Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes the information practices of Eastman & Smith, Ltd. (the “Firm”, “we”, “us”, or “our”, as applicable). Please take a moment to read through this Privacy Policy so you understand how we collect, use, store, and share the information it collects from you, and your choices regarding our collection and use of such information.

This Privacy Policy applies to this website located at and any other online and mobile websites, blogs, and social media pages operated by the Firm (the “Sites”). The terms of this Privacy Policy apply to all users of the Sites. 


We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy and the Sites at any time, in our sole discretion, with or without notice to you. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Sites and/or provision of your information thereafter constitute your acceptance of such changes.


We collect information from you, some of which is personally identifiable information that either identifies, relates to, describes, references, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household (“Personal Information”). Personal Information is collected when you voluntarily choose to disclose such information to us, either directly or through a representative. For example, you may disclose personal information to us when you submit information by mail, telephone, fax, or electronically, when you sign up for newsletters, alerts, legal insights, and other marketing communications, or when you sign up to attend an event or program in person or online.

Credit/debit card information, payment method, postal code, billing address, tax identification number, and other information necessary to process your payment may be collected by our third party payment processor; however, such information is not shared with or stored by us.  Please see the section entitled “Links to Other Websites” for additional information.

The web servers operated by our site administrator record the IP addresses of Site visitors, which is necessary for the Sites to properly function. Our Sites may also use temporary cookies and other automatic technologies to facilitate the technical operation of certain aspects of our Sites, but these cookies are not stored after you close the website browser window.


We use Personal Information to provide our legal services and send related communications, maintain, and protect the security and integrity of our systems, facilitate the proper function of certain aspects of our Sites, marketing our services, comply with applicable legal requirements, and any other lawful purpose.


We store all information we collect, including Personal Information, electronically in our computer databases. We own, maintain, and operate our computer servers containing our databases. Access to our computer servers is controlled by firewalls and security gatekeepers. However, no method of electronically transmitting or storing data is ever completely secure. While we use reasonable efforts to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. If we are required by law to inform you of a breach to your personal information we may notify you electronically, in writing, or by telephone, if permitted to do so by law.


We do not sell personal information to third parties. However, in addition to the specific situations discussed elsewhere in this policy, we disclose information in the following situations:


Our Sites may contain links to other third-party websites not owned, operated, maintained by, or related to the Firm (“Third-Party Sites”). Any such hyperlinks are to be accessed at the user’s own risk. We are not responsible for the content, privacy practices, data collection, policies, or any other aspect of a Third-Party Site, even if our Sites contain a link to such site. This Privacy Policy does not apply to Third Party Sites, and we encourage you to independently read and understand each Third-Party Site’s own privacy policies. The presence of a link to a Third-Party Site does not necessarily indicate that such Third-Party Site is sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with the Firm in any way.


Cookies: Web browser applications (such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox, and Apple Safari) typically have features that prevent cookies from being sent or notify you when they are sent. You will need to update your browser’s cookie settings in accordance with your preferences. Your ability to limit cookies is subject to your browser settings and limitations. If you use multiple browsers on your device, you will need to update each browser’s settings separately. If you are using a mobile device, you can reset your device settings to limit the use of information collected about you, including your location data. This is typically done by disabling your location settings/permissions. Please contact Apple Support or Google for Android (as applicable) for more information on how to do this on your device.

Analytics: We currently use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), on certain aspects of the Sites. We use the information provided by Google Analytics to improve our Sites and services. For more information regarding how Google collects, uses and shares your information, please visit Google provides users choices on how their data is collected by Google Analytics by developing an Opt-out Browser Add-on which can be located at: By installing this Add-on, no information is being sent to Google Analytics.

We are not responsible for the accuracy, effectiveness, or compliance with, any third party opt-out tools and does not necessarily endorse these tools or represent that they will be suitable for your needs.

Communications: If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can opt out at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in those communications, or by contacting us as provided in the “Contact Us” section below. Please note that we may continue to send you communications relating to the legal services we provide for you.


Our Sites are directed toward and designed for use by persons aged 18 or older. If you are under eighteen (18) years of age, do not use this website.


If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, our data practices, or your interaction with our Sites, please contact us via one of the following methods:

By mail: PO Box 10032, Toledo, OH 43699

By phone:  419-241-6000 


If a different policy is provided on a particular Site, the terms of this Policy shall control in all respects.

Last updated: September 19, 2023


This is an advertisement. The materials on this web site have been prepared by Eastman & Smith Ltd. for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney/client relationship. Internet users and online readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel.

You should not send any confidential information to our Firm until you have received written acceptance from our Firm of any legal services you may request. The content of any correspondence you send via the Internet will not be considered confidential unless you have received such written confirmation.