At Mathis & Donheiser, P.C., we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.
By accessing, browsing, or using our website, Mathis & Donheiser, P.C., at www.mathisdonheiser.com, you acknowledge and agree that you have read, understood, and consent to the terms and practices in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.
2. How we use your personal data:
Below and elsewhere in this Section 2, we have set out:a) the general categories of personal data that we may process;b) in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;c) the purposes for which we may process personal data; andd) the legal basis of the processing.
Usage data: This is data about your use of our website and services, and may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency, and pattern of your service use. This information or data is collected by our analytics tracking system. The purpose for using or processing this information or data is to analyze the use of the website and services. The legal basis for using or processing such information or data is a legitimate interest, namely monitoring and improving our website services.
Account data: This is user account data with respect to our website. This information or data is collected when you operate, access, browse, or use our website. The purpose for using or processing this information or data is in operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases, and communicating with you. The legal basis for using or processing this information or data is a legitimate interest, namely the proper administration of our website and business.
Additionally, we may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 2, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect our vital interest, your vital interests, or the vital interests of another natural person.
Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.
3. Providing your personal data to others:
We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
We may disclose your personal data, directly or indirectly, to our cloud services, hosting services, backup services, and communications services providers to enable them to provide those services. We may share your personal data with trusted third party service providers who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or providing legal services.
We may also disclose your personal data to the third parties identified elsewhere on our website insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes identified.
In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 3, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or if required by law, or we believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights or property, prevent fraud, or ensure the safety of our business, website, attorneys, staff, website users, or the public, and in order to protect our vital interests, your vital interests, or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
4. International transfers of your personal data:
In this Section 4 and elsewhere on our website, we provide information about the circumstances in which your personal data may be transferred from a location within the European Economic Area (EEA) to a location outside the EEA.
In particular, we may make transfers to Australia, the Philippines, Singapore, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, and/or the United States of America for the purpose of enabling the provision of hosting, back-up and content delivery services. These transfers will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of the standard contractual clauses (https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/law-topic/data-protection/data-transfers-outside-eu/model-contracts-transfer-personal-data-third-countries_en) and/or the Privacy Shield scheme (https://www.privacyshield.gov).
You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through our website or services may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.
5. Retaining and deleting personal data or information:
Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 5, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect our vital interest, your vital interests, or the vital interests of another natural person.
6. Security of personal data:
We will take appropriate technical and organizational precautions to secure your personal data and to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal data. You use the website at your own risk.
You acknowledge that the transmission of unencrypted (or inadequately encrypted) data over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
We cannot guarantee or warrant the security or protection of personal information you send to an email address listed on our site, or over the internet.
We reserve the right to update this Privacy and Cookies Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised policy on our website. Please review the Privacy and Cookies Policy whenever you visit the site, so you may stay informed about how we collect, obtain, use, and protect your information. If you have any questions concerning this policy, please contact us at:
Mathis & Donheiser, P.C.
1412 Main Street, Suite 2600
Dallas, TX 75202-4006
8. Data Protection Law:
You may have rights under data protection laws in the jurisdiction applicable to you. You may wish to consult the appropriate laws in your jurisidiction for guidance regarding your rights.
9. Third Party Websites:
Our website may contain links or hyperlinks to third party websites or services that are not operated, controlled, sponsored, or endorsed by Mathis & Donheiser, P.C. This Privacy and Cookies Policy does not apply to those linked or hyperlinked websites, or any third party websites. We are not responsible for and have no control over the privacy policies and/or practices of third parties. We encourage you to review carefully the privacy policies of any links or hyperlinks, or websites you visit or link to from our site.
10. Children's Privacy:
The Mathis & Donheiser, P.C., website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly solicit or collect personal information or data from children, or anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that a child under your care or supervision has provided personal information or data to us, please contact us by using the information on our Contact Us page, or listed above in Section 7 of this Privacy and Cookies Policy, and we will delete such information.
11. About Cookies and local storage:
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiration dat unless deleted by the user before the expiration date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Local storage is the storage of data sent by our web server to your web browser. This data is not sent back to the web server.
12. Cookies and local storage that we use:
We use local storage for the following purposes:a) browser tab synchronisation - to synchronize state, available features, and limits between different web browser tabs;b) save settings - to save your sidebar lock / unlock settings; andc) ecommerce – to facilitate ecommerce functionality.
13. Cookies used by our service providers:
14. Managing cookies:
Our website includes cookie management options. For these purposes, there are two different categories of cookies. First, cookies are necessary for the operation of our website and the provision of our services. Second, cookies that we use for analytics purposes. To use our website and services, your browser must accept the necessary cookies. However, you may accept or reject the analytics cookies. You can manage the cookies that you accept from our website.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:a) https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en (Chrome);b) https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences (Firefox);c) http://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/ (Opera);d) https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies (Internet Explorer);e) https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); andf) https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy (Edge).
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.