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Privacy Policy

Access Justice’s Web Site Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Legal Notice and Disclaimer

By accessing the Access Justice website, you are requesting information.  No part of nor any statement or information requested in this website is intended by Access Justice (“AJ,” “us” or “we”) to be, nor should it be construed as being, advertising, offering any legal advice or assistance, or solicitation.  The use of this web site, or sending of any information to or receiving information from Access Justice electronically, does not constitute legal advice nor create an attorney-client relationship, or create a duty of Access Justice to any reader.  An attorney-client relationship with Access Justice may be established only by a retainer or formal letter of engagement signed by an Access Justice attorney.  Unsolicited information sent to Access Justice by persons who are not clients of the firm is not subject to any duty of confidentiality on the part of the firm.  However, Access Justice will make every effort to keep private any such unsolicited personal information.

Your Consent

By using our website and providing personal information to Access Justice, you consent and agree to our privacy policy regarding the collection, use and disclosure of that information as set forth below.

Access Justice Values the Privacy and Security of Your Personal Information


We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating or improving our website, conducting our business, providing professional or technical support for us or serving you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is absolutely necessary to comply with the law or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety.   In such circumstances, if in our discretion we deem it appropriate or necessary, we will inform you of our determination to do so.


Information We Collect Automatically.

If you merely browse through the Access Justice website or download information, our servers will automatically collect certain information from you. This information includes or may include the: (a) name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; (b) browser software you use and your operating system; and (c) Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to this website. We will use information that we automatically collect to manage and improve our website to make it as useful as possible for visitors like you.  None of the information we automatically collect is tied to any personal and/or confidential information you may provide to us.

Information You Choose to Provide to Us.

When making a request or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter  your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or credit card information. You may, however, also visit our site anonymously.  Access Justice gathers and retains personal information about you only when voluntarily submitted by you.  For example, if you choose to complete and submit one of the forms located on our website to determine eligibility for services, request legal services or register to receive information, we will retain the information you submit to respond to your inquiry or consider your request.  After we have taken the appropriate action consistent with our policies, the information you submitted will be retained for our records.  If we change the manner in which we use or retain personal information you provide to us, we will update this Privacy Policy.


Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways: (1) to personalize your experience (your information, such as browser type, helps us to better respond to your individual needs); (2) to improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you); (3) to improve client service (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your requests and support needs); (4) to process transactions (Note: the personal information you provide us voluntarily, whether public or private, will not be sold, rented, transferred, or given to any other firm or business, for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the purpose of delivering the information to our independent contractor(s)  who  maintains or hosts our website and/or email services.); and (5) to send periodic emails (The email address you provide with requests for information or  legal service may to send you information and updates pertaining to your requests, in addition to receiving occasional Access Justice, legal or community news, updates, related service information, etc. . Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include simple unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email).


We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit an eligibility application or request for legal services. We treat and consider such information as confidential, because it is used to establish an attorney-client relationship.

We restrict access to non-public personal information to those employees who need to know the information to provide services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information consistent with industry “best practices.”

After a transaction, your private financial information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers. All other personal information will be removed from our web servers as soon as we download it to our files.


No.  We do not use cookies on our site at this time (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information).

We may use cookies in the future.  Although we have no intention to do so at this time, if this possibility concerns you, you should review this policy frequently and communicate your concerns to us.  If we begin to use cookies, there will be information here on how to disable them if you wish. Some sites accessible through links on our website may use cookies.  If this concerns you, you should review privacy policies at other websites.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer links to third parties that could provide you with legal or other assistance or information.  These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Access Justice does not endorse or condone those policies.  Therefore, we take and have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of any such linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act.  Therefore, we will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act):  We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, information on it and services we offered are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older, and/or organizations that may qualify for our legal services.

Access Justice Appreciates Your Privacy Concerns

Access Justice will make every effort to keep your personal information private.  However, if you do not feel that the internet is safe, you may accomplish almost anything that you could do on our website by using a different method, such as telephone or mail to contact us. Also, if you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding this privacy policy, please contact us.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Access Justice may change or update this Privacy Policy at any time.  We will not provide individual notice of changes, so we encourage you to review this policy frequently.  If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 05/17/10.

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Access Justice, PSC
310 4th Avenue S Suite 1006
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: 612.879.8092
Toll Free: 1.877.999.AJ OK (2565)
Fax: 612.879.8707

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Access Justice is a nonprofit, full service public interest law firm committed to providing quality, affordable (or free) legal services to low- and moderate-income persons who have no access to our legal system.

Access Justice is a Minnesota Professional Services Corporation operating under the trade name “Access Justice.” An attorney-client relationship with Access Justice will only be created upon the signing of a formal representation agreement between Access Justice and a client.

Access Justice is a tax-exempt public charity under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations to AJ are tax deductible. Donate.

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