You agree that you are only authorized to visit, view and to retain a copy of pages of the Site for your own personal use, and that you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify or otherwise distribute the material on the Site for any purpose other than to review event and promotional information, for personal use, or to sign up for programs, clinics or other events, unless otherwise specifically authorized by us to do so. You also agree not to deep-link to the Site for any purpose, unless specifically authorized by us to do so. The content and software on the Site is our property and/or the property of our affiliates and/or suppliers and is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. We post a legal notice and various credits on pages of the Site, which may not be removed.
Complying with Laws
Verifications and Authorizations
If we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide during any registration, ordering, purchase, sale, authentication, delivery, payment or remittance process, or any other process, or if we are no longer able to verify or authorize your credit card or bank account information, you may be prohibited from using the Site.
User Contributions to the Site
The Site may provide you with opportunities to contribute to the Site, which may include uploading a user profile, participating in online chats and using bulletin boards. Anything that is contributed to the Site by you or other Site users will be referred to in these Terms as “User Content”. We are not liable or responsible for any User Content. We cannot preview User Content before it appears. Users can be held liable for any illegal or prohibited User Content that they provide to the Site, including, among other things, infringing, defamatory or offensive materials. If you discover objectionable material on the Site, please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will investigate your claim and may then take any actions deemed appropriate, in our sole discretion.
Links to Third Party Web Sites
The Site contains links to web sites operated by third parties. We have no control over these sites and make no guarantees whatsoever regarding their content. We do not warrant that such third party sites will not contain viruses or otherwise impact your computer. By using the Site to search for or link to another site, you agree and understand that you may not make any claim against us or our affiliates for any damages or losses, of whatever kind, resulting from your use of the Site to link to another site. If you have a problem with a link from the Site, please notify us at email@example.com and we will investigate your claim and take any actions we deem appropriate, in our sole discretion.
The following kinds of User Content and conduct are prohibited on the Site:
- Any User Content that promotes racism, hatred, harassment or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
- Any User Content that contains information that you know is false, misleading, or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libellous;
- Any User Content that contains pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind;
- The transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters”, or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;
- The promotion of illegal or unauthorized copies of another person’s copyrighted work, such as the provision of pirated computer programs or links to them, the provision of information to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, or the provision of pirated music or links to pirated music files;
- Soliciting passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
- Engaging in commercial activities without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
Although we cannot monitor the conduct of users off the Site, it is also a violation of these Terms to use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit or sell to any Site user without their prior explicit consent.
You may not use any bulletin board, chat or other area of the Site for any commercial purposes such as to conduct sales of tickets, merchandise or services of any kind, . You must obtain our prior written consent to make commercial offers of any kind. We will investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates these Terms, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Site and barring such violators from use of the Site. We reserve the right to block access to the Site or our other services, or cancel a registration, with respect to any person we believe to be, or we believe to be acting in concert with any person whom we believe to be, violating the law or these Terms or our policies or rights. Violating any limitations or terms on the Site will be deemed to be a violation of these Terms.
Access and Interference
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained thereon or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior express written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Site nor shall you attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. You agree that you will not access, reload or “refresh” transactional event pages, or make any other request to transactional servers, more than once during any three second interval. You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works based on, or publicly display any content (except for your own personal, non-commercial use) from the Site without our prior express written permission.
You understand and agree that in our sole discretion, and without prior notice, we may terminate your access to the Site, cancel any registration made through the Site, remove any unauthorized User Content or exercise any other remedy available, if we believe that your conduct or the conduct of any person with whom we believe you act in concert, violates or is inconsistent with these Terms or the law, or violates our policies or rights, or the policies or rights of one of our clients or another user of the Site. You agree that monetary damages may not provide a sufficient remedy to us for violations of these Terms and you consent to injunctive or other equitable relief for such violations.
We are not required to provide any refund to you if we exercise any of our rights or remedies because you have violated these Terms or any of our rights.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to modify, suspend or discontinue any part of the Site at any time, with or without notice to you. We also reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to impose limits on certain features and services and to restrict access to any part or to all of the Site without notice to you. We shall not be liable to you or any third party for any claim or cause of action arising out of our exercise of the foregoing rights.
We do not represent or warrant that the site will be operable, error-free, virus-free, uninterrupted, or that it will provide any specific results from use of the site, use of any content or link on the site, or use of any of our services. the site and its content are delivered on an “as-is” and “as-available” basis. We cannot ensure that files you download from the site will be free of viruses or contamination or destructive features. we disclaim all warranties of any kind, express, statutory or implied, including without limitation implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, and warranties of non -infringement.
You agree that your use of the site is at your sole risk and discretion. In no event will we or any of our affiliates be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the site, including without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, consequential, exemplary, or special damages, or for lost profits, revenues or business opportunities, regardless of how same shall arise and even if we or our affiliates have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
We are not responsible for the products, services, actions or failure to act of any third party promoted or referenced on the site.
Without limiting the foregoing, you may report the misconduct of users and/or third party advertisers, service and/or product providers referenced on or included in the Site to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may investigate the claim and take appropriate action, in our sole discretion.
Release and Indemnity
You hereby release and agree to indemnify and hold us and our affiliates, and each of our and our affiliates’ respective shareholders, directors, officers, agents, employees, contractors and principals, harmless from any loss, liability, claim or demand (including those of any third party), including reasonable attorneys’ fees, due to or arising out of your use of the Site, including also your use of the Site to provide a link to another site or to upload content or other information to the Site.
If you have a dispute regarding the Site, then you agree that the dispute will be settled in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada by arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration Act, 1991, R.S.O. 1991, c. 17.
These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, without regard to conflict of laws provisions. Subject to the section of these Terms titled “Disputes; Arbitration”, in the event of a dispute you consent to personal jurisdiction and agree to bring all actions exclusively in courts located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.