Thank you for visiting the website of Shelowitz Law Group PLLC, and our affiliated offices (referred to as “Shelowitz Law Group”, the “Firm” or “SLG”). Founded in 2015, SLG is an international law firm with offices in New York City and Tel Aviv. As a proud member firm of IR Global, one of the worlds’ largest professional attorney networks, SLG’s reach extends to every major business center around the globe.
Our website provides general information about the legal services that we offer and/or other general information and resources. The SLG website is Attorney Advertising pursuant to the New York State Rules of Professional Conduct.
What Information Do We Collect?
We collect and process a range of personally identifiable information including:
Data you give to us:
This is personally identifiable information that you give to us by filling in forms on our website or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, in person or at events or otherwise. This includes information you may provide as part of any anti-money laundering checks. The information you give to us may include for example: name, title, address, business telephone number, business email address, fax number, country of origin/nationality, passport number, country of residence, financial and credit card information, personal description, personal preferences, photograph, business-related information, preferences provided by Internet activity, survey responses, marketing efforts, and the name of the company you work for. Information may also be provided as part of correspondence.
Data we collect about you:
Data we collect about others:
We also collect personally identifiable information about other people from our clients. For example, in responding to a legal enquiry it may be necessary for a client to share personally identifiable information with us, in order for us to advise on it appropriately, this could include employment contracts, correspondence, evaluations, performance appraisals, tax information. Our clients must ensure that they are in compliance with applicable law when they share such data with us.
We also may collect non-personally identifiable information when you access and use our website.
We may deploy various tracking technologies, such as cookies, on the website to collect additional information about your visits. These tracking technologies may be deployed by us and/or by our service providers on our behalf. These technologies enable us to assign a unique number to you and relate your website usage information to other information about you.
You may prevent Flash cookies using the settings in your Adobe Flash Player software.
We use the following types of cookies:
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to stop accepting new cookies, to notify you when a new cookie is received, and to disable existing cookies. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, however, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of our websites’ features.
How Do We Use and Share Your Information?
We gather and use your personally identifiable information: (i) for the performance of an agreement to which you, or a business partner, is a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into an agreement, and/or (ii) for direct marketing purposes which are necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests or where you have provided consent if consent is required under applicable law, and/or (iii) when otherwise necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests and in compliance with your fundamental rights and freedoms and/or (iv) because of a legal obligation. Where we process special categories of data from third parties, this will generally be in the context of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims on behalf of our clients.
We may use personally identifiable information held about you in the following ways:
Business Uses: to evaluate whether to represent you; to open files; for relationship management; for verification checks, such as sanction screening and anti-money laundering checks; to provide you with the legal services requested or to carry out our obligations arising from any agreements you enter into with us; in relation to prospective staff and lawyers; to operate extranet sites (e.g. login details); to establish and manage accounts; and to analyze and develop new services and our website;
Providing Support: to respond to requests, questions, and comments; to notify you about changes; and to measure how effectively we address your concerns;
Website Experience: for the technical administration of our website or extranet sites; for internal operations; for client administration; for troubleshooting; for data analysis, monitoring, data analytics, testing, and research and development purposes; to ensure that content from our website is presented in an effective manner for you and for your computer; and as part of our efforts to protect the security and integrity of information collected via this website;
Protecting Rights and Property: to protect our rights or property or that of our clients or others when we have reasonable grounds to believe that such rights or property have been or could be affected; to recover debts; to prevent, detect, identify, investigate, respond, and protect against potential or actual claims, liabilities and prohibited behavior or activities;
Information for our Business Partners: to administer and develop our business relationship with you or the business partner you represent, including sharing information with our group, to enter into or perform a transaction with you, to contact you as part of satisfaction surveys or for market research purposes; and
Marketing: to communicate about, and administer participation in special events, programs, surveys, and other offers and promotions; and to send to you legal updates and other informational or promotional email messages, which you may opt out of receiving as described below, where sending such information is in our legitimate interests or where we have sought and you have provided consent.
Furthermore, any communication, material or content you submit, post or access on an interactive discussion board, blog, other public area, or other interactive function on the website is a public or other non-private communication, may be viewed by the general public and/or by the other website users to whom you share or provide it.
In addition to the foregoing, we may release your personally identifiable information to law enforcement, governmental authorities, or third parties if (i) required to do so by law, search warrant, subpoena, court order, or other legal process, (ii) requested by law enforcement or other governmental authorities, in our discretion, or (iii) we otherwise have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of our firm or third parties.
Do Not Track Disclosures
Some web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” (DNT) signals to the websites with which the user communicates. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted, or whether they are even aware of them. We currently do not change our tracking practices in response to DNT settings in your web browser. Our third party partners, such as web analytics companies, collect information about your online activities over time and across our website and other online properties. We utilize Google Analytics for our web analytics and you can opt out of your website usage data being included in our Google Analytics reports by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
How Do We Protect Personally Identifiable Information You Provide to Us?
We make reasonable efforts to protect personally identifiable information that you submit over the website from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, the firm does not warrant or represent that its level of security meets or exceeds any particular standard, and no server or internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. You should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data on any websites, including ours. Similarly, any information that you send us through the websites is not confidential or privileged.
How Long Will my Personally Identifiable Information be Kept for?
We will endeavor not to keep your personally identifiable information in a form that allows you to be identified for any longer than is reasonably necessary for achieving the permitted purposes. This means that data will be destroyed or erased from our systems or anonymized when it has reached the applicable retention period. Our Data Retention and Disposal Policy is available upon request.
What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected from Children?
These websites are not directed at children under the age of 16 (or the age of maturity as otherwise stated in applicable law). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under that age. If you are under that age, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.
What Rights do I have in Relation to my Personally Identifiable Information?
Depending on the circumstances and applicable law, you may have the right to:
If you wish to make a formal request for information we hold about you, please email email@example.com.
How do I Update or Access my Personally Identifiable Information?
We ask that you keep your data as up-to-date as possible. If any personally identifiable information that we hold needs to be updated, please let us know by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I Opt Out of Being Contacted for Promotional Purposes?
You have the right to ask us not to send you marketing communications. Before collecting your personally identifiable information, we will usually inform you if we intend to use your personally identifiable information for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any promotional email that we send you.
How Can You Ask Questions or Raise Concerns?
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Effective date: January 8, 2020