Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use


By accessing and using this website and it’s related or affiliated sites, you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use.


1. Preamble

TAAL Distributed Information Technologies Inc. (“TAAL” or the “Company”) is the owner and operator of its website www.taal.com (the “Site”).

To contact us, please email [email protected]

2. Acceptance of Terms

By accessing, using or registering on, our Site, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use (“Terms”) as well as the Data Privacy Policy available on the Site and you agree to comply with them.

Other terms that may apply

These Terms refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our Site:

  • Data Privacy Policy, which sets out how we process personal data we receive from you. If you do not wish your personal data to be processed in this way, you should not use this Site.
  • Cookies Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our Site.

If you do not agree to these Terms, the Data Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy, you should not access nor use our Site. If you access or use the Site, your action will be deemed an acceptance of the Terms.

In some instances, additional terms and conditions, such as a software or product license, may apply to a service or product offered via the Site (“Additional Terms”). To the extent there is a conflict between these Terms and any Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will control with respect to such service or product unless the Additional Terms expressly state otherwise.

Changes to these Terms and to our Site

We amend these Terms from time to time. Please check these Terms to ensure you understand the provisions that apply.

We may also update and change our Site from time to time. We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted and we may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site at any time. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing our Site through your Internet connection are aware of these Terms and other applicable Additional Terms, and that they comply with them.

3. Use of the Site

Appropriate Use

When using the Site, you represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Using material on our Site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws, trademark laws and patent laws and all such rights are reserved. You may print off one copy, and download extracts, of any page(s) for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on our Site.

You must not modify materials you have printed off or downloaded, and you must not use illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences separately from accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us via [email protected].

You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network related or supporting to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network related or supporting the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site.

You may not use the Site or any content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of TAAL.

No offer or advice

All content on this Site is for information purposes only and does not constitute an advertisement. You should obtain independent advice before relying on information on this Site.

The content on our Site is provided for general information only and is not intended to constitute and is not advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of content on our Site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete or up to date.

4. Links to other websites

Our Site may include links to other websites or online services.

Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided solely for your convenience as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to users of the Site. Such links should not be interpreted as approval endorsement or confirmation by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. Activating some links to third-party websites on the Site may cause you to leave the Site. No warranties or liability concerning the content of such websites are made, including assurances that it is correct, accurate, complete, true, up-to-date or fit for any particular purpose. Nor does TAAL warrant that such website or content is free from any claims of copyright or trademark or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such site or content is free of viruses or other harmful components. No guarantee as to the authenticity of documents on the Internet is given.

Using links to third-party websites provided on the Site is at your sole discretion and risk.

You should note that third-party websites are not subject to TAAL Data Privacy Policy and TAAL is not responsible for the policies they apply with regard to collection and treatment of personal data. We recommend that you carefully read the terms of use and data privacy policies governing the third-party website before using it in order to check how it protected personal data and privacy.

5. Liability, Loss or damage

TAAL makes no claim or representations regarding accuracy or completeness of the content of its Site, the result obtained or to be obtained by any user of the Site, and/or any third-party content accessible on or through the Site.

Except to the extent required by law, TAAL disclaims all warranties and conditions and does not warrant that the Site, the content on the Site or its server will be uninterrupted or free from error, defects or harmful components.

The user’s participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third-party found on or through the Site are solely between the user and such third party.

To the greatest extent permitted pursuant to applicable laws, we exclude all liability for loss arising as a direct or indirect result of the content of the Site or any links or third party content; any errors in or omissions from the Site; use of or access to the Site; any inability to access or use the site for any reason. We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it. In particular, we will not be liable for loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors, and liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless TAAL, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, agents, employees, third party information providers and independent contractors from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorney’s fees), arising out of or related to your conduct, your use or inability to use the Site, your breach or alleged breach of the Terms or of any representation or warranty contained therein, your unauthorized use of the Content, or your violation of any rights of another.

6. Viruses

We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access our Site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other malicious or technologically harmful material. You must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to our Site, the server on which our Site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under relevant laws and such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

7. Linking to our site

We grant you the revocable permission to link to the Site for commentary or information-sharing purposes; provided, however, that your website, or any third party websites that link to our Site: (a) cannot frame or create a browser or border environment around any of the content on our Site or otherwise mirror any part of our Site; (b) can not imply that we or the Site are endorsing or sponsoring it or its products, unless we have given our prior written consent; (c) cannot present false information about or disparage us, our products or services; (d) cannot use any of our trademarks without our prior written permission; (e) has to be owned and controlled by you or the person or entity placing the link, or otherwise permit you to enable such link subject to these Terms. By linking to this Site, you agree that you do and will continue to comply with the above linking requirements. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in these Terms, we reserve the right to prohibit linking to our Site for any reason, in our sole and absolute discretion, even if the linking complies with the requirements described above.

8. Termination

We reserve the right to terminate your access to and use of the Site, without notice and liability, including, without limitation, if we believe your conduct fails to conform with these Terms. We also reserve the right to investigate suspected violations of these Terms.

These Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by the laws of Canada and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of British Columbia.