Privacy, Data Protection, and Cookies Policy

Dot Law, Inc ("Dot Law") is committed to the privacy of customers and users of the join.law website and services offered by Dot Law. Access to the join.law website is free of charge to all users. The join.law website is operated by Dot Law. We take personal privacy seriously, and we are committed to protecting your privacy when you are using our online services.

This privacy policy governs the manner in which Dot Law uses, maintains and discloses information collected from customers and users of this website.

Information Collected by Dot Law

Dot Law needs to collect certain personal data to enable it to provide its products and services to customers and users

  • During our registration process, we ask you for personal information such as your name, email address, postal address, billing address, delivery address, contact numbers, payment information, and password which identifies you and enables us to communicate with you.
  • For a domain name registration we ask you for, and provide to the registry, the name, postal address, email address, telephone number, fax number of the registrant, and the administrative and technical contacts for such domain name registration.
  • We may invite you to tell us your interests or other information about you so that we can make our communications relevant and interesting. It is up to you whether or not you provide us with this information.
  • We and our third-party advertisers may also collect other information about you when you visit our website, such as your IP address, details of the country and telephone area code where your computer is located, your browser type, where on the internet you came from, pages you visited on our website and advertisements that you clicked on, including any search terms you entered.
  • When you order from Dot Law, we will carry out credit-checking enquiries about you. To do this we will provide some of your information to credit reference agencies.

Dot Law obtains personal data in a number of ways, including: from orders placed by customers and end users; from enquiries made by existing or potential customers; and directly from the network utilized by Dot Law.

How Dot Law Uses Personal Data

Dot Law's uses information provided by you:

  • To process your order.
  • To ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in our applications process.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please contact us as provided for below.

Additionally, Dot Law may also use personal data to improve the level and type of services offered to customers, such as processing personal data for the purposes of sales analysis and customer usage statistics; to improve the content, design, and layout of the join.law website, to facilitate knowledge management, and to understand the interests and buying behavior of our registered users.

We may monitor and record our communications with you, including emails and telephone conversations. Information collected may then be used for training purposes, quality assurance, to record details about products/services in which you are interested, and in order to meet our legal obligations in general.

Like many other companies, Dot Law uses remarketing features whereby third-party vendors display Dot Law advertisements on websites on the internet and use cookies to serve advertisement based on a user's prior visits to the join.law website.

Dot Law will not in any way share this information with a third party either for free or by selling it, unless you specifically authorize such disclosures.

Third Party Service Providers

We may, at times, provide information about you to third-parties to provide various services on our behalf, such as credit card approval and processing, customer service, and product analysis. Such third-party service providers have access to personal information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes. Further, they must process the personal information in accordance with this Privacy Notice and as permitted by applicable data protection laws.

The information that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the processing or fulfillment of applications and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing, or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Maintenance and Protection of Personal Data

We will not keep your personal data for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which you provided it to us, subject to any regulatory requirements requiring us to retain that data for a specified period. This is because we may need to access historical information for business reporting purposes. Please note, however, that at any point in time you may opt in or out of marketing communications via the 'your account' section of this website. Your data may be stored on one or more databases directly or indirectly maintained by Dot Law. Dot Law employs industry- standard security measures to protect the confidentiality of the information.

Dot Law takes the security and protection of your personal data very seriously. Dot Law utilized appropriate internal security procedures that restrict access to and disclosure of personal data within Dot Law. These procedures will be reviewed from time to time to determine whether they are being complied with and are effective.

Dot Law will also actively investigate and cooperate with law enforcement agencies any allegations of abuse or violation of system or network security.

Cookies

The join.law website creates multiple cookies on your machine which contain session and state information. The information within these cookies does not include any personal or financial information. Our website requires cookies to be enabled in the web browser and in any third-party security programs to allow tasks such as registering, logging in, buying items, or accessing accounts. Please be aware that, should cookies be disabled or blocked by third party software, many of our website's features will be impaired or unavailable.

What cookies does Dot Law use?

When you use the join.law website, the following types of cookies can be set on your device:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for, e.g., identifying you as being signed in with your join.law user ID and password and keeping you logged in throughout your visit. These cookies do not contain any personally-identifiable information and are typically set by Dot Law.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors to the join.law website and the pages they view. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor; all information is aggregated and used anonymously. Dot Law uses these cookies to understand what content is popular. For more information on how to manage cookies, including opt-out of performance cookies please visit: http://aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx.
  • Functional cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features. Dot Law occasionally uses these types of cookies. Note that if you disable these types of cookies the join.law website may not work properly. For more information on how to manage cookies, including opting-out of functional cookies please visit: http://aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx.
  • Targeting and advertising cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. Some examples of services that use these types of cookies include Google AdSense or DoubleClick. For more information on how to manage cookies, including opting out of targeting and advertising cookies, please visit http://aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx.
  • Other third party cookies: Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to Dot Law. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or a social network website, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser. We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work. Cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

By using the join.law website you agree to Dot Law's use of cookies. Other companies which advertise or offer their products or services on our website may also allocate cookies to your machine. The types of cookies such other companies use and how they use the information generated by them will be governed by their own privacy policies and not ours.

Log Files

Like most websites, join.law uses log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. However, none of the information stored in Dot Law’s log files including, but not limited to IP addresses, is linked to personally-identifiable information.

Service Announcements

On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service-related announcement (if, for instance, a service is temporarily suspended for maintenance). Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.

Legal Disclaimer

Though every effort is made to preserve your privacy, Dot Law may need to disclose personal information when required to by law, rule and/or regulation. Dot Law will comply with all such lawful requests should a court order or legal process be served on it.

The join.law website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that Dot Law is not responsible for the privacy practices or terms and conditions of such other websites. You are encouraged to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. The Dot Law Privacy Policy as described herein applies solely to information collected by Dot Law.

Your Responsibilities

You are responsible for the security of your user ID(s) and password(s). Make sure you keep them in a safe place and do not share them with others.

Always remember to log out after your session ends, to ensure that others cannot access your private personal information. You should take this precaution even if you are not using a public computer, such as at a library or internet café, but even when using your private computer in your home.

Your Rights

The law in certain jurisdictions gives individuals whose personal data is held by Dot Law specific rights to access and rectify personal data held about them. These include the right to:

  • obtain from Dot Law, subject to a fee, confirmation that personal data is held, as well as a written description of such personal data, the purpose(s) for which it is being used, the source(s) of the personal data and details of any recipients;
  • request the deletion or rectification of personal data which is inaccurate; and
  • to object to any unsolicited information sent by Dot Law regarding promotions or new products and services.

Other Matters

  • Children: The join.law website is not intended for children and we ask that no one under the age of 16 submit personally-identifiable information to us or use the website without supervision of a parent or guardian.
  • Changes to this Policy: If we decide to change this privacy policy, we would post such changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it, and, where appropriate, notify you by email.
  • How to contact us: If you have any questions about this privacy policy, or the use of your personal information, or if you wish to request us to stop using your information in any way, please write to:

Contact

You may contact us, including contacts regarding complaints concerning this website or the services please write to:

Contact Us

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Dot Law, Inc
10866 W Washington Blvd, #84
Culver City, CA 90232
US
1-877-314-4000
Revised: 24 September 2015

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