Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
Last updated: September 7, 2011.
Welcome to CGA-Canada’s “Need an Accountant” web site located at www.needanaccountant.org (the “Web Site”).
1. Using the Web Site
2. Ownership and Performance of the Service
The Web Site is owned and operated by CGA-Canada. The “Need an Accountant” service made available through this Web Site is offered as a directory-type listing service to Canadian CGA firms who are members of the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada, to enable the general public to locate Certified General Accountants engaged in the practice of public accounting across Canada (the “Service”). CGA-Canada at its sole discretion may change or discontinue any or all aspects of the Service without notice. CGA-Canada does not warrant or guarantee the availability or continuity of the Service or the accuracy and correctness of the content provided through the Service.
CGA-Canada’s Service is provided through means of electronic communication networks such as the internet or wireless local area networks. CGA-Canada has no influence on the integrity and operability of these networks, or your computer hardware or mobile device hardware. You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining at your expense all equipment and services needed to access the Web Site and the Service. CGA-Canada does not warrant that this Web Site will continue to operate, will operate without interruptions, or that it will be error-free.
3. General Use of Service - Permissions and Restrictions
You should assume that all content included on this Web Site including text, graphics, logos, button icons, images and data compilations is the property of CGA-Canada or its content suppliers and protected by copyright laws. You do not acquire any ownership rights to any content obtained through this Web Site.
CGA-Canada permits you to display the content of this Web Site on your computer and to print, download and use the underlying HTML, text, and other content available to you on this Web Site provided that, (a) this is for your personal information only; and (b) you do not modify the content of this material. No other use of this Web Site is permitted. Other than as set forth above in the first sentence of this paragraph, the contents of this Web Site may not be transmitted, transcribed, reproduced, stored or translated into any other form or stored in any information retrieval system without the prior written permission of an officer of CGA-Canada.
Without restricting the generality of the foregoing, you must not commercially exploit any of the content of this Web Site, include the content available on or through this Web Site in or with any service or product that you create or distribute or copy the content of this Web Site onto your own or another person’s web site. You may not create derivative works of the content available on this Web Site.
4. Ownership of Marks
All graphics, logos, service names, domain names, trademarks, trade names, and tag lines relating to the Web Site and the Service (collectively, the “Marks”) are the property of CGA-Canada or its content suppliers. CGA-Canada and its content suppliers respectively retain all ownership right, title and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the Marks.
5. No Endorsement
Any use of or reliance on this Web Site or the contents of this Web Site will be at your sole risk. CGA-CANADA MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND REGARDING THIS WEB SITE OR THE CONTENTS OF THIS WEB SITE, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS, WHERE IS” BASIS. CGA-CANADA EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND ENDORSEMENTS. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, CGA-Canada makes no warranty as to the accuracy, quality or completeness of the contents of this Web Site, nor to title or non-infringement, nor to the absence of any software virus or other harmful component. None of the information provided on this Web Site is provided as professional advice (accounting, tax, or otherwise) and you agree that it will not be relied upon as such. CGA-Canada is not an agent or representative of or for any accountant noted on this Web Site as part of the Service.
6. Limitation of Liability
7. Indemnification of CGA-Canada
8. Reservation of Rights
10. No Waiver
13. Exclusion of CISG
14. Governing Law
17. Appointment of Mediator and Arbitrator
Any mediator or arbitrator will be appointed, pursuant to Sections 15 and 16 above, by agreement between you and CGA-Canada or, in default of agreement, such mediator or arbitrator will be appointed by a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia sitting in the Courts of Vancouver, upon the application of either you or CGA-Canada.