Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Legal Executive Leadership, LLC (“the Company” or “we” or “our” or “us”) respects your privacy as a visitor to our Site. It is important for you to understand what information we collect about you during your visit and what we do with that information. Your visit to this Site is subject to this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use (“Privacy Policy”).

By accessing or using the Site, you are acknowledging that you have read, understand, and agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these terms. If you disagree with these terms (as amended from time to time) or are dissatisfied with this Site, your only remedy is to discontinue using this Site.

Scope and Accuracy of Information

In making this Site available, no client, advisory, fiduciary or professional relationship is implicated or established and neither the Company nor any other person is, in connection with this Site, engaged in rendering auditing, legal, advisory, consulting or other professional services or advice. Neither this Site nor any content on or accessed through this Site shall be considered a substitute for the independent investigations and the sound technical and business judgment of the user of this Site and the user should consult with a professional advisor familiar with your particular factual situation for advice or service concerning specific matters. The Company attempts to be as accurate as possible when describing our organization and services on the Site; however, to the extent permitted by applicable law, we do not warrant that the services or content available on the Site are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free.

Links to Other Websites

Links on this Site may lead to websites maintained by individuals or organizations other than the Company. These links are for your convenience only and are not an endorsement by us, our affiliates or our partners of the referenced content, product, service or website. We are not responsible for such websites or their content, and we make no representation or warranty regarding the accuracy, timelines, suitability or any other aspect of the content located on such websites, and we do not monitor nor endorse such websites or content.

Information Collection and Use

We will not use information provided through your use of this Site except as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Choices You Have About How the Company Uses Your Information

We strive to provide you with as many choices and as much control as possible regarding the personal information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information: You may send us an e-mail message at info@lawexecs.com to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us. You may also opt out of receiving marketing messages from the Company by notifying us at info@lawexecs.com.

You should review this privacy policy carefully, because if you do not agree with our practices, your ultimate choice is not to use this site. Remember, by using any part of this site, you accept and agree to our privacy practices. If we update this privacy policy, your continued use of this site (following the posting of the revised policy) means that you accept and agree to the terms of the revised privacy policy.

Collection and Use of Personally Identifiable Information

We actively collect information from our visitors both by asking specific questions on this site and by permitting you to communicate directly with us and others via e-mail and/or postings to the Site. Some of the information that you submit may be personally identifiable (that is, information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc.). We may use this information to send you further information regarding the Company, and should you participate in activities that involve collaboration or networking on the Site, this information may be shared with or visible to us or others similarly engaged.

The Company uses your personal information to enhance the operation of this site, allow you to use all of its features and respond to your requests for information. The Company may contact you about new features or services in which it believes you may be interested. We may disclose any information we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

Restrictions on Disclosing Information to Third Parties

We may disclose all of the information (described above) that we collect, as stated above and in accordance with the terms set forth in this section. We do not reveal personally identifiable information about you to third-parties for their independent use unless: (1) you request or authorize it; (2) in connection with LEL-hosted and co-sponsored conferences or events that you participate in; (3) the information is provided to comply with the law (for example, to comply with a search warrant, subpoena or court order), enforce an agreement we have with you, or to protect our rights, property or safety, or the rights, property or safety of our employees or others; (4) the information is provided to our agents, vendors or service providers who perform functions on our behalf; (5) to address emergencies or acts of God; (6) to address disputes, claims, or to persons holding a legal or beneficial interest; or (7) through any LEL-published directories or lists you agree to add your name to. We may also gather aggregated data about our members and Site visitors and disclose the results of such aggregated (but not personally identifiable) information to our partners, service providers, advertisers and/or other third parties for marketing or promotional purposes.

Partnered Products/Services

From time to time we may partner or enter into arrangements with another party to provide specific benefits and/or services to our clients. We will provide limited information to such partners as is reasonably necessary for them to provide benefits or services to you.

Marketing Communications

If you do not wish to receive marketing communications from our partners or us, you may express your preference to not be so contacted by sending a letter, calling or e-mailing LEL’s Offices at info@lawexecs.com, informing us of your preference.

Third Parties

We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include data analysis firms and web hosting companies. Such third parties may be provided with the information described above.

