Horst Krekstein & Runyon LLC ("HKR" or "the Firm") provides legal services.
HKR is committed to protecting the privacy of confidential and “Personal Information” (information that directly or indirectly identifies individuals who may be clients, staff, agents, lawyers, law students, job applicants or others inside or outside the Firm). HKR seeks, as a policy and culture, compliance with the rules of professional conduct, which impose a duty to preserve and protect confidential client information.
This Statement is also specifically addressed to parties outside the firm who provide Personal Information to the firm or who visit or use the firm’s website, our social media sites, as well as email messages that we send to you that contain a link to this Statement (collectively, the “Internet Services”). This Statement also describes how the firm collects, processes and discloses Personal Information in connection with the provision of legal services and the Internet Services.
Collection And Use Of Personal Information
We may use that Personal Information where in our legitimate interest to do so for the following purposes:
- to contact you and respond to your requests and inquiries.
- to personalize your visit and use of our Internet Services and to assist you while you use those services.
- to carry out, monitor and analyze our business or website operations.
- to conduct our recruiting and selection process
- 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 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. If you do not want to receive publications or details of events or seminars that we consider may be of interest to you, you may do so by clicking on the unsubscribe link in electronic marketing communications.
- 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, including anti-money laundering requirements.
Confidentiality, Security, And Retention Of Personal Information
We maintain reasonable and appropriate physical, electronic and procedural safeguards intended to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Information, including that provided by a visitor to this website and provided while using other Internet Services. We do not guarantee that our safeguards will always work.
We require consultants, suppliers and vendors to maintain data protections consistent with reasonable and appropriate obligations of data processors. We do not guarantee that their safeguards will always work.
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 Statement and in our applicable policies. If you wish to obtain more details on our information practices, please contact our Managing Partner and/or Chief Financial Officer via e-mail at email@example.com.
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 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 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 to comply with applicable laws.
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. HKR, or a vendor, may use session cookies in connection with Internet Services, and a Region Code cookie that persists over time.
The Firm does use Google Analytics.
Your California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.100 (California Consumer Privacy Act), California residents may have certain data protection rights regarding their Personal Information. These rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions include: (i) the right to disclosure, deletion, access, and nondiscrimination; and (ii) the right to opt out of having your Personal Information shared or sold. The firm does not sell or share your Personal Information with third-party companies for their direct marketing purposes without your consent. To exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, please send us your request via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Categories of Personal Information defined under the Act we may collect, receive, or maintain in the course of administering firm business or receive from a client in the course of providing legal services: Identifiers, Personal information described in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)), Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law, Commercial information, Biometric information, Internet or other electronic network activity, Geolocation data, Sensory data, Professional or employment-related information, Non-public education information, and inferences drawn from other personal information.
We reserve the right to change this Statement at any time without advance notice. Should any new policy go into effect for our Internet Services, HKR will post it on this website and relevant Internet Services.
Horst Krekstein + Runyon
610 W. Germantown Pike, Suite 350
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
3600 Route 66, Suite 150
Neptune, NJ 07753
New York, NY 10004