Privacy Policy

Barnes, Iaccarino & Shepherd LLP (hereinafter “BIS”) recognizes the importance of privacy and the sensitivity of personal information. This privacy policy discloses the privacy practices for and outlines how we manage your personal information and safeguard your privacy.


This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this website. It will notify you of the following:

  1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you through the website, how it is used, and with whom it may be shared.
  2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data?
  3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.
  4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.
  5. Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

What Personal Information Do We Collect?

BIS collects any personally identifiable information (any information that identifies you, or by which your identity could be deduced) you submit, such as name, email address, phone number, mailing address, or any other information you voluntarily submit. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

Use of Your Information

BIS will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us to (1) evaluate whether to represent you; (2) provide legal services to you if we are retained to represent you; (3) monitor and improve our website; or (4) provide other business services. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as required by law.

Disclosure of your Personal Information

Under certain circumstances, BIS will disclose your personal information:

  • When required or authorized by law to do so, for example in response to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant, etc.;
  • When required by law enforcement or other governmental authority;
  • When you have consented to such disclosure;
  • When the legal services we are providing to you require us to provide your information to third parties, your consent will be implied, unless you inform us otherwise;
  • Where it is necessary to establish or collect fees;
  • If we engage a third party to provide administrative services to us (such as computer back-up services, archival file storage, etc.) and the third party is bound by our privacy policy;
  • If the information is publicly available.


BIS takes all reasonable precautions to ensure that your personal information is kept safe from loss, unauthorized access, modification, or disclosure. We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Among the steps taken to protect your information are:

  • Premises security;
  • Restricted file access to personal information;
  • Deploying technological safeguards like security software and firewalls to prevent hacking or unauthorized computer access; and
  • Internal password and security policies.

Children’s Privacy

BIS complies with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 and its accompanying regulations, which protect the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly contact or collect personal information from children under 13, nor do we intend to solicit information of any kind from children under 13.

If by fraud or deception we receive information pertaining to children under 13, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers upon verification.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

BIS reserves the right to change, alter, modify, or update this Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. Any and all changes will be effective immediately. You should periodically check this policy to monitor any changes.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy shall be construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. You consent to the venue of the state courts of the State of New York or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, and agree that all actions arising from the use of this website shall be conducted in such courts, unless such courts refuse to accept jurisdiction.


Our website may contain links to other websites, which are not governed by this privacy policy. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of any website that collects personally identifiable information.

On our website, like most other commercial websites, we may monitor traffic patterns, website usage and related website information in order to optimize our web service. We may provide aggregated information to third parties, but these statistics do not include any identifiable personal information.

Contact Us

If you feel that this website is not following its stated information policy, you may contact us at (516) 483-2990.