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Privacy Policy

Last modified: February 26, 2021


The law firm of Crain, Miller & Wernsman, LTD., an Illinois Corporation (“CMW” or “we“) respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy. This policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes described the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, maintain, protecting, and disclosing that information. This policy applies to information that we collect on this Website and in email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website

This policy DOES NOT apply to information that we collect offline or through any other means, including any other website operating by CMW or any third party or that is collected by any third party, including through any application or content that may link to or be accessible from our Website. These other third parties may have their own privacy policies, which we encourage you to read before providing information on or through them.

References to “data” in this Privacy Policy will refer to whatever data you use within our services to collect and or process, whether it is data collected in a form, data inserted on a site hosted by us, or data acquired on your behalf from sources internal or external to your organization.

References to “GDPR” in this Privacy Policy refer to the General Data Protection Regulation adopted by the Parliament of the European Union and published as Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), which become effective on May 25, 2018. The full text of the GDPR in English can be viewed at

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using out Website, you expressly agree to this Privacy Policy. This policy may change from time to time. Your continued use of our Website after we revise this policy means you accept those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 18

The App is not intended for children under 18 years of age, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are a minor, please do not provide any information about yourself. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at [email protected].

Information We Collect and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from any about users of our Website, including, (i) information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail, telephone number, or any other identified by which you may be contacted online or office, or (ii) about your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, device used, referring domain, location of use of our Website, number of links clicked while on our Website and usage details (collectively “personal information”). This information may be collected directly from you when you provide it, automatically as you use our Website, or from third parties, including without limitation to our hosting service providers or marketing service providers.

Information You Provide to Us

The information we collect through our Website may include (i) information that you provide by filling in contact forms or other requests for information on our Website, (ii) records of any correspondence, including any included personal information, if you contact us through our Website, (iii) your name and/or telephone number from any contact or calls placed through our Website, or (iv) other unique identifiers generated while using our Website.

Automatic Information Collection and Tracking

As you use and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies, now in existence or hereafter created, to collect certain information, including, without limitations, (i) details about any visit to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and the resources that you access and use on our Website, (ii) information about your device and internet connection, including your devices unique device identifier, current network/connectivity state, IP address, operating system, browser type, mobile network information, and the device’s telephone number. If you do not want us to collect this information do not use our Website.

Information Collection and Tracking Technologies

The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include, but is not limited to:

  • Cookies (or browser/mobile cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your device. It may be possible to refuse to accept mobile cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your device. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website.
  • Web Beacons. Pages of our Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit CMW, for example, to count users who have visited those pages and for other related app statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain app content and verifying system and server integrity).

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information, to:

  • Provide you with our Website and its contents.
  • Provide you with information or services that you request from CMW.
  • Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
  • To carry out our obligations and enforce any rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and CMW, including for billing and collection.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual or device, without restriction.

In addition, we may disclose personal information that we collect, or you provide:

  • To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of CMW’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by CMW about our clients is among the assets transferred.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it, or for any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
  • With your consent.
  • For the purposes to defend against legal claims or otherwise protect our rights.
  • For the purposes of law enforcement investigations.
  • To provide you with a better user experience.
  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
  • To enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and for billing and collection.
  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of CMW, customers or others.

We may disclose information collected through cookies and web beacons to our affiliates or to third parties, who may aggregate such online activity information across multiple web sites and may use such information to predictive advertising, measuring the effectiveness of advertising, cross device linking or for other purposes.

We use third party service providers to perform various functions such as processing credit card transactions, analyzing data, serving advertisements and providing marketing assistance.

Data Security

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind a restricted environment.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet and mobile platforms is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we provide.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users’ personal information, we will post the new privacy policy through a notice on the Website’s home page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

[email protected]

or call us at (618) 532-4744.

Our law firm partners with FindLaw, a Thomson Reuters business. To learn more about the Thomson Reuters privacy policy and the data that might be collected, please visit: Thomson Reuters Privacy Statement.