RIVKIN RADLER LLP’S
PRIVACY STATEMENT


Please Read This Privacy Statement Carefully Before Continuing to Use Rivkin 
Radler’s Website. BY ACCESSING AND CONTINUING TO USE THE WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT (AS MAY BE MODIFIED FROM TIME TO TIME) AS SET FORTH BELOW.

Rivkin Radler LLP, (“Rivkin Radler,” “we” or “us”) recognizes that you value your privacy. This Privacy Statement provides information regarding the ways in which we may use or disclose information that you provide or information that is collected on the Website. We provide this Privacy Statement to help you make an informed decision about whether to use, or continue to use, the Website and the manner in which you chose to do so. All terms defined in the Terms of Use shall have the same meaning when used in this Privacy Statement as provided in the Terms of Use, which may be accessed by clicking here.

What Information Do You Provide to Rivkin Radler?

When you interact with the Website, you may choose to provide several types of information about yourself that may be considered personally identifiable information. For example, when you send an email, subscribe to receive a Rivkin Radler publication register for Rivkin Radler events or use the Website function to contact Rivkin Radler, you may be asked to supply your name, phone number, postal or email address. Under some circumstances, you also may be asked to provide additional information about yourself, your business and/or your interest in legal issues or services. It is up to you to decide whether you chose to supply the requested information, although we may not be able to provide some content or services if you choose not to provide the requested information.

Rivkin Radler will never request your bank account information, social security numbers, credit card information or other information that could be used to access your personal or financial information through the Website or otherwise, unless you engage Rivkin Radler as your attorney and only to the extent necessary for those services. (See Terms of Use Section 3.) If you receive a communication that appears to be from Rivkin Radler and requests such information, please do not respond or click on any link contained in the email. Please notify Rivkin Radler’s Privacy Contact by telephone (516) 357-3000 or email to Privacy@Rivkin.com of the suspicious communication.

What Other Information Does Rivkin Radler Receive about You?

In addition to the information that you chose to provide, Rivkin Radler LLP may also automatically receive information about your interaction with the Website and your online experience, including information regarding your computer and browser, Internet Protocol (IP) address, software and hardware attributes, visits to specific website pages, etc.

What Does Rivkin Radler Do With the Information?

Rivkin Radler uses the information that is provided by you or that we collect to enable us to provide content to you, answer your communications, respond to your emails and provide you with content, publications and notice of Rivkin Radler events that you have requested to receive.

We may also collect information that enables us to analyze how visitors access and use the Website, including, for example, how long a visitor stays on any particular page and where the visitor goes next. This information is collected automatically and does not include your personally identifiable information. On occasion, Rivkin Radler may provide anonymous and/or aggregate reports to others that do not permit you to be personally identified in order to assess and improve the Website.

How Does Rivkin Radler Use Your Personal Information?

If you choose to provide us with your personally identifiable information, we may share it within the law firm or with third-party service providers to the extent necessary to provide you with Website access, communications or services that you have requested in connection with the Website. For example, we may use the postal or email address that you provide us to respond to your inquiries, send you publications that you have selected to receive or to resolve a dispute between us that may arise concerning the Website and the Content.

Will Rivkin Radler Share My Personal Information?

Rivkin Radler does not share the personally identifiable information that you provide to us outside the firm except to the extent necessary to provide you with the content or services that you have chosen, or where you have expressly authorized to do so. Rivkin Radler does not otherwise rent, sell or share your personally identifiable information with other people or non-affiliated companies, unless it is required to do so 1) to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal processes; 2) in order to comply with our professional legal or ethical responsibilities; or 3) to prevent or protect the safety of a person, the public or the Website. Please note that no attorney-client relationship results from access to, use of or communications via the Website.

What Are Cookies and Web Logs?

When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies – a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. Some cookies remain after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Website. Other cookies are temporary and disappear after you close your browser. Additionally, certain information is sent by your browser whenever you visit any website. Server logs collect information that may include your web request, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser language, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.

Information obtained through cookies and web logs may be unique to the visitor of the Website or aggregated with information about other visitors. The information is used for many purposes that are intended to help our general understanding of how you interact with and use the Website and to enhance your experience. For example, your cookies and weblogs may help you to access, download or print certain Website content, return to pages that you previously visited or assist you in completing Website forms. They also help us to understand the flow of traffic at the Website, so that we can optimize the user’s experience on the Website based upon prior interactions. To the extent that the use of cookies can result in the collection of personally identifiable information, this information will not be shared with others without your permission, but may be aggregated for anonymous analysis.

The Website may also use third-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) which assist Rivkin Radler in learning about and optimizing the Website for those who have visited the Website. Google and other analytics companies provide their own terms and provide directions for you to set your preferences. We encourage you to visit their websites if you chose to opt-out of receiving those cookies.

Generally, there are many things that you can do if you do not wish to receive cookies. For example, you can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent, explore your browser’s “Do Not Track” settings, delete cookies that are set after you exit the Website, etc. As each browser is different, we suggest you look at your browser’s help menu to explore your options. If you do choose to disable cookies, some features of the Website may not function properly.

How Secure Is the Personal Information I Share with Rivkin Radler?    

Rivkin Radler takes commercially reasonable steps to limit unauthorized access to your personally identifiable information or confidential information that you have provided to us through the Website in a manner that is consistent with our legal, regulatory and ethical standards. Your personal information shall be held securely in a manner consistent with prevailing standards and available technology.

Remember that you are the first defense to protect your personal information. You are in the best position to safeguard your personally identifiable information and other personal information from improper disclosure by keeping it private and transmitting it only when necessary, through secure methods.

What about Privacy and Children?

Rivkin Radler does not knowingly collect or maintain personally identifiable information regarding any persons under the age of 18, or non-personally identifiable information from persons under 13 years of age. No part of the Website or services available in connection therewith is directed to persons under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use or access the Website at any time or in any manner.

Will Rivkin Radler Update This Privacy Statement?

Rivkin Radler reserves the right to modify, update, add, delete, revise and change this Privacy Statement at any time. Such changes are effective, and you agree to be bound by such changes, when you click the “accept” button on the Website or access the Website after receiving notice of the changes.

How Do I Communicate with Rivkin Radler and Change My Preferences?

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information Rivkin Radler holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected. You may also contact Rivkin Radler with comments, questions or complaints concerning this Privacy Statement. At any time, you may change your preferences for receiving emails, publications and other communications from Rivkin Radler by following the unsubscribe link in the email you receive or by communicating with Rivkin Radler by clicking the link below.

Please address your communications to Privacy@Rivkin.com

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Eff. Date: 07/26/18

 

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