What Information is Collected
When you visit the Site, we may collect: (1) personal information you voluntarily choose to disclose such as name, address, phone number, and e-mail address; and (2) aggregate information collected when you and others use our Site. The Firm does not collect any personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily choose to submit or otherwise disclose such information to us.
How Information is Collected
We collect personal information from you in the following ways:
When you complete the Information Request Form on our Contact page or send us an e-mail requesting information about the Firm
We automatically collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit the Site, such as browser type, operating system, and the domain name of your internet service provider.
How We use the Information Collected
We may use the personal information collected to respond to an e-mail or other inquiry or request, to notify you about legal developments, or to notify you about upcoming Events that may be of interest to you. We may use the aggregate information we collect to improve our Site. We may also combine this aggregate information with other generally or publicly available information to help us identify the preferences or interests of users of the Site.
The Site is intended for adults. The Firm does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If the Firm learns that it has obtained personally identifiable information about a child under 13, the Firm will delete that information from its existing files.
Sharing and Transfer of Personal Information
The Firm will not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third-parties, but we may share your personal information with service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf. We do not authorize service providers to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform these services or comply with applicable law. In addition, we may disclose information in following instances: (i) where you expressly authorize us to disclose; (ii) where we are required to disclose by law or legal process; (iii) where we reasonably believe disclosure is necessary to protect our property or assert our legal rights; or (iv) we reasonably determine disclosure is necessary to protect the property or safety of any other person.
How We Protect Personal Information
We maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to protect against loss, misuse, disclosure, or destruction of all personal information we collect on line. However, since no data transmission is 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal information you voluntarily provide online. You do so at your own risk. The Firm will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third-parties.
Our Policy Regarding Cookies
A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser so that the website can remember who you are. Cookies may be used to compile anonymous aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use our Site and to help us improve the operation, content, and services provided on the Site. This information may also be used by the Firm to detect and resolve website problems and to assist with customer support. We do not collect any personally identifiable information about visitors in this process. You can remove cookies by following the directions provided through your internet browser. If cookies are disabled, however, you may not be able to use all of the features on our Site.
How to Contact Us
Larry A. Silverman, Esq.
167 Shadow Ridge Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
Effective Date: 05/17/2016