Last Updated: February 2022
Bankruptcy Attorney Directory , LLC, and our affiliated businesses (collectively, “Bankruptcy Attorney Directory,” “we,” “our”) are committed to being responsible custodians of the personal information that we collect in the course of operating our business as a provider of credit repair and other services for clients.
This Privacy Notice (“Notice”) describes how we collect, use, share, or otherwise process personal information as a data controller in the course of operating our business, particularly in association with our marketing and business development practices and the operation of our main website (www.bankruptcyattorneynearme.com, and our other digital properties that may link to this Notice, including any other websites, social media, mobile applications, and/or digital communications (collectively, “Digital Services”).
While we may also process personal information during our representation of a client, such processing is performed on behalf of and at the direction of our client, subject to our client agreements, and is not covered by this Notice.
“Personal information” as used in this Notice means information that identifies, relates to, describes, or can reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, to a specific natural person. It does not include information that is considered anonymous, de-identified, or aggregated by applicable law.
This Notice covers the following topics:
The types of personal information we collect about you depend on your interactions with us and are described below.
Information You Provide to Us
We collect personal information that you provide to us. For example, we may collect personal information when you contact us, request that we send you any newsletters or other materials, register for a webinar or event, fill out a form, respond to a survey, comment on a blog, or otherwise communicate with us.
Depending on the context of your interactions with us, the categories of personal information we may collect from you include:
You generally can use our Digital Services without providing us with personal information, though we may still collect personal information automatically as described in the next section.
Information We May Collect Automatically or Generate
We may automatically collect and generate information from and about you when you interact with us or our Digital Services, which may include the following categories of personal information:
Information We Collect From Other Sources
We may obtain personal information from other sources, such as our clients, employees, or business partners, or from business contact databases and enrichment services. We may also receive information about you from social media platforms, such as when you interact with us on those platforms or access our social media content. We may collect information about you from publicly available sources, such as public social media profiles, publications, and other websites or materials available through search engines.
We may collect the following categories of information from these other sources:
We may use the information we collect for the various purposes, including:
We may use anonymous, de-identified, or aggregate information that does not reasonably identify you for any purpose, as permitted by applicable law.
Bankruptcy Attorney Directory does not sell your personal information. We also do not share personal information that reasonably identifies you with third party entities for their independent use except when we have your permission, are doing so at your direction, as needed to comply with our legal obligations, as permitted by applicable law, or as otherwise described in this Notice. However, we may share your personal information among our former, current and future subsidiaries, affiliates, business partners and related entities (whether directly or indirectly related) (collectively, “Related Entities”).
We may also disclose the categories of information we collect to the following categories of recipients in furtherance of the purposes described above:
We may share anonymous, de-identified, or aggregate information that cannot reasonably identify you with others for any purpose, as permitted by applicable law. Please note that any personal information that you post to a profile, blog, comment section, or forum on our Digital Services or social media pages may be available to other users of those forums or, in some cases, made publicly available.
Certain jurisdictions require businesses such as Bankruptcy Attorney Directory to have legal grounds for processing personal information.
Where applicable law requires us to justify our processing activities, we rely on the following legal grounds:
Our Digital Services may include integrated content or links to content provided by third parties (such as video materials). This Privacy Notice does not address the privacy, security, or other practices of the third parties that provide such content.
Consistent with applicable law, we engage third parties that support the operation of our Digital Services, such as analytics providers. These third parties may track your online activities over time and across different websites and applications. Please see our Cookies Practices in Section 10 below for more information about such third party providers and your choices.
We use commercially reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to comply with applicable legal requirements and safeguard the information that we collect. This includes, when required by law and feasible under the circumstances, attempting to obtain assurances from third parties that may access your personal information (including but not limited to any hosting or other information technology services providers) that they will attempt to protect such information with safeguards designed to provide a level of protection equivalent to those adopted by Bankruptcy Attorney Directory.
