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Welch Law Firm, Inc., Privacy Statement

Welch Law Firm, Inc., Privacy Statement for content and website with Welch Law Firm, Incorporated.

  1. Introduction

We can only give legal advice to our clients. This website and nothing on it constitutes legal advice. It does not guarantee any specific outcome. It is meant to illustrate examples only.

This Privacy Statement for Content Distributed with Welch Law Firm, Inc., Services (“Informational Content Privacy Statement”) explains how we distribute and curate this informational content as well as why nothing on this site is legal advice.

Your privacy and trust are important to us. This Privacy Statement explains how Welch Law Firm, Inc., (we refer to these as “Welch Law Firm, Inc.,”, “we”, “us”, or “our”) collect, use, and share your personal information in connection with the website, application (including a mobile application), product, software, or service that links to this Privacy Statement (we call these our “Services”).

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the substance of any informational content or your personal information as contained in that information content, please contact

Welch Law Firm, Inc.
300 Harding Boulevard, Suite #109
Roseville, California 95678

Our customers’ “content” that is inputted/uploaded and processed, stored, or hosted by our customers using our Services in connection with their account with us, in which this personal information is governed by our customers’ respective privacy policies;

The “content” that is distributed within our Services (including with respect to personal information included in such content), although this is addressed in our Informational Content Privacy Statement; or

Any website, application, product, software, service, or content that are offered by third parties or that link to their own privacy statement, privacy policy, or privacy notice.

Importantly, some laws (like GDPR) distinguish between a “controller” and a “processor” (or similar terms). We note that we are a “controller” for those Services where we make decisions on how personal information is used in connection with our Services, and we are a “processor” for those Services where we only use personal information as allowed by our customers.

 

Why does Welch Law Firm, Inc., publish informational content?

Welch Law Firm, Inc., publishes various types of content, such as statutes, laws, regulations, rules, court cases, opinions, expert analysis, articles, forms, public records, treatise, dictionaries, and many other types of information, that have value for the general public and are advertising materials. They may not be referred to as legal advice.

 

How does Welch Law Firm, Inc., obtain informational content?

Welch Law Firm, Inc., obtains informational content in a number of ways – sometimes we purchase or license the content from others, sometimes we write the content ourselves, and sometimes the content is collected from a number of public sources. Any personal information contained in informational content that is subsequently distributed by Welch Law Firm, Inc., originates from the original text of the informational content.

We have also prepared a Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Consumers under CCPA (“California Statement”) in compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).

 

Who we are & how to contact us

Welch Law Firm, Inc., is a California corporation with an office in Roseville California. Welch Law Firm, Inc., is a law firm.

Any comments, concerns, complaints, or questions regarding our Privacy Statement may be addressed to [email protected] or you can write us as follows:

Welch Law Firm, Inc.,’s General Counsel, Privacy

Welch Law Firm, Inc.,
300 Harding Blvd, Suite #109
Roseville, CA 95678

To Welch Law Firm, Inc.,’s Data Protection Officer in the EU/EEA:

Data Protection Officer

Welch Law Firm, Inc.,

300 Harding Blvd, Suite 109

Roseville, CA 95678

 

Information we collect

The type of personal information we collect depends on how you are specifically interacting with us and which Services you are using. Generally, we collect the following categories of personal information:

Contact Information, such as name, alias, address, phone number, social media user ID, email address, and similar contact data.

Organization and Contacts Information, such as your employer or organizations that you are a member of, information about your colleagues or those within your organization, your status with an organization, and similar data.

Account Information, such as security-related information (including user names and passwords, authentication methods, and roles), service-related information (including purchase history and account profiles), billing-related information (including payment, shipping, and billing information), and similar data.

User Content, such as content of communications, suggestions, questions, comments, feedback, and other information you send to us, that you provide to us when you contact us, or that you post on our Services (including information in alerts, folders, notes, and shares of content), and similar data.

Device & Browser Information, such as network and connection information (including Internet Service Provider (ISP) and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses), device and browser identifiers and information (including device, application, or browser type, version, plug-in type and version, operating system, user agent, language and time zone settings, and other technical information), advertising identifiers, cookie identifiers and information, and similar data.

Usage Information and Browsing History, such as usage metrics (including usage rates, occurrences of technical errors, diagnostic reports, settings preferences, backup information, API calls, and other logs), content interactions (including searches, views, downloads, prints, shares, streams, and display or playback details), and user journey history (including clickstreams and page navigation, URLs, timestamps, content viewed or searched for, page response times, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and download errors), advertising interactions (including when and how you interact with marketing and advertising materials, click rates, purchases or next steps you may make after seeing an advertisement, and marketing preferences), and similar data.

