AK LAW ACPC (“We” or “us”) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This privacy policy applies to AK LAW's websites.  This policy describes the personal information we collect and how that personal information may be used, maintained and, in some cases, shared.

“Personal information” includes any information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to any identifiers such as name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to you.

AK LAW ACPC is the “controller” and is responsible for deciding how personal information is used. We are a California Professional Corporation licensed by the California State Bar and organized under the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., with an office at 333 City Blvd. West 17th Floor, Orange, California, USA.

By using or accessing the Sites, or by providing personal information to us on or through the Sites, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the policies and procedures described in this privacy policy.

If you have any question or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us using the Contact Us page or at info@aklawsc.com.

Please read our privacy policy to understand:

How We Use Your Personal Information

We use your personal information as described in this policy primarily to provide services that you have requested or to perform our responsibilities under any contract with you.

In some cases, we will process your personal information on the basis of your informed consent which you can withdraw at any time, or to pursue our legitimate interests except where such interests are overridden by your rights and interests.

The situations in which we will process your personal information are listed below:

Personal Information You Provide to Us

This is information that you choose to provide to us, which may include: your name, job title, company name, contact information including email, postal address and telephone number(s) and your preferences or areas of interest.

You may provide your personal information in the following circumstances:

Subscribing to news, alerts or other publications

You can use the Sites to subscribe to AK LAW news, alerts or other publications. We will ask you to provide personal information such as your name, contact details and topics of interest. We will use this information to provide you with the content you have requested and to tailor this content to your preferences and areas of interest.

We may use your personal information to communicate with you about other topics that we believe may be of interest provided you have given your consent. You can unsubscribe from this content at any time by e-mailing us at info@aklawsc.com.

Events or webinars

You may provide your personal information, including your name and contact details, through our Sites to register for AK LAW events and webinars. We will use this information to process the registration and contact you about any changes or updates regarding the event or webinar.

We may share your personal information with speakers or event sponsors, provided you have given your consent. We may also contact you with information about other events and other AK LAW activities and services provided you have consented to receiving such information. You can unsubscribe from this information at any time.

Contacting us by phone, e-mail or otherwise

When you communicate with us via our Contact Us page, you are asked to provide your name, email address and phone number. We will use this information to respond to your questions and comments. We will request similar personal information in order to confirm your identity when you contact us by phone, email or otherwise.

We will use your personal information to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you, provided you have given your consent, which can be withdrawn at any time.

Site Use Information

Our web servers may collect information including the IP address of visitors to our Sites, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.

We use this personal information for the following purposes:

To measure the use of our Sites, including number of visits, average time spent on a Site, pages viewed, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), etc., and to improve the content we offer;

To administer the Sites and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; and

As part of our efforts to keep the Sites safe and secure;

We may share with third parties this information or other data on an aggregated basis without the use of any personal information.

Opting Out of Communications

If you have subscribed to or are otherwise receiving AK LAW news, alerts, blog posts, or similar information from us by email and no longer want to receive such information in the future, you may opt-out of receiving these emails by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of those emails you receive. Please allow ample time for us to process your request. If you are having difficulty unsubscribing, please contact us using the Contact Us page or at info@aklawsc.com.

Please note that even if you opt-out of receiving emails, you may still receive communications related to your interaction with us (such as confirmation of a registration or form submission) or otherwise as required by law. Also note that we may need to keep personal information we have collected about you to respect your decision to opt-out, for record-keeping, research and other purposes.

Disclosing Information to Third Parties

We will not share, rent, sell or otherwise disclose any personal information that we collect about you through our Sites, except in any of the following situations:

You request or consent to the release of your personal information;

We will disclose your personal information to third-party contractors and payment processors who perform services for us in connection with the Sites, or to complete or confirm a transaction or series of transactions that you conduct with us;

We will disclose your personal information to service providers or suppliers where the disclosure will enable that party to perform business, professional or technical support for us;

Where you have provided your consent, which can be withdrawn at any time, we will provide your personal information to other select third parties approved by AK LAW as offering products or services relevant and useful to you. The use by and/or content of communications from any third party will be pre-approved by AK LAW;

We may disclose personal information you have provided to comply with the law, applicable regulations, governmental and quasi-governmental requests, court orders or subpoenas, or to enforce our Terms of Use or other agreements; or to protect our rights, property or safety or the rights, property or safety of our users or others. We reserve the right to release information that we collect to law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole and absolute discretion, deem necessary or appropriate.

We will also share aggregated or anonymous information that cannot identify you with third parties. For example, we disclose the number of visitors to the Sites or the number of people who have downloaded a particular document.


Where Personal Information is requested, we use technology designed to encrypt the information that you input before it is sent to us. In addition, we take steps to protect the user data we collect against unauthorized access. However, you should keep in mind that the Sites are run on software, hardware, and networks, any component of which may, from time to time, require maintenance or experience problems or breaches of security beyond our control. While we take steps to protect your personal information and keep it secure, you also play a role in protecting your information. You must maintain the security of your online transactions by not sharing your passwords and account information with any unauthorized parties. Please also be aware that despite our best intentions and the guidelines outlined in this privacy policy, no data transmission over the Internet or encryption method can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or from our Sites, and therefore you use our Sites at your own risk.


We will store your personal information, in a form which permits us to identify you, for no longer than is necessary for the purpose for which the personal information is processed. We may retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements and rights, or if it is not technically reasonably feasible to remove it. Consistent with these requirements, we will try to delete your personal information quickly upon request.

