DATA CONTROLLER AND OWNER
Christensen & Hymas – 11693 S 700 E #100 Draper, UT 84020, [email protected]
WHY THE FIRM COLLECTS PERSONAL DATA
The Firm collects and uses Personal Data, or data which may be considered personal.
The Firm collects Personal Data to improve its service, the quality of its websites, and its business processes.
PERSONAL DATA THE FIRM COLLECTS & HOW IT IS COLLECTED
The Firm collects personal information from those Users who request a copy of one of the books offered by the Firm. This occurs when a User completes a web form on one of the Firm’s websites. This information includes: e-mail address, name, mailing address, and answers to questions regarding how they discovered the book, as well as an affirmation that they are not an attorney and do not work for a law firm or insurance company.
The Firm collects anonymized data about visitors to our website(s) using various tracking services including, but not limited to, Google Analytics, Clicky Analytics, Piwik, Moz Analytics, MailChimp, Adroll, and Google Adwords. The Firm collects this data using browser Cookies, server logs, tracking pixels, and other related analytics technology.
It is the Firm’s policy to use first-party Cookies (small text files that the Firm or third-party services store locally on the User’s computer) on websites owned by the Firm for one or more of the following purposes: to help identify visitors; assess usage patterns and perform traffic analysis; identify preferences; diagnose problems with the Firm’s servers; analyze trends; and otherwise administer products and services of the Firm. Cookies placed by the Firm or third-party services on the computers of visitors to its websites do not include personally identifiable information such as name, phone number, email address or mailing address, nor does the Firm link Cookies to such personally identifiable information in its servers or databases.
Google, Bing, Facebook, and many other internet sites track both inbound and outbound links to and from their websites. The Firm does not have access to, control over, or influence on this Personal Data in any way and are not responsible for the way such third-party sites operate. The Firm also cannot be held responsible for any tracking which occurs on websites other than its own.
The Firm collects Personal Data when contacted by Users via a contact form on its website. The Firm typically collects a name, email address, phone number, and any other information the User gives freely to the Firm in the context of their message to the Firm.
The Firm also collects Personal Data through a third-party live internet chat service which provides support on UtahPersonalInjuryLawFirm.com for visitors and occasionally collects personal information from individuals wishing to speak with attorneys of the Firm. This personal information typically includes a name, email address, phone number, and occasionally mailing address. This personal information is offered freely by the User and is held in strict confidentiality by the Firm and by the live chat service provider.
HOW THE FIRM USES PERSONAL DATA
The Firm uses this personal information to send Users a copy of the book(s) requested from the Firm, in both print and digital formats to both mailing address and email address as applicable. The Firm also sends a short sequence of e-mails confirming that the book was received, and later asks the User for any feedback they have regarding the book or the Firm, as well as any questions the User may have regarding the subject matter of the book.
The Firm also includes these Users on a mailing list for the print newsletter and other helpful materials sent approximately 6-8 times each year.
The Firm uses anonymized data in the form of Cookies, tracking pixels, and other analytics technology to improve the experience of websites operated by the Firm, provide better service to clients, and to make better decisions regarding the marketing activities of the Firm.
When Users contact the Firm regarding legal services or legal questions, the Firm uses personal information only to contact the User requesting contact in the context of the services requested.
The Firm relies on a third-party mailing vendor to provide services to print and mail materials to people on the mailing list. This data is name and address only, and is shared using a digital file, which is screened regularly for false or outdated information. Third-party vendors use this digital file mailing list only to fulfill print and mailing orders on behalf of the Firm.
Anonymized data collected using Cookies and other technology is accessible to the Firm as well as the third-party tracking services which use the data. This includes but is not limited to Google Analytics, Clicky Analytics, Piwik, Moz Analytics, Gravity Forms, MailChimp, Adroll, and Google Adwords.
WHAT CAN USERS DO TO REQUEST DATA REMOVAL
Individuals wishing to have an email address removed from an email list of any kind may do so by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ hyperlink which appears at the bottom of every automated email sent by the Firm. Alternatively, they may contact the Firm by phone, email, or via website to request removal. In order to process this request manually, a name and email address must be provided to the Firm.
The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties published or shared through this Website and declares to have the right to communicate or broadcast them, thus relieving the Firm of all responsibility.
METHOD OF PROCESSING
The Firm processes the Personal Data of Users in proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of such data.
Access to Personal Data may be available to data processors such as employees involved with the processing or to external parties providing services to the Firm, third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Firm at any time.
Personal Data is processed at the Firm headquarters, unless stated otherwise in the rest of this document.
Personal Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request the Firm for their suspension or removal.
Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
The services contained in this section enable the Firm to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
Google Analytics (Google)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes Personal Data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use Personal Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data (as defined below).
The services contained in this section enable the Firm to interact with Users on social networks, email, and other external platforms, while on this website and/or while on the social network or external platform.
The interaction and information obtained by this website are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network or email provider.
If a service enabling interaction with social networks is installed it may still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
Facebook (Facebook Inc.)
The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services provided by Facebook Inc. (“Facebook”) allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook.
Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage Data.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT DATA COLLECTION AND PROCESSING
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Firm, in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this website or the related services.
Additional Information about User’s Personal Data
System Logs and Maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (system logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP address).
INFORMATION NOT CONTAINED IN THIS POLICY
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Firm at any time at its contact information.
THE RIGHTS OF USERS
Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Firm to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Firm at the contact information set forth above.
DEFINITIONS AND LEGAL REFERENCES:
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Information collected automatically from this website (or third party services employed in this website ), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the website) and the details about the path followed within the website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.
The individual using this website, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject (as defined below), to whom the Personal Data refer.
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers to.
The Firm (or Owner)
The Christensen Law Firm, PLLC, dba Christensen & Hymas, together with any other natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization to whom the Firm has given the right to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this website. The Firm, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of this Website.
The hardware or software tool by which the User’s Personal Data is collected.
Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.