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Effective Date: August 1, 2021
The items outlined above are collectively called “Services”.
Information We Collect About You
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Sources of Personal Information
FMG may collect Personal Information from a variety of sources, including:
FMG needs to collect Personal Information in order to provide the requested Services to you or to provide service to our clients. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide the Services. Where FMG receives Personal Information from its clients about employees or other individuals, the client is responsible for ensuring that any such Personal Information is transferred to us in compliance with applicable data protection laws and regulations.
Uses of Personal Information:
The purposes for which FMG uses Personal Information, and the legal basis for such use are as follows:
FMG may aggregate and/or anonymize Personal Information so it is no longer considered Personal Information. We do this to generate other data for our use, which we may use and disclose for any purpose.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We may disclose Personal Information to:
We may also disclose Personal Information as necessary to:
Protection of Personal Information
We have implemented reasonable measures to secure Personal Information from accidental loss or destruction and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure. Unfortunately, no transmission or storage system cann be guaranteed 100% secure.
Information Relating to Minors
The nature of our services are not intended for individuals under the age of 16.
Cross-Border Data Transfers
We may transfer Personal Information to jurisdictions as necessary for the purposes described above, including to jurisdictions that may not provide the same level of protection as your country of residence. By using our Services, you understand that your information will be transferred to the United States or to other countries in which FMG operates.
For transfers of Personal Information from the European Economic Area (EEA) to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, FMG has or will put in place adequate measures, such as the standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission, to protect Personal Information.
Choices and Access
You have choices regarding marketing-related communications. If you no longer want to receive marketing-related emails from the FMG, you may opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions in our marketing emails.
In your request, please make clear what you are seeking in your request, including what Personal Information is subject to your request. For your protection, we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as you are a client, the performance of our Services require, and as long as our ethical obligations require.
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Additional Information Regarding the EEA
You can lodge a complaint with a data protection authority for your country or region or where the alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs. However, before doing so, we encourage you to contact us directly to give us an opportunity to work directly with you to resolve any concerns about your privacy.
Additional Information Regarding California
Pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), we are providing the following additional details regarding the categories of Personal Information about California residents that we collected and disclosed in the preceding 12 months. This policy does not apply to our job applicants, employees, contractors, owners, directors, or officers where the Personal Information relates to their current, former, or potential role at FMG. California job applicants can review the FMG’s CCPA Job Applicant Notice at Collection for more information.
We collected the following information:
|Category of Personal Information:||Business Purpose:||Personal Information was collected from the following categories of sources:||Personal Information was disclosed to the following categories of third parties:|
|Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information||Audio/Visual – where required for regulatory reasons, to communicate with and/or provide services to clients, to keep record of client instructions or other matters discussed To transcribe or prepare a written note of client interviews||Conference calls and video conferences with clients and other third parties Interviews with clients as part of client feedback program Voicemail messages Audio and/or video recordings of interviews or depositions||Suppliers and service providers where necessary to perform functions on our behalf Opposing parties, their counsel, courts, arbitrators, mediators, and others as necessary to represent our clients|
|Identifiers such as real name, alias, IP address, email address, account name, unique online identifier, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.||To provide legal advice, business services, and to respond to inquiries To manage our business operations and administer our client relationships To provide relevant marketing to you or your employer or business To address compliance and legal obligations (e.g., checking identity of new clients, prevention of fraud/money laundering, to protect the security of our networks, devices, and information) Mandatory disclosures and legal claims (e.g., to comply with any subpoena, court order or other legal process or to comply with any regulatory, governmental or legally binding request)||Directly from the individual Counterparties to transactions or disputes Employers (e.g., our clients) Agents or professional advisors authorized to disclose data on behalf of the individual Publicly available or subscription-based sources|
|Personal Information Categories from Cal. Civ. Code §1798.80(e) including name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, education, employment, employment history, bank account number, credit card number, debit card number, or any other financial information, medical information, or health insurance information. * “Personal information” does not include publicly available information that is lawfully made available to the general public from federal, state, or local government records.|
|Commercial Information including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.|
|Characteristics of Protected Classifications under California or Federal Law Race, age, national origin, disability, sex, veteran status, philosophical or religious beliefs, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status||Only as necessary for the purposes identified above Solely to the extent required to comply with FMG’s legal or other best practice obligations (e.g. AML, equality laws, monitoring diversity and inclusion, etc.)|
|Inferences Drawn from any of the PI identified above||We may draw inferences from information that we have received (such as, we may draw inferences from evidence received from or on behalf of our clients in legal proceedings; we may conclude that you are interested in receiving updates from us on developments in particular areas if you have attended firm-sponsored events; or we may conclude that applicable laws prohibit us from engaging with a prospective client based on information obtain through our Know-Your-Client compliance procedures)|
|Professional or employment-related information||To provide relevant marketing to you (e.g., information about events or services that may be of interest) To provide legal advice, business, services and to respond to inquiries|
|Internet or other electronic network activity information including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet Website, application, or advertisement||To make our website for intuitive To protect the security of our networks, devices, and information||Via the firm’s Website or Apps||To our service providers to the extent necessary for the provision of services on our behalf|
Disclosure of Personal Information, No Sale
FMG has not sold Personal Information as defined or as contemplated by the CCPA in the preceding 12 months and has no knowledge of the sale of Personal Information of consumers under 16 years of age.
California Consumer Privacy Rights
As a California Consumer, you have the following rights:
FMG does not offer financial incentives or price or service differences in exchange for the retention of a California Consumer’s Personal Information.
How to Submit a Verifiable Request to Know or to Delete
FMG will respond to requests in accordance with the CCPA if it can verify the identity of the individual submitting the request. California Consumers can exercise these rights by contacting (770) 818-0000 or by email at [email protected].
In order to verify your identity, we will generally require sufficient information from you so that we can match it to the information we maintain about you in our systems. Sometimes we may need additional personal information from you to be able to identify you. We will notify you.
We may not be able to comply with your request if we are unable to confirm your identity or connect the information you submit in your request with Personal Information in our possession.
A California Consumer may designate an Authorized Agent registered with the California Secretary of State to submit a disclosure or deletion request on behalf of the Consumer. For FMG to respond to a request from an Authorized Agent, FMG may:
FMG may deny a request from an Authorized Agent that does not submit proof that they have been authorized by a consumer to act on their behalf.