Your Privacy and This Website

Information collected through (the “Website”) includes information collected automatically and information you submit.

Information you submit through this Website via electronic mail (email) or an attachment to an email is used only by the Institute for Law and Economic Policy (“ILEP”)  and ILEP’s employees, agents, contractors, and those acting on behalf of ILEP to fulfill delivery of a requested service or information.

How We Handle Your Information

We do not automatically collect or store personal information for any purpose. Our Web servers do, however, collect non-personal information automatically to record the IP addresses of visitors, the date and time of access, the pages visited, whether or not the pages were successfully retrieved from our server, and various other status codes and values. This is done so we can better understand how this online environment is being used and accessed.

We do not give, sell, or transfer personal information to third parties other than those directly involved in providing a service or fulfilling a request on behalf of ILEP, unless we are required to do so by law.

Embedded Content/Links to Other Sites

Articles on this Website may include embedded content (such as videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This Website also may contain links to third party websites or embedded content from other sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience for you. We are not responsible for the content or functionality of linked third-party sites and do not make any representation regarding the content, functionality, or accuracy of materials on such third-party websites or the data they may collect about you. If you decide to access a linked third-party website, you do so at your own risk.

Sending Us Information

When you send ILEP information through an electronic mail (email) message or attachment containing a question or comment or other information, or post a comment to a blog or article, you do so at your own risk.

Please do NOT send or post credit card numbers, social security numbers, bank account numbers, birth dates, health care, or other such personally-identifying information via email, email attachment, blog/article posting, or blog/article comment.


A “cookie” is a file placed on your computer by a website that allows it to store information there about your visit that can be retrieved later, sometimes without your knowledge. ILEP and websites linked to by ILEP may use cookies now or in the future. You can set your Web browser to warn you when placement of a cookie is requested so that you can decide whether to accept it. If you completely disable cookies on your Web browser, features of certain websites may not work properly.


If you purchase a product or service online through ILEP, we will use your credit card number only to process your payment and will not use it for marketing purposes. For reasons of security, credit card information is not stored on our Web servers; it is processed by an authorized third-party payment gateway in their secure environment. We will retain order information for our records, but this information is never shared with third parties other than to fulfill a request for a product, a service, or for information regarding an order.

Access to Information

You may access material provided on or through this Website at your own risk, and only in conformance with legal protections offered by US and foreign copyright laws. Such information is provided on an “as-is” basis without any warranties of any kind. This Material changes periodically, may change at any time, and may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.

ILEP makes no representations about the availability, accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the Material, services, software, text, graphics, and links related to this Website, or about the results to be obtained from using the Material. In no event does any Material provided by or on this Website constitute legal, financial, career, business, spiritual, or medical advice.

ILEP does not warrant that the Website will operate error-free, be accessible at all times, or that this Website and its servers are free of computer viruses and other harmful goods. If your use of the Website or the Materials results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, lost productivity, or downtime, ILEP bears no responsibility for costs or damages. ILEP and its suppliers, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaim all warranties, including the warranty of merchantability, non-infringement of third-parties rights, and the warranty of fitness for particular purpose.

In no event will ILEP, related partnerships or corporations, or the partners, agents, or employees thereof be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the information on this Website or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

Blog Use Guidelines and Terms

All content provided on this Website’s blog (“blog”) is for informational purposes only. ILEP makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this Website or found by following any link on this blog. ILEP will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. ILEP will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

  • Access to certain or all areas of this blog are or may be restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to any areas of this blog, or indeed our whole blog, at our discretion, for any reason.
  • Guest bloggers are solely responsible for the content of their posts, including accuracy, links, and right to use/copyright infringements.
  • The views expressed through guest blogs are the views of the contributor alone and do not necessarily represent the views of ILEP.
  • Publishing of blog comments and posts will be done at the discretion of ILEP.
  • ILEP reserves the right to decline publishing any or all posts or comments or to remove any or all posts or comments after publication.
  • Spam, pornography, offensive content, profanity, hate speech, are not accepted.
Data Removal

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

These notices and disclaimers may occasionally be updated. Notice of revisions will be posted here.

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