2. The Information We Collect and How We Use It. (a) The types of personal information we collect and use in relation to clients and potential clients will depend upon the information and services requested. However, subject to applicable law, it may include: (i) name, address, email address, contact details, nature of the client, or potential client, financial, credit, billing, and account information, and other incidental information relating to the services we provide; (ii) information material to your business, for example, financial, property ownership, family, employment, disciplinary, benefit, or tax information, and any other information you give to us when you engage us; (iii) information about individuals we collect in the course of acting for clients, including personal information about employees of clients, referrals, counterparties and consultants; (iv) information about you contained in communications within Agnes and between us and you, whether online or offline; and (v) information we may collect with your consent or as permitted or required by law. We use this information: (i) to assess whether we are able to work with you; (ii) to offer and provide services and deliverables to you; (iii) to communicate with you regarding the services you request and to respond to your requests and inquiries; (iv) to administer our client time and billing databases and issue and collect accounts; (v) to provide you with material on our services and to invite you to Agnes seminars and functions; (vi) to develop and use our knowledge management systems and permit Agnes Members to consult documents that we have created on your behalf and that contain personal information; (vii) to manage and administer our business, including to avoid negligence and protect you and us against error; and (viii) as permitted or required by law or for purposes for which you otherwise provide your consent. If you do not wish to receive further materials about our services or if you do not wish to receive further invitations to seminars and functions, you may unsubscribe or ask us not to contact you for these purposes.
(b) If you apply for a position at Agnes, we will collect the personal information contained in, and generated in relation to, your application package, in order to evaluate your application and assess whether to offer you a position at Agnes. For candidates who are not offered or do not accept a position, we normally retain this information for a reasonable period in the event that an appropriate position becomes available or that you reapply to Agnes. If you accept a position at Agnes, the information will be retained in accordance with our privacy procedures applicable to the personal information of Agnes Members.
(c) Agnes may collect information about third-party agents, vendors and suppliers (each, a "Service Provider") who provide goods, services, and information to Agnes. This information may include name and contact information as well as any information (such as banking information) that we need to pay you for your services and other relevant information, such as experience and qualifications of Service Providers. We use this information in order to assess suitability for particular assignments, to contact you, where necessary, in relation to the goods, services and information you are providing to Agnes, and to pay you for your services. We may also use this information to provide you with material regarding our services or developments in the law or to invite you to Agnes seminars and functions. If you do not wish to receive further materials about our services or if you do not wish to receive further invitations to seminars and functions, you may unsubscribe or ask us not to contact you for these purposes.
3. How We Collect Information About You. (a) We typically collect personal information directly from you or through our interaction with you. However, sometimes we may obtain personal information about you from other sources. (b) In relation to clients, in addition to personal information that you provide, we may collect personal information from: (i) a government agency or registry; (ii) third parties; and (iii) law firms or agents who have acted for you in the past or are currently acting for you, where these parties have information relevant to the matter in respect of which we are engaged by you. (c) In relation to potential Agnes Members, in addition to personal information that you provide, we may collect personal information from: (i) the third parties you provide as references in support of your application; and (ii) individuals involved in the evaluation and review process.
5.Our Website. The only personal information that we collect about you when you use our website is what you tell us about yourself, for example, by completing an online form when you request receipt of a Agnes publication, or information you provide to us through the "Contact Us" section or when you send us an email. As most websites do, we track usage patterns on our website on an anonymous basis. Your identity cannot reasonably be ascertained from this information. Each time you visit our website, our server records your Internet service provider, the date and time of your visit, the pages you visit and the documents downloaded, the searches you performed, and the referring URLs you came from. We use this non-personal information to optimize our website service. For your convenience, we may offer links from our website to other websites. However, Agnes is not responsible for, nor do we accept any liability for, the personal information collection, use, and disclosure practices of other entities to which our website may link. You should consult the privacy policies of these other entities before providing any personal information on their websites.
7. Security. Agnes has implemented reasonable physical, organizational, and technological security measures to safeguard the personal information in our custody or control. These include safeguards to protect personal information against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, or modification. Authorized Agnes Members, agents, and mandatories have access to your personal information. You can generally visit the Agnes website without providing any personal information. However, given that electronically submitted data is not one hundred percent (100%) secure, we make no warranties as to the security of any such personal information that you submit, which you do at your own risk.
8. Access, Correction, Inquiries, and Complaints. We maintain a file of your personal information for the above-mentioned purposes. If you wish to request access to, or correction of, your personal information in custody or control of Agnes, please make your request in writing to us at the address below. We may need to verify your identity before searching for or providing you with personal information. In some circumstances, we may not provide access to your personal information, for example, if it contains the personal information of other persons, if it constitutes confidential commercial information, or if it is otherwise not properly the subject of an access request. It is important that your personal information be accurate and up to date. Please inform us as soon as possible of any changes to your personal information. If you have any questions, requests or complaints about our personal information practices, please contact us at Melissa Agnes via email at email@example.com.