Privacy Policy

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This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which SRH Litigation collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by SRH Litigation.

SRH Litigation recognizes the importance of privacy and personal information. Our firm is committed to maintaining and securing any personal information in accordance with applicable privacy legislation. This Policy will outline how we manage your personal information and how we protect it from loss, unauthorized access, or disclosure.

Collecting Personal Information

Personal Information is defined as:

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, fax number or email address.

SRH Litigation may collect personal information including:

  • name, home address, telephone number;
  • personal email address;
  • billing/account information;
  • credit card information; and
  • Information related to identifying an individual. Personal information does not include business information.

Use of Personal Information

Anyone retained as a client of SRH Litigation, is required to provide their personal information, as required by the Law Society of Upper Canada. We will use your personal information to provide legal advice and services to you, give legal opinions and contact you, when it is required.

If the need arises, your personal information may be required to be shared between SRH Litigation and authorized third parties, including opposing parties, opposing counsel, agents or advisors, witnesses and adjudicators.

Disclosure of Personal Information

SRH Litigation may disclose your personal information to:
Retain service providers for the firm including marketing, data processing, office services, computer back up services, and document management;
Retain third party or parties, where in you consent to disclose your information;

Render accounts for services, process credit card payments and collect unpaid fees and accounts;

Advise clients of new changes or developments that pertain to the firm;
Officials of the Law Society of Upper Canada, who may audit the firm and our regulatory activities;

Where you, as the client, consent to such disclosure;
Where disclosure is required or permitted by law
Protecting and Destructing your Personal Information

We will take all necessary measures to ensure your information is secure and kept safe from loss or unauthorized access.
Information reported on paper is stored under strict supervision or safely secured in restricted areas;

Our electronic hardware is password protected and secured in restricted area;
Technological safe guards such as industry standard firewalls and password protection practices reduce the risk of hacking or any unauthorized computer access;

Train Staff and Associates to safely collect, use and disclose information that complies with the Privacy Policy.


We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, phone number. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.


We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.


Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.


SRH Litigation may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To improve customer service: Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.
  • To personalize user experience: We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site: We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.


We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.


We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.


Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.


SRH Litigation has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.


By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
Stewart Esten LLP
100 Collier Street,
Barrie, Ontario,
L4M 1H3. Canada

This document was last updated on April 18, 2021
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