This privacy policy applies to information collected online from users who have visited this website: www.sterncohenlaw.com. Below is a summary of the type of information that Stern & Cohen, P.C. collects, when and how that information may be used, how we protect the information, and the choices you have with respect to your personal information.

What personal information is collected through this website, and how is it used?

We collect information about our users either (1) directly from the user, (2) from our web hosting logs, and (3) through cookies. We use the information to provide a personalized experience to deliver information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful. None of the information provided is shared with others, unless we say so in this Privacy Policy, or when we believe in good faith disclosing information is required by law. that the law requires it.

User-supplied information: If you fill out the contact form on this website, we will ask you to provide some personal information (such as e-mail address, name, phone number and state). You may also be asked to provide information on the chat form if you participate. Please do not submit confidential, proprietary or sensitive information that is personally identifiable. (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”). Submitting sensitive information is done so at your own risk, and we are not liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission. Information that you provide is used so that we can respond to your inquiry. We may also use your provided information to communicate with you in the future. If you do not wish to receive such communications, you may opt out (unsubscribe) as described below.

Web server logs: We may track information about your visit when you visit our website, and store that information in web server logs to record the activities on our sites. The servers automatically capture and save the information electronically. Examples of information we may collect include:

  • your unique Internet protocol address;
  • the name of your unique Internet service provider;
  • the town/city, county/state and country from which you access our website;
  • the kind of browser or computer you use;
  • the number of links you click within the site;
  • the date and time of your visit;
  • the web page from which you arrived to our site;
  • the pages you viewed on the site; and
  • certain searches/queries that you conducted via our website(s).

The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use and improve the user’s experience.

Cookies: In order to offer and provide a customized and personal service, our websites and applications may use cookies to store and help track information about you. Cookies are simply small pieces of data that are sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies to help remind us who you are and to help you navigate our sites during your visits. Cookies allow us to save passwords and preferences for you so you won’t have to re-enter them each time you visit.

The use of cookies is relatively standard. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. However, if you prefer, you can set your browser to either notify you when you receive a cookie, or to refuse to accept cookies. You should understand that some features of many sites may not function properly if you don’t accept cookies.

How is personal information protected?

We take certain appropriate security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.

Who has access to the information?

We will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:

to agents, website vendors and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us;

if we are unable to assist with your matter, but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that party;

and as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.

How can I delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. Contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address on our website at any time.

If you have any additional questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address listed on this website. If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post the policy changes here.

Effective February 6, 2020.