Acceptance and Modification of Terms of Use

Allen McDonald Swartz LLP (“AMS”) maintains a website currently located at www.amsbizlaw.com. By accessing this website you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please do not access or use this website. At any time, we may change this website, these terms and conditions, and the information contained herein, without prior notice. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions for changes and updates. Your continued use of this website will be deemed to be your unconditional acceptance of those changes. These terms and conditions were last updated on April 30, 2015.


No Legal Advice or Lawyer-Client Relationship

AMS provides the information on this website (including, without limitation, links to other websites contained herein, hypertext links, search mechanisms, portals and documents) for general information purposes only. It is neither intended as, nor should it be considered, legal advice or opinions of any kind and may not be used for professional or commercial purposes. Neither the use of any such information, nor the transmission of materials or information to AMS by e-mail, through our website or otherwise, will establish any lawyer-client, contractual or other relationship between AMS and the user or sender.


Communications not Confidential

AMS does not guarantee the security or confidentiality of any e-mail or other electronic communications sent to AMS, its partners, agents or employees. Due to the nature of the Internet, any electronic communication may not be secure, and, unless you are already a client of AMS, will not be privileged and may be disclosed to other persons. Unsolicited information and material will not be treated as confidential and will not be protected by any lawyer-client privilege. You will not be considered a client of AMS until AMS has confirmed it is not conflicted to be retained by you and has otherwise consented to the retainer.


Use of Website, Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The information on this website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representations, warranties or conditions, whether express or implied, statutory or otherwise, including, without limitation, any representations, warranties or conditions as to quality, accuracy, completeness, currency, fitness for a particular purpose, uninterrupted access, error free operation, or the absence of computer viruses and other harmful components or corrupted data or information.

In no event shall AMS, its partners, agents or employees be liable in connection with any loss, cost or damages whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential, contingent, special, incidental, exemplary or punitive, related to or arising from this website, its non-availability, the information on it or the use thereof (including, without limitation, any defects, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in this site), including, without limitation, damages for harm to business, damages for loss of profit, business or revenues, programs or data, interruption of activities or any other pecuniary or economic loss, whether based on breach of contract, tort (including negligence), infringement of intellectual property rights, strict liability, breach of warranty, failure of essential purpose, fundamental breach, breach of a fundamental term or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility thereof or reasonably foreseeable.

As a condition of your use of this website, you agree that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited under the terms of use.


Intellectual Property

AM retains all copyright, trade-mark and other rights in all material contained on this website, including all text and graphic images. You may display on your computer, download and print copies of these materials for private non-commercial purposes, as long as the content is not modified, the source of the material is indicated, and the AMS copyright and other notices are neither removed nor modified. No portion of this material may be used or reproduced for any other purpose, or distributed, transmitted or mirrored in any form, or by any means, without the prior written permission of AMS.


For your convenience, this website may contain links to other sites which are not controlled or operated by AMS. No endorsement by AMS is intended or implied by the presence of such links. AMS shall have no liability related to or arising from such sites or the use thereof.

Governing Law

The laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern the use of this website and the interpretation, validity and effect of this agreement, notwithstanding any conflict of laws, provisions or your domicile, residence or physical location. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario in any action or proceeding related to this website.