Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.ptrlawfirm.com. We have two office locations in Pell City and Ashville Alabama. 

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

When visitors fill out and submit their consultation, contact information using the forms on the website the site collects the data shown in the form fields as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. The form then sends this information to the intended recipient. The recipient shall at their available time use this information to contact visitor and schedule a personal consultation.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

The website and it’s administrators shall at all times collect, monitor and maintain site analytics which may include but not limited to geographic location of visitors, IP addresses, browser agents as well as usage data pertaining to visitor’s website visit viewing and page transitions. It will also collect visitor’s time on each session, total sessions, total users, time and date as, traffic channels and source of the referral as to here the visitor came from to get to the site. 

Who we share your data with

We do not share, sell or trade collected information to anyone outside the bounds of the site’s intended parties. All information is kept confidential and is considered to be private. 

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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 obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments and submission data from forms may be checked through an automated spam detection service before displaying on the site or be sent to the intended recipient of the data through email for review if received by a contact or consultation form. 

Additional information

How we protect your data

The site is protected with 256 bit encryption through a rotating Secure Socket Layer Certificate that blankets the site’s pages and forms.