This GDPR Website Privacy Addendum supplements the information in the Foley & Lardner LLP Website Privacy Notice and applies to Personal Data about individuals located in the European Economic Area.
This GDPR Website Privacy Addendum (the “GDPR Website Privacy Addendum”) supplements the information contained in the Foley & Lardner Website Privacy Notice and applies solely to all users of our Website who are located in the European Economic Area. We adopt this GDPR Website Privacy Addendum to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and any implementing acts of the foregoing by any of the member states of the European Economic Area, the United Kingdom, or Switzerland (“GDPR”) and any terms defined in the GDPR or our Privacy Notice have the same meaning when used in this GDPR Website Privacy Addendum. This GDPR Website Privacy Addendum takes precedence over anything contradictory in our Privacy Notice.
Foley is the data controller of the Personal Data you provide on the Website. Foley is not required to appoint a Data Protection Officer or a representative in the EU, and has elected not to do so.
Foley is the data controller of your Personal Data. At this time, Foley is not required to appoint a Data Protection Officer or a representative in the EU related to the processing of Personal Data from users of our Website, and has elected not to do so. Foley may be contacted in any manner set forth below in the “Contact Information” section of this Privacy Notice.
We have a lawful basis for our processing of your Personal Data, including processing for our legitimate interests (when balanced against your rights and freedoms), as required by law, and with your consent.
If you are in the European Union, the processing of your Personal Data is lawful only if it is permitted under the applicable data protection laws. We have a lawful basis for each of our processing activities (except when an exception applies as described below):
We generally do not request you provide and do not process any special categories of Personal Data.
Foley does not ask you to provide, and we do not knowingly collect, any special categories of Personal Data from you.
We generally do not use your Personal Data with any automated decision making processes.
Foley does not use your Personal Data with any automated decision making process, including profiling, which may produce a legal effect concerning you or similarly significantly affect you.
You may have certain rights under applicable data protection laws, including the right to access and update your Personal Data, restrict how it is used, transfer certain Personal Data to another controller, withdraw your consent at any time, and the right to have us erase certain Personal Data about you. You may also have the right to complain to a supervisory authority about our processing of your Personal Data.
Applicable data protection laws may provide you with certain rights with regards to our processing of your Personal Data.
We may process your Personal Data outside of your home country, including to the United States. We only do this when we are legally permitted to do so and when we have appropriate safeguards in place to protect your Personal Data.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (“EEA”), in order to provide our Website and legal updates to you, we may send and store your Personal Data outside of the EEA, including to the United States. Accordingly, your Personal Data may be transferred outside the country where you reside or are located, including to countries that may not or do not provide an equivalent level of protection for your Personal Data. Your information may be processed and stored in the United States and United States federal, state, and local governments, courts, or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your information through the laws of the United States. By using our Website, you represent that you have read and understood the above and hereby consent to the storage and processing of your Personal Data outside the country where you reside or are located, including in the United States.
Your Personal Data is transferred by Foley to another country only if it is required or permitted under applicable data protection law and provided that there are appropriate safeguards in place to protect your Personal Data. To ensure your Personal Data is treated in accordance with this Privacy Notice, Foley uses Data Protection Agreements between Foley and all other recipients of your data that include, where applicable, the Standard Contractual Clauses adopted by the European Commission (the “Standard Contractual Clauses”). The European Commission has determined that the transfer of Personal Data pursuant to the Standard Contractual Clauses may provide for an adequate level of protection of your Personal Data, but may need to be supplemented with additional measures on a case-by-case basis. When be believe this to be appropriate and necessary, these Standard Contractual Clauses have been supplemented in this way. Under these Standard Contractual Clauses, you have the same rights as if your data was not transferred to such third party. You may request a current copy of the Data Protection Agreement by contacting us through the Contact Information below.
We may retain your Personal Data. In some instances, we may keep it after you unsubscribe from all of our legal blogs, for example we may keep it:
We may retain your Personal Data for the entire time that you subscribe to one of our legal blogs. After you unsubscribe to all of our blogs, we may retain your Personal Data:
Foley & Lardner LLP reserves the right to amend this GDPR Website Privacy Addendum at our discretion and at any time and at any time and as described in our Website Privacy Notice. When we make changes to this GDPR Website Privacy Addendum, we will post the updated notice on the Website and update the notice’s effective date. Your continued use of our Website following the posting of changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.
You may contact us through the contact information below. If you wish to contact us, you may contact us through the contact information below.
If you have any questions, concerns, complaints or suggestions regarding our Privacy Notice, have any requests related to your Personal Data pursuant to applicable laws, or otherwise need to contact us, you may contact us at the contact information below.
To Contact Foley (Controller)
Foley & Lardner LLP
Attn: Office of the General Counsel/Privacy Officer
321 N. Clark Street, Suite 2800
Chicago, IL 60654