Legal notice and privacy policy


Use of this site

This website (hereinafter the “Site”) is the property of LANE, Lawyers and Business Advisors Inc. (hereinafter “LANE”). The use of this Site is subject to the following terms and conditions as well as all applicable laws. Every user of this Site accepts the following terms and conditions.

Material protected by copyright

The information, images, material, and publications found on this Site may not be reproduced, copied, published, transmitted, downloaded, or distributed without LANE’s prior written authorization.

Information contained on this site

The material and information provided by LANE are material and information that it believes are reliable at the time of their posting and for informational purposes only. LANE provides no guarantee that the material and information are accurate or complete or that they are up to date at all times.

The information contained on this Site, while of a legal nature, does not constitute a legal opinion or legal advice. The information is provided solely for informational purposes and LANE does not claim to fully outline the full state of the law on any matter whatsoever. Users should in no way make decisions solely based on the information obtained from this Site without obtaining a professional’s legal counsel.

No attorney-client relationship is formed further to the browsing of the Site, the use of information therein, the sending of an email to a lawyer, or a communication via the Site.

Additionally, please note that no communication via our Site or by email is perfectly secure.

Exclusion of guarantees

LANE makes no representations and provides no guarantee as to the functionality or the state of this Site, its suitability for use, or its uninterrupted or error-free use. These exclusions are in addition to all the specific exclusions otherwise stipulated in these terms and conditions. If one part of this limitation is not permitted in the jurisdiction to which you are subject, this part shall not apply.

Exclusion of liability

LANE is not responsible for damages, direct or indirect, resulting from the use of material and/or information on this Site.

Ownership and privacy

You acknowledge that the information or material that you provide electronically as a result of accessing and using this Site is not confidential or exclusive, except to the extent required under the applicable law, and that unprotected email communications can be intercepted, altered, or lost. You also guarantee that the information or material you provide to LANE electronically as a result of accessing and using this Site does not infringe upon the rights of any person or entity and that LANE may use this information or material, in whole or in part, in any manner, notably by reproducing, retransmitting, or publishing the information, material, ideas, or concepts contained therein.

Contact form

The contact form for this Site is intended to permit you to communicate with our firm by filling in the general information on the nature of your file that may require LANE’s services.

No legal opinion or counsel of any nature whatsoever will be provided to you on the sole basis of the information provided to us via this contact form. Upon receipt of your information submitted via this contact form, a lawyer or an employee of the firm may contact you to schedule a meeting with a lawyer or a professional of our firm. We do not provide any guarantee as to the response time to any contact request sent to us via this contact form, nor do we guarantee that a response will be systematically sent to every contact request sent via this contact form. No attorney-client relationship is formed following the sending of any information via this contact form on our Site and LANE reserves the right to not respond to any request for contact, at its discretion. If you wish to communicate with a lawyer from LANE quickly, we invite you to contact us by telephone and to request to speak to a lawyer.  

The links and references to other websites are provided solely for your convenience. LANE has not verified and does not explicitly or implicitly approve of the other websites, nor the information or material available via these links, nor their accessibility, and it assumes no responsibility as to these other websites, the information or material contained therein, or the products or services offered therein. You are prohibited from creating links on any other website to this Site without LANE’s prior authorization, explicitly in writing. (To obtain this authorization, please contact LANE at

Virus, etc.

LANE makes no representations and provides no guarantee that the information or material, notably the downloadable software accessible on or from this Site, will be free of errors, defects, viruses, or other damaging components, that access will be uninterrupted, or that any problem of this sort will be discovered and corrected.

Damage to others

You agree to not introduce any information or material to or from this Site that may prejudice others and, among other things, to not include in the material or information, knowingly or otherwise, errors that could notably constitute defamation or obscenities, fomenting hatred, or otherwise result in a criminal offense or civil liability on the part of any person or entity.

Reservation of rights

LANE reserves all rights that are not explicitly granted herein. No provision in these terms and conditions shall be interpreted as implicitly conferring, by estoppel or otherwise, a license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark, or other intellectual property right of LANE’s of another person or entity.

Applicable laws

This site is controlled and operated by LANE in Laval, Quebec, Canada, and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the province of Quebec and the applicable laws of Canada, without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws. You accept to be bound by these laws and to be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Quebec and, in particular, the competent courts of the judicial districts of Laval or Montreal with regards to the interpretation or the application of these terms and conditions.

Modification of terms and conditions

LANE may modify or otherwise update the terms and conditions applicable to this Site from time to time, without notice, and you accept to be bound by the terms and conditions in effect at the time you access LANE’s Site.


