LegalStream, LLC

Privacy Policy and Security


Introduction

LegalStream, LLC (“LegalStream”) has created this Privacy Policy in order to disclose its use of consumer data collected about You on MYLEGALSTREAM.COM, but this Privacy Policy does not apply to any third-party sites that may be linked to them.  This Privacy Policy is effective as of January 1, 2020. Any questions regarding this policy should be directed by email to support@mylegalstream.com.  The following discloses LegalStream’s information gathering and dissemination practices for its marketing.

Information Collected and Received

LegalStream collects the information LegalStream needs to provide You with Services that You request and to update, promote, and distribute services to meet Your needs.  If You request Services from LegalStream, LegalStream will ask You to provide the information we need to respond to Your request.  No one is required to provide any information to LegalStream at any time.  However, if You do not provide LegalStream with the information LegalStream requests, LegalStream may not be able to provide You with the Services You have asked for.

LegalStream may collect or receive information from You including, but not limited to, username, password, first and last name, email address, phone number, street address, gender, occupation, and interests. LegalStream also collects information on the pages You access and other information You may volunteer, such as survey information. In addition, You may upload and/or provide information that You may deem as confidential.

Uses of Information

LegalStream’s site’s registration form requires users to give LegalStream contact information (such as Your name and email address) and demographic information (such as Your zip code, age, or income level). LegalStream uses customer contact information from the registration form to send the user information about LegalStream and promotional material from some of LegalStream’s partners. The customer’s contact information is also used to contact the user when necessary. LegalStream may use demographic and/or profile data to tailor the visitor’s experience on LegalStream’s site, show the visitor content that LegalStream thinks You may be interested in, and display content according to Your preferences. The demographic and profile data will be shared with advertisers ONLY on an aggregate basis.

These uses may involve disclosure of this information to vendors, technology and marketing partners, resellers, medical professionals and others who assist LegalStream in the development, marketing, sales, and support of MYLEGALSTREAM.COM and Service.  By contractual agreement, those companies must treat Your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. However, we will not be liable for any damages that may result from the misuse of Your personal information by these companies.  We may use and disclose aggregated, non-personal information derived from LegalStream’s operations for a variety of development, promotional, communications, and other business purposes. If LegalStream wishes to use Your name, likeness, or other personally identifiable information for promotional purposes or corporate communications, LegalStream will seek Your permission before doing so.

We do not request any patient information through MYLEGALSTREAM.COM.  Certain web-based services provided by LegalStream involve access to, and the processing of, patient information.  The information is provided to LegalStream lawfully by: (i) medical professionals who have obtained their patient’s consent to provide LegalStream with their patient information or (ii) by the patient themselves (of if the patient is a minor, through their parent or guardian).  MYLEGALSTREAM.COM is not designed to be used by children.   MYLEGALSTREAM.COM is not intended to collect or retain patient data.  However, use of Services we provide may allow for the collection of certain patent data.  Children under the age of thirteen (13) should not use Service that requires and/or collect patient data unless they are doing so under the direction of their parent/guardian or medical professional.  LegalStream uses the information LegalStream obtains to provide MYLEGALSTREAM.COM, authorized users and You with:  Services and information resources; the development of new and updated products, services and information; the administration of, protection of, and management of MYLEGALSTREAM.COM; and communications concerning MYLEGALSTREAM.COM and Services.

LegalStream reserves the right to disclose information when required by law.

LegalStream may use Your IP address to help diagnose problems with LegalStream’s server and to administer MYLEGALSTREAM.COM. Your IP address may also be used to help identify You and Your online profile and to gather broad demographic information.

Security

LegalStream uses industry-standard technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged between LegalStream and other companies to help ensure its security. MYLEGALSTREAM.COM has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under LegalStream’s control. LegalStream’s servers are backed up regularly and protected by security systems.

Cookies

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are stored by Your browser on Your computer’s hard drive. LegalStream’s site uses cookies to keep track of Your session, shopping cart, and advertising delivery. LegalStream may also use cookies to deliver content specific to Your interests and to save Your password. LegalStream may use an outside ad company to display ads on LegalStream’s site. These ads may also contain cookies. While LegalStream uses cookies in other parts of MYLEGALSTREAM.COM, cookies received with banner ads are collected by LegalStream’s ad company and LegalStream does not have access to this information.

