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Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Website. By accessing or using this Website, you agree and accept these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, your exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of this Website. These terms of use are effective as of June 1, 2015

1. No Solicitor – Client Relationship

You specifically acknowledge and agree that Don Scott Law Office and its staff  is not engaged in rendering legal services or advice to you by providing the information on this website, and that your access to, or use of either the website or Content does not create a Solicitor-client relationship. We assume no responsibility or liability for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the Content. You are advised to seek specific legal advice by contacting us (or your legal counsel) in relation to specific legal issues. You should not exclusively rely on an email generated from this website for urgent or emergency situations and you should instead call Don Scott Law office at 780 750 9888.

2. Contacting us through the Website

Any information sent or received over the Internet is generally not secure. We cannot and do not guarantee security of any communication to or from the website. Don Scott law office does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet.  If you are not a current client and you communicate with us through the website, please be advised that we are under no obligation to keep confidential your communication nor will any such communication invoke solicitor-client privilege. Unless you have a pre-existing, documented solicitor-client relationship, you specifically agree not to communicate any confidential information to us. If you wish to provide information of a confidential or sensitive nature then you are advised to contact a lawyer directly by telephone.

3. Intellectual Property

All website Content & information is the property of Don Scott Law Office.

4. Links

This website may provide links to other websites. The inclusion of these links does not imply that Don Scott Law Office monitors or endorses these websites. Don Scott Law office does not accept any responsibility for such websites, or their content.

5. Lawful Use

You agree not to use this website in a way that contravenes any law. You agree not to create or maintain a link from another website to any page on this website that will harm or otherwise disrupt the operations of any computer or cause any virus to impact any computer. You explicitly agree not to take any action that would result in the introduction of viruses, worms, trojan horses or any other disabling devices or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties or has harmful effects on any electronic device.

6. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify Don Scott Law Office, and its lawyers, and to defend and hold each of them harmless, from any and all claims and liabilities (including reasonable legal fees) made by a third party due to or arising out of: (i) your access to or use of the website, the content, (ii) your breach of the Terms of Use; or (iii) your violation of any third party rights.

7. Warranty

Don Scott Law Office does not represent or warrant that access to the Website will be uninterrupted or that there will be no errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, or that no viruses will be transmitted on the website. All users of this website specifically agree that it is provided on an “as is” basis and with no warranties guarantees or representations.  Don Scott Law office assumes no responsibility for any loss incurred by accessing this website and the user assumes all responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from accessing the website.

8. Risks you Assume

You specifically acknowledge and agree that access to, and use of, the website and the downloading of content are done at your own risk. Don Scott Law office does not represent, warrant or guarantee that the Site or the content is compatible with your computer systems or that the Site or the Content is or will be free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or disabling devices or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties or has harmful effects. You are responsible for implementing safeguards to protect the security and integrity of your computer system, and you are responsible for the entire cost of any service, repairs or connections of and to your computer system that may be necessary as a result of your use of the Site.

9. Liability

In no event shall Don Scott Law Office or any of its staff  be liable for any general, incidental, direct, indirect, punitive, exemplary or other damages whatsoever in connection with any claim loss or damage or other proceeding arising out of access or use of  this website.

10. Governing Law & Resolution of Disputes

This Website is controlled, operated and administered by Don Scott Law office from within the Province of Alberta, Canada. By accessing the website, you acknowledge and agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the website shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada. You hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Alberta with respect to all matters relating to these Terms of Use and your access to and use of the website. Any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use will be referred to and finally settled (to the exclusion of the courts) by private and confidential binding arbitration before a single arbitrator held in Fort McMurray, Alberta to be governed by the Arbitration Act.

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