Walls Landry Baker & Oliver PLLC
Privacy & Cookie Policy

This Privacy and Cookie Policy applies to the website and online services offered by Walls Landry Baker & Oliver PLLC (hereinafter “WLBO“) through the domain wlbofirm.com, including any mobile application or version of the website (collectively, the “website“), and explains the types of information collected through the website, and how such information may be processed, utilized, or shared. By using the website, you, the user, agree to the terms of this Privacy and Cookie Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy and Cookie Policy, you cannot use, and must discontinue any use of, the website.

Collection of Personal Information

Users may browse the portions of the website that do not require entry of log-in credentials without registration, and without actively entering personally identifying information. However, certain information may be provided automatically by the user’s web browser or application when entering or utilizing the website, including, as examples: IP addresses; other device identifiers; browser types; operating systems; access dates and times; and referring and exiting URLs.

Certain areas and services on the website may ask users to provide personal information, when completing forms on various webpages. This may include providing personal information in order to register for WLBO’s client alerts or to register for events (e.g., a user’s name, organization, phone number, email address), or to apply for career opportunities with WLBO (e.g., employment and educational background, and other relevant identifying information). WLBO will use this personal information for the purpose for which it was provided, as well as other purposes for which the user gives consent.

Users who opt-in with the website may be informed about client alerts, events, or other materials or activities. Users may opt-out of receiving such direct marketing communications either when prompted to do so via the website or an email communication from WLBO, or by sending requests to [email protected].

Cookie Policy

To ensure that our website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, WLBO uses “cookies,” which are small text files stored in a user’s browser to keep records of the website visits. Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work or work more efficiently to improve the user experience. By opting in to WLBO’s Cookie Policy, you consent to the collection and use of your information by WLBO.

This website uses cookies to record session information and uses aggregate cookie information to analyze website performance and provide insights into how we can improve our visitors’ experience. The cookies we use cannot read data off of your hard drive or read cookie files created by other websites.

Disabling Cookies

Web browsers allow you to exercise some control over cookies through the browser settings. Most browsers enable you to block cookies entirely or to block cookies from particular websites. Browsers can also be set to delete cookies when you close your browser. You should note however, that this may mean that any op-outs or preferences you set on the website will be lost when the cookies are deleted.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit allaboutcookies.org, which includes information on how to manage your settings for the major browser providers.

Use of Cookies

Cookies on the WLBO website are used in a number of ways. To the extent any personal information is collected through cookies, this Privacy and Cookie Policy applies.

The main reasons we have cookies on the WLBO website are to:

  • Remember your choice: recording when a user has given their consent for the use of cookies.
  • Remember you: recalling that you have viewed the website before and implementing your chosen settings.
  • Save your preferences: recalling your chosen settings.
  • Provide data for improving our website: WLBO uses analytics to collect top level information about how people use its website.

Transfers of Personal Information

WLBO is a United States of America based law firm, with clients potentially located in other parts of the world, including in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and clients in Switzerland. WLBO may, from time to time, transfer personal information amongst its affiliates, amongst its offices, or to agents, representatives, or contractors providing services to WLBO. Any such transfers to agents and contractors shall be solely for the purposes of providing services to WLBO.

Some such transfers may be overseas, which may include transfers to countries outside of the EEA whose laws provide levels of protection for personal information that are not always equivalent to the level of protection that may be provided in the user’s own country.

In certain limited circumstances, and in compliance with applicable laws, WLBO may share personal information with government authorities or others as required to protect the interests of WLBO or certain third parties; or as otherwise required for compliance with applicable law or legal process.

WLBO has procedures in place to ensure that personal information is transferred, processed, and stored in accordance with applicable laws. WLBO’s Privacy and Cookie Policy governs the transfer of personal data from the EU, EEA and Switzerland to the US.

WLBO reserves the right to transfer any information about users in the event that WLBO, or any affiliate thereof, sells or transfers all or a portion of its business or assets.

Sale of Personal Information

WLBO does not sell personal information. Third party affiliates with whom the Firm may share information also will not sell your personal information. This includes information captured via the use of cookies, captured via the Contact Us section of the website, or shared when a prospective client or employee emails the Firm or signs up for alerts or events.

Security Procedures

WLBO maintains appropriate technical and organizational security procedures in order to keep your personal information confidential, and protect users’ personal information against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or alteration, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. However, WLBO cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that users transmit to the website.

In addition to such measures, WLBO maintains confidentiality policies that govern all information that any attorney or other personnel of WLBO receives in the course of his or her employment or association with WLBO. All attorneys and personnel are made aware of these policies and WLBO has in place procedures to train all attorneys and personnel in the implementation of these policies.

Third Party Links

The website may contain hyperlinks to websites of third parties. If users decide to follow such links, they must be aware that WLBO does not take any responsibility for the third party content or compliance of the third party website with data privacy laws. This Privacy and Cookie Policy does not apply to such third party content or websites. Users are encouraged to make themselves aware of applicable privacy laws and policies before they submit personal information to third party websites.

Children’s Privacy

WLBO does not knowingly collect, use, sell, or disclose personal information from children under the age of 16. If WLBO is made aware that is has collected personal information from a child under 16 years old in a manner that is inconsistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, WLBO will delete this information as soon as possible.

Revisions to this Privacy and Cookie Policy

WLBO reserves the right to change this Privacy and Cookie Policy at any time whereby relevant changes take effect for the future. The applicable version of this Privacy and Cookie Policy is available on the website. Please check this Privacy and Cookie Policy regularly, and before you submit additional personal information via the website.

WLBO may amend this Privacy and Cookie Policy at any time. The user’s continued use of the website after any modification to the Privacy and Cookie Policy will constitute the user’s acceptance of the new terms. WLBO encourages users to periodically review this page for the latest information on the firm’s privacy practices. IF THE USER DOES NOT AGREE TO FUTURE CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY, THE USER MUST STOP USING THE WEBSITE AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF SUCH CHANGES.

Users’ Rights and Contact

If a user has a concern with how WLBO has responded to a request to review, correct, port, or delete their information, they have a right to file a complaint with the proper authority, which is dictated by the user’s location.

To exercise your rights to review, rectify or delete your personal information, and for other questions, comments or enquiries regarding the collection, processing and storage of your personal information by WLBO, please contact us in writing:

Attn.: Office of the General Counsel
5910 North Central Expressway
Suite 1560
Dallas, TX  75206 United States of America

All such requests will be handled in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws.