LEGAL NOTICE AND CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY
I. LEGAL NOTICE
Use of the present site
This internet site (hereinafter the “Site”) is the exclusive property of Atchison Perrault Avocats Inc. (hereinafter “Atchison Perrault”). The use of this Site is subject to terms and conditions set out below and to the applicable legislation. Users of the Site agree to accept the present terms and conditions.
Exclusion of liability
Atchison Perrault is not responsible for any damage resulting, directly or indirectly, from the use or the contents of the Site.
The information, images, publications and other elements found on the Site cannot be reproduced, copied, published, communicated, downloaded or distributed without the prior written authorization of Atchison Perrault.
Information on the Site
The information furnished by Atchison Perrault on the Site, including newsletters and other information contained therein, constitutes information which Atchison Perrault believes to be accurate at the time that it was placed on the Site for information purposes only. Atchison Perrault does not in any way guarantee that the information on the Site is accurate, complete or up to date.
The information on the Site, including the newsletters, do not in any manner constitute a legal opinion. The contents of the Site is provided for information purposes only and Atchison Perrault does not purport to set out the complete state of the law on any subject whatsoever or its application to any particular case. The users of the Site must not make decisions on the basis of the contents of Site but should rather seek legal advice from a qualified professional.
No lawyer-client relationship is constituted by virtue of navigating on the Site or on the basis of the information contained therein, including any communication sent to Atchison Perrault via the Site. A lawyer-client relationship is only created after a consultation in person or over the phone with a lawyer of Atchison Perrault which leads to the establishment of a clear mandate.
Links or references to other sites placed on the Site are done for information purposes only. Atchison Perrault has not verified or approved the contents of other internet sites, the information on such other sites or the links that are accessible via other sites. Atchison Perrault does not assume any liability with respect to these other internet sites, the information contained thereon or the products of services offered on such sites. Atchison Perrault does not assume any liability with respect to navigation on any other site.
It is strictly forbidden to create links on other internet sites linking them to the Site without the express prior and written consent of Atchison Perrault.
The present Site is operated by Atchison Perrault and the present terms and conditions are governed by the laws of Quebec and the laws of Canada applicable therein. You accept to be subject to such legislation and acknowledge that in the event that there is any dispute with respect to the use or the contents of the Site, the Courts of Quebec sitting in the judicial district of Montreal will have jurisdiction to hear such a dispute.
Modification to the present terms and conditions
Atchison Perrault can modify, at its sole discretion, or update the applicable modalities of the Site in a timely fashion, as it sees fit, and without prior notice. You accept to be bound by the terms and conditions in effect at the time that you navigate on the Site.
II. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION – CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY
We obtain certain personal information with respect to the people using our Site when the latter decide to contact us via the Site. We obtain at this time the name, surname, e-mail address as well as the message which is sent to us. Our policy with respect to personal information obtained is subject to the applicable legislation in Quebec, namely An Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector as well as other applicable legislative and regulatory provisions. We undertake to respect these laws and regulations and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, will ensure to maintain the confidentiality of the information set out above which is furnished to us. This information will never be used outside of Atchison Perrault without your prior consent unless we are required by law to share this information with a public authority.
Furthermore, we undertake to use the personal information which you have provided to us only for the purpose for which it was submitted. Your consent will be sought and required for the use of your personal information in any other manner. Atchison Perrault will conserve personal information obtained for a reasonable period and in conformity with the applicable legislation.
With respect to the messages which are sent to us by users of the Site, we confirm that we will communicate with such users promptly. We suggest that your message set out, in general terms, the parametres of the information which you wish to communicate to us and that more detailed, relevant or sensitive information be communicated to us later on once you have been contacted directly by a lawyer of Atchison Perrault. It is clearly understood that the sending of a message to Atchison Perrault by way of the Site does not create a lawyer-client relationship. The lawyer-client relationship is only created after a consultation in person or over the phone with a lawyer of Atchison Perrault which leads to the establishment of a clear mandate.
We will obtain certain information which are not personal, including the computer system and navigation system which you use as well as the domain name of the internet site from which you establish a link to the Site. When you visit the Site, we will introduce certain information on your computer (generally called a “cookie”). Cookies enable us to preserve certain information with respect of the use of our Site, including the day and hour of visits, the files which are downloaded and the pages consulted. Cookies also allow us to adapt our Site in order to better serve the interests and the preferences of internet users. Atchison Perrault does not make any link between the information obtained in this matter and your personal information which is referred to above.
Our marketing e-mails to which we attach our newsletters contain a “web beacon pixel” in order to tell us whether the e-mails have been opened. The web beacon pixel can also be used with other technology in order to determine whether you have clicked on the links which are in our e-mails. We use this information in order to determine which e-mails are the most interesting and also to determine if users who do not open our e-mails still wish to receive them. The web beacon pixel will be deleted at the same time that you delete the e-mail. You are free to not click on the links in the marketing e-mails which we send to you. The information obtained by way of the web beacon pixel can be linked to your personal identity.
Terms and conditions of the Confidentiality Policy
Atchison Perrault hereby reserves its right to modify the present Confidentiality Policy.
To the extent that you have questions with respect to the above-mentioned Policies, please communicate with Atchison Perrault at the coordinates set out below:
Atchison Perrault Avocats inc.
C/o Me Christopher Atchison
2001 Victoria Avenue, Suite 205