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Contactspermalink

People and Organizations can be added to your Lawcus account in several ways:

  1. Click the Contacts on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add Person
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  4. Click SaveAdd Person
  1. Click the Contacts on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add Company
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  4. Click SaveAdd Company
  1. Click the Contacts on the left sidebar
  2. Search for the contact you like to delete
  3. Hover over the contact
  4. Click on Delete icon.
  5. The system will ask for your confirmation to delete the contact. Click YesDeleteContact
  1. Click the Contacts on the left sidebar
  2. Search for the contact you like to delete
  3. Open the contact
  4. Click on Delete icon.
  5. The system will ask for your confirmation to delete the contact. Click YesDeleteContact

Matterspermalink

  1. Click the Matters on the left sidebar
  2. Click the Add a matter (+) link at the bottom of the workflow stage
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  4. Click Saveenter image description here
  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Open the matter you like to archive
  3. Click on the close icon.enter image description here
  1. Search the matter you like to reopen in the search bar on the top navigation bar
  2. Click on the search result to open the matter
  3. Click on re-open.enter image description here
  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Click on More Actionsenter image description here
  3. Click on Closed matters
  4. Find the matter you like to reopen
  5. Click on re-open.enter image description here

Note: Deleting a matter may disassociate or may affect the data associated with matter like Tasks, Notes, Files and Meetings.

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Open the matter you like to delete
  3. Click on the delete icon
  4. The system will ask for your confirmation to delete matter. Click Yes enter image description here
  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Click the More Actions on top right
  3. Click on Practice Areas
  4. Input practice area
  5. Press enter to save enter image description here

Taskspermalink

  1. Click the Tasks link on the left sidebar
  2. Enter the task title select Matter clicking on matter icon the enter to save in task input
  1. Click the Tasks on the left sidebar
  2. Find the task you like to complete
  3. Click on the square on the left to mark it complete
  1. Click the Tasks on the left sidebar
  2. Click on to select Completed task view
  3. Find the task you like to reopen
  4. Click on the checkmark on the left to reopen

Client Intakepermalink

The necessary steps for creating a client intake form in Lawcus are:

  1. Click the Automation on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add
  3. Fill in title, description and add your questions.
  4. Click Save

The first step is to add a title and description for your client intake form.

On the new form, the system added a default multiple choice question for you. You can change the question type by clicking on the drop-down menu that says “Multiple Choice.” You can then choose to add more questions by clicking on 'Add' button below the question.

Adding Pagespermalink

Pages allow you to separate your intake questions into sections. You can add as many Pages as you’d like to a single client intake form or add conditional logic flow to set up skip logic processes. The “Add page” button is found on the menu that is displayed by clicking on 'Add' button below the question.

To share your form to your customers, click the “Send” button in the top right corner.

This will open the following menu:

  • Emailing the form to your audience
  • Providing a web link to your form
  • Embedding your form within your website

Billingpermalink

  1. Click the Time on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  4. Click Save
  1. Click on the green clock icon on the top navigation bar
  2. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  3. Click green play icon start the timer.
  1. Click on the green clock icon on the top navigation bar
  2. Click pink pause icon to stop the running timer.
  1. Click the Expenses on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  4. Click Save
  1. Click the Invoices on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form like client info, company info, add time an expenses.
  4. Click Save
  1. Open a saved invoice.
  2. Click on more actions drop-down
  3. Click on Send by Email
  1. Open a saved invoice
  2. Click on more actions drop-down
  3. Click on add payment.
  4. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  5. Click Save
  1. Click the Interactions on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add phone log.
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  4. Click Save
  1. Click the Interactions on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Add email log.
  3. Fill in the applicable information on the form
  4. Click Save

Workflowspermalink

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Click on the more icon
  3. Click on Create a new workflow
  4. Input workflow name
  5. Press enter to save
  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Click on the more icon
  3. Click on Manage workflows
  4. Click on Delete to delete
  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Scroll to the right of the workflow
  3. Click on add stage and then input the stage name enter image description here
  4. Press enter to save

Note: Lawcus can help you automate your processes with our auto workflows. With Lawcus, you can set default tasks and events on each stage of your workflow, on stage change of matter system will automatically create these tasks and events for you.

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar

  2. Scroll to the stage you like to set auto task and event lists

  3. Click the down arrow on stage and then click on the Task list enter image description here

  4. Click on Add task to add tasks enter image description here

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar

  2. Click on the More Actions enter image description here

  3. Click on Workflows Templates

  4. Click on Apply Template link to apply the appropriate template enter image description here

Custom fieldspermalink

  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on settings

  2. Click on Custom Fields under Firm Settings on the left navigation panel

  3. Click on Matter Custom Fields tab

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  4. Click on add, enter your CustomFieldName. Select field type from the drop-down. enter image description here

  5. Click on Create Custom Field to save

  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on settings
  2. Click on Custom Fields under Firm Settings on the left navigation panel
  3. Click on Matter Custom Fields tab and then select Custom Groups
  4. Click on add, enter the name for the group and then select the custom fields you like to add to the group.
  5. Click on Create Group to save
  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on settings

  2. Click on Custom Fields under Firm Settings on the left navigation panel

  3. Click on Contact Custom Fields tab

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  4. Click on add, enter your CustomFieldName. Select field type from the drop-down. enter image description here

  5. Click on Create Custom Field to save

  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on settings
  2. Click on Custom Fields under Firm Settings on the left navigation panel
  3. Click on Client Custom Fields tab and then select Custom Groups
  4. Click on add, enter the name for the group and then select the custom fields you like to add to the group.
  5. Click on Create Group to save
  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on settings
  2. Click on custom fields on the left navigation panel
  3. Click on add, enter your CustomFieldName. Select field type from the drop-down. Check the default box. enter image description here
  4. Click on Create Custom Field to save
  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on settings
  2. Click on custom fields on the left navigation panel
  3. Click on add, enter your CustomFieldName. Select field type from the drop-down. Check the required box. enter image description here
  4. Click on Create Custom Field to save
  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on settings
  2. Click on Custom Fields under Firm Settings on the left navigation panel
  3. Click on Matter Custom Fields tab
  4. Click on Modify Order
  5. Drag and drop to set the order of the custom fields.

