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St. James Law Office Website Privacy Policy

This website Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) outlines the information we, at St. James Law Office may collect through use of this website and any related sites (the “St. James Law Office website”) and how such information may be used and disclosed.This Privacy Policy complements our applicable professional and ethical obligations of client confidentiality.

​Do we collect personal information?

​We do not collect personally identifiable information through the St. James Law Office website, unless such information is provided to us by email via a link contained on the St. James Law Office website or submitted through a web form. We will only use such personally identifiable information for the purposes of responding to you.

​Does St. James Law Office use or disclose personal information?

​We do not attempt to link or match the anonymous technical information that we collect with any personally-identifiable information unless:

  1. we have your consent;

  2. we (or our service providers) have detected or reasonably suspect any attempt to damage the St. James Law Office website or other security breach; or

  3. we are required by law to do so.

We may use personal information to inform individuals of current and/or new services or developments that the we believe will be of interest to them in accordance with applicable laws including Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation. Individuals consent to us contacting them in this manner when they use our services.


You can deny or withdraw your consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information at any time upon reasonable notice in writing, subject to any legal or contractual requirements. However, if consent is denied or withdrawn, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you.


We have in place reasonable policies, procedures and safeguards designed to protect the security of personal information within our control and we retain personal information only for as long as is reasonable to fulfill the purposes for which the information was collected, or for legal or business purposes.

Access to your personal information

We can provide individuals with access to any of their personal information that we may hold in accordance with applicable laws upon written request. We reserve the right to charge such costs. We will advise in advance if charges apply.

Website information

We do not disclose to third parties any personally identifiable information collected by us through the St. James Law Office website unless:

  1. we have your consent;

  2. we have a good faith belief that disclosure of the information is necessary to protect the rights or property of St. James Law Office; or

  3. we are required by law to do so.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to, and St. James Law Office is not responsible for, any third-party websites which may be accessible through links from this website. If you follow a link to any of these third-party websites, they will have their own privacy policies and you will need to review these policies before you submit any personal information to such third-party websites.

You should be aware that anonymous technical information may be collected by us as a result of your visit to the St. James Law Office website. For example, this information may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. We use this anonymous technical information for purposes such as improving the operation and content of the St. James Law Office website and compiling aggregate and statistical information.

We may collect non-personal information about you and your use of the St. James Law Office website through the use of cookies. We do not match or correlate this information with any personal information that you submit on the St. James Law Office website. “Cookies” are small text files placed on your computer that can collect and store a variety of information. Permanent cookies are stored indefinitely on a user’s hard drive unless manually deleted, while temporary cookies are automatically deleted from the user’s browser upon logging out of a website. Web browsers typically allow users to disable permanent and/or temporary cookies.

We use third-party analytics services for our website, such as Google Analytics. For information about how these service providers including Google collect, use and process data please visit their respective websites IE:


We may employ third-party services providers to store or process personal information on our behalf. Our service providers may store and/or process personal information outside of Canada. When information is stored or processed outside of Canada, it may be subject to the laws of and be accessible to by legal authorities in such other jurisdictions.

European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -Regulation (EU) 2016/679

​As of May 25th 2018, in addition to the rights set out in this Privacy Policy, individuals residing in the European Union (“EU”) will be able to exercise the additional rights outlined in the GDPR, and St. James Law Office will take steps to facilitate the exercise of these rights.

Policy Effective Date

This policy is effective as of September 1, 2020. St. James Law Office reserves the right to change the policy at any time.

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