Vaage Law Firm is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We recognize that you may be concerned about our use and disclosure of your personal information. Your privacy is very important to us, and the following will inform you of the information that we, Vaage Law, may collect from you, and how it is used. By using our website, www.vaagelaw.com, you are accepting the practices described in this policy.
Vaage Law Firm may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from April 21, 2023.
What We Collect
We may collect the following information:
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests
- Other information relevant to surveys
What We Do With the Information We Gather
We require this information to understand your needs more thoroughly and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- Providing your information to our third-party legal partners in an effort to best serve your legal needs.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is protected and secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosures we have put in place suitable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Web Server Logs
When you visit our website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs. These are digital records of the activities on our sites. The servers automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may collect include:
- Your unique Internet protocol address;
- The name of your unique Internet service provider;
- The town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website;
- The kind of browser or computer you use;
- The number of links you click within the site;
- The date and time of your visit;
- The web page from which you arrived at our site;
- The pages you viewed on the site; and
- Certain searches/queries that you conducted via our website(s).
The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use, and improve the user’s experience.
If you wish to disable cookies from this site, you can do so using your browser. You should understand that some features of many sites may not function properly if you don’t accept cookies.
Vaage Law Firm may use a standard-rate, recurring SMS program which assists new clients of the firm in the intake and onboarding process. Messaging and data rates may apply. By opting into the Vaage Law Firm program, end-users agree to receive pre-written SMS messages from or on behalf of Vaage Law Firm via short code, and understand that consent is not a condition of service. Reply STOP at any time to stop receiving texts.
Pixels & Tracking
To facilitate the automatic collection described above, we may use Pixels: Pixels are also known as “web beacons,” or “clear GIFs.” They are typically used to determine whether a webpage or email was accessed or opened, or that certain content was viewed or links clicked. Data collected from pixels is often used to compile statistics about usage of websites and the success of email marketing campaigns.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest conveniently. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.
Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and closely examine the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling Your Personal Information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.
If you decide that you do not want to receive further emails or calls regarding your inquiry from Vaage Law Firm, you may submit a message using the contact form on our site with a request that we do not continue to email, call, or otherwise contact you.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please send us a message using the form on this page. We will promptly correct any information.
Opting Out of Marketing Communications
Opt-Out of Marketing Communications. If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can let us know by contacting us directly. The electronic marketing communications we send may also contain an opt-out mechanism.
Please note that it may take up to 10 calendar days to remove your contact information from our marketing communications lists, so you may receive correspondence and materials from us for a short time after you make your request. Please also contact us to update or correct your information if it changes, or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate.
Do Not Track (DNT)
DO NOT TRACK REQUESTS
Third-party Services: We may regularly use services hosted by third parties to assist in providing our services and to help us understand the use of our site by our visitors. These services may collect information sent by your browser as part of a web page request, including your IP address or cookies. If these third-party services collect information, they do so anonymously in the aggregate to provide information helpful to us such as website trends This is done without identifying individual visitors.
Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site may request information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.
We will not sell or otherwise provide the information we collect to outside third parties for the purpose of direct or indirect mass email marketing. We will disclose personal information and/or an IP address, when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on our company
- Protect and defend the rights or property of our Website and related properties
- Identify persons who may be violating the law, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing our Website or its related properties
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online – for example through email, discussion boards, or elsewhere – that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your personal information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you are online.