Privacy Policy

Transcend Legal is committed to maintaining the privacy and personal information gathered from our clients and those who visit us at https://transcendlegal.org. As the protection of your privacy is important to us, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about what information you give us and the way that information is used.

You do not have to share any personal information to use the Transcend Legal website, and we do not collect personally identifiable information without your permission. We do at times link to other websites, and Transcend Legal cannot control and is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those sites.

This privacy policy sets forth Transcend Legal’s information practices regarding:

  • The kind of personally identifiable information we collect
  • How we use the information you provide
  • Our collection and use of information about you
  • When we may share your information with other organizations
  • How you receive emails and newsletters from Transcend Legal
  • How we protect your personal and financial information
  • How you can access and correct your personal information

The kind of personally identifiable information we collect

Transcend Legal collects the following types of personal information at our website:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Phone number

How we use the information you provide

We gather contact information when you contribute to Transcend Legal online or by mail or by signing up at a public event. We use this information to send you mail and email communications about Transcend Legal cases, campaigns and publications, local Transcend Legal activities, and renewing a contribution.

Transcend Legal also uses information gathered via the Transcend Legal website to improve our web-based services. Transcend Legal periodically performs statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of various areas on our website and uses such information to improve our website's ability to serve you.

Transcend Legal may use "cookies" on some web pages. A cookie is a small piece of data stored on your hard drive but does not itself contain any personal information. Cookies enhance your experience by saving you from having to log in or provide information at each Transcend Legal web page you visit and by customizing content based on your interests. You can choose whether or not to use the cookie.

Privacy and the Internet

The Internet, generally speaking, is not currently a private place. As you visit websites, use search engines, and conduct business on the Internet, many different companies and organizations are gathering information about your online behavior by tracking your searches, visits, and transactions, and then by matching that data with other information about you.

Our collection and use of information about you

Passively Collected Data

Like most websites, we may automatically receive and record information in our server logs from your browser when you visit https://transcendlegal.org. The information that we collect with these automated methods may include your IP address, cookie information, browser type, system type, and the referring URL.

We use this type of information to measure and improve the performance of our site. On occasion, we also access this type of information to investigate or maintain the stability and security of our site.

 

Voluntarily Submitted Data

Certain pages on the Transcend Legal site may invite you to share personally identifying information, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number. Sharing that information will allow you to make a donation, join our email list, or request our assistance.

Certain pages on the Transcend Legal site may invite you to share personally identifying information, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number. Sharing that information will allow you to make a donation, join our email list, or request our assistance.

We may use that voluntarily submitted data to:

  • Fulfill your orders or transactions.
  • Contact you about other Transcend Legal activities or news, or about opportunities to support the Transcend Legal.

When we may share your information with other organizations

When we give you an opportunity to voluntarily submit information about yourself, we may give you the option of indicating that you permit us to share that data with other parties such as coalition partners or specific legislators. We will not share your data with such parties unless you have indicated that you permit us to do so.

How you receive emails and newsletters from Transcend Legal

You will only receive emails from us if you have (a) provided your email address when donating or (b) signed up to receive Transcend Legal's emails online, through a mailing or brochure, at an event or through some other venue.

None of the information you provide via our website (including your email address) is shared with other organizations or parties without written consent, such as becoming a client.

In order to provide you with better and more relevant information, we compile information about email response and website usage. This information helps us to better understand our members’ site usage patterns and also what types of content and information may help improve your user experience on the Transcend Legal website.

All emails sent contain a link to unsubscribe.

If you sign up for our email list, we may collect data by using an embedded image to track whether you open our email and by using a URL that enables us to identify that you have taken an action, such as clicking a link in an email or signing an online petition.

This allows us to build a more effective advocacy program, to inform you about the issues you care about most, and to make it simpler for you to sign petitions and fill out surveys.

How we protect your personal and financial information

Transcend Legal is extremely protective of the information gathered through its membership and website. Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of the information under our control. Our web server is located in a locked, secure environment.

When you contribute to Transcend Legal online, LawPay uses a secure server and encryption to protect your financial and other personal information during transmission.

Transcend Legal does not specifically ask children under 18 for any information and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information about them.

How you can access or correct your information

You can correct and/or change any information shared with us or if you have other questions or concerns about Transcend Legal's privacy policy by contacting us at https://transcendlegal.org/contact-transcend-legal or by calling (347) 612-4312.

You can also reach us by mail at:

Transcend Legal
3553 82nd St. #6D
Jackson Heights, NY 11372