Please read our Privacy Policy carefully.


Mandy Woodland Law PLC Inc. (“MW Law”, "We", "Us") is strongly committed to protecting your privacy. If you have any questions about your privacy or this policy you can email hello@mandywoodlandlaw.com or contact us by mail at: Chief Privacy Officer, Mandy Woodland Law, 24 Portugal Cove Road, St. John’s, NL  A1B 2L7 CANADA.

This Privacy Policy is based on the privacy and data protection principles in Canada, which is where we operate. This Privacy Policy (together with our terms of use) sets out the basis on which we may collect, use, disclose and otherwise process any personal data (“Personal Information”), as well as the choices you have regarding such use and disclosure, and how you may correct and have access to that information. This Privacy Policy also explains our use of cookies. By using this website, www.mandywoodlandlaw.com (the “Site”), you agree to the use of your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Third party websites accessed from our Site are not covered by this Policy and we accept no responsibility or liability in respect of third party sites. Please check their privacy policies before providing your personal information to them.

By submitting your Personal Information to us, you agree to the transfer, storing or processing of that information in Canada and abroad, depending on which data service provider MW Law uses. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

Collection

When you open a client file with us, sign up to receive content, complete forms on the Site, communicate with our lawyers or staff, send us an email, or post on our blog, you’re giving us information that we collect.

Depending on the circumstances, that information may include Personal Information such as your IP address, name, physical address, email address, phone number, and other details such as demographic information.

By giving us this information, you consent to your information being collected, used, processed, disclosed, and stored by us, only as described in our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

We will collect your information from you or from third parties and as agents on behalf of our clients, where we have obtained any required consent to do so. From time to time you may provide us with the personal information of individuals other than yourself. You agree to obtain the knowledge and consent of each individual prior to disclosing such information to us.

Information from Your Use of the Site

We may collect standard information about how and when you use the Site such as your IP address and location data, weblogs, time, date, browser, referring web addresses, searches conducted, pages visited.

Cookies and similar technologies and IP addresses

To ensure that our Site is optimized for users who access it, our service provider(s) may use cookies to collect standard information about your language preferences, date and time you visit the Site, your browser, and similar information. These cookies are intended to optimize your experience of the Site.

Web Bugs/Beacons

When we send emails to our contact lists, we will sometimes track who opened our emails and who clicked the links, to measure the performance of an email. To do this, we may include single pixel gifs, also called web bugs or web beacons, in emails we send. These bugs/beacons allow us to collect information about when you open the email, your IP address, your browser or email type, and other similar details.

We may also use the capability to track when a URL has been clicked inside of an email message. We use this to track which links were clicked and how often. This tracking does not collect any personally identifiable information.

Use and Disclosure

MW Law may collect, use and disclose Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To ensure that content from the Site is presented in the best way to optimize viewing of the site for you on your computer.

  2. To provide legal services to you and respond to any requests or inquiries from you.

  3. To conduct, monitor and analyze our business.

  4. To meet legal requirements like complying with court orders and valid subpoenas.

  5. To provide information to help us comply with legal, accounting, or security requirements.

  6. To prosecute and defend in any legal proceeding.

  7. To communicate with you about your client file.

  8. To send you informational and promotional content that you request from us or which we feel may be interest you, where you have consented to us contacting you for those purposes. You can always stop receiving these types of communication by clicking the Unsubscribe link or following the Unsubscribe instructions included in every email.

  9. To protect your and our rights and safety.

  10. As otherwise permitted by law.

MW Law does not sell, trade or rent your Personal Information to third parties.

Public Information and Third Parties

Blogs

We have blogs on our Site. Any information you include in a comment on our blog may be read, collected, and used by anyone. If your Personal Information appears on our blogs and you’d like it to be removed, contact us at hello@mandywoodlandlaw.com

Social Media Widgets

Our Site may include Social Media Features, such the “Share This” button. These Features may collect your IP address and which page on our Site you visited, and they may set a cookie to enable the particular Feature to function properly. These Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of whoever is providing it. If you are unsure, please contact us at hello@mandywoodlandlaw.com.

Links to Third-Party Sites

Our Site includes links to other websites, whose privacy practices may differ from those of MW Law. If you submit Personal Information to any of those Sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability in respect of third party sites. Please read the privacy policies of these sites before submitting Personal Information to them.

Accuracy of Your Information and Your Access to Information

We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your Personal Information is kept as accurate, complete and up-to-date as possible. In order to help us ensure that your Personal Information is accurate and up to date, please inform us right away of any change in the information we might have for you.

You have a right to request access and correction of your Personal Information by contacting us at hello@mandywoodlandlaw.com. In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Your Personal Information is kept in your client file (if you are a client of MW Law) and in our electronic databases. For example, Personal Information is held by the MW Law for performing work on your behalf, as well as for accounting, billing and collection, conflict of interests, information technology ("I.T."), and marketing.

Your Personal Information will be made accessible only to our those who need it in accordance with the uses of your Personal Information listed above.

Safeguarding Personal Information

MW Law is committed to protecting the security of your personal data. We use a variety of technological, physical and organizational protections and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Once we have received your information, we will use these protections and procedures to try to prevent unauthorized access.