activities tracked. This is different from blocking cookies as browsers with the DNT option selected may still accept cookies. We do not respond to DNT signals at this time.

Data Security

We have implemented reasonable measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we try to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk.

Children Under the Age of 13

This Website and the nature of our services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. If you are under 13, do not attempt to register on the Website or send any personal information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number or email addresses.

Notice to Persons Accessing this Website Outside the United States

If you reside outside the United States, any information you provide to us on this Website will be transferred out of your country and into the United States. If you do not want your personal information to leave your country, please do not provide such information to B&B. By providing personal information, you explicitly consent to the transfer of your information to the United States.

Third-Party Websites

This Website contains links to third-party Websites. These links and third-party Websites are not part of the B&B Website.  B&B does not make any representation or warranties regarding any third-party websites. These third-party websites might have privacy policies different from B&B’s. We advise you to review the privacy and security policies of all third-party Websites before you share any personal information. B&B is not responsible for any losses or damages in connection with the information, security, privacy, downtime, content or accuracy of materials of any third-party Websites.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

B&B reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason, without notice, other than the posting of the amended Privacy Policy at this Website. You should check our Website regularly to view current Privacy Policy that is in effect and any updates that may have been made to it. The provisions contained herein supersede all previous notices or policies regarding our privacy practices that govern this Website. With regard to the most current version, the data this Privacy Policy was last revised is identified at the end of this policy.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this Privacy Policy and our privacy practices, please contact us at:

E-mail: [email protected]

Mail: 3102 Oak Lawn Ave. Suite 1100 Dallas TX 75219 attention Marketing Director.

 

Last Updated:  October 31, 2019