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The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. – Privacy Policy

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. (The Fitzgerald Firm) values its users’ privacy. This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) will help you understand how we collect and use personal information from those who visit our website and what we will and will not do with the information we collect. Our Policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with The Fitzgerald Firm of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet, but to exceed, most existing privacy standards.

This Policy applies to The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C., and it governs any and all data collection and usage by us. Through the use of TheFitzgeraldFirm.com, you are therefore consenting to the data collection procedures expressed in this Policy.

User-Supplied Information

If you fill out the “contact” form on the website, we will ask you to provide some personal information (such as e-mail address, name, phone number and state).  We only require an e-mail address on the contact form.  Please do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (such as Social Security Number, date of birth or drivers’ license number).

How Long We Save Your Information

The data we collect from you will be stored for no longer than necessary. The length of time we retain said information will be determined based upon the following criteria: the length of time your personal information remains relevant; the length of time it is reasonable to keep records to demonstrate that we have fulfilled our duties and obligations; any limitation periods within which claims might be made; any retention periods prescribed by law or recommended by regulators, professional bodies or associations; the type of contract we have with you, the existence of your consent, and our legitimate interest in keeping such information as stated in this Policy.

Use of Information Collected

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of its customer lists and/or names to any third parties.

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the operation of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. At times, we may find it necessary to use personally identifiable information as a means to keep you informed of other possible services that may be available to you from TheFitzgeraldFirm.com

Disclosure Of Information

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. may not use or disclose the information provided by you except under the following circumstances:

  • as necessary to provide services to you;
  • in other ways described in this Policy or to which you have otherwise consented;
  • in the aggregate with other information in such a way so that your identity cannot reasonably be determined;
  • as required by law, or in response to a subpoena or search warrant;
  • to outside auditors who have agreed to keep the information confidential;
  • as necessary to enforce the Terms of Service;
  • as necessary to maintain, safeguard and preserve all the rights and property of The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C.

Non-Marketing Purposes

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. greatly respects your privacy. We do maintain and reserve the right to contact you if needed for non-marketing purposes (such as bug alerts, security breaches, account issues, and/or changes in The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. services).  In certain circumstances, we may use our website, newspapers, or other public means to post a notice.

Children Under The Age Of 13

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C.’s website is not directed to, and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from, children under the age of thirteen (13). If it is determined that such information has been inadvertently collected on anyone under the age of thirteen (13), we shall immediately take the necessary steps to ensure that such information is deleted from our system’s database, or in the alternative, that verifiable parental consent is obtained for the use and storage of such information. Anyone under the age of thirteen (13) must seek and obtain parent or guardian permission to use this website.

Unsubscribe Or Opt-Out

All users and visitors to our website have the option to discontinue receiving communications from us by way of email or newsletters. To discontinue or unsubscribe from our website please send an email that you wish to unsubscribe to [email protected]. If you wish to unsubscribe or opt-out from any third-party websites, you must go to that specific website to unsubscribe or opt-out. The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. will continue to adhere to this Policy with respect to any personal information previously collected.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to affiliates and other websites. The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such

websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies only and solely to the information collected by our website.

Security

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C. takes precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Wherever we collect sensitive information (e.g. personal or medical information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the webpage.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (such as paralegal, secretary or billing) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers and servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment. This is all done to prevent any loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or modification of the user’s personal information under our control.

Acceptance of Terms

By using this website, you are hereby accepting the terms and conditions stipulated within the Privacy Policy. If you are not in agreement with our terms and conditions, then you should refrain from further use of our sites. In addition, your continued use of our website following the posting of any updates or changes to our terms and conditions shall mean that you agree and acceptance of such changes.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Policy related to our website, please feel free to contact us at the following email, telephone number or mailing address.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone Number: 716-852-2000

Mailing Address:

The Fitzgerald Firm, P.C.

509 Liberty Building; 424 Main Street

Buffalo, New York 14202-3505

Effective February 12, 2021