Use of this Site
“Non Personal Information” is information that is not personally identifiable to you and that we automatically collect when you access our Website with a web browser. It may also include publicly available information that is shared between you and others.
“Personally Identifiable Information” is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Personally Identifiable Information may include information such as your name, email address, and other related information that you provide to us.
Information We Collect
When you use our Website, we automatically collect certain computer information by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our Website. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you’re headed when you leave our website. This information also includes the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your Internet Website provider name, web browser type, type of mobile device, and computer operating system. We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Website.
Methods of Collecting InformationWeb Server Log Files
Some of the information gathered from users may be stored in web server log files. These files log visitors to the site and are usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The files are records of the activities on our sites. The servers may automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may store include your Internet protocol address, your browser and computer type, your operating system, your Internet service provider, your mobile platform, unique device identifier (UDID), your geographic location, and your browsing history. The information we collect helps us to analyze trends, administer and improve the site, track users’ movement around the site, gather demographic information, and protect the website and its content from inappropriate use. The information gathered is not typically linked to any information that is personally identifiable.Cookies
Cookies are used to keep track of such things as browser type and operating system, browsing activity, website preferences and the number of visitors to the site. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. This data may be shared with third party service providers (such as domain managers and SEO technicians) for marketing and other purposes.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any Personally Identifiable Information about you, other than the data you voluntarily choose to share with us.
We also use third party tracking tools to improve the performance and features of our Website. These third party tracking tools are designed to collect only Non-Personal Information about your use of our Website. However, you understand that such tools are created and managed by parties outside our control. As such, we are not responsible for what information is actually captured by such third parties or how such third parties use and protect that information.
We only use first party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) to improve and optimize our site based on your past visits to our Site. If you choose, you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.
Protection of Information
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Only authorized employees, agents and contractors (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.
We take reasonable measures and maintain appropriate security protocols to help to protect your personal and confidential information from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use and disclosure. However, any time data is transmitted electronically, there is a danger of breach. Since the possibility of data being compromised can never be completely eliminated, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information under all possible circumstances. Any information submitted is done so at the user’s risk. The user understands that even with appropriate security measures, unauthorized persons may find a means to bypass security and illegally access personal information which, as a result may be stolen or altered.
What we do with the information we gather
We require the information gathered to understand your needs and provide you with better information, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve the information and resources provided on our site.
- We may periodically send promotional email with information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
- We may use the Personally Identifiable information you provide to us along with any computer information we receive to customize our Website according to your interests.
- We will never sell your information.
Distribution of InformationPersonally Identifiable Information
We do not sell, rent, or otherwise provide your Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for their marketing purposes. We will not sell, rent, or otherwise distribute your personal information to third parties for any other commercial purposes unless disclosure is necessary to protect or promote the Firm’s legitimate business interests. We may provide your Personally Identifiable Information to affiliates, employees, agents, vendors and contractors who provide services to us with regards to our Website. These include website hosting companies, search engine optimization technicians, companies that provide marketing services, payment processors and similar service providers. These companies are not authorized to use the information provided for any purpose beyond what is reasonably necessary to fulfill their services to the Firm.
The Firm may use your personal information for the purpose of providing you with information about services that may be of interest to you and for any other marketing and survey purpose on behalf of the Firm.Non Personal Information
We also retain the right to collect and use any Non Personal Information collected from your use of our website and aggregate such data for internal analytics that improve our website and the resources that we provide. We may also provide this Non Personal Information to third parties who provide services to us with regards to our Website.
Legally Required Releases of Information
Links to Other Websites
Our Email Policy
We fully comply with national laws regarding SPAM. You can always opt out of receipt of further marketing email correspondence from us. We agree that we will not sell, rent, or trade your email address to any third-party.
Site Content is Not Legal Advice
The contents of this website are provided for informational purposes only. It is purely a public resource of general information and is not intended to be legal advice and should not be construed as such or relied upon for any purpose. The information in this website is not a substitute for legal advice from a qualified Alabama attorney. Those individuals in need of legal representation should contact a licensed Alabama attorney directly to review the specific facts and issues in question to obtain a competent and informed legal opinion.
No Attorney-Client Privilege
The use or communication of information through this website does not create an attorney-client relationship. Any communication with the Firm through is website prior to a direct, verbal consultation with a licensed attorney with this Firm and the express establishment of an attorney-client relationship is not protected by the attorney-client privilege against disclosure. No confidential or sensitive information should be transmitted or submitted through any part of this site except as authorized by the Firm by virtue of a written retainer agreement and the creation of a private user account and personal user id. Confidential and sensitive information should then only be provided within the security of the client’s account. No confidential or sensitive information should be posted or submitted in the public areas of this website at any time or under any circumstances. Transmission of any confidential information, even via a secure account is done at your own risk. Although the Firm takes reasonable steps to protect your information, the risk of a security breach can never be completely eliminated.
Alabama Rule of Professional Conduct 7.2 requires the following disclaimer in all published communications regarding a lawyer’s services: “No representation is made that the quality of legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services to be performed by other lawyers.”
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By Phone: 1 (205) 795-2033
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. Any changes to this policy will be posted and are effective as of the date of posting.