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No Attorney-Client Relationship: The blog is not intended to create, offer or promote an attorney-client relationship and does not constitute and should not be relied upon as legal advice.

No Warranties: The publisher of the blog provides no warranties of any kind regarding the accuracy or completeness of any information on this blog, and makes no representations regarding whether the information provided is accurate, up-to-date, precedential, or applicable to any particular situation. Internet subscribers and online readers should not act based upon this information without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted to practice in your location. This blog is not regularly updated and should not be relied upon as it does not provide any legal advice.

Not an Advertisement: This blog is not intended to be an advertisement. If you need the advice of an attorney you should contact one, as every situation is different and the law is constantly changing and evolving. Use of this blog is prohibited in any state where this web site would not comply with applicable requirements concerning advertisements and solicitations.

Jurisdiction: Ashley Kasarjian is licensed to practice law in the State of Arizona only. The display of the blog alone does not subject Ashley Kasarjian to any specific jurisdiction. It is prohibited for you to use this blog in any jurisdiction where the content is illegal. If you access this blog from any location outside the State of Arizona, you do so at your own risk and the publisher disclaims all responsibility for compliance with any and all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Communication: If you elect to communicate with Ashley Kasarjian, through this blog or otherwise, do not transmit any information about any matter (and particularly not any confidential information). Sending an email by or through this blog, or related to this blog, does not create an attorney-client relationship.  Any information that you provide to Ashley Kasarjian through this blog or otherwise, is provided on a non-confidential basis, and we will have no obligation to keep the information confidential.

Views Expressed: The views expressed in this blog, including comments posted by readers, reflect only the opinions of those authors. The publisher of this blog reserves the right to remove any posted content. Content that is objectionable and/or illegal will be removed.

Publisher: This blog is an independent blog published by Ashley Kasarjian.

Assistance: If you have any questions and/or need any assistance, please contact Ashley Kasarjian, but do not send any private or confidential information. See the “Communication” section above for additional information.

There is no attorney-client relationship formed by this blog.

Privacy Statement

We make every attempt with this blog to respect your privacy and are committed to using responsible practices in the collection, maintenance and use of your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains our on-line information practices and applies to your use of http://www.employmentandthelaw.com (the “Website”).  This Privacy Policy does not apply to information provided pursuant to already established attorney-client relationships or protected by confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege or any other applicable legal protection.

Collection of Information

Personally Identifiable Information: Throughout our Website, you may voluntarily submit information that personally identifies you (“Personally Identifiable Information”). In general, you can visit our Website without telling us who you are or sharing any Personally Identifiable Information about yourself except as follows. The Website only collects Personally Identifiable Information about you if you choose to share it with us. For example, you may subscribe to the blog providing your email address to us. You may also choose to provide Personally Identifiable Information by contacting an the author via an email address provided in a hyperlink. Personally Identifiable Information may include, but is not limited to, your name, e-mail address, physical address, and phone number.

Anonymous Usage Data: Like many other websites, ours may collect anonymous usage data (“Non-Personally Identifiable Information”) about your activity at this Website. We may store information about the type of browser you are using, your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the time, date, and length of your visit; and the referring site. This information is collected via computer code sent to your computer (commonly referred to as a “cookie”). The cookie will not expire, unless you manually delete it or set your browser to reject it. If you do not accept the cookie, however, you may have difficulty navigating our full Website.

Use of Information: The Website and/or Wordress (which is the platform this blog operates on) may use Non-Personally Identifiable Information to manage this Website. We may analyze aggregated anonymous information on the pages visited by our users to make our Website more accessible and useful. Further, we may share this data with third parties, usually to provide services associated with the maintenance of the Website.

Except as outlined in this Privacy Policy or on the Website, we will not sell or share your Personally Identifiable Information to others without your consent. If you choose to submit Personally Identifiable Information to the Website, we will use the information for the purpose you requested. For example, if you submit your e-mail address to subscribe to one or more of our blogs, we will use that information to send you the blog(s). We may keep your information and use it to provide you with additional information in the future that we deem to be of interest to you. In addition, we may share this information with third parties to fulfill your request or to provide other services that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to use your information in this manner, then do not submit any Personally Identifiable Information to us. In addition, we may disclose Personally Identifiable Information about you if we believe in good faith that the law requires it (such as a subpoena, court order or a law enforcement request), or if we reasonably believe it is necessary to protect our legal interests. The information collected from you may be transferred to a third party in the unlikely event of a sale, acquisition, or other event related to the Website.

Links to Other Websites: For your convenience, our Website contains links to other websites (including, but not limited to, several social media sites) whose information and privacy practices are probably different than ours. If you choose to use these links, you will leave our Website, and will then be subject to the privacy and information practices of those websites. We do not control and are not responsible for any of their content or their privacy policies, if any. We do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you choose to access any of the other websites listed on our Website, you should understand that you do so at your own risk.

Security: We employ commercially reasonable security measures to reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your Personally Identifiable Information. However, we cannot and do not guarantee that these measures will be sufficient to protect against all efforts to gain unauthorized access to that information.

Children’s Privacy: We are committed to complying with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If we receive Personally Identifiable Information that we discover was provided by a child under the age of 13, we will promptly destroy such information. Schools and parents should supervise their children’s online activities and consider the use of other means to provide a child-friendly, online environment. If you would like to learn more about COPPA, visit the Federal Trade Commission home page at http://www.ftc.gov.

California Privacy Rights: Without acknowledging jurisdiction in any state other than Arizona, we would like to note an additional statute.  Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1798.83, California residents may request certain information regarding our disclosures in the prior calendar year, if any, of their Personally Identifiable Information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at: akasarjian@swlaw.com with “California Privacy Rights Request” in the subject line. You must include sufficient detail for us to locate your file; at a minimum, your name, email and postal address.

California “Do Not Track” Disclosures: We do not track your on-line activity across other websites, nor do we knowingly permit any third-parties to conduct online tracking of you while you are visiting our Website. Consequently, we do not respond to your browser’s Do Not Track signal.

Application of United States Laws: Our Website is based on computers located in the United States. Upon information and belief, your Personally Identifiable Information will be used and stored in the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may differ from the level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as in Mexico, Canada and the European Union.

How to Contact Us: If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or its implementation, you may contact us at akasarjian@swlaw.com. If at any time you decide that we should no longer hold any of your personal data, or wish to change the use to which any such data can be put, please let us know by emailing us at akasarjian@swlaw.com.

Consent and Revisions: We may amend this Privacy Policy at any time without specific notice to you. Your use of our Website constitutes your acceptance of the terms of the Privacy Policy as amended or revised by us, and you should review this Privacy Policy each time upon visiting the Website to stay informed of its terms.