The Legal Access and LegalEASE Privacy Statement
Your Privacy is Important to Us
At Legal Access and LegalEASE, we understand that your privacy is important. Therefore, to better protect your privacy, we have created this Privacy Statement in order to explain our online information practices to assist you during the course of your visit and interaction with our websites.
This Privacy Statement applies to all of the online services and websites offered by Legal Access Plans LLC or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies (collectively, Legal Access Plans' "services"). Furthermore this statement applies to all information collected from or submitted to authorized Legal Access Plans websites.
Our websites contains links to other websites operated by third parties which may or may not be affiliated with Legal Access Plans. Legal Access Plans is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of such third party websites and this Statement does not apply to those websites.
If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please feel free to e-mail us or write to us at Privacy Issues, c/o Legal Access Plans LLC, 5850 San Felipe, Suite 600, Houston, TX, 77057 USA.
Application of this Statement
This Statement applies only to the information collected by Legal Access Plans from the users of our websites. It does not apply to information collected by Legal Access Plans in any other way, including offline.
Information we collect and how we use it
Legal Access Plans offers a number of online services that do not require you to register for an account or provide any personal information to us, for example, Legal Access Plans Member Guides.
In order to provide our full range of online services, we may collect the following types of information:
Log Information: When you use Legal Access Plans' Services, our servers automatically record and log information that your browser sends whenever you visit the website. These server logs may include your web request, Internet Protocol address, the name of your Internet Service Provider, browser type, browser language, the state or country from which you accessed our website, the webpage you linked to our website from, the number of links you click within the website, the pages you viewed on the website, and the date and time of your request.
User communications: When you send email or other communication to Legal Access Plans via our website, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services as appropriate.
Information you provide: In a few areas on our websites, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to verify whether you are entitled to access and use certain information, materials and services available from our website, or to enable us to enhance your site visit, to assist you with member service, technical support issues, follow up with you after your visit, or to otherwise support your relationship with Legal Access Plans. Participation in those areas of our websites that require you to provide your personal information before proceeding are completely optional. However, declining to participate may mean that you will not be able to access and use certain information, materials, and services.
Other Websites: This Privacy Statement applies to web sites and services that are owned and operated by Legal Access Plans. We do not exercise control over the sites displayed as search results or links from within our various services. These other sites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you.
Our websites are not set up to automatically collect personally identifiable information from each visitor to our websites. As stated above however, it does recognize the home server of visitors. For example, when a member visits one of our websites, we can tell both the IP Address and the Internet Service Provider the member is using, but not the names, addresses or other personally identifiable information about our website visitors that would allow us to accurately identify them. With that understanding, the information that is collected is used only for internal purposes that include but are not limited to:
Providing services to our members;
Auditing, research, and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our services;
Ensuring the technical functioning of our online services and networks; and
Development of new services.
Legal Access Plans only processes the information collected through the various means listed above for the purposes described in this Privacy Statement and/or any applicable Privacy Notice issued by Legal Access Plans.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Because Legal Access Plans is a company that operates on a global scale, your information may be shared with other Legal Access Plan offices or subsidiaries around the world. All such entities are governed by this Privacy Statement or are bound by appropriate confidentiality and/or data transfer agreements.
Your personal information is never shared outside Legal Access Plans without your permission, except under the conditions explained below.
Legal Access Plans may share personal information within Legal Access Plans, its subsidiaries, affiliates, or agents under any of the following circumstances:
When we have your consent to share the information;
A service you requested requires interaction with a third party, or is provided by a third party;
When certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of members who visited a particular website, for example, or how many members clicked on a particular web link. Such information, being non-personal information does not identify you individually; or
To keep you up to date on any information, from us, that we think would be beneficial to you.
Legal Access Plans only shares personal information with other companies or individuals outside of Legal Access Plans in the following limited circumstances:
When we have your consent to share the information;
When certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of members who visited a particular website, for example, or how many members clicked on a particular web link. Such information, being non-personal information does not identify you individually;
We provide such information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing personal information on our behalf. We require that these parties agree to process such personal information based on our specific instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Statement and any other appropriate confidentiality, data transfer agreements, and security measures.
When access, use, preservation, or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to a. Satisfy any current and applicable law, statute, regulation, rule, legal process, or enforceable governmental request; b. Enforce Legal Access Plans' Terms of Service, including, but not limited to investigation of any potential or actual violations thereof; c. Detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, misrepresentation, security, or technical issues; or d. Protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of Legal Access Plans, its affiliated companies, agents, members, or the public as required or permitted by law.
Should any questions or concerns regarding the management or use of personal data, please contact us at the address located at the bottom of this Statement.
Your personal information is important to us. Therefore, we take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of data we have collected, stored, as well as processing practices and security measures employed to protect against any and all unauthorized access to the servers and/or systems where we store data.
Further, Legal Access Plans restricts access to personal information to Legal Access Plans employees and/or agents who need to know certain personal information in order to operate, develop, or improve our services. Said individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations and may be subject to reasonably appropriate discipline, including, but not limited to suspension, termination, and criminal prosecution, should they fail to meet these confidentiality obligations.
Legal Access Plans processes personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this Privacy Statement or any applicable service-specific privacy notice. Legal Access Plans reviews data collection, storage, and processing practices to ensure that we only collect, store, and process the personal information provided to provide or improve our services. Further, Legal Access Plans safeguards the security of the data you send us with physical, electronic, and managerial procedures.
Accessing and Updating Personal Information
Whenever you use the services provided by Legal Access Plans, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information to either correct data if it is inaccurate or delete data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes.
In order to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, modification, or deletion, we ask individual members to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests. Legal Access Plans may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical, or for which access to such information is not otherwise required.
Legal Access Plans regularly reviews its compliance with this Privacy Statement. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this Statement or Legal Access Plans' treatment of personal information via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by writing us at Privacy Issues, c/o Legal Access Plans LLC, 5850 San Felipe, Suite 600, Houston, Texas, 77057, USA. When we receive formal written complaints at either address, it is Legal Access Plans' policy to contact the complaining individual regarding his or her concerns. Further, we will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between Legal Access Plans and an individual.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
Please be aware that this Privacy Statement may be updated from time to time. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this page and each version of this Privacy Statement will be identified at the top of this page by its effective date.
If you have any additional questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact us at your convenience, either via e-mail (email@example.com) or at,
5850 San Felipe, Suite 600
Houston, Texas 77057, USA.