Date Last Updated: March 25th, 2020
This Privacy Notice and Policy is incorporated into any executed Master Services Agreement, Statement of Work and the Website Terms and Conditions (collectively, the “Agreement”). Capitalized terms used herein shall have the definition attributed to them in our Subscription Terms unless otherwise specified herein.
This Website (www.tech4lawyers.com) is operated by Tech4Lawyers. At Tech4Lawyers, we know that your privacy is of the utmost importance to you. Accordingly, we treat your information confidentially and are committed to protecting your privacy and your personally identifiable information (“Personally Identifiable Information” or “Personal Data”).
Information Collection and Use by Tech4Lawyers
Some of the information we collect on this site is considered private and personal. The Personally Identifiable Information that we collect from you includes, for instance, personal information, and demographic information submitted to Tech4Lawyersl including without limitation: names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, preferred communication methods, user names, and passwords. This Personally Identifiable Information personally identifies you and is used by Tech4Lawyers for the following purposes:
- We may send you requested information on our products and services;
- We may provide you with information about new products and services;
- If you are currently using Tech4Lawyers products or services and request support, we may use your Personally Identifiable Information to provide support in connection with your use of the Tech4Lawyers products and services ;
- We may use your Personally Identifiable Information for marketing purposes and market research;
- We may use your Personally Identifiable Information to internally administer this Website and to help us improve our services; or
- We may use your Personally Identifiable Information to comply with applicable laws or regulations.
Tech4Lawyers also collects Non-Personally Identifiable Information from Users of the Services, including without limitation: Internet protocol addresses, profile information, aggregate User-data, demographic information, geographical information, browser types, operating system types, Website browsing history, and Website usage statistics. This Non-Personally Identifiable Information is used to manage the Website, track Website usage, and improve the Services. This Non-Personally Identifiable Information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and Third Party Content to users. User IP addresses may also be recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
Tech4Lawyers is the sole owner of all information collected in conjunction with the Services, including both Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information. For those outside of the United States, you hereby consent to have your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Any misuse or improper collection of information provided on Tech4Lawyers is a violation of Tech4Lawyers policies and should be reported to Tech4Lawyers.
Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Notice and Policy, or where a User is expressly informed otherwise, we do not sell, rent, share, trade, or give away any Personally Identifiable Information to any third parties.
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Privacy Notice and Policy, Tech4Lawyers reserves the right to transfer both Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of a transfer or sale of Tech4Lawyers, the business related to the Services, or substantially all of Tech4Lawyers assets, to that successor in interest. In addition, we may share both Personally Identifiable Information and Non-Personally Identifiable Information with our authorized service providers.
Disclosure of Personal Data to Third Parties
Except as otherwise provided herein, Tech4Lawyers discloses Personal Data to third parties who reasonably need to know such data only for the scope of the initial transaction and not for other purposes. Tech4Lawyers may provide Personal Data to third parties that act as agents, consultants, and contractors to perform tasks on behalf of and under our instructions. For example, Tech4Lawyers may store such Personal Data in the facilities operated by third parties. Such third parties must agree to use such Personal Data only for the purposes for which they have been engaged by Tech4Lawyers and they must either:
- comply with the Privacy Shield Principles or another mechanism permitted by the applicable EU & Swiss data protection law(s) for transfers and processing of Personal Data; or
- or agree to provide adequate protections for the Personal Data that are no less protective than those set out in this Policy.
Tech4Lawyers also may disclose Personal Data for other purposes or to other third parties when a Data Subject has consented to or requested such disclosure. Please be aware that Tech4Lawyers may be required to disclose an individual’s personal information in response to a lawful request by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
Tech4Lawyers is liable for appropriate onward transfers of personal data to third parties.
Minors under Age 13
The minimum age to use the Services and the Website is thirteen (13) unless the express written permission of your parent or guardian has been recorded with your student health center. Tech4Lawyers does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13) or knowingly allow such persons to register as Members of the Website unless such persons meet the criteria outlined above. No one under age thirteen (13) is allowed to provide any Personally Identifiable Information in conjunction with the Services unless they meet the criteria outlined above. In the event that we learn that we have collected Personally Identifiable Information from a minor under age 13 who does not meet the criteria outlined above, we reserve the right to deactivate any Services associated with that person; however, we will retain that person’s Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with state and federal laws pertaining to retention and protection of such information. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a minor under thirteen (13) who does not meet the criteria above, please contact us using the contact form on www.tech4lawyers.com.
Permitted and Required Uses and Disclosures That May be Made Without Your Consent, Authorization, or Opportunity to Object
There are other circumstances in which we may have to use or disclose your protected Personally Identifiable Information, even without your consent or authorization. These situations include:
Disclosure Required By Law: We may use or disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to the extent that the use or disclosure is required by law. The use or disclosure will be made in compliance with the law and will be limited to the relevant requirements of the law. You will be notified, as required by law, of any such uses or disclosures.
Legal or Administrative Proceedings or Investigations: We may disclose Personally Identifiable Information in the course of any judicial or administrative proceeding or investigation, in response to an order of a court or administrative tribunal (to the extent such disclosure is expressly authorized), in certain conditions in response to a subpoena, discovery request or other lawful process or request.
Law Enforcement: We may disclose Personally Identifiable Information, so long as applicable legal requirements are met, for law enforcement purposes. These law enforcement purposes include requests: (1) pursuant to legal processes or as otherwise required by law; (2) for limited information for identification and location purposes; (3) pertaining to potential victims of a crime; (4) relating to suspicion that a death has occurred as a result of criminal conduct; (5) in the event that a crime occurs at Tech4Lawyers; or (6) relating to a medical emergency (not at Tech4Lawyers) and it is necessary to alert law enforcement regarding a potential crime.
Enforcement of Agreement: Consistent with applicable federal and state laws, we may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information to enforce this Agreement and to protect our rights herein.
Right to Access Personal Data
You have the right to know what Personal Data about you is included in Tech4Lawyers databases and to ensure that such Personal Data is accurate and relevant for the purposes for which Tech4Lawyers collected it. You may review Personal Data stored in the databases and correct, erase, or block any data that is incorrect, as permitted by applicable law and Tech4Lawyers policies.
Enforcement and Dispute Resolution
Tech4Lawyers commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information.
As part of this agreement, Tech4Lawyers subjects itself to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Tech4Lawyers contains links to other websites, including links that are placed there by Tech4Lawyers. Please be aware that Tech4Lawyers is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices on other websites. We encourage all Users of the Website to be aware of when they leave our Website, and to read the privacy policies of each and every website that collects your personal information. Our Privacy Notice and Policy only governs information collected on the Website.
Correcting, Updating, or Removing Information
Users may request to modify or remove most of their Personally Identifiable Information at any time by contacting Tech4Lawyers. Removed information may persist in backup copies of the Website indefinitely, but such information will continue to be protected under the terms of this Privacy Notice and Policy.
Third Party Content
Tech4Lawyers implements commercially reasonable security measures designed to protect your Personally Identifiable Information.
Privacy Notice and Policy Subject to Change
From time to time we may make changes to our Privacy Notice and Policy, and we reserve the right to change our Privacy Notice and Policy at any time. If we make changes, we will post them on the Website. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice and Policy applies to all Personally Identifiable Information. Your continued access or use of the Services after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Privacy Notice and Policy.