Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers Privacy Statement
Micreditlawyer.com.com (“Micreditlawyer.com” and “we”) created this Privacy Statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following policy discloses Micreditlawyer.com’s information collecting, use, and disclosure practices for our web site. For information regarding communications you make using our web site in connection with your particular legal matters, please see our Statement Regarding Legal Communications. Our employees are required to follow our privacy policies. Those employees who violate our privacy policies are subject to disciplinary measures up to and including termination.
We reserve the right to revise our Privacy Statement and Statement Regarding Legal Communications at any time at our discretion. Changes to our Privacy Statement and Statement Regarding Legal Communications will become effective upon posting to our web site. We will endeavor to notify current registered users of our services of changes in our Privacy Statement by sending an e-mail to their last known e-mail address. Changes with respect to current registered users will become effective upon transmission of the e-mail notifying them of such statement
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Statement and policies or your dealings with our web site, please contact us as follows:
M–F (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST) at 248-353-2882
E-mail Us: [email protected]
Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers
Attn: Web Site Administrator
22142 West Nine Mile Road
Southfield, MI | 48033
Information Collection and Usage
Like many Internet web sites, we collect different types of information in connection with the rendering of our services and the administration of our web site. We will not voluntarily disclose or sell any information we gather about you (“Personal Information”) to third parties for solicitation or other reasons unless you consent, and except as otherwise provided below.
We may from time to time approach you regarding product, service, and other information, or offers which we feel, based on your Personal Information, may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such information, you can contact us in the manner provided above. In addition, Personal Information may be released to third parties (i) if we are required by law to comply with a legal requirement, such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena, or court order; (ii) if release of such information is required in connection with the maintenance and administration of our site; (iii) in the very rare circumstance in which we believe in good faith there is a threat to the physical security of you or others. Although it is MCCL’s policy to attempt to require our third parties to whom we provide Personal Information to comply with our privacy policies, we cannot guarantee their compliance.
Our additional practices and policies with respect to our collection and usage practices are addressed as follows.
Registration and Request for Service
Registration is not required in order to request services using the Micreditlawyer.com web site. We do not provide legal advice over our website. Rather legal services are provided only pursuant to a written agreement between a user of Micreditlawyer.com (“User”) and Lawyer to provide such legal services. Our web site may require Users to give us contact information (such as their name and e-mail address) as a condition to contact such User.
From time to time, Micreditlawyer.com may offer a newsletter to Users. To opt into our periodical newsletter, we may ask visitors for contact information (such as their e-mail address). This information is treated as described above.
Our Blog site (“Blog”) www.micreditlawyerblog.com) may contain a message boards available to Users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information, and that you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your Personal Information. Representation information should not be disclosed in public forums
Our web site and Blog automatically tracks certain information from Users. This information includes the URL that the User came from, what browser the User is using, and the User’s IP address. Many Web sites automatically collect this information. We gather and use such information to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. We also use such information for our internal purposes only such as for marketing purposes.
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can change this feature in your browser. The User is always free to decline our cookies if his or her browser permits, although in that case the service may be largely unusable. Among other things, the User may be unable to submit or respond to legal service requests.
If a User sends us personal correspondence, such as e-mails or letters, we may collect such information into a file specific to that User.
Due to the existing regulatory environment, we cannot ensure that all of a User’s private communications and other Personal Information will never be disclosed in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Statement. By way of example (without limiting the foregoing), we may be forced to disclose information to the government or third parties under certain circumstances, or third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. Further, we can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate. Therefore, although we believe we use industry standard practices to protect our Users’ privacy, we do not promise that their personally identifiable information or private communications can remain private.
Choice to Opt Out
Users have the opportunity to opt out of receiving any other future e-mails regarding announcements, new-feature notifications, and special offers from Micreditlawyer.com. Users can also, at any time, opt out of receiving other future e-mails by contacting us in the manner provided above.
We are aware of Internet User concerns about the privacy of their information. Our Web site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. User information is stored on servers protected by firewall, system-level, and database-level security.
Only those employees of Micreditlawyer.com who require access to data concerning Users are granted access to the data (e.g., marketing product managers, system administrators, customer service representatives, and engineering personnel). Access to User data by employees is further limited by being solely available through a dedicated administrative interface and through use of a restricted user ID and password. In addition, every employee of Micreditlawyer.com is required to sign our standard Nondisclosure and Developments Agreement that requires employees to keep User data confidential.
Users consent to the collection and use of their information as described herein. Users will be notified by e-mail in the event of any fundamental changes to the uses of information that are described herein.
Data Quality and Access
In accordance with the Fair Information Practices defined by the U.S. Government, Micreditlawyer.com encourages Users to correct any inaccuracies in personal information that has been previously provided to the Web site. You may correct or update your information by sending an e-mail to [email protected].
Users may provide feedback (e.g., input and suggestions) to micreditlawyer.com regarding the web site. Users providing feedback must provide their name and e-mail address. Any contact information entered when providing feedback will only be used to acknowledge or respond to that feedback. Users are encouraged to provide their input and suggestions by sending an e-mail to [email protected].