Weekly Trends Report – 6/12/2019 Insights

Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)
Contact

Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)

Insight into where e-discovery, information governance cybersecurity, and digital transformation are heading – who is doing what now or in the future, what works and what doesn’t, and what people wish they could do but can’t – gleaned from recent publications

6/19/2019 Building Tomorrow’s Business: What does digital transformation mean for middle-market companies in 2019? – Please join Gary Bie of Stony Brook Medicine and Malcolm Cohron of BDO on 6/19 at noon ET for a webinar examining the results of BDO’s inaugural Digital Transformation Services survey.

6/20/201906/21/2019 Duke Law Bolch Judicial Institute proportionality conference – Please join us on 6/20 and 6/21 in Arlington, VA for the Duke Law Bolch Judicial Institute invitation-only Distinguished Lawyers conference on Evaluating the 2015 Rule 26 Discovery-Proportionality Amendments and Bolch-Duke Guidelines and Best Practices.

E-DISCOVERY

Office 365 video series – Tom O’Connor of the Gulf Legal Tech Center and Rachi Messing of Microsoft are putting on a video series on the e-discovery features in Office 365. Each episode is a little under ½ hour long. Episodes so far:

Bitcoin discovery – Jordan Bowne of Burns & Levinson offers thoughts on the discovery of cryptocurrency in a two-part series:

CYBERSECURITY & DATA PRIVACY

Congressional Research Service report – The non-partisan Congressional Research Service has published a 27-page report, Technological Convergence: Regulatory, Digital Privacy, and Data Security Issues, that described technological convergence and for three areas of convergence discusses issues and potential congressional policy options. The three areas are: regulatory (regulating converging technologies and evolving companies); digital privacy (current data protection laws, data privacy and data security, and data brokers); and data security.

More CCPA –

Nevada updated privacy law to take effect in October – Odia Kagan of Fox Rothschild reported that Nevada’s updated privacy law will go into effect on October 1.  Current law requires operators of Internet websites or online services which collection certain PII about consumers in Nevada to make available a notice. The updates revise the definition of “operator”, require operators to establish designated request addresses consumers may use to request covered information not be sold, defines “sale”, prohibits operators who have received requests from selling covered information, and authorized the Attorney General to seek injunctions or civil penalties for violations.

Nevada law offers new but still constrained right – Alan Friel and Shea Leitch of BakerHostetler wrote that Nevada Senate Bill 220, recently signed into law, updates Nevada Revised State 603A to provide consumers a new right to opt out of the sale of their data – the first law in the US granting consumers that right. They remark that the new Nevada right is far more circumscribed that similar rights set forth in the CCPA or the GDPR.

Texas consumer data privacy bills stall – Rachel Ehlers of Jackson Lewis noted that the two Texas proposed consumer data privacy bills have stalled.

Sedona Conference cross-border commentary – The Sedona Conference has published The Sedona Conference Commentary and Principles on Jurisdictional Conflicts over Transfers of Personal Data Across Borders, Public Comment Version. The comment period is open through Aug. 10.

LEGAL TECHNOLOGY & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Wilson Sonsini in the CCPA app business – Roy Strom of Bloomberg law reported that Wilson Sonsini hopes to generate millions of dollars in revenue with a CCPA compliance app recently published by the firm’s SixFifty tech subsidiary, launched in February. The first week’s sales exceeded $100,000.

PwC Scale | LawTech cohort – According to Artificial Lawyer, the first PwC Scale | LawTech cohort is:

  • AuditXPRT: AI solution for regulatory compliance and audit
  • Capnovum: Cognitive compliance management for financial institutions
  • Cognitiv+: Using AI to get legal insights from contracts, understanding your legal obligations
  • Contract Mill: Easy to implement, powerful SaaS solution for document automation
  • Lexical Labs: Intelligent contract review
  • Lexsnap: AI powered legal Q&A platform
  • Scrive: Premium eSign solutions for any business to modernise workflows, across all channels
  • Thedocyard: End to end deal management platform to manage lifecycle of corporate or commercial transactions

Legal design – Charlotte Baker, a legal designed at Wavelength.law, has published a four-part series on “legal design”:

Test data to be posted for legal AI startups – Artificial Lawyer reported that Singapore’s newly launched legal tech accelerator, GLIDE, will put in place ‘curated data’ provided by law firms.

