As professionals engaged in legal services, Ligan & Uy (the “Firm”), is committed to protecting the confidentiality of the information that it collects from its clients and website visitors.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
The Firm collects information that directly or indirectly identifies individuals to understand their needs and provide them with a better service. We may use this information for the following purposes:
- to contact you and respond to your requests and inquiries;
- to personalize your visit and use of our website and online services;
- to carry out, monitor, and analyze our operations;
- to provide you with legal services, if you are or become a client of the Firm, and otherwise deal with you, and administer the matters you instruct us on;
- to enter into or carry out contracts of various kinds;
- to comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidance, or professional obligations that we may be subject to.
Confidentiality, Security, and Retention of Personal Information
Consistent with our professional obligations, it has always been the policy of the Firm to exercise the utmost care regarding the information entrusted to us.
We maintain reasonable and appropriate, albeit not infallible, physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards intended to maintain the confidentiality of the information provided to us. However, please note that we cannot enforce or control the security of devices and networks that you may use to submit information to us. We are not responsible for the disclosure or interception of your information before we receive it.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information
We do not disclose any information to unrelated parties outside of the Firm except in limited circumstances. Such circumstances include disclosures to our agents, data processors, or other contractors acting on our behalf and at our direction, subject to appropriate confidentiality, privacy, and information security commitments provided by the receiving party, or where we believe it necessary to provide a service which you have requested, or as permitted or required by law, or as otherwise authorized or directed by you. Consistent with our professional obligations, we may provide information to regulatory authorities and law enforcement officials in accordance with applicable law or when we otherwise believe in good faith that the provision of such information is required or permitted by law, such as in connection with the investigation or assertion of our legal defenses or for our compliance matters.
The Firm maintains a privacy program with a Data Protection Officer to enhance and promote compliance with the laws on privacy and data protection. This position serves as a point of contact for answering questions, accessing, amending, or correcting your information and resolving issues and disputes. If you have any questions relating to our use of your information, please e-mail us at email@example.com.