Website Policies


The information on this website is provided as a public service by the Ontario courts (Court of Appeal for Ontario, Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice). The use of this web site is subject to and constitutes the user’s agreement to the terms and conditions noted below.

Information on this web site is provided by Ontario courts solely for the user’s information and it is provided without warranty, guarantee, or responsibility of any kind, either expressed or implied. Although we make every effort to ensure that all information is accurate and complete we cannot guarantee its integrity, or that the information is current or accurate.

1. External Links

Links from this site to other sites are presented as a convenience to users. The Ontario courts (Court of Appeal for Ontario, Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice) does not accept any responsibility for the content, accuracy, reliability, or currency found on these external sites. In addition, different privacy and reproduction policies may apply. Users wishing to rely upon information contained on the external links should consult directly with the source of the information.

The linking to this site from an outside organization does not imply on the part of the Ontario courts any endorsement or guarantee of any of the organizations or information (including the right to display such information) found on their respective web sites.

2. Copyright/Permission to Reproduce

Materials on this website were produced and/or compiled by the Ontario courts (Court of Appeal for Ontario, Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice) for the purpose of providing direct access to information about the courts. The Ontario courts are the copyright owners of the information unless otherwise stated.

The decisions and reasons for decision of the Ontario courts may be reproduced, in whole or in part without further permission from the individual court.

Other information on the site is also available for use and may be reproduced, in part or in whole and by any means without change or further permission from the individual court.

In both cases, we ask only that:

  • Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy and currency of the materials reproduced;
  • The Court, identified by name, be identified as the source and,
  • The reproduction is not represented as an official version of the material reproduced, or as having been made in affiliation with or with the endorsement of the Ontario courts.

Commercial Reproduction

Reproduction of multiple copies of any material contained on this site, in whole or in part, for the purposes of commercial redistribution, is prohibited except with written permission. Responses will take between 30-45 days after the request is received. To obtain permission to reproduce materials on this site for commercial purposes, please contact the Manager at Judicial Library Services.

3. Privacy Statement

The Ontario courts (Court of Appeal for Ontario, Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice) are committed to respecting the personal privacy of individuals who visit its website. This page summarizes the privacy policy and practices of Ontario courts website.

  • The Ontario courts do not automatically gather any personal information from you, such as your name, phone number, e-mail address, during visit to this website. This information is only obtained if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail.
  • Visitor information is not disclosed to anyone except personnel in the Ontario courts system who may be contacted to prepare a response.
  • We do not use the information to create individual profiles, nor do we disclose this information.
  • Information obtained as a result of the website’s use of ” cookies ” is kept confidential.

This site uses cookies to make it convenient for users to move around our web site. The Cookies must be stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies used by the Ontario courts are encrypted to make the information contained in cookies unreadable to anyone other than the Ontario courts with which you are dealing.

The choice is yours

If you choose not to use the Internet to provide feedback which might contain personal information to the Ontario courts you can contact the courts by fax, mail, or in person.

Consult the list of Court Addresses for contact information.

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