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Privacy Notice and Document Retention Policy

 
 
Introduction

Under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, professionals who provide services related to personal financial information are required to inform clients of their policies and practices regarding the privacy and security of their information. Since you have chosen to access our Site, we are providing the following information to you:

 

In the course of providing clients with advice on financial and related matters, Shumway Van may receive personal financial information from clients. In addition, Shumway Van may assemble and maintain information relating to the services provided. The information that Shumway Van may assemble and maintain may be obtained from the client, created as a result of the services provided, or received from third parties. If you were, are or become a client of Shumway Van, you should know that all information that our firm receives from a client is held in confidence, and is not released to people outside the firm, except as agreed to by the client, or as allowed or required under applicable law and the rules of professional conduct governing the provision of legal services.

 

For clients of Shumway Van, our firm will retain records relating to the services that Shumway Van provides so that our attorneys will be better able to assist clients with their needs, and in some cases, to comply with professional standards. In order to protect client’s nonpublic personal information or the nonpublic information of business entities, Shumway Van maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with professional standards and generally exceed the requirements imposed under federal law.

 

Generally, Shumway Van retains information in its files until completion of the matter to which that information relates. Thereafter, those files may be purged, placed in storage, or returned to the client. Shumway Van may retain copies of files. Files retained by Shumway Van after completion of a matter are not retained or marked for destruction in accordance with our policies. Inactive files are maintained until Shumway Van determines that those files are no longer useful in rendering legal services to the relevant, or are not otherwise required in connection with our role as legal counsel.

 

Links to Other Sites

 

The Site may contain links to third party websites. Those links, if any, are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that Shumway Van sponsors, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the links. Shumway Van is offered no compensation or remuneration from the organizations linked to the website. Shumway Van makes no warranties, explicit or implied, regarding the performance of the links, the performance of the outside sites or the contents of the outside sites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.

Children’s Privacy

 

This Site is not directed at children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If Shumway Van obtains actual knowledge that it has obtained personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately and permanently deleted from our records.

 

Choice/Opt-out

 

Our users are given the opportunity to ‘opt-out’ of having their information used for purposes not directly related to the Site at any point where we ask for the information. Users who no longer wish to receive an e-mail that Shumway Van may send, may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying with the term “unsubscribe” in the subject line of the email or by emailing Shumway Van.

 

Contact Information

 

If you have a comment, question or request, or if you need to contact Shumway Van for any other reason, please click here.

 

Send mail to Shumway Van at:

 

Shumway Van

310 South St. Mary’s Street, Suite 2100

San Antonio, Texas 78205

 

Web Contact

info@shumwayvan.com

 

To the extent the state bar rules in your jurisdiction require us to designate a principal office and/or a single attorney responsible for this Site, Shumway Van designates its office in San Antonio, Texas, USA as its principal office and designates Douglas J. Shumway as the attorney responsible for this Site.