This document was last updated: November 18, 2016
When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.
Personal Information. When you register with BarProse, you provide us certain personally identifying information, including but not limited to your name, your address, your email address, your phone number, and your law school. You may also provide additional information to us to better help us serve your needs. If you choose to correspond with us through email or via our online portal, we may retain the content of your messages together with your email address and our responses. We also collect information about your usage of the website, such as essay responses.
Website Use Information. Similar to other commercial websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" to collect information about how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our website, and how you got to our website.
We collect and retain information about you only for specific business purposes. We use information to protect and administer the BarProse website, to comply with certain laws and regulations, to help us design or improve our products and services, and to understand your needs so that we can provide you with quality service. We also use the information we collect to communicate with you, about your progress, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable.
We do not reveal specific information about you to parties outside our company for their independent use unless: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) the information is provided to help complete a transaction initiated by you; (3) the information is provided to your law school; or (4) the disclosure otherwise is lawfully permitted or required. We do not provide personal information to companies for the purpose of independent telemarketing, email marketing, or direct mail marketing of any products or services of those companies.
We maintain security standards and procedures to help prevent unauthorized access to confidential information about you. We update and test our technology to improve the protection of our information about you and to assure the integrity of our information.
Sometimes it is necessary to provide personally identifiable information about you to a party outside our company, such as to a service company that we hire to provide services or support. These service companies agree to safeguard our confidential information about you.
Our website and email notices may contain links to other sites. BarProse has no control over these sites and is not responsible for their privacy practices.