Please review this Privacy Policy, which describes the information and privacy practices of Best & Flanagan LLP (“Best & Flanagan”) for its website (the “Site”). When you provide us with personal information about you, you are accepting the information practices described in this policy. Best & Flanagan reserves the rights to modify or replace this Privacy Policy at any time and effective on posting to the Site. Your use of the Site is also subject at all times to our Terms of Use, which are published separately on the Site.

This Privacy Policy applies to Best & Flanagan and does not apply to any linked third party sites that may be accessible through the Site. Best & Flanagan encourages you to read the privacy policies of all sites you access, to learn how third party sites collect, use, share and secure your information. We also remind you of the importance of using secure communications to access and use the Site, and to avoid the use of public or other unsecured wireless access to provide any private or other valuable information.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

The information Best & Flanagan gathers from users of the Site allows us to personalize and continually improve your experience with the Site; process information or other requests; analyze user usage, trends and other patterns; communicate offers or other information believed to be of interest to you; comply with governmental or law enforcement requests; and to protect the rights, property and safety of Best & Flanagan and/or certain third parties.

User Supplied Information. Best & Flanagan receives and stores any information you enter on the Site, such as search criteria, personal/contact information, and searching and navigation patterns. This list is not exhaustive, and Best & Flanagan may alter it without notice.

Automated Information. When you visit the Site, Best & Flanagan receives and stores certain types of information from your visit in the form of “cookies,” or small storage files that transmit your electronic identity to the web sites that you visit. Like most web sites, the Site uses cookies to be able to identify you as a return visitor to the Site. Your web browser should have the ability to accept cookies, reject cookies, or to prompt before accepting them. The Site may also uses embedded web beacons, tracking pixels, mobile device location information and certain other automated technology to gather certain information from anonymous users and email recipients, in order to operate and improve the Site.

Some examples of the general types of information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information, such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; the full Uniform Resource Locator (URL) clickstream to, through, and from the Site, including date and time; cookie number; and pages viewed or searched. Best & Flanagan may use analytics or other software tools to measure and collect session information, including, but not limited to, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling and clicks), and methods used to browse on the Site.

SHARING OF INFORMATION

General. The information collected by Best & Flanagan about Site users is important to our operation and improvement of the Site. Best & Flanagan respects and values this information, and the value of a free flow of information between our users and the Site. Best & Flanagan is not in the business of selling customer information to other web sites or businesses. However, in limited circumstances, Best & Flanagan may share some customer information with its subsidiaries or affiliates that either agree to follow this Privacy Policy, or that follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Policy. Please recall that third party websites using or allowing access to the Site may have different privacy policies.

Agents. Best & Flanagan may sometimes employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on its behalf. For example, such agents are often used by website owners to assist with sending postal mail and e-mail, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links) and providing customer service. These agents have access to only the personal information needed to perform their functions, and are restricted from using it for other purposes.

Compliance Matters. It may be necessary to release account and other personal information if Best & Flanagan is compelled to cooperate with governmental investigations, or otherwise to comply with laws; enforce or apply the Terms of Use and other related agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of Best & Flanagan, its owners, directors, officers, employees, customers, vendors or other agents, their affiliates or other third parties. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection.

USER CHOICES WITH REGARD TO ACCESS OF INFORMATION

General. You always have the right to decline to provide any information to Best & Flanagan on the Site; however, this decision may limit or prevent your use of the Site and the ability to take advantage of certain unique features of the Site. You can also opt out of receiving additional marketing emails at any time and by sending an email with “OPT OUT” in the subject line to vnagel@bestlaw.com.

Prior Information.  When you update information on the Site, Best & Flanagan may keep a copy of the prior version for historical records.

Customer Communication. If you do not want to receive e-mail or other mail from Best & Flanagan, please adjust your account setting regarding e-mail contact preferences. You cannot waive the applicability of our Terms of Use and other legal notices, such as this Privacy Policy, and if you elect not to receive those notices, they will still govern your use of the Site. It is your responsibility to periodically review this Privacy Policy (and our Terms of Use) for notices for changes.

California Residents. California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to Best & Flanagan at the address below.

Child Privacy. Best & Flanagan does not direct its Site to or knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you may use the Site only with the involvement and supervision of a parent or guardian. If we are made aware of and asked to delete personal information inadvertently collected from minors, we will do so.

International Access. If you access the Site from outside the United States, information we collect from you will be transferred to servers within the United States and maintained indefinitely, which may involve the transfer of information out of your country of origin. By allowing us to collect information about you, you consent to such transfer and processing of your data.

CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES, AND REVISIONS

Acceptance of Conditions of Use. By using the Site, you accept that your visit and any dispute over privacy related issues will be subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, including those provisions and agreements governing limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the State of Minnesota, USA. If you have any concern about privacy on the Site, please send Best & Flanagan a thorough description by mail, addressed to us at 60 South Sixth Street, Suite 2700, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55402-4452, and every attempt will be made to try to resolve your concern. You also agree to notify Best & Flanagan promptly and in writing if you believe that this Privacy Policy has been violated

Revisions. Best & Flanagan reserves the right to periodically revise and/or replace this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, which shall be effective without prior notice and on posting to the Site. You should check the Site frequently to see recent changes.

Applicability. Unless stated otherwise, this Privacy Policy applies to all information that Best & Flanagan collects from or about you.

Thank you for visiting our Site. We value our relationship with you and we invite you to let us know if there is anything we can do to enhance your experience with the Site.