King & Spalding (the “Firm”) is committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to its website. Please read the following policy to understand how your information will be treated.

Information We Collect

You are not required to provide any personal information to access the public areas of this website. You may, however, choose to do so by completing forms on various sections of our website. This includes information which you provide to us when we request information from you in order to send you email notifications and/or publications that you choose to subscribe to.

How the Firm Uses This Information

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes specified in the relevant part of the website, such as administration of the website, marketing purposes for the Firm, provision of information and/or materials offered by our Firm, consolidation of information relating to our clients and vendors among the different offices of the Firm, sending email notifications, newsletters, legal updates and other information that you have signed up for and matters incidental to the purposes set out above.

We are an international law firm, and we may, for the above mentioned purposes, disclose and transfer data, including your personal information, overseas to any office of the Firm or any of its affiliates. All Firm offices may hold, process, use, and disclose and transfer to other Firm offices such personal information for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. Some of the Firm’s offices and those of its affiliates are located in countries outside the European Economic Area which do not have well developed data protection legislation when compared to European laws. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing, processing and use.

Cookies

Some parts of the website may use cookies to track user patterns. Cookies are small files placed on your hard drive for identification purposes. A cookie primarily stores information concerning your visits and preferences as to your browsing on our website. We may obtain information about your usage of this website (such as the pages visited, frequency and preferences about the various web pages visited, etc.), by the use of such cookies. This is done in order to determine the usefulness of the information on the website to the users and to evaluate the effectiveness of the navigational structure of the website and so that we can improve the quality of our website with this information.  You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies, and we will honor that request.

Links to Third Party Sites

This website may contain links to other sites. These links are mainly resources and links provided for your convenience and benefit. The Firm does not control these sites or its privacy policy and is not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to review the privacy policy of the third party whose link it is.

No Sharing or Exploitation of Personal Information Commercially Through Third Parties

The Firm does not sell, rent, distribute, share or otherwise make your personal information commercially available to third party, or allow third party advertisement on the website, except as described above, or without your prior permission.

Confidentiality and Security

The Firm acknowledges that the information you provide may be confidential. The Firm will maintain the confidentiality of and protect your information in accordance with the Firm’s normal procedures and all applicable laws.

Legal Requirements

While it is unlikely, we may be required to disclose your personal information by a court order or legal regulatory compliance. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you before we disclose your personal information, unless we are restricted from doing so.

Protecting Privacy of Children

Children under 13 years of age are not the target audience for this website. We do not intend to solicit personal information from these children.

Your Rights

The Firm has a legal obligation to ensure that your information is kept accurate and up to date. Please assist us to comply with this obligation by ensuring that you inform us of any changes to your information. You have the right to request details of the information we hold about you and to delete or rectify any inaccurate information about you by sending us a written request to: dataprivacy@kslaw.com.

Revisions to This Policy

The Firm may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure you are aware of any such changes.

Contact Information

If you have any questions in relation to this policy please e-mail us at: dataprivacy@kslaw.com.