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Morgan Lewis maintains offices in Pennsylvania, New York, the District of Columbia, California, Florida, New Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts, Texas, Delaware, Connecticut, France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Federal Republic of Germany, Japan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and has lawyers licensed to practice in many jurisdictions. Morgan Lewis operates as Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC in Singapore. Our Beijing and Shanghai offices operate as representative offices of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP. In Hong Kong, Morgan Lewis operates through Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, which is a separate Hong Kong general partnership registered with The Law Society of Hong Kong as a registered foreign law firm operating in Association with Luk & Partners. The name of the lawyer responsible for this website is David W. Pollak.
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The Site may contain materials posted by third parties. If you believe that any materials on this Site infringe any copyright or other intellectual property interest, please provide Morgan Lewis' Copyright and Intellectual Property Agent with the following information:
Morgan Lewis' Copyright and Intellectual Property Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement on the Site is Ron N. Dreben.
Note: The contact information above is provided exclusively for notifying Morgan Lewis of copyright or other intellectual property infringement.
Morgan Lewis may provide links, in its sole discretion, to other sites on the Internet for the convenience of its Users in locating related information and services. These sites have not necessarily been reviewed by Morgan Lewis and are maintained by third parties over which Morgan Lewis exercises no control. Accordingly, Morgan Lewis expressly disclaims any responsibility for the privacy policies, information collection practices, the content, the accuracy of the information, and/or quality of products or services provided by or advertised on these third-party websites. Moreover, these links do not imply an endorsement with respect to any third party or any website or the products or services provided by any third party.
WHILE MORGAN LEWIS ENDEAVORS TO PROVIDE THE MOST ACCURATE, UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. MOREOVER, MORGAN LEWIS MAY MAKE MODIFICATIONS AND/OR CHANGES IN THIS SITE OR IN THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON.
YOU, THE USER, ASSUME THE SOLE RISK OF MAKING USE OF, AND/OR RELYING ON, THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE. MORGAN LEWIS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY, LEGALITY IN YOUR JURISDICTION, OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.IN NO EVENT SHALL MORGAN LEWIS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE UTILIZATION OF THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF MORGAN LEWIS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY.
This Policy will be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without giving effect to the choice of law provisions thereof and all parties to this Policy expressly agree to be subject to the jurisdiction of courts in the City of Philadelphia, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Morgan Lewis may use the personal data it collects for internal purposes, namely, for solving technical problems, calculating overall usage statistics, for internal marketing and promotional purposes, product development, and content improvement. Morgan Lewis will not disclose to third parties any individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information which users voluntarily provide to Morgan Lewis, except to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or legal processes (e.g., subpoenas, regulatory requests or investigations), or to protect the rights or property of Morgan Lewis. Morgan Lewis will cooperate with law enforcement authorities around the world.
Morgan Lewis may implement security features to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information. Please note, however, that Morgan Lewis cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to/from Morgan Lewis via the Site or e-mail. Accordingly, Morgan Lewis is not responsible for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. For more private communication, users can contact Morgan Lewis by telephone at the main office and direct line telephone numbers provided on the Site.
Where required under applicable data privacy rights, Morgan Lewis will not send promotional materials unless you have opted-in to receive these communications. Users may at any time opt out of having their personal information used by Morgan Lewis to send promotional correspondence to the user, by contacting Morgan Lewis via telephone, email, or postal mail at the address(es) below:
Mailing address: 1701 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Upon request via postal mail, e-mail, or telephone, Morgan Lewis will provide to users a summary of any personally identifiable information retained by Morgan Lewis regarding the user. Users may modify, correct, change or update personally identifiable information that Morgan Lewis has collected by the Site or may request that their personal record to be removed from Morgan Lewis' database by contacting Morgan Lewis via postal mail, e-mail, or the telephone number indicated in the section above.
Morgan Lewis does not knowingly solicit information from children (under the age of 16) and we do not knowingly market the Site or its services to children. No one under the age of 16 should submit any personal information to Morgan Lewis and/or the Site.
We gather this information to allow us to process your registration and deliver you the service you require. The relevant information is then used by us, our agents, and sub-contractors to provide you with statements of your account and to communicate with you on any matter relating to the provision of your service in general. In this regard, we use your information for contractual reasons (and pre-contractual steps) and also for our legitimate interests in maintaining the Site and our business interests.
We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our services and may provide such aggregated information to third parties. These statistics will not include any information that can be used to identify any individual.
From time to time, and where lawful to do so, we may provide your de-identified information to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the services that we provide.
We will only pass on your personal data to third parties with which we have a formalised Data Transfer Agreement or otherwise in accordance with the GDPR requirements.
We may also, with your prior consent or otherwise in our or your legitimate interests namely where we consider the information to be helpful for your business, wish to provide you with:
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing or other similar purposes, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will not, without your consent, disclose to third parties any individually identifying information, such as names, postal and e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and other personal information which users voluntarily provide to Morgan Lewis unless we have a Data Transfer Agreement in place with such third party or otherwise in accordance with the GDPR requirements.
Morgan Lewis enters into Data Transfer Agreements with its non-EEA offices and also
with third party recipients of information which are located outside of the EEA or
otherwise makes the transfers in accordance with the GDPR requirements. A copy of
the form of European Data Transfer Agreements which are in the form approved by the
European Commission is available:
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share this password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. However we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised 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 information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal information, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised 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 may acquire and use personal information for the following purposes:
Except where permitted under the Act on the Protection of Personal Information or any other relevant law or regulation, Morgan Lewis will not use personal information for other purposes without obtaining the prior consent of the individual.
Morgan Lewis will not provide personal information to third parties without obtaining the prior consent of the individual except in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.