This website (this "Website") is operated and maintained by McDougall Gauley LLP ("MG LLP"), a Saskatchewan Limited Liability Partnership. This Website contains information, materials and hypertext links to websites that are of interest to MG LLP, our clients and the general public (the "Content" or "Contents"). The Content is offered in good faith and for informational purposes only. This Website is provided as a service and MG LLP may, at any time and from time to time, delete, modify or supplement the Content without notice or liability to you.
Your Use Of This Website
YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES YOUR EXPRESS AND UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED ON THIS WEBPAGE (this "Agreement"). PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE.
You covenant in favour of MG LLP that you will not upload, post or transmit to, distribute, disseminate, or otherwise publish via or through this Website any materials that:
(a) restrict or inhibit any other user from using or accessing this Website or the Content;
(b) are unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, derogatory, discriminatory, disruptive, obscene, vulgar, offensive, objectionable, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit or indecent;
(c) constitute, advocate or encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law or governmental regulation, whether in Canada or in your local jurisdiction;
(d) violate or infringe the rights of third parties, including copyright, trade-mark rights, patent rights, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right of a person;
(e) contain a virus, corruption or other harmful or destructive element or item that might damage the operation of another's computer or software applications;
(f) contain any information, software or other material of a commercial nature, including any advertising, promotions or solicitations for purchase or sale and any "spam" or other bulk communications; or
(g) constitute or contain false or misleading author attributions, legal or other notices, proprietary designations, labels or other indications of origin or source, or facts.
No Professional Advice
You acknowledge and agree that the Content is general in nature and is not intended as professional legal advice or other advice. The Content is not an offer by MG LLP to provide professional services to you or other persons. You acknowledge and agree that you will seek qualified professional advice before acting (or failing to act) or relying in any way upon any Content.
No Professional Relationship
You acknowledge and agree that neither this Agreement nor your access to or use of this Website create a solicitor-client, professional, consulting, advisory, fiduciary or other relationship between yourself and MG LLP (or any partner, lawyer, employee or agent of MG LLP). Nor does any communication by you with MG LLP (or any partner, lawyer, employee or agent of MG LLP) via email or through this Website constitute any such relationship. No duty of care is assumed by MG LLP in providing the Content on this Website. You further agree that you will not use this Website to request legal advice or to transmit to MG LLP any confidential or privileged information. We caution that any electronic mail communication (email) may not be secure, may not remain confidential and, if you are an existing client of MG LLP, may not be protected by solicitor-client privilege. Do not send us confidential, proprietary or other commercially sensitive information in any format or by any means of communication unless you have first taken all appropriate precautions to protect such information.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability
WARRANTY DISCLAIMER. THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. MG LLP DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, MG LLP DISCLAIMS MAKING ANY REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER IN RESPECT OF THE CONTENT OR THIS WEBSITE IN GENERAL. MG LLP DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS AND THOSE ARISING BY LAW, UNDER STATUTE, IN TRADE, BY COURSE OF DEALING OR OTHERWISE. Without limiting the foregoing, MG LLP does not represent or warrant that:
(a) access to this Website will be secure, timely, error- or virus-free, continuous or uninterrupted;
(b) communications to or from this Website will be secure or free from interception;
(c) this Website and the Content will be accurate, complete or current; or
(d) errors, defects and inaccuracies in this Website or the Content will be corrected.
LIABILITY DISCLAIMER. MG LLP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS LIABILITY FOR ALL DAMAGES AND LOSSES (WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT (INCLUDING HYPERTEXT LINKS PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER, SOFTWARE APPLICATION OR DATA BY ANY VIRUS THAT MIGHT BE TRANSMITTED OR ACTIVATED VIA THIS WEBSITE OR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE, ANY BREACH OF COPYRIGHT OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHT, AND CONTRAVENTION OF ANY LOCAL, NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL RESTRICTION ON THE PUBLICATION OR TRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF MG LLP OR ITS AGENTS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. It is solely your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that whatever you access or download from the World Wide Web is free of such items such a viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.
Email Disclaimer. Please be cautious when you communicate via the Internet or via email. Email transmissions may not be secure. MG LLP prefers to receive information of a legal, confidential or proprietary nature from you by personal delivery, via Canada Post mail or by courier. MG LLP strongly recommends that you do not send privileged, confidential or otherwise sensitive information to MG LLP by email or via this Website unless you take appropriate precautions including the use of password protection and encryption. MG LLP cautions that any communication with MG LLP by email or through this Website may be deemed not to be confidential. By sending MG LLP information or material, you grant MG LLP an unconditional, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, and distribute that information or materials and you acknowledge that MG LLP may use any ideas, concepts or techniques that you send to MG LLP for any purpose, without compensation to you.
Internet Disclaimer. You expressly acknowledge that websites that may be linked to this Website are owned and operated independent of MG LLP and that MG LLP has no responsibility or liability whatsoever for, or control over, any such third party websites. You acknowledge that your use of third party websites (and your dealings with the third parties who own such websites) shall be conducted solely at your risk. MG LLP encourages you to exercise discretion when using the hypertext links on this Website. Any hypertext link may ultimately direct the user to websites containing content that some people may find offensive or inappropriate or that violates laws in force in your jurisdiction. The suitability of information accessed by hypertext link from this Website are the sole responsibility of the person(s) that maintain that information or third party website. If you have questions about the content of a particular third party website, or information related to it, contact the person or webmaster responsible for that website. Access to this Website for the purpose of browsing the Content via the World Wide Web is encouraged; ALL OTHER ATTEMPTS TO ACCESS OR USE THIS WEBSITE, THE RELATED COMPUTER SYSTEM OR ITS RESOURCES ARE UNAUTHORIZED. UNAUTHORIZED USE OF A COMPUTER SYSTEM IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE IN CANADA.
