Terms and Conditions

A. Membership Terms


1. Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to www.gorici.ca (the "Website") owned and operated by GoRici Inc. ("GoRici"). By clicking "I Agree" on the membership or payment page or using the Website in any way, you and all Sub-Users, if applicable, agree and are deemed to agree to comply with and be bound by these terms, and the Privacy Policy, as well as all rules, policies and disclaimers (including for Members) posted on the Website or for which you are notified (collectively "Terms"). If you do not agree with all the Terms, do not use the Website. Please review all of the Terms carefully before using the Website.

By using the Website, you (i) agree to be bound by the Terms and (ii) represent that you are over the age of majority and/or are otherwise able to form legally binding contracts.

2. Definitions

In the Terms, "User," "you" and "your" refer to the individual or entity that creates a GoRici account as a Member. "GoRici," "we," "us" and "our" refer to GoRici. "Member" refers to the person who joins the GoRici Website as a member or, in the case of a Sub-User, to the Business Member and the Sub-User, except where indicated to the contrary.

3. Electronic Communications and Right to Modify Terms

When you visit gorici.ca or send us e-mails, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. GoRici has the absolute right and discretion in GoRici's sole opinion to revise and amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time to reflect changes in market and business conditions affecting GoRici's business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and changes in GoRici's system's capabilities. Some of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions may be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on the Website or otherwise under applicable law. Changes may be posted on the Website and shall automatically be effective upon posting. The latest Terms will be posted on the Website, and it is your obligation to review them prior to each occasion that you use the GoRici Website. You agree to make any and all necessary arrangements so that you (and not your spam filter) receive all e-mails from this e-mail address. Your continued use of the Service will signify your acceptance of the changes. If you do not accept the changes, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website. GoRici may install a "cookie" on your hard drive to permit GoRici to identify a user from time to time and so that the user's preferences can be easily accessed by GoRici. You can remove or disable a cookie from your computer at anytime.

B. The Website


4. This Website is a venue for informational purposes to allow Members to source information and to provide information. Users of the Website provide the contents from time to time and GoRici does not review the quality, accuracy or completeness of any content on the Website. GoRici reserves the right to remove Member supplied content from the Website at anytime, without obligation to the person providing or posting the same, or providing any notice to any person that content has been removed from the GoRici Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, GoRici reserves the right, but is not obligated, to refuse to post or to remove any content. GoRici may establish limits to the duration that content will be retained on the Website, the numbers, size and the content of the posting, is at the sole discretion of GoRici. GoRici has no obligation to archive any information or posting maintained on the Website for any period of time. GoRici will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by any reliance upon any information or content contained herein. Without in any way limiting the generality of the foregoing, GoRici is not responsible for the content contained in any advertisement, endorsements or quality or service ratings of any kind, or other information appearing on the Website, regardless of the source of the information contained therein. Use of such information is solely for general information purposes and is used at the user's sole risk and exposure. GoRici is not responsible for the content of any tenders or other offers, acceptances or other agreements of any nature or kind arising or made or contained on the Website. Users are urged to independently verify, through use of professionals, the truth and accuracy of any content on the Website Material on this Website is to be used for general information purposes only, not as a substitute for specific professional advice. Members are not employees or agents of GoRici but are users of the Website. GoRici is not a participant in the exchanges between Members and does not refer Members to, or endorse or recommend trades, products or services (the "Third Parties"). GoRici cannot ensure or warrant that a Third Party will complete a transaction, task, contract or the quality of materials or services (herein a "Service"). GoRici does not recommend the Services or warrant or verify the credentials, qualifications, expertise, Services, truthfulness or accuracy of any information provided by any person or Third Party. The laws, regulations, other governing authorities, standards, methods, practices and procedures that apply to a particular matter may differ depending on your location and information typically discovered through in-person evaluations and inspection and other direct assessment or evaluation. Third Parties, in some categories or areas, may be required to be licensed or certified, or may have experience in only particular jurisdictions, or their experience may be limited by factors such as climate, general years of experience, jurisdictional requirements, intervening technologies, or changes in methodology. Members are urged to keep these factors in mind when giving consideration to information, ideas, techniques and concepts posted on the website.

