Privacy Policy

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Han Santos PLLC (collectively, “Han Santos,” “HS”, “we” or “us”) is committed to being responsible custodians of the information you provide us and the information we collect in the course of operating our business.

This Privacy Policy describes how Han Santos may collect, use, and share information about you that it collects when you interact with us via our main website (www.hansantos.com), emails, blogs, newsletters, social media accounts, and through any other interactions with us such as when you visit our offices or attend our events (collectively, our “Services”).

Collection of Personal Information

We collect the personal information you provide directly to us. For example, we collect information about you when you visit one of our offices, contact us via telephone or email, respond to an online or offline survey, interact with us on social media, or participate in any interactive feature on our website, such as filling out a form. We may also obtain your personal information with your consent from events that we host or participate in.

The types of personal information we may collect include:

  • Contact information, such as name, postal address, and phone number
  • Social media account information and other information you may share or make public when interacting with us on social media
  • Education information, such as education degrees, languages, professional memberships, qualifications, and certifications
  • Professional or employment-related information, such as business unit/division, company name, job status, job title, and office location

How we collect Personal Information

We may receive information about you that you voluntarily agree to provide it to us when using our Services. Such collection may occur when you communicate with us via email or other channels; when you sign up for or request that we send you newsletters, alerts, or other materials; when you submit an application for a position with us; when you sign up for an event with us; and when you respond to our communications or requests for information.

We may receive information about you from other sources, such as social media platforms when you interact with us on those platforms or access our social media content. In some cases, we may collect information from third parties as directed by you.

How we use your Personal Information

We use personal information for the following purposes:

  • Respond to your inquiries or requests for information
  • Provide you with legal and other services, including to take steps to enter into an attorney-client relationship, process payments, and send service communications
  • Send you newsletters, legal updates, event information, marketing communications, and other information may interest you
  • Assess job applicants and make hiring decisions
  • Notify you about any changes to the Services
  • Provide firm marketing materials where you have provided consent for us to do so

Disclosing your Personal Information to third parties

We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may disclose your personal information to third-party service providers that perform services on our behalf, such as web-hosting companies, CRM service provider, mailing vendors, event hosting services and partners, and information technology providers.

We may disclose your personal information to law enforcement or other government authorities if we believe disclosure id in accordance with, or required by, any applicable law or legal process, including lawful requests by public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

We may disclose your personal information with your consent or at your direction, including if we notify you that your personal information will be shared in a particular manner and you provide such personal information.

Security and Retention

We maintain administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect personal information that you submit to us. However, no system is completely secure or error-free. We do not, and cannot, guarantee the complete security of your personal information.

We generally retain personal information for so long as it may be relevant to the purposes above, consistent with any applicable agreement with a client. To dispose of personal data, we may anonymize it, delete it or take other appropriate steps. Data may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for additional time.

Links to Other Websites and Third-Party Content

We may provide links to or embed content hosted by third-party websites, services, and applications, that operate outside the control of Han Santos. Third-party services may include activity feed, social media buttons, and widgets. This Privacy Policy does not address the privacy, security, or other practices of third parties that provide such content. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any information to us through them.

Children’s Privacy

The Services are not intended for children under the age of 18. Han Santos does not target our Services to children under 18 or knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18.

Your Choices and Rights

You may review and request modifications to your personal information by contacting us at .

If you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from us, you can let us know by sending an email to , or you may follow opt-out instructions included with those communications. If you choose to opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those about your account or our ongoing business relations.

International Transfer of Information

The personal information we collect from you as described above may be collected, transferred to and stored in countries outside of the jurisdiction you are in, or from the location of Han Santos office you provide the information to, for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy. Any international transfers of your personal information will be made pursuant to appropriate safeguards in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations.

Information for European Economic Area Residents

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), the European Union, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland, this portion of our Privacy Policy advises you of your rights and protections under applicable law regarding the processing of your “personal information,” as defined by the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). When we process your personal information, we will only do so when we have a legitimate interest in providing Services to you, when processing is necessary for the performance of a contract between you and us, when processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or when we have your consent. When processing is based on consent, you have the right to revoke such consent at any time.

You also have the right to access personal information we hold about you and ask that your personal information be corrected, erased, or transferred. You may also have the right to object to, or request that we restrict, certain processing.

These rights may be limited in some situations, for example, where we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your information. In some instances, this may mean that we are able to retain your information even if you withdraw your consent.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, you can let us know by sending an email to . For residents of the European Union, the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland in the event you have unresolved concerns, you also have the right to complain to a data protection authority.

Information for California Consumers

California residents have the following rights provided under the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”) that relate to our collection, use, and disclosure of personal information:

Subject to certain limitations, you have the right to request to know more about the personal information we collect, use, and disclose, and to request deletion of your personal information. You also have the right to opt out of disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You also have the right to not be discriminated against for exercising any of these rights. Han Santos does not disclose or sell any personal information to third parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, however, please send an email to . You may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. Such authorized agent must be registered to conduct business in California with the California Secretary of State. We will deny a request from an agent that does not submit proof that they have been authorized by you to act on your behalf. We may need to confirm your verifiable consumer request before completing your request, and, for example, may ask for you to confirm data points we already have about you.

California resident also have the right under California Civil Code section 1798.83 to request a list of all third parties to which we, during the immediately preceding calendar year, have disclosed certain personal information for direct marketing purposes. We do not share personal information about you with any third parties for their own marketing purposes. We are only required to respond to such a request once during any calendar year. To make such a request, you should send a letter to the address listed below. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the California privacy rights requirements and only information sharing that is covered will be included in our response.

How We Respond to Do Not Track Signals

Certain web browsers and other programs may be used to signal your preferences to us about how or whether we or third parties may collect information about your online activities. As there are no globally recognized “Do Not Track” settings, we do not support “Do Not Track” browser settings and do not currently participate in any frameworks that would allow us to respond to signals or other mechanisms from you.

Revisions to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes, we will notify you by revising the date at the top of this policy, and in some cases, we may provide you with additional notice (such as by adding a statement to our website homepage or by sending an email notification).