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PRIVACY POLICY

 

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which MDGR LAW, P.A. ("Company," "we," "us," or "our") collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users ("User" or "you") of the www.mdgrlaw.com website ("Site"). 

 

This Privacy Policy applies to the Company and all products and services offered by us on this Site.

 

I. Introduction

 

A. Overview of the Privacy Policy

 

Welcome to our Company’s Privacy Policy for this Site. This document informs you about how we collect, use, and protect your personal and non-personal information when you use our Site.

 

B. Purpose of the Privacy Policy

 

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide transparency and clarity regarding our data practices and to ensure that you understand how your information is handled when you interact with our Site.

 

C. Consent and Acceptance

 

By using our Site, you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and the processing of your information as described herein.

 

II. Information Collected

 

A. Personal Information

 

1. Types of Personal Information Collected

 

We may collect various types of personal information from you, such as your name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and any other information voluntarily provided by you.

 

2. Collection Methods

 

We collect personal information when you voluntarily submit it to us through forms, registrations, subscriptions, or other interactions on our Site.

 

3. Legal Basis for Collection

 

We collect and process your personal information based on your consent, as necessary for the performance of a contract, or for legitimate business purposes.

 

B. Non-Personal Information

 

1. Types of Non-Personal Information Collected

 

We may collect non-personal information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. This may include browser information, IP addresses, device information, and other technical details.

 

2. Collection Methods

 

Non-personal information is collected automatically through various technologies, including cookies, web beacons, and server logs.

 

3. Purpose of Non-Personal Information Collection

 

Non-personal information is used to analyze trends, administer the Site, improve user experience, and gather demographic information.

 

III. Use of Collected Information

 

A. Purpose of Use

 

We may use the information we collect for various purposes, including:

- Providing and personalizing our services

- Communicating with you

- Improving our Site and offerings

- Conducting research and analysis

- Protecting our rights and interests

 

In alignment with the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC Act) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and other privacy laws, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy and protecting the personal data of individuals who interact with our Site.

 

B. Legal Basis for Processing

 

We process personal information based on your consent, as necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations, or for legitimate interests pursued by us.

 

C. Sharing of Information

 

We may share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our Site and conducting our business. These parties are obligated to keep your information confidential and comply with applicable data protection laws.

 

We may also share your information as required by law, including, pursuant to court orders, regulations, and contractual agreements such as sales.

 

By leaving a comment on this Site, it is crucial to understand that your comment and its associated data will be retained. Your name, email address, and website/organization name may be used for communication purposes. Engaging with us on social media exposes your personal information, as it becomes public and subject to collection and use by others. We have no control or liability for the misuse of your information by external parties during interactions through comments and social media.

 

Please be advised that we expressly affirm that we do not engage in the sale of your personal information to any third parties, both presently and previously. Furthermore, we confirm our intent not to engage in the sale of your personal information in the future. 

 

D. Retention of Information

 

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

 

IV. User Rights

 

A. Access and Correction

 

You have the right to access and update your personal information held by us. You can review and edit your information by logging into your account or contacting us directly at the email address below.

 

B. Opt-Out and Unsubscribe

 

We adhere to the provisions set forth in the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, ensuring that we abstain from engaging in the act of spamming or disseminating misleading information through electronic communications.

 

You may choose to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the instructions provided in the communication or by contacting us directly at the email address below.

 

In the event that you are a resident of the European Union and voluntarily elect to receive any of our complimentary products or services and/or make any purchases of products or services through our Site, your subscription to our free email newsletter will commence upon providing explicit affirmative consent. To cease receiving emails from us, please refer to the Opt-Out section below should you wish to exercise your right to "unsubscribe" and discontinue receipt of such communications.

 

However, in the event that you are not a resident of the European Union, your enrollment in our free email newsletter shall be automatic upon opting to receive any of our complimentary products or services, or upon making any purchases of products or services through our Site. Should you desire to discontinue receiving emails from us, please consult the Opt-Out section below for instructions on how to exercise your right to "unsubscribe" and refrain from further email correspondence.