E-DISCOVERY CASE LAW

Recent e-discovery decisions

4/12/2019 – U.S. District Court Judge John Coughenour denied plaintiff’s motion for sanctions. In response to plaintiff’s discovery demands, defendant initially produced some but not all of contents of a PST file – emails from 12/2014 to 3/24/2016. Plaintiff took issue with the production and defendant agreed to produce the remainder of the PST. Defendant gathered emails from various locations, deduplicated them, loaded them into Relativity, and from there produced the entire contents of the PST file. Plaintiff contended that defendant spoliated the email ESI by not producing the entire PST “in whole, untouched, pristine condition” as well as by producing only part of the contents initially and the rest later. The Court rejected these arguments, finding that ” bifurcation of the .PST file does not constitute destruction of the relevant evidence therein sufficient to support Plaintiff’s claim of spoliation” and that “Plaintiff has not established that Defendant acted with a culpable mind when it initially disclosed only part of the .PST file, as Defendant believed it had complied with Plaintiff’s discovery request by producing the relevant part of the .PST file.” Plaintiff also argued that defendant spoliated the PST because some files were still missing after defendant produced the complete PST. The Court rejected that claims on several bases, including that plaintiff had not met and conferred with defendant in this issue, had not established that the files could not be obtained through further discovery, and had not offered evidence that defendant acted with ill intent. Neely v. The Boeing Company, Case No. C16-1791-JCC (W.D. Wash. April 23, 2019).

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Date Focus Organization Title
6/3/2019 ED Onna Onna Technologies closes an $11 million series A led by Dawn Capital with participation from Dropbox and the Slack Fund
6/4/2019 ED ACEDS ACEDS welcomes Rachi Messing to its Global Advisory Board
6/4/2019 ED dtSearch dtSearch Document Filters Now Work With PDF 2.0
6/5/2019 ED Reveal Data

Mindseye Solutions

Reveal Data Acquires Mindseye Solutions
6/11/2019 ED C/DP Exterro Exterro, A Portfolio Company Of Leeds Equity Partners, Completes Acquisition Of Jordan Lawrence Group
6/11/2019 ED Veritone Veritone Unveils Veritone Illuminate to Accelerate Early Case Assessment of Unstructured Data for Legal and Law Enforcement Investigative Teams

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

Date Focus Publisher Title
6/3/2019 ED Built In Chicago The vision powering Relativity’s product and UX teams

Alton Zenon

6/3/2019 ED Revelation Cellular Forensics Protocol Considerations for Cell Phone Exams
6/3/2019 LT/DT Law Technology Today Diversity in the Law: Can Legal Tech Education Help Move the Needle?

Mary Rechtoris (Relativity)

6/4/2019 ED GregoryBufithis VIDEO: a chat with Craig Ball (from our continuing series “The ones to watch”)

Gregory Bufithis

6/4/2019 ED Digital WarRoom The Right eDiscovery Software Will Help Build Your Privilege Log

Jeremy Greer

6/4/2019 ED

LT/DT

Bloomberg Law Lawyers Need to Embrace Legal Tech to Be Competitive

Melissa Heelan Stanzione

6/4/2019 C/DP JD Supra How a 2008 Illinois Statute Is Shaping US Privacy Law

Kamran Salour (Callahan Blaine)

6/5/2019 ED Legaltech News Reveal Data Acquires Mindseye in the Latest E-Discovery M&A Deal

Zach Warren

6/5/2019 ED CCJB Follow the Money? In Forensic Investigations, Follow the Data First

Meaghan Schmidt, Lindsay Brennan, and Jamey Hamilton (AlixPartners)

6/5/2019 ED Legaltech News Onna Closes $11M Funding Round With Investments From Dropbox, Slack

Victoria Hudgins

6/5/2019 LT/DT LawSites 10-Year Relationship Between Microsoft and Integreon Underscores Role of LPOs in Legal

Bob Ambrogi

6/5/2019 LT/DT Above the Law Small Firms Keep Ignoring eDiscovery To Their Peril

Joe Patrice

6/5/2019 LT/DT University of Oxford Faculty of Law How law firms are using legal AI-assisted LegalTech solutions: A conversation with Slaughter and May’s Knowledge and Innovation team

