Shearman & Sterling LLP is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy
This policy sets out the basis on which we may process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, in connection with your visit to this site. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. Any updates to this policy will appear on this page which you should check from time to time.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on this website. This may include information provided in relation to careers enquiries, requests for publications and various events that we may hold.
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- Details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.
What are cookies
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
– Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where can you find more information about cookies
You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:
Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/
In addition, our server records the IP address of each visitor to our site. This is a number, similar to a telephone number, which does not reveal the identity of the individual whose computer it is but is merely an identifier of the computer itself. This can be used solely to record the date, time and length of each visit from that computer. We may use this information to evaluate and improve our site.
Use of your personal data
We will only use the information gathered from you for the purposes stated on this website. This may include contacting you about other events, publications or services provided by us. We will not pass on such information to any third parties unless this is required by any applicable law or regulation, but we may on occasion share the information with other Shearman & Sterling offices.