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PRIVACY POLICY

Effective 10 January 2018
Last modified on 10 January 2018


Hello! We are so chuffed to have you with us.

This Privacy Policythat is, the whole body of this document you are reading right now, as may be amended from time to time applies to our website, web applications, platform, services, community / developer resources, and products as provided at legalese.com (each a "Product", and collectively, the “Products”).

There are many ways that you can use our Products.
We understand and appreciate that when you use our Products you may share information with us. Sharing your information may help us make our Products even better –– for instance, to show you more relevant search results, to show you more appropriate smart defaults, to make sharing with others quicker and easier, etc.

That said, your privacy and preferences are important to us. So whether you are new to us or a long-time user, please feel free to reach out should you have any questions.


First things first

Read this with the terms of use

This Privacy Policy complements our Terms of Use. This means they are to be read together. We urge you to also familiarise yourself with both of them and all other documents that they may reference.

This Privacy Policy is intended to help you understand what information we collect, how we might use it, and what choices you have with regard such information.

By using our Product(s), you consent to the collection and use of information by us as set out in this Privacy Policy.

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Capitalised terms not otherwise defined under this Privacy Policy will bear the same meaning as that ascribed to them under the Terms of Use (as may be amended from time to time).


Information that we collect

We collect information in a bid to better understand our Products and users (like you) so that we may then provide better Products and user experiences.

We collect the following kind of information:


How we use information that we collect

If you do not want us to use your information in any of the way(s) described in this Privacy Policy, please let us know immediately.

We use the information that we collect so that we can provide the Products to you and enhance your experience of the Products. We may also personalize your repeat visits in a bid to make the process more seamless and tailored to your needs. We may use your Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies the person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details. to contact you and, if you agree, to enable our affiliates or partners to contact you.

  • For example (but not by way of limitation), we may contact you to give you notices about your account, site updates, new services and features or to fulfil the purpose of a Product feature.

According to your account preferences

Information you post or share on or via our Products may be shared with others according to the account preferences associated with that particular account. By default, this would be the default account preferences settings when you first created an account with us. These account preferences may be updated by you at a later time under your personal or company settings options; they may also be set by administrator(s) of any linked accounts of yours. Your profile may be visible to others in accordance with these settings. We cannot guarantee the security of any information you publicly disclose online; this means that you must make any such disclosures at your own risk.

Non-personal information and/or anonymous data

We may use non-personal information and/or anonymous data collected from you or your use of the Products for site administration, analytics, advertising and promotional purposes, and we may share such information with other entities (such as service providers) for such purposes. We may also aggregate data to enable research or analysis so that we can better understand and serve you and others.

We may share this type of anonymous data with others, including service providers, our affiliates, agents and current and prospective business partners. We may use your anonymous data outside of Legalese to improve third party marketing or use your data in combination with third party data to improve your experiences both in and outside Legalese. We may retain your IP address and/or other device-identifying data in order to help us diagnose problems with our servers, to administer our Products including personalizing content or links relevant to your geographic area or device-type, to verify that your account is not being used by others, to gather broad anonymous demographic data (such as the number of visitors from a geographic area), to enforce compliance with our Terms of Use or otherwise in order to protect our Products, users, customers, or such other third parties.

We may use analysis tools such as Google Analytics. These provide us with information about how our users use the Products.


Control you have over our use

You may delete your account at any time – this will remove your account page from our Product(s). We do not guarantee the ability to delete all stored data.

If you would like us to delete/correct Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies the person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details., let us know and we will act on your request as soon as reasonably practicable.

Your account information will be protected by a password for your privacy and security. You have the responsibility of preventing unauthorized access to your account and personal data by selecting and protecting your password appropriately and limiting access to your computer or device and by signing off after you have finished accessing your account.

You can access information associated with your account by logging into your account with us.


Sharing your data with third parties

We may share anonymouse data with third parties to, for example (but not by way of limitation), improve Legalese, the Products, and to enable data aggregation as described above.

Where necessary, we may share your Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies a single person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details., with our independent contractors, subcontractors, service providers, or affiliates (in each case, subject to confidentiality obligations).

We may also share Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies a single person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details. with interested parties in the event that we anticipate a change in control or the acquisition of all or part of our business or assets or with interested parties in connection with the use or rights in respect of our technology.

If Legalese is sold or makes a sale or transfer, we may, in our sole discretion, transfer, sell or assign your personal data to a third party as part of or in connection with that transaction. Upon such transfer, the privacy policy of the acquiring entity may govern the further use of your personal data. In all other situations your data will still remain protected in accordance with this Privacy Policythat is, the whole body of this document you are reading right now, as may be amended from time to time.

