YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this Website, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Personal identifying information
C&D does not collect any personally identifying information on the Website, except in cases where the Visitor offers it voluntarily through our Contact Us form for the purpose of requesting to be contacted. We use this information solely to respond to and process the request.
Non-personal identifying information
Non-personal identifying information is automatically collected by our web server (which may be hosted by a third-party) that your web browser makes available whenever you visit our Website.
Google Analytics Activity Logs
When you visit our Website, we may track information about your visit and store that information on Google Analytics server logs which are records of the activities on our Website. The Google Analytics code automatically captures and saves the information electronically. Examples of the information Google Analytics may collect include:
• your unique Internet protocol address;
• the name of your unique Internet service provider;
• the town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website;
• the kind of browser or computer you use;
• the number of links you click within the site;
• the date and time of your visit;
• the web page from which you arrived to our site;
• the pages you viewed on the site; and
• certain searches/queries that you conducted via our website(s).
The information collected by Google Analytics helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use and improve the Visitor’s experience.
Web browser cookies
The following links provide up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies when using these browsers:
Google, Mozilla Firefox, Firefox for Android, Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari, Microsoft Edge
California Do Not Track
Our website does not alter, change, or respond upon receiving Do Not Track (DNT) requests or signals in browsers. As described in Google Analytics above, we track Visitor activity using Google Analytics, cookies and similar technologies. Information collected by Google Analytics helps us analyze website usage and improve the Visitor’s experience. Cookies allow us to offer you a customized experience.
How We Use Collected Information
C&D may collect and use Visitors personal identifying information for the following purposes:
• To help us respond to your requests through our Contact Us form
• We may use the email address and/or telephone number provided through our Contact Us form, to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.
C&D may collect and use Visitors non- personal identifying information for the following purposes:
• We may use this information to determine levels and areas of interest in our law firm and to refine our Website.
How we protect your information
Information transmitted on the Internet and/or stored on systems attached to the Internet is not 100% secure. As a result, C&D cannot ensure, warrant or guarantee the security or integrity of such information sent to us through our Contact Us form. C&D stores the personal identifying information received in a database on its’ own computers. We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your Personal Identifying Information. All computers upon which your Personal Identifying Information is stored have security measures (such as a firewall and password protections) in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under C&D ’s control. We do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against all breaches and we expressly disclaim any liability for any loss, misuse, or alteration of your information or from your access to or use of our information.
Sharing your personal information
We do not sell, trade, or rent visitors personal identifying information to others. We may release your personal identifying information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. Non personal identifying information may be shared third parties who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other countries’ privacy laws provide certain rights for data subjects. A good explanation of them (in English) is available on the website of the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office.
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address on our website at any time to:
see what data we have about you, if any;
change/correct any data we have about you;
• ask us to delete any data we have about you after the time stated by State Bar requirement for saving client files has passed; and/or
• opt out of future communications from us.
Data Storage and Retention
Your personal data is stored by C&D on its servers, and on the servers of the cloud-based database management services C&D engages, located in the United States. C&D retains data for the duration of the client’s business relationship with the C&D , and according to the regulations set by the State Bar regarding client files; and for a period of time thereafter for legal or tax reporting purposes.
Third Party Websites
Visitors may find content on our Website that link to the sites of third parties. C&D does not control the content or links that appear on these third party sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Website. Inclusion of any link on our Site shall not imply any association or relationship between C&D and the person sponsoring the linked site and does not constitute or imply any endorsement, approval, or sponsorship of the linked site by us, or the endorsement, approval or sponsorship of us by the sponsor of the linked site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Website, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Compliance With Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.
WEB ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS
C&D is committed to making its website available to as many people as possible including persons with disabilities.
This Website has been tested utilizing several online testing tools and screen readers and has been reported as compliant with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0). All attempts are made to ensure the correctness and suitability of information under our control and to correct any errors brought to our attention.
As with most software, our Website core software and software add-on programs require incremental updates to maintain it’s security and functionality. With every update to our Website’s software, we make every effort to help maintain the accessibility of our Website for users with disabilities. During such updates or during troubleshooting sessions, there may occur short sections of time that the website is not functioning at it’s optimum and certain components are not available. During these updates or troubleshooting efforts the Website may display errors that are part of the process being worked on. Once an update is complete, new compliance testing is conducted to uncover any residual errors that need immediate attention. Any areas in need of update or adjustment are immediately addressed.
We welcome your feedback .If you use special adaptive equipment and encounter problems when using this website, please report them using the contact information provided on the website.
Accessibility of C&D website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
We aim to respond to accessibility feedback within 5 business days, and to propose a solution within 10 business days. You are entitled to escalate a complaint to the national authorities, should you be dissatisfied with our response to you.
Cheong & Denove
1925 Century Park East, Suite 800
This document was last updated on January 1, 2020