Privacy Policy

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information Via this Website

Hughes Watters Askanase, L.L.P. ("HWA") collects certain personal information through this website. The following describes what information is collected and how that information may be used and shared with third parties.

HWA collects information that you submit via an online form on this website. You may use an online form, for example, to register for a seminar sponsored by HWA or to receive newsletters. The information you enter may include, for example, your name, title, company, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

The information you submit will be retained by HWA in a database maintained by HWA or its service provider, and will be used by HWA to complete your request, such as registering you for the seminar you requested. HWA will not share the information with any third party, except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Statement. HWA may share the information to complete your request. For example, if you register for a seminar co-sponsored by another organization, or at which a lecturer outside HWA will speak, HWA may share the information with that organization or speaker (or the organization with which that speaker is affiliated). HWA may also share the information with a successor in interest, an affiliate or its consultants who are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of the information. For example, if HWA merges with another law firm, HWA may share the information with that firm. HWA may also share the information as permitted by law. For example, HWA may provide the information in response to a subpoena, a law enforcement or governmental agency request, or a court order.

HWA may also use the information retained in the database to communicate with you directly via e-mail or direct mail, such as to inform you about newsworthy topics and upcoming events that may be of interest to you. For example, HWA may use your e-mail address to send you the firm's Legal Update newsletter or an announcement concerning an upcoming seminar. In order to guard your nonpublic personal information, we maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards.

By submitting your e-mail address to HWA, you opt-in to receiving e-mail from HWA. You may opt-out of receiving further e-mail by contacting Any changes to this privacy statement will be made through a revised posting on the HWA website.

May 1, 2009