Integrationspermalink

The easiest way to associate your emails with matters. Just drag them in matter folders. Syncing your email account with Lawcus allows you to send through Lawcus using your email server. All email sent through Lawcus will appear in your sent folder in your email account just like your regular emails.

Who can you sync with?

Lawcus email, contact and calendar integration can sync with Gmail, Office 365, Outlook, Exchange, Yahoo, AOL, and iCloud(no calendar).

How to set up email, and calendar integration?

To sync your email, click on your profile avatar on the top right, then click Settings, then click Email and Calendar under Apps & Integrations, and then enable the integration you will like to have.

Note: Initial calendar sync can take few hours to import your events into Lawcus.

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What happens after you enable email integration?

We will create a parent Lawcus folder/label in your mailbox and nested folder/labels for each matter you are a member. When you drag an email into that folder/label, it automatically gets synced to the matter.

How to add yourself as a member on the matter?

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Please note you move the email to the folder on Gmail.

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What happens after you enable calendar integration?

This is a two-way integration. Once you enable this, we will list all the calendars available on your account so you can choose to sync them.

  • Please note recurring events are one way only. If you edit them in Lawcus, they will not reflect in your Calendar.
  • If you choose to enable sync with multiple calendars, then the events added in Lawcus will show up in all calendars you have selected to sync.

Our tight integration with Box allows you to drag and drop files from your computer into Lawcus, and they will get synced to your Box account. You can create, view, annotate, share files just like you do in Box app without leaving Lawcus. For each matter, we will create a folder(Matter Number) in your Box account.

How to setup box integration?

  • Click on your profile avatar on the top right, click on settings and then click on ˜Apps & Integrations.
  • Click on Files Integration.
  • Click on the toggle button to enable
  • Enter your Box credentials

On Integration, Lawcus will create a tab with the Box logo on your matter details screen where you can upload documents or access the documents loaded for that matter in your Box account.

Our tight integration with Dropbox allows you to drag and drop files from your computer into Lawcus, and they will get synced to your Dropbox account. You can create and view files/folders just like you do in Dropbox app without leaving Lawcus. For each matter, we will create a folder(Matter Number) in your Dropbox account.

How to setup Dropbox integration?

  • Click on your profile avatar on the top right, click on settings and then click on ˜Apps & Integrations.
  • Click on Files Integration.
  • Click on the toggle button to enable DropBox
  • Enter your Dropbox credentials enter image description here On Integration, Lawcus will create a tab with the Dropbox logo on your matter details screen where you can upload documents or access the documents loaded for that matter in your Dropbox account. enter image description here

Our tight integration with GDrive allows you to drag and drop files from your computer into Lawcus, and they will get synced to your GDrive account. You can create and view files/folders just like you do in GDrive app without leaving Lawcus. For each matter, we will create a folder(Matter Number) in your GDrive account. How to setup GDrive integration?

  • Click on your profile avatar on the top right, click on settings and then click on Apps & Integrations.
  • Click on Files Integration.
  • Click on the toggle button to enable GDrive
  • Enter your Google credentials

On Integration, Lawcus will create a tab with the Google drive logo on your matter details screen where you can upload documents or access the documents loaded for that matter in your GDrive account.

Our tight integration with OneDrive allows you to drag and drop files from your computer into Lawcus, and they will get synced to your OneDrive account. You can create and view files/folders just like you do in OneDrive app without leaving Lawcus. For each matter, we will create a folder(Matter Number) in your OneDrive account.

How to set up OneDrive integration?

  • Click on your profile avatar on the top right, click on settings and then click on Apps & Integrations.
  • Click on Files Integration.
  • Click on the toggle button to enable OneDrive
  • Enter your Office365 credentials

On Integration, Lawcus will create a tab with the OneDrive logo on your matter details screen where you can upload documents or access the documents loaded for that matter in your OneDrive account.

What Lawcus Triggers and Actions are Supported?

Supported Triggers

  • New Matter Moved to Stage Triggers when a matter is moved between stages inside the same workflow.
  • New Matter Triggers when a new matter is created.
  • New Person Triggers when a new contact person is created.
  • New Company Triggers when a new contact company is created.

Supported Searches

  • Find Matter Finds an existing matter.
  • Find Contact Finds an existing contact.
  • Find Stage on a Workflow Finds a stage on a particular workflow by name.
  • Find User Finds a team member.
  • Find Workflow Finds a workflow in your Team by name.

Supported Actions

  • Create Person Creates a new Person.
  • Add Task to Matter Creates a new task for the existing matter.
  • Add Note to Matter Creates a new comment for an existing matter.
  • Create Company Creates a new company.
  • Create Matter Creates a new matter.

How to Get Started with Lawcus on Zapier

To get started with Lawcus on Zapier, first, you will need to click to connect your Lawcus account to use with your Zap.

Click to connect Lawcus

Next, you will be asked to enter your Lawcus API key.

 Lawcus API Key

To locate your API Key in your Lawcus account, please follow these steps:

  • Login to your Lawcus team at https://www.lawcus.com/login
  • Click on your profile avatar on the top right, click on settings and then click on Apps & Integrations.
  • Click on API tokens tab.
  • Enter a token name, select Zapier in dropdown and press enter to save.
  • Copy the token and paste in the input box below.
  • How to retrieve the API key from Lawcus

Click on your profile avatar on the top right, then click on API tokens under Apps & Integrations.

