Terms and Conditions

Legal Notice

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before using this website (this “Site”) maintained by and on behalf of The Oregon Group LLC (the “Group”). Your use of this Site is subject to the terms and conditions of a legal agreement, the terms of which are set out below (the “Terms”). It is important that you take the time to read them carefully.

By accessing or using this Site, you agree that you have read, understand and accept the Terms. You understand and agree that the Group will treat your use of the Site as acceptance of these Terms from that point onwards. You should review these Terms regularly as they may change at any time at the Group’s sole discretion. By accessing or using the Site after such revisions are posted, you agree to the revised Terms. If you do not agree to any term or condition, you should not access or otherwise use this Site.

Content

This Site is provided to you without charge as a convenience and for your information only. This Site and its content, including any materials, documents, images, graphics, logos, design, audio, video and any other information provided from or on this Site (collectively, “Content”), are provided “as is” and “as available”. Unless otherwise indicated, the Content has not been independently audited or verified. In addition to our Content, the Group may from time to time provide or include hyperlinks or pointers to, or other advertisements in respect of, other publishers, products and/or websites and receive compensation, directly or indirectly, for such hyperlinks, pointers or advertisements. The Oregon Group expressly disclaims any liability for any representations, warranties and/or claims made by or on behalf of any such publishers, products and/or websites. See “Third Party Content” below.

The Group endeavours to provide accurate and current information when posting Content to the Site. However, the Content may not be accurate, complete or current. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, the Group disclaims all representation and warranties, whether express, implied or statutory (including without limitation any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy and non-infringement). The Group does not represent or warrant that functions contained in this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the server is free of viruses or other harmful components.

The Group does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of any Content in terms of completeness, correctness, accuracy, reliability, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise.

The copyright in all Contents on this Site is held or used by permission by the Group. The Contents of this Site may not, in any form or by any means, be copied or reproduced, summarized, distributed, modified, transmitted, revised or commercially exploited without our prior written permission.

You understand that all information within the Site may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the Group. You may not use, copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part).

You acknowledge and agree that the Group owns all legal right, title and interest in and to this Site, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Content and Site (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist).

Nothing in these Terms gives you a right to use any of the Group’s trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. You agree that in using this Site, you will not use any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo of any Group or organization in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion about the owner or authorized user of such marks, names or logos.

Investment Disclaimer

The Content is for informational purposes only and you should not construe any Content as investment, financial, tax, legal or other advice. Nothing contained on the Site constitutes a solicitation, recommendation, endorsement, or offer by the Group to buy or sell any securities or other financial instruments in this or in in any other jurisdiction in which such solicitation or offer would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. All Content on the Site is information of a general nature and does not address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity and the Content does not constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed.

By accessing the Content and the Site, you acknowledge and agree that none of the Content provided on the Site is intended: (i) as professional, financial or investment advice tailored to your individual investment objectives, financial situation or means; or (ii) as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell, nor as a recommendation, endorsement, or sponsorship of, any security, financial instrument, company, commodity, fund or trust in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom or in any other jurisdiction in which such solicitation or offer would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. The Group cannot and does not purport to provide investment advice tailored to your personal situation or needs, and readers should not view any of the Content as offering personalized legal or investment counseling. The Group is not a fiduciary by virtue of any person’s use of or access to the Site or the Content. You alone assume the sole responsibility of evaluating the merits and risks associated with the use of any Content on the Site before making any decisions based on such Content. Before making any investment decision, you should seek the advice of a qualified and registered securities professional in your jurisdiction of residence as well as advice from your other professional advisors. In exchange for using the Site, you agree not to hold the Group, its affiliates or any third party service provider liable for any possible claim for damages arising from any decision you make based on information or other Content made available to you through the Site in accordance with the terms and conditions described under “Limitations of Liability and Indemnification” below. 

The Oregon Group and its directors, officers, partners, employees, authors, or members of their families, as well as persons who are interviewed for Content on the Site, may have a long or short position in securities or commodities referred to therein and may from time to time make purchases and/or sales of those securities and commodities in the open market or otherwise. By accessing and using the Site, you are cautioned to assume that all of the foregoing persons may have a financial interest in all securities, commodities and sectors referred to in the Content on the Site. 

The Oregon Group does not receive or solicit any compensation from any recommendations contained in the Content, and the Group does not receive any broker fees, finders fees or warrants in connection therewith. 

All stock price quotes and historical stock price data on the Site (“Stock Quotes”) are provided by third parties. Stock Quotes are for informational purposes only and are not intended for trading purposes. If you are contemplating trading in any securities, the Group strongly advises that you obtain independent information with respect to any Stock Quotes and/or using any Stock Quotes in connection with any investment or financial analysis. The Group makes no representation or warranty regarding the timeliness, accuracy or completeness of any Stock Quotes and has not taken any steps to verify the adequacy, timeliness, accuracy, or completeness of the information on this Site.

