Project Description


Shrum & Associates, and its founder, Barry Shrum (the “Firm”), is Nashville’s premier entertainment lawyers & intellectual property law firm. We have been licensing, protecting and defending the rights of the business and creative industries for over 20 years. As such,,,, and their affiliates, including, but not limited to, any associated social networks such as Linkedin, Twitter and Facebook (collectively, the “Site,” or “us” or “we”) respect your privacy. This is our Privacy Policy for this Site:

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. By visiting and using the Site or contacting the Firm, you agree that your use thereof is governed by this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. You agree that any dispute over these online privacy practices will be governed by these two documents. Each time you access, use, post, submit a post or reply, or browse the Site, and each time you contract and engage the services of the Firm, you signify your acceptance of and agreement to the Site’s then-current Privacy Policy. You acknowledge that our provision of the Site or your ongoing usage thereof is adequate consideration to form a binding agreement. If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, you are not authorized to use the Siteand must discontinue use thereof immediately.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

We collect personal information about you whenever you interact with us on the Site, engage in commerce transactions with the Firm, request information or materials, create or update account information, or communicate with us. The personal information we collect and store about you may include without limitation your first and last name, email address, credit or debit card number, billing and shipping information, order history, and other generally non-public information about you.

You agree that we may use the information we collect to:

■ Provide superior services;
■ Keep you apprised of information and developments that you may find of interest;
■ Alert you to new features, terms, content, products or services;
■ Contact you regarding your posts, replies, and/or account information;
■ Process and respond to your inquires;
■ Improve the Site;
■ Administer, monitor and control use of the Site, including posts, replies, and account information; and
■ Enforce the Terms of Use (collectively, the “Activities”).

You authorize us to transmit email or other directed communications to you to respond to your communications and administer Activities.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties

We do not disclose your personal information to third parties. However, we may disclose limited information, including name and email address, to our agents and operators under confidentiality or similar agreements, including vendors, payment processors, and advertisers, who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information: (i) to provide products or services to you; (ii) to administer our business or the Site; (iii) to provide customer service; (iv) to update account information; (v) to forward updates, announcements, and newsletters; (vi) to respond to your communications, and communicate with you about the Site or the Firm, and other activities related to the Site or the Firm; (vii) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or disposition of all or any portion of the Site’s business or operations (including without limitation in connection with bankruptcy or any similar proceedings); or (viii) as otherwise authorized by you. We may make any such disclosure without prior notification to you.

Disclosure in Special Circumstances

We also may disclose your name, email address, or other information about you, including personal information, if (i) required to do so by law, court order or subpoena, or as requested by other government, law enforcement, or investigative authority, (ii) we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is necessary or advisable, including without limitation to protect the rights or properties of the Site, (iii) we have reason to believe that disclosing your personal information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, or has breached an agreement, or if anyone else could be harmed by such activities or interference, (iv) if we determine an ad posted violates our Terms of Use or the rights of a third party, or (v) there is an emergency involving personal danger. We may also provide information about you if we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or as otherwise required or permitted by law. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, we will not violate the terms of any attorney-client privilege that has been established with our clients under a signed engagement agreement.

Please note that if you post any of your personal information on the Site, such information may be collected and used by others over whom the Site has no control, including but not limited to the U.S. government and its affiliates. The Site is not responsible for the use by third parties of information you post or otherwise make public.

Collection of Non-Personal Information Using Cookies

We also may use third-party service providers to target and serve some of the advertisements you see on the pages of our Site and social networks as well as search engines, and these providers may use their own proprietary cookies, web beacons, pixel tags and similar technologies to collect non-personally identifiable information from our Site. These service providers may use that information, sometimes in conjunction with similar non-personally identifiable information gathered through other websites, to deliver advertisements regarding our Site, and on other websites that participate in our service providers’ advertising networks, that are tailored to match the perceived interests of consumers. This information also may be used to help measure and research an advertisement’s effectiveness, or for other purposes.

