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  1. The material contained in this website is provided solely for informational purposes and is considered attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.
  2. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship between you and Crowell & Moring LLP or any of its attorneys or an offer to create such an attorney-client relationship.
  3. Please do not send information to us that you consider confidential without first obtaining:
    1. a written statement from us that we represent you (a "retention letter"). or
    2. permission from one of the firm's attorney's to provide confidential information to us relating to a particular matter.
  4. The information in our website is not guaranteed to be correct, complete, or up-to-date. Case matters described are examples of experience that Crowell & Moring LLP lawyers have gained during and/or prior to their tenure with the firm. This website should not be relied upon or construed as legal advice. You should not act or elect not to act based upon this information without seeking professional counsel.
  5. Crowell & Moring LLP has its principal office in Washington, D.C. and maintains offices in California, New York, London, and Brussels. We do not wish to represent anyone as a result of their viewing of this website in any state in which this website may not comply with all applicable laws and ethical rules, or to represent anyone with respect to legal matters related to the laws of any state or country in which our lawyers are not admitted to practice law.
  6. This website may contain links to web sites not maintained by Crowell & Moring LLP. Crowell & Moring LLP is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site nor does inclusion of a link in our web site to another website imply recommendation, approval or endorsement by Crowell & Moring LLP of the site.

Privacy Notice

Crowell & Moring LLP respects your privacy. This privacy notice describes how and why we process your personal data when you visit our website and make us of its subscription and contact features.

What personal data do we collect about you?

You do not need to disclose any personal information in order to view this website. However, if you choose to subscribe to any newsletter, or request further information from any section of this site, we may need your contact details, such as name, organization, email, and country, to be able to process your request.

When visiting our website, we also collect personal data by means of cookies. For more information about the cookies we use, please refer to our cookie notice below.

How do we use your personal data?

Your contact details are processed for the purpose of:

  • Sending you newsletters based on your consent.
  • Answering your requests for information.

With whom do we share your personal data?

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm. Any information that you provide voluntarily will be used to process your request in Crowell & Moring LLP's offices in the United States or in Europe (U.K. and Belgium). Your personal data may also be incidentally accessed by third party IT providers relied upon by Crowell & Moring LLP for maintenance and operation of the website.

When personal data is transferred to a country outside of the EU, Crowell & Moring LLP shall ensure that appropriate safeguards are put in place. For transfers to Crowell & Moring LLP’s offices in the U.S., Crowell & Moring LLP has put in place a data transfer agreement based on the EU standard contractual clauses.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep your personal data as long as necessary to achieve the purpose for which the personal data were collected taking into account any statutory retention or limitation periods.

What are your rights?If you have requested that we add you to one or more of our distribution lists, you can update your information or request to be removed from the distribution list(s) at any time by using the link included in each of our emails or by emailing us at DataPrivacy@crowell.com.

You have a right to a copy of the personal information which we hold about you, and you have a right to have that information amended if it is inaccurate. Under the conditions provided for by applicable legislation, you may ask us to delete your personal data, restrict the processing of your personal data, transmit your personal data to you so that you can transfer them to another organization. For questions about our privacy and data security practices, contact us at DataPrivacy@crowell.com.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority.

Cookie Notice

A "cookie" is a very small data file comprised of text and/or numbers that downloads on your computer hard drive (via your web browser) when you visit a website. Cookies notify a web server that you are returning to a specific web page on it, and they contain information about your web browsing that can save you time, such as by remembering your preferences, or they can track certain web browsing data (such as which site pages are more important in terms of traffic or which web browsers are preferred by site visitors) that can aid websites in enhancing the user/visitor experience. Cookies cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses, and they can be controlled by end users through their browser settings (see below).

Crowell & Moring uses the following cookies:

  • Google Analytics: This is a third-party cookie that is collected in anonymous form to analyze how visitors use Crowell.com in an effort to gauge which topics and areas are most relevant to site visitors and to make the site more usable and compatible for users. Anonymous information gathered includes, but is not limited to: number of visitors to the site, how they got there (i.e., search engine, direct or referral site), pages they visit, browser usage, screen resolution; For more, see Google's privacy policy.

  • ASP.NET_SessionId: This cookie is essential to the operation of Crowell.com's web forms and logins, particularly on the administration side of the website. For most Crowell.com visitors, these cookies are not actively used for anything; and the cookies are temporary and are deleted when a visitor's web browser is closed. For more on ASP.NET Session IDs cookies, please visit the Microsoft Website.

  • AddThis: This is a third-party cookie that allows visitors to Crowell.com to share site content on various social media platforms (Twitter or LinkedIn for example), as well as the ability to print and email Crowell & Moring website content. AddThis collects certain "non-personally identifiable" information for analytics purposes and online ad targeting. Non-personally identifiable can include browser type, browser language, date/time/page visited, path taken to Crowell.com and IP address. Personal information is only collected by AddThis if the end user (a visitor to Crowell.com) provides it, and this information is never used for targeted advertising, nor is combined with non-personally identifiable information. Personal information would only be used to send an email (to share Crowell.com content) on an end-user's behalf and is not used for any other purpose. For more on AddThis, please visit their privacy policy.

  • RSLOGIN - This cookie is sent to the web browser when those who subscribe to Crowell & Moring newsletters or those who register for Crowell & Moring events navigate to a Login page and choose the 'Remember Me' option to save login details. This cookie allows Crowell & Moring's e-communications system to store your login details and re-use them if you return to the current page in the future. This cookie is not temporary, and is only destroyed if you actively choose to do so from within your browser.

  • VXSessionId: Subscribers to Crowell & Moring's email communications (client alerts, event invites, and other marketing communications) can be subject to this cookie which works in conjunction with email tracking technologies that help determine whether a recipient has opened, clicked on, or forwarded certain communications. Those clicking-through to Crowell.com from such communications are also subject to having their page visits tracked. This cookie is used so that Crowell & Moring may hone email communications to make them more helpful, interesting, and/or relevant to user preferences. If registered subscribers to Crowell & Moring communications do not wish to be tracked in this regard, they should unsubscribe, as it is not possible to distribute such email communications without tracking enabled.

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  • dev: This cookie retains the user's preference for viewing either the desktop or mobile version of this website; it is deleted when the user's web browser is closed or restarted.

Controlling Cookies

Should you be adverse to the collection of cookies by Crowell.com or any other website, there are actions you can take with your personal Web browser settings.

Web browser settings can be adjusted to perform one or more of the following actions: delete all cookies, block all cookies, allow all cookies, block third-party cookies, clear all cookies when you close the browser, open a 'private' browsing session, install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality as it pertains to cookies.

Please click one of the links below to access more information and learn how to adjust cookie settings for a particular web browser.

More information on cookies can be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.

Miscellaneous Disclaimers

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