Information we collect.
In most cases, we collect Personal Information directly from you. In the course of providing individual clients with legal advice, we may receive some personal information, including financial information. Attorneys are bound by a code of professional standards governing client confidentiality that is even more stringent than those required by this law. As a client or future client of Hemming & Associates, P.C., you should rest assured that all of the information we receive from you is held in strictest confidence, and it is not released to anyone outside the firm, except as agreed to by you, or as required by law. If you are a Client of the Firm, we collect your name, contact details, payment information, and other information you may provide to us when providing legal services to you.
We may collect personal identification information from you in other ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, register to use our services, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. You may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. You may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information
from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
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How We Use Collected Information
The Firm collects and uses this information for the following purposes:
To provide legal services to our Clients, including to advise clients on legal matters, represent them in the context of legal proceedings such as court proceedings, arbitration and settlement, and dealings with regulatory authorities;
To manage our business relationships with Clients, customers, vendors, and other contractors, including the processing of invoices and payments for the purchase of products or services;
To provide, maintain, improve, and enhance our Services, to understand and analyze how you use our Services and develop new products, services, features, and functionality;
To communicate with you, provide you with updates and other information relating to our Services, provide information that you request, respond to comments and questions, and otherwise provide User support;
For marketing and advertising purposes, including developing and providing promotional and advertising materials that may be relevant, valuable or otherwise of interest to you;
To detect and prevent fraud, and respond to trust and safety issues that may arise;
For compliance purposes, including enforcing our Terms of Service or other legal rights, or as may be required by applicable laws and regulations or requested by any judicial process or governmental agency; and
For other purposes for which we provide specific notice at the time the information is collected.
How We Protect Your Information
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Retention of Information
We retain records relating to the professional services we provide so that we are able to better assist you with your legal needs, and in some cases, to comply with professional guidelines. In order to protect your nonpublic, personal information, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with professional standards.
Sharing Your Personal Information
Without the user’s consent, the Firm will not sell, trade, or disclose the user 's personally identifiable information to third parties that want to market products to the user. However, the Firm may disclose information to third parties assisting us in carrying out a transaction or providing a service for you (e.g., delivering information to you, clearing financial transactions, or performing statistical analyses of our services). Additionally, the Firm may disclose information
when required by subpoena, search warrant, or other legal process, or in response to activities that are unlawful or a violation of the Firm’s rules for use of the website, or to protect and defend the rights or property of the Firm.
The Firm occasionally uses certain outside companies to help us deliver online communications. These outside companies may collect and use information about customers for marketing purposes, but this information is aggregated and thus not identifiable to a particular user.
Your Acceptance Of These Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
Hemming &Associates, P.C
2522 Chambers Road, Suite 100
Tustin, CA 92780
This document was last updated on March 1, 2023