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This Privacy Statement is voluntarily provided by the Law Society of Ontario (“Society”) to inform users about features of the Society’s website (“Site”). This Privacy Statement does not apply in circumstances where the Law Society Act, regulations or by-laws may apply. Should you have questions or concerns about the Society’s obligations with respect to your use of this Site, you should consult the Law Society Act, regulations and by-laws.

Web analytics and Cookies

This Site uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect information about your visit to the Site, including your Internet Protocol address, information about the operating system of your computer or device, and information about your browser.

This information is processed by Google Analytics to generate statistics for the Society about patterns of user visits to the Site, including, among other things, the number of page visits, the number of unique page views, the average time spent on a page, traffic to the Site by hour of the day and day of the week, and geographic location of users. This information may be used to measure the use and performance of the Site and to improve the experience of visitors to the Site.  This information will not be used to identify individual users.

This Site also uses cookies set by the Society to map your session for the purpose of the survey and the intermediate page. A cookie is a small piece of data that a website sends to your browser for storage on your computer or device.  You may modify your browser to decline, delete or disable cookies. Please note that declining, deleting or disabling cookies may result in your inability to use certain parts of the Site as they are intended to be used.

Privacy Notice for LSO Store

This Privacy Statement does not apply to the LSO Store. To view the document applicable to the LSO Store, please consult the LSO Store Privacy Notice.


The Society may change any part of this Privacy Statement at any time. Changes will be effective when the changed Privacy Statement is posted on this Site. You should check the Privacy Statement frequently for changes by checking the date of “Last Updated” at the top of the document.

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