Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to information collected online from users of The Dicus Firm official website.  In this policy, you can learn what kind of information we may or may not collect, when and how we may or may not use that information, and how we protect any information, and the choices you have with respect to your personal information.

What personal information is collected through The Dicus Firm official website and how will it be used?

We collect information about our users in several ways.  We collect information that is provided directly by the user, we collect general web server log information, and the website also collects cookies.  This information is primarily used to provide the user with a personalized experience that delivers the information, resources, and services that are most relevant and helpful to you.  We do not share any information you provide us with to others, unless we say so in this policy, or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

User-supplied information: If you fill out the contact form on this website, we will ask you to provide some personal information (such as e-mail address, name, phone number and state).  We only require that you provide an e-mail address on the contact form.  Further, if chat is available through this site, you may be asked to provide information if you participate in an online chat.  Please do not submit any confidential, proprietary or sensitive personally identifiable information (e.g. Social Security Number; date of birth; drivers license number; or credit card, bank account or other financial information) (collectively, “Sensitive Information”).  If you submit any Sensitive Information, you do so at your own risk and we will not be liable to you or responsible for consequences of your submission.

Information that you provide to us through the contact form or an online chat will be used so that we may respond to your inquiry.  We may also use information you provide to us to communicate with you in the future.  If you do not wish to receive such communications, you may opt out (unsubscribe) as described below.

Web server logs: When you visit our website, we may track information about your visit and store that information in web server logs, which are records of the activities on our sites.  The servers automatically capture and save the information electronically.  Examples of the information we may collect include:

  • the pages you viewed on the website
  • the web page you arrived from
  • the date and time fo your visit
  • your unique internet proocal address
  • the name of your unique internet service provider
  • the browser, operating system, or type of device you are viewing our website on
  • the number of links you click within the site
  • certain searches or queries that you conducted via our website
  • the country of origin
  • the town/city, county/state you access our website from

The information we collect in web server logs helps us administer the site, analyze its usage, protect the website and its content from inappropriate use and improve the user’s experience.

Cookies: In order to offer and provide a customized and personal service, our websites and applications may or may not use cookies to store and help track information about you.  Cookies are simply snippets of data that are sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  This is natural and an industry standard.  These cookies help remind us who you are so that we can assist you with navigating our websites faster and easier upon your next visit.  Cookies also allow us to save preferences for you so that you don’t have to reload pages each time.

The use of cookies is standard across the industry.  In fact, most browsers are initially setup to accept cookies.  However, if you prefer, you can always set your browser to either notify you when you receive a cookie, or you can refuse the storing of cookies altogether.  You should understand that some features on many websites may not function properly without your acceptance of cookies.

How is personal information protected?

We take certain appropriate security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.  However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.

Who has access to the information?

At The Dicus Firm, we will not sell, rent, or lease mailing lists or other user data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:

  • to agents, website vendors and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us;
  • if we are unable to assist with your matter, but know an unaffiliated attorney or firm that may be able to help you, we may refer you and share information you provided us with that party; and
  • as required by law, in a matter of public safety or policy, as needed in connection with the transfer of our business assets (for example, if we are acquired by another firm or if we are liquidated during bankruptcy proceedings), or if we believe in good faith that sharing the data is necessary to protect our rights or property.

How can I correct, amend or delete my personal information and/or opt out of future communications?

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time.  Contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address on our website at any time:

  • see what data we have about you, if any;
  • change/correct any data we have about you;
  • ask us to delete any data we have about you; and/or
  • opt out of future communications from us.

If you have any additional questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us via the phone number, contact form or mailing address listed on this website.  If our information practices change in a significant way, we will post the policy changes here.

Effective February 6th, 2015