What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?
When inquiring about our services or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address, mailing address, phone number or other details to help you with your experience.
When do we collect information?
We collect information from you when you ask us to contact you about our services, fill out a form or enter information on our site, and/or provide us with feedback on our services.
How do we use your information?
We may use the information we collect from you in the following ways:
- To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content offerings in which you are most interested.
- To improve our website in order to better serve you.
- To allow us to better service you in responding to your requests.
- To administer site features.
- To send periodic emails with information that we believe may be useful to you.
- To invite you to participate in online or in-person events that we believe may be interesting to you.
- To follow up after correspondence (email or phone inquiries)
How do we protect your information?
Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
We implement a variety of security measures when you enter, submit, or access your information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
Do we use “cookies”?
- Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser (usually located within the “settings”, “help”, “tools” or “edit” menus). Many browsers are set to accept cookies until you change your settings.
If users disable cookies in their browser:
If you turn cookies off you may still use our site, though its functionality may be limited as a result.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your PII unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website partners who host features and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for analysis of the utilization of our website and client outreach initiatives.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It’s also important to note that we allow third-party behavioral tracking.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.
To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following when we send you an email:
- We will not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- We will identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- We will include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
- We will monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- We will honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- We will allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
Should you wish to stop receiving email from us, please, follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richards Rodriguez & Skeith LLP
816 Congress, Suite 1200
Austin, Texas 78701 USA
Last Edited on 2018-07-23