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Effective date 6 April 2021

Your privacy is important to us. This Online Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains Bauch & Michaels LLC’s online information practices.

This Privacy Policy applies to our website, (hereinafter “Site”). The Privacy Policy is intended to disclose how Bauch & Michaels LLC (hereinafter “Bauch & Michaels”) collects, uses, and discloses personal information about users on the Site. Bauch & Michaels is an Illinois limited liability company that provides legal services.

1. What information does Bauch & Michaels collect?

Information collected directly

We may collect personal information about you directly from you. If you share information with us when you fill out a ‘Contact Us’ form, for example, we collect the following information:
  • Name, company name, and title/position
  • Email address, phone number, mailing address and contact details
  • Business interests
  • Other information related to your request or inquiry

Automatically-collected information

When you access the Site, our servers automatically collect the following information:
  • IP address
  • Device identifier
  • Browser type
  • Operating system
  • Access times
  • Search terms you entered into search engines to access our site
  • Pages you viewed immediately before and after accessing our site

We use this information primarily to improve our services and functionality. We may use this information for marketing and analytics purposes, as well.

2. How does Bauch & Michaels use your personal information?

We use the personal information you provide to respond to your request or inquiry and in the ordinary course of conducting our business. Generally, we use the information, including personal information, that we collect online as follows:

Legal purposes
Comply with the law or legal proceedings such as subpoenas, court orders, and/or other lawful requests by regulators and/or law enforcement; to prevent and detect fraud, unauthorized activities and access, and other misuse; and any situations involving potential threats to the safety or legal rights of any person or third party, or violations of our Terms of Use or this Privacy Policy.

Business purposes
When necessary, for the administration of our general business, accounting, recordkeeping and legal functions.

Support services
Provide and operate our Site, communicate with you about your use of the Site, provide troubleshooting and technical support, respond to your inquiries, fulfill your work orders and requests, process your payments, communicate with you, and for other service and support purposes.

Newsletters, mailing lists and direct marketing
Direct marketing purposes, we may send you newsletters, client alerts, and information we think may interest you.

Help us understand how our users’ access and use our Site and for research and analytical purposes, such as to evaluate and improve our services and business operations and develop critical services.

3. Does Bauch & Michaels have a Cookie Policy?

We may use cookies or other tracking technologies when you visit our website, or any other platform connected to in order to help customize the Site and improve your experience.

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier for us to use each time you submit a query to the Site. We use cookies on the Site to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the Site, and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how the Site is being used and improve your user experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. When any changes are made, we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this document, so check back in from time to time to ensure you still agree with these terms.

Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. Your continued use of the Site after the revised policy is posted will be interpreted as your awareness and acceptance of the new terms.

Control of Cookies
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site and our Application.

Other tracking devices
In addition to cookies, we may use other tracking technologies to help customize the Site and improve your experience.

4. Does Bauch & Michaels participate in direct marketing?

We may send periodic promotional emails to you, and where required by law, we will obtain your consent to do so. You may opt out of such communications at any time by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email or email us at If you opt out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information, we think may interest you, we may still send you emails about your account or any services you have requested or received from us.

5. Can users access information collected by the Site?

If you would like to review the personal information we have collected about you via the Site, or request that we update or delete it, please contact us at

6. What is Bauch & Michaels’ stance on third-party websites and links?

The Site may contain links to other third-party websites and applications, including advertisements and external services that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety or privacy of your information.

Before visiting and providing information to any third-party websites, you should familiarize yourself with the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content, privacy and security practices, or policies of any third parties, including other sites, services, or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.

7. Does Bauch & Michaels have a commitment to security?

Bauch & Michaels employs security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security.

8. Does Bauch & Michaels respond to Do-Not-Track features?

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in an updated version of this Privacy Policy.

9. How to contact us?

If you have any questions or concerns about the Privacy Policy for Bauch & Michaels or its implementation, you may contact us at If at any time you decide that we should no longer hold any of your personal information, or you wish to change the use to which any such information can be put, please let us know by emailing us at

10. Revisions to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to revise this Privacy Policy or any part of it from time to time. Please review the Privacy Policy periodically for changes. If we make material changes, we will make a reasonable effort to provide notice ahead of such changes, such as by email or through a notice on

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