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LEGAL NOTICE

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Ownership & Operation

The cada.ca Web Site (the "Web Site") is owned and operated by the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association (the "CADA"). cada.ca is the property of the CADA. The Canadian Automobile Dealers Association, CADA and the CADA logo are trademarks of the Canadian Automobile Dealers Association, Markham, Ontario. All other company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Use Of This Website

The use of this Web Site is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Use and Disclaimer of Liability ("Terms and Disclaimer"). Your access to and continued use of this Web Site constitutes your acceptance of and compliance with the Terms and Disclaimer. If you have not already done so please take some time to familiarize yourself with these provisions. If you do not agree to the Terms and Disclaimer you should immediately discontinue any use of the Web Site. The CADA may revise the Terms and Disclaimer at any time by updating this posting. You should visit the page periodically to review the Terms and Disclaimer because they are binding on you.

Copyright

The contents of the Web Site, such as text, publications, newsletters, articles, opinions, views, graphics, images, HTML code, multimedia clips, Java code, and the selection and arrangement of information (the "Content"), are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws under both Canadian and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, patent and other laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Content on any copy you make of it.

Licence

You are granted a limited licence to use (display or print) the Content for your own personal non-commercial use only, provided the Content is not modified and you shall be fully responsible for any consequences resulting from such use. You are further granted a limited licence to use the e-mail and Internet links (the "Services") provided on the Web Site. Any other use of the Content or Services is prohibited. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved. None of the Content or Services may be otherwise reproduced, re-published, re-disseminated or otherwise provided in any manner or form without the prior written consent of the CADA or the third party to which the intellectual property rights belong. You may not sell or modify the Content or Services or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the Content or Services in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Content or Services on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the Content and Services automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any Content.

Limitation of Warranties And Disclaimer of Liability

The Content and Services are provided for educational or informational purposes only and are not intended to provide financial, legal, accounting or tax advice or advice on any particular matter and should not be relied upon in that respect. You should not act or rely on any information on this Web Site without seeking the advice of a professional. While the CADA makes efforts to present accurate and reliable information on this web site, CADA does not endorse, approve or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness. The CADA assumes no obligation to update the Content, advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned or update the functionality of the Services. The information contained on this Web Site may contain typographical errors. The Content and Services may be changed without notice. The Content and Services contained in this web site are provided "as is" without any representations warranties or conditions of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of fitness for a particular purpose or use, or non-infringement. Further, no representations or warranties are made concerning the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or reliability of the Content or services, or of any information contained in any site linked to this web site. The CADA does not warrant or guarantee uninterrupted access to the web site, any site linked to this web site or to the availability of internet e-mail links provided on the web site. In no event shall the CADA, its officers, affiliates, agents, licensors, employees or internet service provider(s) (collectively "its representatives") be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages whatsoever, including but not limited to lost revenue, lost or damaged data or other commercial or economic loss, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence) or any other theory of liability. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if the CADA or its representatives have been advised or should have known of the possibility of such damage.

Confidentiality

Absent the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secured medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. The CADA will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of confidential information that you make to any third party through the Internet e-mail links provided on this Web Site. The CADA is not responsible for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information. Should you decide to transmit information using Internet e-mail links, you do so at your own risk.

Computer Viruses

While the CADA makes efforts to ensure that all Material and Services provided on this Web Site do not contain computer viruses, you are responsible to take the appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and to ensure that you have a complete and current back up of the applicable items contained on your computer system. You should pay specific attention to some of the newer viruses that have been written to automatically execute when an infected word processing document is loaded with certain word processing programs.

Links to Other Sites

The Web Site may contain links to other sites as well as e-mail links. These links are provided solely as a reference to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest to you. These other sites were independently developed by parties other than the CADA and the CADA assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information contained in such sites. The inclusion of any link to another site does not imply endorsement by the CADA. Any mention of another party or its product or service on the Web Site should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product service. If you decide to access linked third party web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Conformance with Law

You agree that your use of the Web Site shall not violate any applicable local, national or international law, including but not limited to any regulations having the force of law. Some jurisdictions may have restrictions on the use of the Internet by their residents.

You agree not to impersonate another person in your use of the Web Site or the sending of any e-mail to an address listed on the Web Site.

Choice of Law

The laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern as to the interpretation, validity and effect of this agreement notwithstanding any conflict of laws provisions or your domicile, residence or physical location. You hereby consent and submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario in any action or proceeding instituted under or related to this agreement.