Privacy Policy

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") provides this Privacy Policy, along with its Terms of Use, to share what information it collects when you visit the website: https://thebeckagefirm.com (the “The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") Website”) or through other means, why The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") collects it, and how it is used.

This Privacy Policy places no restriction on the use of Information The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") automatically collect from your visit, or de-identified or aggregated information.

     I.       INFORMATION COLLECTED

            A.    What You Provide

When you visit our website, you may provide information through our The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") Website or other means, such as contact information including name, email, phone number, address.

Do not provide confidential or privileged information through The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") Website. If you send information through The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") Website, note, that does not create an attorney-client relationship.

            B.    What May Be Collected Automatically

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") Website also uses technologies, including cookies, that may collect other information, such as:

  • Your geographic location
  • Your IP address
  • The type of computer, we browser, operating system or platform you use
  • Information about the web pages you visited on The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") website
  • Your geographic location

This information, if collected, can help improve our website and understand how people visiting the website use it.

    II.       USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

           A.    Use and Purpose of Processing Your Information

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") use and process your information above for things that may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide legal services or explore a potential attorney-client relationship (although use of our website is for advertising purposes and does not create an attorney-client relationship)
  • Process your newsletter registration, including, at the time, verifying that the e-mail address you provide is active and valid
  • Send you our newsletter if you have registered to receive it
  • Fulfill your requests for services and information or other inquires
  • Cross-reference with other Information that The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") have acquired about you or may acquire about you through other sources
  • Review whether you are complying with our Terms of Use
  • Comply with any applicable laws and regulations and respond to lawful requests
  • For any other purposes disclosed to you at the time The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") collect your information

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") believe the foregoing handling of your Information furthers our legitimate interests in commercial activities that are not overridden by the interest or fundamental rights and freedoms of the individuals at issue.  

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") generally keep Information for so long as it may be relevant to the purposes listed above, consistent with any applicable laws and agreements.  To dispose of Information, The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") may anonymize it, delete it, or take other appropriate steps.  Data may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for an additional time.

           B.    Sharing Your Information

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") may share Information, such as aggregate user statistics, with third parties who, for example, may perform certain services on the law firm’s behalf. However, such third party service providers are not authorized by us to use your Information for any other purpose. Except as provided in this Privacy Policy, The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") will not sell, trade, or disclose your Information The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") have collected without your consent.

     III.        THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

While on The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") website, you may be directed to other third party websites through links on our website or in other means. These other websites may set their own cookies, collect data or have their own privacy policies and practices.  The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such third party websites and so encourage you to review the privacy policies of these sites as soon as you enter them. Links to any third party website or content do not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") of the linked website or content.

     IV.       UNITED STATES JURISDICTION

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") website is operated in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States, please be aware that information The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") collect is directed to only be transferred to and processed in the United States. By using the website, or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in the United States, a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen. Portions of our site may be supported by a network of computers or cloud based servers in other jurisdictions. The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") do not represent that our website is appropriate or available in any particular jurisdiction.

      V.       DATA PROTECTION

You should assume that no data transmitted over the Internet can be 100% secure. The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") does not promise or guarantee, and you should not expect, that your information or private communications will always remain private. The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") do not guarantee that your information will not be misused or disclosed to third parties.  The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") will not have any liability for misuse or disclosure of your information.

If you believe that your information has been stolen or accessed by an unauthorized person as you access our website, immediately notify The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") so that it can be investigated and necessary measures be taken.

    VII.       UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION

To correct or update your information provided to us, please send an e-mail message to info@thebeckagefirm.com explaining the correction or change.

In accordance with our routine record keeping, The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") may delete certain records that contain Information you have submitted through the website. The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") are under no obligation to store such Information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such Information.

If you ask us to delete your information, The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") will do so within a reasonable period of time, but not longer than one month from the date the request is received. Please note that The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") may need to retain some information about you in order to satisfy our legal and security obligations. In addition, you should be aware that it is not always possible to completely remove or delete all of your information from our databases without some residual data because of backups and other reasons.  See also section III(C) regarding our retention of your Information.

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") provide users with the ability to opt-out of receiving marketing and other communications from us, and to update, supplement, or delete Information The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") have about them.

To the extent certain data protection laws apply and The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") hold your Information in our capacity as a data controller as defined under those laws, you may request that The Beckage Firm ("the Firm"):

  • Restrict the way that The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") process and disclose your Information
  • Transfer your Information to a third party
  • Revoke your consent for processing of your Information
  • Provide you with access to your Information
  • Remove your Information if no longer necessary for the purposes collected
  • Prevent the processing of your Information for direct-marketing purposes
  • Update your Information so it is correct and not out of date
  • Object to our processing of your Information

The requests above will be considered and responded to in the time period stated by applicable law. Note, certain Information may be exempt from such requests.  The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") may require additional information from you to confirm your identity in responding to such requests. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the authorities applicable to you and your situation, although The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") invite you to contact us with any concern as The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") would be happy to try and resolve it directly.

Do Not Track (DNT) is an optional browser setting that allows you to express your preferences regarding tracking by advertisers and other third parties.  The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") do not respond to DNT signals.

   VIII.       CHILDREN’S INFORMATION

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") website is not intended for children. The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") website intended only for users over the age of eighteen (18). If The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") become aware that a user is under 13 (or a higher age threshold where applicable) and has provided us with Information, The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") will take steps to comply with any applicable legal requirement to remove such information. Contact us if you believe that The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") have mistakenly or unintentionally collected information from a child under the age of thirteen (13).

     IX.       CONSENT

By using the website you consent to the collection and use of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you withdraw consent, you agree that despite withdrawal The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") may continue to use your Information previously provided to us to the extent that The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") are legally or contractually obligated to do so and to the extent necessary to enforce any contractual obligations you may have to us.  You also understand that in withdrawing consent, The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") may no longer be able to provide you with services previously available with consent.

      X.       CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") reserves the right to change, modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time to reflect changes in our practices and service offerings. If The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") modify our Privacy Policy, The Beckage Firm ("the Firm") will update the “Effective Date” and such changes will be effective upon posting. It is your obligation to check our current Privacy Policy for any changes. Any revised Privacy Policy will only apply prospectively to Information collected or modified after the Effective Date of the revised policy.  It is your responsibility to periodically check and review our Privacy Policy for changes.

     XI.       QUESTIONS

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or about how we handle your information, please send us an email at info@thebeckagefirm.com, write us at The Beckage Firm, Attn: Privacy Policy, The Brisbane Building, 403 Main Street, Suite 723, Buffalo, New York 14203, or call223-253-4762.