Privacy Policy

Updated April 30, 2021


Brooks Pierce understands your privacy is important and is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data. This Privacy Policy explains how we handle personal data collected when you use our website ( 

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update or change our privacy practices and this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we update the Privacy Policy, we will publish an announcement on our website. The date at the top of this Privacy Policy reflects the date of the most recent update.

Data We Collect and How We Use It

We collect personal data that you provide through voluntary submissions via this website, for example, by registering for an event, by signing up for our newsletters/alerts and mailing lists, by submitting your resume and related information for employment, and by submitting an inquiry or comment to us online.  Such information may include your name, email address, physical address, phone number, device IP address, location, and other information you voluntarily provide.  We use this information to respond to your inquiries and requests; to deliver newsletters, alerts, and other information you request; to evaluate employment opportunities; to analyze website usage and improve our website; and to personalize content. We also use cookies and web beacons as described below.

Submitting your information to us, or receiving newsletters, alerts, and other responses from us or confirmation for event registration, does not establish an attorney-client relationship between you and Brooks Pierce. Please see our Website Terms of Use and Disclaimer for additional information.

By submitting your personal data to us through this website you consent to our collection, use, processing, sharing, storage, security, retention and access as described in this Privacy Policy.

Cookies and Tracking Policy 

We may share data from cookies, web beacons, and other similar tracking technologies (collectively, “Cookies”) with our advertising and analytics service providers. We do this to improve functionality and performance of our website and to provide you with the best possible browsing experience. For example, we may use Cookies to deliver content specific to your interests, analyze how visitors interact with our website, analyze user browsing and navigation patterns, and for retargeting and other advertising purposes. We utilize various types of Cookies, including those that are necessary for website operation, as well as those that do not collect any personal data but instead are used only to collect anonymized data for analytics purposes.

Your personal data collected through Cookies may be shared with our third party service providers who will process that information solely for our benefit and in accordance with our instructions. Service providers are not authorized to use your personal data for their own marketing purposes.

Your browser or your device may enable you to limit the use of Cookies. You should consult documentation for your browser or device for more information about how to exercise these options.  Please note that you may not be able to use all the features of our website if you limit the information you share with us through Cookies.

Additionally, our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies and other technologies to analyze how users use our website. We review aggregated data provided to us through Google Analytics to analyze website usage and improve our website. Google Analytics has its own privacy policy, which is located here. By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes described here and in the Google Analytics privacy policy. You can opt out of Google Analytics collection and use of data generated by your use of our website by visiting

Do Not Track Signals

Our website does not respond to do not track signals.

How We Share Data

We may share your personal data with third parties that perform services on our behalf, for example, technical, marketing/public relations, and content service providers. We may also share our email and mailing lists (including your name and contact information) with associates for marketing and promotional purposes. We do not authorize such third parties to use your personal data except as necessary to provide services to us or for marketing and promotional purposes authorized by us. We may also collect and report to third parties aggregated information from our website. 

Additionally, we may disclose your personal data (1) to comply with a law, regulation, or other governmental request, for example, to comply with subpoenas, court orders, legal process, or requests by law enforcement or governmental entities; (2) to investigate or defend against third-party claims against us; (3) to detect, prevent, or investigate fraud or other illegal activity; (4) to repair or resolve technical issues in the operation of this website; (5) to respond to a request by you to disclose the information; and (6) to address emergencies or acts of god. We may share your personal data as an asset of the business in the event of a sale, merger, or other business combination or transfer involving Brooks Pierce.

Links to Third Party Sites

This website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of other websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to personal data collected by this website ( We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our website.

Security of Personal Data

We implement reasonable technical, physical, and administrative security measures to protect against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration, and destruction of personal data collected through this website. We cannot and do not guarantee that your personal data will never be breached.

Retention of Personal Data

We will retain your personal data for as long as we deem reasonably necessary or desirable, unless a different retention period is required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. We reserve the right to delete or destroy any information collected, including personal data, at any time.

Eligible Users

By using this website, you represent and warrant that you meet all of the following eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, please exit the website and do not access it again.

No Use by Children Under 13. The website is not directed at or intended for use by children under 13 years old. We do not knowingly collect or retain personal information from children under 13, nor do we market to such children. If you are under the age of 13 and are visiting or otherwise using the website please exit the website immediately and do not disclose or provide any personal data to us.

Parent or Guardian Permission for Minors; Acceptance of Responsibility. If you are over the age of 13, but less than 16 years of age and would like to explore the services we provide and advertise on this website, please ask your parent or legal guardian to review and agree to this Privacy Policy and the Website Terms of Use and Disclaimer before you browse the website. Your continued use of the website indicates that you have obtained such permissions.

If you are a parent or guardian who has granted your minor permission to use the website, you agree and understand that you are responsible for monitoring and supervising your child’s usage. If you believe your minor is using the website without your permission, please contact us as directed below so that we may take appropriate action.

Users Outside the United States. The website is not directed at or intended for users outside the U.S. Please be advised that if you are located in the European Union or another region with laws related to data collection and use that may differ from U.S. law, your personal information submitted through this website and transferred to the U.S. may not have the same legal data protection as in your jurisdiction.

Access to Your Personal Data and How to Contact Us

If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you wish to correct, update, amend, or delete/remove personal data that you have provided to us, you may contact us by email at or by writing to:

Shannon E. Lanier, Director of Marketing and Business Development

Brooks Pierce
P.O. Box 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601

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