Privacy Policy

The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York (LeGaL) Privacy Policy​​

Information we collect

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.​


How we collect information

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why we collect such information

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the services provided on;

  2. To provide users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Site visitors and users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How we store, use, share and disclose your site visitors' personal information

This web site is owned and operated by the LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York. Our company is hosted on the platform. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.


The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York greatly values the privacy of those who visit our Site. We understand the importance of confidentiality. We use our best efforts to respect and protect the privacy of our online Site visitors and donors. We will not share your personal information with any third parties without your expressed permission. This includes your name, address, financial information, email address, and personal information about your legal matter.

Please note that we do not collect information from you that could identify you as an individual unless you provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. Information pertaining to general website traffic, site usage, and length of stay is collected as explained in this Privacy Policy.

If you provide personal information, we may enter that information into our constituent database and contact you in order to, for example:

  • Supply you with information

  • Invite you to LeGaL events

  • Explain to you services offered by our organization

  • Request monetary contributions or

  • Call for volunteer assistance

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Contact Us

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