PRIVACY POLICY

Thank you for visiting Evolution Divorce & Family Law PLLC (“Evolution Divorce”). Your privacy is important. 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.evolutiondivorce.com).

Use of This Website Does NOT Create an Attorney-Client Relationship

Thank you for visiting the Evolution Divorce Website. Please read the materials provided here and contact the representative listed below if you have any questions. Please note, however, using 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

Evolution Divorce does not collect personally identifiable information about you – such as your name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc. – unless you choose to fill out a ‘Contact’ form, found on many of the pages of the site or to email directly.

Evolution Divorce does not 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 (e.g. Comcast, Verizon FIOS, etc.).

How the Firm Normally Uses Information About You

Evolution Divorce 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, as well as other lawful purposes about which the firm will notify its visitors.

In the ordinary course, Evolution Divorce uses personally identifiable information you provide solely to respond to your inquiry or process an application form you have completed on various sections of the Website. 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 from the firm;
  • 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 Websites (for example, Evolution Divorce may use IP addresses to approximate your general location such as city and state for purposes such as to provide information on local promotions and events);
  • Helping deliver services to site visitors and providing customer service and support.

From time to time the firm may contact you about other matters related to Evolution Divorce; however, the firm will not share, rent, or sell your personally identifiable information outside Evolution Divorce, except where the firm is required to share your information with any third parties who provide services on the firm’s behalf.

However, it is possible, though unlikely, that we might be forced to disclose personally identifiable information in response to legal process or when Evolution Divorce 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.

Also, Evolution Divorce cannot guarantee the privacy of personal information you transmit over the web or that may be collectable in transit by others, including third parties who provide services to the firm.

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 the firm’s ability to appropriately serve you. You may also access your profile upon request. Evolution Divorce 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

Evolution Divorce may from time to time engage third parties to preserve, analyze or otherwise store or manipulate data received by Evolution Divorce from its customers and to maintain records that allow the firm to efficiently communicate with you and provide, recommend appropriate services, execute documents, provide invoices, and collect payment. In all such cases, third party service providers will be required to treat all such data with the same degree of care as Evolution Divorce and they will be prohibited from disclosing such data to any other person or party, except as otherwise provided for in this Privacy Policy.

Analytics & Advertising

Evolution Divorce may use cookies (See “What Are Cookies” below) in order to facilitate the use of Google Analytics, and/or similar applications designed for measuring website performance (collectively “Analytics”), with respect to the firm’s visitors. Evolution Divorce may use personally identifiable information together with Analytics to track and analyze the web pages visitors visit so that it can better understand and improve its services.

Evolution Divorce 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).

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 Evolution Divorce’s. Visitors should consult the other sites’ privacy notices as this firm has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.

Social Media

Visitors that have communicated with the firm through the “Contact” form or other means may receive additional announcements about site news, events, private messages, blog posts, and web site updates. Evolution Divorce may invite you to “Like” or “Follow” or take a similar action with the firm’s social media content. In the event you chose to do so, your name or other information contained in your social media profile may be visible to other users of the social media platform. Further, others users may be able to see that you have interacted with the firm’s social media content or view other information about you that was posted in your social media materials. Out of respect for the privacy of our registered users, Evolution Divorce presents the option to not receive these types of communications, however, the firm may not be able to remove your personal information from a social media interaction that has already occurred. Evolution Divorce may also provide you with content suggestions based on your on-site behavior observed through cookies.

From time to time Evolution Divorce may post information about programs and events that are sponsored by or co-sponsored other firms or organizations. Should you choose to register electronically for any of these events, Evolution Divorce will have no control over the third-party sponsors’ use of this information. As for the firm’s own use of your registration information, that will be handled by us as if you had registered by telephone or on paper. In other words, the privacy policies applicable to this Website will not apply.

Security

Evolution Divorce takes precautions to protect your information. The firm uses commercially reasonable efforts to maintain a secure data environment, however the firm cannot guarantee the security of your personal information. Evolution Divorce does not directly collect credit or debit card information. Please do NOT include this information in the Contact form or other communication. Evolution Divorce works with third party vendors that specialize in facilitating online payments. Any payment information should be communicated directly to these parties, whom you will be directed to by: (i) appropriate links on this Website, (ii) instructions in electronic mail from the firm, or (iii) links featured on these parties’ websites.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. Evolution Divorce 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 Evolution Divorce 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 Evolution Divorce 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.

Disabling/enabling cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of this site if cookies are disabled. For further information about disabling or blocking cookies, please consult the “Help” menu of your web browser.

Evolution Divorce may use cookies in the following ways:

  1. Where they are essential to make this site work
  2. To enable the personalization features on this site (which give you the ability to recall recently viewed pages and see information which you have input on line)
  3. To compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow the firm to understand how users use this site and to help improve the structure of this site. Evolution Divorce cannot identify you personally in this way.

Log Files

Like most standard websites, Evolution Divorce 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.

Revisions to our Privacy Policy

Evolution Divorce reserves the right to revise this policy or any part of it from time to time. Please review the policy periodically for changes. Evolution Divorce will notify you of any material changes the firm makes and you will have the opportunity to opt out at that time.

HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION?

Should you have any questions concerning this Privacy Policy, you may contact Evolution Divorce at cmacturk@evolutiondivorce.com