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.
Access Justice Values the Privacy and Security of Your Personal Information
DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?
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.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
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.
WHAT DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION FOR?
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).
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
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.
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
This policy was last modified on 05/17/10.