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Privacy Policy
Ira P. Rothken and Rothken Law Firm (“ML” or "WD") is the owner of BlockchainLegal and and values its visitors, members, and customers, and we are glad to have you visit us. This webiste is an advertisement for legal services. We are committed not only to making great Apps, services, and products, but also to respecting the privacy rights of those who visit and use our website and interact with our servers. This Privacy Policy provides a guide as to how we collect, store and use the information that you provide to us online, including how we may share information, and it will also let you know how you can change the way we may collect personal information from you. We also discuss notices of changes that may be made to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to any website owned or controlled by ML, including applications, and references to a “Site” are applicable to all such websites, services, and Apps, including
What information do we collect and how is it used?
The type of information that ML collects will vary depending on the activity and may include what is known as “personally identifiable information” or “personal information” including, for example, your first and last name, e-mail address, account information for certain third party sites or networks such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter, phone numbers (including cell phone numbers), home address, business address, business information, website domain names, and zip code. Personally identifiable information can be accessed in order to directly contact you and to carry out our services. We also collect additional types of personally identifiable information (e.g., credit card and billing and shipping information, including physical addresses and phone numbers) when someone purchases products and offerings at our Sites. Such purchases are governed by our Terms of Use the terms and conditions of which are incorporated herein by reference. We may share your personal information with third parties in order to provide our goods and services or to have them assist with fulfillment of the same, including, for example, shipping and credit card processing, and companies that assist us with e-mailings, but such third parties agree to maintain the security of your personal information in a manner consistent with this Privacy Policy. In addition, we may collect demographic information such as: gender: information about your computer, hardware, software and/or platform; Internet IP address and connection; information about online activity such as website usage and time spent on the WD website; and, other data that you may provide.
Electronic Newsletter and Subscription to other Updates about ML
WD may offer users the opportunity to sign up to receive the ML monthly newsletter as well as news, service, app, marketing and press updates related to ML (collectively, “Updates”). ML does not guarantee or promise the frequency in which Updates may be sent and reserves the right to discontinue sending Updates at any time. To sign up for Updates, you must be eligible to register with ML and provide your e-mail address, first name, create a password and, at your option, a screen name. Information collected for ML Updates may be transferred, disclosed, or shared with third parties who may be engaged by us specifically to handle the preparation and delivery of the Updates and perform other related technical and processing functions. These third parties may not use it for other purposes and have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of such information. Sign-up for Updates is always optional, and users who no longer wish to receive our Updates and communications may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the email or email us at or you may contact us by post at Rothken Law Firm, Attn: Customer Service, 3 Hamilton Landing, Suite 280, Novato, CA  94949 to opt-out.
At your own discretion, and once you meet certain eligibility requirements, you may choose to post or upload additional facts and material about yourself, including a biography, birth date (with the year being optional) a profile picture, your location, your interests or your occupation and we may use the same to provide our services. Please note that information, additional facts or any other materials that you post anywhere on the public portion of our Sites, including any information or materials that you choose to make public on the Forums, will be available for any user to read, and are therefore no longer private. A third party may disclose any information or materials you choose to post. Also, information and material that you post could be used by someone to send you unsolicited messages. Once posted, you cannot change or remove any public postings made in our Forums or other message areas (although ML reserves the right to remove any such public postings in its sole discretion), and we are not responsible for the personally identifiable information or material you choose to submit. We reserve the right to terminate the accounts of visitors who use these services in a manner inconsistent with our Terms of Use.
Policy Against Unsolicited Submissions
As further described in our Terms of Use, please note that ML has a policy against accepting unsolicited material, so we ask that you do not submit any unsolicited or unique creative ideas, drawings or other materials to ML directly or otherwise in connection with any posts you make to the Forums or in connection with additional facts or material you may provide in any posting on any of our Sites.
Third Party Links
To provide relevant information not found on our Sites, ML may provide links from our Sites to third party websites. We encourage our users to read third party websites’ privacy policies before submitting personal information. Correspondence With ML If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on our Sites, we may collect such information into a file which is only accessed by authorized personnel. We may also collect other users’ comments about you in our complaints department.
