This policy is made pursuant to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”). Please note that this is a complex legislation and detailed exception may apply to what is outlined below.
Your privacy is important to us here at Dahab Law and we are committed to collecting, using and disclosing personal information responsibly and only to the extent necessary in the course of our services.
A. What Is Personal Information?
Personal information is information about an identifiable individual. It includes information that relates to personal characteristics, health, history, activities and views. Personal information does not include business information (business address and phone number), which is not protected by privacy legislation.
B. Collecting Personal Information
At Dahab Law, our primary purpose for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information is to serve our clients. We collect information about various individuals for the purpose of:
We also collect, use and disclose information for purposes related to or secondary to our primary purposes. The most common examples of our related or secondary purposes are as follows:
C. Protecting Personal Information
Solicitor-Client Privilege is the underlying principle and foundation of our relationship with our clients. Irrespective of the existence of privacy laws, we are bound by this principle and our obligation under the Rules of Professional Conduct to keep your personal information confidential.
We take a variety of steps to protect your personal information. Such steps include but are not limited to: