Terms of Use

Overview. These Terms of Use (the “Terms”) outline your rights and obligations when using the Yocto Law® Professional Corporation (the “Firm” or “Yocto Law®”) website at https://www.yoctolaw.com (the “Website”). By accessing and using the Website you accept to be bound by the Terms described below. Yocto Law® reserves the right to revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting. You agree to be bound by the revised Terms in effect on each of your visits to the Website.

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 be and it is not legal advice. 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. You do not become a client of the Firm by using or relying on any information on this Website. A lawyer-client relationship between you and Yocto Law® or any of its professionals is only established by a separate agreement.

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 the Firm by email through this Website is not confidential and does not constitute or establish a lawyer-client relationship.

Links. The Website may contain links to third-party websites. These links are provided for your information and convenience only. 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. These Terms and Yocto Law’s Privacy Notice apply only to the content of this Website and to the information you provide on the Contact page. When visiting linked sites, the terms of service and privacy notices of those websites apply.

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 are owned by Yocto Law® or used under licence. Yocto Law® and the Yocto Law logo is a registered trademark of Yocto Law Professional Corporation. The tagline “Invent Leverage Enterprise,” and “The Y Blog” are common law trade-marks of Yocto Law®. You may not use, modify, transmit, present, distribute, republish, or otherwise exploit any Website Content in any form, whether in whole or in part, without the express written permission 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 for 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 that the Content is accurate and complete, Yocto Law® makes no representations and provides no warranties 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 or Content 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.

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 arising from your use of the Website, its Content or your breach of the Terms. You agree that your sole remedy for any claim, loss, damage, costs or expenses (including without limitation, reasonable legal fees) is to cease using the Website and the Content.

You hereby agree to release, defend, indemnify, and hold Yocto Law® and each of the Firm’s Related Parties (“Yocto Law Indemnitees”) harmless from and against any and all liabilities, damages, claims, threats, losses, fines, fees and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), (individually a “Claim” and together “Claims”) made by a third-party arising directly or indirectly out of: (a) your Use or reliance on the Website or its Content, (b) your breach of these Terms or the Privacy Notice; (c) your violation of any rights of a third-party, (d) your use, reliance on, or engagement of any kind with any of our service providers;  and (e) your use or reliance upon any sites linked on the Website. In addition, you agree to reimburse the Yocto Law Indemnitees for all costs, attorney’s fees and expenses we may incur to enforce these Terms against you. You will not be required to indemnify us, to the extent allowed by law, where such Claims are caused by our gross negligence or willful misconduct

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

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


Updated on January 3, 2020.