Terms of Use

All users of this website www.opaonline.ca, please read the terms of Use (“Terms”, “Terms of Use”) carefully before using the website www.opaonline.ca (the “Service”) operated by the Ontario Paralegal Association(“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of the Service is conditional on your acceptance of and compliance with these terms. These terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service. By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms you may not access the Service.

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate, suspend or restrict access to our Service immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms. All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

Conditions

Disclaimers

Content and materials displayed on this website are for educational purposes only, and should not be interpreted as legal advice.

Liability & No Paralegal-Client Relationship

Use of this website is your irrevocable acceptance that the Ontario Paralegal Association, its associates, partners, agents, board members, and members, shall have no liability for any damage which arises from the misuse or misunderstanding of any information provided on this
website. The information provided on the website shall not to be considered legal advice and should never be relied upon as such.

The use of this website does not form or create a Paralegal-Client relationship which relationship can only be done through a formal written retainer agreement with a paralegal licensee of your choosing. Should you wish to retain one of the paralegal licensees or businesses displayed on this website, please seek an appointment directly with the paralegal or the firm to discuss your matter. It is at the discretion of the paralegals or businesses listed on this website whether or not they will act as your legal representative. Although our website does facilitate contact with paralegals and businesses in the association, such referral or communications will not constitute a paralegal-client relationship, and your confidentiality may not be guaranteed.

Confidentiality

The use of this website constitutes an agreement and understanding that confidential information which is divulged through email, text message, or other virtual methods may not be secure, despite the best efforts of the Ontario Paralegal Association. We, therefore, do not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications sent by e-mail, text message, social media, this website, phone calls or voicemails. Despite the best efforts of the Ontario Paralegal Association, use of this website constitutes an understanding that these communications will not be encrypted. Although interception of such communications by a Third Party would violate federal law, we offer no assurances that such interception will not occur. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of content, this website and its content have been made available “as is” without express or implied warranties, conditions, or representations of any kind.

Linking

Links to the Ontario Paralegal Association website should be directed to www.opaonline.ca. To publish a link to any other page you must seek and receive the written consent of Board of Directors of the Ontario Paralegal Association.

Although this website provides links to Third Party sites, those links are not intended to represent an association, affiliation, or partnership and are in place for convenience and educational purposes only. The Ontario Paralegal Association takes no responsibility for the content published by third-party sites and does not suggest that the Third-Party websites linked are providing accurate information.

Copyright & Trade Marks

The copyright listed on this website and all materials found on this website are the property of the Ontario Paralegal Association, its affiliates, associates, partners or agents in whole or in part and may not be reproduced without prior written consent. Images from the Law Society of Ontario (formerly known as The Law Society of Upper Canada) remain copyright © of The Law Society of Ontario and should not be used without first consulting the Law Society of Ontario for permission or direction.