If You do not comply with this Agreement at any time, We reserve the right to cancel or terminate Your access to the Website (or any part thereof) and/or Your user account, if any. In OGSA's sole discretion and without prior notice or liability, We may discontinue, modify or alter any aspect of the Website including, but not limited to, (i) restricting the time the Website is available, (ii) restricting the amount of use permitted, and (iii) restricting or terminating any user's right to use the Website. You agree that any termination or cancellation of Your access to, or use of, the Website may be effected without prior notice. If You do not abide by the terms of this Agreement, You agree that we may immediately deactivate or delete Your user account, if any, and all related information and/or files in Your user account and/or bar any further access to such information and/or files and/or the Website (or part thereof). Further, You agree that We shall not be liable to You or any third-party for any termination or cancellation of Your access to, or use of, the Website. You acknowledge that Your only right with respect to any dissatisfaction with any modification or discontinuation of or to the Website, or any policies or practices by OGSA in providing the Website, including without limitation any change in content, is to cease using the Website and cancel or terminate Your subscription or registered user account, as applicable. Although OGSA does not constantly monitor the Website, it nevertheless expressly reserves the right to do so.
From time to time, We may supplement this Agreement with additional terms and conditions pertaining to specific content, activities or events ("Additional Terms"). Such Additional Terms may be placed on the Website to be viewed in connection with the specific content, activities, features or events and shall be identified as such. You understand and agree that such Additional Terms are hereby incorporated by reference into this Agreement.
OGSA controls OGSA.ca from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Website can be accessed from all provinces and territories of Canada and from other countries around the world. As each of these jurisdictions have laws that may differ from those of the Province of Ontario, by accessing the Website, You agree that all matters relating to access to, or use of, the Website, or any other hyperlinked website, shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. You also agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Province of Ontario and acknowledge that You do so voluntarily and are responsible for complying with all local laws.
Certain portions, components, content and features of the Website are only available to individuals who register with OGSA and create a user account on the Website (each, a "Registered User"). If you are a Registered User then You agree to the following:
(i) In consideration of Your use of the Website, You represent that You are eighteen years of age (18) or older and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the Province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by any registration form(s) on the Website (the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, OGSA has the right to suspend or terminate Your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website (or any portion thereof).
(ii) Please choose carefully the information You post on the Website and that You provide to other users. Your profile may not include the following items: any photographs containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, excessively violent, harassing, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter. Despite this prohibition, information provided by other users (for instance, in their profile) may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material, products or services, and OGSA assumes no responsibility or liability for this material. You are solely responsible for Your interactions with other users of the Website.
(iii) Registered Users will receive a password and username designation upon completing the Website registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under Your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify OGSA of any unauthorized use of Your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that You exit from Your account at the end of each session.
(iv) As a Registered User of the Website we may, from time to time, email to you publicly available information about other Registered Users of the Website, at our discretion.
(vi) As a Registered User of the Website, you agree that you are responsible for managing your privacy and email settings.
Acceptable Use Policy
You must comply with all policies regarding permitted and prohibited uses of the Website that may be posted by OGSA on the Website from time to time.
Your privilege to use the Website (including the OGSA Members Community) and contribute to discussions on the OGSA Discussion Board depends on Your compliance with the community standards. We may revoke Your privileges to use all or a portion of the Website and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce community standards if violations are brought to our attention. Further, if you fail to adhere to the community standards, We may terminate, in OGSA's sole discretion, Your use of, or participation in, the OGSA Community. For the purposes of this Agreement, the term "OGSA Community" means any chat room, message board, bulletin board, or similar activity where You and other users of the Website can communicate.
All OGSA Community communications, including, but not limited to, chat and message board communications, are public and not private communications. We reserve the right to monitor some, all, or no areas of the Website (including any OGSA Community) for adherence to the community standards or for any other purpose. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to distribute Submissions (as defined below) in the OGSA Community, We are acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and We are not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any Submissions or activities in the OGSA Community. Although We reserve the right to disallow, remove, without notice, any OGSA Community posting for any reason, We have no obligation to delete Submissions that You may find objectionable or offensive.
By posting Submissions to any part of the Website, You automatically grant, and You represent and warrant that You have the right to grant, to OGSA an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use, modify, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part),distribute, prepare derivative works of or incorporate into other works such Submissions for the purposes of facilitating the display and the display of such Submissions on the Website or the marketing or promotion of the Website, OGSA or other works on the Website (the “Permitted Purposes”) and, in connection with the foregoing, You waive in favour of OGSA, its licensees, successors and assigns, any and all moral rights You may have in Your Submissions in connection with a Permitted Purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, You acknowledge and agree that all or any portion of Your Submissions may be used, edited, reformatted, copied, saved, reproduced, published, translated, sublicensed, copied and distributed and/or incorporated by OGSA into other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such Submissions, without compensation of any kind to You in connection with a Permitted Purpose. When You post Submissions to the Website, You also authorize and direct OGSA to make such copies thereof as We deem necessary in order to facilitate the posting and storage of the Submissions on the Website.
