As part of a commitment to lawyer service and automation initiatives, the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education offers secure online payment of certain fees. Any requests for a refund or waiver of fees will be reviewed on an individual basis. In the event a fee is deemed eligible for a refund, the amount will be refunded or appropriately credited.
In the best interest of the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education, ("MT CLE") and the users of this website, we only collect the minimum amount of information necessary to serve our customers. As a component unit of the Supreme Court of Montana, the MT CLE maintains personal information necessary to administer the tracking of mandatory continuing legal education requirements. MT CLE will collect no personal information about you when you visit its website unless you voluntarily choose to provide that information by entering information in an online form, sending an e-mail, registering for an automated service subscription, or by performing an online service transaction.

Data Collection
If the purpose of visiting our website is to review web pages or download information, certain information will automatically be gathered. Your web browser software transmits most of this information; however, this information does not identify you personally.
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access the website
  • The date and time website is accessed
  • The pages visited, including graphics loaded from each page and other documents downloaded, such as PDF (Portable Document Format) files and word processing documents; and
  • If referred to the website from another site, MT CLE may capture the address of the referring site. MT CLE uses this information to make its website more useful to visitors--to learn about the number of visitors to the site and the types of technology visitors use. We do not use information to track or record information about individuals and their visits.

    Use of Cookies
  • A "cookie" is a small text file that a Web site can place on your computer's hard drive in order, for example, to collect information about your activities on the site or to make it possible for you to use an online "shopping cart" to keep track of items you wish to purchase. The cookie transmits this information back to the Web site's computer which, generally speaking, is the only computer that can read it. Most consumers do not know that "cookies" are being placed on their computers when they visit Web sites. If you want to know when this happens, or to prevent it from happening, you can set your browser to warn you when a Web site attempts to place a "cookie" on your computer.
  • Cookies may be used when necessary to complete a transaction. Certain services, such as MyMTCLE use cookies to enhance the user experience and avoid multiple login/password authentication.

    Voluntary Personal Information Submission
    If you choose to identify yourself by sending MT CLE an e-mail, registering for MyMTCLE, or by using online forms, some personal data may be collected; however, that data will only be used for limited purposes. Personal information may be asked under the following circumstances:
  • MT CLE may ask for your e-mail address in order to process various applications or transactions available its website - for example, MyMTCLE Online Transcript Accounts, Internet Services, email subscriptions or online transactions.
  • When you use MT CLEs online payment services and pay by credit card, MT CLE asks for the cardholder's name, address, account number, and card expiration date.
    All of these activities are purely voluntary. You will always have the option of whether to perform the transaction and provide this information. Please understand, however, that in order to open a MyMTCLE account or perform online transactions, you will be required to provide, or confirm, some personal information.

    Use and Disclosure of Personal Data
    MT CLE will only send personally identifiable information about you to other companies, agencies, or people when:
  • Exchange of information is in accordance with the rules and regulations for the administration of continuing legal education in Montana.
  • We need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested. For example, for security purposes, MT CLE uses a third party payment processing company, and it sends information for billing purposes only;
  • We are required to do so by law, subpoena, court order or legal process;

    Public Disclosure
  • MT CLE already maintains, or may acquire, personally identifiable information through its normal regulatory functions.
  • As the Supreme Court Regulatory Agency for continuing legal education, MT CLE is required to maintain many documents for archival and historical purposes; however, it does not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you or for other purposes required by law.
  • When you provide personally identifiable information to MT CLE, such information is handled as it would be on an in-person visit to an Administrative Court office, and subject to the laws, regulations, practices, and procedures of the respective agency.

  • MT CLE is committed to ensuring the integrity of the information and systems it maintains. As such, MT CLE has instituted security measures for all information systems under our control so that information will not be lost, misused, or altered.
  • For site security purposes and to ensure that our Internet services remain available to all users, MT CLE uses software programs to monitor traffic and provide online services. In the event of authorized law enforcement investigations and pursuant to any required legal process, information from these sources may be used to help identify an individual.
  • MT CLE (MyMTCLE) account information is password-protected for your privacy and security. In certain areas, as with credit card transactions, MT CLE uses industry-standard secure socket layer (SSL) encryption to protect data transmissions.
  • All credit card information is immediately encrypted upon receipt and authenticated through the use of 128-bit SSL communication.

    Links to Other Sites contains links to other agencies and resources. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

    Changes to this Policy
    MT CLE may revise this policy from time to time. If changes are substantial in nature we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages. This is a statement of policy and should not be interpreted as a contract of any kind.

    Contact Information
    If you have any comments, questions, or concerns about MT CLE, its policies or this website or, please contact:

    Jennifer Rickman, MT CLE MCLE Administrator
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