 

C. Data Portability

 

Upon request, we can provide you with a copy of your personal information in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format.

 

D. Deletion and Erasure

 

You have the right to request the deletion or erasure of your personal information, subject to certain exceptions and legal requirements.

 

V. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

 

A. Types of Cookies and Tracking Technologies Used

 

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device when you visit a website. Cookies serve various purposes and are an integral part of how websites operate. These files enable the website to remember certain information about your visit, such as your preferences, login credentials, and browsing behavior. Cookies also allow for personalized experiences, targeted advertisements, and website analytics. Cookies may be either session-based, expiring once you close your browser, or persistent, remaining on your device until manually deleted or their expiration date is reached. 

 

It is important to note that cookies do not typically contain personally identifiable information, but cookies can track and store data related to your online activities.

 

We use cookies, web beacons, and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience on our Site, collect information about your browsing activities, and for legitimate business purposes.

 

B. Purpose of Cookies and Tracking Technologies

 

These technologies are used to analyze trends, administer the Site, track User movements, and gather demographic information. Cookies and tracking technologies also help us understand how you interact with our Site and improve our services.

 

C. Cookie Settings and Preferences

 

You can adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent. However, please note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our Site.

 

D. Third-Party Analytics and Advertising

 

We may utilize third-party analytics services, like Google Analytics, and advertising networks to collect and analyze information about your interactions with our Site. These third parties may use cookies and similar technologies to gather data about your activities on our Site and other websites.

 

VI. Data Security

 

A. Measures to Protect Personal Information

 

We implement appropriate security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. These measures include encryption, secure data storage, and regular security assessments.

 

We are committed to implementing reasonable security measures to protect the personal information collected through our Site. However, it is important to understand that no method of data transmission or storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information. We will make reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of your information, but we cannot be held responsible for any unauthorized access or breaches that are beyond our control.

 

By using our Site and providing your personal information, you acknowledge and agree that the security of your data is not guaranteed. You further understand that any transmission of information is done at your own risk. 

 

Please be cautious when sharing personal information online and take appropriate measures to protect your own information, such as using strong passwords, keeping your login credentials confidential, and regularly updating your software and devices.

 

By accessing or using our Site, you agree to hold us harmless for any unauthorized access, disclosure, loss, or damage to your personal information, and you release us from any claims arising from such incidents to the fullest extent permitted by law. For further information, please review our Terms and Conditions.

 

B. Data Breach Response and Notification

 

In the event of a data breach involving your personal information, we will take immediate action to mitigate the breach, notify the relevant authorities as required by law, and inform you about the breach in accordance with applicable legal requirements upon our discovery of the same.

 

C. Third-Party Data Processors and Security Measures

 

We may engage third-party service providers to process your information on our behalf. These service providers are selected carefully and are required to implement appropriate security measures to safeguard your data.

 

VII. Children's Privacy

 

A. Age Restriction

 

Our Site is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children under the age of 13.

 

B. Parental Consent

 

If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child without parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.

 

C. Information Collection from Children

 

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 (or the applicable age as defined by local laws and regulations) without verifiable parental consent. If we discover that we have unintentionally collected personal information from a child without appropriate consent, we will promptly delete the information from our records. Please notify us if this applies to you or your child.

 

If a child under the applicable age provides us with personal information with parental consent, we will only use that information for the specified purpose and in accordance with applicable laws.

 

VIII. Third-Party Websites and Services

 

A. Links to Third-Party Websites

 

Our Site may contain links to, or embedded content from, third-party websites. We do not control or endorse the content or practices of these websites, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to them. 

 

B. Integration of Third-Party Services

 

We may integrate third-party services, such as social media platforms, into our Site. These services may collect information about your interactions with our Site and may have their own privacy policies governing the use of your information.

 

C. Privacy Policies of Third Parties

 

We are not responsible for the privacy practices of third parties, and we encourage you to review their privacy policies and practices before providing any personal information.

 

IX. International Data Transfers

 

A. Transfer Mechanisms

 

If we transfer your personal information to countries outside of your jurisdiction, we will ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your privacy rights in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

 

B. Countries of Data Transfer

 

By using our Site, you acknowledge and consent to the transfer of your personal information to countries outside of your jurisdiction, which may have different data protection laws than your own.

