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Terms Of Service


ACCEPTANCE

In this Terms of Service Agreement ("Agreement"), "you" and "your" refer to each user. "We," "us," and "our" refer to GST-HST.com, its employees, agents, directors, and officers. "Service," in its singular or plural form, refers to the services provided by us. Your use of this website and services may be accessed only by you and only if you fully agree with and comply with the terms of use described herein.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICES OR USING ANY PART OF OUR SITE OR SERVICES. YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS YOU MAY NOT ACCESS THIS SITE OR OUR SERVICES. ACCEPTANCE IS EXPRESSLY CONDITIONED UPON YOUR ACCESS AND USE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT GST-HST.com IS A PRIVATE CORPORATION AND IS NOT AN ENTITY THAT IS ADMINISTERED BY OR AFFILIATED WITH BY ANY LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY OR OFFICIAL CANADIAN GOVERNMENT AGENCY.


ELIGIBILITY

To use our site/services, you must either be a company or, if you are an individual, at least 18 years old. Furthermore, you may only use the Services if you live (or if the company is located) in a country (e.g., state or province) that permits the use of these services. If you do not so qualify, do not attempt to use our services. The Terms of Use will be be void and without effect, and you will not be eligible to use any services if you do not satisfy these age and jurisdiction requirements.


DESCRIPTION OF OUR SERVICES

Subject to the full compliance with the Terms of Use, we shall provide you the services. “Services” may include, but are not be limited to, obtaining GST numbers and Business Numbers (BN Numbers) on your behalf. The Services that We provide are always evolving and the form of services may change from time to time without prior notice to you. We may change, suspend or discontinue the services for any reason and at any time, including the availability of the features on this site. We may impose limits on the Services or restrict your access to parts of, or all of the Services without prior notice and without liability. You understand and agree that the Services are provided “AS-IS” and that GST-HST.com assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalized settings. You understand that access may involve third-party fees. Additionally, you are responsible for all equipment necessary to access our Services.
We strongly recommend that you consult a lawyer for legal advice. We are not lawyers and can not, and will not give any legal advice. In using our service, you will be acting as your own lawyer. By providing you with the service, neither GST-HST.com, nor its employees or representatives, are providing any legal or professional advice. Additionally, GST-HST.com makes no representations, either express or implied, as to the possible legal or other consequences arising from the use of our forms and/or services. All documentation provided are samples that may not be suitable to your particular situation. It is your sole discretion and responsibility to determine the appropriateness of all services, forms, and documentation.


YOUR USE & OBLIGATIONS

In consideration of your use of the Services, you represent that you have the legal authority to form a binding contract and are not a person or company barred from receiving services under the laws of Canada or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Services’ form as set forth below and (b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate and complete. If you provide any information that is false, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if GST-HST.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, or incomplete, GST-HST.com has the right to suspend, terminate, and refuse any and all current or future use of the Services or any portion. As a condition to using our Services, GST-HST.com reserves the right to refuse use, registration, or cancel our Services in its sole discretion.


USER CONDUCT

As a user of our Site and Services, you promise not to use the Site or Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited, or any other purpose not reasonably intended by GST-HST.com. We further reserve the right to terminate Services to you as determined in our sole discretion if you...

  1. Provide false identity, abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate, or intimidate any person;
  2. Cause harm to anyone in any way;
  3. Impersonate any other person or entity;
  4. Interfere with or try to disrupt the Services, our Site, or servers and networks, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to GST-HST.com;
  5. to intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
  6. to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit any portion of GST-HST.com or Our Services or access to the Services;

You acknowledge that, although we hold your information in the highest security and refuse to disclose without warrant, you consent and agree that GST-HST.com may access and disclose your account information if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access/disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request; enforce the Terms of Use; respond to your requests for customer service; and/or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of GST-HST.com, its users and the general public.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Services may involve transmissions over various networks and changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

Please report any violations of our Terms of Use Here.

REFUND POLICY

Once your order is placed, GST-HST.com will not provide any refunds even if you request the cancellation of your order since we will have already processed, or will be in the process of submitting your application. Once monies are paid absolutely no refunds can be issued.

