YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE.
This web site, including all of its features and content (this “Web Site”) is a service made available by PCLAW
TIME MATTERS LLC (“Provider”) and all content, information, services and software ordered or provided on or
With respect to users in Canada, These Terms and Conditions shall be by and between such user and PCLaw Time
Matters Canada Inc., and reference to “Provider” shall mean and refer to such business entity.
From time to time you may obtain from Provider certain maintenance services. The terms of any such maintenance
services shall be set forth in a separate agreement entitled “Annual Maintenance Plan AMP Membership Agreement for PCLaw®, Time
Matters® and Billing Matters®” (the “Maintenance Agreement”). The Maintenance Agreement shall set forth the
entire agreement with respect to any maintenance obligations of Provider.
1. Web Site Limited License.
As a user of this Web Site you are granted a nonexclusive, non-transferable revocable, limited license to
license at any time for any reason.
2. Limitations on Use; Third Party Communications.
2.1. Limitations on Use. The Content on this Web Site is for your personal use only and not for commercial
exploitation. Notwithstanding the foregoing and to the extent this Web Site provides electronic commerce, such
buying opportunities may be made available for group as well as personal purchasing, so long as you are
authorized to make purchases on behalf of such group. You may not use the Content to determine a consumer's
eligibility for: (a) credit or insurance for personal, family, or household purposes; (b) employment; or (c) a
government license or benefit. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, rent, lease, loan, sell,
sublicense, or create derivative works from this Web Site or the Content. Nor may you use any network monitoring
or discovery software to determine the site architecture, or extract information about usage, individual
identities or users. You may not use any robot, spider, other automatic software or device, or manual process to
monitor or copy our Web Site or the Content without Provider's prior written permission. You may not use this
Web Site to transmit any false, misleading, fraudulent or illegal communications. You may not copy, modify,
reproduce, republish, distribute, display, or transmit for commercial, non-profit or public purposes all or any
portion of this Web Site, except to the extent permitted above. You may not use or otherwise export or re-export
this Web Site or any portion thereof, or the Content in violation of the export control laws and regulations of
the United States of America or Canada. Any unauthorized use of this Web Site or its Content is prohibited.
2.2. Third Party Communications. Provider disclaims all liability for any Third Party Communications you may
receive or any actions you may take or refrain from taking as a result of any Third Party Communications. You
are solely responsible for assessing and verifying the identity and trustworthiness of the source and content of
any Third Party Communications. Provider assumes no responsibility for verifying, and makes no representations
or warranties regarding the identity or trustworthiness of the source or content of any Third Party
Communications. As used herein, “Third Party Communications” means any communications directed to you from any
third party directly or indirectly in connection with this Web Site.
3. Not Legal Advice.
Content is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice and no attorney-client relationship is formed,
nor is anything submitted to this Web Site treated as confidential. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or
currency of the Content is not warranted or guaranteed. Your use of Content on this Web Site or materials linked
from this Web Site is at your own risk. Use of such Content is not a substitute for review of a particular legal
matter by a qualified attorney.
4. Intellectual Property Rights.
conferring on you or any third party any license or right, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, under any law
(whether common law or statutory law), rule or regulation, including, without limitation those related to
copyright or other intellectual property rights. You agree that the Content and Web Site are protected by
copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.
4.2 This Web Site may contain certain interactive areas which may include, without limitation, blogs, wikis,
bulletin boards, discussion boards, chat rooms, email forums, and question and answer features (each, to the
extent that they are provided, the “Interactive Areas”). You grant the Provider an irrevocable, non-exclusive,
royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, authorise the use of and have used on its behalf any ideas,
expression of ideas, text, graphics, messages, blogs, links, data, information and other materials you submit
(collectively, “Postings”) to this Web Site. Said license is without restrictions of any kind and without any
payment due from Provider to you or permission or notification, to you or any third party. The license includes
the right to make, use, sell, reproduce, publish, modify, adapt, prepare derivative works from, combine with
other works, translate, distribute -, display, perform and sublicense Postings- in any form, medium, or
technology now known or hereafter developed.
4.3. You certify and warrant that the Postings: (i) are your original works or that the owner of such works has
expressly granted to Provider a perpetual worldwide royalty-free irrevocable, non-exclusive license for said
will not violate the rights of any third party including any right of publicity, right of privacy , copyright,
patent or other intellectual property right or any proprietary right.
4.4. You acknowledge and agree that your submitting Postings to this Web Site does not create any new or alter
any existing relationship between you and Provider.
4.5. If you have submitted a photo to your profile on the Web Site you agree that this photo may be included in
the Interactive Areas, including with your Postings. If you have not submitted a photo then Provider may, but is
not obligated to, display a stock photo or legal image with your Postings. You hereby consent to the use of such
stock photos or images in the Interactive Areas.
