Website Privacy & Security Statement
Last Updated: February 21, 2019
Data We Collect
You may browse our website freely without providing any personal information. When you complete a form on our website, we will ask you to provide personal information, and we collect the corresponding navigational information.
This is information that you voluntarily share with us that identifies you personally. It may include contact information such as your name, email address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about you. Personal information can also include transaction information that you entered on the website, information about you from the internet (including social media sites), and any other publicly available information we obtain from service providers.
Personal information also includes information about your computer and visits to our Website that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you. This navigational information includes data such as your IP address, geographic location, browser type, referral source, length of visit, and pages viewed. Please refer to the navigation information section below for more information.
Special Note About Children
Our website is not targeted toward or intended for children under the age of 16. Further, we do not intentionally or knowingly collect data about children under 16. If you think we have collected data about a child under the age of 16, please contact us at [email protected] so that we may delete it.
Login and Usage Information
We automatically collect data about your computer software and hardware when you view our website content or use our services. The information we collect may include your IP address, operating system, browser type, domain names, internet service provider (ISP), the content you viewed on the site, clickstream data, access times, and referring website addresses.
Occasionally, we may obtain personal information about you from third-party sources including companies we partner with on joint marketing activities, those with which we offer co-branded services, social media websites, and other publicly available sources.
How We Use Data
● Enhance and personalize your browsing experience.
● Distribute Cardoza Law Corporation content, marketing communications, or other information we think may be of interest to you by email, post, or other means.
● Share informational and promotional content with you to promote the services we provide.
● Provide statistical information about our users to other companies. This data will not be used to identify individuals.
● Meet legal requirements.
From time to time, we may contact you on behalf of external business partners about offerings you may be interested in. In these cases, your personal information is not transferred to the third party.
Navigational information is used by us to operate and improve our website. Navigational information may be used alone or combined with personal information to provide you with personalized information about Cardoza Law Corporation.
Client Testimonials and Case Stories
We post client testimonials and comments on our website that may contain personal information. Each client's consent is obtained before posting the client's name and testimonial.
Credit Card Data
Credit card information provided to us is used only to check your financial qualifications and collect payment from you. We use a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provider is not permitted to store, retain, or use the information you provide except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on our behalf.
Personal Data Security
To help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure, we use a variety of security technologies. Any personal information you provide is secured on computer servers in a controlled and secure environment. All personal information is protected using appropriate physical, technical, and organizational measures.
Social Media Features
Personal Data Retention
The length of time we keep the information we collect about you depends on the information type (described in further detail below). After such time, we will delete or anonymize your information. If this isn’t possible, we will securely store your information and isolate it from further use until deletion is possible.
Personal information you provide is retained by us when we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so.
When we no longer have an ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will securely delete or anonymize the information. If this is not possible, we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. We will delete this information from the servers at an earlier date if you request for us to do so, as described in the "Unsubscribing from Our Communications" section below.
We retain tracking information obtained from cookies and other technologies for a reasonable amount of time after the data is created. If you have agreed to receive marketing materials from us, we will retain your marketing preferences for a reasonable amount of time from the last date in which you expressed interest in our services or content.
How We Share Data
Other companies and people are employed by Cardoza Law Corporation to provide services to our website visitors, and our clients and may need to share your information with them to provide information or services to you. Examples of this may include removing duplicated information from prospect lists, analyzing data/performing statistical analysis, providing marketing assistance or customer support, processing credit card payments, and supplementing the information you provide to us so we can provide you with better service. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and client data handling policies.
If Cardoza Law Corporation (or our assets) is acquired by another company, whether by merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or otherwise, that company will receive all information gathered by Cardoza Law Corporation from the website. In the event of any change in ownership, use of your personal information, and choices you may have regarding your personal information, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our website.
We reserve the right to use or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure of personal information is necessary to protect our rights, your safety, the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a law, court order, or legal process.
We use Navigational Information to operate and improve our website. We may also use Navigational Information may be used alone or in combination with personal information to provide you with personalized information about Cardoza Law Corporation.
You can log on to our website using a Single Sign-On (SSO) service. SSO service authenticates your identity and provides you with the option to share specific personal information with us—your name and email address—to pre-populate our sign up form. These services may provide you with the option to post information about your activities on this site to your profile page to share with others within your network.
How to Access, Update, or Control Your Personal Data
Your data protection rights are as follows:
● You can request access, updates, corrections, or deletion of your personal information.
● You can object to the processing of your personal information or request for us to restrict the processing of your personal information of your personal information.
● If we have collected and processed your personal information with your consent, your consent can be withdrawn at any time. Withdrawing consent will neither impact the lawfulness of any processing we conducted before your withdrawal nor will it impact the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
To exercise any of these rights, please contact us by emailing [email protected] or by mailing 548 Market Street, #80594, San Francisco, CA 94104. We will respond to your request to update, correct, or delete your information within a reasonable period and notify you of any action we have taken.
Our Acceptable Use Policy prohibits us from distributing unsolicited commercial email in violation of applicable laws and requires the inclusion of an opt-out feature and other required information in every email sent.
Unsubscribing From Our Communications
To unsubscribe from our marketing communications, you can click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of our emails, update your communication preferences, email [email protected], or mail your request to 548 Market Street, #80594, San Francisco, CA 94104.
*Clients cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their accounts with us.
Unsubscribing From Our Clients' Communications
To unsubscribe from our clients' marketing communications, you can click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of their emails, or contact them directly.
Cardoza Law Corporation
548 Market Street, #80594
San Francisco, CA 94104
Information for EEA Visitors
If you are a visitor/customer located in the European Economic Area ("EEA"), Cardoza Law Corporation is the data controller of your personal information. Cardoza Law Corporation Data Protection Officer can be contacted at [email protected]
If you are located in the European Economic Area ("EEA") and visit our site, Cardoza Law Corporation is the data controller of your personal information. You can contact our Data Protection Officer at [email protected]
Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. However, we will normally collect personal information from you only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you.
The legal basis for collecting and using your personal information depends upon the personal information we collect and the context in which it is collected. Personal information is normally collected only when we have your consent. We may also collect your personal information when we need it to perform a contract with you, when we have a legal obligation to collect it, or when it is in our business interests and is not overridden by your data protection concerns or other freedoms and rights.
If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information). Similarly, if we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate interests (or those of any third party), we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.
When we do ask for your personal information to perform a contract with you or to meet a legal requirement, we will make it clear at the relevant time whether providing your personal information is mandatory. In addition, we will explain the consequences of failing to provide this information. If we collect your personal information for our legitimate business interests, we will notify you at the relevant time and explain what those interests are.
If you have concerns about our use of your personal information and data collection, you have the right to contact a data protection authority. Contact details can be found here.