This notice is for people who are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and supplements our general Privacy Statement. Our processing of personal data of people who are in the EEA is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”), which applies from May 25, 2018. The GDPR requires us to provide certain information to you about your personal data, which we refer to in this notice as your personal information.
The data controller for this website is the law firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. (“Mintz” for short). For our contact information, see the section in our general Privacy Statement headed “How to Contact Us”.
Purposes of the processing
Personal information gathered through cookies is used for the purposes described in our Cookies Notice. Other than information described in our Cookies Notice, the only information collected through our website is personal information provided voluntarily by visitors
for the purpose of receiving additional information or registering for a
service or event. The personal information visitors may enter through our
subscriptions page is used only to provide them with communications in
specialty areas they select. When visitors register via our website for
one of our events (including webinars and events hosted at our offices), we use
the personal information they have provided solely for purposes of contacting
them about the event, and to let them know about future events if they have
indicated that they would like to receive that information. [We use the
information provided by our visitors solely to respond to and process their
Lawful basis for the processing
Generally, we process personal information provided by visitors through our website on the basis of consent.
We may also process personal information on other
bases permitted by the GDPR and applicable laws, such as when the processing is
necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations.
Categories of personal information
We process the following information when provided
voluntarily by our website visitors: name, business title, name of employer,
email address (business e-mail address preferred), postal address and/or
country, and telephone number (again, business number preferred). We also
process automatically-gathered information as described in our.
Cookies that are necessary to display content or perform other functions you have requested, or that are necessary for the security or basic operation of our website, are turned on by default and cannot be turned off. We request
your consent for the use of other cookies as listed on our Cookies Dashboard. You
can always revoke your consent by visiting the Cookies Dashboard again, which
you can do by clicking on the small gear at the bottom of our website.
Recipients of your personal information
We use various service providers to manage our
website and provide services such as event registration or managing e-mail
communications. Our service providers change from time to time. Note
that our service providers have entered into contracts with us that restrict
what they can do with your personal information. If you would like specific
information about our service providers who have received your information,
please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide that information to you.
Information regarding the transfers of personal data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA)
Mintz’s main administrative offices are based in
the USA and that’s where we process personal information collected through our
website. When you provide personal information to us, we request your
consent to transfer that personal information to the USA. The USA does not
have an adequacy decision from the European Commission, which means that the
Commission has not determined that the laws of the USA provide adequate
protection for personal information. Although the laws of the USA do not
provide legal protection that is equivalent to EU data protection laws, we
safeguard your personal information by treating it in accordance with this GDPR
Privacy Notice. We take appropriate steps to protect your privacy and
implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information in
storage. We use secure transmission methods to collect personal data through our
website. We also enter into contracts with our data processors that
require them to treat personal information in a manner that is consistent with
period for personal information
How long we retain personal information varies
according to the type of information in question and the purpose for which it
is used. We delete personal information within a reasonable period after
we no longer need to use it for the purpose for which it was collected (or for
any subsequent purpose that is compatible with the original purpose). This
does not affect your right to request that we delete your personal data before
the end of its retention period. We may archive personal data (which means
storing it in inactive files) for a certain period prior to its final deletion,
as part of our ordinary business continuity procedures.
to access, correct, restrict or delete your personal data and object to
You have the right to request access to your
personal data, to have your personal data corrected, restricted or deleted, and
to object to our processing of your personal data. You also have the right
of data portability, which means that you can request that we provide you (or a
third party you designate) with a transferable copy of personal information
that you have provided to us. Your rights may be subject to various
limitations under the GDPR. If you wish to exercise any of these rights,
or if you have any concerns about our processing of your personal data, please
contact us in any of the ways listed in the section “How to Contact Us” in our general Privacy Notice.
to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
You have the right to file a complaint concerning
our processing of your personal data with your national (or in some countries,
regional) data protection authority. The EU Commission has a list
statutory or contractual requirement or other obligation to provide any
Users of our website are under no statutory or
contractual requirement or other obligation to provide personal information to
us via our website.
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