Privacy Policy

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(Last Updated: January 1, 2020)

This privacy policy (the “Policy”) applies to the website and online services offered by Hanson Bridgett LLP (“Hanson Bridgett” or “we”) through the domain hansonbridgett.com including any mobile application or version of the site, and explains the types of information we collect and how such information may be processed, utilized or shared.

Information We Collect

We collect both personal information you provide to Hanson Bridgett, and technical information we gather automatically through the use of our site.

When you subscribe to a Hanson Bridgett mailing list, register for or attend an event we are hosting, or submit an inquiry through our website, we may collect personal information that identifies you or relates to you as an individual. This personal information may include:

  • name
  • email address
  • mailing address
  • telephone number
  • social media handle
  • State Bar membership number

In addition to personal information, we may collect technical information when you visit our website. This technical information does not reveal your specific identity and may include:

  • usage details
  • internet service provider
  • IP address
  • browser information

How We Use the Information We Collect

Hanson Bridgett may use the information we collect to:

  • respond to your inquiries;
  • send you newsletters, client alerts or other publications you have requested or we believe may be of interest to you;
  • invite you to events we are hosting that we believe may be of interest to you;
  • confirm your registration for events we are hosting;
  • send you service information or administrative announcements related to our website or Hanson Bridgett;
  • administer, manage or improve our website, blogs or other applications;
  • enforce our terms and conditions;
  • protect our rights or the rights of others;
  • comply with legal obligations or respond to lawful inquiries from governmental authorities; or
  • for any other purpose disclosed to you at the time we collect information or upon your consent.

With Whom We Share Information

We may share the personal or technical information you provide to us:

  • with third-party vendors, contractors or other service providers who provide services to us or on our behalf;
  • as we believe appropriate to enforce the terms of this policy, or as necessary to protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of Hanson Bridgett, our clients, or the public as required or permitted by law;
  • with third-parties as part of a reorganization, merger, acquisition or other corporate transaction; or
  • as required to comply with laws, regulations, subpoenas, legal process or requests from public or government authorities.

Other than as set forth above, Hanson Bridgett does not share, sell or otherwise disclose personal or technical information to third-parties. Hanson Bridgett requires third-party service providers to comply with strict data privacy and security requirements, and we prohibit these third-parties from using the information they receive from us for any other purpose. Hanson Bridgett does not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information to third-parties for their direct marketing purposes

Your Rights

You have the right:

  • to confirm whether Hanson Bridgett is using or storing your personal information and to obtain a copy of any information that we have;
  • if you discover that the information we have about you is incorrect or inaccurate, to request that we correct or update it;
  • to restrict or limit how we use our information, for example by requesting that we no longer use your information for marketing purposes or for specific types of marketing messages; and
  • if you withdraw your consent or otherwise object to our use of your information, you have the right to request that we delete your information.

Residents of California are permitted under California Civil Code §1798.83 to request information regarding the disclosure of personal information to third-parties for those third-parties' direct marketing purposes. As noted above, Hanson Bridgett does not sell or otherwise disclose your personal information to third-parties for their direct marketing purposes.

Residents of California also have rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (California Civil Code §1798.100 et seq.) (“CCPA”). These rights are in addition to other rights you may have. Please see our CCPA Notice.

Security

We use reasonable technical, organizational and administrative measures to protect the security of the personal information we collect. Industry-standard encryption is employed to protect data we have collected. No data storage or method of data transmission, however, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us over the Internet.

Third-Party Sites

Hanson Bridgett is not responsible for the privacy, information or data security policies or practices of third-parties, including third-parties operating any site linked from our website. The inclusion of a link on our website does not imply any endorsement of the linked site by Hanson Bridgett.

Data Processing and Storage

Hanson Bridgett is a United States law firm with headquarters in California. If you are located outside the United States, please be aware that we will process any information you provide to us in the United States.

Retention Period

Hanson Bridgett retains your information for the period necessary to achieve the purposes described in this Policy, unless you tell us you know longer wish to receive communications from us or a longer period is required by law.

Updates to Our Privacy Policy

We may change the terms of our privacy policy from time to time. The "Last Updated" date at the top of this page indicates when we last revised this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes, we will post a notice on our website. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to check for changes or updates.

Minors

Our website, blogs, mobile sites and applications are intended for a general audience and not directed to children. We do not knowingly collect information online from children under the age of 13. If you are under 13, please do not submit any personal information to us.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at bhise@hansonbridgett.com or at the address below.

Privacy Inquiry
Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street, 26th floor
San Francisco, CA 94105