(a) Website Owner. LegalTonic LLC (“LegalTonic”) is the owner of this website (“Site)”). LegalTonic can be contacted by e-mail at [email protected] This privacy notice discloses LegalTonic information practices for the Site, including what type of personal identifiable information is requested in order to make a purchase, how the information is used, and with whom the in-formation is shared.
(b) Site Visits. In general, you can visit on the Site without disclosing any personal information. LegalTonic may collect electronically certain information from Site visitors. This includes, but is not limited to, the home server domain name, e-mail address, type of computer and web browser, what pages visitor accessed, and limited information about search requests. This information is used to solve technical problems and to calculate overall usage statistics.
(c) Site Transactions. At times, LegalTonic will need personal information regarding a customer or a prospect. For example to process an order or provide a subscription, LegalTonic may need to know a customer’s name, mailing address, e-mail address and credit card details. It is LegalTonic’s intent to inform you know before LegalTonic collects personal information, such as user’s name and/or address on the Internet. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used as a basis for further contact with you, LegalTonic will respect your wishes.
(d) Third Party Certification. LegalTonic has SSL certification.
- Personal Information That May Be Collected
(a) Identifying Information. In order to make a purchase or to access designated subscriber services and /or restricted areas within the Site, LegalTonic will request a user to provide certain personal identifying information, which may include: name, postal address, e-mail address, screen name, password, telephone number, method of payment, and/or credit card number. LegalTonic may request additional information necessary to establish and maintain customer’s account.
(b) Service Quality Monitoring. Some Site transactions may require a customer to telephone LegalTonic, or LegalTonic to call the customer. LegalTonic will not contact you by telephone without your prior consent, except to confirm an order placed online and/or to inform a customer of the status of such order. Customer should be aware that it is LegalTonic’s practice to monitor, and in some cases record such calls for staff training or quality assurance purposes.
(c) Information from Children. LegalTonic does not sell products or services for purchase by children, and will not collect or post information from a child under the age of 18 without the involvement of a parent or guardian.
(d) Lost or Stolen Information. Help keep your personal information accurate. If a customer’s personal information has changed, please e-mail the new information to LegalTonic at the e-mail address shown in Paragraph 1(a). If a customer would like to review the personal information LegalTonic has in its files regarding the customer, e-mail your request to LegalTonic together with the description of a recent purchase. If a customer’s credit card and/or password is lost or stolen, the customer should promptly notify LegalTonic in order to enable LegalTonic to cancel the lost or stolen information and to update its records with a changed credit card and/or password.
(e) Chat Rooms, Forums and Bulletin Boards. If customer participates in an LegalTonic chat room, discussion forum, or posts messages to an LegalTonic bulletin board, customer should be aware that the information disclosed and shared will be broadly available to other persons, both inside of and/or outside LegalTonic, who have access to that chat room, forum or bulletin board. Some individual LegalTonic chat rooms, forums or bulletin boards have additional rules and conditions regarding participation. Also, participant’s expressed opinion is his or her own and should not be considered as reflecting the opinion of LegalTonic.
(f) Links to Other Sites. An LegalTonic Site may contain links to other Sites. LegalTonic is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those other Sites.
- Uses Made of the Information
(a) Limited Uses Identified. Without customer’s prior consent, LegalTonic will not use your personal identifiable information for any purpose other than that for which it is submitted. LegalTonic uses personal identifiable information to reply to inquiries, handle complaints, provide operational notices and in program record-keeping. LegalTonic also processes billing and business requests related to the Site participation. In addition, personal information collected by LegalTonic will be used by LegalTonic for the following purposes: statistical analysis of LegalTonic’s customers behavior and other reporting relevant to LegalTonic’s services, for product development, for educational purposes, for content improvement, to customize the content and layout of the Site, for internal company reviews and any regulatory reporting requirements of LegalTonic’s. The information you provide to the LegalTonic Site may also be collected, used, analyzed and/or processed by LegalTonic, or selected third parties on LegalTonic’s behalf, for marketing and other business purposes.
(b) Marketing Uses. Unless customer marks an “x” on the opt-out option box herein provided, LegalTonic reserves the right to provide customer with information about the Site, LegalTonic products and services, and related information in which customer has indicated an interest.
(c) Stored Information Uses. LegalTonic stores and retains the information provided by customer. This information is used to compile a customer’s purchase history in order to enable LegalTonic to recommend products, services, or special offers that would be of interest to a customer. Stored information is used by LegalTonic, and/or its agents to support customer interaction with the Site, to deliver customer purchases, and/or to contact customer again about other LegalTonic’s services and products.
(d) Online Advertising. Some companies that help LegalTonic deliver interactive on-line advertising, such as banner ads, may collect and use information about LegalTonic’s customers to help LegalTonic better understand the types of advertising or promotions that are most appealing to LegalTonic’s customers. After it is collected the information is aggregated so it is not identifiable to a specific individual.
- Disclosure of the Information
(a) Within Corporate Organization. LegalTonic is a multinational organization, with legal entities, business processes, management structures, and technical systems that cross borders. LegalTonic may share your personal information within the LegalTonic corporate organization, and may transfer the information to countries in the world where LegalTonic conducts business. Some countries may provide less legal protection for customer personal information.