4.6. By submitting Postings to this Web Site, you acknowledge and agree that Provider may create on its own
ideas that may be, or may obtain submissions that may be similar or identical to Postings you submit. You agree
that you shall have no recourse against Provider for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of
any proprietary or other right in the Postings you provide to Provider.
4.7. Without limitation as to Provider’s other rights hereunder, Provider shall have the exclusive option
(exercisable in its sole discretion) to purchase from you and acquire all right, title and interest in any
Postings containing patentable subject-matter that you submit to this Web Site. The option shall be exercisable
by Provider from the date you submit such Posting until one year from that date. If Provider exercises its
option under this section 4.6, you agree to accept payment in the amount of $1,000.00 USD or value in kind at
Provider's discretion as full and sufficient consideration for such purchase, and you agree to execute,
acknowledge and deliver any and all instruments required to transfer legal ownership of Postings to Provider.
Such instruments include, but are not limited to, assignments and declarations executed by you.
4.8. Additional Intellectual Property Terms for the Web Site.
all intellectual property rights therein, including, without limitation, all copyrights and moral rights,
(collectively, “IP Rights”) will be owned exclusively by Provider. You agree that Provider has commissioned you
to provide such Postings, and that the Postings are works made for hire. To the extent ownership of Your
Postings does not vest in Provider as a work made for hire under applicable law, you hereby assign to Provider
all IP Rights in and to the Postings. You also agree to promptly execute, acknowledge, and deliver to Provider
any additional assignments or other documents that may be reasonably requested by Provider to effectuate the
intent of the foregoing sentences. You acknowledge and agree that Provider, its parent and affiliated companies
and their licensees and assigns, may use the Postings in any manner that deems appropriate without any
attribution or payment to you of any sort. This paragraph will survive any termination of your participation in
the Web Site.
4.8.2 Provider grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable limited license to use your Postings within your
Social Media Syndication. Your Social Media Syndication includes your firm’s website, blog, Facebook, Instagram,
LinkedIn, and Twitter accounts and may include any other appropriate social media sites you use for professional
purposes. This limited license refers to the specific content which represents the questions to which you
responded via the Web Site and your Postings (the “Designated Content”) under the following terms and
4.8.2.a. Each use of the Designated Content includes a hyperlink to the most recent Q&A or other pages as
designated by Provider, and
4.8.2.b. Each use of the Designated Content is solely for the purposes of promoting your contribution of the
Designated Content (collectively the “Purpose”).
4.8.2.c. The Marks, Link and Designated Content shall not be used in any media of or which benefits any
4.8.2.d. You represent that (i) you shall comply with all policies and terms established by Provider for
hyperlinking, use of Marks, or use of any Provider content, including the Designated Content including but not
limited to Provider’s positioning, messaging, and trademark and logo usage policies, as may be communicated from
you will not use any other mark without Provider’s prior written consent; (iii) you shall not create any
combination mark with any Provider Mark; and (iv) you do not acquire any rights to Provider copyrights, marks,
4.8.3. Provider may immediately terminate, in whole or with regard to a specific use, your license to use any
Mark if Provider determines in its sole discretion that such use dilutes, diminishes, or blurs the value of any
of the Marks or does not comply with Provider’s usage policies. Upon Provider’s request you agree to remove the
Designated Content, Marks and Links within 14 days of Provider’s notice to you.
4.8.4. You authorized Provider to publish or distribute, at its sole discretion, advertising or promotional
materials including your firm name, personal name, trademarks, service marks, logos, images, and photos, for the
purpose of promoting the Interactive Areas of this Web Site.
5. Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
Notification of Alleged Copyright Infringement. Provider has registered an agent with the United States
Copyright Office in accordance with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “Act”) and avails
itself of the protections under the Act. Provider reserves the right to remove any Content that allegedly
infringes on another person's copyright. Provider will terminate, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers
and account holders of Provider's system or network who are repeat infringers of another person's copyright.
Notices to Provider regarding any alleged copyright infringement should be directed to PCLaw | Time Matters via
mail or courier at 2235 Gateway Access Point, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Linking to this Web Site.
You may provide links to this Web Site, provided that (a) you do not remove or obscure, by framing or
notices on this Web Site, (b) you immediately deactivate and discontinue providing links to this Web Site if
requested by Provider, and (c) Provider may deactivate any link(s) at its discretion.
7. No Solicitation.
You shall not distribute on or through this Web Site any Postings containing any advertising, promotion,
solicitation for goods, services or funds or solicitation for others to become members of any enterprise or
organization without the express written permission of Provider. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in any
interactive areas of this Web Site, where appropriate you a) may list along with your name, address and email
address, your own web site's URL and b) may recommend third party websites, goods or services so long as you
have no financial interest in and receive no direct or indirect benefit from such recommended web site, product
or service or its recommendation. In no event may any person or entity solicit anyone with data retrieved from
this Web Site.
