The Suarez Firm is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals. Internationally recognized standards require that the processing of personal data, both automated and manual, meet the following data protection principles: ” Data has fair and lawful processing; ” Data is obtained only for specified and lawful purposes and is not processed in any incompatible manner;” Data use is adequate and relevant but not excessive; ” Data is kept current (where necessary) and accurate;” Data is not kept longer than necessary;” Data processing is in accordance with the rights of data subjects;” Data is protected by appropriate security measures;” Data is not transferred to third parties unless adequate level of data protection exists.” The Suarez Firm seeks to adhere to these principles by protecting data in various ways depending on and appropriate to the nature of the representation. There are instances in which The Suarez Firm may divulge your personal information, such as where required by law, regulation, or litigation.  The Firm may also disclose information about you if it is determined that such disclosure should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance.