Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy governs data collection and usage of the products, services, software, platforms, and websites and and (collectively, “Services”) provided by LexLawLawyers LLC and any of its affiliates (collectively, “Academy” or “We,” “we,” “Us,” “us,” “Our,” or “our”). The websites and and are collectively referred to as the “Websites.” You are identified herein as “You,” “you,” “Your,” “your,” “User,” or “user.” By using the Services, you consent to the data practices described in this policy and the Academy’s Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, then you should stop accessing the Services.  

  1. Collection of Your Personal Information

The Academy may collect and maintain, among other things, personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, physical address, telephone number and IP address. If you purchase our Services, we may collect and store certain billing and credit/debit card information. The information that we collect and store often depends on the type of Service that you use. For example, when you register with the Academy, we may collect and maintain among other things your account information such as login name, password, membership level, email and physical address and contact information. If we offer and you access our blog services, we may collect and store among other things your name, email address and all blog post data you enter and all comments data you enter. If we offer and you access our lawyer directory services, we may collect and store among other things your name, phone number, email address, social media address, other information (relating to your any licenses, certificates, education, work experience, volunteer experience, hobbies and personal information), self-descriptions, images and videos that you enter into the Website interface. If we offer and you access our lawyer-to-lawyer Q&A forum service, we may collect and store among other things your name, email address and information that you enter into the Website interface, including all submissions, posts, and comments. If we offer and you use our eSign Services, we may collect and store among other things information about your name, email address, electronic signature and audit data and associate it with the documents you’ve signed using our eSign Services. The Academy may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your Postal Code, age, gender, preferences, interests, and favorites. The Academy reserves the right, at any time and in our sole discretion, to delete customer information and any data, comments, posts, other information, or documents provided by you.

The Academy is permitted to display publicly all information that you enter into the Websites interfaces, including without limitation all blog post data, all blog post comments, all lawyer directory service data, and all lawyer-to-lawyer Q&A forum data, and all lawyer-to-lawyer Q&A forum comments.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the Academy. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times, operating system, cookie information, referring website addresses, and Internet Service Provider. The Academy may collect geolocation information based on visitors’ IP addresses. This information may be used by the Academy for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Services. In order to better understand how users use its site and to improve its services, the Academy may also collect information about your use of our site, such as pages visited, links clicked, text entered, and mouse movements.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Services to third parties, such as credit/debit card payment gateways like Stripe, this information may be collected and used by them. The Academy encourages you to review the privacy statements of entities or services you access from our Service so that you can understand how those entities collect, use and share your information. The Academy is not responsible for the privacy statements, privacy practices, or content on websites or services outside of those we operate.

  1. Use of your Personal Information

The Academy may collect and use your personal information to operate and improve our Services and deliver the Services you have requested. The Academy may also use your personal information to inform you of other products or services available from the Academy and its affiliates that may interest you. The Academy may also contact you to participate in surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Except as provided below, the Academy does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The Academy may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In cases where you request us to do so, we will share your personal information with trusted business partners so that they can offer you products or services that you’ve expressed interest in. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party without your express consent. Notwithstanding the language in this paragraph, we may sell, rent or lease our customer list to attorney Robert V. Schaller (and any law firm with which he is associated), which includes your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number, membership level, etc.) so that you can receive communications, solicitations, or legal advertising material from Robert V. Schaller (and/or any law firm with which he is associated).

In addition, the Academy may share data with vendors or processors to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, perform tasks required to complete a purchase transaction, provide customer support, or provide other types of customer relationship management and fulfilment. The Academy may also share information on your use of our Site, such as pages visited, links clicked, non-sensitive text entered, and mouse movements, with third party providers of web and application analytic services in order to enable the Academy to understand site usage, detect fraud and potential threats and improve its Services. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these Services, and they are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of your information, although in some cases those third parties are allowed to use aggregated and de-identified data for the improvement of their own services.

