Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

The website is owned and operated Mercer Law PLLC (“Mercer Law”).  By accessing or viewing this website, uploading content to this website, and/or participating in or using any service offered on this website (collectively and individually the “Services”), you agree to this Privacy Policy.  Please review this Privacy Policy carefully as it forms a contract between you and Mercer Law PLLC.  From time to time, Mercer Law PLLC may decide to modify, add, or delete portions of this Privacy Policy.  If it does so, your continued use of the Services after any such changes have been made means you agree to such changes.

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and is part of, Mercer Law PLLC’s Terms of Use located here (“Terms of Use”), which also govern your use of the Services.  Capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy have the definitions provided in the Terms of Use.

2. Personal Information

Mercer Law PLLC collects and stores information that you enter in connection with the Services.  To use some services, Mercer Law PLLC may collect limited personal information that can identify you or that can be used with other sources of information to identify you (“Personal Information”).  For example, purchasing a subscription to this website requires you to submit your email address, name, and zip code, as well as payment information such as your address and credit card number.

3. Anonymous Information

When you use the website, Mercer Law PLLC may also collect certain information that does not identify you individually (“Anonymous Information”).  For example, Mercer Law PLLC may collect your IP address, browser information and website domain name every time you use the Services.  Mercer Law PLLC may also collect information regarding user-traffic patterns and website usage.

4. Use of Cookies and Spyware

Mercer Law PLLC does not use or install spyware on your computer.  Mercer Law PLLC does not use spyware to retrieve information from your computer.  Like many websites, Mercer Law PLLC uses “cookies,” which are files stored on your computer’s hard drive by your browser. Cookies help Mercer Law PLLC identify users and optimize their website experience. Most browsers accept cookies automatically but allow you to disable them. Mercer Law PLLC recommends that you leave cookies enabled so it can offer you a better website experience.

5. Use of Your Information

5.1. Use of Anonymous Information

Mercer Law PLLC may use Anonymous Information to help it determine how its users interact with parts of the Services so it can improve the Services and make them more useful.  Mercer Law PLLC may also use or share with others Anonymous Information in any other manner that Mercer Law PLLC deems appropriate or necessary.

5.2. Use of Personal Information

Mercer Law PLLC’s Use of Your Personal Information.

Mercer Law PLLC may use your Personal Information to contact you about new offers, newsletters, action alerts, press releases, and information about Mercer Law PLLC.  You may opt out from having Mercer Law PLLC contact you by sending Mercer Law PLLC an email to with “Opt Out of Receiving Personal Contact” in the subject line.

Third Party Agents

Mercer Law PLLC occasionally has third party agents that perform functions on its behalf, such as marketing, website development or hosting, web analytics, credit card processing, and fraud protection.  These entities have access to the Personal Information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of Personal Information.  They are contractually restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the website.

5.3. Legally Compelled Disclosures

Mercer Law PLLC may disclose Personal Information to government authorities, and to other third parties when compelled to do so under law (and/or under a reasonable interpretation of the law), including, without limitation, in response to court orders and subpoenas.

5.4. Emergency Situations

Mercer Law PLLC may also use or disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (i) conform to applicable law; (ii) protect and defend its rights or property, the website or its users, and (iii) act under emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of Mercer Law PLLC, its users, and others.

6. Links and Other Websites

This Privacy Policy only applies to the information collected while you are on this website.  This website may contain links to other websites.  This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that may be collected on those other websites.  Mercer Law PLLC has no responsibility for the information that may be collected on other websites.  Accordingly, you should use common sense as you navigate the web, be aware when you leave this website, and read the applicable legal documents for each website you visit.

7. Transfer in the Event of Reorganization

In the event that Mercer Law PLLC, any affiliate of Mercer Law PLLC, or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by one or more third parties as a result of an acquisition, merger, sale, reorganization, consolidation or liquidation, Personal Information may be one of the transferred assets. For purposes of this policy, an “affiliate” of Mercer Law PLLC is an entity that is under the control of, or under common control with, Mercer Law PLLC.

8. Security

Mercer Law PLLC implements and maintains reasonable security procedures and practices appropriate to the nature of the information, to protect the personal information from unauthorized access, destruction, use, modification, or disclosure.  You understand and agree, however, that no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of Mercer Law PLLC to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully, including in the case of your contacting Mercer Law PLLC by email or a “contact us” or similar feature on this website. Accordingly, though Mercer Law PLLC may take reasonable steps to protect the security and integrity of all Personal Information provided to the Services, due to the nature of the internet, Mercer Law PLLC cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the internet or while stored on its system or otherwise in its care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. Any such transmission is done at your own risk.

If you receive an email or other correspondence requesting that you provide any sensitive information that seems suspicious to you, please do not provide such information, and report such request to us at

9. Users

This website is not intended for use by children under the age of 13.  Mercer Law PLLC does not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13.  If you are under the age of 13, you must immediately discontinue use of this website.

10. Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy will be interpreted under the laws of the state of Washington.  To the extent you are accessing this website from outside of the United States of America, you do so at your own risk. If you are located outside the United States of America, you should be aware that your Personal Information will be transferred to the United States of America, the laws of which may be deemed by the other countries to have inadequate data protection. If you are located in a country outside the United States of America and voluntarily submit Personal Information to Mercer Law PLLC, you consent to the general use of such information as provided in this Privacy Policy and to the transfer of that information to, and/or storage of that information in, the United States of America.

12. Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding Mercer Law PLLC’s privacy practices, you may contact us at

Last Updated: July 22, 2013

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