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Terms of Use

The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin website (each and collectively, the “Website”) is provided as a service to clients, colleagues, and others for general information only. This information is not designed to provide legal or other advice or create a lawyer-client relationship. You should not take, or refrain from taking action based on its content. Prior results and case studies do not guarantee a similar outcome in future representation.  The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin and its Legal Practice accept no responsibility for any loss or damage that may result from accessing or reliance on content on the Website and disclaim, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any and all liability with respect to acts or omissions made by clients or readers on the basis of content on the Website.  Rankings and other materials from legal directories and other sources may refer to current Legal Practices or their predecessors.  Images of people may feature current or former personnel or models not connected with The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin.

 

This Terms of Use Agreement (the “Terms of Use” or “Agreement”) describes the terms and conditions applicable to your access and use of the Website. You accept this Agreement by using the Website or accessing any content available through the Website, including without limitation our RSS feeds (collectively, the “Content”). The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin may revise this Agreement at any time by posting the revised Terms of Use on the Website, and you agree that your use of the Website after such changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes. Changes to this Agreement will not be applied retroactively.

 

1. Changes. The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin may make changes to the Website and the Content and/or the services described on the Website at any time.

 

2. Proprietary Rights. The Website and the Content are the sole and exclusive property of The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin and/or its licensors. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of the Website or the Content other than as expressly authorized by The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin in writing. You hereby acknowledge and agree that, as between The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin and you, all right, title, and interest in and to the Website and the Content shall be owned exclusively by The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin. Use of the Website or the Content in any way not expressly permitted by this Agreement is prohibited.

 

3. Permitted Uses. So long as you agree and comply with the terms of this Agreement, and unless this Agreement is otherwise terminated by The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin, The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin invites you to view and/or print a single copy of the Website and the Content. You agree that you will not remove or modify any acknowledgements, credits or legal notices contained on the Website or in the Content. Special terms may apply to some services offered on the Website and may be posted in connection with the applicable service, feature or activity. Any such terms are in addition to this Agreement and, in the event of a conflict, any such terms shall prevail.

 

4. Additional Restrictions. You agree not to access the Website by any means other than through a standard web browser on a computer or mobile device. You further agree that you will not damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of it.

 

5. About the Information on This Site. The Content available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource and is provided solely on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. You are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein. You should not construe The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin ' publication of the Website as a warranty or guarantee of the quality or availability of any services.

 

6. Links To Other Sites. The Website may contain links to websites operated by other parties. The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin provides these links to other websites as a convenience, and use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites are not under the control of The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin, and The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin is not responsible for the content available on the other sites. Such links do not imply The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin’ endorsement of information or material on any other site and The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin disclaims all liability with regard to your access to and use of such linked Websites. Maps used on our website are published by Google, and sourced under an open license.  The boundaries and names shown and the designations used do not necessarily imply the expression of opinion on the part of The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin or its personnel in respect to the legal status of any geographic region, frontier, or boundaries. 

 

7. Links to The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin.com. You must not link to The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin’ website without a written agreement between you and The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin authorizing you to do so.  

 

8. Trademarks. Unauthorized use of any The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin trademark, service mark or logo are prohibited, and may be a violation of applicable trademark laws.

 

9. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability.

a. THE WEBSITE AND ALL CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE LAW OFFICE OF SHELDON BENJAMIN MAKES NO WARRANTY AS TO THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING ANY INFORMATION BEFORE RELYING ON IT. USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

b. THE LAW OFFICE OF SHELDON BENJAMIN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ALL NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE THAT ANY CONTENT YOU MAY OBTAIN FROM THE WEBSITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE.

c. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE LAW OFFICE OF SHELDON BENJAMIN  DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND FURTHER DISCLAIMS ALL LOSSES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE, THE CONTENT, OR THE GOODS OFFERED OR SOLD THROUGH THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF THE LAW OFFICE OF SHELDON BENJAMIN  HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

 

10. Indemnity. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin, its subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective officers, agents, members, partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, due to or arising out of your use of the Website and/or breach of this Agreement.

 

11. Copyright. Copyright © 2021 The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin.  All rights reserved.  The Website is protected by international copyright laws. Except for your use as authorized above, you may not modify, reproduce or distribute the content, design or layout of the Website, or individual sections of the content, design or layout of the Website, without The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin’ express prior written permission.

 

12. Notice and Procedures for Claims of Infringement

If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide the following information to the Site’s Copyright Agent:

a. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;

b. A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;

c. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site (providing URL(s) in the body of the communication is the best way to help The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin locate content quickly);

d. Your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address;

e. A signed statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and

f. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information provided in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.

 

The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin’ copyright agent can be reached as follows:

Sheldon Benjamin

Chief Legal Officer

c/o The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin LLP

21 Tichester Rd, Suite 1100

Toronto, ON M5P1P3

Email: s.benjamin@sblaw.com

(Please put "Copyright Infringement" in the subject line)

 

The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin may, in its sole discretion, disable and/or terminate use of a Site or Sites by users who infringe the intellectual property of others.

 

13. Privacy Policy. By agreeing to these terms, you acknowledge that The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin may collect, use and disclose your information as described in our Privacy Policy, also available on the Website.

 

14. Data Processing. The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin is a “Data Controller” when it processes personal data related to and/or received from our clients and ultimately takes responsibility for managing that data in compliance with applicable data privacy regulations. Consequently, the obligation to enter into a “personal data processing agreement” does not apply to The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin and such agreements shall not be signed by us.

 

15. Miscellaneous.

a. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force.

b. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section.

c. The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin failure to act with respect to any failure by you or others to comply with these Terms of Use does not waive The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin right to act with respect to subsequent or similar failures.

d. These Terms of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin with respect to the subject matter hereof.

e. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to this Agreement or the Website must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises or such claim or cause of action shall be barred.

f. You may not assign or transfer your rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin, and any assignment or transfer in violation of this provision shall be null and void.

g. The Law Office of Sheldon Benjamin reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of this Agreement and/or the rules and regulations set forth on the Website, including without limitation the right to block access from a particular internet address.

 

16. Contact. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this Terms of Use Agreement, please contact us using our Contact Form or as indicated in paragraph 12.

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