Terms of Use of the Website

Welcome to the Website of the Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. law firm. (http://www.lecourshebert.com)
The use of our Website is governed by the following terms and conditions:

  1. Intellectual Property;
  2. Privacy Statement;
  3. Exclusion of Liability;
  4. Applicable Law;
  5. Modifications to this Agreement.

By accessing our Website, you agree with the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not wish to be bound by and comply with these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or use this Website.Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. retains the right to modify, at its discretion and without prior notice, the term of use of its Website.

All data and information on this Website are copyrighted: © Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. 2006.

1. Intellectual Property

a) Copyright
This Website and its contents are protected under the Copyright Act. Unless stated otherwise, the product names, designs, logos, titles, texts, images, or any other element of this website constitute trademarks, service marks, commercial names, works protected by copyright, or other intellectual property rights which belonging to Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. personally and over which Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. holds exclusive rights. Any attempt to access the source code of this Website is strictly prohibited.

b) Trade-marks
Lecours, Hébert ™ and the law firm’s logo are trade-marks of Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc.Other names, words, titles, phrases, logos, designs, graphics, icons and trade marks displayed on the Website may constitute registered or unregistered trade-marks of Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. or third parties.

c) License
Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. grants a limited license to the users of this Website. Subjected to the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement, you are hereby granted a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive licence to access, view and use the Website for your personal, non commercial use, and are granted the right to download, store and print single copies of items compromising the Content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you maintain all copyright and other notices contained in such Content. Any other use is strictly prohibited

2. Privacy statement

Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. is committed to upholding your right to privacy in accordance with the laws of Québec and Canada respecting the protection of personal information.

You may use our Website without divulging any personally identifiable information including your e-mail address. Our Website does not collect personal identifiable information about you unless you expressly provide such information to us , for example, when subscribing to one of our newsletters, or requesting more information to be sent to you about Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc.

Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. does not sell, disseminate, exchange or disclose personal information to third-parties unless we are required to do so by law, having your written authorization to do so or in the event of a merge in the business entity or a law firm and Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc.

Lecours & Lessard does not use « cookies » on its Website.

All personal information communicated to Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. is saved in a database. When you or a client transmit personal information to Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc., rest assured that this information with not be transferred, recorded, and processed in a foreign state. All our computer data is recorded and processed in Canada. Please take note that the Internet is not a secured environment and hence Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. declines any liability regarding the interception by third parties of communicated personal information.

You may access the personal information we hold about you at any time and request corrections as needed.

3. Exclusion of Liability

Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance or reliability of this Website’s contents, nor does it guarantee that the contents will be available without errors or omissions. The information contained in this Website shall in no circumstances be construed as a legal opinion and Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. is not responsible for any usage thereof.

Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. assumes no liability for viruses, worms or invasive or destructive computer programs or for personal information that may be intercepted by third parties on this Website. You are solely responsible for the use and interpretation of the information contained on this Website.

Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or punitive damage that may result from the use of this Website, its contents or the impossibility to use it, even when Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. has been advised thereof.

a) No Legal Opinion
All elements contained on this Website have for sole and unique goal to provide the reader with information regarding general matters. The contents of this Website are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. The material may not reflect the most current legal developments. Our Website is intended only to introduce our law firm and its services. The material contained herein is not offered as a legal advice service. You should not act on the sole basis of the information contained on this Website. Each given situation being specific and different, we recommend that you seek advice from a lawyer.

b) No Lawyer – Client Relationship
No lawyer-client relationship between yourself and Lecours & Lessard or any of its representatives shall result from your use of this Website and the information contained therein. The formation of an attorney-client relationship requires prior satisfaction of multiple factors including resolution of possible conflicts of interest, an appropriate fee arrangement, and mutual agreement on the terms of the engagement. Please do not convey to us any information you regard as confidential until a formal attorney-client relationship has been established. Any information you convey toLecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. via the Internet may not be secure, and information conveyed prior to establishing an attorney-client relationship may not be privileged or confidential.

c) Links to Other Sites
It is our goal to provide increased value to you, our visitors. Therefore, for your convenience, the Website might offer you links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties and therefore not affiliated with us. Please understand that such linked websites are independent from Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. and that Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc.has no control over the content of such websites. Consequently, Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. cannot be held liable and makes no warranty or representation whatsoever as to the accuracy, timeliness and/or completeness of the information contained on such websites.

The links which we might place on our Website do not imply that we sponsor, endorse or are affiliated or associated with, or have been legally authorized to use any trade-mark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol or other copyrighted materials displayed on or accessible through such sites.

4. Applicable Law

The Website is operated by Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. from its offices within the city of Montréal, Canada. This Website is governed by the laws applicable in the Province of Québec, Canada, and any dispute related thereto must be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction in the judicial district of Montreal, Québec notwithstanding conflict of laws principles.

5. Modifications to this Agreement

Lecours, Hébert Lawyers Inc. reserves the right to change the present Terms and Conditions at any time and to notify you by posting an updated version of the Terms and Conditions on this Website. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of and Conditions, including, without limitation, by checking the date of “Last Update” at the bottom of this document. Continued use of the Website after any such changes shall constitute your consent to be bound by such changes.

For any additional information regarding this Website, please conctact Mr. Alain P. Lecours at lecours@lecourshebert.com

Last Update: March 2, 2011