NO SOLICITOR-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP
BY NO MEANS DOES INTERACTING WITH OUR WEBSITE, OR PROVIDING US WITH ANY INFORMATION VIA OUR WEBSITE, CONSTITUTE A SOLICITOR-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP. WE ARE NOT YOUR LAWYERS UNLESS AND UNTIL WE CONFIRM WE CAN ACT FOR YOU IN A LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT. PLEASE DO NOT PROVIDE US WITH ANY CONFIDENTIAL OR SENSITIVE INFORMATION UNTIL WE CONFIRM WE CAN ACT AND WILL ACT AS YOUR LEGAL COUNSEL UNDER A LEGAL SERVICES AGREEMENT.
PART I: COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Fauri Law, or where relevant a designated service provider, collects personal information that you choose to provide or we receive from other sources. This may include personal information you provide through this Site, on third-party websites and applications when subscribing digitally to FLConnect Membership, FLStartup Accelerate or Fauri Law Newsletter, through registering for our services and products, and through requesting certain Fauri Law services or products.
We and designated service providers, may obtain the following types of personal information in connection with this Site:
- Name, email address, postal address, account names and passwords, or other contact information
- Signature, online identifier, Internet Protocol address, or other similar identifiers
- Professional, industry, employment-related, or education information
- Internet or other electronic network activity information, including, but not limited to, browsing history, search history, preferences, and information regarding a user’s interaction with an Internet website, application, advertisement
- Demographic information
- Billing information, credit card number or other financial information, which may include personal financial information
- Audio, electronic, visual or similar information
- Inferences drawn from the personal information identified above to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences and behavior
Personal information is obtained directly from you, from others authorized to provide the information, from activity on the Site, and from other parties with whom we work, such as service providers, business partners, advertisers, advertising technology providers, advertising servers, data analytics providers, and social networks.
The Personal Information of Other Individuals
Although we may host their forms on our website or embed them in our legal services agreement, when you provide your payment details, you are providing them to the applicable payment processor. You acknowledge that our third-party payment processors may have their agreements that apply to you. While we will not have access to your entire credit card number, we will be able to bill your credit card and may have access to particular card and payment details such as the name on your card, billing address and card expiration date. If you have questions regarding our payment processor, please contact us at email@example.com.
PART II: THE USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may use the personal information you provide us:
- to facilitate the ordinary operation of our website;
- to send you emails, including email newsletters, promoting our services or legal updates you may find interesting. You may unsubscribe from such communications at any time; just follow the links in the footer of our email newsletters;
- to consider whether we will offer services to you;
- to provide services to you, if we agree, we may act as your legal counsel;
- to bill and collect money owed to us;
- to communicate with you about services we offer;
- to provide you with offers and promotions about services and products of Fauri Law or of other parties that may be of interest to you
- to enhance your experience with this Site, including to save your preferences and login information, create hashed identifiers that can be used to help us identify you on our site and third-party sites, provide customized content or contextual advertisements, and provide tailored advertisements on our site and third-party sites
- to analyze website usage, analyze use of this Site, and analyze and measure ad impressions
- to protect the interests, rights, safety, or property of Fauri Law or others and to monitor compliance with and enforce the terms of any agreement with Fauri Law
- to monitor to detect security incidents and protect against malicious, deceptive, fraudulent, or illegal activity, and hold those responsible for that activity.
- Pursue available legal remedies to us and to prosecute or defend a court, arbitration or similar proceeding;
- to meet legal and regulatory requirements, including those of the Law Society of Ontario; and
- to enforce compliance with our Terms and applicable laws, rules and regulations.
We do not sell personal information to third parties, and we will never amend these terms to permit us to sell your personal information.
PART III: THE DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Sharing Personal Information and Content if Required by Law
We may share personal information and any content collected, uploaded or provided to us if required by law, such as in response to a subpoena, court order or another legal process in any jurisdiction. If we are required by law to make any disclosure of your personal information or content, we may, but are not obligated to, provide you with written notice of such disclosure, if permitted by law.
Sharing Personal Information to Cooperate with Investigations and Law Enforcement
Absent a court order, subpoena or other legal requirements to disclose personal information or content in our possession or control, you agree that we may also share personal information and content you upload or provide to us with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of any criminal matter if we reasonably believe doing so is necessary or beneficial in protecting your safety, or the safety of any third-party.
Sharing Personal Information with Third-Party Provider
Our suppliers, partners, independent contractors (collectively “Third-Party Providers”) and/or employees may have access to or be shared personal information to use in connection with one or more of the purposes for which the information was collected.
Our Third-Party Providers may have access to personal information in providing services to us, or providing you with access to our website. We may use a variety of Third-Party Providers to host our website and facilitate their common use, including, for example, hosting servers that store personal information.
