Our commitment and laws
We are committed to protecting your privacy whether you are browsing for information or conducting business with the firm through electronic channels. The handling of all personal information by Lamont Law is governed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
When you visit our website we will not collect your unique personal information unless you choose to use an online form and submit details that you enter yourself. There is no need to use these forms if you wish to gain access to our services. For transactions with The firm involving credit cards, our onsite systems use up-to-date security protocols to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of information and systems. Service providers under contract to provide online services on behalf of the firm are vetted and must follow the practices required of Ontario organizations.
You have a choice
If you choose not to use the Internet to provide personal information to the firm, you can contact Lamont Law by the firm’s published telephone number, by fax, through traditional mail or in person. Please be sure to make an appointment with our office prior to your arrival. Be aware that all emails will create a digital record on our SMTP server and all phone contacts generate records which are kept by the service providers in accordance with their privacy policies. These records may be kept on record by the firm for as long as required depending on the importance of the details listed within to cases that may involve those dates.
PHONE +1 (905) 529-6668
FAX +1 (905) 528-9646 EMAIL [email protected]
ADDRESS 44 Charlton Avenue West Hamilton, ON L8P 2C1
HOURS Monday—Friday: 9:00am—5:00pm
Collection, notice, use and disclosure
This Privacy Statement explains our current practices regarding what information Lamont Law may collect, use, and secure your personal information when you visit our Online systems such as our intranet and internet sites.
We may only collect personal information that is specifically authorized by law, or where the collection is necessary to provide you with a specific service request. We only collect personal information directly from you. Ip addresses, device info, frequency of visits and other data that isn’t personal may be detected by our sites, however this info isn’t being classified by user and does not collect anything of an identifying nature or any personal information. We do not collect any info at all unless that manner of collection is authorized by canadian law.
When The firm collects personal information in connection with providing a service, we want the surfer to understand that they are the party who is electing to share the personal info and that they are volunteering this info suggests that Lamont Law has:
Has been granted the legal authority for the collection via your submission.
An expectation to only use this data for the purposes for which the information was shared with the firm. Including contacting the client and discussing the submission but NEVER to publish or share this info without a court order.
Provided contact information of a person who can answer your questions about the collection, use and disclosure of your submitted information
The above should serve as Notice that any information shared with Lamont Law is subject to these expectations.
Use of disclosed info
We may only use personal information for the purpose it has been collected, or for a consistent purpose, unless another use is specifically authorized by law and agreed upon with the clients in question..
Lamont Law may only disclose personal information where we have the legal authority to do so, or where the disclosure is for the purpose that we collected the information such as providing you with a service. Only after permission is granted by the client could such info be used for the purposes of creation of client files, personal claim files or court filings.
What kind of information is collected?
When you browse or download information from the Lamont Law websites, our servers automatically collect limited amounts of standard information for traffic monitoring and statistical purposes. The information is analyzed for operational trends, performance, and for ways to improve our sites. The firm cannot identify you from this information alone.
The following standard types of information are collected:
-Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the computers
-operating systems and the types and versions of browsers
-Internet Service Providers used by visitors
-dates and times users access our sites
-pages visited, time spent per page, order of pages visited
-keywords users enter into our search engine
-names and sizes of files requested
Lamont Law’s websites collect the above noted information to provide citizens with access to information and services available online. Our complex computer system uses hardware and software to anonymously monitor unauthorized attempts to upload or change information hosted on servers including websites and resources. We monitor to detect disrupted service and any form of attack that may compromise performance or otherwise cause damage. As a general practice, we make no attempt to link any general information with the identity of individuals visiting our sites or using our services. Only contact info and submitted data is ever hosted. Client files and personal details are all kept internally behind hardware firewalls and are not located anywhere on the internet where they could be reached in a data breach.
Lamont Law cares how information about our users is collected and shared. This notice describes our cookies policy. By visiting Lamont Law websites and digital services, you are accepting the practices described below.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files stored on your device when you visit a website. Cookies do not give us access to your hard drive and do not allow us to make changes to your device. They collect user information anonymously, allowing us to collect statistical information that provides you with a better user experience.
