Weekly Trends Report – 6/5/2019 Insights

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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

6/12/2019 California Consumer Privacy Act: 6 Month Countdown for Retailers – Please join Karen Schuler, Principal & National Governance & Compliance Practice Leader, BDO USA; Rick Wilson, VP of Strategy & Solutions, Sherpa Software; Rebecca Shore-Suslowitz, Director, Global Privacy, Under Armour; and Shannon Yavorsky,  Partner, Venable LLP on 6/12 at noon Eastern for a webinar looking at the impact of the CCPA on retail and consumer products companies.

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

Report on EDRM’s Spring 2019 workshop/forum – Duke/EDRM held its spring workshop/forum at Duke University Law School last month, examining issues and challenges involving e-discovery and technology, including GDPR compliance, TAR guidelines, and proportionality. Posted is a recap with a link to the eight current EDRM projects and one new one.

New e-discovery rankings – This year the Legal 500 has added an e-discovery category to its US guide, listing 17 law firms in three tiers and seven individual lawyers.  The firms and individuals are:

Law Firm, Tier 1 Law Firm, Tier 2 Law Firm, Tier 3 Lawyers
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton Dechert LLP Ballard Spahr LLP Julie Anne Halter

(K&L Gates)

Eversheds Sutherland K&L Gates Mayer Brown Shannon Capone Kirk

(Ropes & Gray LLP)

Milberg Tadler Phillips Grossman LLP King & Spalding LLP O’Melveny & Myers LLP Patrick Oot

(Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP)

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP Kirkland & Ellis LLP Reed Smith LLP Robert Owen

(Eversheds Sutherland)

Ropes & Gray LLP Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP Seyfarth Shaw LLP John Rosenthal (Winston & Strawn LLP)
Winston & Strawn LLP Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Ronni Solomon

(King & Spalding LLP)

Ariana Tadler

(Milberg Tadler Phillips Grossman LLP)

CYBERSECURITY & DATA PRIVACY

Subject access request compliance costs rise – There has been a sharp rise (71%) in the number of data subject access requests (DSARs) made be employees since the introduction of the GDPR, report Matthew Lewis, David Regan, Ann LaFrance, and Francesca Fellowes of Squire Patton Boggs. They further note that of those how have seen an increase in DSARs, 67% have experienced increased response costs, 27% have added people to handle the responses, and 20% have adopted new software or technology.

CCPA all day, every day –

NY consumer privacy bill introduced – On May 9, S. 5642, the “New York privacy act”, was introduced in the New York State Senate. According to King & Spalding, the bill “would impose sweeping new requirements upon companies that collect and process consumer data, including a fiduciary-like duty to protect such data.”

State consumer privacy bills losing momentum – Rachel Marmor of Davis Wright Tremaine writes that copy-cat CCPA bills in North Dakota (HB 1485), Hawaii (HCR225), Texas (86(R) HB 4390), and Connecticut (S.B. No. 1108) have been substituted or amended to be study bills.

Possible Massachusetts biometric privacy law – Maryam Casbarro of Davis Wright Tremaine notes that Massachusetts Bill S.120 contains a biometric provision, one designed to avoid the “standing” pitfalls faced by plaintiffs in other states. The states have biometric privacy laws in place: Illinois, Texas, and Washington.  At least nine other states have tried to implement their own privacy laws addressing biometric data: Alaska, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, and North Carolina.

Jury awards up to $68M in privacy-related damages – Joseph Lazzarotti, Jason Gavejian, and Maya Atrakchi of Jackson Lewis report that a Pennsylvania jury awarded $1,000 to each of 68,000 class members who claimed in a matter brought in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that several municipal entities violated Pennsylvania’s Criminal History Records Information Act by making criminal records public.

LEGAL TECHNOLOGY & DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Duty of technology competence, part 1 – Bob Ambrogi reports that the District of Columbia Bar Rules of Professional Conduct Review Committee has recommended changes to the DC Rules of Professional Conduct that would underscore that lawyers’ duty to provide competent representation extends to the use of technology and their duty to protect client information confidentiality includes the responsibility to protect against unauthorized access.

