Legal Notice – Revision of Existing Notices
In the ordinary course of business, Tully Rinckey collects, uses, and shares personal and sensitive information pertaining to its clients, employees, partners, and others. Obtaining this information is important to our ability to conduct our operations and to deliver the highest level of legal services, but Tully Rinckey also recognizes that you expect us to treat this information appropriately.
This Legal Notice describes the types of personal information that Tully Rinckey may collect about you via our websites, email or any technological platform, in compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements, the purposes for which Tully Rinckey use the information, the circumstances in which Tully Rinckey may share the information and the steps that Tully Rinckey take to safeguard the information to protect your privacy.
Tully Rinckey uses all reasonable efforts to maintain physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your personal information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. Tully Rinckey endeavors to restrict access to information about you to Tully Rinckey personnel who need to know the information to respond to your inquiry or provide requested services.
Although Tully Rinckey uses all reasonable efforts to take steps to provide a secure environment for users accessing our websites, email or any technological platform, Tully Rinckey cannot guarantee confidentiality or security of the personal and other information being provided. Tully Rinckey makes no warranty whatsoever to you, express or implied, regarding the security of our websites, email or any technological platform, including with respect to the ability of unauthorized persons to intercept or access information transmitted by you through the internet.
By using our websites, you are agreeing to the terms set forth by Tully Rinckey. Tully Rinckey reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time.
The Tully Rinckey websites have been prepared by Tully Rinckey for general informational and advertising purposes only and are not intended and should not be considered to be legal advice or legal opinion. Furthermore, any reference, list, or description of legal matters or practice areas should not be considered as an indication or prediction of results in any other seemingly similar or dissimilar matter, since each case has its own unique facts and applicable law. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
Tully Rinckey does not warrant that the information contained in our websites is accurate or complete, and hereby disclaims any and all liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident or any other cause. Use of stock photography on our websites is used for graphical representation only and may not depict actual lawyers, members of the law firms or clients. Tully Rinckey is not responsible for viewing any material on our websites where such material does not comply with all laws and rules of professional ethics of the state in which such person is located.
Tully Rinckey is not responsible for, and makes no representations or warranties about, the contents of web sites to which links may be provided from our websites. Tully Rinckey does not necessarily sponsor, endorse or otherwise approve of the materials appearing in such sites.
On occasion, Tully Rinckey may utilize anonymous browser cookies for the purposes of remarketing and online advertising. Cookies are normally small text files provided with identification tags that are stored in the browser directory or program data subfolders of a personal computer or device. Cookies are generated in some instances when an individual uses their browser to visit our websites. No personally identifiable information is stored within these cookies, only browser information. Visitors to our websites may opt-out of receiving these cookies by altering the settings on their web browser.
Transmission, receipt or use of our websites in any part and/or contacting any lawyer listed on the websites by email, fax, letter, or voicemail does not constitute nor create an lawyer-client or attorney-client relationship. No recipients of content from our websites should act, or refrain from acting, based upon any or all of the contents of our websites. Representation by Tully Rinckey is not guaranteed. A lawyer-client relationship will not exist until we have reviewed the matter directly with you, agreed to handle the matter, and agreed upon the terms of retention, with a written and signed retainer agreement. Any information sent to Tully Rinckey with no existing lawyer-client relationship is done so on a non-confidential basis.
Tully Rinckey respects your privacy.. There are parts of our websites where Tully Rinckey may need to collect personal information from you for a specific purpose, such as to provide you with certain information you request. If you voluntarily submit information to our websites, Tully Rinckey may record and use any personally identifiable information, such as your name, phone number and email address, for reasonable business purposes including, but not limited to, fulfilling your request and marketing and business communications and you expressly agree with the collection, use, storage and handling of your personal data as set out in these terms. If you do not provide all the information Tully Rinckey need, Tully Rinckey may not be able to give you the information or service you. Any personal information transmitted through this websites, email or any technological platform, including requests for newsletters, articles, brochures, documents, and event information, will not be disclosed to third parties unless certain circumstances arise where it is legally obligated under applicable government law. Tully Rinckey is not responsible for the content nor the privacy practices of any hyperlinks to third party’s sites. By using our websites, you are agreeing to the terms set forth in Tully Rinckey ’s privacy and disclaimer policies. Tully Rinckey reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time.
In order to provide efficient and reliable legal services and to improve service options available to you, Tully Rinckey may share your personal information with our subsidiaries or affiliates. For this purpose, Tully Rinckey may transfer the information you provide to a Tully Rinckey affiliate in another jurisdiction that does not have similar data protection legislation and may provide a lower level of protection for your information. By submitting any information, you consent to these transfers. Tully Rinckey has taken certain measures to try to ensure the security of your information.
Tully Rinckey may share your personal information with other third-parties Tully Rinckey have contracted to provide services for us. These third-parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information to the extent they receive it and to use your personal information only in the course of providing such legal services and only on our behalf for the purposes that Tully Rinckey has contracted them and for which it has instructed them.
Tully Rinckey may also release information about you if you direct us to do so, or if Tully Rinckey is required or authorized by law to make disclosures to the government or private parties in connection with a lawsuit, subpoena, investigation or similar proceeding, or to protect against fraud and to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or regulatory authorities.
Where you have provided personal information to us, you expressly consent to the sharing of such personal information with third parties for the purposes set out in this section.
We reserve the right to change this Legal Notice from time to time at our sole discretion. If we make any changes, we will post those changes. Your continued use of our websites or services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes. Please check our websites periodically for updates.
Tully Rinckey is made up of different legal entities and partnerships registered in different jurisdictions, some of which are limited liability entities. Tully Rinckey affiliates are constituted and regulated in accordance with relevant local regulatory and legal requirements and operate in accordance with their locally registered names. The use of the name Tully Rinckey is for description purposes only and does not imply that the Tully Rinckey affiliates are in a partnership or are part of the Tully Rinckey PLLC. The responsibility for the provision of services to the client in each location is defined in the terms of engagement between the instructed firm and the client.
In New York, Tully Rinckey is organized as a New York State Professional Limited Liability Company (PLLC). Attorneys are licensed to practice only in those state and federal courts listed on the attorney’s biographical page. Attorneys admitted to practice law solely in the State of New York and are subject to only New York State Disciplinary and Ethical Rules unless otherwise noted. Tully Rinckey PLLC does not intend to regularly practice law nor give legal advice involving any court in which none of our attorneys is licensed to practice. As required by some of the jurisdictions in which we are licensed to practice, the principal office of Tully Rinckey PLLC is at 441 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205. Our offices are located in New York State, Texas, California and Washington, D.C.
In Ireland, Tully Rinckey is organized as a legal partnership, regulated by the Law Society of Ireland.
In certain jurisdictions, you may have certain rights under applicable laws to access, rectify or delete your personal information held by us and to object, where legitimate, to the processing of data relating to you.
To make any request described above, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. When contacting us, please be sure to provide us with your exact e-mail address, name, address and/or telephone number(s) in order to be sure we handle your request correctly.