Privacy Policy

Sheppard Mullin PRIVACY POLICY  

Effective Date: May 1, 2001.

Last Updated: October 1, 2017.

About This Policy

This policy describes how Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP uses information it collects on the pages where the policy is posted. It also applies to emails we send. This policy does not apply to our use of employee or job applicant information. It also does not apply to information we collect offline. 

Information We Collect 

Contact Information: We collect name and email address from you. For example, if you sign up for one of our newsletters. We may also collect your fax or phone number or company name.

Site and usage information: We may collect information about what browser you are using. We may also collect information about the sites you visit when you leave us or what sites you came from. Browser information might include the general region or area from which you access our site.

How We Collect Information

Direct: We collect information directly from you.

Passive: We collect information passively. This includes using the tracking tools discussed in our Cookie and Advertising Policy.

From Third Parties:  We may collect information from third parties. This might include social media websites.

Combining Information: We combine information we obtain from different sources.

How We Use Information

To answer your questions and respond to your requests: For example, we use information to send you a blog you request.

To send you information we think you will want: For example, we might send you an invitation to an event we think you might want to attend. We might also send you information about a legal update in which we think you might be interested.

To improve our digital platforms For example, we might look at what content people find most interesting. We might also use information to understand what content people view.

When We Share Information

With related entities: We share information with our related entities. These are Sheppard Mullin (UK) LLP, a New York limited liability partnership and Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton New York, LLC, a New York professional service limited liability company.

With service providers who do things on our behalf: For example, we will share information with a vendor who sends emails out for us.

We share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law: This includes cooperating with law enforcement when we think it is appropriate.

We will share information as otherwise legally permitted or as we may notify you.

You Have Certain Choices 

Marketing Emails: You can opt-out of marketing emails by following the instructions in the message we send. We may also give you choices about other emails you receive from us.

Cookies and Tracking Tools: You can read our Cookie and Advertising Policy to learn about the controls you have over cookies and other online tracking tools.

Our Do Not Track Policy: Our Do Not Track Policy is available in our Cookie and Advertising Policy.

Information Is Stored in the United States 

Information you submit is stored in the United States. If you are located outside of the United States be aware that information you submit will be transferred to the United States and you consent to this transfer. You understand that the United States may not provide the same level of protections as the laws in your country.

We Use Standard Security Measures  

We use industry standard measures to protect personal information. No website or digital platform is completely secure however. We encourage you to use digital platforms and share information with caution.

Our Platforms May Have Third Party Links

Our sites and other digital platforms may have links to third party content. We do not control that content or the third party’s privacy practices. We encourage you to read their privacy policies to understand how they use your information.

You Can Contact Us

If you have questions about this policy you can email us at privacy@sheppardmullin.com. You can also contact us if you want to know what information we have or want us to take you off of our lists. To reach us by mail send your requests and questions to: [L. Dultz, Sheppard Mullin, 333 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CA, 90071].

We May Update This Policy

We may update this policy from time to time. We will notify you of changes as may be required by law. The updated policy will be posted on our website. 

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