Mlawplc.com (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Merriman Law Office, PLC (“Merriman Law,” “we,” “our” or “us”).  This Privacy Policy is intended to help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you disclose to us so that you can make an informed decision about using the Site. 

This Privacy Policy applies to the “personal information” we collect through the Site.  “Personal information” is information that identifies you personally, either alone or in combination with other information available to us.

YOUR CONSENT

Please read this Privacy Policy.  By accessing or using the Site, you agree to the use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.  If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, you may not use the Site. 

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may change this Privacy Policy by posting the revised version on the Site.  The changes will be effective as of the date we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Site and the revised policy will only apply to information collected after the effective date.  Your continued use of the Site after we make changes to the Privacy Policy signifies your acceptance of those changes.  Please check the Site periodically for updates to the Privacy Policy.  

HOW WE COLLECT AND USE THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

We collect the personal information you knowingly chose to disclose to us (such as your name, address, telephone number and email address). This information is collected on an individual basis. We use the information collected to provide you with the information and services you request, for security purposes and for other purposes to which you consent.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties, but we may share your personal information as follows:

For The Purpose You Provide It – We may share your personal information pursuant to your requests or as per your consent.

Compliance with Laws – We may share personal information if we are required to do so by law or legal process in response to a request from government authorities.  We may also disclose personal information if we believe disclosure is necessary to prevent or investigate a possible crime, such as fraud or identity theft or to protect our own rights or property or the rights, property or safety of others.

Sale of Business – We reserve the right to transfer your personal information in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our law firm or its assets. 

SECURITY

Any information provided to Merriman Law is treated with care and discretion.  While we work hard to protect your personal information, no data transmission is 100% secure. We do not guarantee the security of your personal information provided over the internet or stored in our databases.  Your transmissions are at your own risk.  Merriman Law is not responsible for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.

NO ATTORNEY CLIENT PRIVILEGE; CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION

When you provide information through the Site, please do not send us any information or documents that you want to have treated as confidential.  Providing information to Merriman Law via email links on this website and any response you may receive 1) will not and does not create an attorney-client relationship, 2) will not and does not preclude Merriman Law from representing any other person or firm in any matter, and 3) will not and does not obligate us to keep confidential the information you provide.

CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13

The Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age.  No one under age 13 may provide any information to or on the Site.  We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13.  If you are under the age of 13, do not use this Site or provide any information about yourself on the Site.  If you believe we might have received information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us at the address below.   

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Site may contain links to websites owned or operated by third parties.  This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site and not to any third-party website.

GOVERNING LAW

This Privacy Policy is governed under the laws of the State of Michigan, USA, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. 

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

Merriman Law Office, PLC
431 6th St.
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 652-3600
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