- Our practise management online software provider is Themis Solutions Inc., doing business as Clio and their related and affiliated entities worldwide. For more information on their privacy practices please see https://www.clio.com/privacy/. When you complete online forms on our website, some or all of the information you provide may be automatically uploaded to our account with Themis Solutions Inc.
- Our online scheduler, Calendly Scheduling. When you complete online forms to book a free phone consultation on our website, some or all of the information you provide may be automatically uploaded to our account with Calendly Scheduling. Please see https://calendly.com/privacy.
- Our contract automation service provider. For more information, please see https://lawlift.com/privacy.
- We also use Google LLC together with their affiliated entities worldwide in order to use Google Analytics. For details, visit https://analytics.google.com/analytics/web/.
- Stripe, our partner for subscription payments collection. For details, visit: https://stripe.com/en-gb-ae/privacy.
- Memberpress, our provider for FLConnect and FLStartup subscription platform. for details, visit: https://memberpress.com/privacy/.
We may update the above list of Third-Party Providers from time-to-time as our website continue to evolve. Third-Party Providers may have their own agreements and privacy policies on collecting and using personal information that you or we provide them.
Your Personal Information May Not Be Stored in Canada
As we may have servers, Third-Party Providers, employees and other parties, we share your personal information within locations both inside and outside of Canada, your personal information may become subject to foreign laws and foreign legal proceedings.
Disclaimer and Warning About Sharing Personal Information Online
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WHEN SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION ONLINE, THERE IS ALWAYS A RISK OF DATA BREACHES, INCLUDING DATA BREACHES IN WHICH THIRD PARTIES UNLAWFULLY ACCESS OUR SYSTEMS, OR THE SYSTEMS OF OUR THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, WHICH STORE PERSONAL INFORMATION.
WHILE WE TAKE MEASURES TO PROTECT PERSONAL INFORMATION, YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING BY WAY OF NEGLIGENCE, FOR THE LOSS OR THEFT OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION OR ANY DAMAGES CAUSED AS A RESULT THEREOF, SO LONG AS WE WERE NOT DIRECTLY AND GROSSLY NEGLIGENT IN THE PROTECTION OF SAID INFORMATION.
Retention of Your Personal Information
We keep your personal information for as long as it is required for the purpose for which it was collected. There is no single retention period applicable to the various types of personal information collected. Please contact us if you would like to delete any personal information we hold about. While we may do so, we also reserve the right to continue to keep personal information about you to the extent required to be held by us by law, rule or regulation, including those imposed by the Law Society of Ontario.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files sent to and automatically downloaded by your web browser (assuming you have cookies enabled) when you visit our website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows our website and Third-Party Providers we use to recognize you, track your activity across our and other websites and is usually used in conjunction with logging your internet protocol (“IP”) address.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your computer (in your browser files) or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Likewise, most mobile devices allow you to disable the ability for geolocation information to be collected from your mobile device. The help function on most browsers and mobile devices contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies, disable cookies entirely, or disable the collection of geolocation data. You need to set each browser, on each device you use to surf the Web. Thus, if you use multiple browsers (e.g., Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), you should repeat this procedure with each one. Similarly, if you connect to the Web from multiple devices (e.g., work and home), you need to set each browser on each device. Depending on your jurisdiction, you may be able to utilize additional cookie management tools. However, if you disable certain cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible that some parts of this Site, such as the polls, surveys, contests, and product sales, and certain areas of this Site for which you need to log in, will not function properly, and the advertising you receive when you visit this Site may not be advertisements tailored to your interests.
Can you delete Cookies once downloaded?
Most web browsers also permit you to delete cookies. This is typically done via your web browser’s settings, which vary depending on which web browser you use. For details on managing cookies settings using:
For any other web browser, please visit your web browser’s official web pages.
Rights With Respect To Your Personal Information
Depending on the jurisdiction, you may have the following rights with respect to your personal information:
- To access and request certain information about the processing of your personal information
- To obtain a portable copy of your personal information
- To correct personal information
- To delete personal information
- To restrict processing of certain personal information
- To object to the processing of personal information
- To withdraw consent, where this was the lawful reason for processing
- To lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority
Please bear in mind that if you exercise such rights this may affect our ability to provide our products and services.
To exercise a right related to your personal information, please contact us by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. While Fauri Law will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws. In the event that we cannot take action with respect to a request relating to your personal information, in certain jurisdictions, you may have the right to appeal that decision by e-mailing us at email@example.com.
Please note that it may take some time to process your request, consistent with applicable law.
If you choose to exercise these rights, we may ask that you provide sufficient information, including the products and services you have used in the past, your province and country of residence, and contact information, in order for us to verify your identity and process your request. Depending on the types of requests, we may ask for additional information.