We collect non-public personal information about you that is provided to us by you or obtained by us, or by certain third parties, with your authorization or consent. WE DO NOT DISCLOSE ANY PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT OUR CLIENTS OR FORMER CLIENTS TO ANYONE, EXCEPT AS PERMITTED OR REQUIRED BY LAW AND ANY ACCEPTABLE STATUTES OR REGULATIONS. We do not disclose any non-public personal information about current or former clients obtained in the course of representation of those clients, except as expressly or impliedly authorized by those clients to enable us to effectuate the purpose of our representation or as required or permitted by law or applicable provisions of the licensing regulations or ethical rules governing our conduct. We retain records relating to professional services that we provide so that we are better able to assist you with your professional needs and to comply with professional guidelines or requirements of law. In order to guard your non-public information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with state laws and regulations.