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III. Information We Collect
IV. How We Use and Share Personally Identifiable Information
Once collected, we may use your Personally Identifiable Information in a variety of ways including, but not limited to:
Publication of Your Personally Identifiable Information for Membership Directories and Registration Lists. To allow other lawyers and the public to find you, the Personally Identifiable Information we receive may be published on the Sites and other print or digital media, in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, directories, membership lists, and other types of registration lists for NLA programs and events (“Directory Lists”). Directory Lists will not include sensitive information, such as credit card or bank information, or social security numbers. Users may request their information be suppressed from Directory Lists by contacting us.
Sharing Your Personally Identifiable Information to Fulfill Service Requests and Perform Business Functions. When fulfilling service requests initiated by you, we may share your Personally Identifiable Information with certain third parties to fulfill the requests. We may also share such information with service providers that perform business functions for us. For example, the NLA occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on our behalf including, but not limited to, packaging, mailing and delivering promotional offers, sweepstakes or contests, answering customer questions about products or services, consulting services, data modeling, printing, sending postal mail and processing event registrations. In such cases, the NLA may share your Personally Identifiable Information.
Sharing Your Personally Identifiable Information with Certain Other Companies. The NLA may share Personally Identifiable Information, except for Email addresses, with certain other companies in order to provide them an opportunity to offer products or services that may be of interest to you, which helps contribute non-dues revenue to the NLA.
Sharing Your Personally Identifiable Information When Legally Necessary or to Protect the NLA’s Interests. The NLA may disclose your Personally Identifiable Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on the NLA; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of NLA; or (c) protect the personal safety of NLA personnel or members of the public in appropriate circumstances. In addition, if the NLA and/or its assets (or a portion of its assets) are sold, assigned, transferred, or merged, or if the NLA undergoes some other change including a change to its corporate form as part of a bankruptcy proceeding or otherwise, information may be transferred as part of that transaction or change.
Sharing Your Email Address Pursuant to NLA Policy. Your e-mail address will only be used by the NLA and its entities. We do not sell or rent e-mail addresses to anyone outside the NLA. The NLA will also not share e-mail addresses to unrelated third-parties, affiliates, or NLA members. Please understand, however, that your Email address may be visible to other attorneys, others who have interest in the legal profession and NLA events, as well as the general public through Directory Lists as set forth above. The NLA may also share your Email address with third parties to enable the NLA to take security measures to help protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. Finally, the NLA may share Email addresses with third parties as necessary for the NLA to perform certain services on our behalf, such as packaging, mailing and delivering products and processing event registrations and to respond to your service requests.
V. How to Manage the Sharing of Your Personally Identifiable Information
You can manage your profile and e-mail preferences, including opting out of e-mail by contacting us. Additionally, if you prefer to receive mailings only from the NLA and have your name and address removed from the list we provide to certain companies, please contact us. For California residents, please consult the “Your California Privacy Rights” for additional considerations.
VI. How We May Use and Share Non-Personal Data
Through the use of various technological tools, we may collect Non-Personal Data to improve the usability of our Sites/Services and for other business reasons. We may share the Non-Personal Data we collect with third parties or permit third parties to place tools like cookies, tags and web beacons, to collect additional Non-Personal Data when you browse our Sites. We or other third party companies may then use the Non-Personal Data to provide advertisements and targeted advertisements to you (ads based on the Non-Personal Data). We do not share Personally Identifiable Information with third parties with whom we share your Non-Personal Data. Please note that you may be subject to the privacy policies of other non-NLA companies when you select an advertising link or other link that takes you to sites not operated by the NLA.
How You Can Manage the Collection of Non-Personal Data. Third party advertising companies may collect data about your visit to our Sites and others to provide you more relevant advertising here and elsewhere on the Internet. This type of advertising is known as Online Behavioral Advertising. You can stop this collection and use of data for these purposes by companies participating in the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) by visiting the “Opt Out From Online Behavioral Advertising” website. By opting out, the ads you see may be less relevant, and you may still continue to see other non-targeted advertisements on our Sites and elsewhere.
VII. California Privacy Rights
VIII. Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
The NLA complies with CASL. Non-NLA Members or Associates who have provided us a Canadian mailing address will not receive unauthorized Commercial Electronic Messages (CEMs as defined under CASL) unless these individuals have opted-in to receive CEMs.
We do not knowingly collect personal data online from or market online to children under the age of 13.
X. Information Security
XI. User ID and Password
Certain areas of the Sites may require the use of a user ID, email address, or password as an additional security measure that helps protect your information. To help you protect your privacy, the NLA Sites have tools to help you log in and log out.
XII. Linking to Other Internet Sites
XIII. How You Can Access and Change Information
If you are a registered user of the Sites, subscriber to NLA publications, purchaser of NLA products and services, or an NLA member, you may review and update/correct your information directly on the NLA’s website—www.nla.org—or by contacting us.