Terms and Conditions
Last updated: April 2, 2022
Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using Our Service.
Interpretation and Definitions
The words of which the initial letter is capitalized have meanings defined under the following conditions. The following definitions shall have the same meaning regardless of whether they appear in singular or in plural.
For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions:
- Application means the software program provided by the Company downloaded by You on any electronic device, named S&P Consulting
- Application Store means the digital distribution service operated and developed by Apple Inc. (Apple App Store) or Google Inc. (Google Play Store) in which the Application has been downloaded.
- Affiliate means an entity that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with a party, where “control” means ownership of 50% or more of the shares, equity interest or other securities entitled to vote for election of directors or other managing authority.
- Account means a unique account created for You to access our Service or parts of our Service.
- Country refers to: British Columbia, Canada
- Company (referred to as either “the Company”, “We”, “Us” or “Our” in this Agreement) refers to S&P Pacific Consulting Ltd, 1177 W Hastings St #1750, Vancouver, BC, V6E 2K3.
- Device means any device that can access the Service such as a computer, a cellphone or a digital tablet.
- Goods refer to the items offered for sale on the Service.
- Orders mean a request by You to purchase Goods from Us.
- Service refers to the Application or the Website or both.
- Terms and Conditions (also referred as “Terms”) mean these Terms and Conditions that form the entire agreement between You and the Company regarding the use of the Service.
- Third-party Social Media Service means any services or content (including data, information, products or services) provided by a third-party that may be displayed, included or made available by the Service.
- Website refers to S&P Consulting, accessible from https://en.spconsulting.ca
- You means the individual accessing or using the Service, or the company, or other legal entity on behalf of which such individual is accessing or using the Service, as applicable.
- The terms “Client’, “Council,” and “Disbursement” shall have the meaning given to such terms in the Retainer Agreement Regulation and By-law of the Council.
These are the Terms and Conditions governing the use of this Service and the agreement that operates between You and the Company. These Terms and Conditions set out the rights and obligations of all users regarding the use of the Service.
Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on Your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.
By accessing or using the Service You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If You disagree with any part of these Terms and Conditions then You may not access the Service.
You represent that you are over the age of 18. The Company does not permit those under 18 to use the Service.
RCIC Responsibilities and Commitments
The Consultant agrees to provide the services listed below to the Client with respect to the application for future immigration services.
Prior to Application Submission
- assess the Client’s qualifications.
- advise the Client with respect to Canadian Immigration Law.
- instruct the Client about steps to be taken.
- advise the Client as to the most appropriate immigration stream to which they qualify.
- prepare and advise the Client of the best plan or strategy with respect to the application.
- provide the Client with the information and documents required in support of the application.
- review and analyze documents received in support of Clients’ education and training, work experience, and civil status.
- advise the Client whether additional evidence is required.
- guide the Client through the process of obtaining medical and security clearances when required.
- guide the Client through the application process and review all documents to ensure consistency and accuracy.
- complete the application forms to ensure that the best show the candidate’s qualifications.
- provide the Client with drafts of all forms for review and sign-off.
- guide the Client to obtain evidence of employment that best represents the Client’s experience, and which is consistent with IRCC requirements.
- cross-check documents against application forms to ensure consistency.
- conduct a final review of the Client’s application and related forms, supporting documents, and Canadian Government processing fees.
- submits the Client’s application package to the appropriate IRCC visa office and verify its arrival.
- provide the Client with his/her immigration file number.
Post Application Submission
- track the Client’s file through the immigration process so as to facilitate the issuance of the permanent resident or Visa.
- apprise the Client on the progress of his/her application.
- respond to all reasonable requests from and/or on behalf of the Client.
- liaison between the Canadian Government and the Client.
- handle all correspondence with IRCC on the behalf in respect to the Client’s application.
Placing Orders for Goods
By placing an Order for Goods, Consulting Services, and Application Preparation through the Service, You warrant that You are legally capable of entering into binding contracts.
If You wish to place an Order for the Service, You may be asked to supply certain information relevant to Your Order including, without limitation, Your name, Your email, Your phone number, Your credit card number, the expiration date of Your credit card, Your billing address, and Your shipping information.
You represent and warrant that: (i) You have the legal right to use any credit or debit card(s) or other payment method(s) in connection with any Order; and that (ii) the information You supply to us is true, correct and complete.
By submitting such information, You grant us the right to provide the information to payment processing third parties for purposes of facilitating the completion of Your Order.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel Your Order at any time for certain reasons including but not limited to:
- Goods availability
- Service availability
- Errors in the description or prices for Goods
- Errors in Your Order
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel Your Order if fraud or an unauthorized or illegal transaction is suspected.
Your Goods Order Cancellation Rights
Any Goods you purchase can only be returned in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and Our Returns Policy.
Our Returns Policy forms a part of these Terms and Conditions. Please read our Returns Policy to learn more about your right to cancel Your Order.
