TERMS OF USE

Important Information
Please review the following Terms and Conditions. The use of our website implies that the user has read and accepted these Terms and Conditions. By visiting our website the user agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If the user does not agree with these terms and conditions, please exit from this website.

 

At any time, we may change this website, these terms and conditions, and the information contained in these terms and conditions, without prior notice. It is the user’s responsibility to check these terms and conditions for updates and changes. The user’s continued use of this website will be deemed to be the user‘s unconditional acceptance of those changes. These terms and conditions were last updated January 13, 2014.

 

No Client-Lawyer Relationship or Legal Advice
The Epstein Law website and affiliated Social Media accounts are maintained for informational purposes only. Use of the website and review of the information presented on the website does not create a lawyer-client relationship between the user and Epstein Law. The information provided on the website does not constitute legal advice nor is it a legal opinion. This website is not designed to answer questions about specific situations or individual entitlements. The information provided on the website is not legal advice or a substitute for same. The user should speak with one of our lawyers if they require legal advice, or consult their own lawyer.

 

Submission of a “Contact Us” online form does not create a lawyer-client relationship between the user and Epstein Law. By submitting the form, the user is agreeing to the terms set out in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, and understands that we will first conduct a conflict-check before giving consideration to accepting a new client. Moreover, if we do accept an individual as a new client, it will only be pursuant to a written retainer-agreement executed by both parties.

 

Acceptable Use
The user must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
The user must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

 

The user must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without express written consent from Epstein Law.

 

The user must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications. Nor may the user use this website for any purposes related to marketing without express written consent from Epstein Law.

 

No warranties
We try to ensure that the information on our website is accurate and clear. This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise. Epstein Law makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

 

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Epstein Law does not warrant that:

  1. this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  2. the information on this website is complete, true, current, fit for a particular purpose, complete, accurate, non-misleading, free of computer viruses or any harmful components or corrupted information or data.

 

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of Liability
We deny any liability, without limitation, for any inaccuracies, defects, errors or omissions, arising from review of the website. Epstein Law, its partners, agents or employees shall have no liability in connection with any damages, loss, or cost whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential, contingent, special, incidental, exemplary or punitive, related to or arising from this website, its non-availability, the information on it, or the use thereof.

 

Epstein Law will not be liable to the user (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  1. for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  2. for any loss of profit, damages for harm to business, business or revenues, program or dates, interruption of activities or any other pecuniary or economic loss, whether based on breach of contract, tort of delict (including negligence), infringement of intellectual property rights, breach of warranty, fundamental breach, strict liability, failure of essential purpose, breach of a fundamental term or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility thereof or reasonably foreseeable.

 

These limitations of liability apply even if Epstein Law has expressly advised of the potential loss.

 

Communications Not Confidential
Epstein Law does not guarantee the security of any email or other electronic communications sent to our office. If the user is not an existing client of our firm, they should not send any personal, confidential or sensitive information until the user has received consent or an express request to do so. The user will be considered a client of Epstein Law only after we have confirmed that we are not conflicted to be retained by the user and have otherwise consented to a retainer agreement.

 

Intellectual Property 
Epstein Law retains all trade-mark, copyright, and other rights in all material contained on this website.Unless otherwise stated, Epstein Law owns the intellectual property rights in the website and material contained therein.

Please note that the user may download and print a copy of the material on our website for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes only, as long as the content is not modified, the source of the material is indicated, and our copyright and any other notices are neither modified nor removed.

 

Affiliated Social Media Accounts
Social Media accounts include any Social Media platforms in which we engage in interacting online for the purposes of creating, sharing, and exchanging information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. This includes, Facebook, Google + and Twitter and any other Social Media platform where we hold an account.

Interactions via affiliated Social Media accounts do not imply endorsement. Social Media accounts are maintained for informational purposes only. Use and review of the information presented through our Social Media accounts do not create a lawyer-client relationship between the reader and Epstein Law. The information provided does not constitute legal advice nor is it a legal opinion. This applies to all Social Media accounts that are affiliated to and operated by Epstein Law.

On Facebook, our interactions may include, “liking” and/or “sharing” of content. This may encompass posts from other users and links to external websites, including third-party content. On Twitter, our interactions may include, “Retweets,” replies and listing of content as a “Favourite”.  Please note that this list is non-exhaustive and it is subject to change, as the Social Media platforms evolve.

 

Links
This website provides links to other website for convenience purposes only. Epstein Law does necessarily endorse, approve of or recommend such websites. Our office has no control over the availability or content of such, and shall have no liability related to or arising from such sites or the use thereof.

Unenforceable provisions
If any provision of these terms and conditions are, or are found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

 

Indemnity
The user hereby indemnifies Epstein Law and undertake to keep Epstein Law indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Epstein Law to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Epstein Law legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Epstein Law arising out of any breach by the user of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that the user has breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

 

Governing Law
By accessing this website, the user agree that all matters relating to the user’s access to and use of this website and/or its products shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable in the Province of Ontario, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof. Anyone accessing this website from other jurisdictions assumes sole responsibility for compliance with local laws.

 

Questions or Concerns
For any questions, concerns, or comments about our Terms of Use, or to request further information, please contact our office using the information below.

Epstein Law
9001 Dufferin Street, Suite A9
Thornhill, Ontario
L4J 0H7
By Phone: (905) 832-4LAW (4529)
By e-mail: info@epsteinlawpc.com