Privacy Policy

Last Updated: June 15, 2016

Contracts, Law & More’s Privacy Policy covers the collection, use, and disclosure of personal and corporate information that may be collected anytime you interact with us, such as when you browse soskinlegal.com or contractslawandmore.com ("Website" or “Site”), when you purchase Contracts, Law & More’s services, or when you contact us. Throughout the Website the terms “we”, “our”, "us", “I”, “Soskin Legal”, “LS Legal Services”, "Contracts, Law and More", "CLAM", and “Lance Soskin” refer to Contracts, Law & More. References to “person” or “personal” includes individuals and organizations.

 

Confidentiality

Consistent with our obligations as legal professionals, we are dedicated to maintaining the confidentiality of the information you provide to us. When Contracts, Law & More is retained to provide services, we adhere to the strict confidentiality standards of the evidentiary rule of lawyer-client privilege, which is a constitutionally protected right, concerning oral and documentary communications passing between lawyer and client. In addition, our obligations as legal professionals are governed by rules of professional conduct which impose duties and obligations regarding the confidentiality of the information provided to Contracts, Law & More.

 

Collection of Personal Information: Commitment to Privacy Protection

Protecting the security and privacy of your personal and confidential corporate data is important to us. We conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security. For this Privacy Policy, “Personal Information” or “Corporate Information” means any information provided to, or collected by, Contracts, Law & More in any form, about an identifiable individual or organization whose identity may be inferred or determined from the information. This Privacy Policy does not cover any information, recorded in any form, about more than one person where the identity of the person is not known and cannot be inferred from the information (“Aggregated Information”).

Under no circumstances will we sell, trade, barter or exchange for consideration any Personal Information we have obtained.

As a general rule, all information concerning the business and affairs of a person or organization collected for the purpose of determining whether Contracts, Law & More will enter into a professional relationship, or in the course of a professional relationship, shall be held in strict confidence and not revealed to anyone unless expressly or implicitly authorized by the person or organization concerned, or where it is required by law. A professional relationship is formed when Contracts, Law & More agrees to be retained to provide services to an individual or organization. 

In the course of its relationship with you, Contracts, Law & More will need to collect, use, and sometimes, disclose various types of Personal Information for various purposes associated with the services we provide as directed by you or your organization.

Contracts, Law & More may use and disclose Personal Information various permissible purposes, including the following:

  • Establishing your identity and compliance with “Know Your Client” regulations and other legal obligations;
  • Billing: which will include the collection of names, addresses and financial details;
  • Provision and development of products or services;
  • Internal record keeping;
  • Marketing our own products and services to you by email or other means if you have given us permission to do so;
  • To permit Contracts, Law & More to pursue available remedies or limit any damages that we may sustain;
  • Any purpose which is required by law; and
  • To carry out any other purpose which is disclosed to you and to which you consent.

Contracts, Law & More allows certain authorized third-party providers, such as Shopify Inc., the company that provides us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you, to track and store certain information about visitors to our Website (including domain names, IP addresses and page views). Contracts, Law & More may also disclose some necessary Personal Information to organizations that perform services for us, such as Box Inc., the company we use to encrypt and store your files. Personal Information will only be provided to such organizations if they agree by way of contract to provide appropriate protection for such information.

Personal Information may be stored in Canada or the United States.

 

Cookies

We may use "cookies" from time to time to help personalize your online experience. We use “cookies” and other resources to help us understand which parts of our Website are the most popular, where our visitors are going, and how much time they spend there. Contracts, Law & More uses this information to analyze trends, to administer the Site, to track users’ movements around the Site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. 

Any personal information collected about you through cookies will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not wish to accept cookies, please configure your browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive or block all cookies. However, you should be aware that our Website, like most other popular sites, may not work well with cookies disabled. 

 

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

Except as part of the sale of all or substantially all of the assets of Contracts, Law & More, such as by way of acquisition or merger, Contracts, Law & More will not sell, trade or rent your personal information or corporate information to any third party unless we have your prior consent to do so. We will only use and/or disclose personal information in order to: Understand and meet your needs and preferences, develop new and enhance existing products and services, manage and develop our business and operations, and meet legal and regulatory requirements. 

We reserve the right to use and disclose non-confidential Aggregated Information provided that the data cannot identify any specific individual or company. Except where we are required by law to disclose personal information, we will take reasonable commercial efforts to ensure that any company or person to whom we provide information complies with our Privacy Policy, however, we will have no liability to you or your organization if any company or person fails to do so.

 

Security of Your Personal Information

Contracts, Law & More has taken steps to maintain physical, procedural and technical security for your Personal Information. The servers we rely on use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) security protection by encrypting your personal information including credit card information and address to prevent individuals from reading this information as it travels over the Internet. However, no system is one-hundred percent secure and in the event of a breach of our security we will have no liability to you or your organization for damages arising from such breach.

 

Consent to Use of Your Personal Information

Use of our services, or providing us with your Personal Information means that you agree and consent to us collecting, using and disclosing your Personal Information in compliance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. You acknowledge and agree that this information is accessible to Contracts, Law & More, its officers and employees, all of whom have signed a confidentiality agreement in which they have agreed to maintain the confidentiality of all information they have access to and to comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Contracts, Law & More will occasionally review and revise its privacy practices and this Privacy Policy. We will indicate at the top of this page the date this Privacy Policy was last revised. Your continued access to and/or use of our Website or provision of personal information to us after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of, and agreement to this Privacy Policy, as revised. You should visit this page periodically to review any amendments.

 

Contact Information

Contracts, Law & More welcomes your comments regarding this Privacy Policy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this Policy or if you wish to review or edit your personal information, please contact us via the email listed at the bottom of this page, or use the "Contact" form, and we will try to address any concerns that you may have. 

 

Withdrawal of Consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the collection and storage of your Personal Information. If you withdraw consent, you agree that in spite of this withdrawal we may continue to use the personal and corporate information previously provided to us to the extent that we are contractually obligated to do so and to the extent necessary to enforce any contractual obligations you may have to Contracts, Law & More. You also understand that although you can use our Website for some purposes without providing us with any personal information, we need personal information about you for some services, including those that require payment or involve an ongoing relationship with Contracts, Law & More or our affiliates. If you refuse to provide us with the information we require, or later withdraw your consent to use and disclose this information, we may no longer be able to provide you with these services.