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Member privacy is important to ATLAC
The following privacy statement describes how each member's personally identifiable information is used on This policy does not reflect or establish privacy guidelines for List Servers hosted by ATLAC.

What is personally identifiable information?
These are things such as your name, firm name, mailing address, email address, telephone and fax number.

Information Collection and Use
ATLAC, its affiliates, partners and sponsors may use personally identifiable information from members at several different points on its Web site. Once a member enters ATLAC, the member is not anonymous to ATLAC, and usage patterns of the site can be monitored on an individual basis both for security and marketing purposes. ATLAC works with third party vendors to provide a more customized experience for users of this site. To do so, we disclose personally identifiable information to those vendors, though we do not allow them to re-sell or use that information for their own purposes.

Registration Information Collected
In order to use portions of this Web site, a member must complete a registration form. During registration a member is required to verify his/her contact information (such as name, firm name, mailing address, email address, telephone, fax number).

Credit Card and Financial Information Collected
Financial information (including credit card numbers) may be stored on ATLAC's secure servers and will only be requested over secure SSL connections. Only ATLAC have access to this credit card information for the purposes of fulfilling orders and purchase requests from members.

Other information collected by ATLAC
ATLAC receive and record information in their server logs from members' browsers including the member IP addresses. ATLAC uses information for customizing content members see, for security purposes, administering the site, tracking member movement, and gathering broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP logs may be linked to members with personally identifiable information including searches performed on ATLAC.

Cookies & Web Beacons
ATLAC require cookies (small text files placed on your device) on their Web sites for member tracking and security purposes. ATLAC also uses cookies to understand users’ browsing and buying activities so that we can measure the success of online advertising campaigns we run on the Site. Our site also uses web beacons (either directly or from our partners), along with cookies, to determine if a user has visited a particular web site. These beacons aid in providing more relevant advertising to the user, as well as measuring the success of an advertising campaign, but provide no personally identifiable information. This information is used to enhance the user experience while visiting our site and to improve the performance of our site by, among other things, allowing us to monitor site performance, making the site easier to use, measuring the effectiveness of promotional placements, and tailoring the site (including the ads and offers a user receives) to better match a user’s interests and preferences. Some of ATLAC's business partners may also use cookies on the ATLAC site (for example, vendors or sponsors). However, ATLAC has no access to or control over cookies used by business partners, vendors and sponsors, and the member may choose to block cookies from those business partners. There a variety of tools to control cookies, web beacons and similar technologies, including browser controls to block and delete cookies  and controls from some third-party analytics providers to opt out of data collection through web beacons. Your browser settings and other choices may disable some of the functions and features of the site and the site may not work properly. By continuing to use our site, you are agreeing to our placing cookies and/or web beacons on your device. If you do not wish to accept cookies or web beacons, please discontinue use of the site.

Sharing your information
ATLAC may share aggregated demographic information with our partners and sponsors. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual ATLAC member. ATLAC may partner with other businesses to provide specific member services. When members sign up for ATLAC services provided by other business partners through the ATLAC site, ATLAC may share personally identifiable information that is necessary for the third party to provide such services. These business parties are required to use personally identifiable information exclusively for the purpose of providing their services.

Links to other Web Sites
This web site may contain links to other sites. ATLAC are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. ATLAC encourages members to be aware of privacy issues when they leave the ATLAC site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

This ATLAC privacy statement applies solely to information collected by the ATLAC Web site.

Notification of Changes
ATLAC may change its privacy policy without notice. If ATLAC changes its privacy policy, ATLAC will update the Privacy Statement on the ATLAC Web site.

Questions or Suggestions
Send your questions about privacy to

General Notice and Liability Disclaimer
ATLAC makes available this Web site and the information and services contained herein in furtherance of ATLAC's nonprofit and tax-exempt purposes. While ATLAC makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information on this site, ATLAC does not endorse, approve or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by ATLAC.

At certain places on this site, live "links" to other Web sites can be accessed. Such external sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of ATLAC. ATLAC does not endorse, approve, certify, or control those external sites and does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of information located at such sites. Use of any information obtained from such sites is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review by qualified experts. Reference therein to any specific commercial product, process or service does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by ATLAC.

ATLAC assumes no responsibility for consequences resulting from use of the information contained herein, or from use of the information obtained at linked sites, or in any respect for the content of such information. ATLAC is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims all liability for, damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, reliance on, or performance of such information.

The information contained in this website is provided to users for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice, nor is the transmission or receipt of such information intended to create an attorney-client relationship between any ATLAC member and the user or browser. Although it is ATLAC's goal to provide quality information, ATLAC expressly disclaims all liability to any person who, upon reliance on the information provided in this website, takes or fails to take any particular action.  Furthermore, ATLAC makes no claims, promises, warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this website. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel.

Copyright and Reproduction Notice
All contents copyright © Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County. All rights reserved. The contents of all materials available on the Web site are copyrighted by the Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County unless otherwise indicated. Copyright is not claimed as to any part of an original work prepared by a U.S. or state government office or employee as part of that person's official duties. All rights are reserved and content may not be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated or transferred, in any form or by any means, except with the prior written agreement of ATLAC or as indicated below. Users may download pages or other content for their own personal use on a single computer, but no part of such content may be otherwise or subsequently reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, or transferred in any form or by any means except with the prior written agreement of, and with express attribution to ATLAC. ATLAC and Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County are service marks of ATLAC.

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