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Privacy Policy

This Policy applies to our website. To see our general privacy policy, click here. Stewart McKelvey recognizes the importance of an individual's right to privacy. We are committed to collecting, using and disclosing personal information in a responsible manner in accordance with the law. Stewart McKelvey also recognizes the important principles for the protection of personal information in respect of commercial activity, as set out in the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.

Our obligations as legal professionals are governed, in part, by the Rules of Professional Conduct that govern each of our professionals as members of Law Societies. As lawyers we have a professional obligation to keep confidential all information we receive within a lawyer-client relationship. We are committed to protecting any personal information we hold.


What constitutes personal information?

Personal information is any information about an identifiable individual, but may not include certain business contact information used for employment, business or professional purposes.


How information is collected about you

At this website, the only personal information we collect is the information voluntarily supplied by you if you contact Stewart McKelvey either by sending us an e-mail message or by completing and submitting one of the forms contained on this website.


How your information is used

Stewart McKelvey collects and uses your name, e-mail address and other information that you submit through this website to respond to your inquiries and to provide you with updates and information that we think may be of interest to you. We do not disclose any of your personal information to third parties except as required or permitted by law. By providing Stewart McKelvey with any personal information through this website, you consent to the collection and use of that information in accordance with this privacy policy.


Use of cookies

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to We use cookies on our website to record your user preferences, remember your search queries and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us and our website development partners to understand how our website is being used. They show us which pages are being visited, how often, by how many visitors, the search terms being used, etc. We access this data through standard website analytics programs. This allows us to improve your user experience by ensuring the information on our website continues to be relevant and easy to navigate, and that your language preferences and search terms are remembered for ease of use during your next visit.


Control of cookies

Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of your user experience on our website.



Your personal information is treated as private and confidential by Stewart McKelvey. We take reasonable precautions to keep the information that we collect through this website secure, including organizational, physical and electronic precautions. However, no communication over the Internet is fully secure. Consequently, Stewart McKelvey cannot guarantee the security or confidentiality of information that you transmit to any of our personnel.



This website may contain links to other websites. The provision of links is for your convenience and does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or approval of these other websites. Stewart McKelvey does not assume responsibility for the privacy practices, policies or actions of the third parties operating these websites. You should review the privacy policies of any linked websites and make an informed decision as to whether or not you should provide any personal information to the site operators.


Contact us

If you wish to file a complaint, make an inquiry regarding or obtain access to your personal information, please email


Changes to this privacy policy

Since Stewart McKelvey regularly reviews its policies and procedures, this privacy policy may be changed from time to time.

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