Firm Prospects, LLC
Firm Prospects, LLC (the “Company,” “we,” or “us”) is committed to protecting personal data it
collects and processes. We want to be sure you understand our privacy practices so you are well-
informed about what happens to personal data you provide to us or that we obtain from third-
party sources. This Notice explains the types of personal data we collect, why we collect it, how
we use and share it, and the rights of data subjects.
We may update this Notice from time to time. When we change this Notice in a material way,
we will highlight the changes on our website, post the updated Notice, and may also inform you
directly of changes.
1. Who Is Responsible for the Data Processing and How Can I Contact Them?
We are responsible for determining the purposes for which we collect, use and share personal
data described in this Notice as well as the way the data is processed. If you have any questions
about our data protection practices, please contact email@example.com.
2. What are the Types of Personal Data We Collect?
We process personal data that we obtain from public websites and other public sources
concerning attorneys who work at law firms. This collection and processing of personal data is a
component of the services we provide to our customers, such as legal recruiters and law firms.
We also process other personal data that third parties provide to us to address our business and
legal obligations. This may include processing personal data we collect directly from our
customers and service providers in the context of our business relationships with them.
Personal Data of Lawyers Who Work at Law Firms
The Company collects and stores in a searchable database publicly available personal data about
attorneys that work at law firms. The Company does not collect any personal data directly from
the attorneys. The information is collected primarily from the attorney’s profile as it appears on
the attorney’s law firm website. In some instances, the Company will also try to fill in gaps in an
attorney’s profile by collecting data from another publicly available source. The publicly
available personal data in the Company’s attorney database includes name, phone number,
gender, e-mail address, office location, education and employment information.
Personal Data of Website Users
computer. We use only temporary cookies that are necessary for the site’s functionality, security
If you choose to request information from us through our “contact us” tab, we will process only
the information you provide to us, namely your contact information (name and email address).
We process this personal data to communicate directly with you, as necessary. If you or your
company becomes our customer, we will further process your personal data as described below
under “Personal Data of Customers.”
Personal Data of Customers
If you subscribe to our services, we will process certain of your personal data in order to fulfill
the subscription and maintain a business relationship with you and your company. We process
certain personal information (such as contact name, address, email address, phone number and
other contact details) to communicate with you directly about your subscription, subscription
renewals, and available upgrades or other details concerning the services we provide. We
process other data, including your subscription history, payment details, credit card number and
related information, bank name, and bank account number to manage payment for the
subscription. We may also use your name and email address to send to you marketing and sales
information on our products that you or your Company may be interested in and will obtain your
consent in advance of doing so where applicable Data Protection Law requires it. You can opt
out of receiving marketing communications at the time you receive the marketing
If you subscribe to our services or otherwise contract with us, you may receive additional details
about the purposes of data processing in connection with the particular subscription or contract;
these additional details may be found in the relevant contract documents and terms and
conditions or may be provided at the time you receive your subscription verification. A copy of
our current contract terms and conditions can be found at https://www.firmprospects.com/terms-of-use.
Personal Data of Service Providers
If you or your company provide goods or services to us, we will process personal data to fulfill
the contract and maintain a business relationship with you. We process limited personal
information for this purpose, such as contact name, address, email address, phone number and
other contact details that you may provide to us in order to communicate with you.
3. On What Legal Basis Do We Process Personal Data?
We process personal data in accordance with applicable United States federal, state, and local
data privacy laws, if any, and in accordance with other laws as they apply to us.
Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data of Website Users
We process the personal data of our website users as described in this Notice based on our
legitimate interests in performing the essential functions of our website and to communicate with
you in response to any inquiry or request you make of us.
If you are located in the EU you may have the right to object to processing of your personal data
collected through our website by submitting your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. We
will consider and respond to the request in accordance with applicable law, if any.
Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data of Lawyers Who Work at Law Firms
We process the publicly available personal data of lawyers who work at law firms as described in
this Notice based on our legitimate interests in offering a comprehensive attorney database to our
customers and to meet our contractual obligations to them. Our customers contract with us to
receive a compilation of publicly available information so they can identify potential attorney
candidates for job opportunities. We undertake the collection and categorization of publicly
available personal data of attorneys working at law firms so that the data is easily searchable by
our customers, thereby yielding more targeted search results and a more efficient experience for
them. Our customers are required to use the publicly available personal data only for lawful
purposes and are not allowed to distribute or sell data from our databases nor to share the data
with any third party for any reason.
Attorneys who are located in the EU whose personal data is processed by us may have the right
to object to processing of their personal data by submitting a request to
email@example.com. We will consider and respond to the request in accordance with
applicable law, if any.
Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data of Customers and Service Providers
We process personal data of our customers and service providers for the legitimate interests of
addressing our contractual obligations with them. Our processing of personal data allows us to
provide or receive goods and services pursuant to these contracts or to carry out pre-contractual
measures that occur as part of a request by a customer or service providers.
