Privacy and Terms of Use

The Legal Writing Institute values the privacy of individuals who visit our website. This statement sets forth important information that you need to know regarding how we collect and use personal information from website visitors.

Collection of Information

The type and amount of information we receive about you depends entirely on how you use our site.  For instance, you may read and download information provided on the site without providing any personal information at all.  Our web server will collect your domain name (for example, www.aol.com) and means of entry to our website (for example, via a particular search engine), the date, time, and duration of each visit and the site pages visited.  This information is collected and used for informational purposes only.  We use this information to measure site usage and to make the site more beneficial to our visitors. 

Personal information including name, location, e-mail address, company affiliation, telephone number, etc. is provided on a voluntary basis only.  We use this information to respond to inquiries and requests for further information.  We will never sell the personal information you provide us to a third party.  The Legal Writing Institute takes reasonable precautions to keep all information obtained from our online visitors secure against unauthorized access.

Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that websites commonly write to the site visitor's hard drive when a site is visited.  A cookie file contains information that can identify a return visitor each time she visits our site. The data is encrypted for added security.  Our website may use cookies as a way to measure activity and traffic patterns on the site in order to continually improve the visitor's experience.  Cookies also provide visitors the convenience of not having to log in a password more than once our site, thereby saving the visitor time while on our site.

A browser can be set to warn the users before accepting cookies.  Users can choose to refuse cookies by turning them off in the browser. Users do not need to have cookies turned on to visit our website, but will need them to use certain customizable features on the site that we may launch in the future.

Children and Privacy 

The Legal Writing Institute does not knowingly collect information from or about children age 13 and under.

External Links

Our site contains links to other Internet websites, and the Legal Writing Institute is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any linked sites. 

Changes to Policy 
If the Legal Writing Institute decides to change its privacy policies and practices, we will post those changes to our Privacy Policy on our website in advance of the changes taking effect, so that our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.  If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users.  Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner.  We will continue to be able to use information in accordance with the Privacy Policy under that the information was collected.

Disclaimer

All of the information on this website is presented in good faith and believed to be correct.  However, the Legal Writing Institute makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or accuracy of this information. 

Information is supplied upon the condition that persons receiving it will make their own determination as to its suitability for their use.  In no event will the Legal Writing Institute be responsible for damages of any nature whatsoever resulting from the use of or reliance upon this information. 

No representations or warranties, either express or implied, of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or of any other nature are made with respect to information or the product to that the information refers. 

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Questions

Any questions regarding this statement should be directed to our site coordinators at connect@lwionline.org or support@lwionline.org.