Terms and conditions
All use of this website, www.apjw.info, and the participation in programs hosted by APJW are subject to the following terms and conditions. These terms and conditions may be changed by APJW at any time without notice. Your use of the website, as well as your participation of APJW’s programs constitute your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
Association of Post-divorce Japanese Women (hereafter APJW) is an Ontario not-for-profit corporation. APJW’s missions is to inspire immigrant Japanese women to mobilize their post-divorce lives. APJW will achieve its mission through peer support, information provision and advocacy in aiming to achieve its ultimate goal: building a community for post-divorce immigrant Japanese women so that they will develop their fullest potentials.
The members of APJW can participate in all programs hosted by APJW including (1) a casual meeting to discuss any issues that the participants feel important at the time of such meeting (kouryu-kai or social drop-in), (2) a workshop to learn a specific theme such as social and legal issues, and parenting (benkyo-kai or study drop-in), and (3) public events, including panel discussions and guest speakers.
The support members of APJW, who support the mission of APJW can participate in (1) a workshop to learn a specific theme such as social and legal issues, and parenting (benkyo-kai or study drop-in), and (2) public events, including panel discussions and guest speakers.
The scope of APJW’s programs is limited to providing information in order to establish a community for post-divorce Japanese women. The member can request individual assistance in dealing with their separation or divorce. The individual assistance involves fees that are agreed to by the provider and the recipient. The terms are written in a contract and signed by the parties and a witness who is either a senior member or a director of APJW (one of the board members). The component of the provider-recipient relationship is the same as the scope of APJW’s programs; it is to provide information in order to build a community for post-divorce Japanese women.
The information provided on this site and all programs that APJW hosts are information purposes only. Information shared by members of APJW at a kouryu-kai or a social drop-ins, may have not been independently verified for accuracy. Some information on this site and APJW’s programs constitute general legal information. They are not legal advice and you may not rely on the contents of this website or information received at APJW’s programs. You are solely responsible to make important decisions regarding your legal matters.
APJW offers Individual Assistance
APJW does not offer legal advice. If you require legal services, you should retain competent legal counsel to advise you. If you need an interpreter and/or a translator to advance your legal matter, APJW will provide you with an interpreter/translator who are experienced in family law matters, for a small fee. An interpreter/translator provided by APJW will not comment about your legal matters. You are solely responsible to make important decisions regarding your legal matters.
Agreement to Confidentiality Rule
Respecting members’ privacy is APJW’s foremost priority. The members of APJW have signed its confidentiality agreement and APJW constantly reminds them to adhere to the agreement, orally and/or in writing. The confidentiality rule among the members is however, based on mutual trust and individual integrity. APJW is not responsible for breach of confidence.
Communication via Electronic Source
APJW does not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications sent by e-mail or through its website. Such information may not be treated as confidential, and will not be protected by APJW’s confidentiality agreement among the members. You should not provide APJW or its members with confidential information by e-mail or through its website.
The information provided on the website or at the drop-ins and the public events hosted by APJW are not legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Doing so without seeking the advice of legal counsel constitutes a misuse of the information.
APJW, its directors, volunteers and agents will not be liable for any damage arising from the misuse of any information provided on this website or at the drop-ins and the public events hosted by APJW.
This website is a property of APJW. APJW reserves the right: (1) to modify or delete any portions of this website at any time without reason; and (2) to restrict access to any users whose use of this website is considered, in its sole discretion, to be abusive or inappropriate.
Any contents of APJW website should not be reproduced, published, translated or transmitted without the prior written consent of APJW. To obtain such consent, please contact our office.
Linking to www.apjw.info
APJW accepts and appreciates links to the APJW website. Links must go directly to the homepage at www.apjw.info. Linking directly to other pages or content within the site is prohibited.
Links to Third Party Sites
The APJW website has been created to be an information resource for divorcing, divorced and post-divorce Japanese women. The third party links are provided for users’ convenience. APJW takes no responsibility for the contents of third party sites.