What is Personal Information?
Personal information is any information that allows an individual to be identified except for “work product information” such as the name, position or title, business telephone number, business address, business e-mail address and business fax number that is used for a business purpose.
Purpose of Collecting Personal Information
Providing legal services and otherwise interacting with individuals requires us to have access to personal information about our clients and about individuals other than our clients. The personal information we require will depend on the nature of the relationship.
For example, we require personal information in order to open client files, communicate with individuals, to comply with our professional obligations relating to client identification and verification and for business purposes such as issuing invoices and collecting and processing payments. We may also collect information regarding users of our website, such as their IP addresses, dates and times of access, referring websites and pages visited.
Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
We strive to collect only the amount of personal information that is necessary and appropriate for the identified purposes. We will not use or disclose personal information for unidentified purposes, except with consent (which may be implied or express) or as permitted or required by law.
Consent to Use of Personal Information
By providing us with personal information through our website or in the course of any other interactions with us, individuals consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such personal information for any purpose reasonably related to the provision of such personal information and to the extent permitted or required by applicable law (including, in some circumstances, without their knowledge or express consent).
Subject to applicable law and any contractual obligations, individuals may withdraw their consent to our collection, use and disclosure of their personal information. Such withdrawal, however, will affect our ability to provide legal services to such individuals.
Security of Personal Information
Our security protocols are designed to protect all personal and confidential information in our possession against unauthorized access, collection, use or disclosure. However, any information provided to us electronically via this website or otherwise are vulnerable to attack by viruses and other destructive electronic programs. As a result, while we have sought to take countermeasures, we cannot guarantee that all communications and documents will always be received or that such communications and documents will always be virus-free and we make no warranty with respect to any electronic communications or the confidentiality or security of such communications.
Appropriate precautions, such as encryption, should be used when electronically communicating all confidential and sensitive information.
Other Websites and Resources
To the extent that our website links to other websites or resources, please be advised that such other websites and resources are operated by others and that we have no control over or responsibility for their services or content. Before submitting your personal information to such third parties, we urge you to review and consider their privacy policies.
Access to Personal Information
Subject to applicable law, we will provide access to individuals’ personal information and advise such individuals as to whom such personal information has been disclosed upon their written request of our privacy officer as provided for below. Individuals are also entitled to request a correction of any error or omission in their personal information.
Mogan Daniels Slager LLP
1185 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6E 4E6