Last modified on October 5, 2020
1. What Personal Information does the Firm collect?
(a) We may collect the following Personal Information from users:
i.Information You Provide Voluntarily. We receive and store information you enter on the Site (such as through a contact form) or give us in any other way. You may elect to not provide certain information, but such an election may prevent you from taking advantage of, and accessing many of our features.
ii. Information Provided Automatically. We automatically receive and store certain types of information when you use our Site. We obtain certain types of information when the browser you are using accesses the Site or advertisements therein, and other content served on the Site itself, or on behalf of the Site through other web sites.
iii. Your IP Address: Your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address is a unique identifying code which is used in connecting your computer to the Internet.
iv. Device Identifier: We may provide services that allow users to visit, view, access and customize the Site and other content through the use of their mobile devices such as: phones, PDAs and other similar electronic devices. When the Site is accessed through these devices rather than a computer, different information may be collected. When you visit or connect with the Site through the use of a mobile device that has Internet accessibility, in the event that the mobile device service provider uniquely identifies the device, we will be able to receive this identifying information. We may associate and categorize the phone number collected along with the mobile device information.
v. Your Physical Location: Some mobile phone service providers in the United States are required to operate using a certain functionality which pinpoints the physical location of any mobile devices currently using their service. Depending upon which service provider your device is enrolled with, and if you are visiting the Site while you are located in the United States, we may automatically receive this information.
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vii. Beacons: Web pages included on the Site may contain e-images called a “Web beacon,” also known as a “single-pixel GIF,” which allow a Site to count the number of users who have visited that particular page or to access specific cookies and the information contained therein. We may use such Web beacons for the following purposes: (a) to count and determine the number of users and to recognize such users through the accessing of Site cookies, (b) to count, determine, and recognize the number of users who have opened or read emails sent to the user by us, and (c) to assist in personalizing your interaction with the Site to make the experience more efficient and enjoyable for you.
2. How does the Firm use and share Personal Information?
(a) We may use your Personal Information to provide you with the Services, communicate with you, store your Site preferences, and to optimize our Site and the Services we provide.
(c) We may share Personal Information to the extent legally requested or required.
3. What is the Firm’s policy regarding security and the use of the Site by children?
(a) We use commercially reasonable methods of protecting your Personal Information. Nevertheless, we cannot guarantee the safety or security of any Personal Information. Further, transmission of Personal Information cannot be made completely secure. For that reason, you agree to transmit Personal Information to the Firm solely at your own risk.
(b) You may encounter links to third party websites, videos, pictures, and applications (“Third-Party Links”) when using the Services. We cannot control the content on these Third-Party Links and we can make no guarantees as to the protection and privacy of any information which you submit to these Third-Party Links. Please exercise caution when accessing Third-Party Links.
(a) We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from any child under the age of 13. If you believe we have collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately.
(b) When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
(d) We use variations of both session and persistent cookies on the Site and Service and we use different types of cookies to assist in running the Service.
(e) Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
(f) The following types of cookies listed below include those which we may use to collect certain information about you.
5. What are the Firm’s GDPR policies?
(a) The Firm is primarily operated and managed on servers located and operated within the United States. In order to provide our Services to you, we may send and store your Personal Information outside of the country where you reside or are located, including to the United States. Accordingly, if you reside or are located outside of the United States, your Personal Information may be transferred outside of the country where you reside or are located, including countries that may not or do not provide the same level of protection for your Personal Information. We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of Personal Information when it is transferred. If you reside or are located within the European Economic Area and such transfers occur, we take appropriate steps to provide the same level of protection for the processing carried out in any such countries as you would have within the European Economic Area to the extent feasible under applicable law. By using and accessing our Services, users who reside or are located in countries outside of the United States agree and consent to the transfer to and processing of Personal Information on servers located outside of the country where they reside, and that the protection of such information may be different than required under the laws of their residence or location.
(b) Personal Information that we process shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for the relevant purpose. We will retain your Personal Information as follows:
i. Personal Information will be retained for as long as is legally permissible.
ii. We will comply with any user’s requests regarding access, correction, and/or deletion of the Personal Information we store in accordance with applicable law, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). To request that we correct, delete, or export any Personal Information, please contact us via email here: starkweber.com/contact-us
(c) The Firm is based in the United States and your Personal Information will be processed in the United States. The hosting facilities for your Personal Information are in the United States. United States laws may be less strict than those of your own country.
(d) Your principal rights under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are as follows:
i. Right of Access: you have the right to be informed of, and request access to, the Personal Information we process about you.
ii. Right to Rectification: you have the right to request that we amend or update your personal data where it is inaccurate or incomplete.
iii. Right to Erasure: you have the right to have the Firm delete your Personal Information.
iv. Right to Restrict: you have the right to request that we temporarily or permanently stop processing your Personal Information.
v. Right to Object: you have the right to object to us processing your Personal Information on grounds relating to your particular situation or for direct marketing purposes.
vi. Right to Data Portability: you have the right to request a copy of your Personal Information in electronic format and the right to transmit that personal data for use in another party’s service.
vii. Right not to be Subject to Automated Decision Making: you have the right to not be subject to a decision based solely on automated decision making, including profiling, where the decision would have a legal effect on you or produce a similarly significant effect.
(e) The Personal Information we collect and process is controlled by Stark Weber PLLC, a Florida professional limited liability company located in the United States. You may contact us at 1200 North Federal Highway, Suite 200, Boca Raton, FL 33432.