Last updated: June 12th, 2023
Belle Terre Law Firm, L.L.C. is Louisiana Limited Liability Company that is a law firm and provides legal services. Belle Terre Law Firm, L.L.C. is also known as Belle Terre Law Firm.
SECTION 1 – AGE RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS AND LEGAL SERVICES
You must be at least 18 years old to access this site. If you are under 18 years old you are not permitted to use this site for any reason. You must be of legal age required by the state or province you are in to purchase our legal services. It is your responsibility to know whether you are legally able to purchase our legal services.
SECTION 2 – NO ATTORNEY CLIENT PRIVILEGE FORMED BY VISTING THIS SITE
Disclaimer: ALL information posted to https://www.belleterrelaw.com is for educational and informational purposes only. Viewers of this website shall not take any legal action on their own, based off any information posted on this website. Viewers of this website shall contact an attorney of their choice, before taking any legal action on behalf of themselves or others. The choice of an attorney is yours. By visiting this site, no attorney client privilege is formed with Belle Terre Law Firm or Chareese “Queen” Haile, Esq.
SECTION 3 - WHAT INFORMATION DO WE GATHER AND WHAT DO WE DO WITH IT?
When you visit our www.belleterrelaw.com or enter into an official attorney client contract with Belle Terre Law Firm or Chareese “Queen” Haile, Esq.; as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, phone number, valid driver’s license or identification, address and email address, and other important documents.
In accordance with Louisiana State Bar Association Rules of Professional Responsibility and Ethics, Louisiana law and United States federal law, BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM collects age and business verification information such as: date of birth, State identification cards, social security numbers (social security numbers are only collected once an attorney-client legal services client contract is signed), Federal Employer Identification Number, and driver’s licenses.
All identification cards and driver’s licenses must be in good standing in order to enter into an Attorney-Client contract with BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM.
We also collect permit and licensing information from customers who are seeking to purchase legal services, for business that requires a permit or licensing.
When you visit our site, some information is automatically collected. This may include information such as the Operating System (OS) running on your device, Internet Protocol (IP) address (which may be used to obtain your geolocation), access times, browser type, and language, and the website you visited before our site. We also collect information about how you use our site, including the elements you have interacted with, metadata and other details about these elements, change states and other user actions.
By providing us with your email address, you are giving us permission to send you emails about our law firm, legal services, events, and marketing/promotional information. This will be sent under the BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM portfolio and other updates. You have the option to unsubscribe from these emails at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button included at the bottom of each email.
SECTION 4 - SMS TEXT MESSAGES AND MOBILE PHONE NUMBERS
Your opt-in mobile phone number will not be shared with third parties/affiliates for marketing/promotional purposes and your personal information will not be shared or sold to third parties for marketing purposes.
Type of information that belle Terre Law Firm plans to send to potential clients and clients
Example: Inform of new offerings, special deals, and sales. Direct customers to our website to view legal services and schedule a consultation.
Opt-In to Text Messages from Belle Terre Law Firm
You have the right to opt-in to SMS text messages from Belle Terre Law Firm. Belle Terre Law Firm uses the following options to gain consent to opt-in to SMS text messages:
If you choose to opt-in via https://www.belleterrelaw.com, upon entering your mobile phone number into our online opt-in form, you will receive a text message from Belle Terre Law Firm asking you to confirm that you consent to SMS text messages by texting “JOIN”.
If you choose to opt-in via a clause in an Attorney-Client contract with Belle Terre Law Firm, you consent to receive recurring text messages.
If you choose to opt-in via SMS text messages, please initiate a text to Belle Terre Law Firm. You will receive a text message from Belle Terre Law Firm asking you to confirm that you consent to SMS text messages by texting “JOIN”.
Example from Belle Terre Law Firm: Reply JOIN to confirm that you want to receive recurring SMS text messages from Belle Terre Law Firm.
