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The American Law Journal Disclaimer/Notice of Attorney Advertising/Statement of Online Privacy Practices 

The American Law Journal website is designed for general information only. This information should not be construed as legal advice, consultation, or other recommendation and does not form an attorney/client relationship. Some states in the United States consider attorney listings on websites a form of attorney advertising. It is not intended to be advertising and ALJ does not represent individuals or businesses as clients for legal services.

The American Law Journal has made effort to comply with legal and ethical standards for this website. Content is provided “as-is” and subject to change at any time. The American Law Journal does not take ownership of the content provided by attorneys and others for profiles on ALJ LawSource Find a Lawyer, nor does ALJ review accuracy. The sole responsibility for the information is that of the submitting party.

The American Law Journal will remove any link from the linked entity as requested by emailing

There may be advertising from non-legal entities provided by online marketing companies including Google. These are not previously reviewed by The American Law Journal, which takes no responsibility for the content. 


The American Law Journal takes your privacy seriously. may contain links to websites not operated by The American Law Journal. This privacy statement does not reflect the privacy practices of those sites.

What personal information is collected and how does ALJ use that information? 

We collect information about our users directly from the user (for example: when submitting profile information or signing up for a newsletter) from our web server logs and through cookies, tags, pixels, scripts, beacons and similar. We may also collect data including: IP address, type and version of browser and device, location, pages viewed and for how long, your inbound location, metadata/clicks/opens, videos watched, or other interaction with the site as part of the analytics we use to measure performance of the website. 

Information about how we would use the above, for instance, monitoring visitors based on response to online advertising, write us

We use the information to provide you with a personalized Internet experience that delivers the most relevant information, resources and services to you.

The American Law Journal will not share any of the information we collect, unless specifically stated. 

This website is not intended to be directed at individuals younger than 18 other than for educational purposes. We do not collect, knowingly, information from children under 18 and if a parent or guardian believes we have without their consent, they should contact us immediately. If we believe an individual under 18 has provided their information we will delete. 

How is my personal information protected? 

Appropriate security measures have been implemented to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access and accidental loss. 

We use intrusion detection and virus protection software.

Despite these measures, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.

To manage the information about you from social networking or other sites that have brought or referred you tot his site, you should update your security and privacy settings as directed by that third party. Information shared on this site via social media inbound links is subject to this site's privacy policies, and the information collected by the third party is subject to their privacy policies. Security and privacy settings you have made on a third party site do not transfer to this site.

Your personal information is retained to provide you services and comply with the legal requirements, resolve disputes, and enforce our copyright or other policies. We retain your information no more than seven years following the date you request your information be deleted or erased (see below) or as of May 21 unless we are required by law or other government regulation to retain the information for a longer period of time.

How may I correct, amend or delete my personal information, or update my preferences as a participant in ALJ LawSource Find a Lawyer?

You may update your information at any time, or cancel with 45 days written notice by emailing:

Any additional questions or concerns regarding The American Law Journal’s Privacy Statement and/or practices, email us or by mail: Law Journal TV, 1321 Laskin Rd.,Virginia Beach, VA 23451 Call: 757-627-8200

Who has access to the personal information?

We will not sell, rent or lease mailing lists or other customer data to others, and we will not make your personal information available to any unaffiliated parties, except as follows:

To agents and/or contractors who may use it on our behalf or in connection with their relationship with us (for example, we may use third parties to help us with promotional campaigns or assist us in managing and maintaining our customer information or website) or as part of a professional profile published. At no time will we authorize those parties to use your information for any other purpose.

We may share with third parties aggregate, non-personally identifiable information about visitors to this website, such as how many visitors were on the site and which pages they visited. This information does not identify individual users. We may use statistics regarding usage; they are an aggregate, not identifiable nor disclose personal information.

Rights as they apply under the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation 2016-679 (GDPR) you have rights about your personal information we retain.

The rights include:

-access: you have the right to know whether we process personal information and to access the information as well as how it is used and who it is shared with. 

-portability: you have the right to receive your information provided us if we process it as part of the legal contract or agreement with you or in your consent to port to anther party that you identify in detail. We can only port this information where we have the technology to do so, otherwise, we will provide the information in a machine scannable or file format. Once the third party has the information, we are no longer responsible for the security of the information.

-correction: you have the right to require we correct your personal information you believe we have that is inaccurate and/or incomplete. When you request we correct (or delete/erase as detailed below) provide details why you believe the information is incorrect or incomplete for our assessment of whether a correction is required. While this process is underway, you have the right to notify us you restrict our use of your personal information.

-objection: you have the right to object to how we hold or use the information about you. Provide detail of why you are objecting so we can assess whether there is a "compelling and over riding interest" for us to you the information or we must retain in relation to legal action or investigation.

-restriction of processing information to only storage or archive: you have a right to require we cease to process your personal data we have other than for storage if:

-you believe the personal data is inaccurate for the time it takes for verification of accuracy;

-we wish to delete the data as processing is unlawful but you want us to restrict not delete your data;

-we no longer need the data but you require we keep for "exercise, establishment, or defense of legal claims;

- you have objected to us using your personal data and wish us to stop while we assess whether there is an "over riding interest" in our keeping the personal data. 

How do I request deletion or erasure of personal information we may have collected from you by use of this website or by submitting inquiry forms, content or other material

You can request we delete/erase information if:

-you have previously given consent and wish to withdraw consent;

-you no longer wish us to use your information to send you newsletters, marketing material for other communications;

-you believe it is not necessary for us to retain your personal information;

-you object to use of your information in our processing of data for marketing or website analytics;

-you believe we are processing your data unlawfully.

To request deletion or erasure, provide detail for your reasoning for your request to assist our determination for your basis for request of deletion/erasure.  

Withdrawing consent

You may withdraw your consent for use to use your personal information at any time by notifying us,

Transfer in the event of corporate reorganization  

If we are acquired, merge, sell or otherwise transfer a portion or all of our assets, digital and otherwise, your personal data will be transferred as part of the transaction. This site will display a notice of this transfer and change, your continued use of this site indicates your acceptance of this.

How to make a complaint

To register a complaint with us about how we use or process your data, please contact our office at for us to consider your request. You may, without prejudice, complain to the Dutch Supervisory Authority (Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens) by contacting: 

Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens
Postbus 93374

Telephone: (+31) – (0)70 – 888 85 00
Fax: (+31) – (0)70 – 888 85 01

Privacy Policy updated May 21, 2018, effective May 21 for all existing, new users and users in the EEU and EEA member countries. This policy can be updated at any time and will be noted as such here or if you provide your e-mail address to be notified, by e-mail. Your continued use of this site denotes you accept the privacy policy in this disclaimer and any changes therein.