Privacy Statement

Henslee, Huguely & Klontz, LLP (“HHK”) is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy relates to visitors to the HHK website who are not clients of HHK. HHK’s dealings with its clients, and HHK’s treatment of any information received from its clients is governed by applicable law, the Rules of Professional Conduct promulgated by the State Bar of Texas and the rules of other courts to which HHK attorneys may be admitted. If you are not already a client of HHK, no information provided by or gathered by you will be considered to be confidential, privileged or otherwise protected by an attorney-client relationship and may be divulged by us.

 

Information or data about you or that can be used to identify you, such as your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other information or data, may be referred to below as “personal information.” References in this Privacy Policy to “we,” “us,” “our” or “HHK” are references to the law firm of Henslee, Huguely & Klontz, LLP, a Texas, USA partnership, and representatives of the foregoing who are responsible for collecting and processing information or data about you, also known as data controllers. Please read the following Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be collected, stored, used and disclosed. This Privacy Policy may change periodically by HHK, so please check back from time to time.

 

How We May Collect Personal Information

 

HHK does not currently collect any personal identifying information of visitors to the website except as follows:

 

  • Information supplied by a visitor’s web browser such as the visitor’s e-mail address or information related to the site the visitor linked from to access this website;

  • Information provided by visitors to the website via an e-mail message (including any attachments contained in such e-mail message);

  • Information provided by visitors in a common gateway interface (“CGI”) form (for example, when you complete a search request);

  • Information voluntarily disclosed to us (for example you may disclose personal information to us when you submit information by mail, telephone, fax, or electronically);

  • Information disclosed during the course of dealings with you for, or on behalf of, a client;

  • When you contact us for these or any other reason, we may monitor and keep a record of that correspondence (in whatever form);

  • When we collect publicly available information about your or your business (including through electronic data sources);

  • When we collect your personal data from third parties (for example our clients or other law firms);

  • When you offer or provide services to us; and/or

  • Through the use of cookies and other technologies to collect certain information when you visit this website (if applicable) - HHK does not currently use cookies on its website; however, it may decide to use them in the future (Cookies are information stored on a personal computer by web sites accessed by that computer. Cookies are used by many web sites to simplify the access to and browsing of those websites by users. For example, a website might use cookies to remember your username or password or to remember your preferences with respect to the site's content, products or services. Although most browsers accept cookies in their default settings, it is possible to configure your browser so that it does not accept cookies from any web site. If you configure your browser so that it does not accept cookies, certain portions of websites that use cookies may not function properly or be accessible to you, including any portion of this web site which may be altered to make use of cookies in the future.)

 

How We Use Your Personal Data

 

We will only use your personal information for a legal and legitimate interest, such as legal services. Most commonly we will process your personal information when it is necessary:

 

  • For the performance of a contract to which you are a party;

  • For the compliance with our legal obligations;

  • For the purposes of pursuing our legitimate interests (this includes carrying out the business of providing legal services and pursuing our general business interests);

  • For the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims

 

In addition, we may process your personal information when you have provided your consent for us to do so, for example, to provide you with information about our services, and to advise you of news and industry updates, events, reports and other information.

 

Sharing and Transferring Your Data

 

We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information. Any information collected from visitors to the website is used solely for the purpose(s) for which the information was provided by the visitor. We may share your information with any third parties who provide services on our behalf. We may also disclose your personal information to our partners, agents, consultants and sub-contractors who assist us in running our business, including this website, or provide related services, and who are subject to security and confidentiality obligations. We will also disclose your personal information as required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement, including in response to request from public and government authorities outside your country of residence or to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, or that of you or others anywhere in the world.

 

Security

 

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 and on our systems.

 

Your Rights with Regard to Your Personal Information

 

Except as otherwise expressly discussed in this Privacy Policy, this policy only addresses our use and disclosure of personal information we collect from you. To the extent that you disclose your personal information to third parties, including any third-party website linked from any of our websites, you are subject to the privacy customs and policies of those third parties.

 

In certain jurisdictions, in accordance with applicable privacy laws, you may be entitled to one or more of the following rights:

 

  • The right to request details of the information we store about you and how we process it;

  • The right to have that information rectified or deleted;

  • The right to restrict our processing of that information;

  • The right to have personal information relating to you transferred to another organization;

  • The right to object to the processing of your personal information and to withdraw any consent in relation to your data (although any objection or withdrawal of consent could mean we are unable to perform the actions necessary to provide our services to you or otherwise fulfill the purpose for which we have requested the information);

  • The right to lodge a complaint about us with a local supervisory authority

 

Please note that even if you have chosen to withdraw your consent and have the right under applicable law to do so, we may be able to continue thereafter to process your personal information to the extent required or otherwise permitted by law, in particular in connection with exercising and defending our legal rights or meeting our legal and regulatory obligations.

 

To exercise your rights in relation to the data we hold, please use the contact details in “Contact Us” below.

 

Retention

 

We retain your personal information only for as long as is appropriate for our relationship with you, in accordance with our retention policies, and in accordance with applicable laws in the jurisdictions in which we operate. We will, in particular, retain your personal information where required for us to assert or defend against legal claims until the end of the relevant retention period or until the claims in question have been settled.

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