privacy is important to us at Laws.com. We are committed to respecting
your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information,
traffic information and communications content.
1. Collection of Information
information. When you sign up for a particular service that requires
registration at our website, we ask you to provide us your personal
information. If we later use this information in a manner different from
the purpose, for which it was collected, then we will ask for your
consent prior to such use.
You may decline to submit personal
information to any of our services, in which case we may not be able to
provide such services to you.
Member profile. Your professional
profile is the information you decide to make available to other
members. Your member profile may include your member name, full name,
email address, telephone number, gender, and any other information that
you decide to make available. You control your member profile, and you
can access it in order to view, correct, add or remove personal and
Contact information. Your account name,
your email address, phone number and address is displayed to other
members in your public directory listing. Other members can contact you
using this information.
Location information. When you share
your location with others or add a location to your posting, we treat it
like any other content you post.
Transactional information. We
may retain the details of transactions or payments you make on our
website. However, it is only with your consent that we will keep your
payment source account number.
Site activity information. We keep
track of the actions you take on the site, such as posting
information. In some cases, you are also taking an action when you
provide content to us. For example, if you shared some content with us,
we might log the fact that you shared it.
When you access the site from a computer, mobile phone, or other device,
we may collect the information from that device about your browser
type, location, and IP address, as well as the pages you visited.
to customize the content and advertising you receive based on the
profile information you provided. A cookie is a small file, which
resides on your computer and allows us to recognize it when you return
storing preferences and tracking trends.
In the course of
serving advertisements or optimizing services for our members, we may
allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on
your browser. Any information provided to third parties through such
cookies will not be personal, but may indicate a general segment, e.g.
your industry or geographic location, your occupation, or information
about your professional and educational background, for greater
customization of your member experience.
Most browsers are
initially set up to accept cookies, but you can adjust your browser to
block cookies or to alert when a cookie is being sent.
and information about your computer. Due to the Internet communications
standards, when you visit our site we automatically receive the Uniform
Resource Locator (URL) of the site, from which you came, and the site,
for which you are leaving us. We also receive information about your
computer, its operating system and the type of web browser it is using,
email patterns, as well as the name of your Internet Service Provider
(ISP). This information is used to analyze overall trends to help us
improve our services and is not shared with third parties without your
Consent to processing information about you. By
providing information for the purpose of opening your member account,
you are expressly and voluntarily accepting the terms and conditions of
voluntary on your part.
No information from persons under age 18.
Persons under age 18 are not eligible to use our services. If you are
under 18 year of age, you may not register for our site or provide any
personal information about yourself to us. If we learn that we have
collected personal information from someone under age 18, we will
immediately delete this information.
2. Use of Personal Information
management. We use the information we collect from you to provide our
services and features to you, to measure and improve these services and
features, and to provide you with customer support.
with you. We communicate with you through email and notices posted on
our website. You will receive emails from us related to the proper
functioning of your account. You can change your email address and
contact preferences at any time.
Sharing information with third
parties. We do not sell, rent, or otherwise transfer your personal
information to third parties for marketing purposes. We only share your
information with third parties to carry out your instructions or to
provide specific services or information. E.g., we may use a credit card
merchant company for subscription fees. Such third parties do not
retain, share, or store any personal information except to provide their
services, and they are bound by confidentiality agreements, which limit
their use of such information.
Sharing your resume with third
parties. Our searchable database of job postings and resumes enables
third parties, such as employers, recruiters, data collectors, marketers
and others, to see your personal information, and to contact you. You
have to be aware that these third parties may reside in jurisdictions,
which may not have adequate legal personal information protection. We do
not control these third parties, and we are not responsible for their
use of the personal information you make available on our website.
Therefore, you should avoid posting sensitive information in your
We share personal information with third
parties to help us in the delivery of our services to you. However, we
cannot disclose such information to third parties unless you consent to
such disclosure. E.g., if you make your resume searchable, all parties
with access to our searchable database will have access to your resume.
Or, if you indicate by configuring your profile that you wish to receive
information about the services of third parties, we supply your contact
information to these third parties for the purpose of their
communicating with you. We use the information we have about you to
determine, whether you might be interested in the services of a third
You may control the information and status of your
resume. You may also remove your resume from our database at any time by
accessing your account.
Your resume must not contain sensitive
information relating to your racial or ethnic origin, political views,
religious beliefs, membership in a social or political organization,
physical or mental condition, harmful addictions, sexual orientation and
criminal record, unless you intentionally wish that such information be
present in your resume. Your resume must not contain any information
you do not wish to share with a potential employer.
personalized advertising. We do not share your information with
advertisers without your consent. However, we may allow advertisers to
choose the characteristics of members who will see their advertisements,
and we may use non-personal information to select the appropriate
audience for these advertisements.
Supplementing your profile. We
may use the information about you, which we collect from other members,
to supplement your profile. In such cases, we leave you an opportunity
to remove that information or limit its visibility.
polls. You may receive requests from other members to participate in
market research including polls and surveys. The information you provide
for such purposes may be visible to other members of our website.
websites and third party applications. Our website may contain links,
which will let you leave it and access other websites. Linked websites
are not under our control and may have different privacy policies. Our
our website, and we do not accept responsibility for privacy policies of
If you use a third party application, the
provider of such application may obtain access to certain personal
information about you. We do not, and cannot, control how this provider
may use such personal information. Please review any privacy policies or
3. Changes to Personal Information
your profile. You can update or correct your personal information,
email preferences any time by visiting your profile page. The
information will be updated immediately.
Deactivating or deleting
your account. If you wish to stop using your account, you may
deactivate or delete it. When you deactivate your account, it becomes
invisible to any member, but it will not be erased. We will save your
profile information in case you later decide to reactivate your account.
When you delete your account, your personal information becomes
4. Protecting Personal Information
measures. We use administrative, technical and physical measures to
safeguard your personal information in our possession against loss,
theft and unauthorized use, disclosure or modification. In addition, we
try to make sure that this information is accurate, current and
Limitations on security measures.
Information publicly posted in your profile will become available to all
users of Laws.com, therefore please do not post any personal
information in your professional profile. We are not responsible for
third party circumvention of privacy settings or security measures on
our website. You can reduce these risks, however, by choosing a strong
password, using different passwords for different services, and using
up-to-date anti-virus software.
5. Disclosure of Personal Information
as provided below, we will not transfer any personal information,
traffic information or communications content to any third parties
without your express consent, except to protect or defend our legal
rights or property, to protect the safety and security of other members
or members of the public, to protect against fraud, or to comply with
the law or legal process. If we become involved in a merger,
acquisition, or any form of sale of our assets, we will ensure the
confidentiality of any personal information involved in such a
transaction and will provide notice before personal information is
you and your account. It is important, therefore, that you review this
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