California Specific Privacy Addendum

At the Law Offices Of Stephen Mitchell, (“The Mitchell Firm,” “we,” “us,” “our”) we take the privacy rights of California consumers seriously. If you are a California resident, the following provisions apply to our processing of information that identifies, relates to, describes, is reasonably capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household [subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act] (“California Personal Information”). For such residents, the provisions of this California Addendum supplement our Privacy Policy and prevail over any conflicting provisions therein.

California Personal Information We Collect

We have collected the following categories of California Personal Information within the last 12 months:

A. Identifiers.
Identifiers such as a real name, alias, postal address, unique personal identifier, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, email address, social security number, driver’s license number, passport number, or other similar identifiers.
B. Information under the California Customer Records statute.
Personal information described in subdivision (e) of Section 1798.80 (California Customer Records statute). This means any information that identifies, relates to, describes, or is capable of being associated with, a particular individual, including, but not limited to, name, signature, social security number, physical characteristics or description, address, telephone number, passport number, driver’s license or state identification card number, insurance policy number, medical information, or health insurance information.
C. Characteristics of Protected classifications under California or federal law.
Characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law. This includes, for example: Age (40 years or older), race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion or creed, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, veteran or military status, genetic information (including familial genetic information).
D. Commercial information.
Commercial information, including records of personal property, products or services purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies.
E. Internet or other similar network activity.
Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an internet website, application, or advertisement, browser type, domain names, access times, and referring website addresses.
F. Geolocation data.
Geolocation data.
G. Sensory data.
Audio, electronic, visual, thermal, olfactory, or similar information.
H. Professional or employment-related information.
Current or past job history or performance evaluations.
I. Non-public education information (per applicable law).
Education information, defined as information that is not publicly available personally identifiable information as defined in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (20 U.S.C. section 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99).
J. Inferences drawn from other personal information.
Inferences drawn from any of the information identified in this subdivision to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities, and aptitudes.

For each of these categories, we obtain California Personal Information from a variety of sources. These sources include: yourself, with respect to both online and offline interactions you may have with us or our service providers; other entities with whom you transact; others with whom you maintain relationships who may deal with us on your behalf; the devices you use to access our websites, mobile applications, and online services; call centers; marketing and analytics providers; social media platforms; and others consistent with this Privacy Notice. Please see the “What Information does The Mitchell Firm Collect?” section of our Privacy Policy.

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Sale and Disclosure of California Personal Information

Within the last 12 months, we have disclosed the above categories A, B, C, D, E, H, and J of information for monetary or other valuable consideration as a “sale” under California law in the form of:

Within the last 12 months, we have disclosed California Personal Information identified in the above categories (A)-(J) for our business purposes. To learn more about the categories of third parties with whom we share such information, please see the “How does The Mitchell Firm Use Personal Information?” section of our Privacy Policy. We may share your information with trusted providers to perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries.

We do not disclose personal information of individuals we know to be under the age of 16 to business or third parties for monetary or other valuable consideration as a “sale” under California law, without affirmative authorization.

Use of California Personal Information

For each of the above categories, we use the California Personal Information we collect for the business purposes disclosed within this Privacy Notice. For more information, please see the “How does The Mitchell Firm Use Personal Information?” section of our Privacy Policy. Note that the business purposes for which we may use your information include:

We may also use the information we collect for our own or our service providers’ other operational purposes, purposes for which we provide you additional notice, or for purposes compatible with the context in which the California Personal Information was collected.

Your California Rights

If you are a California resident, you have certain rights related to your California Personal Information. You may exercise these rights free of charge except as otherwise permitted under applicable law.

Right to Access/Know. You may request that we disclose to you:

You may request to exercise these rights by:


As required or permitted under applicable law, please note that we may take steps to verify your identity before granting you access to information or acting on your request to exercise your rights. We may require you to provide name, email address, contact information, and other information about your account or previous transactions with us to verify your identity in response to exercising requests of the above type. We may limit our response to your exercise of the above rights as permitted under applicable law.


Subject to applicable law, we may not discriminate against you because of your exercise of any of the above rights, or any other rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, including by:

Agent Authorization and Disability Access

Under California law, you may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. You may make such a designation by providing the agent with written permission to act on your behalf. As permitted by law, we may require verification of the agent’s authorization or require you to verify your own identity in response to a request even if you choose to use an agent.

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Contact Information

You may contact us with questions or concerns about our privacy policies or practices at:

(800) 917-0911 or email: send us an email at [email protected]

This California-specific addendum was last updated: 3/1/2020