Shulman Zale Legal Group Privacy Policy

Last Updated on August 26, 2020.

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to and the Shulman Zale Legal Group and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy unless otherwise noted, all references to the Shulman Zale Legal Group include The Shulman Zale Legal Group website is a legal services provider site. By using the Shulman Zale Legal Group website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.  

How do we collect and use data? Information you provide: You directly provide the Shulman Zale Legal Group with most of the personal data we collect and process when you choose to provide personal information (name, address, contact information, etc.) through our site. You do this by using the communication forms provided on the “Contact Us” page of our site or using email links provided throughout the site. If you communicate with us through our site or via the email links provided, this information may be used to respond to your communication, to update our files if you are a client or a party in a case we are handling, or to run conflict checks if your communication is regarding potential representation. If we represent a creditor in connection with a debt that you owe, please be advised the Shulman Zale Legal Group is a debt collector and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.

Information we collect through automation: Like most websites, our website may use cookies. Cookies are small data files which are stored on your computer when you access a website. They are designed to hold a small amount of data regarding your use of particular websites.  When you visit our website, we or our website provider may collect information from you automatically through cookies. This information may tell us whether you have visited our website before, whether you are a new visitor, or may save preferences you have regarding visiting our website in general. We may also store simple information about browser, device, or IP address.  An IP address may be used to determine the general location from which visitors are accessing our site. You can set your browser not to accept cookies. However, this may impact the functionality of some websites that you visit.

Other Ways We May Use Information: Personal information may be used for internal purposes including data analytics, market research, to ensure compliance with legal and policy requirements or in connection with the services we provide our clients.

Do We Share Data?: The Shulman Zale Legal Group does not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose personal information we obtain from visitors to our site except as described in this Policy.  If you communicate with us regarding the services one of our clients provides, the information you communicate may be shared with the client. We may also share information with third party providers who perform services on our behalf such as title companies, process servers, legal notice publishers or other vendors.  We do not authorize these vendors to use or disclose any information we share except to the extent necessary to perform the services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.

We may also disclose information collected if we are required to disclose information about you by law, in response to a request from law enforcement or government officials, or if we believe disclosure is necessary to prevent physical harm, financial harm, or illegal activity.

Privacy Policies of Other Websites: Our website may include links to other websites for informational purposes or for the convenience of our site visitors.  These sites are not managed by the Shulman Zale Legal Group and are not under our control. They may have their own privacy policies, and we are not responsible for the content of these sites, the security or use of the information they collect, nor any products or services offered through these sites.

Children’s Privacy: It is our policy to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and all other applicable laws affecting use of websites by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect any Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13, nor do we advertise or market our site to children. We have no reason to believe this site will attract children or that children will access the site or provide personal information to us through the site.

Changes to our Privacy Policy: Our firm keeps our website privacy policy under regular review and updates this page with any revisions to the policy.

How to Contact Us: If you have any questions about our privacy policy, the data we may store, or would otherwise like to communicate with us, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at [email protected] or by mail to Shulman Zale Legal Group, 700 Commerce Drive, Suite 500, Oak Brook, IL 60523.