Richard Parnham (Saïd Business School)

6/6/2019 C/DP TechTarget Security awareness training for executives keeps whaling at bay

Alissa Irei

6/7/2019 C/DP Legaltech News US and EU Begin Negotiations for E-Evidence Agreement

Simon Taylor

6/7/2019 ED eDiscovery Daily Blog Court Orders Plaintiff to Share in Discovery Costs of Non-Party: eDiscovery Case Law

Doug Austin

6/7/2019 ED Complex Discovery What is the Price of Admission? Summer 2019 eDiscovery Pricing Survey Results

Rob Robinson

6/10/2019 ED C/DP Exterro The Next Stage of Growth for Exterro

Bobby Balachandran

6/11/2019 C/DP Sidley California Consumer Privacy Act Will Likely Prompt Class Actions

Alexis Miller Buese

 UPCOMING EVENTS

Conferences, webinars, and the like can provide insight into where e-discovery, information governance cybersecurity, and digital transformation are heading

6/13/2018-7/12/2019 EVENTS

--> Scroll to see full table data
Start End TZ Type Location Host Title
6/13/19 7:00 AM 6/13/19 6:00 PM BST Conference London, UK Events 4 Sure Global Legal ConfEx & Law Tech Exhibition
6/13/19 8:00 AM 6/13/19 7:00 PM ET Conference   ARMA NJ INFORM 2019
6/13/19 10:00 AM 6/13/19 11:00 AM ET Webinar   Sidley Where Does Privacy Go From Here?
India DP Bill v the GDPR v CCPA
6/13/19 12:00 PM 6/13/19 1:30 PM ET Meeting New York, NY WiE New York City Chapter Meeting – Cybersecurity Incident Response
6/13/19 12:00 PM 6/13/19 1:30 PM CT Meeting Minneapolis, MN WiE Mpls – St. Paul Chapter Meeting – A Brave New World
6/13/19 1:00 PM 6/13/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS Your E-Discovery Processes: How Do You Measure Up?
6/13/19 1:00 PM 6/13/19 2:30 PM CT Meeting Austin, TX ILTA Emerging Legal Technology Trends
6/13/19 2:00 PM 6/13/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   CCBJ How To Manage an Internal Investigation
6/13/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY The Impact of Machine Learning on the Enterprise Today
6/13/19 3:00 PM 6/13/19 4:00 PM ET Webinar   Holland & Knight Cybersecurity: What Contractors Need to Know Now
6/17/19 8:30 AM 6/18/19 12:45 PM CEST Conference Barcelona, Spain ERA Investigating Web 2.0
6/17/19 1:00 PM 6/17/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ABA Headless Chickens and Zombie Data: Your Ethical Obligations for Disasters and Data Breaches
6/17/19 5:00 PM   CEST Webinar   University of St.Gallen Legal Tech, More Than Hype?
6/17/19 6:00 PM 6/20/19 12:00 PM HKT Conference Hong Kong The Sedona Conference The 11th Annual Sedona Conference International Programme on Cross-Border Data Transfers and Data Protection Laws
6/17/19 6:30 PM 6/18/19 5:00 PM CT Conference Minneapolis, MN Financial Executives International Technology for Finance Leaders
6/18/19     Meeting Atlanta, GA ARMA Atlanta Chapter Meetings
6/18/19 1:00 PM 6/18/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   MER Information Governance & Privacy: Demystifying Defensible Disposition
6/18/19 1:00 PM 6/18/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ALI-CLE GDPR, CCPA, and the Courts: Keys to Data Privacy Compliance for U.S. Businesses
6/18/19 1:00 PM 6/18/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS Why Your eDiscovery Billing Process Is Leaving Money on the Table
6/18/19 1:00 PM 6/18/19 2:30 PM ET Webinar   Strafford Preserving Evidence in Trucking Injury Cases: Motor Carrier Certificates, Engine Control Module Data and More
6/18/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   Exterro E-Discovery Case Law Update: 2019 Half Yearly Review
6/18/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   MER How to Manage Retention Rules and Policies Across Multiple Jurisdictions
6/18/19 2:00 PM 6/18/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   Special Counsel An Interactive Adventure in Managed Review
6/19/19     Conference Washington, DC AIIM Members Only: Leadership Council Summit – Washington DC
6/19/19 11:00 AM   ET Webinar   ILTA Blockchain and eDiscovery: Basics of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain
6/19/19 11:30 AM 6/19/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting Los Angeles, CA WiE Los Angeles Chapter Meeting – Future Law Office 2020
6/19/19 12:00 PM 6/19/19 1:00 PM ET Webinar   BDO Building Tomorrow’s Business: What does digital transformation mean for middle-market companies in 2019?
6/19/19 12:30 PM 6/21/19 12:10 PM CEST Conference Marbella, Spain ALM Strategic Technology Forum Europe 2019
6/19/19 1:00 PM 6/19/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS How to Keep Your Review from Going Off the Rails
6/19/19 1:00 PM 6/19/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   Ricoh A Blueprint for Modern Legal Departments
6/19/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   Exterro The Results are In…Top E-Discovery & Records Request Challenges for Government
6/20/19 7:00 AM 6/20/19 6:00 PM IST Conference Mumbai, India Events 4 Sure GDPR ConfEx & Law Tech Exhibition
6/20/19 7:45 AM 6/21/19 12:15 PM ET Conference Arlington, VA Duke Law Bolch Judicial Institute Evaluating 2015 Rule 26 Discovery-Proportionality Amendments and Bolch-Duke Guidelines and Best Practices
6/20/19 8:00 AM 6/20/19 5:00 PM PT Conference San Francisco, CA Bloomberg Law In-House Forum West
6/20/19 8:30 AM 6/20/19 12:00 PM HKT Conference Hong Kong The Sedona Conference The Sedona Conference Working Group 11 Meeting
6/20/19 9:00 AM   ET Conference New York, NY ABA Fourth National Institute on Cybersecurity and Data Protection: A Law Firm’s Responsibility in Managing Data Risk
6/20/19 10:00 AM 6/20/19 1:00 PM CEST Meeting Amsterdam ZyLAB Hands-on AI Demo voor Wob
6/20/19 12:00 PM 6/20/19 1:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC The Lifecycle of a Data Breach – A Lawyer’s Perspective
6/20/19 1:00 PM 6/20/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS 5 Steps to Improve your eDiscovery Outcomes
6/20/19 2:00 PM 6/20/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC How to Operationalize Compliance for California Consumer Privacy Act
6/20/19 2:00 PM 6/20/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   HIMSS A Cybersecurity Year in Review
6/20/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Applying Governance to Business Processes
6/20/19 2:30 PM 6/20/19 5:30 PM CEST Meeting Amsterdam ZyLAB How AI and Data Science changed the handling of regulatory requests
6/20/19 3:30 PM 6/20/19 5:00 PM CEST Conference Brussels, Belgium ACEDS How AI and Data Science changed the handling of regulatory requests
6/20/19 3:30 PM 6/20/19 6:00 PM CEST Meeting Brussels, Belgium ZyLAB How Artificial Intelligence and Data Science completely changed the handling of regulatory requests
6/20/19 6:00 PM 6/20/19 8:30 PM ET Meeting New York, NY ACC California Consumer Privacy Act 101
6/24/19 8:45 AM 6/28/19 1:00 PM CEST Conference Trier, Germany ERA Summer Course on European Criminal Justice
6/24/19 9:00 AM 6/26/19 3:50 PM CEST Conference Kraków, Poland Developers World Devoxx Poland
6/24/19 11:00 AM 6/28/19 1:00 PM CEST Conference Trier, Germany ERA Summer Course on
Cross-Border Civil Litigation
6/24/19 1:00 PM 6/24/19 2:30 PM ET Webinar   Strafford Obtaining and Admitting Cell Phone Evidence at Trial: Call Logs, Text Messages, and Location Data
