Updated: September 21st 2020

General

This website, www.rennoco.com, and www.rennoco.app, (the “Sites”) are owned and operated by Renno & Cie Inc. / Renno & Co Inc. (“Renno & Co”, “us”, or “we”). We are a registered law firm in the Province of Québec with lawyers licensed to practice in the Provinces of Québec, Ontario, and the State of New York, with the ability to practice in all provinces and territories of Canada and all states of the United States of America with certain limitations and exceptions. Renno & Co’s principal place of business is 3 Place Ville-Marie, suite 400, in the city and district of Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada, H2T 2A3, with a second place of business at 10 King Street East, Suite 600, city of Toronto, Province of Ontario, M5C 1C3. You may contact us at info@rennoco.com, by telephone at 514 393-3444, or by fax at 514-545-5556.

Before you access or use the Site, please read these Renno & Co Legal Notices & Terms of Use (“Notices & Terms”) fully and carefully, and if you are requesting legal services through www.rennoco.app, the Engagement Letter, as they constitute a binding contract between you and Renno & Co with respect to your access and use of the Site.

By accessing or using the Sites, you acknowledge that you have read these Notices & Terms and the Engagement Letter (if applicable) and that you agree that these Notices & Terms and the Engagement Letter (if applicable) will constitute the entire agreement between you and Renno & Co with respect to:

  • your access and use of the Sites and any of its features;  
  • any information or content, such as articles, blog posts, forms, templates, documents, or other materials (collectively, “Content”);  
  • any and all communications or submissions of information or materials made by you to Renno & Co through the Sites or otherwise (unless you are expressly informed otherwise by us); and
  • if applicable, the Engagement Letter shall be an agreement between you and Renno & Co as your counsel for the specific mandate requested.  

Notwithstanding the above, if you have entered into a lawyer-client relationship with Renno & Co pursuant to an executed Mandate Agreement, the terms of that engagement letter will govern in the event of a conflict with these Notices & Terms.

If you have not requested legal services through www.rennoco.app, or have entered into an Engagement Letter with us, we are not your lawyers or and do not have any legal obligations to you pursuant to professional secrecy, lawyer-client privilege, or the like.

Renno & Co may amend these Notices & Terms at any time in our sole discretion, with or without notice to you. The latest version of the Notices & Terms will always be posted on this page. When we amend these Notices & Terms, we will update the Effective Date at the top of this page.  

Any such amendments to these Notices & Terms will be effective as of the updated Effective Date. By accessing or using the Site on or after the updated Effective Date, you indicate to us that you accept and agree to the amended Notices & Terms.

Legal Notices

No Legal Advice or Opinion.

The Site and the Content (including without limitation Content discussing legal issues or developments in the law) are made available for general informational purposes only and are not intended to constitute legal advice or a legal opinion or in any way to substitute for specific advice from legal counsel. Because the applicability of any Content is heavily dependent on the specific facts and context, and because the law is constantly changing, Renno & Co does not guarantee or warrant that any Content is accurate or comprehensive. Renno & Co is under no obligation to keep the Content up-to-date. Please do not use the Content as the basis for any decision and you should not act or refrain from acting based on any Content without first consulting a qualified professional in the applicable law or subject matter. You agree that your use of the Site and the Content is entirely at your own risk and peril.

No Lawyer-Client Relationship.

You agree that your access and use of the Sites, including the submission of information to us through the Sites, does not create a lawyer-client relationship between you and Renno & Co. Renno & Co enters into lawyer-client relationships with its clients only pursuant to certain policies and procedures unrelated to the Site, including the execution of an engagement letter, a screen for conflicts of interest, know-your-client provisions, and other Renno & Co policies or rules of the Bar Associations in the provinces in which we maintain offices. If you wish to become a client via www.rennoco.app, please visit the section of these Terms of Service titled Engagement Letter which shall govern our lawyer-client relationship. If you wish to inquire about Renno & Co’s other legal services and how you might become a client of Renno & Co, please contact us at info@rennoco.com.

 

No Confidentiality.

Subject to the execution of the Engagement Letter below, or unless you are an existing client of Renno & Co, you agree that any communications you initiate with Renno & Co (including without limitation any lawyers or employees affiliated with Renno & Co) through the Sites (or otherwise, such as through email, telephone, voicemail, text message, direct message, or any other communication) will not be treated as confidential unless explicitly and specifically indicated otherwise. Subject to the execution of the Engagement Letter below, unless you are an existing client of Renno & Co, you should not communicate any information that is confidential, proprietary, or otherwise sensitive, and Renno & Co makes no guarantees or warranties with respect to the security, confidentiality, use, disclosure, or return of any information we receive.

