This Policy relates to the collection, use and disclosure (“handling”) of personally identifiable information, as defined in applicable legislation (“personal information”). This Policy is not intended to cover information other than personal information.
When you use the Bluechiplegalfunding.com website, submit personal information to Blue Chip Legal Funding, or authorize us to obtain personal information from other sources, you are agreeing to be bound by this Policy.
The following principles govern our actions as they relate to the handling of personal information.
1. Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Categories of Personal Information Collected
Blue Chip Legal Funding Collects personal information about clients, service providers (such as lawyers and experts) and other business contacts such as your name, mailing and email addresses, telephone number, job title and organization/employer name. When you visit Bluechiplegalfunding.com , the website may also collect technical information about your device, browser and settings.
In order to provide clients with our services, Blue Chip Legal Funding also collects information relating to the legal proceedings for which funding is sought or being provided.
How Personal Information is Collected
Blue Chip Legal Funding generally collects personal information directly from you or your authorized representatives. For example, Blue Chip Legal Fundingmay collect personal information about you when you (or your representatives) use the website, deal with us over the telephone, send us correspondence (whether by letter, fax, e-mail or via the website), request litigation funding or meet with a Blue Chip Legal Fundingrepresentative. If you contact us, Blue Chip Legal Fundingmay keep a record of that contact.
Blue Chip Legal Funding may also collect personal information from a third party or source. For example, Blue Chip Legal Funding may collect personal information about you from a publicly maintained record or from the public domain generally (for example via the internet or media).
Purposes for the Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
Blue Chip Legal Funding will inform you (either by making this Policy available, through other written communications or orally) of the purposes for which we collect personal information before or at the time the information is collected. Several common purposes are identified below. In addition, we may inform you of other purposes from time to time.
Blue Chip Legal Fundingcollects, uses, and discloses your personal information to:
- provide our services and products to you;
- market our services and products to you;
- keep you informed of legal and funding developments that may be of interest to you;
- notify you of events that Blue Chip Legal Funding Is holding;
- communicate with you;
- purchase goods and services from you;
- help us manage or improve our services;
- comply with legal obligations; and
- other purposes related to any of the above.
Blue Chip Legal Funding May disclose your personal information to:
- other companies or individuals who assist us in providing services or who perform functions on Blue Chips behalf;
- lawyers, experts and other third parties engaged to provide you with services that Blue Chip Legal Funding has agreed to fund;
- potential business partners and their advisors in the context of a potential or actual sale of, or investment in, all or part of Bluechip’s business; and
- anyone else to whom you authorize us to disclose it.
If Blue Chip Legal Funding discloses personal information to third parties engaged to perform services for us, Blue Chip Legal Funding prohibits the third party from using personal information for any purpose other than the specific purpose for which Blue Chip Legal Funding supplies it.
Blue Chip Legal Funding does not disclose personal information to third parties for the purpose of allowing them to directly market their products and services. Blue Chip Legal Funding does not sell or trade personal information, although personal information may be transferred as part of a business transaction.
Blue Chip Legal Funding may disclose personal information to third party service providers or affiliates outside of the U.S., and may use or store personal information outside of the U.S., in which case your personal information will be subject to the laws of that jurisdiction.
In certain circumstances, Blue Chip Legal Funding may have a legal duty or right to disclose personal information without your knowledge or consent.
You may block cookies by adjusting your internet browser settings, although this may interfere with some functionality of the Blue Chip Legal Funding website. The Blue Chip Legal Funding website is not designed to override “do not track”, “disable cookies” or other browser settings and signals regarding online tracking or preferences. For more information on blocking cookies or targeted advertising, visit the Digital Advertising Alliance Consumer Choice page http://www.aboutads.info/choices/#completed.
2. Individual Choice and Access
Blue Chip Legal Funding will obtain consent when we collect, use or disclose personal information. Depending on the circumstances, consent may be express, implied, or given through an authorized representative. In exceptional circumstances, personal information may be handled by Blue Chip Legal Funding without your knowledge or consent where such collection, use or disclosure is permitted or required by law.
You may withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal information, subject to certain legal or contractual restrictions and upon providing reasonable notice, by contacting the Blue Chip Legal FundingPrivacy Officer as described below. However, in some cases, withdrawing your consent to the handling of some or all personal information may prevent Blue Chip Legal Fundingfrom providing services to you.
Access to Personal Information
Blue Chip Legal Fundingwill keep personal information as accurate, complete and updated as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is used.
You can contact Blue Chip Legal Funding to request access to your personal information to review its accuracy or to update your personal information. Please make a request in writing, using any of the contact methods described below.
Upon written request, Blue Chip Legal Fundingwill provide you with access to your personal information. Blue Chip Legal Funding will take appropriate steps to verify your identity (or verify that you act as a legal guardian or authorized agent of the individual concerned) before responding to a request to access personal information. If you believe any of your information is inaccurate or incomplete, you may make a request that Blue Chip Legal Funding amend the information.
Blue Chip Legal Funding will respond to access requests within a reasonable time and will notify you of any cost associated with fulfilling your request.
3. Questions and Concerns
Blue Chip Legal Funding is accountable for the personal information in our control, including personal information disclosed to third parties we retain to assist us in providing services. Blue Chip Legal Fundinghas designated a global Privacy Officer to answer questions and investigate concerns about the handling of personal information. If you wish to gain access to your personal information, amend your personal information, change your marketing preferences, or have any questions or concerns about our personal information practices, please contact our Privacy Officer:
Address: 138 Old San Antonio Road Suite 202, Boerne, Texas 78006
Fax: (866) 660-2216
4. Effective Date and Changes to This Policy
This Policy may be amended from time to time. An amended Policy will be posted to our website, Bluechiplegalfunding.com, when it comes into effect. Whenever you need to refer to this Policy you should refer to the website to ensure you have the most up to date version.
This Policy is effective as of December 2020.