Additionally, if you access our Services through a third party, and in the course of doing so you provide information to them, the third party may retain and use the information you provide pursuant to their privacy policy. In such cases, the third party’s use of your personal information is governed by their privacy policy and not the Academy’s privacy policy.

The Academy may use tracking pixels and other technology to track the pages our customers visit within our Websites. This data is used to understand our customers’ needs, how customers use our Services, improve our Services and deliver customized content and recommendations to users whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area. Please note that any “do not track” signals sent by your web browser or other mechanism may have no effect on the collection of personally identifiable information by the Academy. We may use third parties such as Google Analytics for data collection and analytics to collect, process and store your site usage and browser information on our behalf when you use our Services.  

The Academy may use tracking to create remarketing audiences of users based on user behavior and visits to our Websites. The Academy may also target these users with custom ads based on affinities/interests, geographic and demographic signals. Users can opt out of these advertising features by visiting Facebook’s ad page, Google’s opt-out page or resources like the NAI consumer opt-out page. The Academy may use email addresses to target users with custom ads through third party advertising platforms. The Academy shares customer information with third parties to perform services (advertising) on our behalf.

The Academy may disclose personal information when we believe it is required to comply with the law (e.g., a lawful subpoena, warrant or court order); to enforce or apply this Privacy Policy or our other policies or agreements; to initiate, render, bill, and collect for amounts owed to us; to protect our or our users’ rights, property or safety; to protect our users from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful use of the Services; or if we believe that an emergency involving the danger of death or serious physical injury to any person requires or justifies disclosure of personal information.

Information about our customers, including personal information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of company assets, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which personal information could be transferred to third parties as one of the Academy’s business assets. In such an event, you may not have the right to opt out of any such transfer.

3. Use of Cookies

Our Websites may use “cookies” to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your device by a web server. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to allow you to be logged in to your account. If you register an account with the Academy, a cookie helps us recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recalling your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to our Websites, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features of our Service.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to log in to your account or fully experience the interactive features of the Services.

4. How Users can Access, Change and Delete Their Information

You can access and change certain information previously submitted by logging into your account and editing the data fields from the main menu:  Registration > Existing Member Info. You can also change payment information in your paid account by logging into your account and editing the data fields from the main menu:  Registration > Existing Member Info > Membership Billing. Finally, you may be able to modify or delete drafts, or delete completed documents, that you previously created in your account.

5. For California Residents

Effective January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) afforded California residents (i) the right to request disclosure of data collection and sales practices in connection with the requesting consumer; (ii) the right to have the requesting consumer’s information deleted, subject to certain exceptions; (iii) the right to request that their personal information not be sold to third parties, if applicable; and (iv) the right not to be discriminated against because they exercised any of the new rights. 

California residents may submit a personal information or erasure request via email to schaller The Academy will need to collect information from the requesting party to verify their identity, and will respond within 45 days of receiving a personal information request (subject to an additional 45-day extension in certain circumstances). 

Please be aware that such a request does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of your content or information and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require or allow removal even if requested. For example, if your personal information is contained in a document created by a user of the Websites, only that user can delete that document.

6. Security and Retention of your Personal Information

You are responsible for safeguarding and preventing unauthorized access to the user information and password that you use to access our Services. You agree not to disclose your password to any third-party and you are responsible for any activity using your account, whether or not you authorized that activity. Please immediately notify the Academy of any unauthorized use of your account.

The Academy uses security measures to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit/debit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Please be aware that, despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. The Academy retains your personal information for the length of time needed to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

7. Children Under Eighteen

Our Services are not intended for use by children under the age of 18, and such use is prohibited by our Terms & Conditions. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information, please contact us as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Academy may change the provisions of this Privacy Policy at any time, and will always post the most up-to-date version on our website. We may provide notice: by posting the modified privacy policy, by email to you at the last email address you provided us, by posting notice of such changes on our sites and applications, or by other means consistent with applicable law.