Declaration of confidentiality and conditions of use
Security and privacy
The Barreau de Montréal recognizes the importance of privacy and the sensitivity of your personal information and takes reasonable and appropriate steps to protect it from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, modification and disclosure.
However, the Barreau de Montréal cannot guarantee the security of personal information transmitted via the Sites and is not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Sites. Users assume all risks associated with using the Sites, downloading documents or images from the Sites or using hyperlinks on the Sites.
The Barreau de Montréal is completely independent of the Barreau du Québec and of the other local sections of the Barreau du Québec, and they alone are responsible for the contents of their sites. Each of these organizations is responsible for managing the personal information collected by their respective sites and in the course of their respective activities. The Barreau de Montréal is in no way responsible for the personal information collected by these organizations.
You are prohibited from attempting to circumvent and from violating the security of the Sites, including, without limitation: (a) accessing content and data not intended for you; (b) attempting to breach or breaching security and/or authentication measures that are not authorized; (c) restricting, disrupting or disabling service to users, hosts, servers or networks; (d) illicitly reproducing the TCP/IP packet header; (e) disrupting network services and otherwise disrupting the Site owner’s ability to monitor the Sites; (f) using any robot or other automatic device, process or means to access the Sites for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Sites; (g) introducing any viruses or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful; (h) attacking the Sites via a denial-of-service attack or any other form of attack; and (i) otherwise attempting to interfere with the proper working of the Sites.
- In surveys the Barreau de Montréal occasionally disseminates, cookies are used to avoid sending surveys a second time to Users who have already agreed or refused to participate. Cookies do not allow us to identify Users or associate Users with responses.
The data remains completely anonymous and is used only to improve the Sites based on the needs of Users.
You understand and agree that the Sites and their entire content, features and functionality are the exclusive property of the Barreau de Montréal, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected in all forms by all Quebec, Canadian and foreign intellectual property laws, including legislation relating to copyrights, trademarks, patents and other proprietary rights.
The Barreau de Montréal’s name, the Barreau de Montréal’s logo and all names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans displayed on the Sites are trademarks of the Barreau de Montréal or licensors. The use of any such trademarks, except as expressly authorized, is an infringement or violation of the owner’s rights and may be a violation of federal or other laws and could subject the infringer to legal action.
No one may sell or modify, for public or commercial purposes, the texts, opinions, notices, videos, images, training modules and information contained, expressed or made available on the Sites.
The texts, opinions, notices, videos, images, training modules and information contained, expressed or made available on the Sites may also be used for strictly personal and educational purposes, subject to the following conditions:
- your computer and browser may temporarily store or cache copies of material you have viewed;
- a reasonable number of copies for personal use only may be printed, with any proprietary notices thereon intact and visible, but such copies may be used only for personal, non-commercial and lawful purposes and not for reproduction, publication or distribution of any kind on any medium whatsoever;
Site monitoring, suspension and termination
The Barreau de Montréal reserves the right, at its sole discretion and without notice, to:
- take appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, referral to law enforcement or regulatory authorities, or to notify any injured party of any illegal or unauthorized use of the Sites or their contents;
The owner of the Sites is based in the province of Quebec, Canada. We provide access to the Sites for use only by persons located in Canada. The Sites are not intended for use in any jurisdiction where their use is not permitted. If you access the Sites from outside Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws in your jurisdiction.
THE CONTENT OF THE SITES, INCLUDING CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTY LICENSEES, THAT MAY BE FOUND ON THE SITES, AS WELL AS CONTENT ACCESSIBLE THROUGH HYPERLINKS IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL OR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
THE TEXTS, OPINIONS, DATA AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATED OR MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITES OR VIA HYPERLINKS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AS OF THE DATE OF THEIR PUBLICATION OR THE DATE OF THEIR LAST UPDATE AND ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THEIR AUTHORS AND NOT OF THE BARREAU DE MONTRÉAL, WHERE APPLICABLE.
DESPITE ITS EFFORTS TO DEVELOP AND UPDATE THE SITES, THE BARREAU DE MONTRÉAL DOES NOT GIVE ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, PRECISION, COMPLETENESS OR VALIDITY OF THE TEXTS, OPINIONS, DATA AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATED OR MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITES OR VIA HYPERLINKS. ERRORS CAN BE REPORTED TO THE SITE ADMINISTRATOR.
THE BARREAU DE MONTRÉAL DOES NOT GIVE ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY OF THE CONTENT OF ANY ADVERTISEMENTS ON THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING OTHER USERS OR THIRD-PARTY LICENSEES, THAT MAY BE FOUND ON THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT ACCESSIBLE VIA HYPERLINKS.
THE BARREAU DE MONTRÉAL CANNOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT USERS WILL HAVE UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS TO THE SITES AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE USE, PERFORMANCE, FUNCTIONALITIES OR CONTENT OF THE SITES.
THE BARREAU DE MONTRÉAL CANNOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT FILES OR DATA AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE INTERNET OR ANY OF THE SITES WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE CODE. YOU ARE SOLELY AND ENTIRELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND YOUR COMPUTER, INTERNET AND DATA SECURITY.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND EXCEPT FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE AND/OR INTENTIONAL FAULT, THE BARREAU DE MONTRÉAL, ITS DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS OR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE WHATSOEVER ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE USE, PERFORMANCE, FUNCTIONALITIES OR CONTENT OF THE SITES.
THE BARREAU DE MONTRÉAL WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A SERVICE INTERRUPTION, VIRUS OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL OWING TO YOUR USE OF THE SITES OR ANY SERVICES OR MATERIALS FOUND ON OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITES OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON THE SITES OR ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THE SITES.
Governing law and jurisdiction
The Sites are operated by the Barreau de Montréal.
All other comments, requests for technical assistance or communication concerning any of the Sites may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.