The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC thanks you for visiting this web site. The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC are committed to protecting your privacy while providing you with a positive online experience. The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC respects your privacy, and we believe you have the right to know what information we collect, how we use it, and what security measures we have taken to protect your information.
Protecting Your Personal Information is Important
The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC is committed to protecting your privacy while providing you with a positive experience. We respect your privacy and believe you have the right to know what information we collect, how we use it, and what security measures we have taken to protect your information.
To affirm our continued commitment to the proper use of client information and the protection of your privacy, we have set forth the following privacy policies.
The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC will provide each client with initial notice of the firm’s current policy when the client relationship is established. We shall also provide each client with a new notice of the firm’s current privacy policies at least annually. If at any time, The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC adopts material changes to its privacy policies, the firm shall provide each client with a revised notice reflecting the new privacy policies.
How We Collect Information
You will voluntarily provide most of your personal information directly to us. We will also obtain personal information from other sources or persons, including:
- Information Collected Directly from You: We may collect personal information about you—such as your name, address, telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc.—directly from you. For example, personal information may be collected when you fill out a “Contact
- Employment data such as national insurance number, salary information, job position, tax information, business contact information;
- Financial Information such as bank information, salary information, credit card numbers, and pension;
- Health information such as medical history.
Special Categories of Information
In accordance with the above, there are certain circumstances where we will need to collect more sensitive personal information, such as (unless applicable local law prevents this) diversity and health data, details of offenses, regulatory actions, and related proceedings (“Sensitive Information”). Such information may be collected from you or, in those jurisdictions where it is permitted under applicable local law, from third parties.
Sensitive Information may also be inadvertently disclosed to us (for example, if you provide us with your dietary requirements for a business meal – which may indicate your religion or health. Providing the name of your spouse or partner to us may also reveal your sexual orientation).
We will only request Sensitive Information where necessary and we are legally allowed to and will put in place enhanced safeguards to protect such Sensitive Information.
Lawful Basis for Processing
The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC may have one or more of the following lawful bases to process your personal information:
- Consent: your informed, and voluntary consent to process your personal information in connection with our Services.
- Contract: processing your personal information is necessary in order to fulfill a contract.
- Legal Obligation: Processing is necessary to comply with applicable rules, laws, and regulations.
- Legitimate Interests: Processing is necessary for the legitimate interests of our firm and/or a third party.
For more information on the lawful bases on which we may process your personal information, please see the section below, “How We Use the Information We Collect.”
How We Use the Information We Collect
To Provide Legal Services
Where it is necessary to perform our contract with you or to take steps at your request to enter into the contract, The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC may collect or generate additional details about you during the course of such engagement in order to provide you with Services.
For Business Administration and Legal Compliance
We may also use your personal information:
- To administer our relationship and maintain contractual relations;
Analytics and Improvement
We may use your personal information to better understand how users access and use the Site, our other law firm services, and for other research and analytical purposes, such as to evaluate and improve our services and business operations and to develop services and features. For additional information, please see the section, “Do We use “Cookies” or Obtain Personal Information by Automated Means?” below.
Newsletters, Mailing Lists, Direct Marketing, and Business Development
We may use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, including sending you newsletters, client alerts, and information we think may interest you. If you are located in a jurisdiction that requires opt-in consent to receive electronic marketing messages, we will only send you such messages if you are opt-in to receive them. We may also use your personal information to develop new services and determine how to market our services.
You may update your preferences or opt-out at any time. For more information on how to exercise your rights, see the section, “Individual Rights” below.
If you attend an event that is run by or in association with our firm, we will collect contact details as part of event registration. This information may include dietary requirements and details of any health issues or disabilities which may impact your attendance at or participation in the event.
Where an event is sponsored in association with a partner organization or hosted at an external venue, we may need to share your personal details with the partner, event organizer, or venue. Only the minimum information will be shared as necessary for the purposes of running the event.
