Any Personal Information we collect about you is voluntarily provided by you. However, you may be required to provide certain Personal Information to us when you elect to use certain features of the Website or obtain services from us through the Website or engage Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP in an attorney client relationship.
Responsibility For Your Personal Information
Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP is responsible for the Personal Information you provide through the Website or in the attorney client relationship.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We collect and process information you share through the Website. We may collect Personal Information, such as your name, postal address, email address, phone number or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline only when you have voluntarily provided such Personal Information to us (e.g., through the “CONTACT US” form and through individual attorney contact forms available on attorney profile pages). We may also collect information concerning you, including, but not limited to, the type of service you are seeking from Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP in the attorney client relationship.
We may use analytics or similar technologies to collect and process certain information about your use of the Website. The information collected is statistical data and does not include Personal Information, and we do not maintain it or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.
Our web servers and/or the analytics technologies may collect and store the following general information about you: the originating name of the domain from which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the Website the pages of the Website you visit; your search queries; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to us; and the type of device, device ID and web browser you use to access the Website. This information is collected automatically. It is used to help us improve the Website by tabulating the number of visitors to the Website in terms of new users, origin, popularity of pages, amount of use, types of errors, and generally to make the Website more useful to you.
We may also use “cookies” and “web beacons.” Cookies are small files stored on your computer’s hard drive that are used to store and track Personal Information. Cookies are used to deliver a better Website service. Web beacons are small electronic files (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit Us, for example, to count users who have visited certain pages and for other related Website statistics.
The information we collect automatically is statistical data and does not include Personal Information. We do not maintain it or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties.
Do Not Track Policy
We do not control these third parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about targeted content, you should contact the responsible party directly.
Use of Your Information
Disclosure of Your Personal Information
Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP does not rent or sell your Personal Information to outside marketers. In certain circumstances, we may share data with vendors to assist us with: (1) Services that you requested from us whether in the attorney client relationship or otherwise; (2) Maintenance and repair of the Website; (3) Statistical analysis; (4) To communicate with you electronically or by postal mail.
We may also share data with vendors for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information or with your consent. All such third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using your Personal Information except to provide services to Us or as required by law.
We may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the law requires it. There may be instances when we may access or disclose your information in order to protect or defend the legal rights or property of Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP, to protect the safety and security of users, and to protect against fraud.
Retention and Storage of Personal Information
Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP will retain your Personal Information for the length of time necessary to complete the purpose(s) for which it was collected. We will securely destroy your Personal Information in accordance with applicable law and our policies at the point that it is no longer necessary to maintain same.
Security of Personal Information
Your privacy is important to Us. We take reasonable administrative and technical precautions to protect Personal Information. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure. We cannot completely eliminate the risks associated with handling information over the internet. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU PROVIDE PERSONAL INFORMATION AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR THIRD PARTY CIRCUMVENTION OF ANY PRIVACY SETTING OR ANY OF OUR SECURITY MEASURES.
In the event of a security breach causing unauthorized intrusion into our Website that compromises your Personal Information, we will notify you and any applicable regulator when we are required to do so by applicable law.
We are not responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate, inauthentic, deficient or incomplete Personal Information that you provide to us.
Data Subject Rights
Under certain data protection and privacy laws (e.g. GDPR), individuals may have certain data protection and privacy rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions and which include: (i) the right to request access to, and rectification or erasure of, your Personal Information; (ii) the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your Personal Information; and (iii) the right to withdraw consent to the collection, processing, and transfer of your Personal Information and to opt-out of receiving certain communications. You may also have a right to object to processing of your Personal Information where carried out for our legitimate interest or direct marketing unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for further processing that override your interests, rights, and freedoms, or for the establishment, exercise, prosecution or defense of legal claims.
Cross Border Exchange of Personal Information
EU / EEA Residents – We rely on recognized legal bases to lawfully conduct cross-border transfers of Personal Information outside of the EU and EEA, such as your express informed consent (as noted above), when transfer is necessary for us to deliver services pursuant to an agreement or contract for services between Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP and you, or when the transfer is subject to safeguards that assure the protection of your Personal Information, such as the European Commission’s approved standard contractual clauses.
Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP relies on derogations for specific situations as set forth in Article 49 of the GDPR. In particular, Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP collects and transfers to the U.S. personal data only: with your consent; to perform a contract with you; or to fulfill a compelling legitimate interest of Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP when your rights and freedoms are not overriding.
Protection of Minors
Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP does not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Website and services, you represent that you are at least 18 years of age or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Website and services. If We learn that Personal Information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, We will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data We have collected from children under age 18, please contact Us at Info@fmsllp.com.
California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of the 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 contact us at Info@fmsllp.com. Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP does not disclose Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Questions and Contact Information
Frantz, McConnell & Seymour, LLP
550 W. Main Street, Suite 500
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902