collection and use of your personal information
Your personal information is collected and used by Shanti Estate Law in order to provide legal advice and services to you, to comply with professional obligations, such as client identification, to issue invoices, and to maintain a client database.
The information collected is restricted to what is necessary to properly advise you, to provide you legal services, and to comply with my professional obligations as a lawyer.
Your personal information is collected directly from you, or from a third party with your express permission (for example, your financial planner). Your information is primarily collected at the beginning of a retainer. Further information or clarification may be needed as the work proceeds. In order for Shanti Estate Law to properly advise its clients, it is important that all relevant information be provided in a timely manner.
consent to collection
keeping your information secure
Shanti Estate Law implements various safeguards to ensure that your personal information is protected. These include: security of the physical premises; professional obligations; measures to prevent unauthorized access to computers and emails; use of a secure server; and additional safeguards for Wills and Powers of Attorney.
disclosure of information
All information collected by Shanti Estate Law in the context of a lawyer-client relationship is kept confidential. Information is only disclosed with the consent of the client or if such disclosure is permitted or required by applicable law or court order.
withdrawal of consent
You may withdraw your consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal information at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and with reasonable notice. Withdrawing your consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your information may impact my ability to provide legal advice or services to you.
accuracy of your information
It is important that the information you provide be accurate and up-to-date. If your information changes at any time during your retainer, please inform Shanti Estate Law so that any appropriate changes may be made as soon as possible. Also, if you are an existing or previous client, please keep Shanti Estate Law updated with your current contact information.
Access to your personal information
You have a right to access your personal information. Please contact Shanti Estate Law if you would like to request access to your personal information.