Opt-Out of Text Messages from Belle Terre Law Firm
You have the right to opt-out of text messages from Belle Terre Law Firm. To opt-out of text messages, simply text STOP. STOP is the mandatory SMS keyword used to end receipt of SMS communications.
Belle Terre Law Firm’s response to your request to opt-out of text messages.
If you choose to opt-out of text messages, Belle Terre Law Firm will respond as follows:
“Belle Terre Law Firm: You have successfully unsubscribed & will no longer receive any additional messages. Text HELP for assistance or JOIN to rejoin.”
How to request help via SMS Text Messages
HELP is the mandatory SMS keyword used to request assistance by text.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
In general, we use the information we collect primarily to provide, maintain, protect and improve our current site and products and to develop new products and brands. We use personal information collected through our site as described below and described elsewhere in this Policy to:
Facilitate the creation of and securing of your Account on our network;
Identify you as a user in our system;
Improve our products, site, and how we operate our business;
Understand and enhance your experience using our site and products;
Provide and deliver the products and services you request;
Respond to your comments or questions and for our Support team to provide service about BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM and/or other brands within the BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM portfolio of brands;
Send you related information, including confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts and support and administrative messages;
Communicate with you about promotions, upcoming events and news about products and services offered by BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM, brands within the BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM portfolio of brands and our selected partners, and for other marketing purposes of BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM;
Link or combine your information with other information we get from third parties to help understand your needs and provide you with better service; and
Protect, investigate and deter against fraudulent, unauthorized or illegal activity.
SECTION 5 - CONSENT
How do you get my consent?
By providing us with personal information to complete an online inquiry form, email address to download free educational advice, and entering into an official Attorney-Client contract with Belle Terre Law Firm or Chareese “Queen” Haile, Esq., you are consenting to our collecting and using your information (your credit card information is discussed in Section 5 below).
How do I withdraw my consent?
You may withdraw your consent for us to contact you by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button included at the bottom of each email or contacting us at email@example.com or mailing us at: 2900 Westfork Dr. Suite 401 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70827.
SECTION 6 - DISCLOSURE
We do not share your personal information with third parties without your consent other than with the following:
Lawful Requests: To comply with laws or to respond to lawful requests and legal process (provided that we will endeavor to notify you at the address you have given us if we have received a lawful request for your information).
SECTION 7 – PAYMENT PROCESSING
Belle Terre Law Firm is a website built on an e-commerce software platform called Wix. Belle Terre Law Firm does not accept payments through Wix. Belle Terre Law Firm only accepts payments through Stripe and LawPay. LawPay is IOLTA compliant. Stripe and LawPay allows us to sell our legal services to you. Our website is built on an e-commerce software platform called Wix that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
If you provide us with your credit card information during the payment process, we send it to our PCI-DSS compliant and IOLTA compliant payment gateway for processing using SSL encryption technology. Your credit card information is stored for recurring subscription orders as well as within LawPay for a more secure checkout experience.
All direct payment gateways comply with the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and our payment processors and service providers.
SECTION 8 - THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
Belle Terre Law Firm does not sell your private information to third parties or third-party services. Our Policy does not cover any third-party services. To learn about those third parties' privacy practices, please read their privacy policies.
Links: When you click on links on our page, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy policies.
SECTION 9 - SECURITY
To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow generally accepted industry practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Your personal information is protected by your password – never share this password with anyone. BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM will never contact you to ask you for your password.
If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is transmitted to our server using secure socket layer technology (SSL) which employs the AES-256 encryption standard.
SECTION 10 - AGE OF CONSENT
By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence, and you consent to any of your minor dependents using this site.
SECTION 11 – U.S. LAW APPLIES
SECTION 13 - QUESTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION
If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you (other than that information automatically generated by your use of our site), register a complaint, or simply want more information, contact our customer service team at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail at: BELLE TERRE LAW FIRM 2900 Westfork Dr. Suite 401 Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70827.