PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY

PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY

         

                        

We regard your privacy as important. Information we collect from you, enables us to send you information about services. By providing us with your information you consent to us processing it for this purpose. We will not pass it on to any third party. By visiting our website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) the data controller is the Law Offices of Kerry A. Socha, LLC.

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information you give us. You may give us information about you by submitting a form on our site.  Information may be collected by providing us your phone, email or otherwise.  It includes information you provide related to subscribing to our blog.

  • Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site, we may automatically collect the following information:

    • Technical information including:

      • the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet;
      • your login information;
      • browser type and version;
      • time zone setting;
      • browser plug-in types and versions;
      • operating system and platform and
      • type of device used to access our site.
    • Information about your visit:

      • including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to;
      • through and from our site (including the date and time);
      • products you viewed or searched for;
      • page response times;
      • download errors;
      • lengths of visits to certain pages;
      • page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs);
      • methods used to browse away from the page;
      • if you linked to our site from another website or from social media, the address of that website or the form of social media from which you linked, and
      • if you linked to the site from a search engine, the address of that search engine and the search term you used.
  • Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you from third parties (including, for example, analytics providers or online advertising vehicles).

USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION

We use the information we collect about you in the following ways:

  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services you request;

  • to notify you about changes to or to make suggestions that may interest you about our range of products or services or;

  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;

  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so;

  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;

  • to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;

  • to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them;

  • to administer our site and for internal operations including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.

Information we receive from other sources.  We may combine this information with the information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

You may revoke your consent to the processing of your data at any time by sending an email to kerry@kerrysochalaw.com. You may ask us at any time for information about any personal data we hold about you, or ask us to correct or delete that information. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs. Our site may, contain links to and from other websites and to social media. If you follow a link to another website or social media, please note these websites and social media have their own privacy policies.  We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the policies of other websites and social media. Please check policies before you submit any personal data to websites or social media.

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

COOKIE POLICY

We use cookies on our site to provide you with a good experience and to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive.  

We use the following cookies:

  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors. and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily.

  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.

FIRST-PARTY (Law Offices of Kerry A. Socha, LLC) COOKIES

This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:

  • Visitor ID – this cookie is a numeric value that identifies visitors and provides coherence and consistency to a site visit;

  • Page Number – this cookie identifies the page you are on;

  • Session ID – this cookie identifies your website session;

  • Test – this cookie checks whether or not your browser supports cookies;

  • Order – this cookie ensures that your shopping basket works correctly.

THIRD-PARTY COOKIES

Our websites will set several types of third-party cookies.  We do not control the operation of any of them. The third-party cookies which may include:

  • Google Analytics to collect data about website usage. This data does not include personally identifiable information. You can view the Google Privacy Policy here at www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

  • Social Media – we track visits to our website from social media and links presented in social media posts.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.