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THIS PRIVACY POLICY WAS LAST UPDATED ON 25 JUNE 2014.

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About i-Probono
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i-Probono (i-Probono Limited) is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales under number 7026261 having its registered office at Riverbank House, 2 Swan Lane, London EC4R 3TT ("i-Probono"/"we").
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If you have any questions, complaints or comments concerning the Website or the services available through it, you can contact i-Probono using the following email address: admin@i-probono.com.
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About this Privacy Policy
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This page sets out i-Probono's privacy policy (the "Privacy Policy") and explains what i-Probono does with the personal data that you submit to i-Probono when using this website (the "Website").
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'Personal data' means any information about you which makes you personally identifiable such as names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, employment or qualification details, as well as any other personal information that may commonly be found on a curriculum vitae or résumé
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We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy at any time. If we do so, we will publish the amended version on this Website. The amended Privacy Policy will take effect from first publication on the Website, and from then on will govern what we do with your personal data. If you do not accept the amended Privacy Policy, you should not continue to use the Website after the amended Privacy Policy is published on the Website.
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i-Probono takes your privacy seriously. This Privacy Policy only applies to the collection of your personal data by
i-Probono and the use of that personal data by i-Probono and those whom you authorise. It does not cover third party websites to which i-Probono provides links, nor does it cover advertisers. These websites may have their own privacy policies and/or terms and conditions of use, which you should also read.
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The data i-Probono collects and how i-Probono collects such data
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We may collect personal data submitted by you when you:
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register to create an account on the Website (a "User Account") and access content, information, material, software or any other items or services from i-Probono using the Website;
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update your User Account;
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make a complaint or enquiry or provide other feedback to i-Probono;
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request communications, such as updates or newsletters; or
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disclose your personal data to i-Probono or otherwise through the Website in any other way.
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We may also collect personal data about you if we decide to monitor your communications sent using the Website (to ensure and check compliance with the i-Probono Terms and Conditions and/or otherwise as required by law).
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In addition, in common with many other online services, we may use "cookies" or other devices to store and sometimes track information about you (see paragraph 6).
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How does i-Probono use the information i-Probono collect?
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We may use your personal data we collect to:
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monitor, develop, customise, tailor, personalise and improve the Website and your experience and to present advertising tailored to your interests;
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send you service updates and other information about the Website and the use of the services available through it;
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assist in and administer the provision to you of content, information, material, software or any other items or services;
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contact you to invite you to participate in focus groups, send you a survey or request an interview for your feedback on the Website or content, information, material, software or any other items or services available from the Website (you will always have the option not to take part in such activities but if you do take part, you agree that any data you provide may be used by i-Probono in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and/or as specified by i-Probono at the time you provide the data);
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process and deal with any complaints or enquiries made by or about you; and/or
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monitor compliance with and investigate any suspected, alleged or actual breach of the i-Probono Terms and Conditions or of any other terms and conditions otherwise relating to you, including by checking postings or submissions to the Website and using keyword triggers to investigate usage that may be inappropriate.
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In addition:
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when you create a User Account, we will automatically sign you up for i-Probono's regular email newsletter, which may include information about existing and new pro bono opportunities; and
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with your consent, we may also contact you by, for example, email, telephone or mail to provide other information about i-Probono's opportunities that may be of interest to you.
To opt-out of received any such communications, you can contact i-Probono using the following email address: admin@i-probono.com.
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Amending your information/unsubscribing
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To access content, information, material, software or any other items or services from i-Probono using the Website, you must register with i-Probono and create a User Account. To do so you will need to give i-Probono personal information. You may change or update your username and password or other details at any time via the User Account. You must make sure that you update details as soon as possible with any and all relevant changes.
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You may unsubscribe from i-Probono's services or otherwise ask i-Probono to delete your personal data by contacting i-Probono at admin@i-probono.com. However, if you wish i-Probono not to contact you again in relation to i-Probono's opportunities and services, we will need to retain certain residual personal information (for example, your email address, together with a note of your request for i-Probono not to send emails to it) to enable i-Probono to ensure that i-Probono's systems do not send any further correspondence to you.
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Cookies
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A cookie is a small amount of data sent from a server and stored on your computer's hard drive.
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We use cookies and other similar technology:
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within online registration to allow you to access stored information;
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to enable i-Probono to recognise you as a unique visitor when you visit the Website, learn about how you use the site, and to allow i-Probono to tailor content or advertisements to match your preferred interests or to avoid showing you the same adverts repeatedly;
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to allow you to carry information across pages of the Website and avoid you having to re-enter information;
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within research surveys to ensure you are not invited to complete a questionnaire too often or after you have already done so; and/or
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to collect and/or compile aggregate non-personal data to help i-Probono improve the services to you.
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Most internet browsers are set up to accept cookies automatically, but you can set your browser to refuse a cookie or ask your browser to show you where a cookie has been set up. If you choose to refuse cookies, some of the services and features of the Website may not function correctly and/or may not be available to you.
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There is more information about cookies and how to disable/enable them on the Interactive Advertising Bureau's website at www.allaboutcookies.org.
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How i-Probono share your information with third parties
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we may pass on your email address and other personal data to any organisation that makes a legitimate request for pro bono legal services, as envisaged by the Website;
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we may pass your personal information to third party providers of content available on the Website to enable those providers to:
(a)
monitor access to and use of your content to develop, customise, tailor, personalise and improve your content and services and your experience, including, for example, to present advertising tailored to your interests;
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assist in and administer the provision to you of content, information, material, software or any other items or services; and/or
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monitor the success of any content promotion or advertising; and/or
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we may pass information about you to other parties in the following circumstances:
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to generate general statistical information about the Website user base, sales patterns, traffic volumes and related matters to reputable third parties, but these details will not include information personally identifying you;
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to police, regulatory bodies or legal advisers in connection with any suspected, alleged or actual criminal offence or breach of the i-Probono Terms and Conditions and/or the breach of other terms and conditions otherwise relating to you, or otherwise where required by law or pursuant to a court or similar order and i-Probono will co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing i-Probono to disclose the identity of or locate anyone breaching i-Probono Terms and Conditions or otherwise for the prevention or detection of crime or the apprehension or prosecution of offenders;
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as deemed necessary, in i-Probono's discretion, to protect i-Probono's legal rights or property or the legal rights or property of any third party, or to prevent personal injury; and
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in connection with a sale, merger, assignment, joint venture or other transfer or disposition of a portion or all of the i-Probono business, assets or other interests in it.
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The list in paragraph 7.1 is not definitive. We may wish to pass on your personal information to third parties not referred to in this Privacy Policy. However, we will only do so with your explicit consent and we reserve the right to contact you from time to time to inform you of, and acquire the necessary consents in order to enable, such information transfer.
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We will not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for any purpose without your explicit consent.