Last Updated: March 2022
Information We Collect
You are not required to provide any personal information when visiting the Site. However, you may do so by taking certain actions while on the Site, including:
- Filling in a contact form (which may include email, and optionally, your name, phone number, and a message)
- Registering for an event, update, or mailing (which would include email and, optionally, your name)
In addition, our Site collects certain information about traffic on the Site for administrative, security, and analytical purposes. This information may include your IP address, browser type, referring domain and exit page, location, operating system, and dates/times of page views. You may also provide us with personal information, such as name, email, address and/or phone number, if you contact us by e-mail, telephone, or letter, which we may collect and maintain to be able to respond to your inquiry.
A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to use the Site. A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. We may use persistent cookies to recall what information you have viewed during prior visits to the Site. You can block and/or remove cookies by following directions provided through your Internet browser.
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 U.S. 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 SchaeferLaw, we may provide you with marketing information from SchaeferLaw that we think would be of interest. You may opt out of receiving such marketing communications at any time. We do not provide your data for marketing to any third party.
Where you have provided us with your personal information to receive legal updates 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.
Disclosure to Third Parties
We make no disclosures to third parties for any marketing purpose. We use one or more 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 particular, our Site uses Adobe Analytics to help collect and analyze certain information for the purposes discussed above.
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.
Your Right to Access and Correct Your Personal Information
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 upon request so you may review, 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.
Rights of California Residents
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 [email protected] 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.
SchaeferLaw 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 SchaeferLaw
1 Union St., STE 402
Portland, ME 04101