Declaration of Consent
Generally, you may browse the Site without providing any Personal Information. However, we may ask that you provide information at various times and locations through the Site. For example, if you decide to contact us through the Site, you will be asked to provide information such as your name and email address. You may also choose to volunteer additional Personal Information by completing forms on the Site, such as subscriptions to newsletters.
Protecting Personal Information
The Pretus Law Group has appropriate technical and organizational measures in place designed to protect your Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. You should keep in mind, however, that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from this Site may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail. Please also read our Disclaimer [INSERT LINK TO PAGE] before sending any information to us.
How We Use Personal Information
The information collected by and through this Site may be used by The Pretus Law Group and other entities that are involved in the operation of this Site for The Pretus Law Group’s purposes. The Pretus Law Group will use Personal Information only for the purpose for which it was provided, as well as other purposes for which the user gives consent. This includes, but is not limited to, the following purposes:
- Contact Forms: If you decide to contact us by using the contact form on the Site, we use the information you provide to get in contact with you and to answer your queries.
- Marketing: You may subscribe to receive newsletters and alerts from The Pretus Law Group on various subject matters, such as alerts on important legal developments, newsletters, invitations to live events and webinars, as well as firm news and announcements.
We will not use your data in connection with any automated decision making process or for any profiling purpose.
Notice to EU Citizens Re: Data Transfers
Our offices and servers are located in the United States, although backup servers may be located in countries outside the United States. Please note that in countries outside your own country, and in particular outside the EU and EEA, a different standard on data protection might apply than you are used to in your own country. By volunteering Personal Information on the Site, you acknowledge and consent that your data will be transferred across national borders, including to countries outside the EU/EEA.
To govern transfers of Personal Information from the EU/EEA to recipients outside the EU/EEA, we have entered into standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission (“Data Transfer Agreement”). We are happy to provide you with a copy of the Data Transfer Agreement upon request.
Disclosing Personal Information to Third Parties
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Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798 et seq. permits our customers who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.
Our Site is not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any information to us through the Site. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not access, use, or provide any information on the Site or on or through any of its features. If we learn we have collected or received Personal Information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.
Duration of Personal Information Retention
Personal information will be stored as long as the information is required to fulfill our legitimate business needs or the purposes for which the information was collected, or for as long as is required by law.
The Pretus Law Group is committed to ensure that your information is kept accurate and up to date. Please help us comply with this obligation by ensuring that you inform us of any changes to your information. You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you, to withdraw your consent to the collection and use of your information, and to delete or rectify any inaccurate information about you. You have also the right to object to our use of your Personal Information or to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
If you wish to make a formal request for information we hold about you, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Effective: October 4, 2018)