Privacy Policy

Agreement Terms

By using this website, you signify your agreement to the terms of our privacy policy and our Terms of Use.  If you do not agree with these terms, please do not disclose any personal information through this Site. Capitalized terms here are as defined in the Terms of Use.

Visitor Data

Our Web server may record your domain name and IP address. We collect only the domain name of visitors to our web page, aggregate information on which pages visitors access or visit, and other information provided by Site visitors from registrations, opt-ins, surveys, your inquiries to the Site or to any contributor and any other consents (which may be electronic). You are solely responsible for the accuracy, content, and suitability of your information.   While we may use techniques to verify the accuracy of the information our users provide us when they register on the Site, we are not obligated to do so.  You have a right to access your information and to request rectification of any such data that is inaccurate. Any personally identifiable information that you provide to the Site will be collected directly on servers located in the United States and maintained on servers located in the United States under U.S. privacy rules. We reserve the right to contact you, or have the authors or source of a white paper contact you, concerning your receipt and the subject of that white paper.

Uses and Disclosure of Visitor Information

Restrictions. Except as described in this Policy, Publisher’s policy does not permit distribution of personally identifiable information under any circumstances.

We may use your data to contact you about your account, events or our newsletter, improve our Web pages or our Site or to respond to your communications to us.   We may also provide your data to a law firm licensed in your country (or any other country you inquire about) that is a “contributor” of content to the Site that may contact you about possible subscription to their newsletters. Where you have asked for a response (such as but not limited to “ask the expert” or “contact a law firm” or “contact me”), we may also provide your data to a reputable party to respond (such as a law firm, a content contributor or other party we believe to be reputable and responsible).

You may opt out of such disclosures by request. This right to opt out does not apply to information that you provide during the registration process.

Exceptions. It our Policy that personally identifiable data collected in the server logs, or through records in the database via online collection, or through other non-publicly-available methods, may be released by Publisher or its agents in any of the following situations:

  1. In response to a valid subpoena or other compulsory request from law enforcement,
  2. With permission of the affected user,
  3. When necessary for investigation of abuse complaints,
  4. Where the information pertains to page views generated by a spider or bot and its dissemination is necessary to illustrate or resolve technical issues,
  5. Where the user has been vandalizing articles or persistently behaving in a disruptive way, data may be released to a service provider, carrier, or other third-party entity to assist in the targeting of IP blocks, or to assist in the formulation of a complaint to relevant Internet Service Providers,
  6. Where it is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of the Publisher, its Site, Site visitors, content contributors or the public.

Measures. The Publisher takes, and uses a third-party Internet Service Provider that takes, efforts to protect your personal information. When we disclose your personal information to any subcontractors or contributor, we require them to be bound by a confidentiality agreement to ensure that they exercise the same level of care when handling your personal information as we do. Regardless of the steps taken to ensure that your information remains private, certain determined individuals such as “hackers” may nevertheless gain unauthorized access to our database.  For this reason, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk.


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Children’s Privacy

IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 13, PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER ON THIS SITE WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT. This Site does not specifically collect information about children.  We believe that children should get their parents’ consent before giving out personal information.  If you are concerned about your child’s use of the Website, we encourage you to use Web filtering technology to supervise your child’s access to the Site. If you are interested in learning more about these protections, information is available at or other analogous Sites providing information on such protections.  The preceding link is provided for information purposes only, and is not intended as an endorsement of’s Internet Site, services, or policies.  Publisher is not affiliated with

Disclaimer as to External Links

This Website provides links to various websites that we do not control. When you click on one of these links, you will be transferred out of our website and connected to the website of the organization or company that you selected. Even if an affiliation exists between our website and a third party website, we exercise no control over linked sites. Each of these linked sites maintains its own independent privacy and data collection practices and procedures. If you visit a website that is linked to our Site, you should consult that site’s privacy policy before providing any personal data. We have no responsibility or liability for your use of third-party websites.

Contacting Us on Privacy

Any changes or amendments to this privacy policy will be posted to this page.  Changes are effective immediately unless otherwise stated.  Please check our Privacy Policy periodically if you desire to be informed of such changes. If you have any questions or concerns about privacy, please send e-mail to