EFFECTIVE DATE: July 2020
Your privacy is important to Merit HR “we,” “us,” or “our”). Our main objective is to provide you with excellent legal services while keeping you informed of how your data is being handled by us. By accessing or using the Firm’s website or Services, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined in this Privacy Statement.
Read this Privacy Statement to learn how we collect, store, share, process, and use Personal Data about: visitors to our websites, mobile applications, and other online properties (each, a “Site”); contact persons for our clients and prospective clients; contact persons for suppliers of goods and services to the Firm; and any other individuals about whom the Firm obtains Personal Data. In this Privacy Statement, “Personal Data” means information that (either in isolation or in combination with other information held by the Firm) enables you to be identified as an individual or recognized directly or indirectly.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Privacy Statement or privacy practices, please contact us at: [email protected]
Information You Provide to Us Through Use of Our Website and Services
We receive and store any information that you enter into the website. We also receive and store all information that you share with any Firm employee or contractor during the course of receiving legal services from the Firm (the “Services”) including Personal Data. The information you provide may include Personal Data and any other information necessary for us to provide excellent quality Services to you to resolve any litigation, dispute, or transaction.
We may collect the following categories of Personal Data about Site visitors, clients, prospective clients, suppliers and other third parties:
We collect Personal Data from a number of sources, either directly from the data subjects, or from clients, colleagues and publicly available sources. Where the Firm receives data from clients about employees, customers or other individuals, the client is responsible for ensuring that such data is transferred to us in compliance with applicable data protection laws.
The Firm processes and uses Personal Data as follows:
You have the right to choose not to receive marketing communications at any time. If you no longer wish to receive any marketing communications, remain on a mailing list to which you previously subscribed, or receive any other marketing communication, please follow the instructions in the relevant communication or contract to unsubscribe.
Cookies on our Sites are generally divided into the following categories:
Merit HR may share Personal Data with the following categories of recipients: