We collect certain personal data about you. This “personal data” is data that can be used to identify you or that we can otherwise link to you (“Data”). We collect Data that you voluntarily provide to us. We may automatically collect certain information when you use, access, or interact with our Digital Services. In some cases your Data has been supplemented by information retrieved from other sources, including searches via publicly available search engines, sector-specific newsletters, social media, or an employer’s website, for the purpose of accurately and effectively providing content and programming that may be of interest.
We collect Data that you voluntarily provide to us when, for example, you communicate with us via email or other channels; sign up for or ask us to send you publications, alerts, or other materials; or sign up for an event. The Data we collect may include your name, postal address, e-mail address, job title and business affiliations, or professional experience.
We rely on the following legal grounds to process your Data, namely:
Performance of a contract – We may need to collect and use your Data to enter into a contract with you or to perform a contract that you have with us. For example, when you use our Digital Services we will use your personal information to respond to your requests and provide you with such services.
We may use the information we collect (“Permitted Uses”):
To respond to your enquiries
To provide you with legal and other services that you request
To operate, troubleshoot, and improve the Digital Services
To send you articles, legal news, marketing communications, and other information or materials that may be of interest
To maintain our database
To understand how people use our Digital Services, including by generating and analyzing statistics
For Ruchelman’s business purposes, including data analysis; submitting invoices; detecting, preventing, and responding to actual or potential fraud, illegal activities, or intellectual property infringement
To assess the effectiveness of our events, promotional campaigns, and publications
To evaluate, recruit, and hire personnel
As we believe reasonably necessary or appropriate to: comply with our legal obligations; respond to legal processes or requests for information issued by government authorities or other third parties; or to protect your, our, or others’ rights
We will delete your Data when it is no longer reasonably required for the Permitted Uses or you withdraw your consent (where applicable), provided that we are not legally required or otherwise permitted to continue to hold such Data. We may retain your Data for an additional period to the extent necessary to prevent you from receiving unwanted communications, to the extent deletion would require us to overwrite our automated disaster recovery backup systems, or to the extent we deem it necessary to assert or defend legal claims during any relevant retention period.
We will take appropriate technical and organizational measures against unauthorized or unlawful processing of your Data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your Data in accordance with our internal security procedures covering its storage, access, and destruction. Your Data may be stored on our own technology systems or those of our vendors or in paper files.
Our Digital Services are hosted on web servers in the U.S. If you are located in a non-U.S. jurisdiction, providing Data or otherwise accessing or using our Digital Services constitutes your consent to the transfer of your data to the U.S., a jurisdiction that may not provide an equivalent level of data protection to the laws in your home country.
Children under the age of 13 are not the target audience of this website. Ruchelman P.L.L.C. does not intentionally solicit or collect Data from children under 13 years of age.
In addition to your rights under applicable data protection legislation and where we are permitted or required by applicable law and regulation and by our professional obligations, we will provide you, upon request, with a copy of your Data, and we will correct any errors identified by you. Except as set forth above, we will not use your Data for any automated decision making or any profiling, and you have the right to restrict our processing of your Data as well as the right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authorities regarding the processing of your Data. We will refrain from sending you marketing materials without your express consent and will also comply with your request to stop sending any such further communications. All such requests, or any questions or comments regarding this policy or our handling of your personal data, should be addressed to email@example.com.