Kirkland & Ellis LLP ("Kirkland," "we," or "us") respects your right to privacy. This Privacy Statement explains what type of information we collect in connection with your use of the Alumni Network website (the "Site"), what we do with the information you provide, and how you can access your information.
The Site is located and operated in the United States. By providing information in connection with the Site, you consent to the transfer to, and storage of, your information in the United States, the laws of which may not be as stringent as the laws in the country in which you reside.
This Site collects personal information about your professional activities that you submit to us. We connect this information with your employment history with Kirkland.
We collect your personal information in the following ways:
The information that you make available through your public profile on the Site, post in a public forum on the Site, or provide to other members or in response to a posting ("Public Information") is accessible by others. Kirkland is not liable for the access, use, misuse or sharing of Public Information.
Uses of personal information
We use the personal information collected by the Site for the following purposes:
Sharing of Information
Except as stated herein, we will not share your information unless we state so at the time of collection. We may share your information with affiliates and third parties who assist us by providing services related to the Site, including, but not limited to, database management, e-mail distribution and website management.
In the unlikely event that all or substantially all of our assets relating to the Site are sold or transferred to another party, your information may be transferred to this acquiring entity. Finally, we may disclose your information to third parties in order to (i) comply with law and law enforcement agencies, (ii) to protect our rights in or the safety of the Site, or (iii) to protect the safety or rights of other users of the Site.
We may provide links to third party sites. We have no responsibility or liability for the privacy practices or the content of any such sites. These linked sites are only for your convenience and you, therefore, access them at your own risk. Any information you provide to these sites is subject to the third party site’s own policies.
Rights to Access, Correct and Eliminate Information About You
You have a right to access, modify, correct and eliminate the data you supplied to the Site. If you update any of your information, we may keep a copy of the information that you originally provided to us in our archives for uses documented in this policy. You may request deletion of your information at any time by contacting us by one of the methods set forth below. We will use reasonable efforts to respond to your request within 10 days. Please note, however that information you have shared with others, or that other users have copied, may also remain visible even if you request its deletion.
We will retain and use your information as necessary to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce this Agreement.
We may update this Privacy Statement at any time, with or without advance notice. Using the Site after a notice of changes has been sent to you or published on our site shall constitute consent to the changed terms or practices.
We implement a variety of security measures to protect your personal information on our systems. Notwithstanding our efforts to protect your information, no security system is completely impenetrable, so we cannot guarantee the absolute security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that information you supply to us will not be intercepted while in transit to us over the Internet.
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