Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Effective Date: September 19, 2019

Venable LLP ("Venable," "we," "our," or "us") provides this privacy policy to describe how we collect, use, share, and otherwise process the personal information of individuals who visit our website, www.Venable.com ("Site").

Information Collection

We collect information you voluntarily provide to us, including your name, employment information, email address, phone number, physical address, or additional information you choose to provide us. We collect this information when you contact us through the submission of an online form.

We collect technical information including, but not limited to, device type, operating system, browser type, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, internet service provider ("ISP") domain name, pages visited and other activities on the Site, and time and date of visit. We may use cookies or similar technologies to collect such information for advertising and other purposes. See the Analytics section of this privacy policy to learn more about the use of this information and the choices available to you.

Information Use

We use your personal information for a number of purposes, including, but not limited to:

  • To respond to your inquiries;
  • To provide you with newsletters and other updates that may be of interest to you;
  • For business purposes, such as analytics, research, advertising and marketing, and operational purposes;
  • To maintain, operate, customize, and improve the Site;
  • To comply with law enforcement and maintain the security of our Site and Venable; or
  • As otherwise disclosed at the time of collection or use.

We process your personal information, for the performance of a contract including to enter into a contract you; in our legitimate interests to improve our services; or with your consent.

Information Sharing

We share personal information with third parties, including, but not limited to:

  • With third parties that provide services on our behalf, such as those that provide website operation and advertising and marketing services;
  • As part of a sale, merger or acquisition, or other transfer of all or part of our assets, including as part of a bankruptcy proceeding;
  • Pursuant to a subpoena, court order, or other legal process or as otherwise required or requested by law, regulation, or government authority programs, or to protect our rights or the rights or safety of third parties; or
  • With your consent or as otherwise disclosed at the time of data collection or sharing.

We may share information that has been de-identified or aggregated without restriction.

Analytics

Venable uses Google Analytics and other third-party services to improve the performance of the Site and for analytics purposes. For more information about how Google Analytics collects and uses data when you use our Site, visit https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners. To opt out of Google Analytics, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Third-Party Links & Tools

The Site may provide links to third-party websites or applications, including websites for event registration, content review for publications, and social media pages. We do not control the privacy practices of those websites or applications, and they are not covered by this privacy policy. You should review the privacy policies or privacy notices of other websites or applications that you use to learn about their data practices.

The Site may also include integrated social media tools or "plug-ins," such as social networking tools offered by third parties. If you use these tools to share personal information or you otherwise interact with these features on the Service, those companies may collect information about you and may use and share such information in accordance with your account settings, including by sharing such information with us and the general public. Your interactions with third-party companies and your use of their features are governed by the privacy notices of the companies that provide those features. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy notices of any accounts you create and use.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

If your information practices change, we will post these changes on this page. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to learn of any updates.

Contact Us

Under certain circumstances, you may have a right to the following:

  • To request access to (and a copy of) the personal information we hold about you;
  • To request that we erase your personal information;
  • To request that we stop processing your personal information;
  • Where we previously obtained your consent, to withdraw consent to processing your personal information.

Please be aware that Venable may be unable to afford these rights to you under certain circumstances, such as if we are legally prevented from doing so. To exercise these rights, please contact us at the contact information below.

If you have questions, comments, or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us at:

600 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
info@Venable.com