 

X. Updates to the Privacy Policy

 

A. Notification of Updates

 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our Site or by other means of communication.

 

B. Effective Date of Privacy Policy

 

This Privacy Policy is effective as of July 2023 and will remain in effect until superseded by a revised version.

 

XI. General Data Protection Regulation & State Rights

 

A. European Residents

 

You are entitled to certain rights in this section if you are located in the European Union (“EU”) or the United Kingdom (“UK”).

 

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. 

 

You may ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, restricted, withdrawn, or deleted. Users have the right to request the restriction of processing their personal data in certain situations, such as when the accuracy of the data is contested or when the processing is unlawful. We may be able to store it in such situations but will not process it further.

 

Under certain conditions, you may also have the right to restrict or object to our processing of your data, and to request that we transfer your personal information to another organization. Users have the right to object to the processing of their personal data, including for direct marketing purposes or when the processing is based on legitimate interests. Requesting deletion may terminate your access to our Site.

 

Users have the right not to be subject to decisions based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produce legal or similarly significant effects.

 

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us through the email address below. 

 

You also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can contact them at: https://edpb.europa.eu/about-edpb/board/members_en.

Additionally, if you are a European resident, we note that we are processing your information based on your consent, to fulfill contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), to pursue our legitimate business interests, to pursue legal obligations, or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or a vital interest. 

 

Please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States. 

 

B. State Rights

As of 2023, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Virginia, and Utah residents have the right to confirm processing of personal information, access certain personal information, delete certain personal information, receive information in a machine-readable format, and opt-out of targeted advertising and sales. As of 2023, California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Virginia residents may also correct personal information and opt-out of profiling that may have a legal or similarly significant effect.

 

For Nevada residents, The Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act (NPICICA) states that residents have the right to request that their personally identifiable information (PII) not be sold to third parties. PII refers to any data that can directly or indirectly identify an individual, such as their name, address, email address, social security number, or financial information. Therefore, Nevada residents can specifically request that their PII not be shared or sold to any external entities for marketing or other purposes by emailing us at the email address listed below with your name, email, and mailing address.

 

Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, we do not disclose to third parties for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and would like to know this, please contact us at the email address list below.

 

Children under 18 years of age may request removal of content or information posted on our website. To request removal, use the information below to contact us at the email address list below with a statement that you reside in California.

California residents have the following privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA):

 

  • Right to Know: You have the right to know the categories of personal information collected, the sources of that information, and the purposes for which it is used. This is explained above.

  • Right to Access: You have the right to access the specific pieces of personal information collected about you. You have the right to access personal information we hold about you in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format. We will strive to respond to such requests within 30 days if we are a business pursuant to the CCPA and/or CPRA.

  • Right to Correct/Restrict: You may ask that your personal information be corrected, or restricted. 

  • Right to Delete: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information, subject to certain exceptions.

  • Right to Opt-Out: You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information to third parties, if applicable. We are legally permitted to engage in the sale of personal information belonging to a child known to be under the age of 16 solely upon obtaining explicit authorization in the form of affirmative consent, commonly referred to as "opt-in," specifically for the purpose of selling the child's personal information. However, when dealing with children under the age of 13, such affirmative consent must originate from the child's parent or legal guardian in order to be considered valid and compliant with applicable regulations.

  • Right to Non-Discrimination: We will not discriminate against you for exercising your privacy rights.

 

You may opt-out of the sharing and selling of your personal information. If you exercise your right to opt-out, we will refrain from disclosing your personal information, unless you later provide clear authorization for the disclosure of your personal information. Please send an email to us if you do not want your information disclosed to third parties with your name and address. We will strive to respond to such requests within 30 days if we are a business pursuant to the CCPA and/or CPRA.

 

Please note that we are not required to retain any personal information about you that was collected for a one-time or single transaction if, in the ordinary course of business, such information is not retained; or provide again any data that, in the ordinary course of business, is not considered personal information; or provide this more than twice in a 12-month period.

