Bankruptcy Clinic’s Commitment to Security
The Clinic does not collect billing or payment information online. Personal information is accessible only by attorneys and staff designated to handle client files. All Bankruptcy Clinic personnel are bound to adhere to this policy as part of their employment agreement with the Bankruptcy Clinic. Additionally, no credit card numbers or check routing and account numbers are stored, and are shredded once they have been processed. The Bankruptcy Clinic personnel will never share with anyone outside of the firm the fact that you have contacted this firm concerning bankruptcy services.
Personal Information that the Bankruptcy Clinic may Collect
The Bankruptcy Clinic collects the following types of personal information: names, postal and e-mail addresses, phone and facsimile numbers, billing information and other information required for assisting the client with bankruptcy services. The Bankruptcy Clinic’s online information request form is hosted by FindLaw which process the information according to their own privacy and security policies.
How the Bankruptcy Clinic May Use Personal Information
Unless you withdraw your consent, the Bankruptcy Clinic will use your personal information for the sole purpose for which it was submitted such as to reply to inquiries and process your bankruptcy paperwork.
How Your Information May be Shared
In order to process your bankruptcy, your information must be shared with the Federal Bankruptcy Court. It will be shared with the court and your creditors. Because your bankruptcy is public record, some information may be accessible to people with access to the Bankruptcy Court’s database. Your social security and credit account numbers are redacted on all documents electronically filed with the Bankruptcy Court. Those numbers are not a part of the public record.
Help Us Keep Your Personal Information Accurate
If your personal information changes, please email us with the new information at email@example.com. It is important that we are aware of your current information at all times during your bankruptcy.
Computer Tracking and Cookies
Our web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by its visitors. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our site. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff to provide better services to you and may be provided to others. The statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.
A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to your browser from a Web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. The Bankruptcy Clinic uses non-identifying cookies to provide easier site navigation and access to forms. You can still use the Bankruptcy Clinic’s website if your browser is set to reject cookies. Our cookies do not generate personal data, do not read personal data from your machine and are never tied to anything that could be used to identity you.