Privacy Policy

Green Pro Bono ("Green Pro Bono" or "we") respects the privacy of our users. This Privacy Policy describes the information that we may collect on greenprobono.org ("Site") and how we may use such information. By using the Site, you are agreeing to the collection and use of certain information as outlined below.

Personal Information We May Request

In order to provide our services, Green Pro Bono requires that potential clients submit a Request for Assistance form that includes their name, contact information and information relating to their business structure, objectives and financing. Green Pro Bono may also request that attorneys, law firms or other volunteers who wish to participate in Green Pro Bono's legal clearinghouse provide certain personally identifiable information, including without limitation, names, contact information and organizational affiliations. This information may be used to evaluate a request, perform research or conduct any other activity related to Green Pro Bono's provision of services. Green Pro Bono will take commercially reasonable efforts to prevent the loss or unauthorized disclosure of personal information. However, the security of data transmitted over the Internet cannot be completely guaranteed, and Green Pro Bono shall not be responsible for any harm that users or any third party may suffer as a result of a breach of security with respect to use of the Site or any information transmitted to the Site.

Nonpersonal Information We May Collect

We may collect certain nonpersonally identifiable information whenever a user visits the Site, including the user's IP address, referring URL, browser type and the date/time of the visit, or utilize cookies to enhance the Site experience and to understand how users are interacting with the Site. A cookie is a small text file sent to the user's computer in order to uniquely identify the user's browser. We may also merge such information collected about a user with that collected from other users in order to identify and analyze trends to improve the Site.

Information from Underage Users

The Site is intended for adults and Green Pro Bono will not knowingly collect personal information from children 13 years of age or younger. If we discover or are notified that we have collected any personally identifying information from a child under the age of thirteen, we will remove that information from our records as soon as reasonably possible.

Confidentiality and Disclosure

Green Pro Bono does not itself provide legal advice or services and therefore any information submitted to Green Pro Bono is not subject to or protected by the attorney-client privilege. Nonetheless, we understand that some information may be sensitive or confidential in nature, and we will take reasonable measures to keep this information private. In the event that Green Pro Bono is required by law or court order to disclose the information submitted by a user, we will provide the user with notice (unless such notice is prohibited) so that the user may object to or seek to limit the disclosure.

Third-Party Web Sites

The Site may contain links to third-party Web sites that are not owned or controlled by Green Pro Bono. We are not responsible for the actions or privacy practices of any third-party Web sites accessed from the Site.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it periodically to remain familiar with it. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify by posting notice on the Site or emailing you.

Last Updated: June 9, 2010




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