Updated: October 4, 2020
Level Legal recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy and wants you to feel secure when visiting our website and communicating with us.
This policy describes how we collect and use information about visitors to this website. By using this website, you acknowledge and consent to our practices described below. If you have questions or comments about how your personal data is used, or if you would like to access, correct or remove your personal data, please contact us.
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a European Union (EU) regulation on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU. The intent is to give individuals more control over their personal data. While Level Legal does not have offices outside the United States, there are requirements for the company that pertain to communications with individuals residing in the EU, particularly regarding eight rights outlined in the GDPR:
- The right to be informed
- The right to access personal data
- The right to correct personal data
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict data processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- The right to reject automated individual decision-making
Learn more about these rights and the GDPR.
Information We Collect
You may use our website without disclosing to us any personal data.
With the exception of the data listed under Cookies below, we collect personal data about you only if you choose to provide it to us. For purposes of online recruiting, event registration, sharing educational materials and answering inquiries, we may collect personal data, such as your name, address, email address, telephone or fax number, IP address, any content you post in your resume or CV, and certain other information that we collect through the forms on our website
We do not collect or process any data that falls under the special categories of personal data as defined under Article 9 Paragraph 1 of the GDPR, unless we are required by law to do so, such as in the event of a court case. We do have contact forms on our website with open-text boxes. Please do not include this type of personal information in these boxes. If you do voluntarily submit this information, then by way of submitting the form you are giving us the consent required under applicable data protection legislation. Such consent of course may be withdrawn at any time - see Data Retention section below. We will not handle any sensitive personal data that we are not permitted by you to handle, or that you have not voluntarily provided to us.
A cookie is a small text file sent by a website and stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. At times we use browser cookies to track user actions on our website (such as login, page visits, etc.) and to streamline your use of this website. Additionally, our web server does log certain technical information automatically, such as the identity of your Internet Service Provider and your computer's IP address. You have a choice to accept or reject cookies by modifying your browser preferences. Please note that if you choose to reject cookies, parts of this website may not function properly.
Use of Information
General information is gathered about users who visit our website and social media pages, such as which users visit our site most frequently and which pages they access the most. Unless explicitly provided by a visitor, data collected by Level 2 Legal only includes data which cannot identify an individual. This information is used for the purpose of providing our clients and visitors with a better online experience.
To the extent that we collect personal data for event registration, we use the information in connection with organization of the event for which you registered. We use it, for example, to track registration, confirm attendance, and furnish biographical details to other attendees.
You may also choose to submit personal data to Level Legal through one of our forms for purposes such as gaining access to educational materials or learning more about Level Legal.
By voluntarily submitting your personal data through one of these forms or event registrations, you are giving us consent to include you on our mailing lists unless you request to unsubscribe. See Data Retention section below.
We do not use personal data to make automated decisions.
Disclosure and Third-Party Providers
We use third party software and services to assist us with collecting and analyzing information regarding use of this site.
- We use Active Campaign, a customer relationship management (CRM) tool, to store information for our prospects, clients, and individuals that we work with.
- We use Hootsuite, LinkedIn, and Twitter, to promote and share content about our company. They provide us with analytics as to how well our posts are performing and how much traffic is being driven to our website as a result of our social media content.
We do not sell data. We do not share any user information gathered on this website with third parties for direct marketing purposes. However, your registration information for a particular event may be provided to any event partners or co-sponsors for that event, each of whom will be identified to you at the time of registration. The privacy policies of these partners and co-sponsors may differ from this one.
We may disclose your personal data if we reasonably believe we are required to do so by law.
Any email messages and associated information that you send to non-Level Legal addresses published on this website are not governed by this policy.
Personal data will be retained only so long as we maintain an ongoing relationship with you, or you are lawfully included on our contact lists.
We allow you to opt out of future communications at any time by replying to any email you receive with a message that reads "Unsubscribe" in the subject line. You may also send an email to be added to our do not contact list. If you choose to unsubscribe, it does not mean your personal data will be deleted from our database. If you would like all your personal data removed from our database, please specify that in your email.
We will also retain your personal data pursuant to any legal matters under applicable laws.
Verifying, Updating or Deleting Your Information
You may check your information to verify or update it, or have it removed. You may ask us to review any of the information we have retained and share how we have used it by contacting us at email@example.com. Subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law, and provided we can authenticate your identity, you will be given reasonable access to your personal information and will be entitled to challenge the accuracy and completeness of the information and to have it amended as appropriate, or removed.
Changes to This Policy
You should be aware that Level Legal may update or amend this policy from time to time. Any changes to the policy will be published on this website. By your continued use of the website, you consent to the terms of the revised policy.
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Security of Your Information
We have implemented appropriate measures to protect your personal information, however Level Legal cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to us over the Internet. Please do not disclose any private, confidential or sensitive personal information to us via email, social media or this website.
If you have any questions about how your personal information is used, or if you want to access, correct or remove your personal information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.