I. Personally Identifiable Information
Personally identifiable information (PII) collected from you through our Site or iPhone Application may include, for example, name, mailing address, e-mail address, phone number, the content of any message you may submit for transmission to a law firm or lawyer, any responses you choose to provide to survey questions, information provided in connection with subscribing to a newsletter, or any inquires you may make through our Site or our iPhone Application.
In addition, our iPhone Application, with your consent, also may collect information about your current location. Our Application also may collect your phone’s unique device identifier.
III. Nonpersonally-identifiable Information
Our Site and our iPhone Application also collect non-PII. For example, as you browse our Site or use our Application we may collect information about your visit, but not about you personally. Via Web server logs, for example, we may monitor statistics such as: the number of people that use our Site or our Application, which page(s) are visited, from which domain our visitors come (e.g., aol.com, hotmail.com, etc.), and which browsers people use to visit our Site (e.g., Apple Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.). Our Site may also use outsourcing programs to assist us in analyzing this data to better tailor our content.
Similarly, our iPhone Application may collect non-PII such as the type of device you are using (e.g., iPhone 3, iPhone 4, iPad) and the version of iOS that your device is using.
INFORMATION USE AND CONSUMER CHOICE
The information collected by our Site and our iPhone Application is used only for responding to your inquiries and otherwise corresponding with you, for processing transactions you request (such as putting you into contact with lawyers or law firms), maintaining your account (if you have one), for other purposes permitted by your organization's customer agreement(s) (if any), and for the administration, review and/or the improvement the content of our Site and our iPhone Application.
We also may contact you in response to your comments or inquiries, as part of the maintenance of your account with us (if you have one), or in order to complete a transaction that you requested.
If you decide that you do not want to receive further e-mails regarding your inquiry from LexisNexis, you can reply to the e-mail or use the opt-out mechanism provided in the e-mail with a request that we not continue to e-mail you.
Our Site and our iPhone Application may use third-party advertising companies and advertising networks to serve ads and collect information when you visit our Site or our Application. These companies may use information (not including your name, phone number or email address) about your visits to this and other websites or applications in order to provide advertisements on this and other websites or applications about goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, please visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp for our Site and http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4228 for information and choices for our iPhone Application. If you opt-out, non-personalized ads may still be displayed.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a friend about our Site or our iPhone Application or a particular product or service, we will ask you for your friend's name and e-mail address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time e-mail message with information about the product or service and/or inviting him or her to visit our Site or use our iPhone Application. This message may include your name and/or e-mail address and any optional message that you elect to send along with our e-mail. We do not retain the information that you provide as part of this referral service (although we may retain your friend's e-mail address if he or she requests to receive additional information or e-mail messages from us).
We may disclose information you provide to us to third parties in order to complete a transaction that you requested or as otherwise permitted by your organization's customer agreement(s) (if any).
We may also outsource some tasks, including the operation of certain Site or iPhone Application functions that require access to information you supply online and information about your visits to our Site or our iPhone Application. In such cases, however, we require that the companies acting on our behalf institute safeguards to protect the confidentiality of your information.
Finally, please note that we may disclose personal information when required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary in order to comply with the law or legal process.
ACCESS AND CORRECTION
As an information company, we know the importance of accurate data. Therefore, we strive to maintain the accuracy of the information collected through our Site and our iPhone Application. We will provide you (whether you are a consumer or a customer) with access to PII you provide through our Site and our iPhone Application for as long as we maintain that information in a readily accessible format. Similarly, we permit and encourage you to correct inaccuracies in the information you submit to us through our Site and our iPhone Application.
If you wish to access information that you have submitted through our Site or our iPhone Application or to request the correction of any inaccurate information you have submitted through our Site or our iPhone Application, please use the mechanisms provided by our Site or our iPhone Application or send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We take steps to protect against the loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration of PII collected through our Site and our iPhone Application. We recognize the importance of security for all PII collected by our Site and our iPhone Application.
Once we receive PII, we take steps to protect its security on our systems. We limit access to PII to those employees who need access in order to carry out their job responsibilities.
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