Personal Information Collection
You do not need to provide any personal information to us when visiting our website. The only personal information we collect through our website is the information you may voluntarily provide to us through the “online form” section of the website or if you choose to send an email to a lawyer or employee at Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP.
We may automatically collect general anonymous information related to your use of our Website, such as the date and time you visit the Website and the pages you visit on the Website. Our servers may also automatically collect information about the type of browser you use and the name of your Internet Service Provider. In addition, we may collect “cookie” information from your browser to identify your computer and provide us with a record of your visits to our Website (Collectively, the foregoing is referred to as “Usage Data”).
Personal Information Usage
Any personal information you provide to us when you send us an email is used solely to identify who you are and to respond to the purpose for which you submitted the message. We use Usage Data for the purposes of monitoring and improving the use and features of the Website.
Personal Information Disclosure
Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP will not transfer, sell or otherwise disclose any of your personal information to any third party without your prior written consent. We may disclose your personal information to third parties that may administer or manage on-line services on our behalf.
This website contain links to other sites. Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP does not assume any responsibility or liability for any communications or materials available at those linked sites. All links are provided for your convenience only; they are not an endorsement or referral by our firm.
Security of Personal Information
We will maintain your personal information in secure data storage to safeguard it from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We will maintain the strict confidentiality of all personal information collected, and will only disclose such information on a confidential basis to employees of Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP who require such information for the purposes set out above.
We will only keep your personal information for as long as it remains necessary or relevant for the purposes stated above or as otherwise required by law. Email communications between Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP and yourself may not be secure. We suggest that you encrypt all email to increase the security of your communications with our firm.
Accessible Client Service Policy and Plan (AODA)
HSH is committed to excellence in serving all clients including people with disabilities.
We will ensure that our employees are trained and familiar with various assistive devices we have on site or that we provide that may be used by clients with disabilities while accessing our services.
We will communicate with people with disabilities in ways that take into account their disability.
We welcome people with disabilities and their service animals. Service animals are allowed on the parts of our premises that are open to the public.
A person with a disability who is accompanied by a support person will be allowed to have that person accompany them on our premises.
Notice of Temporary Disruption
In the event of a planned or unexpected disruption to services or facilities for clients with disabilities. HSH will notify clients promptly. This clearly posted notice will include information about the reason for the disruption, its anticipated length of time, and a description of alternative facilities or services, if available. The notice will be placed at the front door of the Office.
HSH will provide training to employees, volunteers and others who deal with the public or other third parties on our behalf. Training will also be provided to people involved in the development of policies, plans, practices and procedures related to the provision of our services. This training will be provided to employees upon hire at HSH.
Clients who wish to provide feedback on the way HSH provides goods and services to people with disabilities can contact the Office Manager. All feedback, including complaints, will be reviewed and Clients can expect to hear back within 7 days.
Modifications to this or Other Policies
Any policy that does not respect and promote the dignity and independence of people with disabilities will be modified or removed.
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The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult a lawyer for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create a lawyer-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as a lawyer-client relationship has been established.