Who we are
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Greetings, and welcome to thenewstab, (“Company”, “we”, “us”, or “our”). We are dedicated to connecting businesses with quality contracts counsel in any country, in any jurisdiction. Your privacy is also important to us. We welcome your questions or concerns about our policy, so please contact us at email@example.com.
As a result of this policy, you can make informed decisions regarding how we collect and use your personal information when using our website atthenewstabl.com (“Site”), as well as any other services or products we offer (collectively, the “Services”).
Before using the Services or providing us with any information, please read this carefully. The terms of this Policy apply to your usage of the Services. Please do not access or use the Services if you do not agree to any part of this Policy.
Furthermore, any content posted by members onto the Platform (such as chats, comments, documents, images, and videos, among others) is non-proprietary and non-confidential. In general, this content can be accessed by other users of the Services and used by them to send you unsolicited communications. Whenever you share information on the Platform, please be sure that you are comfortable sharing that information.
1: Usage-related information
When you use the Services, we automatically gather usage data. This information includes things like your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, operating system, and browser type, your mobile device’s special ID number, the address of a website that referred you or one that you left, the date and time you accessed or used the Services, the things you clicked on, the pages you viewed, and how long you spent on each page.
2: Cookies-related information
Through “cookies” and other tracking technologies, we also get some information (automatically). Cookies are little data files that websites ask users to keep on their computers or other devices so that the website can recognize repeat visitors and record data like user preferences and history. Please go to your browser’s instructions or “help screen” to discover how to block, delete, or be warned about cookies. However, if the option to accept cookies is disabled, you might not be able to utilize the Services to their full potential if your browser is configured to not allow cookies or if you reject a cookie.
Additionally, we might employ third parties to show and target advertisements, deliver certain features (like maps), or set up their own cookies and other tracking technologies to gather, track, and analyze user usage and statistical data. Any third parties’ information-gathering policies are not our responsibility.
3: INFORMATION COLLECTION
We collect information directly from you
We may collect Personal Information about you when you access or use our Services. The definition of “Personal Information” is information that directly identifies or can be used to identify a person. Name, phone number, credit card number, address, email address, etc. The following information is not Personal Information: (1) aggregated or anonymized information; (2) any information that is publicly available about lawyers or clients; (3) information about you provided by third parties; or (4) information that is publicly accessible on the Services. We collect Personal Information from you when you create or update your ContractsCounsel account, communicate with us, purchase our services, recommend a lawyer, and submit recommendations. Our verification information may also be collected if you claim or update your profile (“Profile”), or post information using your Profile.
HOW WE USE THE DATA THAT WE GATHER
We use data besides private details, including anonymized or aggregated data, for targeted advertising, predictive modeling, and administration of the Services, focusing on improving customer support, identifying technical glitches, monitoring user activity, and gathering demographic profiles for collective usage. This data might also be used for similar purposes by third-party ad platforms, but you should follow up with them and find out more about how they gather and utilize it. Other than Personal Information, including Aggregated or Anonymized Personal Information, we may freely publish, distribute, and utilize that information on our own or in collaboration with third parties.
We use personal data to facilitate you to use the Services, to administer and help us run our business, to fulfill your requests for information, goods, and services, to process transactions for you, to make it easier for you to use the Services, and for the original reason, it was collected. Using the
information we gather, we may present news to you that is relevant to your preferences. We may also send you advertisements from other third parties.
By using thenewstab.com, you also consent to our use of your information and your experiences in an anonymous manner as we continue to study the legal sector and legal services in order to enhance your thenewstab.com experience. This use of your information goes beyond the ones mentioned above. Although we promise that no Personal Information will be disclosed, all of your replies will remain anonymous.
Sharing the collected Data
Without your permission, we will not disclose or share your Personal Information with any third parties for their own commercial gain, with the exception of the following two situations: (a) when we have your consent; or (b) if one of the following applies. The data we collect is used to enhance the quality and content of thenewstabl.com.
Service providers for Third-party
If we deal with third-party service providers in connection with our Services, we may disclose Personal Information to them if they need access to it to do their jobs for us. To validate your identification or the information on your credit card, for instance, we may engage third-party processing or verification businesses. Except for these service providers, we do not divulge Personal Information to third parties unless: (1) you have told us that you want to hear from them; (2) you have given us another way to convey your consent; or (3) we are required to do so by law or in response to a subpoena.
II.Legal disclosures and information needed for enforcement
In order to comply with legal obligations or when we deem it necessary to do so (e.g., in response to a valid subpoena, warrant, or court order), to enforce or apply this Policy or other policies or agreements, to initiate, render, bill, and collect for amounts owed to us, to safeguard our rights or the rights of our users, to prevent fraud, abuse, or illegal use of the Services, or in the event of an emergency, we may disclose Personal Information.
III.bankruptcy or a change in control
In the event of a merger, acquisition, debt financing, or sale of company assets, as well as in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which Personal Information could be transferred
to third parties as one of the business assets of thenewstab.com, information about our clients, including Personal Information, may be disclosed. While we will make an effort to let you know before your personal information is sent in this situation, you might not have the option to refuse the transfer.
UPDATING YOUR DESCRIPTIONS AND PUBLIC POSTS
When you log into your account, you can correct and change certain information, and when you close your account, you can delete certain information. A lawyer may also edit certain information in their Profile by claiming it and editing the information contained therein, or by contacting us.
If an account is closed, certain information may not be able to be removed or changed. In connection with a question, answer recommendation, review, or rating, we may retain and continue to display any information you provided. By closing their accounts, lawyers cannot delete their profiles, ratings, recommendations, or reviews.
MEASURES TO ENSURE SECURITY
A reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedure is in place to safeguard the information we collect to prevent unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. To protect your personal information, we may use encryption, passwords, and physical security measures.
No security measure is perfect or impenetrable, as you probably know. Third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, and other users may abuse or misuse your personal information. Because of this, we cannot guarantee and do not promise that personal information or private communications will not be collected and used by others. It is not responsible for thenewstab.com’s authorized use of your information by third parties.
WEBSITES AND PRACTICES OF THIRD PARTIES
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
ALTERATIONS TO THE POLICY
The terms of this Policy are subject to change at any moment, and the most recent version will always be posted on the Site. We will let you know if we decide, in our sole discretion, that a change to this Policy materially affects your rights (by, for example, sending a message to your account email).
Please get in touch with us at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any inquiries or complaints concerning this Policy or the methods used to provide our Services, or if you want to confirm, update, or delete any Personal Information we have gathered