Revised: January 2023
DESCRIPTION OF USERS AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS
THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT
By using the estimate form, registration form or contact form on our website Users and Members may be required to provide their names, phone numbers, and city and state.
All information collected pursuant to this section is collectively referred to as “Personal Information.” We do not collect or access any Personal Information from you when you use the Services unless you provide us with the Personal Information voluntarily or authorize us to access it.
Certain features and functionalities of the Services are based on a User’s or Member’s location. In order to provide these features and functionalities while a User or Member is using a mobile device, we may, with the person’s consent, automatically collect geolocational information from that person’s mobile device, wireless carrrier, and/or certain third-party service providers. Such information is collectively called the “Geolocational Information.” Collection of such Geolocational Information occurs only when the Services are running on a mobile device. Users and Members may decline to allow us to collect such Geolocational Information, in which case we will not be able to provide certain features or functionalities to those people.
We may collect additional information (collectively, the “Other Information”). Such Other Information may include:
From You. Additional information about yourself that you voluntarily provide to us, such as product and service preferences, and other information that does not identify you personally.
From Your Activity. Information that we automatically collect when you use the Services, including, without limitation:
IP addresses, browser type and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, sections of the Website visited, etc.;
Information about a mobile device, including universally unique ID (“UUID”), Website type and version (e.g., iOS or Android), carrier and country location, hardware and processor information (storage, chip speed, camera resolution, NFC enabled, and network type (WiFi, 2G, 3G, 4G); and
Activity and usage information occurring via the Services.
From Cookies. Information that we collect using “cookie” technology. Cookies are small packets of data that a website stores on your computer’s or mobile device’s hard drive so that your computer will “remember” information about your visit. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your web browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them) to help us collect Other Information and to enhance your experience using the Website. If you do not want us to place a cookie on your hard drive, you may be able to turn that feature off on your computer or mobile device. Please consult your Internet browser’s documentation for information on how to do this and how to delete persistent cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from us, the Website may not function properly.
From Other Sources. Information that we collect or receive from third-party social media sites on which you have used the Services in accordance with
From Other Members and Users. Information that we receive from other Members and Users about their interactions and transactions with you.
THE INFORMATION COLLECTED BY OR THROUGH THIRD-PARTY ADVERTISING COMPANIES
Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google. www.example.com uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks use of www.example.com and user behavior concerning ads, products and the services we offer. You may decide to disable all the Doubleclick Cookies by clicking on: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout?hl=en.
ACCESSING AND MODIFYING PERSONAL INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION PREFERENCES
If you have registered for the Services, you may access, review, and make changes to your Personal Information and certain Other Information by following the instructions found on the applicable Website. In addition, you may manage your receipt of marketing and non-transactional communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of any lawlocal.ca marketing email. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to process such requests in a timely manner. You should be aware, however, that it is not always possible to completely remove or modify information in our subscription databases. Users and Members cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to their account.
HOW WE USE AND SHARE THE INFORMATION
We use the Personal Information, the Geolocational Information, and the Other Information (collectively, the “Information”) to provide and improve the Website and the Services, solicit your feedback, inform you about our products and services and those of our third-party marketing partners, and administer our rewards, contests, and promotional programs. Also, we may share Information as described below.
If you are a User, we may share certain Personal Information and certain Other Information about you with Members with whom you have contracted. Similarly, if you are a Member, we may share certain Personal Information and certain Other Information about you with Users with whom you have contracted. Please note, that any information you publicly post to the Website will be accessible and viewable by other Visitors, Users, and Members.
In order to provide the Services and administer our rewards, contests, sweepstakes, competitions, and promotional programs, we may share your Information with our third-party promotional and marketing partners, including, without limitation, businesses participating in our various programs.
In an ongoing effort to better understand our users and our Website and Services, we might analyze the Other Information and the Geolocational Information in aggregate form in order to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Services and/or Website. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our products, Website, and Services to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
We may from time to time share Personal Information and/or Other Information with other companies who may provide you information about the products and services they offer. However, to the extent required by law, you will be given the opportunity to opt-out of such sharing.
We may employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include providing marketing assistance, information technology support, and customer service. These other companies will have access to the Information only as necessary to perform their functions and to the extent permitted by law.
With your permission, third-party applications or services may access your Personal Information. We use standard open authorization to enable you to give permission to share your Personal Information with other websites and services, such as Facebook and LinkedIn (e.g., when you agree to a pop-up requesting you to allow another application to access your account information). We also use open authorization to allow us to share information about you that is stored by us without sharing your security credentials.
We may share some or all of your Information with any of our parent companies, subsidiaries, joint ventures, or other companies under common control with us.
As we develop our businesses, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, sale of assets, dissolution, or similar event, the Information may be part of the transferred assets.
To the extent permitted by law, we may also disclose the Information when required by law, court order, or other government or law enforcement authority or regulatory agency, or whenever we believe that disclosing the such information is necessary or advisable, for example, to protect the rights, property, or safety of lawlocal.ca or others.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.
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