Terms of Use

Please read carefully before using this Website:

PPI, PPI Advisory, PPI Solutions and PPI Benefits (collectively referred to as “PPI”) maintain this site for information and communication purposes. This webpage contains the Terms of Use governing your access to, and use of, the following: www.ppi.ca, www.ppiadvisory.ca, www.ppisolutions.ca and www.ppiadvisory.ca/prc (collectively the “Website”). If you do not accept these Terms of Use or you do not meet or comply with their provisions, you may not use the Website.

A. TERMS APPLICABLE TO ALL USERS

1. Overview

Your use of this Website is expressly conditioned upon your accepting and agreeing to these Terms of Use.

Your use of the Website will be deemed to be acceptance of the terms and conditions of use of this Website as set out in Section A “Terms Applicable to all Users” and where applicable, Section B “Additional Terms of Use Applicable to Registered Website Users” (collectively referred to as the “Terms of Use”).

If these Terms of Use are not completely acceptable to you, you must immediately terminate your use of this Website.

2. Changes to Terms

PPI may, at any time and from time to time, for any reason and without notice to Users of this Website, (i) make changes to this Website, including its look, feel, format, and content, and,  (ii) modify, revise or amend the Terms and Conditions of Use of this Website. Any modifications will take effect when posted to the Website. Therefore, each time you access the Website, you need to review the Terms of Use upon which access and use of this Website is conditioned. By your continuing use of the Website after changes are posted, you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.

3. Jurisdiction

The Website is directed to those individuals and entities located in Canada. It is not directed to any person or entity in any jurisdiction where (by reason of nationality, residence, citizenship or otherwise) the publication or availability of the Website and its content are unavailable or otherwise contrary to local laws or regulations. If this applies to you, you are not authorized to access or use any of the information on this Website. PPI makes no representation that the information, opinions, advice or other content on the Website (collectively, "Content") is appropriate outside Canada. Those who choose to access this Website from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

4. Scope of Use

You are only authorized to view, use, copy for your records and download small portions of the Content (including without limitation text, graphics, software, audio and video files and photos) of this Website for your informational, non-commercial use, provided that you leave all the copyright notices, including copyright management information, or other proprietary notices intact.

You may not store, modify, reproduce, transmit, reverse engineer or distribute a significant portion of the Content on this Website, or the design or layout of the Website or individual sections of it, in any form or media. The systematic retrieval of data from the Website is also prohibited.

The commercial use, reproduction, transmission or distribution of any information, software or other material available through the Website without the prior written consent of PPI is strictly prohibited.

5. Copyrights and Trademarks

The materials at this Website, as well as the organization and layout of this Website, are copyrighted and are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws and treaty provisions. No right, title or interest in any of the materials contained on this Website is transferred to you as a result of accessing, downloading or printing such materials. You may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license any part of this Website; create derivative works from, link to or frame in another Website, use on any other Website, transfer or sell any information obtained from this Website without the prior written permission of PPI.

Except as expressly provided under Section 4 "Scope of Use," you may not use, reproduce, modify, transmit, distribute, or publicly display or operate this Website without the prior written permission of PPI. You may not use a part of this Website on any other Website without PPI’s prior written consent.

PPI’s intellectual property includes the following registered trademarks: PPI and intersecting shield design (Orange), PPI Advisory and intersecting shield design (Purple), Conseils PPI and intersecting shield design (Purple), PPI Solutions and intersecting shield design (Green), and Solutions PPI and intersecting shield design (Green).

6.  Links

For your convenience, we may provide links to various other Websites that may be of interest to you and for your convenience only. However, PPI does not control or endorse such Websites and is not responsible for their content nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements contained within such Websites. Please read the terms and conditions or Terms of Use policies of any other company or Website you may link to from our Website. These Terms of Use apply only to PPI’s Website and the products and services PPI offers. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Website, you do so at your own risk. PPI reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. PPI disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, validity, and legality or otherwise of any materials or information contained on such sites.