Duty of technology competence, part 2 – In Louisiana Misses The Mark On Technical Competence? Not So Fast My Friend!, Tom O’Connor responds to Bob Ambrogi’s post criticizing Louisiana’s ethics opinion on lawyers’ use of technology.

Technology for law (and computer science) students – Norton Rose Fulbright, Bryter, and York Law School are working together to develop a law and technology module for third year law and computer science honors students, reports Artificial Lawyer.

E-DISCOVERY CASE LAW

Recent e-discovery decisions

5/21/2019 – U.S. Magistrate Judge Frank McCarthy denied without prejudice plaintiff’s FRCP 37 motion for sanctions for willful destruction of evidence. Defendant terminated plaintiff’s employment on 7/5/2018. Plaintiff sued on 10/23.  On 10/29 defendant instructed plaintiff to preserve ESI. Defendant, however, did not preserve the company computer used by plaintiff but instead gave it to a charitable organization on 11/3. The Court found that defendant should have preserved the computer and that the defendant was solely and entirely at fault for not taking reasonable steps to do so. The Court also found, however, that plaintiff had not been prejudiced by this failure (“In this case there has been no showing that any information necessary to the prosecution of Plaintiffs’ claims or necessary to counter the defenses asserted is unavailable to them.”) and denied the motion without prejudice to reassertion. Mafille v. Kaiser-Francis Oil Co., No. 18-CV-586-TCK-FHM (N.D. Okla. May 21, 2019).

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Date Focus Organization Title
5/29/2019 ED

LT/DT

Amazon Web Services AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Textract
5/30/2019 ED Compiled ReadySuite 6.3 Released, Now With Load File Pivot™
6/3/2019 ED Knovos Knovos Launches Next Generation of eDiscovery with eZReview® Update

ADDITIONAL ARTICLES

Date Focus Publisher Title
5/24/2019 C/DP MarTech Series GDPR Roundtable Part I: Ensure Data Privacy with Big Data, Blockchain and Collaboration

Sudipto Ghosh

5/25/2019 C/DP MarTech Series GDPR Roundtable Part II: Fortify Your GDPR Strategy with Better Compliance and Optimization

Sudipto Ghosh

5/30/2019 ED Ball in your court Have We Lost the War on E-Discovery?

Craig Ball

5/30/2019 ED eDiscovery Daily Blog Does Louisiana’s Tech Ethics Opinion Miss the Mark? Depends on Who You Ask: eDiscovery Trends

Doug Austin

5/30/2019 LT/DT Relativity 3 Ways the CLOC Community is Changing the Face of Legal

Samantha Kandah

5/30/2019 ED Logikcull What Drives Discovery Pricing? Andy Wilson and Kyle Povar Discuss Aligning Pricing With Market and Mission

Casey Sullivan

5/30/2019 ED

LT/DT

The Legal Intelligencer Bringing E-Discovery In-House: Can We ‘Geekify’ Law Firms?

Leonard Deutchman

5/31/2019 ED eDiscovery Daily Blog If You’re “Certifiable”, You Must Be “Committed”: eDiscovery Trends

Doug Austin

5/31/2019 ED Exterro Examining E-Discovery Statistics: Where in the EDRM Can You Save the Most Money?

Tim Rollins

6/3.2019 ED Jones Day Current Trends: Discovery of Electronically Stored

Information on Mobile Devices and Social Media

Jennifer Del Medico, Tiffany Lipscomb-Jackson, and Jennifer Jiang

6/3/2019 ED eDiscovery Daily Blog With No Showing of Prejudice, Court Denies Spoliation Sanctions Against Defendant: eDiscovery Case Law

