Who we are: Our website address is: https://mark-weiss.com You can contact us at J. Mark Weiss, P.S., 100 W. Harrison Street, South Tower, Suite S470, Seattle, WA 98119. You may also contact us by phone at (206) 622-6707 or via the contact form on our website.
How we share information: We do not sell visitors’ private personal information. We share information about visitors obtained through our website only to service providers that assist us in website and data management as spelled out below.
Where we send your data: Comments and other submitted information may be checked through an automated spam detection service. Data may also be sent to our analytics service provider. See below for more detail.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it:
Analytics: Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, www.google.com. Google Analytics employs cookies that are stored in your computer to understand your use of this website. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Google states that it will in never associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
Google Analytics also uses electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single-pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used.
You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on referenced above at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For the cases in which personal data is transferred to the US, Google has self-certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework).
How long we retain your data: If you leave a comment or submit information through a contact form, the date and its metadata are retained indefinitely at our discretion. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up, help verify there are no conflicts of interest, and better understand how visitors use this website.
Legal Requests: We may disclose website visitor information in response to a subpoena, court order, or other governmental request. No lawyer-client relationship is created by submitting information through this website, and any information you send may not be protected by rules concerning confidentiality or privilege.
What rights you have over your data: If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obligated to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How we protect your data: We use have systems in place to protect information from unauthorized access, use, alteration, or destruction, and we take reasonable measures to ensure the integrity of those systems, such as regular updating of our software, and monitoring for potential vulnerabilities and attacks. This includes the Wordfence service. No website is entirely secure.