Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how and why Williams & Connolly LLP processes your personal data when you visit our website and use its features.
What personal data do we collect about you?
You do not need to disclose any personal data in order to view this website. However, if you request further information from any section of this site, including applying for an available position at Williams & Connolly through our website, we may collect your contact details, such as name, resume, organization, email, and country, to be able to process your request.
When visiting our website, we also collect personal data by means of cookies. For more information about the cookies we use, please refer to our Cookie Policy here.
How do we use cookies? 
We use cookies to remember your online preferences and settings; to remember/collect information that you may enter online (on the Williams & Connolly website); to generate aggregate statistics about how visitors use our website; for error management and troubleshooting; to help you share content with others online; and to improve your experience on the Williams & Connolly website.
How do we use other personal data?
Your personal data may be processed for the purpose of:
  • Providing services to our clients
  • Meeting our legal and regulatory obligations
  • Receiving services from our service providers and administering our relationship with them
  • Evaluating your application for an available position.
  • Answering your request for information.
  • Communication with former employees and partners about firm news and events.
With whom do we share your personal data?
Williams & Connolly LLP is a law firm located in Washington, D.C. Any information that you provide voluntarily for the purposes described above may be used to process your request in Williams & Connolly’s office in Washington, D.C. We will not sell your personal data. Your personal data may be shared with authorized third party service providers relied upon by Williams & Connolly.
How long do we keep your personal data?
We keep your personal data as long as necessary to achieve the purpose for which the personal data was collected taking into account any statutory retention or limitation periods.
What are your rights? 
You have a right to a copy of the personal information that we may hold about you, and you have a right to have that information amended if it is inaccurate. Under the conditions provided for by applicable legislation, you may ask us to delete your personal data, restrict the processing of your personal data, and transmit your personal data to you so that you can transfer the data to another organization.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent data protection authority.
California Consumers 
On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) will go into effect. The CCPA extends to you certain rights involving the privacy of your personal information. If our collection, use or disclosure of your personal information is subject to CCPA, you have a number of additional rights in relation to your personal information that are described below.
Please note that some of these rights may be subject to exceptions under California law and Federal data protection law (such as exceptions to protect information that is subject to legal professional privilege). 
What are your CCPA access rights? 
  • You can ask us to confirm what personal information we hold about you including:
    • The categories of personal information we collected about you;
    • The categories of sources from which the personal information is collected;
    • The business or commercial purpose for collecting or selling (if applicable) your personal information;
    • The categories of third parties with whom we share (if applicable) your personal information;
    • The specific pieces of personal information we collect about you.
  • You can ask us for a copy of this information in a readily useable format.
  • You can ask us to delete the personal information collected from you where there is no legal basis for us to continue to hold that information.
  • In circumstances where we use your personal information on the basis of your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
  • You have the right to non-discrimination when exercising these Consumer privacy rights.
What categories of personal information have been collected and/or disclosed for business purposes in the past 12 months?
The following categories of California Consumer Personal Information have been collected and/or disclosed for business purposes by Williams & Connolly in the past 12 months:
  • Identifiers (such as contact information, government IDs, cookies, etc.);
  • Information that is subject to measures designed to protect it from security breaches (such as your name and financial account, driver’s license, social security number, user name and password, health/medical information); 
  • Protected classification information (like race, gender, ethnicity, etc.);
  • Commercial information; 
  • Internet/electronic activity; 
  • Geolocation; 
  • Audio/video data;
  • Professional or employment related information;
  • Education information; 
  • Biometrics; and 
  • Inferences from the foregoing.
For questions about our privacy and data security practices, contact us at or 866.977.0001.
Last Updated: December 2, 2020
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