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Disclaimer

The materials on this Internet site have been prepared by the Law Office of James G. Fannon for informational purposes only.  These materials do not constitute, and are not presented for the purpose of providing, legal advice.  Your use of this Internet site or subsequent receipt of publications from me does not create an attorney-client relationship between the Law Office of James G. Fannon and you.  Materials may have been abridged from laws, court decisions or administrative rulings and should not be considered legal opinions or substitutes for legal counsel.  You should not act, or refrain from acting, based upon any materials presented here without consulting your employment counsel.  


The materials presented on this Internet site are not privileged or confidential.  In no event should you send confidential information until you speak with the Law Office of James G. Fannon and receive authorization to provide that information.


The retention of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements.  Before you decide, ask the Law Office of James G. Fannon to send you free written information about Mr. Fannon's qualifications and experience.  No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.


THE LAW OFFICE OF JAMES G. FANNON MAKES NO WARRANTY, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR CURRENCY OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE OR ITS SUITABILITY FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.


THE SITE ALSO CONTAINS HYPERTEXT LINKS TO WEBSITES CREATED AND CONTROLLED BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS.  THESE LINKS ARE PROVIDED FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE AND ARE NOT INTENDED AS AN ENDORSEMENT BY THE LAW OFFICE OF JAMES G. FANNON OF THE ORGANIZATIONS OPERATING THESE SITES NOR AS A WARRANTY OF ANY INFORMATION THEY CONTAIN.


The Law Office of James G. Fannon maintains an office at 2128 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130, meets with clients by appointment only, and does not intend to practice law in any jurisdiction in which Mr. Fannon is not licensed to do so.  

Legal Compliance

Users of this Internet site must abide by all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including those pertaining to libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, and copyright and trademark infringement.


The Law Office of James G. Fannon is a sole proprietorship and Mr. Fannon is the lawyer responsible for this Internet site.  By accessing the site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of all disclaimers on this Internet site, which are to be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Pennsylvania, without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles.  All activity occurring in connection with the site (including, but not limited to, accessing pages, downloading materials, etc.) shall be considered to have occurred in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Privacy Policy

The Law Office of James G. Fannon (“the firm”) is committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and personal information that directly or indirectly identifies individuals (“Personal Information”). This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) is intended to summarize the firm’s data protection practices generally, and to advise clients, website visitors, and others about the firm’s privacy policies that may be applicable to them. It has always been and shall remain firm policy to comply scrupulously with the duties to preserve and protect confidential client information and to represent clients as effectively as possible within the bounds of the law.  


Collection and Use of Personal Information


The firm collects Personal Information in the course of providing legal services to clients and as provided by visitors to its website. We may also collect Personal Information about you when you interact with us on social media sites and from other third parties and may also automatically collect information that may contain Personal Information as described below in the cookie policy.  We may use that Personal Information where in our legitimate interest to:


  • Contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries;
  • Personalize your visit and use of our website;
  • Carry out, monitor, and analyze our business or website operations;
  • 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;
  • Contact you (unless you tell us that you prefer us not to) regarding legal or law firm developments that may be of interest to you;
  • Enter into or carry out contracts of various kinds;
  • Comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidance, and professional obligations. 

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 discretion regarding the information our clients entrust to us. 


We maintain reasonable and appropriate, albeit not infallible, physical, electronic and procedural safeguards intended to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Information, including that provided by a visitor to this website. We cannot guarantee our safeguards will always work.


We require consultants, suppliers, and vendors to maintain data protections consistent with reasonable and appropriate obligations of data processors, including, where applicable, European Union’s data protection laws and regulations.


We may retain information provided by you, including Personal Information, for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, or to achieve the purposes for which the information was originally collected and for the purposes described in the Privacy Policy and in our applicable policies.  If you wish to obtain more details on our information practices, please refer to the “Contact Me” section on this website. 


Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information


We do not disclose any Personal Information to unrelated parties outside of the firm except in limited circumstances. Such circumstances include disclosures to our agents or 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 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 Personal 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.


Cookie Policy


A cookie is a text file sent by a web server and placed on your computer by your web browser. Cookies can be usefully divided into two different types, session and persistent. Session cookies differ from persistent cookies primarily in that session cookies are temporary and expire and are normally deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies, in contrast, remain stored on your computer after you close your browser until they are deleted either because they expire or you delete them. 


The firm uses session cookies for cybersecurity purposes, to provide you with customizations of your experience, such as highlighting your recently viewed items, to detect and remember your region and language preferences, and track your activities on the website. We also use a Region Code cookie that persists over time and ensures that you are directed to the correct version of our website.  Cookies are often used in conjunction with other Internet technologies, such as web beacons, to understand behavior on the Internet. For example, the firm uses cookies in conjunction with web beacons, which are small sections of code that we may place in our website to understand the number of unique users that have visited a specific page. Similarly, we may use or receive reporting from tracking scripts that recognize unique cookies issued by another website. These tracking scripts are not used to gather information on your use of the Internet unrelated to the firm, and they do not identify you unless you choose to provide Personal Information to the firm.  None of these cookies are strictly necessary to access our website. You may reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to allow your browser to alert you when a cookie is set, however, certain parts of the website may function differently and not as well. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our website will issue cookies when you logon. 


For more information about how to manage your cookies preferences, you should use the “help” menu of your web browser or explore the customer support sections of your web browser. Please note that you need to configure each browser on each device that you use if you wish to opt-out or block some or all cookies. 


Do Not Track Signals


“Do Not Track” signals are options available on your browser to tell operators of websites that you do not wish to have your online activity tracked. Our websites operate no differently if these “Do Not Track” signals are enabled or disabled. 


Children


To respect the privacy of minors, the firm does not knowingly collect, maintain or process Personal Information submitted online via our website by anyone under the age of 18. To the extent the firm collects Personal Information on minors in the context of one of the purposes mentioned in the Privacy Policy, the firm will only do so with the appropriate consent or as otherwise permitted under applicable laws.


California Privacy Rights


Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California customers are entitled to request information relating to whether a business has disclosed Personal Information to any third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes.  The firm does not sell or share Personal Information with third-party companies for direct marketing or any other purposes.


Changes


We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without advance notice. Should any new policy go into effect for our website, the firm will post it on this website.


Contact Me


If you have any questions relating to our use of your Personal Information, please contact me at James@FannonLaw.com