No professional-client relationships shall be formed on the Website.

Communications on this Website are not confidential and shall not be the subject of any associated privileges. Communications on this Website are limited, do not involve in-person evaluations and do not include safeguards and procedures typical of in-person evaluations and visits.

5. Information Not Private or Confidential; Anonymity

The Website is an internet-based forum and information submitted in the content of the Website is not private or confidential and may be read, collected, and used by others. You should have no expectation of any privacy when you access or use the Website. You are advised, if you wish to protect your privacy with others who would use or participate in this website, to use an anonymous user name and do not include information regarding your identity or contact information in your Posts. GoRici reserves the right to collect, use, disclose and maintain information from Members, for purposes of verification of the Member's contact information and for verification of identity. GoRici may sell or exchange information provided by users of the Website to Third Parties and receive compensation therefore. This disclosure may involve a disclosure of personal information of a user. Some of the areas of the website will permit a Member to post the Member's contact co-ordinates. Provision of this information is optional at the Member's discretion, and the Member supplies this information for disemination over the internet, at the sole risk of the Member. If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices described herein, you may contact GoRici at:

Customer Service
P.O Box 860
Kleinburg, ON Canada L0J 1C0

C. User Accounts


6. User Accounts; Fees; Restricted Activities; Suspension or Termination of Service

User Accounts. When you register as a Member on the Website, you will establish a password for access to your online account. Except as provided herein with respect to Business Members, each registration is for a single user only. Only one account may be established per Member. GoRici may permit multiple users where a Member is registered with GoRici as a Business Member. Business Members may be permitted to have multiple users, each of which multiple users will be established as Sub-Users in connection with a Business Member. GoRici will establish rules from time to time regarding the activities and responsibilities of Sub-Users under a Business Member account. Each Business Member must provide information required by GoRici adequately identifiying each Sub-User. Business Members are responsible for all aspects of the Membership and use of the Website by Sub-Users of a Business Account, and a breach of these Terms and Conditions made by any Sub-User is deemed to be a default of the Business Member. Each Sub-User is deemed to be bound by the provisions hereof. GoRici will have no obligation to communicate with any Sub-Users. All communication with Sub-Users will be to the Business Member only. The Sub-User will be obligated to update information directly from the Business User. All Terms and Conditions apply to the Sub-User. All information of whatever nature or kind pertaining to the Website lodged or received from the Website by or for the benenfit of a Sub-User is deemed to be the information and communication of the related Business Member to the Sub-User. GoRici does not owe a Sub-User a duty of care directly. Any duties or obligations of GoRici in respect of a Sub-User account are to or for the benefit of the Business Member, and no rights or obligations accrue directly to the Sub-User by or from GoRici in any event. Only properly registered/licensed businesses may apply for a GoRici Business Membership/Business Account. GoRici does not permit sharing user names or the passwords with any other person. Responsibility for the security, distribution and use of passwords is the responsibility of the registered user. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the user name, password and account data, may not share this information or your account with anyone else, and will be solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under the account. You will immediately notify GoRici of any unauthorized use of your user name, password or account, or in respect of any Sub-User information. You agree to keep your contact and billing information (including but not limited to e-mail address) up-to-date, and to comply with all billing procedures, including providing and maintaining accurate and lawful billing information for active accounts. No person may i) use or access the Website or use an account where such account is not registered to that user, ii) establish an account in a name other than the lawful name of the Member, or iii) pass off the identity of the individual as that of another individual or Member. The Member bears the full and sole responsibility for the use and operation of an account by another individual, where such Member has authorized, consented to or permitted another individual to access the Website or use the Member's account, and the Member shall save harmless and indemnify GoRici of and from all claims, liabilities, obligations, costs, damages, charges, or other exposure arising as a result of the unlawful or improper use of the Website or of an account by any other person authorized or permitted to use the account of such Member. Persons who have had an account terminated by GoRici may not use or access the Website and are prohibited from creating a new account. If an account is found to be established in breach of these terms, the account and the related Member will be suspended from use of the Website. The Member is solely liable for any errors, misstatements, or misrepresentations made or received in connection with the GoRici Website. You respresent and warrant to GoRici that the information that you provide to GoRici is accurate and complete. If information provided by a Member to GoRici is determined at a later date to be inaccurate or incomplete, GoRici reserves the right to terminate membership or any Sub-User rights of a Business Member and remove any listings or postings on the Website. While you may generally register as a Member without charge on the GoRici Website, some services are limited to fee for service charges. The availability of services on a without cost basis, and the fees charged from time to time by GoRici hereunder may change at anytime, without notice to the Members.