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  • Enter a token name, select Zapier in dropdown and press enter to save. Copy the token; you will need to set up our app on Zapier.

Paste your key back into your Zapier account and then Continue. If your API key were entered correctly, your Lawcus account would now be successfully connected.

 Lawcus connection successfull

  • Click on your profile avatar on the top right, then click on Settings.
  • Click on Practice Rate & Target under User Settings.
  • Enter values.
  • Click Save

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Matter Numbering allows you to auto-generate matter numbers using a pre-saved numbering scheme. It enables users to create custom numbering scheme.

  • Click on your profile avatar on the top right, then click on Settings.
  • Click on Matter Numbering under Firm Settings.
  • Select from the pre-saved templates or create your combination of matter numbering scheme. (Select manual entry if you like to enter matter numbers yourself)
  • Click update to save the scheme.

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Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) provides an extra layer of security to your Lawcus account by requiring a one-time code in addition to a password each time you log in. Each user can enable Two-Factor Authentication.

Two-Factor Authentication requires a mobile authenticator app, such as Google Authenticator or Authy or Salesforce Authenticator

  • Click on your user profile in the top-right corner enter image description here
  • In the Two-Factor Authentication Setup section, click Enable two-factor authentication and enter your password. Download a mobile authenticator app.!
  • Using your mobile authenticator app, capture the QR code. Once successfully captured, your app will automatically begin generating a time-sensitive code such as the following: screen-shot-2016-12-20-at-9-32-52-pm
  • In Lawcus, enter the code into the two factor code field and click Enable. screen-shot-2016-12-20-at-9-33-03-pm

When Two-Factor Authentication is enabled, you will be asked to enter a validation code each time you log in.

  • Enter the time-sensitive Two-Factor Authentication code from your mobile authenticator app and click Log In to access Lawcus.
  • Click on your user profile in the top-right corner and select My Account.
  • In the Two-Factor Authentication Setup section, click Disable two-factor authentication.

Lawcus allows you to import your data from your previous case management software.

  1. Click on more Actions on Contacts
  2. Click on Import enter image description here
  3. Upload your data, please refer sample file here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_WNGpA51qJqER2YCOut4CI7M5NG3hsIRDkwuFFnxTrM/edit?usp=sharing

Lawcus allows you to export your data in CSV file format.

  1. Click on more actions on Contacts
  2. Click on Export enter image description here

Lawcus allows you to import your matter data from your previous case management software.

  1. Click on more actions on Matters
  2. Click on Import enter image description here
  3. Upload your data, please refer sample file here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_WNGpA51qJqER2YCOut4CI7M5NG3hsIRDkwuFFnxTrM/edit?usp=sharing

Note: Workflow Name and Stage Name are required. If workflow or stage don't exist, we will generate a new board for you.

If you have any issues importing/ exporting your data, please contact us at support@lawcus.com.

Lawcus allows you to export your data in CSV file format.

  1. Click on more actions on Matters
  2. Click on Export enter image description here
  1. Click the Automation link on the left sidebar
  2. Click on Document templates enter image description here
  3. Click on Merge Fields enter image description here
  4. Copy the merge fields you like to use by clicking on the copy icon and past them onto the word document

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  1. Click on Templates and then add/upload the template you created

TIPS:

You can convert your merge field data to Uppercase or Lowercase. You will need to add .toUpper/.toLower before closing brace of your merge field.

${MergeField.toUpper}

${MergeField.toLower}

Now you can to automate document management for the different type of contacts. Suppose you added three witnesses on a matter and you would like to create documents for them. Now on document creation from a template, we will give you the option to select the contact you would want to generate the document.

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Open the matter
  3. Click on attachment icon on the note section, then click on Document from the template enter image description hereenter image description here
  4. Select the template from which you would like to create a document on the matter.
  5. On click of Create a Document from Template, Lawcus will create a document for you by replacing the merge fields with the actual data on the matter.
  1. Owner: Owner of the account, i.e., creator, can delete accounts or change admins
  2. Admins: Can create custom fields, upload document templates, etc., can access all shared matters.
  3. Members: Can not see custom fields setup or upload document templates, can access all shared matters.
  4. Co-Counsel: Guest user with only access to matters they been added to. Can not access search, workflows, matters tab, contacts tab, team users, etc
  5. Client: Guest users who only have access to Tasks they been assigned to on the matter that is shared with them. Documents and messages shared with them. But all the documents uploaded by them and messages will be visible to everyone on the matter.

Types of team members (Billing)

Owners, Admins, Members, and Co-Counsel are paid team members.

Pricing includes unlimited Client(Guest) users.

  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on Manage Your Team
  2. Enter teammate email address and select the role the user will have
  3. Click the Invite button enter image description here

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Client Portalpermalink

  1. Click the user avatar on the top right and then click on Manage Your Team

  2. Enter teammate email address and select the Client in the rolescreen-shot-2016-11-03-at-11-53-07-pm

  3. Click the Invite button

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Open the matter you like to share with the client
  3. Add the client as a member on the matter.
  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar

  2. Open the matter

  3. Click on more icon on the message you like to share screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-1-03-45-pm

  4. Click on Sharescreen-shot-2016-11-08-at-1-03-57-pm

  5. Select the client user screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-1-04-42-pm

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar

  2. Open the matter

  3. Click on more icon on the file you like to share screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-1-09-35-pm

  4. Click on Share screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-1-09-46-pm

  5. Select the client user screen-shot-2016-11-08-at-1-10-05-pm

  1. Click the Matters link on the left sidebar
  2. Open the matter
  3. On the tasks, tab enter a task description
  4. Select the client user
  5. Select the due date
  6. Enter to save the task

Refund Policypermalink

If you cancel your account, you would not be charged again, but all the charges that have already been incurred for the current billing period would not be refunded. There will be no refunds for any amounts unused if you cancel your plan (whether monthly or annual subscription). To treat everyone fairly, no exceptions will be made. For more information see our terms & conditions.

