Manta Law, P.A. (the “Firm”) maintains the privacy of confidential and “personal information,” information that directly or indirectly identifies a person. The Firm also abides by the Florida Rules of Professional Conduct, which directs lawyers to make reasonable efforts to prevent the inadvertent or unauthorized disclosure of, or unauthorized access to, information relating to the representation of a client.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
We may use the Personal Information for the following legitimate and proper purposes:
- to contact you and respond to your requests for information and inquiries about our services;
- to operate and manage our Firm, website, and social media sites;
- to enhance your experience at our website by giving you information that relates to the services most of interest to you;
- to serve you, if you are or become a client of the Firm
- to comply with applicable laws, regulations, guidance or professional obligations that we may be subject to, including anti-money laundering requirements.
- to contact you regarding news and developments that may be of interest to you. If you do not want to receive publications, news, or information from us, you may click on the unsubscribe link in electronic communications from us.
Confidentiality, Security, and Retention of Personal Information
We strive to protect the confidential and Personal Information you provide to our Firm.
We employ reasonable and appropriate safeguards to maintain the confidentiality of Personal Information. We cannot guarantee that our safeguards will always work.
We require third parties we work with to maintain data protection measures consistent with their reasonable and appropriate obligations.
We may store information provided by you, including Personal Information, for as long as we need to achieve the purposes set forth in this Statement and to comply with our legal obligations. If you wish to obtain more details on our information practices, please refer to the “Contact Us” section below.
Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Information
Our Firm does not disclose or transfer any Personal Information to unrelated parties outside of the Firm except as necessary to carry out our legal services, as permitted or required by law, or as otherwise authorized or directed by you. In some cases, we may be required to provide Personal Information to regulatory authorities, law enforcement officials, and court personnel in accordance with applicable law or in the event of a dispute between you and our Firm or a third-party subpoena.
A cookie is a small file sent by a web server and stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies can be usefully divided into two different types, session and persistent. This Firm generally uses session cookies, which are temporary and eventually expire.
Although the Firm uses the services of third parties in connection with these cookies, we do not allow the third-party service provider to use Personal Information about the users of our Internet Services.
Do Not Track Signals
Your browser may have a “Do Not Track” signal that, when enabled, informs operators of websites that you do not wish to have your online activity tracked. Our website operates no differently if you do or do not enable a “Do Not Track” signal on your browser.
This Firm abides by the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (“COPPA”). To protect the privacy of minors, the Firm does not knowingly collect, maintain or process Personal Information submitted online by individuals under the age of 18. However, should the Firm need to collect Personal Information on a minor for one of the purposes listed in the Statement, the Firm will only do so with the appropriate consent or as otherwise permitted under applicable laws.
Your California Privacy Rights
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.100 (California Consumer Privacy Act), California residents may have certain data protection rights regarding their Personal Information. These rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions include: (i) the right to disclosure, deletion, access, and nondiscrimination; and (ii) the right to opt out of having your Personal Information shared or sold. We do not sell your Personal Information or share it with third-party companies for their direct marketing purposes. To exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, please send us your request using the “Contact Us” section below.
The following are categories of Personal Information defined under the Act we may collect, receive, or maintain in the course of administering firm business or receive from a client in the course of providing legal services: Identifiers, Personal information described in the California Customer Records statute (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)), Protected classification characteristics under California or federal law, Commercial information, Internet or other electronic network activity, Geolocation data, Sensory data, Professional or employment-related information, Non-public education information, and inferences drawn from other personal information.
Your European Union (EU) Data Protection Rights
Janelle A. Weber is licensed to practice law in the States of Florida and New York. This Firm does not represent individuals located within the European Union. The GDRP only applies to businesses and individuals that collect, organize, transmit, update, store, delete or otherwise use or work with the personal data of individuals located within the EU.
Under EU data protection laws, individuals may have certain data protection rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions and which includes: (i) the right to be informed about data collection and our policies; (ii) the right to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not your personal data is being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data; (iii) the right to rectification of inaccurate personal information; (iv) the right to have personal data erased; (v) the right to obtain from the controller restriction of processing in certain instances; (vi) the right to data portability; (vii) right to object, in certain instances to processing of personal data; (viii) the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.
The firm’s EU data protection representative is Janelle A. Weber, 3808 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618.
This Statement may change at any time without advance notice. Visit this Statement regularly for the most up to date policies and information.
Consistent with our Privacy Program, this Firm maintains a Chief Privacy Officer and a Data Protection Officer to ensure compliance with privacy and data protection principles. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your confidential or Personal Information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at Manta Law, 3808 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618.