DH International Website Terms of Use

By using the website of DHI (the « Site »), you accept to abide by the conditions indicated herein. DHI may modify the conditions at any time at its discretion effective immediately upon posting of the modified version on the Site.  The mere access to the site shall be considered an acceptance of the conditions of use then in force. 


DHI may terminate the conditions of use and your right to browse on the site or any part thereof, with or without prior notice. 

Intellectual property

All texts, illustrations, imaging, photographies, information, software and codes available on the Site, including the visual outlay of various elements, are protected by Canadian and foreign laws pertaining to intellectual property, namely but without restriction, on copyrights.  These belong either to DHI, to grantors of licenses or any other suppliers of content to the Site.  You undertake to abide by the copyright obligations and other rights pertaining to intellectual property to which you may access through the Site.  You only benefit from a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use and post the Site on your computer or other electronic equipment and only for the purpose of representation on a single station screen and for the confection of only one safeguard copy in electronic or paper support form.  Any commercial use of the intellectual property contained on this Site is forbidden.  You are only allowed a personal use of this Site and any modification, reproduction, distribution, transmission, circulation, representation, commercialization, publication, public execution, creation of a derivative work, posting on internet or other similar use are strictly prohibited.  Nothing in the Site shall be so construed as conferring a right other than the right of personal use.  Except as provided herein, you may not reproduce the contents of the Site in whole or in part without the prior written consent of DHI. 


Names, graphics, logos, icons, drawings, words, titles or phrases used on the Site may be trademarks of DHI or third parties.  Some are trademarks filed or registered in Canada or other countries.  The use of those marks on the Site does not necessarily constitute a representation that DHI has a license to use such marks.  

Applicable law

The Site is governed by the laws of Quebec and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.  Any dispute, disagreement or claim resulting from the use of the Site or in relation with the Site shall be interpreted under the said laws, without giving effect to any of its principles of conflicts of laws which would result in the application of the laws of another jurisdiction.  Venue for litigation shall be Montreal, province of Quebec, Canada. 

Liability of the user

As user, you agree to use the Site in a diligent manner and with judgment.  You undertake to abide by all laws in force and the normal rules of security of information. 

Limitation of liability

The Site including its functionalities and contents are supplied as is and as available.  Your use of the Site and its functionalities are made at your own risks, DHI making no representation and giving no warranty as to the contents of the Site or its functionalities.  DHI makes no representation 1° as to the merchantability, adequacy to a particular usage and violation of intellectual property rights, 2° as to the safe and uninterrupted operation of the Site, 3° as to the accuracy, sufficiency, reliability or pertinence of the contents of the Site, nor 4° as to the correction of defects or errors on the Site or its functionalities, as to the absence of viruses or damageable elements in the Site or its functionalities or as to the safe transmission, without interception, of the communications through the Site or its functionalities.  You acknowledge that neither DHI nor its directors, employees, mandataries, agency, licensors or successors may be held responsible of any indirect damage, special damage or fortuitous damage resulting directly or indirectly from the use of the Site or its functionalities. 

Hyperlinks to other sites

DHI offers, for your convenience only, hyperlinks to other sites.  Those other sites are not under the control of DHI and DHI did not proceed to the analysis of all the sites in link with the Site; DHI is not liable for the contents or the use of those sites to which you could access through the Site.  DHI makes no declaration and provides no guarantee whatsoever with respect to those sites or their contents and does not endorse, in any manner whatsoever, the contents of those sites.  The use of those other sites is at your own risks.  

Hyperlinks to the Site

Although DHI encourages hyperlinks in general, it does not wish to be linked to any other site that would contain or encourage a behavior that would constitute a criminal infraction, that would entail civil liability or that would violate any law or regulation or that would contravene moral norms of the Canadian society or that would convey a violation or transgression of other perons’ rights.  You undertake to withdraw any such hyperlink immediately upon demand from DHI. 


Unless otherwise indicated, all of the contents of the Site is informative.  Some products or services of DHI may not be offered or available in all countries or regions.  This availability and access to products or services is subject to terms and conditions established in respect of each of them.  Nothing in the contents of the Site shall be so construed as constituting an advice in finance, law, tax or other; you must obtain such professional advice from a professional authorized in that field. 

User name, password and tag

Certain functionalities of the Site require registration.  DHI may request your inscription and the supply of personal information.  By enrolling on the Site, you agree a) to supply to DHI information that is true, exact, up-to-date and complete; and b) maintain and keep up-to-date timely all such information supplied to DHI.  If DHI reasonably believes that the information supplied by you is false, inexact, not up-to-date or incomplete, DHI may suspend your right of access and use of the Site in whole or in part.  You are the sole person liable for the confidentiality of your user name and password and any activity conducted on the Site with your user name and/or password and of the obligation to exit from your account at the end of each session.  DHI is not responsible for damages that you could suffer by the non-authorized or illegal use of your user name, password or tag.  You undertake to notify DHI of any unauthorized or illegal use of your user name, password or tag.  

Confidentiality and security

DHI, although not obligated thereto, applies reasonable security measures and imposes on its suppliers the same measures in order to prevent any communication of personal information, use thereof or capture thereof by any third party.  You acknowledge that DHI’s action in security and the respect of private life is limited.  Consequently, DHI cannot guaranty the security, integrity and confidentiality of the information and data exchanged between you and DHI through the Site, by e-mail or by any other mode of electronic communication whatsoever.  Consequently, you acknowledge that DHI has no liability for damages, loss or costs that you could suffer by interception or use of your personal information or data sent through internet.   

Information on Site contents

DHI does not guaranty the accuracy, conformity or integrality of the data and information contained on the Site whether these come from DHI or other sources.  There is consequently no guarantee that these are exact, complete, error free, omission free or that they are relevant or up-to-date at any moment whatsoever.  Those data and information may be modified, replaced or withdrawn at any moment by DHI.