Please do not use the general contact form on the site for any confidential or privileged communications.
Personally Identifiable Information
Via our website, you may voluntarily submit information that personally identifies you (“Personally Identifiable Information”).
Personally Identifiable Information may include, but is not limited to, your
- e-mail address
- physical address
- phone number
You can visit our website without telling us who you are or sharing any Personally Identifiable Information.
We only collect Personally Identifiable Information about you if you choose to share it with us. For example, you may subscribe to our blog by providing your email address, or you may submit Personally Identifiable Information in connection with a job application.
You may also decide to provide Personally Identifiable Information by contacting an individual lawyer via an email address provided in a hyperlink on our site.
How do we collect and use information?
We collect information about our users in three ways:
- directly from the users
- from our Web server logs
- through cookies
If you fill out the contact form on this website, we will ask you to provide some personal information (such as your e-mail address, name, and phone number).
When chat is available through this site, you may be asked to provide information if you participate in an online chat.
Please do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; driver’s license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”) via the contact form. If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.
We may use information you provide to us to communicate with you in the future. If you do not want to receive any communications, you may opt out (unsubscribe) as described below.
Web server logs
When you visit our firm’s website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs. The servers automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of the information we may collect include:
- your unique Internet protocol address
- the name of your unique Internet service provider
- the town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website
- the kind of browser or computer you use
- the number of links you click within the site
- the date and time of your visit
- the web page from which you arrived to our site
- the pages you viewed on the site
- certain searches/queries that you conducted via our website(s)
This information helps us administer the site, analyze its use, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use, and improve the users’ experience.
How is your personal information protected?
We take appropriate steps to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.
Who has access to your information?
We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we do not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:
- to agents, website vendors and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us;
- if we are unable to assist with your legal matter, but know another attorney or firm that might be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that other lawyer or firm; and
- as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.
We are committed to complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our site isn’t directed to children under the age of 13, and we don’t knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If we receive Personally Identifiable Information that we discover was provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly destroy such information. Schools and parents should supervise their children’s online activities and consider the use of other means to provide a child-friendly, online environment. If you would like to learn more about COPPA, you can visit the Federal Trade Commission home page at http://www.ftc.gov.
California Privacy Rights
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosures in the prior calendar year, if any, of their Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at: MChernoff@azFirm.net with “California Privacy Rights Request” in the subject line. You must include sufficient detail for us to locate your file; at a minimum, please provide your name, email, and mailing address.
California “Do Not Track” Disclosures
We don’t track your on-line activity across other websites, nor do we knowingly permit any third-parties to conduct online tracking of you while you are visiting our site. Consequently, we don’t respond to your browser’s Do Not Track signal.
Links to Other Websites
Our website contains links to other websites whose information and privacy practices are probably different than ours. If you choose to use these links, you’ll leave our website, and will then be subject to the privacy and information practices of those websites. We don’t control and are not responsible for any of their content or their privacy policies, if any. We don’t endorse or make any representations about them. If you choose to access any of the other websites listed on our site, you do so at your own risk.
How can I correct, amend or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?
You may opt out of any future contacts from us. Contact us at MChernoff@azFirm.net:
- see what data we have about you, if any
- change/correct any data we have about you
- ask us to delete any data we have about you
- opt out of future communications from us
Consent and Revisions
Effective Date: January 30, 2016.