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LGALX.COM PRIVACY POLICY

Thanks for using LGALX. This privacy policy ("Policy") applies to your use of LGALX's website, products, apps, and services (together, the "Services"). LGALX is firmly committed to protecting the privacy of the users who have registered for the Services (“Members”) and visitors (“Visitors”), whether Members or not, to the Services (together, “you” or “Users”). The Policy is intended to inform you about how we collect and use information. Please read it carefully in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions of Use available at: Terms and Conditions before accessing our website or submitting any information to us. If you do not agree to any part of this Policy, then you should stop accessing our Services. Our goal is to provide you with a secure online experience and to ensure that any information you submit to us is private and used/disclosed only for the purposes and in the means described below. This Policy, which may be amended from time to time, is incorporated into and is subject to LGALX’s Terms of Use. Your use of the Services and any personal information you provide on the Services remain subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.

  • TYPE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
    • Personal Information. When you register and set up an account, use or visit the Services, or contact us by e-mail or other means for any reason, you will be asked for the relevant pieces of information that specifically identify an individual, such as, but not be limited to, your name, age, contact details (email, address and telephone number), date and place of birth, passport information, payment information (billing and financial information which may include your postal and email addresses) and preferences. If you are using a mobile device, we might also collect data that identifies your mobile number, mobile device, device-specific settings and characteristics and latitude/longitude details. We might also calculate and process data related to the type of apps installed on a mobile device, such as the name of the app, an app description and the category it belongs to. None of this information by itself will be able to tell us who you are, but it can still be considered “personal” information. We may also receive information about you when you use certain social media services.
    • Usage/Log information. When you use our Services, we collect usage information. This includes information such as your computer's Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system and browser type, the date and time you access or use the Services, items you click on, pages you view and the amount of time you spend on any particular page, application version, language settings and pages that have been shown to you. We treat this information as Personal Information if we combine it with or link it to any of the personal information mentioned above. Otherwise, it is used in the aggregate only and is not considered by LGALX to be subject to the restrictions in this Policy.
    • Invitation Service. We may offer an invitation service to tell a friend about the Services. In such case, we may ask you for your friend’s email address or any other information needed to send the invitation and we may also ask you to invite a friend via third party services such as Facebook or Twitter. By providing email addresses of non-users, you represent that you have the right to do so and that such information may also be provided to the third party service that you have designated to contact the non-user.  We store and use this information to send this invitation, to register a friend if your invitation is accepted, and to track the success of our invitation service. Your friend may contact us at hello@lgalx.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
    • Location Information.  If you choose to enable location-based services, we may collect your location based on information provided by you or your mobile device, including, if available, GPS, IP address or cell tower information. 
    • Third Party Information. We may receive information about you from third parties (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, etc.) (“Third Party Sites”), in accordance with the policies and terms of such Third Party Sites. This Policy governs any information we have and combine with information from Third Party Sites.
    • Anonymous Data. “Anonymous Data” means data that is not associated with or linked to your personal data; Anonymous Data does not, by itself, permit the identification of individual persons. We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data.
  • COOKIES AND ONLINE ADVERTISING
    • Cookies and Clear Gifs. We use "cookies" to personalize your online experience. LGALX may use “cookies” or clear gif information for a number of reasons related to the Services, including to, remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your next visit of the Services; and monitor aggregate site usage metrics such as total number of visitors and pages viewed. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web server that allows us to automatically collect certain information (such as customer preferences and history). Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a web server that issued the cookie to you. Third party companies who sell and provide advertisements to the Services, make use of cookies for the purpose of serving and targeting advertisements more effectively. Clear gifs (also known as web bugs or web beacons) are small, invisible graphic images that may be used by the Services or in emails relating to the Services to collect certain information and monitor user activity on the Services and may be combined with your IP address or other information that we have gathered with respect to a User’s use of the Services. If you wish to block, erase, or be warned of cookies, please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn about these functions. However, if a browser is set not to accept cookies or if a User rejects a cookie, some portions of the Services may not function properly.
    • Online Advertising. We may also use third parties to display and target ads, provide certain functionality (such as maps), or to place their own cookies and other tracking technologies to collect, track and analyze usage and statistical information from Users. We are not responsible for the information collection practices of any third parties.
  • PUBLICLY POSTED INFORMATION

    Aggregated or anonymized information; any publicly available information about lawyers; information about you that is provided by third parties; or information that is posted to publicly accessible areas of the Services is not personal information and may be used publically by LGALX. Personal Information that you post to public areas of the Services or via your profile is not considered personal information and therefore, may become publicly available. For example, information you post in your profile or in client ratings, peer endorsements, Q&A forum, or any other interactive areas may be made publicly available and can potentially be viewed by anyone. Your posting automatically constitutes consent to share such information publicly, and you should assume that such information will be widely disseminated, including via search engines and other tools to locate information online (e.g., internet archive).

