Privacy policy and disclaimers

Your privacy is important to Cook & James, LLC.  This statement sets forth the privacy policy of Cook & James, LLC for our website, and (“the website”)  Please read the terms of this Privacy Policy and disclaimers in order to understand what information we collect via the Cook & James, LLC website.  This website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.  You should contact an attorney for advice on a specified legal matter.  Please do not send us confidential information unless you speak to someone at Cook & James, LLC and receive our authorization to send such information to us.   We will only use information from visitors to the website for the limited purposes described in this privacy policy and by using this website you agree to be bound by this privacy policy. This privacy policy relates only to visitors to the website who are not our clients. Our dealings with our clients and our treatment of any information received from our clients, will be governed by applicable laws, the Rules of Professional Conduct promulgated by the State of Georgia and the rules of other jurisdictions to which our attorneys may be admitted or practicing.

Collection of Information   If you are not already a client of Cook & James, LLC, no information provided by or gathered from you will be considered to be confidential, privileged or otherwise protected by an attorney-client relationship and may be divulged by us.  Furthermore, nothing in this privacy policy or on this website is intended to or will constitute or create an attorney-client or other relationship between you and Cook & James, LLC.  Cook & James, LLC does not currently collect any personal information of visitors to the website except as follows:  

a) information supplied by a visitor’s web browser such as the visitor’s email address or information related to the website the visitor linked from to access Cook & James, LLC website (when you use the website our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit any website-  such server logs may include information such as your Internet Protocol address, web request, browser language, browser type, the date and time of your use and one or more cookies that can uniquely identify your browser

b) information provided to Cook & James, LLC by visitors to the website via an email message (including any attachments contained in such email message); and

c) information provided to Cook & James, LLC by visitors in a web form (for example, when you complete a search request or submit resume and contact information)

While we make a good faith effort to prevent unauthorized access to personal information, you agree and understand that internet communications may not be secure.  Thus, we cannot warrant or guarantee that your personal information will not be disclosed to or accessed by parties other than those authorized under this privacy policy and the related terms & conditions.  Thus, to the extent allowed by law, you agree and understand that we will not be liable for actual or consequential damages caused by such disclosures of your personal information in excess of any funds you have paid to us in connection with your disclosure to us of the personal information.   You agree and understand that to enforce this privacy policy and related terms & conditions, resolve disputes, or provide information to satisfy applicable laws, regulations or proceedings, we may need to retain your personal information.  Additionally, you understand and agree that your personal information may be retained by us in residual back-up files that are a function of our server back-up systems.

Use of Personally Identifiable Information:   Cook & James, LLC does not presently share any information collected from visitors to the website with any outside party. Any information collected from visitors to the website is used solely for the purpose(s) for which the information was provided to Cook & James, LLC.   Notwithstanding the foregoing, Cook & James, LLC does reserve the right to use information it obtains from the website in an aggregated form in order to determine the usefulness and popularity of the various sections of the website and the various web pages contained therein, or to determine how often certain links to or from the website are used by visitors.

Links to other Websites:   This website may contain links to other websites on the internet which we have no control.  These links are solely provided to assist visitors in locating these resources.  A link to another website does not imply any relationship, affiliation or approval of the linked resources or its contents.  Cook & James, LLC is not responsible for the content on any other website.  Therefore, please use these other resources with appropriate caution.  Please understand that Cook & James, LLC has no control over the privacy policies of any websites that are linked to our website, and that these linked sites may make more extensive uses of personal information, which are not consistent with this privacy policy.

IRS Circular 230 Notice: In accordance with IRS requirements, this is to inform you that any information on this website that could be construed as U. S. tax advice is not written or intended to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed on this website.

Disclaimer of Warranties: Any practice survey and/or attorney biography provided on the website is for information purposes only. Cook & James, LLC makes no warranties, representations or claims of any kind whatsoever, including without limitation, any warranties, representations or claims of any kind concerning the accuracy or the timelines of any content presented via the Website.  Cook & James, LLC shall not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the content of this Website or for damages of any kind whatsoever arising from the use or performance of this Website under any circumstances.