Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. We do not purposely sell, lend or share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our services, or protect our rights.

Who We Are

This website is operated by the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC. Our postal address is 500 N. State College Blvd., Suite 1200, Orange, CA 92868.  You can also reach us by email at lawplh@hummellawfirm.com or by phone at (714) 978-6771.

Website Visitors

This website is intended to provide general information only. Nothing contained in this article, or on this website, is intended to provide legal advice, so do not rely on any information contained on this website without personally speaking with one of our attorneys.

Like most website operators, the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s visitors use its website. From time to time, the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving messages. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog where the comment was left.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s websites choose to interact with the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC in ways that require the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. In each case, the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s behalf or to provide services available at the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC, third parties, or the public at large. If you are a user of the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC website and have supplied your email address, the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC and our services. If you send us a request (for example via contact us form or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users, though we will never break attorney-client confidentiality doing so. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC uses cookies to help the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC identify and track visitors, their usage of the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s website, and their website access preferences. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC’s sole discretion. The Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Attorney-Client Privilege

The act of sending an email to the Law Offices of Philip L. Hummel, IV APC or submitting information via an electronic or written form, does not create an attorney-client relationship, nor a duty on our behalf to represent you as our client and take any further action on your behalf. Accordingly, please do not send us information you wish to be privileged prior to a written agreement and/or retainer. Please note that the most effective method of communication with our firm is by phone, so if you are approaching a deadline and wish to be represented immediately, please call to set up a consultation appointment and we will do our best to accommodate you before a statute of limitation runs. Any unsolicited communication without proper authorization resulting from our firm meeting with you and being retained may not be treated as privileged or confidential, so to ensure your privacy do not send us any documents prior to a consultation appointment.

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