Fees. Any fees or other charges paid at anytime hereafter by you to GoRici are final and are non-refundable, and are subject to the imposition of any applicable taxes or imposts. A Member's access to the site will only be authorized when payment has been received in full by GoRici. If a Member enters into an obligation which involves a recurring fee for service or property, the Member is deemed to agree and consent to a debit of a predetermined amount from the Member's or other authorized credit card on a re-occuring basis to satisfy such obligaiton. Interest on overdue accounts accrues at the rate of 1.5% per month, both before and after default and both before and after judgement, until payment in full is received by GoRici. The user may not file a dispute with a credit card or debit card processor or take any steps to dispute the charge or claim an offset, save and except in the event of the occurrence of a fraudulent or unauthorized transaction. In the event that payment of any fees or other charges owed by the Member to GoRici is dishonoured, reversed, cancelled, suspended or otherwise remains unsatisfied or uncollected, GoRici may forthwith suspend the Member's account, until payment in full plus all other charges has been made to GoRici. GoRici reserves the right to refuse to reactivate the Member's account in such circumstances, or, if reactivated, GoRici reserves the right to levy a re-activation charge, as may be scheduled from time to time.

Restricted Activities.


You agree that any content you provide on the Website and your use of this Website shall not: (a) be fraudulent, inaccurate or misleading; (b) infringe on any Third Party's proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (c) be illegal or violate any federal, provincial, state or local law, statute, ordinance, regulation or ethical code; (d) be competitive with GoRici or the Website; (e) be defamatory, trade libelous, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing; (f) be obscene, pornographic, erotic, or contain child pornography; contain any viruses, Trojan horses, or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information; (g) create liability for GoRici or cause or result in GoRici to lose (in whole or in part) the services of GoRici's ISPs or other suppliers; or (h) link directly or indirectly to or include descriptions of goods or services that (aa) are prohibited under the Terms; or (bb) you do not have a right to link to or include. You may not consummate any transaction that was initiated using this Service that could cause GoRici to violate any applicable law, statute, ordinance or regulation. You may not resell or make any commercial use of this Website or the content on the Website without GoRici's prior written consent.

You are prohibited from soliciting Members of this Website, for any purpose (including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, inviting other Members to contact you off of the Website) or inviting Members to participate in a website that competes with GoRici or from charging a fee to receive answers, or to communicate with Third Parties.

Suspension or Termination of Service.


If you wish to terminate your service, you may do so by furnishing us with written notice. Your notification must be sent via e-mail. Cancellations will be effective within 30 business days of the date of receipt of your notice to terminate service. GoRici is not responsible for any suspension or interruption of service, regardless of the cause or duration of interruption. At any time, without notice, for any or no reason, GoRici reserves the right to refuse service to anyone, to modify and discontinue any portion or all of the Service, and to restrict, suspend and terminate Member's accounts. No compensation is payable by GoRici, nor does any liability or action arise in respect of any termination, suspension or interrruption of Service by GoRici hereunder, regardless of the cause or reason therefore. While GoRici endeavour's to ensure that this Website is normally available 24 hours a day, GoRici is not liable if, for any reason, the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Website may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance, alteration or repair or for reasons beyond GoRici's control. Any material you transmit to GoRici or post to the Website shall be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. GoRici shall have no obligations with respect to such material. GoRici and it's agents, employees, directors, shareholders and officers shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use such material and all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. GoRici may determine, in GoRici's sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of the Terms and Conditions through your use of this Website. When a breach of the Terms and Conditions has occurred, GoRici may take such action as GoRici deems appropriate which may include, GoRici taking all or any of the following actions:

* Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Website;
* Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to the Website;
* Issue of a warning; or
* Legal proceedings for reimbursement of all costs on a total indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.

