Privacy Policy

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Privacy Policy governs data collection and usage of the services, software, platform and websites (collectively, “Services”) provided by The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury, LLC and any of our affiliates (collectively, “The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury”).

By using the Services, you consent to the data practices described in this policy. If you do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, then you should stop accessing the Services.

Collection of Your Personal Information

The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury may collect personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, physical address, telephone number, or employment information. We may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your Postal Code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites, through Google Analytics and other data-gathering means.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by this website. This information can include your:

  • IP address
  • Browser type
  • Domain names
  • Access times
  • Operating system
  • Cookie information
  • Referring website addresses
  • Internet Service Provider

This information is used by The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Services. In order to better understand how users use its site and to improve its services, The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury may also collect information on your use of our Site, such as pages visited, links clicked, text entered, and mouse movements.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Services, this information may be collected and used by others. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the websites we operate.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use cookies to collect information about your use of the Services. “Cookies” are small data files assigned to your browser when you visit a website which enable recognition of your browser and collect and store information about your use of the Services, as described above. In addition to cookies, we may use other tracking technologies that collect information about your use of the Services, including mobile identifiers and “web beacons” which are small graphic files (sometimes called “clear GIFs” or “web pixels”) embedded in a web page or email typically used to monitor activity and send relevant information back to a home server (which can belong to the host site, a network advertiser or some other third party).

Two of the sites The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury partners with include Google and Facebook. In addition to using information these sites collect performing services for The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury, each has its own privacy policy, which you can read here:

Most browser software can be set to reject Cookies. Most browsers offer instructions on how to reset the browser to reject Cookies in the “Help” or “Settings” or “Preferences” section of your browser’s toolbar.

How Information Collected About You is Used

Information about your use of the Services may be used for the following purposes:

  • To provide, improve and create new Services
  • To respond to your inquiries and to send you administrative communications about The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury’s Sites and Services
  • To send you secure electronic messages and personalized emails as inferred from your use of the Services
  • To statistically analyze trends and user behavior and activity including how frequently areas of The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury’s Sites are visited and how the Services are being used
  • To detect and defend against fraud and other threats to the Services and our users,
  • To identify issues with the Services
  • To conduct research and measurement activities
  • To administer your account

In addition, The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury may use personal information about you for other purposes that are disclosed to you at the time we collect the information and/or with your consent.

Security of Your Personal Information

You are responsible for safeguarding and preventing unauthorized access to the user information and password that you use to access our Services, if you use that information. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party and you are responsible for any activity using your account, whether or not you authorized that activity.

The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. In addition, we secure the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Children Under 13

Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 13, and such use is prohibited by our terms of service. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you become aware that a child has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

California Residents

FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA ONLY. Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code requires select businesses to disclose policies relating to the sharing of certain categories of your personal information with third parties. If you reside in California and have provided your personal information to us, you may request information about our disclosures of certain categories of personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes in the preceding calendar year. You can submit such a request by sending an email by using the Contact Us link at the bottom of every page of The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury’s Sites.

Compliance With Law, Regulation and Law Enforcement Requests

To cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with law, we may release personal information to third parties: (1) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order; (2) when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request; or (3) in special cases, such as in response to a physical threat to you or others, to protect property or defend or assert legal rights. In addition, we may disclose personal information in other manners as well.

International Transfers

The Website is hosted in, and our Services are provided from, the United States. The Personal Information you enter on our site is stored on servers located in the United States. Accordingly, by providing your Personal Information through the Website, you consent to the transfer of your Personal Information from your country of residence to the United States. By using the Services, you consent to such collection, storage and processing in the United States and elsewhere, though the United States and other jurisdictions may not afford the same level of data protection as considered adequate in your own country. We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal information. Note that your personal information may be available to the United States government or its agencies under legal process made in the United States.

Additional Information for Visitors From the European Economic Area (“EEA”)

When you use the Services, we collect, store, use and otherwise process your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. We rely on a number of legal bases to process your information, including where: (i) necessary for our legitimate interests in providing and improving the Services including offering you content and advertising that may be of interest to you; (ii) necessary for our legitimate interest in keeping the Services and Sites safe and secure; (iii) necessary for the legitimate interests of our service providers and partners; (iv) necessary to perform our contractual obligations; (v) you have consented to the processing, which you can revoke at any time (however a revocation does not affect the lawfulness of processing of your personal data that occurred prior to the date of revocation); (vi) you have expressly made the information public, e.g., as a comment on The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury’s Site or other public forums; (vii) necessary to comply with a legal obligation such as a law, regulation, search warrant, subpoena or court order or to exercise or defend legal claims; and (viii) necessary to protect your vital interests, or those of others.

You can: (i) access Personal Information we have about you by request, which we will attempt to honor within 30 days; (ii) have your personal information corrected or deleted; (iii) in certain circumstances, you can object to our processing of your personal information and we will discontinue such processing unless we have compelling legitimate grounds to continue; (iv) withdraw consent previously provided (however a withdrawal does not affect the lawfulness of processing of your personal data that occurred prior to the date of withdrawal); or (v) if you believe that we have not complied with applicable data protection laws, you may lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority. If you wish to inquire as to whether we maintain any of your personal information and if so, whether you wish to exercise any of those rights that are available to you with respect to such personal information, you may contact us as described below. We will respond to your request within a reasonable time frame.

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide the Services to you and fulfill the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. This is also the case for third parties within whom we share your information to perform services on our behalf. When we no longer need to use your personal information and there is no need for us to keep it to comply with our legal or regulatory obligations, we will either remove it from our systems or anonymize it.  If you have registered with The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury and you no longer want us to use your registration information to provide the Services to you, you may close your account.

Your Rights

If you do not want your personal information used by The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury as provided in this Privacy Policy, you should not use The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury’s Sites or Services.

If you have registered and desire to delete any of your registration information you have provided to us from our systems please contact us using the contact information listed below. Upon your request, we will delete your registration information from our active databases and where feasible from our back-up media. You should be aware that it may not technologically possible to remove each and every record of the information you have provided to The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury’s Sites from our servers. You may also delete your WordPress account if you have registered as a commenter on the Site.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy and any of our Services at any time and any changes will be effective upon being posted unless we advise otherwise. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, you will find them here. By continuing to use the Services after changes are made to this Privacy Policy, you agree to such changes.  We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy for the latest information on our privacy practices. If you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, we ask that you do not register as a commenter on this site and that you do not use The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury’s Sites.

Contact Information

The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury welcomes your questions and comments regarding this Privacy Policy. Please contact us online or by calling 847-920-4540 to speak directly to The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury.