This website (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP (“we”, “our”, and “us”).
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Set out below is how we use the information we collect and how you can tell us if you would prefer us not to use the information, or to limit its use.
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is the data controller of any personal data you provide to us and is subject to applicable data protection laws.
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) under registration number Z9282548.
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP is authorized and regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority.
US Data Protection Contact: James Q. Walker
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281
Telephone: +1 212.530.1817
UK Data Protection Contact: Matthew Hughes
Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
12th Floor, Dashwood House
69 Old Broad Street
London EC2M 1QS
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7382 4800
Anyone processing personal data must comply with the principles of processing such data as follows:
This Statement describes the personal information that we collect, and explains how we comply with these principles.
You are not required to provide any personal information on any areas of this Site. However, you may choose to provide us with personal data about yourself by corresponding with us by phone, email, or otherwise, for example your name, postal address, email address, telephone number and/or other information regarding your preferences.
We may also automatically collect, store and use information about your visits to the Site and about your computer, tablet, mobile or other device through which you access the Site. This includes the following:
Your personal data will be used by us in order to:
Where it is in our legitimate interest to do so, your personal data will be used by us in order to:
Where you have given us consent, we shall provide you with information about news, publications, and seminars which we think will be of interest to you. You can withdraw your consent at any time, but without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. You can update your details or change your privacy preferences at any time - see “Contacting us” above.
We may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purpose of monitoring usage in order to help us develop the website and our services. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.
We may share your personal data with any member of our group, including affiliated entities. We may also share your personal data with our agents, consultants and sub-contractors which assist us in running this website and related services, and which are subject to security and confidentiality obligations.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties where there is a legitimate reason to do so including for the following reasons:
We store your information in hard copy and in electronic format. We use industry standard physical and procedural security measures to protect information from the point of collection to the point of destruction. Hard copy information files are restricted to authorized individuals. We use, as appropriate, encryption, firewalls, access controls, policies and other procedures to protect information from authorized access.
Where appropriate, we use pseudonymisation and / or encryption to protect your information.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and whilst we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted in this way and therefore any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.
Where data processing is carried out on our behalf by a third party, we will endeavor to ensure that appropriate security measures are in place including to prevent unauthorized disclosure of personal information.
We operate internationally and, as such, your data may be transferred to, stored at, and processed by, any of our offices located in the United States of America (“USA”) and the United Kingdom ("UK").
We shall take appropriate or suitable safeguards in respect of the transfer of your data by implementing standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission and by the state of California. Details regarding these safeguards can be obtained from our Data Protection Contacts whose details are given in “Contacting us” above.
Personal information received by us will only be retained for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this policy or for the maximum period of time as required by law, after which time it will be destroyed in a secure manner.
Access to your information and updating your information
You have the right to access information which we hold about you. If you so request, we shall provide you with a copy of your personal information which we are processing.
You also have the right to receive your personal information in a structured and commonly used format so that it can be transferred to another data controller ("data portability").
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
Right to object
You have the right to object at any time to our processing of your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
Where we process your information based on our legitimate interests
You also have the right to object, at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation to the processing of your personal information which is based on our legitimate interests. Where you object on this ground, we shall no longer process your personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds which override your interests, rights and freedoms or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
Your other rights
You also have the following rights under data protection laws to request that we rectify your personal information which is inaccurate or incomplete. In certain circumstances, you have the right to:
You can exercise any of your rights as described in this policy and under data protection laws by contacting us as given in “Contacting us” above.
Save as described in this policy or provided under applicable data protection laws, there is no charge for the exercise of your legal rights. However, if your requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive, in particular because of their repetitive character, we may either: (a) charge a reasonable fee taking into account the administrative costs of providing the information or taking the action requested or (b) refuse to act on the request. Where we have reasonable doubts concerning the identity of the person making the request, we may request additional information necessary to confirm that person’s identity.
A cookie is a small amount of data which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (your “device”) from the Site and is stored on your device’s browser or hard drive.
We only use "Google Analytics" on this Site. This cookie provides us with a visitor count and an understanding of how visitors move around and use the website. We can then use this information to improve navigability and the Site generally. The cookies we use on this Site will not collect personally identifiable information about you and we will not disclose information stored in cookies (that we place on your device) to third parties.
We are obliged by Google Analytics to state the following:
Any sites that may be linked from our Site are not endorsed by us and we do not assume any responsibility for the content of any such website.
You may not link the homepage or any other parts of this website without our prior written consent.
In addition, you have the right to complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (https://ico.org.uk/) about our data processing activities in relation to your personal information if you think they infringe applicable data protection laws (ICO helpline on 0303 123 1113).
We may review and, if appropriate, update this policy from time to time. We will place a notice of any such amendments on our Site.
This policy was last updated on January 2, 2020.