Last Updated: 24 May 2018

Welcome to Lawcus, an online legal project management platform designed especially for attorneys and their clients. These Terms of Use (Terms) are intended to explain Lawcus obligations as a service provider and your obligations as a customer. Please read them carefully.

These Terms are binding on any use of the Service and apply to you from the time that Lawcus provides you with access to the Service. You cannot use the Website or the Service if you do not agree to all of these Terms.

The Lawcus Website and the Service are intended solely for persons who are 18 years old or older. Any access to or use of the Site by anyone under 18 years of age is expressly prohibited. By accessing or using the Site you represent and warrant that you are 18 years old or older.

Use of the Website or the Service is void where prohibited by applicable law, and the right to access the Website or the Service is revoked in such jurisdictions. By using the Website, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into these Terms and to abide by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein. The Website is administered in the United States and intended for United States users; any use outside of the United States is at the Subscribers or Invited Users own risk, and all users are responsible for compliance with any local laws applicable to their use of the Service or the Website.

The Lawcus Service will evolve based on user feedback. These Terms are not intended to answer every question or address every issue raised by the use of the Lawcus Service. Lawcus reserves the right to change these terms at any time, effective upon the posting of the modified terms. It is likely the terms of use will change over time. You must ensure that you have read, understood and agreed to the most recent terms available on the Website. Upon any change in these Terms, we will post the amended agreement on the Website with notice of the changes. Your continued use of the Website and the Service following such notification shall constitute your affirmative acknowledgment of the Terms, the modification, and agreement to abide and be bound by the Terms, as amended. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms of Use, including following receipt of notification of any modifications hereto, then you should discontinue your use of the Website and the Service.

By registering to use the Service you acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms and have the authority to act on behalf of any person for whom you are using the Service. You are deemed to have agreed to these Terms on behalf of any entity for whom you use the Service.

Lawcus does not provide any legal advice. Lawcus is not a law firm, and the employees of Lawcus are not representing you or acting as your attorney. Your use of Lawcus does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Lawcus, any of the employees of Lawcus or any attorney you may work with that use Lawcus.

Lawcus is not a lawyer referral service. Lawcus provides a technology platform for collaboration between attorneys and their clients. Any attorney referenced or featured on Lawcus is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement or approval of an attorney. There is no fee sharing arrangement between Lawcus and any attorney for any legal matter. Before retaining an attorney, you should carefully consider the attorney's knowledge and experience. You should ask for a written legal services agreement, detailing the terms and conditions of the representation. The contract should clearly state all fees, expenses, and other obligations. No legal representation relationship exists in any way between any Subscriber or any Invited User and Lawcus.

These Terms were last updated on May 24, 2018.

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Serviceв or Services means the online legal project management platform made available (as may be changed or updated from time to time by Lawcus) via the Website.

Website means the Internet site at the domain www.Lawcus.com or any other site operated by Lawcus.

Lawcus means Lawcus LLC, and any current or future parent entity, subsidiaries or affiliates of Lawcus.

Invited User means any person or entity, other than the Subscriber, that uses the Service with the authorization of the Subscriber from time to time.

Subscriber means the person who registers to use the Service, and, where the context permits, includes any entity on whose behalf that person registers to use the Service.

Youв means the Subscriber, and where the context permits, an Invited User. Your has a corresponding meaning.

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  • the Subscriber determines who is an Invited User and what level of user role access to the relevant organization and Service that Invited User has;
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    4. use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or another automated device, process or means to access, retrieve or index any portion of the Website and the Services;
    5. reformat or frame any portion of the web pages that are part of the Website and the Services;
    6. not transmit, or input into the Website, any: files that may damage any other persons computing devices or software, content that may be offensive, or material or Data in violation of any law (including Data or other material protected by copyright or trade secrets which you do not have the right to use);
    7. create user accounts by automated means or under false or fraudulent pretenses;
    8. remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Site and the Services or in or on any content or other material obtained via the Website and the Services; and
    9. not attempt to modify, copy, adapt, reproduce, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer any computer programs used to deliver the Services or to operate the Website except as is strictly necessary to use either of them for normal operation.
  7. Usage Limitations: Use of the Services may be subject to limitations, including but not limited to monthly transaction volumes and the number of calls you are permitted to make against Lawcus application programming interface. Any such limitations will be specified within the Services.

  8. Communication Conditions: As a condition of these Terms, if you use any communication tools available through the Website (such as any forum, chat room or message center), you agree only to use such communication tools for lawful and legitimate purposes. you must not use any such communication tool for posting or disseminating any material unrelated to the use of the Services, including (but not limited to): offers of goods or services for sale, unsolicited commercial e-mail, files that may damage any other persons computing devices or software, content that may be offensive to any other users of the Services or the Website, or material in violation of any law (including material that is protected by copyright or trade secrets which you do not have the right to use). When you make any communication on the Website, you represent that you are permitted to make such communication. Lawcus is under no obligation to ensure that the communications on the Website are legitimate or that they are related only to the use of the Services. As with any other web-based forum, you must exercise caution when using the communication tools available on the Website. However, Lawcus does reserve the right to remove any communication at any time in its sole discretion.

  9. Indemnity: You agree to indemnify Lawcus against all claims, costs, damage and loss arising from your breach of any of these Terms or any obligation you may have to Lawcus, including (but not limited to) any costs relating to the recovery of any Access Fees that are due but have not been paid by you.

