Last Updated: August 4, 2022.
This agreement tells you when this policy is effective, what information we collect from you, how we might use it, how you can review or change the personal information you provided to us, how we may change this policy, and the steps we take to ensure that your personal information is protected.
Who We Are
In general, this website is an advertisement for Kyle D. Smith who does business as Work Lawyers. Kyle serves as an associate attorney Melmed Law Group P.C., and takes his cases through that firm. This practice is located in California.
Attorney Kyle D. Smith is responsible for all communications made on this website.
Kyle’s main office is located at 1801 Century Park East, Suite 850, Los Angeles, California 90067. His contact information is as follows:
- Call: (866) 409-7909
- Text: (310) 894-8111
- Email: mail@WorkLawyers.com
In this section you should note your site URL, as well as the name of the company, organization, or individual behind it, and some accurate contact information.
The amount of information you may be required to show will vary depending on your local or national business regulations. You may, for example, be required to display a physical address, a registered address, or your company registration number.
Our website address is: https://www.WorkLawyers.com.
All activities in which you may engage on this website are voluntary. You are not required to provide any personal information to us unless you choose to access features on this site which require the information.
Changes, modifications, additions, or deletions will be effective immediately on their posting to this website. You should check this policy periodically as its terms may change from time to time. Your continued use of the website after we post any such modifications will constitute your acknowledgment of the modified policy and your agreement to abide and be bound by the modified policy.
Policy Applicable to Online Activities Only
Personal Information we may collect
We may ask you for certain information referred to on this website as “personal information,” which includes information that pertains to your identity. Such information may include, but is not limited to, items such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number, or information about your potential case.
You may be required to provide personal information to access or use certain parts of our website or features of this website. If you do not provide the requested personal information, you may not be able to access or use the features of the website where such information is requested.
General Information We May Collect
There may be other instances in which we collect information from you that is more general in nature (“general information”). Such information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, which enables us to identify your computer or device on a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network, which includes the World Wide Web. Your computer has an IP address, which is required in order for you to communicate with others via the Internet.
Such general information, including the click stream data and cookies, as mentioned below, may be collected from you whenever you access this website, whether or not you provide us with any personal information.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Click Stream Data
When you visit our website we may also collect “click stream data” (server address, domain name). This information can be combined with information you have provided to us by registering, for example, which will enable us to analyze and better customize your visits.
We may use click stream data for traffic analysis or e-commerce analysis of our website, to determine which features of our website are most or least effective or useful to you.
General Information About You
Use of General Information. We will primarily use the personal information you provide and any general information we receive from you to provide products and services to you, including, but not limited to, the following:
Protection of Your Personal Information and General Information
Please keep in mind that whenever you give out personal information online there is a risk that third parties may intercept and use that information. While Company strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online.
By using this site, you expressly acknowledge and agree that we do not guarantee the security of any data provided to or received by us through this site and that any personal information, general information, or other data or information received from you through the site is provided to us at your own risk, which you expressly assume.
Company does, however, everything within its knowledge and experience in managing this website to protect the privacy of users.
No Use of this Site by Persons Under 18 Permitted
Company is committed to protecting the privacy of children and has no intention of collecting personal data from children under the age of 18. We encourage parents and guardians of children under 18 to regularly check and monitor their children’s use of e-mail and other activities online.
Notice Concerning Children
Please note: We are a general audience site, and do not direct any of our content specifically at children under 13 years of age. Rather, our content is directed primarily to adult employees in California.
We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a site user is under age 13, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user’s account.
Sharing Information With Persons or Entities Who Manage This Website
Company’s website and the personal information and general information collected are managed and controlled by Hostgator, Digital Ocean, Google, and Cloudflare. The servers that make our websites available are located in California and possibly other states, based on our information and belief.
All of the editing and content production, however, is performed, submitted, and posted from California. If you are located outside California, or other areas our service providers may host information, please note that the information you provide will be transferred to those areas, and by submitting the information you authorize this transfer.
Disclosing Information to Third Parties
Other than the people employed by or working with Company for the purposes set out above, and except as described in this policy, we do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information or general information to third parties without informing you in advance.
We sometimes provide services through contractual arrangements with other law firms or attorneys on a co-counseling or referral basis (collectively, “service partners”), but those service partners are have agreed to adopt the same privacy policies of our firm and used only to better represent our clients.
Our service partners may use your personal information to contact you and to deliver their services. These parties will only use your data for the purpose of carrying out the work as agreed with us and will be required to keep the information privileged confidential.
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Company will not release personal or general information to the public or adverse parties without your consent, except when required by law or to prevent imminent harm to any person or entity.
Links to Third Parties
A “cookie” is a small string of information that the website you visit transfers to your computer for identification purposes. Cookies can be used to follow your activity on the website and that information helps us to understand your preferences and improve your website experience.
Cookies are also used for such activities as remembering your username and password, if you use such a feature on this site. You can turn off all cookies, in case you prefer not to receive them. You can also have your computer warn you whenever cookies are being used.
For both options you have to adjust your browser settings (such as Mozilla, Firefox, or Internet Explorer). There are also software products available that can manage cookies for you. Please be aware, however, that when you choose to reject cookies, this choice may limit the functionality of the website you visit and you may lose access to some of its features.
Deleting or Modifying Personal Information
Because we do not usually accept any sort of registration (except on our “Answers” page, where such registration can be provided anonymously), there is usually no way for us to individually delete the information we collect.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
As is the case with most websites, we use Google software for collecting anonymous data about how our users find us and what they do while on our page. This helps us maintain a high-quality experience for our users by letting us know which features they use the most. We do not control any individual information collected by Google. We have been informed that Google retains this anonymous user and event data for 26 months.
If you receive promotional e-mails from us, they will always contain a link at the bottom allowing you to opt-out. Additionally, you can choose to have all your personal information deleted from our database. If you become a client, however, we will retain your client file pursuant to our normal client file retention policy. We encourage you promptly to update your personal information when it changes.
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