The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC uses this information to help us develop and improve our Site to better meet your needs. We may use your name or e-mail address to contact you or respond to your inquiries. We also use this information to help us diagnose technical issues relating to the performance of our Site.
Where required by applicable law, we obtain consent to process personal information. In the event that we use the personal information we collect for other purposes not identified above where direct client consent is required under applicable rules, laws, and/or regulations, we will provide specific notice at the time we collect such personal information.
Providing Information to Third Parties
We may share personal information with the following categories of third parties as necessary:
- Our professional advisers, such as lawyers and accountants.
- Government and/or regulatory authorities.
- Professional indemnity insurers.
- Regulators, tax authorities, and/or corporate registries.
- Third parties to whom we outsource certain services, such as, without limitation, document processing, and translation services, management consultants, confidential waste disposal,
- to access the personal information held by us about you;
- the right to restrict or object to the processing of your personal information, or request that your personal information is erased;
- the right to receive a copy of the personal information which you have provided to the firm, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format (known as “data portability”);
- Where you have provided personal information voluntarily, or otherwise consented to its use, the right to withdraw your consent.
To help protect your privacy and maintain security, we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your information.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, a charge may apply before we provide you with a copy of any of your personal information that we maintain.
Updates and Removing Your Name
We will endeavor to ensure your personal information is kept accurate, complete, up to date, and relevant. Please let us know if any of your details change. If you feel your personal information is not accurate, complete or up to date, please notify us and we will take reasonable steps to ensure it is corrected. You can contact us using the details listed below.
If you do not wish to receive e-mails from The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC in the future, please let us know by Contacting Us using the information below.
Retention of Personal Information
To the extent permitted by applicable law, we retain your personal information for the period necessary to serve the purposes for which we obtained it. We may also retain your personal information beyond such period in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, or another lawful basis, including but not limited to, compliance with our contractual obligations, legal obligations, regulatory obligations, legal claims, or another legitimate interest.
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), we will comply with applicable legal requirements regarding the provision of appropriate safeguards for the transfer of personal information to recipients in countries for which the European Commission has not issued an adequacy decision.
As identified under applicable law, the data controller for this Site is The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC located at the address below.
Additional Information about Our Site
For additional information about our Site policies, please refer to the Site Appendix below.
Contact The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC
The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC
29 Walter Hammond PI
Waldwick, NJ 07463
Telephone: +1 201 632 1529
As our Site is linked to the internet, and the internet is inherently insecure, we cannot provide any assurance regarding the security of transmission of information you communicate to us online. We also cannot guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted over the internet. Accordingly, any personal information or other information that you transmit to us online is transmitted at your own risk.
Please note that no transmission over the internet is completely secure or error-free and that the information security policies, rules, and technical measures utilized and maintained by us may be subject to compromise.
Links to Third-Party Websites
As a convenience to you, the Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC may provide hyperlinks to websites operated by third parties. When you select these hyperlinks, you will be leaving our Site.
The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC has no control over third party websites, their content, or security. Accordingly, when you access these third-party websites it is at your own risk. We encourage you to read the associated privacy policies by such third party websites to learn more about their data privacy management practices. The Law Offices of Tejas S. Kapadia, PC may, in its sole discretion, block links to our Site without prior notice.
Do we Track Cookies?
Do we respond to Do Not Track Signals?
Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that users can set in certain web browsers and is a way for users to inform websites and services that they do not want certain information about their webpage visits collected over time and across websites or online services.
We do not track users across time or over multiple websites, we do not receive, or respond to, browser do-not-track signals, or other similar mechanisms. However, some third-party sites do keep track of your browsing activities when they serve you content, which enables them to tailor what they present to you.
Information Collected on our Site about Children
Our Site is not directed to children under the age of 18 years. By using our Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old.
To the extent we have unintentionally collected any of your Personal Information on our Site from a person under the age of 18 years old, you may request and obtain removal of such Personal Information. To make such a request, please contact us at +1-201-632-1529.
Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information you have posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested.