Terms and Conditions

By using the Steps to Justice website, you agree to be bound by these terms of use and any amendments made to them from time to time.

1. Copyright and use of materials

All content on the Steps to Justice website is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws, and is the property of CLEO unless otherwise noted.

Any materials copyright of CLEO can be downloaded and printed in their entirety for non-commercial or educational use, with credit to CLEO. Nothing on this website may be, in whole or in part, sold or otherwise transmitted in any form or by any means for commercial purposes, except with the prior written permission of CLEO.

Steps to Justice content links to resources that are subject to the copyright protection of other organizations. Please read the terms and conditions on the relevant website.

2. Disclaimers

Steps to Justice content is provided as general information and is not legal advice. If you need advice about a specific legal problem, contact a lawyer or community legal clinic.

CLEO and its collaborative partners make no warranty as to the accuracy, validity, timeliness, or completeness of any information on this website or any website that can be accessed through this website. Information on this website may be changed or updated at any time without notice. The date on each page shows when the content was last reviewed. While we make every effort to ensure that the content is accurate and up-to-date, laws and regulations change from time to time.

Information on this website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or title.

CLEO and its collaborative partners assume no liability for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, indirect, special, consequential, punitive, or incidental damages of any kind, whether brought in contract or tort, arising out of or in connection with this website, the inability to use this website, or the use, reliance upon, or performance of any material contained in or accessed from this website, or any linked website, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Access to any third-party website from the Steps to Justice website does not constitute an affiliation with CLEO or an endorsement by CLEO of such sites or their operators.

3. Privacy

Please see our Privacy Statement.

4. Social media

We use social media channels, such as Twitter and Facebook, to promote the content on Steps to Justice. We monitor comments and postings during regular business hours, and reserve the right to delete any that we deem offensive in any way or promote other services. If there are violations, we reserve the right to block or ban users. Comments posted on CLEO’s social media channels do not reflect the opinions of CLEO, our funders, or our partners.

5. Jurisdiction

This agreement between you, the user, and CLEO, shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario in any proceeding related to this agreement.

6. Entire agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and CLEO with respect to the use of the Steps to Justice website.