National Court Reporting Service, LLC Privacy Statement – 01/04/2014
This site is brought to you by National Court Reporting Service “National Court Reporting Service Sites”. National Court Reporting Service is committed to respecting the privacy of our users. We strive to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement (“Privacy Statement”) sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to National Court Reporting Service Sites and does not apply to information we collect in any other fashion. National Court Reporting Service Sites may contain links to other sites over which we have no control. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other sites to which you choose to link from National Court Reporting Service Sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other sites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information.
Collection and Use of Information by National Court Reporting Service
In some areas of National Court Reporting Service Sites, we request or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card number, social security number, contact information, billing information and any other information from which your identity is discernible. In other areas, we collect or may collect demographic information that is not unique to you such as your ZIP code, age, preferences, gender, interests and favorites. Sometimes we collect or may collect a combination of the two types of information. We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of National Court Reporting Service Sites, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that is or may be collected by us. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses, but is not linked to your personal information.
We may sometimes afford you the opportunity to provide descriptive, cultural, behavioral, preferred and/or lifestyle information about yourself, but it is solely up to you whether you furnish such information. If you do provide such information, you are thereby consenting to the use of that information in accordance with the policies and practices described in this Privacy Statement. For example, such information may be used for the purpose of determining your potential interest in receiving e-mail or other communications about particular products or services.
Our Use of Your Information
We use the information we gather on National Court Reporting Service Sites, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operating and improving the National Court Reporting Service Sites, fostering a positive user experience, and delivering the products and services that we offer. If you have provided consent for us to do so, we may also use the information we gather to inform you of other products or services available from us or our affiliated companies.
We may use your contact information in order to send you e-mail or other communications regarding updates at the National Court Reporting Service Sites, to contact you about your opinion of current products and services or potential new products and services that may be offered. We may also provide additional communications, promotions and information on new National Court Reporting Service opportunities and additional content which may be of interest to you. The nature and frequency of these messages will vary depending upon the information we have about you. In addition, you may receive free informational newsletters from us relating to topics that may be of special interest to you, such as career management advice.
We have areas on the National Court Reporting Service Sites where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in these areas becomes our property, and we can use such feedback (such as success stories) for marketing purposes or to contact you for further information.
Disclosure of Personal Information to Others
We do not disclose your personal information to third parties, or your combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of National Court Reporting Service Sites (such as the areas you visit or the services you access), except as set forth below.
We disclose information to third parties if you consent to such disclosure. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive information about the opportunities, products or services of third parties at the time you register for an account, we supply your contact information to third parties for the purpose of sending you e-mail or otherwise communicating with you. We use data we have about you (such as the interests and preferences you have expressed) to determine whether you might be interested in the opportunities, products or services of a particular third-party. We disclose information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include hosting our Web servers, analyzing data, providing marketing assistance, processing credit card payments, and providing customer service. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third-party. We disclose information if legally required to do so, if requested to do so by a governmental entity or if we believe in good faith that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) protect our rights or property or our affiliated companies; (c) prevent a crime or protect national security; or (d) protect the personal safety of users or the public. We disclose and transfer information to a third party who acquires all or a substantial portion of our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets. In addition, in the event we become the subject of a bankruptcy proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, we or our trustee in bankruptcy may sell, license or otherwise dispose of such information in a transaction approved by the bankruptcy court. You will be notified of sale of all or a substantial portion of our business to a third party via email or through a prominent notice posted on the National Court Reporting Service Web Sites.
A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this Privacy Statement as a “device”) by the web server so that the website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the website. The cookie will collect information relating to your use of National Court Reporting Service Sites, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at our site via a link from third party site, the URL of the linking page.
Other Uses of Information
We also share aggregated anonymous information about visitors to National Court Reporting Service Sites (for example, the number of visitors to National Court Reporting Service.com) with its clients, partners and other third parties so that they can understand the kinds of visitors to the National Court Reporting Service Sites and how those visitors use National Court Reporting Service Sites. We may use technology, hosting and related services provided from other leading companies to power areas of National Court Reporting Service Sites. Personal and/or demographic information supplied by you using these services becomes part of the National Court Reporting Service database, but it is not accessible without your consent by anyone other than you, National Court Reporting Service and the company powering the area.
Posting to Public Areas of National Court Reporting Service
Please remember that if you post any of your personal information in public areas of National Court Reporting Service Sites, such as in online forums or chat rooms, such information may be collected and used by others over whom we have no control. We are not responsible for the use made by third parties of information you post or otherwise make available in public areas of National Court Reporting Service Sites.
Security of the Personal Information
We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. When you place an order online, your credit card information is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) protocol. SSL makes it difficult for your credit card information to be intercepted or stolen while being transmitted. We use a third-party to process credit card transactions.
National Court Reporting Service Sites are generally not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
Changes to Privacy Statement
If we decide to materially change our Privacy Statement for National Court Reporting Service Sites, we will post those changes through a prominent notice on the web site so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it.
If at any time, you have questions or concerns about this Privacy Statement or believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Statement, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly answer your question or resolve your problem. National Court Reporting Service is the name under which National Court Reporting Service, with its principal place of business at P.O. Box 49, Grain Valley, MO 64029, and certain of its affiliated companies worldwide, do business. National Court Reporting Service is the legal entity which determines the purposes and means of processing the information gathered at the National Court Reporting Service Sites.
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