We do not store personal information in cookies, and we do not collect personal information from you without your knowledge.
What kinds of cookies do we use?
On Lamontlaw.ca and other websites and digital services, we use four types of cookies.
Cookies that measure website use
We use Google Analytics to measure how you use the website so we can improve it for future visits. We do not allow Google and/or any third parties to use or share the data about how you use this site.
Google Analytics sets cookies that store anonymous information about: how you got to the site (from a search engine, third party link, etc.) the pages you visit on LamontLaw.ca and other Lamont Law websites and digital services
how long you spend on each page
what you click on while you are visiting the site
what device and browser you use to access the pages
Cookies that remember your settings
These cookies help us to remember your preferences and the choices you make when on the website. This will personalize your experience using our websites and digital services. For example, language settings, regional options and other user selected features to be added in the future..
Cookies that support digital services
These cookies are required for filling out multiple page forms, The cookies track your steps as you fill out a form, saving the information as you go. You must have cookies enabled to use these services online. There are also offline options available if you do not wish to have cookies on your device. All communications can be handled over the phone or in person with the same results.
Cookies that help with communications and marketing
These cookies, which may be set by third-party websites, use online activity to help deliver more relevant content to our surfers. This may happen because some of our websites and digital services host third-party content (such as YouTube videos) and we use Google Analytics. We also use Google Analytics Advertising Features to help improve how we communicate with our users. For more information on Google Analytics Advertising Features, see the analytics section of our Privacy Statement. These third parties may track your online activities across other websites. We have attempted to limit the privacy impacts of third-party cookies on LamontLaw.ca and other Lamont Law websites and digital services.
How to manage your cookies settings
You can manage your cookies settings and permissions within your browser. This also applies to third-party cookies. This may affect your experience when you interact with Lamont Law online.
For additional information on how you can manage your cookies settings, check the “Help” section or support website for your browser.
What happens when you send us personal information?
You may choose to provide us with personal information such as your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and case details, if you wish by submitting e-mail, leaving a comment on a posted article, replying to a question or request or even by subscribing for information online. Records may also be created when you request a service, fill out a contact form online. Also info is sent when you choose to provide feedback, participate in consultations or surveys online. Including but not limited to Google Places, Yelp, Lawyer rating sites and other third party review sites.
When you visit a Lamont Law page or account located on our servers, any personal information you provide will be used to respond to your message and/or provide you with the requested service or product. The collection of personal information must be in accordance with section 38(2) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. This section of the Act requires organizations to collect only the personal information that is necessary. At the time the information is collected, you will be informed of the specific purpose for which it is being collected. If you aren’t clear on why it’s being collected please feel free to contact us by email ([email protected])
Accessing and correcting your personal information
Some online services may provide the ability for Internet users to correct their own information online. Individuals have a right to access their personal information that is held by an Ontario government organization by making an access request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Access is subject to limits and exceptions outlined in FIPPA. As we are not a government agency we have no such expectation when it comes to providing the details provided through our online forms. Client files and personal details which are stored offline can be acquired by the client in question if a request is made to our office but this will not include contact form information and collected data on our website as we are not obligated to do so.
For more information on the process for accessing your personal information, you may wish to view the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) website: Accessing Personal Information.
If any attempt to damage to our online presence is detected, we will take further actions to identify all parties involved and see to it that they are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
The use of these tools does not allow us or our analytics service providers to identify individuals.
You can opt-out of analytics activity by setting your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent and block analytics cookies if desired. Please consult your browser’s Help Menu for instructions. Visiting our website with analytics cookies disabled will have no significant impact on your browsing experience.
Google currently offers a free Google Analytics opt-out tool for Internet Explorer (versions 7 and 8), Google Chrome (4.x and higher), and Mozilla Firefox (3.5 and higher).
