Thank you for visiting Way Law PLLC (“Way Law”, the “Firm”, “we” or “us”). Your privacy is very important to us. This notice explains the Firm’s online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is used on this website, www.waylawpllc.com, (the “Website”). The Website is not intended for users under the age of 18. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of its features.
Use of This Website Does NOT Create an Attorney-Client Relationship
Your use of this Website does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Please do not include confidential or time-sensitive information in any form response or submission on this Website.
The Information Collected
Way Law does not collect personally identifiable information about you other than the information that you choose to provide directly to us, for example, by completing a contact form or emailing us directly.
Way Law does automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit this site – such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, and the domain name of your Internet service provider.
How the Firm Uses Your Non-Personal Information
Way Law uses non-personally identifiable information to analyze site usage, which allows administrators to improve the design and content of the site. These activities may include, but are not limited to:
- Administering, protecting, operating and maintaining the Website and the Firm’s systems;
- Improving the navigation and content of the Website, system administration and security;
- Compiling aggregated statistics about the site usage and to better understand the preferences of site visitors;
- Carrying out research and development to improve services;
- Carrying out other legitimate business purposes; and
- Other lawful purposes.
How the Firm Uses Your Personal Information
Way Law uses personally identifiable information that you provide to respond to your inquiries and to provide our services to you. These activities may include, but are not limited to:
- Responding to your specific inquiry or request and providing you with information and access to resources that you have requested;
- Processing and completing business transactions and sending related information, including transaction confirmations, document executions, invoices, and payments;
- Sending information to you about your account, technical alerts or updates, and other administrative or service-related communications;
- Helping personalize your experience on the Firm’s Website;
- Helping deliver services to site visitors and providing customer service and support.
From time to time we may also contact you about other matters related to Way Law; however, we will not share, rent, or sell your personally identifiable information outside Way Law, except as we may be required to share your information with any third parties who provide services on our behalf.
It is possible, though unlikely, that we might be forced to disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process or when Way Law believes in good faith that the law requires it, for example, in response to a court order, subpoena or a law enforcement agency’s request. These disclosures will also be subject to the Rules of Professional Conduct promulgated by the Virginia State Bar.
Way Law cannot guarantee the privacy of personal information you transmit over the internet or that may be collectable in transit by others, including third parties who provide services to the Firm.
Technologies We May Use.
The technologies that we use, or may in the future use, for automatic data collection may include:
- Cookies. Way Law may use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. For session ID cookies, once you close your browser or log out, the cookie terminates and is erased. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your computer’s hard drive for an extended period of time. Your browser’s help file contains information and instructions for removing persistent cookies. Session ID cookies may be used by Way Law to track user preferences while the User is visiting the website. They also help to minimize load times and save on server processing. Persistent cookies may be used by Way Law to store whether, for example, you want your password remembered or not, and other information. Cookies used on the Website do not contain personally identifiable information. You may refuse to accept browser cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser.
- Web Beacons. Pages of the Website may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs. pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit Way Law, for example, to count users who have visited certain pages or who have opened an e-mail and for other related statistics.
- Log Files. Like most standard websites, Way Law uses log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored in these log files, including but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally identifiable information.
- Way Law does not deliver third party online advertisements on this Website, but may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads for services when you access and use other websites, based on the information relating to your access to and use of this Website, as well as information received from third parties. To do so, these companies may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser (including through use of pixel tags).
Revoking Consent to Collect or Use Information
You may opt out of collection and use of personally identifiable information at your request at any time, but this may affect our ability to appropriately serve you. You may also access your profile upon request. Way Law does not directly collect any information related to payment cards. For more on this please see the Security section below.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors
This site contains links to other sites, including social media sites and applications, whose information practices may be different than Way Law’s. Visitors should consult such other sites’ privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
Way Law takes precautions to protect your information. We use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain a secure data environment, however we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. Way Law does not directly collect credit or debit card information. Please do NOT include this information in the Contact form or other communication. Way Law works with third party vendors that specialize in facilitating online payments. Any payment information should be communicated directly to these parties, to whom you will be directed by: (i) appropriate links on this Website, (ii) instructions in an email that you receive from us, or (iii) links featured on these parties’ websites.
California Privacy Rights.
If you are a California consumer, you may also have the right to:
- Request that we provide you with information regarding what personal information about you we have collected, used, disclosed or sold in the preceding twelve (12) months.
- Request that we delete, and request any of our service providers to delete, certain of your personal information that we have collected from you. In some cases, we have the right to deny your request.
- Request that we stop selling certain or all of your personal information and request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. These rights are not applicable, as we do not sell your personal information, or provide it to others for marketing purposes.
We will not discriminate against any California consumer who exercises any of the rights described above.
To make a request or ask a question regarding any of the foregoing, please contact us via email at email@example.com.