Terms of Use


PI Financial Corp.

Website Terms of Use – Updated March 1, 2010

Welcome to the PI Financial Corp. Website. By accessing this Website, you are agreeing to be bound by and responsible for compliance with the following Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations (including securities laws). If you do not agree with the following Terms of Use, you may not use this Website. References on this Website to "PI" are to the corporate entity PI Financial Corp. and also includes its subsidiaries, affiliates, and successors, depending upon the context

The laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada and the applicable laws of Canada shall govern any claim relating to this Website therein, without regard to conflicts of law..


Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy also governs your visit to our Website. Please see the full text of our Privacy Policy for more details.


Permitted Users

PI Financial Corp. is licensed as a securities dealer in all Provinces and Territories of Canada and is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the Canadian Investor Protection Fund, and the International Financial Centre (Vancouver), and is a participating organization of all Canadian stock exchanges. This Website and its contents are intended to be used or viewed only by, persons resident and located in those Canadian jurisdictions where PI Financial Corp. is registered to conduct securities business, or in those jurisdictions where no registration is required, and therein only by PI Financial Corp. employees permitted to provide such services and make such offering.

The contents of this Website are not intended, and should not be construed, as a solicitation of customers or business in any jurisdiction in which PI Financial Corp. is not registered as a dealer in securities, including the United States of America. The information provided on this site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country including the United States, where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject PI Financial Corp. to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.


Changes to Terms and Conditions of Use

PI reserves the right to change the terms of this agreement at any time. Any changes to the Terms and Conditions of Use will be effective at time of posting to this site. A notification will be posted on the Website indicating that the terms and conditions of this agreement have been changed. Each time you use this Website, the text of the Agreement as it then reads will constitute the agreement between you and PI.


Restricted Areas and Passwords

Certain Website content may be accessed only by use of a unique user name and password, which may be obtained only by PI clients. All user names and passwords may be cancelled or suspended at any time by PI without prior notice.

If you are provided with a user name and password, you agree to keep them confidential and not disclose them to any person or permit any other person to use them. You also agree to be fully and solely responsible for all activities that occur under your user name and password. PI is not under any obligation to confirm the actual identity or authority of the user of any user name and password.

You hereby release PI from, and indemnify PI against, any and all claims, proceedings, liabilities, obligations, damages, losses and costs directly or indirectly arising from, connected with, or relating to the use of your user name and password by any other person. You also agree to immediately notify PI by telephone and in writing, of any unauthorized use of your password, or if you know or suspect that your user name or password have been lost or stolen or become known to any other person.

You will be considered as contributing to the unauthorized use of the password and will be fully liable where: (1) the password you have selected is the same as or similar to an obvious number combination such as (but not limited to) your date of birth, account number(s), telephone number(s) or street address; (2) you write the password down or keep a poorly disguised written record of your password; or (3) you otherwise reveal your password resulting in the subsequent unauthorized use of your password.



The content and information on this Website are provided "as is" and PI makes no warranties, expressed or implied and disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. PI does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, completeness or reliability of the content or information of this Website or otherwise relating to any content or information on any Websites linked to this Website. Facts and information provided on this Website are believed to be accurate at the time they are posted, however PI disclaims any and all liability for any failure to update any content or information on this Website. This Website could include inaccuracies, typographical errors, or out-of-date information and changes may be made at any time to the information on this Website without prior notice. YOU ARE ADVISED TO USE THIS WEBSITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.


Limitation of Liability

PI will not under any circumstances be liable to you for any loss of use, loss of production, loss of profits (anticipated or otherwise), loss of markets, economic loss, special, indirect or consequential loss or damage or punitive damages, whether in contract, tort, or under other theory or law or equity, and regardless of any negligence by PI or anyone for whom it is responsible, and notwithstanding that PI may have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages being incurred by you. In no event will PI's maximum liability to you for all claims proceedings, liabilities, obligations or costs, whether in contract, tort or under any other theory of law or equity, and regardless of any negligence by PI or anyone for whom it is responsible, exceed the greater of the amount, if any, paid by you to PI for the use of this Website or $100.


Limitations on Products and Services

The content and information on this Website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide financial, legal, accounting or tax advice and should not be relied upon in that regard. Many factors unknown to PI may affect the applicability of any statement or comment that we make on this Website to your particular circumstances. You should consult directly with a registered investment advisor of PI in your jurisdiction or your other advisers before acting on any information on this Website.