Lamont Law takes responsibility for all data acquired by our digital platforms in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). In addition to the privacy rules of FIPPA the firm has also established privacy policies and practices that also govern how we manage personal information including:
the management of privacy breaches
conducting privacy and security assessments
consultations with industry leading professionals on the current legislation or regulations that involve the management of personal information
Who to contact for more information Questions or comments regarding these practices or the administration of the FIPPA, PIPA or PIPEDA should be directed to our office at [email protected]
Lamont Law’s security practices are continually evolving to ensure that the integrity and confidentiality of information and systems are maintained. The firm uses up-to-date security safeguards to protect its networks and websites from misuse, alteration, copying, disclosure, destruction, monitoring or unauthorized sharing of information and damage. The firm’s safeguards include the use of security software and encryption protocols and involve physical, technical and procedural controls to protect information stored on our local and remote file storage systems.
It remains important that users take steps to protect online activities
Users are encouraged to learn about protecting their own computers to ensure that their online activities remain private.
Who we are
When we say “we”, “us” or “our”, we mean LAMONT LAW, A law firm located in Ontario Canada.
Acceptable use of this website
We require you to follow several simple rules when accessing or using this website. You must not:
use this website in violation of any law, rule or regulation
interfere with or disrupt this website or any of our computer systems, servers, networks, databases, software, hardware or equipment used by or for this website
interfere with the use or enjoyment of this website by others
introduce code which is disruptive or harmful
attempt to gain unauthorized access to our computer systems, servers, networks, databases, software, hardware or equipment, including to: user-restricted areas of this website; logins and passwords of others; or personal information and personal accounts of others
Online services and transactions on other sites
Unless we tell you otherwise, the content on this website is protected by copyright. You must obtain the prior consent of the copyright holder before doing anything with the content posted on this site.
The official logos of Lamont Law may not be reproduced, whether for commercial or non-commercial purposes, without our prior authorization which you must receive in writing from us.
This site does not use an archive label to identify content that may not be the most recent or accurate version we remove it and do not keep an online archive accessible to the public. This site is an ever changing work and corrections and amendments may be made at any time without warning or notice.
This website allows you and others to submit content to this website. If you choose to submit content, please be civil and respectful.
You must not:
By submitting your content, you agree to give us a right to do what we want with the content that you submit and to permit others to do the same; in both cases, without the need to give you notice, acknowledgement or payment (except in the case of personal information, in which case our right to do what we want with it is subject to terms of our Privacy Statement, other privacy policies and applicable consents). You also agree to waive your moral rights as an author under copyright law in the submitted content.
While we may moderate certain interactive portions of this website, we are not required to, nor should you expect that we will, take action in response to any content posted on this website. The views expressed by others represent their own views and are not endorsed or approved by us, nor do we endorse or approve any events or other activities posted by a user.
We will cooperate with law enforcement officials and comply with any court order with respect to any claim or investigation due to any content posted or activity that you undertake on our website and will provide such content and provide information regarding your identity as well as other relevant information.
You may see links on this website to other websites and some widely-used social media platforms. We have included them because they may be of interest to you. Just to be clear, providing a link to them doesn’t mean that we endorse or recommend them to you.
Also, since these other websites and social media platforms are controlled and maintained by other people, we can’t be sure that the link will still work when you click on it or that the service or content is useful, appropriate, virus-free or reliable. Therefore, you need to decide for yourself whether you want to follow any link or to agree to receive or rely on any service or content that is made available to you.
Important Privacy Information:
Any information that you provide to or through a social media platform or other website is not collected or controlled by Lamont Law. Social media platforms or other websites are not bound by our Privacy Statement.
You should review the privacy policies of any linked website or social media platform before providing any personal or other information. Others may not comply with the same privacy laws, policies and practices that we do!
Please be careful.
Links from other websites and platforms
Unless we tell you otherwise, other websites and social media platforms that link to this website or any Lamont Law website are not associated with us or endorsed by us.