Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy:This website and blog is published by David M. Lira, an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of New York.  In this policy, he is referred to as the “attorney,” and the website/blog is referred to as the “website.”  When we use the word we, we are referring to the attorney as well as anyone working with him in his office or on this website.

We value the privacy of our clients and the visitors to this website. Any of the following types of personal information that may be made available to us while you are using this website shall be kept confidential:

  • Your name or any part of it
  • Company, home, postal or other physical address
  • Other contact information, such as a telephone number, fax number, email address, and other similar information
  • Title or position in a company or an organization
  • Occupation
  • Industry in which you are employed or do business
  • Personal interests
  • Any other information needed to provide a service you request on this website

Some examples of when you might provide personal information include:

  • Emailing, calling or otherwise communicating with the attorney or his office.
  • Posting a question or comment through the website.
  • Requesting any type of material available on or offered through the website.
  • Registering for any a seminar or event announced or offered through the website.
  • Participating in an online survey that we may conduct.
  • Requesting inclusion in an email or other mailing list maintained by the attorney.
  • Submitting an entry for a contest or other promotion offered through this website.
  • Logging in to the website
  • Providing a name and/or a password in response to a request from this website.

Although there are many legal and business reasons why we need to collect personal information from you when you make a request of us, in designing this website, we have attempted to give you the opportunity to decline giving your personal information via the Internet, and offer you an alternate means of supplying needed personal information which satisfies your concerns. When appropriate, the website will inform you of the purpose for collecting personal information.   By whatever means you supply us with personal information, and for whatever reason it is supplied, our policy is not to transfer your personal information to other parties without your consent, except under the limited conditions described in the section of this privacy policy entitled “Information Sharing and Disclosure.”  We of course reserve the right to transfer personal information within the attorney’s office to satisfy your requests and to attend to our business and other needs.  However, we will transfer your personal information to third parties only as necessary.

Domain Information Collection

We may collect information to enable us to analyze how our visitors use this website. This data enables us to become more familiar with which people visit our website, how often they visit, and what parts of the site they visit most often. We use this information to improve the offerings contained in this website. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part.

Use of Cookies and Tracking User Traffic

Some pages on this site might use “cookies” (small files that the website may place on the hard drive of your computer for identification purposes). A cookie might contain information such as a user ID to track the pages visited, but the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. These cookie files are used for site registration and customization the next time you visit us. Some parts of the site may also use cookies to track user traffic patterns. We do this in order to determine the usefulness of the information on our website and to see how effective our navigational structure is in helping you reach desired information. A cookie cannot read data off of your hard drive. Your web browser may have the ability to notified you when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and to allow you to refuse the cookie when you receive such an alert. You can also refuse all cookies by adjusting the appropriate settings on your web-browser. However, by not accepting cookies, some pages of this website may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on this site.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

We will not share your personal information with anyone without your permission, except under conditions listed below:

  • Sharing such information with a third party service working on our behalf is necessary to serve you.
  • Sharing such information with a third party is necessary to provide you with a product or service.

We will also disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law, or in urgent circumstances, to protect personal safety, the public or our website.

Internet Security

We strive to protect your personal information.  However, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet. Change your passwords often, use a combination of letters, numbers and symbols.

Protecting the Privacy of Children

Children are not the target audience for our website. Our policy is to avoid entirely collecting personal information from children.

Links to Third Party Sites

This website may contain links to other websites. We do not share your personal information with those other websites, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those website and the persons sponsoring or publishing those other websites.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change, modify or update this policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this website. If you have questions or concerns about our Privacy Policy, please email us by means of the contact form on the Contact Us page of this website..

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