6/25/19 9:30 AM 6/25/19 5:30 PM ET Conference Brooklyn, NY Legal Geek Legal Geek North America
6/25/19 11:30 AM 6/25/19 1:30 PM PT Meeting East Palo Alto, CA ACC Developing a Practical CCPA Compliance Plan, Presented by Greenberg Traurig LLP
6/25/19 1:00 PM 6/25/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC Privacy by Deletion: Five Steps to Reducing Corporate Data Risk
6/25/19 1:00 PM 6/25/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS Data Breach Response — Data Mining, Analysis, and Review
6/25/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   Exterro Exterro Live Demo Webcast
6/26/19     Meeting Houston, TX ARMA ARMA Houston Monthly Chapter Meeting
6/26/19     Conference London, UK AIIM Members Only: Leadership Council Summit – London
6/26/19 5:30 AM 6/26/19 7:30 PM CT Meeting Kansas City, MO ACEDS ACEDS Kansas City Chapter Launch
6/26/19 1:00 PM 6/26/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   Ricoh Secure and Expedite Signatures
6/26/19 1:00 PM 6/26/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS Experience XDD Esquify Managed Review Technology Via Webinar Demo
6/26/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   CloudNine Conquering the Biggest eDiscovery Challenges Facing Plaintiff’s Attorneys
6/26/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   XDD Experience XDD Esquify Managed Review Technology Via Webinar Demo
6/27/19 7:00 AM 6/27/19 5:00 PM ET Meeting New York, NY EDI The 4th Annual EDI New York Meeting
6/27/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Enterprise Architecture vs. Data Architecture
6/27/19 11:00 AM   ET Webinar   Cellebrite 2019 Industry Trends Survey: Law Enforcement Webinar
6/27/19 2:30 PM 6/27/19 5:30 PM CEST Meeting Amsterdam ACEDS How AI and Data Science changed the handling of regulatory requests
6/28/19 1:00 PM 6/28/19 2:30 PM ET Webinar   Lorman Advanced Project Management for Paralegals
7/2/19 12:30 PM   BST Webinar   LexisNexis Webinars Cybercrime in 2019
7/3/19 10:00 AM 7/3/19 1:00 PM CEST Meeting Zaventem, Belgium ZyLAB Hands-on AI Demo for legal professionals
7/4/19 6:00 PM 7/4/19 10:00 PM BST Meeting London, UK WiE London Chapter Event – Summer Soirée / BBQ / Charity Event
7/7/19 9:00 AM 7/11/19 8:00 PM ET Conference Toronto, Canada Opentext OpenText Enterprise World
7/9/19 12:00 PM 7/9/19 1:00 PM CT Meeting   Fort Worth Paralegal Association Litigation Specilaty Section CLE
7/9/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Data Modeling is Fundamental
7/9/19 4:00 PM 7/9/19 6:30 PM PT Meeting   ACC Data Privacy & Security Series: Part 4 of 4 – We are Compliant! What legal obligations have we learned?
7/10/19 12:00 PM 7/12/19 11:15 AM CT Conference Chicago, IL Information Management MDM & Data Governance Summit
7/11/19 8:00 AM 7/12/19 2:15 PM ET Conference New York, NY ALM CyberSecure 2019
7/11/19 8:00 AM 7/12/2:15 p ET Conference New York, NY Law.com CyberSecure 2019
7/11/19 11:30 AM 7/11/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting San Diego, CA ACC The Clock Has Already Started: California Consumer Privacy Act
7/11/19 1:00 PM 7/11/19 2:30 PM ET Webinar   Strafford Impact of EU GDPR and New California Privacy Law on M&A: New Due Diligence Challenges for Buyers and Sellers
7/11/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Trends in Streaming Analytics and Message-oriented Middleware
7/12/19 12:00 PM 7/12/19 1:30 PM ET Webinar   High Performance Counsel HPC #ThinkTank: State of the Legal Industry
--> Scroll to see full table data