However, no information system can be 100% secure. We cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to us over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks. Nor are we responsible for the security practices of any third party hosting companies or other information technology services providers.
The Digital Services are controlled and operated by Bankruptcy Attorney Directory from the State of Florida in the United States. We do not intentionally market our services to clients who permanently reside outside of the United States. [A7] We may store the information we collect in the United States or in other countries where we or our service providers have facilities (for example, if a services provider stores backup data offshore). We may transfer information to countries outside of your country of residence, which may have data protection laws and regulations that differ from those in the United States.
Marketing Communications. If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can let us know by contacting us using the information available Contact Us section below. Our digital marketing communications may provide unsubscribe or opt-out mechanisms that allow you to modify your communications preferences. Please note that if you opt-out of marketing communications, we may still contact you with non-promotional communications, such as those about ongoing business relations or administrative messages.
Geolocation Data. If you have previously consented to sharing precise geolocation information with our Digital Services, you can choose to stop the collection of this information at any time by changing the preferences on your browser or mobile device settings.
Push Notifications/Alerts. If you have permitted one of our mobile applications to send you push notifications or alerts, you can deactivate these messages at any time in the notification settings on your mobile device.
Privacy Rights. We do not intentionally market to individuals located in the European Union, or otherwise located outside of the United States, and we do not attempt to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Nonetheless, you may have certain rights with respect to your personal information, including, for example, the rights to:
You can exercise your rights (if applicable) by submitting a request through our Contact Us page or emailing us at [email protected].
We welcome your inquiries and comments. If you would like to contact us with questions about our privacy, data protection or cookies practices, please contact our data protection officer at [email protected] or send us an email via our Contact Us page.
We may update this Notice periodically, and will revise the date at the top of this Notice to reflect the date when such update occurred. Any changes to this Notice become effective upon posting. It is your obligation to routinely check this Notice to determine if any changes may be applicable to you.
Cookies and Online Tracking Technologies
Web Browser Cookies
A web browser cookie is a small text file that is sent by a website to your computer or mobile device where it is stored by your web browser. Web browser cookies may store information such as your IP address or other identifier, your browser type, and information about the content you view and interact with on digital services. By storing such information, web browser cookies can remember your preferences and settings for online services and analyze how you use online services.
Tracking Technologies: Web Beacons/Gifs, Pixels, Page Tags, Script
Emails, websites and mobile apps may contain small transparent image files or lines of code to record how you interact with them. This information is used to help website and app publishers better analyze and improve their services.
Tracking Via Mobile Apps
When you use mobile applications, unique identifiers associated with your device (such as the device ID and IP address), your activity within the App and your network location may be recorded. This information may be used to analyze, improve and customize digital services.
We use some cookies and tracking technologies for purposes which are strictly necessary for your use of our Digital Services and for marketing purposes. These may include, for example, cookies which remember your preferences and settings; which remember information that you may enter online (so that it does not have to be re-entered every time you move to another page); or to keep you logged in to portals that we may offer where you wish this to happen.
These analytics services help us to know how many users we have, which parts of our sites are most popular, what browsers are used (so we can maximize compatibility), the country or region where our users are located, and the demographics and interests of our users. This enables us to better understand who is using our Digital Services and to improve how we present content on the Digital Services.
Google Analytics cookies may retain information for up to two years. For more information about Google Analytics services, please contact Google.
These cookies enable us to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies then some or all of the Digital Services may not function properly.
When you first visit our Digital Services you will be presented with a banner which offers you a choice about whether to accept or reject cookies or tracking technologies of different types, with the exception of those cookies which are strictly necessary for a particular service.
Managing Cookies and Local Storage on Your Device
If you wish, you can also choose how web browser cookies are handled by your device via your browser settings. Some devices allow you to control this through your device settings. If you choose not to receive cookies at any time, websites may not function properly and certain services will not be provided. Each browser and device is different, so check the settings menu of the browser or device to learn how to change your settings and cookie preferences.