7. Information Control and Storage

GoRici does not control the information provided by Members, which you may find to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. Please use caution and common sense when using the Website. There are also risks of dealing with underage persons or people acting under false pretenses. Additionally, there may be risks dealing with international trade and foreign nationals. By using this Website, you agree to accept such risks and that GoRici is not responsible for the acts or omissions of Members or any other persons having access to the Website. A Member may at anytime request a release of information compiled or maintained by GoRici regarding the Member or Member's account, or may request that information be updated or corrected. GoRici has the right, prior to the release or modification of such information, to ensure the identity of the person requesting the information and to withold the release of the information until GoRici is satisfied as to the identity of the person requesting the information. Prior to release of information, administration fees may be chargeable.

8. Registration

GoRici is not responsible for indirect or consequential or unforeseable losses which arise or occur as a result of the use or any other activity pertaining to this Website, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, where such losses arise or result from a deliberate breach of these Terms and Conditions that would entitle you to terminate the contract between us, including but not limited to, loss of:

  • income or revenue

  • business

  • profits or contracts

  • anticipated savings

  • data; or

  • waste of management or office time


however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, [even if foreseeable].

9. Proprietary Rights to Content

You acknowledge that GoRici Inc. owns all of the rights to gorici.ca, and gorici.ca (as well as all other website's containing the tradename "gorici" from time to time hereafter) and the GoRici tradename and trademarks associated with the GoRici Website, and the content displayed on the Website. You shall not modify, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or attempt to derive the source code of the GoRici website, or assist any other person or entity in doing so. You acknowledge that all content, including but not limited to text, software, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in the website, distributed, commercially produced information presented to you by GoRici or other content providers, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way content available through this website, including code and software for commercial purposes. For permission to use third-party materials appearing on the Website, please contact the copyright owner. You do not acquire ownership rights to any content, document or other materials viewed through the Website. The posting of information or materials on the Website does not constitute a waiver of any right in such information and materials.

You agree that materials, ideas, comments and testimonials you submit on the Website or to the Website administrator or any employee, officer or agent of GoRici, will not be considered confidential and may be used by GoRici, in its sole discretion, without any obligation to compensate for use of or to return any submitted materials.

You grant to GoRici a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, sublicensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights, including the right to use, reproduce, display, edit, copy, modify, transmit, publicly perform, extract and create derivative works thereof, in any media now known or not currently known.

If you want to share the content on our site, please use the sharing tools provided. You are permitted to print and download extracts from this Website for your own use on the following basis:

(i) No material on the Website can be modified in any way. This includes a prohibition against graphics on the Website being used independently from the corresponding text; and the GoRici copyright and trademark notices and this permission notice must appear in all copies and extracts made from this Website.

(ii) All copyright and other intellectual property rights of whatever nature in all material on this Website (including, without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by GoRici. Any use of extracts from the Website, other than in accordance with these Terms and Conditions, for any purpose is prohibited. Any breach of any of the terms in these provisions will result in your right to use the Website being terminated and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Website.

(iii) Except as provided herein, no part of the Website may be reproduced or stored in any other website, distributed or included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without GoRici's prior written permission. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to GoRici.

10. No Endorsement; No Relationship with Members

GoRici may from time to time endeavour to offer to its Members products and services offered by Third Parties. Placement of information, advertisements, logos, links or names of Third Parties on the Website does not constitute an endorsement or warranty of these entities, their products or services. You take full responsibility for a decision to visit or patronize any Third Party and release and hold GoRici harmless from any liability arising from such actions. You further acknowledge that no relationship (such as partnership, agent, joint venturer, or employee) is created between you and GoRici or between any Member (including Third Parties) and GoRici by formation of this Agreement (or any related agreements) or by your participation on the Website. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE MEMBER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND USEFULNESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE WEBSITE, FROM THIRD PARTIES OR OBTAINED FROM A LINKED WEBSITE. YOU ARE URGED AND IT IS ADVISED THAT YOU SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC OPINION, ANSWER, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT PRIOR TO EMBARKING ON USE OR RELIANCE OF INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE.

