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Privacy Matters

We developed our website as an electronic resource to provide information about our firm and practice areas. We are committed to respecting the privacy of visitors to our website. We do not gather personal information such as your name, telephone number or e-mail address unless you supply it voluntarily. Any personal information that you provide is protected under federal legislation, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (PIPEDA) or the provincial Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA).

We take security measures to help protect your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will always be unable to defeat our security measures.

We do not make your personal information available to unaffiliated parties, except as follows:

  • To agents and/or contractors doing work on our behalf, such as filing court documents in court registries.

  • As required by law, in a matter of safety or child protection.

We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of websites that appear as links in our website. It is advisable to investigate each site’s privacy policy.

If you provide your email address, we may periodically send you emails containing information or other matters which may be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to send any such emails, please so advise.

Cookie Use

Like many services, the only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics – first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. We may collect anonymous information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and reports on how visitors use our site. This is statistical data about our viewers’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

If you have questions about our terms of use or privacy policy, please contact us.