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Your use of or access to our Website does not create a lawyer client relationship. Your use of our Website may facilitate access to or communications with Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation by way of email transmissions or otherwise via this Website. Receipt of any such communications or transmissions by Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation does not create a lawyer client relationship.
Links on the bennettlaw.ca Website
Our focus is to protect your interests and provide you with valuable information. To this end, our Website might offer you links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties and therefore not affiliated with us. Please understand that such linked websites are independent from Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation and we have no control over the content of such websites. Consequently, Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation cannot be held liable and make no warranty or representation whatsoever as to the accuracy, timeliness and/or completeness of the information contained on such websites.
We welcome any feedback that you may have concerning the external links that we have placed on our Website.
You may visit our Website without providing any of your personal information to us. At this time, the only personal information that we collect through our Website is personal information that you voluntarily provide to us through the "contact us" portion of the Website, when you choose to send an email to Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation.
We collect general information related to your use of our Website, such as the date and time you visit the Website and the pages you visit on the Website. Our servers may also automatically collect information about the type of browser you use and the name of your Internet Service Provider. In addition, we generally collect "cookie" information from your browser to identify your computer and provide us with a record of your visit to our Website (Collectively, the foregoing is referred to as "Data"). The technology used to gather "cookie" information is provided by the Internet browser you use, and is stored on your computer. You may set your browser to disable or refuse to accept cookies, although doing so may affect your viewing of certain portions of our Website.
Use of your personal information
Any personal information you provide to us when you send us an email is only used to respond to your concerns and set up a consultation meeting for your reasons given in the instigating e-mail message. Any Data we collect is used to monitor and improve the efficiency and functions of our Website.
We also use your personal information to provide legal advice and services to you, for billing purposes, to build our expertise, and for information distribution and marketing purposes for Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation. If you tell us that you no longer wish to receive this type of information about developments in the law or our services then please let us know and we will stop sending you this information.
Disclosure of your personal information
Except as expressly set out in this Website Privacy Statement, Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation will not transfer, sell or otherwise disclose any of your personal information to any third party without your prior written consent unless such third party contractors are required for the purposes of processing or answering your request. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties that may administer or manage on-line services on our behalf.
Under certain circumstances Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation may disclose your personal information to third parties. Here are some examples of situations where we may disclose your personal information to third parties. This list is not exhaustive:
When you have consented to the disclosure;
- If we retain expert witnesses on your behalf for your matter;
- When we are authorized or required by law to do so (for example, if a court issues an order, warrant or a subpoena);
- When the legal services we are providing to you requires us to give your information to third parties (for example Human Resources & Skills Development Canada to obtain employment insurance benefits on your behalf) your consent will be implied, unless you tell us otherwise;
- Where it is necessary to collect our fees or disbursements using a third party;
- If we engage a third party to provide administrative services to us (like file storage or IT services etc.) and the third party is bound by privacy obligations which are consistent with this policy;
- In order to comply with the requirements of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the regulatory body that governs how we work as lawyers; or
- If we retain another law firm (for example, a law firm in another city, province or country) on your behalf.
Third party links on Bennettlaw.ca
Our Website may include links to third party websites. These linked sites may have separate and independent privacy policies. We strongly advise you to review all privacy policies for our linked sites. We have no control over other websites and we are not responsible for the manner in which other organizations who operate such linked sites may collect, use, disclose or otherwise treat your personal information.
Security of personal information
We will maintain your personal information in secure data storage to safeguard it from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We will maintain the strict confidentiality of all personal information collected, and will only disclose such information on a confidential basis to employees and third party contractors of Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation who require such information for the purposes set out above. We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or as otherwise required by law.
You should be aware that, unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. As a result, Bennett Law Chambers Professional Corporation do not represent, warrant or guarantee that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse or alteration and we do not accept any liability for personal information submitted by you, nor for your use or a third parties' use or misuse of personal information.
Changes to Bennettlaw.ca
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Last updated August 30, 2010.