At bakerlaw we recognize the importance of safeguarding your privacy and any information collected. This privacy statement covers how we use your information and any data collected from you.
What We Collect
In order to process your requests, including requests for a retainer and consultation, we gather certain personal information from you. This is to ensure that there is no conflict of interest and to ensure that we are able to assist you with your matter. It further helps to verify your identity and to contact you for any follow-up you may have requested.
We assure you that all personal information collected will be kept confidential and will be used for the intended purposes of contacting you regarding your legal matter. We do not provide, sell, or exchange this information with anyone outside of our firm. The information will be stored and kept confidential, and only be released if deemed necessary by law.
If you sign a retainer agreement and retain us to act as your lawyer, we use, and disclose this personal information as instructed by you, our client. The use, retention, and disclosure of this information is governed by our duty to client confidentiality as outlined by the Law Society of Ontario (link).
Keeping Your Information
Bakerlaw will retain all information collected for as long as is necessary to assist you with your matter and in accordance with the Law Society of Ontario’s rules thereafter (link). If bakerlaw is not retained, we will keep all information provided for the necessary duration as required by law, and in accordance with our obligations as outlined by the Law Society of Ontario (link).
Our website utilizes google analytics in order to analyze in-depth details about visitors on our website. This information does not track any personal details. All information is converted into numbers in terms of page visits, time spent on the website, and popular pages. This information helps us to personalize the information on our website and cater the information to align with what our clients like to read.
Changes to this Policy
Bakerlaw regularly reviews all its policies. We may make changes to this policy. Any changes will be posted on this website. As a result, we encourage you to review this policy periodically.
Questions or Concerns?
– This post is current as of the time of writing. Readers should not rely on this post as legal advice. –