Last modified on 02/25/2018
LawCarta (“the Company”) respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it through compliance with this policy.
This policy applies to the information we collect:
It does not apply to the following:
Privacy of Children
Our Website is not intended for children, nor is it marketed towards children. No one under the age of 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not register on the Website, make any purchases through the Website, use any of the interactive or public comment features of this Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or any screen name or user name. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us by following the “Contact Us” link found at the bottom of this page.
YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OR OLDER TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE. IF YOU ARE UNDER EIGHTEEN YEARS OF AGE, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS THE WEBSITE FOR ANY REASON. DUE TO THE AGE RESTRICTION ON THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, NO INFORMATION OBTAINED BY THE WEBSITE FALLS WITHIN CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 1998.
It is not necessary to become a registered member to enjoy some of the content on LawCarta, although without membership your viewing options and community participation may be limited.
Classes of Users
Privacy of User Contributions
Even if designated as private, all User Contributions (defined below) are visible to and may be used by the Company for any purpose whatsoever, provided, however, that any User Contribution designated as private shall not be publicly disclosed by the Company unless subjec to an order by a court or the information in such User Contribution becomes public through no fault of the Company.
Availability of annotations to materials on the Website:
For all classes of users, the default is that annotations will be private, unless designated as public Annotations may appear publicly under the user’s real name.
Availability of original content and modifications to materials on the Website:
Availability of information regarding revenue from the materials on the Website:
Availability of information regarding usage patterns of particular materials on the Website:
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
We collect several types of information from and about users of our Website, including information:
We collect this information:
Information You Provide to Us
We do not collect your personally identifiable information unless you provide it to us. The information we collect on or through our Website may include the following, sll of which you are considered to voluntarily provide when you engage in activities that require provision of such information:
You also may provide information to be published or displayed (hereinafter, “posted“) on public areas of the Website, or transmitted to other users of the Website or third parties (collectively, “User Contributions“). Your User Contributions are posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. We cannot control the actions of other users of the Website with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons. If you do not want your User Contributions to be viewed by third parties, you are advised not to make any submissions.
Depending upon the activity, some of the information we ask you to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to engage in that activity.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies.
As you navigate through and interact with our Website, we may use automatic data collection technologies (such as Google Analytics) to collect certain information about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns, including but not limited to:
The information we collect automatically is largely statistical data and may include personal information but does not by itself identify a specific individual. This information is compiled and analyzed on both a personal and an aggregated basis. It helps us improve our Website and deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to:
The technologies we use for this automatic data collection may include but are not limited to:
We do not collect personal information automatically, but we may tie automatically collected information to your personal information that we collect through other sources or that you provide to us.
How We Use Your Information
We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information:
How We Protect Your Information
The Company uses a combination of industry standard security measures to safeguard your personal information against theft and misuse.
Our Website uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL encryption) on all web pages where personal information is required and in order to make credit card purchases you need to use an SSL-enabled browser to protect confidentiality of your personal and credit card information.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose aggregated information about our users and information that does not identify any individual without restriction.
We may sell or rent your personal information to third party marketers, but you may opt-out of such sale or rental by sending an e-mail to the Company through the “Contact Us” link at the bottom of the page to request such.
We may also disclose your personal information:
Accessing and Correcting Your Information
You can review and change your personal information by logging into the Website and visiting your account profile page.
You may also send us an e-mail through the “Contact Us” link at the bottom of the page to request access to, correct, or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.
Links to Other Companies’ Websites
Our Website may contain links to other companies’ websites. We are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about their privacy practices.
Your California Privacy Rights
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our Website who are California residents to request, once a year, certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes during the previous calendar year. To make such a request, please contact us using the “Contact Us” link provided at the bottom of this page and please include “California Privacy Request” in the subject line, along with your name, address and email address in the body of the message.
Notice of Compliance to California Residents