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Privacy

Last Updated: January 22, 2021

 

Clearbrief cares deeply about protecting the privacy of its users. This Privacy Policy applies to the personal information we collect, use, and disclose in connection with Clearbrief.com and Clearbrief.ai (the “Sites”), as well as the Clearbrief services (Services). If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Sites or any Services available through the Sites. Please understand that by accessing or using the Clearbrief Sites and/or Services, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy.

 

Information We Collect, and How We Use It. When you use the Sites or the Services, we collect certain internet or other electronic network activity information via a variety of technologies, as described in this Policy.

 

Personal Information you or your contacts give to us.When we use the term “Personal Information,” we mean information that relates to an individual who is directly or indirectly identifiable. This includes information you provide when you register to use our Website, subscribe to our Services, participate in any discussion boards, forums or other social media functions on our site, attend a Clearbrief event, or report a problem with our Sites or Services. We collect personal information about you when you voluntarily submit information directly to us by filling in forms on our Sites or by corresponding with us by phone, email, or other means. In order to access and use certain areas and services of the Sites, Clearbrief may ask users for Personal Information, including your name, address, email address, and telephone number, as well as commercial information, such as your business name, address, and telephone number. You can decline to provide certain information to us, but you may be unable to access certain services and features offered through the Sites, and we may be unable to respond to you. By submitting a form on the Sites, you consent to our providing your Personal Information to third parties as we determine is necessary to process your submission and improve the accuracy of forms submitted on the Sites. We may also receive personal information about you from individuals or corporate entities which are subscribers to the Services where you are to be designated a user of the Services.

 

Cookies. A cookie is a series of data characters that is placed by the web server into the browser's application folder on your computer. Once placed onto your machine, the cookie will allow the Sites to “recall” you as a unique individual. The Sites uses cookies to personalize information for certain segments of its customer base. In some instances, cookies are also used to associate individual customers with their information profiles where users have elected to create such a profile. Should you choose to do so, cookies can be removed from your hard drive and certain web browsers can be set so that cookies are not used or saved. Please check with your browser provider for more information on removing cookies. Cookie information may allow us to determine things like the URL of the websites you visited before coming to the Sites, the type of browser or mobile device you are using to access the Sites, your IP address, language, approximate geographic location, and time zone. We, and/or our authorized third-party service providers may automatically collect this information when you access and use the Sites through the use of electronic tools like log files and cookies. We use this information to troubleshoot, administer the Sites and its services, analyze trends, gather demographic information, comply with applicable law, and cooperate with law enforcement activities. We may also share this information with our authorized third-party service providers to measure the overall effectiveness of our online tools, content, and programming.

 

Log Files. Clearbrief’s web server uses an extended log file format which captures the following information for all users of the Sites: date and time of visit, referring address (location from which a visitor comes to the Sites), type of Internet browser, and visitor’s IP address. (Each computer that connects to the Internet is assigned a unique number, an IP address, for identification purposes). The log file does not capture a user's email address.

 

Do Not Track Signals from Web Browsers. The Sites are not presently configured to support Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals from web browsers.

 

Litigation Data You Provide In Connection with the Services. Clearbrief adheres to the strictest protocols in connection with the data you provide to Clearbrief in the course of using the Services (such as litigation documents). Information provided to Clearbrief via the Services is stored in our third-party cloud storage provider, which adheres to the strictest security requirements in the industry. Clearbrief may access this data in order to deliver and improve the Services, to test features in development, and conduct audits and troubleshooting activities.

 

Use and Sharing of Information. Clearbrief do not share any Information obtained through the Sites or Services, unless one of the following circumstances apply:

    To provide the Services: From time to time, we will disclose your Personal Information (on a strictly confidential basis) to agents and others that we use in the ordinary operation of the Sites and Services, such as validation and vetting, account and billing/payment processing, marketing and promotion, user experience research and surveys, website hosting and support, and maintenance. We will only disclose your information to the extent required for the limited purpose of the third-party providing services contracted to us so that we may provide the Services to you.

    With your consent: We will share personal information with outside companies, organizations, or individuals when we have your express consent to do so.