Correspondence

If you correspond with us via e-mail, the postal service, or other form of communication, we may retain such correspondence and the information contained therein and use such to respond to your inquiry and/or notify you of LEL initiatives, events, news, or other LEL-related opportunities. E-mail and postal address information is never sold, given, or otherwise shared or disclosed to third parties except as set forth herein. If you do not wish to receive such notifications, you may express your preference to not be so contacted by sending a letter, calling or e-mailing the Company at info@lawexecs.com informing us of your preference.

Information from Other Sources

We may receive information about you from other sources, such as our agents, vendors and service providers, and from publicly available sources.

Passive Data Collection

We may collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning your use of this Site, such as information regarding which of our pages are most often visited. We may share with or transfer to third parties such non-personally identifiable information for the purpose of maintaining the Site, responding to direct inquiries or measuring traffic and traffic trends at this Site.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Cookies are pieces of data that a Web site transfers to a user’s hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Web beacons are transparent pixel images that are used in collecting information about website usage, e-mail response and tracking.

The Site may use cookies and Web beacons to provide enhanced functionality on the site (e.g., user ID and password prompts, and conference registration) and aggregate traffic data (e.g., what pages are the most popular). These cookies may be delivered in a first-party or third-party context. The IAPP may also use cookies and web beacons in association with e-mails delivered by the IAPP. Our Site also captures limited information (user-agent, HTTP referrer, last URL requested by the user, client-side and server-side clickstream) about visits to our Site; we may use this information to analyze general traffic patterns and to perform routine system maintenance. You have many choices with regards to the management of cookies on your computer. All major browsers allow you to block or delete cookies from your system. To learn more about your ability to manage cookies and web beacons, please consult the privacy features in your browser.

IP Addresses

We may use IP addresses to analyze usage, administer our Site, and gather demographic information for aggregate use.

Security Measures to Protect Information

To help protect the privacy of data and personally identifiable information you transmit through use of this Site, we maintain physical, technical and administrative safeguards. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We restrict access to your personally identifiable information to those employees who need to know that information to provide benefits or services to you.

Privacy when Linked to other Sites

This Site may contain links to or from other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. This Privacy Policy applies only to the information we collect on this Site. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of other websites you link to from our Site or otherwise visit.

Legal Notices: Limitation of Liability, Representation, Warranties, Disclaimer

References on the site to any product, process or service do not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation by the Company. While the Company makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this Site, the Company does not warrant, approve or certify such information nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing of such information. Use of information on the site is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its applicability, accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness with regard to specific needs and uses. The Company (including its principals, employees and agents) is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to or reliance on the information available through this Site. No approvals, recommendations, endorsements, guarantees or warranties, including, but not limited to, any express or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular use or purpose of products or services named on this Site, are made by the Company.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold the Company harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the Site.

Intellectual Property Concerns

The Company respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been inappropriately displayed on the Site in a manner that constitutes infringement, please click here to notify us of your concern.

The Company also notices its users that intellectual property owned by the Company and appearing on the site should be respected; the Company will enforce its rights to protect its intellectual property against users of the site who make inappropriate or unauthorized use of it. If you would like to request authorized use of our IP, please contact us at info@lawexecs.com.

General

This Site and its Content are made available to provide information about the Company and allow the Company and its clients to interact. You acknowledge and agree that these this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us concerning your use of the Site, and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications. The Company reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms of Use at any time by posting the changes on the Site. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Site. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to all such terms and conditions. In the event that any provision of these Terms of Use shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by any applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms of Use unenforceable or invalid as a whole. The Company will amend or replace such provision with one that is valid and enforceable and which achieves, to the extent possible, our original objectives and intent as reflected in the original provision. If you have any questions, please contact us by e-mail at info@lawexecs.com.

Notification of Changes

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy here. As we may make changes at any time without notifying you, we suggest that you periodically consult this Privacy Policy. Please note that our rights to use any information collected will be based on the privacy policy in effect at the time the information is used.

What the Company Does About Children Visiting This Web Site

Because of the nature of our business, our services are not designed to appeal to minors. We do not knowingly attempt to solicit or receive any information from children.

Comments

We have taken measures to help ensure that your visit to our Site is a satisfying one and that your privacy is respected. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us by e-mail at info@lawexecs.com.

© 2011 Legal Executive Leadership, LLC. All rights reserved. Effective as of October 1, 2011.