Disclaimer, Privacy Policy, & Usage Restrictions




Disclaimer

***Communications over this website may not be secure.
***Do not send confidential information to us through this website or via email.

The materials contained in this site have been prepared by the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. for informational purposes only, and do not constitute legal advice. Legal advice can only be given with knowledge of the client's specific facts. You should not act upon information contained in this website without seeking professional counsel.

Materials contained in this site may not reflect the most current legal developments. Furthermore, this information should in no way be taken as an indication of future results.

Transmission by the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. of the information contained in this website, or receipt by the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. of communications from you through this website, is not intended to create, and does not create, an attorney-client relationship. An attorney-client relationship may be established with the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. only through an engagement letter signed by both of us. After such an engagement letter has been signed, any further information furnished to us will be held in confidence.


Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. uses and protects any information that you give the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. when you use this website.

Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from July 1, 2012.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:
  • name
  • contact information including email address

What we do with the information

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our services.
  • We may periodically send emails about news, services or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided only if currently opted into mailing list, (postal or electronic).
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your feedback only if currently opted into mailing list (postal or electronic).

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. 

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. 

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. This information is processed using Google Analytics. Google Analytics privacy overview may be accessed here.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. 

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to 916 Main Street, Suite 103, Lubbock, TX 79401 or calling (806) 762-2325.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to 916 Main Street, Suite 103, Lubbock, TX 79401.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or call us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


Usage Restrictions

This website contains data, text, images, software and other materials created and/or supplied by us and or licensors, or uploaded to the site by our advertisers, other users and/or third party partners (the "Content"). The Content is our property or the property of our affiliates, licensors, third party partners, advertisers and/or other users, and is protected by state, national and international copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.

Except as expressly authorized by us, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, sell, license, rent, publicly display or perform, edit, adapt or create a derivative work of, in any manner, any Content from the Site.

Notwithstanding the above, you may print or download Content from this site only for individual, personal and non-commercial use, provided that you do not republish or distribute the Content in any way and you keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices. Use of the Content for any purpose not expressly permitted in these Terms of Use or otherwise expressly authorized by us is prohibited.

You also are prohibited from framing this website or linking to any page of this site other than the homepage without our express prior written permission. For information on requesting such permission, please send a written request to Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc., 916 Main Street, Suite 103, Lubbock, TX 79401; Attn: Executive Director. Decisions to grant or deny permission are within our sole discretion. Any links to our homepage must not state or imply that we sponsor or endorse the linking site.