Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: We are is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy outlines how we handle your personal information to protect your privacy.

Privacy Legislation

We comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and the Canadian Standards Association Model Code for the Protection of Personal Information incorporated by reference into PIPEDA. These obligations extend to lawyers and law firms.

We also have professional and ethical obligations to keep confidential the information we receive in the context of a lawyer-client and agent-client relationship.

Personal Information

PIPEDA defines Personal information as information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization. In other words, it does not include the information that one expects to find on a business card.

Consent to Collect Your Personal Information

When you contact us, your implied consent is assumed with respect to the information disclosed to use. In some situations, we may ask for your express consent for use to collect your personal information. We usually collect your personal information directly from you at the beginning or during your retainer of our firm.

Our Use of Your Personal Information

We use your personal information in order to provide legal services to you, to collect payment related to the legal services, and maintain our records. We may also use your contact information to update you with recent developments in the law and events at our firm.

Withdrawal of Consent

You may withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information at any time, except for legal and /or contractual restrictions, upon reasonable notice to use. The withdrawal may affect our ability to provide services to you.

​You may also ask us not to send you marketing communications by following the opt-out instructions in each communication or contact us at

Disclosure of Personal Information

We do not normally disclose your personal information to third parties without your consent unless permitted or required by laws or court orders.

Accuracy of Your Information

Please help us to ensure your personal information is accurate and current. If any of our information changes during our engagement, please let us know so that we can update our records. We may ask you occasionally to confirm that your information is accurate and current.


We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information.

Access to your Personal Information

If you believe that your personal information that we have is not accurate and/or incomplete, please let us know and we will amend the information where appropriate. You may also request access to your personal information and receive an accounting of how that information has been used and disclosed, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. To request access or amendment of your personal information, please contact the attorney handling your matter.

Website Privacy

We may monitor traffic patterns, site usage and related site information to optimize your visit to our website. We may collect IP addresses, and may view the IP log from time to time, but the IP addresses will not be linked to other personally identifiable information.

​Please note that we may use “cookies,” which are small files containing information about your visit to our website, which is used to remember your preferences. If you do not wish to use cookies, you may change your browser’s settings to block and/or delete cookies.


Please contact for any questions or complaints about this Policy.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Changes to this Policy

This policy may be changed from time to time. The changes will be posted on our website.