1. What personal data is collected about you?
Attorneys.Media offers a range of services that either do not require you to register with us for simple searches, or a required registration that gives you access to a greater scope of personalized services. In order to provide our full range of possible services, we may collect the following types of information:
General Personal Information
When you register with Attorneys.Media or other services or promotions that require registration, we, Attorneys.Media, will collect personal data about you. We start with the basics, which include: your name, the name of your firm/company (if applicable), email address, phone number, state, country, city and any message that you send to us requiring a response.
Communications with Attorneys.Media may include email, phone, text message, or any of your preferences of communication, the content of your message and our answer to your request and will be collected.
If any payments are required, for any goods or services that Attorneys.Media may provide, you might also need to communicate to us your payment data, which will be encrypted, and securely stored on our servers.
1.2 Log Information data
When you use Attorneys.Media services, our servers automatically record information that your internet web browser sends (Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Opera, Brave, etc.) whenever you visit our website. There are various categories of data, but the main categories of data collected are: web requests, date and time of the request, IP address, browser type, and browser language.
Attorneys.media implements links on its website in a format that allows it to keep track on whether these links have been followed.
1.3 Other information collected about you
Attorneys.Media displays answers from attorneys to numerous legal questions on its platform. In order for attorneys to answer your legal questions, you will need to submit a search for a particular question/topic that Attorneys.Media collects, and subsequently presents relevant results to your query. The more legal questions you submit into our search platform, the more data we collect to serve the correct content in a timely and expedited manner. We collect this data from various queries to update our search results and to continuously provide updated and accurate results.
1.4 Attorneys.Media affiliated websites
Attorneys.Media offers services in connection with other websites. Personal information that you provide to these websites can be sent to Attorneys.Media for the purposes described below. If you want more information on the personal data you might communicate on these websites, please consult or Privacy Policies.
2. What is the legal basis and the purpose for processing?
Attorneys.Media processes personal information only for which it was collected. We review, periodically, our data collection, storage and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store, and process the personal information needed to improve and provide our services.
2.1 Your personal data are processed for the following purposes and in accordance with the legal bases set out below:
2.2 Category of Personal Information: How we use this information, and legal basis for processing this information.
2.2a Contact information and basic personal details (this includes your name, email address, and mailing address). We use this information to communicate with you, such as updates, alerts, newsletters, or through summaries or statements. Attorneys.Media maintains a legitimate interest in marketing our products and services, along with communicating with you effectively and efficiently.
We further use your information to process any orders and deliver any products you may have purchased. Attorneys.Media maintains a legitimate interest in performing a contract with you and taking steps necessary to the formation of a contract for the purchase of any products or services that you require.
Finally, we use this information to respond to any questions or inquires that you may need, and subsequently process a request from you. Attorneys.Media maintains a legitimate interest in communicating with you effectively for the purpose of resolving your issue, and improving our website, products and services.
2.2b Log files and information about your device(s). We use this information to improve the performance of our website and with that, ensuring the technical functioning of our network and services. Attorneys.Media maintains a legitimate interests in providing you with a better user experience in using our website and continuously improving the quality of service.
Finally, we use this information to audit, research, and for technical analysis in order to maintain, protect, and improve our services. Attorneys.Media maintains a legitimate interest to provide you, the user, with a better experience and to continuously improve the quality of its services.
2.2c We need information about how you access and use our website, such as the pages you visit, the time you spent on a page, whether you clicked on any links, what browser you use, or what web pages on our platform you visit before and or after your visit to our website.
We use your information to continuously manage and improve our website. Attorneys.Media maintains a legitimate interest to provide a website for consumers interested in getting their civil or criminal questions answered by qualified attorneys.
We further use your information to determine products and services that may be of interest to you for marketing purposes, and to develop new products and services. Attorneys.Media maintains a legitimate interest in marketing our products and services.
2.3 Options for Personal Information
When you sign up for a particular service that requires registration, we ask you to provide personal information. If we use this information in a manner different from the purpose for which it was collected, then we will ask for your consent prior to such use.
If we propose to use personal information for any purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in the specific service notices, we will offer you an effective way to opt out of the use of personal information for those other purposes. We will not collect or use sensitive information for purposes other than those described in this Policy and/or in the specific service notices, unless we have obtained your prior consent.
You can decline to submit personal information to any of our services, in which case Attorneys.Media may not be able to provide those services to you. To be removed from our database, contact us at [email protected]
3. Who will receive your personal data?
Your data will be used by authorized employees/contractors of Attorneys.Media when necessary for carrying out the above listed purposes.
Attorneys.Media also communicates your data to its authorized Processors in the following categories:
- Media Partners: Attorneys.Media may provide your information for the purpose of publicizing the Attorneys.Media rankings to different regional and global media partners.
- Publishing Partners: Attorneys.Media may provide your information for the purpose of publishing success stories with public relations firms.
Attorneys.Media may disclose information it collects about you if required by applicable law or to comply with a court order or an order from a public authority.
Attorneys.Media has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure high levels of security regarding the risk incurred and to proactively protect your personal data against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction.
5. Of course you have rights! How can you exercise them?
Attorneys.Media makes every commercially reasonable effort to ensure changes to Lawyers’, Experts’, and Service Providers’ Bio Pages are updated in a timely manner, provided that the request for changes is made in writing and signed by Lawyer, Expert, or Service Provider, or his or her firm contact.
Attorneys.Media makes good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information and either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes.
We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected, or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required.
When we receive formal written complaints at this address, it is Attorneys.Media policy to contact the complaining user regarding his or her concerns.
We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between Attorneys.Media and an individual.
7. Your California Privacy Rights
7.1 Do Not Sell My Information
You have the right to opt out of the sale of your personal information. This means your personal information will not be shared with any partners for publication purposes (including coverage in local magazines and newspapers). We do not sell any personal information to interest-based advertising organizations. Contact us at [email protected] for more information.
8. “Do Not Track” Signals
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. For information about Do Not Track, visit www.allaboutdnt.org. At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals.
9. Changes to this Policy
If you have any additional questions or concerns about this Policy, please feel free to contact us any time through this website or at:
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