COLLECTION OF CLIENT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Advanced Legal Systems reserves the right to collect the following information from the Client: personally identifiable information, such as e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Advanced Legal Systems additionally reserves the right to collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to individual users, such as Zip code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.
Advanced Legal Systems reserves the right to retain and store information automatically collected regarding users’ computer hardware and software. This information may include, but is not limited to, IP addresses, browser types, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Advanced Legal Systems for the operation of the services, to maintain quality of the services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Advanced Legal Systems website.
Any personally identifiable information or sensitive data disclosed by users through Advanced Legal Systems public message boards may be collected and used by others. Advanced Legal Systems will not read any of users’ private online communications.
Users are encouraged to review the privacy statements of third-party websites which users may link to from Advanced Legal Systems’ website. Advanced Legal Systems is not liable for the privacy statements, information storage, or other content on third-party websites. Users visit any third-party website at their own risk.
USE OF CLIENT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Advanced Legal Systems reserves the right to collect, store, and use the personal information of users to operate the Advanced Legal Systems website and optimize the services provided. Advanced Legal Systems may use personally identifiable information to target advertisements and solicitations for Advanced Legal Systems and its affiliates. Advanced Legal Systems may also use this information to contact users via surveys, product research, and opinion polls of customer satisfaction or interest in potential new services.
Advanced Legal Systems does not sell, rent, or lease customer lists or customer information to third parties. Advanced Legal Systems does reserve the right to contact users on behalf of third-party business partners regarding a particular offering targeted to that user’s needs. However, Advanced Legal Systems will not transmit users’ personally identifiable information, including e-mail addresses, names, addresses, or telephone numbers, to third-parties. Advanced Legal Systems additionally reserves the right to share data with trusted partners in order to perform statistical analysis, send e-mail or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. The transmittal of user information to third-parties will be limited to the aforementioned uses, and all third-party partners will be legally bound to maintain the confidentiality of user information.
Advanced Legal Systems does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without users’ explicit consent.
Advanced Legal Systems reserves the right to track user web history within Advanced Legal System’s network, in order to determine what services offered by Advanced Legal Systems are most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising for Advanced Legal Systems products to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Advanced Legal Systems websites will disclose the personal information of users, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to; (i) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Advanced Legal Systems or the site; (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Advanced Legal Systems; or (iii) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Advanced Legal Systems, or the public. Advanced Legal Systems reserves the right to utilize and disclose user information under the aforementioned exigent circumstances.
The Advanced Legal Systems website uses “Cookies” to help personalize and customize users’ online experiences. A “Cookie,” under the meaning of this Policy, is a text file that is placed on a users’ hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to users’ computers. Cookies are uniquely assigned to individual users, and can only be read by a web server in the domain responsible for issuing the cookie.
Cookies are utilized by Advanced Legal Systems in the interest of convenience and to save users’ time. For example, if a user personalizes Advanced Legal Systems pages, or registers with Advanced Legal sites or services, a Cookie helps Advanced Legal to recall the user’s specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When users return to the same Advanced Legal website, the information previously provided can be retrieved and allows repeat users to access previously customized Advanced Legal Systems features.
Users retain the ability to accept or decline Cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept Cookies; however users may individually modify browser settings to decline Cookies if so desired. If a user declines Cookies, the user may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Advanced Legal services or third-party websites.
SECURITY OF CLIENT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
Advanced Legal Systems secures users’ personal information from unauthorized access, use, publication, or disclosure. Advanced Legal Systems secures the personally identifiable information users provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure.
WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Advanced Legal Systems protects sensitive information and warrants that its services will be of a quality conforming to generally accepted industry standards, namely through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Advanced Legal Systems does not warrant any modifications made by users. The warranties set forth in this agreement are exclusive to Advanced Legal Systems’ services and Advanced Legal Systems hereby disclaims all other warranties, express or implied. Advanced Legal Systems does not warrant the access or utilization of user information by third-parties. Users acknowledge that Advanced Legal Systems does not control or monitor the transfer of data over the Internet, and that the Internet carries with it the inherent risk that users’ privacy, confidential information, and property may be lost or compromised. Advanced Legal Systems will not be liable for any punitive, indirect, consequential, economic, incidental, or special damages, or for any lost profits, lost data, lost business, lost revenues, damage to goodwill, lost opportunities or loss of anticipated savings as the result of such third-party use of user data, even if advised of the possibility of same, and regardless of whether the claims are based in contract, tort, strict liability, infringement, or any other legal or equitable theory.
MODIFICATIONS TO POLICY
Advanced Legal Systems reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time without notice. A current version of the Policy is posted on Advanced Legal Systems’ web site. Clients are encouraged to periodically review this Policy to stay informed on Advanced Legal Systems’ current privacy terms.
Advanced Legal Systems welcomes users’ comments regarding this Policy. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any information or allegations regarding a potential breach of the terms of this Policy. Advanced Legal Systems will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy any breach or violation of the Policy’s terms.