Thank you for visiting one of the websites of Proskauer Rose. Our website provides general information about the legal services that we offer and/or other general information and resources. Proskauer Rose consists of: Proskauer Rose LLP (USA) a New York registered limited liability partnership with registered affiliated offices in the USA, France, Hong Kong and China, Proskauer Rose (UK) LLP (UK), an English registered limited liability partnership, and Proskauer Rose Brazil – Consultores em Direito Estrangeiro/Direito Norte-Americano e Direito Ingles, a Brazilian partnership. For more details about these entities, please navigate to the specific office pages of this website.
We collect and process a range of personally identifiable information including:
Data you give to us:
This is personally identifiable information that you give to us by filling in forms on our website or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, in person or at events or otherwise. It includes information you provide as part of any anti-money laundering checks. The information you give to us may include for example: name, title, address, business telephone number, business email address, fax number, country of origin/nationality, passport number, country of residence, financial and credit card information, personal description, personal preferences, photograph, business-related information, preferences provided by Internet activity, survey responses, marketing efforts, and the name of the company you work for. Information may also be provided as part of correspondence.
Data we collect about you:
Data we collect about others:
We also collect personally identifiable information about other people from our clients. For example, in responding to a legal enquiry it may be necessary for a client to share personally identifiable information with us, in order for us to advise on it appropriately, this could include employment contracts, correspondence, evaluations, performance appraisals, tax information,. Our clients must ensure that they are in compliance with applicable law when they share such data with us.
We also may collect non-personally identifiable information when you access and use our website.
We may deploy various tracking technologies, such as cookies, on the website to collect additional information about your visits. These tracking technologies may be deployed by us and/or by our service providers on our behalf. These technologies enable us to assign a unique number to you and relate your website usage information to other information about you.
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We use the following types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website, apps and online services. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, or make use of any of our online-based services.
Analytical/performance cookies. These allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website, apps and online services when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognize you when you return to our website, apps and online services. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, apps and online services, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website, apps and online services and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
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Except for strictly necessary cookies, all cookies will expire after 12 months.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can configure your browser to stop accepting new cookies, to notify you when you a new cookie is received, and to disable existing cookies. If you choose to disable cookies in your browser, however, you may not be able to take full advantage of all our websites' features.
We gather and use your personally identifiable information: (i) for the performance of an agreement to which you, or a business partner, is a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into an agreement, and/or (ii) for direct marketing purposes which are necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests or where you have provided consent if consent is required under applicable law, and/or (iii) when otherwise necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests and in compliance with your fundamental rights and freedoms and/or (iv) because of a legal obligation. Where we process special categories of data of third parties this will generally be in context of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims on behalf of our clients.
We may use personally identifiable information held about you in the following ways:
Business Uses: to evaluate whether to represent you; to open files; for relationship management; for verifications checks such as sanction screening and anti-money laundering checks; to provide you with the legal services requested or to carry out our obligations arising from any agreements you enter into with us; in relation to prospective staff and lawyers; to operate extranet sites (e.g. login details); to establish and manage accounts; and to analyze and develop new services and our website;
Providing Support: to respond to requests, questions, and comments; to notify you about changes; and to measure how effectively we address your concerns;
Website Experience: for the technical administration of our website or extranet sites; for internal operations; for client administration; for troubleshooting; for data analysis, monitoring, data analytics, testing, and research and development purposes; to ensure that content from our website is presented in an effective manner for you and for your computer; and as part of our efforts to protect the security and integrity of information collected via this website;
Furthermore, any communication, material or content you submit, post or access on an interactive discussion board, blog, other public area, or other interactive function on the website is a public or other non-private communication, may be viewed by the general public and/or by the other website users to whom you share or provide it.
In addition to the foregoing, we may release your personally identifiable information to law enforcement, governmental authorities, or third parties if (i) required to do so by law, search warrant, subpoena, court order, or other legal process, (ii) requested by law enforcement or other governmental authorities, in our discretion, or (iii) we otherwise have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of our firm or third parties.
Some web browsers may transmit “do-not-track” (DNT) signals to the websites with which the user communicates. Because of differences in how web browsers incorporate and activate this feature, it is not always clear whether users intend for these signals to be transmitted, or whether they are even aware of them. We currently do not change our tracking practices in response to DNT settings in your web browser. Our third party partners, such as web analytics companies, collect information about your online activities over time and across our website and other online properties. We utilize Google Analytics for our web analytics and you can opt out of your website usage data being included in our Google Analytics reports by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We make reasonable efforts to protect personally identifiable information that you submit over the website from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. However, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, the firm does not warrant or represent that its level of security meets or exceeds any particular standard, and no server or internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. You should take this into account when submitting personal or confidential data on any websites, including ours. Similarly, any information that you send us through the websites is not confidential or privileged.
We will endeavor not to keep your personally identifiable information in a form that allows you to be identified for any longer than is reasonably necessary for achieving the permitted purposes. This means that data will be destroyed or erased from our systems or anonymized when it has reached the applicable retention period. Our Data Retention and Disposal Policy is available upon request.
Personally identifiable information may be transferred outside of the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to members of our group and other third parties as set out above, provided that certain conditions as set out in the applicable legislation are complied with. Your personally identifiable information will also be processed by personnel operating outside the EEA who work for us. This includes personnel engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order and the provision of support services.
We are party to a data transfer agreement with the members of our group and we will (i) keep that document up to date with current law, and (ii) only engage in personally identifiable information transfers from the EEA to outside the EEA in accordance with such an agreement or an alternative means of transfer in compliance with data protection legislation.
These websites are not directed at children under the age of 16 (or the age of maturity as otherwise stated in location law). We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under that age. If you are under that age, please do not provide personally identifiable information of any kind whatsoever.
In the event of a corporate change in control resulting from, for example, a sale to, or merger with, another entity, we may transfer your personally identifiable information to the new party in control.
Depending on the circumstances and applicable law, you may have the right to:
If you wish to make a formal request for information we hold about you, please complete our individual rights form:
We ask that you keep your data as up-to-date as possible. Please let us know if any personally identifiable information that we hold needs to be updated please complete our individual rights form:
You have the right to ask us not to send you marketing communications. Before collecting your personally identifiable information, we will usually inform you if we intend to use your personally identifiable information for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by:
You may also have the right to lodge a complaint with the applicable regulator in your jurisdiction. In the UK, this is the ICO. In France, this is CNIL.
Effective Date: May 16, 2018