Last Updated: July 1, 2020
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How do we treat information gathered by cookies?
We consider the information gathered by cookies to be non-personal Information, and we will treat that information as such unless otherwise required by applicable law in the state, country or province where you are located.
Who do we share information with?
BAL shares the information gathered via cookies with its third-party service providers, including Google Analytics to help BAL perform marketing and certain website maintenance activities.
BAL is not responsible for third-party cookies
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How to contact us?
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
2400 N. Glenville Dr., Bldg A
Richardson, TX 75082