This Web Site may contain advertising and sponsorship. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring
that material submitted for inclusion on this Website is accurate and complies with applicable laws. Provider
will not be responsible for the illegality of or any error or inaccuracy in advertisers' or sponsors' materials
or for the acts or omissions of advertisers and sponsors.
Certain sections of this Web Site require you to register. If registration is requested, you agree to provide
accurate and complete registration information. It is your responsibility to inform Provider of any changes to
that information. Each registration is for a single individual only, unless specifically designated otherwise on
the registration page. Provider does not permit a) anyone other than you to use the sections requiring
registration by using your name or password; or b) access through a single name being made available to multiple
users on a network or otherwise. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your
password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your
account. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use. If you believe there has been unauthorized
use, you must notify Provider immediately by emailing email@example.com. Provider will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a
result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could
be held liable for losses incurred by Provider or another party due to someone else using your account or
password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.
10. Postings in Interactive Areas of this Web Site.
10.1. Postings to be Lawful. If you participate in any Interactive Areas on this Web Site, you shall not post,
publish, upload or distribute any Postings which are unlawful, defamatory, harassing or abusive in any way,
including, but not limited to, any Postings that are defamatory, libelous, pornographic, obscene, threatening,
invasive of privacy or publicity rights, inclusive of hate speech, or would constitute or encourage a criminal
offense, violate the rights of any party, or give rise to liability or violate any U.S. or Canada local, state,
federal or international law, or the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of
any securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, or the NASDAQ, or any
Canada public stock exchange, either intentionally or unintentionally. Provider may delete your Postings at any
time for any reason without permission from you.
10.2. Postings to be in Your Name. Your Postings shall be accompanied by your real name and shall not be posted
anonymously. Notwithstanding the previous sentence, if the applicable registration page for your participation
in any of the Interactive Areas allows you to create a screen name, you may also select and use an appropriate
screen name that is not your real name, provided that you use your real name when registering for participation
in the Interactive Area and attorneys agree their real name may always be posted. Participants in Interactive
Areas shall not misrepresent their identity or their affiliation with any person or entity.
10.3. Postings shall not contain protected health information. You are strictly prohibited from submitting
Postings that are considered protected health information under the Health Accountability and Portability
Protection Act of 1996 (HIPAA) or the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act of 2009
10.4. No Monitoring of Postings; Disclosure. Provider has no obligation to monitor or screen Postings and is
not responsible for the content in such Postings or any content linked to or form such Postings. Provider
however reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Interactive Areas, screen Postings, edit
Postings, cause Postings not to be posted, published, uploaded or distributed, and remove Postings, at any time
and for any reason or no reason. Provider reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as
Provider deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to
edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Provider’s sole
10.5. Non-Commercial Use only of Interactive Areas. Interactive Areas are provided solely for your personal
use. Any unauthorized use of the Interactive Areas of this Web Site, its Content, or Postings is expressly
11. Errors and Corrections.
Provider does not represent or warrant that this Web Site or the Content or Postings will be error-free, free
of viruses or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected or that it will always be accessible.
Provider does not warrant or represent that the Content or Postings available on or through this Web Site will
be correct, accurate, timely, or otherwise reliable. Provider may make improvements and/or changes to its
features, functionality or Content or Postings at any time.
12. Third Party Content.
Third party content (including, without limitation, Postings) may appear on this Web Site or may be accessible
via links from this Web Site. Provider shall not be responsible for and assumes no liability for any
infringement, mistakes, misstatements of law, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehood, obscenity,
pornography or profanity in the statements, opinions, representations or any other form of content contained in
any third party content appearing on this Web Site. You understand that the information and opinions in the
third party content is neither endorsed by nor does it reflect the belief or opinion of Provider. Further,
information and opinions provided by employees and agents of Provider in Interactive Areas are not necessarily
endorsed by Provider and do not necessarily represent the beliefs and opinions of Provider.
