This policy explains and regulates what data we collect when you use web pages on https://lawyerhill.com (the “Platform”), how we store, use, transfer, and delete such data.
LawyerHill collects, stores and processes data about its users in order to:
Provide, test, and improve the Platform and content
Provide customized user experience• Provide personalized distribution of content
Publish and distribute user-generated content
Provide access to paid content if any
Fight spam, fraud, and other abuse of the Platform
LawyerHill collects, stores, and processes personal data about its logged-out and logged-in users and on the basis of consent to this Policy. If you use LawyerHill, you give your consent to this Policy. We inform you about this when you access LawyerHill for the first time and/or create an account.
Logged-in users can interact publicly on LawyerHill by posting comments, asking and answering questions, voting, creating profiles, etc., which may reveal some personal data. By doing so, you explicitly make such data public. If you do not agree to this public usage, do not create an account or use these features of LawyerHill.
Reading history on LawyerHill
Email address (non-public except for work emails in lawyer or law firm profiles)
Session activity (security)
Linked social media accounts (optional)
IP address• DNT status
Reading history on LawyerHill
Interactions (votes, bookmarks, etc.)
Posted user content (comments, answers, etc.)
LawyerHill shares minimal personal data with third-party processors (which offer at least the same level of data protection):
Hosting, storage, and other infrastructure
Search engines may index user profiles and interactions, and any user content. Users may also share links to your content on social media.
LawyerHill content may contain third-party embeds, which may in some cases collect and store personal data. The use of personal data by embedded content providers is not covered by this Policy, but by the privacy policies of those sites or services.
LawyerHill collects and stores personal data about its users to customize their user experience. This includes automated decision-making to promote content tailored to the preferences and interests indicated by the users in accounts, and to their browsing history and interactions on LawyerHill.
LawyerHill also filters content for the purposes of fighting and preventing spam, fraud, and other forms of abuse.
LawyerHill is hosted in the EU. By using LawyerHill, you authorize LawyerHill to transfer, store, and use your information in the EU and any other country where we operate.
You may correct or remove information associated with your account from the settings page at any time.
You may withdraw your consent to this Policy by deleting your account at any time through the settings page, which will erase your personal data completely within 30 days (except to the extent LawyerHill is prevented by law).
LawyerHill retains personal data associated with your account for the lifetime of your account. If you would like to delete your personal information, you can delete your account at any time.
You may also remove any your content on LawyerHill at any time. If you delete your account, remaining public content will either be deleted or anonymized.
It may take several additional days for your personal data to be de-indexed from search engines, depending on those search engines’ practices.
LawyerHill will sometimes send you emails about your account, service changes or new policies. You cannot opt out of this type of emails (unless you delete your account). But you can opt out of non-administrative emails such as newsletters and activity notifications through your account’s settings page.
When you interact with an email sent from LawyerHill (such as opening an email or clicking on a particular link in an email), we may receive information about that interaction.
LawyerHill will not email you to ask for your password or other account information. If you receive such an email, please send it to us so we can investigate.
LawyerHill uses encryption (HTTPS/TLS) to protect data transmitted to and from our site. However, you use LawyerHill at your own risk, and you are responsible for taking reasonable measures to secure your account credentials.
LawyerHill will not transfer information about you to third parties for the purpose of providing or facilitating third-party advertising to you.
If we are going to share your information in response to legal process, we’ll give you notice so you can challenge it, unless we are prohibited by law or believe doing so may endanger others.
LawyerHill will object to requests for information about users of the Platform that we believe are improper.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights.
If you want to be informed what the personal data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our system, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
The information data we have on you.
The rights to rectification. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data.
The right to restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your personal data in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where we rely on your consent to process your personal information.
Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.