Law School Discussion

Privacy Policy

Law School Discussion Privacy Policy

Information Collected (non-members)

Law School Discussion collects internet protocol (IP) information to analyze where our users are coming from and how they navigate through the site. We also use cookies to determine user statistics such as number of page views per user, time spent online per user, number of users per day, etc. Law School Discussion also uses cookies to track advertising data. In addition, third party advertisers may also use cookies to track visitors to the Law School Discussion site.

Some third party advertisers may permit the user to opt not to allow the advertiser to use cookies which anonymously track usage data. Law School Discussion currently has relationships with the following advertising networks (click links to view privacy information): 24/7 Real Media, Inc., Burst! Media, LLC, Google, Inc., Google's DART, Right Media, LLC, and Tribal Fusion, Inc. These advertising networks use cookies to serve ads on Law School Discussion. Some advertising networks' use of cookies enable serving of ads based on other sites visited by Law School Discussion visitors. Visitors may opt out of Google's DART cookie by visiting the Google link above.

Information Collected (members)

"Members" are those users who decide to register for one of the discussion boards offered by Law School Discussion. In addition to collecting the user information described in the non-members section above, we also collect user's email addresses. Email addresses are used for opt-in announcements (such as an announcement that a new reply has been posted to a topic started by the member), and occasional general announcements from the administrator and staff.

Member data such as IP addresses, email addresses, and account names are also used to identify users that post malicious messages. While user data is rarely shared with third parties, Law School Discussion reserves the right to disclose any and all collected user information to law enforcement agencies, hosting organizations (such as universities that provide internet service), and other third parties for the purposes of reducing malicious, inappropriate, or unlawful messages.

Deletion of a Member account may remove some user information from the Law School Discussion website, however most user information will remain. Deletion of a Member account does not affect the treatment of the collected Member information.

Information Sharing

With the exception of the user data that may be disclosed to third parties to reduce malicious, inappropriate, or unlawful messages, Law School Discussion does not disclose personal information. Law School Discussion may disclose aggregate user information to third parties. In addition, volunteer moderators of Law School Discussion have access to user information such as email addresses and IP information. Law School Discussion does not guarantee that volunteer moderators will hold user information in confidence.

Consent

By visiting the Law School Discussion site, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy. Law School Discussion reserves the right to change this policy without notice by updating this document.

No Guarantees

While this Privacy Policy expresses Law School Discussion's standards for maintenance of private data, Law School Discussion is not in a position to guarantee that the standards will always be met. There may be factors beyond our control that may result in disclosure of data. As a consequence, Law School Discussion disclaims any warranties or representations relating to maintenance or nondisclosure of private information.

Last Updated

This privacy policy was last updated on March 21, 2009.