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Privacy Policy

LegalOut strongly believes in maintaining the privacy of nonpublic personal information we collect from individuals who visit our web site at www.legalout.com. We want you to understand how and why we collect, use and disclose the personal information about you. This Privacy Policy provides you with information concerning our practices and procedures as they relate specifically to information we collect at this web site. If you have additional questions or would like further information on this topic, please feel free to write to us at info@legalout.com. We may update this policy from time to time, so please check this Policy periodically for changes. The date of the last update is noted below.


We gather customer information needed to provide you with superior service, communicate offers on products and services that we believe will be of interest to you and to administer our business. We do not collect any personal information about you at our web site unless you choose to provide it to us voluntarily. We define “personal information” as information that is unique to you and might include your name, email address, phone number, and mailing address.

If you sign up for our mailing list, we may collect your name, phone number, email address, and mailing address. And if you submit an inquiry through our “Contact Us” page, we may collect that same personal information, as well as any other information that you provide in a message to us.

We may keep this personal information for our records and we may use this personal information in order to deliver our newsletter to you or to respond to your inquiry. We may also use this personal information to keep you informed about our products or services or the products or services of others that may interest you. We will not sell this personal information to any third party.


We are strongly committed to preserving online privacy for all of our web site visitors, including children. LegalOut.com is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect information about children or sell products to children. Consistent with the Children’’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we will not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If you are under the age of 13, you must ask your parent or guardian to assist you in using LegalOut.com.


We appreciate your questions and comments about our web site and services and welcome your email messages to mailboxes listed on our web site. We may share your messages internally within our organization, so that we can respond to or otherwise address the issues contained in your message. We will keep a copy of your message for our records, or we may discard it after a certain period of time, but we will not use your email address for any other purpose. This does mean that, even if you send an email to us, we will not automatically add your email address to our newsletter list. So if you would like to sign up for our newsletter, please sign up directly through the web site.


We restrict access to personal information collected about you at our website to our employees, our affiliates” employees, or others who need to know that information to provide services to you or in the course of conducting our normal business operations. We maintain appropriate physical, electronic, security software and procedural safeguards to protect personal information. We protect our databases with various physical, technical and procedural measures and we restrict access to your information by unauthorized persons. We also advise all LegalOut employees about their responsibility to protect customer data and we provide them with appropriate guidelines for adhering to our company’’s business ethics standards and confidentiality policies.


As noted throughout the web site, we have a business relationship with RocketLawyer.com, where RocketLawyer.com has agreed to provide legal document services to our customers. If you choose to use those services, you will be taken to a separate web site that is controlled by RocketLawyer.com. That web site is governed by a different privacy policy – we worked with RocketLawyer.com extensively in developing that privacy policy consistent with our understanding of our customers’ expectations – so please be sure to read and understand that privacy policy before signing up for those legal document services.


For your convenience we may provide links to other web sites and web pages that we do not control. We cannot be responsible for the privacy practices of any web sites or pages not under our control and we do not endorse any of these web sites or pages, the services or products described or offered on such sites or pages, or any of the content contained on those sites or pages.


We may send you emails with news or other updates, or emails with promotional offers only if you opt-in to receiving such emails. If you would no longer like to receive emailed special event information, sales notifications or other messages from us please follow the “Unsubscribe” instructions. Your email address will be removed from our marketing list. Please allow us a reasonable period of time in order to satisfy your request, as some promotions may already be in process.


A cookie is a piece of information which a web server may place on your computer when you visit a web site. Cookies are commonly used by web sites to improve the user experience and have not been known to transmit computer viruses or otherwise harm your computer. Many cookies last only through a single web site session, or visit. Others may have an expiration date, or may remain on your computer until you delete them.

We may use cookies for a number of purposes - for example, to maintain continuity during a user session, to gather data about the usage of our web site for research and other purposes, to store your preferences for certain kinds of information and marketing offers, or to store a user name or encrypted identification number so that you do not have to provide this information every time you return to our web site.

Our cookies will track only your activity relating to your online activity on this web site, and will not track your other Internet activity. Our cookies do not gather personally identifiable information.

You can decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser. However, if you choose to reject cookies, you may not be able to use certain of our online products and services or web site features.

We may occasionally use other companies to set cookies on our web site and gather cookie information for us. In some cases, we may also use another company to operate web servers or process credit card purchases for our web site. We use the cookie information gathered by these companies in the same manner as stated above.


An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you connect to the internet. Web servers automatically identify your computer by its IP address. When you requests pages from our website, our servers log your IP address. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. This means that your session will be logged, but you as the user remain anonymous to us.


Log data consists of IP addresses, information generated by cookies, and other details about a visit to our website, such as the time of the visit and the type of web browser used. Log data is collected passively and is not personally identifiable. Log data collected on our web servers supply us with aggregate information about the number of visits to different pages on our site. We use this information only to improve our site.


We may use aggregated, statistical information to describe our membership and to establish advertising and other business relationships with third parties. We may serve you with targeted advertisements based on your personal or profile information, but we do not provide any of this personal or profile information to an advertiser or any third party with the exception of those uses expressly disclosed in this policy. However, if you click or view an ad on our site then you consent to the likelihood that the advertiser will assume that you meet the targeting criteria, if any, used to display such ad, and as described above, you will be subject to the advertiser’’s privacy policy and information collection practices (if any).


We may allow third party ad servers or ad networks to display advertisements on the web site. Some of these ad networks may place a persistent cookie on your computer or use other technologies such as JavaScript and web beacons. Doing this allows them to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad networks may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. We do not have access to or control over the cookies that may be placed by these parties on your computer, and we have no control over these parties” privacy policies or information collection practices (if any).


We may sometimes use a third party to provide specific services on our behalf, including sending e-mails to our members, conducting member surveys, processing transactions or performing statistical analysis of our services. In these cases, we may provide certain personal information, such as your name and e-mail address necessary for the service to be provided. However, these third parties are required to maintain the confidentiality of this information and are prohibited from retaining, sharing, storing or using this information for any other purposes.


In the event that we go through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition, liquidation or sale of all or a portion of its assets, our members’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Members will be notified of any such business transition via e-mail or prominent notice on the web site.


We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform to applicable law, comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on us or the web site, protect and defend our rights or property, or investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, or violations of our Terms of Use.


We may change this Policy at any time and from time to time. The most recent version of the Policy is reflected by the version date located at the bottom of this Policy. This Policy is not intended to and does not create any contractual or other legal right in or on behalf of any party.


If you have any questions about this Policy or would like to learn more about how we protect privacy, please email us at info@legalout.com.

Last Updated: January 26, 2009

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