Privacy Policy

Gilbert  LLP believes it is important to let you know how personally identifying information (“personal information”) collected online is processed and used by Gilbert LLP.  “You” refers to any person or entity that accesses or uses our website or chooses to contact us through this website.

What This Covers

This privacy policy covers our treatment of personal information that we collect in connection with our website, including any communications that you may send to us through our website.  This policy does not apply to any personal information provided to or collected by us in connection with a client representation.  Our privacy obligations to our clients are governed by our engagement letter and by applicable rules protecting attorney-client communications and related legal privileges and doctrines.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We do not currently collect personal information through this website, except to the extent that you provide personal information through this site in an e-mail.

If you choose to contact us through this site, your message is automatically forwarded to a Gilbert LLP attorney or legal assistant.  We retain the information you provide us in a database, including your first and last name, home address, e-mail address and telephone number in order to facilitate contacting you in the future as may be necessary.

Sharing

We may use and disclose any personal information you voluntarily provide to us.  Provision of personal information in an e-mail sent to us through our website creates no obligation of confidentiality.  You understand that we may represent persons directly adverse to you and may use any information you provide against you.  For that reason, do not provide us with any information you deem sensitive or confidential without first talking with one of our attorneys.

Log Files

We use server logs and IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, diagnose problems with our server, track user movements through the site in order to assess how heavily different pages are visited, and gather aggregated demographic information.  This information is not attached in any way to the visitor's personal information.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the visitor's hard drive containing information about the visitor.  At no time are cookies linked to any personal identification.  Among other things, cookies help keep track of data you have entered during the session for your convenience.  At this time, we use cookies only for login convenience and site interaction statistics.

Links

This Privacy Policy does not apply to sites outside of the Gilbert LLP website to which our website may link.  We are not responsible for privacy policies of other websites linked to the Gilbert LLP website.  Please read the privacy statement of each website linked to our website for information and data use for visitor’s personal identification.  Our Privacy Policy applies solely to the Gilbert LLP website.

Confidentiality and Security

If you communicate with us by e-mail through our website, please remember that communications sent through the Internet are not secure.  You should avoid sending sensitive, personal or confidential information to us unless adequately encrypted.

Notification of Changes to Privacy Policy

We may decide to modify this Privacy Policy from time to time.  Any such modifications take effect immediately upon posting for all information collected after the date of modification.  For your convenience, we post the last date on which the policy was revised at the start of the policy.