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By accessing, visiting and/or signing up for services offered by WGdirect, a service from Watson Goepel LLP (hereinafter “WGdirect”) on its website located at wgdirect.ca (the “Website”), you agree to these terms of service (the “Terms of Service”). If you do not agree to any of these terms, please do not use the Website. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Website, including users who signup for products or services offered for free or purchase on the Website.
No Legal Advice
WGdirect is solely intended for use and access by individuals and businesses located within the Province of British Columbia.
The information and any content presented on the Website is intended for general information only, may not apply to your specific situation, and is not intended to constitute legal advice. For tailored advice pertaining to your particular situation, please seek appropriate legal advice in your jurisdiction.
Accessing the Website
WGdirect grants you permission to use the Website in accordance with these Terms of Service, provided that:
1) you use the Website only for your personal use;
2) you are a resident of the Province of British Columbia, or located in a jurisdiction where British Columbia and applicable federal (Canadian) law applies;
3) you will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium or manner inconsistent with these Terms of Service without WGdirect’s prior written consent;
4) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website except as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose; and
5) you will otherwise comply with these Terms of Service.
In order to access some of the Website’s features, you may need to create an account or complete certain forms. You may never use another person’s account without permission or use another individual’s personal information on a particular form without their explicit authorization and consent. When creating your account, if applicable, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify WGdirect immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. Although WGdirect will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for WGdirect’s losses caused by such unauthorized use.
WGdirect reserves the right to establish data transfer restrictions and to limit the total amount of data transfer associated with your account. WGdirect may close a user account or block a particular IP address(es) from a visitor of the Website if it determines in its sole discretion that the total amount of that account’s data transfer is excessive.
You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the WGdirect’s servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, WGdirect grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. WGdirect reserves the right to revoke these exceptions. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website.
Products or Services on the Website
If you signup, purchase or order any one of the services or products (the “Services”) offered on the Website, the following terms apply to the Services:
1. no legal engagement or solicitor-client relationship is created by virtue of placing your order for the Services; only upon review, acceptance and acknowledgement by WGdirect and receiving full and complete payment for the Services shall you be considered engaged by WGdirect;
2. except as expressly provided in this Terms of Service and to the maximum extent permitted by any applicable law, WGdirect gives no condition, warranty, undertaking or representation, implied or otherwise, in respect of the Services;
3. any information provided by you to signup, purchase or order the Services shall be used by WGdirect for the sole purpose of rendering the Services and provide any follow-up Services offered by WGdirect; and
4. WGdirect reserves the right to limit quantities, reject, correct, cancel or refuse orders, and to terminate accounts, in its discretion, including, without limitation, if WGdirect believes that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of WGdirect or any Third Parties.
You will indemnify and save harmless WGdirect, its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, consultants, representatives and agents from and against any claim, cause of action or demand, including without limitation reasonable legal, accounting and other professional fees, brought as a result of your use of the Website.
Intellectual property rights
The Website, its design and all its content, including the software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, and interactive features (“Content“) and the trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks“), are owned by or licensed to WGdirect, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Canadian law and international conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you “as is”, for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, displayed, sold, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without WGdirect’s prior written consent and if applicable, payment of the owner’s licence fee. WGdirect reserves all rights not expressly granted over the Website and Content. You agree not to use, copy, or distribute any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of any third party User Submissions obtained through the Website. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict persons from using or copying any Content or that enforce limitations on people’s use of the Website or the Content thereon.
Third party websites
The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by WGdirect, and WGdirect assumes no responsibility for those third party websites. By using the Website, you expressly discharge WGdirect from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website or third-party content.
Warranty and indemnity
You agree that your use of the Website is at your sole risk. WGdirect makes no warranty concerning bugs, viruses, Trojan horses or similar problems which may be transmitted to or through the Website by any third party, or concerning damage of any kind incurred resulting from visiting or using the Website. WGdirect does not endorse and is not responsible for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the Website or any hyper-linked website.
In no event shall WGdirect, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees or agents be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages resulting from any claim, injury or damage that you incur because of your use of the Services, the Website or any Content.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WGdirect and its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, debts and expenses (including but not limited to legal fees) arising from:
1) your use of and access to the Website;
2) your violation of any aspect of these Terms of Service;
3) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or
4) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party.
The above indemnifications will survive these Terms of Service and will continue after you end your use of the Website.
Accuracy of information
Please also note that although great care is taken in the production of the Website, typographical, illustrative or pricing errors may occur. We reserve the right to correct errors at any time.
All prices quoted are payable in Canadian dollars and do not include disbursements or sales taxes (GST, PST) unless specifically stated.
Unfortunately, due to the nature of the Services we provide, all sales on the Website are final sale and may not be returned, price-matched or refunded. Should you have any issues or concerns regarding the Services please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You confirm that you are either at least 18 years of age, or possess the consent of your parent or legal guardian, and that you are fully able to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, representations, and warranties described in these Terms of Service, and to abide by and comply with them.
You agree that the Website shall be deemed to be solely based in British Columbia, Canada and that these Terms of Service shall be governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction. You agree that any cause of action in relation to the Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, or such cause of action will be permanently barred.
Additional terms and conditions, eligibility requirements and pricing may apply to purchases of products and services as outlined in the page describing the Service.
Each provision in this Terms of Service will be severable. In the event that any provision is determined to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will nonetheless be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and that determination will not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions of this Terms of Service.
The headings used in these Terms of Service are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms of Service.
These Terms of Service, together with those incorporated or referred to herein, constitute the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (whether electronic, oral or written) regarding the subject matter, and may not be amended or modified except by WGdirect as set out above.