[Current as of January 2024]
The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL ("Firm" or "We") respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.
This policy describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit the website: www.robsuarez.com (our "Website") and our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting, and disclosing the personally identifiable information that we receive.
This policy applies to information we collect:
- On this Website.
- In email, text, and other electronic messages between you and this Website.
- From any of the Websites described above.
It does not apply to information collected by:
- Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by Firm or any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries); or
- Any third party (including our affiliates and subsidiaries), including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Website.
Children Under the Age of 16
Our Website is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any information on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information
from children under 16. If you are under 16, do not use or provide any information on this Website or through any of its features, register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 16, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
California residents under 16 years of age may have additional rights regarding the collection and sale of their personal information. Please see Your California Privacy Rights for more information.
Residents of California
If you are a California resident, California law may provide you with additional rights regarding our use of your personal information. To learn more about your California privacy rights as regards CCPA, please see the following CCPA Privacy Notice for California Residents.
CCPA Privacy Notice for California Residents
Under the CCPA, California Residents have the Right to Know what personal information has been collected, Right to Delete personal information, Right to Opt-out of the sale of personal information, and Right to Non-Discrimination for exercising your rights under the CCPA.
Notice at Collection
California Residents have the right to receive notice of the type of personal information to be collected and what will be done with the information once collected. Please see below notice of the categories of personal information collected about you. You will find the details in the following Sections of this policy document:
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It; and How We Use Your Information
Residents of the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland
The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL recognizes that the EEA, the UK, and Switzerland have established strict protections regarding the handling of Personal Data, including requirements to provide adequate protection for Personal Data transferred outside of the EEA, the UK, and Switzerland.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
- By which you may be personally identified, such as first and last name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, as well as billing information, such as credit card number and billing address, and any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline ("personal information"); and/or
- About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details, which may include anonymous website activity.
We collect this information:
- Directly from you when you provide it to us.
- Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies, web beacons, and other tracking technologies.
- From third parties, for example, our business partners.
Information You Provide to Us
The information we collect on or through our Website may include:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Website, subscribing to our service/newsletter, posting material, or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.
- Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses) if you contact us.
- Your search queries on the Website.
- Any other type of information you may provide.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:
- Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.
- Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.
The information we collect automatically is statistical data. It may include personal information, or we may associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
- Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.
- Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.
- Speed up your searches.
- Recognize you when you return to our Website.
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:
- Flash Cookies. Certain features of our Website may use local stored objects (or Flash cookies) to collect and store information about your preferences and navigation to, from, and on our Website. Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For information about managing your privacy and security settings for Flash cookies, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
- Web Beacons. Pages of our the Website and our e-mails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Firm, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie this information to personal information about you that we collect from other sources, or you provide to us.
We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
- To present our Website and its contents to you.
- To provide you with information or services that you request from us.
- To potentially provide legal services to you.
- To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.
- To provide you with notices about your account.
- To carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered between you and us, including for billing and collection.
- To notify you about changes to our Website or any services we offer or provide though it.
- To understand how to better serve you to provide you with an exceptional client experience.
- In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.
- For any other purpose with your consent.
We may also use your information to contact you about our own services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data or adjust your user preferences in your account profile as applicable. For more information, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.
The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL will only process Personal Data in ways that are compatible with the purpose that The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL collected it for, or for purposes the individual later authorizes. Before we use your Personal Data for a purpose that is materially different than the purpose we collected it for or that you later authorized, we will provide you with the opportunity to opt out. The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL does not sell, rent, or trade personal information. Your privacy is important to us. The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL maintains reasonable procedures to help ensure that Personal Data is reliable for its intended use, accurate, complete, and current.
We may collect sensitive Personal Data. We process sensitive Personal Data for the following purposes: to PROVIDE LEGAL REPRESENTATION, RECEIVE PAYMENTS, IDENTIFICATION
PURPOSES. When we collect sensitive Personal Data, we will obtain your opt-in consent where the Privacy Shield requires, including if we disclose your sensitive Personal Data to third parties, or before we use your sensitive Personal Data for a different purpose than we collected it for or than you later authorized.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.
- To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
- To contractors, service providers, and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
- To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL about our Website
users is among the assets transferred. In such an event, we would request and require your written permission before disclosing personal information.
- To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
- For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.
- With your consent.
Data Transfers to Third Parties
We may also disclose your personal information:
- To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.
- If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL, our customers, or others.
Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
- Targeted Advertising. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers' target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by sending us an email with your request to email@example.com. For this opt-out to function, you must have your browser set to accept all browser cookies.
California residents may have additional personal information rights and choices. Please see.
CCPA Privacy Notice for California Residents above for more information.
We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers behind firewalls. Any payment transactions and other information will be encrypted using SSL technology.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
You may have the right to access the Personal Data that we hold about you and to request that we correct, amend, or delete it if it is inaccurate or processed in violation of the Privacy Shield. These access rights may not apply in some cases, including where providing access is unreasonably burdensome or expensive under the circumstances or where it would violate the rights of someone other than the individual requesting access. If you would like to request access to, correction, amendment, or deletion of your Personal Data, you can submit a written request to the contact information provided below. We may request specific information from you to confirm your identity. In some circumstances we may charge a reasonable fee for access to your information.
Questions or Complaints
You can direct any questions or complaints about the use or disclosure of your Personal Data to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints or disputes regarding the use or disclosure of your Personal Data within 45 days of receiving your complaint. For any unresolved complaints, we have agreed to cooperate with the dispute resolution body or data protection authority relevant to the issue. If you are unsatisfied with the resolution of your complaint, you may contact the independent dispute resolution body, or data protection authority pertinent to your issue (e.g. the EU data protection authorities, the UK Information Commissioner, or the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner) at their website or contact address for further information and assistance.
Binding Arbitration You may have the option to select binding arbitration for the resolution of your complaint under certain circumstances, provided you have taken the following steps: (1) raised your complaint directly with The Law Office of Roberto M. Suárez, PL and provided us the opportunity to resolve the issue; (2) made use of the independent dispute resolution mechanism identified above; and (3) raised the issue through the relevant data protection authority and allowed the US Department of Commerce an opportunity to resolve the complaint at no cost to you. For more information on binding arbitration, see US Department of Commerce's Privacy Shield Framework: Annex I (Binding Arbitration).
To register a complaint or concern, please contact us at: email@example.com.