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The Legal Education Society of Alberta (“LESA”) is established pursuant to the Societies Act (Alberta) and is a learning organization providing continuing legal education to lawyers and their staff within the Province of Alberta.
Collection of information
Where practical, we will try to collect Personal Information directly from the person to whom the information pertains. Where necessary, we will collect personal information from other sources. We will collect only the personal information necessary for the purposes stated in this policy.
The legislation provides that an individual is deemed to consent to the collection, use or disclosure of Personal Information about that individual for a particular purpose if the individual voluntarily provides the information for that purpose, and it is reasonable that a person would voluntarily provide that information.
In determining the appropriate form of consent, we will take into account the sensitivity of the Personal Information and the reasonable expectations of persons. In general, the use of products and services provided by us to a person constitutes implied consent for us to collect, use and disclose Personal Information for all Identified Purposes. A person may withdraw his or her consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. Individuals may contact us for more information regarding the implications of withdrawing consent.
When we collect, use or disclose personal information, we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that it is accurate and complete.
Use of Information
We collect Personal Information for the following purposes (the “Identified Purposes”):
- to establish and maintain relationships with persons using our products and services;
- to provide requested and ongoing products and services;
- to obtain a better understanding of persons accessing our products and services and their requirements and preferences;
- to develop, enhance and/or market products and services;
- to manage and improve our business and operations;
- to comply with and carry out our arrangements with and obligations to the Law Society of Alberta; and
- to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
We will not use or disclose Personal Information for purposes other than that for which it was collected, except with the consent of the person or as permitted or required by law.
We may disclose Personal Information to third parties, including anyone who in our reasonable judgment is seeking the Personal Information as an agent or authorized representative of the person to whom the Personal Information relates; a company or individual employed or retained by us to perform functions on our behalf, including research; data processing; preparation and delivery of services; mailing and other modes of provision of information.
|Regular Mail or in person:||Suite 1401, 10088-102 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2Z1|
|Telephone:||780.420.1987 or toll free in Alberta at 1.800.282.3900|