Privacy policy

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Last updated: September 30, 2021.

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) of Rogoway Law Group, P.C. and certain affiliates (“us”, “we”, or “our”) informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data you provide to us and certain of our affiliates and the choices you have associated with that data. Your privacy is important to us. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this Privacy Policy.

We are a member of Rogoway Group, a Swiss Verein. Rogoway Group does not itself provide, directly, or indirectly, any legal or other client services, nor does it collect, use or disclose personal data. This Privacy Policy pertains to Rogway Law Group, P.C. and Rogoway Law NW, P.C. (together, “Rogoway Law”) only. Other Rogoway Group entities may have their own Privacy Policies that govern their collection and use of personal data in the provision of their services.

This Privacy Policy applies to the personal data we collect related to our: (i) websites, including https://www.rogowaylaw.com/, https://www.cannabisexhibit.org/, https://www.obsidian.rogowaylaw.com, and our other websites that display this Privacy Policy, and the services available through our websites (together, our “Sites”); (ii) social media properties; (iii) events, marketing and business development activities; (iv) business communications and other online and offline business interactions; and (v) legal and professional services. Collectively, we refer to the foregoing as our “Service.”

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms of Use, accessible from https://www.rogowaylaw.com/.

Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
    • First name and last name
    • Email address
    • Phone number
    • Business or organization name
    • Position or job title
    • Cookies and Usage Data
    • Usage Data

We may also collect information about how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). 

This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking & Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service and hold certain information.

Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Service.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.

Examples of Cookies we use:

    • Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
    • Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
    • Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.

Use of Data

Rogoway Law uses the collected data for various purposes.

  • To provide and maintain the Service
  • To manage and administer our business relationship with you
  • To communicate with you, including to notify you about legal developments and changes to our Service
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Service when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer care and support
  • To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service
  • To monitor the usage of the Service
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Rogoway Law will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

As stated above, Rogway Law Group, P.C. and Rogoway Law NW, P.C. operate under the umbrella of Rogoway Group, a Swiss Verein, with other member law firms and affiliates. Each member firm may share Personal Data with other member law firms and affiliates in order to provide you with legal services and in order to administer our relationship with you (e.g. invoicing, marketing) or otherwise as necessary for the purposes described herein.

Rogoway Law may also disclose your Personal Data in the good faith to the following categories of third parties:

  • Third party service providers (“Service Providers”) that provide services to us, assist us in analyzing how our Service is used, or to whom we outsource certain services, such as data hosting or software or technology services.
  • Our professional advisers, such as lawyers and accountants.
  • Government and/or regulatory authorities.
  • Professional indemnity insurers.
  • Regulators, tax authorities and/or corporate registries.

In addition, we may disclose Personal Data to other third parties under the following circumstances:

  • Business Transfers: As part of any actual or potential merger, sale and transfer of our assets, acquisition or restructuring of all or part of our business, bankruptcy, or similar event, including related to due diligence conducted prior to such event where permitted by law.
  • Legal Requirements: To comply with the law and our ethical obligations, or respond to legal process or regulator investigations and inquiries, or where otherwise required by law or our ethical obligations. For example, we may disclose information in response to subpoenas, court orders and/or other lawful requests by regulators and/or law enforcement, including responding to national security or law enforcement disclosure requirements.
  • Performance of legal services: To the extent required or necessary for our provision of legal services. For example, to our clients, with respect to the relevant legal services we provide to them, or to respond to other parties in legal matters for which we have been engaged as legal counsel.
  • Protect and defend rights: Where we believe it necessary to respond to claims asserted against us, enforce or administer our agreements and terms, or for fraud prevention, risk assessment and investigation, and to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of Rogoway Law, our clients and customers, or others.

Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy.

Links To Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us:

Additional Information Regarding California Residents

In this section, we provide additional information to California residents, as required under California privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).

While our collection, use and disclosure of “Personal Information,” as defined or as contemplated by the CCPA, varies based upon our relationship and interactions with you, in this section we describe, generally, how we have collected and disclosed Personal Information about California residents in the prior 12 months, and the rights California residents have under the CCPA regarding this Personal Information.

