Farzad Forooghian, barrister and solicitor, practicing through Forooghian + Company Law Corporation ("Forooghian + Company”, “we”, “us” or “our”), maintains a web site located at www.forooghianlaw.com (the "Site") which provides articles, publications, information, data and other materials (the "Content"). The Site is provided to you subject to your compliance with these terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions"). By accessing or using the Site you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or use the Site. We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued access to or use of the Site after such changes indicates your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions as modified. It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions regularly.
Your use of or access to the Site does not create a lawyer-client relationship. Your use of the Site may facilitate access to or communications with members of Forooghian + Company by way of e-mail transmissions or otherwise via the Site. Receipt of any such communications or transmissions by any member of Forooghian + Company does not create a lawyer-client relationship.
The Content is current as of its original date of publication, but should not be relied upon as accurate, timely or fit for any particular purpose. Content is provided solely for informational purposes. It is not intended to be legal or other professional advice or an opinion of any kind. You are advised to seek specific legal advice by contacting members of Forooghian + Company (or your own legal counsel) in relation to your specific legal issues.
The downloading of Content is done at your own risk. We cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that the Site or the Content are compatible with your computer systems or that the Site or the Content will be free of viruses, worms, trojan horses or disabling devices or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing safeguards to protect the security and integrity of your computer system and you are responsible for the entire cost of any service, repairs or connections of and to your computer system which may be necessary as a result of your use of the Site.
We assume no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in any content provided through the Site. Links to third party websites are provided as a convenience only, and are not an endorsement of their content or a representation as to their accuracy. Use of the Site is at your own risk and, subject to these Terms and Conditions, the Site and the Content are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied.
We do not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications made by you via e-mail or otherwise through the Site and cannot guarantee that any such communications are protected by solicitor-client privilege. If you wish to provide information of a confidential or sensitive nature to one of the members of our firm, please contact them directly by telephone.
You agree that you will not, without our prior written permission, use the Site and the Content for purposes other than your own personal non-commercial use and benefit. You may not frame the Site or the Content or any part thereof on any commercial or non-commercial internet web site. You acquire absolutely no rights or licences to the Site or the Content other than the limited right to use the Site and the Content in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. You agree that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, any reproduction, retransmission, distribution, sale, republication, modification, translation of or creation of derivative works based on the Site or the Content, in whole or in part, and any decompilation disassembly, reverse engineering or other exploitation of the Site, without prior written permission, is strictly prohibited.
All Content, designs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, software, artwork, video, music, sound, names, words, titles, phrases, logos and marks displayed on the Site or in the Content are owned by Forooghian + Company and are protected by copyright, trade-mark and other intellectual property laws and treaty provision laws.
The Site may provide links to third party web sites. Forooghian + Company does not endorse the information contained in those web sites or guarantee their quality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, currency, timeliness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for any purpose. The content in any linked web site is not under our control and if you choose to access any such web site, you do so entirely at your own risk.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the applicable laws of Canada and these laws apply to the use of the Site or the Content by you, notwithstanding your domicile, residency or physical location. The Site and the Content are intended for use only in jurisdictions where it may lawfully be offered for use.
© 2017 Forooghian + Company Law Corporation. All rights reserved. No part of the Site or the Content may be reproduced, modified, distributed, sold, published, broadcast, retransmitted or circulated in any form without the prior written consent of Forooghian + Company, except to the extent that such use is for your personal, non-commercial use. All copies must include this copyright notice.
We may collect and use Personal Information and Non-Personal Information from you when you access or use the Site. In this section, we will describe the type of information that may be collected and how that information may be used.
“Personal Information” means personally identifiable information that specifically identifies someone as an individual and includes the items listed below.
“Non-Personal Information” means: (1) information that does not directly identify you; and (2) “aggregate” and “de-personalized” information, which is data we collect about the use of the Site from which personally identifiable information has been removed.
We will never sell, share, transfer or rent your Personal Information for secondary purposes. In certain circumstances, we may share any or all information we have collected, including Personal Information. For example: (1) we might share your Personal Information during due diligence or in preparation for or after a sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of substantial assets, reorganization or liquidation, (2) your Personal Information may be transferred to anyone who is helping us make our website and the Site available and functional, like technical agents, payment processing vendors, other subcontractors, and our affiliates and consultants, subject to obligations consistent with these Terms and Conditions, (3) if you use the Site to provide your credit card information to LawPay for payments, your credit card company will be provided with all relevant information about LawPay, item(s) purchased, cost and other information necessary to process the transaction, (4) if we are required to disclose or share your Personal Information under a legal obligation, in order to enforce or apply our contractual agreements or without your consent pursuant to any of the exceptions in the Acts, and (5) we may share anonymous information with or to business partners. We may also disclose Personal Information to our service providers for the purpose of processing Personal Information on our behalf or assisting in the operation of the Site. We require that these parties agree to process such Personal Information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
If we propose to collect, use or disclose Personal Information for any purpose other than those described in this Policy, we will obtain your consent. You may choose to withdraw your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of your Personal Information as outlined in this Policy at any time. If you withdraw consent, then we may no longer be able to provide you with full or any access to the Site. Users are also given the opportunity to “opt-out” of having their Personal Information used for specific purposes, such as receiving newsletters or other information from us. Withdrawals of consent will not have an effect on personal or other data that we have used or disclosed in accordance with this Policy prior to such withdrawals.
We may make available third party links through hyperlinks or otherwise enable you to access third party products or services from the Site that are not affiliated with or controlled by us. We are not responsible for those parties, the content of their products or services, or the use of information you provide to them. Providing links or otherwise enabling access to third party products or services does not constitute sponsorship of or affiliation with those people or companies. You recognize and agree that we are not liable for any third parties use of your Personal Information and you should review the privacy policies of these third parties.
We take commercially reasonable steps as necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely in accordance with this Policy and the Acts. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit through use of the Site and you do so at your own risk. Your Personal Information may be transferred to and maintained on servers or databases located in Canada and the U.S. in accordance with the Acts, as applicable. You consent to such processing and storage.
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of Personal Information. We use physical, electronic and/or procedural safeguards to protect our systems and all Personal Information under our control against unauthorized access and use. We only use third party server hosts with certified facilities that contain the industry standard physical, operational and digital security and restriction protocols. All safety and security measures are reasonable and appropriate to the sensitivity level of the information collected.
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the Personal Information collected by us or on our behalf is accurate and complete, as required pursuant to the Acts. We will allow you to access your Personal Information in our custody or control, and you may request that we: (1) update or correct such Personal Information, (2) change your preferences with respect to communications and other information received from us, or (3) delete your Personal Information on our primary system, by submitting a request to email@example.com, though this may result in your inability to use the Site. If we are satisfied on reasonable grounds that your request to update or correct your information should be implemented, we will correct your Personal Information on our primary system as soon as reasonably possible. We may retain an archived copy of your records as required or authorized by law.
By providing your email address to us or communicating with us via email, you are deemed to expressly consent to receiving email communications from us in conjunction with the Site that we provide to you.
We retain Personal Information collected pursuant to this Policy only as long as is reasonably required to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, or as required or authorized by law.
We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time. We may provide you with notice of such modifications, by sending you an email message or otherwise bringing it to your attention in the Site. Your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of the modifications to this Policy. If you disagree with any changes to this Policy, you will need to stop using the Site.
If you have any questions relating to this Policy or our privacy practices, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.