Privacy Policy

Morrison Watts Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or use the contact form on www.morrisonwatts.ca, www.morrisonwatts.com, or www.mmwlaw.ca (collectively, the “Site”).

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

 

Additionally when you use the contact form through the Site, we collect certain information from you, including your name, email address, and any other information you provide in the Subject and Message text boxes.  We refer to this information as “Contact Information.”

 

When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Contact Information.

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

 

We use the Contact Information that we collect generally to reply to persons who submit inquiries through the contact form on our site.  Additionally, we use this Contact Information to:

Communicate with you; and

Screen our contacts for potential risk or fraud.

 

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

 

We will not distribute, sell, or lease your Personal Information to third parties unless we have your express permission or are required by law to do so.

 

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

 

DO NOT TRACK

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

 

DATA RETENTION

When you contact us through the contact form on the Site, we will maintain your Contact Information for our records in order to comply with the By-laws of the Law Society of Ontario.

 

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. This version of the policy is effective from October 6, 2020.

 

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at veenendaal@mmwlaw.ca or by mail using the details provided below:

Morrison Watts

80 Richmond St W, Suite 1607

Toronto, Ontario M5H 2A4