Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

STERN Law, LLC respects all privacy and confidentiality requirements as expected by the State Bar of Georgia, and take this responsibility very seriously.  STERN Law, LLC respects the privacy of every individual who visits this website, provides personal information to us via interactive features of this website, or sends e-mails to STERN Law, LLC via this website. This privacy policy discusses the information that may be collected via this website and how STERN Law, LLC may use that information. In the event that you do not want your personal information collected or shared when you visit this website or send us e-mails via this website, please refer to the procedures described below. This privacy statement does not cover our use of information collected through any other means.

Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information

Personally Identifiable Information

The information STERN Law, LLC obtains from you is generally necessary or useful for STERN Law, LLC to provide the services or information you have requested and to design new services for your future use, and is provided directly by you in response to STERN Law, LLC’s request for the information. In connection with the services STERN Law, LLC provides, STERN Law, LLC may ask you to provide your name, physical address, ZIP code, phone number, e-mail address, and services received or requested. Your submission of such information online is deemed your consent to STERN Law, LLC’s use of the information as contemplated in this privacy policy.

How We Use the Information

Generally, STERN Law, LLC uses the information, and other information STERN Law, LLC may have about you, to provide the services or information you have requested, to personalize your experience on this website, to provide customer support, to improve this website, to enforce STERN Law, LLC’s agreements and policies, to resolve disputes, to improve our marketing and promotional efforts, and to design new services for your future use.

STERN Law, LLC may also use the information to notify you about new services or offers that STERN Law, LLC may have available, or to provide news about STERN Law, LLC.

STERN Law, LLC may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your personal information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

When We Share the Information

STERN Law, LLC shares information within our organization to enable us to better understand our clients’ service needs, and to learn how to best design, develop, and deliver services to meet those needs.

STERN Law, LLC does not sell, rent, or lease its customer lists to unaffiliated third parties for their marketing purposes ever.

STERN Law, LLC occasionally hires other companies to provide services on its behalf, such as handling the processing and delivery of mailings, providing customer support and service offerings, processing transactions, or performing statistical analysis of our services. They are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information and are prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

STERN Law, LLC may access and/or disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary: (a) to conform to the mandates of the law or comply with legal process served on STERN Law, LLC; (b) to protect and defend the rights or property of STERN Law, LLC; (c) to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our services or members of the public, (d) to respond to legal requests, or (e) in connection with the sale of all or substantially all of our assets to which this website relates.

While we use commercially reasonable efforts to ensure that our use and disclosure of your personally identifiable information as described in our privacy statement, we cannot ensure that your communications with us will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this privacy statement.

Other Information We Collect

Some information may automatically be collected as you browse our site. Our web server automatically collects information such as the domain name of the service providing you with Internet access, the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, the average time spent on our site, pages viewed, information searched for, access times, and other relevant statistics.

We also use cookies on our site. A cookie is a small data file that websites commonly write to the site visitor’s hard drive when a site is visited. A cookie file contains information that can identify a return visitor each time he or she visits our site. The data is encrypted for added security. STERN Law, LLC’s website may use cookies as a way to measure activity and traffic patterns on the site in order to continually improve the visitor’s experience. A browser can be set to warn the user before accepting cookies. Users can choose to refuse cookies by turning them off in the browser. Users do not need to have cookies turned on to visit our website.

Your Choices

We do not collect personally identifiable information about you on this website without your knowledge, and all such information is collected directly from you. You are not required to provide us with this information; however, if you choose not to provide such information, you may not be able to participate in some of the activities on this website.

We use the information we collect from you to allow you to participate in the site activities for which the information is collected. For example, when you give us your e-mail address in order to receive newsletters and information regarding our services, your e-mail address will be added to our marketing database. STERN Law, LLC will only send e-mails to visitors that request STERN Law, LLC send them this information. On each e-mail you receive, you are given the opportunity to unsubscribe. In addition, you can “opt-out” by sending an e-mail to unsubscribe@sternlawfirm.us. Once you unsubscribe, you will no longer receive such e-mails.

Access and Review

If you have questions regarding your personally identifiable information that we have collected via this website, or which to change or delete such data from our active databases, please contact us at privacyinfo@sternlawfirm.us.

Children and Privacy

STERN Law, LLC does not knowingly collect information from or about children under 13 years of age.

Security

STERN Law, LLC maintains its databases and systems in accordance with industry standards to reasonably secure all of STERN Law, LLC’s commercial information, including information about customers. However, you should be aware that absolute security does not exist on the Internet, and that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable.

Changes to Policy

If STERN Law, LLC decides to change its privacy policies and practices, STERN Law, LLC will post those changes to our Privacy Policy on our website in advance of the changes taking effect, so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner from that point forward. We will continue to be able to use information in accordance with the Privacy Policy under which the information was collected or, if you have given consent, under the modified Privacy Policy.

November 2013