Our firm (“we”, “our”, “us”) collects, uses and processes personal information by interacting with you, a referral partner, or marketing events. “Personal Information” means information provided to us about an identifiable individual, or an individual whose identity we can infer or determine from the information.
We take the protection of Personal Information seriously. We have in place procedures and safeguards to ensure our compliance with the law. Employees, contractors and agents are required to comply with our procedures and safeguards. When we collect your personal information, we will tell you why we need it and use it only for that purpose, except as required by law. We do not sell your information.
What information do we collect?
We may collect Personal Information prior to you engaging our firm, and when providing you legal services, which may include:
In some cases, we collect personal information from third parties such as accounting firms or other law firms.
How do we use and disclose Personal Information?
We use and disclose Personal Information to:
If you consent to receiving marketing electronic messages from us, we provide you the opportunity to update your contact details and preferences, or unsubscribe from our distribution lists. We may disclose Personal Information to organizations that perform services for us, but only if they agree to provide appropriate protection of the Personal Information.
Personal Information may also be subject to transfer to another law firm through a corporate transaction, such as a merger or change of control. A transfer will only occur if the parties have entered into an agreement where the collection, use and disclosure of the Personal Information is restricted to the purposes relating to the business transaction.
Limiting collection, use, disclosure and retention of Personal Information
Our websites and cookies
We may use this information to improve the functionality of our website, to tailor or improve the content that we may send or show you, and for analysis to understand how visitors interact with our website and information we provide.
If you provide your Personal Information for one purpose, and we wish to use your Personal Information for a different purpose, we will first obtain your consent, unless otherwise permitted by law. Please note that there may be occasion where the collection, use and/or disclosure of Personal Information may be permitted without consent in accordance with applicable law.
You have the right to revoke your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information at any time. However, revocation of your consent may prevent us from providing you services.
Storage and security
Our firm has implemented physical, procedural and technical security precautions for the storage of Personal Information. We primarily store Personal Information in a secure server with redundant cloud backup, with restricted access.
Accuracy and access
We encourage you to update or correct your Personal Information by sending an e-mail to [email protected]. We will permit you access to your Personal Information after verifying your identity to our satisfaction. In certain circumstances, we may not grant access, such as where access would lead to the disclosure of Personal Information of another individual and that individual refuses to provide consent to the disclosure, in which case, you will be informed of the reason why your access request was denied.
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