Privacy & Policy

Last update: Saturday, April 13, 2024

1.Introduction
 

1.1 - These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) shall be binding on all those persons who visit, view, access, browse, surf, register or use (collectively the “Use”) our website www.lextodoc.comom including its sub-domains, website pages, hyperlinks and mobile optimized version, if any (“Website”) or our Practice Management Software (CRM) (the “Software”) as available at the Website. The Website and the Software are owned by Fromtofor Inc., a corporation incorporated under the laws of Canada, having its registered address at 8108 Yonge Street, suite 210,Thornhill ON L4J 1W4 (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”, “we,” “us” or “our”). Any ancillary terms, guidelines, the Privacy Policy and other documents made available by the Website from time to time and as incorporated herein by reference shall be deemed to be an integral part of the Terms.

1.2 - The Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you as the visitor, viewer, accessor, browser, surfer, customer or user of the Website (hereinafter referred to as “you”, “your” or “User”) and the Company concerning your Use of the Website.
2 - Acceptance of the Terms
2.1 - Each time by Using the Website or submitting any content or material therein you agree to abide by the Terms as amended from time to time with or without your notice.
2.2 - The Company reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, and at any time, the Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice.
2.3 - The Company may modify the Terms from time to time and any change to the Terms will be reflected on the Website with the updated version of the Terms and you agree to be bound to any changes to the Terms when you Use the Website. The Company may also, in its sole and absolute discretion, choose to alert via email all such users whose information is available with the Company about such modifications.
2.4 - There may be information on the Website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to service descriptions, pricing, availability and such other information and the Company reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update the information at any time, without prior notice.
 2.5 - When you register an account on the Website and/or upload, submit or enter any information or material in the Website, you shall be deemed to have agreed and understood the Terms.

3 - Services and Terms of Arrangement
3.1 - The Website offers a platform which consists of a legal professional directory of Solicitors, Barristers, Paralegals, Immigration Consultants, and Quebec and British Columbia notaries licensed by Canada's provincial and territorial law societies and other professional governing bodies (“Legal Professional”). In addition, the Website also offers a database of Legal Articles, Legal job postings, Practice Management Software (CRM), Legal Document Automation Services, Practice Specific Practice Management Solutions and such other law related services as may be decided by the Company from time to time (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Services”). In regards to the legal professional directory, the Website uses information and public profile of legal professionals as available at the website of the provincial law societies.
3.2 - A Legal Professional can register an account or claim his/her existing profile on the Website and link his/her Profile to that account.
3.3 - Whenever a Legal Professional wishes to claim a public profile on the Website (“Profile”), he/she shall be required to link his/her social media profile to the Website Profile to verify such Profile. After verification, the Legal Professional shall be able to add additional information to his/her profile and use subscription-based premium features of the Website.
3.4 - A Legal Professional shall not be allowed to delete basic data as available on Website which is available at the law website of his/her relevant law society or governing body.
 
4 - Website Availability
4.1 - The Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to keep the Website up and running 24 hours a day, seven days a week; however, the Company may carry out scheduled and unscheduled maintenance work as may be necessary from time to time and such maintenance work may impact the availability of the Website.

5 - Account Registration and Membership
5.1  In order to Subscribe to our Services, you including a Legal Professional may be required to sign up and register or claim an account with the Website. At the time of registration of your account, you will be asked to complete a registration form which shall require you to provide personal information such as name, address, phone number, email address, username and other personal information.
5.2 Upon verification of details, Website may accept account registration application.
5.3 You represent, warrant and covenant that: (i) you will use the Website for the purposes described herein; and (ii) the address you provide when registering is your personal address.
a)You must not allow any other person to access or use your account made at the Website.
b)You must notify us immediately by e-mail if you become aware of any unauthorized access or use of your account.
c)You must not access or use any other person's account unless you have that person's express written permission to do so.