    For legal reasons: We will share user information with outside parties if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request; or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of us, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

    If you do not wish to receive marketing information, please email us at hello@clearbrief.ai. Email messages will also provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving this information. Please note, changes to your preference may not be effective immediately.

 

 

 

Links.The Sites may contain links to third party websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third-party Sitess. We do not exercise control over third-party websites displayed as search results or links from within the Sites and these third-party websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. As such, we encourage our users to be aware of this fact when they leave our webSites and to read the privacy policies or statements of each and every webSites that they visit which collects personally-identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected on the Sites.

 

Security.Clearbrief has strict security measures in place to protect customer information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. As a result, while we employ strict security measures to protect data, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted to the Sites and are not responsible for the actions of any third parties that may receive any such information. Password-protected areas of the Sites can be accessed only with a valid password. Each password owner is responsible for keeping the password confidential and safe.

 

For Users Outside of the United States Only.The Sites are hosted on servers located in the United States. If you are a user accessing our Sites from the European Union, Australia, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, you are transferring your personal data to the United States which may not have the same data protection laws as such other regions. By providing user information through the Service, you are consenting to the transfer of your information to the United States for processing and maintenance in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use. You are also consenting to the application of United States law in all matters concerning the Sites and the Services.

 

Data Subject Rights.Depending on your residency, you may have certain data subject rights. These rights vary by state and country, but they may include the right to: (i) request additional disclosures about the Personal Information we collect, use, and disclose, i.e., a “Request to Know (Categories of Information)”; (ii) obtain a copy of Personal Information, i.e., a “Request to Know (Specific Pieces of Information),” sometimes called the Right to Access; (iii) request deletion of Personal Information, i.e., a “Request to Delete Information,” sometimes called the Right to Be Forgotten; (iii) opt out of the sale of Personal Information if we were to sell Personal Information, i.e., a “Request to Opt Out.” We do not sell your information, so you are already opted-out of such sales. We will not discriminate against you for exercising any of these rights. However, we may not be able to provide the same quality of goods or services to you if we do not have the necessary data available.

 

If you wish to exercise any of these rights please email hello@clearbrief.ai with the phrase “Data Subject Rights” in the subject line. We will review your requests and respond accordingly. The rights described herein are not absolute and we reserve all of our rights available to us at law in this regard. Additionally, if we retain your Personal Information only in de-identified form, we will not attempt to re-identify your data in response to a Data Subject Rights request. If you make a request related to Personal Information about you, we will need to verify your identity. To do so, we will request that you match specific pieces of information you have provided us previously, as well as, in some instances, provide a signed declaration under penalty of perjury that you are the individual whose personal information is the subject of the request. If it is necessary to collect additional information from you, we will use the information only for verification purposes and will delete it as soon as practicable after complying the request. For requests related to particularly sensitive information, we may require additional proof of identification. If you make a Data Subject Rights request through an authorized agent, we will require written proof that the agent is authorized to act on your behalf. We will process your request within the time provided by applicable law.

 

Minors.If you are under 13 years old, you may not use the Sites or the Services. We do not knowingly allow any users under the age of thirteen (13) to use or otherwise access the Sites or the Services.. We do not seek any personal information (or any information at all) from any persons under 13 years old. Because we do not intentionally collect any information from children under the age of 13, we also do not knowingly share or disclose such information to third parties. If you have reason to believe that a child under 13 years of age has provided us with information, please contact us at hello@Clearbrief.ai.

 

LEGAL DISCLAIMER.The Sites operate "AS-IS" and "AS-AVAILABLE," without warranties of any other kind. We are not responsible for events beyond our direct control. This Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the State of Washington, excluding conflicts of law principles. Any legal actions against us arising out of or related to the Sites or any services offered or provided therefrom must be commenced in the state of Washington in the United States of America.

 

Changes to the Privacy Policy.Clearbrief reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time with or without notice. Any changes will be posted on this page. Clearbrief encourages you to check this page regularly. If you provide information to us, access, or use the Sites in any way after this Privacy Policy has been changed, you will be deemed to have unconditionally consented and agreed to such changes. The most current version of this Privacy Policy will be available on the web page at all appropriate times and will supersede all previous versions of this Privacy Policy.

 

Contact Us.We can be reached via email at hello@Clearbrief.ai if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.