Last modified: November 20, 2018
The Information We Collect From You
We may collect different types of information from you when you use or navigate our website:
Personal Information: When you use and navigate the website, we may collect personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, work or educational history, and other information that may be used to identify you or contact you (collectively, “Personal Information”) from you only when you provide such Personal Information to us voluntarily.
Website Usage Information: When you use and navigate our website, we may collect additional information from you that may not by itself reasonably identify you as the source (collectively, “Usage Information”). Usage Information may include, but is not limited to, information regarding your computer, your IP address, the type of Internet browser you are using, the location from which you are visiting the website, the type of computer operating system you are using to access the website, the domain name of the website from which you linked to the website, or the areas of the website you visited and the actions you performed on the website.
How We Collect Information
We may collect information about you from a variety of sources:
Directly From You. We collect Personal Information from you when you voluntarily provide such information to us by, for example, completing one of our various website forms to contact us, subscribe to receive email news alerts or information regarding our firm’s activities, registering to attend one of the firm’s events, and submitting a job application.
Social Networking Data: We may access personal information from social networking sites and apps, including Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter, Pinterest, or other social networking sites or apps not named specifically here, which may include your name, your social network username, location, email address, age, gender, profile picture and any other public information. If you do not want us to access this information, please go to the specific social networking site and change your privacy settings. We may use the information and data described above to: (1) contact you about offerings that we think you will be interested in; (2) Interact with you via social media; and, (3) Deliver targeted advertising.
How We Use Information
We may use information about you in the following ways:
Personal Information: We may use your Personal Information, which you voluntarily provide to us, for a variety of purposes, including to:
- Directly contact you to respond to messages or inquiries that you submitted using our website forms;
- Send you periodic updates about the firm’s insights and activities via email, in accordance with your subscription preferences and from which you may opt-out of receiving;
- Analyze the effectiveness of our marketing activities; and
- Manage our everyday business needs.
Usage Information: We may also use your Usage Information for a variety of purposes, including to research the effectiveness of the website, which will help us to improve the website.
How We Disclose Information
We do not sell your information to third parties. We may, however, disclose your information to third parties in the following ways:
Law Enforcement, Safety, and Legal Processes. We may share your Personal Information and/or Usage Information with law enforcement or other government officials if it relates to a criminal investigation or alleged criminal activity. We may also disclose your Personal Information and/or Usage Information if required or permitted to do so by law; for fraud protection and credit risk reduction purposes, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to protect and defend our rights or property or the users of the website; and to act under urgent circumstances to protect our safety, our employees, or a member of the public. We may also disclose your information to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, subpoena, or legal process.
Security of Personal Information
We take reasonable measures to protect the information we collect from you. Unfortunately, no data transmitted over or accessible through the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we attempt to protect all Personal Information, we cannot ensure or warrant that Personal Information will be completely secure from misappropriation by hackers or from other nefarious or criminal activities, or in the event of a failure of computer hardware, software, or a telecommunications network. We will notify you in the event we become aware of a security breach involving your personally identifiable information (as defined by the applicable state and federal laws) stored by or for us. We cannot be responsible for disclosures of your Personal Information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties, and encourages you to exercise prudence in selecting the information you send via the Internet, including via email. Please do not send confidential or sensitive information to us through our website or via email until you speak with one of our attorneys and receive authorization to do so.
Accessing and Updating Personal Information and Opting-Out. If you would like to access, update, or modify your Personal Information or request us to delete your Personal Information, you may do so by contacting us at the contact information listed below. Further, if you would like to opt-out of receiving emails or other communications directly from us, you may do so by following any instructions included in the email or other communication or by contacting us at the contact information listed below. Opting-out from our communications or modifying, updating, or deleting your Personal Information will not result in the modification, updating, or deletion of any Personal Information that may reside in back-up or disaster-recovery storage.
Your California Privacy Rights. California law provides that California residents have a right to request businesses to tell them how their personal information has been shared with third parties, if at all, for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at the contact information listed below.
Do Not Track Signals. Certain web browsers and other devices you may use to access the website may permit you to indicate your preference that you do not wish to be “tracked” online. At this time, the website does not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.
Children Under 18. We do not market to and do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from or about a child under the age of 18 without the consent of the child’s parent or legal guardian. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected information from a child under 18 years of age, we will promptly take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our systems.
Please contact us at the contact information listed below:
Robert W. York
ROBERT W. YORK & ASSOCIATES
7212 N. Shadeland Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Tel: (317) 842-8000
Fax: (317) 577-7321