Terms and Conditions

1. Introduction

The Website is owned and operated by RND Law Office. The terms of this Website Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms and Conditions”) constitute a legal agreement and are binding on you should you use our Website.

Each time you use the Website you signify your acceptance and agreement of these Terms and Conditions in full (the “Agreement”); accordingly, if you disagree with these Terms and Conditions or any part of these Terms and Conditions, you must not use the Website.

These Terms and Conditions together with our Privacy Policy , govern your access to and use of our RND Law Office Website at www.rndlaw.ca, and any services, applications and/or content delivered through our Website (collectively, the “Website”).

Please review these Terms and Conditions carefully.

2. All Rights Reserved

This Website may contain or contains information, communications, software (including program code which may execute on the server or which may be embedded in or downloadable from individual pages on this Website), images, sounds, music, graphics, photos, videos and other material and services (collectively, the “Content”).

You agree that the Content and the selection, arrangement, architecture and enhancement of the Content and other website features (the “Website Design”) are protected by Canadian and international intellectual and industrial property rights, including copyrights, trade-marks and other proprietary rights. These rights are valid and protected in all media existing now or later developed, and all use of the Content or Website Design shall be in accordance with such rights and these Terms and Conditions. RND Law Office may modify this Website, the Content, the Website Design or any of these Terms and Conditions at any time. It is your responsibility to check for such modifications.

3. Website Creates No Lawyer-Client Relationship

In order to be represented by RND Law Office, you must specifically request our services and we must agree to be retained by you. By accessing or otherwise using this Website, or by any communication by you to any RND Law Office lawyer or staff person through our Website or by way of e-mail, or otherwise, via this Website, does not create any lawyer-client, fiduciary or other such relationship between us. Should you wish to become a client of RND Law Office, please contact us and we would be pleased to assist you, subject to our service terms. Until RND Law Office specifically agrees to act for you on a matter, you should not provide us with any confidential information or material.

4. Information Only - Not Legal or Professional Advice

The Website and any information or materials provided through our Website are for general informational purposes only and do not constitute legal or professional advice. You acknowledge and agree that you should seek qualified professional advice before acting (or failing to act) upon any information provided on or though our Website.

The Content provided on this Website is not intended to be legal advice or opinion of any kind. No one should act, or refrain from acting, based upon this or other general information without first seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice. If you require legal advice or a legal opinion, please contact us and we would be pleased to assist you, subject to our service terms or you may contact another qualified legal services advisor in your jurisdiction.

The general information on this Website about the law and legal practice or any other Content may be outdated, is not legal advice and should not be treated as such as it may not apply to your circumstances. You must have personalized assessment and/or legal consultation to receive legal advice pertaining to your specific situation. You must not rely on any information on this Website as an alternative to legal advice from your lawyer or other professional legal services provider. You must never delay seeking legal advice, disregard legal advice, or commence or discontinue any legal action because of information on this Website.

5. Non-Secure Transmission – Website Communications not Confidential

If you contact RND Law Office by way of email or in connection with a question, comment, or other communication through our Website, then we may respond to your communication by way of email at the email address that you submitted. You acknowledge and agree that electronic communications by their nature may not be secure and are deemed to accept the risks of using this form of communication.

The website includes interactive features that allow users to communicate with RND Law Office. You acknowledge that, because of the limited nature of such communication, any assistance you may receive using any such facility is likely to be incomplete and may be misleading.

The Website should not be used to transmit to RND Law Office any confidential information relating to the provision of legal advice. RND Law Office does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communication by way of e-mail, or otherwise, via this Website. Information transmitted to RND Law Office through the Website may not be secure, may not be treated as confidential or protected by lawyer-client privilege, and does not create any relationship or obligation of any kind.

Please note that unsolicited communications are not protected by solicitor-client privilege

Given the intended perfunctory nature of communications to RND Law Office through the Website, you understand that any communication stemming therefrom is of limited use, intended only to facilitate the booking of a consultation to address your specific legal needs. As such, you recognize that communications with RND Law Office enabled through the Website do not constitute legal advice and do not form a lawyer-client relationship.

As all communications can be intercepted or otherwise used or communicated by an unintended third party or may not be delivered to each of the parties to whom they are directed and only to such parties, RND Law Office cannot guarantee nor warrant that communications from it will be properly delivered or that partial and/or total loss of data may not result.

