Privacy Policy


Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP (“CDAS”) is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of our website. This Privacy Policy describes how information may be collected or used, and we will make every effort to ensure that our activities keep within the spirit of this Privacy Policy. Please note that by visiting and using you are consenting to the practices outlined in this policy, as well as our Terms of Use.


CDAS may automatically gather and / or log the following information:

  • Visitor’s Internet Protocol (IP) addresses
  • The web address (URL) and IP address of the sites that refer our visitors. This is typically the web address of the site that linked a visitor to, and it may include search terms entered into a search engine (e.g. Google or Yahoo)
  • The version and make of a visitor’s web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer)
  • The operating system our visitor’s are using.
  • Information made available by a visitor’s Adobe Flash System Capabilities Object.

CDAS makes no effort to automatically gather specific personal information about our visitors. The information that we do automatically gather is of the type typically used by all businesses on the internet to track aggregate usage statistics and the CDAS’s exposure on the Internet.


CDAS may utilize “cookies” as a means of providing personalized features to our visitors. These “cookies” are small pieces of data stored with our visitor’s web browsers. CDAS cookies cannot access any other information on a visitor’s computer, or any cookie data stored by another website.

Visitors can choose whether to accept cookies by adjusting the settings of their web browsers. If cookies are not enabled, then visitors may not be able to access all features.


CDAS may also request a visitor’s e-mail or mailing address. Whenever this information is requested, the purpose of the request will be made clear. CDAS maintains a strict “no spam” policy, and will not sell, loan, or otherwise distribute the e-mail or mailing addresses of our visitors to third parties without prior consent.

If you are a member of the CDAS mailing list, you may unsubscribe at any time.


CDAS will only disclose the information that is automatically gathered or provided by its visitors when required by law or in the good-faith belief that such actions are necessary to:

  • Conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process.
  • Protect and defend the rights and property of CDAS.
  • Identify persons who may be violating the law, the Terms of Use, or the rights of third parties.
  • Cooperate with the investigation of potentially unlawful activities.


CDAS will use reasonable precautions to secure any information disclosed to us via CDAS reserves the right to transfer information in connection with the sale of all or part of CDAS assets to a third party. CDAS is not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive the information. may “link” to other sites on the internet outside of the domain. CDAS is not responsible for the Privacy Policy or information gathering, use, or sharing practices of any other site on the internet, and strongly urges visitors to investigate the policies and terms found on other websites.

This Privacy Policy is subject to change without notice, and any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Please send any notices or requests regarding this Privacy Policy here.