We understand that things can occur to cause delays and we may, at our discretion, allow exceptions to our refund policy. If you have submitted inaccurate or incomplete information, we will contact you for the correct information. If we are unable to provide the service, and since we spent considerable time in trying to file with incorrect or incomplete information, we will not issue a refund. We may issue a refund at our sole discretion if you email a refund request when services have not been fully completed. If a refund is issued it can only be applied to the Credit Card used within 90 days of the original payment date.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

GST-HST.com owns and retains all rights to the site and offered Services, which contains proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. Except as expressly authorized and except to the limited extent expressly prohibited by applicable law, you may not (nor permit others to) reverse engineer, copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display or sell any of GST-HST.com's proprietary information. GST-HST.com trademarks and service marks and other owned logos and product/service names are protected trademarks. Without prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner the GST-HST.com properties. Moreover any attempt to use any digital “spider”, “robot”, “bot”, “scraper”, “data miner” or any program, device, algorithm, process or methodology to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Sites or pages, data or content found on the Sites for the purpose of scraping without the prior consent of GST-HST.com's permission is expressly prohibited.

OUR PRIVACY POLICY

You understand that through your use of our site and Services you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in our Privacy Policy) of this information, including the transfer of this information to Governments and other authorities and/or other countries for storage, processing and use by GST-HST.com and its affiliates. As part of providing you our Services, we may need to provide you with certain communications, such as service announcements and email communications. These communications are considered part of the Services which you may not be able to opt-out from receiving.

INDEMNITY

You agree, indemnify, and hold harmless GST-HST.com, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, customers, vendors, officers, partners, contractors, contracted providers, and employees from any liability, damages, expenses, and costs including reasonable attorney fees arising from any claim or demand made by any party, or third party arising out of your access to our Site, use of the Services, or violation of our Terms of Use. We and our contractors shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or personal data breeches resulting from the use or inability to use any of our services, or for the cost of arranging substitute services. You also agree that we will not be liable for any interruption of business, or any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind, including lost profits or data breeches, regardless of the form of action. This applies to damages in contract, tort including negligence, or otherwise, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall our maximum liability exceed two hundred Canadian dollars.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS

General Disclaimer. THE SERVICES AND SITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. GST-HST.com AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, CONTRACTORS, CONTRACTED PROVIDERS, AND LICENCORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT-ABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR FOR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT GST-HST.com AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, CONTRACTORS, CONTRACTED PROVIDERS, AND LICENCORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF GST-HST.com HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICES AND ALL ACTIVITY OF SUCH.

MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICES

GST-HST.com reserves the right at any time, and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that GST-HST.com shall not be liable to you, or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of our Services.

TERMINATION

You agree that GST-HST.com under any circumstances may immediately terminate your/our terms.

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

The Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of NC, as if made within NC between two residents thereof, and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and agree to the arbitrating in the legal jurisdiction.

DISPUTES

If the user has a legal or objection to the terms of service, you agree to be bound by the terms of arbitration. The arbitration proceeding shall be carried on and heard in Guilford county, NC using the English language and pursuant to the rules of such. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under the Terms of Use, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees if the courts see fit.

MISCELLANEOUS

No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms of Use and you do not have any authority of any kind to bind GST-HST.com in any respect whatsoever. The failure of either party to exercise their rights in any respect herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. GST-HST.com shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond GST-HST.com’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation (including “line-noise” interference). If any provision of the Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms of Use shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. Both parties agree that the Terms of Use is the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersedes and cancels all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of the Terms of Use.

The Terms of Service may be changed at any time at GST-HST.com's discretion. If we should update our Terms of Service we will post the updates to this page on our Website. This policy was revised Apr 12, 2019.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Terms Of Service please contact us with the contact form on our site or you may also write to us at:


GST-HST.com
GST-HST.com
1730 St. Laurent Blvd, Suite 800
Ottawa, ON K1G 5L1
(800) 687-1383