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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how the Nick Akerman Law Firm (“Nick Akerman,” “we” or “us”) collects, uses, and discloses information about you when you use our websites, mobile applications, and other online services (collectively, the “Services”) and when you visit our offices, attend our events, or otherwise interact with us as described below.  Please note that in some cases we may provide separate or additional privacy notices.  For example, we have a separate privacy policy that applies to the information we collect from our clients in connection with providing legal services.

We may change this policy from time to time.  If we make changes, we will notify you by reflecting a revision at the top of this policy, and in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to our website homepage or sending you a notification).  We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to stay informed about our information practices and the choices available to you.

Collection of Information

Information You Provide to Us

We collect personal information you provide directly to us.  For example, you share information directly with us when you use the Services, access, or use any collaboration tools or participate in any interactive features of the Services, send us an email, fill out a form, respond to a survey, comment on a blog, register for or participate in an event, interact with us on social media, enter a promotional drawing, or otherwise communicate with us.

The types of personal information we may collect include your:

  • Contact information, such as name, email address, postal address, and phone number;
  • Education information, such as educational degrees, languages, professional memberships, qualifications, and certifications;  and
  • Any other information you choose to provide.

Information We May Collect from Other Sources

We may obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through the Services.  For example, we may use information from LinkedIn to update information about you in our contact database.

Use of Information

We use personal information for various purposes, including to:

  • Provide, maintain, and improve the Services;
  • Personalize and improve your experience on our Services;
  • Respond to your questions, comments, and requests;
  • Provide the information or services you request and send you related information;
  • Send you newsletters, updates, and other communications we think will be of interest to you, including about our services, programming, and events;
  • Notify you about any changes to the Services; and
  • Carry out any other purpose described to you at the time the information was collected.

Disclosure of Information

We may share your personal information as follows or as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy:

  • In response to a request for information if we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law or legal process, including lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements;
  • If we believe your actions are inconsistent with our user agreements or policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of us or any third party; and
  • With your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you that your personal information will be shared in a particular manner, and you provide such personal information. We may also share your personal information with third parties when you intentionally direct us to do so or when you use our Services to intentionally interact with third parties.

Children’s Privacy

The Services are not intended for children under the age of 18.  The Nick Akerman Law Firm does not target our Services to children under 18 or knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18.

Links to Other Websites and Third-Party Content

We may provide links to or embed videos hosted by third-party websites, services, and applications, such as YouTube, that are not operated or controlled by the Nick Akerman Law Firm.  This Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party services, and we cannot take responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of third-party services.  We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party service before providing any information to or through them.  The Services may include an activity feed, social media buttons and widgets, such as the Facebook “Like” button or the “Share This” button.  Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the third-party service that provides the feature.

Your Choices

You have certain choices with respect to how we treat your personal information, as described below.

Marketing Communications

You may opt out of receiving promotional communications from us or request changes to your communication preferences by following the instructions in those communications.  If you opt out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.


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If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, you may email us at


Copyright Notice

All copyrightable text and graphics, the selection, arrangement, and presentation of all materials (including information in the public domain), and the overall design of this web page are ©nickakermanlaw.  All rights reserved.  Permission is granted to download and print materials from this website for the purpose of viewing, reading, and retaining for reference.  Any other copying, distribution, retransmission, or modification of information or materials on this site, whether in electronic or hard copy form, without the express prior written permission of Nick Akerman Law, is strictly prohibited.

Policy Concerning Infringement Claims and Repeat Infringers

Nick Akerman Law Firm will process and investigate proper notices of alleged copyright or other intellectual property infringement related to material on its websites or servers and will respond appropriately, following the guidelines of the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act and other applicable intellectual property laws.  Under appropriate circumstances, the Nick Akerman Law Firm will act expeditiously to remove or disable access to the material that is claimed to be infringing or claimed to be the subject of infringing activity.  The Nick Akerman Law Firm will, following appropriate investigation, terminate or disable access by repeat infringers.  Claims of alleged copyright or other intellectual property infringement must be in writing and directed to the Nick Akerman Law Firm.


The materials available at this web site are for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice.  You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem.  Use of and access to this Web site or any of the e-mail links contained within the site do not create an attorney-client relationship between the Nick Akerman Law Firm   and the user or browser.  The opinions expressed at or through this site are the opinions of the individual author and may not reflect the opinions of the firm or any individual.

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