Becker Law & Advocacy PLLC (“Becker Law”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal information.
Collection and Use of Personal information
Personal information means any data which relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data which is in the possession of, or is likely to come into the possession of Becker Law, our representatives or our service providers.
We collect personal information in the course of providing legal services to clients and as provided by visitors to our website or other internet services. The personal information that we collect and use depends on the nature of our relationship with you. We may use personal information for the following purposes:
- Provision of legal services to you
- Provision of information requested by you
- Compliance with applicable laws and regulations
- Management and administration of the firm
Retention of Personal information
We may retain information provided by you, including personal information, for as long as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, or to achieve any of the purposes for which the information was originally collected. Laws or regulations may set a minimum period for which we have to keep your personal information.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
We may share your personal information with our third party service providers, subject to appropriate confidentiality, privacy, and data security safeguards, where we believe it is necessary to provide a service that you have requested, or as permitted or required by law, or as otherwise authorized or directed by you.
We may be required to share your personal information to the extent required by law, court process or regulation or to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
We never sell or trade your personal information to any third parties.
We maintain organizational, physical, and technical security measures to protect personal information from accidental or unlawful destruction or loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access consistent with applicable data protection laws.
Your Rights Concerning Your Personal information
As it relates to each of the above purposes for which we collect, use or retain your personal information, you may have the following rights:
- the right to request access to your personal information and check that we are lawfully processing it;
- the right to request that we correct your personal information if it is inaccurate or incomplete;
- the right to request that we delete or remove your personal information from our systems where there is no good reason for us to continue to process it. Please note that there may be circumstances where you ask us to delete your personal information but we are legally entitled or required to retain it;
- the right to object to, or request that we restrict, our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances, for example, if you would like us to establish its accuracy. Again, there may be circumstances where you object to, or ask us to restrict, our processing of your personal information but we are legally entitled or required to refuse that request;
- in some circumstances, the right to request that we transmit your personal information to a third party;
- the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal information at any time. Please note, however, that we may still be entitled to process your personal information if we have another legitimate reason for doing so. For example, we may need to retain personal information to comply with a legal obligation; and
You can exercise the above rights by contacting us at [email protected].
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant data protection regulator if you think that any of your rights have been infringed by us.
The Becker Law website uses certain tags, log files, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies from third parties (collectively, “cookies”), of which you should be aware.
In addition to the cookies used by Becker Law and our service providers, some cookies are placed by third parties such as Google Analytics, a free web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics sets two cookies in order to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports for us on activity on the website. We use Google Analytics to provide us with information about how you use our website, which we use to help us to improve our website.
The information collected by these cookies is anonymized and limited to website use and performance, device operating system, browser type, internet service provider name and non-specific geographic location.
You can block or disable cookies on your device at any time by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. You can also delete the cookies that are stored on your device. However, blocking, disabling, or deleting cookies may limit your ability to view all the pages of the Becker Law website or use online services that require registration.
By using the Becker Law website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Notification of Changes
We may occasionally update this Privacy Statement as our services and privacy practices change, or as required by applicable legal or regulatory requirements. Where it is practicable, we will notify you by email of any significant changes. However, the last update date is posted below, and we encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be informed of how we use your personal information.
Last updated: April 2022