Privacy Policy


Consistent with the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act, the Freedom of Information Law, and the Personal Privacy Protection Law, this policy describes NYS’s privacy practices regarding information collected from users of this website. This Privacy Policy applies to all visitors to the FamilyFriendlyMediation (FFM) (or Carolyn Kalos Mediation & Family Law, PLLC.). FFM is committed to protecting the privacy of its website visitors. This Privacy Policy only applies to information that you provide through our website. It does not apply to information that you provide to FFM through other means.

This policy describes what information is collected and how that information is used. When you use our website, you consent to the use of your personal information by FFM in the manner specified in this Privacy Policy. For purposes of this policy, “personal information” means any information concerning a natural person, as opposed to a corporate entity, which, because of name, number, symbol, mark, or other identifier, can be used to identify that natural person. FFM only collects personal information about you when you provide that information voluntarily by sending an e-mail or by initiating an online transaction, such as a survey, registration or order form This policy may change periodically, with any changes being posted under the “Privacy Policy” link at our website.


By visiting this website, you are consenting to FFM collecting or tracking information that you knowingly provide in online forms, registration forms, etc. (including but not limited to, name, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers) or that your web browser provides (Including the following: e-mail address or the site you linked from; the Internet Protocol Address and domain name; the typer of browser and operating system you used; the date and time you visited the site; the web pages or service you accessed at this site to our web server; the web site you visited prior to coming to this web site; the web site you visit as you leave this web site; and If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded. None of the foregoing information is deemed to constitute personal information.


FFM may collect or track information that you knowingly provide in online forms, registration forms, etc. (including name, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers) or that your web browser provides (including e-mail address or the site you linked from) to our web server.

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies can be used to provide you with a tailored user experience and to make it easier for you to use a website upon a future visit. We may include cookies on our website and use them to recognize you when you return to our website. You may set your browser so that it does not accept cookies, but that may hinder your access to certain features of our website.


FFM may use your information to respond to your inquiries or requests. FFM may also use the personal data it collects for internal purposes, namely, for solving technical problems, calculating overall usage statistics, for internal marketing and promotional purposes, product development, and content improvement.

Except as provided in the following paragraph, FFM will not disclose to third parties any individually identifying information (including name, postal and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers) that users voluntarily provide to FFM. FFM may disclose personal information to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or legal processes (e.g., subpoenas), or to protect the rights or property of FFM. FFM will cooperate with law enforcement authorities. As appropriate, FFM may also provide information to vendors that it employs to perform services on its behalf, such as maintaining the website, collecting and reporting on information, responding to and sending e-mail, or other functions related to our business and services.

SECURITY is a public website, and FFM cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from its website or servers, including e-mail. FFM is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the internet. FFM will not be liable for disclosures of your personal information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. For more private communication, users should contact FFM by telephone at the telephone numbers provided on the website.


You may opt out of having your personal information used by FFM to send you promotional correspondence. If you wish to opt out, contact FFM222 via telephone or postal mail as follows:

Telephone: 743-1000

Mailing Address:
111 West 90th Street
New York, NY. 10021
Attn: Carolyn Kalos


You may choose not to send us an e-mail, respond to a survey, or complete an order form. While your choice not to participate in these activities may limit your ability to receive specific services or products through this website, it will not prevent you from requesting services or products from FFM by other means and will not normally have an impact on your ability to take advantage of other features of the website, including browsing or downloading most publicly available information.


You may modify, correct, change, or update personally identifiable information that FFM has collected through its website or may request that your personal record be removed from FFM’s website database by contacting FFM via postal mail, e-mail, or by telephone. You may use the contact information included above. Please understand, however, that it may be impossible to remove your information completely, due to backups and records of deletions.


The collection of information through this website and the disclosure of that information are subject to the provisions of the Internet Security and Privacy Act. FFM will only collect personal information through this website or disclose personal information collected through this website if the user has consented to the collection or disclosure of such personal information. Participation in an online transaction resulting in the disclosure of personal information to FFM by the user, whether solicited or unsolicited, constitutes consent to the collection and disclosure of the information by FFM for the purposes reasonably ascertainable from the nature and terms of the transaction. However, FFM may collect or disclose personal information without user consent if the collection or disclosure is made pursuant to a court order or by law. Further, the disclosure of information, including personal information, collected through this website is subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information Law and the Personal Privacy Protection Law.
FFM may disclose personal information to federal or state law enforcement authorities to enforce FFM’s rights against unauthorized access or attempted unauthorized access to FFM’s information technology assets or against other inappropriate use of this website.


FFM does not knowingly solicit information from children or create profiles of children and we do not knowingly market the website or its services to children. No one under the age of 13 should submit any personal information to FFM and/or the website. Users are cautioned, however, that the collection of personal information submitted in an e-mail or through an online transaction will be treated as though it was submitted by an adult, and may, unless exempted from access by federal or State law, be subject to public access. FFM strongly encourages parents and teachers to be involved in children’s Internet activities and to provide guidance whenever children are asked to provide personal information online.


FFM reserves the right to contact users of the website regarding changes to this Privacy Policy, the Terms and Conditions applicable to the website, or any other policies or agreements relevant to website users.


In order to provide users with certain information, FFM provides links to websites of other organizations. A link does not constitute an endorsement of the content, viewpoint, accuracy, opinions, policies, products, services, or accessibility of that website. Once you link to another website from this website, including one maintained by the State, you are subject to the terms and conditions of that website, including, but not limited to, its Internet privacy policy.


If any provision of this Privacy Policy is found to be illegal, void, or unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severed from the balance of the agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions, which will continue in full force and effect.

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