Buckley Sandler LLP is a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of the District of Columbia and has offices in Washington, DC, Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago. Our affiliate firm Buckley Sandler International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (company No. OC394772) and has an office in London (together referred to as “Buckley Sandler” or “we”, “our”, “us”).
Information may be shared by and between Buckley Sandler LLP in the USA and Buckley Sandler International LLP in the UK. In relation to the processing of information in the context of the London office, for the purposes of the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Buckley Sandler International LLP.
Information We Collect
The Site does not collect personally identifiable information about you unless you expressly provide such information, such as your name, physical address, and email address, to us on a voluntary basis; for example, when subscribing to our electronic newsletter, InfoBytes or requesting more information to be sent to you about Buckley Sandler. We may also add the information you expressly provide to our databases, subscriber lists, or contact lists.
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive materials from us, please see “Contact Us; Opt-Out” below. On rare occasions, we may send important administrative information regarding the Site or services to users using their email addresses; because such information may be important to your use of the Site, it may not be possible to “opt out” of receiving such emails.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We also automatically collect non-personally identifiable information through cookies and log files when you access the Site. Such information includes, without limitation, the following: your internet service provider, the IP address of the computer you are using, the type of browser software and operating system that you use, the date and time you access the Site, your length of stay on the Site, the pages that you visit on the Site, the Web site address, if any, from which you linked directly to the Site, the Web site address, if any, to which you travel from the Site, and other similar traffic information.
We may aggregate your information with similar data collected from other users to help us improve our Site and the services we provide through our Site. We do not use such data in any way to create or maintain a personal profile of you or to collect personally identifiable information from you.
In order to improve the Site, we may use small files commonly known as “cookies”. A cookie is a small amount of data which often includes a unique identifier that is sent from the Site to your browser or the hard drive of your computer, tablet or mobile phone ('device') and is stored on your device's hard drive. A cookie records on your device information relating to your internet activity (such as whether you have visited the Site before).
- Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics which is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. in order to understand how visitors to the Site use the Site.
The Google Analytics cookies collect information about how people are using the Site, for example which pages are visited the most often, how people are moving from one link to another and if they get error messages from certain pages. The cookies do not gather any information that identifies you. The information these cookies collect is grouped together with information from other people's use of the Site on an anonymous basis. Overall, these cookies provide us with analytical information about how the Site is performing and how we can improve it.
You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting your use of the Site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
- Clicky Analytics
Clicky Analytics cookies are used to monitor website traffic levels, search queries and visits to the Site. Clicky Analytics cookies do not collect personal information about you. The cookies enable the analytics to determine whether you are a return visitor to the Site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by the Site, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Your web browser's help function should tell you how to do this.
Our Use of Information We Collect
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- to send you the subscriptions you request;
- to respond to your inquiries and comments;
- from time to time, to send you information regarding events and developments that we think may be of interest to you; and
- to administer the Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.
Disclosure of Your Information
Generally, we do not disclose personally identifiable information that we collect through your use of the Site to unaffiliated third parties without your consent. However, we reserve the right to provide such information to our employees, contractors, agents, and designees to the extent necessary to enable them to perform certain Site-related services on our behalf.
We also reserve the right to disclose such information to any third party if we believe that we are required to do so for any of all of the following reasons: (i) by law; (ii) to comply with legal processes or governmental requests; (iii) to prevent, investigate, detect, or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of the Site or our network; or (iv) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Buckley Sandler and its affiliates, their partners, members, and employees, users of the Site, or the public.
Buckley Sandler reserves the right to transfer any and all information we collect from users, or that we otherwise collect in connection with the Site, including, without limitation, to unaffiliated third parties, in the event of a sale or transfer of assets or portion of our business.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
Buckley Sandler employs industry standard security measures designed to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of personally identifiable information under our control. Unfortunately, no security system, or system of transmitting data over the Internet, can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Therefore, while we employ industry standard security measures to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot guarantee the security of our servers, the means by which information is transmitted between your computer and our servers, or any information provided to us or to any third party through or in connection with the Site.
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Access to Personal Information
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may charge a fee of £10 (or US Dollar equivalent) towards our costs in providing you with the requested information.
Contact Us; Opt-Out
If you would like to update or otherwise change the personally identifiable information you have provided to us, or if you no longer wish to receive materials from us or want your personally identifiable information removed from our databases, please contact us at email@example.com. Alternatively, when you receive materials from us by email, you may make use of the “opt out” provision in such email to let us know that you no longer wish to receive such materials from us.