We use online identification technologies such as cookies on Mayer Brown websites, collaboration sites, blogs, apps and other digital media ("Websites"). "Cookies" are small text files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing a more customized website experience. When you visit a site that uses cookies for the first time, a cookie is downloaded onto your computer. The next time you visit that site, your computer checks to see if it has a cookie that is relevant (that is, one containing the site name) and sends the information contained in that cookie back to the site. The site then recognizes that you have been there before, and in some cases, tailors what appears on screen to take account of that fact.

We may use these technologies to gather information and statistics regarding use of our Websites. For example, we may collect aggregated information about page visits and navigation to determine what articles and topics are of greatest interest and if users are able to find content easily. We use site analytics providers that may set cookies in your browser. We also use tracking information to generate various reports regarding use of our Websites. These reports contain aggregated information about users use of our Websites. We use these technologies to make navigation of our Websites easier for users and to better deliver tailored content.

We may use online identification technologies from marketing partners, third-party sites and social media platforms. These technologies help us measure the efficacy of our marketing and awareness campaigns and to understand how visitors navigate to the Websites from a Mayer Brown ad. We may use these technologies to compile statistics about visitors who interact with the Websites and other Mayer Brown online content, to gauge the effectiveness of our ads, and to provide more pertinent information to our visitors.

If you register for one of our Websites we will use cookies to facilitate your registration and remember your preferences. It is not possible to register unless you accept the cookies used as part of the registration process. If you register with any of our Websites, tracking and analytical information we collect may be linked to the information we collect about you as part of the registration process, including your name and email address.

If you receive electronic mailings from us, we use technologies that track certain actions. We receive information that shows who opens our electronic mailings and whether links embedded in those mailings have been clicked on. This information helps us understand the effectiveness of the mailings and we may use the information to contact you about other events or services which in your areas of interest.

Many browsers permit individuals who are concerned about cookies to decline them. In most cases, you may refuse or delete one or more cookies and still access our Websites, but the functionality of the sites you want to visit may be impaired. You may delete cookies from your system after you finish browsing our Websites if you wish to do so, unless you have registered with the relevant site as you must accept certain cookies in order for your registration to work. You may delete cookies once you terminate your registration.

If you would like further information about cookies on our Websites, please see our list below.

By using our Websites, you consent, where such consent is necessary and valid under applicable law, to our use of cookies and the placement of these cookies on your device for the purposes described.