Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
In light of recent developments in the online privacy arena, it may be appropriate to include certain provisions in a web site privacy policy to inform users that their personal data may be shared with or given to unaffiliated third parties. Two class actions were filed against Toys ‘R’ Us alleging that the company violated its own privacy policy by providing customer data obtained from its web site to an independent third-party data processor for data manipulation and site analysis. With these cases and the growing sensitivity among consumers and regulators concerning how online user information is used, web site operators should consider whether either or both of the following provisions are appropriate for their sites: 1. Provision of Data to Vendors Providing Services to Users:Certain services available on the Site are provided by third parties. XXXX may provide the information you submit to XXX to such third parties in order to deliver the requested service to you. For example, if you choose to purchase products or services from the Site, the information you provide in connection with such purchase may be provided to an authorized vendor to fulfill that order. 2. Provision of Data to Vendors Providing Services to Site:In order to make the Site more enjoyable for visitors, XXXX constantly strives to learn how users use the Site. We may use the services of a third party, such as a data processor, for these purposes. XXXX may disclose information concerning its users to these third parties for these purposes. Marc Roth is an associate with Brown, Raysman, Millstein, Felder & Steiner, LLPin New York. This sample clause is intended to serve solely as an exemplar and may need to be modified to conform to the legal requirements of your jurisdiction. It in no way constitutes legal advice.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.