Privacy Policy

If you visit our Web site simply to browse, we may collect general information about the way in which you use our site, including the time and duration of visit, type of Web browser used, the operating system/platform you are using, your IP address, the Web sites from which you linked to us, and your CPU speed. We also may note whether and how you use the site by recording site traffic patterns and clickstreams. We may use this information to identify levels and areas of interest in our firm and to improve and refine our site.

If you choose to provide us with personal information about yourself, either through a form on our Web site or by sending us e-mail, we may collect and use that information to contact you or to send you additional information. We do not sell any personally identifiable information provided by our visitors to any unrelated third party, but we may share it with related entities or with unrelated third parties in connection with our own marketing activities or the maintenance and operation of our site, or as may be legally required. (Please also remember the additional warnings under Disclaimers/Terms of Use not to send confidential or sensitive information, to us through this site.)

Although we use security that we believe to be appropriate to protect the limited personal identifying information disclosed to us on this Web site, we do not guarantee that our security precautions will protect against and we expressly disclaim any liability for any loss, misuse, or alteration of your information or from your access to or use of our information.

If you do not want us to further use information previously given by you on or through this Web site to contact you, or if you wish to correct such information, please contact CMichel@michellawyers.com. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

I. What Information Do We Collect?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey or fill out a form.
When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address or phone number. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

II. What Do We Use Your Information For?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs).
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you).
  • To improve customer service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs).
  • To send periodic emails (Note: if at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email).

III. How Do We Protect Your Information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Database to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

IV. Do We Use Cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
We may use “cookie” technology. A cookie is a small amount of data sent by our Web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive that our site can read and which helps us keep track of how you use our site. Many Web browsers automatically accept cookies by default, but contain an option for you to turn off the cookie acceptance if you prefer.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits, keep track of advertisements and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

V. Do We Disclose Any Information to Outside Parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

VI. California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

VII. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

VIII. Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

VIX. Third Party Links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

We may from time to time, directly or indirectly, provide links to or accept links from Web sites of other parties for convenience. We do not control or maintain the material presented by other persons in their Web sites. The inclusion of any link on our Web site does not imply any association or relationship between Michel & Associates, P.C. or www.michellawyers.com and the person sponsoring the linked site and does not constitute or imply any endorsement, approval or sponsorship of the linked site by MichelLawyers.com or Michel & Associates, P.C., or the endorsement, approval or sponsorship of MichelLawyers.com or Michel & Associates, P.C.・by the sponsor of the linked site. The links do not imply legal authority to use any protected rights of others reflected in the links. We do not vouch for or assume any responsibility for the content, accuracy or completeness of material presented directly or indirectly in linked sites. If you use any of these links, you will leave our site.

Without our prior written consent, you agree that you will not link material on our site to another Web site, or associate or frame material in this site with another Web page or materials of any other entity. If we permit such link, association or framing, you must agree to include or link with it this Disclaimers and Terms of Use Web page and to immediately terminate the link, association or framing at our request, unless we otherwise expressly agree.

X. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. This policy was last modified October 14, 2010.

XI. Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

www.michellawyers.com
180 E Ocean Blvd., #200
Long Beach, California 90802
USA
cmichel@michellawyers.com
562 216 4444

XIII.     Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.