Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP and our affiliated businesses (collectively, “Kilpatrick Townsend”, “we” or “us”) are committed to being responsible custodians of the information you provide us and the information we collect in the course of operating our business.
Personal information or personal data:
We collect your personal information or personal data when you provide it to us. "Personal information or personal data" is any information that can be used to identify either directly or indirectly to identify a natural person (“you”) such as your name, identification number, location data, etc. Personal information is also information that we can link with other information to identify you. We may automatically collect certain information when you use, access, or interact with our Digital Services.
Precise location information:
Precise location information may be collected if you permit the Digital Services to access such information.
Information you provide to us:
Information you voluntarily agree to provide when using our Digital Services. Such collection may occur when you communicate with us via email or other channels; when setting up your access to the Extranet and when you respond to our communications or requests for information. The information you provide may include your name, contact information, title, and information about the organization with which you are affiliated. Some of our Digital Services may require that you enter a password or other information in order to access certain features and we collect such credentials when you enter them.
Information we may collect automatically:
Browser cookies and similar technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) collect, store and provide us certain information when you use, access, or interact with our Digital Services. We may, for example, collect information about the type of device you use to access the Digital Services, the operating system and version, your IP address, your general geographic location as indicated by your IP address, your browser type, the content you view and features you access on the Digital Services, the web pages you view immediately before and after you access the Digital Services, whether and how you interact with content available on the Digital Services, and the search terms you enter on the Digital Services.
Precise location information:
When you access the Digital Services via a mobile device, we may collect precise location information if you permit the Digital Services to access such information. We might use this information to provide you with content based on your location and your proximity to our offices.
We use the following types of cookies:
Persistent Cookies. We use persistent Cookies to improve your experience of using the Extranet. This includes recording your “Accept Cookies” consent which first appears when you use the Extranet.
Session Cookies. Session Cookies are temporary and deleted from your machine when your web browser closes. We use session Cookies to help us track internet usage as described above.
For information on how to manage cookie settings click on the links below:
The data collected by the Extranet and/or through cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes mentioned above.
Analytics on our Digital Services:
These analytics services help us to know how many users we have, which parts of our Extranets are most popular, what browsers are used (so we can maximize compatibility), the country or region where our users are located, and the demographics and interests of our users. This enables us to better understand who is using our Digital Services and to improve how we present content on the Digital Services.
AGoogle Analytics cookies may retain information for up to two years. For more information about Google Analytics services, please click here.
We may use the information we collect:
How we may share the information we collect:
Kilpatrick Townsend is a global provider of legal and other services. Our offices and business entities share information with each other for business purposes such as internal administration, billing, promoting our events and services, and providing you or your organization with services.
We may also disclose information we collect:
Grounds for using your personal information:
We rely on the following legal grounds to process your personal information, namely:
We engage third parties that support the operation of our Digital Services, such as analytics providers. These third parties may use technologies to track your online activities over time and across different websites and online platforms.
We deploy administrative, technical, and physical safeguards designed to comply with applicable legal requirements and safeguard the information that we collect. This includes, when required , obtaining written assurances from third parties that may access your data that they will protect the data with safeguards designed to provide a level of protection greater or equal to that adopted by Kilpatrick Townsend.
Notwithstanding this, no information system can be 100% secure and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. Moreover, we are not responsible for the security of information you transmit to us over networks that we do not control, including the Internet and wireless networks.
The Digital Services are controlled and operated by Kilpatrick Townsend from the United States. We may store the information we collect in the United States or in other countries where we or our service providers have facilities. We may transfer information to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection laws and regulations that differ from those in your country.
We retain the information we collect no longer than as reasonably necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collect the information and to comply with our legal obligations.
Subject to local law, you may have certain rights regarding information that we have collected and that is related to you. We encourage you to contact us to update or correct your information if it changes or if you believe that any information that we have collected about you is inaccurate. You can also ask us to see what personal information we hold about you, to erase your personal information and you may tell us if you object to our use of your personal information. To help protect your privacy, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access to your information. In some jurisdictions, you may have a right to complain to your local data protection authority. If you would like to discuss or exercise the rights you may have, send us an email via our Contact Us page.
We welcome your inquiries and comments. If you would like to contact us with questions about our privacy or data protection practices, please send us an email via our Contact Us page or a letter to Susan Cahoon, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. Please note that email communications will not necessarily be secure; accordingly you should not include any confidential or sensitive information in your email correspondence with us. Furthermore, note that such communications are not intended to establish an attorney-client relationship and our Digital Services are not intended to be a solicitation or to render legal advice. If you wish to contact us regarding legal or other services, please contact one of our offices near you. You can find a list of our offices on our main website (www.kilpatricktownsend.com ).
Last Updated: November 5, 2018