Privacy Policy

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Affiliates (collectively, "Skadden, Arps," "Skadden," the "firm," "we," "us" or "our") is committed to safeguarding your privacy. By using this website, including by providing us with any personally identifiable information, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

1. Collection and Use of Personal Information

a. Collection of Personal Information

Visiting the public areas of our website does not require you to provide any personally identifiable information, such as your name, address, e-mail address, or phone number ("Personal Information"). The cookies used on the public areas of this website do not gather Personal Information, although your computer's browser may automatically provide us with certain other information, such as the date and time of your visit, your computer's browser type, operating system and IP, and any referring and exiting URLs.

For information regarding the cookies on Skadden's Alumni site, please refer to that site's Privacy Policy.

You may choose, however, to provide us Personal Information in order to contact us or to apply for a position at the firm.

b. Legally Required Disclosure

We may disclose any information, including Personal Information, we deem necessary, in our sole discretion, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.

c. Third Parties

Except as otherwise disclosed in this Privacy Policy, we will not sell, rent or transfer your Personal Information to third parties without your consent. We may, however, use the information you provide in aggregate form for internal business purposes, such as generating statistics and developing marketing plans. We may also collect, store or accumulate certain non-personally identifiable information concerning use of the website, such as information regarding which of our webpages are most visited.

We may retain other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include data analysis firms, webhosting companies, storage facilities, and parties that may assist in our hiring process. Such third parties may be provided with access to Personal Information needed to perform their functions for us, but may not use such information for any other purpose. Such third parties may be located in countries that may not be subject to data protection laws similar to those prevailing in the jurisdiction in which such Personal Information is provided to or received by us. However, we require these third parties to adhere to procedures that are at least as restrictive as the procedures we follow ourselves with respect to your Personal Information, including this Privacy Policy.

d. Links

The Skadden website may contain links to or from other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of other websites you link to from the Skadden website or otherwise visit.

e. Business Transfers

As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or otherwise transfer certain of our assets. In such transactions, user information, including Personal Information, is generally one of the transferred business assets, and by providing your Personal Information to us you agree that your data may be transferred to such parties in these circumstances.

2. Data Sharing and Transfer

Skadden is an international law firm comprised of multiple offices and affiliated entities in numerous jurisdictions. Details regarding our offices and affiliated entities can be found at http://www.skadden.com/the-firm/offices. Any information received by us through this website, including Personal Information, may be transferred to or shared across our integrated computer networks with one or more of our affiliated offices in other countries that may not be subject to data protections laws similar to those prevailing in the jurisdiction in which such information is provided to or received by us. However, all of our offices adhere to the same procedures with respect to your Personal Information, including this Privacy Policy.

3. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make changes to our Privacy Policy, we will post the revised policy here. The revised policy will also apply retroactively to all data we have collected through the website.

4. Comments

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy policy or practices, please contact us by e-mail at info@skadden.com.

Data Sharing and Transfer Notice for the U.K. Regarding Client Information

Skadden is an international law firm comprised of multiple offices and affiliated entities in numerous jurisdictions. Details regarding our offices and affiliated entities can be found at http://www.skadden.com/the-firm/offices. Please note that client and matter information is shared across our integrated computer networks with our affiliated entities.