Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy has been updated to comply with EU GDPR data privacy laws.

 

Privacy Policy

Revised May 25, 2018

The Diana Adams Law & Mediation, PLLC (“we” or “us” or “our”) respects the privacy of our users (“user” or “you”). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website, www.dianaadamslaw.net, including any other media form, media channel, website or application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE CLOSE YOUR BROWSER TAB AND DO NOT ACCESS THIS WEBSITE.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Revised” date of this Privacy Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Privacy Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.

COLLECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may collect information (Personal Data) about you in a variety of ways: (i) directly from you (e.g., where you contact us); (ii) in the course of our relationship with you (e.g., if we provide legal advice to you); (iii) when you visit our Sites; (iv) when you register to use any of our services. We may also receive Personal Data about you from third parties (e.g., law enforcement authorities).


On the website: 

Personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, and interests, that you voluntarily give to us (such as via our Request a Consultation form or email contact form) or when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site (such as for email newsletter sign-up forms or surveys). Our consultation request form is hosted by Google suite. Our mailing list and newsletter is hosted by MailChimp, and you can read their privacy policy here. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind; however, your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site.


Derivative Data
Information our website servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site.  Our website is hosted by godaddy and you can read their privacy policy here.


In our case files:

Personally identifiable information, such as your name, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, demographic information such as your age, gender, and interests, tax information and identification documents, legal documents such as birth certificates, passports, marriage records, etc. that you voluntarily give to us are stored both in paper files in private, secure locations and digitally using Dropbox, Clio case management software, and Google suite. We encourage you to read their privacy policies.  

Creation of Personal Data

We may also create Personal Data about you (e.g., records of your interactions with us).


Financial Data
Outside of what is stored in our case files and Clio, we store only very limited, if any, financial information that we collect, as all payments are processed by third-party vendors. Otherwise, all financial information is stored by our payment processors, such as PayPal and Bank of America, and you are encouraged to review their privacy policies and contact them directly for responses to your questions.


TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Our website is hosted by GoDaddy and you can read their privacy policy here.


Cookies and Web Beacons
We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on the Site and hold certain information. Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyze our Site.

Examples of cookies we use:

  • Session Cookies. We use session cookies to operate our Site.
  • Preference Cookies. We use preference cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security Cookies. We use security cookies for security purposes.
  • Website Analytics. Our website is hosted and analytics are tracked by GoDaddy and you can read their privacy policy here.

You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the Site.


You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookie files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Having accurate information about you permits us to provide you with a smooth, efficient, and customized experience. Specifically, we may use information collected about you to:

  • Provide requested services (e.g. prepare legal documents).
  • Create and manage your account.
  • Email you regarding your account.
  • Increase the efficiency and operation of the Site.
  • Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Site.
  • Send you newsletters, mailings, and information about programs, initiatives, activities, and events by email or another medium.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:


Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties

We may disclose your Personal Data to: (i) legal and regulatory authorities; (ii) our external advisors; (iii) our Processors; (iv) any party as needed in connection with legal proceedings; (v) any party necessary for investigating, detecting or preventing criminal offences; (vi) any purchaser of our business; and (vii) any third party providers of advertising, plugins or content used on our Sites or our Apps.


By Law or to Protect Rights
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. 


Third-Party Websites
The Site may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Site, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take the steps necessary to, at your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Site.


SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

POLICY FOR CHILDREN
We do not knowingly solicit information from or market to children under the age of 18. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under age 18, please contact us using the contact information provided below.


INTERNATIONAL USERS (Outside the United States)

Information you provide or make available may be transferred or accessed by entities around the world as described in this Privacy Notice. Diana Adams Law & Mediation, PLLC primarily uses servers and service providers located in the United States. If you do not want your Personal Information transferred to the United States, do not use our products or services.


OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

Your Legal Rights

Under applicable law, you may have a number of rights, including: (i) the right not to provide your Personal Data to us; (ii) the right of access to your Personal Data; (iii) the right to request rectification of inaccuracies; (iv) the right to request the erasure, or restriction of Processing, of your Personal Data; (v) the right to object to the use and processing of your Personal Data; (vi) the right to withdraw consent; (vii) and the right to lodge complaints with Data Protection Authorities. We may require proof of your identity before we can give effect to these rights.


Account Information
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:

Emails and Communications
If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from us, you may opt out by contacting us directly. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails, or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.


Contacting Us
Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.


CONTACT US

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:

Diana Adams Law & Mediation, PLLC
48 Wall Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10005

United States
Phone: (347) 994-9529
Email: contact@dianaadamslaw.net