Privacy Policy

Our Commitment To Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used.

The Information We Collect:

This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the APALA-NJ website, as well as through applications made to APALA-NJ through other means. On some pages, you can make requests or register to receive materials or information. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:

  • Name
  • Mailing address
  • Email address
  • Phone number

In addition, a voluntary profile can be completed which includes the following types of information:

  • Education
  • Work Experience
  • Area(s) of specialty
  • Type of law practice
  • Spoken/Written Languages
  • Other bar activities
  • Political Offices & Appointments

The Way We Use Information:

We use the information you provide about yourself to provide membership services, including newsletters, monthly updates, press releases, e-mail announcements, and if you specifically agree, will also be included in our membership directory or attorney referral directory. The majority of the information is viewable only by the APALA-NJ Executive Board and the database administrator. However, our database has a feature that allows our members to specifically opt-in to being included in our membership directory and attorney referral directory. Any other registered member may log into the APALA-NJ website and search for those specific members. In addition, if you opt-in to be included in the attorney referral directory, your information can be searched by location, specialty, language, etc.

Our Commitment To Data Security

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we, along with our database administrator Media Bits, have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information

You can access your member profile at the APALA-NJ website by using your assigned username and password. While logged in, you may review or modify all parts of your member profile data. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information. You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a written request that specifies updates or removal of profile data. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.

How To Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please send us an email at

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