Terms of Use

Please read the following terms of use carefully before using Canadian Accountant, a wholly owned property of CHT Business Media Inc. Any failure on your part to comply with these terms may lead to the cancellation of your privileges. 


1.1. By using Canadian Accountant, you acknowledge having read and understood these conditions of use and, accordingly, you agree to abide by them as well as any future modifications which may be made. These conditions of use represent an agreement between you and CHT Business Media.

1.2. These conditions of use may be subject to change, addition or deletion at any time. Any such change will be posted on this page. Also, if we make major changes in our current conditions of use, they will be posted at least thirty (30) days prior to their coming into force and users who have forwarded their email addresses to us will be notified directly thereof by electronic mail. Please refer to these conditions of use regularly in case any changes are made to them.

1.3. If you do not agree to be bound by these conditions of use, you should not use Canadian Accountant.  


2.1. CHT Business Media operates Canadian Accountant from its office in Toronto, Canada. CHT Business Media does not make any representation to the effect that all items on Canadian Accountant may be used in other locations. People who access Canadian Accountant do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all laws applicable to them. 

2.2. By using Canadian Accountant, you acknowledge and agree that these conditions of use are governed by laws applicable in the Province of Ontario and that any litigation ensuing from, or related to Canadian Accountant will be subject to the jurisdiction of the City of Toronto, Province of Ontario.


3.1. CHT Business Media may modify, cancel or terminate any item contained in Canadian Accountant, at any time, including the availability of any function or content. CHT Business Media may also impose limits on certain items or restrict the access to certain sections of Canadian Accountant without prior notice and without incurring its liability.


4.1. All content posted on Canadian Accountant is offered for your personal use for non-commercial purposes. It is prohibited to use content contained in Canadian Accountant for commercial or advertising purposes without the written consent of CHT Business Media. 


5.1. Comment sections are public and not private. You are solely responsible for the content of your comments and must comply with the rules set forth below:

5.1.1. Do not post, link to or otherwise publish any content containing material that is obscene, racist, homophobic or sexist or that contains any form of hate speech.

5.1.2. Do not post, link to or otherwise publish any content is infringes copyright. Do not post, link to or otherwise publish any content that is illegal, libellous, defamatory or may prejudice ongoing legal proceedings or breach a court injunction or other order.

5.1.3. No one may make threats or incite anyone else to violence or hatred. It is also prohibited to deliberately disturb any discussion with repetitive messages, unfounded messages or spamming. Do not post, link to or otherwise publish any content that is abusive, threatening or make any form of personal attack on another user or an employee of CHT Business Media. 

5.1.4. No one should use comment sections to promote or offer for sale any good or service for a commercial purpose, or conduct or send any study, contest, pyramid scheme or chain letters, spamming, or to engage in any hacking, solicitation or any other act for illegal purposes. Any acts which may infringe other peoples' rights or their enjoyment of the comment sections are strictly prohibited. 

5.1.5. Do not post Messages in any language other than English. Do not post the same content or very similar content, repeatedly. Do not post content unrelated to the discussion or topic.

5.2. You declare that you have all the necessary rights, in particular, intellectual property rights, to any material that you submit as a user to CHT Business Media.

5.3. You acknowledge and agree that you remain the holder of the copyright of all material you submit as a user to CHT Business Media (e.g. letter to the editor, comments, etc.). Moreover, you acknowledge and agree that by simply submitting your material to CHT Business Media, you grant it a non-exclusive licence, without any compensation whatsoever to you, to use, edit, modify, delete, reproduce, publish, distribute and give sub-licences to such materials. To this effect, you waive any moral right you may assert related to the integrity of your work. 

5.4. You acknowledge and agree that you are personally liable for the content of your messages to chat rooms or bulletin boards on CHT Business Media's Internet sites, and for the consequences thereof. 

5.5. CHT Business Media reserves the right, at its sole discretion, not to publish or to withdraw any materials transmitted by a user on any of Canadian Accountant. In addition, this remains an option and not an obligation. 

