Collection of Information
Wilson Elser may collect non-personal information about your activity at this Website. The Website may automatically recognize and store information about the type of browser you are using; your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address; the time, date, and length of your visit; and the referring site. This information, if collected, is collected via computer code sent to your computer (commonly referred to as “cookies”). The cookies will not expire, unless you manually delete them or set your browser to reject them. If you do not accept the cookies, however, you may have difficulty navigating the Website.
Wilson Elser collects no personal information about you, typically defined as individually identifying information such as your name or email address, unless you voluntary submit it. It is possible that such a submission may occur by clicking on various links, such as “Contact Us,” or by contacting an individual Wilson Elser attorney via an email address provided in a hyperlink.
Our computer systems are currently based in the United States and the content of our Website is directed to U.S. residents. Your personal data will be processed by us in the United States, where data protection and privacy regulations may or may not be equal to the level of protection as in other parts of the world, such as in Canada and the European Union. BY VISITING THE WEBSITE, YOU UNEQUIVOCALLY AND UNAMBIGUOUSLY CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION AND PROCESSING IN THE UNITED STATES OF ANY PERSONAL AND NON-PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED OR OBTAINED BY WILSON ELSER THROUGH VOLUNTARY SUBMISSIONS, AND THAT UNITED STATES LAW GOVERNS ANY SUCH COLLECTION AND PROCESSING.
Wilson Elser uses non-personal information to manage the Website. Wilson Elser may analyze the data about visits to the Website to make it more accessible and interesting for visitors. Further, Wilson Elser may share this data with third parties, usually to provide services for Wilson Elser associated with the maintenance of the Website.
If you submit information to the Website, the information will be used for the purpose you requested. For example, if you submit a question, your information will be used to respond to you. That information may be stored and maintained. Wilson Elser may also use that information to provide you with additional information in the future that it deems may be of interest to you. In addition, Wilson Elser may share this information with third parties to fulfill your request or to provide other services that may be of interest to you. If you do not wish Wilson Elser to use your information in accordance with this policy, please do not submit any personal information to Wilson Elser or its attorneys.
Wilson Elser may disclose any such information to the extent that it is required by law or to such an extent as it reasonable believes is necessary to protect its legal interests. The information collected from you may be transferred to a third party in the event of a sale, acquisition, merger or bankruptcy involving Wilson Elser.
Update and Opt-Out
If you would like to update any information you have sent to Wilson Elser, or if you do not want to receive information from Wilson Elser, please contact us at [email protected]
Wilson Elser will make reasonable efforts to honor any request you make to forgo contacts with you in the future or delete your information. Please note that if you make an opt-out request, Wilson Elser will retain your contact information to make efforts to ensure that you are not contacted in the future.
To the extent required by the CAN-SPAM Act, or other similar domestic and international regulation, commercial email messages will also provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of receiving this information. Please note that changes to your preferences may not be effective immediately.
California Privacy Rights
Beginning on January 1, 2005, California Civil Code Section 1798.83, also known as S.B. 27, or the “Shine the Light” law, allows California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosures in the prior calendar year, if any, of their personally identifiable information to third parties for their own direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please contact us at:
with “California Privacy Request” in the letter subject line. You must include sufficient detail for us to locate your file; at a minimum, your name, email and postal address.