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WOMEN GENERAL

COUNSEL CANADA

Terms of Service

Overview

This website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by Women General Counsel Canada (“WGCC”). Throughout the Website, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to WGCC. WGCC offers this Website, including all information, tools and services available from this Website to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.

By visiting the Website or accessing or using any part of the Website, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the Website. If you do not agree to all these Terms of Service, please exit the Website.

We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our Website. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Use

WGCC grants you a limited license to use the Website and any content made available on it for your own personal, non-commercial use. You shall not use the Website or any information provided therein for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You acquire absolutely no rights or license to the Website other than the limited right to use the Website in accordance with these Terms of Service.

Third Party Links

Certain content available via the Website may include materials from third-parties. These links are provided solely as convenience to you. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.

Content Submissions

By uploading or submitting any materials to the Website through content generation or submission mechanisms, including, but not limited to, forms, blogs, comments and uploads, you automatically grant WGCC the non-exclusive right to use the uploaded materials royalty-free, in perpetuity. Such licence shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all intellectual property and moral rights in such materials have been waived. We may, at any time and without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium your content. We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.

You shall not submit any content that violates any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right, or contains libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Website. You shall not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any materials you upload or submit to the Website. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for any materials you upload or submit to the Website or any third-party website.

Personal Information

Your submission of personal information through the Website is governed by our Privacy Policy.

Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions

Occasionally there may be information on the Website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information if any information on the Website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice. We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information on the Website, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied on the Website should be taken to indicate that all information on the Website has been modified or updated.

Prohibited Uses

You shall not, in the use of the Website, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws). You shall not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Website, without express written permission by us.

You are prohibited from using the Website or its content:

  • for any unlawful purpose;
  • to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts;
  • to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances;
  • to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others;
  • to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability;
  • to submit false or misleading information;
  • to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Website, other websites, or the Internet;
  • to collect or track the personal information of others; to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; for any obscene or immoral purpose; or
  • to interfere with or circumvent the security features of Website, other websites, or the Internet.

We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

WGCC IS NOT LIABLE AND DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE, REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. WE MAY REMOVE ANY PART, PAGE OR CONTENTS OF THE WEBSITE, WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’ AND ‘AS AVAILABLE’ FOR YOUR USE, WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, DURABILITY, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE IS SECURE OR FREE FROM ANY WORMS OR VIRUSES OR ANY CODE OF A DESTRUCTIVE NATURE. IN NO CASE SHALL WGCC BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGS OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM, IN CONNECTION WITH, OR IN RELATION TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND.

Indemnification

You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless WGCC from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

Severability

In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

Termination

The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes. These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time when you cease using the Website. If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice.

Entire Agreement

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service does not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this Website constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us and govern your use of the Website, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service). Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service are not to be construed against the drafting party.

Governing Law

These Terms of Service are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. These laws apply to the use of the Website, notwithstanding your domicile, residency or physical location. You hereby attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario and all courts competent to hear appeals therefrom.

Changes to Terms of Service

You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our Website. It is your responsibility to check our Website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our Website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Contact Information

Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to us at info@womengc.ca.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

© Women General Counsel Group Canada, 2016. All rights reserved.

All content, designs, graphics, pictures, illustrations, software, artwork, video, sound, names, words, titles, phrases, logos and marks displayed on the Website are owned by WGCC, its licensors, or the party accredited as owner, and are protected by copyright, trademark and intellectual property laws and treaty provision laws.

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