Privacy

 

 

PRIVACY STATEMENT

 

Last revised: May 11, 2015

 

Introduction

 

Guberman Garson LLP (referred to below as "we," "us," and "our") is a privacy conscious organization. The following Privacy Statement explains how we protect visitors' information gathered via the web pages of the ggilaw.com website (such section only is referred to herein as "this Website").

 

By using this website you agree to the use of such information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

 

This Privacy Statement may be supplemented or amended from time to time by Privacy Statements that are specific to certain areas of this Website (e.g., recruitment).  For more detail about the online recruitment process, please review the specific statement governing that area.

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact webmaster services using the Contact Us link.

 

Information collection

 

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use this Website. This Website only collects personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address, and telephone and fax numbers.

 

To evaluate and respond to your questions or comments, we may require your name, email, location and a description of your inquiry. You may also choose to provide additional contact or other information.

 

We may also store and maintain any content that you provide, including but not limited to postings on any blogs, forums, wikis and other social media applications and services that we may provide.

 

We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain your explicit consent to collect and use such information.

 

Log information, cookies and web beacons

 

This Website collects standard internet log information including your IP address, browser type and language, access times and referring website addresses. To ensure that our Website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation, we or our service provider(s) may also use cookies (small text files stored in a user's browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow the Website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data.  Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you can control these can be found in our cookie notice.

 

Information use

 

At times, you may choose to register or create a user profile on this Website – e.g., to gain access to specific content, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request communications about specific areas of interest. In such cases, the information you submit will be used to manage your request and to customize and improve this Website and related services offered to you.

 

If you have emailed or otherwise contacted us with an inquiry, we will use your information to evaluate your inquiry and direct it to the appropriate entity and personnel for a response. 

 

With your consent, we may also use your personal information for marketing purposes, or to send you promotional materials or communications regarding services provided by us or other members of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms and their related entities (the "Deloitte Network") that we feel may be of interest to you. We may also contact you to seek feedback on our services or for market or other research purposes.  Your personal information may also be used to protect our rights or property and that of our users and, where appropriate, to comply with legal process.

 

You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails or other communications generated in response to your provision of personal information via the Contact Us link on this Website.

 

Disclosure of information to third parties

 

We may provide your personal information to other entities within the Deloitte Network in order to provide you with information that could be of interest to you and conduct market or other research. Personal information may also be disclosed to other entities within the Deloitte Network and other third parties in order to respond to your requests or inquiries, as part of a corporate transaction such as a sale, divestiture, reorganization, merger or acquisition, or where those parties handle information on our behalf.

 

All of these disclosures may involve the transfer of personal information to countries or regions without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your area of residence.  

 

Personal information may also be disclosed to other third parties, where disclosure is required or permitted by law.

 

By providing information through this Website, you are consenting to the disclosures described above.

 

Blogs, forums, wikis and other social media

 

This Website may host various blogs, forums, wikis, and other social media applications or services that allow you to share content with other users (collectively, "Social Media Applications"). Any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application can be read, collected, and used by other users of that Social Media Application over whom we have little or no control. Therefore, we are not responsible for any other user's use, misuse, or misappropriation of any personal information or other information that you contribute to any Social Media Application.

 

Access to information

 

Visitors who would like to request access to their information, to update their details, or unsubscribe from communications should contact webmaster services using the Contact Us link. In all cases we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

 

Information security

 

We have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security to protect all information provided by visitors via this Website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

 

Changes to our Privacy Statement

 

We may modify or amend this Privacy Statement from time to time at our discretion. When we make changes to this statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page, and such modified or amended Privacy Statement shall be effective as to you and your information as of that revision date. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information.

 

Visitors' questions

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this Website, please use the Contact Us link.

 

 

About Guberman Garson LLP

 

Guberman Garson LLP ("GG") is an independent global immigration law firm allied with Deloitte LLP ("Deloitte"), a Canadian limited liability partnership that is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited ("DTTL"), a United Kingdom private company limited by guarantee. GG, Deloitte, DTTL and each member firm of DTTL are legal separate and independent entities. GG's practice is limited to Canadian and U.S. immigration law matters.  Guberman Garson LLP practices exclusively in the area of immigration law. The firm was established to provide expert and efficient immigration legal services to corporations, businesses, the legal sector and individual clients.  Employees at the firm, both staff and lawyers, have extensive experience and expertise in the full range Canadian and U.S. immigration matters, including consular processes, port of entry applications and many other related concerns.