5.6. CHT Business Media does not make any declaration concerning the control over the material available on Canadian Accountant. CHT Business Media is not and may not be held liable for the accuracy, legality or the compliance with the intellectual property rules or with the conditions of use of any materials provided by its users.

  1. LINKS

6.1. CHT Business Media's sites contain hyperlinks to Internet sites managed by third parties. By activating these links, you may have to leave CHT Business Media's sites. CHT Business Media has no control over Internet sites owned by third parties. These sites are managed entirely by third parties and CHT Business Media cannot make any declaration whatsoever concerning the quality or overall content thereof nor regarding the quality of the products offered or the security of performing transactions on the sites in question. The fact that third party sites are identified on CHT Business Media's Internet sites should not in any way be interpreted as an endorsement by CHT Business Media and does not incur its liability in any way. CHT Business Media cannot be held liable for possible damages arising from the use of these sites. All complaints about third party sites should be addressed to the administrators of those sites.


7.1. The trademarks and logos used or posted on CHT Business Media's Internet sites are trademarks and logos registered or not by CHT Business Media or third parties. Nothing on Canadian Accountant may be interpreted in such a way as to allow, directly or indirectly, the use of such trademarks or logos without the prior written permission of their owner. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, it is prohibited to reproduce the trademarks and logos displayed on CHT Business Media's Internet sites for commercial or advertising purposes or to increase the number of visitors to your site.

7.2. All the items on Canadian Accountant (including, without limitation, the texts, articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio and video excerpts, software, etc.) are protected by copyright and belong to CHT Business Media or third parties acting as content providers. Except for certain clearly stated exceptions, no items on Canadian Accountant may be interpreted as giving you any right whatsoever with regard to the intellectual property of CHT Business Media or of a third party acting as a content provider.

7.3. You may download or copy only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes items from Canadian Accountant provided you maintain all the intellectual property notices they contain. Copying or memorizing any item for purposes other than personal use is strictly forbidden without the prior written permission of CHT Business Media or the holder of the copyrights identified in the notice of intellectual property. 


8.1. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold CHT Business Media, its directors, officers, senior executives, shareholders, employees, affiliated businesses, representatives and content providers (collectively referred to as "CHT Business Media") harmless from and against any and all monetary condemnation in principal, interest, legal and extrajudicial costs and any other damages, including but without limitation, all reasonable legal costs incurred by CHT Business Media related to any claim, proceeding, action or stay ("Claim") ensuing from the non-compliance, by you or any other user of your account, with these Terms of Use. CHT Business Media reserves the right to participate in the defence of any such Claim and to be represented by an attorney of its choice.


9.1. Canadian Accountant and the content it contains is offered to you on an "as is" basis and at no charge by CHT Business Media, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, use, availability, validity, accuracy, reliability of the items reproduced on said sites or as to the results ensuing from the use of such items. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, CHT Business Media makes no representations about the comprehensive nature of the results of your searches conducted on Canadian Accountant. You hereby acknowledge and agree that your use of CHT Business Media's Internet sites is at your own risk.

9.2. CHT Business Media makes no representation related to the accuracy or reliability of, nor does it endorse, any opinion, declaration or other information published or distributed on Canadian Accountant by any user, content provider or other person. 

9.3. CHT Business Media disclaims all liability related to any error which may be found on Canadian Accountant. Thus, CHT Business Media and any third party providing content on Canadian Accountant, its officers, employees, representatives or agents, cannot in any way be held liable for any damage related directly or indirectly to the use of Canadian Accountant, in particular, the loss of data or profits ensuing from the use of items on said sites, errors or omissions contained in the items or the inability to use such items. 


10.1. Should you have a claim related to a copyright infringement of any of the materials contained on Canadian Accountant, or for any other correspondence, please contact us at the following address:

CHT Business Media
1310-900 Mount Pleasant Road
Canada M4P 3J9
Tel.: 437-776-1330
Email: editor@canadian-accountant.com