This Policy summarizes the privacy practices and policies governing Crossroads Law’s website (the “Website”) with respect, but not limited to, the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of personal information and is applicable to all visitors and users of this Website. From time to time, this Policy may be revised to reflect any changes in legal or regulatory policies or internal procedures regarding personal information. Any revisions to this Policy will be posted on the Website and will come into effect without further notice.
Personal information refers to any data that can be used to identify a specific individual. This might include details such as a person's first or last name, date of birth, or email address. However, our definition of personal information does not encompass aggregate or anonymous data, which cannot be traced back to identify any specific individual. Furthermore, it doesn't include business contact details that are used solely for reaching out to an individual in their professional role as an employee or representative of an organization.
Privacy and this Website
Most web servers collect some information about visitors, such as basic browser information, information regarding your operating system, and your "IP" or internet address. While this information may identify your internet service provider or computer, it does not typically identify the specific persona using it.
Accordingly, when you visit the Website we may automatically collect certain information, including your IP address, browser type, browser language, operating system, date, and time of your request, and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser and/or your account. We may also collect information about your interaction with the Website and content, including statistics on page views, traffic to and from the Website, and information viewed. We may utilize "cookies" to monitor use of our website on an aggregate and anonymous basis for the purposes of improving the operation of the Website. The cookies we use cannot be used to determine your identity merely from your access or use of the Website.
We take reasonable security measures to store and maintain the security of any personal information in our custody or control. However, while we will make reasonable efforts to protect your personal information, please be advised that no use of the Internet or transmission of data over the Internet is entirely secure, and we accept no liability for the security or privacy of personal information in transit over the Internet.
Consent may be implied or expressed. If you choose to provide Crossroads Law with any personal information, you are consenting to Crossroads Law’s use of that personal information either to contact you or for any other purpose that is reasonably connected to the provision of your personal information. If reasonable to do so or if you’ve asked for ongoing information, we may continue to communicate with you after our initial response. However, we will always include instructions on how to stop receiving further communications from us – unless we are not required to do so by law. It is important that any information you provide to us is current and accurate. Therefore, if you have provided personal information to us, we request that you keep us informed of any changes.
If you do not agree with the contents of this Policy, or to the collection, use, disclosure, and management of your personal information as described in this Policy, then you may not access or use this Website.
It is our policy to collect, use, and disclose personal information only with consent. However, we may use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge or consent where required or permitted by applicable laws, regulations, or by the rules of professional conduct governing the legal profession. We will not sell your personal information to any third-party.
Privacy and Email Communication with Crossroads Law and its Personnel
Crossroads Law has acceptable use policies in force with respect to our computers, systems and communications received or sent via email. In enforcing such policies, we reserve the right to intercept and review the contents of email communications, including any personal information provided, authors or originators of email messages. In communicating with Crossroads Law via email, you consent to any interception and monitoring as described herein.
The laws related to solicitor-client privilege apply to the collection, use, or disclosure of personal information via email and this Website.
Accessing Personal Information
Subject to any exceptions set out in applicable laws, or in cases of solicitor-client privilege, Crossroads Law will provide you access to your personal information that we’ve collected, used, or shared upon receiving a written request from you. We’ll also let you know who else we’ve disclosed your personal information to unless we’re legally allowed or required not to. Please direct all such written requests to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note this Website may contain links to other websites, which are provided as a convenience for Website visitors only. Third party websites will have their own privacy policies and practices, which you should review before providing them with your personal information. We are not responsible for such third parties, their websites, or their privacy practices, policies, or actions. Further, we are not responsible for how third parties collect, use, or disclose your personal information.
For further information with respect to our privacy practices, inquiries concerning personal information about you that is within our custody or control, or to update or correct your information, please contact us at email@example.com.
The use of this Website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions provided herein, please do not access, or use this Website. These Terms and Conditions may be revised by Crossroads Law at any time without notice. Upon initial posting to the Website, the revised Terms and Conditions will come into effect without further notice.
In accessing and using this Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Your continued use and access of this Website after any updates or changes to the within Terms and Conditions constitutes your agreement to be bound by the same as amended.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The materials contained on this Website are provided for informational purposes only and may constitute general information relating to areas of law. The materials do not constitute legal advice or other professional advice of any kind, and you may not rely upon the contents of this Website for such purposes.
