Last updated: July 2020
Law Finance Group, LLC, and our affiliated businesses (collectively “LFG,” “we,” “our”) are committed to being responsible custodians of the personal information that we collect in the court of operating our business as a provider of litigation finance solutions and other services.
This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) describes how we collect, use, share or otherwise process personal information in the course of operating our business, particularly in association with our business development practices and operation of our website (www.lawfinance.com), and our other digital properties that link to this Notice, including our websites, mobile applications, and digital communications (collectively hereafter, “Digital Services”).
While we may also process personal information during our diligence of a client, such processing is performed on behalf of or at the direction of the client, subject to our agreements, and is not covered by this notice.
“Personal Information” is information that identifies you as an individual or related to an identifiable individual. It does not include information that is considered anonymous or aggregated by applicable law.
1.) Types of Information We Collect
Information you provide to us
We collect personal information about you when you voluntarily submit information directly to us. For example, we may collect personal information when you contact us, subscribe to newsletters or alerts, fill out a form, respond to a survey, or otherwise communicate with us.
In such an event, the categories of personal information that we may collect may include:
Information provided by third parties
Your comments and opinions that you express when you comment on a blog post, contact us by email, mail, or phone.
We use this information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of our website, to address your questions and concerns, to personalize your content so that it’s relevant to the city or county you are using your device in, to contact you, including sending you news, alerts and marketing communications.
Information we may collect automatically
We also automatically collect personal information about you indirectly about how you access and use our websites, blogs, mobile sites, application, and other interactive features (“Web Services”) and information about the device you use to access our website.
We may automatically collect and generate information when you interact with our Web Site which may include the following categories:
Unique Personal Identifiers identify you or the device through which you interact with our website, such as your name, e-mail address, username, social media identifiers, IP address, and device, and mobile advertising identifiers.
Device information relating to the device through which you interact with our Web Services and Web Site, such as the type of device used and browser type.
Information relating to your interactions with our Web Services including but not limited to the content you view and features you access.
Location information including but not limited to your ZIP code, city, state or province, country, or general geographic location as derived from your device data (such as your IP address).
We use this information to present our Web Services to you on your device, determine news, alerts, and other products and services that may be of interest to you for marketing purposes, and monitor and improve our Web Services and business, and to help us develop new products and services.
Information we collect from other sources
We may obtain personal information from other sources such as our clients, employees, or business partners, or from business contact databases and enrichment services. We may also receive information from social media and professional media platforms, such as when you interact with us on those platforms or access our public social media profiles.
2.) How we use the Information we Collect
We may use the information we collect, as discussed above, for different purposes, including but not limited to:
To address and respond to your inquiries and communications.
To operate, troubleshoot, improve, and address our Web Services.
To send you newsletters, updates, marketing communications, and other information that may be of interest to you.
To understand how users are using our services, which we may include generating and analyzing statistics.
For our own business purposes.
To advertise and assess the effectiveness of our publications, campaigns, and services. As we believe reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with our legal obligations, to respond to legal process or requests for information issued by government authorities or other third parties, or to protect your, our, or others’ rights.
We may use anonymous or aggregated information that does not identify you as permitted by applicable law.
3.) How we may share collected information
We do not sell or share your personal information with unaffiliated entities for their independent use except when we have your permission, are directed by you to share such information, as needed to comply with any legal obligation, as permitted by law, or otherwise described in this Privacy Notice.
We may disclose the information we collect for the purposes described above to:
Our affiliates for any purpose listed above.
Our service providers such as web-hosting companies, mailing, and marketing vendors, analytics providers, and other information technology providers.
Law enforcement, government authorities, and third parties as required by law or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) comply with legal process; (c) respond to requests from public or government authorities, including public or government authorities outside your country of residence; (d) enforce the terms of our agreement and pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we might sustain; or (e) exercise or protect our rights, privacy, safety or that of our affiliates, clients, you or others.
4.) Third-Party Services and Content
Our Web Services may include integrated content or links to information and content that is provided by third parties. This Privacy Notice does not address the privacy, security, or other practices of the third parties that provide such content.
5.) Protection and Storage of Collected Information
We use commercially reasonable technical, administrative, and physical safeguards to comply with applicable legal requirements and safeguard the information we collect from your interaction with our website and Web Services. No website or information system can be 100% secure. We cannot and do not guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of the information you send or transmit to us over networks that we cannot control, including wireless networks and the internet.
Our Web Services are controlled by the Law Finance Group from the United States.
6.) Choice and Rights
You have the right to opt-out of our marketing communications and may request that we stop collecting your location information. You can stop the sharing of your location information by changing the preferences on your browser or mobile device.
7.) Contact Us
We welcome your comments and questions. If you would like to contact us with questions about our Privacy Notice, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8.) Changes to this Privacy Notice
We may update this Privacy Notice from time-to-time. We will revise the date provided at the top of this Privacy Notice to reflect when such an update occurred.