This Policy is a summary of, and describes Castle & Associates' privacy practices and policies governing this website with respect, but not limited to, the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of personal information and is applicable to all visitors to, and users of, this Website. A more comprehensive summary of our privacy policies generally is available from us on request. This Policy may be revised from time to time to reflect changes in legal or regulatory policies, or our procedures regarding personal information and post the revised version of the Policy on this Website. Upon initial posting to the Website, the revised Policy will come into effect without further notice.
Personal information means information about an identifiable individual, including but not limited to, a first or last name, date of birth, or an email address. This does not include information of an aggregate or anonymous nature where a specific individual or individuals cannot be identified, nor does it include business contact information used to contact an individual in their capacity as an employee or official of an organization.
Privacy and this Website
Most web servers collect some information about visitors, such as basic browser information, information regarding your operating system, and your "IP" or Internet address, which may identify your Internet Service Provider or computer but typically not the person using it. We may automatically collect certain information when you visit the Website, including your IP address, browser type, browser language, operating system, date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser and/or your account. We may also collect information about your interaction with the Website and content, including statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Website and information viewed. We may utilize "cookies" to monitor use of our website on an aggregate and anonymous basis for the purposes of improving the operation of the website. The cookies we use cannot be used to determine your identity merely from your accessing or using our website.
We take reasonable security measures to store and maintain the security of any personal information in our custody or control. However, while we will make reasonable efforts to protect your personal information please be advised that no use of the Internet or transmission of data over the Internet is entirely secure, and we accept no liability for the security or privacy of personal information in transit over the Internet.
Consent may be implied or expression. If you choose to provide Castle & Associates' with any personal information, you are consenting to Castle & Associates use of that personal information either to contact you or for any other purpose that is reasonably connected to your provision of your personal information. If reasonable to do so, or if you request ongoing provision of information, after our initial response, we may communicate further with you with information that may be useful, but, unless not required by law, we will include instructions on how to terminate receiving such further information. We may share your personal information with our employees or contractors if reasonable to do so, having regard to the purposes for which you have provided us with your information. It is important that any information you provide to us is up to date and accurate. Therefore, if you have provided personal information to us, we request that you keep us informed of any changes to your personal information.
If you do not agree with the contents of this Policy, or to our collection, use, disclosure and management of your personal information as described in this Policy, then you may not access or use this Website.
It is our policy to collect, use and disclose personal information only with consent, but we may use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge or consent where required to or permitted to by applicable laws, regulations, or by the rules of professional conduct governing the legal profession. We do not sell your personal information to any third party.
Privacy and Email Communication with Castle & Associates and its Personnel
We may have in force acceptable use policies with respect to our computers, systems and email received by and sent from Castle & Associates. In enforcing any such policies, we reserve the right to intercept and review the contents of email communications, including any personal information provided, authors or originators of email messages. In utilizing email as a means of communication with Castle & Associates, you consent to any interception and monitoring as described herein.
The laws related to solicitor client privilege apply to our collection, use or disclosure of personal information via email and this website.
Accessing Personal Information
Subject to any exceptions set out in applicable laws, including where required in a solicitor-client privilege situation, upon written request we will provide you with access to any of the personal information Castle & Associates has collected, used or disclosed in relation to you. We will also advise to whom that personal information has been disclosed, except where Castle & Associates is permitted or required not to. All written requests should be sent to the contact provided for in this Policy.
Please note that our website may contain links to other websites, which are provided as a convenience for visitors to our website only. We are not responsible for how third parties collect, use, or disclose your personal information. Any third party websites will have their own privacy policies and practices, which you should review before providing them with your personal information, and we are not be responsible for such third parties, their websites, or their privacy practices, policies, or actions.
For further information with respect to our privacy practices, or with respect to inquiries concerning personal information about you in our custody or control, or to update or correct your information, you may email us or call us at 587-326-0128.