THE GRADY FIRM, P.C

PRIVACY POLICY


 

Last Modified: Friday, February 27, 2017

 

At The Grady Firm, P.C, we respect your right to privacy.  We collect information about you through our Website in an effort to improve your experience and to communicate with you about our services. As described in this policy, we may share your information among our firm, as may be applicable, and, under certain circumstances, with third parties that provide services on our behalf or with whom we have partnered to offer a particular service. We may also share your information when we are legally required to do so. This privacy policy describes the personal information we collect about you, why we collect it, how we use and protect it, and when we share it with third parties.

 

Our policy also describes the choices you can make about how we collect and use your information. By providing your personal information to The Grady Firm, P.C, you are consenting to the manner in which we collect, use, disclose, protect, and otherwise manage that information.

 

   1. Definitions

 

When we say “we,” “us,” “our,” and “The Grady Firm” we are referring to The Grady Firm, P.C., a California Professional Corporation, our attorneys, associates, agents contractors, affiliates, and/or employees as well as our website www.gradyfirm.com, YouTube channel and/or our https://gradyfirm.wordpress.com/ blog. When we say “you,” we are referring either to a client, potential client or to any other person who visits any of our blogs, websites or YouTube channel.

   2. Changes

 

If our information practices change, we will post an updated version of the policy on our Website. You can tell if the policy has changed by checking the revision date that appears above the date on which the new policy becomes effective. The new policy will apply to all current and past users of our website and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent. Your continued use of our Website constitutes your consent to be bound by the revised policy. You may exercise your choices about how we collect and use your information consistent with this policy at any time.

 

   3. What kind of information do we collect?

 

Our servers automatically collect information in a log file, such as browser type, browser language, Internet Protocol (IP) address, and the date and time of access.  Along with the information gathered by use of cookies, our goal is to learn more about the usage patterns of our visitors to improve our services and refine our site. When contacting us or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, phone number, or other details to help you with your experience. We may combine all of this information with information about you that we acquire from our joint marketing partners and from unrelated third parties.

 

   4. How do we use your information?

 

If you choose to provide personally-identifying information through one of our contact forms (live chat, e-mail or phone inquiries) your information will only be used to contact you and to appropriately handle your request. We may retain a copy of your communications for our own internal records.

 

We may use other non-personally-identifying information we collect from you when you sign up for our newsletter, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

 

  • To improve our website in order to better serve you.

  • To help us address problems with and improve our site design and services.

  • To analyze trends and statistical data.

  • To protect the security or integrity of our Website and our business. 

 

   5. Does The Grady Firm, P.C share my information?

 

Any personally-identifying information you provide will only be used for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.  We may share this information with related entities or unrelated third-parties as needed for the operation of the website, for our own marketing procedures, or as required by law.  We will never sell your personal information to any third party for any reason.

 

We may share your personally-identifying information in the following ways:

 

  • When we have your consent to share any particular information.

  • When such sharing is necessary in fulfilling the purpose for which it was provided, and when the third-party agents have agreed to uphold our same standards of privacy protection.

  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to fulfill the law, in response to a valid subpoena, order, or government request, protect against fraud or security risks, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of The Grady Firm, P.C, third parties, or the public.

 

You may choose not to provide personally-identifying information through any of the forms on our site, with the condition that we may not be able to provide the related service to you.

 

Please note that we may share non-personally-identifying, anonymous, aggregate data with third parties. (See “cookies” below)


 

   6. How do we use your information when you subscribe to our newsletter or YouTube channel?

 

If you choose to subscribe to our YouTube channel or blog, you will receive notifications when new content is published if you elect to opt-in to receive such notifications on YouTube or Wordpress directly.  If you subscribe to oure-mail updates or newsletters, your name and e-mail will be stored on our mailing list. We will only use this information to send out our e-mail updates and any maintenance e-mails related to your subscription

 

   7. How do we protect your information?

 

We take reasonable precautions to protect your information against misuse, loss, or unauthorized disclosure. Access to information is restricted to those employees, contractors, and agents who need such information to provide a service or develop our website. These individuals have agreed to uphold our full standards of privacy.