6 User IDs / Username and Passwords
6.1 - If you create an account with the Website, you will be asked to choose a User ID and password. Your User ID must not be misleading and must comply with the content rules set out in this document; you must not use your account or User ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.
6.2 You shall be responsible to maintain the confidentiality of your password and for all uses of your account, whether authorized or unauthorized by you. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account.
6.3 You must notify us at [email protected], if you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure for any reason (for example, in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of your password).
6.4 We will not be liable for any loss suffered by you as a result of authorized use of your account by any third party.
6.5 Registration data and other personally identifiable information that we may collect is subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

7 Termination of Account and Discontinuation of Use
7.1 If you engage in any prohibited conduct or otherwise violate any of the Terms, your account or permission to use the Website may be terminated.
7.2 - You agree that we may, at any time and without notice to you, suspend or revoke your access to and use of any accounts you may have on the Website including: (i) where we determine in our sole discretion that such action is reasonable in order to comply with legal requirements or to protect the rights or interests of the Company or any third party; or (ii) in connection with any general discontinuation of the Website.
7.3 We will have no liability whatsoever on account of any change in the Website or any suspension or revocation of your access to or use of the Website. You may terminate your account at any time by sending us an email at [email protected].


8 Electronic Signature Consent
8.1 You agree that your “Electronic Signature” to the Terms is the legal equivalent of your manual signature for the Terms thereby indicating your consent to do business electronically.
8.2 By clicking on the “Accept” button in the Website, you will be deemed to have executed the Terms electronically via your Electronic Signature with the Company; effective on the date you first click to accept the Terms. 


9 Electronic Delivery of Communications
9.1 You agree to receive communications from the Company/Website in electronic form. Such electronic communications may include, but will not be limited to, any and all current and future notices and/or disclosures that various laws or regulations require that we provide to you, as well as such other documents, statements, data, records and any other communications regarding your relationship with the Company/Website.
9.2 You accept that the electronic documents, files and associated records provided via your account with the Website are reasonable and proper notice for the purpose of any and all laws, rules, and regulations and you acknowledge and agree that such electronic form fully satisfies any requirement that such communications be provided to you in writing or in a form that you may keep. The Company reserves the right to require ink signatures on hard copy documents from the related parties, at any time.

 
10 User Responsibility
10.1 Users are solely responsible for all of the transactions conducted on, through or as a result of use of the account at the Website.
10.2 You agree that the use of the account at the Website is subject to all applicable provincial and federal laws and regulations. You also agree:
i.           not to use the Website for illegal purposes;
ii.          not to commit infringement of any law by using the Website;
iii.         not to copy any content contained in the Website for republication in print or online as the same is subject to intellectual property laws;
iv.         not to create reviews or blog entries for or with any purpose or intent that does not in good faith comport with the purpose or spirit of the Website;
v.          not to attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems from or through the Website;
vi.         not to interfere with another person's use and enjoyment of the Website or another entity's use and enjoyment of the Website;
vii.        not to upload or transmit viruses or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
viii.       not to disrupt, interfere with or otherwise harm or violate the security of the Website, or any services, system restores, accounts, passwords, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Website or affiliated or linked website;
ix.         not to use the Website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the Website;
x.          not to use the Website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;
xi.         not to access or use the Website using any robot, spider or other automated means;
xii.        not to violate the directives set out in the robots.txt file for the Website;
xiii.       not to use data collected from the Website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation e-mail marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing);
xiv.       not to infringe these Terms or allow, encourage or facilitate others to do the same;
xv.        not to plagiarize and/or infringe the intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any third party;
xvi.       not to create a link from the Website to another website or document without Company’s prior written consent;
xvii.      not to obscure or edit any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice or mark appearing on the Website;
viii.       not to create copies or derivate works of the Website or any part thereof;
xix.       not to reverse engineer, decompile or extract the Website’s source code;
xx.        not to remit or otherwise make or cause to deliver unsolicited advertising, e-mail spam or other chain letters;
xxi.       not to collect, receive, transfer or disseminate any personally identifiable information of any person without consent from title holder; and/or
xxii.          not to pretend to be or misrepresent any affiliation with the Company or any legal entity or third party.

10.3 In addition to the above clause, unless specifically endorsed or approved by the Company, the following uses and activities of and with respect to the Website are prohibited:
 
i.           engaging in any automated use of the Website;
ii.          interfering with, disrupting or creating an undue burden on the Website or the networks or services connected or linked thereto;
iii.         attempting to impersonate another user or person;
iv.         using the username of another user;
v.          selling or otherwise transferring your profile;
vi.         using any information obtained from the Website in order to harass, abuse or harm another person;
vii.        deciphering, decompiling, disassembling or reverse engineering any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Website;
viii.       attempting to bypass any measures of the Website designed to prevent or restrict access to the Website or any portion of the Website;
ix.         harassing, annoying, intimidating or threatening any of the Company’s employees or agents engaged;
x.          using the Website in any manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations;
xi.         using data collected from the Website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities; and/or
xii.        supplying false, untrue, expired, incomplete or misleading information through the Website.
 
