Baron & Budd P.C. (“Firm,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) wants you to know how we collect, use, share, and protect your Personal Information and about the rights of California Consumers under
California law.

This Privacy Policy addresses the following topics

Assistance For The Disabled

Our website and its content, including this California Privacy Policy are ADA compliant for the vision impaired.  If you require additional accommodation or assistance, please contact us at (866) 656-2432.

The Scope Of This Privacy Policy

What Is Personal Information?

“Personal Information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular California Consumer or household.

Whose Personal Information Is Covered By This Policy?

This California Privacy Policy applies to the Personal Information of residents of the State of California in their capacity as consumers (“California Consumers”).

What Personal Information Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

This Privacy Policy applies to all Personal Information of California Consumers that we collect both online and offline, including through California Consumers’ (a) visits to our website, (b) use of our services, and (c) use of
our applications that references this Privacy Policy (collectively, the “Services

Whose Personal Information Is Not Covered By This Privacy Policy?

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, “Consumer” does not include:

  • California residents who are Firm’s employees, job applicants or independent contracts, and shareholders (collectively, “HR Individuals”) or the emergency contacts of HR Individuals or the dependents or spouses who
    receive Firm benefits by virtue of their relationship to an HR Individual in their capacities as HR Individuals or emergency contacts, dependents, or spouses; or
  • California residents who are employees or other agents of a business engaged in a transaction with Firm in their capacities as employees or agents of that business.

What Else Should I Know About The Firm’s Handling Of California Consumers’ Personal Information?

Please read Firm’s Terms of Use and our General Privacy Statement available at https://baronandbudd.com/privacy-policy/ carefully, as they contain important information about your use of the Services. If you have any questions,
please contact us using the information below.

The Firm’s Collection, Use And Disclosure Of Personal Information

This section of the Privacy Policy describes, for the 12 months preceding the date last updated, above, (a) the categories of Personal Information we have collected about you, (b) the sources of that Personal Information, (c) the
business and commercial purposes for use, and (d) the categories of third party recipients of your Personal Information.  Unless we inform you otherwise, this section also serves as our “notice at collection” by informing
you of your Personal Information to be collected in the future and the purposes for its use.

Categories Of Personal Information Collected

In the last 12 months, Firm collected the following categories of Personal Information about California Consumers

  • Identifiers, including: real name, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, Social Security number, bank account information, and account login
    credentials.
  • Categories described in Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e) (except those already listed in “Identifiers” above), including: medical information, photograph.
  • Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law, including: gender, disability, age, military/veteran status.
  • Commercial information, including: services purchased.
  • Internet or other electronic network activity information, including: length of website usage, online interactions with baronbudd.com website
  • Sensory information, including: telephone call recordings,
  • Professional or Employment-Related Information including: employer and employment history.

Sources Of Personal Information and Purposes For Using Personal Information

In the last 12 months, Firm collected the categories of Personal Information listed above from California Consumers who are (1) Clients; (2) individuals who are seeking representation by the Firm (“Pre-Clients”); and (3)
Website Users, and used those categories of Personal Information for the following purposes:

Categories of Personal Information Collected in the Last 12 Months

Sources of that Personal Information

Business Purposes and Commercial Purposes for Collecting that Personal Information

Identifiers

The California Consumers who are Clients and Pre-Clients

  • Performing legal services, including maintaining or servicing accounts and files; verifying information; processing payments; for advertising or marketing purposes; and providing services related to pursuing the
    case.
  • Facilitating communications.

Categories described in Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)

(1) The California Consumers who are Clients and Pre-Clients
(2) Medical records retrieval companies for Clients with Client Consent

  • Performing legal services, including maintaining or servicing accounts and files; verifying information; processing payments; and providing services related to pursuing the case.

 

Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law

(1) The California Consumers who are Clients and Pre-Clients
(2) Medical records retrieval companies for Clients with Client Consent

  • Performing legal services, including maintaining or servicing accounts and files; verifying information; processing payments; and providing services related to pursuing the case.

 

Commercial information

(1) The California Consumers who are Clients and Pre-Clients
(2) Social Security Office for Clients with Client Consent

  • Performing legal services, including maintaining or servicing accounts and files; verifying information; processing payments; and providing services related to pursuing the case.

 

Internet or other electronic network activity information

Automated technologies in the website, including Google Analytics and website logs

  • Facilitating communications
  • Optimizing
  • Detecting security incidents, protecting against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and prosecuting those responsible for that activity.
  • Debugging to identify and repair errors that impair existing intended functionality.
  • Short-term, transient use.

Sensory information

The California Consumers who are Clients and Pre-Clients

  • Performing legal services, including maintaining or servicing accounts and files; verifying information; processing payments; and providing services related to pursuing the case.