Location Data, such as the location of your device, your household, and similar location data.

Demographic Information, such as country, preferred language, age and date of birth, marriage status, gender, physical characteristics, personal or household/familial financial status and metrics, military status, and similar data.

Your Image, such as still pictures, video, voice, and other similar data.

Identity Information, such as government-issued identification information, tax identifiers, social security numbers, other government-issued identifiers, and similar data.

Financial Information, such as billing address, credit card information, billing contact details, and similar data.

Social Media and Online Content, such as information in social media and online profiles, online posts, and similar data.

Career, Education, and Employment Related Information, such as job preferences or interests, work performance and history, salary history, status as a veteran, nationality and immigration status, demographic data, disability-related information, application information, professional licensure information and related compliance activities, accreditations and other accolades, education history (including schools attended, academic degrees or areas of study, academic performance, and rankings), and similar data.

Sources of information

We collect personal information about you either directly from you, from certain third parties (such as your employer or the subscriber providing access to our Services), or from other sources (such as publicly available sources) as follows:

You provide personal information to us when you:

Search for, subscribe to, or purchase our Services. Use our Services or otherwise interact with us. Create or maintain a profile or account with us. Purchase, use, or otherwise interact with content, products, or services from third party providers who have a relationship with us. Create, post, or submit user content on our Services. Register for or attend one of our events or locations. Request or sign up for information. Communicate with us by phone, email, chat, in person, or otherwise. Complete a questionnaire, survey, support ticket, or other information request form. When you express an interest in working with us or apply for a job or position with us.

We collect personal information automatically when you:

Search for, visit, interact with, or use our Services (including through a device). Access, use, or download content from us. Open emails or click on links in emails or advertisements from us. Otherwise interact or communicate with us (such as when you attend one of our events or locations, when you request support or send us information, or when you mention or post to our social media accounts).

We also collect personal information about you from third parties, such as:

Your organization and others with whom you have a relationship that provide or publish personal information related to you, such as from our customers when they arrange access to our Services for you or from others when they create, post, or submit user content on our Services that may include your personal information.

Professional or industry organizations and certification / licensure agencies that provide or publish personal information related to you. Third parties and affiliates who resell or integrate with our Services.

Service providers and business partners who work with us in relation to our Services and that we may utilize to deliver certain content, products, or services or to enhance your experience.

Marketing, sales generation, and recruiting business partners. Credit bureaus and other similar agencies. Government agencies and others who release or publish public records. Other publicly or generally available sources, such as social media sites, public and online websites, open databases, and data in the public domain.

How we use information

This section includes details of the purposes for which we use personal information and the different legal reasons for processing that personal information.

Lawful Basis

First, some laws require us to explain the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information. With respect to these laws, we process personal information about you for one or more of the following basis:

To Perform a Contract. Where the processing is necessary for the performance of contract.

Legitimate Interests. Where the processing is necessary for legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party, except where such interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights and freedoms which require protection of personal information.

Your Consent. Where you have given us consent to process your personal information for specified purposes, such as to provide our Service and other items requested by you.

Comply with the Law. Where the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.

Processing of Personal Information

We process your personal information in connection with our Services and for other business purposes, including to:

Provide, deliver, analyze, and administer our Services (including in connection with the performance of a contract).

For internal research and development purposes for new content, products, and services, and to improve, test, and enhance the features and functions of our current Services.

Process transactions related to our Services and administer accounts or profiles related to you or your organization (including registrations, subscriptions, purchases, billing events, royalty calculations, and payments).

Personalize and make recommendations related to our Services and other offerings.

Contact and communicate with you in connection with our Services or other notifications, programs, events, or updates that you may have registered for.

Comply with your instructions or to fulfill other, specified purposes for which you have given your consent.

Detect and prevent fraud and abuse to ensure the security and protection of all customers and others, as well as to identify and authenticate your access to our Service or to identify and authenticate you before we provide you with certain information.

Exercise our rights and to protect our and others’ rights and/or property, including to take action against those that seek to violate or abuse our Services.

Comply with the law and our legal obligations, including to respond to a request or order from a court, regulator, or authority, as well as to fulfill our contractual obligations with our customers when they arrange access to our Services for you.

How we share information

We share personal information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement and with the following categories of recipients:

We may share your personal information amongst the companies within the Welch Law Firm, Inc., group of companies, other attorneys, expert witnesses, court officials, employees.

Your Organization and Contacts. We may share your personal information with your organization and others with whom you have a relationship in order to fulfill or perform a contract or other legal obligation, including with our customer that arranges access to our Services for you and pays us in connection with your access. We may also share your personal information with your contacts if you are in the same organization or to facilitate the exchange of information between you and the contact(s).

