Terms and Conditions
Consistent with our professional responsibilities and applicable law, the American Immigration Law Office LTD (“AILO”) is committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to our clients, potential clients, their affiliates and affiliated individuals, and to adhering to the policy set out below.
By accessing and browsing this website, you accept and agree to be bound by and comply with the terms and conditions contained below. AILO may change its Terms and Conditions, at its sole discretion, from time to time, and you agree to be bound by and comply with such Terms and Conditions as they may be modified.
The AILO website uses Google Analytics cookies for monitoring overall website usage levels. On this web site, we use various cookies, none of which will cause you or your computer any harm and none of this contains your secure information, such as credit card and payment details etc. However, we use the cookies to help your browsing experience and collect information such as: visits, page views, average time on site, referrals, and related information so that we can improve our site.
Types of personal information we collect about you:
The types of personal information we collect about you depends on your relationship with us and, if we have signed a retainer agreement for legal representation, the type of immigration case that we are assisting you with. They include but are not limited to:
How we collect your personal information:
The ways in which we collect personal information about you may include the following:
How we use your personal information:
We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
Our legal bases for using your personal information:
We use your personal information on the following bases:
How we share your personal information:
The American Immigration Law Office LTD takes your privacy seriously and we will not lease, sell, or otherwise release to a third party any personal information you provide through our website, unless we have your explicit permission. We may share your personal information in the following circumstances:
How long we keep your personal information:
The length for which we retain your personal information varies based on our relationship to you and we aim to keep the data for the minimum required period. For clients who have entered into a retainer agreement with the law firm to represent them in a US immigration application, we keep personal data for a period of five years following the case closure date.
How we protect your personal information:
We have in place technical and organizational measures to protect the personal information we collect about you from unauthorized, improper or unlawful access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction consistent with applicable data protection laws.
For clients who have entered into a retainer agreement with the law firm for the provision of legal services, we offer complimentary use of a secure, encrypted email facility. The secure email secures data at rest and in transit using AES-256 bit encryption.
Countries to which we transfer your personal information
We may need to transfer your personal information to locations outside the jurisdiction in which you provide it, or from where you are viewing this website, in order to use it on the bases set out above. If you are an EU citizen or reside in the EU we will transfer your personal information outside the EU in accordance with EU data protection laws to ensure that it remains protected and secure.
No Legal Advice
The information provided on our website is distributed for information purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal advice. Many factors unknown to us may affect the applicability of any statement or comment that we make on our website to your particular circumstances, and legal counsel should always be consulted with regard to specific application of the information, on a case by case basis. You agree that the American Immigration Law Office LTD is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice by providing the information and materials on this web site, and that your use of the site does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and the American Immigration Law Office. AILO assumes no responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information or material on this web site.
AILO does not warrant the quality, accuracy, reliability or completeness of any information on our website. Such information is provided "as is" without warranty or representation of any kind. In no event shall the AILO be liable for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information available on our website.
Links to Third Party Sites
The AILO website contains links to third party websites. We are not responsible for the contents of any linked site, including without limitation any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to a linked site. You agree that it is your responsibility to review and evaluate any such content, and that any and all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, such content rests with you. You further agree that AILO shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any such content.
The American Immigration Law Office LTD grants to you a limited license to display on your computer, print, download and use texts and other content that is made available to you on our website, for non-commercial, personal, or educational purposes only. Our website does not constitute an offer.
Ownership and title to the website's materials, including ownership rights to copyrights and trademarks shall be the exclusive property of the American Immigration Law Office LTD.
All official communications shall be in writing. Any notices to the American Immigration Law Office LTD shall be deemed delivered when delivered by commercial overnight delivery service, Certified or Registered Mail, Special or Recorded Delivery to the address given for the American Immigration Law Office. Notices shall be deemed given on the date notice is received by the American Immigration Law Office (as evidenced in the case of Certified or Registered Mail by Return Receipt).
Governing Law and Forum
By using this site, you are agreeing to the governing law and forum clause.
Any dispute between you and the American Immigration Law Office LTD regarding the content or use of the website shall be resolved in the first instance by negotiations in good faith. If the matter is not resolved by negotiation within 14 days, then the matter will proceed to mediation as set forth below. Any and all disputes, claims or controversies arising out of or relating to the content or use of the web site shall be submitted to CEDR Solve of IDRC, 70 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1EU, UK, or its successor, for mediation in good faith by both parties. The party initiating the dispute shall be financially responsible for any and all fees and costs associated with the mediation process, unless otherwise agreed by the parties. If the matter is not resolved through mediation, then it shall be submitted to CEDR Solve, or its successor, for final and binding arbitration. The party initiating the dispute shall be financially responsible for any and all fees and costs associated with the mediation process, unless otherwise agreed by the parties. The arbitration shall take place in London, UK, in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules for the time being in force. The substantive law used in the arbitration shall be the laws of the State of Washington, USA, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. CEDR Solve shall be the default appointing authority should the parties fail to agree the identity of the arbitrator within 14 days from initiation of arbitral proceedings. The number of arbitrators shall be one (1). The language to be used in the arbitral proceedings shall be English. The agreement to arbitrate disputes refers only to disputes arising from or related to the content and use of this web site.
Failure by the American Immigration Law Office LT to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is prohibited by law or judged by an arbitrator or court to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, the provision or part of the provision shall, to the extent required, be severed from this agreement and rendered ineffective as far as possible without modifying the remaining provisions, and shall not in any way affect any other circumstances of or the validity or enforcement of these Terms and Conditions.