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If you request certain information from us (such as annual reports) or if you apply for employment with Lazard through our recruitment process, Lazard may request certain information about you either offline or through the Website ("Personal Data"). If you choose to provide Personal Data to Lazard, that Personal Data may be accessed, retained, or disclosed within Lazard, but will not be shared with unaffiliated third parties except in connection with the purpose for which such Personal Data was provided to Lazard, as you expressly permit, or as authorized by applicable laws.   

 

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If your use of this Website gives rise to any third party claim against you or any Lazard Party, you agree to (i) indemnify and hold harmless the Lazard Parties with respect to any such claim, (ii) release the Lazard Parties from any such claim and (iii) waive all laws that may limit the efficacy of such release.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to its conflict of law's provisions. Any dispute relating to these Terms of Use shall be brought solely in the state or federal courts located in Delaware and you agree that such courts shall have jurisdiction over you in connection with any such dispute. You must commence any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this Website within one year after the claim or cause of action arises. If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision in these Terms of Use to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of these Terms of Use, and the remainder shall continue in full force and effect.

 

Last updated May 30, 2012.