Your privacy is important to us. Lawson Lundell is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, security and accuracy of your personal information.
Much of the personal information collected, used or disclosed by Lawson Lundell is done in the course of the provision of legal services and is governed by the law of Lawyer/Client privilege, regulatory requirements governing the legal profession in the jurisdictions where we operate and codes of professional ethics. Lawson Lundell will continue to treat all information in its legal files, including personal information, as confidential in accordance with the rules of Lawyer/Client privilege.
What is personal information?
You may give your express consent orally, electronically or in writing. You provide implied consent when that consent can reasonably be inferred by your conduct. For example, if you provide us with personal information on this website, we imply your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of that personal information for the purposes for which you provided that information or any other purposes identified to you at the relevant time.
We reserve the right to use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge or consent where we are permitted or required to do so by applicable law, regulation or by applicable rules of professional conduct governing the legal profession.
At any time you may advise us that you no longer consent to the use or disclosure of the personal information that you have provided for any or all of the identified purposes and, subject to our right to do so without your knowledge or consent or contractual obligations, we shall no longer do so.
No Lawyer /Client Relationship
This website may not be used to request legal advice or to transmit any confidential information relating to the provision of legal advice.
Any information that you transmit to Lawson Lundell through this website may not be secure, may not be treated as confidential and is not protected by Lawyer/Client privilege.
We will collect your name, address, telephone number, email address and any additional details you choose to provide to us if you complete the form located in the subscription area of our website in order to receive newsletters or promotional material. We will use this personal information solely for the purposes of including your information in our database and in our mailing list in order to provide you with the requested information and to invite you to upcoming events that may be of interest to you and to respond to any specific request that you have made.
We also collect your personal information if you send an e-mail to members of Lawson Lundell. We will use this information only for the specific purpose for which you submit the information.
Other use of your information
We do not sell or disclose your personal information to anyone, except as required by law, to protect our rights and property or in order to fulfil the identified purposes for which we collected the personal information.
Security of Information
We use physical, administrative and electronic procedures to attempt to keep the information that we collect about you through our website secure. These means of protecting and maintaining the security of your information help to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security and ensure the appropriate use of your information once we have received it.
While Lawson Lundell takes appropriate safeguards with this website, no website or electronic transmission can be completely secure. Therefore you should not send confidential or sensitive information by the internet of by email unless you take appropriate precautions such as encryption.
How can I access my personal information?
Subject to the exceptions set out in applicable law, including where required by Lawyer/Client privilege, we will provide you with access to any of your personal information that we have collected, used or disclosed upon written request. We will also advise you to whom that personal information has been disclosed, except where we are permitted or required not to do so by applicable law.
We will attempt to make that information available to you in a comprehensible form. Written requests should be sent to the Privacy Officer whose contact information is set out in this Policy.
You may contact any of our offices and ask to speak to our Privacy Officer. In addition, you may e-mail us at: email@example.com or by mail at:
1600 Cathedral Place
925 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6C 3L2
This website includes links to other internet sites or sites or resources and business operated by other persons (collectively called “Other Sites”). Lawson Lundell has no responsibility or liability for, or control over, other sites, their business, goods, services, or content. We urge you to find out the privacy policies of these Other Sites and must advise you that your dealings with the owners and operators of the Other Sites are at your own risk.