Tracking Information of our Users
In the course of using our Sites, we automatically track certain information such as your IP addresses and email addresses. We may tie your IP address to your personally identifiable information. We automatically track information through the use of a “cookie.” A “cookie” is a piece of data stored on the user’s computer tied to information about the user. WD uses cookies to collect non-personally identifiable information through the Sites. Some of our business partners use cookies on our Sites (for example, advertisers). We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads on our behalf. These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies, once we have given permission for third parties set cookies for advertising.Information we collect through cookies and other information from our log files about your activity on the Sites is used to help resolve technical problems or issues and may also assist in making your visit more enjoyable (for example, using a cookie will allow you to use certain features on our Sites without having to log in each time you visit). WD also collects IP addresses (an IP address is the string of numbers that identifies each sender or receiver of information that is sent across the Internet), for the purposes of system administration, to report aggregate information internally and to some of our business partners and advertisers and to audit the use of our Sites. When visitors request pages on one of our Sites, our servers log the visitors’ IP addresses. We collect log files that record activity on our Sites and gather statistics about visitor’s time and activity on the Sites. The statistics are generated anonymously, and they help us in connection with marketing and demographic studies as we enhance our Sites. WD does not normally link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable, which means that a user’s session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us. WD can and will use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use, to protect our services, Sites or a person or entity.If we are going to use your personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, we will post a notice prominently on our Sites. You will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in this different manner. In some cases where we post the notice we will also email users, who have opted to receive communications from us, notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices. Your use of Other Users’ Information You may not use other Site users’ information for commercial purposes, to spam, to harass, or to make unlawful threats. ML reserves the right to terminate those who misuse other users’ information or who otherwise violate the ML Terms of Use.
Control of Your Password
You may not disclose your password to any third parties or share it with any third parties. If, despite the foregoing, you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personally identifiable information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password. Reviewing, Changing or Deleting Your Personally Identifiable Information Once you register, you may be able to review and change much of your personally identifiable information at ML including:Your email address, password and subscription settings. Please promptly update your information if it changes by logging in to your account if applicable and following the screen prompts. We strongly urge you to periodically change your password to help reduce the risk of unauthorized access to your account information. We will retain in our files information, including personal information, you have requested to remove in some circumstances, such as to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, comply with contest rules and law, comply with industry rules and regulations, enhance security, reduce fraud, comply with federal and state law and to enforce our Terms of Use. This Privacy Policy covers only information that is collected through our Sites, and does not cover information that may be collected through software downloaded from the Sites. Our Sites may contain links to other websites. Please be aware that WD is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Site(s) to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.  
Wish to Contact Us? If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at: Privacy Policy Officer Rothken Law Firm 3 Hamilton Landing, Suite 280 Novato, CA  94949 or e-mail us at:
Special Note to Parents and Guardians Anyone using the Internet should ensure that their privacy is being protected. This is especially true for kids under the age of 13 (defined herein as a “child” or, if the reference is to more than on child, then we will refer to “children”). ML is committed to complying fully with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998. We ask parents and guardians of children to discuss what information should be released on the Internet, especially personal information. ML does not condition a child’s participation in any of the activities available on our Sites on the disclosure of more information than is reasonably necessary to participate in the activity. ML does not knowing collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. Note that ML may collect personally identifiable information from users of the Sites who are over 13 and under 18, and the collection and retention of this information is subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy. When a user in the 13-18 year old age category submits personally identifiable information, WD may, in accordance with applicable laws or regulations or at ML’s discretion, request a parent or guardian’s e-mail address to notify the parent or guardian of the activity of the user in this age category. In accordance with applicable rules and regulations, or at WD’s discretion, some areas of our Sites may not be accessible to anyone under the age of 18, regardless of whether a parent or guardian has provided consent.
ML has security measures in place to protect and prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. ML uses industry standard efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal identifiable information such as firewalls. While “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet, our technical experts at ML work hard to ensure your secure use of our services.
Merger or Acquisition
While ML does not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose personal information collected from and about its users (including children under 13) to third parties except as specifically stated in this Privacy Policy, please note that in the event of a merger, acquisition, reorganization, bankruptcy, or other similar event, ML’s customer information (including your personally identifiable information) may be transferred to WD’s successors or assigns, if permitted by and done in accordance with applicable law.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits California residents to request from companies conducting business in California a list of third parties to which the company may have disclosed personally identifiable information for direct marketing purposes. ML does not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing purposes; however, if you believe ML may have shared such information, please feel free to contact WD at or contact us at the physical address noted above (and provide contact information so that we may respond to you). ML will promptly respond to any requests in accordance with applicable law.

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