Non-personal information collected includes without limitation your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, cookie information (as described below), the pages you request, type of computer operating system you use (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), the type of browser you use (e.g., Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer), the domain name of the Internet service provider, your activities while visiting the Site, the content you accessed, as well as any other metadata.

“Cookies” are small text files that allow Web sites to store and retrieve information about you from your computer system. The Site does serve cookies to track individual site usage for later aggregation. But we do not use cookies in order to retrieve any information from your computer other than information originally sent in a Site cookie, such as a user code. We have no control over whether and how our advertisers use cookies that originate from their website.

You are able to opt out of any behavioral targeting by following the procedures of the third party providers, such as Google, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.

Communication from the Site/Opt-Out

From time to time, we may send you information with announcements and updates about the Site and/or the Firm. You may elect to opt-out of ongoing e-mail communication from us, such as newsletters, subscriptions, account information, promotional materials, contest results, survey inquiries, etc. by using a simple “opt out” procedure, i.e., reply to the communication with the word “unsubscribe” (without the quotation marks) in the body of your e-mail response and your name will be removed from that mailing list. However, if you opt-out of receiving our announcements and updates about your account, you may no longer have access to areas restricted to account members.

Correction/Update of Personal Information

If your personal information changes and you are a registered member of our Site, you can make changes to your account information by logging in to the Site and using the account tools available via the Site. In the alternative, you may review/correct/update your personal information previously provided at any time by sending us an email at [email protected] You may also have your personal profile data deleted from our database by sending us an email to [email protected] However, if you have your personal profile data deleted from our database, you may forfeit entrance rights to areas restricted to account members and certain benefits for account members.

Notice of Privacy Rights of California Residents

If you are a California resident and have provided personal information to the Site, you are entitled by law to request certain information regarding any disclosure by the Site to third parties of personal information for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, send an email to [email protected] specifying that you seek your “California Customer Choice Privacy Notice.” Please allow thirty (30) days for a response. The Site is required to respond to only one request per customer each year, and is not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the above email address.

We will not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes if you request that we do not do so. You may make such a request by sending us an email at [email protected] or mailing your request to:

Shrum & Associates
144 2nd Avenue North
Suite 157
Nashville, Tennessee 37201

When contacting us, please indicate your name, address, email address, and what personal information you do not want us to share with third parties for their direct marketing purposes. Please note that there is no charge for controlling the sharing of your personal information or for processing this request.
Links to Other sites

This Site provides links and pointers to Web sites maintained by other organizations. The Site provides these links as a convenience to users, but it does not operate, control or endorse such sites. The Site also disclaims any responsibility for the information on those sites and any products or services offered there, and cannot vouch for the privacy policies of such sites. The Site does not make any warranties or representations that any linked sites (or even this Site) will function without error or interruption, that defects will be corrected, or that the sites and their servers are free of viruses and other problems that can harm your computer.
Policy Changes and Acceptance

Because the Web is an evolving medium, we may need to change our Privacy Policy at some point in the future, in which case we’ll post the revised Privacy Policy on this website and update the Last Updated date to reflect the date of the changes. he Privacy Policy may be revised from time to time as we add new features and services, as laws change, and as industry privacy and security best practices evolve. We display an effective date on the end of the Privacy Policy so that it will be easier for you to know when there has been a change. Accordingly, you should check the Privacy Policy on a regular basis for the most current privacy practices. Remember, each time you access, use or browse the Site, or download, install or use the App, you are signifying your agreement to and acceptance of the then-current changes to the Privacy Policy applying to your personal information collected by us on and from the effective date of such changes.

Any changes in the Privacy Policy will take effect upon posting and apply only to information collected from you on and after Last Revised date, unless we provide notice or have other communications with you.

More Questions?

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, e-mail them to [email protected], and be sure to indicate the specific site you’re visiting and the nature of your question or concern.

Last Revised: March 5, 2015