Effective: 15-Jan-2020; Last updated: 15-Jan-2020
1.1 CLOUTLEGAL (hereinafter also referred to as: “us”, “we”, or “our”) is comprised of individual enthusiasts that operate the CLOUTLEGAL Blog (accessible via https://cloutlegal.com and hereinafter referred to as the “Blog”), purely for personal research and non-commercial purposes. Our goal is to observe how the Legal Services industry evolves over the course of time. We supply our findings via the Blog to all interested parties, free of charge.
1.2 CLOUTLEGAL values the privacy of our visitors. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection and use of personal data, if any, when you visit and use the Blog.
1.3 We don't require any personal data for browsing and/or reading through the Blog. However, if you wish to reach us out, or to receive the Blog articles directly, via your email address, we may require you to provide and to process your data.
2.1 We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve the Blog, and namely the following:
2.2 Personal Data. While using the Blog, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (hereinafter "Personal Data"). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
2.3. Usage Data. We may also collect information on how the Blog is accessed and used (hereinafter "Usage Data"). Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser version, the pages of the Blog that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
3.2 “Cookies” are text-only pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive or other website-browsing equipment for record-keeping purposes. Cookies allow the Blog to remember important information that will make your use of the Blog more convenient. A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or other value.
3.3 Cookies can be:
3.5 You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you block cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of the Blog. By way of example, please see the below instructions on how to manage cookies in the respective web browsers (the list is not exhaustive, and may not contain the browser you use, in which case you should look up your preferred browser documentation):
3.6 The below table also lists any third-party cookies that we may use on the Blog:
|_ga||Used by Google Analytics to track user activity over different browsing sessions;||Opt-out;|
|_gali||Used by Google Analytics to record what item on the previous page the user interacted with to get to the current page;||Opt-out;|
|_utma||Used by Google Analytics to store information on number of visits, first visit, and most recent visit;||Opt-out;|
|_utmb||Used by Google Analytics to record the timestamp of the moment the user enters the site;||Opt-out;|
|_utmc||Used by Google Analytics to track when users leave the site;||Opt-out;|
|_utmz||Used by Google Analytics to track where a visitor came from;||Opt-out;|
4.1 CLOUTLEGAL uses the collected data to:
5.1 Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
6.1 CLOUTLEGAL may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
7.1 The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use reasonably acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
8.1 We may use third-party companies and individuals to facilitate the infrastructure of the Blog ("Service Providers"), or to assist us in analyzing how the Blog is used.
8.2 These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to the extent necessary to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
8.3 In particular, we employ Google Analytics services for the purposes mentioned above.
9.2 We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.
10.1 The Blog does not address anyone under the age of 18 ("Children").
10.2 We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.