Privacy Policy


This privacy notice for The Manley Law Firm d/b/a MDK (“MDK,”“we,” “us,” “our”) describes how and why we might collect, store, use, and/or share (“process”) your information when you contact us or request information related to your case or underlying debt (“Services”). You may contact us or request information from us in the ways listed below.

·      Visit our website at for informational purposes.

·      Request information, such as payoff or reinstatement quote via our website at

·      Engage with us via email or telephonic communication.

MDK is a law firm with its headquarters located in Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A. You may contact us by email at or toll free by telephone at 866-481-0396.

Questions or concerns? Reading this privacy notice will help you understand your privacy rights and choices. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, please do not use our Services.



Personal information you disclose to us:

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when you request information about our Services through our website or otherwise contact us.


The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and our Services, the choices you make, and the features you use. The personal information that we may collect includes the personal information listed below.

·      Names

·      Phone numbers

·      Email addresses

·      Mailing addresses

·      Contact preferences

·      Contact or authentication data


Sensitive Personal Information: 

When necessary, with your consent or as otherwise permitted by applicable law, we process the categories of sensitive personal information listed below.

·      Financial data

·      Social security numbers or other government identifiers


Information collected from other sources: 

In order to provide legal services to our clients, pursuant to our legal obligation to our clients, and to provide information requested to you, we may obtain information about you from public databases, our clients, or other outside sources.



MDK processes your personal information fora variety of reasons, depending on how you interact with us, including:

·      In the scope of our legal representation of our clients, as permitted by applicable law; and,

·      To respond to your inquiries and to solve any potential issues you might have with our legal services.

MDK does not use your information for profiling or automated decision-making.


MDK only processes your personal information when we believe it is necessary and a valid legal reason to do so exists such as to fulfill our legitimate business interest, fulfill our contractual obligations, to comply with laws, or to provide you with information you have requested.  



MDK may share your personal information with our affiliates, in which case we require those affiliates to honor this privacy notice. Affiliates include our subsidiaries, joint venture partners, or other companies that we control or that are under common control with us. MDK does not share your personal information with third parties.

MDK may share your personal information with our service providers pursuant to a written contract between us and each service provider. Service providers may be for-profit entities who may processes the information while providing services to MDK.

MDK may transfer your personal information internationally for the purposes of service abroad of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters in the scope of legal representation of our clients and in accordance with Hague Conference on Private International Law Convention 14 of November 14, 1965 and other applicable laws and rules of civil practice.

MDK does not sell any personal information to any person or entity.      



MDK may use cookies and similar tracking technologies to access or store information, or for security and authentication purposes. MDK does not utilize cookies in any way to collect or gather information pertaining to your Internet use, trends, tendencies, habits, or sites visited.



MDK will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy notice, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted bylaw, such as tax, accounting, or other legal requirements. We are generally required under our legal obligations to retain our records, which may include your personal information, for a period of ten (10) years. When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible or immediately delete such information.



MDK has implemented appropriate and reasonable technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information via our website is at your own risk. You should only access the Service provided on our website within a secure environment.



MDK does not knowingly solicit data from or market any service to children under 18 years of age. If you become aware of any data we may have collected from children under the age of 18, please contact us at or toll free at 866-481-0396.



California residents have certain rights under applicable data protection statutes, which must be honored by any business doing business in the state of California. These rights may include the rights listed below.


·      The right to disclosure of what personal information, by category, is collected by a business about the consumer, from whom it was collected, for what purpose it was collected and if sold or disclosed to third parties, to whom.

·      The right to deletion of personal information collected from the consumer.

·      The right to opt-out of the sale of personal information (if applicable).

·      The right to non-discriminatory treatment for exercising any rights.

·      The right to initiate a private cause of action for data breaches.

·      The right to correct inaccurate personal information.

·      The right to limit use and disclosure of sensitive personal information.

You can contact MDK for inquiries concerning your privacy rights at or toll free at 866-481-0396. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

Upon receiving your inquiry, we will need to verify your identity to determine you are the same person about whom we have the information in our system. These verification efforts require us to ask you to provide information so that we can match it with information in our records. We will only use personal information provided in relation to your inquiry to verify your identity or authority to make the request for information.

MDK has collected the below categories of personal information in the past twelve (12) months.

·      Identifiers: Identifiers may include real name, postal address, telephone or mobile contact numbers, online identifiers, internet protocol address, email address, account name, and other similar identifiers.

·      Personal information categories listed in the California Customer Records Statute: Name, contact information, employment information, and financial information.

·      Protected Classifications: Protected classifications include characteristics of protected classifications under California or federal law such as race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, and military or veteran status.

·      Geolocation Information: Geolocation information may include postal address, general location information (such as city, state or geographic area).

·      Professional or Employment Information: Professional or employment information may include job title, work history, professional qualifications, or business contact details.

How do we use and share your personal information?

MDK may use your personal information for our own business purposes, including in the scope of legal representation of our clients. Information about how your information may be shared can be located in this privacy notice.

MDK has not sold any personal information to a third party for a business or commercial purpose in the preceding twelve (12) months. MDK will not sell personal information in the future belonging to website visitors, users, and other consumers.



In some regions, such as the European Economic Area (EEA), United Kingdom (UK), and Canada you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the rights listed below.


·      The right to be informed about what information has been collected about the consumer, from whom it was collected, for what purpose it was collected.

·      The right to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information.

·      The right to request rectification or erasure.

·      The right to restrict the processing of your personal information.

·      If applicable, the right to data portability.

·      In certain circumstances, the right to object to the processing of your personal information.


You can contact MDK for inquiries concerning your privacy rights at or toll free at 866-481-0396. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.


If you are located in the European Economic Area or United Kingdom: 

If you are located in the EEA or UK and you believe we are 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 at



If you are located in Switzerland, the contact details for the data protection authorities

are available at


The European Economic Area General Data Protection Regulation (EEA GDPR) and the United Kingdom General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) require us to explain the valid legal bases we rely on in order to process your personal information. As such, MDK may rely on the legal bases below to process your personal information.


·      Legitimate Business Interest

·      Legal Obligations

·      Performance of a Contract

·      Consent


If you are located in Canada:

We may process your information if you have given specific permission or express consent to use your personal information for a specific purpose. You may withdraw your consent at any time.  


In some cases, we may be permitted under applicable law to process your information without your consent, including, for example:


·      For business transactions provided certain conditions are met;

·      If it was produced by an individual in the course of their employment, business, or profession and the collection is consistent with the purposes for which the information was produced;

·      For investigations and fraud detection and prevention;

·      If we have reasonable grounds to believe an individual has been, is, or may be a victim of financial abuse;

·      If disclosure is required to comply with a subpoena, warrant, court order, or rules of the court relating to production of records;

·      If the information is publicly available and is specified by the regulations; and,

·      If it is reasonable to expect collection and use with consent would compromise the availability or the accuracy of the information and the collection is reasonable for purposes related to investigating a breach of an agreement or a contravention of the laws of Canada or a province.


Withdrawing your consent: If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, which may be express and/or implied consent depending on applicable law, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You can withdraw your consent by reaching us at or toll free at 866-481-0396. However, please note that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before the withdrawal of consent, nor when applicable laws allow will it affect the processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.



MDK may update this notice from time to time, but no less than annually. This notice was last updated on January 16, 2023. If this notice is updated, the updated version will be indicated by an updated “Revised” date, and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. We encourage you to review this notice frequently to remain up to date on how we are protecting your information.



If you have questions or comments about this notice, you may email us at, contact us by telephone toll free at 866-481-0396, or contact us by mail at:


P.O. Box 165028

Columbus, OH 43216-5028