  10. CONFIDENTIALITY AND PRIVACY

  11. Confidentiality: Unless the relevant party has the prior written consent of the other or unless required to do so by law:

    1. Each party will preserve the confidentiality of all Confidential Information of the other obtained in connection with these Terms. Neither party will, without the prior written consent of the other, disclose or make any Confidential Information available to any person, or use the same for its benefit, other than as contemplated by these Terms.
    2. Each party's obligations under this clause will survive termination of these Terms.
    3. The provisions of Sections 4(A)(I) and 4(A)(II) shall not apply to any information which:

      1. is or becomes public knowledge other than by a breach of this clause;
      2. is received from a third party who lawfully acquired it and who is under no obligation restricting its disclosure;
      3. is in possession of the receiving party without restriction in relation to disclosure before the date of receipt from the disclosing party; or
      4. is independently developed without access or reference to the Confidential Information.
  12. Privacy: Lawcus maintains a privacy policy that sets out the parties obligations in respect of personal information. You should read that policy, and you will be taken to have accepted that policy when you accept these Terms.

  13. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  14. General: Title to, and all Intellectual Property Rights in the Services, the Website and any documentation relating to the Services remain the property of Lawcus (or its licensors).

  15. Ownership of Data: Title to, and all Intellectual Property Rights in, the Data remain your property. However, your access to the Data is contingent on full payment of the Lawcus Access Fee when due. You grant Lawcus a license to use, copy, transmit, store, and back-up your information and Data to enable you to access and use the Services and for any other purpose related to the provision of services to you.

  16. Backup of Data: You must maintain copies of all Data inputted into the Service. Lawcus adheres to its best practice policies and procedures to prevent data loss, including a daily system data back-up regime but does not make any guarantees that there will be no loss or corruption of Data. Lawcus expressly excludes liability for any loss of Data no matter how caused.

  17. Third-party Applications and Your Data: If you enable third-party applications for use in conjunction with the Services, you acknowledge that Lawcus may allow the providers of those third-party applications to access your Data as required for the interoperation of such third-party applications with the Services. Lawcus shall not be responsible for any disclosure, modification, corruption or deletion of your Data resulting from any such access by third-party application providers.

  18. Trademarks: Lawcus, Lawcus's logo, and any other product or service name or slogan contained in the Website are trademarks of Lawcus and its suppliers or licensors, and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of Lawcus or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use any meta tags or any other hidden text utilizing Lawcus or any other name, trademark or product or service name of Lawcus without our prior written permission. Also, the look and feel of the Website, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts, is the service mark, trademark, and trade dress of Lawcus and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Website are the property of their respective owners.

  19. WARRANTIES; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND INDEMNIFICATION

  20. Authority: You warrant that where you have registered to use the Service on behalf of another person, you have the authority to agree to these Terms on behalf of that person and agree that by registering to use the Service you bind the person on whose behalf you act to the performance of any obligations that you become subject to by virtue of these Terms, without limiting your obligations under these Terms.

  21. Acknowledgements: You acknowledge that:

    1. You are authorized to use the Services and the Website and to access the information and Data that you input into the Website, including any information or Data input into the Website by any person you have authorized to use the Service. You are also authorized to access the processed information and Data that is made available to you through your use of the Website and the Services (whether that information and Data is your own or that of anyone else).
    2. Lawcus has no responsibility to any person other than you, and nothing in this Agreement confers or purports to confer, a benefit on any person other than you. If you use the Services or access the Website on behalf of or for the benefit of anyone other than yourself (whether a body corporate or otherwise) you agree that:

      1. You are responsible for ensuring that you have the right to do so;
      2. You are responsible for authorizing any person who is given access to information or Data, and you agree that Lawcus has no obligation to provide any person access to such information or Data without your authorization and may refer any requests for information to you to address; and
      3. You shall indemnify Lawcus against any claims or loss relating to:

        1. Lawcus refusal to provide any person with access to your information or Data per these Terms,
        2. Lawcus making available information or Data to any person with your authorization.
      4. The provision of, access to, and use of, the Services is on an as-is basis and at your own risk.
      5. Lawcus does not warrant that the use of the Services will be uninterrupted or error-free. Among other things, the operation and availability of the systems used for accessing the Services, including public telephone services, computer networks, and the Internet, can be unpredictable and may from time to time interfere with or prevent access to the Services. Lawcus is not in any way responsible for any such interference or prevention of your access or use of the Services.
      6. Lawcus is not your attorney, and use of the Services does not constitute the receipt of legal advice. If you have any legal questions, please contact an attorney.
      7. It is your sole responsibility to determine that the Services meet the needs of your business and are suitable for the purposes for which they are used.
      8. You remain solely responsible for complying with all applicable laws. It is your responsibility to check that storage of and access to your Data via the Software, and the Website will comply with laws applicable to you (including any laws requiring you to retain records).
    3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: WE PROVIDE THE SITE, THE CONTENT, AND THE SERVICES AS IS, WITH ALL FAULTS AND AS AVAILABLE. WE MAKE NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR GUARANTEES ABOUT THE SERVICES. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING ALL STATUTORY WARRANTIES, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES AND THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE SERVICES ARE MERCHANTABLE, OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, ACCURATE, FIT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NEED, OR NON-INFRINGING. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES WILL BE EFFECTIVE, RELIABLE OR ACCURATE OR WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES (EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH THIRD-PARTY NETWORKS) AT TIMES OR LOCATIONS OF YOUR CHOOSING. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS OR COMPLETENESS OF INFORMATION PROVIDED BY USERS OF THE SITE OR ANY OTHER DATA OR INFORMATION PROVIDED OR RECEIVED THROUGH THE SITE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, Lawcus MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE INFORMATION SYSTEMS, SOFTWARE AND FUNCTIONS MADE ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY OTHER SECURITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TRANSMISSION OF SENSITIVE INFORMATION. Lawcus DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, OR THE SERVICES WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE, THAT LOSS OF DATA WILL NOT OCCUR, OR THAT THE SERVICES SOFTWARE OR SITE ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES, CONTAMINANTS OR OTHER HARMFUL ITEMS.
    4. Consumer Guarantees: You warrant and represent that you are acquiring the right to access and use the Services for a business and that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any statutory consumer guarantees or legislation intended to protect non-business consumers in any jurisdiction does not apply to the supply of the Services, the Website or these Terms.
    5. Indemnification: Upon a request by Lawcus, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Lawcus, its employees, contractors, officers, directors, agents, parent, other affiliated companies, and suppliers, from all liabilities, claims, demands and expenses, including attorneys fees, made by any third party that arise from or are related to (a) your access to the Website, (b) your use of the Services, or (c) the violation of these Terms by you or any third party using your user credentials of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. The foregoing indemnification obligation does not apply to liabilities, claims, and expenses arising as a result of Lawcus's gross negligence or intentional misconduct.
    6. Links to Other Sites: You acknowledge that the Website may include links to other websites, including links provided as automated search results. Some of these sites may contain materials that are objectionable, unlawful or inaccurate. These links are provided for your convenience only and do not mean that Lawcus endorses these sites or the products and services they provide. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of these other sites.
  22. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

