Website Terms and Conditions of Use

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This website gives general legal information, not legal advice.  If you have a specific legal problem and need legal help or advice, you should see a lawyer.

The legal information on this website only applies to Nova Scotia, Canada.  We do our best to ensure the information is accurate when posted on the site; however, laws and policies frequently change, so some information may be outdated.  Always check with a lawyer to find out how the law applies to your situation.

Legal content is reviewed for accuracy by volunteer lawyers and other legal service providers.  We gratefully acknowledge their help.


The Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) holds the copyright to the information and materials on www.legalinfo.org unless it states otherwise. Apart from printing off one copy of free materials for your own personal use only, you may not download, print, adapt, copy, translate or publish them without first obtaining written permission from LISNS. You can apply for permission by contacting execdir@legalinfo.org.

You may order and pay for resources such as booklets and other materials on-line. These resources are for your own personal use only. You may not copy, adapt, translate, publish or otherwise use them without written permission from LISNS.

On-line purchases and donations

You are responsible for purchases and donations made with your credit card including those made by others whom you allow to use your credit card.

You agree to authorize the Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia (LISNS) to charge purchases and donations that you make on-line to the credit card you provide.

Personal information collected when you use the website

We only collect personal identifying information (for example, a user, donor or purchaser’s name, email address, phone number, mailing address, telephone and fax numbers) when the person knowingly provides it.

We may use the information to acknowledge your purchase or donation, send receipts and send materials that you order.

We may also use the information to send you information about LISNS, its work and up-coming events. You may contact us at any time to be removed from the contact list by emailing lisns@legalinfo.org. Please include the words `no contact’ in the subject line of the email. You can also call 902.454.2198 and ask to be removed from the contact list.

Other information collected through the website

Our website’s operating system may automatically record some general non-personal non-identifying information about your visit to our site including:

  • The Internet domain for your internet service provider and the IP address
  • The type of browser you are using (for example Explorer, Safari, Firefox)
  • The type of operating system you are using (for example Windows)
  • The date and time you visited the site and the pages you visited
  • If you linked to our site from another site, the address of that site.

We use this information for statistical purposes and may share it with funders, donors and others.

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