Terms and Conditions of Use

Welcome to http://www.thompsonpawnbroker.com (the “Website”). Any access or use of the Website or any other related website or content administered by G.W. Thompson Jeweller & Pawnbroker Inc. (“G.W. Thompson”) is subject to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”). Please carefully review the following Terms as it affects your rights and liabilities under law. If you, in your personal capacity, or on account of your business, organization or otherwise (collectively, the “User”) do not agree with these Terms, you must immediately cease accessing and using the Website in any form or manner whatsoever. G.W. Thompson reserves the right to change these Terms in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time without notice.

Content, Copyright and Trade-Marks

All materials and content appearing on the Website, including but not limited to, images, illustrations, text, audio clips and video clips are either owned by or licensed to G.W. Thompson (the “Content”). The Content and any marks appearing on the Website are protected by Canadian and international intellectual property laws and any unauthorized use may violate such laws. The User may not use, download, upload, reproduce, publish, display, sell, distribute nor broadcast any Content without the express prior written consent of G.W. Thompson.


The User may only access the Website in accordance with these Terms and all applicable laws. Subject to these Terms, G.W. Thompson grants the User a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited and revocable license to access and use the Website for the User’s personal use only. The User agrees not to engage in any reproduction, duplication, sale, re-sale or exploitation for commercial purposes any portion of the Website, including, but not limited to, the Content, other than as expressly authorized herein.

The Website is not intended for use by anyone under the age of eighteen (18) (a “Minor”). If a User is a Minor, the Website may only be utilized with the permission of such User’s parent or legal guardian, subject to these Terms.

Prohibited Use

The User agrees that the Website and the Content shall not be used or accessed for a purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. The User agrees to not upload, reproduce, distribute or otherwise transmit through the Website such material which includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  1. Any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene character;
  2. Any material that gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates the rights or assists others to violate the rights of G.W. Thompson or any third party. Such violations include, but are not limited to, engaging in copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, trademark infringement or defamation;
  3. Any material that constitutes a criminal offence or otherwise engages in or assists others to engage in any criminal offence, including communicating hatred, pyramid selling, unauthorized use of a computer, mischief in relation to data, fraud, obscenity or child pornography;
  4. Any material that engages in threats, harassment, intimidation, stalking, abuse, spamming or any conduct that violates the legal rights of others, including the rights of minors and rights relating to privacy and publicity;
  5. Any material that scans or probes another computer system, obstructs or bypasses computer identification procedures or engages in unauthorized computer or network trespass without the express permission of the owners of such computer systems;
  6. Any material that forges headers or otherwise manipulates any protocols or identifiers used in any system or protocol in such manner to disguise the origin of any data transmitted using the Website; or
  7. Any material that impersonates or falsely represents your association with any person, including a representative of G.W. Thompson.


Without limiting any of G.W. Thompson’s rights, G.W. Thompson may suspend, restrict or terminate the User’s use of the Website without notice, if in our sole and absolute discretion it is determined or believed that the User has violated any of the Terms herein.

Privacy Policy

The User acknowledges that the User has read and understands G.W. Thompson’s privacy policy (accessible by clicking here), as may be amended from time to time (the “Privacy Policy”). The User hereby consents to the collection, use and disclosure by G.W. Thompson of the User’s personal information (whether previously collected or to be collected) for the purposes identified therein. The Privacy Policy is incorporated herein by reference and forms an integral part of these Terms.

Links to Third Party Website/ Hyperlinking

The Website may contain links to other websites owned or operated by parties other than G.W. Thompson. Such links are provided for the User’s reference only. G.W. Thompson does not control third party websites and is not responsible for third party website content nor is G.W. Thompson responsible for the conformity by the third party websites to applicable laws.

Exclusion of Liability/No Warranties

The User acknowledges that the Website and Content are intended for informational purposes only. G.W. Thompson makes no representation about the suitability of the Website or the Content for any particular purpose. The Website and the Content, including but not limited to, any products for sale by G.W. Thompson on the Website, are provided by G.W. Thompson “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied. The User further acknowledges and agrees that any prices for and availability of products listed for sale on the Website are subject to change without notice. G.W. Thompson specifically disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind with respect to the Website and the Content including all express and implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, non-infringement of third party rights and fitness for a particular purpose. G.W. Thompson does not warrant the completeness, adequacy or accuracy of the Website and expressly disclaims and shall not have any liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the Website or the Content whether provided by G.W. Thompson or by third parties. G.W. Thompson shall not have any liability or responsibility for any damage to the User’s computer, mobile device or data or any other damage the User may incur in connection with access or use of the Website or Content. The User’s use of the Website and the Content are at the User’s own risk. The User acknowledges and agrees that G.W. Thompson cannot guarantee and does not warrant that User access will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free or that the Website will be free of computer viruses or other malicious code. The User further acknowledges and agrees that the User is responsible for maintaining the security of the User’s mobile or computer device(s) used to access the Website (the “User’s Devices”) and that G.W. Thompson is not responsible for any losses, damages and/or expenses including, but not limited to that arising from or related to the loss or theft of User information transmitted from or stored on the User’s Devices.

In no event shall G.W. Thompson, its affiliates and agents be liable for any damages, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the Website or the Content or the delay or inability to use the Website or otherwise arising in connection with the Website.


The User irrevocably agrees to indemnify and hold G.W. Thompson, its affiliates, agents, officers, directors, employees, partners, representatives and licensors harmless from any loss, liability, expenses, claims or demands, including reasonable legal fees, due to or arising out of the User’s use of the Website and/or breach of any of the Terms hereunder.


The User agrees that these Terms and the User’s use of the Website shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein. The User hereby consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts, tribunals and agencies and other dispute resolution organizations in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada in all disputes arising out of, or related to the Website and/or these Terms.

The User agrees that G.W. Thompson may at any time and without notice change these Terms.

The User agrees that no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship exists between the User and G.W. Thompson as a result of these Terms or the User’s use of the Website.


Any provisions of these Terms which are or may be rendered invalid, unenforceable or illegal, shall be ineffective only to the extent of such invalidity, unenforceability or illegality, without affecting the validity, enforceability or legality of the remaining provisions of these Terms, it being the intent and purpose that these Terms should survive and be valid to the maximum extent permitted by applicable Law. For greater certainty, these Terms shall be read as if the invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision had never formed part hereof, and a “provision” for these purposes shall include the smallest severable portion of sections, paragraphs or clauses, or sentences contained therein, and not, unless the context absolutely requires, the whole thereof.


If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact Troy Thompson at [email protected].