Baker Botts* is an international law firm. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to our website. This policy is designed to help you understand how we collect and use your information.
1. The Information We Collect
You are not required to provide any personal information to access public areas of our website. However, you may choose to provide this information - such as your name, address, telephone number, and email address - to us by emailing us directly or by completing the forms on various sections of our website, including:
- Supplier Diversity
- News (subscriptions to updates or news releases)
- Contact Us
2. How We Use Your Information
We will use your personal information primarily to respond to your application or inquiry. We may also use your information to conduct administrative or operational processes as part of our normal business operations, to provide services requested by you, to identify services you may be interested in, to invite you to events, or to send you marketing communications.
Use of Your Information for Marketing Purposes
We may ask you whether you wish to receive marketing communications from our firm. We will not send you marketing if you ask us not to do so. If you agree to receive marketing materials from us but later change your mind, please let us know so that we can remove you from our distribution list. Links to update your contact information or to remove your name from our client distribution lists can be found in paragraph 8.
4. Transfer of Information to Other Countries
As part of our normal business operations, we may need to share or transfer your data to other Baker Botts offices in other countries, including the United States, England, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Russia, China, and Hong Kong. These countries may have different privacy protection laws than the country where you reside. By submitting your personal information to us, you consent to the processing and transfer of your personal data in this manner.
5. Collection of Information by Third-Party Websites
Our website may contain links to other sites whose privacy policies may differ from ours. Baker Botts has no control over how these third parties collect or use your information. You should consult the privacy notice on any third-party website that you link to from our site.
While we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information, our dedicated team of information security professionals employs security measures to prevent unauthorized access to or unauthorized disclosure of information that we collect online and store within our systems.
7. Provisions for Residents of the European Economic Area
Please assist us to make sure the data we hold about you is accurate by contacting us to let us know of any changes to your personal data or to ask us to remove your personal data from our systems. Our contact information is listed in paragraph 8.
You may also obtain a copy of the information we hold about you. You can request this information by contacting us as outlined in paragraph 8.
8. How to Contact Us
If you wish to stop receiving marketing communications from us, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to change, update, or remove your personal data or to request of copy of the data that we hold about you, please email us at email@example.com.
9. Policy Revisions
Baker Botts reserves the right to revise or modify any part of this policy from time to time. This policy was last updated on May 16, 2018. Please review the policy periodically for any changes. *As used herein, "Baker Botts" refers to Baker Botts L.L.P., Baker Botts (UK) LLP, and Baker Botts (Belgium) LLP, each of which is a separate legal entity.