As a law practice, we are also subject to the rules of professional conduct that govern the legal professions in those jurisdictions where we practice law.
What Is Personal Information?
What Personal Information Do We Collect?
Bennett Jones collects the personal information that you submit to our website, such as your name, address and any other contact or other information that you choose to provide by:
- Using the "contact us" portion of this website; or
- By corresponding with a member or employee of Bennett Jones via e-mail using the hyperlinks created for that purpose.
In some cases, we may be required by applicable law or regulatory requirements, or by the rules of professional conduct that govern the legal profession, to collect information about you without your knowledge or consent.
Non-personal information, such as the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the dates and times you access our website and the Internet address of the website from which you may be linking directly to our website, is collected and used to determine the volume of traffic on our website. This information also enables us to identify ways in which our website can be improved to serve you better.
What About Links To Other Websites?
Our website may contain links to other websites that may be subject to less stringent privacy standards. Bennett Jones cannot assume any responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of the third parties that operate those websites. Bennett Jones is not responsible for how such third parties collect, use or disclose your personal information. You should review the privacy policies of those websites before providing them with personal information.
Why Do We Collect Personal Information?
When Do We Use or Disclose Your Personal Information?
We share your personal information with our employees, contractors, consultants and other parties (including other members of the Bennett Jones Group) who require such information to assist us with establishing, maintaining and managing our relationship with you.
We may use or disclose your personal information without your knowledge or consent where we are permitted or required by applicable law, regulation, or by the rules of professional conduct governing the legal profession.
You may change or withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice, by contacting our Privacy Officer using the contact information set out below.
Protecting Personal Information
Bennett Jones will endeavour to safeguard personal information using methods that are appropriate to the sensitivity of the information. These safeguards are designed to prevent your personal information from loss and unauthorized access, copying, use, modification or disclosure.
Unfortunately, no data transmitted over the Internet is ever 100% secure. As a result, Bennett Jones does not represent, warrant or guarantee that personal information will be protected against loss, misuse, interception or alteration and does not accept any liability for personal information submitted to us via the Internet, nor for your or any third parties’ use or misuse of personal information.
As the security of your personal information is important to us, please advise our Privacy Officer immediately of any incident involving the loss of or unauthorized access to or disclosure of personal information that is in our custody or control.
Updating Personal Information
It is important that the personal information Bennett Jones holds about you is accurate and current. Bennett Jones asks that you to keep us informed of changes to your personal information.
Accessing Your Personal Information
4500, 855 – 2nd Street S.W.
3200, 10020 – 100 Street
1900, 45 O'Connor Street
3400, 1 First Canadian Place
P.O. Box 130
2500 Park Place
666 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6C 2X8