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Legal Statement

This internet website (“Site”) is provided by the law firm of Pomeroy & Gentles (“Pomeroy & Gentles”) conditional on your acceptance of the terms and conditions of use of site set out below or elsewhere in the Site (collectively the “Terms and Conditions”).

By accessing, browsing, reading or making other use of this Site, you agree, on behalf of yourself and any entity for whom you act, to be bound by the Terms and Conditions, including all disclaimers, limitations and exclusions.  If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions, you should not use this Site.

Terms and Conditions of use of this Site:

  1. Pomeroy & Gentles maintains this Site for your own lawful personal information, entertainment, education and communication.  You are welcome to browse this Site.  You are granted permission to download material displayed on the Site for non-commercial, personal use only provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials.  You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, repost or use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio and video without prior written permission from Pomeroy & Gentles.  Your access to and all use of the Site is subject to the Terms and Conditions and all applicable laws.  You acknowledge that any other agreements between you and Pomeroy & Gentles regarding this subject matter are superseded and of no further effect.  If you do not agree to the Terms and Conditions now or in the future, you should immediately discontinue any use of this Site.
  2. Your use of this Site, in any manner, does not create a solicitor-client relationship or other such relationship with Pomeroy & Gentles or any lawyers or others of the law firm.  The information provided on this Site is not provided as legal advice and you agree that the information is not legal advice, is not relied upon by you and is not a substitute for legal advice specific to your circumstances.
  3. Everything you see or read on the Site, including but not limited to all text, images, audio or visual recordings or web code on this Site, (collectively the “Material”) is Copyright © Pomeroy & Gentles or © Gordon W. Gentles, dba “Pomeroy & Gentles”, and is protected by copyright unless otherwise noted and may not be used except with the prior written permission of Pomeroy & Gentles.  Pomeroy & Gentles neither represents or warrants that your use of the Material displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with Pomeroy & Gentles.
  4. Images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by Pomeroy & Gentles.  The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by the Terms and Conditions or specific permission provided elsewhere on the Site.  Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes.
  5. The trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Pomeroy & Gentles and others.  Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the prior written permission of the Trademark owner.  Your use of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited.
  6. By providing a link to other websites, Pomeroy & Gentles does not imply any affiliation between Pomeroy & Gentles and any other person or entity and does not imply that any other person or entity endorses Pomeroy & Gentles or its products or services.
  7. Any links on this Site to other websites are provided by Pomeroy & Gentles only as a convenience.  Pomeroy & Gentles is not responsible for the contents of any linked website and makes no representations or warranties or endorsements of any linked website, or of the content, information, products or services described or referred to in any linked web site.  Links do not imply that Pomeroy & Gentles is affiliated or associated with, or sponsors or endorses, the person or entity that owns or is responsible for the linked website.  Pomeroy & Gentles is not acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on those other sites.  If you visit, bookmark or use any linked website, you do so at your own risk.
  8. While Pomeroy & Gentles uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on the Site, the Pomeroy & Gentles makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy or completeness of information on the Site.  Pomeroy & Gentles assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the Site.
  9. Disclaimer:  Any access, browsing, reading or other use of or reliance on this Site or its contents is at your own risk.  Pomeroy & Gentles makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding this Site or the contents of this Site, all of which are provided on an “AS IS” basis.  Without limiting the foregoing, Pomeroy & Gentles expressly disclaims all representations, warranties, conditions and endorsements and, further, makes no representations or warranties of any kind, either express or implied, as to the accuracy, quality or completeness of this Site or the contents of this Site, including but not limited to any warranties of merchantability, fitness for any purpose, to title or non-infringement, or as to the absence or risk of any software virus or other harmful risks or that the Site will operate without interruptions or be without errors or omissions.  Pomeroy & Gentles assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses or other harmful conditions that may infect, your computer equipment or other property arising from or related to your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Site.
  10. Limitation and exclusion of liability:  Neither Pomeroy & Gentles (including without limitation its principals, partners, associates and employees), nor any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the Site, is responsible or liable for any loss, damages or costs whatsoever, including (without limiting the generality of the foregoing) any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or punitive damages arising from or in any way related to your use, access to (or inability to access or use), browsing, reading or other use of or reliance on this Site or its contents, any external links on this Site, any website linked to or from this Site, or contents of any such website.
  11. Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or otherwise, is and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary.  Anything you transmit or post may be used by Pomeroy & Gentles or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting.  Pomeroy & Gentles shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products using such information, without any acknowledgement or obligation of compensation to you.
  12. The term “Pomeroy & Gentles” used in the Terms and Conditions shall mean the law firm and law practice of Gordon W. Gentles doing business as “Pomeroy & Gentles”, and all lawyers or others of the law firm including without limitation all principals, partners, associates, legal assistants, agents and others of Pomeroy & Gentles, and their respective heirs, successors and assigns, as the case may be from time to time.
  13. The substantive laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada applicable therein govern the interpretation and effect of this agreement.
  14. Pomeroy & Gentles may at any time revise (including any addition or deletion to or modification of) the Terms and Conditions by updating this posting.  You are bound by any such revisions and should periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound and your use of the Site is acceptance of the revisions.  You should cease using the Site if any revisions are not acceptable to you.  Pomeroy & Gentles may revise, suspend, discontinue or terminate any part or all of this Site at any time without notice and has the right, but no duty, to correct any errors or omissions in this Site at any time without notice.