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Privacy Notice

The Canadian Legal Resource Centre Inc. (CLRC) is committed to providing you with websites that respect your privacy. This privacy notice summarizes the privacy practices for CLRC’s website(s).

Use of Cookies

Cookies are files that are stored on your computer hard drive or internet web browser. The files contain information that enable our website to identify your computer and recognize that you have viewed our website before.

If Cookies are enabled on your computer, your session may be tracked when you visit our website, but you will not be identified.  This means Cookies do not contain any personal information about you.   However, we may link the information we store in Cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our website.
We may use Cookies to track the pages that you visit on our website.  We may also collect non- personal information, such as number of website visits, duration of page visits, and keywords searched in order to monitor the performance of the website and make improvements.

If you do not want Cookies stored on your system, most internet browsers will allow you to delete or block Cookies from your computer and prevent Cookies from being stored on your hard drive. You should refer to your internet browser for instructions on how to block or delete Cookies and to learn more about these features. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse or block Cookies, our system will send Cookies as soon you visit our website.

We do not share information about your visits or personal information you submit while on our website to Third Parties unless we have obtained the consent to do so (ie. upon a client’s instructions) or as otherwise permitted by law.

About Us

CLRC collects personal information in order to provide legal services, information and products to you.

Disclaimer

By using this website or registering to receive information, any service or product from CLRC, you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this Privacy Notice.

Information You Provide to Us

When you register to receive information, products or services on our website, correspond with our staff, send us an email, or post on our blog, you are giving us information that we collect.   Depending on the circumstances, that information may include personal information such as your computer IP address, name, physical address, email address, phone number, and other details like marital status, gender, occupation, and other demographic information.   Even if you block Cookies, by giving us this information, you consent to your information being collected, used, processed, disclosed, and stored by us subject to the terms herein.

What personal information do we collect?

CLRC only collects personal information using proper means, that is reasonably necessary for the legitimate purposes identified and for which consent has been obtained or implied. Whenever possible, we collect your personal information directly from you or from persons you have requested to provide us with such information.  Sometimes we may obtain information about you from other sources including:

  1. Government agencies;
  2. Court Houses;
  3. RCMP and Police;
  4. Registries;
  5. Process Servers; and
  6. Other third parties who represent that they have the right to disclose the information.

How do we use your information?

CLRC may use your personal information for the following purposes:

  1. to provide legal services;
  2. for record keeping;
  3. to manage and improve our business operations;
  4. to correspond with Third Parties which are necessary for the handling of your file;
  5. to learn about the needs of current and potential clients so that we may develop, enhance or offer services and product designed to meet those needs; and
  6. to follow up on client comments, questions, concerns and suggestions.

Transfer of Information

By disclosing your personal information to CLRC, you consent to your personal information being transferred to a Third Party for which it may have been collected and that such personal information may be used by any such Third Parties as is necessary for the purpose of allowing us to complete your requested service.

Public Information and Third Parties

Please check the privacy policies on any Third Party websites before submitting personal information to us which may then be submitted to them.  In submitting information to us, you hereby authorize us to release said information to Third Parties and we accept no responsibility or liability in respect of such disclosure, and you save us harmless in respect of such disclosure or use of information.

Third Party websites accessed via our website, including but not limited to social media websites and merchant services, are not covered by this Policy and we accept no responsibility or liability in respect of Third Party websites. Please check the privacy policies published on any Third Party websites which you may access through the website before submitting personal information to them.

Insecure Transmissions

The transmission of your information to our website via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your information transmitted to our website or a Third Party site and any transmission is at your own risk. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not send sensitive personal information through non-secure electronic means.  Once we receive your information, we will use strict security and procedures to try to prevent unauthorized access.

Removal of Information

When you request to be removed from certain marketing lists, your personal information, in accordance with the applicable data protection laws, will not be deleted but will be added to the relevant do-not-contact list to ensure your request is complied with.   If for any reason the information cannot be removed, we will inform you of the reasons why.

No Legal Advice 

The author of this Website or any post, including guest bloggers or persons responding or commenting on said posts, unless otherwise specified, are not lawyers. Neither the author nor the publisher of any content on this website is providing legal advice or any guarantee that the general information in this Guide will provide you with specific results for your individual situation. You should use your own judgment and/or consult with a lawyer for specific applications, if any, to your individual situation.

No Warranties or Guarantees

The Canadian Legal Resource Centre Inc. does not warrant or guarantee the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information on this website. Information provided in this website may include inaccuracies and typing errors.

Under no circumstances shall the Canadian Legal Resource Centre Inc., directors, officers, employees or agents, responsible for creating, producing, editing or delivering information on this website shall be liable or responsible for any damages or claim whatsoever for, but not limited to the following:

  1. errors, omissions, inaccuracy or inadequacies in the information contained herein;
  2. loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, special, moral, consequential or otherwise);
  3. loss of profits or opportunities;
  4. legal expenses; or
  5. pain and suffering

arising out of the interpretation, reliance upon or use (authorized or unauthorized) of such information or service (whether contractual or not).   The reader assumes sole responsibility for the interpretation, reliance upon or use of any information found on this website.

No Endorsement 

Links to other websites from this website are for convenience only.  No endorsement of any Third Party or Third Party products or services is expressed or implied by any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to this website.

Amendments 

As part of our regular review of all of our policies and procedures, we, the Canadian Legal Resource Centre Inc. retains the right to change our privacy policy from time to time.

Intellectual Property Notice 

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