Terms & Conditions

By using the Durham Community Legal Clinic website, the user agrees to be bound by these terms of use, and any amendments made to them from time to time.

Copyright and use of materials

All content on the Durham Community Legal Clinic website is protected by copyright, trademark and other laws, and is the property of Durham Community Legal Clinic unless otherwise noted.

Any materials copyright of Durham Community Legal Clinic can be downloaded and printed in their entirety for non-commercial or educational use, with credit to Durham Community Legal Clinic. Nothing on this website may be, in whole or in part, sold or otherwise transmitted in any form or by any means for commercial purposes, except with the prior written permission of Durham Community Legal Clinic.


Durham Community Legal Clinic content is provided as general information and not legal advice. If you need advice about a specific legal problem, contact a lawyer or Durham Community Legal Clinic or another community legal clinic.

Information on this website is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, or title.

Durham Community Legal Clinic and its collaborative partners assume no liability for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, indirect, special, consequential, punitive or incidental damages of any kind, whether brought in contract or tort, arising out of or in connection with this website, the inability to use this website or the use, reliance upon, or performance of any material contained in or accessed from this website, or any linked website, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.

Access to any third-party website from the Durham Community Legal Clinic website does not constitute an affiliation with Durham Community Legal Clinic or endorsement by Durham Community Legal Clinic of such sites or their operators.

Social media

Durham Community Legal Clinic monitors comments and postings during regular business hours, and reserve the right to delete any that the Clinic deems offensive in any way or promote other services. If there are violations, DCLC reserves the right to block or ban users. Comments posted on the Clinic’s social media channels do not reflect the opinions of Durham Community Legal Clinic, its funders or its partners.


This agreement between you, the user, and Durham Community Legal Clinic, shall be governed by, and interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the province of Ontario in any proceeding related to this agreement.

Entire agreement

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Durham Community Legal Clinic with respect to the use of the Durham Community Legal Clinic website.