6. Payment

Payment Payment Processing: To facilitate secure invoice payments, RND Law Office has established a payment gateway accessible via the Website. This payment gateway is hosted by reputable third-party software providers responsible for processing your payments. Please be aware that RND Law Office does not actively monitor or possess direct control over the operations of this payment portal. Consequently, access to the secure payment portal of these third-party software companies is extended on an “as is” basis, without any implied or explicit warranties, representations, or conditions. Your utilization of this third-party secure payment portal carries inherent risks, and all transactions are subject to the terms and conditions as stipulated by the payment processor, as well as their privacy policy. It is your responsibility to acquaint yourself with and consent to the terms under which these services are delivered by the third-party secure payment portal. If you do not wish to utilize this payment portal, you may alternatively choose to make payments directly through our office. Should you wish to obtain information regarding the specific third-party software companies responsible for the payment portal, kindly reach out to our law office before proceeding with your online payment.

Payment by Credit Card : Payments made through the Website is secured online payment that can only be made by Visa, Mastercard or American Express credit cards and the credit card that you provide when you make your payment will be immediately billed when your payment is made. Any payments you make are subject to the approval of the issuer of your credit card. You are responsible for and agree to indemnify and hold RND Law Office harmless against any chargebacks or extra changes or fees or fines as a result of a payment dispute with you or in relation to a payment you have made to us through the Website

7. Permitted Users and Access

The Website may be used only by persons who are at least 18 years old and can form legally binding contracts under applicable laws.

Parents are reminded that there are parental control tools and software available on the internet that can be used to prevent children from submitting information online without parental permission or from accessing material that is harmful to minors.

Unauthorized use of the Website in connection with the transmission of unsolicited e-mails, including the transmission of e-mails in violation of this policy, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) or Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) may result in civil, criminal, or administrative penalties being levied against the sender of the same and those assisting the sender.

8. Use Restrictions

In connection with the Website, you must comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. In addition, RND Law Office imposes certain use restrictions, namely that you are prohibited from:

(i) using the Website or any of its content in any manner that will violate applicable law, including in your jurisdiction of use; or

(ii) providing any false information to RND Law or impersonating any person or entity; or

(iii) providing or posting objectionable content; or

(iv) interfering with or disrupting our Website; or

(v) posting, transmitting, or otherwise making available or introducing into our system any virus, trojan horse, spyware, worm or any other type of computer code intended to infect, control, damage, or hijack the operation of our Website, information, source code, or any hardware, software, server or telecommunication equipment; or

(vi) using our Website to conduct any data collection activities of any kind (including, without limitation, scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to the Site, without our prior written consent.

RND Law Office reserves the right to introduce additional use restrictions from time to time.

9. Linking

Linking to Website

You may link to the front page of this Website at www.rndlaw.ca. Where you provide a link to the Website from another website or software application, RND Law Office reserves the right to require you to disable such link. Any other link to this Website, and any linking to pages within this Website or the reuse or framing or mirroring of Content is prohibited, without the prior written consent of RND Law Office.

Links to other websites

Our Website may contain links to other websites not owned by RND Law Office. These links are provided for your reference only. RND Law Office makes no representations, warranties or guarantees regarding the quality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency, timeliness, non-infringement, or fitness for any purpose of any such website or the content thereon, which you may access through this Website. When you access a third party website, you acknowledge that it is independent from RND Law Office and that RND Law Office has no liability or control over the content on that website. RND Law Office does not endorse or accept any responsibility for the content or the use of any hyperlinked website. Inclusion of a third party link on our Website does not constitute an endorsement by RND Law Office or imply any affiliation of any sort with our Office.

Use of third party websites is at your own risk and subject to third party terms and conditions. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you access or select for your use is free of items such as viruses and other items of a destructive nature. Furthermore, RND Law Office assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any damages or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Website or downloading any Content from the Website.

10. No Warranty

The content of this website is intended to be of a general nature and is not intended for any specific use. RND Law Office has made every effort to ensure that the Content is accurate. However, RND Law Office does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or applicability of the information on this website. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors.

The Content is provided without any charge, “as is”, “where is”, without warranty of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. The Content may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and may be changed or updated without notice. In addition, the Content may be inaccurate as a result of, amongst other causes, changes in legislation, court decisions or the passage of time.

RND Law Office does not warrant that the Website will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components. Use of information obtained from or through the Website is at your own risk.

11. Waiver of Liability

In no event shall RND Law Office, its partners, agents, contractors or employees be liable for any loss, cost, or damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages for harm to business, loss of profits, programs or data, interruption of activities, or any other pecuniary, economic or similar loss) whether direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, exemplary, consequential, or otherwise, arising out of any use, inability to use or misuse of, or any defects, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in, the Content, this Website, or any hyperlinked website, including without limitation, any injuries, fines, fees, penalties, lost profits, lost savings, business interruption, lost data, loss of programs or of use, without regard to the form of action, even if RND Law Office has been advised of the possibility of damages. The fact that information is provided on this Website establishes no duty of care of any kind. RND Law Office will not under any circumstances be liable to you or any other person for any loss or damage arising from, connected with, or relating to the use of the Website by you or any other person. RND Law Office neither warrants nor represents that your use of the Content will not infringe rights of third parties.

12. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold RND Law Office harmless from and against any and all liability, claims, actions judgements, demands, damages, losses, costs (including, without limitation costs fees and expenses on a solicitor and own client basis), incurred by RND Law Office in connection with your use of the Website or any claim in connection with or resulting from any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.

For the purpose of this Indemnification paragraph, the terms “RND Law Office” shall include its affiliates and any affiliates’ respective directors, partners, officers, employees, agents and contractors.

13. Copyright Notice

The Website, including all of its content, is the property of RND Law Office, and is protected by Canadian copyright, trade-mark, and other laws. Your use of the Website does not transfer to you any ownership or other rights in the Website or its content. Users of this Website are granted a limited license to display, download or print the Content for their own personal, non-commercial use only, provided (1) neither the Content nor the Website Design is modified in any manner, and (2) you only use the Content for personal or non-commercial use and you will not redistribute, republish, upload, post, transmit, modify, index, catalogue, mirror or broadcast the Content to any other media without the prior written consent of RND Law Office. Any other use of the Content or the Website Design is prohibited. You may not use the Website or its content for any other purpose or in any other way. Neither the Content nor the Website Design may be otherwise reproduced, republished, or re-disseminated in any manner or form without the express prior written consent of RND Law Office. You may not reproduce or store any part of the Website without our prior written consent. To request permission or consent, please contact RND Law Office at [email protected]

14. Termination of the Agreement and the Website

These Terms and Conditions, including any documents referenced herein and any other applicable terms and conditions contained on this Website constitute the entire agreement between RND Law Office and you pertaining to your use of this Website. RND Law Office’s failure to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of such term or condition. The invalidity or unenforceability of any of these Terms and Conditions will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other term and condition. If any provision of the Terms and Conditions shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

You agree that if you breach any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement that you will no longer be authorized to access or use this Website and that you will immediately destroy all downloaded or printed Content. RND Law Office may, at any time and for any reason and in its sole discretion, change, suspend or terminate, temporarily or permanently, the Website or any part of it, or your permission to use the Website, without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person.

15. Amendments to the Agreement

RND Law Office reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at its sole discretion at any time, for any reason and without any prior notice or liability to you or any other person, by updating this posting; the Release Date of these Terms and Conditions will be amended to indicate any changes or amendments. You should review these Terms and Conditions regularly. Each time you use this website, you should check the Terms and Conditions as it exists at the time. By continuing to use the Website after RND Law Office has published any change or amendment to these Terms and Conditions, you are agreeing to be bound by the amended Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions or to any change or amendment thereto, you are prohibited from using the Website. You may not change, supplement, or amend this Agreement in any manner.

16. Entire Agreement

The Terms and Conditions constitutes the entire agreement between RND Law Office and you with respect to your use or the access to the Website. The Terms and Conditions supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and RND Law Office with respect to the Website. The Terms and Conditions do not supersede or negate any other or prior agreement or communications between you and RND Law Office with respect to matters other than the Website and the Terms and Conditions are in addition to and not substitution of any other terms governing your relationship with RND Law Office.

17. International Matters

Unless otherwise specified, the Website is presented solely for the purpose of promoting products and services available in Canada. RND Law Office is located in Toronto, Ontario, and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in Canada and makes no representation that the Website, the Content and all other materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in any jurisdiction.

18. Applicable Laws

The Website and the Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Saskatchewan and the laws of Canada applicable therein (excluding, for greater certainty, any conflict or laws rules which would lead to the application of the law of any other jurisdiction) and the Courts of Saskatchewan shall have exclusive jurisdiction with respect to any dispute or matter arising from this Website and the Terms and Conditions. These laws apply to the access and use of the Website or the Content by you, notwithstanding any conflicts of laws principles, your domicile, residency or physical location, or the location of the RND Law Office or any RND Law Personnel with whom you may communicate or deal. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Saskatchewan in any action or proceeding related to this Website and agree not to commence any such action or proceeding except in the Province of Saskatchewan, Canada. The Website and the Content are intended for use only in jurisdictions where they may lawfully be provided for use.

Should you have any questions concerning our Website or its Terms and Conditions of Use, please contact us by email at [email protected]