11. Exclusion of Warranties

GORICI SERVICES AND RELATED DOCUMENTATION ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, WORKMANSHIP AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO INFORMATION OR AGREEMENT, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM US THROUGH THIS WEBSITE SHALL CREATE OR BE DEEMED TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE ON THE PART OF GORICI. GORICI DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. GORICI DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE USE, INFORMATION, STANDARDS, RATINGS OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS SERVICE, FROM THIRD PARTIES OR A LINKED SITE WILL BE CORRECT, ACCURATE, TIMELY, FREE FROM FRAUDULENT OR OTHER UNLAWFUL ACTIVITY, RELIABLE OR OTHERWISE. USE OF THE SERVICE IS ENTIRELY AT THE USER'S RISK.

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL GORICI BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A MEMBER'S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OR CONTRACTS OBTAINED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, FROM THIRD PARTIES OR A LINKED SITE, OR MEMBER'S RELIANCE ON ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED FROM A THIRD PARTY OR ADVERTISEMENT THEREFOR, OR A LINKED SITE. USE OF THIS SITE IS AT MEMBERS' SOLE RISK. ANY WARRANTIES, CONTRACTS, TENDERS, OR ACCEPTANCES OFFERED BY ANY THIRD PARTY, ARE OFFERED AND CONTRACTED BY AND FOR, SOLELY BY SUCH THIRD PARTY AND GORICI IS NOT A PARTY TO CREATION OF SUCH A WARRANTY.

NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM GORICI OR THROUGH OR FROM GORICI'S SERVICES SHALL CREATE OR BE DEEMED TO CREATE ANY WARRANTY.

12. Limitation of Liabilities

IN NO EVENT SHALL GORICI, ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, PROFITS, DATA, USE, REVENUE OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, OUR SERVICES OR THE TERMS BASED ON ANY THEORY, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE LIMITATION OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE IS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN GORICI AND YOU. THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION WOULD NOT BE PROVIDED WITHOUT SUCH LIMITATIONS. IN NO EVENT WILL GORICI'S LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AND SUPPLIERS, TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE EXCEED THE GREATER OF (A) THE AMOUNT OF FEES YOU PAY TO GORICI IN THE 12 MONTHS PRIOR TO THE ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY, OR (B) CAD$10.00.

You and GoRici agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to this Website must commence within three (3) months after the cause of action arose otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred. Users are responsible for their acts and omissions and all content placed on the Website by any user. In the event that a Member has a dispute with one or more Members, the Member hereby releases GoRici (and our officers, directors, agents, parents, shareholders, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes. Links to Third Party websites on this Website are provided solely for convenience purposes. If you use these links, you leave this Website. GoRici has not reviewed any Third Party website and accepts no responsibility for the function or content of any Third Party website, nor does GoRici endorse or make any representations about a Third Party website, or any content therein or any results or action that may be obtained or arise from access to such Third Party website. Use or access to a Third Party website linked to this Website, is entirely at your risk.

13.Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold GoRici, any and all parent, subsidiary, and affiliate organizations, officers, directors, agents, shareholders, consultants, employees, successors and assigns harmless from and against all losses, costs, liabilities and expenses including reasonable legal fees, asserted by any Third Party that are in any way due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the Website.

14. Choice of Law and Forum

CHOICE OF LAW. The Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and laws of the Government of Canada applicable therein, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. GoRici and each user of this Website irrevocably submits and attorns to the exclusive jurisdiction of the law of and the Courts of the Province of Ontario, where this contract is deemed to be made.

