Last Updated: January 26, 2012
Thank you for visiting the website of Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates/Patfernandez.com which provides general information about legal services and/or other general information and resources. The information contained herein is not legal advice or opinion and does not form an attorney/client relationship.
What we do with the information we collect
We collect information to enhance your visit and deliver more individualized content. Aggregated Information (information that does not personally identify you) may be used in many ways. For example, we may combine information about your usage patterns with similar information obtained from other users to help enhance our site and services (e.g., to learn which pages are visited most or what features are most attractive).
We generally collect your personally identifiable information when you voluntarily submit it through any of the websites. You may submit and we may collect your name, e-mail address, or similar information when you choose to apply for a free case evaluation, register for or provide it on a discussion board or blogs.
By submitting information, including personally identifiable information to our websites, you consent to our use and disclosure of such information in any manner permitted by law, and acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy, confidentiality, or privilege in such information once submitted.
You consent that any information you submit to Patricia S. Fernandez & Associates, other users, and other third-parties over the websites may be collected, used, shared, or disclosed in evaluate whether to represent you (and it may be shared with other law firms for this purpose) and/or to provide you with legal services if you are or become a client.
Moreover we may use such information to monitor and analyze our business or website operations, be incorporated into our database for mailings or other purposes and be provided to our affiliates, business partners, or others who work for us such as service providers, vendors, contractors and agents, and/or to other unaffiliated third parties, for marketing or other business purposes.
Please note that any communication, material or content you submit, post or access on an interactive discussion board, blog, other public area, or other interactive function on the websites is a public or other non-private communication, and may be viewed by the general public and/or by the other website users with whom it is shared. Such information can be collected and used by third parties without our knowledge which is beyond our control.
Protection of Information
We will make reasonable efforts to protect personally identifiable information that you submit to us through this website from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, which may include the use of firewalls and other security measures on our servers. However, we do not warrant or represent that our level of security meets or exceeds any particular standard, and no server or internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. You should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential information to websites, including ours. Similarly, any information that you send us in an e-mail message or other form through the websites is not confidential or privileged, and may be subject to applicable disclosure and reporting requirements, as required by law.
Affiliated sites, linked sites and advertisements
Patfernandez.com expects its partners, advertisers and affiliates to respect the privacy of our users. Be aware, however, that third parties, including our partners, advertisers, affiliates and other content providers accessible through our site, may have their own privacy and data collection policies and practices. For example, during your visit to our site you may link to, or view as part of a frame on a Patfernandez.com page, certain content that is actually created or hosted by a third party. Also, through Patfernandez.com you may be introduced to, or be able to access, information or websites, offered by other parties. Patfernandez.com is not responsible for the actions or policies of such third parties. You should check the applicable privacy policies of those third parties when providing information on a feature or page operated by a third party.
Patfernandez.com does not knowingly collect or solicit Personally Identifiable Information from or about children under 13 except as permitted by law. The content of this website is directed to persons age 18 and older. If we discover we have received any information from a child under 13 in violation of this policy, we will delete that information immediately. If you believe Patfernandez.com has any information from or about anyone under 13, please contact us at (978) 681-5454.
Confidentiality of Codes, Passwords and Information
Changes to this Policy
Patfernandez.com reserves the right to change this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of our site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. Information collected prior to the time any change is posted will be used according to the rules and laws that applied at the time the information was collected.