Website Privacy Policy

Privacy

We do not collect personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us or you choose a service on this website where gathering personal information is necessary to deliver the specific services. But use of those services is entirely voluntary.

During your visit to the Campaign for Justice’s website, our Web server automatically gathers and stores certain information about your use of the site. This information does not personally identify you, and your e-mail address is not collected in this automatic process. The information that is automatically collected and stored is:

  • Your Internet domain and Internet Protocol address.
  • The type of browser and operating system you used to access our site.
  • The date and time of your visit to our site.
  • The Web pages or services you accessed at this site.
  • The IP address of the website from which you came to this site.
  • The website to which you go when you leave this site.
  • If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.

We use this information to evaluate and improve the content of our site and to make our site more useful to our visitors. We also use it to diagnose problems with our server, to keep our server running smoothly, and to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology they use. This information does not identify or track you personally.

The Campaign for Justice and the State Bar make every attempt to avoid the use of “cookies,” the simple text files stored on your computer by your Web browser. Cookies may be used on our site when needed to maintain the functionality of an interactive application and is used only during the session in which you access the interactive application. Cookies created on your computer by using this Web site do not contain personal information and do not compromise your privacy or security.

The cookie feature is used only to store a randomly generated identifying temporary tag on your computer. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer by using any of the widely available methods. However, if you turn off your cookie option, you may not be able to access some of the features in our interactive applications.

This website contains links to third party sites and advertisers. The Campaign for Justice and the State Bar are not responsible for the use of cookies, the privacy policies or the content of those sites.

Some pages provide you with an opportunity to order products, make requests, and register to receive materials and/or services. The types of personal information collected on these pages may include:

  • Business Name
  • Contact Name
  • Address, City, State and Zip
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number
  • Fax Number
  • Business Type
  • Credit/Debit Card Information

This information is passed on to the applicable third-party provider, but a copy of this material is maintained by the State Bar’s third-party marketing administrator, solely for use by the State Bar.

How We Use Personal Information

Financial Information

Features exist on this website that enable or will enable visitors to make purchases, receive services and/or register for events online using their credit/debit card; the financial information collected by the State Bar during these transactions is used solely by the State Bar or State Bar vendors who collect this information for the State Bar. This information is not shared with outside parties except for the purposes of finalizing the transaction. This information is not used for any other purpose whatsoever. The State Bar is further committed to protecting the security of your personal financial information, and has in place various security measures to safeguard this information from unauthorized access, use, and/or disclosure. Once a transaction is completed, the State Bar purges the financial information used to facilitate or consummate the transaction.

Additional Information

When a visitor requests such information, the Campaign for Justice and the State Bar may provide visitors’ names, business types, postal and e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers to select outside entities affiliated with this program so that visitors to this site may receive information or promotional materials that may interest them.

Additional Uses of Information

As Required by Law, Good Faith, or Exigent Circumstances

The Campaign for Justice and the State Bar reserves the right to access, use, preserve, or disclose personal information as required by law or in the good faith belief that such action is reasonably necessary to:

  1. comply with the law or legal process served on the State Bar or this website;
  2. protect and defend the rights, interests or property of the State Bar, its respective employees, marketing partners, agents or third parties; or
  3. to protect the personal safety of State Bar members or members of the public in general.

Where applicable, the State Bar may also use information obtained on its site for the purpose of investigating and prosecuting attorney ethical violations.

If You Send Us E-mail

If you choose to send us an e-mail that includes personal information, normally we will use the information provided only to respond to your message and for no other purposes. Sometimes we may forward your e-mail to a different agency that may be better able to help you. We do not use the information to create personal profiles, or give it to others for commercial use or other purposes without your consent.

Please note, communications you send to the State Bar are not confidential or protected by any professional privilege or relationship. And, if you send us a threat or message that describes or promotes unlawful activity, the State Bar reserves the right to share such threat or message with law enforcement authorities.

If you have questions, comments or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at feedback@calbar.ca.gov.