Privacy and Cookie Policy

Ogletree Deakins Website Privacy Policy

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., and its affiliates, including but not limited to Ogletree Deakins International LLP (collectively “Ogletree Deakins” or the “Firm”) welcome you to our website (the “Website”). This Website Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) is designed to explain the types of information that we collect through the Website and how that information is used or shared. If you have any questions about the contents of this Policy, you may contact us at either clientservices@ogletreedeakins.com or 404-881-1300.

Personally Identifiable Information

Ogletree Deakins collects personally identifiable information through this Website only when voluntarily provided by you. For example, visitors to our Website may elect to register for an event we are sponsoring, subscribe to our publications, or send us a message using the “Contact Us” feature. In such cases, you may be asked to provide personally identifiable information such as your name, e-mail address, physical address, job title, employer or organizational affiliation, telephone number, and a credit card number (if necessary for the particular function you have selected). We also may retain records of correspondence you send us via the Website and records of any transactions you may make to register for events or purchase items from us. By providing the information described above, or by corresponding with us, you consent to our retention of the information provided, or contained in correspondence, and you consent to our use of such information as described in this Policy. You can at any time ask us not to use your personal information for marketing purposes. You can exercise the option at any time by contacting us at clientservices@ogletreedeakins.com.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information

We also collect certain non-personally identifiable information concerning visits to our Website. For example, we may collect and retain information about: (1) the date and time of a user’s visit, (2) which pages on our Website the user accessed, (3) how long the user spent on each page, (4) the user’s browser and operating system, and (5) whether the user was referred to our Website from some referral site.

Use and Sharing of Information We Collect

We use information that we collect through our Website for the purposes described on the Website at the time you provide the information. Among other things, we use this information to respond to inquiries from you and to provide you with information about our services. By submitting your personally identifiable information to us, you agree that we may contact you about the services you requested, either through electronic mail, via telephone or facsimile, or by enrolling you in a subscription to one or more of our publications.

We may share the information we collect with units of our Firm or our affiliated entities. We may also share this information with third parties who are vendors to our Firm, to enable them to provide the services for which they were retained. In the event that we receive a subpoena, court order, or similar legal process compelling us to disclose the information, we may do so.

We may also use information that we have collected and share it with third party vendors to enhance the functionality of our Website, to compile aggregated statistics to help us understand how visitors use our Website, and for similar purposes.

We do not knowingly sell, rent, or share information obtained through our Website with unaffiliated third parties for their commercial benefit.

Cookies

As with many other websites, our Website uses “cookies” to enhance the visitor’s experience when viewing our site. A cookie is a file that a website transmits to the visitor’s browser, which the browser then saves on the user’s computer in a designated file for cookies. We use cookies to allow us to personalize some features of our site for the user and to help us compile statistics of how the Website is used.

You have the ability to set your browser to refuse to accept cookies. For assistance in doing so, you should refer to the “help” documentation for your browser or contact the manufacturer of your browser software.

Our website currently uses the following cookies:

Cookie Name

Cookie Use

Cookie duration/expiry

Host

Benefit

ASPSESSIONID Website function At end of session clientservices.ogletreedeakins.info Required for ASP and ASP Session Management, so the
Publication Subscription form and Event Registration forms work
SESID Tracks user session while signing up for events At end of session ogletreedeakins.com Allows autofill functionality so that the same information need not be entered multiple times
_utmb, _utmc Determines the visitor session for Google Analytics At end of session .ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.co.uk, ogletreedeakins.de, ogletreedeakins.mobi For more information concerning this Google Analytics “cookie”, please refer to their website: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/
gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet
_utmv Tracks custom segmentation for Google Analytics After 6 months .ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.co.uk, ogletreedeakins.de, ogletreedeakins.mobi For more information concerning this Google Analytics “cookie”, please refer to their website:https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/
gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet
_utma Determines unique visitors to website; Google Analytics After 2 years .ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.co.uk, ogletreedeakins.de, ogletreedeakins.mobi For more information concerning this Google Analytics “cookie”, please refer to their website: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/
gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet
_utmz Stores referral information; Google Analytics After 6 months .ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.co.uk, ogletreedeakins.de, ogletreedeakins.mobi For more information concerning this Google Analytics “cookie”, please refer to their website: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/
gaConceptsCookies#cookiesSet
SESSXXXXX Tracks user session while signing up for events At end of session .ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.co.uk, ogletreedeakins.de, ogletreedeakins.mobi Allows autofill functionality so that the same information need not be entered multiple times
US Ogletree At end of session ogletreedeakins.com If you visit our site from an IP address we identify as being from Germany, we remember your preference of if you'd like to stay on the .com site or be redirected to the .de site
eu-cookie-acceptance Ogletree At end of session .ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.co.uk, ogletreedeakins.de  
_stgmap Share This   sharethis.com For more information concerning this Share This "cookie", please refer to their website: http://sharethis.com/privacy
_stid Share This   sharethis.com For more information concerning this Share This "cookie", please refer to their website: http://sharethis.com/privacy
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UID Share This   scorecardresearch For more information concerning this Share This "cookie", please refer to their website: http://sharethis.com/privacy
UIDR Share This   scorecardresearch For more information concerning this Share This "cookie", please refer to their website: http://sharethis.com/privacy
_unam Share This   blog.ogletreedeakins.com For more information concerning this Share This "cookie", please refer to their website: http://sharethis.com/privacy
mt_device Mobile Version At End of Session ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.mobi Allows a user to change between desktop and mobile versions of the site and have a persistent experience thereafter.
nmstat Siteimprove After 1000 days .ogletreedeakins.com, ogletreedeakins.co.uk, ogletreedeakins.de, ogletreedeakins.mobi This cookie is used to help record the visitor’s use of the website. It is used to collect statistics about site usage such as when the visitor last visited the site. This information is then used to improve the user experience on the website. This Siteimprove Analytics cookie contains a randomly generated ID used to recognize the browser when a visitor reads a page; the cookie contains no personal information and is used only for web analytics.
ASP.NET_SessionId Siteimprove At end of session .siteimprove.com This cookie is used purely to track the sequence of pages a visitor looks at during a visit to the site. This information can be used to reduce user journeys, and enable visitors to find relevant information quicker.
szcookiechoice Siteimprove At end of session .siteimprove.com This cookie is used to determine if the user has accepted or declined cookies.

 

Links

From time to time, our Website may contain links to other websites provided by third parties. We do not warrant the security of such third-party websites. We recommend that you review the privacy policies published by those providers before you provide any personally identifiable information to them.

Children

This Website is not directed to or designed for the use of children under the age of 13 years, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain any information about anyone under the age of 13. If you are younger than 13 years old, you should not register with our Website, subscribe to any of our newsletter services, or provide any personally identifiable information to us.

Information Security

We have implemented reasonable and appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect the security of personally identifiable information that you provide to us. However, we cannot guarantee the security of information in transit over the internet outside of our system, and we cannot guarantee that our systems will be infallible.

Your California Privacy Rights

The California Civil Code grants residents of California the right to request certain information relating to the disclosure of personally identifiable information to third parties, if the information is used for the third party’s direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, contact us at either clientservices@ogletreedeakins.com or 404-881-1300.

UK and Germany

In the UK and Germany, the business of the firm is undertaken through Ogletree Deakins International LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under number OC378101 and whose registered office is at Fourth Floor, Thavies Inn House, 3-4 Holborn Circus, London EC1N 2HA.  Ogletree Deakins International LLP is registered under the UK Data Protection Act 1998 with Registration Number ZA011030.  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 personal information, please send an email to clientservices@ogletreedeakins.com.  Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10.

International Transmission

Our Website is housed on servers located in the United States of America. If you are accessing our Website from outside the United States, please be advised that you are consenting to the transmission of data across international borders and to the storage of information in the United States.

Third party vendors that we may retain and with whom we may share information collected via this Website (such as web-hosting services, data service providers, secured data center providers, or similar entities) may be located in the United States or in other countries. We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. We do not warrant that our procedures, or the procedures of our third party vendors, will comply with the data security standards or laws of your home country.

Limited Scope

This Policy does not apply to information that we obtain or you provide in any way other than through the Website. This Policy also does not apply to any information that may be collected by third party websites that may be linked to this Website. Ogletree Deakins assumes no liability for information that may be collected by such websites or their owners.

Changes to this Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to this Policy at any time, without notice. Such changes will be incorporated into this document and posted on our Website when they become effective. The current version of this Policy supersedes any prior versions.

Effective Date

This Policy was last revised on September 11, 2013.