Last updated: May 10, 2020
Outlined below is important information regarding the terms and conditions of using the services (“Service “, collectively “ Services “) of the counselconnect.ca, firm.counselconnect.ca and app.counselconnect.ca Site (as defined below) as a CounselConnect member or as a guest to this site (as defined below.) PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS SITE, YOU PROVIDE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE. This agreement is the user agreement (the “ Agreement ” or “ User Agreement “) for counselconnect.ca and app.counselconnect.ca This Agreement describes the terms and conditions applicable to your use of our services available under the domain and subdomains of http://www.counselconnect.ca (the “ Site “). IF you do not agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement, do not access the site or use the services.
This Site is owned and operated by CounselConnect Ltd. (“ CounselConnect“), a company incorporated under the federal laws of Canada.
When using the Services available on the Site, you agree to use the Services in accordance with the following:
CounselConnect is entitled to act on instructions received under your password. You are responsible for keeping your user ID, password, and any and all other account information confidential. CounselConnect is not responsible for any actions taken or transaction made to or from your accounts by any other party using your password.
SOME LINKS IN THE CounselConnect SITE LET YOU LEAVE THE CounselConnect SITE. THE LINKED SITES ARE NOT UNDER THE CONTROL OF CounselConnect AND CounselConnect IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY LINKED SITE OR ANY LINK CONTAINED IN A LINKED SITE. CounselConnect IS PROVIDING THESE LINKS TO YOU ONLY AS A CONVENIENCE, AND THE INCLUSION OF ANY LINK DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT BY CounselConnect OF THE LINKED SITE.
THE MATERIALS IN THE CounselConnect SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFICALLY NOTED HEREIN. CounselConnect DOES NOT WARRANT THE FUNCTIONS, INFORMATION OR LINKS CONTAINED ON THESE SITES OR THAT THEIR CONTENTS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT THESE SITES OR THEIR CONTENTS ARE FIT FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR THAT THE OPERATIONS OF THE CounselConnect NETWORK OR ITS CONTENTS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT THESE SITES OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THEM AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WITHOUT LIMITATION, CounselConnect MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO ANY SPECIFIC MERCHANDISE OR SERVICE THAT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR OR OBTAINED BY MEMBERS.
IN THE EVENT THAT THERE IS AN INTERRUPTION OR DISRUPTION IN ANY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED BY CounselConnect FOR WHATEVER REASON, EVEN IF CounselConnect OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN MADE AWARE OF AN ISSUE THAT COULD RESULT IN OR IS LIKELY TO RESULT IN AN INTERRUPTION OR DISRUPTION OF SERVICES, CounselConnect SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO ISSUE A REFUND FOR ANY PURCHASE MADE BY YOU. AS SOON AS CounselConnect OFFICIALS HAVE IDENTIFIED THE CAUSE OF AN INTERRUPTION OR DISRUPTION, CounselConnect SHALL USE ITS REASONABLE EFFORTS TO RETURN SERVICE AS SOON AS REASONABLY POSSIBLE.
The use of term “partner” on this Site and in any other materials is not intended to indicate that the “partners” are in a legal partnership with CounselConnect. Rather, the term is used in a marketing sense to show participation by the other parties involved in the CounselConnect products and services.
You do not have any right to assign this Agreement or any of your rights to the Service to anyone. CounselConnect may assign any or all of its rights and obligations under this Agreement or to the Service to any third party. At the election of CounselConnect, if CounselConnect’s obligations herein are assumed by a third party, CounselConnect shall be relieved of any and all obligations and liability under this Agreement.
While effort is made to ensure that information provided on the site does not contain computer viruses, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan your computer for viruses and other malware. You should also ensure that you have a complete and current backup of the applicable items of information contained on your computer. You should pay specific attention to some of the newer viruses that have been written to automatically execute when an infected word processing document is loaded into certain word processing programs.
To provide and process the services to you, CounselConnect shares your personally identifiable information with our authorized service providers that perform certain services or functions on our behalf.
CounselConnect may be required by law to disclose information you have provided in using any of the services on the Website. CounselConnect may also disclose information where someone poses a threat to CounselConnect’s interests (such as user fraud) or whose activities could bring upon harm to others. In addition, it may be necessary in the reasonable opinion of officials of CounselConnect that certain information be provided to third parties, such as law enforcement authorities. In the event that CounselConnect receives a court order to disclose information on the Website about you or your activities on the Website, you agree that such information may be disclosed.
When you request assistance with viewing your profile, logging on to the CounselConnect Web site, or accessing your account, we will respond to you via e-mail or telephone.
You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.
You and CounselConnect are independent contractors, and no agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by this Agreement.
CounselConnect reserves the right to make corrections and additions to an incomplete profile solely for the betterment of the law practitioners profile effectiveness. The edits and additions will be derived from public resources that the law practitioner has provided online. CounselConnect will not make any changes to a profile that might limit, slander, or harm the law practitioners business. We will only make changes to maximize the proficiency of the law practitioners profile.
CounselConnect reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update these Terms and Conditions of Use by posting the modified, altered or updated terms on the Site, and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations or updates. If you do not agree to such modifications, alterations or updates, you should terminate your use of the Services. Your continued use of any of the Services following the posting of notice of any changes in this Agreement shall constitute your acceptance of such modifications, alterations and updates.
CounselConnect ("us", "we", or "our") operates the counselconnect.ca and app.counselconnect.ca website (the "Service"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
counselconnect.ca and app.counselconnect.ca has firm policies when it comes to collecting, protecting, using, and sharing your information. We communicate information on our network in accordance to what you agree to share with us. We collect several different types of information from our users to provide and improve our service.
We collect personally identifiable information when you register for account, when you visit pages. If you decline to submit Personal Information, we may not be able to or may choose not to provide to You some or all of our Products and Services. When you register with Us, we ask for your name, email address, birth date, gender, and postal code. Once you register with Us and sign in to our services, you are not anonymous to us. We also automatically receive and save information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, Our cookie information and the page you requested. We use information for three general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see, to fulfill your requests for certain products and services, and to contact you about specials and new products.
We will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to anyone. We may send, sell, rent or represent personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when: We have your consent to share the information; We have to provide the Products and Services to users, including the processing, formatting and displaying of the Personal information and customized content, develop new services or need to share your information to provide the product or service you have requested; If We become involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of all of its assets; We respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process; We work with third party service providers who assist us with marketing and advertising services; We partner with other trusted brands and may share information with them if we believe they offer products and services that may be of interest to you.
We may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way of use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages. We cooperate with the appropriate regulatory authorities, including local data protection authorities, to resolve any complaints regarding the transfer of Personal Information that cannot be resolved between an individual and us.
We may also collect information on how the Service is accessed and used ("Usage Data"). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.