Privacy Policy

Effective Date:  May 23, 2018

Chapman and Cutler LLP (“Chapman”) respects your privacy and is committed to collecting, maintaining and using personal information about you responsibly. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) applies to all of your use of any of the websites created and maintained by Chapman, including www.chapman.com and structuredfinaceinsights.com (the “Sites”). This Policy describes how your personal information will be treated as you use the Sites. This Policy does not apply to information provided to us in the course of our attorney-client relationships or which is protected by confidentiality, the attorney-client privilege, the attorney work product doctrine or any other applicable protection. Nothing in this Policy should be construed to create an attorney-client relationship with visitors to our website or, conversely, to detract from any of the protections resulting from such relationships.

BY USING THE SITES YOU AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY.  PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY.

1. Information We Collect From You When You Visit The Sites

In general, you may visit the Sites without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself except as set forth in this section. 

Like many websites, we use “cookies” on the Sites. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that can be downloaded to your device when you visit a website. We use cookies on the Sites for a variety of different purposes:

By using the Sites, you agree to the use of cookies as described in this Policy. You can disable cookies on your device at any time by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. However, doing so may limit your ability to view all the pages of a Sites or use online services that require registration. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.com

2. Information You Submit To Us Through The Sites

We do not collect information about you such as your name, address, telephone number, email addresses, etc., unless you choose to provide that information to us. For example, you may contact us when you register for an event, request a publication, sign up for our mailing list, send a resume, or you may call us, or ask us to contact you. We maintain that information to accommodate your request. We may use this information to inform you of events, publication and the like that might be of interest to you.

Unless specifically requested and you use the method that we identify for such purpose, we ask that you not send us any confidential or sensitive information such as credit card numbers, national ID numbers, social security numbers, health insurance number, license numbers, birthdays or the like.

3. Links

Links to websites that are not operated by or for Chapman (“Third Party Sites”) are provided within the Sites, solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave the Site you are then visiting. This Privacy Policy does not apply to Third Party Sites. We have not reviewed the Third Party Sites, do not control and are not responsible for any of their content or their privacy policies, if any. We do not endorse or make any representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the Third Party Sites listed on or linked to from any of the Sites, you should understand that you do so at your own risk.

4. Sharing of Information

Chapman may also disclose and/or transfer your personal information (i) to its trusted third party service providers (for example, companies that provide systems, web hosting  and other IT services; internal and external advisors and auditors); (ii) if required by applicable law; (iii) in connection with a reorganization or combination of our firm with another firm, (iv) if it believes that such disclosure is necessary to enforce or apply its terms of use and other agreements or otherwise protect and defend Chapman’s rights, property or safety or that of our clients and other users of the Sites; (v) in order to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or other legal obligation, or a regulatory or government inquiry; or (vi) with your consent.

5. Security

We seek to use reasonable technical, organizational, and administrative measures to protect user information within Chapman against unauthorized or unlawful access or processing, and against accidental loss, destruction, or damage. We believe that these measures are reasonably adapted to the nature of the information in our custody.

However, even though Chapman makes reasonable efforts to protect information in its custody, no data storage or transmission over the Internet and no security system is fully secure. Thus, we cannot guarantee the security of any information we may have collected or received from you or transmitted to you.

If you believe your information is not secure due to a problem in our systems, please immediately notify us of the problem at the address provided in the “How to Contact Us” section.

6. Aggregated, Anonymized, or Statistical Information

We generate and use aggregated, anonymized, or statistical information about the use of the Sites. We may provide this information to third parties such as our advisers or consultants for research, analytical or strategic purposes. This information is not intended to allow the identification of any specific user of the Sites.

7. Choice Regarding Marketing

If you no longer want to receive marketing-related material from us, you may opt-out of receiving these communications by following the unsubscribe instructions in such communications or by contacting us as indicated in the “How to Contact Us” section. We will try to comply with your request as soon as practicable.

Please note that even though you have opted-out of receiving marketing-related communications from us, we may still send you important administrative messages.

8. Notice to Minors

The Sites are not directed at and are not intended to be visited by children under the age of 16. No visitor to any of our Sites who is a minor should provide any personal information to Chapman. If you are a minor, do not visit our any of our Sites, blogs or social media sites and do not send any type of personal information about yourself to Chapman or the Sites.

9. California Visitors

The California Civil Code permits California residents who visit any of our Sites to request information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third-parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please see the “Contact Us” section below.

10. How to Contact Us

If you would like to update the personal information that you have provided Chapman, please email us at dataprotection@chapman.com.

If you have any questions about Chapman’s Privacy Policy, please email us at privacy@chapman.com.

If you would like to unsubscribe from any of Chapman’s mailing lists, please contact us at dataprotection@chapman.com.

If you are a California resident and want to request information regarding Chapman’s disclosure of personal information to third-parties for direct marketing purposes, please email us at dataprotection@chapman.com.

If you would like to request erasure of your personal data pursuant to Article 17 of the General Data Protection Regulation, please email us at dataprotection@chapman.com.