Privacy Policy

Effective Date and Last Updated: January 10, 2020

Wiley Rein LLP (Wiley) is a law firm based in Washington D.C. that serves clients throughout the world. This Privacy Policy describes how we collect, use, and share personal information online, including through our websites,,;; and (collective, the Site), social media activity, and other online activity (collectively, our Services). Where we offer software applications (Apps), separate policies govern the data collection and use practices of those Apps. Wiley is committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy rights. This policy describes our privacy practices currently and during the past 12 months. By using our Services, you agree to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, please do not use our Services.


Wiley may collect personal information from and about you when you engage with the Services. The categories of personal information that we may collect includes:

Identity Information including first name, last name, title, job title, and company name.

Contact Information including email address, telephone number, billing address.

Social Media Information including account handle, public information you may share on social networks and the information you share.

Internet or Technical Information including IP address, browser type, operating system and platform.

Usage Information including how you use our Services such as which pages you visit on our Site or otherwise how you engage with the Services.

Marketing Information includes your preferences to receive alerts, updates, and other marketing communication from us.

We may collect this personal information from various sources, including:


We may use your information for the following business purposes:


We may share personal information with:


Our Site and Apps use online technologies, including cookies and analytics services. We or our third-party service providers, such as our web-hosting provider, may place cookies (small text files) on your device. Cookies allow us to optimize your interaction with our Site and Apps. For more information on how we use Cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.


Marketing: You may always opt-out of marketing communication from us by following the unsubscribe link in material we send you.

Do Not Track

We do not respond to Do Not Track signals.


We use reasonable and appropriate security standards consistent with our industry to protect your personal information. However, no security standards can be guaranteed to be 100% effective.


Our Services are not directed to children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we are informed that our Services have collected personal information from a child, we will promptly delete it.


We may update this Privacy Policy at any time, and if we do, we will update the link to our Privacy Policy on our Site.


If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please contact us at:


If you are located in the European Union (EU) and subject to additional laws including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we will only process your personal information where we have a lawful basis to do so. Our lawful basis to use your personal information as described in this privacy policy is based on our legitimate interest and/or to comply with a legal obligation.

The GDPR allows individuals to exercise certain rights in relation to their personal information. We will respond to requests from individuals as required by the GDPR, including:

Access to personal information. We will provide you with access to the personal information we have collected about you, subject to any relevant exemptions and verification of your identity.

Correction and Deletion. Upon your request and verification of your identity, we will correct your personal information or delete information, subject to any relevant exemptions.

Data Portability. We will provide you with your personal information in a format that may be ported to another entity.

If we are relying on consent to collect, use or share your personal information, you have the right to withdraw such consent. We shall honor such request unless we have another legitimate basis to use your personal information.

If you have a complaint about our use, processing or sharing of your personal information, we ask that you first contact us at to provide us with an opportunity to make it right. You also have the right to file a complaint with a European data protection authority. A list of these authorities can be found here.

Data Transfer

Your personal information will be transferred and stored in the United States. If you do not consent to this data transfer, do not use our Services.


We retain personal information for as long as it is needed to perform the business purpose for which it was collected and consistent with applicable law. We strive to limit our retention of personal information for the least amount of time needed.


This section applies only to California residents. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) provides California residents with certain additional rights, which are described below.

CCPA Rights

Right to Know. You have the right to request that we disclose information collected about you during the previous 12 months. You may request:

Right to Delete. You may request that we delete certain personal information that we have collected about you unless an exemption applies.

You or your authorized agent may submit a request to know or a request to delete to us by email at Please use: CCPA CONSUMER REQUEST in the subject line of the email. Prior to responding to your request to know or request to delete, and for your protection, we will need to verify your identity. 

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