Privacy Policy

John Marshall Law School Privacy Policy

Disclaimer

The John Marshall Law School maintains its web sites on an on-going basis, but it does not represent, guarantee, or warrant that all information provided is accurate, complete, current, or suitable for the viewer's purposes. The John Marshall Law School specifically disclaims any and all liability for claims or damages that may result from its Web sites or information contained therein, including any Web sites maintained by third parties and linked to The John Marshall Law School Web sites, for which responsibility lies with the entity providing the information. A link from The John Marshall Law School Web sites in no way implies authorization or endorsement of that site by The John Marshall Law School.

Security

We use industry-standard security measures to protect any personal information that you may provide to us.  However, we cannot guarantee that your submissions to our website, any content residing on our servers, or any transmissions from our server will be completely secure. While no system can provide guaranteed security, we take reasonable efforts to keep information you provide to us secure, including encryption technology, and physical security at the location of the server where information is stored.

Online Privacy Policy

The John Marshall Law School is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting your privacy. Some Web sites covered by this policy may request personal information from you in order to complete a form or transaction. Your information will only be used to execute the immediate transaction, and will be provided to other parties only as necessary to complete your transaction. The John Marshall Law School will not provide any of your personal information to third parties without your permission, unless compelled by law or court order to do so, and will not sell any personal information to third parties for purposes of marketing, advertising, or promotion.

The John Marshall Law School uses various methods to collect certain other kinds of information including cookies, referrers, IP addresses, and system information. In addition The John Marshall Law School maintains log files of all access to its site and also monitors network traffic for the purposes of site management and security. This information is used to help diagnose problems with the server and to carry out other administrative tasks. Log analysis tools are also used to create summary statistics to determine which information is of most interest to users, to identify system problem areas, or to help determine technical requirements.

The following information is collected in these files:

Hostname: the hostname, site name, username, and IP address of the computer requesting access to the site

User-Agent: the type of browser, its version, and the operating system of the computer requesting access (e.g., Netscape 4 for Windows, IE 4 for Macintosh, etc.)

Referrer: the web page the user came from

System date: the date and time on the server at the time of access

Full request: the exact request the user made

Status: the status code the server returned, e.g., fulfilled request, file not found

Content length: the size, in bytes, of the file sent to the user

Method: the request method used by the browser (e.g., post, get)

Universal Resource Identifier (URI): the location of the particular resource requested.

(More commonly known as a URL.)

Query string of the URI: anything after a question mark in a URI. For example, if a keyword search has been requested, the search word will appear in the query string.

Protocol: the technical protocol and version used, i.e., http 1.0, ftp, etc.

Cookies: Cookies are small snippets of data passed from a Web site to your PC as you browse the Web, which can be transferred back to the original site or domain with future requests from your browser. Cookies can be used in a variety of ways, including ways that have privacy implications, such as tracking your previous activities at a particular site. Most browsers allow you to choose not to accept cookies. Choosing to accept cookies, however, enables some online services to work more efficiently or makes the use of services more convenient. Information stored in cookies by The John Marshall Law School web servers is used for internal purposes only.

The above information is not used in any way that would reveal personally identifying information to outside parties unless The John Marshall Law School is legally required to do so.

Information Collected by Email and Forms

The John Marshall Law School collects the e-mail address of those individuals who communicate with us via e-mail or who give us their e-mail address. The John Marshall Law School collects information that is voluntarily provided by those individuals who communicate with us via e-mail or who submit forms on our web site.

If a member of the general public sends The John Marshall Law School an e-mail message or fills out a web-based form with a question or comment that contains personally identifying information, that information will only be used for the purposes for which the form is intended, to respond to the question or comment, and to analyze trends. The message or form may be redirected to another person who is better able to respond to the question or comment. The John Marshall Law School does not market such information. The John Marshall Law School does not use such information in any way that would reveal personally identifying information to outside parties unless we are legally required to do so.

Personally Identifiable Information

If you send us an electronic mail message with a question or comment that contains personally identifying information, or fill out a form that e-mails us this information, we will only use the personally identifiable information to respond to your request and analyze trends. We may redirect your message to another person who is in a better position to answer your question. Some departments ask that forms be submitted in regard to acceptance into the school or their individual program and are reviewed by admittance committees. In regard to filling out forms, you will be given a chance to "opt out" of completing the form.

For site management functions, information is collected for analysis and statistical purposes. This information is not reported or used in any manner that would reveal personally identifiable information and will not be released to any outside parties unless legally required to do so in connection with law enforcement investigations or other legal proceedings.