Privacy

Last Revised: May 23, 2018
Data Controller|Owner: Jiah Kim & Associates, P.C. 

Thank you for visiting this web site. We understand the importance that Internet users place on privacy, and this Privacy Policy describes how we use personal information that is collected at this web site. Please read this Privacy Policy before using this site or submitting any personal information. By using this web site, you accept the privacy practices contained in this Privacy Policy. These privacy practices may change from time to time, but any changes will be posted. You are encouraged to review the Privacy Policy whenever you visit the web site to make sure you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.

How Jiah Kim & Associates, P.C. holds and uses your information

In this privacy policy, references to we, us or our mean Jiah Kim & Associates, P.C.. Contact details are set out at the end of this policy.
In this policy, references to you mean the individual whose personal information (as defined below) we collect, use and process.
In this policy, references to the Site mean the website at the following URL: www.jiahkimlaw.com.

We take our obligations under privacy and data protection laws very seriously. This policy sets out how we will use the personal information that we obtain, generate and process. Your personal information will be held and used in accordance with this privacy policy. This policy does not apply to the personal information of our staff and employees that we process about their employment with us.

This privacy policy may change from time to time and therefore you should review it regularly.

What personal information do we collect and process?

We may collect information via our Site, during providing legal services or otherwise because of our dealings with you or one or more of our clients. The type of information we collect and process about you depends upon our relationship with you and the context in which we obtain and process your personal information.

Information You Provide to Us

The personal information we collect, and process may include (without limitation):

  • about the services you specifically request
  • information you provide to us, for example by completing client surveys
  • your name, address and other contact details your occupation and interests
  • the information included in any documents you send to us (such as identification documents), or any online services to which you subscribe
  • any other information we collect, use and process in the course of our business, such as information provided by our clients (including information relating to employees of our clients).

In this policy, we refer to the information above as personal information.

When you give us personal information about another individual you must ensure that the disclosure is undertaken in compliance with applicable data protection law.

Cookies

We may use technology to track the patterns of behavior of visitors to our Site. This can include using a “cookie” which would be stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computing device.

Usage Data

We log usage data when you visit or otherwise use our Services, such as when you view or click on content, or share articles. We use cookies or IP addresses to identify you and log your use.

How do we use your personal information?

We use personal information for the following purposes:

  • to provide, improve and market our services
  • to manage our business and our relationship with you and our clients
  • to undertake analysis and research to help us manage our business
  • to understand how our Site is used and to improve our Site
  • to fulfil our legal, professional and ethical obligations
  • to enforce or protect any of our rights, property or safety (or those of our members, employees or clients)
  • for other legitimate business purposes.

We may also use your personal information to contact you (including by telephone, email and other electronic means) about our services and events and to provide you with legal updates and briefings. If you no longer wish to receive information or marketing from us, please contact us at info@jiahkimlaw.com . To understand how your own personal information is processed, you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received or contact us to ask about your personal circumstances.

With whom do we share your personal information?

We will share your personal information with third parties (such as the police and other law enforcement agencies) where we are under a duty to do so in order to comply with any legal, professional or ethical obligation (such as to comply with our anti-money laundering obligations), or in order to enforce or protect any of our rights, property or safety (or those of our members, employees or clients).
In providing our services, we may give information and data to third parties such as expert witnesses, courts or tribunals, and other professional advisers.
We may also share your personal information with third parties who provide services to us. When we do so, they are required to act in accordance with our instructions and keep your personal information secure.
If we sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose personal information held by us to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. If substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party (or are subject to a reorganization), personal information held by us will be one of the transferred assets.

Lawful Bases of Processing

We will only collect and process personal information about you where we have lawful bases. Lawful bases of processing are as  following:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations we may be allowed to process Personal Information until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Information is subject to European data protection law;
  • provision of Information is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in us;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party.

In any case, we will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Information is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Third party websites

From time to time we may include links on our Site that will enable you to access the websites of third parties directly from our Site. Each third party operates its own policy regarding the processing of personal information and the use of cookies on its website and you are advised to read the privacy policy and cookies policy on the relevant website. We do not accept any liability or responsibility for that third party’s use of your data or their use of cookies.

Data Retention

Personal Information shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:

  • Personal Information collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between us and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Information collected for the purposes of our legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by us within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting us.

We may be allowed to retain Personal Information for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, we may be obliged to retain Personal Information for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Information shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

Opting Out

We may from time to time send you legal updates and mailings relating to our seminars or events that we think may be of interest to you. If you would prefer not to receive marketing mailings from us, you may unsubscribe from these marketing mailings by following the unsubscribe instructions in any such message or contact us. Your email address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request.

Rights to Access And Control Your Personal Data

If personal information you have submitted through any of the Sites is no longer accurate, current, or complete, and you wish to update it, please email us at info@jiahkimlaw.com. Upon appropriate request, we will be glad to update or amend your information, but we reserve the right to use information obtained previously to verify your identity or take other actions that we believe are appropriate and lawful. Furthermore, you may also oppose the processing or transferring of your personal information to the extent the laws of your country of residence require you to have a legitimate reason to do so. We will endeavor to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.

In addition, you have following rights regarding your Personal Information processed by us .

  • Withdraw your consent at any time. You have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given  consent to the processing of your Personal Information
  • Object to processing of your Information. You have the right to object to the processing of Personal Information if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent.
  • Restrict the processing of your Information.  You have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of your Information. In this case, we will not process your Information for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have your Personal Information deleted or otherwise removed.  You have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of your Information from us.
  • Receive your Information and have it transferred to another controller. You have the right to receive your Information in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Information is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on your consent, on a contract which you are part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Lodge a complaint. You have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

CHILDREN

The services are intended for a general audience and are not intended for and may not be used by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and we do not target the Services to children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us using the details in the Contact Us section below. We will delete such information from our files as soon as reasonably practicable.

CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS – PRIVACY RIGHTS

As stated elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we do not share personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes, as defined by California Civil Code Section 1798.83, unless we give you a choice (opt-in or opt-out) before sharing with those third parties.

If you are a California resident and you have questions about our practices concerning sharing information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes and your ability to exercise choice, please contact us at

1562 First Ave #205-2004,
New York, NY 10028

You must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in the body of your request, as well as your name, street address, city, state, and zip code. In the body of your request, please provide enough information for us to determine if this applies to you. Please note that we will not accept inquiries via the telephone, email, or by facsimile, and we are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or that do not have complete information.

CHANGES

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy. Such changes may be announced to you either by email or by the posting of the revised policy on the Service. You are responsible for reviewing both your email and the policy to determine what is the then-current Privacy Policy.

DATA SECURITY

We have implemented commercially reasonable security measures to help protect your personal information from loss, misuse, or unauthorized access or disclosure; unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your User Information, we cannot ensure its security. You use the Services and provide us with information on your initiative and risk. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of any account you might have with us has been compromised), please immediately notify us of the problem by contacting us using the details in the Contact Us section below.

CONTACT

If you need to contact us, you can email us at info@jiahkimlaw.com, or send us a letter at:

1562 First Ave #205-2004,
New York, NY 10028

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New York, NY 10028