Updated: April 23, 2022
“User” refers to the person, company, or organization that has visited or is using our Website (“you” and “your” may be used to refer to a User).
By using the Website each User hereby represents and warrants that, in the case of an individual, you are at least 18 years old and you have the right, authority, and capacity to agree to and abide by the Agreement.
You agree to use the Website in accordance with the following:
No Illegal Activity. You will use the Website in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
Commercial Use Prohibited. The Website is for your personal use only and shall not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. Illegal or unauthorized uses of the Website.
NO LEGAL ADVICE PROVIDED
All Content on the Website is of a general nature, is intended only for informational purposes, is subject to change without notice, and is not intended to be relied on by Users as legal or professional advice on any particular matter. We make no guarantees, representations, or warranties, whether express or implied, with respect to the Content. User further acknowledges and agrees that User is responsible for evaluating the accuracy, reliability, completeness, and usefulness of any Content obtained through use of the Website. User at all times retains the obligation to review such Content to ensure its accuracy, reliability, and completeness.
Any free consultation will be provided over the phone. The length of a free consultation is solely determined by us, but will not exceed thirty (30) minutes, unless we expressly waive such time limitation in our sole discretion. The purpose of the free consultation is not to provide any type of legal or business advice. The purpose of a free consultation is to give us an understanding of your matter, to provide you with an understanding of our services, for us to determine whether we can assist you with such matter, and the costs involved with your matter. If you already obtained a free consultation over the phone for a matter, we reserve the right not to provide you with any further free consultations for the same matter. To be eligible for a free over the phone consultation, you must provide us with your full name, phone number, email address, residential address, and any other particulars we require. A free over the phone consultation does not create a lawyer-client relationship.
NO LAWYER-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP CREATED
Your use of or access to the Website does not create a lawyer-client relationship. Your use of the Website may facilitate access to or communications with our lawyers by way of email transmissions or otherwise via the Website. Receipt of any such communications or transmissions by any of our lawyers does not create a lawyer-client relationship.
INTERRUPTION OR SUSPENSION OF THE WEBSITE
You hereby acknowledge that we are not responsible for interruption or suspension of the Website, regardless of the cause of the interruption or suspension.
Harmful Links. You understand and agree that your use of Third Party Links may result in harmful or unwanted content or malicious software infecting or interacting with your computer or mobile device. You accept all risk in connection with such Third Party Links, and you agree that we have no responsibility to you in the event your computer or mobile device is affected in any way by your use of Third Party Links.
Ownership of IP. We retain ownership of all intellectual property rights of any kind related to the Website, including applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, and other proprietary rights. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of third parties. This Agreement does not transfer from us to you any of our or third-party intellectual property, and all right, title, and interest in and to such property will remain solely with us or with such third party, respectively. We reserve all rights that are not expressly granted to you under this Agreement. THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE ARE PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT AND MAY NOT BE COPIED OR OTHERWISE REPRODUCED WITHOUT OUR WRITTEN PERMISSION. USERS MAY NOT PUBLISH OR CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS FROM THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PUBLIC OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.
Trademarks. SLC Law and all other identifying marks, proprietary marks, or trademarks that appear, are displayed, or are used on the Website are registered or common law trademarks or service marks of Scardicchio Litigation Counsel Professional Corporation. These marks may not be copied, downloaded, reproduced, used, modified, or distributed in any way without prior written permission from us.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
No Warranties. THIS SECTION WILL APPLY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. WE PROVIDE THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND GRANT NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN), INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, ALWAYS AVAILABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED. WE DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR, AND NO WARRANTY IS MADE WITH RESPECT TO, THE CONNECTIVITY AND AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE.
Third Party Content. Opinions, advice, statements, offers, or other information or content made available through the Website, but not directly by us, are those of their respective authors, and should not necessarily be relied upon. Such authors are solely responsible for such content. WE DO NOT: (i) GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE, OR (ii) ADOPT, ENDORSE, OR ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, OR STATEMENT MADE BY ANY PARTY OTHER THAN US. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTING FROM ANYONE'S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR OTHER CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITE, OR TRANSMITTED TO OR BY ANY USERS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
No Liability. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WE HAVE ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR OTHER DAMAGES, AND INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION TO ANY LOSS OF PROFIT, COSTS, EXPENSES, HARM TO BUSINESS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, REPUTATION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR DATA, LOSS OF SAVINGS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE PROPERTY, LEGAL FEES OR LEGAL COSTS, WASTED MANAGEMENT OR OFFICE TIME OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER), WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL BASIS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, ANY LINKED WEBSITE OR LINKED SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED AS A RESULT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, FAILURE OF, OR ANY OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN, THIS WEBSITE, ANY LINKED WEBSITES OR LINKED SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS, OR ANY OF THE SERVICES OR CONTENT OF THE FOREGOING), EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN SPECIFICALLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS, OR IF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS WAS FORESEEABLE.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Scardicchio Litigation Counsel Professional Corporation, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any claims, causes of action, debts, losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) relating to or arising, directly, or indirectly, out of (a) your use of or inability to use the Website, (b) any user postings made by you, (c) your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or (d) your violation of any applicable laws, rules, or regulations. Scardicchio Litigation Counsel Professional Corporation reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.
MODIFICATION OF TERMS
We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to amend these Terms at any time and will update these Terms in the event of any such amendments. Upon any changes in these Terms, we will post the amended agreement on the Website. Your continued use of the Website following such notification shall constitute your affirmative acknowledgement of the Terms, the modification and agreement to abide and be bound by the Terms, as amended. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms, including following receipt of notification of any modifications made hereto, then please do not use the Website.
You may cancel this Agreement at any time. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you may simply discontinue using the Website.
We may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately for any reason deemed appropriate in our sole discretion.
These Terms and any access to or use of the Website shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Province of Ontario. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts located in the City of Toronto, Province of Ontario.
If any portion or provision of this Agreement shall to any extent be declared illegal or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then the remainder of this Agreement, or the application of such portion of provision in circumstances other than those as to which it is so declared illegal or unenforceable, shall not be affected thereby, and each portion and provision of this Agreement shall be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law
HEADINGS AND SUMMARIES
The headings, captions, and summaries in this Agreement are for convenience only and in no way define or describe the scope or content of any provision of this Agreement.