 

Under the CCPA and the CPRA, the following categories of personal information may have been collected and disclosed for business purposes within the preceding 12 months:

 

1. Identifiers: This category includes but is not limited to names, aliases, postal addresses, email addresses, account names, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, passport numbers, or other similar identifiers. We do not collect this information from you.

 

2. Personal Records: This category encompasses information such as signatures, physical characteristics or description, telephone numbers, education, employment history, financial information, medical information, insurance information, or any other similar personal records.

 

3. Protected Classifications: This category may include characteristics such as race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or any other protected classifications under federal or state laws.

 

4. Commercial Information: This category includes records of personal property, products, or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.

 

5. Biometric Information: This category consists of physiological, biological, or behavioral characteristics that can be used for unique identification, such as fingerprints, faceprints, voiceprints, iris or retina scans, keystroke patterns, or other similar biometric data. We do not collect this information from you.

 

6. Internet or Electronic Network Activity: This category includes browsing history, search history, information on a consumer's interaction with a website, application, or advertisement.

 

7. Geolocation Data: This category refers to precise location information derived from GPS signals, Wi-Fi networks, or other sources.

 

8. Audio, Visual, or Electronic Data: This category encompasses audio recordings, video recordings, photographs, or similar electronic data.

 

9. Professional or Employment-Related Information: This category includes information related to current or past employment, professional qualifications, or job history.

 

10. Education Information: This category refers to information directly related to a student maintained by an educational institution or party acting on its behalf. We do not collect this information from you.

 

11. Inferences Drawn from Personal Information: This category includes inferences or conclusions drawn from any of the above categories of personal information to create a profile about an individual's preferences, characteristics, behavior, abilities, or aptitudes.

 

It is important to note that this list provides an overview of the categories of personal information that may have been collected and disclosed for business purposes, and the specific information collected and disclosed will depend on the practices and operations of the Site.

 

Under the California Shine the Light Act, California residents have the right to request and obtain information about the personal information (if any) disclosed by a business to third parties for direct marketing purposes during the preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please contact us using the email address listed below. We will provide you with a list of the categories of personal information disclosed and the names and addresses of the third parties with whom we shared your information, if applicable. Please note that the Shine the Light Act only applies to certain types of personal information sharing and does not cover all categories of personal information.

Pursuant to California and Delaware law, we do not assess "Do Not Track" ("DNT") signals sent by your web browser. If you wish to enable the DNT signal, please refer to your browser's settings or preferences section for instructions on how to activate it. By enabling the DNT signal, you indicate your preference to opt-out of online tracking and the collection of your browsing data for targeted advertising purposes.

XII. Contact Us

A. Contact Information

 

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us using the following information:

 

MDGR LAW, P.A.

PO BOX 101794

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33310-1794

melissa@mdgrlaw.com

(754) 800-4481

B. Response to Inquiries

 

We will make reasonable efforts to respond to your inquiries in a timely manner and address any concerns or requests you may have regarding your personal information.

 

Thank you for taking the time to review our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use our Site, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to its terms and conditions.

 

Last updated: July 2023

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms") carefully before using our website ("Site") operated by MDGR LAW, P.A. ("Company," "we," "us," or "our"). 

 

These Terms, the Privacy Policy, and Disclaimers govern your access to and use of the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms, the Privacy Policy, and Disclaimers. Please review each for further information. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you may not access or use the Site.

 

I. Site Use

 

A. Eligibility

 

You must be at least 18 years old to use the Site. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements and that all information you provide is accurate and complete. Children under the age of 13 are prohibited from using this Site.

 

B. License to Use

 

We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and use the Site, including all products and services, for personal, non-commercial purposes. You may not modify, distribute, transmit, reproduce, or create derivative works from any part of the Site without our prior written consent. This paragraph also applies to our digital products. You agree to being held responsible for any and all violations of these Terms.

 

C. Prohibited Conduct

 

You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:

 

1. Violating any applicable laws, regulations, or third-party rights;

2. Interfering with the operation of the Site or the servers hosting the Site;

3. Gaining unauthorized access to any portion of the Site or any other systems or networks connected to the Site;

4. Posting or transmitting any unlawful, harmful, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable content;

5. Collecting or storing personal information of other users without their consent;

6. Engaging in any activity that could compromise the security or integrity of the Site or interfere with its proper functioning.

