If you browse our Website, you may generally do so anonymously without providing any personal information.
However, there are cases where we collect personal data – you will know this data is being collected because you will have to fill out a form. We collect personally identifiable and transactional information when you: (1) request to receive additional information regarding our publications, activities or services; (2) sign up for our newsletters; (3) register for an event; (4) apply for a job; or (5) send us a question. If you choose not to give information we request, you can still visit most of our Website, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services.
In case you change your mind or wish to update or delete your personal information, we will endeavor to correct, update or remove the personal data you give us. You can do this by contacting us at the contact point specified below.
Use of personal information. Block & Associates may share your personal information as follows: (i) with third party agents performing functions on our behalf, including hosting agents, and parties whom we have hired to help us provide a service you have requested (for example, an entity connected with distributing a publication on our behalf); and (ii) in the limited special cases set forth below. We do not otherwise rent or sell to third parties personally identifiable information about visitors to our Website. We also will not use any such personal information for any purpose other than that for which you contacted us, for internal business purposes, or to contact you regarding use of this Website. If you register for an event we may send you follow up information or newsletters regarding topics related to the event. If in the future you change your mind and do not wish to receive messages from Block & Associates, you can simply utilize the opt-out method detailed in the message, respond to any email by telling us that you do not want to receive any future communications, or contact us at the contact point specified below. We may share statistical or aggregated non-personal information about our visitors, such as user statistics, with business partners, sponsors and other third parties. The cookies will not expire unless you manually delete them or set your browser to reject them. If you do not accept the cookies, however, you may have difficulty navigating our Website.
Personally identifiable information. The only personally identifiable information that Block & Associates collects and stores about you is the information that you have chosen to provide to the firm. For example, you may submit information by clicking on various links offered on the Website, such as the “Contact” page, or by contacting an individual Block & Associates attorney via an e-mail address and other personal information so that we can respond to your request or questions. We also may collect personally identifiable information from you if you apply for a job via our Website.
Non-personally identifiable information. Block & Associates may collect non-personally identifiable information about your visit to our Website. The Website automatically recognize and store information about the type of browser you are using, your IP address, your domain name and any referring sites.
Security. No data transmissions over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, Block & Associates cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you understand that any information that you transfer to Block & Associates is done at your own risk. Block & Associates has, however, implemented firewalls to discourage unauthorized access via the Internet.
Consent to transfer. This Website is operated in the United States. If you are located in the European Union, Asia, Canada or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide to Block & Associates will be transferred to the United States which may not provide the same level of data protection as your home country. By using this Website or providing us with your information you consent to this transfer.
Policies applicable to children. Block & Associates and its Website are not targeted to children under the age of 13, and Block & Associates does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any child under the age of 13 without parental consent. If we become aware that such data has been collected, we will delete it.
Linked sites. Please be advised that our Website may contain links to third-party Websites. The linked sites are not under our control, and we are not responsible for the contents or privacy practices of any linked site or any link on a linked site.
Policy Effective as of January 31, 2018.