Privacy Policy

What does this website contain?

The content provided on this website is provided as a service to the public by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Fund Inc. d/b/a City Bar Justice Center (hereinafter “CBJC”). The CBJC website may be used to learn about our work and activities, request information and legal services, make donations, volunteer, and register for mailing lists. By visiting or using our website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy.

Nothing on this website constitutes legal advice.  CBJC makes no representation with regard to the accuracy, reliability or suitability of the information on this site.  Users of this website may not remove information that identifies the source of any reports or other content and may not reproduce its content for commercial purposes or without proper attribution.


What can you submit?  What do we collect?  How do we share or release it?

When you request legal services or volunteer to serve as pro-bono counsel, you submit information which we may share with CBJC employees, its Board of Directors, and employees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.  We use this information to provide information about our programs and services.  We may use the information to publish demographical data in the aggregate.

In addition, CBJC works with third parties who provide services that include, but are not limited to, data analysis, processing financial transactions and other services of an administrative or technical nature. CBJC reserves the right to share personal information with such third parties for the purpose of providing such services. CBJC never sells contact lists.

Furthermore, CBJC may collect nonpersonal information through use of cookies, which are small pieces of information used to recognize repeat visitors and help provide access to the content of the CBJC website. CBJC does not use this information for any commercial purpose and does not make it available to third parties.

CBJC will release personal information under the following circumstances: (1) where required by law or regulation or requested by a governmental agency conducting investigations or proceedings; (2) to report any illegal activity; (3) to enforce the website’s terms of use; or (3) to respond to an emergency.  The Association of the Bar of the City of New York may use your contact information to provide you with information about membership eligibility.


What happens when I submit an online donation?

When you make a donation, you submit it through a software hosted by the Association of the Bar of the City of New York in a secure environment.  CBJC may use your contact information to send further information about our organization or to contact you when necessary.  You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings.


Can I register to receive emails?

CBJC may provide the opportunity for individuals to join electronic mailing lists or similar online activities, such as social media. Mass e-mails transmitted by CBJC allow the recipient to unsubscribe.


How can we restrict use of the information?

If you would like us to restrict the use of your contact information, please contact us at or 212.382.6727.


What about other links on the website?

CBJC provides links on this website as a convenience to users. When you contact us through the Legal Hotline’s online application, your information will remain confidential. CBJC does not endorse nor make any representations or warranties regarding any of the other linked websites, the content of the sites or the product and services offered through these sites.  CBJC is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any website linked through the CBJC website.


What can I do with CBJC’s intellectual property?

Content made available on the website is protected by copyright, and, except as set forth below, the use of any content available on the website is strictly prohibited. No content from the website may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without written permission of the rights owner, except that you may use it purposely made available by us for downloading from the website, provided that you (1) keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (2) use such information pursuant to any licenses associated with such content, (3) do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media, (4) make no modifications to any such information, and (5) do not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such information.

Any unauthorized use or modification of any of the content available on the website is a violation of the copyrights and other proprietary rights of the CBJC or other copyright owners where so indicated. Permission for all other uses of content contained herein, including reproducing and distributing multiple copies or using content on any other website or linking to any page at the website except the homepage must be obtained from us or the appropriate rights owner in advance; otherwise, such use is prohibited. Requests for such authorization from us should be submitted via email to Lauren Axelrod at