Welcome to the morganlewis.com website provided by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP (“Morgan Lewis,” “we,” “our,” and “us”). Morgan Lewis shares your concerns about maintaining the privacy of Personal Data (as defined below) and is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
Please read the following information carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your Personal Data and how we treat it. By submitting your Personal Data to Morgan Lewis or otherwise interacting with Morgan Lewis, you acknowledge and, where applicable, consent to Morgan Lewis’s collection and use of your Personal Data as outlined herein.
The Type of Personal Data Collected
The categories of Personal Data that Morgan Lewis may collect from you include, without limitation:
Morgan Lewis may collect Personal Data in a variety of ways including:
Morgan Lewis may use Personal Data that it collects for various purposes, including:
We may use anonymized, de-identified, or aggregated information so that it will no longer be considered Personal Data and use and disclose such information for purposes as permitted by applicable law.
Morgan Lewis does not sell your Personal Data. We do not disclose Personal Data to third parties, except to the extent permitted or required by law or regulation or pursuant to a legal process (e.g., subpoenas, regulatory requests or investigations), in the event of a sale or business transaction involving Morgan Lewis (e.g., bankruptcy, merger, sale), or to protect the rights or property of Morgan Lewis. We will cooperate with law enforcement authorities around the world.
Depending on your location, you may have rights in addition to those detailed below. To learn more about your rights and how to exercise them, please review the policy addressing the jurisdiction where you reside (“Your Jurisdiction”) below.
Where required under applicable data privacy laws, Morgan Lewis will not send any promotional materials to you unless you have opted into receiving these communications. Additionally, at any time, you may opt out of having your Personal Data used by Morgan Lewis to send promotional correspondence to you by contacting us via telephone, email, or postal mail as indicated in the Contact Us section below. You may also “unsubscribe” from our email list at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” button in any communication from Morgan Lewis.
We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that if you opt out of receiving marketing-related emails from us, we may still send you important administrative messages from which you cannot opt out.
Morgan Lewis does not knowingly solicit or collect Personal Data online from children under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. If we learn that a child under the age of 13 has submitted Personal Data online without parental consent, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose (except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others as required or allowed by law). If you become aware of any Personal Data Morgan Lewis has collected from children under 13, please contact us as indicated in the Contact Us section.
Morgan Lewis enters into data transfer agreements with its offices, affiliates, and third-party service providers as required by applicable data protection laws. For more information, please review the jurisdiction-specific policies below.
Morgan Lewis uses reasonable organizational, technical, and administrative measures to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to Personal Data. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot completely guarantee the security or confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from Morgan Lewis via the Site or any other electronic means, including email. Accordingly, Morgan Lewis is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. Any transmission is at your own risk. For more private communication, you may contact Morgan Lewis by telephone at the phone numbers provided on the Site or as indicated in the Contact Us section below.
Once we have received your Personal Data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. We also keep your information confidential. The internal procedures of Morgan Lewis cover the storage, access, and disclosure of your information.
We will only retain your Personal Data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected by us, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for your Personal Data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of your Personal Data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which we process your Personal Data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements, including the statute of limitations periods.
MORGAN LEWIS PRIVACY OFFICE
|Address:||1701 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
This Data Protection Policy (“Policy”) addresses the basis on which Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi Jimusho, and Morgan Lewis Bockius Bengoshi Kimusho (Foreign Law Joint Enterprise (Gaikokuho Kyodo Jigyo Jimusho)) (the “Firm”) may collect, use, disclose or otherwise process Personal Information (as defined below) in accordance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and other relevant laws and regulations ("PIPA").
This Policy applies to individuals who interact with the Firm, use our website, submit information to us, or engage our services.
Personal Information means any information relating to a living individual located in Japan from which the individual may be directly or indirectly identified or which contains an individual identification code of the individual.
The Firm may collect and/or track the following Personal Information.