  23. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH US IS THE CANCELLATION OF YOUR REGISTRATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR THE SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, EXCEED THE GREATER OF (A) THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES, IF ANY, THAT YOU PAID TO UTILIZE THE SITE OR THE SERVICES OR (B) $100. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU (OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMING UNDER OR THROUGH YOU) FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE and THE SERVICES. THESE EXCLUSIONS APPLY TO ANY CLAIMS FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, OR LEGAL MALPRACTICE OR NEGLIGENCE OF ATTORNEYS UTILIZED THROUGH USE OF THE SERVICE, EVEN IF WE KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH SAYS A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.

  24. If you suffer loss or damage as a result of Lawcus's negligence or failure to comply with these Terms, any claim by you against Lawcus arising from Lawcuss negligence or failure will be limited in respect of any one incident, or series of connected incidents, to the greater of (i) the Access Fees paid by you in the previous three (3) months or (ii) $100.

  25. If you are not satisfied with the Service, your sole and exclusive remedy is to terminate these Terms per Section 8 of these Terms.

  26. TERMINATION

  27. Trial policy: When you first sign up for access to the Services you can evaluate the Services under the defined trial usage conditions, with no obligation to continue to use the Services. If you choose to keep using the Services after that, you will be billed from the day you first added your billing details into the Services. If you decide not to continue using the Services, you may delete your organization in the ˜My Lawcus section of the Services.

  28. No-fault termination: These Terms will remain for the period covered by the Access Fee paid or payable under Section 3. At the end of each billing period these Terms will automatically continue for another period of the same duration as that period, provided you keep to pay the prescribed Access Fee when due, unless either party terminates these Terms by giving notice to the other party at least seven (7) days before the end of the relevant payment period. If you terminate these Terms, you shall be liable to pay all applicable Access Fees on a pro-rata basis for each day of the then current period up to and including the day of termination of these Terms.

  29. Breach: If you:

    1. Breach any of these Terms (including, without limitation, by non-payment of any Access Fees) and do not remedy the breach within 14 days after receiving notice of the breach if the breach is capable of being remedied;
    2. Breach any of these Terms, and the breach is not capable of being remedied (which includes (without limitation) any breach of Section 3 or any payment of Access Fees that are more than thirty (30) days overdue); or
    3. You or your business become insolvent, or your business goes into liquidation or has a receiver or manager appointed of any of its assets or if you become insolvent, or make any arrangement with your creditors, or become subject to any similar insolvency event in any jurisdiction,
  30. Lawcus may take any or all of the following actions, at its sole discretion:

    1. Terminate this Agreement and your use of the Services and the Website;
    2. Suspend for any definite or indefinite period, your use of the Services and the Website;
    3. Suspend or terminate access to all or any Data.
    4. Take either of the actions in sub-clauses (I), (II) and (III) immediately above of this Section 8(D) in respect of any or all other persons whom you have authorized to have access to your information or Data.
  31. For the avoidance of doubt, if payment of any invoice for Access Fees due is not made in full by the relevant due date, Lawcus may: suspend or terminate your use of the Service, the authority for all or any of your Organizations to use the Service, or your rights of access to all or any Data; provided that you shall have access to your Data for thirty (30) days following the date such suspension or termination of the Service.

  32. Accrued Rights: Termination of these Terms is without prejudice to any rights and obligations of the parties accrued up to and including the date of termination. On termination of this Agreement you will:

    1. remain liable for any accrued charges and amounts which become due for payment before or after termination; and
    2. immediately cease to use the Services and the Website.
  33. Expiry or termination: Sections 3(A), 3(G), 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 10 survive the expiration or termination of these Terms.

  34. HELP DESK

  35. Technical Problems: In the case of technical problems you must make all reasonable efforts to investigate and diagnose problems before contacting Lawcus. If you still need professional help, please check the support provided online by Lawcus on the Website or failing that email us at support@Lawcus.com.

  36. Service Availability: While Lawcus intends that the Service should be available twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven days a week, it is possible that on occasions the Service or Website may be unavailable to permit maintenance or other development activity to take place. If for any reason Lawcus has to interrupt the Service for more extended periods than Lawcus would generally expect, Lawcus will use reasonable endeavors to publish in advance details of such activity on the Website.

  37. GENERAL

  38. Entire Agreement: These Terms, together with the Lawcus Privacy Policy and the terms of any other notices or instructions given to you under these Terms of Use, supersede and extinguish all prior agreements, representations (whether oral or written), and understandings and constitute the entire agreement between you and Lawcus relating to the Services and the other matters dealt with in these Terms.