(b) Mergers and Acquisitions. Circumstances may arise where for business reasons, LegalTonic decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize its businesses in the United States or some other country. Such a transaction may involve the disclosure of personal identifying information to prospective or actual purchasers, and/or receiving such information from sellers. It is LegalTonic’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these types of transactions.
(c) Agents. LegalTonic employs or engages other companies and individuals to perform business functions on behalf of LegalTonic. These persons are provided with personal identifying information required to perform their functions, but are prohibited by contract from using the information for other purposes. These persons engage in a variety of functions which include, but are not limited to, fulfilling orders, delivering packages, removing repetitive information from customer lists, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments and providing customer services.
(d) Affiliated Businesses. LegalTonic works closely with affiliated businesses operating Site stores, providing services or selling products on each other’s Sites. These businesses identify themselves to customers. Customer information related to a transaction with an affiliated business is shared with that affiliated business.
(e) Marketing Analysis by Third Parties. LegalTonic reserves the right to disclose to third parties personal information about customers for marketing analysis; however, any information disclosed will be in the form of aggregate data that does not describe or identify an individual customer.
(f) Disclosure to Governmental Authorities. Under certain circumstances, personal information may be subject to disclosure pursuant to a judicial or other government subpoenas, warrants or orders. LegalTonic may release personal information to appropriate governmental authorities where release is required by law (for example, a subpoena) or by a regulation, or is requested by a government agency conducting investigations or proceedings.
- Use of Computer Tracking Technologies
(a) No Tracking of Personal Information. The Site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. Through Site access logs LegalTonic does collect clickstream data and HTTP protocol elements, which generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our sites. This information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff for research and development, user analysis and business decision making, all of which provides better services to the public. Also, such information is used for internal purposes by technical support staff to provide better services to the public and may also be provided to others, but, again, the statistics contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.
(c) Use of Web Beacon Technologies. LegalTonic may also use Web beacon or other technologies to better tailor its Site(s) to provide better customer service. If these technologies are in use, when a visitor accesses these pages of the Site, a non-identifiable notice of that visit is generated which may be processed by LegalTonic or by its suppliers. Web beacons usually work in conjunction with cookies. If customer does not want cookie information to be associated with customer’s visits to these pages, customer can set its browser to turn off cookies; however, Web beacon and other technologies will still detect visits to these pages, but the notices they generate cannot be associated with other non-identifiable cookie information and are disregarded.
(d) Collection of Non-Identifiable Information. LegalTonic may collect non-identifiable information from user visits to the LegalTonic Site(s) in order to provide better customer service. Examples of such collecting include: traffic analysis, such as tracking of the domains from which users visit, or tracking numbers of visitors; measuring visitor activity on LegalTonic Site(s); Site and system administration; user analysis; and business decision making. Such information is sometimes known as “clickstream data.” LegalTonic or its contractors may use this data to analyze trends and statistics.
(e) Collection of Personal Information. LegalTonic collects personal identifying information from customer during a transaction. LegalTonic may extract some personally identifying information about that transaction in a non-identifiable format and combine it with other non-identifiable information, such as clickstream data. This information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level (not at an individual level) to help LegalTonic understand trends and patterns. This information is not reviewed at an individual level.
- Information Security
(a) Commitment to Online Security. LegalTonic employs physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the security and integrity of personal information. Billing and payment data is encrypted whenever transmitted or received online. Personal information is accessible only by staff designated to handle online requests or complaints. LegalTonic uses industry standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving personal information. LegalTonic maintains security measures in its physical facility designed to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that LegalTonic has collected from user.
(b) No Liability for Acts of Third Parties. LegalTonic will exercise all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of customer personal information. However, transmissions protected by industry standard security technology and implemented by human beings cannot be made absolutely secure. Consequently, LegalTonic shall not be liable for unauthorized disclosure of personal information due to no fault of LegalTonic including, but not limited to, errors in transmission and unauthorized acts of LegalTonic staff, agents and/or third parties.
(b) Opt-Out Right. Any prospective customer has the right at any time to cease permitting personal information to be collected, used or disclosed by LegalTonic and/or by any third parties with whom LegalTonic has shared and/or transferred such personal information. Right of cancellation may be exercised by contacting LegalTonic via e-mail [e-mail address], telephone or certified postal mail. After processing the cancellation, LegalTonic will delete customer or prospective customer’s personal information from its data base.
- Access Rights to Data
(a) Information Maintained by LegalTonic. Upon customer’s request, LegalTonic will provide a reasonable description of customer’s personally identifiable information that LegalTonic maintains in its data bank. LegalTonic can be contacted by e-mail at [email protected]
(b) Corrections and Changes to Personal Information. Help LegalTonic to keep customer personal information accurate. If customer’s personal information changes, or if customer notes an error upon review of customer information that LegalTonic has on file, please promptly e-mail LegalTonic at [email protected] and provide the new or correct information.