Privacy Policy

General Statement

This policy relates to our privacy practices in connection with our website, www.flsc.ca (the “Site”). It does not describe information collection practices in relation to other websites, including those linked to or from the Site.

Your privacy is important to us, and our policy is simple. The Federation of Law Societies of Canada (the “Federation”) does not collect any personal information about you when you visit the Site unless you specifically choose to provide that information.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

The Federation does not collect any personal information about you other than that which you provide voluntarily. For example, we will retain your e-mail address if you subscribe to our RSS services (our news feed). We also retain other information provided to us by you in connection with an application to the National Committee on Accreditation or in connection with registration for the National Criminal Law Program or the National Family Law Program.

Information provided by you is used solely for the purpose for which it is intended. Such information is not shared with any third party for commercial purposes.

Collection and Use of Technical information

The server on which the Site is located collects and saves only the default information normally provided by web server software. Such information may include the originating IP address, the date and time of your visit, the web pages visited on our Site and documents downloaded from it. If enabled by your web browser, the Site will place “cookies” (simple text files) on your computer so that the Site can remember you on subsequent visits. You may disable the ability of your computer to receive “cookies”.

The Federation will make no attempt to identify individual visitors to the Site or associate the technical information referred to above with any individual.

This information is used only for statistical and administrative purposes and to assist the Federation in making enhancements to the visitors’ experience with the Site.

Questions about this Policy

If you have any questions about this policy, please direct them to the Federation of Law Societies of Canada, World Exchange Plaza, 45 O’Connor Street, Suite 1810, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 1A4. You can e-mail us at info@flsc.ca or call 613.236.7272.