PRIVACY POLICY

Alyce Zawacki Law knows how important it is to be informed about how your information is being used and shared online. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) explains Alyce Zawacki Law’s privacy practices and the choices you have when to comes to controlling your information. By continuing to use the services of Alyce Zawacki Law, you agree to your information being used in the ways discussed in this Policy. For this reason, it is very important that you take the time to read this entire Policy.

This Privacy Policy was last revised on 30 Janurary 2019.

Services This Policy Covers

This Policy applies to the online services owned by Alyce Zawacki Law, including this website, all social media platforms and any future online services developed. This Policy does not cover the practices of companies that Alyce Zawacki Law does not own. Sometimes, we may display a link to a partner organization’s services. When you click on this link, you are leaving Alyce Zawacki Law and are no longer covered by this Policy. Always be sure to read the other organization’s privacy policy as well, so that you can understand what they are doing with your information.

What Is Personal Information?

Personal Information is any information that may allow for an individual to be personally identified. For example, your name, email address, social security number, phone number, residential address and credit card details are all considered personal information. Other information, such as your interests, economic status, customer number, IP address, geolocation, education, and job title may also be considered personal information if that information, when combined with other information, is used to reveal your identity.

What Personal Information is Collected by Alyce Zawacki Law?

Alyce Zawacki Law only collects personal information from you when you voluntarily consent for Alyce Zawacki Law to use it. You voluntarily consent for us to use your personal information by:

Directly providing the information to Alyce Zawacki Law

In some circumstances, you may be asked by Alyce Zawacki Law to provide information so that an inquiry request can be fulfilled or you may give information on your own accord. Such information may include personal information such as your name, email address, phone number or residential address. For example, you consent for us to use the information you have provided when you reach out to us by email or our social media accounts, when you use the “contact us” form on our website, when you interact with our support or customer service teams, or when you comment on our blog posts or social media posts. If you post a public review on one of Alyce Zawacki Law’s social media pages or another public channel, Alyce Zawacki Law may republish the review on this website or a different social media page. Alyce Zawacki Law does not collect, store or process any credit card information provided by clients. Instead, Alyce Zawacki Law uses Wave, a PCI compliant third-party vendor to process service payments. You can access Wave’s own privacy policy here. Alyce Zawacki Law will never ask for your social security number to be provided over email, social media or text. If a social security number is needed to fulfil Alyce Zawacki Law’s services, a request for such information will be made either in person or via the phone.

Interacting with Alyce Zawacki Law’s web services

Alyce Zawacki Law uses cookies and third party services such as Google Analytics to collect and analyze information such as your IP address, browser type, device type, the frequency of visits to a website, referring websites and network connection type. By clicking “AGREE” on our cookie policy notification box or by continuing to interact with our website after seeing this notification, you consent to Alyce Zawacki Law collecting this type of information. We only use this type of information in pseudonymized and aggregated forms; this means you are not personally identifiable to us. However, you should be aware that in some circumstances we may be legally required to hand over this information to law enforcement or regulatory authorities, who may then use this information to reveal your identity.

Did Someone Say “Cookies”!?

Cookies are small files that are transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your browser and used to collect information. We use both session cookies, that are erased once you exit your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your device for a set period of time or until you manually delete them. Alyce Zawacki Law uses cookies to help ensure you have the best user experience possible and to give us insight into how we can make improvements to our services. Cookies can also be used to help ensure that you see advertisements that are relevant to you and your interests. Currently, we do not use cookies for targeted advertising on our website. However, we do use targeted advertising through Facebook, Instagram and Google. These platforms use their own cookies on their platforms to collect information about your interests. When we advertise our services through these platforms, we are then able to select a targeted audience that we hope may be interested in our services. That is why you may see some ‘paid’ or ‘sponsored’ advertisements from Alyce Zawacki Law while using these platforms.

Can I Stop the Cookies?

Most browsers have an option to stop your computer from accepting cookies altogether or to stop certain types of cookies. As we mentioned, cookies allow for us to provide a number of online features. So, if you do decide to block cookies, our online services (particularly our website) may operate a little strangely. If it is the targeted advertising that you are mainly concerned about, you can choose to specifically opt out of targeted advertising by going the following links:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

Google – https://adssettings.google.com

Digital Advertising Alliance – http://optout.aboutads.info/

Want to learn more about cookies? Visit www.allaboutcookies.org

Why Does Alyce Zawacki Law Use My Information?

