Legal Solutions, LLC d/b/a Wischmeyer Law Attorney Jason P. Wischmeyer
NOTICE OF PRIVACY POLICIES
- Why The Notice:
Wischmeyer Law understands that information about you is personal, protected by attorney-client privilege and may be protected by other laws and/or regulations, including HIPPA (as related to medical information). This Notice provides Wischmeyer Law’s Privacy Policies so that you know when your information may be disclosed, when your information will not be disclosed and what you should expect Wischmeyer Law to do with your information.
- Who Will Follow This Notice:
Anyone associated with Wischmeyer Law including employees,
management, contractors, student interns, experts and volunteers.
- What Is The Policy:
Wischmeyer Law is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should the firm ask you to provide information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Information requested allows us to better understand your needs, provide you with better service and how you prefer we contact you.
Information is gathered and may be recorded within your file or associated matter necessary for your representation and to comply with certain legal requirements. This Notice, and the terms and conditions stated herein, applies to all of the records related to you and prohibits disclosure of your information except in the following circumstances:
- As Required By Law. Wischmeyer Law will disclose information about you when required to do so by federal, state or local law or when properly ordered to do so by a court.
- As Necessary During The Course Of Your Representation. Wischmeyer Law, in its sole discretion unless specifically directed by you to the contrary in writing, will disclose information about you when necessary for the competent representation of you in the legal matter for which we have been retained or any circumstance where we are acting as your agent-at-law or agent-in-fact.
- To Avert a Serious Threat to Health or Safety Of You Or Any Third Party. Wischmeyer Law will disclose information about you at any time there is a credible belief of imminent serious threat or actual harm your or any third party’s health and safety, any credible belief of imminent serious threat or actual harm to any third party by you and in any event in which there is a “Duty to Report” under federal or state law. Any disclosure under this paragraph shall only be made to someone able to prevent or maintaining some legal authority and that would be capable of preventing the threat or actual harm to you or any third party such as a medical provider or law enforcement official.
- As Authorized By You. Wischmeyer Law may disclose information, in its sole discretion, about you to a third party if requested by you to do so, but only after consultation and if Wischmeyer Law believes you have waived this Policy and attorney-client privilege and, even then, only if Wischmeyer Law determines, in its sole discretion, the requested disclosure does not violate the applicable Attorney Rules of Ethics or otherwise might diminish your legal rights and/or create additional obligations as a result of complying with such disclosure request.
- For Payment and/or Collection of Fees/Expenses. Wischmeyer Law may use and disclose information not determined to create a possible disclosure of information adverse to your interest in the context of your legal representation as necessary to bill and/or collect payment from you for Wischmeyer Law services or as may be necessary after the conclusion of representation for collection of all fees and/or expenses due resulting from, directly or indirectly, your representation by and/or consultation with Wischmeyer Law.
- For Wischmeyer Law Marketing Purposes. Wischmeyer Law may use and disclose information to market services to you or recommend possible service options or alternatives that may be of interest to you.
- Aggregated Disclosure. Wischmeyer Law may use and disclose non-identifying information about you if aggregated with other similarly situated persons and used and/or disclosed in a manner designed and intended to hide your specific identity as related to the information disclosed.
- Insurance Provider or Third Party Contractual Disclosure. Wischmeyer Law may represent you in a capacity where you have contractually delegated your right to privacy and/or the attorney-client privilege to a third party for collection, indemnity and/or defense of your legal matter and, in such event, Wischmeyer Law may disclose your information to such a third party in accordance with your contractual agreement.
- Claims Involving or Against Wischmeyer Law. Wischmeyer Law may use and disclose your information in the event of any claim or litigation by or related to you against it.
- What Are Your Rights:
- Right to Inspect of Copy. You have the right to inspect and copy all information provided to or obtained by Wischmeyer Law to which this policy applies. Any such request must be made to Wischmeyer Law in writing. Wischmeyer Law may charge an advance fee for the costs of copying, mailing or other supplies along with a $35.00 retrieval fee associated with your request. Your request may be denied in limited circumstances and, if denied, the reason for the denial will be provided to you and you shall have the right to a review of such denial by an independent attorney as agreed between us. Wischmeyer Law will comply with the outcome of the review.
- Right to Correct or Amend. You have the right to correct or amend any information in Wischmeyer Law’s possession, in writing. Any correction and/or amendment shall become a part of your information, but shall not replace the information sought to be corrected or amended. Wischmeyer Law may deny your request to correct or amend any information if the written correction and/or amendment is not deemed accurate or complete by Wischmeyer Law.
- Right to restrict use or disclosure. You have the right to request a restriction or limitation on how your information is used or disclosed except as related to disclosures for the payment of fees/expenses or the event of a claim involving or against Wischmeyer Law by or related to you against it.
- Right to Accounting of Disclosures. You may request, in writing stating a specific time period , an accounting of disclosures listing any and all disclosures of information by Wischmeyer Law in regards to your information. Wischmeyer Law may charge an advance fee for the costs of copying, mailing or other supplies along with a $35.00 retrieval fee associated with your request.
- Right to Receive Notice of Breach. Wischmeyer Law will provide you notice of any unauthorized disclosure of information in accordance herewith within sixty (60) days of the date such disclosure is identified as occurring. You must maintain up to date contact information with Wischmeyer Law to receive such notice and Wischmeyer Law shall have no liability for any inability to conform with this paragraph resulting from out of date information on you.
- Right to Receive Changes Related to this Notice. So long as you are an active client and/or within twelve months of having been an active client with Wischmeyer Law, Wischmeyer Law will provide you notice of any changes to this Notice or the Policy stated herein within sixty (60) days. You must maintain up to date contact information with Wischmeyer Law to receive such notice and Wischmeyer Law shall have no liability for any inability to conform with this paragraph resulting from out of date information on you.
- Right to Complaint. You have a right to file a written Complaint asserting any unauthorized disclosure of your information by submitting such Complaint to Wischmeyer Law. Wischmeyer Law shall respond to such Complaint within ninety (90) days for receive thereof.