Cookie Notice

Last Modified: 24 May 2018

Our Cookie Notice (the “Notice”) explains how Greenberg Traurig and its affiliates worldwide ("GT” or “we” or “us” or “our”) uses cookies and similar tracking technology when you visit our www.gtlaw.com website, interact with GT online advertisements or marketing emails, or any other websites, pages, features, or content we own or operate (collectively the "Services"). Please read this Notice carefully so that you can be informed about our cookie handling practices when accessing or using our Services.

1. Acceptance

This Cookie Notice is part of, and is governed by, the terms and conditions set forth in our Terms of Use located at https://www.gtlaw.com/en/general/footer/terms-of-use. You should also read our Privacy Notice to be informed about our data handling practices.

By accessing or using our Services, you accept the data practices and terms detailed in this Notice. If you do not agree with this Notice, please discontinue your access or use of the Services immediately. This Notice does not apply to services offered by other companies or other sites linked from our Services.

2. Change to this Notice

We may update this Notice at any time so that we can keep you updated about our new data handling practices. If we make any material changes to this Notice, we will notify you when you first visit our Services after the change are posted or via the email address we have on file for you (if any). Once the Notice is posted, the changes become effective upon your continued use of the Services. We will update the Last Modified date located at the top of this Notice whenever we make changes to the Notice.

We use both first-party and third-party cookies on our Services. First-party cookies are cookies that are placed on your device by us, while third-party cookies are set by parties other than GT. Third-party cookies are operated by third parties that can recognize your device both when it visits our Services and when it visits other websites or mobile apps. GT does not control how third-party cookies are used, and we encourage you to check the websites of any third-party cookie providers for more information about how they use cookie information.

3. What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that we transfer to your device to collect information about your use of our Services. Cookies can be recognized by the website that downloaded them or other websites that use the same cookies. This helps websites know if your browsing device has visited them before.

Generally, information collected by cookies and other tracking technologies does not constitute personal information as defined by GDPR. However, if exceptionally such collected information does constitute personal information (such as IP addresses or similar identifiers), we will treat it as personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We use both first-party and third-party cookies on our Services. First-party cookies are cookies that are placed on your device by us, while third-party cookies are set by parties other than GT. Third-party cookies are operated by third parties that can recognize your device both when it visits our Services and when it visits other websites or mobile apps. GT does not control how third-party cookies are used, and we encourage you to check the websites of any third-party cookie providers for more information about how they use cookie information.

4. Why does GT use cookies?

Cookies can be used for multiple purposes. GT uses cookies to help it understand how the Services are being used, such as whether you spent more time on a certain part of the Services, whether you experienced any technical issues, and more. Some of the functions performed by cookies are strictly necessary for us to be able to offer you our Services, while other cookies provide us with valuable insight about how we can improve our Services or help us with marketing our products and services to you based on your interests and preferences

5. What types of cookies does GT use?

We use the cookies described below on our Services:

Categories of Cookies

Description

Strictly Necessary

Some of the cookies we use are necessary to provide our Services to you. For example, these cookies help you: navigate from page to page; detect, prevent, and mitigate malicious and fraudulent activities on our Services; support and enable other security features. Without such cookies, some of our Services cannot be provided to you.

Functional

Functional cookies collect information about how you use our Services, provide you with certain functions on our Services, and they remember your preferences. For example, these cookies allow our Services to remember your language selection. Functional cookies also perform important functions for your use of the Services.

Analytics, Performance and Research

These cookies help us understand how well our Services are doing. They collect information about your use and interaction with our Services so that we can continue to improve and expand our Services.

Marketing

Our marketing cookies allow us to collect information about your interactions with our marketing activities, such as parts of our website and our emails. Such cookies measure how you interact with our marketing communications to determine, among other things, how effective a marketing campaign is.

Advertising

These cookies deliver relevant advertisements to you off of our Services. Our advertising partners will collect information about your interaction with their advertisements to measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaign and to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests.

6. How long will cookies stay on my browsing device?

Our retention periods for cookie information depend on whether the cookie is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Each category of cookie listed above is either a session cookie or persistent cookie.

We use “persistent cookies” to save information about you for longer periods of time, while “session” cookies are deleted when you close your browser or after a short period of time. Persistent cookies are stored for varied lengths of time depending on the purpose of the cookie collection and tool used. You can delete cookie data as described below.

7. How to manage cookies via your browser settings

Below we describe how you can manage first-party and third-party cookies on our Services:

  • First-Party Cookies

You can enable, disable or delete cookies via your browser settings. To do this, follow the instructions provided by your browser, usually located within the “Help”, “Tools” or “Edit” settings of your browser. Please be aware that if you set disable cookies on your browser, you may not be able to access secure areas of the Services and parts of the Services may also not work properly (e.g., referral links, preferences, etc.).

Many browser manufacturers provide helpful information about cookie management, including, but not limited to:

If you use a different browser than those listed above, please refer to your specific browser’s documentation or check out http://www.allaboutcookies.org/browsers/index.html to learn more about different browsers. You can also find out more information about how to change your browser cookie settings at www.allaboutcookies.org.

  • Third-Party Cookies

Any cookies that are placed on your browsing device by a third party can be managed through your browser (as described above) or by checking the third party’s website for more information about cookie management and how to “opt-out” of receiving cookies from them.

8. How can I opt-out of interest-based advertising cookies?

We do not control interest-based advertising cookies on our Services. If you would like more information about such cookies or to opt out of having your cookie information used by companies that are part of the Network Advertising Initiative, please visit www.networkadvertising.org/choices.

9. How can I opt-out of analytics and marketing cookies?

As described in this Notice, we use third-party analytics providers to collect information about the effectiveness of our Services and marketing campaigns. Some third-party analytics and marketing cookie service providers allow you to opt-out with them directly. We currently only use Google Analytics. If you would like to opt-out of such cookies, please go to: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout (requires a browser add-on).

10. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie Notice, please contact us using the information below. You may also find our Privacy Notice helpful.

You can contact us via email at privacyoffice@gtlaw.com

If you prefer to contact us by postal mail, please use the following addresses:

China

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Huai Hai Zhong Lu 381
Shanghai 200020
China

Germany

Greenberg Traurig Germany, LLP
Potsdamer Platz 1
Berlin, Germany 10785

Italy

GT Strategic Alliance
Largo Toscanini 1
20122
Milan

Japan

14F, Meiji Yasuda Seimei Building
2-1-1 Marunouchi
Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0005

 

Mexico

Greenberg Traurig, S.C.
Paseo de la Reforma No. 265 PH1
Colonia Cuauhtemoc
Mexico, D.F. C.P. 06500
Mexico City

Netherlands

Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Hirsch Building
Leidseplein 29
1017 PS
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Poland

Greenberg Traurig Grzesiak sp. k.
ul Książęca 4
Warsaw, 00498

South Korea

23F, Seoul Finance Center
136, Sejong-daero
Jung-gu
Seoul, Korea

United Kingdom

Greenberg Traurig LLP
The Shard, Level 8
32 London Bridge Street
London, SE1 9SG