Disclaimer & Site Policy

Information provided on this website is for the benefit of the community. While care has been taken to ensure the information provided is up to date and accurate at the time of publication, users should be aware that details may change over time, and also that listings do not constitute a recommendation by Breaking the Silence Inc. Should you find any details provided on the website are no longer accurate or up to date, please contact us.

Terminology

Domestic violence/relationship abuse refers to intimate relationships, not child abuse.

Because the vast majority of relationship abuse is committed by men against women in heterosexual relationships, this website sometimes contains the female gender pronoun when referring to the abused person. All of the information on this site is relevant for male victims and for individuals in same-gender relationships. Our goal is to be gender inclusive, including using gender-neutral language and as such we continue to upgrade this site to achieve these goals while continuing to analyze gender as a construct that has implications on gender-based violence in both heterosexual and same-gender relationships.

Disclaimer

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Breaking the Silence Incorporated makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Breaking the Silence Inc. does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. (If you require advice in relation to any [legal, financial or medical] matter you should consult an appropriate professional.)

Limitations of liability

Breaking the Silence Inc. will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • [to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;]
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if Breaking the Silence Inc. has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit Breaking the Silence Inc. liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by Breaking the Silence Inc. negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of Breaking the Silence Inc. or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for Breaking the Silence Inc. to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability.

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

[You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Breaking the Silence Inc. has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Breaking the Silence Inc. officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.]

[Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph,] you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Breaking the Silence Inc. officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Breaking the Silence Inc.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Credit

This document was created using a Contractology template available at http://www.contractology.com

Site Policy

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Breaking the Silence Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of the linked web sites and encourages you to examine each site’s privacy policy and make your own decisions regarding the accuracy, reliability and correctness of material and information found.