The information on these pages is intended as general advice only. It is not intended
as legal advice. Laws change over time and differ from Province to Province. The
application of the general legal principles discussed depends upon the specific facts of
each case. You should consult a lawyer about your particular situation before deciding on
a course of action. The general advice contained in these pages may not be suitable for
Sucha S. Ollek is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and not licensed or
qualified to practice law outside of British Columbia. No specialization or other
certification is claimed.
Information is essential in order for my office to
provide legal services. I will take every reasonable step to ensure
the information provided is kept secure, confidential and accurate.
disclosure of personal information consistent with my professional
obligations to carry out the instructions of my clients.
legislation covering the collection, use and disclosure of personal
The policy covers any personal information when you visit
my Web site, when you request professional services from me or information
gathered in the course of providing professional services. The policy also
covers any subsequent use or disclosure of such information.
Personal information is any
information that is unique or specific to you. Such information
could be your age, name, ethnic origin, religion, opinions or preferences.
It does not include information gathered from sources or ways permitted by
legislation to be gathered without your consent.
IF YOU USE OR CONTINUE TO USE
MY WEB SITE OR SERVICES AND/OR PROVIDE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO ME, YOU CONSENT TO THE PURPOSES AND
USES OUTLINED BELOW FOR YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WAS PROVIDED.
You can control what personal information
you provide. When you visit this website, you can view or print the
articles posted without providing any personal information. If you submit
a question through the website, or request professional services
either through the website or otherwise, then you will be
required to provide certain basic information required by me to respond or
provide services and to meet my professional and ethical obligations.
Information Sharing and Disclosure
Any personal information you provide will not be
disclosed without your consent subject to the following. Personal
information will be disclosed as necessary for me to provide
professional services, meet my professional and ethical obligations, and
where required by law. If I am requested by law to disclose
information, every reasonable effort will be made to contact you and
inform of the legal proceedings so that you can participate and take such
steps as you consider appropriate to prevent disclosure.
Addresses and Cookies
You can visit my Web site
without providing your name or revealing any information about
yourself, including your email address. However, our Web server or
the website may collect certain information such as IP addresses, domain used to access
this website, your web browser and operating system, the
number, duration and frequency of visits to this website.
To the best of our knowledge as of January 2004, such
anonymous information can not be used to identify the visitors to the
website. Such information is used to monitor the usage and
performance of the website for systems
administration purposes and to make improvements or enhancements to the
I have put in place organizational, physical and technological
measures to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of
personal information under our control. Security measures are reviewed as
needed to maintain the security and confidentiality of personal
information under my control..
The option to contact us over the internet is provided as
convenience only. You are cautioned that the information you send over the Internet may
not be secure at all times. It may be possible for others to monitor or intercept communications. The
ability to communicate with us over the Internet is provided as a convenience to you only.
If you have any concerns about the security of information sent over
the internet, you should contact us by
telephone or make an appointment to discuss your situation in person.
personal information is stored or the record of your visit to this Web site,
Sucha S. Ollek at: email@example.com.
If you have not received a satisfactory response to your
privacy concerns after contacting me, you may direct your
question or complaint to any of the following:
Law Society of BC
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC
time to time without notice. If you wish to know the current
policy, please review this, either visit page regularly or contact Sucha
CONFLICT OF INTEREST
Before sending or providing any information, you should be aware that:
- we may have represented a party against you;
- we may presently be acting against you on behalf of a party or may have been consulted
by a party to act against you.
If you have any doubts or concerns, please provide your full legal name and any names
by which you are commonly known, your address and telephone number. We will advise you
whether or not we are in a conflict of interest before you provide any further
information about yourself or the matter you wish to consult us about. If we can act for
you, we will contact you.
If you provide the information without first being satisfied that we
are not in a conflict of interest, then we accept no responsibility for
any loss or damage that you suffer or be put to as result of us obtaining
such information. Notwithstanding that you may have provided
information to us in such circumstances, we may continue to represent our
Information that is provided by a client to a solicitor to obtain legal advice is
protected by solicitor-client privilege. The information can not be released or divulged
by the solicitor without the consent of the client unless the privilege has first been
waived by the client, or the solicitor is bound by a court order to
release the information.
INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE MAY NOT BE PROTECTED BY SOLICITOR CLIENT PRIVILEGE AS THERE MAY BE NO SOLICITOR CLIENT RELATIONSHIP. BEFORE YOU PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERN, CONTACT OUR OFFICE TO SEE IF THE PRIVILEGE WILL APPLY.
If you have any questions on the issues discussed above, or on any
legal issues in general, please contact
Sucha S. Ollek at: firstname.lastname@example.org.