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Ortega & Ortega PLLC-Privacy Policy

Ortega & Ortega strongly believes in protecting the confidentiality and security of the information we collect about you as a client, potential client or as a former client. We have adopted the following policies and procedures to safeguard the personal information about you in our possession.

Our Privacy Policy

We do not sell or rent client or web site visitor information. We share client or visitor information with certain employees and with companies providing services on your behalf, should you decide to hire the firm. Our policy is to require all employees and companies providing services on your behalf to keep our client and website visitor information confidential. Our privacy policy applies to potential clients as well as current and former clients.

Safeguarding Personal Information

We have adopted policies and procedures designed to protect your personal information from unauthorized use or disclosed. We have implemented physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to maintain confidentiality and integrity of the personal information in our possession and to guard against unauthorized access. These include among other things: procedures for controlling access to customer files; building security programs and information technology security measures such as the use of passwords and firewalls; in addition to the use of virus detection software. We continue to assess new technology as it becomes available and to upgrade our physical and electronic security systems as appropriate. Our policy is to permit employees to access your personal information only if they have a legal purpose for using such information, such as filing a motion on your behalf, or updating records with new information. Our privacy policy which governs the conduct of all attorneys, paralegals, and every other employee working for Ortega & Ortega PLLC requires all of our employees to safeguard the personal financial information of every client we serve or have served in the past.

Information We Collect About You

We collect information about our clients (and potential clients) to help us serve your legal needs and to provide you with quality legal services. We consider all information about you to be personal information, whether you hire the firm or not. The personal information we collect about you may include among other things:

Identifying information- such as your name, age, address, phone number. We also need a social security number from those that hire our services.

Employment Information- such as the name and address if your employer.

Financial Information- such as your income (in the form of pay check stubs or w-2 statements), assets and liabilities, and information about your savings, investments, insurance and business. Typically, through conversations and/or emails you may have with our attorneys or paralegals, and in some cases, via forms on our website. These sources may include, among others: employers, other attorneys, banks, title insurers, insurance companies and credit reporting agencies.

Sharing Information With Companies That Provide Services For Us

We share personal information about you, as required or permitted by law, with third parties, such as services providers who assist us in the day-to-day operations of our company in the administration of your legal matter. These third parties include among others, Maricopa Superior Court, investigators, insurance companies, etc. Our policy is to require third party service providers to enter into confidentiality agreements with us, prohibiting them from using any personal information they obtain for any other purpose other than those for which they were hired as required by law. We may also disclose information about you, when necessary or required, in legal and mediation proceedings and to government agencies.

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

From time to time, we may make changes to our privacy policy in the future. We will not make any changes affecting you without first sending our clients and website visitors a revised privacy policy describing the change.