Links to Other Websites

Our Sites may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only addresses the use and disclosure of your personal information collected through our Sites, if any. If you choose to visit an external website linked from a Site, you will leave our Site. While we try to link only to websites that share our standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of any third parties or the content of linked websites. We encourage you to read the applicable privacy policies and terms and conditions of such parties or websites.

Child Privacy

If you are under the age of majority in your home jurisdiction, please do not use or access the Sites. It is not our intention to collect or use personal information from anyone under the age of majority, and we will not knowingly do so. If we are made aware that we have collected any personal information from minors, and are asked to delete such information from our databases, we will promptly do so.

Access from Outside the United States

If you access a Site from outside of the United States, information that we collect about you will be transferred to servers inside the United States, which may involve the transfer of information out of your country of origin. By allowing us to collect personal information about you, you consent to such transfer and processing of your personal information.

Your California Privacy Rights

For California residents only. We may disclose your personal information to our affiliates or other related third parties for their use in marketing to you. Pursuant to California’s “Shine the Light Act,” California residents are permitted to request information about the manner in which we share certain categories of information with third parties for their marketing use. Please send an email to info@aklawsc.com to request a copy of our disclosure pursuant to California law.

We will provide the required information to your email address in response. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by the “Shine the Light” requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response.

California Consumer Privacy Act Rights (CCPA)

Verified California residents have the right to:

request and receive disclosure of our personal information collection practices during the prior 12 months, including the categories of personal information we collect, the categories of sources of such information, our business purpose for collecting or sharing such information, and the categories of third parties with whom we share such information;

request and receive a copy of the personal information we have collected about them during the prior 12 months;

request and receive disclosure of our information sharing practices during the prior 12 months, including a list of the categories of personal information sold with the category of third party recipients and a list of the categories of personal information that we disclosed for a business purpose;

request that we not sell personal information about them; and

request that we delete (and direct our service providers to delete) their personal information subject to certain exceptions.

For purposes of the CCPA “personal information” means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular California resident or household.

Exercising Access, Data Portability, and Deletion Rights

To exercise the access, disclosure and deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either:

Calling us at 714-388-6937;

Completing and submitting our California Resident Rights Request Form

We will ask you for information that allows us to reasonably verify your identity (that you are the person about whom we collected personal information) and will use that information only for that purpose. We may request that you submit a signed statement under penalty of perjury that you are the individual you claim to be.  We will acknowledge receipt of your request within 10 days and will endeavor to respond within forty-five days of receipt of your request, but if we require more time (up to an additional forty-five days) we will notify you of our need for additional time. For requests that we not sell your information we will comply with your request within 15 days. We cannot respond to your request or provide you with personal information if we cannot verify your identity and confirm that the personal information relates to you.

You may make a request for disclosure of our information collection practices, the information we collected about you, or our sharing practices up to twice within a 12-month period.  You may make a request that we not sell information or for deletion of your information at any time.

For requests for a copy of the personal information we have collected during the 12 months prior to your request we will endeavor to provide the information in a format that is readily useable, including by mailing you a paper copy or providing an electronic copy to your registered account, if you have registered an account with us.

For requests for deletion of your information please understand that California law permits us to retain certain information and not to delete it under certain circumstances.  By way of example, we are not required to comply with a request to delete information if the information is necessary for us to complete a transaction for you or otherwise perform a contract; to detect, protect against, or prosecute security incidents, fraud or illegal activity; to use the information only internally in ways reasonably aligned with your expectations as our customer (such as maintaining sales records), and to comply with legal obligations. If we receive such a request from you we will notify any service providers we have engaged to delete your information as well.

We will not discriminate against you as a result of your exercise of any of these rights.

Selling Information

We do not sell your information for monetary consideration and we do not disclose your information for other valuable consideration.

*More specifically, the business purposes include:

1. Performing services for you:

To administer or otherwise carry out our obligations in relation to any agreement to which we are a party;

To respond to queries or requests and to provide services and support;

To create and manage our customer accounts;

To notify you about changes to our services and products;

To provide you information regarding our products and services;

To offer our products and services to you in a personalized way, for example, we may provide suggestions based on your previous requests to enable you to identify suitable products and services more quickly.

2. Advertising customization:

For marketing and promotions we believe you may find of interest and to provide you with information about products and services that may interest you.

3. Auditing relating to transactions, internal research and development:

To provide for internal business administration and operations, including troubleshooting, Site customization, enhancement or development, testing, research, administration and operation of our Sites and data analytics;

To create products or services that may meet your needs;

To measure performance of marketing initiatives, ads, and websites “powered by” another company on our behalf.

4. Security detection, protection and enforcement; functionality debugging, error repair:

As part of our efforts to keep our Sites safe and secure;

To ensure the security of your account and our business, preventing or detecting fraud, malicious activity or abuses of our Sites, for example, by requesting verification information in order to reset your account password (if applicable);

To ensure the physical security of our premises through the monitoring of surveillance images;

To resolve disputes, to protect the rights, safety and interests of ourselves, our users or others, and to comply with our legal obligations.

5. Quality control:

To monitor quality control and ensure compliance with our legal obligations, codes and ordinances, policies and procedures;

To develop and improve our products and services, for example, by reviewing visits to the Sites and various subpages, demand for specific products and services and user comments.

Governing Law

By choosing to visit our Sites or provide information to us, you agree that any dispute over privacy or the terms contained in this Privacy Policy will be governed by the laws of the State of California and the United States of America. You also agree to abide by any limitation on damages contained in our Terms of Use, or other agreements that we have with you.


If you have any questions or comments regarding our Privacy Policy or our Sites, please contact us using the Contact Us page or at info@aklawsc.com.

You can also write to us at:


333 City Blvd. West 17th Floor

Orange, California, 92868