Privacy Policy

Last Updated:  November 2018

Introduction

Oliff PLC values your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data.  For the purpose of this privacy policy, the www.oliff.com and www.oliff.law websites should be considered one service. 

This Privacy Policy is intended to help you understand the type of information we collect, why we collect it, and how you can update, manage, or delete your information.  Please read this policy before submitting information to us through our website. By browsing our website, you are agreeing to the terms of this policy. For addition information regarding use of our website, please see our Legal Disclaimer Policy.

Types of Information We Collect

When you visit our site, we will only collect Personally Identifiable Information (PII) expressly provided to us by you through the use of our website email links, or electronic job application\resume submissions.  Our email links collect only the basic data necessary in order to generate an email message by requiring you to enter your name, email address, phone number and message.  The information is not stored by the website.

How And Why We Collect This Information

Our website uses Google Analytics provided by Google, Inc.  Google Analytics is a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic.  Our settings have been modified to provide only an anonymous analysis of our site’s usage, both to us and to Google, Inc.  It does not track or forward any PII to Google, Inc.

We log visitor’s domain and IP address automatically through our analytics software; this information does not identify you as an individual, but only the computer that is being used to view the site. This data is used to measure and analyze site usage, so that we can improve our service.

How We Use This information

Oliff PLC uses this information to respond to direct inquiries, communicate by email, and to measure and analyze website traffic.

How We Keep Your Information Safe

Oliff.com is HTTP Secure.  Our Secure website protects a user’s connection by securing information in three layers:

  • Encryption ensuring that a user’s activity cannot be tracked or their information stolen
  • Data integrity preventing files from being corrupted as they are transferred
  • And authentication protecting against attacks

How Long We Retain Information

We keep your information for only as long as is necessary for the purposes it was collected. The length of time may vary due to statutory and/or regulatory obligations.  In the absence of a request for deletion, we will store your Personal Data on our systems for (1) as long as is necessary for the purposes it was collected; (ii) any retention period that may be required by law; (3) the end of the statute of limitations for any litigation or inquiry that may come up in regards to relevant activity or services, after which, your Personal Data will be deleted, as required by the applicable regulation.

We Use Cookies

Some pages on this site may use “cookies”—small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes.  We only use cookies for anonymous analysis to track user traffic patterns such as date/time of visit, page(s) viewed, geographic location, etc.  We do this in order to determine the usefulness of our Web site to our users.

For more information regarding the types of cookies we use, please refer to our online Cookie Policy.

How You Can Control The Information Collected By Oliff.com

If you do not want Google Analytics to be used in your browser, you can install the Google Analytics browser add-on.  

For more information regarding managing cookies, please refer to our online Cookie Policy.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

Your personal information is never shared outside the firm without your consent to share your information to a third party service provider working on our behalf to serve you or requiring us to provide you with a product or service.  Personal information that you submit to us will be used solely for the purpose of responding to your inquiries or requests. We do not sell personal information to third parties.

The firm will disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our sites.

Protecting the Privacy of Children

Oliff PLC understands the importance of protecting children’s privacy.  Our site is not intentionally designed for or aimed at children under the age of 16.  It is our policy to never knowingly collect or maintain information about anyone under the age of 16, except as part of the provision of our professional services.

To protect their privacy, the firm prohibits the solicitation of personal information from these children.

Links to Third Party Sites

This site may contain links to other sites. The firm does not share your personal information with those websites and is not responsible for their privacy practices.  We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those companies.