No Endorsements. MG LLP does not endorse any product or service available through any third party website linked to this Website. MG LLP makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, with respect to any products or services made available from third party websites hypertext linked, directly or indirectly, to this Website.
Content Warning. The Content, including information and documents available on this Website, is not intended to provide specific legal advice to you. Internet software or transmission problems can produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of Content when downloaded and displayed on your computer and reference should always be made to the official versions of such Content available at the offices of MG LLP.
Limitation of Actions. Proceedings with respect to any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of and access to this Website must be commenced in the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan, in the Judicial Centre of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, and within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises.
Web Privacy Statement
Ownership and Use of this Website and its Content
Ownership. This Website and the Content is, and shall remain, the sole property of MG LLP. Your use of or access to this Website shall not in any way transfer or assign to you any ownership or other proprietary rights in or to this Website or any Content. This Website and the Content is protected by all relevant Canadian and international copyrights in the design of this Website, including layout, typography underlying HTML, Java scripts, text, audio clips, video clips and graphics, and in the expression of the information contained herein, whether as a compilation or otherwise. Trade-marks, trade names and designs appearing on this Website are the exclusive property of, or are licensed to, MG LLP and are protected. No use of a trade-mark, trade name or design appearing on this Website may be made without the prior, written permission of MG LLP or the owner thereof.
Linking - Permission Required. You are prohibited from making links of any kind to this Website without MG LLP's prior written permission. You may not sell, retransmit, repackage, disseminate or otherwise republish any of the Content in any form, including paper, nor may you include any Content with any product, document or information that you hold, create, or distribute without the prior written consent of MG LLP. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, hypertext linking to this Website or "deep linking" to any webpage on this Website is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of MG LLP.
Data Mining and other Prohibited Uses. Use of this Website through a Web browser that contains any frames displaying contents of other Websites is strictly prohibited. The scraping or mining of data from or framing or mirroring of this Website by any method is strictly prohibited. You agree not employ or utilize any collaborative browsing or display technologies.
Limited License. MG LLP grants to you a limited, revocable, non-transferable, non-exclusive license to display on your computer, print, download and use one copy of the Content, but only for non-commercial, personal or educational purposes, and provided always that you:
(a) do not amend, modify or change any such Content;
(b) include with and display on each copy of such Content the associated copyright notice ("©2005-2006 McDougall Gauley LLP. All rights reserved.") and this limited license; and
(c) include all MG LLP identification, marks, notices and disclaimers.
No other use or copying of this Website or the Content is permitted. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you are expressly prohibited from:
(a) making any commercial use of any Content;
(b) including any Content in or with any product or service that you distribute or provide;
(c) copying any Content onto your or any other website; and
(d) storing any Content for reproduction, redistribution or publication to third parties.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as conferring any right under any copyright of MG LLP or any other person who owns copyright in the Content.
Right to Suspend. MG LLP, in its sole and absolute discretion, may change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this Website at any time, including the availability of any feature, database or other Content. MG LLP may also impose limits on certain features and services, or restrict your access to parts or all of this Website, without notice or liability to you.
Restricted Areas. Certain areas of this Website may be accessed only by use of a user identification and password. If you have access to any of these areas, you are responsible to ensure that your user identification and password are not disclosed to any other person. If you disclose your user identification or password to any other person or become aware of any unauthorized access, you are responsible to advise MG LLP immediately by contacting MG LLP via facsimile at 306.652.1323. You are responsible for and hereby release MG LLP from, and indemnify MG LLP against, all claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations and costs resulting directly or indirectly from the use of your identification or password by the person to whom you disclosed them or by any other person.
General Terms and Conditions
This Agreement, and your rights and obligations under this Agreement, may not be transferred or assigned by you without the prior written consent of MG LLP, which consent may be arbitrarily withheld by MG LLP in its sole and absolute discretion. MG LLP may at any time assign this Agreement, including any of its rights and obligations hereunder, without your prior consent.
This Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada, without regard to conflict of law rules. You covenant and agree with MG LLP that any dispute must be resolved before the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan, in the Judicial Centre of Saskatoon. You hereby irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of Saskatchewan.
MG LLP may, in its sole and absolute discretion, amend this Agreement from time to time, for any reason, without prior notice or liability to you or to any other person; provided, however, that MG LLP will ensure that any such amendment will be made available to you on this Website. Your use of this Website after such amendments are posted by MG LLP signifies your acceptance of those revised terms of this Agreement. You are responsible for periodically visiting this webpage to review the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You may not change, modify or amend this Agreement in any manner.
No consent of or waiver by MG LLP will be effective unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of MG LLP.
If any provision this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or incapable of being enforced by reason of any rule of law or public policy, then such provision shall be severed from this Agreement and shall not affect any other provision of this Agreement, and this Agreement shall be construed as if such invalid, illegal, or unenforceable provision had never been contained in this Agreement. All other provisions of this Agreement shall, nevertheless, remain in full force and effect and no provision shall be deemed dependent upon any other provision unless so expressed herein.
The provisions herein contained constitute the entire agreement between you and MG LLP, and supersede all previous communications, representations, and agreements, whether oral, written or electronic, between you and MG LLP, with respect to the subject matter hereof; there being no representation, warranties, terms, conditions, undertakings, or collateral agreements (express, implied, or statutory), between the parties other than as expressly set forth in this agreement; PROVIDED THAT in the event of any inconsistency between this Agreement and any agreement governing the provision by MG LLP of any particular legal service to you, the latter shall prevail; PROVIDED THAT the absence from any other agreement of a term included in this Agreement shall not be deemed an inconsistency.
Use of this Website is not authorized in any jurisdiction that does not give full effect to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
The foregoing terms and conditions were last amended on December 31, 2014.
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