Tax Foresight and Employment Foresight Privacy Policy

Last Updated: July 28, 2016

Blue J Legal (“Blue J Legal,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) is committed to the protection of personal information, including personal information that we process on our customer’s behalf. This Privacy Policy describes the manner in which we treat our customers’ clients’ personal information, as well as the personal information we collect, such as through our website, bluejlegal.com (the “Website”).

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Information we Process on behalf of our Clients: Blue J Legal analyzes fact situations in order to provide our customers with authoritative answers along with suggestions regarding relevant case law and supporting materials. In the course of providing these services, we may obtain personal information about our customers’ clients. We require our customers to ensure that they have obtained all authority to provide personal information to us in accordance with applicable privacy laws. We do not collect or use client personal information of our customers for any purpose other than to provide services on behalf of our customers.

In the case of our Website, Blue J Legal may collect and use the following information:

  • Submit a Job Application: If you apply for a job at Blue J Legal, you may provide us with certain personal information about yourself, such as information contained in a resume, cover letter, or similar employment-related materials. We use this information for the purpose of processing and responding to your application for current and future career opportunities.

  • Contact Us: When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint, you may be asked for information that identifies you, such as your name, address and a telephone number, along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your comment. We may retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service and service offerings.

DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

As a matter of practice, Blue J Legal does not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer our customers’ clients’ personal information, except as set out in this policy.

We may transfer or disclose personal information as follows:

  • Service Provider Arrangements: In connection with our Website or other services we provide to our customers, we may transfer (or otherwise make available) personal information to third parties who provide services on our behalf. For example, we may use service providers to process payments, host our website and store information on our behalf. Our service providers are given the information they need to perform their designated functions, and we do not authorize them to use or disclose personal information for their own marketing or other purposes.

  • Personal information may be maintained and processed by third party service providers in the US and Canada. For more information aboutthe way in which our service providers treat personal information, contact us as set out in the “Contact Us” section below.

  • Sale of Business:Blue J Legal may transfer personal information as an asset in connection with a prospective or completed merger or sale (including transfers made as part of insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving all or part of Blue J Legal or as part of a corporate reorganization or other change in corporate control.

  • Legal:Blue J Legal and our Canadian, US and other service providers and affiliates may disclose your personal information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order (which may include lawful access by Canadian, US or other foreign governmental authorities, courts or law enforcement agencies), to other organizations in the case of investigating a breach of an agreement or contravention of law or detecting, suppressing or preventing fraud, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable Canadian, US or other law. Where a disclosure of our customers’ information is required by applicable law, we promptly notify our customer prior to complying with such requirements (to the extent we are not prohibited from doing so) and fully co-operate with our customer’s instructions with respect to our response.

INFORMATION ABOUT OUR WEBSITE

Visiting our Website:We collect the IP (Internet protocol) addresses of all visitors to our Website and other related information such as page requests, browser type, operating system and average time spent on our Website. We use this information to help us understand our Website activity, and to monitor and improve our Website.

Cookies:Our Website uses a technology called "cookies". A cookie is a tiny element of data that our Website sends to a user’s browser, which may then be stored on the user’s hard drive so that we can recognize the user when they return. We use cookies to remember your preferences and to authenticate you. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie or to not accept certain cookies. However, if you decide not to accept cookies from our Website, you may not be able to take advantage of all of the Website features.

Third Party Links: Our Website may contain links to other websites that Blue J Legal does not own or operate. We provide links to third party websites as a convenience to the user. These links are not intended as an endorsement of or referral to the linked websites. The linked websites have separate and independent privacy policies, notices and terms of use. We do not have any control over such websites, and therefore we have no responsibility or liability for the manner in which the organizations that operate such linked websites may collect, use or disclose, secure and otherwise treat personal information. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We understand that data security is a critical issue for our customers and we are committed to safeguarding the personal information in our custody and under our control. We have implemented reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure of personal information in our custody and control.

ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

If we receive a request from an individual to access or update personal information we have collected on behalf of a particular customer, we will direct that individual to the relevant customer. We will assist our customers wherever possible in responding to individual access requests.

If you submit personal information via our Website or otherwise provide us with your personal information, you may request access, updating or correction of your personal information by submitting a written request to our Privacy Officer (see “Contact Us” below). We may request certain personal information for the purposes of verifying your identity.

CHANGES

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically to reflect changes to our personal information practices. The revised Privacy Policy will be posted on the Website. We strongly encourage you to please refer to this Privacy Policy often for the latest information about our personal information practices.

CONTACT US

Please contact us at the address set out below if:

  • you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy;

  • you wish to access, update, and/or correct inaccuracies in your personal information; or

  • you otherwise have a question or complaint about the manner in which we or our service providers treat your personal information.

info@bluejlegal.com