Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) discloses the privacy practices of Oasis Legal Services (“Oasis,”

“we” or “us”) and the possible uses of the information that we gather from accredited legal representatives

and asylum seekers (“End Users,” “Users,” a “User” or “you”) via https://www.oasislegalservices.org/, our

mobile application(s), and via other submissions by you to Oasis (collectively, the “Services”). By using

the Services you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms and

conditions of this Privacy Policy, including having your personally identifiable information (“Personal

Information” as defined below) used in any of the ways described in this Privacy Policy, you may not be

able to use certain parts or features of our Services, and in some instances, this may necessitate the

revocation of your account.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

The Services can only be accessed and used subject to the Oasis’ Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy.

PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY.  BY ACCESSING, DOWNLOADING, OR USING

ANY OF THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE BOUND BY THE OASIS TERMS OF USE AND

PRIVACY POLICY.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY,

THEN YOU MAY NOT ACCESS AND USE THE SERVICES.

MODIFICATIONS OF PRIVACY POLICY

We may periodically modify the Privacy Policy.  If we make material changes to the Privacy Policy we will

notify you via the Services (e.g., by posting a notice on our website or via a mobile application) indicating

that the Privacy Policy has been changed. BY CONTINUING TO USE THE SERVICES YOU ARE

CONSENTING TO THE REVISED PRIVACY POLICY.  If you do not agree with any modifications to the

Privacy Policy you must cease using the Services.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

Oasis collects information on our users in various ways, including your submissions to the Services,

participation in the Services, and through cookie and other tracking technology. Oasis collects the

following information:

PERSONAL INFORMATION

“Personal Information” refers to information that specifically identifies who you are, such as your name,

phone number, email, postal address, title, institutional affiliations, and CV.

AGGREGATE INFORMATION

We collect general, non-personal, statistical information about the use of the Services, such as how many

users visit a specific page on our website, how long they stay on that page, and which hyperlinks, if any,

they click on. This information represents a generic overview of our users, including their collective

viewing habits, and allows us and other third parties to modify information and improve the Services

based on user traffic and behavior. We collect this information through the use of technologies such as

‘cookies’ and web beacons, which are discussed in greater detail below. We collect this information in

order to help enhance the Services to make for a better user experience.

THIRD PARTY INFORMATION

We may supplement information you provide to us with information from other sources, such as case

summaries from newsletters and databases, information regarding experts from universities, attorneys

with whom the experts have worked, and other sources. We use this information to help us maintain the

accuracy of the information we collect and for internal business analysis or other business purposes

consistent with our mission.

COOKIES

Oasis may automatically collect non-personally identifiable information and data through the use of

cookies. You may set your browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block

cookies with your browser. However, please be aware that some features of our Services may not

function or may be slower if you refuse cookies. You may also get cookies from other third parties with

links on our website as described below. We do not directly control these cookies.

We may use the services of third parties to collect and use anonymous information about your visits to

and interactions with our website through the use of technologies such as cookies to personalize

advertisements for goods and services.

OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

We also collect information from and about the devices you use to access the Services. This includes

things like IP addresses, the type of browser and device you use, the web page you visited before coming

to our sites, and identifiers associated with your devices. Your devices (depending on their settings) may

also transmit location information to the Services.

We also use services hosted by third parties on the Services, such as Google Analytics, a web analytics

service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to assist in providing the Services.  Google Analytics uses

cookies to help us analyze how Users use the Services. The information generated by the cookie about

your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to, and stored by, Google on their

servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Services, compiling

reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet

usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where

such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address

with any other data held by Google.  You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate

settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full

functionality of the Services.  By using this Services, you consent to the processing of data about you by

Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

DO NOT TRACK

Oasis does not track Users across third party websites, and does not use or respond to “do not track”

signals on your web browser.

USE OF INFORMATION

The information Oasis collects is used in of the following ways:

(a) To provide the Services;

(b) for internal review;

(c) to improve the Services;

(d) to notify you about updates to the Services;

(e) to communicate with you regarding the Services;

(f) for internal business analysis or other business purposes consistent with our mission;

(g) and to carry out other purposes that are disclosed to you and to which you consent.

DISCLOSURES AND TRANSFERS OF INFORMATION

We may disclose your information to third parties as follows:

(a) We have your permission to make the disclosure;

(b) The disclosure is necessary for the purpose for which the personal information was obtained;

(c) The disclosure is permitted or required by applicable law or legal process;

(d) The Personal Information to be disclosed is otherwise publicly available in accordance with the

applicable law;

(e) The disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business

or assets;

(f) The party to whom the disclosure is made controls, is controlled by, or is under common control

with Oasis;

(g) The disclosure is to a third party in connection with the sale, transfer or re-organization of some

or all of Oasis or its assets, and any such acquirer or transferee will have the right to use and

disclose such information subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

(h) The disclosure is in our sole discretion necessary for the establishment or maintenance of legal

claims or legal compliance, to satisfy any law, regulation, subpoena or government request, or in

connection with litigation;

(i) The disclosure is in our sole discretion about users who we believe are engaged in illegal

activities or are in violation of our Terms of Use, even without a subpoena, warrant or court order;

or

(j) The disclosure is to outside businesses to perform certain services for us, such as maintaining

our Services, mailing lists, and data analysis (“Administrative Service Providers”), including

Administrative Service Providers outside the country or jurisdiction in which you reside.

(k) The disclosure is part of a disclosure of aggregate user data that does not disclose your

Personal Information or otherwise identify you.

DATA SECURITY, INTEGRITY, AND ACCESS

The Personal Information you provide and we collect is stored within databases that we control directly or

through our Administrative Service Providers. As we deem appropriate and as required by the applicable

law, we use security measures appropriate for the sensitivity of the Personal Information and consistent

with industry standards, including physical, organizational and technological protections, such as

firewalls, to protect your Personal Information. However, since no security system is impenetrable, we

cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not

be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.

Personal Information may only be accessed by persons within our organization, our third party service

providers who require such access to provide you with the services indicated above, or any other party

that you have provided us with authorization to share such information with.

Your information may be transferred to, and maintained on, computers located outside of your state,

province/territory, or country where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those where you live.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES AND LINKS

Our Services may contain links to other sites operated by third parties. Oasis does not control such other

sites and is not responsible for their content, their privacy policies, or their use of Personal Information.

Oasis’ inclusion of such links does not, by itself, imply any endorsement of the content on such sites or of

their owners or operators except as disclosed on the Services. Any information submitted by you directly

to these third parties is subject to that third party’s privacy policy. Oasis expressly disclaims any and all

liability for the actions of third parties, including but without limitation to actions relating to the use and/or

disclosure of Personal Information by third parties.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

We do not seek or knowingly collect any Personal Information about children under 13 years of age. If we

become aware that we have unknowingly collected Personal Information from a child under the age of 13,

we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

If you are the parent or guardian of a minor child who has provided us with Personal Information, you may

contact us using the information below to request it be deleted.

GOVERNING LAW

This Privacy Policy shall be subject to the “Governing Law and Arbitration; No Class Actions” provision in

the Terms of Use.

HOW TO CONTACT US

All requests, questions, concerns, or complaints about your Personal Information or this Privacy Policy,

please contact us by mail or email at the following:

Attn: Executive Director

Oasis Legal Services

1900 Addison St., Suite 100

Berkeley, CA 94704

E-mail: info@oasislegalservices.org

We welcome your questions and comments.

This Privacy Policy was last modified on 3/8/2019.