NO CLASS ACTIONS; WAIVER. The parties expressly agree that there shall be no class actions, consolidation or joinder allowed in any dispute between the parties, and that no claim may be made through an action purporting to represent a class of Website users or otherwise asserting claims on behalf of a class ("Waiver").

15. Further Legal Action and Disclosure

At anytime, GoRici may make disclosure of any information in GoRici to law enforcement authorities, as GoRici reasonably deems necessary or appropriate. There is no assumption or implication of any privacy rights when using this Website, and so such right can or should be assumed or be implied.

16. Dispute Policy and Process

All disputes, claims and controversies (a "Dispute"), of any sort or nature, between us, arising out of the use or content of the Website by a Member shall be resolved solely pursuant to the following procedure:

IMPROPERLY SUBMITTED CLAIM. All Disputes must be resolved as set forth herein. Disputes filed in a different manner shall be considered improperly filed, and shall entitle GoRici to legal fees and costs of CAD$1,000.00 per Dispute.

If you believe any content posted by another user violates these terms or in any other way infringes your rights, you can send GoRici a written notice (a "Moderation Notice"):

A Moderation Notice should be sent either:

* By ordinary mail to GoRici's head office, P.O. Box 860, Kleinburg, ON Canada L0J 1CO, addressed for the attention of "The Legal Department"; or
* By Email: to (contactus@gorici.ca)

The Moderation Notice should include details of the:

* date, time and listing of the comment(s)/content concerned;
* action that you wish GoRici to take in respect of the comment(s)/content; and
* basis on which the action requested is requested (e.g. alleging it to be defamatory, abusive or otherwise in breach of these terms)

On receipt of the Moderation Notice, GoRici may investigate the matter and:

* remove the comment(s)/content concerned;
* commence an investigation into the matter; and/or
* contact the user(s) concerned:

and may provide to the impugned user a copy of your Moderation Notice;

* giving such individual an opportunity to make representations to GoRici in connection with their comment(s)/content and any points made in the Moderation Notice; and
* request a respone to GoRici within 21 days.

If GoRici does not receive a response from the user(s) within 21 days, GoRici may permanently delete the relevant comment(s)/content. Once GoRici has received a response from the user(s), GoRici will review the matter to determine whether to reinstate the comment(s)/content, permanently delete it/them or keep it/them suspended pending further investigation. Once GoRici has made a determination, GoRici will notify you and the user(s) concerned as to GoRici's determination as soon as possible. When notifying you of the decision, GoRici will attach a copy of the user(s)' representations (if any), redacted to protect their identity. All decisions made by GoRici are final and binding and unappealable. For the purposes of openness and fairness, GoRici will provide copies of all relevant correspondence addressed to GoRici to all parties, again redacted where appropriate to protect the user(s)' identity.

17. Agreement; Assignment; Miscellaneous

These provisions constitute the complete and exclusive statement of the Agreement between the Member and GoRici. It supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous agreement, oral or written, and any other communications, representations, warranties and understanding relating to the subject matter hereof. If there is a conflict between an oral or written representation of any GoRici employee or agent and the provisions hereof (other than modifications to these provisions executed in writing by an authorized officer of GoRici), these provisions will prevail. If any provision(s) hereof are held by a court of competent jurisdiction in the Province of Ontario to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties and the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. GoRici's failure to exercise or enforce any of the provisions hereof shall not constitute a waiver of GoRici's right to exercise or enforce the provisions hereof as to the same or an other instance. Headings herein are for purposes of reference only and shall not limit or otherwise affect the meaning of the provisions hereof.

GoRici may assign the provisons hereof to any other entity of its choosing, with or without notice. A Member may not assign the provisions hereof to any other party for any reason. GoRici shall not be deemed to have waived any of its rights or remedies unless such waiver is in writing and signed by GoRici. No delay or omission on the part of GoRici in exercising any rights or remedies shall operate as a waiver of such rights or remedies or any other rights or remedies on future occasions. The section titles herein are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance. GoRici may assign its rights, duties and obligations hereunder at anytime. The provisions in these Terms and Conditions enures to the benefit of, and shall be binding upon, the successors and assigns of GoRici.