TERMS & CONDITIONS
YOUR PRIVACY IS IMPORTANT TO US

The Hampden County Legal Clinic has adopted a set of information management guidelines which serve as the basis for protecting the privacy of the information on its site. These guidelines have been developed with the recognition that internet technologies are rapidly changing, and that underlying business models are still not established. Accordingly, guidelines are subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page.

GENERAL USAGE STATISTICS

We collect statistics and data on how visitors use this site through Google Analytics. All information is anonymous so users cannot be identified. Google Analytics uses cookies on your web browser to collect and track this data. Data is collected and presented in a way that keeps your identity hidden. We only see trends and statistics, not information about you as a specific visitor.

You can opt-out of letting Google Analytics collect your data by using the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.  Learn more about Google Analytics Data Collection.

INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE

In addition to the information provided automatically by your browser when you visit this site, to request assistance from one of our legal clinic programs, you will need to fill out an electronic form. By submitting the form, you are authorizing us to collect, store and use your email address and other information you provide in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

HOW WE USE AND SHARE INFORMATION

 

The information collected on this site helps us better serve you and helps us improve our programs and services. We may share the information you provide and general usage statistics with:

  • Our funders and potential funders.

  • Partners in the legal aid and legal aid technology communities.

  • Contractors and other third parties performing development, maintenance work and other services on our behalf.

  • Other entities that help further access to justice.

 

We will share information in order to comply with the law. For example, we will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share if a government agency or investigatory body requests.

We do not sell or use data to sell things to you. We may use data to help us learn how to best promote our services or website.

CHILDREN


Our website does not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you believe our website has collected personal information about your child, please contact us at legalclinic@hcbar.org.

 

Learn more about protecting your child's privacy online.

DISCLAIMER

The legal information provided on this website is not the same as legal advice, which is the application of law to an individual’s specific circumstances.


The information on this website is not a substitute for, and does not replace, the advice or representation of a licensed attorney.


Although we go to great lengths to make sure the information on the website is accurate and up to date, we are not able to make, and do not make, any claim as to the accuracy of this information and we are not responsible for any consequences that may result from the use of this website or any information on this website. We recommend that you consult with a licensed attorney to determine whether the information on this website and your interpretation of it are appropriate for your particular situation.


You should not rely on this website or any information on it as a source of legal advice. The use of this website does not create an attorney-client relationship between us or our affiliates and any user or any entity or person associated with a user.

LINKS


Our site contains links to third-party sites. If you click on one of those links, you are taken to sites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the information practices of other websites.

INTERNET SAFETY


The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that this website is completely safe. Use caution when using the Internet. If you are using a public or shared computer, the information you enter could be stored on that computer and other people could find it later. Make sure to close out of the browser completely when you are done and sign out of all accounts.

POLICY UPDATES

 

From time to time we may change our policies. If there are changes, the latest version of our policy will be posted in this section.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS POLICY


If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or our data collection and usage, please contact us by sending an email to legalclinic@hcbar.org.

Last Updated: This page was last updated on December 29, 2020.