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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Successors and Assigns
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or (ii) send postal mail to: 21750 Hardy Oak Blvd Ste. 102 San Antonio, Tx 78258.