Terms of Use


If you access this Web site (the “Site”), you accept and agree to be bound by and comply with these terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”). Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the Terms and Conditions. If you do not accept the Terms and Conditions, you should immediately discontinue any use of this Site.


This Site is not intended for persons located or resident in jurisdictions that restrict the distribution of information by us. Those people accessing these pages are required to inform themselves about and observe any relevant restrictions.

The products and services described on the Site are available in applicable provinces and territories of Canada only, or other jurisdictions where they may be legally offered. This communication does not constitute an offer or solicitation by anyone in any jurisdiction in which an offer or other solicitation cannot legally be made, or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make a solicitation. Persons accessing this Site are required to inform themselves about and observe any relevant restrictions.

Products and services of TAO Administration Inc. (“TAO” or “we”), its subsidiaries and affiliates may not be available in all areas of Canada.


All products and of TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates are subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable agreements governing their use.


The information contained on the Site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific financial, investment, tax, legal or accounting advice for you, and should not be relied upon in that regard.


Facts and information provided by TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates are believed to be accurate when placed on the Site. Changes may be made at any time to the information on the Site. Please consult TAO to obtain complete and up-to-date information on products and services. Changes may be made to the Terms and Conditions at any time without notice by updating this posting. You agree to review the Terms and Conditions regularly and your continued access or use of the Site will mean that you agree to any changes.


Absent the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Similarly, unencrypted e-mail communication over the Internet is not secure at this time. TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates does not encourage anyone to send personal or financial information to us using unencrypted e-mail You are responsible for security and confidentiality of your personal and financial information until actually received by TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates will not be responsible for any damages you may incur if you communicate e-mail messages or unencrypted confidential information to us over the internet, or if TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates communicates such information to you, at your request.


Links to other internet web sites or references to products, services or publications other than those of TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates do not imply the endorsement or approval of such internet web sites, products, services or publications by TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Links from or to Internet web sites outside this Site are meant for convenience only. TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates do not review, endorse, approve or control, and is not responsible for any sites linked from or to the Site, the content of those internet web sites, the third parties named therein, or their products and services.

A link to another Internet web site should not be construed to mean that party is affiliated or associated with TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the link or the description of the link to other internet web sites.

Linking to any other Internet web site is at your sole risk and TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates will not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with linking.


Unless otherwise specified, the currency used throughout the Site is Canadian (CAD) dollars.


Certain names, words, phrases, designs, graphics, icons, logos or other content on the Site may constitute trademarks, service marks or trade names owned by TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Trademarks may be registered in Canada and in other countries as applicable.

The display of any such trademarks, service marks or trade names on the Site does not imply that a license of any kind has been granted to anyone else unless expressly sated herein. Except for the purpose of downloading the pages of the Site for viewing, any unauthorized downloading, re-transmission, or other copying or modification of trade-marks, service marks, trade names and/or the contents of the Site is strictly prohibited and may be a violation of federal, provincial or common law, trademark and/or copyright laws and could subject the copier to legal action.

The following are some of the registered trade-marks of TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates:


Any word, symbol or combination of words and symbols appearing on this Site that is a proprietary trade-mark but is not specifically included on this page have been made to appear on the Site without any intention of using such word or symbol as a trade-mark. Such trademarks are the property of their respective owners and not of TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

No content from the Site may be posted to newsgroups, mail lists, or electronic bulletin boards, or incorporated into any other internet web-site nor many links be created to this Site without prior written consent of TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates.


The use of this Site is at your own risk. TAO, its affiliates and subsidiaries provide the Site and its contents are provided on an “as is” basis without any representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, and including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, all of which are hereby disclaimed by you, your subsidiaries and affiliates to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Without limiting the above, TAO its affiliates and subsidiaries do not represent or warrant that:

A. The Site or its content will be available or will function without interruption or that they will be free of errors or that any errors will be corrected; or B. The use of the Site and, including the browsing and downloading of any content, will be free of viruses, Trojan horses, worms or other destructive or disruptive components; or C. Your use of the Site and its content will not infringe the intellectual property or other rights of any third party. When using the Site, it is up to you to take reasonable precautions to scan for computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. It is also up to you to ensure that you have complete and current backup of the information contained on your computer system prior to using the Site.

You will assume the entire costs of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction to any equipment arising from or connected to your access to the Site.


TAO, its affiliates and subsidiaries will not be liable under any circumstances to you, or any other party, for any damages (direct, indirect or consequential) relating to the use of the Site and its contents by you or anyone else (including without limitation, loss of use, loss of business, loss of data, loss of profits and third party claims). In no event will TAO, its affiliates or subsidiaries be liable to you or to anyone else for any losses suffered as a result of the operational failure, malfunction, interruption, change, amendment or withdrawal of the Site or any of its contents.

In no event will TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates be liable for any claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses, and costs, under any theory of law or equity, and regardless of any negligence or other fault or wrongdoing by TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates or anyone for whom you are responsible, in an amount exceeding $100.00 (CAD).


Your use of the Site and its content is governed exclusively by the laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

You agree to exclusively attorn to and be bound by the Courts of the Province of Ontario to the exclusion of the jurisdiction of any other province, territory or country. You agree that the Courts of the Province of Ontario are presumed to be the most convenient forum in which to litigate any dispute in relation to the Site or its content. You further agree not to object to the admission of the records of TAO, its subsidiaries and affiliates as evidence on any legal proceedings on the ground that such records are not originals, are not in writing, are hearsay, or are documents containing information extracted from a computer.

You understand, acknowledge and agree that any claim or cause of action that you may have arising from or relating to your use of this Site and its content must be commenced in such a Court within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises, after which time the claim or cause of action shall be barred.


The Terms and Conditions are of general application and shall be read to be supplementary to, and in harmony with, any disclaimer, term, or condition of specific application on a particular page or pages of the Site. In case of conflict, the specific shall take precedence over the general.

If any provision of the terms and Conditions is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed to be severable from the rest of the Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Applicable in Quebec only: All parties requested that this agreement and all related documents, including notices, be drawn up in the English language. Les parties ont expressément demandé que cette convention et tout document y afférent, y compris tout avis, soit rédigés en langue anglaise.