Business Partners. We may share your personal information with our business partners to jointly offer, provide, deliver, analyze, administer, improve, and personalize products or services (including these Services) or to host events. We may also pass certain requests from you or your organization to these business providers.

Third Party Content Providers. We may share your personal information with our third party content providers to perform tasks on our behalf and to assist us in providing, delivering, analyzing, administering, improving, and personalizing content that are delivered as part of our Services. We may also pass certain requests from you or your organization to these content providers.

Social Media Services. We may work with certain third party social media providers to offer you their social networking services through our Services. These social networking services may be able to collect information about you, including your activity on our Services. These third party social networking services also may notify your friends, both on our Services and on the social networking services themselves, that you are a user of our Services or about your use of our Services, in accordance with applicable law and their own privacy policies.

Advertisers. We may share your personal information with advertisers, advertising exchanges, and marketing agencies that we engage for advertising services, to deliver advertising on some of our Services, and to assist us in advertising our brand and products and services. Those advertising services may also target advertisements on third party websites based on cookies or other information indicating previous interaction with us and/or our Services.

Users. For some of our Services, we aggregate information from public records, phone books, social networks, marketing surveys, business websites, and other sources made available to us to create listings and profiles that become a part of our content in these Services, such as attorney and legal professional directories. These listings and profiles may be made available to all users of these Services. As described above, we may also share your personal information with other users who are your contacts if you are in the same organization or to facilitate the exchange of information between you and the contact(s). Additionally, if you choose to include your personal information in any reviews, comments, or other posts that you create, then that personal information may be displayed other users as part of your posting.

Location of information

Welch Law Firm, Inc., is located in the United States and the affiliated entities within the Welch Law Firm, Inc., group of companies are located throughout the world. During your use of our Services and your interactions with us, your personal information may be transferred outside of your home country and may be stored in and accessed from multiple countries.

Security of information

Please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. Our security procedures also means that we may request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you or before we process your other requests.

Retention of information

We retain personal information in accordance with our enterprise records retention schedule, which varies by Service, business function, record classes, and record types.

Marketing choices

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Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Consumers under CCPA (“California Statement”) in compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).

Changes to this Privacy Statement

As our organization changes over time, this Privacy Statement is expected to change as well. We reserve the right to amend the Privacy Statement at any time, for any reason, and without notice to you other than the posting of the updated Privacy Statement on our Services. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and terms and conditions, but you should check our Services frequently to see the current Privacy Statement that is in effect and any changes that may have been made to it.

Conflicts

Depending on the specific Service you are using or specific interactions you have with us, we may provide different or supplemental privacy statements that describe and govern how we use your personal information. When we do so, those different or supplemental privacy statements apply to that specific Service you are using or those specific interactions you have with us.

If there is any conflict between the English version of our Privacy Statement and a version translated in another language, the English version controls.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for several different purposes. Some cookies are necessary for technical reasons; some enable a personalized experience for both visitors and registered users; and some allow the display of advertising from selected third party networks. Some of these cookies may be set when a page is loaded, or when a user takes a particular action on one of our Services. Many of the cookies we use are only set if you are a registered user, while others are set whenever you visit or use one of our Services (irrespective of whether you have an account). For more information on the choices you have about the cookies we use, please see Section entitled Controlling Cookies below.

Where We Place Cookies

We set cookies in a number of different locations across our services. These locations may include: Our websites (including tr.com and reuters.com) and other Services; Our mobile apps; The emails we send. Types of Cookies

The bullet points below outline the types of cookies we use on our Services and why we use them. We also provide explanations of their purpose(s).

Analytics and Performance. Performance cookies collect information on how users interact with our Services, including what pages are visited most, as well as other analytical data. We use these details to improve how our Services function and to understand how users interact with our Services.

Functionality. These cookies are used to store preferences set by users such as account name, language, and location.

Security. We use these cookies to help identify and prevent potential security risks.

Advertising. These cookies are used to display relevant advertising to users who use our Services, as well as to understand and report on the efficacy of ads served on our Services. They track details such as the number of unique visitors, the number of times particular ads have been displayed, and the number of clicks the ads have received. They are also used to build user profiles, including showing you ads based on products or services you’ve viewed or acts you have taken on our (and other) websites and services. These are set by us and trusted third party networks, and are generally persistent in nature.

Third Party / Embedded Content. Services hosted by us make use of different third party applications and services to enhance the experience of Service visitors. These include social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter (through the use of sharing buttons). As a result, cookies may be set by these third parties, and used by them to track your online activity. We have no direct control over the information that is collected by these cookies.

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Welch Law Firm, Inc.,
300 Harding Boulevard, Suite #109
Roseville, California 95678

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