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Privacy Policy

Effective date April 7, 2014

This policy describes the privacy practices on this website.  This policy does not apply to information collected or used by Winston & Strawn, or information collected offline or in other forums.

This Site Collects Limited Information

This site currently only collects passive information. For example, the site may collect information about the browser you are using. Or it may store your IP address and domain. It might also track the pages you visit or what site you came from.  The site might also look at where you visit when you leave.  This information is collected using tracking tools described in this policy. 

This Site Collects Information Passively

This site –and the vendors who are hosting or supporting this site (including AddThis)- collect information from you passively.  This includes personal information about users over time and across different websites when you use this website or service. This site uses tracking tools like browser cookies, flash cookies, and web beacons. To learn more about what AddThis does with the information collected on this site, please go to the AddThis Privacy Policy. This site does not operate or control the activities of AddThis.

This Site Uses Information for Specific Purposes

This site uses information  to respond to your questions and requests.  This site may also use information to improve our website.  For example, we might use cookie to track new or past website visitors. We may also use tracking tools to see what areas of our site are the most interesting to our visitors.  This say may also use information for other legitimate and legal purposes.

This Site May Share Information

This site shares information if the operators or vendors think it is required to comply with the law. For example, to respond to a court order or subpoena. Or if a government agency or investigatory body requests.  This site also shares information with third parties who perform services. This site may also authorize them to collect information.
Some vendors may be located outside of the United States. This site will also share information for other reasons described to you.

You Can Control Some Passive Tracking

AddThis gives you choices about the information they collect and use. To learn about those choices, visit their website.

You can control cookies and tracking tools on this site. Your browser may give you the ability to control cookies or other tracking tools. How you do so depends on the type of tool. Certain browsers can be set to reject browser cookies. To control flash cookies, which may be used from time to time, you can go here. Why? Because flash cookies cannot be controlled through your browser settings. If you block cookies on your browser, certain features on our sites may not work. If you block or delete cookies, not all of the tracking activities described here will stop. Choices you make are both browser and device-specific. 

Do Not Track Policy. Some web browsers have a “Do Not Track” feature. This feature lets you tell websites you visit that you do not want to have your online activity tracked. These features are not yet uniform across browsers. This site is not currently set up to respond to those signals.


This site uses industry standard means to protect the website and your information. The Internet is not 100% secure, though. We cannot promise that your use of our site will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution on the Internet.


This site may contain links to third party sites. If you click on one of those links, you will be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the information practices of that website. You should read the privacy policy of other websites carefully. We are not responsible for these third party sites.

How to Contact This Site

If you have additional questions you can email contact@thomasondatabreach.com.