All investors should seek financial advice regarding the appropriateness of investing in any securities or investment strategies discussed or recommended on this Website. All products and services of PI are offered for sale subject to the terms of the applicable agreements. PI WILL NOT ACCEPT BUY OR SELL ORDERS, OR ACCEPT INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING ANY ACCOUNT OF THE USER, THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR E-MAIL. PI IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE EXECUTION OF ORDERS OR INSTRUCTIONS PLACED THIS WAY. Please consult a registered investment advisor of PI for complete and up-to-date information on products and services.


Disclosure Statement

PI, and their officers, directors and employees, may at times have a long or short position in the securities mentioned in this Website and may make purchases and/or sales of such securities from time to time. PI may provide investment banking or other services for, or solicit investment banking and other services from, entities mentioned in this Website.



Absent the use of encryption, the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. PI cannot ensure the privacy and authenticity of any information or instructions you send to us or that we send to you over the Internet. PI will not be responsible for any damages you may incur if you communicate confidential information to us over the Internet or if we communicate such information to you at your request.


Use of Links

When you click on any of the links within this Website, you may or may not be leaving the PI Website. The ability to link to other Internet sites and resources is provided by PI strictly as a service to those accessing this Website. The inclusion of the links in this Website does not constitute an endorsement. Since PI is not responsible for the availability or accuracy of these outside resources or their contents, interested parties should direct any concerns regarding an external link to its site administrator.


Linking and Framing this Website

You may not create links to this Website without the express written permission of PI . To request permission to link to this Website, contact click here. PI reserves the right to cancel or revoke any permission it may give to link to this Website at any time, for any reason, without any notice, and without any liability.

You may not frame this Website or any of its contents in any form.


Copyright Notice

PI Financial Corp., PI the "PI FINANCIAL, EXPERIENCE DRIVEN, & DESIGN" logo, and certain other names, words, titles, logos, graphics or designs contained within the pages of this Website may constitute trade names, registered or unregistered trade-marks or service marks (the "Trade Marks") of PI , its subsidiaries and affiliates or of third parties which are used herein under license. However, the display of Trade Marks on any page of this Website does not imply that any license has been granted to or obtained from any third party.

All content or information made available to you on this Website is protected under applicable copyright laws. PI grants to you a limited license to display the content of this Website on your computer and to print such content solely for your own personal, non-commercial use provided that you do not modify the content in any way or delete any proprietary notices. You may not otherwise copy, republish or reproduce any content or information in any manner, including electronic reproduction by "uploading" or "downloading", without the prior written consent of PI.

Any unauthorized copying, republishing, reproduction or modification of any Trade Mark or other content or information of this Website may be a violation of statutory or common law rights and may subject you to legal action.


Virus Protection

PI does not represent or warrant that the use of this Website, including the browsing and downloading of any content, will be free of viruses or other destructive or disruptive components and disclaims any liability for loss or damage caused by any virus or other destructive or disruptive component downloaded from this Website. You are cautioned to install and use appropriate anti-virus or other protective software.


Dispute Resolution

Any dispute between PI and you arising from or relating to this Website or its content or this Agreement or any matters relating thereto shall be resolved before the Courts of the Province of British Columbia, Canada sitting in the City of Vancouver, and you hereby irrevocably submit and attorn to the original and exclusive jurisdiction of those Courts in respect of any such dispute. Any claim or cause of action you may have relating to, arising from, or connected with your use of this Website or its content or this Agreement or any matters relating thereto must be commenced in a court of competent jurisdiction in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.


Termination of Website and Website Use

PI may, in its sole discretion, change, suspend or terminate this Website or any part of it or any of its features at any time, for any reason, without notice to you, and without liability to you or any other person. If you breach any provision of the Terms of Conditions and Use, you may no longer access or use this Website or its content. PI may, in its sole discretion, terminate your right to use this Website or its content at any time, for any reason, without any notice to you, and without any liability to you or any other person.

If this Agreement or your right to use this Website is terminated, this Agreement will nevertheless continue to apply and be binding upon you in respect of your prior use of this Website, any information or materials obtained by you from this Website, and anything connected with, relating to or arising from those matters.


Terms of Use March 1 2010