Your information is primarily used by Alyce Zawacki to enable communication with you and to respond to requests for information regarding our services. Your information is also used for some internal and analytical purposes. For example, your information may be used to better understand our client network, to screen for misuse of services, or to improve and assess service outreach.

Does Alyce Zawacki Law Share My Information with Third Parties?

Alyce Zawacki Law NEVER trades or sells the personal information that you provide with other organizations or entities. We only share your information with third parties in the following ways:

  • Agents: Sometimes Alyce Zawacki Law hires other trusted companies and individuals to help out with tasks. These agents may need your personal information to fulfill the task they have been asked to perform, but they do not have the right to use your personal information beyond what is necessary to fulfill the requested task.
  • Law Enforcement: Alyce Zawacki Law may sometimes be required to share your personal information with law enforcement. Your information will only be shared in this way when we believe, in good faith, that sharing this information is necessary to protect our company or other clients. For example, where a legal warrant or subpoena has been issued, where information must be reported due to a belief that fraud has occurred, or where Alyce Zawacki Law or another client’s property or safety is at risk. In cases of fraud, your information may also need to be shared with investigatory authorities and banks.

Will I Receive Emails from Alyce Zawacki Law?

Occasionally, Alyce Zawacki Law may send a newsletter or a promotional email to update you on the progress of the firm and exciting happenings. Of course, you are always free to opt out of these emails by requesting for us to remove you from the email list or clicking unsubscribe. You may also receive some important emails from Alyce Zawacki Law that you will not be able to opt out of. For example, we may send you an email to confirm when your credit card has been used to pay a client bill, to send you legal service invoices, to notify you in the unlikely event that our security safeguards have been breached, or to update you on important changes to services such as price increases on flat fee packages and updates to this Privacy Policy.

Information Retention and Your Rights

Your information is only stored by Alyce Zawacki Law for as long as necessary to provide services. You also have the right to request at any time for Alyce Zawacki Law to:

  • Give you access to any personal information processed;
  • Correct any personal information that may have been incorrectly processed;
  • Delete your personal information from our storage systems;
  • Transfer your personal information to another service, when technically feasible; and
  • Stop using your personal information in specific ways, by withdrawing the consent you have given.

If you would like for Alyce Zawacki Law to do any of the above, you can contact us using the information provided at the end of this Policy. Alyce Zawacki Law will always try to fulfill your requests. However, sometimes we may be required to retain your information, even if you have made one of the above requests, in order to comply with legal and regulatory obligations. For example, we may be required to keep a history of transactions to report taxes or may need to retain some information for law enforcement purposes such as fraud monitoring, detection and prevention.

Keeping Your Data Safe

Alyce Zawacki Law is committed to protecting your personal information and has physical, electronic and managerial systems and procedures in place to help safeguard your information. Unfortunately, no system can guarantee complete security. Third-party viruses or security failures may result in your personal information being compromised. You can help prevent unauthorized access to your information by using antivirus software and limiting access to your personal computer. In the unlikely event that your personal information is compromised, Alyce Zawacki Law will notify you within a reasonable time of such breach coming to our attention.

Protection of Children

Alyce Zawacki Law’s online services are not directed, or intended, for children under the age of 13 years. Alyce Zawacki Law does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under this age limit and deletes this information as soon as we are aware of it.

Changes Made to This Policy

Alyce Zawacki Law may modify this Policy from time to time. The date at the top of this Policy lets you know when this Policy was last revised. If we make a change to this Policy that materially affects the way your information is used, an email will be sent notifying you of the change or changes to the Policy. It is important to check back here occasionally to make sure you have read the latest policy. By continuing to access or use Alyce Zawacki Law’s services after the Policy changes, you allow for us to use your information in the way described in the updated policy.

Contact Alyce Zawacki Law

If you ever have any questions, concerns, requests, or comments about how Alyce Zawacki Law uses your information, you can contact us by email, telephone or mail at:

alyce@azawackilaw.com
+1 (512) 240 2738
PO Box 41421
78704, Austin TX