LEGAL NOTICE AND USAGE AGREEMENT

THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT (the “Website”) IS THE PROPERTY OF GASCON & ASSOCIATES L.L.P. (“Gascon”) AND CANNOT BE COPIED, REPRODUCED, REPUBLISHED, DOWNLOADED, TRANSMITTED, DISTRIBUTED OR USED WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF GASCON. BY ACCESSING AND USING THIS WEBSITE, THE USER AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE PROVISIONS OF THE PRESENT LEGAL NOTICE AND THE PRESENT USAGE AGREEMENT AND ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES TO COMPLY WITH ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF USE.

Intellectual Property

All information on this Website is protected by copyright laws. Users of this Website are not authorized to copy its content for any purpose whatsoever, including for personal or professional use. It is strictly prohibited to redistribute, reproduce, publish, store in any medium, retransmit, or modify the information on this Website without the prior written authorization of Gascon.

All trademarks and logos (including names, words, titles, drawings, illustrations and icons) appearing on this Website are trademarks of Gascon. Any use of these trademarks and logos without the prior written authorization of Gascon is strictly forbidden. Any unauthorized downloading, retransmission, copying or modification of trademarks, service marks, or the content of this website, in whole or in part, is a violation of applicable trademark and/or copyright laws and may result in legal action.

Gascon prohibits the use of its logos as hyperlinks to any other websites without its prior written authorization. No mention on the Website or elsewhere shall be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, a license or right to use Gascon’s intellectual property.

Limitation of liability

The use and navigation of the Website is at your own risk. If you are not satisfied with the information contained in the Website, or in these terms and conditions, your sole recourse is to cease accessing and using the Website.

Gascon, his directors, officers, employees or third parties cannot be held liable to any person or entity for any harm, loss or damage direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise that may arise directly or indirectly from the access or the use of, or the inability to use, this Website or the information contained therein, or from any failure in the performance of this Website, including any direct, indirect, special, or third-party damages.

Gascon cannot be held responsible for the acts, omissions or behaviours perpetrated by any user or third party.

Accessibility and technical failures of the Website

Although all normal precautions are taken in maintaining the Website, Gascon does not warrant that the Website will be available, nor does it warrant that access will not be interrupted, or that there will be no delays, failures, errors, omissions, or loss of transmitted information, or that no viruses or other contaminating components will be transmitted, or that no damage will occur to your computer system.

Gascon refuses any responsibility as to any damage resulting from the use of the Website. This explicit disclaimer includes the damage caused by viruses, or any other computer software or anomaly that may infect, harm or damage the hardware of your computer, phone, or tablet, as well as their software, memory or any other property belonging to others or to yourself, after accessing, browsing, or using the Website.

It is strictly forbidden to send, publish or otherwise transmit any content or material containing viruses or that can cause an interruption, damage or limit the functionality of the Website or of servers connected to the Website. You agree not to conduct yourself in a disagreeable fashion and not to use the Website for purposes that are illicit, illegal or prejudicial.

Information’s and confidentiality

By using the Website, you agree that Gascon may collects, process and store information about you, including your name, email address, location, address, telephone number and information relating to your usage of the Website.

Any information collected by Gascon, if any, will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, leased, nor rented without your consent.

Legal counsel

The content of this Website is provided solely for informational purposes and is not intended to be legal advice or an opinion of any kind. As such, external information received by Gascon via this Website, irrespective of the form in which it is provided, is not confidential and it’s sending by the user and receipt by Gascon does not create a solicitor-client relationship.

Non-responsibility

The Website, as well as any information related thereto, are provided without any representation, statement or warranty, express or implied, of any nature whatsoever, including, without limitation, any warranty as to their exactness, completeness, reliability, availability, or fitness for a particular purpose.

The Website can lend themselves to different uses in any circumstance or application and cannot therefore be interpreted as applicable to your personal situation. By using the Website, you agree to be solely responsible for the use of any information, advice or statements provided and that you do so at your own risk.

No liability for links to other websites

Links to other websites or references to products, services, or publications other than those of Gascon are provided only for the convenience of the users, and the inclusion of such links on this Website does not imply endorsements by Gascon. of such websites and their content or acceptance by Gascon of any liability whatsoever for the contents or the use of such websites. Such websites have been developed independently of Gascon and we cannot vouch for the accuracy, completeness, or authenticity of the content or functionality of any such websites. Access to any other websites through such links is at your sole risk, and Gascon will not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with any such access.

The provisions set out under the heading “Limitation of Liability” and “Non-responsibility” of these terms and conditions apply, with necessary modifications, to your access to other websites and services and their use.

Governing law

This Website is governed by the laws in force in the Province of Québec, Canada, and is subject to the application of these laws, without giving effect to any conflict-of-law principles. Any users who choose to access this Website from other countries do so on their own initiative and are responsible for complying with local laws. Accordingly, the courts of the Province of Québec, Canada, in the City of Montréal shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any suit, action, or proceeding arising out of or in connection with this Website. You hereby irrevocably acknowledge the exclusive competence of these courts with respect to any dispute. If any provision of these terms and conditions is illegal, void, or for any reason whatsoever unenforceable, then the provision will be considered separate from these terms and conditions and will not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.

Changes to the terms and conditions

The present legal notice may be updated and modified without prior notice and at Gascon entire discretion. Accordingly, it is the user’s responsibility to review these terms of use when accessing this Website. No user or visitor of the Website may modify the terms hereof.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions and any document to which it is expressly referred to, constitute the entire agreement between you and Gascon on issues which are the subject hereof.