Privacy Policy and Disclaimer

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Disclaimer

The information contained in pages found at www.vklaw.com are designed for general informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion on any specific facts or circumstances. If you have specific legal questions, you are urged to consult your own lawyer concerning your own situation.

By placing information on this website, Volpe and Koenig, P.C. makes no effort or intention to solicit new clients or additional matters from current clients. Additionally, no information provided should be taken to represent any lawyers’ ability to practice in a jurisdiction where he or she is not authorized to do so.

Further, no information provided on this website, whether in articles, blog postings, news updates or otherwise, is intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The formation of such a relationship requires direct, personal contact between you and Volpe and Koenig, P.C. or one of our attorneys and an explicit agreement as to the terms and scope of representation. E-mail communications arising out of this website should also not be construed as creating an attorney-client relationship. Without such relationship and explicit agreement to create one, we cannot assure that communications via this website will be privileged under attorney-client confidentiality.

Descriptions on this site of past clients and the scope of their situations are disclosed only with the informed consent of those current or former clients. Additionally, any descriptions of this type are not meant to suggest that similar results could be obtained, or even that the law as it pertains to said results is current. Every matter is unique to its facts and is subject to distinct and varying results.

News, blog posts, articles, updates, etc. have been compiled from statutes, case law, and administrative rulings. Therefore, said materials should not be considered legal opinions or advice, nor a substitute for legal counsel. Furthermore, archived information pertaining to the Firm and its past events, achievements, cases, etc. is provided merely for informational purposes and should not be relied on as up-to-date, accurate, complete, or pertinent to your unique situation.
Photographs accompanying biographies in the “People” section of the site are those of Volpe and Koenig, P.C. attorneys, patent agents, and technical advisors. Other photographs and images found throughout the site may or may not be of current Firm lawyers or staff and should not be construed as depicting such. Photographs of non-Volpe and Koenig, P.C. employees are models and are used on the website for illustrative and background purposes only.

While Volpe and Koenig, P.C. does not intend this website to be advertising, it may be considered legal advertising in your state or country. Therefore, Volpe and Koenig, P.C. may be unable to represent a prospective client that comes to the Firm for legal counsel from a state where the material provided herein does not comply with local ethics rules, particularly if that client came to the Firm directly as a result of the material viewed on this website.

Additionally, this website may not always be entirely free of defects and may, occasionally, for maintenance purposes or otherwise, not be operational. We accordingly disclaim any liability in connection with visitors’ actions or omissions based on any of the content herein.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. reserves the right to alter or revise this policy and disclaimer at any time, with or without notice. It is advised that visitors of this website check back periodically for changes to the privacy policy and disclaimer.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. Online Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. This notice explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is used on our site.

The Information We Gather and Track and What We Do With It:

We do not collect personal information about you, such as your name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc., unless you choose to fill out a “Contact Us” form or e-mail us directly. We use personal information provided by you for the sole purpose of responding to your inquiry. We will not contact you about other matters, unless you specifically request it, nor will we share, rent, or sell your personal information outside of Volpe and Koenig, P.C. If you are interested in applying for a job at the firm and choose to submit resume information by email, we will use it only for the internal application review process. Your information will remain completely confidential.

The information that is automatically collected each time you visit our site includes non-identifying information such as the type of browser you use, the type of operating system you are using, or the domain name of your Internet service provider (e.g., America Online, Verizon DSL, etc.). This information is tracked through a web statistics program, which is used to analyze site traffic to allow us to improve the design and content of the site.

Please note that we cannot guarantee the privacy of personal information you transmit over the web that may be collected in transit by others, including contractors who provide services to us. Additionally, invitations found throughout the website to contact the firm are not to be construed as solicitations to provide professional legal services.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

Our site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties. Volpe and Koenig is not responsible for the information practices or the content of such third party web sites.

Volpe and Koenig, P.C. posts information about programs and events that are sponsored by or co-sponsored in conjunction with other firms or organizations. Should you choose to register electronically for any of these events, Volpe and Koenig will have no control over the third-party sponsors’ use of this information. As for our own use of your registration information, that will be handled by us as if you had registered by telephone or on paper. In other words, the privacy policies applicable to our web site will not apply.

Our Commitment to Security

We employ security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online. However, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information.

Notwithstanding our privacy policy, Volpe and Koenig, P.C. reserves the right to disclose personal information in rare circumstances: (1) Where the firm believes or has reason to believe that disclosure of such personal information is necessary to identify, contact, or institute legal action against an individual(s) who may be interfering with or causing injury to, either intentionally or unintentionally, the rights of Volpe and Koenig, P.C.; (2) Where the firm, in good faith, believes the law requires it; and (3) In a situation involving threats to the physical safety of any person.

Applicable Law and Jurisdictional Issues

Users of this website must abide by all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including those pertaining to libel, slander, defamation, trade libel, product disparagement, harassment, invasion of privacy, and copyright and trademark infringement.

This website and its contents are controlled and operated from Volpe and Koenig, P.C.’s offices in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. By accessing this site, all visitors agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of all disclaimers herein which are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. As such, all activity occurring in connection with this site is presumed to occur in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.