Privilege
Confidentiality

Your Secrets

ARE SAFE WITH US

1. Introduction

At the Law Office of Bryan Greenberg, we are committed to upholding the highest standards of privacy, privilege, and confidentiality in our legal practice. This policy outlines the principles and practices we follow to safeguard the sensitive information entrusted to us by our clients, employees, and other stakeholders.

2. Definitions

  • Confidential Information: Any information, data, documents, communications, or materials received or generated during the course of our legal services that is not publicly available and is of a sensitive nature.
  • Privilege: The legal protection afforded to certain communications and information exchanged between clients and their attorneys, protecting them from disclosure in legal proceedings.
  • Client: Any individual, organization, or entity for whom we provide legal services.
  • Employee: Any individual employed by our firm, including attorneys, staff, and support personnel.

3. Scope

This policy applies to all individuals associated with our firm, including clients, employees, contractors, and third-party service providers.

4. Privacy and Data Protection

  • We collect, use, and store personal data in accordance with applicable privacy laws and regulations. We inform clients and stakeholders about the purpose and nature of data processing.
  • Client data is stored securely and is accessible only to authorized individuals on a need-to-know basis.

5. Confidentiality and Privilege

  • All communications between clients and our attorneys are presumed confidential and protected by attorney-client privilege.
  • We exercise utmost care in maintaining the confidentiality of client information and take measures to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure.
  • We do not disclose client information without proper authorization, except when required by law (including applicable attorney ethics codes), with explicit client consent, or, when, within our legal judgment and in compliance with applicable attorney ethics codes, disclosure of information is deemed necessary in order to try to achieve client goals or desired results.

6. Electronic Communications

  • We utilize secure communication platforms for transmitting sensitive information electronically, employing encryption and other security measures.
  • Clients and employees are encouraged to communicate through secure channels to maintain confidentiality.

7. Access Controls

  • Access to confidential information is restricted to authorized personnel who require such access for the performance of their duties.
  • We implement stringent access controls, strong authentication methods, and regular security assessments to protect against unauthorized access.

8. Document Retention and Destruction

  • We retain client-related documents and information for the necessary duration in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Upon conclusion of legal representation, we securely dispose of confidential information using approved methods to prevent unauthorized access.

9. Third-Party Relationships

  • We carefully select third-party vendors and service providers who adhere to high standards of data protection and confidentiality.
  • Contracts with third parties include provisions that require them to maintain the confidentiality of information shared with them.

10. Training and Compliance

  • We provide regular training to employees on privacy, privilege, and confidentiality to ensure understanding and compliance with this policy.
  • Violations of this policy may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination, as well as potential legal consequences.

11. Policy Review

  • This policy is subject to periodic review to ensure its continued relevance and effectiveness in safeguarding privacy, privilege, and confidentiality.

12. Contact Information

For questions, concerns, or to report any potential breaches of this policy, please contact Bryan Greenberg at bryan@bryangreenberglaw.com.

By adhering to this Privacy, Privilege, and Confidentiality Policy, we reaffirm our commitment to maintaining the trust our clients and stakeholders place in us.

Effective Date: August 31, 2023

Last Updated: August 31, 2023

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