This notice outlines the Privacy Policy (“Policy”) with respect to the following website: www.mbeachlaw.com (“Site”). By visiting this website, and/or submitting any information on any of the forms linked to this Policy you are accepting the practices described herein.

YOFFE & COOPER, LLP (“FIRM”) takes your privacy very seriously. This Policy details how FIRM receives, collects and uses information in connection with the Site.

This Policy governs the Site and certain electronic communications sent out by the Site. This website is owned and operated by FIRM for the marketing of legal services (collectively herein “Services”). Our headquarters is located at 3713 Highland Avenue, Suite #2, Manhattan Beach, California 90266. FIRM reserves the right to modify or amend this Terms of Use and Policy at any time and for any reason.

 

Collection and Use of Information

Information You Provide:

If you register on the Site, you will be asked to provide certain personally identifiable information, which may include your name, email address, login name, login password, current website address, age, gender, address, telephone number(s), areas of interest and other self-identifying information (all “Personal Information”). FIRM may also obtain and collect certain Personal Information about you when you send us an email, complete any online forms, complete a survey, or request information from us. In addition, FIRM may also collect information about you with respect to the searches you perform and the Services you choose and the pages you visit on the Site.

FIRM collects Personal Information primarily for the following purposes: (i) to maintain a record of registered users; (ii) to manage the login process and maintain users’ personal preferences; (iii) to email registered users with news and updates; (iv) to email promotional offers; and (v) to collect information to provide to third parties relative to the Services referenced on our site.

FIRM may also make certain message boards and forums available to you (collectively, “Forums”). You are solely responsible for the information and other content you post on and through these Forums and should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose Personal Information on or through these Forums, such information is generally accessible to and may be collected and used by other users. This Policy will not cover such disclosure of information. You are encouraged to exercise discretion when providing personal information about yourself in and through Forums.

 

Information FIRM Automatically Collects:

FIRM does not automatically collect any Personal Information on or through the Site, except as provided by you in connection with the registration, question submission process and contact forms on the site. Nevertheless, FIRM may use cookies on the Site. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make Internet surfing easier by saving preferences and browsing patterns while you are at FIRM’s Site. Cookies may be used to analyze Site usage, improve content, customize the Site’s content and layout and for other customer service purposes. FIRM’s use of cookies is in no way linked to any Personal Information.

FIRM may automatically receive and record certain non-personally identifiable information on its server logs from your browser, including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), cookie information, and the webpage that a user visits. FIRM collects non-personally identifiable information for general purposes, including but not limited to analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking user movements, conducting research, and providing anonymous reporting to internal and external clients. FIRM will not link any Personal Information, including e-mail addresses, with aggregate data of its users.

 

Sharing and Disclosure of Information

How FIRM Uses Personal Information

Information collected may be transmitted to our approved advertising and marketing partners, FIRM’s affiliated companies, or certain other approved third parties interested in providing users with information or Services that you may request or for other marketing and promotional purposes. Requested information or information regarding site updates, new Services, upcoming events and/or status of any requests or orders that users may have made may be provided to users by e-mail, postal mail, telephone SMS text-messaging or by any other means of contact that users may provide. FIRM may also use Personal Information for customer service, to provide information that a user may request, to customize a user’s experience on a Site, and to contact a user when necessary in connection with transactions entered into by that user on a Site. FIRM may also use personal information for internal business purposes, such as analyzing and managing our business. FIRM may also combine the information we have gathered about users with information from other sources. FIRM may use third parties to help us operate our business and the Sites or administer activities on our behalf.

FIRM and/or our marketing partners and affiliated companies enhance and/or merge Personal Information about users with data collected from other sources to use in direct and/or online marketing.

Users may, at any time, notify us that you do not wish to have your Personal Information disclosed to third parties for offers and promotions by sending an e-mail to info@mbeachlaw.com.

How FIRM Shares Information With Other Sites

Other sites accessible through FIRM’s Sites have their own privacy policies and data collection, use and disclosure practices. Please consult each site’s privacy policy. FIRM is not responsible for the policies or practices of third parties. Please be aware that our Sites may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. The information practices of those websites linked to our Sites are not covered by this Policy. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, or solicit Personal Information. Additionally, other companies that place advertising on our Sites may collect information about you when you view or click on their advertising through the use of cookies. FIRM cannot control this collection of information. You should contact these advertisers directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.

On behalf of various sponsors, FIRM may provide sponsored links to third-party websites. If you click on a sponsored link or banner ad, a “window” or “frame” containing a third-party’s web site may appear in the foreground with a Site in the background. Unless you are on one of our Sites, any time that you have moved to a window, you should assume that your Personal Information is being collected, used and disclosed in accordance with the windowed site’s privacy policy (if any). If you are unsure as to whose privacy policy applies, please contact us by e-mail at info@mbeachlaw.com.

How FIRM Uses Demographic Information

FIRM may share aggregated demographic information about users with third party advertising and content companies. This information does not identify individual users and FIRM does not link aggregate user data with Personal Information.

 

Children’s Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. We operate our website in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). We never knowingly collect or maintain information at or on our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is directed at or structured to attract anyone under 13. Visitors younger than 13 years of age may NOT use the www.mbeachlaw.com website.

 

Security

FIRM takes reasonable precaution to protect Personal Information from misuse, loss and unauthorized access. Although FIRM cannot guarantee that Personal Information will not be subject to unauthorized access, FIRM has physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the Personal Information. Personal Information is protected by secured networks and access is limited to a few authorized employees and personnel. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.

 

Business Transitions

In the event that FIRM goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, Personal Information will likely be among the assets transferred. FIRM will post a notice on this website of any such change in ownership or control of the Personal Information FIRM may have prior to such transfer.

 

Changes to Policy

From time to time, FIRM may revise this Policy. FIRM will post the revised Policy on the Site, so that users can always be aware of what information FIRM collects, how the information is used and under what circumstances such information may be disclosed.

You can edit your Personal Information at any time by contacting customer support. When user registers on the Site, the user may have the opportunity to opt-in to receive communications from FIRM, including offers, updates and newsletters. If a user does not choose to opt-in then the user will not receive any communication from FIRM. If a user’s e-mail address changes, a user may correct such information by sending an e-mail to info@mbeachlaw.com with the request. If a user no longer wishes to receive e-mail communication from FIRM, a user may opt-out of receiving such communications by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication. In addition, a user can remove their e-mail address at any time by sending an e-mail with the subject line of OPT-OUT to info@mbeachlaw.com.

 

Contact Information

Please direct all questions in connection with this Policy via e-mail to info@mbeachlaw.com.

 

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