LANE respects the privacy of the Site’s users’ personal information and undertakes to protect said information and to use it solely for the purposes for which it was recorded. The protection of personal information (hereinafter the “Policy”) is intended to inform you of our practices in matters of privacy.

Scope and application

The Policy covers all personal information recorded by the Site. The Policy is subject to the Quebec laws on the matter, the Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector, and the other applicable legislative and regulatory provisions.

We record certain personal information of our Site’s users, notably when said users create a profile or send us an application for a job or internship. In particular, we typically record their names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses, information regarding their application, and preferences as to the topics on our Site.

This information is used, in particular, to identify you and to give you access to certain pages of our Site, organize informational or promotional activities, process applications for jobs and internships, and send newsletters or invitations to our informational or promotional activities. This information may also be used to improve the content of our Site, for the purpose of market research, to improve our services, or to provide you with information that is of interest.

Information of electronic nature

We may record information that is not personal in nature, notably the type of Internet browser or computer system you use or the domain name of the website from which you accessed our Site. Additionally, when you visit our Site, we may enter certain information into your computer in the form of a cookie or similar file. Cookies allow us to retain certain information regarding your use of the Site, including the date of your most recent visit, the pages consulted, and the files downloaded. Cookies allows us to adapt our Site to better satisfy your interests and preferences.

LANE does not include this information with your personal information.

Most Internet browsers allow you to erase the cookies from your computer’s hard drive, block them, or receive a warning before they are installed. Please refer to your browser’s instructions to learn more about these features. If you refuse the cookies, you will still have access to the Site, but it is possible that your browsing will be affected and that you will not be able to benefit from certain services for which the acceptance of cookies is required.

How your personal information is used, held, and disclosed

We only use personal information for the purposes for which it was recorded. Your consent will be required for the use of your personal information for business development purposes other than those mentioned above.

LANE retains personal information for a reasonable period of time, either in terms of achieving the stated objectives or in conformity with the provisions of the law, whichever period is longer. We establish the retention criteria based on the type of information recorded.

Once the stated objectives have been achieved and the personal information has become useless or the person has asked us to delete said information, we ensure that it remains anonymous or destroy it in a manner that will protect it against unauthorized access or disclosure.   

We will never disclose your personal information to anyone outside of LANE without your consent, except to:

  • any entity in our group or linked to LANE;
  • our suppliers of goods or services, organizations or individuals whose services have been retained to perform certain duties on our behalf (e.g. data processing, document management, etc.). LANE takes the necessary measures, by contract or otherwise, to ensure that these third-party suppliers of goods or services use your personal information only for the purposes of providing these goods or services to LANE and provide a degree of protection over said personal information comparable to that which is provided by LANE for the personal information in its possession;
  • any entity resulting from a merger or change in control of LANE, in whole or in part, provided that the parties enter into an agreement that this information will only be collected, used, and disclosed for the objectives of the commercial transaction; and
  • any other public authority, if the law requires it.

Third party information

Your friends’ email addresses and other personal information provided to send them a page from our Site, if any, are not collected or retained by LANE, unless these individuals have created their own profiles or have consented to receive communications from us.

Personal information concerning minors

The information on our Site is not intended for minors. LANE does not knowingly record any personal information concerning minors.


All data is stored on servers equipped with high-security systems, protected against unauthorized access and malicious use. LANE also protects personal information disclosed to third parties in accordance with this Policy in order to protect its privacy and the purposes for which it was recorded. Only people (employees, agents, or authorized representatives) who must have access to this information in the performance of their duties have such access.

External hyperlinks displayed on our site

Our Site may include hyperlinks to other websites that are independent from our Site. These links are provided to you as a courtesy. LANE is not responsible for the content and policies of these sites. We recommend that you inform yourself as to these sites’ policies before using them. Any personal information that you send via these sites shall be subject to the privacy policies of these sites.

Changes to the privacy policy

From time to time, LANE may modify this Policy. Please consult it periodically. An appropriate notice will be posted at the beginning of this Policy in the event of any modification.


If you have questions about our Policy in terms of the protection of personal information, access to personal information, the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information, or if you wish to withdraw your name from one or more of our mailing list or update your personal information, please contact our privacy officer:

  • by email:
  • by mail: LANE, Lawyers and Business Advisors Inc.
    Privacy officer
    4494, Autoroute Laval West (A-440)
    Suite 220
    Laval (Québec) H7T 2P7

Please note that at any time, you may access certain information regarding your profile and your communications choices on our Site and modify them.