Law Offices of Martin Seidler
11107 Wurzbach Rd. #504
San Antonio, Texas 78230
Information we collect and how we use it
Information you provide – When you contact the Law Offices of Martin Seidler, you provide contact information which may consist of your name, address, email, telephone number, and IP address. If you hire the Law Offices of Martin Seidler to perform legal services for you, additional information must be provided regarding the matters made the subject of your employment of the law firm. This may include sensitive business, personal, financial and/or information of a confidential nature.
Information provided by you to us is confidential and will not be shared with any third party without your express consent. Once the law firm is hired, an attorney-client relationship is created mandating confidentiality under Texas and federal law. This law firm will respond to your communications and will not send you spam or communications which it
does not deem necessary to any attorney-client relationship which may arise with you.
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or disclosure of data. Access to personal information is limited to law firm personnel who are prohibited from disclosing your personal information to third parties without your express consent. Financial information with regard to credit card payments is by secured server connection and will not be disclosed to third parties except to the extent necessary to process payments made to the law firm or matters related thereto.
Client paper files are usually retained by the firm for a period of three to five years. Records of documents prepared for clients, including litigation pleadings, are usually stored electronically and backed-up on a daily basis. Records of client financial transactions with the firm must be retained. They may, in some circumstances, be subject to disclosure and/or audit by the Internal Revenue Service, in the event a proper IRS subpoena duces tecum is issued and served upon the firm. Electronic records of clients’ transactions with the firm are customarily stored indefinitely. Clients may make written request for return of their paper files to the address show above. Electronic or paper copies will be retained by the firm. Certain government regulations require file retention for various differing lengths of time depending upon the particular circumstance or case.
Opt Out Option
The firm does not maintain a general mailing list. It does not make solicitations to specific individuals by email or otherwise. Persons who are not clients of the lawfirm who make general inquiries through the firm’s websites (and specifically with whom an attorney-client relationship does not arise) may request that any contact or other information provided by them be deleted. Such information usually consists of the person’s name, email address, IP address, street address and any other personal identifiers provided. Such persons are not requested to provide financial information as contact by them usually involves the answering of general questions. Nevertheless, in the event that any personal financial information is provided by persons in such category the same will be deleted upon request.