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This privacy notice and cookie policy explains how Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP ("Musick Peeler," "we," "our," "us") processes the personal data of visitors to and users of ("Users," "you," "your") our website hosted at (the "Site"), including how we use cookies on the Site. Please note that this privacy notice has general application to Users from anywhere in the world, although the section on “Users’ rights in relation to personal data” shall not apply to Users located outside of the EU.

Musick Peeler, a limited liability partnership, registered in California, USA, is the “data controller” of your personal data and is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (the "GDPR") with effect from 25 May 2018. Musick Peeler is a “data controller” subject to the GDPR only insofar as we are offering goods or services to individuals in the EU or where our Site may be used to monitor individuals' behavior as far as it takes place in the EU. Nevertheless, this privacy notice is a general description of how we process Users’ personal data, regardless of where those Users are from. We may amend this page from time to time. You should check this page periodically for any changes.


When you use the Site, we collect your personal data in the following ways:


We may collect the following types of personal data about Users of the Site:

We may also collect “sensitive personal data,” for example, information concerning health and medical conditions but only if such information is relevant to a User’s legal matter and where Users provide this information to us voluntarily.  The legal grounds and purposes for processing Users’ information and how we use it include:

(i) We may process your personal data because it is necessary for our or a third party's legitimate interests. Our "legitimate interests" include our interests in operating our firm and the Site in a client-focused, efficient and sustainable manner. Moreover, processing may be necessary for the evaluation of a potential contract to which the data subject may be a party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract. For example, this processing may take place in order to evaluate whether we are able to provide the legal services for which Users seek to contract with us.

In this respect, we may use your personal data for the following:

(ii) We may also process your personal data for our compliance with our legal obligations.  In this respect, we may use your personal data in order to assist with investigations (including criminal investigations) carried out by the police and other competent authorities, where those authorities are acting in compliance with EU law or the law of an EU Member State.

(iii) We may also process your personal data for additional reasons where:


For the purposes referred to in this privacy notice and relying on the bases for processing as set out above, we may share your personal data with certain third parties, including:


This section is for Users located in the European Economic Area.

In the course of interacting with you via the Site, you may transfer your personal data outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA"), principally to Musick Peeler’s offices and servers in the United States, as well as any third party consultants we may engage to assist with the operation of our law firm; this means that your personal data will not have the automatic protection of European data protection laws (including the GDPR) which apply in the EEA.  In these circumstances, in order to ensure that your personal data continues to have adequate protection when it is transferred out of the EEA, your personal data will only be transferred on one of the following bases:

You can obtain more details of the protection given to your personal data when it is transferred outside the EEA by contacting us using the details set out below.


We will retain your personal data for as long as we are interacting with you via the Site, and for as long as permitted or required for legal and regulatory purposes after the last such interaction between you and us.  Subject to any other notices that we may provide to you, we will typically retain your personal data for a period of up to two years after our last interaction with you. However, some information may be retained for longer than this, for example, where we need to retain it for the purposes of litigation.


This section is for Users located in the European Economic Area.

Under the GDPR, with effect from 25 May 2018, you have the following rights in relation to our processing of your personal data.  Please note that these rights are not absolute and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.

If you have given your consent and you wish to withdraw it, please contact us at Please note that where our processing of your personal data relies on your consent and where you then withdraw that consent, we may not be able to provide all or some aspects of our services to you and/or it may affect the provision of those services. Further, we may continue to process certain personal data for other purposes if that data or purpose is justified by other lawful bases; for example, if we are obligated to retain the data because of legal requirements or to continue providing legal services to you in connection with matters you have assigned to us. If you are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you should contact us as soon as possible so that we may attempt to address your concerns. If you feel we are unable to address your concerns, you may make a complaint to a data protection supervisory authority in the EU, including the data protection regulator in the EU country where you or your organization is located.


If you have any queries about this privacy notice or how we process your personal data, or if you wish to exercise any of your rights under applicable law, you may contact us:


The Site uses cookies. A "cookie" is a small text file which is sent by our Site’s server and stored on your computer or other device when you access the Site. These cookies are used for the purpose of improving your experience of the Site by remembering your preferences, the places you have visited, and other information that you have provided to us.  When you use the Site, you will be asked to confirm whether you agree to the Site using cookies and, if you accept, we will store cookies on your device. You can, if you wish, change the cookies settings on your device to refuse cookies.  However, if you do this, or if you reject our request to use cookies when you visit our Site, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Site and/or you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of the Site.  We use the following cookies for the following purposes:

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