SEE PAST WEEKLY TREND REPORTS

Written by:

Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS)
Contact
more
less

Association of Certified E-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) on:

Readers' Choice 2017
Reporters on Deadline

Related Case Law

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:
*By using the service, you signify your acceptance of JD Supra's Privacy Policy.
Custom Email Digest
- hide

JD Supra Privacy Policy

Updated: May 25, 2018:

JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of professionals, journalists and associations.

This Privacy Policy describes how JD Supra, LLC ("JD Supra" or "we," "us," or "our") collects, uses and shares personal data collected from visitors to our website (located at www.jdsupra.com) (our "Website") who view only publicly-available content as well as subscribers to our services (such as our email digests or author tools)(our "Services"). By using our Website and registering for one of our Services, you are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Please note that if you subscribe to one of our Services, you can make choices about how we collect, use and share your information through our Privacy Center under the "My Account" dashboard (available if you are logged into your JD Supra account).

Collection of Information

Registration Information. When you register with JD Supra for our Website and Services, either as an author or as a subscriber, you will be asked to provide identifying information to create your JD Supra account ("Registration Data"), such as your:

  • Email
  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Company Name
  • Company Industry
  • Title
  • Country

Other Information: We also collect other information you may voluntarily provide. This may include content you provide for publication. We may also receive your communications with others through our Website and Services (such as contacting an author through our Website) or communications directly with us (such as through email, feedback or other forms or social media). If you are a subscribed user, we will also collect your user preferences, such as the types of articles you would like to read.

Information from third parties (such as, from your employer or LinkedIn): We may also receive information about you from third party sources. For example, your employer may provide your information to us, such as in connection with an article submitted by your employer for publication. If you choose to use LinkedIn to subscribe to our Website and Services, we also collect information related to your LinkedIn account and profile.

Your interactions with our Website and Services: As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically. This information includes IP addresses, browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data. We use this information to analyze trends, to administer the Website and our Services, to improve the content and performance of our Website and Services, and to track users' movements around the site. We may also link this automatically-collected data to personal information, for example, to inform authors about who has read their articles. Some of this data is collected through information sent by your web browser. We also use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect this information. To learn more about cookies and other tracking technologies that JD Supra may use on our Website and Services please see our "Cookies Guide" page.

How do we use this information?

We use the information and data we collect principally in order to provide our Website and Services. More specifically, we may use your personal information to:

  • Operate our Website and Services and publish content;
  • Distribute content to you in accordance with your preferences as well as to provide other notifications to you (for example, updates about our policies and terms);
  • Measure readership and usage of the Website and Services;
  • Communicate with you regarding your questions and requests;
  • Authenticate users and to provide for the safety and security of our Website and Services;
  • Conduct research and similar activities to improve our Website and Services; and
  • Comply with our legal and regulatory responsibilities and to enforce our rights.

How is your information shared?

  • Content and other public information (such as an author profile) is shared on our Website and Services, including via email digests and social media feeds, and is accessible to the general public.
  • If you choose to use our Website and Services to communicate directly with a company or individual, such communication may be shared accordingly.
  • Readership information is provided to publishing law firms and authors of content to give them insight into their readership and to help them to improve their content.
  • Our Website may offer you the opportunity to share information through our Website, such as through Facebook's "Like" or Twitter's "Tweet" button. We offer this functionality to help generate interest in our Website and content and to permit you to recommend content to your contacts. You should be aware that sharing through such functionality may result in information being collected by the applicable social media network and possibly being made publicly available (for example, through a search engine). Any such information collection would be subject to such third party social media network's privacy policy.
  • Your information may also be shared to parties who support our business, such as professional advisors as well as web-hosting providers, analytics providers and other information technology providers.
  • Any court, governmental authority, law enforcement agency or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation, or otherwise to protect our rights, the rights of any third party or individuals' personal safety, or to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or safety issues.
  • To our affiliated entities and in connection with the sale, assignment or other transfer of our company or our business.

How We Protect Your Information

JD Supra takes reasonable and appropriate precautions to insure that user information is protected from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. We restrict access to user information to those individuals who reasonably need access to perform their job functions, such as our third party email service, customer service personnel and technical staff. You should keep in mind that no Internet transmission is ever 100% secure or error-free. Where you use log-in credentials (usernames, passwords) on our Website, please remember that it is your responsibility to safeguard them. If you believe that your log-in credentials have been compromised, please contact us at privacy@jdsupra.com.

Children's Information

Our Website and Services are not directed at children under the age of 16 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 16 through our Website and/or Services. If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 16 has provided personal information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavor to delete that information from our databases.

Links to Other Websites

Our Website and Services may contain links to other websites. The operators of such other websites may collect information about you, including through cookies or other technologies. If you are using our Website or Services and click a link to another site, you will leave our Website and this Policy will not apply to your use of and activity on those other sites. We encourage you to read the legal notices posted on those sites, including their privacy policies. We are not responsible for the data collection and use practices of such other sites. This Policy applies solely to the information collected in connection with your use of our Website and Services and does not apply to any practices conducted offline or in connection with any other websites.

