What Information We Collect
International Legal Platform and International Journal of Business Law do not collect any personally identifiable information from you unless you voluntarily choose to submit or otherwise disclose such information to us, including information submitted or disclosed by mail, telephone, fax or electronically. We will not share, sell, trade or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties outside International Legal Platform and IJBL. We will only use your information to respond to your request for information, to register you for events or subscriptions at your request, or, if appropriate, to consider your request for consideration of employment with International Legal Platform.
If you wish to change any information submitted to International Legal Platform, or if you wish to opt out of a mailing list, please do so by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We automatically collect certain non-personally identifiable information when you visit our site, such as the browser type, operating system, and the domain name of your internet service provider.
How We Use Information We Collect
We use non-personally identifiable information to analyze site usage (such as aggregated information on the pages visited by our users), which allows us to improve the design and content of our site. Any data gathered will be shared, if appropriate, with any of the offices of International Legal Platform and IJBL throughout the world. Personal information which users in the European Union provide to us may be transferred to other countries (including the United States), the data protection laws of which may differ from those of the European Union and which may not meet the “adequate protection” standard set by the European Union, but by accessing the International Legal Platform or the International Journal of Business Law websites, you expressly agree to such transfer.
If we are compelled to disclose personally identifiable information for instance, in response to legal process or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, for example, in response to a court order, subpoena or a law enforcement agency’s request, we will inform you of such disclosure.
Note that we cannot guarantee the privacy of personal information you transmit over the Web or that may be collectable in transit by others, including contractors who provide services to us. International Legal Platform and IJBL however, make a reasonable attempt to secure transmission of personal information over the internet by encrypting the transmission using SSL encryption between your browser and International Legal Platform’s servers.
Information from Children
International Legal Platform does not direct its Website to children under thirteen (13) years of age. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"), if we learn that a child under 13 has provided personally identifiable information, we will either (i) delete this information from our databases, or (ii) obtain verifiable parental consent, in accordance with COPPA. Individuals under eighteen (18) should consult with their parent or guardian about the use of this Website.
Monitoring, Enforcement and Legal Requests
International Legal Platform or IJBL has no obligation to monitor the Website or the use of the Website, or to retain the content of any user session. However, International Legal Platform or IJBL reserves the right at all times to monitor, review, retain, and/or disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request or to cooperate with law enforcement and other authorities in investigating a claim of illegal activity. We may use IP addresses to identify a user when we feel it is necessary to protect our service, Website, clients, potential clients or others.
How We Protect Your Information
Transmission Errors or Unauthorized Acts
Any information provided to International Legal Platform or IJBL is treated with care and discretion. International Legal Platform or IJBL will take a proactive approach to help ensure the information is kept private and not misused. We employ security measures to prevent unauthorized access to information that we collect online.
If we detect an intrusion or other unauthorized access to or use of Personal Information, despite the safeguards set out above, we will (i) notify affected users of the intrusion if the information at issue is sensitive, as determined by law, (ii) deliver this notice by the means we deem most efficient under the circumstances (such as, for example, first class mail or email); (iii) use contact information for each affected user that is current in our files; and (iv) use commercially reasonable efforts to accomplish these steps and effect this notice in a timely manner. To the extent applicable law requires steps in addition to those specified above, we will under all circumstances comply with applicable law.
Information Obtained From Third Parties
International Legal Platform or IJBL does not share, sell or trade your personal information. We may at times receive contact lists from other organizations. We may send mailings such as brochures to these addresses. If you want to remove yourself from the third-party’s database, you must contact them directly.
No Legal Advice Provided Via The Web Site
The information presented on International Legal Platforms or IJBL’ website is provided as a courtesy by International Legal Platform. The website is not intended as a substitute for professional legal advice. If you have, or suspect that you may have a legal problem, you should consult your lawyer to obtain legal information and recommendations specific to your problem. International Legal Platform and IJBL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE. Persons accessing this information assume full responsibility for the use of the information and understand and agree that International Legal Platform or IJBL is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss or damage arising from the use of the information.
Use of Website Does Not Create An Attorney-Client Relationship
You agree that your use of this Website does not create an attorney-client relationship.
Last Revised on December 17, 2014.