Information Collection and Use
Information you Provide
In general, it is not necessary to provide us with your personally identifiable information to use the Site. However, we may offer certain services which require the submission of personally identifiable information, such as your name, physical address, and email address (e.g., to join a “legal updates” subscription group or to download content). If you contact us by email through the Site, we may keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and may use your email address, and any information that you provide to us in your message, to respond to you. We may also use your personally identifiable information to send you publications or information about events that may be of interest to you. In addition, we may send you important administrative information regarding the Site and/or services we offer via the Site. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive communications from us, please follow the unsubscribe or opt-out instructions provided in any of the communications.
Information We Collect About You
Log Data. When you visit the Site, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data“). This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from which you are visiting. For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider (or “ISP“), the IP address will be different every time you log on. We use this Log Data to monitor use of the Site and the services we offer via the Site and for the Site’s technical administration.
The Site currently uses the following services which may employ cookies:
Our Site uses Google Analytics to track how you use our Site, including for the following purposes:
- a cookie to record the time of your first visit to website, the time of your most recent visit to the website and the time of your current visit;
- a cookie to record which page(s) you visit on the website;
- a cookie to record which page(s) you visit on the website; or
- a cookie to record which page(s) you visit on the website.
For more information on Google’s use of your information, please see Types of Cookies Used by Google. To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics, you can install Google’s opt-out browser add-on.
You can instruct your browser, by editing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. On most browsers you will find a “help” section on the toolbar, which should provide information on how to be notified when you are receiving a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. Please see the links below for guidance on how to modify your web browser’s settings on the most popular browsers:
If you set your browser preferences to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site. If you delete cookies relating to the Site, including your cookie preferences, you will be treated as a first-time visitor the next time you visit the Site.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Service Providers. O&A may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate the provision of services via the Site, or to perform certain Site-related services (e.g. hosting and maintenance services, database management and improvement of the Site’s features). We may from time to time share your personally identifiable information with such third parties to administer or complete these tasks. These third parties only have access to your information as necessary to perform their functions and may not use it for any other purpose.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement. O&A cooperates with government and law enforcement officials or private parties, to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas), to protect the property and rights of O&A or a third party, the safety of the public or any person, to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or to comply with the law.
Business Transfers. If any or all of the assets of O&A are acquired by, or merged with another entity, we may share some or all of your information with this entity.
We employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. We will disclose any compromise of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of your unencrypted electronically stored “personal data” (as defined in applicable state statutes on security breach notification) to you via email or conspicuous posting on this Site in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
Your information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction.
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Our Policy towards Children
This Site is not directed to children under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personally identifiable information, we will remove such information from our files.