No Advertising or Solicitation.

The Site is not intended to be an advertisement or solicitation.

No Guaranteed Outcomes.

The Content may contain descriptions of prior matters or testimonials from current or former clients. Any descriptions or testimonials on the Site are not intended to, and do not, guarantee future successful outcomes, and do not imply Renno & Co’s continued or current representation of any clients identified.

Authorized Jurisdictions.

Renno & Co lawyers are not authorized to practice law in any jurisdiction for which they have not gained admission or for which the rules of the Bar Associations in the provinces in which we maintain offices do not provide applicable exceptions for lawyers pending admission.

Information and Data Privacy.

You acknowledge and agree that any information or data submitted by you or collected by Renno & Co in connection with your access or use of the Sites will be subject to Renno & Co’s Website Privacy Policy, and you hereby consent to the collection, use, and disclosure practices described therein. If you are an existing client of Renno & Co, additional privacy, data security, and data use terms may apply pursuant to additional agreements between you and Renno & Co. If you have any questions about Renno & Co’s information and data practices, please contact us at info@rennoco.com.  

Limited License.

Subject to these Notice & Terms, Renno & Co grants you a limited, nonexclusive, revocable, personal license to access and use the Sites and to view, reproduce and distribute the Content solely for noncommercial and informational purposes, only in unmodified form, and only with attribution to Renno & Co and without removing or obscuring any attributive, copyright, or permission notices provided on or contained within the Content. Renno & Co reserves the right in its sole discretion to modify or delete any Content for any reason or no reason. Though you may link to any publicly available page on the Sites and share the Content pursuant to this limited license, you agree to immediately remove any link or take down any shared Content upon request from Renno & Co.

Prohibited Uses.

As a condition of accessing and using the Sites, you agree not to use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is prohibited by these Notices & Terms, and further agree not to use the Site in any manner that (a) violates any applicable law, rule, regulation, contract to which you are bound, or government or judicial order; (b) infringes the intellectual property or privacy rights of Renno & Co or others; (c) constitutes the unauthorized transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail; (d) involves the transmission of defamatory or libelous materials; (e) violates, attempts to violate, or knowingly facilitates the violation of the system security of the Site, or otherwise interferes with or attempts to interfere with the normal operations of the Site; (f) involves software viruses or any other malicious computer codes, files, or programs; (g) impersonates any person or entity, including, but not limited to anyone affiliated with Renno & Co; (h) constitutes fraud; (i) bypasses, circumvents or attempts to bypass or circumvent any measures used by Renno & Co to prevent or restrict access to the Site (including without limitation by use of passwords associated with accounts that do not belong to you, whether or not authorized by the applicable accountholder); (j) harvests or scrapes any information from the Site; or (k) otherwise violates these Notices & Terms. You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with your access and use of the Site.

Links to Third Party Sites.

The Sites may include links to third-party sites or otherwise present information or material from third-party sites. Such third-party sites are not subject to these Notices & Terms or Renno & Co’s Website Privacy Policy, and Renno & Co assumes no liability with respect to any third-party sites. Please review the terms and conditions and privacy policies applicable to those third-party sites.

Unauthorized or Accidental Access of Information.

In the event you gain access to any information not intended to be accessed by you, you agree that you will immediately notify Renno & Co at info@rennoco.com and lawfully destroy all copies of such information in your possession.

Disclaimer of Warranties.

The Site and the Content are provided “as is.” To the maximum extent permitted by law and the applicable rules of professional responsibility of the Bar Associations in the provinces in which Renno & Co has offices, Renno & Co disclaims all warranties (express, implied, statutory and otherwise), including any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy of information, timeliness of information, non-infringement, and uninterrupted or error-free operation. Your access to and use of the Site and Content is at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability.

To the maximum extent permitted by law and the applicable rules of the Bar Associations in the provinces in which Renno & Co has offices, in no event will Renno & Co or its agents, partners, employees, vendors, or licensors be liable for any consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages (including without limitation damages for loss of data, revenue, or profits), foreseeable or not, arising out of your access or use of the Site or the Content, based on any claim whatsoever, and even if advised that such damages were possible.  

Miscellaneous.

You agree that any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Site, the Content, or these Notices & Terms will be governed by the laws of the Province of Québec without regard to conflict of laws principles, and that you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of Montréal, Québec. Your continued access and use of the Site following the posting of the updated Notices & Terms will indicate to us that you have read and agreed to the updated Notices & Terms.