Terms of Use

No Attorney-Client Relationship The materials on the Alston & Bird Web site are for informational purposes only and are not legal advice.  Use of this Web site does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Alston & Bird.  You should not act upon the information on this Web site without seeking advice from a lawyer licensed in your own state or country.  Please note that you should not send any confidential information pertaining to potential legal services to Alston & Bird or any of its attorneys until you have received written agreement from Alston & Bird to perform the legal services you requested.  Unless you have received such written confirmation, we will not consider any correspondence you send us as confidential. 

Web Site Privacy Statement This Privacy Statement demonstrates Alston & Bird’s commitment to protecting the privacy of visitors to our Web site and sets forth our Web site information collection and management practices.

Cookies and Log Files We also receive non-personally identifiable information through cookies and log files when you access the Alston & Bird Web site.  Certain technical information, such as your IP address, page views, operating system, Web browser software, and referring and destination Web site is automatically collected from your computer.  Cookies allow us to statistically monitor how many people are using our site, how often someone visits our site and the length of the stay.  This information allows us to monitor how many people are using our site and for what purposes.  We use the information gathered from cookies and log files solely to generate broad demographic and user statistics to improve the content of our Web site.  We do not link any information obtained from cookies or log files to personal information.

Information Disclosure Practices We do not share your information with any third parties without your consent except as follows: (i) where such disclosure is necessary to comply with the law or protect the safety of our users or others, or (ii) with service providers performing services on our behalf.  Any service providers employed by our firm will have access to your information solely to the extent necessary to enable them to perform the service on our behalf and will be contractually prohibited from using the information for any other purpose.

Security Our site employs industry standard security measures designed to protect against loss, misuse or alteration of information your provide us via our Web site.  Alston & Bird is not responsible for unauthorized access to information by hackers or others who have obtained such access through illegal means.

Linked Sites Alston & BIrd may include links to external sites on its Web site from time to time.  The inclusion of any link does not imply our endorsement of such external Web site or the products and services offered at such site.  If you link to a third-party site from our Web site, any information you reveal on that site is not subject to this privacy statement.  Therefore, you should consult privacy policies of each site you visit.