Doug Austin

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

6/6/2018-7/5/2019 EVENTS

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6/6/19 8:30 AM 6/7/19 7:30 PM ET Conference New York, NY Smarsh SmarshCONNECT Annual Conference 2019
6/6/19 12:00 PM 6/6/19 1:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC Are You Ready for California Privacy? – An Overview of the ACC Privacy Maturity Model
6/6/19 12:30 PM 6/6/19 1:30 PM ET Webinar   Kilpatrick Townsend Updates to the Brazilian Data Privacy Law and How it Can Affect Your Business
6/6/19 1:00 PM 6/6/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   ACEDS Your E-Discovery Processes: How Do You Measure Up?
6/6/19 1:00 PM 6/6/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   MER How to Manage Retention Rules and Policies Across Multiple Jurisdictions
6/7/19     Meeting Tukwila, WA ARMA ARMA Tri-Chapter Seminar
6/9/19 12:00 PM 6/9/19 1:30 PM ET Meeting New York, NY Women in eDiscovery New York City – Save the date
6/10/19 5:00 PM 6/10/19 7:00 PM CT Meeting Chicago, IL ACEDS ACEDS Chicago Chapter: CEDS Exam Study Group
6/10/19 6:00 PM 6/10/19 8:00 PM ET Meeting Troy, MI ACEDS ACEDS Detroit Chapter 4th Annual Wine and Cheese Social
6/11/19 8:00 AM 6/11/19 5:30 PM MT Conference Denver, CO The Masters Conference Managing Mountains Of Data More Than A Mile High?
6/11/19 8:00 AM 6/13/19 4:00 PM CT Conference New Orleans, LA Asure Software C3 User Conference
6/11/19 11:30 AM 6/11/19 12:15 PM ET Webinar   Concept Searching We’ve Always Done It This Way – Using Metadata to Achieve Business Results
6/11/19 12:00 PM 6/11/19 1:00 PM ET Webinar   ACC The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)
6/11/19 2:00 PM   ET Webinar   DATAVERSITY Data Governance Strategies
6/11/19 5:30 PM 6/11/19 7:00 PM CT Meeting New Orleans, LA ACEDS ACEDS Gulf Coast Chapter Event
6/12/19     Meeting Tacoma, WA ARMA ARMA Puget Sound Chapter Awards & Installation of Officers
6/12/19 8:30 AM 6/13/19 12:00 PM CT Conference Chicago, IL Today’s General Counsel The Exchange eDiscovery
6/12/19 11:30 AM 6/12/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting Seattle, WA WiE Seattle Chapter Meeting- Robot Lawyers or Hype?
6/12/19 11:30 AM 6/12/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting San Francisco, CA WiE San Francisco Chapter Meeting – eDiscovery Document Review
6/12/19 11:30 AM 6/12/19 1:00 PM PT Meeting San Diego, CA WiE San Diego Chapter Meeting – Searching Metadata and Beyond
6/12/19 11:45 AM 6/12/19 1:00 PM CT Meeting San Antonio,TX ACC Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Compliance: The Tipping Point
6/12/19 11:45 AM 6/12/19 4:30 PM CEST Conference Rüschlikon, Switzerland Digital Investigations Conference Digital Investigations Conference – Zurich
6/12/19 12:00 PM 6/12/19 1:00 PM ET Webinar   BDO California Consumer Privacy Act: 6 Month Countdown for Retailers
6/12/19 12:00 PM 6/12/19 1:30 PM CT Meeting San Antonio, TX ILTA Emerging Legal Technology Trends
6/12/19 1:00 PM 6/12/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   Ricoh Taking Contract Analysis to the Next Level
6/12/19 1:00 PM 6/12/19 2:00 PM ET Webinar   Today’s General Counsel How to Avoid a Sweeping Regulatory Investigation
6/12/19 1:00 PM   ET Webinar   Duke/EDRM The State of E-Discovery 2019
6/12/19 1:00 PM   ET `W   Opentext Using Predictive Filters to Find Data in OpenText Axcelerate for eDiscovery and investigations
6/12/19 2:00 PM 6/12/19 3:00 PM ET Webinar   CCBJ CHANGE MANAGEMENT: The Future of YOUR Legal Department Is Now
6/12/19 5:30 PM 6/12/19 8:00 PM PT Meeting Costa Mesa, CA WiE Orange County Chapter Event – Happy Hour
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 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 2:30 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
6/18/19     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
6/19/19     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 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 AM 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   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   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 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
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  • 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.

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