Collection of Personal Information
Users may browse the portions of the Site that do not require entry of log-in credentials without registration, and without actively entering personally identifying information. However, certain information may be provided automatically by the user’s web browser or application when entering or utilizing the Site, including, as examples: IP addresses; other device identifiers; browser types; operating systems; access dates and times; and referring and exiting URLs.
Certain areas and services on the Site may ask users to provide personal information, including by completing forms on various webpages. This may include providing personal information in order to register for Firm’s client alerts or to register for events (e.g., a user’s name, organization, phone number, email address), or to apply for career opportunities with Firm (e.g., employment and educational background, and other relevant identifying information). Firm will use this personal information for the purpose for which it was provided, as well as other purposes for which the user gives consent.
Users who register with the Site may be informed about client alerts, events, or other materials or activities. Users may opt out of receiving such direct marketing communications by sending requests to the contact information appearing on the Site.
Note that our servers are either located in Canada.
All information collected from clients or prospective clients shall be treated as priviledged.
Do Not Track Requests
Firm does not currently respond or otherwise take any action with regard to “Do Not Track” requests.
Transfers of Personal Information
Firm may, from time to time, transfer personal information amongst its agents, representatives, or contractors providing services to Firm; any such transfers to agents and contractors shall be solely for the purposes of providing services to Firm.
Some such transfers may be overseas, which may include transfers to countries outside of the EEA whose laws provide levels of protection for personal information that are not always equivalent to the level of protection that may be provided in the user’s own country. Firm may also store personal information on servers in the United States of America.
In certain limited circumstances, and in compliance with applicable laws, Firm may share personal information with government authorities or others as required to protect the interests of Firm or certain third parties; or as otherwise required for compliance with applicable law or legal process.
Firm reserves the right to transfer any information about users in the event that Firm, sells or transfers all or a portion of its business or assets.
Firm maintains appropriate technical and organizational security procedures in order to keep your personal information confidential, and protect users’ personal information against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure or alteration, in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. However, Firm cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that users transmit to the Site.
Third Party Links
In addition to such measures, Firm maintains confidentiality policies that govern all information that any attorney or other personnel of Firm receives in the course of his or her employment or association with Firm. All attorneys and personnel are made aware of these policies and Firm has in place procedures to train all attorneys and personnel in the implementation of these policies.
Firm does not knowingly collect, use, or disclose personal information from children under the age of 13. If Firm is made aware that is has collected personal information from a child under 13 years old in a manner that is inconsistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, Firm will delete this information as soon as possible.
Users’ Rights and Contact
Users may at any time review their personal information stored by Firm and request its correction or deletion. For this purpose and for other questions, comments or enquiries regarding the collection, processing and storage of your personal information by Firm, please contact us via e-mail at the contact information provided on this Site.