Privacy Policy

Who we are

Mock Trial Tips (“Mock Trial,” “we,” or “us”) provides this Privacy Policy to inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use, disclosure and protection of information that apply to our Service (as defined below), as well as your choices regarding the collection and use of information. It is important that you read this Privacy Policy together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

Mock Trial Tips (“Mock Trial,” “we,” or “us”) provides a free, Mock Trial, guide for high school and college students. Our web address is and

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


Our comment system is provided by “Disqus, Inc.” You may read their privacy policy on their website (


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. We reserve the right to collect identifiable information such as IP addresses, browser, and machine information.

Contact forms

You may contact us at Our e-mail service provider, “Gmail” which is owned and operated by “Google, LLC.,” a subsidiary of “Alphabet, Inc.” may read, collect, or interpret content that is sent to our inbox.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

It is rare for our articles to embed content and most embedded content will come from our own site or from “YouTube, LLC”, a service owned by “Google, LLC.,” a subsidiary of “Alphabet, Inc.”


Our analytics system is provided by Google, LLC. and Automattic, Inc. The privacy policies of Google ( and privacy policies of Automattic ( are located in the links above.

Please note that Google is a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc.

Alphabet, Inc. is a holding company for Google, Google Ventures, Calico, Waymo, and many other “Google” companies.

Who we share your data with

  • We may share your data with law enforcement
  • Our advertising, comment system, and analytics providers may use information with third-parties and law enforcement.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Our website does not automatically send data to third-parties. We many only collect and send data if requested by law-enforcement.

Contact Us

If you would like to contact us about privacy-specific concerns, please e-mail:

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data is protected using 256-bit encryption. When you submit data to our website, your data is securely transmitted using encryption. The encryption occurs from transmission of your computer to our servers. However, your internet service provider or government may intercept the data before it is transmitted to our website.

We use “Jetpack” by “Automattic, Inc.” to serve two-factor authentication.