Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us. At Carter, Lock & Horrigan we have a few fundamental principles:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we truly need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our products, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the on-going operation of one of our services.

Below is our privacy policy which incorporates these goals:

Carter, Lock & Horrigan Barristers & Solicitors (“Carter, Lock & Horrigan”) operates a website at carloc.ab.ca. It is Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Carter, Lock & Horrigan collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s visitors use its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s websites choose to interact with Carter, Lock & Horrigan in ways that require Carter, Lock & Horrigan to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Carter, Lock & Horrigan gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for an account at carloc.ab.ca to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Carter, Lock & Horrigan – by purchasing products or digital goods, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Carter, Lock & Horrigan collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Carter, Lock & Horrigan. Carter, Lock & Horrigan does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities or completing purchases for products or digital goods.

Aggregated Statistics

Carter, Lock & Horrigan may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, Carter, Lock & Horrigan may monitor the most popular pages on the carloc.ab.ca site. Carter, Lock & Horrigan may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Carter, Lock & Horrigan does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Carter, Lock & Horrigan discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s behalf or to provide services available at Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Carter, Lock & Horrigan will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Carter, Lock & Horrigan discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Carter, Lock & Horrigan believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Carter, Lock & Horrigan, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of the Carter, Lock & Horrigan website and have supplied your email address, Carter, Lock & Horrigan may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Carter, Lock & Horrigan and our products. Carter, Lock & Horrigan takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Carter, Lock & Horrigan uses cookies to help Carter, Lock & Horrigan identify and track visitors, their usage of Carter, Lock & Horrigan website, and their website access preferences. Carter, Lock & Horrigan visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Business Transfers

If Carter, Lock & Horrigan, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Carter, Lock & Horrigan goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Carter, Lock & Horrigan may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Ads

Ads appearing on any of our websites may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Carter, Lock & Horrigan and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Carter, Lock & Horrigan may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in Carter, Lock & Horrigan’s sole discretion. Carter, Lock & Horrigan encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.