 

Professional or employment-related information

(1) The California Consumers who are Clients and Pre-Clients
(2) Social Security Office for Clients with Client Consent

  • Performing legal services, including maintaining or servicing accounts and files; verifying information; processing payments; and providing services related to pursuing the case.

 

 

Disclosure Of Personal Information To Third Parties

In the last 12 months, Firm disclosed the following categories of Personal Information about California Consumers to the following categories of third parties for a business or commercial purpose who provided services for the Firm:

Category of Personal Information

Categories of Service Providers

Categories of Third Parties to Whom We Sold Categories of Personal Information in the Last 12 Months

Identifiers

 

  • Co-counsel for Client representations
  • Marketing agencies
  • Service providers such as Data analytics services, marketing agencies and records retrieval services)
  • Government agencies, law enforcement, and other parties as required by law, in connection with a legal proceeding,

 

  • None

Categories described in Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e);  Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law;
Commercial Information;  Internet or Other Electronic Network Activity Information;
Professional Or Employment-Related Information

  • Co-Counsel for Client representations
  • Record/Document reviewing companies
  • Government agencies, law enforcement, and other parties as required by law in connection with a legal proceeding

 

  • None

 

No Sale Of Personal Information

The Firm does not and will not sell California Consumers’ Personal Information.

Your California Privacy Rights

Right to Know

California Consumers have the right to submit a verifiable request to know:

  • The categories and specific pieces of Personal Information that Firm has collected about them;
  • The categories of sources from which Firm collected the Personal Information;
  • The categories of Personal Information that Firm sold or disclosed to a third party (other than a service provider) for a business purpose and the categories of recipients of that information; and
  • The business or commercial purposes for Firm’s collection, disclosure, or sale of the Personal Information.

Right To Delete

  • California Consumers have the right to submit a verifiable request for deletion of their Personal Information that Firm has collected from the Consumer.

Right to Opt Out of Sale of Personal Information

  • California Consumers have a right to opt-out of the sale of the Personal Information.  However, as stated above, Firm does not and will not sell Personal Information.

How to Exercise Your Rights

Firm will respond to requests in accordance with applicable law if it can verify the identity of the individual submitting the request. California Consumers can exercise their rights in the following ways:

  • Complete the online request form available here.
  • Contact by telephone: (866) 656-2432.

Requests By Authorized Agents

You can have an authorized agent submit a CCPA request to us on your behalf by (a) providing us with a written authorization signed by you that designates the agent as your authorized agent for purposes of a CCPA request; (b) verifying
your identity directly with us; and (c) directly confirming with us that the agent is authorized to submit the request.

How We Will Verify Your Requests

To prevent anyone other than you, or your authorized agent, from exercising the right to know or the right to delete with respect to your personal information, we follow procedures to verify your, or your agent’s, identity. This process seeks to confirm that the person making a request is the person about whom we have collected personal information or that person’s authorized agent.  The verification process involves matching data points that you provide with your request  against information about you we already have in our records and that we have determined to be reliable for purposes of verifying your identity.  We will use information you provide in your completed request form to verify your identity, and we may request additional information if necessary to complete the verification process.

The Firm’s Non-Discrimination Policy

California Consumers have the right not to be subject to discriminatory treatment by Firm for exercising their privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, and Firm will not discriminate on that basis. However, Firm may
charge a California Consumer a different price or rate or provide a different level or quality of goods or services if the difference is reasonably related to the value provided to the California Consumer by the Consumer’s
Personal Information.  If Firm does so, it will provide Consumers with any legally required notice.

Your ‘Do Not Track’ Browser Setting

The Site collects personally identifiable information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or online services.  We do not support the Do Not Track (DNT) browser setting. DNT is a preference you can set in your browser’s settings to let the websites you visit, including the Site, know that you do not want the sites collecting your personally identifiable information.

Third-Party Links And Services

We provide links to third-party websites operated by organizations not affiliated with Firm. We do not disclose your Personal Information to organizations operating such linked third-party websites. We do not review or endorse, and are not responsible for, the privacy practices of these organizations. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of each and every website that you visit. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by Firm through the
Services.

Minors Under 16 Years of Age

We respect the privacy of children. Our Services are not designed to attract an audience younger than sixteen (16), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under sixteen (16). If you are under the age of sixteen (16), you are not permitted to use our Services and should not send any information about yourself to us through the Services.  Please contact us using the contact details below if you believe we may have collected information from your child under the age of sixteen (16), and we will work to delete it.

For More Information

For questions or concerns about Firm’s privacy policies and practices, please contact us at [email protected]

Last Updated: June 1, 2020