Privacy Policy

Last modified: March 31, 2022

Thank you for visiting. Your privacy is important to us.

Introduction

This privacy policy describes how April M. Strauss, A Professional Corporation ("Company" or "We") may collect, use, maintain, protect and disclose your personal information on calprivacy.com (“Website”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it through our compliance with this policy.

Information To Which This Policy Applies

This policy applies to information we collect:

  • On this Website.

  • In any electronic messages between you and this Website.

It does not apply to information collected by:

  • Us offline or through any other means, including on any other website operated by April M. Strauss, A Professional Corporation or any third party; or

  • Any third party, including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from or on the Website.

 

Please read this policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, your choice is not to use our Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree to this privacy policy. This policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 18

Our Website is not intended for children under 18 years of age. No one under age 18 may provide any information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website or through any of its features, including the use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at info@calprivacy.com.

Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It

We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, and any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline that you choose to provide ("personal information");

  • That is about you but individually does not identify you, such as comments made on blog postings or information provided by you on our “Contact Us” form; and/or

  • About your internet connection, the equipment you use to access our Website, and usage details.

We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.

  • Automatically as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies.

  • From third parties, for example, our business partners.

Information You Provide to Us 

The information we collect on or through our Website may include:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website. This includes information provided at the time of posting material, or requesting services and/or information from us. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Website.

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses), if you contact us.

  • Your search queries on the Website.

 

You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, "posted") on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are posted on and transmitted to others at your own risk. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies 

As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions, and patterns, including:

  •  Details of your visits to our Website, including traffic data, location data, logs, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on the Website.

  • Information about your computer and internet connection, including your IP address, operating system, and browser type.

We do not collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services. Other parties may collect personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across different websites when you use our Website.

Please note that we do not change our practices in response to a “Do Not Track” signals.

The information we collect automatically may include personal information and we may maintain it or associate it with personal information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. It helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:

Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests.

  • Speed up your searches.

  • To verify Website compliance.

  • Recognize you when you return to our Website.

  • To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services.

Users may, however, visit this site anonymously. Some functionality may be lost when visiting anonymously (for example, the Website requires some personal information if you wish to submit a request for contact via our online form).

The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include:

  • Cookies (or browser cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you direct your browser to our Website.

Third-Party Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

Some content or applications on the Website are served by third-parties, content providers, and application providers. Additionally, this Website is hosted by Wix.com. These third parties may use cookies to collect information about you when you use our website. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites and other online services. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.

We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. To view the privacy policy of Wix.com, click here The Wix.com privacy policy contains sections that directly apply to the visitors of our Website (visitors of websites, like this one, hosted by Wix.com are referred to as “users-of-users”). For information about how you can opt out of receiving targeted advertising from many providers, see Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information.

 

For more information about cookies, see All About Cookies.

In addition, the following links explain how to access cookie settings in various browsers:

How We Use Your Information

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:

  • To present our Website and its contents to you.

  • To provide you with information or services that you request from us.

  • To fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the information.

  • To improve Website performance.

  • To validate Website compliance.

  • To improve Website offerings and future engagement.

  • For any other purpose with your consent.

 

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

  • We may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide as described in this privacy policy:

  • To contractors, service providers, business partners, and other third parties we use to support our business.

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of April M. Strauss, A PC’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by April M. Strauss, A PC about our Website users is among the assets transferred.

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

  • With your consent.

 

We may also disclose your personal information:

  • To comply with any court order, law, or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

  • To enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions.

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of April M. Strauss, A PC, our customers, or others.

 

Choices About How We Use and Disclose Your Information

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:

  • Tracking Technologies and Advertising. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Our website contains a cookie consent banner that allows you to refuse all cookies except for those that are essential for the site to operate. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this site may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

 

We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website.

 

Data Security

This Website uses SSL encryption. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between our web server and your browser remains private.

Our company is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  

The safety and security of your information also depends on you. We urge you to be careful about giving out information in public areas of the Website like the comment area of blog postings. The information you share in public areas may be viewed by any user of the Website.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

 

Third-Party Websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for such websites’ privacy practices. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our Website and to read the privacy statements of each and every website you visit before providing your Personal Information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to such linked third-party websites.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified at the top of the page. You are responsible for periodically visiting our Website and this privacy policy to check for any changes.

Contact Information

To ask questions or comment about this privacy policy and our privacy practices, contact us at:

By email: info@calprivacy.com, or

By U.S. mail: Administrator, April M. Strauss, a PC at 2500 Hospital Drive, Bldg. 3, Mountain View, CA 94040.

What are these boxes about?

 

Privacy policies, and the laws that govern them, can sometimes be difficult to follow. Yet, their language often matters and may be constrained by federal and state law.

 

These boxes are an easier way to read some highlights about how we treat visitor data.

 

The information in these text boxes is NOT  comprehensive.

 

The text boxes are for your convenience only and do not form any part of the legal representations between April M. Strauss, A PC and you with respect to the privacy policy of this Website. We encourage all visitors to read our full privacy policy.

Do not use this Website if you are under the age of 18.

Information We May Collect:

• Information that you choose to provide through our website forms, in comments to a blog posting, or through email and/or chat. This information may directly identify you or be about you.

• Data about the equipment you are using to access our Website, how you are connecting to the internet, the website you visited just prior to accessing our Website, and how you are using our Website (for example, what pages you visited on our Website, how often, and what search terms you used to search the site.)

How We May Collect Information:

• Directly from you when you fill out a form on our site, when you respond to a blog posting, email/chat with us through the Website, or search for website terms on the site.

• Automatically when you navigate and interact with our site.

Online Behavioral Tracking:

• We do not collect personally identifiable information about you over time and across third-party websites. We do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals.

• This site is hosted by Wix.com. For information about how Wix treats personal information of our visitors (referred to by them as “users-of-users”), see Wix Privacy Policy.

Why We Collect Information:

Automatically – to help us understand how visitors find us, to tailor our website to topics useful to visitors, to improve our services, to validate site compliance, and to have a functional website.

That You Provide to Us -  So that we can answer your inquiries and provide services you request of us.

You may browse our site anonymously, but some features may not work (for example, you have to provide some information to submit a “contact us” form).

How We Collect Information Automatically:

This site uses “cookies,” small text files used by your computer’s browser to store your information to improve your experience on our site.

Third-Party Use of Cookies on This Website:

Third Parties, including Wix.com, may use cookies on our site and may engage in online behavioral tracking and advertising. We have no control over these third party tracking technologies or how they may be used. The Wix.com privacy policy can be found here. Cookie settings are available for various browsers to reduce tracking. Cookies may also be erased on most browsers.

 

We have included a cookie banner on our website that allows you to reject all cookies that are not functional or essential for the site to operate.

How We Use Your Information

• To provide this site to you, and the information and services you request from us

• To improve the site

• To contact you at your request

• For other reasons with your consent.

Disclosure of Your Information

We may disclose aggregated data about visitors, that does not identify any individual site user

We may disclose personal information collected by us:

• to accomplish any purpose for which you provided it

• with your consent

• for any purpose we tell you about at the time you provide the information

• to a buyer of this website, or of April M. Strauss, A PC

• to business partners or other third parties to support our business.

• to comply with the law

• to enforce or apply our Terms and Conditions

• To protect our rights, property, or safety

Data Security

• This site uses SSL encryption

• Our site is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Your data may also be stored by Wix. It stores your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

• No security is 100% effective, do NOT transmit confidential information through our website form and do NOT publicly post confidential information on our site.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

• We will post any changes to the privacy policy on this page. The date it was last changed is at the top of the page. Please check back periodically for any changes.