Notice of Privacy Practices from Vestige, Ltd.
Vestige, Ltd. has always been committed to maintaining client confidentiality. We appreciate this opportunity to clarify our privacy practices in light of privacy concerns and federal privacy laws.
We collect nonpublic personal information about you that is provided by you or obtained by us with your authorization. This information is collected from you in written form, by phone, on-line, by mail and in personal interviews and consultations conducted by us, as well as by information we collect from others with your authorization.
Parties to Whom We Disclose Information
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our clients or former clients to our affiliates or to nonaffiliated third parties except as permitted by law. Nonpublic personal information about you and our former clients may be disclosed to both our affiliates and nonaffiliated third parties as permitted by law and our Code of Professional Conduct, as follows:
- Complying with a validly issued and enforceable subpoena or summons.
- A review of a professional practice in conjunction with a prospective purchase, sale, or merger of all or part of our practice, provided that we take appropriate precautions (for example, through a written confidentiality agreement) so the prospective purchaser does not disclose information obtained in the course of the review.
- Participating in actual or threatened legal proceedings or alternative dispute resolution proceedings either initiated by or against us, provided we disclose only the information necessary to file, pursue, or defend against the lawsuit, and take reasonable precautions to ensure that the information disclosed does not become a matter of public record.
- Providing information to nonqualified third parties who perform services or functions for us pursuant to a contractual agreement which prohibits the third party or affiliate from disclosing or using the information other than for the purposes for which the information was disclosed: For example, using an outside company to acquire media, or, using a records-retention agency to store clients records.
Confidentiality and Security of Nonpublic Personal Information
We restrict access to Nonpublic Personal Information about you to those employees and other parties who must use that information to provide services to you. Their right to further disclose and use the information is limited by our employee code of conduct, applicable law, our Code of Professional Conduct and nondisclosure agreements where appropriate. We use eDiscovery best practices to maintain electronic, physical and procedural safeguards that protect your information with our cyber security solutions.