Thank you for visiting the web site of the Utah State Bar and reviewing our privacy policy and the other notices on this page. The privacy policy discloses the type of information collected on this web site, why it is gathered and how it is used. The other notices provide additional information about the content, copyright, and use of this site.

Disclaimers

The Utah State Bar attempts to maintain the accuracy of the content of its web site. Any errors or omissions should be reported to webmaster@utahbar.org.

The Utah State Bar makes no claims, promises, or guarantees about the absolute accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents of this web site and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents. No warranty of any kind, implied or expressed, or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents of this web site or its hyperlinks to other Internet resources. Reference in this web site to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the Utah State Bar members and the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the Utah State Bar, or its employees or agents.

Legal Information is Not Legal Advice

This site includes areas that will provide information that is intended to help the public find legal assistance, learn about the law and legal system in Utah, or work more effectively with an attorney. This site and any information provided, however, does not constitute legal advice and must not be used as a substitute for the counsel and services that may be required from an attorney. The Utah State Bar is not responsible for the consequences of the application of any information taken from this web site.

Privacy

The Utah State Bar does not collect personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us or you choose to use a service on this web site where gathering personal information is necessary in order to deliver the service. The information submitted is used only to provide the requested services and will not be sent on to third parties. Use of these services is voluntary; if you do not wish personal information to be collected avoid using these aforementioned services.

If you do nothing during your visit to our web site but browse or download information, our web server automatically logs and stores certain information. Personal identifying information and email are not collected as part of the web server’s logging process

The information that is automatically collected and stored is:

    • Your Internet domain and IP address.
    • The type of browser and operating system you used to access this site.
    • The date and time of your visit to this site.
    • The web pages or services you accessed at this site.
    • The IP address of the web site from which you came to this site.
    • The web site to which you go when you leave this site.
    • If you downloaded a form, the form that was downloaded.

This information is used to:

    • Diagnose potential problems with the server.
    • Evaluate and improve the content and make this site more useful to our visitors.
    • Gather statistical data on the number of visitors to this site, navigation patterns, and the types of technology they use.

The Utah State Bar makes every attempt to avoid the use of “cookies,” the text files stored on your computer by your web browser. Cookies may be used on this site when needed to maintain the functionality of an interactive application and is used only during the session in which you access the interactive application.

Cookie files created on your computer by using this web site do not contain personal information and do not compromise your privacy or security. The cookie feature is used only to store a randomly generated identifying temporary tag on your computer. You can refuse the cookie or delete the cookie file from your computer by using any of the widely available methods. However, if you turn off your cookie option, you may not be able to access some of the features in our interactive applications.

E-mail Communication & Privacy

Personal information that is sent via email will only be used to respond to your message and for no other purposes. Occasionally we may forward the information that you have provided to a different agency that may be better able to assist you. Email information is not used to create personal profiles nor will it be forwarded on to others for commercial use. E-mail containing threatening or abusive language or containing language that describes or promotes unlawful activity, will be sent on to the appropriate law enforcement agencies.

The Utah State Bar sends email to its members to assist with licensing, compliance support and to provide information about the operation of the Bar. Email from the Utah State Bar to its members is not covered by the Can-Spam Act because it falls under the transactional and relationship exceptions to the Act.

Members who do not wish to receive email from the Utah State Bar have the option of creating a filter, blocking the domain with its attendant risks or deleting emails as they come in. However, those members who take action to block or filter email from the Bar risk missing notifications and reminders about licensing and compliance deadlines. Members who miss these deadlines risk administrative suspension.

Web Site Linking Policy

 

Links to other sites

The Utah State Bar web site contains links to other sites on the Internet. When these links are followed you may be exiting the Utah State Bar’s web site and entering another site. When this happens, you are obviously no longer on the Utah State Bar’s web site and are subject to the privacy policies and conditions of the new site. The Utah State Bar is not responsible for the practices or content of these or any other sites.

Links from other sites

Linking to the Utah State Bar’s web site is permitted under limited conditions. If you link to the Utah Bar’s web site, you may not portray any person, event or subject in a false or misleading light. Persons wishing to link to the Utah Bar’s web site shall not create a link that contains a frame. All links to any web page in the Utah State Bar web site network shall only be through a separate browser window, with the URL address of the Utah State Bar clearly visible in the address. This limited conditional link use does not authorize the use of any trademarks belonging to the Utah State Bar. There is NO authorization to use, copy or distribute any of Utah State Bar trademarks or Utah State Bar web site content without separate and express written authority from the Utah State Bar. You may not imply that the Utah State Bar is endorsing any product or services.

Ownership, copyright and trademark notice
Copyright © The Utah State Bar, 1939-2013

This web site, web pages and all publications in the site are copyrighted by the Utah State Bar. Except as to licensing information about attorneys that is in the public domain, all right, title, and interest to the content displayed on the web site, including but not limited to the web site’s look and feel, data, information, text, graphics, images, sound or video materials, designs, trademarks, service marks, trade names, and URL is the property of the Utah State Bar, or its respective partners, agents or third parties. You may not use or display any trademarks or service marks owned by the Utah State Bar without our prior written consent. Visitors to the Utah State Bar’s web site are granted permission to reprint materials at the site for personal, non-commercial use. All other rights are reserved by the Utah State Bar.