PRIVACY POLICY

Who is responsible for your data?

Thinkinlaw, LLC, an Illinois limited liability company, is responsible for your personal data.

What kind of data do we collect?

We collect and process the following personal data from you:

WEBSITE COOKIES

What are Website Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data or files that may be stored on your computer or on your web browser, allowing us to recognize you and remember you, as well as tailor our services toward you.

What kind of cookies do we collect and for what use?

We collect three cookies:

  • “CookieConsent”, a Thinkinlaw.com cookie that stores the status of user’s consent to adopt cookies for the current domain. Duration: 1 year;
  • “@@History/@@scr”, a Thinkinlaw.com cookie that helps website owner understand how visitors interact with this site collecting and transmitting information in an anonymous form. Duration: single session;
  • a Google.com cookie that records a unique ID that identifies the user’s device that returns to the site. The ID is used for targeted marketing activities. Duration: 6 months.

How to manage and disable cookies

You can manage the use of cookies and disable the sharing of data by opting out through the settings or privacy options on your browser. Here are the most common browser’s instructions on how to disable cookies:

PERSONAL DATA AND PERSONAL INFORMATION

What kind of Personal Data and Personal Information are we collecting from you?

Personal details and contact details, including your name, address, telephone number, date of birth, ID, employment history, educational or professional background, job title and function, and other personal details that may be relevant to services provided to you; Financial and banking details, including bank account and other details necessary for processing payments and fraud prevention, including credit/debit card numbers, and other related billing information; Business details, including information provided by you or your business organization in the course of the relationship with Thinkinlaw; Sensitive personal information: sensitive personal information relating to you (your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, sexual life and sexual orientation or details of criminal offences, or genetic or biometric data) in any case limited to the information that is strictly necessary for us to represent you.

How will we use your personal data?

To record your information within our clients’ files; provide and manage legal services or other services in connection thereof; manage accounting, invoicing, and payment collection; perform conflict and background checks; analyze and improve our services and communications and to monitor compliance with our policies and standards; insurance purposes, including professional liability insurance; exercise or defend our legal rights; comply with applicable law requirements or court or administrative orders; keep you up-to-date on the latest developments and other communication about our law firm or our services, through newsletters or other means; collect information about your preferences to improve our services.

What third parties are we sharing your personal data or personal information with?

With third parties including certain service providers we have retained in connection with the legal services we provide, such as external attorneys, consultants, mediators, or experts and other legal specialists such as law firms for obtaining specialist or foreign legal advice, translators, education evaluation services, couriers, or other necessary entities; with third parties for marketing purposes to help us improve our services to you; with companies providing services for credit risk reduction and other similar services, including financial institutions, credit score agencies and regulatory bodies with whom such personal data is shared.

What are your rights regarding personal data and personal information in our possession?

You have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, to object to processing of your personal data and to ask us to block, erase and restrict your personal data, or to withdraw your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal data, by contacting us.

Third parties

If you provide us with personal details or any other information about any third parties, other than your organization, yourself, your employees, counterparties, and advisors, you must ensure to obtain their informed consent about all information that will be disclosed to us and the us and how we will use such information.