Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for LegalMatch, Inc. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.legalmatch.com. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.legalmatch.com/company/privacy_statement.html Users may go to http://www.legalmatch.com/company/privacy_statement.html for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

642 Harrison Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94107-1323
USA

You may contact us by email at info@legalmatch.com. You may call us at 415-946-0800.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 90 days from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 4 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained separately.


Group "Clients seeking attorneys"

We collect the following information:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. In addition, the following types of entities will receive this information:

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

The primary reason that LegalMatch collects information from its users is to match the right attorneys with the people and businesses who need them.

Group "Attorneys"

We collect the following information:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. In addition, the following types of entities will receive this information:

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

The primary reason that LegalMatch collects information from its users is to match the right attorneys with the people and businesses who need them.

Group "Payment Information"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Payment information may be collected for users' purchases of upgraded services. It is only required when a user wants to make a purchase.

Group "Session Tracking and Browsing Logs"

We collect the following information:

This data will be used for the following purposes:

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The data in this group has been marked as non-identifiable. This means that there is no reasonable way for the site to identify the individual person this data was collected from.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

In the course of using our site, we automatically track certain information including your IP address, what browser you are using, and the URL you just came from. We also collect information about your use of our site in order to optimize our site usability. We use cookie technology to assist users in navigating through our site more efficiently. Third party affiliates may also set cookies on the site for the purpose of tracking leads. A cookie is a small text file that resides on your hard drive. At various points on our site, our system will request the cookie from your browser so that we can retrieve the stored information. The cookie may be linked to a unique number that our system can read to determine your user ID and preferences. This prevents you from repeatedly making the same selections. Knowing how you use the site enables us to better tailor content and services to your needs. The cookie does not contain information that others could use to personally identify you, and other Web sites cannot access the information we store on your computer. Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are automatically deleted at the end of a session.

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:


Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

    CP="CAO DSP COR CURa ADMa DEVa CONi OUR UNRi STP BUS PHY ONL PUR COM NAV DEM STA"

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

FieldMeaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
CAO Access is available to contact and other information.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
ADMa The data is used for site administration.
DEVa The data is used for research and development.
CONi The data is used for contacting the user, if the user selects it.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
UNRi The data is given to other, unrelated organizations, if the user selects it.
STP The data is kept for the stated purpose only.
BUS Our business practices specify how long the data will be kept.
PHY Physical contact information is collected.
ONL Online contact information is collected.
PUR Purchase information is collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
DEM Demographic and socioeconomic data is collected.
STA State-management data is collected

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment.


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Satisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered satisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. IE6 will accept cookies accompanied by this policy under the High, Medium High, Medium, Low, and Accept All Cookies settings.