Privacy Statement & Legal Disclaimer

This is how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our website. The information we receive depends upon what you do when visiting our site.

If you visit our site to read or download information, such as career opportunities or notices, we may collect and store only the following information about you:
The name of the domain from which you access the Internet (for example,, if you are connecting from an America Online account or if you are connection from SMU’s domain); the date and time you access our site; the Internet address of the website from which you linked directly to our site; the pages you visited at our site; and if you used a search engine to get to us, which search engine and what keywords led you to us.

If you visit our site to complete a membership application or if you identify yourself by sending an e-mail containing personal information:
You also may decide to send us personally-identifying information, for example, your mailing address in an electronic mail message requesting that information be mailed to you. Information collected in this manner is used solely for responding to requests for information.

If you identify yourself by sending an e-mail or by providing your e-mail address in order to participate in one of our services, including, but not limited to, mailing lists, job postings and/or discussion groups:
We use personal identifying information from users in various ways to provide the services and support you seek. We use your e-mail address in order to respond to your questions or submissions or to maintain your membership. We also use e-mail in order to identify who you are and make it easy for you to be a regular user of one of our services. From time to time, we conduct surveys of users for the purpose of evaluating the use of our website, and we may use your information to contact you for more information.

If you contact us by postal mail, telephone, or electronically, via an on-line form:
Before you do, there are a few things you should know. The material you submit may be seen by various people. We may enter membership information into an electronic database or share the information with our Board members and Committee members. You might receive a call or e-mail from these persons, especially if you have expressed an interest in a particular area. Information you submit regarding pro bono opportunities might also be shared with the public interest organizations, schools, and other organizations who have expressed interest in assistance or participation from our members.

Also, please be aware that e-mail is not necessarily secure against interception. If your communication is very sensitive, or includes personal information, you might want to send it by postal mail instead.

For site management, information in all the categories described above may be collected for statistical purposes. The DHBA may use software programs or services to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas. This information enables us to run site usage tools and create statistics about our site. These statistics help us to better understand how our site is being used and what we can do to make it more useful to visitors. Statistical information is not stored in a personally-identifiable format.

At any time you may request the removal of your name or other personal information by emailing here or by contacting us via postal mail.

NOTICE: We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us.

The above policies are effective as of March 1, 2002. The DHBA reserves the right to change this policy at any time. The use of information that we gather now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at this time. Users wishing to see the changes may be so by visiting our web site privacy policy statement frequently.

Legal Disclaimer

The Dallas Hispanic Bar Association presents the information on this website as a service to our members and other Internet users. While the information on this site is about legal issues, it is not legal advice. This website contains banners and links to websites not maintained by the DHBA.

The DHBA is not responsible for the contents of any banner or linked site or any link contained in a linked site nor does inclusion of a banner or link in our web site to another website imply recommendation, approval or endorsement by DHBA of the site. The DHBA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

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