Your right to cancel an Order only applies to Goods that are returned in the same condition as You received them. You should also include all of the products instructions, documents and wrappings. Goods that are damaged or not in the same condition as You received them or which are worn simply beyond opening the original packaging will not be refunded. You should therefore take reasonable care of the purchased Goods while they are in Your possession.
We will reimburse You no later than 14 days from the day on which We receive the returned Goods. We will use the same means of payment as You used for the Order, and You will not incur any fees for such reimbursement.
You will not have any right to cancel an Order for the supply of any of the following Goods:
- The supply of Goods made to Your specifications or clearly personalized.
- The supply of Goods which according to their nature are not suitable to be returned, deteriorate rapidly or where the date of expiry is over.
- The supply of Goods which are not suitable for return due to health protection or hygiene reasons and were unsealed after delivery.
- The supply of Goods which are, after delivery, according to their nature, inseparably mixed with other items.
- The supply of digital content which is not supplied on a tangible medium if the performance has begun with Your prior express consent and You have acknowledged Your loss of cancellation right.
Your Application Preparation Order Cancellation Rights
- Non-refundable Retainer Agreement fee: $1,250 (incl. Administrative fee: $250)
- Applicable Taxes: BC, AB, MB, SK, YT GST 5% / NB, NL, NS, PEI 15% / ON 13%
- Any Retainer less than the non-refundable Retainer Agreement fee (CAD $1,250+GST 5%) is non-refundable and should be paid fully once.
- The Client acknowledges that the granting of a visa or status and the time required for processing this application is at the sole discretion of the government of Canada (or Government Authorities) and not the RCIC. Furthermore, the Client acknowledges that fees are not refundable in the event of an application refusal.
- The Client agrees that the professional fees paid are for services indicated above, and any refund is strictly limited to the amount of professional fees paid.
- The Client(s) acknowledge that any fees that are read as refundable, will not be refunded if the application is rejected on grounds which are of no fault of the RCIC, such as the Client(s) providing false information or bogus certificates, or because of sudden changes in the Immigration Laws of Canada, or due to medical/criminal inadmissibility, or lack of language ability of the Client(s) or his dependant(s).
- If, however, the RCIC or professional staff do not complete the tasks identified under section 2 of this Agreement, the RCIC will refund part or all of the professional fees collected. Unused and/or unearned fees will be refunded in accordance with the Client File Management Regulation, the Client Account Regulation and the Retainer Agreement Regulation.
- The Client agrees that the Refund Process will take up to 10 business days to complete.
- The Client acknowledges that a refund is not available when the application package has been completed or submitted.
Availability, Errors and Inaccuracies
We are constantly updating Our offerings of Goods on the Service. The Goods available on Our Service may be mispriced, described inaccurately, or unavailable, and We may experience delays in updating information regarding our Goods on the Service and in Our advertising on other websites.
We cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information, including prices, product images, specifications, availability, and services. We reserve the right to change or update information and to correct errors, inaccuracies, or omissions at any time without prior notice.
The Company reserves the right to revise its prices at any time prior to accepting an Order.
The prices quoted may be revised by the Company subsequent to accepting an Order in the event of any occurrence affecting delivery caused by government action, variation in customs duties, increased shipping charges, higher foreign exchange costs and any other matter beyond the control of the Company. In that event, You will have the right to cancel Your Order.
All Goods purchased are subject to a one-time payment. Payment can be made through various payment methods we have available, such as Visa, MasterCard, Affinity Card, American Express cards or online payment methods (PayPal, for example).
Payment cards (credit cards or debit cards) are subject to validation checks and authorization by Your card issuer. If we do not receive the required authorization, We will not be liable for any delay or non-delivery of Your Order.
When You create an account with Us, You must provide Us information that is accurate, complete, and current at all times. Failure to do so constitutes a breach of the Terms, which may result in immediate termination of Your account on Our Service.
You are responsible for safeguarding the password that You use to access the Service and for any activities or actions under Your password, whether Your password is with Our Service or a Third-Party Social Media Service.
You agree not to disclose Your password to any third party. You must notify Us immediately upon becoming aware of any breach of security or unauthorized use of Your account.
You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity or that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights of another person or entity other than You without appropriate authorization, or a name that is otherwise offensive, vulgar or obscene.
Links to Other Websites
Our Service may contain links to third-party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Company.
The Company has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Company shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.
We strongly advise You to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that You visit.
We may terminate or suspend Your Account immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if You breach these Terms and Conditions.
Upon termination, Your right to use the Service will cease immediately. If You wish to terminate Your Account, You may simply discontinue using the Service.
The Client acknowledges the Consultant reserves the right to rescind and revoke this Agreement at any time if the information given to either the Consultant or Canadian officials is found to be untruthful, misleading, or misrepresented; and all fees paid to the Consultant will not be returned or refunded.
