Terms of use

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS GRANT THORNTON** ("Grant Thornton") WEB SITE. BY USING THIS WEB SITE YOU INDICATE THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS (the "Terms"), DO NOT USE ANY GRANT THORNTON WEB SITE.


Copyright


  • Grant Thornton either owns the intellectual property rights in the underlying HTML, text, images, audio clips, video clips, software and other content (collectively, the "Content") that is made available to you on this Web site, or has obtained the permission of the owner of the intellectual property in such Content to use the Content on this Web site. Except as provided in these Terms, Grant Thornton prohibits the redistribution or copying of any Content on this Web site without its express written permission.  
  • Grant Thornton hereby authorizes you to display on your computer, download and print pages of this Web site, subject to the following provisions: (i) the copyright notice appears on all such printouts; (ii) the information will not be altered in any manner; and (iii) the Content is only to be used for personal educational and non-commercial use and will not be redistributed, broadcast or copied to any other media.

Trademark


  • The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on this Web site, including, but not limited to "Grant Thornton" are registered and unregistered trademarks of Grant Thornton and others. Nothing contained on this Web site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Web site without the express written permission of Grant Thornton or such third party that may own the trademarks displayed on this Web site. Your misuse of the trademarks displayed on this Web site, or any other Content on this Web site is strictly prohibited.

User submissions


  • For an explanation of the practices and policies of Grant Thornton related to the collection, use and storage of our users' information, please read our privacy policy. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Web site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material that would violate any applicable law.

External links


  • Grant Thornton may provide links to third party Web sites, and some of the content appearing to be on this Web site may in fact be supplied by third parties (e.g. instances of framing of third party Web sites or incorporation of content through framesets). Grant Thornton assumes no liability for any damages you may suffer from visiting such linked Web sites, including without limitation, damages caused by computer viruses, Trojan horses or other destructive/disruptive code which may be downloaded or transferred from such linked Web sites.  
  • Any links contained on this Web site shall not be construed as an endorsement by Grant Thornton of any such linked Web site. Grant Thornton has not reviewed or researched the full content on these linked Web sites and shall not be held responsible should you encounter any materials that may appear inaccurate, indecent or illegal. If you visit such a Web site that is linked to this Web site, please contact webmaster@GrantThornton.ca and we will determine if the link should be removed from this Web site.  
  • You may not provide a link to this Web site without our express written permission. If you would like to provide a link to this Web site, please contact webmaster@GrantThornton.ca.

Disclaimer


  • THE CONTENT OF THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.  
  • The information provided in this Web site is provided free of charge and is for informational purposes only. Such information should not be relied upon or used as the basis for any decision.  
  • Certain information contained in this Web site has been provided to Grant Thornton by third parties. All users of this Web site must carry out their own due diligence in respect of all matters referred to and satisfy themselves as to the accuracy thereof.  
  • Although Grant Thornton uses reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy and currency of the Content of this Web site, Grant Thornton makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy or currency. This Web site may contain typographical errors and technical inaccuracies. Grant Thornton assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the Content of this Web site.  
  • Although Grant Thornton uses reasonable efforts to ensure that all software provided at this Web site is suitable for use on a wide variety of computer systems, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and ensure compatibility of the software with your specific computer system.  
  • Grant Thornton may update and/or modify the information contained on this Web site at any time and without notice.

Limitation of liability


  • IN NO EVENT WILL GRANT THORNTON, ITS AGENTS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED IN THIS WEB SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF PROSPECTIVE ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEB SITE, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE, OR THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON ANY OR ALL SUCH WEB SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR FOR ANY CLAIM BY ANOTHER PARTY. IF YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT ON THIS SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF.

Acknowledgement


  • By using this Web site, you acknowledge and agree that: (i) any use of the information on this Web site is not a substitute for professional advice; (ii) use of the information on this Web site does not relieve you from applying the standard of care and skill relevant to the use of such information contained on this Web site; and (iii) you are solely responsible for verifying the correctness, accuracy and reliability of all information provided on this Web site.

General


  • If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this Web site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Content.
  • Grant Thornton will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
  • If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void or unenforceable for any reason, then any such provision shall be deemed severable to the extent that it is lawful, void or unenforceable, but shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions.
  • These terms are governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof. Any dispute arising from these Terms shall be resolved exclusively in the Province of Ontario by the courts of the Province of Ontario.
  • By using this Web site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and consent to the collection, use and storage of your information by Grant Thornton in the manner described in our privacy policy. Grant Thornton reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and our privacy policy from time to time without notice. When using this Web site, you should review the current Terms and privacy policy to determine if they have been amended since your last visit.

Revised: February 12, 2008



Grant Thornton International Ltd disclaimer


 
Grant Thornton LLP is a Canadian member firm within Grant Thornton International Ltd (”Grant Thornton International”).


Grant Thornton International and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member firms independently.

Not all member firms provide the full range of services mentioned within this Web site.


Grant Thornton LLP is located in Canada and is a member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd.


 


 


** These terms of use shall apply to the Web sites or Web page’s of any or all of the following partnerships and corporations: i) Grant Thornton LLP; ii) Grant Thornton Ltd; iii) Grant Thornton Productivity Improvement; and iv) Grant Thornton Corporate Finance Inc. notwithstanding the reference to Grant Thornton within the Terms.