Your Privacy Is Important to Us

Last Updated: July 2, 2024

At Bonds Ellis Eppich Schafer Jones LLP (the “Firm”, “we”, or “us”) we are committed to safeguarding privacy and personal information. This Privacy Notice is intended to inform clients, prospective clients, and more generally all visitors to this website about how we collect, use, share, protect, or otherwise process personal and other information.

How We Collect Personal Information

We primarily obtain your personal information from the information that you provide to us directly. We cannot provide legal services or engage you as a client without some level of information about you and your legal needs. During the course of an engagement, or when consideration is being given to such an engagement, we may request, collect, and use personal, financial, or related information about our clients, prospective clients, their affiliates, or the relevant members of their personnel to assess and address their legal needs.

When using the website for informational purposes, we may also collect the personal information that your web browser transmits to our server, including your IP address, the date and time of your visit, and data relating to your operating system and web browser. In general, you are not required to provide any personal information in order to consult our website. You may choose to complete the form provided on the “Contact Us” page of this website, where we ask you to provide your name, email address, phone number, and to submit specific questions to us. You may also elect to contact us voluntarily by telephone or e-mail.

Please note that providing personal information to us is voluntary on your part. If you choose not to provide us with certain information, we may not be able to assist you, consider your requests, or provide you with services.

If you provide us with personal information about someone else, you must ensure that you are entitled to disclose that personal information to us, that we may collect, use and disclose that personal information in accordance with this privacy policy without taking any further steps, and that you make such person aware of the contents of this privacy policy.

Why We Collect Personal Information

We collect and use personal information in order to transact business with you or on behalf of the person you represent. We only use the personal information we collect to communicate with you, provide you with legal services, make improvements to our services, provide secure access to our website, for other purposes that may be set out in this notice, or for whatever purpose to which you have directly requested and/or consented.

We do not sell your personal information.

We do not use your personal information for targeted advertising.

We do not use your personal information for purposes of profiling.

What Personal Information We Collect

We may collect the following personal information:

  • Personal Identifiers:
    • Name and job title.
    • Company or organization.
    • Contact information including phone number, email address and contact address.
    • Demographic information such as postal code, preferences and interests.
    • Language spoken.
    • Other information relevant to providing legal services or client representation.
    • Information pertinent to fulfilling business transactions on a customer’s behalf, such as a customer’s unique numerical identifier or financial account numbers.
    • IT information required to provide access to websites and networks, such as IP addresses, device IDs, log files, and information about your web browser.
  • Commercial Information:
    • When you engage with us as a client or prospective client, we create records of services requested, offered, or rendered. Depending on the nature of the legal services needed/requested, the information that we collect may include business or financial data, transaction data, tax identification numbers, asset-related information (including asset names, vehicle identification numbers, vehicle registration information, license plates or other asset information), or whatever data is necessary to provide you with legal services.

How We Disclose Your Personal Information

We process your personal information primarily to provide you with legal services. In that process, it may become necessary to disclose your personal identifiers or commercial information to the following third-parties:

  • Service providers who provide business services to the Firm and process information on our behalf, such as: website and data hosting, IT and system administration, file storage, email and calendar hosting, accounting, billing, other business service providers.
  • Professional advisors such as lawyers, bankers, accountants or auditors in order to provide legal, finance, accounting, or auditing services.
  • Third parties engaged or involved in the course of the services we provide to you, such as experts, courts, and opposing parties.
  • Law enforcement or regulatory authorities (such as tax authorities) if required by applicable law or with your consent.

Rights Under Texas Law

Texas law provides Texans with the following rights as to the personal information the Firm collects or uses:

  • The right to confirmation of what personal information of yours we collected or used.
  • The right to access your personal information that we collected.
  • The right to correct any inaccuracies in your personal information.
  • The right to delete your personal information.
  • The right to copy your personal information.
  • The right to opt-out of targeted advertising, profiling, or the sale of your personal information.

Should you wish to exercise any of these rights (or believe that any other rights apply to the collection or use of your personal information), please submit a request through our website at, via email at, or through the individual attorney with whom you are working.   

Please understand that we may be unable to provide you with legal services without the use of your personal information.

Third Party Websites

Our website may provide links to other third-party websites or offerings where data privacy practices may be different to that of the Firm. The inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of any other company, its websites, or its products and/or services. These linked websites or offerings have separate and independent privacy policies, which we recommend you read carefully. We have no control over such websites or offerings and therefore have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites or offerings may collect, use, disclose, or otherwise treat your personal information. If you have any questions about a third party, you should contact the responsible provider directly.


We maintain appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those employees, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal information on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.


This website is not directed at children under the age of 13 and does not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If the Firm obtains actual knowledge that it has obtained personal information about a child under the age of 13, that information will be immediately and permanently deleted from our records.


To submit a question or request regarding this notice or our privacy practices, please contact us through our website at, via email at, or through the individual attorney with whom you are working.