  • HOW WE USE INFORMATION

    In order to provide the level of service we believe you expect from us, we may use your personally identifiable information for the following purposes: (i) to facilitate your use of the Services, to process your requests, to provide you with information, products and services you request, to administer and assist us with the operation of our business, and for the purpose for which the information was provided; (ii) to do all things necessary to administer those Services; (iii) to research, develop, manage, protect and improve our Services and products and include new features and services; and (iv) to analyze data, or to have a third party do so on our behalf (for example, for payment processing, data storage, customer service, email delivery, and to assist us in our marketing efforts). If you use our website, information may also be used to evaluate what portions of our website are visited more often than others, determine where Users come from, where they go, and how long they stay on a particular page, or on our website in general. We may disclose your personal information in the good faith belief that we are lawfully authorized or required to do so, or that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to comply with the law or with legal process or authorities, respond to any claims, or to protect the rights, property or safety of the Services, our Users, our employees or the public, including without limitation to protect LGALX or our Users from fraudulent, abusive, inappropriate or unlawful use of the Services. We may use the information we collect to send you news relevant to you or in accordance with your preferences. We may also send you advertisements from third parties. We do not disclose or make available your personally identifiable information to third parties for direct marketing purposes.

  • TRANSFERS OF INFORMATION

    Information about our Users (including personal information) may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of company assets, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which information and data could be transferred to third parties as one of LGALX’s business assets. In such an event, we will attempt to notify you before your personal information is transferred, but you may not have the right to opt out of any such transfer.

  • UPDATING YOUR LISTING INFORMATION AND PUBLIC POSTS

    You can correct certain information by logging into your account and changing the information, and you may also delete certain information by closing your account. In addition, lawyers may change certain information contained in their profile by claiming their profile and editing the information contained therein. Please note that in certain circumstances, we may not, or may not be able to, remove or change certain information, even in the event an account is closed. For example, we may retain and continue to display any information you provided in connection with a question, answer, endorsement or client review.

  • CHOICE/ OPT-OUT

    You may, at any time, decline to share your personal information with us, in which case you will not be able to access some of the features and functionality found in the Services. You may “opt out” of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the Visitor by emailing us at hello@lgalx.com. However, this shall not affect our ability to send you service and account related emails and to use your personal information as otherwise described in this Policy.  If you register as a Member, you may update, correct, or delete your profile information and preferences at any time by emailing us at hello@lgalx.com. If you request your account information be deleted from our database, we may maintain information about individual sales transactions for recordkeeping and servicing.

  • SECURITY MEASURES

    LGALX endeavors to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure by putting into place reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Additionally, your account information is accessible online only through the use of a password. No security measures are perfect or impenetrable. To protect the confidentiality of your personal information, you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person. You are responsible for all use of the Services by any person using your password. Please contact us immediately by emailing us if you believe your password has been misused.

  • THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND PRACTICES

    The Services may contain links to other websites or make available Third Party Sites, including ad platforms and technologies. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy will not apply to your activities or any personal information you disclose while using Third Party Sites, products or services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third parties. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any website or service that collects your information.

  • THIRD PARTY CONNECTED SERVICES

    You may sign up and connect to the Services through a Third Party Site (such as Facebook) and you may be able to publish your comments and any other activity on our Services to the Third Party Site.  We are not responsible for the sharing, posting, commenting, or other content and information-gathering practices on any Third Party Site.  Please review their terms of service and privacy policies carefully before using their services and connecting to our Services. By using any Third Party Site to log in to our Services, or otherwise connecting to any Third Party Site, you allow us to access and use all information related to your account on the Third Party Site that may be accessible to us through the Third Party Site pursuant to this Privacy Policy.  To control the information that is available to us through such Third Party Site, or to disconnect the Third Party Site from our Services, you should check (and, if applicable, modify) the applicable settings on the Third Party Site.

  • SPAMMING

    We do not tolerate spam. You are not licensed to add other LGALX Members to your mail list (email or physical mail) without their express consent. You may not use our communication tools to send spam or otherwise send content that would violate the Terms of Use.

  • NO GUARANTEES

    While this Policy states our standards for maintenance of data and we will make efforts to meet them, we are not in a position to guarantee these standards.  You should not expect that your personal information or private communications will always remain private. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, we disclaim any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of data.

  • CHANGES TO THE POLICY

    We may change the provisions of this Policy at any time, and we will always post the most up-to-date version on our website. However, we will not notify you personally. Therefore, make sure to check this Policy regularly.

  • QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

    Please contact the LGALX team with any questions or comments about this Policy, your personal information, our third-party disclosure practices, or your consent choices by email at help@lgalx.com.