Information for EU and Swiss Residents

JD Supra's principal place of business is in the United States. By subscribing to our website, you expressly consent to your information being processed in the United States.

  • Our Legal Basis for Processing: Generally, we rely on our legitimate interests in order to process your personal information. For example, we rely on this legal ground if we use your personal information to manage your Registration Data and administer our relationship with you; to deliver our Website and Services; understand and improve our Website and Services; report reader analytics to our authors; to personalize your experience on our Website and Services; and where necessary to protect or defend our or another's rights or property, or to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security, safety or privacy issues. Please see Article 6(1)(f) of the E.U. General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") In addition, there may be other situations where other grounds for processing may exist, such as where processing is a result of legal requirements (GDPR Article 6(1)(c)) or for reasons of public interest (GDPR Article 6(1)(e)). Please see the "Your Rights" section of this Privacy Policy immediately below for more information about how you may request that we limit or refrain from processing your personal information.
  • Your Rights
    • Right of Access/Portability: You can ask to review details about the information we hold about you and how that information has been used and disclosed. Note that we may request to verify your identification before fulfilling your request. You can also request that your personal information is provided to you in a commonly used electronic format so that you can share it with other organizations.
    • Right to Correct Information: You may ask that we make corrections to any information we hold, if you believe such correction to be necessary.
    • Right to Restrict Our Processing or Erasure of Information: You also have the right in certain circumstances to ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or to erase your personal information. Where you have consented to our use of your personal information, you can withdraw your consent at any time.

You can make a request to exercise any of these rights by emailing us at privacy@jdsupra.com or by writing to us at:

Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
10 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 300
Sausalito, California 94965

You can also manage your profile and subscriptions through our Privacy Center under the "My Account" dashboard.

We will make all practical efforts to respect your wishes. There may be times, however, where we are not able to fulfill your request, for example, if applicable law prohibits our compliance. Please note that JD Supra does not use "automatic decision making" or "profiling" as those terms are defined in the GDPR.

  • Timeframe for retaining your personal information: We will retain your personal information in a form that identifies you only for as long as it serves the purpose(s) for which it was initially collected as stated in this Privacy Policy, or subsequently authorized. We may continue processing your personal information for longer periods, but only for the time and to the extent such processing reasonably serves the purposes of archiving in the public interest, journalism, literature and art, scientific or historical research and statistical analysis, and subject to the protection of this Privacy Policy. For example, if you are an author, your personal information may continue to be published in connection with your article indefinitely. When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
  • Onward Transfer to Third Parties: As noted in the "How We Share Your Data" Section above, JD Supra may share your information with third parties. When JD Supra discloses your personal information to third parties, we have ensured that such third parties have either certified under the EU-U.S. or Swiss Privacy Shield Framework and will process all personal data received from EU member states/Switzerland in reliance on the applicable Privacy Shield Framework or that they have been subjected to strict contractual provisions in their contract with us to guarantee an adequate level of data protection for your data.

California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, our customers who are California residents have the right to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

You can make a request for this information by emailing us at privacy@jdsupra.com or by writing to us at:

Privacy Officer
JD Supra, LLC
10 Liberty Ship Way, Suite 300
Sausalito, California 94965

Some browsers have incorporated a Do Not Track (DNT) feature. These features, when turned on, send a signal that you prefer that the website you are visiting not collect and use data regarding your online searching and browsing activities. As there is not yet a common understanding on how to interpret the DNT signal, we currently do not respond to DNT signals on our site.

Access/Correct/Update/Delete Personal Information

For non-EU/Swiss residents, if you would like to know what personal information we have about you, you can send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com. We will be in contact with you (by mail or otherwise) to verify your identity and provide you the information you request. We will respond within 30 days to your request for access to your personal information. In some cases, we may not be able to remove your personal information, in which case we will let you know if we are unable to do so and why. If you would like to correct or update your personal information, you can manage your profile and subscriptions through our Privacy Center under the "My Account" dashboard. If you would like to delete your account or remove your information from our Website and Services, send an e-mail to privacy@jdsupra.com.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. Please refer to the date at the top of this page to determine when this Policy was last revised. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will become effective upon posting of the revised policy on the Website. By continuing to use our Website and Services following such changes, you will be deemed to have agreed to such changes.

