Privacy Policy

The Toledo Bar Association has created this statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to the privacy of our users. It discloses information gathering and dissemination practices for www.toledobar.org, the official internet website of the Toledo Bar Association.

Use of IP Addresses

The Toledo Bar Association may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer various features of our site. Your IP address may also be used to gather broad demographic information such as the name of your internet service provider and its geographic location.

Non-personally-identifiable Information

We log the IP address associated with your computer at the time of your visit to monitor the traffic to various areas of our web site and to help us diagnose any problems with our server. We may use session cookies (not stored after you exit our site) or persistent cookies (stored after you exit) to track session ID, to control colors, to store login information or other information regarding your preferences or use of our site, and to enable the shopping cart feature.

Personally-identifiable Information

Our site uses session cookies (not stored) to maintain user session identity. If you use the "share" feature, we do not capture your e-mail address or the e-mail address of the "friend"/recipient. Those portions of our site which use encryption (as indicated by a closed lock symbol or the equivalent on your browser) collect sensitive information such as credit card numbers. We use such information, which is kept separate from other information we collect, only for the purposes related to the transaction for which you supply the information. We do not disclose such information to others for unrelated purposes. If you provide information to us off-line (e.g. postal mail or fax), this privacy policy does not apply, even if you use a form you downloaded from this web site.

Unencrypted Information Generally

Please note that unencrypted information transmitted over the Internet is not secure and could be captured by third parties.

Use of "Cookies"

A "cookie" is a small text file that reports user and page activity. "Cookies" do not pose a threat to your computer, your web browser, or the software installed on your system. They do not contain viruses, and the information provided is not used beyond the general analytical review of page visits. Information gathered through the use of "cookies" is not sold or provided to vendors, direct mail concerns, e-mail list services, etc. The Toledo Bar Association cannot control the use of "cookies" by sites linked to our site or to vendor(s) sites that have purchased banner advertisements. The Toledo Bar Association is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites.

Online Surveys

From time to time, we conduct online surveys, which ask visitors for voluntary information on various topics of interest to the Toledo Bar Association. Information supplied for online surveys is used only by the Toledo Bar Association. It is not sold or provided to vendors, direct mail concerns, e-mail list services, etc.

External Links

The Toledo Bar Association website contains links to other external websites that do not fall under our direction or control. The Toledo Bar Association privacy policies do not apply to such external websites.

E-mail Lists

Throughout our site, users are given the opportunity to freely subscribe to electronic mailing lists, which are subscription-based groups that send e-mail on certain content/topics to your e-mail account. The identity of subscribers and their corresponding e-mail addresses are not sold or provided to outside vendors, advertisers, direct mail concerns other e-mail list services, etc. To unsubscribe to any e-mail list, send an e-mail to webmaster@toledobar.org asking to unsubscribe. Please be sure to mention the name of the list from which you wish to unsubscribe.

Opt-Out

In the event that customer information is used to direct the Toledo Bar Association advertisements and announcements to customers, registrants and online survey participants, the Toledo Bar Association will provide our users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information about the visitor.

Modifications/Deletions

Users may modify their information in our database or completely remove their information if they do not want to receive future communications or to receive our services. You can send an e-mail to webmaster@toledobar.org to accomplish this.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, please contact the webmaster at tba@toledobar.org