Effective Date: August 6, 2019
Welcome to the CoverCrow (“CoverCrow,” “we,” “us,” and/or “our”) website. CoverCrow understands the importance of privacy protections, and we make every effort to ensure the information you share with us through our website is secure.
CoverCrow provides an online platform that connects court reporters and other legal service providers with individuals and agencies that want to hire a court reporter or other legal service provider (“Consumer Clients,” Agencies”)
Information We Collect
Personal information may be collected from those who access our website or mobile apps (“online services”) to use our services. To ensure quality of service, there is certain information we may require, such as your name, surname, username, email address, mailing address, phone number, photo (should you choose to provide it), and other PII when you sign up for the Services. Depending on the service we provide, for payment purposes, we may also collect information about your credit card or bank account. The Services facilitate communication between Legal Service Providers and Consumer Clients (Agencies and Attorneys). In connection with facilitating these communications, we may receive call or SMS message data, including the date and time of the call or SMS message, the parties’ phone numbers, and the content of the SMS message. We use this information solely for the purpose of facilitating such communications.Generally, your providing of your personal information is voluntary. However, there may be situations where your providing of personal information is necessary to provide a service or is required by law. Please note that in certain cases, we may be unable to provide you with our services unless you provide the information. We will let you know when the providing of your personal information is necessary
Other Ways We Collect User Information
How We Use Personal Information
We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to marketing communication, surf the website, or use other site features in the following ways:
- To send periodic emails regarding your order or our products and services;
- To establish and maintain a business relationship with you;
- To communicate with you;
- To invoice you for the products and services you may use;
- Provision and monitoring of the services: We will use your PII to provide you with access to and support your use of the Services, to administer your account, and to better understand your use of the Services;
- Surveys and Other Special Offers: From time to time, we may offer ourusers the opportunity to participate in surveys and other special offers.If you elect to participate in these Services, we will collect certain PII in order to provide you with the surveys and other special offers;
- Questions and Requests: If you contact us by email or otherwise, we will use the PI you provide to answer your question or resolve your problem;
- Service Improvement: We may use your Personal Information collectedthrough the Services to help us improve the content and functionality of the Website or Apps to better understand our users and to improve the Services; and
- For the management and defense of legal claims and actions, compliance with court orders, other legal obligations and regulatory requirements, and as otherwise permitted or required by law.
Ensuring Accuracy & Removing Personal Records
CoverCrow makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of your records. We donot alter your information before sharing it with third parties.You may contact us at any time to review the accuracy of the personal information you provide us, and if you find any errors, you have the responsibility to notify us so that we may have the correct information. It is your responsibility to keep your records with CoverCrow updated by notifying us by email at the address in this policy. We will do our best to respond to allreasonable requests to update your data in a timely manner. Please note that the sensitive nature of our business may limit our ability to provide access to certain records if doing so may be unduly burdensome, infringes onthe rights of others, or is prohibited by law.If you wish to remove your record from our website and end your relationshipwith CoverCrow, please submit your request via the Contact Us portion of ourwebsite.
Keeping Information Secure
CoverCrow realizes the importance of safeguarding personal information and has in place appropriate procedures to help ensure limited access to personally identifiable information. CoverCrow uses reasonable security measures to maintain the security of the personally identifiable information we may collect and process. We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. We may use encryption, firewalls, password protection, and physical lock and key to help prevent unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information. Our website is scanned ona regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible. We use regular Malware Scanning.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not storedor processed on our servers.
While we maintain reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards in an effort to protect the confidentiality and security of Personal information, the nature of the Internet is such that data may be intercepted by unauthorized third parties regardless of any security measures that may be in place. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any informationyou transmit on or through the Services; and, therefore, in submitting personally identifiable information to our websites, you assume the risk of anunauthorized third party obtaining that information.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information.
We may share Personal Information and Usage Data with businesses controlling, controlled by, or under common control with CoverCrow. If CoverCrow is merged, acquired, or sold, or in the event of a transfer of some or all of our assets or equity, we may disclose or transfer Personal Information and Usage Data in connection with such prospective or completed transaction. We cannot control how such entities may use or disclose such information.
Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement
CoverCrow and its Service Providers may disclose Personal Information to applicable US or other regulatory, government or law enforcement officials, courts, or private parties if, in our discretion, we believe it is necessary or appropriate in order to respond to legal requests (including court orders and subpoenas), to protect the safety, property or rights of CoverCrow or of any third party, to prevent or stop any illegal, fraudulent, unethical, or legally actionable activity, or where required or permitted under applicable US law.
Following Links to Other Sites
CoverCrow’s Web site may occasionally, at our discretion, include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites or for any damage or loss related to your use of any third-party website or online service or for the privacy practices of such third parties. CoverCrow has no control over the personal data these other sites collect and we strongly encourage you to review their privacy policies if you are concerned. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about our site.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously
- You can change your personal information by logging in to your account
- Right to Opt out from Californian Citizens only.
Handling Do Not Track Signals
We honor Do Not Track signals and do not plant cookies or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.
Third-party Behavioral Tracking
It’s also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States’ consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out whatoperators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received Personal Information from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such information from our records.
Fair Information Practices
The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information
In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices, we will take the followingresponsive action should a data breach occur:
- Within 7 business days, we will notify the users via an inside notification
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
CAN SPAM Act
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the rightto have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address in order to:
- Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
- Process job requests and to send information and updates pertaining tojob requests
- Send you additional information related to your product and/or service
- Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients afterthe original transaction has occurred
To be in accordance with CAN SPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not to use false or misleading subjects or email addresses
- Identify the message as advertisement in some reasonable way
- Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters
- Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email
If, at any time, you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at [email protected] and state your request, including your name, mailing address, email address, and phone number, and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
Changes to Our Privacy Statement