Other Legitimate Interests
Where required, we also process personal data for the purposes of other legitimate interests
pursued by us or a third party. Such legitimate interests include the following:
• Reviewing and optimizing customer service;
• Asserting legal claims and defenses in legal disputes;
• Development and improvement of the Company’s services and products;
• As required by law including, but not limited to, to comply with a subpoena or other legal
process, regulatory requirement, judicial proceeding, or court order served on us, or to
comply with government reporting obligations;
• When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary (a) to protect our rights, the
integrity of our website, or your safety or the safety of others, (b) to detect, prevent, or
violations of law, or other misuse of the website, or (c) for corporate audits or to
investigate or respond to a complaint or security threat; and
• To affiliates, service providers, advisors, and other third parties in connection with the
negotiation or completion of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.
If you are located in the EU you may have the right to object to the processing of your personal
data in these cases, and we will consider and respond to the request in accordance with
applicable law, if any.
4. Who Receives My Data?
Within the Company, anyone who requires the personal data to create Company databases or
fulfill our contractual and legal obligations will have access to it.
We may share your personal data with third parties only if necessary in the context of the
applicable lawful basis set forth in this Notice, or if legal requirements demand it. For example,
we may share personal data with service providers or other third parties for purposes of
providing customer support, to address legal or other official obligations or otherwise necessary
to carry out our business relationship with you, depending on your contract or subscription.
5. Will Data Be Transferred to a Third Country or an International Organization?
The Company’s attorney database and website are stored on servers located in the United States
operated by a service provider. The Company also engages third-party developers outside of the
U.S. to help collect, synthesize and categorize the data. The developers located outside the U.S.
may assist with collecting the data from the public sources noted above, but the complete
database ultimately is stored on servers in the U.S.
6. For How Long Will My Personal Data Be Stored?
We maintain information concerning lawyers at law firms for as long as they are practicing at a
law firm. We review our databases regularly to purge them of information concerning lawyers
that are no longer actively practicing at a law firm to the best of our knowledge. If you are a
customer or service provider, we will process and store your personal data for no longer then
seven (7) years following the completion of our business relationship with you. If required by
law or by a legal order, we may process and store your personal data for a longer period
consistent with the law or legal order or our contractual rights. For example, we may need to
keep your personal data longer if necessary to fulfill obligations to preserve records under tax
law or for accounting purposes, or if we are obligated to hold information because of a legal
prohibition against removing or deleting the data.
7. What Data Privacy Rights Do I Have?
If you are located in the EU, subject to exceptions and limitations, you may have several rights,
• The right to access, which allows you to obtain a copy of your personal data, on request;
• The right to rectification, which requires the Company to change incorrect or incomplete
data about you;
• The right to restrict and object to processing, which requires the Company to limit or stop
processing your data under certain circumstances;
• The right to erasure, which requires the Company to erase your data; and
• If applicable, the right to data portability, which allows you to transfer your personal data
from the Company to another individual or entity.
If you are located in the EU you may inquire about any of these rights by sending an email
indicating your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Furthermore, if you believe your legal
rights are being infringed, you have the right to lodge a complaint with us or with any authority
that may have jurisdiction over our data protection practices.
If we ever process your personal data based on your consent as the lawful basis, you can
withdraw consent at any time. Please note that withdrawal of consent applies only to future
actions. Processing that was carried out before the withdrawal of consent is not affected.
8. Am I Obligated to Provide Personal Data?
In the context of establishing a business relationship with us, you must provide all personal data
that is required for accepting and carrying out the business relationship and fulfilling the
accompanying contractual obligations. Without this data, we are not able to execute a contract
or honor your subscription to our database.
9. To What Extent Is There Automated Decision-Making?
In the general course of establishing and carrying out a business relationship or in developing our
databases, we do not use any automated decision-making. If we do so in connection with an
individual transaction, we will inform you of the automated decision-making in connection with
10. Will the Company Use My Personal Data for Marketing?
If you are a customer, we process some of your personal data with the goal of assessing certain
personal aspects of your preferences. For example, we process your data to notify you and
advise you regarding available products, which allows for our communications and marketing to
be tailored to you and your company. We will ask for your consent before sending your
marketing communications where required by applicable Data Protection Law. Each marketing
communication will also include a means for opting out of future marketing communications.
11. Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain tools, technology or links to websites provided by third parties.
Information on this website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).
Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if the visitor has visited the
third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking
your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that
You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the collection and use of your
information by such third parties. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of each
website you visit.
12. Do Not Track Disclosures
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a
user turns on DNT, the browser sends a message to websites requesting that they don’t track the
user. At this time, we do not honor these signals. We do not change our practices in response to
DNT browser settings or signals. For information about DNT, visit http://www.allaboutdnt.org.
13. Children’s Data
The website is not directed to, nor do we knowingly collect information from, anyone under the
age of 18. If you become aware that your child or any minor under your care has provided us
with information without your consent, please contact us at the contact information listed below.
The security of your personal data is important to us, but no method of transmission over the
Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially
acceptable means to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
15. Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, your personal data or require assistance in
managing your choices, please contact us email@example.com.
Last Updated: October 28, 2019