Vogelzang Law: Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Privacy Policy

Last Updated: May 18, 2017

This Privacy Policy explains how Vogelzang Law P.C. ("Vogelzang Law")  collects and uses the information you provide to us, to help you make informed decisions when you use our various website ("Sites") and AppChoices mobile application ("App"), collectively our Digital Properties. Please be sure to read this entire Privacy Policy before using our Digital Properties. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, then you should not use our Digital Properties. This Privacy Policy is specifically incorporated into the Terms of Service, which governs your use of our Digital Properties.

Information we collect

When you visit or use our Digital Properties, we may collect the following types of information:

  • Personal information you choose to provide to us such as your name, mailing address, and email address. You may provide this information, for example, when you make requests for information or assistance.
  • Technical information including, but not limited to, browser type, IP address, mobile device type and identifier, screen resolution, operating system, the date and time of a visit or use, the pages visited on this Site and areas accessed in the App, the time spent viewing the Digital Properties, and return visits to the Digital Properties.
  • Aggregated information as you and others browse and use our Digital Properties.

Uses of information

We may use the information we collect from you for purposes such as:

  • To respond to your inquires and requests;
  • To operate our Digital Properties and improve your experience;
  • To identify or remediate possible threats to the Site's security;
  • To conduct research about your use of the Digital Properties and our services;
  • To effectuate your opt-out choices; and
  • For any other purpose specified at time of collection.

Analytics, operational & research services

We use Google Analytics to better understand how visitors interact with our Sites. This service provides technical data including but not limited to data on where visitors came from, what actions they took on our Sites, and where visitors went when they left our Sites. We use this information to improve your experience when visiting our Sites. Please click here to learn more about this service and how to opt out of data collection by Google Analytics. We may also work with other partners to conduct research surveys in order to improve the user experience on our Digital Properties. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these partners to learn about their data practices.  We may also work with partners to help operate our Digital Properties and features offered therein.  These partners may use cookies or similar technologies for these purposes.

Sharing information with third parties

Through some of our Digital Properties, you are able to exercise choice with respect to certain data practices of companies participating in the choice tools we provide. When you exercise your choice, we may share some information collected from you, your computer, or your mobile device with these companies so that they may honor your requests concerning their data collection practices. Additionally, we may share information with service providers who may assist us in responding to your inquiries or requests, or otherwise perform some business or operational function for us. We may also disclose personal information about you if required to do so by law, including without limitation, by search warrant, subpoena or court order; to protect our and third party rights; and for purposes disclosed at time of collection.

Security

We take reasonable measures to help maintain data we collect through our Digital Properties in a secure manner.

Links to third party sites

Our Digital Properties may contain links to other websites operated by third parties we do not control and this Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected through our Digital Properties. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these other websites.

Changes in our privacy policy

From time to time, we may update this Privacy Policy. We will notify you of any material changes to our Privacy Policy by posting any updated policies on this page. We encourage you to visit this area frequently to stay informed.

Contact us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@vogelzanglaw.com

Disclaimer

The contents of this website should not be construed as legal advice on any specific fact or circumstance. Its content was prepared for general information purposes only. Your receipt of such information does not create an attorney-client relationship with Vogelzang Law or any of its lawyers. Neither the transmission nor receipt of these website materials will create an attorney-client relationship between sender and receiver. You should not act or rely on any of the information contained here without seeking professional legal advice.

Prior results referred to in these materials do not guarantee or suggest a similar result in other matters. Vogelzang Law lawyers are licensed in Illinois and work with attorneys licensed in a number of other jurisdictions. Attorneys at Vogelzang Law cannot file actions in all states without associating locally licensed attorneys and/or becoming admitted in that jurisdiction for a limited purpose.

The information is not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or current. We make no warranty, expressed or implied, about the accuracy or reliability of the information at this website or at any other website to which this site is linked.
Please note that recovery results vary per client. The recovery amounts in each case reflect the specific facts of that case. Further, recovery amounts in past cases do not guarantee or suggest a similar result in future matters because every case is different and must be judged on its own merits. The information provided is not intended to and should not be construed as creating a comparison between the services or fees of attorneys at Vogelzang Law and attorneys at other law firms.

Some photos used on this website have been purchased from stock photography companies.

This website is not intended to create and does not create an attorney-client relationship between the user and Vogelzang Law. An attorney-client relationship with us cannot be formed by reading the information at this website or by voluntarily submitting information to Vogelzang Law or any of its lawyers. The only way to become our client is through a mutual agreement in a formal letter. This website is not soliciting clients and does not propose any type of transaction. The determination of whether you need legal services and your choice of a lawyer are very important matters that should not be based on websites or advertisements.

If we do enter into an attorney-client relationship, it is possible your case may be referred to another lawyer or law firm.

Personal information submitted to the website

Any information that you send us in an email message might not be confidential or privileged. Vogelzang Law makes every effort to protect personal information submitted by users of the website, including through the use of firewalls and other security measures on our servers. However, no server is 100 percent secure, and you should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data about yourself on any website, including this one.

