Website Disclaimer, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy (the “Policy”)

Website Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting Welch Law LLC’s (“us”, “we”, or “our”) website. Welch Law LLC operates the https://welchlawllc.com/ website (the “Service”).

Law Services Disclaimer

Materials available on or throughout this website have been prepared by us for informational purposes only and are not intended to be, nor should they be considered legal advice. Remember, the choice of an attorney is an important decision and should not be based on advertisements alone.

Although we work to keep information contained on this website up-to-date, it may not reflect the most recent legal developments or all information known to an attorney. Therefore it may contain errors or omissions. You should consult an attorney to confirm the current laws and how they apply to your particular legal needs. Any delay may result in a loss of some or all of your legal rights.

Data Collection

We use your interaction with this website to help us improve the quality of the content and the Service for all users. By using this Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. 

Transmission or receipt of the information provided on our website is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute an attorney-client relationship. We use several third-party hosts to operate the Service and collect information from visitors. While we will keep any and all information delivered to us confidential, we cannot guarantee the reliability of those third-party service providers. As such, we discourage you from providing confidential information to us through this website. Links to other sites are provided for your convenience only. Such links are not intended to be referrals to, or endorsements of, the linked sites. We have no control over such linked websites and we are not responsible for their content. Your use of the third-party websites is subject to the privacy policies of those sites. Welch Law disclaims all responsibility for the privacy practices of third-party websites.

You are not required to register or provide information to us in order to visit this website. However, some third-party vendors will collect session data in order to create detailed statistics of visitors use of the Service. IP Addresses, time spent on the Service, and interactions with the Service are all recorded and reported to us. To obtain additional information or documents via this website, or to allow us to respond to your requests for information, you may be asked to voluntarily provide non-public, personal information. We use your information to provide the information or documents you requested and to enhance your use of this Service. We will only use your information in accordance with this Policy.

Collection of Email Address(es)

We will not give, sell or otherwise transfer e-mail addresses obtained through this website to any other party for the purpose of enabling such other party to initiate, or to enable others to initiate, unsolicited commercial email messages to such addresses. Your decision to contact us, to sign up for our e-newsletter, or to leave a review of our services is yours alone; doing so will authorize us to contact you via email and/or add you to our mailing list for newsletter updates. You may opt out of future contact at any time. All marketing emails we send contain a “web beacon pixel” to tell us whether our emails are opened and combined with additional technology can share information about whether any of the links contained in the email are clicked on by the recipient. We collect this information to better understand our customers interest in various material and whether we should continue sending a particular email account future emails. Again, you may opt out of future email communications at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button at the bottom of any of our automated email messages.

Cookies

Our web servers collect general information that does not relate to specific individual visitors, such as the number of visits to this Service, the number of pages viewed, and the domains from which people visit this Service. We may collect information about your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our Service, to administer and improve the service we offer to you, and to gather broad demographic information. By using the Service, you expressly consent to the use of cookies in accordance with this policy. If you do not agree to the use of these cookies, please disable them (you can learn more about cookies and how to disable them here) and continue to browse the Service. Please understand that if you choose to disable cookies, some of our content and your user experience on the Service may be affected. Note, this cookies policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of any third party website which may be linked to or accessible through the Service. The Service may use third party applications, such as, but not limited to, Google Analytics, Facebook, LinkedIn, artibot.ai, and others to collect marketing data about visitors to this website. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of each website you visit to understand your rights on that website. We have included some information about some, but not all, of the third-party services we utilize on the Service below:

Google Analytics: is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Pure Chat, Inc. (“artibot.ai”): is a data collection “chatbot” that collects user input and sends a transcript to us. This is a third-party service that we do not control. artibot.ai collects the information and stores it on its own server, which we have no control over. As such, you should only submit non-confidential contact information and the type of legal services you are inquiring about through the chatbot. For more information on the privacy practices of Pure Chat, see https://www.purechat.com/privacy

Practice Panther: is a client management system (CMS) that we use to provide services to our potential clients, clients, and others. It also serves as our “Client Intake” form and automatically adds your input into the CMS. This is a third-party service that we do not control. As such, you should only submit non-confidential contact information and the type of legal services you are inquiring about through the “Client Intake” form. For more information on the privacy practices of  Practice Painter, see https://www.practicepanther.com/privacy/ 

Visitors’ GDPR Rights

Please note, we do not provide any services or goods to the European Union. While you may access the Service from anywhere in the world, we do not solicit nor do we anticipate any work with an individual outside of the United States. Your visit to the Service is your decision alone. Since the practice of law is limited to state specific requirements and our work is dedicated to individuals located in select states, if you are a citizen of the European Union we encourage you to search for a law firm that can provide you the services you seek.

If you are within the European Union, you are entitled to certain information and have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). Those rights include the following: 

  1. You have the right to request access to your data that we store and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.
  2. You have the right to seek restrictions on the processing of your data.
  3. You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data.
  4. To the extent that you provided consent to our processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent.
  5. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the GDPR.
  6. We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

Since we do not solicit or sell products to the European Union, we will take all actions to comply with the above rights as we deem necessary or desirable based on your use of the Service. We will not go through extreme or expensive actions to comply with such law. By using the Service, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless for any violation of the GDPR. We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until one of the following happens: (a) you ask us to delete the information and we can do so at little or no cost or time, (b) we decide to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) we decide that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it.

Terms of Use

You hereby agree not to use the Service for any use or purpose that is:

  1. obscene, libelous, blasphemous, pornographic, defamatory, inticing hatred, terrorism, or any similar offense;
  2. unlawful or misleading;
  3. for any use that breaches the intellectual property rights of others;
  4. undertaken on behalf of anyone other than you; or 
  5. in violation of any local, state, or national law, or in violation of any foreign laws, treatises, or regulations.

We will fully cooperate with law enforcement in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligations, to protect Welch Law LLC and defend our rights or property, to prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service, to protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public, and to protect against legal liability.

We are obligated under legal ethics rules to not disclose confidential and privileged attorney client communication. As previously noted, we encourage you to not disclose this type of information on the Service. You may contact the office at (636) 352-1222 if you are unsure whether your information is at risk of being disclosed.

The Service does not address anyone under the age of 18. As such, we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware your child has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.  

We may periodically make changes to this Policy without notice. We recommend that you re-visit this Policy and our other policies on occasion to learn of any changes.