13. Attorney Ethics Notice; Posting Rules.
If you are an attorney participating in any aspect of this Web Site, including but not limited to Interactive
Areas, a) you agree not to provide specific legal advice in any of your Postings and to draft Postings which are
appropriate, educational, and in accordance with attorney ethics requirements, b) you represent and warrant that
you are an attorney in good standing with a license to practice law in at least one of the 50 United States of
America, the District of Columbia or Canada, c) you agree to promptly notify Provider of any grievance, claim,
reprimand, or censure brought against you, as well as resignation or other loss of license, d) you acknowledge
that the Rules of Professional Conduct of the jurisdictions where you are licensed (“Rules”) apply to all
aspects of your participation and that you will abide by these Rules. These Rules include, but are not limited
to, the rules relating to advertising, solicitation of clients, rules regarding the establishment of
attorney-client relationships, failure to maintain client confidences, unauthorized practice of law, and
misrepresentations of fact. Provider disclaims all responsibility for your compliance with these Rules. You
further agree and acknowledge that when you participate in any of the Interactive Areas on this Web Site, that
you will not offer legal advice, but will only provide general information. Provider highly recommends that you
include a disclaimer at the end of every Posting regarding the aforementioned advertising and ethics issues.
Provider will have no liability to you arising out of or related to your compliance or noncompliance with such
laws and rules, or related to Provider’s inclusion or failure to include a disclaimer in the Interactive Areas.
14. Assumption of Risk.
You assume all liability for any claims, suits or grievances filed against you, including all damages related
to your participation in any of the Interactive Areas.
THIS WEB SITE, THE INTERACTIVE AREAS, THE CONTENT, AND POSTINGS (EACH TO THE EXTENT RELEVANT) ARE PROVIDED ON
AN “AS IS, AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. PROVIDER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. PROVIDER DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY
FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM, ARISING OUT OF OR ANY WAY RELATED
TO (A) ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS FROM THIS WEB SITE, THE INTERACTIVE AREAS, THE CONTENT, AND THE POSTINGS
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TECHNICAL INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, (B) THIRD PARTY COMMUNICATIONS,
(C) ANY THIRD PARTY WEB SITES OR CONTENT THEREIN DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ACCESSED THROUGH LINKS IN THIS WEB SITE,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY ERRORS IN OR OMISSIONS THEREFROM, (D) THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THIS WEB SITE, THE
INTERACTIVE AREAS, THE CONTENT, THE POSTINGS, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, (E) YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE, THE
INTERACTIVE AREAS, THE CONTENT, OR THE POSTINGS, OR (F) YOUR USE OF ANY EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE IN CONNECTION WITH
THIS WEB SITE, THE INTERACTIVE AREAS, THE CONTENT, OR THE POSTINGS.
16. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
PROVIDER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR
USE OF THIS WEB SITE, THE CONTENT, ANY POSTINGS, ANY INTERACTIVE AREAS, ANY FACTS OR OPINIONS APPEARING ON OR
THROUGH ANY OF THE INTERACTIVE AREAS, OR ANY THIRD-PARTY COMMUNICATIONS. PROVIDER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY
SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING,
WITHOUT LIMITATION, ATTORNEYS' FEES) IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF
OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEB SITE, THE INTERACTIVE AREAS, THE CONTENT, THE POSTINGS, OR ANY THIRD-PARTY
COMMUNICATIONS. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED OR FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL
PURPOSE, PROVIDER'S SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO $100.00 CAD.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold Provider, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers
and any third party information providers to this Web Site harmless from and against all claims, losses, expenses,
or arising from or related to any Postings uploaded or submitted by you.
18. Third Party Rights.
The provisions of paragraphs 15 (Disclaimer), 16 (Limitation of Liability), and 17 (Indemnification) are for
the benefit of Provider and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and any
third-party information providers to this Web Site. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right
to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its own behalf.
19. Unlawful Activity; Termination of Access.
As a condition of your use of the Web Site, you will not use the Web Site or the Content for any purpose that
is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner
that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair Provider’s servers, or the network(s)connected to Provider’s
server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Web Site or the Content. Provider reserves
appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement
officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such
persons or entities relating to user profiles, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses
and traffic information. Provider may discontinue any party’s participation in any of the Interactive Areas at
any time for any reason or no reason.
20. Remedies for Violations.
Provider reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms
of Use, including but not limited to the right to block access from a particular internet address to this Web
Site and any other Provider web sites and their features.
21. Governing Law and Jurisdiction.
respects by the laws of Province of Ontario, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions, and any action
arising out of or relating to these terms may be brought only in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and you hereby consent
and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such action. Users
22. Severability of Provisions.
Provider Services Terms and constitute the entire agreement with respect to access to and use of this Web Site,
unenforceable, or conflicts with the Provider Services Terms then that provision shall be deemed severable from
the remaining provisions and shall not affect their validity and enforceability. Notwithstanding anything to the
your use of any of that Provider's Content, that agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and that
Provider with respect to the affected Content subject thereto (the “Otherwise Covered Content”), and these Terms
of Use shall be treated as having no force or effect with respect to the Otherwise Covered Content.
appear on this Web Site and are effective immediately. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of
Use. Continued use of this Web Site after any such changes constitutes your consent to such changes.
Date: December, 2020