Privacy Policy





This web site is operated by Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP. This privacy policy describes our practices in collecting and processing personally identifiable data that is provided through our web site. Any updates to our policy will be posted in this statement on our web site.

The Information We Collect and What We Do With It

We do not collect any personally identifiable information unless you voluntarily provide it to us by subscribing to an e-mail alert service or sending us a comment or a request for information.

Any personally identifiable information that you provide to us will be maintained on a secure server. If you have provided any personal information to us through this web site, you may request that your name be removed from our database at any time. We never share your information with anyone.

Email Communications

Womble Carlyle client alerts are intended to provide general information about significant legal developments and should not be construed as legal advice on any specific facts and circumstances, nor should they be construed as advertisements for legal services.

Links to Third Party Sites

This web site may provide links to third party web sites. We do not make any representations regarding these third party sites and we are not responsible for their privacy policies. You should refer to the privacy policies posted on those sites to determine what information they may collect when you visit them.

Cookies and Web Tracking

We will use automated tracking mechanisms to track a visitor's use of our web site so that we can enhance our services. This will tell us, for example, which areas of a site are visited most frequently and how long visitors remain on the site or in particular areas. This information is provided to us anonymously and in the aggregate. We do not combine this anonymous data with any personal information.

Disclaimer

Information on this web site is intended to provide general information about significant legal developments and should not be construed as legal advice on any specific facts and circumstances, nor should they be construed as advertisements for legal services.

IRS CIRCULAR 230 NOTICE: To ensure compliance with requirements imposed by the IRS, we inform you that any U.S. tax advice contained in this website (or in any attachment) is not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, for the purpose of (i) avoiding penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or (ii) promoting, marketing or recommending to another party any transaction or matter addressed in this website (or in any attachment).

U.S. – E.U. and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Notice and Enforcement

Our Privacy Policy complies with the U.S.-E.U. and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from European Union member countries and Switzerland.  Womble Carlyle has certified our adherence to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement.  For more information and to view our certification, please visit: http://export.gov/safeharbor

If a complaint or dispute cannot be resolved through our internal process, we agree to dispute resolution using an independent recourse mechanism.  For any disputes arising under our U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor certification and relating to data received from the EU/EEA, we will cooperate with the European Union Data Protection Authorities to resolve any complaints and disputes.  For any disputes arising under our U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor certification and relating to data received from Switzerland, we will cooperate with the advice of the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner to resolve any complaints and disputes.

How to contact us: If you have questions about this privacy policy or, if you have provided personal information to us previously and wish to make changes to it or have it deleted from our database, please contact us via email or via regular mail:

Director of Digital Media
2530 Meridian Parkway, Suite 400
Durham, NC 27713

Last Updated: April 9, 2014