We collected the following information from California residents:

Category of Personal Information: Business Purpose: Personal Information was collected from the following categories of sources: Personal Information was disclosed to the following categories of third parties:
Audio, electronic, visual, or similar information
  • Audio/Visual – where required for regulatory reasons, to keep record of client instructions or other matters discussed
  • To transcribe or prepare a written note of client interviews
  • Conference calls and video conferences with clients and other third parties
  • Voicemail messages
  • Audio and/or video recordings of interviews or depositions
  • Our affiliates
  • Suppliers and service providers where necessary to perform functions on our behalf
  • Opposing parties, their counsel, courts, arbitrators, mediators, counterparties to transactions and others as necessary to represent our clients
  • Identifiers such as real name, alias, IP address, email address, account name, unique online identifier, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
  • To provide legal advice, business services, and to respond to inquiries
  • To manage our business operations and administer our client relationships
  • To provide relevant marketing to you or your employer
  • To address compliance and legal obligations (e.g. checking identity of new clients, prevention of fraud/money laundering, to protect the security of our networks, devices, and information)
  • Mandatory disclosures and legal claims (e.g. to comply with any subpoena, court order or other legal process or to comply with any regulatory, governmental or legally binding request)
  • Directly from the individual
  • Our affiliates
  • Counterparties to transactions or disputes
  • Employers (i.e. clients)
  • Agents or professional advisors authorized to disclose data on behalf of the individual
  • Publicly available or subscription-based sources
  • Personal Information Categories from Cal. Civ. Code §1798.80(e) including name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information. * “Personal Information” does not include publicly available information that is lawfully made available to the general public from federal, state, or local government records.
    Commercial Information including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
    Characteristics of protected classifications under California or Federal Law, including race, age, national origin, disability, sex, veteran status, philosophical or religious beliefs, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status Only as strictly necessary for the purposes identified above, solely to the extent required to comply with our legal or other best practice obligations (e.g. AML, equality laws, monitoring diversity and inclusion, etc.)
    Inferences drawn from any of the Personal Information identified above We may draw inferences from information that we have received (such as, we may draw inferences from evidence received from or on behalf of our clients in legal proceedings; we may conclude that you are interested in receiving updates from us on developments in particular areas if you have attended firm-sponsored events; or we may conclude that applicable laws prohibit us from engaging with a prospective client)
    Professional or employment-related information
  • To provide relevant marketing to you (e.g. information about events or services that may be of interest)
  • To provide legal advice, business, services and to respond to inquiries
  • Our affiliates
  • Suppliers and service providers where necessary to perform functions on our behalf
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Website, application, or advertisement
  • To make our website for intuitive
  • To protect the security of our networks, devices, and information
  • Via the firm’s Websites or Apps To our service providers to the extent necessary for the provision of services on our behalf
    In addition to the above, we may disclose the Personal Information that we collect to others, as necessary to comply with applicable laws or our legal and ethical obligations. We do not sell personal information about California residents, including those we have actual knowledge are younger than 16.

    California Consumer Privacy Rights

    As a California resident, you have the following rights:

    • Do-not-sell (opt-out): to opt-out of our sale of Personal Information. We do not sell Personal Information about California residents, including those we have actual knowledge are younger than 16.
    • Right to Disclosure: California residents have a right to request information from us regarding the Personal Information we collect and disclose for business purposes about the consumer.
    • Deletion: In certain circumstances, you have the right to request we delete Personal Information we collected from you. Please note that the right to request deletion is subject to certain exceptions under the CCPA.
    • Non-Discrimination: We will not discriminate against California residents for exercising their rights under the CCPA. We do not offer financial incentives or price or service differences in exchange for the retention of a California resident’s Personal Information.

    How to Submit a Verifiable Request

    We will respond to requests in accordance with the CCPA if we can verify the identity of the individual submitting the request. California residents can exercise these rights by contacting info@rogowaylaw.com.

    We may not be able to comply with your request if we are unable to confirm your identity or connect the information you submit in your request with Personal Information in our possession.

    Authorized Agent

    A California resident may designate an “Authorized Agent” registered with the California Secretary of State to submit a disclosure or deletion request on behalf of the California resident. For us to respond to a request from an Authorized Agent, we may:

    • Request a copy of the written permission granting the Authorized Agent to make such a request on the resident’s behalf; and
    • Verify the identity of the resident.

    We may deny a request from an Authorized Agent that does not submit proof that they have been authorized by a resident to act on their behalf.

    Effective Date

    This policy is effective as of September 30, 2021.