Effective as of November 6, 2018
The materials on this web site have been prepared by us for informational purposes only, do not constitute legal advice, do not necessarily reflect the opinions of The Law Office of Andrew B. Nichols or our attorney or clients, and are not guaranteed to be complete, correct, comprehensive or current. You should be aware that the law is constantly changing and varies by circumstance. Therefore, information on a given law or legal issue may not be current or apply to your particular situation. Receipt, use or review of this web site or any of the information contained on this web site does not, nor is it intended to, create or constitute an attorney-client relationship between you and The Law Office of Andrew B. Nichols or the firm’s attorneys. You should not rely on any information contained in this web site without first seeking the advice of an attorney.
We would be glad to communicate with you concerning legal matters, but we cannot do so until we first know that doing so would not create a conflict of interest. If you communicate with us through this web site or otherwise in connection with a matter for which we do not already represent you, your communication may not be treated as privileged or confidential. You should not send any information to us until you have spoken with one of our attorneys and received authorization to send that information to us. Communications regarding matters for which we do represent you should be made with caution, as Internet e-mail is not secure, and you should avoid sending sensitive or confidential Internet e-mail messages unless they re adequately encrypted.
In some jurisdictions this web site may be considered advertising. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon written information about the qualifications and experience of our firm and its attorneys. We have attempted to comply with all known legal and ethical requirements in providing this web site. We do not intend to represent clients based upon their review of any portion(s) of this site that does not comply with legal or ethical requirements of any jurisdiction to which the site is subject. Some of the descriptions and some of the articles on this web site contain links to other resources on the Internet. Those links are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that we sponsor, are affiliated or associated with, or are legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, seal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the links.
Nothing in this web site is intended to compare the services of our firm to that of any other lawyer or firm or to imply specialization or certification by any organization not previously approved by the Texas State Bar Board of Legal Specialization.
To the extent the State Bar Rules in your jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office and/or a single attorney responsible for this web site, we designate The Law Office of Andrew B. Nichols located at 7920 Beltline Road, Suite 650, Dallas, Texas 75254, USA as our principal office and we designate Andrew B. Nichols as the attorney responsible for this web site.
ACCESS TO THIS SITE
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The Firm makes no representation that information on this web site is appropriate or available for use outside the United States. Those who choose to access this web site from outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Information We Collect:
As a law office, we collect nonpublic personal information about our clients, from your accountants, insurance agents and other advisors, as well as from our clients. Such information may include your name, address, telephone number, and personal and family financial information.
Information We May Disclose and to Whom:
It is our policy not to disclose nonpublic personal information that we collect as described above on our clients and former clients to anyone, except as authorized by you or as required by law. In providing legal services to our clients, however, it may be necessary to disclose nonpublic personal information to non-affiliated persons that perform services or functions on our behalf, such as our central services vendor, your accountant, appraiser, actuary, insurance agent and expert witnesses. We may also be obligated to disclose any or all of the nonpublic personal information described above, as permitted by law. For example, we may be obligated under the law to disclose information in response to lawful requests from law enforcement agencies.
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By using this Site, you consent to the use of such cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies with Google, and our other third party partners.You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com.
For European Economic Area Residents
If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us, you can contact us at any time.
We may collect your email address, but only if you voluntarily provide it to us. If you have provided your email address to us, we promise to use it only for the purposes for which it is provided. We will not use your email address to contact you for unrelated reasons.
We will not share your email address with any third parties.
If you are a resident of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), we do not wish to receive communications from you via our website contact forms. If you do provide your contact information or email address inadvertently,we will delete it. Telephone and in person office visits are the only acceptable communications the Law Office of Andrew B. Nichols will allow from residents of a country in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Your Data Rights
If you have left comments on our website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Sale of Business or Assets
In the event that the Site or substantially all of its assets is sold or disposed of as a going concern, whether by merger, sale of assets or otherwise, or in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership, the information we have collected about you may be one of the assets sold or merged in connection with that transaction.
Protecting the Confidentiality and Security of Nonpublic Personal Information:
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to the Law Office of Andrew B. Nichols employees and vendors or others, who are subject to our policies and attorney-client privilege, whom we determine have a legitimate law firm need to access such information. We maintain security procedures that are designed to protect our client data. We also educate our employees about the importance and meaning of, and necessity for, data security and confidentiality.
In all events,the state laws of Texas, U.S. Federal Laws and the Texas Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct, as approved by the Texas Supreme Court, strictly apply to the protection of our clients’ confidences.
Dallas, Texas 75254
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