  39. Waiver: If either party waives any breach of these Terms, this will not constitute a waiver of any other breach. No waiver will be effective unless made in writing.

  40. Delays: Neither party will be liable for any delay or failure in performance of its obligations under these Terms if the delay or failure is due to any cause outside its reasonable control. This clause does not apply to any obligation to pay money.

  41. No Assignment: You may not assign or transfer any rights granted to you pursuant to these Terms to any other person without Lawcuss prior written consent.

  42. Governing Law and Jurisdiction: If the information or Data you are accessing using the Services and the Website is solely that of a person who is tax resident in the United States of America at the time that you accept these terms then the State of California law governs this Agreement and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state courts of San Francisco County, California or federal court for the Northern District of California for all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement.

  43. Severability: If any part or provision of these Terms is invalid, unenforceable or in conflict with the law, that part or provision is replaced with a provision which, as far as possible, accomplishes the original purpose of that part or provision. The remainder of this Agreement will be binding on the parties.

  44. Notices: Any notice given under these Terms by either party to the other must be in writing by email and will be deemed to have been carried on transmission. Notices to Lawcus must be sent to support@Lawcus.com or any other email address notified by email to you by Lawcus. Notices to you will be sent to the email address which you provided when setting up your access to the Service.

  45. No Third Party Beneficiaries: A person who is not a party to these Terms has no right to benefit under or to enforce any term of these Terms.

  46. EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

  47. Read our Updated Privacy Policy

  48. Please review our GDPR page to learn more.

Last Updated: 24 May 2018

This privacy policy (this Privacy Policy) describes the collection of Personal Information (described below) by Lawcus LLC, (Lawcus, we, or us) from users of our website at www.Lawcus.com (the Website), as well as all related applications, widgets, software, tools, and other services provided by us and on which a link to this Privacy Policy is displayed (collectively, together with the Website, our Service). This Policy also describes our use and disclosure of such information. By using our Service, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information per this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is subject to the provisions of Lawcus's Terms of Use that incorporate this Privacy Policy by reference.

Information Collection and Use

Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, physical address, email address, phone number, payment information, and that is not otherwise publicly available. Personal Information also includes information about an individuals activities, such as information about his or her activity on our Service, and demographic information, such as date of birth, gender, geographic area, and preferences, when any of this information is linked to Personal Information that identifies that individual.

We may receive information about you, including Personal Information, from third parties, and may combine this information with other Personal Information we maintain about you. If we do so, this Privacy Policy governs any combined information that we keep in a personally identifiable format.

Personal Information does not include aggregate or other non-personally identifiable information. Aggregate information is information that we collect about a group or category of products, services, or users that is not personally identifiable or from which individual identities are removed. We may use and disclose aggregate information, and other non-personally identifiable information, for various purposes.

Although information uploaded to the Service by a Lawcus user for processing and storage (Customer Data) may include information that correctly identifies an individual (e.g., a Lawcus user could upload to the Service information about its clients in order to perform legal services for those customers via the Service, including information that identifies individuals such as name and email address explicitly), that information is not Personal Information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy. Please see the Customer Data and Security section below for information regarding Lawcuss handling of Customer Data.

Registration

To use the Website, a user must first complete the registration form to access the Website. During registration, a user is required to give Personal Information. Such Personal information is used to provide users the Service.

Personal Information We Collect

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Your Photo
  • Credit and debit card identifiers (such as last 4 digits, type of credit, etc.)
  • Your company information like the logo, business address, etc

We collect your name and email addresses for purposes of sending to your email correspondence or other communications regarding Lawcus or the Service. We use a third party agent to process the delivery of our correspondence. This third party agent is not authorized to use your information for any other purposes, promotional or otherwise.

You Control Who has Access to Your Data

We will not disclose any of your personal information, except when we believe in good faith that the law requires it, or to protect the rights, or property of Lawcus LLC. Lawcus LLC reserves the right to release personal information to its law enforcement, or other government officials, or in response to a formal request in a civil action, court order or judicial proceeding, as we in our sole and absolute discretion, deem necessary or appropriate.

Moreover, in the event of a sale, merger, or acquisition of some, or all of Lawcus LLC assets, your personal information would likely be a part of the transferred assets. In such an event, we shall notify you via email of your choices as a user, and on how your information is to be used henceforth.

We may also provide Aggregated Information to third parties. Such information will not include personal information of any customer or visitor.

We may employ a third party agent to process credit card payments for purchases made on our Site. This third party agent is not authorized to use your personal information for any other purpose; promotional or otherwise.

Disclosure Of Personal Information

Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we will not disclose your Personal Information that we collect on the Service to third parties without your consent. We may disclose information to third parties if you consent to us doing so, as well as in the following circumstances:

Service Providers

We may disclose Personal Information to third-party service providers (e.g., payment processing and data storage and processing facilities, technology providers) that assist us in our work. We limit the Personal Information provided to these service providers to that which is reasonably necessary for them to perform their functions, and we require them to agree to maintain the confidentiality of such Personal Information.

Business Transfers

Information about our users, including Personal Information, may be disclosed and otherwise transferred to an acquirer, or successor or assignee as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, sale of Lawcuss assets, or similar transaction, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership in which Personal Information is transferred to one or more third parties as one of our business assets. In this event, Lawcus will take reasonable efforts to notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

To Protect Our or Others Interests

We also disclose Personal Information if we believe in good faith and our sole and absolute discretion, deem legally required or is in our interest to protect our property or other legal rights (including, but not limited to, enforcement of our agreements), or the rights, safety or property of others, or otherwise to help protect the safety or security of our Service and other users of the Service.

