Privacy Policy

The effective date of this privacy statement is March 10, 2020.

INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM WEBSITE USERS AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS

Although users are not required to provide any information in order to use the Digital Legal Exchange website, Digital Legal Exchange does collect personally identifiable information from users as described in this privacy statement. Digital Legal Exchange also collects personally identifiable information through ongoing sales and marketing activities. Personally identifiable information consists of information that identifies or is identifiable with a natural person. Digital Legal Exchange only collects personally identifiable information that is voluntarily provided by users or other individuals. This includes names, e-mail addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers, cookie information as described below, IP addresses, and employment/education information as described below.

USAGE OF INFORMATION

Digital Legal Exchange uses collected information to enhance the operation of the Digital Legal Exchange website and improve user experience. Digital Legal Exchange will also use collected information to contact users or other individuals about business opportunities they may be interested in.

There are different rules for information that Digital Legal Exchange collects when users apply for jobs with Digital Legal Exchange through the Digital Legal Exchange website. This includes information entered in job application forms and contained in resumes sent to Digital Legal Exchange. Digital Legal Exchange uses this information only in ways consistent with the employment application process. This includes, but is not limited to, reviewing the qualifications of the applicant, creating and administering an applicant profile, verifying references, collecting feedback on the application process or contacting applicants about other job openings or opportunities.

Digital Legal Exchange will not rent, share, sell or distribute any collected information to third parties, except as otherwise described in this statement. Digital Legal Exchange may disclose collected information with appropriate parties when Digital Legal Exchange deems such disclosure necessary to comply with a legal requirement.

Digital Legal Exchange retains service providers and suppliers located in various countries to manage or support its business operations, provide professional services, deliver services and solutions, and otherwise process information on Digital Legal Exchange’s behalf. It is Digital Legal Exchange’s practice to require such service providers and suppliers to handle personal data and other confidential information in a manner consistent with Digital Legal Exchange’s policies.

CONSENT

By using this website, the user consents to Digital Legal Exchange’s collection, storage and use of information in accordance with this privacy statement. If you do not wish to have your information collected, stored or used by Digital Legal Exchange as described in this privacy statement, you may withdraw your consent by contacting privacy@digitallegalexchange.org.

COOKIE INFORMATION

Digital Legal Exchange collects certain information through the use of cookies. A cookie is a small file that is placed on the user’s hard drive. The user’s browser will generally add information to this file regarding the user’s activity on a given website. Digital Legal Exchange can then access this information to enhance the user’s experience on Digital Legal Exchange’s website.

Digital Legal Exchange collects information related to user sessions/engagement and interactions with the website through Google Analytics, a third-party application. This information is used to enhance the operation of the Digital Legal Exchange website and improve user experience and not for any other purpose.

DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS

Users or individuals in the European Union may exercise certain rights with regard to the information collected by Digital Legal Exchange as described in this privacy statement. This includes the rights of users in the European Union to (1) access to their personally identifiable information, (2) in certain instances, rectification or erasure of their personally identifiable information, (3) in certain instances, restriction of the ways in which Digital Legal Exchange is using their personally identifiable information, or object to the ways in which Digital Legal Exchange is using your personally identifiable information, and (4) in certain instances, to have Digital Legal Exchange transfer your personally identifiable information to another entity or organization that you specify. To exercise any of these rights, please contact privacy@digitallegalexchange.org.

SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY

Users or individuals in the European Union have the right to lodge complaints or concerns regarding the ways and purposes for which Digital Legal Exchange is using your personal identifiable information. These complaints or concerns can be raised to the Digital Legal Exchange privacy team by sending an email with a description of your complaint or concern to privacy@digitallegalexchange.org. Users or individuals also have a right to raise these complaints or concerns with the supervisory authority responsible for overseeing data privacy law compliance in the country in which such users reside or work.

RETENTION

Digital Legal Exchange takes reasonable steps to ensure that personally identifiable information is retained only for as long as it is needed for the purposes described in this privacy statement, unless applicable law requires a longer retention period.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE DISCLAIMER

This privacy policy only applies to Digital Legal Exchange’s website. Digital Legal Exchange may link to third-party websites but makes no guarantees as to the privacy, functionality or accuracy of any third-party website. Digital Legal Exchange encourages users to review the privacy policies or statements of any website they visit.

DO NOT TRACK

Certain web browsers may give the user the ability to utilize a “do not track” setting that communicates with the websites the user visits. Digital Legal Exchange does not currently respond to “do not track” signals, but this privacy statement will be amended if Digital Legal Exchange chooses to do so in the future.

COLLECTION BY OTHER PARTIES

Digital Legal Exchange collects personally identifiable user information from its website as described in this privacy statement. No other parties collect information when users access Digital Legal Exchange’s website. However, Digital Legal Exchange cannot make guarantees as to the collection policies of third-party websites. Users should be aware that Digital Legal Exchange utilizes third-party websites to facilitate its job application function. This is the case when users apply for jobs with Digital Legal Exchange. Therefore, Digital Legal Exchange cannot make any guarantees as to the collection policies of the third parties that facilitate the job application process. Users are encouraged to review the privacy policies of those third-party websites before providing any personal information. 

CHANGE NOTIFICATION

This privacy statement is subject to change at the sole discretion of Digital Legal Exchange. It is suggested that users and individuals periodically revisit this page to familiarize themselves with the policy and be informed of any changes. A change in the effective date is a potential indicator that portions of the statement may have been amended.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

Digital Legal Exchange takes children’s privacy rights seriously and adamantly supports the Children’s Online Privacy Act of 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation. Digital Legal Exchange’s website is not directed or targeted at children under the age of 13. Additionally, Digital Legal Exchange does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13.

CONTACT

Users or individuals are encouraged to contact privacy@digitallegalexchange.org with any questions or complaints regarding this statement or the collection, use and storage of personally identifiable information.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

Digital Legal Exchange is not a law firm and does not provide legal advice. Therefore, nothing in this statement should be construed as legal advice or relied on as such.

Last Updated: March 10, 2020