PRIVACY POLICY

 

 

Mayeski Mathers LLP recognizes the importance of maintaining the privacy, security and accuracy of personal information in accordance with applicable
privacy legislation. The Mayeski Mathers LLP Privacy Policy outlines how we treat the Personal Information of our clients, service providers and others.

 

Subject to legal and contractual requirements, you
may refuse or withdraw your consent to certain of
the identified purposes at any time by contacting
our privacy officer. Withdrawal or refusal of consent may result in an inability of the firm to provide you
with continued service.

 

If you provide Mayeski Mathers LLP or our service providers and agents with personal information of another individual, you represent that you have
all necessary authority and/or have obtained all necessary consents from such person to enable us
to collect, use and disclose such personal information
for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy.

 

 

 

Collection of Personal Information

 

"Personal Information" is defined under Canadian law as information about an identifiable individual or as information that allows an individual to be identified. Personal information in this policy means information about an identifiable individual as defined from time
to time in applicable privacy legislation. It does not include business contact information: your name, title or position, business address, telephone number, facsimile number, or e-mail address.

 

Mayeski Mathers LLP may collect personal information including:

 

• name, home address, telephone number;

• personal e-mail address;

• billing/account information;

• credit card information; and

 

• information related to legal or other service issues including:

• employee (and family) information;

• agent and officer information;

• witness information;

• adverse party/parties-in-interest/intervenor information;

• professional advisor information;

• insurance/trust beneficiary information;

• director information;

• investigator information;

• adjudicator information;

 • expert and other professional advisor information; and

 

• our clients' business partners, investors, shareholders, competitors and customers who are individuals.

 

 

 

Use/Disclosure of Personal Information

 

Mayeski Mathers LLP normally collects, uses
and discloses personal information about our clients and service providers in order to provide clients
with professional legal services. This may include
the following purposes:

 

a) establishment and maintenance of our commercial relationships;

 

b) provision of legal advice;

 

c) acting as counsel in litigation, negotiations
and related legal services; and

 

d) fulfilling lawyers/firms legal obligations
(including the avoidance of conflicts of interest).

 

 

To achieve these purposes, personal information
may need to be shared between Mayeski Mathers LLP and authorized third parties (including opposing or interested parties, intervenors, opposing/other counsel, agents/advisors, witnesses, and adjudicators) for the purpose of:

 

a) providing legal services;

 

b) initiating the commercial/contractual relationship with clients, suppliers and other third parties,
including to evaluate credit standing;

 

c) to match credit bureau or credit reporting agency information;

 

d) administering commercial relationships with clients, service providers and other third parties, including invoicing, account administration, payment collection   and processing, and fulfilling contractual obligations;

 

e) to assess and respond to client, supplier and other third party needs and preferences, including to contact and communicate with such parties and to conduct surveys, research and evaluations;

 

f) to develop, enhance, market, sell or distribute Mayeski Mathers LLP products and services and those
of our authorized services providers;

 

g) to distribute our client and legal newsletters, conference information and other material to individuals on our mail and e-mail lists, either directly or through third-party distribution service providers;

 

h) to produce and maintain our knowledge-management precedent systems and databases;

 

i) to develop and manage Mayeski Mathers LLP business and operations;

 

j) to detect and protect Mayeski Mathers LLP and
other third parties against error, negligence, breach
of contract, fraud, theft and other illegal activity, and
to audit compliance with Mayeski Mathers LLP policies and contractual obligations;

 

k) to engage in business transactions, including
the purchase, sale, lease, merger, amalgamation
or any other type of acquisition, disposal, securitization
or financing involving Mayeski Mathers LLP;

 

l) as authorized/required by or under the law; and

 

m) for any other purpose to which you consent.

 

 

 

Disclosure of Personal Information

 

From time to time, Mayeski Mathers LLP may disclose your personal information to:

 

a) service providers, including an organization or individual retained by Mayeski Mathers LLP to perform functions on its behalf, such as marketing,
data processing, document management and office services;

 

b) an organization or individual retained by Mayeski Mathers LLP to evaluate your creditworthiness or
to collect debts outstanding on an account;

 

c) a financial institution, on a confidential basis and solely in connection with the assignment of a right
to receive payment; the provision of security or other financing arrangements; or a person who, in the reasonable judgment of Mayeski Mathers LLP, is providing or seeking the information as your agent; and

 

d) any third party or parties, where you consent to such disclosure or where disclosure is required or permitted by law.

 

 

 

Access to Personal Information

 

Upon your written request, subject to certain exceptions, Mayeski Mathers LLP will inform you
of the existence, use, and disclosure of your personal information and will give you access to that information. Access requests should be sent to Alexandra V. Mayeski at  alexandra@mayeskimathers.com.

 

 

 

Security

 

Mayeski Mathers LLP uses physical, electronic, administrative and technological safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of your personal information.
The firm maintains secure data networks protected
by industry standard firewall and password protection systems.

 

In addition, where personal information is sent to
a third party for processing, we make sure, through
our contracts with them, that all personal information
is kept secure.

 

 

 

Website Privacy

 

Cookies are small data files containing a unique identification number that identifies the visitor's browser, but not necessarily the visitor, to our computers
each time our website is visited.

 

When visiting the Mayeski Mathers LLP website we
may use cookies to collect information such as the type of Internet browser and operating system the visitor uses, the domain name of the website from which the visitor came, date and duration of the visit, number
of visits, average time spent on our website, pages viewed and number of cookies accumulated.

 

Unless we are specifically informed we do not know who has accessed our website. In addition to the identified purposes described in the Privacy Policy,
we may use this website information and share it with other organizations with whom we have a commercial relationship to measure the use of our website,
to improve the functionality and content of the website and to facilitate usage by a visitor.

 

Some internet browsers can be reset to either reject cookies or to notify the user they have received a cookie. In some instances, refusing a cookie may not permit our website to provide its full range of services.

 

 

 

Links

 

This site may present links to other websites.
These sites may also collect your data. Visitors are advised that linked websites may have different privacy policies and practices. Mayeski Mathers LLP assumes
no responsibility for such third party websites.
It is advisable to review any sites' privacy policy
before providing personal information.

 

 

 

Changes to the Privacy Policy

 

Mayeski Mathers LLP reserves the right to modify
or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time.
If we make a change to this Privacy Policy, we will
post such changes on our website. Mayeski Mathers LLP will obtain the necessary consents required under applicable privacy laws if it seeks to collect,
use or disclose your personal information for purposes other than those to which consent has been obtained unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

 

 

 

Further Information

 

We welcome your input and questions.
For information on Mayeski Mathers LLP’s
privacy practices, please contact alexandra@mayeskimathers.com