Third-Party Content

The Group may from time to time provide or include hyperlinks or pointers to, or other advertisements in respect of, other websites maintained by third parties. Any links to third-party websites are provided for your convenience and information only. The content in any linked website is not under the control of Group. The Group is not liable or responsible for (nor does the Group make any representations or warranties of any kind regarding) the accuracy, relevancy, completeness, timeliness or legality of any content, including any further links in a third-party site. 

If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that the third-party you select for your use is free of computer viruses and other items of a destructive nature. 

The Group reserves the right to terminate a link to a third-party website at any time. The fact that the Group provides a link to a third-party website does not mean that Group monitors, endorses, authorizes or sponsors that website or any content contained on such website. It also does not mean that Group is affiliated with the third-party website’s owners or sponsors. 

If a third-party links to this Site, it is not necessarily an indication of an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture or partnership by or with us. In most cases, the Group is not aware that a third-party has linked to this Site.

Limitations of Liability and Indemnification

This Site should only be used for information purposes. It is not advice and you should not rely on it to make (or refrain from making) any decision or take (or refrain from taking) any action. See “Investment Disclaimer”. 

If you use this Site, you do so at your own risk. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, will Group be liable for any claims, expenses, damages (including, without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or other damages), loss of profits, opportunities or information arising from: the use of or reliance on information contained in this Site; any inaccuracy or omission in such information or failure to keep the information current; use of any third-party websites linked to this Site; any internet software used in connection with this Site or computer viruses or other destructive programs encountered as a result of using this Site; and any other matter connected with this Site.

These limitations apply even if one of the Group’s representatives has been advised of the possibility of your claims, expenses, damages, or losses.

As a condition of use of the Site, you agree at all times to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Group, its agents, suppliers, affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and subcontractors against all actions, proceedings, costs, claims, damages, demands, liabilities and expenses whatsoever (including legal and other fees and disbursements) sustained, incurred or paid by Group directly or indirectly in respect of: (i) any information or other content you provide on or through this Site or which you send to Group by email or other correspondence; (ii) your use or misuse of the contents of this Site, including without limitation, intellectual property infringement claims; and (iii) any violation of these terms and conditions of using this Site by you. 

Privacy

The Group values and respects your personal privacy. You may use this Site without providing any personal information about yourself other than such personal information as you may specifically and knowingly provide. If the Group asks you to provide any personal information, the Group will tell you the purposes for which the Group intends to use that information. The Group will not collect, use, or disclose that information without your consent, and the Group will not use or disclose that information for any other purposes without your consent.

The Group does collect and maintain statistics relating to the number of visits to the Site, the types of browsers used to access the Site, and the Internet Protocol addresses of computers accessing the Site. This information is only used for internal purposes.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files which ask for permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive to make the user experience more efficient. Group uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps the Group analyze data about web page traffic and improve the Site to tailor it to user needs. 

Upon accessing the Site, users are informed that cookies may be used to supply the user with tailored information from the Site and will only be used for statistical analysis purposes. Cookies do not contain any of the user’s personal details and do not grant the Group access to the user’s computer, except for data the user expressly agrees to share with the Group. Once the user’s session on the Site expires, the data collected by the cookie is removed from the system. 

The Site uses Google Analytics cookies to collect information about how visitors use the Site. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from, and the pages they visited. Group utilizes this information to compile reports and help improve the Site. 

For more information, visit Google Analytics, Google Analytics Cookies at https://marketingplatform.google.com/about/ . To review the privacy policy of Google Analytics Cookies, visit https://policies.google.com/privacy.

You are not obliged to accept the use of cookies and can choose to refuse them by changing your internet browser settings. While there are no essential cookies required for this Site, allowing cookies will improve your experience. To learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage or delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Website Security Rules

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of this Site, including, without limitation: (i) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access; (ii) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (iii) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”; or (iv) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail, forum, or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. The Group will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting those who are involved in such violations.

Other

We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of any Site is unavailable at any time or for any period or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages or the resultant delay, mis-delivery, or non-delivery of information caused by such outage.

Information published in connection with our Services may contain references to information and materials that are not appropriate or available in countries or regions outside of Canada, the United States or the United Kingdom. Those who choose to access the Services from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent applicable.

The Group shall have the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove terms of this agreement at any time without notice. Changes shall be effective immediately. You agree to review this agreement periodically since subsequent use by you of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of any changes. The Group shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including, but not limited to, the community areas, content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access to use. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon posting and any subsequent use by you after such posting shall conclusively be deemed to be acceptance by you of such changes, modifications or deletions.

The owners of this Site (excluding linked third-party websites or content) are based in the United Kingdom. The Terms, and your relationship with the Group under the Terms, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. You and the Group agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the Toronto, Ontario, Canada registry to resolve any legal matter arising from the Terms. Your use of this Site does not subject the Group to the jurisdiction of courts in, or the laws of, any other jurisdiction. 

These Terms represent the entire agreement between you and us relating to your use of this Site and supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements on that subject between us. If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the remaining Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. No waiver by either party of any breach or default under these Terms shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The Group expressly reserves any and all legal rights and remedies available to it at law and equity.