Last Updated: July 30, 2022
This ecommerceattorney.io website is owned and operated by Frederick L. Cooper, III, P.C. (also referred to as “we”, “us”, this “website” or this “site”). Frederick L. Cooper, III, P.C. is engaged in the practice of law as Of Counsel for the law firm of Jones & Haley, P.C.
THE TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect information that would be deemed to be “personal data” according to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and similar data protection laws.
We use the term “personal data” to refer to any information regarding a natural person that may be used directly to identify the person (e.g., name and email address).
Personal data also includes usage data that is automatically collected when you use this site including other interactions with us. Usage data that does not directly identify you by name or include your contact information, may be used to identify that a specific computer or device has accessed our site and which if combined with certain other information could be used to identify you. (See below, AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED INFORMATION WHEN YOU USE THIS SITE)
Generally, we are viewed by data protection laws as the “data controller” of the personal data we collect; however, we may also be viewed as a “data processor” for certain personal information we use and process for our clients.
HOW AND WHEN WE COLLECT INFORMATION
When You Provide Personal Information to Us
In addition to collection as described above, we collect personal data at the time you provide it to us, including contact information, requests for a call, receiving blog posts or related video commentaries, email requests for answers to questions, and any type of contact with us to pursue a potential attorney-client relationship.
Automatically Collected Information When You Use This Site
We and/or our third-party service providers collect device information, IP addresses, and other usage data about your computer or device and usage data as you use this site.
OUR LEGAL BASIS FOR HANDLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
What is Legal Basis?
Some data protection laws require us to notify you regarding the legal grounds we rely on to collect, use, and share personal information.
Generally, we handle personal data on the ground that it supports our legitimate interests in providing our services in a way that does not preclude the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the affected individuals. Our legitimate interests include: (i) providing our services with our clients; (ii) marketing our services; (iii) protecting our clients, their businesses, personnel and property; (iv) monitoring, analyzing, and improving our services and business; and (v) complying with our legal, professional, and ethical obligations and issues.
Where required by applicable data protection laws and in some other cases, we handle personal data based on the ground of consent, either express or implied, given by the affected individuals.
Obligations to Our Clients
Regardless of whether our role is as data controller or as data processor, we will handle personal data on behalf of our clients based on the ground of compliance with our contractual obligations as well as our legal and ethical obligations.
HOW WE USE AND PROCESS YOUR INFORMATION
Generally, we may use and process your personal data including automatically collected information to reply to your requests, to determine whether to enter into an attorney-client relationship with you, to provide legal services if you are a client, to monitor and improve the operation of this site, market our legal services, to improve the quality of our legal services, and otherwise for educational, analytics, networking, social, and other business purposes. We may also send you email messages related to site updates and certain site features or your activity on this site.
To assist us with these uses, we may supplement the information we collect from you with information from other sources including our clients, other referral sources, and publicly available sources (e.g., social media).
We use, process, and archive personal data including usage data in the United States and in other countries that may not have data protection laws as protective as those in your location.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
We will never share, or provide access to, your personal data with third parties, except: (i) with your consent; (ii) in connection with providing our services; (iii) with our service providers that assist us with providing our services, maintaining and operating our site, and transmitting our marketing materials; (iv) with successor legal entities (e.g., if we are acquired by, merge with, or become of counsel to another law firm); (v) for protecting our legal rights; or (vi) as otherwise required or permitted by law or our professional or ethical obligations.
We will never sell your personal data under any circumstances.
COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS
First Party Cookies“Cookies” are tiny pieces of information stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are also used to customize content based on your browser. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you want to disable cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to turn off cookies. Please remember, however, that cookies may be required to allow you to use certain features of our site.
We may use first party cookies and other data collection methodologies discussed below to collect personal data and usage data to assist with navigation, monitoring site usage, and web traffic, assist with our promotional and marketing efforts, and customize and improve our site and services.
NO CROSS-CONTEXUAL BEHAVIORAL ADVERTISING
We do not participate in “cross-contextual behavioral advertising”.
We may participate with third-party analytics partners to monitor and analyze Web traffic and to keep track of user behavior on this site. These parties place or recognize a unique third-party cookie or pixel tag on your browser.
Google Analytics is a third-party web analysis service. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of this site, to prepare reports on its activities, and to share them with other Google services. Information collected: personal data including usage data and cookie data. You may opt-out of the Google Analytics service with the Google’s Browser Add-on that’s available at –> https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .
DO NOT TRACK REQUESTS
We do not respond to “Do Not Track” signals at this time.
We will implement and maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect information that we collect. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or method of data storage can be guaranteed 100% secure. We do not, and cannot, ensure or warrant the absolute security of your information.
If We Act as Data Controller
If we act in the capacity as data controller, you may request that we: (i) provide access to and/or a copy of certain personal data (in some cases in portable form; (ii) prevent the processing of your personal data for direct-marketing purposes (including any direct marketing processing based on profiling); (iii) update personal data that is out-of-date or incorrect; (iv) delete certain data that we possess about your; (v) object to our processing of personal data; (vi) restrict the way we process or disclose certain of your information; (vii) transfer your personal data to a third party, of (viii) honor a revocation of your consent for processing personal data (without retroactive effect).
How We Handle Your Requests
We will review and consider all requests and provide our response in accordance with time and other requirements of applicable law. Please understand that our obligations to comply may be restricted by applicable law (e.g., if we are required to retain and process your information for our legitimate interest or to comply with a legal obligation). We may request information sufficient to confirm your identity before responding to your request. Although you have the right to lodge a complaint with the applicable regulatory authorities, please contact us first so that we may assist with a prompt resolution of your concerns. (See below, CONTACT US)
ONWARD TRANSFER OUTSIDE YOUR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
Any personal data which we may collect on this site will be stored and processed in our servers located only in the United States. By using this site, if you reside outside the United States, you consent to the transfer of personal data outside your country of residence to the United States which may not have data protection laws as protective as those in your location.
CHILDREN’S ONLINE POLICY
This site is intended for persons over the age of 18. If we become aware that a child under 13 (or a higher age threshold where applicable) has provided us with personal data, we will take steps to comply with any applicable legal requirement to remove such information. (See below, CONTACT US)
LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES
Frederick L. Cooper, III, P.C.
Attn: Administrative Officer
750 Hammond Dr., Bldg. 12, Atlanta, GA 30328