Welcome! Thank you for visiting the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s website. The CMBA created this site to provide useful information for its members and the community. The CMBA uses discretion to ensure visitor and member confidentiality and has a commitment to the protection of privacy.
This site is provided for informational use only. While the information may relate to legal matters, it is not intended as legal advice or as a substitute for a lawyer. No visitor to the site should act on the basis of the information contained with in this website without appropriate legal counsel. If you are seeking legal advice, you should contact a lawyer through our Lawyer Referral Service or through another source. Because of the rapid changes that occur within the legal industry, the CMBA does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the content on this site. External links are only for convenience and should not be interpreted as an endorsement or sponsorship of any third party site. Any unauthorized downloading and distribution of copyrighted material from this site or external sites is strictly prohibited without the permission of the copyright owner.
Understanding the online privacy and risks of its users, the CMBA takes precautions and recognizes the need for appropriate protection and management of personal information. The following discloses our data collection and distribution practices.
Personal information refers to any information that may be used to identify an individual, including, but not limited to, first and last name, home address, email address, or any other contact information, either work or home.
The goal of the CMBA is to comply with applicable laws designed to protect visitor privacy. The CMBA strives to afford protection of personal information despite the collection, transfer, or retention of the data.
Email addresses are not available for sale, rent or distribution to anyone outside the CMBA. To update your own communications preferences, login to your account or call our Membership Department at (216) 696-3525 or send on email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third Party Services
Third parties provide certain services to the CMBA website. The CMBA may supply information collected, including personal information, in order to deliver applicable products, programs, information and services. The CMBA will take steps to ensure these third-party services protect personal information of the CMBA's visitors. Unless legally required, the CMBA does not intend to transfer information to those not bound to act on their behalf.
Cookies and Tracking Technologies
Occasionally this website utilizes 'cookies' for certain functions. A 'cookie' is a small text file that is used to review a user session or collect and track general information about the website's activity.
Tracking technologies may record information such as Internet domain and host names, protocol addresses, click stream patterns, browser software, operating systems as well as dates and times when the site is accessed. These technologies allow for website improvement by analyzing non-personal information for trends and statistics.
Forms are posted on this site to provide the CMBA with contact information, method of payment, and other information. Using these forms, we process orders and requests and send the requested products, services or information. This information is collected for membership purposes, to check user qualifications, to bill the user for products and services, and to contact the user when necessary.
The CMBA website enables members to make online credit card payments. The information collected is solely for CMBA use during these transactions and will not be sold to any third party vendor.
On occasion, the CMBA conducts online surveys. Information in these surveys is used only to improve its membership services and is not provided or sold to third parties.
CMBA takes reasonable and appropriate steps to secure data privacy and security; however, CMBA can not guarantee the security of all information disclosed online.
The CMBA's website is not formatted to attract children. Accordingly, the CMBA does not knowingly intend to collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13.