Overview. These Terms of Use (the “Terms”) outline the nature of your rights and obligations in using the Yocto Law® (the “Firm”) website. Your access and use of this website indicates your acceptance to be bound by the Terms described below. Yocto Law reserves the right to revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. Continued use of the website after changes are posted signifies your acceptance of these revised terms, therefore you are advised to review the contents of this page periodically.

Disclaimer and Lawyer-Client Relationship. The information contained on this website, in any form, is for information purposes only and it is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice or opinion of any nature. You should not take legal action, or fail to take legal action, solely based on this information and without obtaining legal advice from a qualified professional. Your use of or reliance upon any information on this website does not establish a lawyer-client relationship between you and Yocto Law® or any of its professionals.

Email Security & Lawyer-Client Privilege. Messages sent by email communication are generally not secure. Yocto Law® does not assume any responsibility or risk for your use of the Internet. Any information sent to Yocto Law by email through this website, or through the contact email addresses listed on this website, is not confidential and does not constitute or establish a lawyer-client relationship.

Links.This website may contain links to third-party websites. These links are provided for your convenience only and Yocto Law® is not responsible for, does not control the availability or content of, and makes no representations or warranties of any kind regarding the content of any third-party websites. Yocto Law’s Privacy Policy applies only to the content of this website and does not extend to any content or information you provide to or that is accessible from links to third-party websites included on this site.

Ownership of Content and Limited License. All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through this website, including but not limited to names, text, titles, phrases, taglines, logos, designs, graphics, videos, photos/images, icons and other materials  (collectively “Content”) are protected by copyright and trademark laws and are owned by Yocto Law directly or under licence. Yocto Law® and the Yocto Law logo is a registered trademark of Yocto Law. The tagline “Invent Leverage Enterprise,” and “The Y Blog” are common law trade-marks of Yocto Law®. Use of any Content from this website for commercial purposes, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution, republication, or other any other exploitation of this website or its Content in any form, whether in whole or in part, is prohibited without the express prior written consent of Yocto Law®. Anyone seeking to link to this site from any external website must seek the consent of Yocto Law® by sending us an e-mail. You are hereby granted a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive licence to download, store and print single copies of items containing Content from this website for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content.

Limitation of Liability. Subject to applicable law, in no event shall Yocto Law®, or its founder, affiliates, employees, consultants, agents, or licensors (collectively “Related Parties”) be liable for damages of any kind including, without limitation, any direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, including, and without limitation, any loss or damages in the nature of or relating to lost business, lost savings, lost data and/or lost profits arising from your use of, reliance upon, or inability to use the website or its Content, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. These limitations shall apply even if Yocto Law® knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.

Disclaimer of Warranties. Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information on this website, no representations or warranties are made regarding the website or its Content including, without limitation, no representation or warranty that: (i) the website or its Content will be accurate, reliable, complete, current, timely or suitable for any particular purpose; (ii) the operation of the website will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) defects or errors in the website will be corrected; (iv) the website will be free from viruses, malware, worms or other harmful components; and (v) communications to or from the website will be secure and/or not intercepted. You acknowledge and agree that you are using the website and its Content at your own risk and liability.

Release and Indemnity.  You hereby agree to release Yocto Law® and each of the Firm’s Related Parties from any liability, and in no event shall the Firm or any of the Related Parties be liable to you or any other person or entity, for any damages (including any direct, indirect, special, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits) whatsoever or arising from your use of the website (including any breach by you thereof), its Content or otherwise relating to these Terms. You agree that your sole remedy for any claim, loss, damage, costs or expenses is to cease using the website. You will indemnify and hold each of Yocto Law® and its Related Parties harmless from and against any claims, losses, judgments, damages, costs and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable legal fees) incurred by any of them due to or resulting from your use of the website, its Content or otherwise relating to these Terms (including any breach by you thereof). You will also indemnify and hold Yocto Law® and its Related Parties harmless from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use the Content from this website.

Privacy Policy.  Yocto Law® will treat any personal information that you submit through this website in accordance with its Privacy Policy as posted here.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This website is operated by Yocto Law® from its office in the Province of Ontario, Canada. Your access to, and use of, the website indicates your agreement: (i) that all matters related to the website and its content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, and (ii) you irrevocably attorn to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario and the federal court of Canada, as applicable.


Updated on Febryary 19, 2018.