Privacy Policy

My Employment Lawyer considers your privacy to be very important. This privacy policy covers information we collect and how we use it as well as choices that you have for your personal information.

This policy applies the services offered by My Employment Lawyer. For additional information about our privacy policy, please contact us by email or at 4040 Embassy Parkway, Suite 280, Akron, Ohio 44333.

Information that we collect.

For non-attorney users who become a Member to post questions to Ask mel, we ask for your email address, an account password and the city and state in which you live. When you Ask mel a question, we collect the question and any answers from attorneys. We strongly recommend that you do not provide any personal identifying information in questions that you submit to Ask mel.

Cookies. When you visit My Employment Lawyer we send one or more Cookies to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. We use cookies to improve the quality of our service by storing user preferences.

Server logs. When you visit My Employment Lawyer the server automatically records information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These Server Logs may include information such as your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your visit and the identity of any cookies that were sent to your browser.

User communications. When you post a question to Ask mel or send any other communication to My Employment Lawyer, we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, to respond to your requests and to improve our services. Your question will become part of the content on the site, together with any associated non-private answer. Again, we strongly recommend that you do not provide any personal identifying information in questions that you submit to Ask mel.

Newsletter requests. Should we choose to offer a newsletter, we would use the email address that you provided us to deliver newsletters to you. You will have the right to opt out of any newsletter delivery.

Affiliated sites - We offer some of our services in connection with other web sites. Personal information that you provide to those sites may be sent to My Employment Lawyer in order to deliver the service. We process such information in accordance with this Policy. The affiliated sites may have different privacy practices. We encourage you to read their privacy policies.

Third-party advertising (Google ads). We use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Links. My Employment Lawyer may gather information about which links have been followed on by visitors to My Employment Lawyer.

How we use information that we collect.

My Employment Lawyer only processes personal information for the purposes described in this privacy policy.

Choices for personal information

When you sign up for a particular service that requires registration, we ask you to provide certain Personal Information. You can decline to submit personal information to any of our services. In that case, however, My Employment Lawyer may not be able to provide those services to you. If you provide Personal Information and we use it in a manner different than the purpose for which it was collected, we will ask for your consent prior to such use.

If we propose to use personal information for any purposes other than those described in this privacy policy we will offer you an effective way to opt out of the use of personal information for those other purposes.

Information sharing

My Employment Lawyer only shares Personal Information with other companies or individuals outside of My Employment Lawyer in the following limited circumstances:

  1. We have your consent. We require opt-in consent for the sharing of any sensitive Personal Information.

  2. We provide information to our subsidiaries, affiliated companies or other trusted businesses or persons for the purpose of processing Personal Information on our behalf.

  3. We have a good faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to

    1. satisfy any applicable law, regulation or Valid Legal Process

    2. enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations thereof,

    3. detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, or

    4. protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of My Employment Lawyer, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.

  4. We may share with third parties certain pieces of Aggregated, Non-personal Information, such as the number of users who clicked on a particular advertiser’s link or searched for a particular term, for example. Such information does not identify you individually.

We do not provide Member Information, such as your email address, to companies or individuals who may wish to contact you to offer their goods or services. We do not provide credit card information, your user ID or any password to anyone outside of My Employment Lawyer.

Information security

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.

Data integrity

My Employment Lawyer processes Personal Information only for the purposes for which it was collected and in accordance with this privacy policy

Accessing and updating personal information

When you use My Employment Lawyer services, we make good faith efforts to provide you with access to your personal information either to correct this data if it is inaccurate or to delete such data at your request if it is not otherwise required to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information that they want to access, correct or remove before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that we cannot authenticate


My Employment Lawyer reviews its compliance with this privacy policy. Please feel free to direct any questions or concerns regarding this privacy policy or My Employment Lawyer's treatment of personal information by contacting us by email or by writing to us at 4040 Embassy Parkway, Suite 280, Akron, Ohio 44333. When we receive formal written complaints at this address, it is My Employment Lawyer's policy to contact the complaining user regarding his or her concerns. We will cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of personal data that cannot be resolved between My Employment Lawyer and an individual.

For additional information about the Websites, My Employment Lawyer or our Privacy Policy, please contact us by email or by writing to us at 4040 Embassy Parkway, Suite 280, Akron, Ohio 44333.

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