As between You and OGSA, subject to the rights, licenses and waivers granted by You to OGSA in this Agreement, You retain full ownership of all your Submissions and any intellectual property rights associated with Your Submissions. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold OGSA, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, threatened or actual claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of or in connection with any of Your Submissions.
The material contained on OGSA.ca, including all portions of the Website, content, site design, text, graphics, and the selection and arrangement thereof are Copyright OGSA., except as otherwise expressly provided herein. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
The Website contains (or You may be sent through the Website) links to other websites ("Third Party Sites") as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the "Third Party Applications, Software or Content"). Such Third Party Sites and Third Party Applications, Software or Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by OGSA, and we are not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third Party Applications, Software or Content posted on, available through or installed from the Site, including without limitation the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites or the Third Party Applications, Software or Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site or any Third Party Applications, Software or Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by us. If You decide to leave the Website and access the Third Party Sites or to use or install any Third Party Applications, Software or Content, You do so at Your own risk and You should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which You navigate from the Website or relating to any applications You use or install from the Website.
Users posting a link to the Website on a Third Party Sites must ensure they do not contain any web content that if shared or posted by a User would be a violation of the User conduct rules set forth above. Without limiting the forgoing, Users agree not to post a link to any website that contains, and represent and warrant that any such website does not and will not contain, any content that is infringing, harmful, threatening, unlawful, defamatory, abusive, inflammatory, harassing, vulgar, obscene, lewd, fraudulent, or invasive of privacy or publicity rights or that may expose OGSA or its Users to any harm or liability of any type. Upon including of a link, Users agree to defend, indemnify and hold OGSA, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners and employees, harmless from and against any loss, liability, claim, demand, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of or in connection with any links, content, or other items or materials which may be shared or posted through links, or any breach or alleged breach of the foregoing representations and warranties.
By including a link to the Website on a Third Party Site, User automatically grants, and represents and warrants that it has the right to grant, to OGSA an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fully paid, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense) to use the Website in order to link to, use, copy, publish, stream, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), summarize, and distribute the content, links and other materials of any kind residing on any web pages on which User places the link.
THE WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, WHERE IS" BASIS. OGSA MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR ARISING BY STATUTE, USAGE OR TRADE, CUSTOM OR OTHERWISE, OF ANY KIND WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR THE SITE CONTENT. OGSA DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR ARISING BY STATUTE, USAGE OR TRADE, CUSTOM OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. BY USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE THE WEBSITE, THE USER EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT OGSA MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR CONDITIONS REGARDING THE SITE CONTENT INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CURRENCY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS; AND (ii) AS A SERVICE TO USERS OF THE WEBSITE OGSA INCLUDES LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES OVER WHICH OGSA HAS NO CONTROL. OGSA PROVIDES NO ENDORSEMENT OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONTENT OR APPROPRIATENESS OF CONTENT OF SUCH THIRD PARTY SITES, AND THE USER HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY CLAIM AGAINST OGSA WITH RESPECT TO SUCH THIRD PARTY SITES.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE REPORTS FILED BY OGSA . WITH THE SECURITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITIES OF EACH PROVINCE OF CANADA AND LISTED ON THE WEBSITE AND/OR LINKED TO THE WEBSITE SPEAK ONLY AS OF THE RESPECTIVE DATES ON WHICH THEY ARE FILED OR USED BY OGSA. THE CONTENTS OF THOSE REPORTS CAN BECOME OUT-OF-DATE. OGSA MAKES NO COMMITMENT, AND DISCLAIMS ANY DUTY, TO UPDATE ANY OF THOSE REPORTS.
EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY STATED ON THE WEBSITE, NONE OF OGSA OR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR OTHER REPRESENTATIVES WILL BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) COMPENSATORY, DIRECT, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
WHILE WE TAKE GREAT CARE TO ENSURE OUR ADVERTISING IS ACCURATE, MISTAKES MAY OCCUR. WHEN A MISTAKE IS NOTICED WE WILL CORRECT IT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE AND WILL NOTIFY CUSTOMERS WHO ARE AFFECTED. ALL PRICES QUOTED ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS.
In any action against us arising from the use of the Website, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover all legal expenses incurred in connection with the action, including but not limited to its costs, both taxable and non-taxable, and reasonable legal fees.
We may assign our rights and obligations under this Agreement. This Agreement will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns and licensees. The failure of either party to insist upon or enforce the strict performance of the other party with respect to any provision of this Agreement, or to exercise any right under this Agreement, will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such party's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance; rather, the same will be and will remain in full force and effect.
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