Collection of Personal Information
Users may browse the portions of the Site that do not require entry of log-in credentials without registration, and without actively entering personally identifying information. However, certain information may be provided automatically by the user’s web browser or application when entering or utilizing the Site, including, as examples: IP addresses; other device identifiers; browser types; operating systems; access dates and times; and referring and exiting URLs.
Certain areas and services on the Site may ask users to provide personal information, including by completing forms on various webpages. This may include providing personal information in order to register for Watson’s client alerts or to register for events (e.g., a user’s name, organization, phone number, email address), or to apply for career opportunities with Watson (e.g., employment and educational background, and other relevant identifying information). Watson will use this personal information for the purpose for which it was provided, as well as other purposes for which the user gives consent.
Users who register with the Site may be informed about client alerts, events, or other materials or activities. Users may opt out of receiving such direct marketing communications by sending requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that our servers are either located in the United States or, if located in the European Economic Area, data may be replicated to servers in the United States.
Do Not Track Requests
Watson does not currently respond or otherwise take any action with regard to “Do Not Track” requests.
Transfers of Personal Information
Watson may, from time to time, transfer personal information amongst its affiliates, amongst its offices, or to agents, representatives, or contractors providing services to Watson; any such transfers to agents and contractors shall be solely for the purposes of providing services to Watson.
In certain limited circumstances, and in compliance with applicable laws, Watson may share personal information with government authorities or others as required to protect the interests of Watson or certain third parties; or as otherwise required for compliance with applicable law or legal process.
Watson reserves the right to transfer any information about users in the event that Watson, or any affiliate thereof, sells or transfers all or a portion of its business or assets.
Watson maintains appropriate technical and organizational security procedures in order to keep your personal information confidential, and protect users’ personal information against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or alteration, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. However, Watson cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that users transmit to the Site.
In addition to such measures, Watson maintains confidentiality policies that govern all information that any attorney or other personnel of Watson receives in the course of his or her employment or association with Watson. All attorneys and personnel are made aware of these policies and Watson has in place procedures to train all attorneys and personnel in the implementation of these policies.
Third Party Links
Watson does not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13. If Watson is made aware that is has collected personal information from a child under 13 years old in a manner that is inconsistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, Watson will delete this information as soon as possible.
Users’ Rights and Contact
Users may at any time review their personal information stored by Watson and request its correction or deletion. For this purpose and for other questions, comments or enquiries regarding the collection, processing and storage of your personal information by Watson, please contact us via e-mail at: