Tacoma, Washington Employment Lawyer

5224 Olympic Drive
Suite 110
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Phone: 253-858-6601
Fax: 253-858-6603

Privacy Policy

Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law has created this privacy notice to explain how we use information that you may provide while visiting our website and to demonstrate our firm commitment to Internet privacy. Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law may modify this policy from time to time, so we encourage you to check this page when revisiting this website.

The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website. The type and amount of information received depends on how you use the site.

Website Usage/Information Collection

When you visit the Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law website, we automatically obtain information from you about the name of your Internet service provider, the browser and type of computer you are using, the website that referred you to us, the pages you request and the date and time of those requests. We use this information on an aggregate basis to generate statistics and measure site activity to improve the usefulness of the site to our visitors. For example, we use this information to track which pages are most popular among visitors. We do not track the pages you or any individual visitor may look at during a visit to our site and we do not collect any other information without your knowledge and permission. We do not collect or store personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address or phone number, unless you provide that information.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information

Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law provides Web forms so you may provide your contact information to correspond with Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law, or request our firm to assist you in evaluating a potential lawsuit you may have. Any information we collect, such as your name, mailing address, e-mail address, type of request you are making and any additional information you provide, is collected and stored by Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law. The information is used to fulfill your request and track aggregate information about usage of these features. Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law website will not post your personal contact information, including e-mail address, street address and phone numbers, on the website without your consent. Communication through our Web form is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law. If you communicate with us in connection with a matter for which we do not already represent you, your communication may not be treated as privileged or confidential.

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user's hard drive containing information about the user. We use cookies on our site to personalize and customize the experience of our visitors and to support some necessary functions. We also use cookies to better understand how our visitors use our site. You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. For more information on how to modify your browser settings to block or filter cookies, see http://www.cookiecentral.com/faq/. However, please note that if you reject some or all cookies, your experience at this and on other sites throughout the Internet may not be complete. In addition, if you do not allow cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of personalized content delivery offered by other Internet sites or by us.

Outside Links

This site contains hypertext links to other sites. Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Security

Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law makes every effort to ensure the secure collection and transmission of your sensitive information. However, please be advised, should you choose to communicate with us via e-mail or Web form, that (1) e-mail communication is not a secure method of communication, (2) any e-mail that is sent to you or by you may be copied and held by various computers it passes through as it goes from us to you or vice versa, (3) persons not participating in our communication may intercept our communications by improperly accessing your computer or my computer or some computer unconnected to either of us which this e-mail passed through.

By communicating with us via e-mail or Web form, you have consented to receive communications via this medium. If you change your mind and want future communications to be sent in a different fashion, please let us know AT ONCE. If your communication includes sensitive information like your bank account, charge card, or social security number, contact us by mail or by telephone rather than by e-mail.

Children's Privacy

Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13. Our site is not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13. It is possible that by fraud or deception we may receive information pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the notification, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by e-mailing us.

Contact Us

If you experience technical problems with the operation of this website, contact us by e-mailing us.

You also may contact us by mail or telephone. If you do so, we may use the information you provide in the ways we have described in this privacy policy.

Terry A. Venneberg, Attorney at Law
5224 Olympic Drive
Suite 110
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Phone: 253-858-6601
Fax: 253-858-6603

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Social Networking & Computer Privacy

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Blog of the Week

Major campaign to organize tech and video game industries launches, this week in the war on workers

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Thought for the Week

"Employers are increasingly monitoring their employees’ social media activity. A key consideration is to avoid infringing the rights of employees under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. The Privacy Commissioner’s Guidelines on monitoring and personal data privacy at work are a helpful first port of call. They first stress the “3As” of undertaking a systematic assessment process to ensure that monitoring would be appropriate, ensuring that there are no less intrusive alternatives and ensuring that there is proper accountability for the collection of employees’ personal data. They then stress the “3Cs” of ensuring the clarity of an employer’s policy, ensuring that it’s communicated to employees and the safeguarding of data through proper controls. Employers should ensure that they clearly document and communicate their approach to monitoring."

–Kathryn Weaver, partner at Lewis Silkin

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from Digital Information World

Social Media Use During Work Hours By Employees

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