We may share your Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies a single person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details. at any time if required for legal reasons or in order to enforce our Terms of Use or this Privacy Policythat is, the whole body of this document you are reading right now, as may be amended from time to time.


How we protect your data

We care a great deal about keeping your data secure and protecting it from inappropriate disclosure. This is why we implement a variety of security measures to ensure the security of your Personal Data That is, data that personally identifies a single person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details.on our systems. Any Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies a single person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details. collected by us is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of Legalese personnel who have special access rights to such systems. Where Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies a single person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details. is collected by us, it will be transmitted and protected via a secure protocol and encrypted in our databases to be accessed only as stated above. If and when we use subcontractors or service providers to store your data, we will not relinquish control of your Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies the person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details. or expose it to security risks that would not have arisen had the data remained in our possession.

However, no transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under our control to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect your Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies the person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details., we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any Personal DataThat is, data that personally identifies the person in question (in this case, you). For instance, your name, email address, or credit card details. you transmit to us. Any such transmission is done at your own risk. If you believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please contact us immediately.


Cookies

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers downloaded onto your computer or access device when you access certain websites. The use of cookies is standard on the internet and many websites use them to improve the user experience. There are different types of cookies (described further below). For more information about cookies and how they work, see allaboutcookies.org.

By using our Products, you agree that we can place these kind of cookies on your device:

  • Strictly necessary cookies – These cookies make our Products work. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our Products and use our features, such as accessing secure areas. Without these cookies, we would not be able to remember your previous actions, determine whether you are logged in or not, or enable you to see the electronic programme guide tailored to your chosen provider/region.
  • Performance cookies – These cookies improve the performance of our Products. These cookies collect information about how visitors use our Products, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if visitors get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t identify you personally. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. These cookies enable us to manage errors and the performance and design of the Products, to track ad response rates and your visits to our affiliate websites, and to show you which shows are most popular.
  • Functionality cookies – These cookies save you time. These cookies remember your user name and can also be used to remember settings that you can customise. These cookies allow us to remember choices you make (e.g. whether you want to share your activity with others) and provide enhanced, more personal features. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting. Without these cookies, we won’t be able to distinguish you from other users and, as a result, save you time.
  • Targeting or advertising cookies – These cookies make any advertising that you may see relevant. These cookies are used to deliver adverts or links more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an ad as well as help measure the effectiveness of ad campaigns. They may be placed by us, or advertising networks with our, or our affiliate’s, permission. Without these cookies, you may still receive advertising – the advertising, however, will be less relevant to you.
  • Third party cookies – Our Products may allow third parties to set cookies on your device. This means that when we display content from a third party this third party may set their own cookies or similar technologies onto your device. We do not control the use of such cookies and in many instances have no access to the data collected by these third parties. Third party use of cookies is subject to their respective privacy policies.

How to manage cookies

You can manage cookies to a certain extent by amending and setting controls on your internet browser (e.g. via your "Preferences"). You should be able to:

  • block specific cookies (e.g. from third parties and advertisers) or all cookies either across the web or from a particular website; and
  • receive notifications when cookies are set.

You may also limit or prevent the placement of cookies by advertising networks or by setting your preferences for the major technology providers at this site.


International Users

If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, please note that you are agreeing to the transfer of your Personal Data to us under Singapore law. By providing your Personal Data, you consent to any transfer and processing in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Notification of changes and acceptance of changes

We keep this Privacy Policy under review and will place any updates on this webpage.

Continued access or use of our Product(s) (or any part thereof) shall constitute your express acceptance of any modifications to this Privacy Policy.


Communications from Legalese

Our staff or contributors are generally not authorised to contract, negotiate, waive rights, or make representations (whether contractual or otherwise) on behalf of our company. If anything contained in an email from a Legalese.com address contradicts anything in this Privacy Policythat is, the whole body of this document you are reading right now, as may be amended from time to time, our Terms of Use, any official public announcement on our Product(s), or is inconsistent with or amounts to a waiver of any of Legalese’s rights, the email content shall be read down to grant precedence to the latter. The only exception to this is genuine correspondence expressed to be from Legalese’s legal department and/or founders (as listed at our team page).


How to contact us

If you have a question about this Privacy Policy or a complaint or want to know more about how your data may be used by us or would like to access or delete your data held by us or correct any inaccuracies, please email us and we will respond as soon as reasonably practicable, or in the time period prescribed by law, whichever is sooner.

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