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Privacy Policy


This policy, together with our terms of use, sets out your obligations and ours with respect to your use of this site, the personal information we collect through the site and how we may use it. We may decide to change this policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on our site. We will post those changes here so that you will always know what personal information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose that information to anyone.

All information is collected, stored and processed by us in accordance with the laws of the country where it is collected, stored or processed.

What Is Personal Information?

"Personal information" is information about you that may allow others to identify you. Most business contact information or information from a public directory listing of your name, address or telephone number is not personal information. Anonymous information, including demographic information and statistics, is not considered personal information.

The Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It

You do not have to provide personal information to make general use of the site. Certain subscriptions require that you provide certain personal information (such as your name, e-mail address and other contact information). We also monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop and improve the design and layout.

Except as prohibited by local law, we may use your contact information to periodically send you news and information about Paul, Weiss. You may opt out of receiving future mailings; see the opt-out section below. We may use third parties to provide specific services to you, but those third parties will be allowed to use your information only to provide the services that you have requested.

Links to Third Party Sites

Our site contains links to sites owned and operated by other parties. We are not responsible for and have no control over the privacy practices or policies of those sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those sites prior to providing them with any personal information.

IP Address and Site Usage

We may track Internet Protocol "IP" addresses and site usage for system administration purposes. IP addresses are logged per user's session and help to determine how often areas on our site are visited and the path taken to those areas. We do not combine IP addresses with any of your personally identifiable information.

Security of Personal Information

We recognize the need to ensure that personal information gathered via this website remains secure. Our website has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personal information under our control. You acknowledge that although we exercise adequate care and security there remains a risk that information transmitted over the Internet and stored by computer may be intercepted or accessed by an unauthorized third party.

We will keep personal information only for as long as it remains necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or required by law.

Legal Disclosure

In some cases we may be required to disclose your personal information to comply with legal requirements.

Information Transfer

We may transfer information gathered via this website to other countries where we conduct business which may have different personal information protection laws to your country of residence. We have internal policies in place to provide an adequate level of protection in cases of transfers to other countries.

Opt Out

Except as prohibited by local law, we may send you news about new developments. You may choose to opt out of receiving such messages by sending an e-mail to from the e-mail address at which you are receiving the messages and with a request that your e-mail address be removed.

Access to Personal Information

You can ask to view your personal information by sending an e-mail to

Correcting or Updating Personal Information

If the personal information we have gathered from you changes, we will gladly correct, update or remove any personal data you have previously provided to us. Please send an e-mail to privacy@paulweiss.comwith your corrected information.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using the site, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy and to the collection and use of this information by us. We will always fully disclose our privacy policies, and we will promptly post any changes to our policy on this page.

If you have any queries regarding this policy or complaints about our use of your information please contact us at and we will endeavor to deal with your complaint or query as soon as possible.



Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi Jimusho act in compliance with Japan's Personal Information Protection Act (the "Act") and all other applicable laws and regulations regarding the handling of personal information and observes the following guidelines:

Collection of Personal Information

In the course of conducting our business, we acquire names, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, workplaces and other necessary personal information of clients and other individuals.

Purpose of Use of Personal Information

Except as otherwise permitted by the Act or other relevant laws and regulations, we will use personal information we acquire for only the following purposes:

  • Performance of legal services;
  • Sending notices regarding seminars and other events;
  • Sending newsletters, articles and other similar information;
  • Sending greeting cards such as New Year's cards;
  • Responding to inquiries; and
  • Purposes incidental to those listed above.

Provision of Personal Information to Third Parties

We will comply with the Act and all other relevant laws and regulations regarding the provision of personal information to third parties.

Safekeeping of Personal Information

We will handle all personal information in an appropriate manner and put in place appropriate measures to prevent the unintended disclosure or loss of, tampering with, or damage to, any personal information in our custody, through the implementation of administrative procedures and staff training.

Requests Regarding Personal Information

If an individual requests that we disclose, correct, supplement or delete personal information we hold regarding such individual, or that we suspend or cease the use of that information, or if we receive a request for information regarding the purposes for which we use such information, we will respond to that request in accordance with the Act. All requests should be submitted to the e-mail address specified in paragraph 6 below.

For Inquiries

All requests, questions, complaints and other inquiries with respect to our firm's handling of personal information should be referred to the following e-mail address:

Modifications to Policy

The firm may review and modify this policy, including without limitation in response to comments received or changes in applicable law from time to time. If we modify this policy, the modification will be included in the copy of these guidelines posted on the website of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP. 


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