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Privacy Policy

This privacy notice discloses the privacy practices for www.richardshapiro.com. This privacy notice applies solely to information collected by this site for the purpose of filing a property tax appeal. It will notify you of the following:

  • With whom personally identifiable information collected from you through the website may be shared, and how it will not be used.

  • What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

  • The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.

  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

I, Richard Shapiro, am the sole owner of the information collected on this site. I will not sell or rent this information to anyone for any kind of advertising or marketing purposes, except if I join a firm or other attorneys join my firm I will share information with them.

I/we will not share your information with any third party outside of my law firm, other than as necessary to do what you retained us to do and to ensure that you are made aware of future opportunities to appeal.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you in the future.

Your Access to and Control Over Information

You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. In addition, you can always ask for any of the items listed below at any time simply by contacting us via any of our telephone or fax numbers, which are given on the Contact Us page and in the final paragraph below.

  • See what data we have about you, if any.

  • Change and/or correct any data we have about you.

  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Whenever we collect sensitive information (such as an email address) it is encrypted and transmitted to us in a Secure way. You can verify this by noting the 's' in "https" beginning the address at the top of the page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect information offline. Only those who need the information to perform a specific job are authorized to access personally identifiable information. Computers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Delivery and Timing Method

Appeals complaints are filed during the periods when different townships are scheduled to be open for filing. The schedules are set by the Cook County Assessor, the Cook County Boards of Review and the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board.

Refund Policy

Legal fees are not refundable; however, billing errors are always subject to correction

If you feel that we are not abiding by this Privacy Policy, you should contact my office immediately by calling us at (847) 869-8686 or by sending us a fax at (847) 869-9222.

Richard Shapiro
Attorney at Law