The contents of the website do not necessarily represent the opinions of Crossroads Law, our lawyers, personnel, or clients. If you require legal advice, you should retain legal counsel to advise you. A solicitor-client relationship will only arise between you and our firm if we specifically and expressly agree to act for you, and not before or otherwise. If you would like to retain Crossroads Law, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we would be pleased to discuss how we can assist you.
Confidentiality of Communications
Crossroads Law does not guarantee and accepts no liability for the confidentiality of any communications sent by email or through this Website or by any other electronic means - including voicemail communications left on firm telephones.
Unsolicited information and material may not be treated as confidential and will not be protected by any solicitor-client privilege. Accessing or using this Website does not create a solicitor-client relationship.
Although using this Website may facilitate access to or communications with members of Crossroads Law by email or voicemail. Receipt of any such communications or transmissions by any member of Crossroads Law does not create a solicitor-client relationship, unless our firm agrees to represent you.
Technical aspects like spam filters may interfere with the successful delivery or reception of communications at Crossroads Law. Any electronic communication not subject to a response in return by Crossroads Law should be followed up on to ensure receipt. Unless specifically requested by you and agreed by us, or otherwise implemented by us at our own discretion, we do not use encryption in communications.
Although Crossroads Law has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the materials contained on this Website are accurate, it does not give any representation, covenant, warranty, or guarantee as to the following:
- the accuracy, currency, or completeness of any materials or content of this Website;
- the Website will be available without interruption, error, or omission;
- Website defects will be corrected; or
- the Website and the server(s) that make it available are free from viruses or harmful components.
The Website and the materials provided on the Website are provided “as is” and “as available” without representations, warranties, or conditions of any kind - either expressed or implied.
Crossroads Law and its partners will have no liability for any damage arising from the use or misuse of any information provided on this Website. The information provided on this Website is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for legal or other professional advice and should not be relied upon as such.
You agree to indemnify Crossroads Law and its affiliates, together with their respective directors, officers, partners, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers (collectively, the "Affiliates"), and to defend and hold each of them harmless from any and all claims and liabilities (including reasonable legal fees) made by a third party due to or arising out of:
- your access or use of the Website and any information provided therein;
- your violation of any third-party rights.
Copyright and Trademarks
The copyright in this Website and all materials contained in it is owned by or licensed to Crossroads Law, all rights reserved. The Crossroads Law website, as a whole or in part, may not be reproduced without the express prior written consent of Crossroads Law. To obtain such consent, please contact us at email@example.com.
Crossroads Law and all other associated logos, graphics, designs, and marks are trademarks of Crossroads Law, all rights reserved. All other brand names, product names, and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Linking to Crossroads Law
Crossroads Law acknowledges and appreciates links to this Website. Links should go directly to the homepage at Crossroads Law (www.crossroadslaw.ca). Linking directly to other pages within the Website or framing content on the Website is prohibited without the prior written consent of Crossroads Law.
Links to Third Party Sites
The Website has been designed to be a resource for information on matters that might be of interest to current or potential clients. As a result, there may be links contained on the Website to third party sites. These links are provided for convenience only, and in no way mean that Crossroads Law endorses or recommends the information contained within those linked websites, nor do we guarantee its accuracy, timeliness, or fitness for any specific purpose. Crossroads Law takes no responsibility for the content or practices of third-party sites.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL Crossroads Law OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY GENERAL, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS) IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM, LOSS, DAMAGE, ACTION, SUIT OR OTHER PROCEEDING ARISING UNDER OR OUT OF YOUR USE OF, RELIANCE UPON, ACCESS TO, OR EXPLOITATION OF THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT OR ANY PRODUCTS PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF Crossroads Law HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER THE ACTION IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR OTHERWISE.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for certain types of damages. Accordingly, some of the above disclaimers and limitations may not apply to you. In such jurisdictions, the aforementioned exclusions to liability are limited to the fullest extent permitted by law.
In our sole discretion, we may elect to cancel or terminate your ability to access or use the Website, or any parts thereof, at any time without notice to you.
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