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Privacy Policy

Thank you for choosing to be part of the community at James T. Johnston Jr., LLC (“Company”, “the firm”). The firm is committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about the firm’s policy, or the firm’s practices with regards to your personal information, please call 770-376-3350 or send a message using the online contact form.

When you visit the James T. Johnston Jr., LLC website and use the firm’s services, you trust the firm with your personal information. Attorney Johnston takes your privacy very seriously. He seeks to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information he collects, how he uses it and what rights you have in relation to it. Attorney Johnston hopes you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of the firm’s sites and the firm’s services.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through this website , and/or any related services, sales, marketing or events (the firm refers to them collectively in this privacy policy as the “Sites”).

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.

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What Information Does The Firm Collect?

Personal information you disclose to us

In Short: The firm collects personal information that you provide to us such as name, address, contact information, passwords and security data, and payment information.

The firm collects personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or the firm’s products and services, when participating in activities on the Sites or otherwise contacting us.

The personal information that the firm collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the Sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information the firm collects can include the following:

  • Name and Contact Data. The firm collects your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data.
  • Credentials. The firm collects passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access.
  • Payment Data. The firm collects data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by the firm’s payment processor and you should review its privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions.

All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify the firm of any changes to such personal information.

Information automatically collected

In Short: Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected automatically when you visit the firm’s Sites.

The firm automatically collects certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use the firm’s Sites and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of the firm’s Sites, and for the firm’s internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Information collected from other sources

In Short: The firm may collect limited data from public databases, marketing partners, and other outside sources.

The firm may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, as well as from other third parties. Examples of the information the firm receives from other sources include: social media profile information; marketing leads and search results and links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links).

2. How Does The Firm Use Your Information?

In Short: The firm process your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of the firm’s contract with you, compliance with the firm’s legal obligations, and/or your consent.

The firm uses personal information collected via the firm’s Sites for a variety of business purposes described below. The firm processes your personal information for these purposes in reliance on the firm’s legitimate business interests (“Business Purposes”), in order to enter into or perform a contract with you (“Contractual”), with your consent (“Consent”), and/or for compliance with the firm’s legal obligations (“Legal Reasons”). The firm indicates the specific processing grounds the firm relies on next to each purpose listed below.

The firm uses the information the firm collects or receives:

  • To send administrative information to you for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly for Contractual. The firm may use your personal information to send you product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to the firm’s terms, conditions, and policies.
  • To post testimonials with your Consent. The firm posts testimonials on the firm’s Sites that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, the firm will obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact the firm and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
  • Deliver targeted advertising to you for the firm’s Business Purposes and/or with your Consent. The firm may use your information to develop and display content and advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.
  • For other Business Purposes. The firm may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of the firm’s promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve the firm’s Sites, products, services, marketing and your experience.

3. Will Your Information Be Shared With Anyone?

In Short: The firm only shares information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.

The firm only shares and disclose your information in the following situations:

  • Compliance with Laws. The firm may disclose your information where the firm is legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
  • Vital Interests and Legal Rights. The firm may disclose your information where it believes it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of the firm’s policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which the firm is involved.
  • Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. The firm may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for us or on the firm’s behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. The firm may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the Sites over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, The firm does not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
  • Business Transfers. The firm may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of the firm’s business to another company.
  • Business Partners. The firm may share your information with the firm’s business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
  • With your Consent. The firm may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.

4. Does The Firm Use Cookies And Other Tracking Technologies?

In Short: The firm may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.

The firm may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information.

5. Does The Firm Use Google Maps?

In Short: Yes, the firm uses Google Maps for the purpose of providing better service.

This website, mobile application, or Facebook application uses Google Maps APIs. You may find the Google Maps APIs Terms of Service here. To better understand Google’s Privacy Policy, please refer to this link.

By using the firm’s Maps API Implementation, you agree to be bound by Google’s Terms of Service.

6. How Long Does The Firm Keep Your Information?

In Short: The firm keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless otherwise required by law.

The firm will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for longer than ten years.

When the firm has no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, the firm will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then the firm will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

7. How Does The Firm Keep Your Information Safe?

In Short: The firm aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

The firm has implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information the firm processes. However, please also remember that the firm cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although the firm will do its best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from the firm’s Sites is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.

8. Does The Firm Collect Information From Minors?

In Short: The firm does not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.

The firm does not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the Sites, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of the Sites. If the firm learns that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, the firm will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from the firm’s records. If you become aware of any data the firm has collected from children under age 18, please contact the firm.

9. What Are Your Privacy Rights?

In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe the firm is unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of the firm’s Sites. To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on the firm’s Sites visit

10. Do California Residents Have Specific Privacy Rights?

In Short: Yes, if you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information.

California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as the “Shine The Light” law, permits the firm’s users who are California residents to request and obtain from us, once a year and free of charge, information about categories of personal information (if any) the firm disclosed to third parties for direct marketing purposes and the names and addresses of all third parties with which the firm shared personal information in the immediately preceding calendar year. If you are a California resident and would like to make such a request, please submit your request in writing to the firm using the contact information provided below.

If you are under 18 years of age, reside in California, and have a registered account with the Sites, you have the right to request removal of unwanted data that you publicly post on the Sites. To request removal of such data, please contact the firm using the contact information provided below, and include the email address associated with your account and a statement that you reside in California. The firm will make sure the data is not publicly displayed on the Sites, but please be aware that the data may not be completely or comprehensively removed from the firm’s systems.

11. Does The Firm Make Updates To This Policy?

In Short: Yes, the firm will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.

The firm may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If the firm makes material changes to this privacy policy, the firm may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. The firm encourages you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how the firm is protecting your information.

12. How Can You Contact The Firm About This Policy?

If you have questions or comments about this policy, you can use the online contact form to reach us or by mail at:

James T. Johnston Jr., LLC, Phone: 770-376-3350

How Can You Review, Update, Or Delete The Data The Firm Collects From You?

Based on the laws of some countries, you may have the right to request access to the personal information the firm collects from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. To request to review, update, or delete your personal information, please submit a request form by clicking here. The firm will respond to your request within 30 days.

Privacy Policy

The firm partners with Thomson Reuters, who might also collect data as part of the firm’s marketing efforts. To learn more about the Thomson Reuters privacy policy and the data that might be collected, please visit: Thomson Reuters Privacy Statement.