LegalStream uses standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track Your use on our sites and LegalStream. LegalStream also may include web beacons in promotional e-mail messages or newsletters to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our visitors/customers to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.

LegalStream may allow third parties, including our authorized service providers, advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on MYLEGALSTEAM.COM. LegalStream and these companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with these advertisements and connect to the LegalStream properties and/or LegalStream. Our properties do not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows LegalStream and these companies to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness.

LegalStream uses Google Analytics™ web analytics services on MYLEGALSTREAM.COM. Google Analytics is a service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the data collected to track and examine the use of MYLEGALSTREAM.COM, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads in its own network or advertisers. The information collected by Google is used to inform, optimize, and customize advertising based on user patterns while on Company Site. This activity is performed by tracking use data and by using cookies, information that is transferred to partners that manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activities. Google Analytics for display advertising is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google that connects the tracking activity performed by Google Analytics and its cookies with the AdWords™ advertising network and DoubleClick™ cookies. For more information see Privacy Policy. To opt-out see https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Links

LegalStream may create links to other websites. LegalStream will make a reasonable effort to link only to sites that meet similar standards for maintaining each individual’s right to privacy. However, many other sites that are not associated or authorized by LegalStream may have links leading to LegalStream’s site. LegalStream cannot control these links and LegalStream is not responsible for any content appearing on these sites.

Regulation & Security

Certain information provided to LegalStream may be Protected Health Information as that term is defined in the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (“ARRA”), Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (“HITECH”) and in regulations promulgated there under and it may also be subject to regulation under state law (“PHI”).  LegalStream offers and provides MYLEGALSTREAM.COM and Service in a manner that complies with all applicable laws and regulations we are aware of and/or become known to us and will continue to do so. As an example, LegalStream has Business Associates Agreements in place with customers, partners and vendors that govern the disclosure and use of PHI that is required to provide them with the products and services they have requested.

If You order Service from LegalStream that require You to provide to LegalStream personal health information that is protected under any federal or state laws (including HIPAA), You grant to LegalStream a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free right and license to use de-identified patient and administrative data (“De-Identified Use Data” as defined under 45 C.F.R. § 165.514) collected or provided through Your use of the Company Site for any lawful business purpose, provided that such data is not personally identifiable. LegalStream will have the right to de-identify such patient and administrative data and then utilize the De-Identified Use Data for any lawful purpose, including but not limited to creating statistical norms and reports de-identified score cards, regional or national benchmarking, or to be used for research considerations, provided however that the data shall not include member identities and claims information that is unprotected. Personally identifiable patient, physician and Your information shall remain confidential and shall not be released. Further, should LegalStream choose to place the De-Identified Use Data in its national database or in any way incorporate such data in studies and/or analyses conducted directly or indirectly by LegalStream, no such data shall be identified as originating from You or physicians.

LegalStream uses appropriate security measures to protect the information LegalStream obtains from unauthorized alteration, loss, disclosure, or use, including technological, physical and administrative controls over access to the systems LegalStream uses to provide the MYLEGALSTREAM.COM and Services. As an example, LegalStream restricts access to particular systems and information to those employees and independent contractors whose duties require them to have it. To obtain this access, employees and independent contractors are required to agree not to: (a) disclose that information; or (b) use their access or any confidential information except to exercise their rights or discharge their obligations under their respective agreements.

Amendments

LegalStream may amend this policy at any time. If LegalStream is going to use Your personally identifiable information collected through MYLEGALSTREAM.COM or Services in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection LegalStream will notify users via email and/or by posting a notice on LegalStream’s website and/or LegalStream for 30 days prior to such use. This Agreement may not be otherwise amended except in a writing that specifically refers to this Privacy Policy and is physically signed by both parties.

Successors and Assigns

This Privacy Policy inures to the benefit of successors and assigns of LegalStream.

Contacts

If You have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of LegalStream, You can contact privacy@legalstream.com. Upon request, LegalStream will provide You with access to information (e.g., name, address, phone number) that LegalStream collects and maintains about You. LegalStream gives You the following options for changing and modifying information previously provided: (i) email: privacy@legalstream.com; or (ii) visit www.mylegalstream.com to log into Your account to update Your contact information.

Opt-Out

LegalStream’s site provides users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from LegalStream. To opt-out of receiving our communications, You can (i) send email to privacy@legalstream.com; or (ii) send postal mail to: 21750 Hardy Oak Blvd Ste. 102 San Antonio, Tx 78258.

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