In general, you do not have to provide personal information in order to use this site. However, if you wish to subscribe to certain services such as newsletters or practice alerts you will be required to provide personal information, such as your name, address, e-mail address and other contact information. We will use such personal information to send you the newsletters or publications that you request. If you no longer wish to receive mailings from Cowles & Thompson, please refer to “Changing or Deleting Your Subscription Information,” below.

Additionally, when you use this website, our web server automatically logs certain information including the name of your Internet service provider, the IP address of the computer you are using, the type of browser software and operating system that you use, the date and time you access our website, the website address (if any) from which you linked directly to our website, the website address (if any) to which you travel from our website, and other similar Internet traffic-related information. We may aggregate this information relating to your and other visitors’ patterns of traffic. We use this information to help us improve our website and the services we provide through it. We do not use this information to create or maintain a personal profile of you or collect personal information about you.

Generally, we do not disclose information we collect from you and your use of our website to third parties. We reserve the right, however, to provide such information to our employees, contractors, agents, and designees to the extent necessary to enable them to perform certain website-related services on our behalf. We also reserve the right to disclose such information to any third party if we believe we are required to do so for any or all of the following reasons: (i) by law; (ii) to comply with legal processes or government requirements; (iii) to prevent, investigate, detect or prosecute criminal offenses or attacks on the technical integrity of our website or our network; and/or (iv) to protect the rights, property, or safety of Cowles & Thompson, the users of the website, or the public.