ACBCAttorney.org and CertifiedLawyer.com Online Privacy Policy

Effective date: May 21, 2013

The American College of Board Certified Attorneys, Inc. (ACBCA) is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy policy applies only to information that we collect from you via the ACBCAttorney.org or CertifiedLawyer.com websites or by email you send to us through this website, and not to information that we collect in other ways, such as by mail, by telephone, or through other websites.

By using this website, you agree to our use of the information we collect about you as set forth in this privacy policy. If you do not agree with this privacy policy, you should not use this website.

This privacy policy is intended to inform you how we collect, use, share, and protect your information on this website. The following principles govern our information practices:

If we collect personal information from or about you, we will tell you what personal information is being collected, how, by whom, and for what purposes.

We will let you know what information, such as your name, telephone number, address, email address, or other personally identifiable information (collectively, "personal information") we are collecting, how it will be used, and whether it may be disclosed to a third party. We will identify the personal information that you must provide and the personal information that you may, at your option, provide.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties that provide support services to us. However, we will require those third parties to comply with this privacy policy and not use your personal information for any purpose other than to fulfill their business obligations to us. We may also disclose your personal information if we believe in good faith that we are legally required to do so (by a court order, subpoena, etc.).

We may use, store, disclose, or otherwise process the personal information you provide for any of the following purposes:

To understand the use of our website and make improvements.
To respond to your requests.
To protect the security or integrity of our website when necessary.


We will use recognized industry safeguards for data security to protect personal information from unauthorized access or use.

We will comply with applicable legal requirements and use industry recognized security safeguards to protect your personal information. When you provide us with personal information (e.g., when you register), your information will be transmitted using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption.

We will protect personal information that is stored on our servers from unauthorized access by using commercially available computer security products (e.g., firewalls), as well as other commercially reasonable security procedures and practices.

While we will monitor and adopt new recognized industry standards when appropriate, please understand that no data security safeguards can be guaranteed or absolutely foolproof.

We will let you update your personal information.

If we collect your personal information through our website, we will maintain the information and allow you to update it at any time. We will also take steps to help make sure that any updates that you provide are processed in a timely and accurate manner. As an ACBCA member, you have the ability to update your profile and related personal information at any time. To change this information, please login at https://www.acbcattorney.org/account/login/ and follow the prompts to "update my profile." If you have questions about your account or are having trouble accessing your account, email technical support at https://www.acbcattorney.org/Home/technicalsupport . If you have privacy concerns about your personal information, please contact us through our inquiry form. You may also write to us at the following address:

The American College of Board Certified Attorneys
7100 N. Classen Blvd.
Suite 300
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116

While the majority of questions and issues related to access can be handled quickly, complex requests may take more research and time. In such cases, issues will be addressed, or you will be contacted regarding the nature of the problem and appropriate next steps, within thirty day.

We will tell you how you can contact us regarding our privacy policy and practices.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, our information handling practices, or any other aspects of your privacy and the security of personal information, or if you want to update your personal information, please send an email to info@ACBAttorney.org.

Additional information.

The ACBCA websites uses technology that automatically collects information about your computer, but not personal information that can identify you. For example, our website automatically collects your IP address, which may allow us to determine the identity of your Internet service provider.
Our website may contain links to other sites that are beyond our control, and we are not responsible for the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information on those sites. We recommend that you read the privacy policy of that site before providing personal information on that website.

We update this policy.

We may periodically update this policy to describe how new features may affect our use of your personal information and to let you know of new controls and features that we may provide you. The effective date above will indicate the date that the policy was last updated. If we make material changes to this policy that would affect how we use your personal information we will provide you with appropriate notice and opportunity to opt out of such uses.