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Privacy Policy of Law Offices of Dorfman and Sitzberger

Updated: September 20, 2017

The Law Offices of Dorfman and Sitzberger (“DS”) respects the privacy of our site visitors. On this page, we address what information we collect from you and how we use that information. If you have additional questions that are not answered here, click here to contact us. By accessing or using DS’s site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and accept this privacy policy and its terms.

Information Collected

To better serve site visitors, DS collects two basic types of information:

  1. Personally identifiable information: This is information that personally identifies one individual from another (for example, names, e-mail addresses and other contact information). This information is voluntarily provided to us by our site visitors and is used by us for the purpose of fulfilling requests or inquiries or processing event registrations. It includes information received from individuals using the “Contact” request form.
  1. Aggregate user and tracking information: This information gives us insights on how our site visitors use our site. This data is anonymous and does not contain any personally identifiable information. We use this information to ensure that our website, e-mails and marketing efforts continue to appeal to our site visitors.

Information you voluntarily provide to DS

DS only collects personally identifiable information that you voluntarily provide, when you sign up to attend a seminar or receive communications from us, or send us an e-mail. Examples of such personally identifiable information that you provide to us may include, among other information, your name, physical address, email address, phone number, and website user name.

DS only requires personally identifiable information from you when it is needed to complete your request for information, complete an online transaction (e.g., online registration for an event), or when you voluntarily decide to register to receive communications from us, such as to receive legal updates, notices of upcoming seminars, etc.

Other information DS collects

When you visit the DS website, we may automatically collect some information about your visit using cookies, log analysis software and other aggregate tracking technologies.

If you wish, you may set your browser to refuse cookies. However, by refusing to accept a cookie, you may not be able to access some pages or use some of the functions of our site. Some DS cookie files remain on your computer’s hard drive unless and until you manually delete the file. DS cookie files do not contain personally identifiable information or track an individual users’ movement through our site.

How DS uses the information we collect

DS will not sell, exchange or otherwise distribute your personally identifiable information without your consent, except to the extent required by law, in accordance with your instructions, or as identified in this privacy policy.

Personally identifiable information

DS may use your information, including personally identifiable information, for business purposes including, without limitation, for the following business purposes:

  1. To improve the quality of your DS site visit.
  2. To complete your event registration.
  3. To bill your credit card, via Pay Pal, when you register for an event or desire to pay for legal services with Pay Pal.
  4. To refund a Pay Pal payment when warranted.
  5. To send registration confirmations.
  6. To send marketing communications and informational newsletters that you have requested, opted-in to or otherwise agreed to receive.
  7. To send surveys to you.
  8. To update your user account with any information we receive from you or from third-party sources about you.

Also, DS may use your information, including personally identifiable information, as follows:

We sometimes contract with other companies and individuals to perform functions or services on our behalf, such as hosting the DS site, sending email messages and informational newsletters and administering surveys. They may have access to personal information, such as email addresses, needed to perform their functions, but are restricted from using it for purposes other than providing services for DS.

In the event DS, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that DS goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, website user information, including personally identifiable information, would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of DS or any of its assets may continue to use your personally identifiable information as set forth in this policy.

DS may preserve and has the right to disclose any information about you or your use of our site without your prior permission if DS has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) protect and defend the rights, property or safety of DS or its partners, employees, affiliates, other users of the site, or the public; (b) enforce the Terms of Use for the site; or (c) respond to claims that any content violates the rights of third parties or is otherwise unlawful. We may also disclose information as we deem necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

We may share any information you submit to us when we have your consent to do so, or when we need to share it in order to provide the information or service you requested.

Non-personally identifiable information

DS may use your non-personally identifiable information it collects during your site visit or during your interaction with our e-mails for other purposes including without limitation, the following:

  1. To better monitor in aggregate how visitors are using our site.
  2. To ensure that our website and e-mails continue to provide relevant content that is interesting and useful to our visitors.
  3. To uncover and diagnose problems with our site and servers.
  4. For day-to-day system administration needs.

What you will receive from DS

We only want to send you communications and information that you expect to receive or that you have requested. All of our e-mail contains clear information on how to unsubscribe, and we honor all requests as quickly as possible. Below are examples of communications you may receive from us:

Registration confirmation e-mail messages

When you register for an event via the DS site, you will receive an e-mail confirming your registration.

Marketing or promotional e-mails

If you sign up for one of our marketing or newsletter e-mails, we will send you the marketing e-mail and/or newsletters that you have requested.

We only send these e-mails to site visitors who sign up for one of our mailing lists or who agree to future contact regarding communications from DS. These mailings contain clear information on how to unsubscribe.

If you are receiving communications from us and wish to unsubscribe, either follow the unsubscribe instructions in the communication or follow the opt-out instructions below to inform us that you do not want to receive e-mail from DS.

Answering your inquiries

If you send us or phone in a question or offer a suggestion, we may use your e-mail address, telephone number or postal address to respond to you.

How DS protects your information

DS understands that the safety of your personal information is extremely important to you. Accordingly, DS uses both electronic and other measures to keep your information protected from unauthorized access. Due to the nature of the Internet and related technology, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and DS expressly disclaims any such obligation.

About this policy

The DS privacy policy was posted on the date set forth above. DS reserves the right to change, alter or modify this policy for any reason at any time without notice to you. When we do so, changes in our privacy policy will be posted on our site and will be effective immediately. If you are a regular visitor to this site, we recommend that you check this privacy policy on a regular basis.

Policies for Users of the Site Under Age 18

The site is not intended for use by individuals under 18 years of age. Users under the age of 18 should get the permission of a parent or guardian to use the DS site. DS does not knowingly collect or maintain personal information from children under the age of 18 at our site, except for the limited circumstances described below. In the event a child under the age of 18 submits a question to us at our site and identifies his or her age, we may use the child’s email address for the sole purpose of responding to the child’s question on a one-time-only basis. However, we will not use the child’s email address for further contact and we will remove the address from our records after we have initially responded.

External links

The DS site may include links to other websites whose privacy policies we do not control. Once you leave our site, use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting.

Accessing and updating your information; Opting out

Visitors who would like to correct, update or delete any personally identifiable information may contact us with a request to do so calling our office (530) 349-4790 or sending us an email.

Similarly, DS site users or members who wish to subscribe or unsubscribe to our marketing and informational communications can do so by using the subscribe/unsubscribe options or sending us an email.

We may take a reasonable period of time to respond to any request to update or modify any information or to opt out of or unsubscribe from any communications. If you request the deletion or modification of your personal information maintained by us, such information may be retained for a period of time in our backup systems as a precaution against system failures. Some information may be retained for longer periods as required by law, contract or auditing requirements.

If you have questions

If you ever have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact us by using the information below or at the bottom of this page. We respect your rights and privacy and will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you might have.

Law Offices of Dorfman and Sitzberger
11750 Ridge Road
Nevada City, California 95959
(530) 349-4790 (Webmaster)

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11750 Ridge Road

Nevada City, CA 95959

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