Third-Party Websites

We may provide links to other websites we think may be of interest to you. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. By clicking on a third-party link, you will be leaving the Lawcus Website. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Website and to familiarize themselves with the privacy practices of these other websites before disclosing Personal Information to them. This Privacy Policy applies solely to www.Lawcus.com.

GDPR

Please review our GDPR page to learn more.

Passive Information Collection

When you visit our Website, some information is collected automatically. For example, when you access our Service, we automatically collect your browsers Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type, the nature of the device from which you are visiting the Service (e.g., a personal computer or a mobile device), the identifier for any handheld or mobile device that you may be using, the actions you take on our Service, and the content, features, and activities that you access and participate in on our Service. Some of the ways that Lawcus collects information are:

Cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the users hard drive by a web browser. It is used to determine if a user has visited the Website previously. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any Personal Information while on our Website. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our Website, the user would not have to log in using a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our Website. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our Service. The only drawback to this is that the user will be limited in some areas of our Website. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Website.

We may use another company to place cookies on your computer to collect non-personally identifiable information to compile aggregated statistics for us about visitors to our Website.

Log Files

We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track users movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to Personal Information. The statistics program on our web server and other analytics and security programs trusted third party service3 providers collect aggregate information on what pages users access, or visit which we use for internal review and to improve our content.

Local Storage

We may use local shared objects, also known as Flash cookies, to store your preferences or display content based upon what you view on our site to personalize your visit.

Flash cookies are different from browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how Data is stored. Cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. To learn how to manage privacy and storage settings for Flash cookies click here.

Customer Data and Security

Lawcus users may electronically submit Customer Data to the Service for processing purposes. Lawcus will not review, share, distribute, or reference any Customer Data except as provided Lawcus Terms of Service, or as may be required by law. Per Lawcus Terms of Service, Lawcus may access Customer Data only to provide the Service, preventing or addressing service or technical problems, at a users request in connection with customer support matters, or as may be required by law.

Lawcus uses reasonable security measures that are designed to protect Personal Information and Customer Data from accidental loss, disclosure, misuse, and destruction. These measures include regular review of our data collection and storage process, ensuring that the data is encrypted and that we have up-to-date security software on our networks and servers.

Furthermore, all Lawcus employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices. Any time new policies are added, our employees are notified and regularly reminded about the importance we place on privacy, and what they can do to ensure our customer's information is protected. Finally, the servers that we store Personal Information are kept in a secure environment.

Please be aware, however, that no data security measures can be guaranteed to be completely valid. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you or our enterprise customers provide to us. You transmit information to us at your own risk.

Data Retention

Well, retain the information you store on our Service for as long as we need it to provide you the Service. If you delete your account, well also delete this information. But please note: (i) there might be some latency in deleting this information from our servers and backup storage; and (ii) we may retain this information if necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, or where we reasonably believe that we have a legitimate reason to do so.

Website and Service Updates

We also send the user website and service announcement updates. Users are not able to unsubscribe from service announcements, which contain essential information about the Service as these messages are not promotional. We communicate with the users to provide requested services, and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or phone.

Correction/Updating Personal Information:

If a users Personal Information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires our Service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update, delete or remove that users Personal Information and Customer Data provided to us.

International Visitors/ Users

Our servers and data centers are located in the United States with Amazon Cloud Services. Amazon Cloud Services has certified with the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles under the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks. If you choose to use the Service from outside the U.S., then you should know that you are transferring your Personal Information outside of your region and into the U.S. for storage and processing. By providing your Personal Information to us through your use of the Service, you agree to that transfer, storage, and processing in the U.S. Also, we may transfer your data from the U.S. to other countries or regions in connection with storage and processing of data, fulfilling your requests, and operating the Service. You should know that each region can have its privacy and data security laws, some of which may be less stringent as compared to those of your region.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post such changes on our Website so that our users are always aware of what Personal Information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point, we decide to use Personal Information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time it was collected, we shall notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether, or not; we use their information in this different manner. We will use information per the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

This Policy May Be Updated From Time to Time

Lawcus reserves the right to change this policy at any time and any amended policy is effective upon the posting on our Website. Lawcus will make every effort to communicate these changes to you via email or notification via the Website.

Please Read Our Terms of Use

Use of the Service is subject to Lawcuss Terms of Use, and this Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with the Terms of Use. In the event of a conflict or disagreement between this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use, the Terms of Use shall prevail.

Contacting Lawcus

If you have any questions pertaining to any of our practices, your use of the Site, or this Privacy Statement contact:

Lawcus LLC.

13226 Creek Park Ln,

Poway, CA 92064

Contact us at support@Lawcus.com.

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We've updated our terms and conditions and privacy policy to incorporate GDPRs requirements.

Consent / Explicit Opt-in

Lawcus explicitly asks for consent for activity tracking via cookies and provides opt-in/opt-out mechanisms for promotional emails.

Data Processing Agreements

Robust data protection commitments is an essential component of GDPRs requirements. As a controller, Lawcus must work with data processors that provide sufficient guarantees. We work with data processors like Intercom, Stripe and don't work with data processors that do not provide these guarantees.

Export your data feature

You can move your data out of Lawcus to other systems. Lawcus provides you the ability to export your matter and client data in excel format.

Lawcus allows account owners to download their data in Lawcus in standard formats like CSV / Excel and PDF. These options are available within the application.

Right to be Forgotten / Delete Account Feature

You can request erasure of all data concerning you in Lawcus, and we will oblige the request. Account owners can also send a message to support@lawcus.com if they require deleting their account and all information from Lawcus and its data processors.

Security

Lawcus is an enterprise product trusted by small and large enterprises alike. We conduct Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing every six months. We are built on the Amazon cloud and use the most robust encryption at rest & transition. Also, users can set up 2 Factor Authentication.

Additional Resources

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