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This page provides access to two important documents related to this website: 1) the Terms and Conditions and 2) the Privacy Policy. It is important that you read and understand these documents prior to using this web site. Your use of the site signifies your agreement with these terms.


Terms and Conditions:

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. You must agree to these Terms and Conditions in order to use this site. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions of use, do not use this site!

NYSBA/LAP may revise these Terms and Conditions from time to time. Your continued usage of this website will mean you accept those changes.

THIS SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.

All materials presented on this site are for informational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never delay seeking professional treatment or advice because of anything you may have read on the NYSBA/LAP site! If you think you may have a medical emergency, or have thoughts of suicide,  call your doctor or 911 immediately.

NYSBA/LAP does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information contained on the site is solely at your own risk.

The Site may contain health- or medical-related materials that are sexually explicit or otherwise offensive. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Site.

USE OF CONTENT.

You may view or download a single copy of the material on the NYSBA/LAP Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items accessible on the site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

The Content is protected by copyright under both United States and foreign law. Title to the Content remains with NYSBA/LAP or its licensors. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of NYSBA/LAP. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to NYSBA/LAP and its licensors.

If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.

LIABILITY OF NYSBA/LAP.

The use of the NYSBA/LAP Site and the Content is at your own risk.

The NYSBA/LAP Site and the content are provided on an "as is" basis. NYSBA/LAP, ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Without limiting the foregoing, NYSBA/LAP, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the materials, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the NYSBA/LAP site.

In no event shall NYSBA/LAP, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the NYSBA/LAP site or the content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not NYSBA/LAP is advised of the possibility of such damages. NYSBA/LAP is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below).



Privacy Policy:
Last updated on January 7th, 2004

Information Gathered:

New York State Bar Association’s Lawyer Assistance Program gathers information from the people who use our site so that we can offer our users a better, more fulfilling experience. We gather this information in a manner that provides for protection of personal privacy, and with an eye towards maintaining the security of all gathered information. This document details how we go about collecting, maintaining and storing your information.

General Information Gathering

  • Web Server Logs
    Like most sites, we keep a running record of what pages are requested on our site. Our web server logs contain information about what pages are most popular, and how many pages are viewed in a given time period. 
  •  Search Engines
    We do not track search engine usage. No records are kept of any searches you might perform on NYSBA/LAP.

Use Of Cookies On NYSBA/LAP

  • Session Cookies
    All CenterSite websites (NYSBA/LAP included) save a session identifier (a long random string of letters and numbers) as a cookie on site users' computers. This session identifier uniquely identifies the user for the duration of each session and then expires. No identifying information can be tied to this identifier once the session has ended (sessions expire after approximately 20 minutes of inactivity, or when a client closes his or her browser completely). This is known as a non-persistent or session cookie.

Use Of The Information

NYSBA/LAP uses the information we gather from you for several purposes: 

  • We analyze what our customers like and don't like about our current offerings so that we can design better services.