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Privacy and Security

PRIVACY AND SECURITY, TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Privacy and Security

Information security and privacy is prioritized at our firm. Many of our clients are facing extreme violations of privacy, and dealing with bad actors maliciously persistent in trying to access or spread private details. As such, we have strict privacy policies for ourselves and our clients. These measures apply to our retained clients only.

Privacy measures we take

We prioritize privacy within the litigation.  Whenever appropriate, we make prefiling motions to use a pseudonym and seal the file.  We don’t take press inquiries on cases unless authorized.  We require nondisclosure agreements of all employees and contractors.

Cybersecurity measures we take

We take great precautions to secure our digital files. Devices are encrypted.  Wireless keyboards are prohibited.  We have a cybersecurity manifesto that we abide by. All accounts are protected with two-step authentication, and we use complex, unique passwords for e-mail as well as to secure our devices. All devices have pass codes. Passwords are never shared.  We have a number of other measures in place that we can tell clients about, but to describe them on this site would only compromise security.

Privacy and security precautions we request of our clients

We ask that clients not send any confidential information via email, cell phones, wireless Internet, or other communication methods that are vulnerable to interception by a third party. We recommend using a portal, thumb drive, mail, or personal delivery instead. When in doubt, check with us before sending a file or e-mail.

We also ask that you use two-step authentication on your email accounts, create complex unique passwords, create access codes for your computer(s) and devices (e.g. cell phone), do not share passwords, and take great care to keep track of your portable devices. If your computer or device is lost, stolen, or possibly compromised, we ask you to immediately notify C. A. Goldberg, PLLC. In extreme cases, we may install encryption software on your computer and/or sign up for a dedicated, private portal for attorney-client communications.

During litigation, we strongly recommend that clients be discreet and noncontroversial on the Internet, and shore up your privacy settings on social media. Anything you do or say on social media may be used against you by the opposing party. Don’t make it easy for them.  If we are suing somebody over something awful that happened to you and there is even one picture of you available online having a nice time, it is guaranteed  thatit will be used against you in court by the opposing party.

If you are being attacked online by somebody, please immediately restrict your Facebook settings, require permission for anybody to post on your wall or tag you in a photo, and make your friends list private.  Enable two-factor authentication on all accounts, create unique complex passphrases and answer security questions in unexpected ways (e.g. “Q:  What’s your mother’s maiden name?  A:  Baby Jessica fell in a well”).  We can help show you how.  Lock your doors.  Stay alert. Stay safe.


 

Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions and disclaimers (The Agreement”) tells you about your (and our) rights and makes certain disclosures required by the law. By using this Website, you give your assent to the terms of the Agreement. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use the site. C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, has the right, at our sole discretion, to modify, add or remove any terms or conditions of this Agreement without individual notice to you, by posting the changes on this site. Your continuing use of this site signifies your acceptances of any such changes.

The information, materials, and legal services presented and offered on this website are for general information purposes only and does not necessarily reflect current legal developments or variances in the law of different jurisdictions.  Nothing on this site should be construed as legal advice or used as a substitute for legal advice.  The materials and information on this site do not necessarily reflect our opinions, or those of our clients or affiliates. The information in this site is not guaranteed to be correct, complete or up to date.

This website is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship between you and C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, or any attorneys at C. A. Goldberg, PLLC. The act of sending an e-mail to this law office and/or receiving an e-mail from this law office does not create an attorney-client relationship. An attorney-client relationship between you and C. A. Goldberg, PLLC., can only be established in writing.

You should not act or rely on the basis of any information on this site without seeking the advice of an attorney.

We reserve the right to refuse any case, something we frequently must do because of our capacity limitations.

C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, can not guarantee the success of a case and any descriptions or references to past successes does not guarantee future success.

Due to the inherent properties of Internet transmissions, (e.g., e-mail transmissions), C. A. Goldberg, PLLC cannot and will not guarantee the confidentiality of your e-mails or the firm’s emails addressed to you or any third party concerning your case. Please do not send any confidential information via e-mail. The use of Internet and e-mails, especially the use of wireless Internet connections, cell phones, and/or other communication devices creates a confidentiality-related concern as it may bring about the interception of the communication by a third party and the corresponding breach of confidentiality of information concerning your case. You should carefully consider the risks involved in such Internet and/or other transmissions.

This law office is not responsible for the content of this website and/or any updates. As a potential or current client of this law office, you should not rely on the contents of any websites to evaluate your particular situation, and you should always contact a licensed attorney to seek legal advice tailored to your particular case.

Some states may consider this website to be a form of advertising for legal services and thus, requires specific disclosures.

Information provided on this web site is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. C. A. Goldberg, PLLC and its staff assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this web site. Your use of this web site is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, or its staff or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this web site’s contents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character arising from your access to, or use of, this web site.

Links to other web sites does not constitute an endorsement of those views.

Carrie Goldberg and/or C. A. Goldberg, PLLC claims a copyright in work presented at this site.  Reproduction, copying, or redistribution of materials on this site for commercial purposes requires the advance written permission of Carrie Goldberg which may be requested by emailing us with a description of the content requested, the purposes for which it will be used, and the manner of distribution.  Requests will be evaluated on a case by case basis and C. A. Goldberg, PLLC reserves the right to refuse, restrict, or limit permissions.

Reproduction, copying, or distribution of materials for noncommercial purposes require copyright attribution to C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, including, if online, an active link to this website.  No modifications without advance express permission.

Material posted on the website by third parties (e.g., blog comments at www.cagoldberglaw.com/blog) is not to be attributed to C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, its values or views.  C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, requires that content submitted by third parties be presented in a dignified and respectful manner and be of merit, intelligence, relevance, and in furtherance of the discussion.  Third-party commentary that fails to meet those standards may be removed without notice.  Failure to remove comments does not indicate that C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, believes such standards to have been met.  All material submitted remains the exclusive control of C. A. Goldberg, PLLC, and at its sole discretion may be removed for any or no reason.    

Please note that C. A. Goldberg, PLLC retains the right not to respond to your inquiry and bears no liability for any consequences this has on you or the outcome of your potential case.