 

Your personally-identifying information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

 

We cannot guarantee that our security measures will protect against all possibility of loss, misuse, or disclosure of your personal information, and due to the design of the Internet and other factors outside of our control, we cannot guarantee that communications between you and our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties.

 

   8. Cookies

 

We use “cookie” technology.  A cookie is a small bit of information that our website stores on your computer’s hard drive, which enables us to track visitor browsing and usage of our site.  Our use of cookies does not record any personally-identifying information, but rather allows anonymous, aggregate data collection.  Most browsers are by set by default to allow cookies, however you are free to disable or limit cookie acceptance in your browser settings. 

 

We use “cookies”  to:

  • Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.

  • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

 

We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. It won’t affect the user’s experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.

 

   9. How do I access or change my information?

 

If you have provided your name and e-mail address for the purposes of subscribing to our e-mail updates and newsletter, you can remove your records at any time by using the unsubscribe tools located at the bottom of each e-mail update or newsletter. We do not provide direct access to login and change your address, but you may unsubscribe and re-subscribe with a new address at will. If you would prefer that we no longer use any specific information you have provided, or if you would like to update your information, please contact us via e-mail at jgrady@gradyfirm.com Please note that any request to update your personal information may take up to thirty (30) business days for your e-mail request or your postal mail request.

 

   10. What about links to other Websites?

 

For your convenience and information, our Website may contain links to other sites, which may have privacy policies that differ from our own. We are not responsible for the content or practices of any linked site. We recommend that you review the privacy policy of any site that you access through our sites.

 

   11. How do I contact you?

The Grady Firm, P.C takes reasonable measures to ensure compliance to this Policy. Any employees, contractors or agents found to be in violation of their obligations to uphold these standards will be disciplined appropriately. For questions about our privacy policy, to make choices about receiving communications, or to update your personal information, you can contact The Grady Firm, P.C by e-mail, or postal mail:

 

The Grady Firm, P.C

8383 Wilshire Blvd #800

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

jgrady@gradyfirm.com







California Privacy Rights Notice

 

California Online Privacy Protection Act

 

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law’s reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

 

  • Users can visit our site anonymously.

  • Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.

  • Our Privacy Policy link includes the word ‘Privacy’ and can easily be found on the page specified above.

 

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:

  • On our Privacy Policy Page

 

You can change your personal information:

  • By emailing The Grady Firm, P.C

 

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits clients of The Grady Firm, P.C who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to us at the above address with the attention to The Grady Firm, P.C (California Privacy Rights).

 

Do not track Disclosure

 

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

 

Fair Information Practices

 

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices, we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

  • We will notify the users via in-site notification within 1 business day, and

  • We will notify the users via email within 7 business days.

 

CAN SPAM Act

 

The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

 

We collect your email address in order to:

  • Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions,

  • Process orders and to send information and updates pertaining to orders,

  • Send you additional information related to your product and/or service, and/or

  • Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

 

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to the following:

  • NOT use false, or misleading subjects or email addresses,

  • To identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way,

  • To include the physical address of our business or site headquarters,

  • To monitor third party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used,

  • To honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly, and

  • To allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

 

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

 

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online. We do not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children (minors younger than thirteen years old). If you are a parent and believe we may have inadvertently collected such information from your child, please contact us immediately as described in the section above entitled, "How do I contact you?"

THE GRADY FIRM, P.C.

BEVERLY HILLS HEADQUARTERS:

8383 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 800

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

+1 (323) 450-9010

IRVINE OFFICE:

19800 MacArthur Blvd.

Suite 300

Irvine, CA 92612

+1 (949) 354-3201

SAN DIEGO OFFICE:

964 Fifth Avenue

Suite 203

San Diego, CA 92101

+1 (858) 367-9441

  • Twitter Classic
  • Facebook Classic
  • LinkedIn Social Icon
  • Google+ Social Icon

Services

About Us

Contact Form