BD&P Terms and Conditions

Website Terms of Use

Effective Date: June 1, 2022

This website [] (the "Website") is made available by Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP ("BD&P"), Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  All use of the Website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or use the Website. These Terms and Conditions may be changed by BD&P at any time without notice. In consideration of our permitting you to access and use the Website, your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, and your continued use after any changes to these Terms and Conditions constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions as amended. By accessing the Website, you acknowledge and accept our practices regarding the handling of personal information set out in our privacy policy found at [link]. By using the Website you represent that you are of the legal age of majority under applicable law to enter into a binding contract with BD&P and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. The information and material on the Website may be changed, withdrawn or terminated at any time, in our sole discretion without notice. 

Terms and Conditions


The materials provided on the Website are for information purposes only. These materials constitute general information relating to areas of law familiar to our firm lawyers. They do NOT constitute legal advice or other professional advice of any kind and you may not rely on the contents of the Website as such.

The contents of the Website do not necessarily represent the opinions of BD&P, any of its specific lawyers or personnel, or its clients. If you require legal advice, you should retain legal counsel to advise you. If you would like to retain BD&P, please contact one of our lawyers, who will be pleased to discuss whether our firm can assist you. A solicitor-client relationship will arise between you and our firm only if we specifically agree to act for you, and not before or otherwise. Unless and until we specifically agree to act for you on a matter, you should not provide us with any confidential information or material.

Confidentiality of Communications and Accuracy of Information

BD&P does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications sent by e-mail or through its Website, or otherwise by electronic means, including communications left in voicemail messages on firm telephones.

Unsolicited information and material may not be treated as confidential and will not be protected by any solicitor-client privilege. Accessing or using the Website does not create a solicitor-client relationship. Although accessing or using the Website may facilitate access to or communications with members of BD&P by e-mail or voicemail, receipt of any such communications or transmissions by any member of BD&P does not create a solicitor-client relationship, unless our firm agrees to represent you.

Specifically, spam filters and other aspects of the operation of information technology may prevent communications being received by BD&P. Therefore, any electronic communication not subject to a response in return by BD&P should be followed up on by you using other means of contact to ensure receipt by BD&P.  Unless specifically requested by you, and agreed by us, or otherwise implemented by us in our own discretion, we do not use encryption in communications.

Although BD&P has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the materials contained on the Website are accurate, it does not give any condition, representation, warranty or guarantee as to any of the following: the accuracy, currency or completeness of any materials or content of the Website; that the Website will be available without interruption, error or omission; that defects will be corrected; or that the Website and the server(s) that make it available are free from viruses or harmful components. The Website and the materials provided on the Website are provided “as is” and “as available” without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, either expressed or implied.


BD&P and its partners will have no liability for any damage arising from the use or misuse of any information provided on the Website. The information provided on the Website is not legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Doing so without seeking the advice of legal counsel constitutes a misuse of the information.

Copyright and Trademarks

The copyright in the Website and all materials contained in it is owned by, or licensed to, BD&P, all rights reserved. The Website and any materials contained in it, as a whole or in part, may not be reproduced, distributed, modified, published or transmitted without the express prior written consent of BD&P. To obtain such consent, please contact our marketing department at or 403-260-0100. 

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, BD&P, BDP, ON RECORD & Design, COMMON SENSE, UNCOMMON INNOVATION, and all other associated logos, graphics, designs and marks are trademarks of BD&P, all rights reserved. All other brand names, product names and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

You may not, and agree not to: use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website or interfere with any other party's use of the Website; use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website; use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website; introduce any viruses, malware or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful; attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any product or other parts of the Website, any server on which any portion of the Website is stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the Website; or, otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.

Linking to

BD&P acknowledges and appreciates links to the Website. Links should go directly to the homepage at Linking directly to other pages within the Website or framing content on the Website is prohibited without the prior written consent of a representative of BD&P’s marketing department.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Website has been designed to be a resource for information on matters that might be of interest to current or potential clients. As a result, there are links throughout the Website to third party sites. These links are provided for convenience only, and do not mean that BD&P endorses or recommends the information contained in linked websites, or guarantees its accuracy, timeliness or fitness for a particular purpose. BD&P takes no responsibility for the content or practices of third party sites.


We welcome your feedback, if you have questions or comments about the Website, please contact our marketing department at

Governing Law

The Website and these Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.