How We Collect Information
Personal Information is information that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you, e.g., your name, email address, address, Site and other internet usage data, phone numbers, and unique device identifiers ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include information that does not identify you directly if it is combined with other information in a way that enables you to be identified, such as age, gender, profession, zip code, IP address, mobile device ID, and geolocation data.
The types of Personal Information and Other Information we collect are described below and will depend on how you interact with this Site and how you use our Services.
When you subscribe for our Services: We ask for your name, email address, postal address, phone number, law firm or company affiliation, and similar information. You will also create your individual user name and password to logon to our subscriber portal
When you use our Services we collect information when you communicate with us and provide information related to our services, such as your contact information, practice areas and disciplines.
When you provide information voluntarily we collect your name, e-mail address, and other information you provide when, for example, you request information from us, communicate with us by e-mail or telephone, submit online forms, participate in surveys or promotions, and through other means.
We may collect Internet log data when you visit our Site and use our subscriber portal using cookies and similar technologies. This includes, for example, network and connection information (including Internet Service Provider (ISP) and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses), device and browser identifiers and information (including device, application, or browser type, version, plug-in type and version, operating system, user agent, language and time zone settings, and other technical information), advertising and cookie identifiers.
We may collect Site usage metrics when you visit our Site or use the subscriber portal. These may include usage rates, technical data (including occurrences of errors, diagnostic reports, settings preferences, backup information), content interactions (including searches, page views, downloads, and prints), and user journey history (including clickstreams and page navigation, URLs, timestamps, content viewed or searched for, page response times, page interaction, and similar data).
We may collect your information from other sources, including from our selected third-party business partners that work with us in providing our Services, that we may utilize to deliver certain content or services or as part of your experience with us, and our affiliated companies. From time to time, we may also acquire from third parties certain lists containing the names and contact information of individuals who may be interested in our Services.
We ask that you not send us or disclose through this Site or otherwise any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic characteristics, criminal background or trade union membership).
How We Use Personal Information
We may use personal information for these purposes:
* processing subscriptions to our Services;
* delivering our Services to you;
* communicating with you about potential legal contacts and providing customer support;
* notifying you about changes to our Services;
* communicating our appreciation to our subscribers for their business and requesting their comments on our services through surveys and other tools;
* providing marketing and promotional information to you about new services and programs offered by Outside Attorneys;
* responding to requests for information about our Services;
* collecting and analyzing Site log and usage data to develop demographic information for marketing campaigns and to improve the performance and functionality of our Site;
* detecting, preventing, and addressing technical issues with our Site; and
* detecting and preventing potential fraud or misuse of our Site or Services.
For information about how you can opt-out of marketing and promotional e-mails, see the section titled "How You Can Opt-Out of Marketing Communications."
How We Share Personal Information
Your personal information may be accessible or disclosed for business purposes to the categories of third parties described below.
Service Providers. We may engage third-party service providers to assist with various administrative, cloud data storage, technology, e-mail services, e-mail marketing, and other business operations. Service Providers have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
Plug-ins and Hosted Services. We use cloud-base software and hosting services to provide the functionality for our online subscriber portal. Subscribers may login from our Site to their account to review potential attorney/in-house counsel contacts, manage their billing information, upload information about their practice area, submit files, view and respond requests for information, download materials associated with the services, and communicate with our team. These systems also facilitate sending, receiving, and acting on customer support requests.
Certain Transactions. We may share your Personal Information as we believe is reasonably necessary in connection with business transactions such as a transfer or sale to another entity of all or a portion of our stock or assets or a business reorganization.
How to Opt-Out of E-mail Marketing
You may, at any time, choose to not receive marketing or promotional communications from us by using the "unsubscribe" feature provided in our e-mail marketing messages or by "opting out" or "unsubscribing" from specific mailing lists and services by contacting us as explained in the section titled, "How You Can Contact Us."
If you unsubscribe from receiving these emails, you will still receive transaction-related and other communications that are not marketing or promotional in nature. For example, we may contact you concerning any purchases you have made with us, even if you opt out of receiving unsolicited marketing messages.
How to Restrict Cookies, Other Internet Tracking Technologies, and Personalized Advertising
You can restrict how cookies and other internet technologies are used to track and log data about your internet and mobile device usage of our Site and third-party websites by managing the preference settings on your browser or device. You can learn about how Google collects and processes data at https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites and the controls Google offers to manage the collection and use of your information at https://policies.google.com/privacy. For information about restricting personalized advertising, see www.aboutads.info/choices. Please note that certain types of cookies and similar technologies are needed to support the functionality of our subscriber portal and restricting their use may affect the use of our subscriber portal and other Services
Links to Other Websites
This Site may provide links to other Internet-based applications including third-party plug-ins and hosted collaboration tools used to power our subscriber portal and social media platforms. Some of these third-party sites may be co-branded with the Outside Attorneys logo, even though they are not operated or maintained by us. These third applications may gather data from you.
Security of Personal Information
We take reasonable precautions to protect the security of your Personal Information. However, neither people nor systems can be fully secure. While we use reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Information, and carefully select our third-party technology and other service providers, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you provide to us and we do not accept liability for unintentional disclosure. Because these third parties will have access to your information, we recommend that you review their privacy policies and practices.
It is important that you use reasonable precautions to protect your Personal Information by not disclosing or sharing your user name and password and by logging out of your subscriber account when you have completed each working session.
How to Access and Manage Your Personal Information
Subscribers can correct, update, or make changes to the information we have about you by logging in to your account and making the required changes or by contacting us as explained in "How to Contact Us." You may request that we no longer use your information to provide marketing or other communications to you by contacting us at the email address provided in "How to Contact Us." We will respond within a reasonable timeframe.
How to Contact Us
E-mail: [email protected]