7.  No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Website, you warrant to PPI that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available, or provided for, through the Website.

8. Termination

PPI may immediately terminate the Terms of Use agreement by revoking all passwords if the User breaches or permits any breach of any provision of this agreement. Upon termination of this agreement, the provisions in sections 12, 13, and 14 will continue to apply following the termination and the Users rights hereunder shall immediately cease.

9.  Governing Law, Location and Miscellaneous

These Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Province of Ontario Canada, without reference to its choice of law rules. If an applicable law is in conflict with any part of the Terms of Use, the Terms of Use will be deemed modified to conform to the law. The other provisions will not be affected by any such modification.

10. Separate Agreements

You may have other agreements with PPI. Those agreements are separate from, and in addition to, these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use do not modify, revise or amend the terms of any other agreements you may have with PPI.

11. No Professional Advice

The information available on the Website is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. You should not construe this as legal, accounting, taxation, financial, actuarial or other professional advice. You should evaluate all information, opinions and advice available on this Website in consultation with your insurance specialist, or with your legal, accounting, taxation, financial, actuarial or other advisor, as appropriate.

12.  No Warranties

The Website, and any content, are provided to you on an "as is," "as available" basis without warranty of any kind whether express, statutory or implied, including but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, quiet enjoyment, systems integration, accuracy, and non-infringement, all of which PPI expressly disclaims. PPI does not endorse and makes no warranty as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or reliability of the content and PPI will not be liable or otherwise responsible for any failure or delay in updating the Website or any content. We have no duty to update the content of the Website. PPI makes no representations or warranties that use of the content will be uninterrupted or error-free. You are responsible for any results or other consequences of accessing the Website and using the content, and for taking all necessary precautions to ensure that any content you may access, download or otherwise obtain is free of viruses or any other harmful components.

13.  Limitation of Liability

Your use of the content is at your own risk. PPI specifically disclaims any liability, whether based in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to, use of or reliance on the content (even if PPI has been advised of the possibility of such damages) or that arise in connection with mistakes or omissions in, or delays in transmission of, information to or from the user, any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or delivery, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of records, programs or files, interruptions in telecommunications connections to the Website or viruses, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of god, telecommunications failure, theft or destruction of, or unauthorized access to the Website or the content. This limitation of liability may be different in connection with specific products and services offered by PPI. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation of liability, so this limitation may not apply to you.

14. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold PPI,  its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms of Use.

15. Language

The official language of this agreement and all communications and documents relating hereto is the English language, and the English- language version shall govern all interpretation of the agreement.

B. ADDITIONAL TERMS OF USE APPLICABLE TO REGISTERED WEBSITE USERS

16. Accounts and Security

PPI does not warrant that the functions contained in the service provided by the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that this service or the server that makes it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components.

As part of the registration process, each user is assigned a Login Name (“Login Name”) and will select a password (“Password”). You shall provide PPI with accurate, complete, and updated Account information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of these Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your Account in the absolute and uncontrolled discretion of PPI.

You may not:

  • select or use a Login Name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person;
  • use a name subject to the rights of any other person without authorization;
  • use a Login Name that Website, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate or offensive.

You shall notify PPI of any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of your Account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your password.  You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password.

Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of your Account, at PPI’s sole discretion, and you may be reported to appropriate law-enforcement agencies.

17. Cookies

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are automatically placed on your web browser in your computer by a web server. Cookies contain information that can be retrieved by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. Cookies can make a Website more useful by storing information about your preferences on our Websites, which allows us to provide more useful features for you.

PPI uses cookies as follows:

1) To enable the security features of our Websites. If a subscriber opts to disable these cookies, the user will not be able to access some or all of the content to which they are entitled.

2) To track usage patterns of our Websites in order to improve service to our subscribers.

Contact us: If you would like to request additional information regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us at webmaster@ppi.ca