Contacting JD Supra

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, your dealings with our Website or Services, or if you would like to change any of the information you have provided to us, please contact us at: privacy@jdsupra.com.

JD Supra Cookie Guide

As with many websites, JD Supra's website (located at www.jdsupra.com) (our "Website") and our services (such as our email article digests)(our "Services") use a standard technology called a "cookie" and other similar technologies (such as, pixels and web beacons), which are small data files that are transferred to your computer when you use our Website and Services. These technologies automatically identify your browser whenever you interact with our Website and Services.

How We Use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and other tracking technologies to:

  1. Improve the user experience on our Website and Services;
  2. Store the authorization token that users receive when they login to the private areas of our Website. This token is specific to a user's login session and requires a valid username and password to obtain. It is required to access the user's profile information, subscriptions, and analytics;
  3. Track anonymous site usage; and
  4. Permit connectivity with social media networks to permit content sharing.

There are different types of cookies and other technologies used our Website, notably:

  • "Session cookies" - These cookies only last as long as your online session, and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser (like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Safari).
  • "Persistent cookies" - These cookies stay on your computer or device after your browser has been closed and last for a time specified in the cookie. We use persistent cookies when we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example, we use them to remember your preferences for the next time you visit.
  • "Web Beacons/Pixels" - Some of our web pages and emails may also contain small electronic images known as web beacons, clear GIFs or single-pixel GIFs. These images are placed on a web page or email and typically work in conjunction with cookies to collect data. We use these images to identify our users and user behavior, such as counting the number of users who have visited a web page or acted upon one of our email digests.

JD Supra Cookies. We place our own cookies on your computer to track certain information about you while you are using our Website and Services. For example, we place a session cookie on your computer each time you visit our Website. We use these cookies to allow you to log-in to your subscriber account. In addition, through these cookies we are able to collect information about how you use the Website, including what browser you may be using, your IP address, and the URL address you came from upon visiting our Website and the URL you next visit (even if those URLs are not on our Website). We also utilize email web beacons to monitor whether our emails are being delivered and read. We also use these tools to help deliver reader analytics to our authors to give them insight into their readership and help them to improve their content, so that it is most useful for our users.

Analytics/Performance Cookies. JD Supra also uses the following analytic tools to help us analyze the performance of our Website and Services as well as how visitors use our Website and Services:

  • HubSpot - For more information about HubSpot cookies, please visit legal.hubspot.com/privacy-policy.
  • New Relic - For more information on New Relic cookies, please visit www.newrelic.com/privacy.
  • Google Analytics - For more information on Google Analytics cookies, visit www.google.com/policies. To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This will allow you to download and install a Google Analytics cookie-free web browser.

Facebook, Twitter and other Social Network Cookies. Our content pages allow you to share content appearing on our Website and Services to your social media accounts through the "Like," "Tweet," or similar buttons displayed on such pages. To accomplish this Service, we embed code that such third party social networks provide and that we do not control. These buttons know that you are logged in to your social network account and therefore such social networks could also know that you are viewing the JD Supra Website.

Controlling and Deleting Cookies

If you would like to change how a browser uses cookies, including blocking or deleting cookies from the JD Supra Website and Services you can do so by changing the settings in your web browser. To control cookies, most browsers allow you to either accept or reject all cookies, only accept certain types of cookies, or prompt you every time a site wishes to save a cookie. It's also easy to delete cookies that are already saved on your device by a browser.

The processes for controlling and deleting cookies vary depending on which browser you use. To find out how to do so with a particular browser, you can use your browser's "Help" function or alternatively, you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org which explains, step-by-step, how to control and delete cookies in most browsers.

Updates to This Policy

We may update this cookie policy and our Privacy Policy from time-to-time, particularly as technology changes. You can always check this page for the latest version. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

Contacting JD Supra

If you have any questions about how we use cookies and other tracking technologies, please contact us at: privacy@jdsupra.com.

- hide

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, track anonymous site usage, store authorization tokens and permit sharing on social media networks. By continuing to browse this website you accept the use of cookies. Click here to read more about how we use cookies.