Should the Client wish to withdraw the application, the Client agrees to pay any outstanding professional fees up to and including the date of such withdrawal. Any unused fees paid to the Consultant in Client Account will be refunded to the Client. It is up to the Client to seek a refund from the Canadian government for fees paid if applicable. the Client shall forward written notice of withdrawal to the Consultant.
In case the Client fails, neglects, ignores, abandons, or discontinues to contact or respond to the Consultant for designated information or documentation for 60 days, the Consultant may terminate this agreement, and all fees paid will be forfeited.
Client Responsibilities and Commitments
The Client must provide, upon request from the RCIC:
• All necessary documentation.
• All documentation in English or French, or with an English translation.
The Client agrees to cooperate with the Consultant on all matters pertaining to the application.
The Client understands that he/she must be accurate and honest in the information he/she provides and that any misrepresentations or omissions may void this Agreement, or seriously affect the outcome of the application or the retention of any immigration status he/she may obtain. The RCIC’s obligations under the Retainer Agreement are null and void if the Client knowingly provides any inaccurate, misleading or false material information. The Client’s financial obligations remain.
In the event Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) or Provincial Government Administrator or processing Visa Office should contact the Client directly, the Client is instructed to notify the RCIC immediately.
The Client is to immediately advise the RCIC of any change in the marital, family, employment status, health problems, criminal records or civil status or change of physical address or contact information for any person included in the application.
In the event of a Joint Retainer Agreement, the Clients agree that the RCIC must share information among all Clients, as required. Furthermore, if a conflict develops that cannot be resolved, the RCIC cannot continue to act for both or all of the Clients and may have to withdraw completely from representation.
Limitation of Liability
Notwithstanding any damages that You might incur, the entire liability of the Company and any of its suppliers under any provision of this Terms and Your exclusive remedy for all of the foregoing shall be limited to the amount actually paid by You through the Service or 100 USD if You haven’t purchased anything through the Service.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company or its suppliers be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of data or other information, for business interruption, for personal injury, loss of privacy arising out of or in any way related to the use of or inability to use the Service, third-party software and/or third-party hardware used with the Service, or otherwise in connection with any provision of this Terms), even if the Company or any supplier has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even if the remedy fails of its essential purpose.
Some states do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or limitation of liability for incidental or consequential damages, which means that some of the above limitations may not apply. In these states, each party’s liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
“AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” Disclaimer
The Service is provided to You “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Company, on its own behalf and on behalf of its Affiliates and its and their respective licensors and service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Service, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Company provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Service will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards or be error free or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.
Without limiting the foregoing, neither the Company nor any of the company’s provider makes any representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied: (i) as to the operation or availability of the Service, or the information, content, and materials or products included thereon; (ii) that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free; (iii) as to the accuracy, reliability, or currency of any information or content provided through the Service; or (iv) that the Service, its servers, the content, or e-mails sent from or on behalf of the Company are free of viruses, scripts, trojan horses, worms, malware, timebombs or other harmful components.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain types of warranties or limitations on applicable statutory rights of a consumer, so some or all of the above exclusions and limitations may not apply to You. But in such a case the exclusions and limitations set forth in this section shall be applied to the greatest extent enforceable under applicable law.
The laws of the Country, excluding its conflicts of law rules, shall govern this Terms and Your use of the Service. Your use of the Application may also be subject to other local, state, national, or international laws.
If You have any concern or dispute about the Service, You agree to first try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting the Company.
In the event of a dispute related to the Professional Services provided by the RCIC, the Client and RCIC are to make every reasonable effort to resolve the matter between the two parties. In the event a resolution cannot be reached, the Client is to present the complaint in writing to the RCIC and allow the RCIC 30 days to respond to the Client. In the event the dispute is still unresolved, the Client may follow the complaint and discipline procedure outlined by the Council on their website: www.iccrccrcic.ca.
ICCRC Contact Information:
Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC)
5500 North Service Rd., Suite 1002
Burlington, ON, L7L 6W6
For European Union (EU) Users
If You are a European Union consumer, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident in.
United States Legal Compliance
You represent and warrant that (i) You are not located in a country that is subject to the United States government embargo, or that has been designated by the United States government as a “terrorist supporting” country, and (ii) You are not listed on any United States government list of prohibited or restricted parties.
Severability and Waiver
If any provision of these Terms is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.
Except as provided herein, the failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under these Terms shall not effect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.
These Terms and Conditions may have been translated if We have made them available to You on our Service.
You agree that the original English text shall prevail in the case of a dispute.
Changes to These Terms and Conditions
We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material We will make reasonable efforts to provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at Our sole discretion.
By continuing to access or use Our Service after those revisions become effective, You agree to be bound by the revised terms. If You do not agree to the new terms, in whole or in part, please stop using the website and the Service.
If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, You can contact us:
- By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- By phone number: 1-604-569-1269