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Privacy Policy

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP (“Kramer Levin”) is committed to protecting your privacy and recognizes the importance of online privacy when you visit our website,, blogs, social media pages and mobile site (collectively, the “Site”). We are pleased to provide this Privacy Policy to inform you of the information we may collect from you on the Site and how we may use and share that information. If you have any questions or comments about the Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at .

By accessing or using the Site, you agree to and accept the terms of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not access or use the Site. Please note that this Privacy Policy applies only to information that we collect on the Site and does not apply to information that we may collect by other means.

Collection and Use of Information

Personal Information: “Personal Information” means any information that may be used to identify an individual, such as name, address, telephone number and email address. In general, you can visit the Site without providing us with Personal Information about yourself. However, in order to access certain information, services or features on the Site, you may be asked to provide Personal Information. Below are the ways you may provide us with Personal Information and how we may use the information. 

    • Publications and Email Alerts: You may sign up on the Site to receive publications and email alerts from Kramer Levin. If you choose to sign up, we may ask you for information such as your name, address, company, telephone number, email address and publications of interest. We use the information you provide to send the requested communications and to communicate with you about other topics that we believe may be of interest to you. 

    • Blogs: You may subscribe on the Site to receive an RSS feed or email from Kramer Levin blogs. We use this information to send you the requested communications and to communicate with you in connection with our blogs. You may also be able to submit comments to Kramer Levin blogs that include Personal Information, such as your name and email address, with your comment. We may use your name to identify you as a commenter on our blogs. 

    • Contact Us: You may communicate with us through the “Contact Us” link on our Site. If you choose to contact us via the Site, we may ask you for information such as your name, address, company, telephone number and email address so we can respond to your questions and comments. We also may use the information you provide to communicate with you about topics that we believe may be of interest to you. 

    • Event Registration: You may register for Kramer Levin-sponsored events. You may provide us with information such as your name, address, company, title, telephone number and email address when registering for an event. We use this information to register you for the event and contact you about event updates. We also may use the information to communicate with you about other events and topics that we believe may be of interest to you. 

    • Password-Protected Extranet: You may access parts of the Site that are password-protected, such as the Kramer Levin Alumni Extranet. You may provide us with information such as your name, address, company, title, telephone number and email address when accessing password-protected parts of the Site. We may use the information you provide to communicate with you about topics that we believe may be of interest to you. 

    • Careers: You may submit your resume and other information to apply for a job with Kramer Levin. We use the information you submit in connection with your employment inquiry and for recruitment purposes.

Aggregate Information: From time to time, we may collect and monitor other nonpersonal information about the use of the Site, such as the number and frequency of visitors to our Site. This information may include the websites that you access immediately before and after your visit to the Site, the browser and operating system you are using, your Internet protocol (IP) address, host name, device type, geographic data, and screen resolution. We collect this information in order to determine which areas of the Site are most popular and to help us develop and improve our Site. We may group this information into aggregate visitor data in order to describe the use of and preferences on the Site. However, this aggregate data does not personally identify you or any other visitors to the Site.

Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

When you visit our Site, we collect certain information by automated means to help us improve our Site and provide customized services and information. Like many companies, we collect this information through the use of “cookies” and other tracking technologies. Cookies are small text files that are downloaded to your computer’s memory and hard drive when you visit certain websites and Web pages. For example, we may use cookies to collect information about website activity or to tell us whether you are an existing or new visitor to our Site. Cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether to accept them and how to disable existing cookies. You may also set most browsers to notify you if you receive a new cookie. Please note that some features of the Site may not function properly or may be slower without cookies. To make full use of the Site, your computer or mobile device will need to accept cookies.

Other tracking technologies may record information such as your IP address, browser software and operating system, host name, referring site, clickstream data, device type, geographic data, and dates and times that our Site is accessed. An IP address is a number that your Internet service provider automatically assigns to the computer you are using. An IP address is identified and logged automatically whenever a user visits the Site, along with the time of the visit and the page(s) that were visited. Collecting IP addresses is standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many websites.

It is not our practice to link the information we record using cookies or other tracking technologies to any Personal Information you submit through the Site. However, we reserve the right to use cookies and other tracking technologies to identify a visitor. We may do so, for example, when we believe it is necessary to protect the Site, our visitors, clients or other third parties, or to protect our rights or defend against a claim relating to us, or when we believe that the law requires it.

Information We May Share

Kramer Levin does not sell, rent, trade or otherwise disclose Personal Information submitted through our Site, except as described in this Privacy Policy. We may share your information among Kramer Levin entities and affiliates. We also may share the information with third-party service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf, such as to process online registration forms for our events. These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.

We may use the information you provide on the Site for our internal purposes, such as administration of the Site, market research, auditing and compliance with our policies, procedures and legal obligations. We may disclose information about you (i) as we believe to be necessary or appropriate under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence; (ii) to comply with legal process or requests from law enforcement or other government officials, including government authorities outside your country of residence; or (iii) to protect our rights, the Site, our visitors, clients or others. If we reorganize or transfer our business, we may transfer your information to the reorganized or new business.

Third-Party Websites

For your convenience, our Site may contain links to websites owned and operated by third parties. Please note that Kramer Levin does not control such third-party websites, the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites, or any other use of the linked sites. These other websites may send their own cookies to visitors, collect data or solicit Personal Information, and the privacy policies of these other sites may be significantly different from this Privacy Policy. Your access to and use of such websites is governed by the terms of use and policies of those sites, and shall be at your own risk. Kramer Levin is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites and cannot guarantee the security of any information collected by any linked or other third-party website.

Protection of Information; No Guarantee of Security

Although no data transmission over the Internet can be 100 percent secure, we take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the Personal Information that you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. For example, the Personal Information you provide through our Site is protected by a firewall (a combination of computer hardware and software that helps keep unauthorized visitors from accessing information within our computer network). While we strive to protect your Personal Information and privacy, Kramer Levin cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information disclosed or transmitted to us on the Site and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction or inadvertent disclosure of your Personal Information.

Cross-Border Transfer

Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have offices or servers or in which we engage service providers. By accessing and using our Site, you expressly consent to the transfer of your Personal Information to countries outside your country of residence, including the United States, which may have different data protection and data processing laws than those in your country.

Children’s Privacy

The Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age. If you are under 13, please do not submit any Personal Information on the Site.

Choices and Access

If you would like to review or update your Personal Information or preferences, or have your information removed from our mailing lists, please let us know by emailing us at  or by writing us at:

Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Attn: Jennifer Manton
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

To the extent required by law, we provide users with reasonable access to the Personal Information provided through the Site and the ability to review, correct and delete such information.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update or change this Privacy Policy from time to time and without prior notice to you. We will post a “last modified” date for this Privacy Policy to indicate when it was most recently updated. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we post the revised Privacy Policy on the Site. By accessing or using the Site following any such changes, you signify that you accept the revised Privacy Policy.

Last modified: January 14, 2016