10.4          You also acknowledge and accept that any violation of the aforementioned provisions may result in the immediate termination of your account and access to the Website, without refund, reimbursement or any other credit on our part. Access to the Website may be terminated or suspended without prior notice or liability of the Company. You represent and warrant to us that you have all right, title and interest to any and all content you may post, upload or otherwise disseminate through the Website. You hereby agree to provide the Company with all necessary information, materials and approval and render all reasonable assistance and cooperation necessary for the Website.

11 Ownership
11.1 The trademarks, copyright, service marks, trade names and other intellectual and proprietary notices displayed on the Website are the property of or otherwise are licensed to the Company or its licensors or affiliates, whether acknowledged (or not) and which are protected under applicable intellectual and proprietary laws throughout the world. Respective title holders may or may not be affiliated with us or our affiliates, partners and advertisers.
11.2 Nothing herein contained shall be construed as an intent to grant you any interest in the Website in whole or in part. All content and materials included in the Website such as images, photographs, graphics, texts, forms, lists, charts, guidelines, data, logos, code, icons, videos, audio and other content are public information, the property of, are licensed to or are otherwise duly available to the Company, its affiliates, its licensors or to the appertaining third party copyrights holder.
11.3 You acknowledge and agree that any and all infringing use or exploitation of copyrighted content available in the Website may cause us, our affiliates, licensors or content providers irreparable injury which may not be remedied solely at law and therefore our affiliates, licensors or content providers may seek remedy for breach of the Terms, either in equity or through injunctive or other equitable relief.

 
12 Term and Termination
12.1 The term hereof shall begin on the date that comes first among: (i) first access to the Website; or (ii) the Company begins providing the services described herein to you.
12.2 The term hereof will automatically end on the earlier date of either your: (i) account termination, deactivation, suspension, freezing or deletion; (ii) access termination or access revocation for the Website; or (iii) Company’s decision to make the Website no longer available for use, at its sole and final discretion.
 
13 Representation
13.1 As a User of the Website, you are liable for the accuracy of the information that you provide to us, including, but not limited to, your personal and professional representation.
 
14 - Amendments
14.1 The Company reserves the right to update, modify, change or amend the Terms and/or the Privacy Policy at any time and at its sole discretion. The Company may change the Website’s functionalities and (any) applicable fees at any time. Any changes to the Terms will be displayed in the Website and we may notify you through the Website or by e-mail. Please refer to the date shown above for the date where effective changes were last made by us. Your use of the Website after the effective date of any update – either by an account registration or simple use – thereby indicates your acceptance thereof.
 
15 - No Warranty
15.1 - Neither the Company, nor its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, employees and agents warrant that the Website will be error-free, uninterrupted, secure or produce any particular results; or that any listing, purchase, order, amount, information and/or content will be current and/or valid. No warranty or representation is made with regard to the Website or products of third parties contacted on or through the Website. In no event shall the Company or its affiliates be held liable for any of the foregoing.
 
16 - Generals
 
16.1 - Force Majeure. The Company will not be liable for non-delivery of services ordered by you by using your account with the Website or for any failure of performance of its obligations as set forth herein, where such failure arises from any cause beyond the Company's reasonable control, including but not limiting to, electronic, power, mechanic or Internet failure, from acts of nature, forces or causes beyond our control, including without limitation, Internet failures, computer, telecommunications or any other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labor or materials, fires, flood, storms, explosions, acts of God, pandemics, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals or non-performance of third parties.
16.2 - Severability and Waiver. If any provision of these Terms is held unenforceable, then such provision will be modified to reflect the parties' intention. All remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect. The failure or delay of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein will not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.
 
17 - Governing Laws

17.1 - These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Canada. In relation to any legal action or proceedings arising out of or in connection with these Terms and Conditions, the Company or the User irrevocably submits to jurisdiction of the competent courts of law in Canada.
17.2 -  Contact. For any inquires or complaints regarding the Website, please contact us by email at [email protected].