Privacy Policy: Bernard, Cassisa, Davis & Elliott

Privacy Policy

Bernard, Cassisa, Davis & Elliott respects the privacy of visitors to our website. This privacy policy applies only to information that we collect online through the publicly accessible pages of our website and does not apply to any information that we collect offline.. This privacy policy does not apply to email messages or related information that visitors may send to attorneys or employees whose email addresses are posted on our website. Please read this policy carefully so that you understand what information we collect through our website and what we do with that information. If you have questions about this policy, please contact us.

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND USE

Personally-Identifying Information. You do not have to disclose any personally-identifying information to use most of the features of our website. The only personally-identifying information that we gather through this website is information that you voluntarily provide to us.

Questions and Requests for Information.

If you provide us with your name, email address and/or other personally-identifying information when you use our website to ask a question or request information, we may use your personally-identifying information to send you a response and we may keep a record of your request or inquiry. If you use our website to direct an inquiry or request to one of our attorneys, we will forward your request and related personally-identifying information to the appropriate attorney so that our attorneys can respond to your inquiry. Our attorney's use of the personally-identifying information collected through this website will be governed by this privacy policy. Our website is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship and should not be used to communicate confidential information or requests for legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is created with Bernard, Cassisa, Elliott and Davis until we have entered into an express agreement to represent a client.

Cookies.

To help us tailor our website to the needs and interests of our visitors, we keep track of the pages visited by our users by placing a cookie, a small entry in a text file, on our visitors' hard drives. The cookie contains an ID number that allows us to track the pages a user has visited. We aggregate this data with data on the pages visited by other users to track overall visitor traffic patterns. We use this information to improve our site by making it more responsive to the needs of our users. Cookies do not reveal personally-identifying information and cannot read unrelated data off your hard drive. The “Help” function on most web browsers contains information on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting a cookie or to disable cookies entirely.

Browser Level Information.

Our web server automatically collects limited information about your computer configuration when you visit our website, including the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the resolution of your computer monitor, the website that referred you, and your IP address. (An IP address is a numerical address that identifies your computer to other computers connected to the Internet so that data -- such as the web pages you want to view -- can be transmitted to you.) We use this information to make our website as useful as we can for as many users as possible.