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Privacy Policy is a collaborative blog that brings together lawyers, accountants, trust officers and social workers to provide you with information about estate related matters.  We understand that online privacy is a delicate issue. has created this privacy statement to explain our commitment to privacy issues on the subscribers-only area of

Identifying Information

When you visit the Subscribers Area of, this is the information we collect about your visit:

  • IP address (does not personally identify you)
  • aggregate information about which pages your IP address accesses or visits
  • information volunteered by you, such as survey information and site registration

What we do with your information may perform statistical analyses of user behaviour in order to measure interest in the various areas of our site.

Cookies and Server Logs as well as related web-hosting providers and advertisers sometimes utilized “cookie” technology.  Cookies are bits of data stored on your local hard drive which help enhance your web-browsing experience.  Not all web browsers accept cookies, and those that do usually provide a preference or setting which allow you to refuse cookies.  If you browser does not accept cookies, you may not be able to fully participate in all of our website’s features, including registration and entry into contests, prize draws and sweepstakes.

Server logs capture certain non-personally identifying data, such as the time and date of a web visit, the browser and operating system being used, the IP address or domain name of the user’s ISP, and the  web URL a user linked from.  This information is used in aggregate form to help us plan system enhancements when necessary and to provide content web browsing systems.

Websites that links to contains links to other sites.  We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites.  Inclusion of links to any outside website, whether in an advertisement or content area of, is not an endorsement of that website or a guarantee that the information it contains is accurate.

Acceptance of Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions

By using this site, you signify you agreement to the terms and conditions of the privacy policy.  If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use this site.  We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at anytime.  Please check this page periodically for any changes.  Your continued use of our web sites following the posting of any changes to these terms shall mean that you have accepted those changes.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or your dealing with this website, please contact:

de Vries Litigation
The Lumsden Building
6 Adelaide St. East, Suite 1000
Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1H6

Legal Disclaimer

Legal Information Is Not Legal Advice

This site provides information about the law designed to help users safely cope with their own legal needs. But legal information is not the same as legal advice – the application of law to an individual’s specific circumstances. Although we go to great lengths to make sure our information is accurate and useful, we recommend you consult a lawyer if you want professional assurance that our information, and your interpretation of it, is appropriate to your particular situation.

No Lawyer-Client Relationship

The contents of this website are offered for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.  A visit to this website does not create a lawyer-client relationship.  You should consult a lawyer for individual advice regarding your individual situation.

No Warranties does not warrant the quality, accuracy or completeness of any information on our website. Such information is provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. This website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. In no event shall be liable for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of information available on this website.

No Endorsement

No endorsement of any third party products or services is expressed or implied by any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to this website.

Copyright is a collaborative blog that brings together lawyers, accountant trust officers and social workers to provide you with information about estate, trusts, and guardianship related matters.  It (or its participants) own the copyright for all text, graphics, and other content on the website. provides the free information on this site to be read by subscribers to the site. (or its participants) retain the copyright on all text and graphics.  To use this information in any other way, you must strictly adhere to the following guidelines.

Limited Licence grants to you a limited licence to display on your computer, print, download and use the underlying HTML, text, audio clips, video clips and other content that is made available to you on our website, for non-commercial, personal, or educational purposes only, provided that:

  1. you do not modify any such content; and
  2. you include with and display on each copy of such content the associated copyright notice and this limited licence.

No other use is permitted. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not:

  1. make any commercial use of such content;
  2. include such content in or with any product that you create or distribute; or
  3. copy such content onto your or any other website.

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