Privacy Statement

Law Offices of Chanho Joo (hereinafter “JooLaw,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is dedicated to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to our website, contacts for our clients, and prospective clients and any other individuals about whom JooLaw obtains personal information (each, “you”). Please read the following statement, which specifies the principles governing the use of personal information that we may obtain about you by JooLaw website, to understand how we collect, use and otherwise handle your personal information and the rights that you have in relation to our processing of that information (the “Privacy Statement”). In this Privacy Statement, “personal information” means information that (either in isolation or in combination with other information held by JooLaw) enables you to be identified or recognized. With respect to residents of California, references to “Personal Information” in this Privacy Statement means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be connected, directly or indirectly, with a specific customer or household, subject to certain exceptions set forth in the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”).

JooLaw is the data controller in relation to any personal information that JooLaw processes about you and is responsible for ensuring that such processing complies with applicable data protection laws, including the CCPA. We consider your privacy important to us. Please note that our staff are required to comply with our privacy practices as set out in this Privacy Statement and our other data privacy-related policies.

If you have any comments or questions in connection with this Privacy Statement, or for further information on our processing activities and your rights in relation to your personal information, please contact us via email at info@joolaw.com.

Activity Logging

When you use our website, which may be hosted in part or its entirety by a third party, the JooLaw website will collect information indirectly and automatically (through, for example, the use of “cookies” or your “IP address”) about your activities. JooLaw uses this activity information (the “Activity Information”) for internal purposes such as to administer the website, improve the website, and help we understand how our website is being used, including the demographics and “clickstreams” of its visitors. “Cookies” are small pieces of information stored on your hard drive, not on the website. You are always free to decline cookies if your browser permits, but in that case, some portions of the website may not operate properly. An “IP address” is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet.

Personally Identifiable Information

The JooLaw website is designed so that you may generally browse it without providing any Personally Identifiable Information (defined below). Certain areas of the website, however, may require or allow the voluntary submission of Personally Identifiable Information (for example, registration to make an appointment). JooLaw uses your Personally Identifiable Information for the purposes for which you submitted it to JooLaw and for JooLaw to make appointments for your legal consultation that may be of interest to you. Except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Statement, JooLaw does not share Your Personally Identifiable Information with third parties. “Personally Identifiable 402073 v4/HN 3 Information” means information that would allow someone to identify or contact You, such as Your name, physical or electronic mail address, and telephone number; provided, however, that Personally, Identifiable Information does not include aggregated information that, by itself, does not permit the identification of individual persons and does not include the Activity Information.

Removal of Personally Identifiable Information. 

JooLaw will make reasonable efforts to remove your Personally Identifiable Information from our then-current website at any time upon your written request to info@joolaw.com. Such removal of Personally Identifiable Information will not guarantee that the permanent removal of such Personally Identifiable Information from the JooLaw website. For example, such Personally Identifiable Information may remain in JooLaw’s archival or backup copies of the JooLaw website.

Additional Disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information

JooLaw may share Personally Identifiable Information with third parties, including affiliated firms and third parties performing services for or on behalf of JooLaw. Such services may include communications, database, event management, hosting, mailing, and marketing services. Additionally, JooLaw cannot fully ensure that your Personally Identifiable Information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, under certain conditions, JooLaw may be legally obliged to disclose information to the government or third parties, third parties may circumvent JooLaw’s security measures to intercept or access transmissions or private communications illegally, or there may be an error in administering the JooLaw website. In the unlikely event that JooLaw needs to investigate or resolve possible issues or inquiries, JooLaw may, and you authorize JooLaw to, disclose any information about you to government officials as permitted by applicable law.

Children Under the Age 13

This website and the nature of our services are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the website. If you are under 13, do not attempt to register on the website, make any appointment through the website or send any personal information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number or email address.

Change Without Notice

This website may alter without notice, but JooLaw does not assume any duty to adjust, correct, or otherwise update the website in any way or at any time.

Miscellaneous Privacy Terms

JooLaw has implemented and follows appropriate technical measures to protect against the risks of unauthorized access, misrepresentation, and unlawful interception of Personally Identifiable Information. Nonetheless, you should know that JooLaw cannot remove all risks entirely. JooLaw hopes this Privacy Statement clearly explains our procedures regarding its collection, use, and disclosure of your information, including Personally Identifiable Information. From time to time, JooLaw may modify this Statement. Such modifications will be effective on the date that we post the amended statement to the JooLaw website. Questions or concerns regarding the Privacy Statement may be submitted to info@joolaw.com.