When you visit the public area of this website, you remain anonymous. To the extent you use forms, chats and e-mail links via the Web site, or call WLF via phone to communicate with us or anyone affiliated with us and provide us or them with personally identifiable information, however, you will not remain anonymous. If WLF offers newsletters or announcements of events, or provides receipts, we will or may also collect information that you send us when registering for or requesting any of the same.
Because it is impossible to predict every conceivable context in which such information might be provided to us via e-mail, we can provide you no assurance that personally identifiable information you choose to provide to us via e-mail or other means of communication will be maintained as private.
We collect your Internet Protocol (IP) address. An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. The IP address data that we collect does not contain any personally identifiable information about you and is used to administer our site, to determine the numbers of different visitors to the site and to gather demographic data. However, when you submit information via this website, that information becomes identifiable and is kept on record as having come from your IP address. This information may be used to identify you on subsequent visits to this site, and to other sites associated with it, and to personalize your user experience.
The non-personally identifiable data that this website collects is accessible by certain firm personnel as well as certain third-party Web site designers and personnel involved with the third-party service that hosts the Web site. We use all non-personally identifiable data that we collect internally and together with our Web site designer and host in order to improve the Web site. The information is used, for example, to evaluate what portions of the Web site are more popular than others, to determine where visitors to the site came from, and to determine how many times and how often particular pages of the site were accessed. We may use the data to prepare reports regarding Web site activity as part of the process of maintaining and improving the site.
WLF will not sell, rent or exchange any personal identifying information to or with unrelated third parties without your consent, except to the extent provided otherwise herein. We may provide or share such information with related third parties or unrelated third parties to the extent necessary, convenient or appropriate for the maintenance and operation of the website, or as may otherwise be legally required or permitted. We may also refer information submitted to us to lawyers of other law firms with whom we have a working relationship to the extent not prohibited by law or the Rules of Professional Conduct. Although WLF will take such actions as it believes to be appropriate to protect personal identifying information that we receive via our websites, we can neither make, nor do we make, any guarantee that any security precautions will protect against loss, misuse or alteration of any kind of such information.
Third-Party Site Links
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any children under age 13.
Data Storage and Processing
Regardless of where you are located, the site collects information and processes and stores that information in databases located in the United States.
Please also see the Legal Notices section, which provides, among other relevant matters, that the information contained on this site is not intended to convey or constitute legal advice, or is intended as a solicitation. You are welcome to call us with your comments and questions at the number listed on this site.