Privacy Policy

© 2014 - 2019 Ostertag Law Offices. All rights reserved.

Last updated January 2014.

This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) sets forth Ostertag Law Offices’ (sometimes “us,” “we,” or “our”) agreement with you regarding how Ostertag Law Offices handles your personally identifiable information. By using the Ostertag Law Offices website, www.ostertaglaw.com, and the ostertaglaw.com domain (the “Website”), you acknowledge and consent to the practices described below. 

This Policy does not apply to information provided to us in the course of our attorney-client relationships or protected by confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, the attorney work product doctrine or any other applicable protection. Also, any email messages and associated information that you send to email addresses published on this Website are not governed by this Policy. Nothing in this Policy should be construed to create an attorney-client relationship with visitors to our Website or, conversely, to detract from any of the protections resulting from such relationships.

If you have questions or comments about the Policy or our use of your personal information, please contact us at costertag@ostertaglaw.com.

I. Automatically Collected Information
If you merely browse through the Website or download information, our servers will automatically collect certain information from you. This information includes the: (a) the date and time of your visit; (b) name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; (c) browser software you use and your operating system; and (d) Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to this Website. We will use information that we automatically collect to manage and improve our Website to make it as useful as possible for visitors like you. None of the information we automatically collect reveals your identity and it is not associated with any personal information you may provide to us. 

II. Information You Choose to Provide to Ostertag Law Offices
Ostertag Law Offices gathers and retains personal information about you only when voluntarily submitted by you. For example, if you choose to complete and submit one of the forms located on our Website to register for conferences or register to receive information, we will retain the information you submit to respond to your inquiry, consider your request, or fill your order. After we have taken the appropriate action, the information you submitted will be retained for our records. 

III. Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Ostertag Law Offices does not sell or rent the personal information you provide to us to any third party. In addition, we will not disclose the personal information you provide to us without your consent, except: (a) as required by law; (b) to our independent contractors who host and maintain our Website and e-mail services; and (c) to service providers or suppliers if the disclosure will enable that party to perform business, professional, or technical support for us.

IV. Cookies
A cookie is a small text file that a website can place on your computer's hard drive for record-keeping, marketing, tracking, or administrative purposes. Ostertag Law Offices currently does not use cookies on this Website; however, cookies may be used at certain sites accessible through links on our Website. 

V. Security
Ostertag Law Offices restricts access to non-public personal, private, and confidential information to those employees who need to know the information to provide services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information consistent with industry best practices. 

We will disclose any compromise of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored "personal data" (as defined in applicable state statutes on security breach notification) to you via email or by conspicuous posting on this Website in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.

VI. Links to Other Websites
Ostertag Law Offices does not endorse, and is not responsible for, the information practices or privacy policies of websites operated by others that may be linked to or from our Website. If you decide to access a third-party's website that may be linked to or from this Website, you should read and consult that website's privacy policy. 

VII. Children’s Privacy
Ostertag Law Offices is committed to complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our Site and services are not directed to children under the age of 13.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13.  If we receive personal information that we discover was provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly destroy such information. Schools and parents should supervise their children's online activities and consider the use of other means to provide a child-friendly, online environment. Additional information is available on the Direct Marketing Association's home page at http://www.thedma.org. If you would like to learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission home page at http://www.ftc.gov.

VIII. Changes to this Privacy Policy
We may modify, alter, or update this Privacy Policy at any time, so we encourage you to review this policy frequently. We will not provide individual notice to you of changes to this Policy, but when we make updates to the policy we will update the date in this section.