The Personal Information collected from you may be used, disclosed, and/or processed for various purposes, including, but not limited to:
The Firm may disclose your Personal Information to third party service providers, vendors, agents, consultants and/or other parties to enable such parties to perform services on our behalf and under our instructions for one or more of the purposes set out above. Such services include: office administration services, mailing services, translation/interpreter services, data storage and other IT services, tax, accounting, legal and other professional services, payment services, and conferences and events services.
We may disclose Personal Information to third parties where:
The Firm may jointly use Personal Information with its affiliated offices and entities which may be located outside of Japan. A list of affiliated offices and entities is provided here. Personal Information to be jointly used is as descried in COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION above and the purpose for the joint use is as set forth in PURPOSES FOR PROCESSING PERSONAL INFORMATION.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, headquartered at 1701 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, under its Chair, will be responsible for the joint use of your Personal Information.
Personal Information to be Jointly Used is strictly subject to Privacy Policies applicable to our affiliated offices and entities. For more detail, please see our website at https://www.morganlewis.com/privacy-policy.
The Firm will only retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected in accordance with its data retention policies (including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements) or as required or permitted by applicable laws. To determine the appropriate retention period for Personal Information, the Firm considers the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Information, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of Personal Information, the purposes for which we process your Personal Information and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements. The Firm will delete, anonymize or securely dispose of your Personal Information when retention no longer serves the purposes for which the Personal Information was collected, and is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.
You have the right to make the requests listed below regarding your Personal Information.
If you wish to make a request, you may submit your request in writing or via email to the Tokyo Office Data Protection Officer and/or the Privacy Office at the contact details provided below. Please note that a reasonable fee may be charged for an access request. If so, the Firm will inform you of the fee before processing your request.
Depending on the request made, the Firm may only provide you with (i) access to the Personal Information contained in the documents requested (not to the documents in their entirety), and (ii) where appropriate, confirmation of the Personal Information that the Firm has on record, where your Personal Information forms a negligible part of the document(s).
The Firm will take reasonable care to protect your Personal Information from unauthorised access, modification, or disclosure. To safeguard your Personal Information, the Firm implements appropriate administrative, physical, and technical measures (such as up-to-date antivirus protection, encryption, and the use of privacy filters/screen protectors) to secure the storage and transmission of Personal Information by the Firm.
However, no method of transmission over the Internet (including via our website or email) or method of electronic storage is completely secure. While security cannot be guaranteed, the Firm strives to protect the security of your information and is constantly reviewing and enhancing its information security measures. Transmission of your data to our website is at your own risk.
For more private communication, you may contact the Firm by telephone at the numbers provided below and on our website.
Your Personal Information may be transferred and/or shared both within and outside of Japan to the Firm’s offices, business partners and third-party service providers for data storage, administration and other purposes described above including when you engage us to perform work in an overseas jurisdiction. The Firm will take steps to ensure that your Personal Information continues to receive a standard of protection that is at least comparable to that provided under the PIPA. You acknowledge and agree, however, that in some cases, your Personal Information may be exported to, processed and accessed in countries whose laws may provide a different level of protection, which may not necessarily be comparable to that provided under the PIPA. Specifically, our websites and information technology systems are hosted on servers located in the United States. Upon request to the Tokyo Office DPO or the Privacy Office, at the contact information below, we will provide you with additional information about such transfers.
Except as stated above, the Firm will not generally disclose your Personal Information to third parties, unless you consent, or the disclosure is permitted or required by applicable law.
If you, (i) have any questions or feedback relating to your personal information or our Policy; (ii) would like to make a request regarding as described above; or (iii) send the Firm any questions, concerns, feedback or comments on this Policy or how we use, disclose and/or process your personal information, please contact the Privacy Office at the contact information below.
TOKYO OFFICE DATA PROTECTION OFFICER
|Addresses:||10 Collyer Quay #27-00 Ocean Financial Centre|
MORGAN LEWIS PRIVACY OFFICE
|Address:||1701 Market Street|
Philadelphia, PA 19103
The Firm may revise this Policy from time to time without any prior notice. Please refer to the date of the Policy to determine when it was last updated. Your continued interaction with the Firm constitutes your acknowledgement and acceptance of such changes.