Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

(Effective 11/8/16)

 

1. Purpose of the Policy. The Sustainable Economies Law Center (Law Center) created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate that we are committed to respecting the the privacy rights of visitors and users of nextlegal.org (Next Legal). This Policy is only applicable to Next Legal, and not to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Next Legal.

2. Notice Concerning Children.  We do not direct any of the content on Next Legal specifically at children under 18 years of age. If we learn or have reason to suspect that a user of Next Legal is under age 18, we will promptly delete any personal information in that user’s account. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without the parent or guardian's consent, he or she should contact Sustainable Economies Law Center.

3. What Information does Sustainable Economies Law Center Collect?

3.1. Information You Provide. In operating Next Legal, Sustainable Economies Law Center uses registration and profile forms that ask members to provide the following information:

  • Name.

  • E-mail address

  • Password

  • Biography

  • Location

  • Social media addresses

  • Membership Type

  • Topics of Interest

  • Photo or other Profile Image

3.2 Next Legal Activity Information.  Next Legal logs information about how you interact with Next Legal, such as dates and times that you visit Next Legal and when you add or update content.

3.3 Cookies and Related Technologies. Next Legal collects various information from cookies and other technologies. For example, we may collect information from the devices you use to access Next Legal, your operating system type or mobile device model, browser type, domain, and other system settings, as well as the language your system uses and the country and time zone of your device. Browsers routinely send these types of information to web servers. Our server logs also record the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the devices you use to interact with Next Legal. In many cases, the information we collect using cookies and other tools is used in non-identifiable ways, but we may also associate the information we collect using cookies and related technologies with personally identifiable information. The information from cookies and related technology is stored in web server logs and also in web cookies kept on your computers or mobile devices, which are then transmitted back to Next Legal by your computers or mobile devices. These servers are operated and the cookies are managed by Sustainable Economies Law Center and our service providers.

3.4  Web Analytics. For our internal purposes, we may employ third party web analytics services to track certain information in connection with your use of Next Legal.

4. How We Use Your Personal Information. We may use your personal information in the following ways:

  • To follow up with transactions initiated on Next Legal. We may also use your contact information to inform you of any changes to this Next Legal, such as changes to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Service.

  • To remember your information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you access Next Legal.

  • To operate, maintain, and improve Next Legal and related services.

  • To communicate about promotions, upcoming events, other news relating to the services provided by Next Legal.

  • To protect or investigate fraudulent, unauthorized, or illegal activity

5. How We Share Your Information. We will not share your personal information without your consent, except as necessary to provide you with services offered by Next Legal or to comply with the law.

6. Do Not Track. Next Legal does not track its customers over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising and therefore does not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.

7. Updating Your Information. At any time, you may visit your personal profile on Next Legal. Through your personal profile you may review and update your personal information that we have already collected.

8. Canceling Your Account. You may cancel your Next Legal membership account at any time. When you cancel your account, things you have posted, comments you have made, and documents or videos you have uploaded may remain visible to other Next Legal users. If you wish to permanently delete any of this content after you cancel your membership account, you must contact Sustainable Economies Law Center.

9. Security.  Next Legal employs industry standard best practices, including secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) connections for both authentication and all communications with the Next Legal service. Next Legal also employs Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart (CAPTCHA) as an additional security measure to keep your information secure.

10. Website Areas Beyond Next Legal’s Control

10.1. Groups. Next Legal includes interactive Groups. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in those Groups becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information. This same caution should be exercised when participating in a Group that has been set as “private” by the Group administrator, as the Sustainable Economies Law Center can not guarantee that the Group will remain private.

10.2. Third Party Websites. Next Legal may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies that apply to those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.

11. Policy Updates and Changes. We reserve the right, at any time, to add to, change, update, or modify this Policy, by posting the change to this policy on Next Legal. If a material change is made to this policy, Sustainable Economies Law Center will post an announcement on Next Legal. Sustainable Economies Law Center may also provide notification of any changes via email.

12. Contacting Sustainable Economies Law Center. If you have any questions or complaints about this Policy, need to notify us about a security breach, or would like to request that we permanently delete any of your content, please contact us at:

Next Legal

℅ Sustainable Economies Law Center

2323 Broadway, Suite 203

Oakland, CA 93612