Additionally, while the website does not gather your name, email address or similar information about you without your knowledge or consent, the website does permit you to voluntarily submit data about yourself so that we can provide you with requested services. The information gathered will be incorporated into our mailing database, but will not be sold to third parties for marketing purposes. At your request, we will remove your personal information from our files.

If you are interested in having us represent you, you should call us so we can determine whether the matter is one for which we are willing or able to accept professional responsibility. We will not make this determination by email communication.

The telephone numbers for our office are listed in this website. We reserve the right to decline any representation. We may be required to decline representation if it would create a conflict of interest with our other clients.

Terms of Use may be modified by the firm

Vogelzang Law periodically changes, adds, or updates the material in this website without notice. Vogelzang Law assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the contents of this website. Your use of this website is at your own risk. Under no circumstances shall Vogelzang Law or any other party involved in the creation, production or delivery of this website be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind arising from your access to, or use of, this website.

Third-party websites

This website may occasionally contain links to third party websites for the convenience of our users. Vogelzang Law does not endorse any of these third party sites and does not intend to imply any association between the firm and the party(ies) involved. Furthermore, Vogelzang Law does not control these third party websites and cannot represent that their policies and practices will be consistent with these Terms of Use. If you use any links to websites not maintained by Vogelzang Law, you do so at your own risk. The Firm is not responsible for the contents or availability of any linked sites. These links are provided only as a convenience to the recipient.

Legal and Ethical Requirements

Vogelzang Law has tried to comply with all legal and ethical requirements in creating this website. We do not want to represent clients based on their review of any portion of this website that does not comply with legal or ethical requirements.

State Advertising Disclaimers

Alabama: No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

Colorado: Colorado does not certify attorneys as specialists in any field.

Florida: The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. In the majority of our cases, you will not be charged fees or costs if there is no recovery in the lawsuit.

Iowa: The determination of the need for legal services and the choice of a lawyer are extremely important decisions and should not be based solely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise. This disclosure is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Memberships and offices in legal fraternities and legal societies, technical and professional licenses, and memberships in scientific, technical and professional associations and societies of law or field of practice do not mean that a lawyer is a specialist or expert in a field of law, nor do they mean that such a lawyer is necessarily any more expert or competent than any other lawyer. All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. This notice is required by rule of the Supreme Court of Iowa.

Kentucky and Oregon: THIS IS AN ADVERTISEMENT.

Mississippi: The Mississippi Supreme Court advises that a decision on legal services is important and should not be based solely on advertisements.

Missouri: Neither the Supreme Court of Missouri nor the Missouri Bar reviews or approves certifying organizations or specialist designations.

Nevada: The State Bar of Nevada does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert.

New Mexico: LAWYER ADVERTISEMENT.

Tennessee: None of the attorneys in this firm are certified as a Civil Trial, Criminal Trial, Business Bankruptcy, Consumer Bankruptcy, Creditor’s Rights, Medical Malpractice, Legal Malpractice, Accounting Malpractice, Estate Planning or Elder Law specialist by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. Certification as a specialist in all other listed areas is not currently available in Tennessee.

Texas: Unless otherwise stated, our attorneys claiming certification in an area of law are not certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Wyoming: The Wyoming State Bar does not certify any lawyer as a specialist or expert. Anyone considering a lawyer should independently investigate the lawyer’s credentials and ability, and not rely upon advertisements or self-proclaimed expertise.

Ownership, License & Restrictions On Use

As between Vogelzang Lawand you, all right, title and interest (including all copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights) in this website belongs to the Vogelzang Law, its licensors, or listees. In addition, the names, images, pictures, logos and icons identifying Vogelzang Law products and services in many countries are proprietary marks of Vogelzang Law and/or its subsidiaries or affiliates. Except as expressly provided below, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under copyright or other intellectual property rights.

You are hereby granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, limited license to view and use information retrieved from this website provided solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial purposes, and provided you do not remove or obscure the copyright notice or other notices. Except as expressly provided above, no part of this website, including but not limited to materials retrieved there from and the underlying code, may be reproduced, republished, copied, transmitted, or distributed in any form or by any means. In no event shall materials from this website be stored in any information storage and retrieval system without prior written permission from Vogelzang Law.

Use, duplication, or disclosure by or for the United States Government is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS 252.227-7013 (c)1)(ii) and FAR 52.227-19.

Limitation Of Liability

A covered party (as defined below) shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees and lost profits or savings) in any way due to, resulting from, or arising in connection with this site, including its content, regardless of any negligence of any covered party. “Covered party” means Vogelzang Law, its affiliates, its listees, and any officer, director, employee, subcontractor, agent, successor, or assign Vogelzang Law, its affiliates, and its listees.

Governing Laws in Case of Dispute; Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, USA, as they apply to agreements made and solely performed therein. Disputes arising hereunder shall be exclusively subject to the jurisdiction of the federal courts of the United States of America and/or the state courts of Illinois and jurisdiction therefore shall rest solely in Illinois, USA.

Entire Agreement; Severability

These Terms of Use incorporate by reference any notices contained on this Site and constitute the entire agreement with respect to your access to and use of this Site. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability.

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