Collection and use of information
Personal information. You can use our website without divulging any personal information. We collect personal information about you if you complete forms on our website, including the “News & Publications Alerts Sign Up” and the “Events Sign Up”. We use this information to process your request and we may also use it to keep you informed about other publications, events and services of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP that we believe may be of interest to you. We may include the information you provide to our databases, subscriber lists, and/or contact lists. We maintain this information in our firm’s password-protected contacts database.
Through the website, you also are able to send emails to firm personnel regarding employment or other matters. Such emails contain your email address and such other personal information as you may provide. We retain this information, which we may use to respond to your inquiry.
If you are a client logging in to our Extranet, we collect your user name and password.
We do not sell or otherwise disclose to third parties any personal information that you provide through this website except as may be required by law or in response to an investigation by law enforcement or other government authorities.
Cookies. We use session cookies to ensure that your computer displays our website effectively and to track anonymously the usage of our website. A session cookie is a small data file which is temporarily stored on your computer’s hard disk or website server and does not collect any personal information. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to not accept cookies from our website, you may not be able to take full advantage of certain of its features or to receive some of the services that it provides.
Non-Personal and Aggregated Information. We log certain non-personal information, such as your IP address and browser type, the name of the website from which you entered our website, which pages you visit on our website, and how much time you spend on each page. We use this information to monitor use of and improve our website. We use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the website, and gather information for aggregate use.
International transfers of information
Personal information that you send to Debevoise & Plimpton LLP through this website is sent to our server, which is presently located in the United States. We may transfer such personal information to any office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Any email you send through the website to any personnel of the firm may be routed through the United States to your addressee, who may be located in the United States or elsewhere. In submitting personal information to us, you expressly consent to the transfer of that information across national borders and you acknowledge that such information may be processed and stored in a country with privacy laws that differ from those of your country.
Updates to your information
You may request details of the information we hold about you, and change or delete any of that information, by sending an email to
. You may also send us an email to unsubscribe or to opt out of receiving any information from us.
Reorganization of business
If we reorganize or transfer our business, we may transfer your personal information to the reorganized or new business.
Updates to this policy