Hellenic Canadian Lawyers' Association

Terms of Use

Acceptance. This Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) is a legal agreement between you and the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association (the “HCLA”), the owner and operator of this website (the “Site”). It states the terms and conditions under which you may access and use the Site. By accessing and using the Site, you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not accept the Agreement, you must not access or use the Site. The HCLA may revise this Agreement at any time by updating this posting. Use of the Site after such changes are posted will signify your acceptance of these revised terms. You should visit this page periodically to review this Agreement

Not legal advice. Information of the Site if for information purposes only. It is not, and should not be taken as legal advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any action, based upon this information. Never disregard professional legal advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site. The HCLA would be pleased to assist you if you wish to retain the services of a lawyer who is a member of the HCLA. Any such referral is done gratuitously and as a public service and by so doing, the HCLA makes no representations or warranties as to the competence of any individual member.

No Lawyer-Client Relationship. The presentation of information on this Site or your use of, or reliance upon such information does not establish a lawyer-client relationship between you and any member of the HCLA. Please also note that any information sent or received over the Internet is generally not secure. The HCLA cannot guarantee the security or privacy of any communication to the Site or to the HCLA and we suggest that you avoid sending confidential or sensitive information to the Site.

Copyright. All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through this Site (the “Content”) are protected by copyright law, and are owned, unless otherwise specified, by the HCLA and its licensors, or the party accredited as the provider of the Content, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution, republication, or other exploitation of the Site or of its Content, whether in whole or in part, is prohibited without the express prior written consent of the HCLA.

Limited Licence. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you are hereby granted a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access, view and use the Site for your personal, non-commercial use, and are granted the right to download, store and print single copies of items comprising the Content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content.

Links. The Site contains links to third-party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by the HCLA of the contents of such third-party websites. The HCLA does not accept any responsibility for the content of any third-party website, nor does it make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any third-party website including, without limitation; (i) any representation or warranty that the operation of the third-party website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or errors in such third-party websites will be corrected, or that such third-party websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components; (ii) any representation or warranty regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, security, suitability of any content on any third-party website; and (iii) any representation or warranty regarding the merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose of any material, content, software, goods, or services located at or made available through such third-party websites.

Limitation of Liability. Subject to all applicable law, in no event shall the HCLA be liable for damages of any kind including, without limitation, any direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages including, without limitation any loss or damages in the nature of or relating to lost business, lost savings, lost data and/or lost profits arising from your use of, reliance upon, or inability to use the Site or the Content, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if the HCLA knew or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The Site and the Content is provided on an “as is” basis. While the HCLA endeavours to provide Content that is correct, accurate and timely, no representations or warranties are made regarding the Site and/or the Content including, without limitation, no representation or warranty that: (i) that the operation of the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free; (ii) the Site or Content will be accurate, complete, current, timely or suitable for any particular purpose; (iii) that the Site will be free from viruses or harmful components; (iv) that defects or errors in the Site or the Content will be corrected; and (v) that communications to or from the Site will be secure and/or not intercepted. You acknowledge and agree that you are using the Site at your own risk and liability.

Trade marks. HCLA and the HCLA logo are trade marks of the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association. Other names, words, titles, phrases, logos, designs, graphics, icons and trade marks displayed on the Site may constitute registered or unregistered trade marks of the HCLA or third parties. While certain trade marks of third parties may be used by the HCLA under license, the display of third party trade marks on the Site should not be taken to imply any relationship or license between the HCLA and the owner of said trade mark or to imply that the HCLA endorses the wares, services or business of the owner of the said trade mark.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction. The Site is operated by the HCLA within the Province of Ontario, Canada. By accessing or using the Site, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, the Site and its Content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada, without regard to conflict of laws principles. You agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to all matters relating to your access to and use of the Site.

Termination. The HCLA may, in its sole discretion, cancel or terminate your right to use the Site, or any part of the Site, at any time without notice. In the event of termination, you are no longer authorized to access the Site or the part of the Site affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to both the Content and the Site set out in this Agreement shall survive. The HCLA shall not be liable to any party for such termination.

Entire Agreement. Except for any agreement in respect of Content, this is the entire agreement between you and HCLA relating to your access and use of the Site and the Content herein. If any term or provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, it shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force without being invalidated in any way.