At LawyerGurus.com we are committed to providing you the best service while earning your trust. A critical part of earning that trust is protecting your privacy rights.
I. NON-PUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION
To provide reliable, quality service LawyerGurus.com must collect certain non-public personal information regarding its Site Visitors and potential Site Visitors.
This is information that you or your representatives (collectively, the “Site Visitors”) provide to us on applications and other forms, by phone, fax, the internet, or other delivery services.
II. LAWYERGURUS.COM’S COLLECTION AND USE OF INFORMATION
Generally, all non-public personal information that LawyerGurus.com collects from Site Visitors is maintained solely by LawyerGurus.com in accordance with this privacy statement.
LawyerGurus.com uses non-public personal information (I) for the stated purpose for which such information is gathered; (II) for marketing analysis and sales planning purposes, (III) for servicing and collection purposes; (IV) for legal, financial, accounting and tax record keeping; (V) for other business purposes associated with its services and (VI) requirements imposed by governmental authorities.
B. Links from LawyerGurus.com Web Site
LawyerGurus.com may contain links to web sites that are not affiliated with LawyerGurus.com that may or may not have similar practices in place to protect the privacy of information that you supply. LawyerGurus.com encourages everyone to review the privacy statements of each of the sites that are linked to or accessed from LawyerGurus.coms web site so that there will be no surprise as to how each visited site collects, uses and distributes information.
Cookies are small text files that are utilized to enable a continuous connection to web sites, making it more convenient to visit pages within a web site without the need to download the web site each time. Cookies will only contain information that a user may choose to volunteer. Cookies are particularly useful in facilitating Web transactions that span multiple pages, i.e., applications, making travel arrangements, online banking, Internet shopping.
As the Site Visitor transmits each subsequent page of information to the server, the server may ask the individual’s computer for the Cookie to confirm the individual’s identity without requiring the individual to login each time. The Cookie will not run any programs, will not carry viruses to or cause malfunction of a computer. The Cookie will only be read by LawyerGurus.com’s web server and used to expedite Site Visitor interaction with our web site.
III. OPT-OUT PROVISION
LawyerGurus.com offers any person the opportunity to opt-out of receiving future offers from LawyerGurus.com or from affiliated and unaffiliated companies. To remove your information from our database so as not to receive future advertising communications, you can send an email to optout@LawyerGurus.com. Please note that it may take up to 60 days from the date of receipt of notification for your request to become active. In your opt-out instructions, so that we can accurately remove your record, please include your name, address, phone number, and attorneys name that handled your case.
IV. LAWYERGURUS.COM’S DATA RETENTION POLICY
LawyerGurus.com’s Corporate Policy for data retention pertaining to its Site Visitor’s non-public personal information is unlimited. Data may be kept into perpetuity unless prohibited by law, in which case LawyerGurus will conform to applicable laws.
V. LAWYERGURUS.COM’S INFORMATION SECURITY
LawyerGurus.com is committed to the confidential treatment of all non-public personal information that it receives from you, both on computer servers, physically or otherwise. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your non-public personal information and secure your information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.
All non-public personal information that LawyerGurus.com collects is accessible by LawyerGurus.com employees and contractors, and to the extent required for the tax, accounting, legal and other professionals hired by LawyerGurus.com to fulfill their fiduciary or representative duty. All such professionals are bound to maintain the confidentiality of information supplied to them by contractual or ethical obligations.
VI. REVISION OF THIS POLICY