 

II. Intellectual Property

 

A. Ownership

 

The Site and its contents, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, images, videos, and software, are owned or licensed by the Company and are protected by intellectual property laws. You acknowledge that the Company retains all rights, title, and interest in the Site and its contents.

 

You agree that this Site is authorized to reproduce, in its entirety or in part, any content you provide to us, for a legitimate business purpose.

 

B. Restrictions

 

You may not use, reproduce, distribute, modify, or create derivative works from any part of the Site without our prior written consent. You may not remove, alter, or obscure any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices displayed on the Site.

 

You agree to abide by all intellectual property laws and will be liable for any violation of thereof.

 

III. Disclaimer of Warranties

 

THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, RELIABILITY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE SITE OR ITS CONTENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 

IV. Limitation of Liability & Refund Policy

 

The Site and its agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data, or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Site, with the delay or inability to use the Site or related services, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services, and related graphics obtained through the Site, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Site. If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Site, or with any of these Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Site.

 

You expressly waive any and all legal claims you may now have, or may have in the future, including the right to bring a class action as a member or a representative of a class. In no event shall our aggregate liability exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for accessing the Site.

 

The prevailing Party shall be entitled to any reasonable legal fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs.

 

All sales made on this Site are final. We do not offer refunds or exchanges for any reason. You agree not to initiate a chargeback on any debit card, credit card, or other purchasing method for any product and/or service.

 

By purchasing any product or Service on the Site, you agree to these Terms. Please make sure that you carefully review all information related to a product and/or service before making your purchase.

 

We make every effort to ensure that our products and services are of the highest quality and meet your expectations. However, we cannot guarantee that every user will have the same experience with our products and services, as individual results may vary.

 

If you experience technical issues or difficulties accessing your product and/or service, please contact our customer support team for assistance. We will make every effort to resolve any issues or concerns you may have.

 

We reserve the right to modify or discontinue a product or service at any time without notice. 

 

V. Indemnification

 

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and its officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site or any violation of these Terms.

 

VI. Third-Party Links

 

The Site may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. Your interactions with such third parties are solely between you and said third parties, and any terms and conditions governing said third-party websites or services will apply.

 

The utilization of third-party websites or resources by you is undertaken at your own risk, and we hereby disclaim any liability for any damages that may arise as a consequence of such usage.

 

VII. Modifications to the Terms

 

We reserve the right to modify or replace any part of these Terms at any time without prior notice. By continuing to use the Site after any modifications, you agree to be bound by the updated Terms. It is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically for any changes.

 

VIII. Termination

 

We may terminate or suspend your access to the Site without prior notice or liability for any reason, including, but not limited to, a breach of these Terms. Upon termination, your right to access and use the Site will immediately cease.

 

IX. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

 

The Parties to this Agreement shall first attempt to settle any dispute through good-faith negotiation. If the dispute cannot be settled between the Parties via negotiation, either party shall initiate mediation in the State of Florida.

This Agreement will be interpreted based on the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to the conflict of law provisions of such state. 

The Parties agree the dispute may ultimately be resolved in a court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Florida. The prevailing Party shall be entitled to any reasonable legal fees, including, but not limited to attorneys’ fees and court costs.

 

X. Severability

 

If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.


 

XI. No Waiver

 

No waiver of or failure to act upon any of the provisions of this Agreement or any right or remedy arising under this Agreement shall be deemed or shall constitute a waiver of any other provisions, rights, or remedies.

 

XII. Entire Agreement

 

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company regarding the Site and supersede all prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings, and representations.

 

XIII. Contact Us

 

If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding these Terms, please contact us using the following information:

 

MDGR LAW, P.A.

PO BOX 101794

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33310-1794

melissa@mdgrlaw.com

(754) 800-4481

 

Thank you for reading and agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. By using our Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms.

 

Last updated: July 2023

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