NELA respects the privacy of its members and visitors to our web site.  This statement outlines privacy policies and practices of the National Employment Lawyers Association.  This statement may occasionally be revised; any changes will be reflected on this page.

Personal Information
Personal information including but not limited to addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses is collected for membership, subscriptions, event registrations, submission of information to our databanks and purchase of NELA products.  This information is occasionally sold or "rented" to third parties for promotional mailings, but NELA restricts such third parties from otherwise using or retaining such information.

NELA uses our members' e-mails to contact you regarding membership and member services changes as well as for distributing information that you, as a member, may find vital to your practice or advocacy.  NELA does not share this information. To change your e-mail address in our database, please send changes to

Membership Directory
The NELA on-line membership directory is a members-only benefit, thus can only be access with a valid user name and password.  NELA makes every effort to ensure this information is not available to the general public.

Credit Card Information
Credit Card information is collected only to bill for specific services such as event registration and purchasing of products.  Please see our 
Security Statement for more information on E-Commerce.

A "cookie" is a very small text file placed on your hard drive by a Web Page server. Cookies cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. It is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. These text files are not used to identify or track you. The general purpose is to tell the server that you returned to that Web page.  NELA uses cookies to improve some of our services, such as NELANet and our Bookstore shopping cart.  Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies but can be set otherwise.

NELA offers a vast collection of links to other site our members may find useful.  NELA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these sites.

Contacting NELA about Privacy Issues
NELA welcomes your comments, questions or suggestions regarding our privacy statement and practices.

Contact information can be found on our Contact Us page.