This Site is comprised of various Web pages operated by Aptos, LLC and its Affiliates and wholly owned subsidiaries (“Aptos”).
Aptos authorizes you to view and access the “Content” on the Site strictly in accordance with and subject to these Terms and the Aptos Privacy Statement. “Content” includes the entire content and materials accessible through the Site, including, without limitation, materials, information, artwork, graphics, images, text, software, and data. Your use of a Site constitutes your agreement to all these Terms and to the Privacy Statement. Except as expressly permitted under a written customer agreement (“Customer Agreement”) with Aptos under which you qualify as an authorized user, you may not modify, reproduce, distribute, display, perform or otherwise use the Content for any public or commercial purpose, in any form or by any means, including, without limitation, electronic (including without limitation screen scraping), mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise without the permission of Aptos or the copyright owner. For purposes of these Terms, any use of the Content on any other web site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. You are not permitted to decompile, reverse engineer, modify or prepare derivative works of the Content. You acknowledge and agree that you are fully capable and authorized to enter into this binding agreement on behalf of yourself and any organization on whose behalf you may act.
If you do not agree with the terms of these Terms or the Privacy Statement, you may not use the Site. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Content.
Aptos reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which a Site is offered at any time, so please refer periodically to the Terms posted on the Site. The Content contained on this Site is subject to change without notice.
The Site may contain links to other Web sites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Aptos and Aptos is not responsible for the content of any Linked Site, including, without limitation, any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Aptos is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site. Aptos provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Aptos of the site or any association with its sponsor or operator.
As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to Aptos that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use or enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any Content through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site. By way of example, and not limitation, you agree that, when visiting or using the Site, you will:
(a) not defame, abuse, harass, stalk, or threaten any person or party or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
(b) not post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-oriented, pornographic, misleading, fraudulent, otherwise objectionable material of any kind or any other material that may violate any applicable laws or violate or infringe any third party rights or violate any confidentiality obligations;
(c) not advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose unless such is first permitted by Aptos in writing;
(d) not conduct or forward surveys, contest, pyramid schemes or chain letters;
(e) harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent (and Aptos consent);
(f) comply with all of Aptos requirements, procedures, policies regarding visitation and use of the Site and all applicable laws and regulations;
(g) not take any action that imposes, or may impose, in the sole discretion of the Aptos, an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure or otherwise be disruptive including but not limited to flooding any group with posts; or,
(h) not to upload, post, use or otherwise make available any content that contains software viruses or any other corrupt computer code, files or programs that impair the use of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment.
Aptos has no obligation to monitor use of its Site. However, Aptos reserves the right to review and remove any materials from any source in its sole discretion.
Aptos reserves the right to limit or terminate your access to any or all of its web sites at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever in addition to all other rights and remedies.
Aptos reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Aptos sole discretion and in accordance with Aptos Privacy Statement.
Aptos may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas, if any, of the Site where users transmit or post communications or communicate solely with each other, including, without limitation, to chat rooms, bulletin boards or another user forum, or any transaction exchange, nor is Aptos obligated to monitor or review the content of any such user communications. Aptos shall have no liability or obligation whatsoever related to the content of any such user communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. Aptos retains the right to remove messages that include any material deemed abusive, defamatory, obscene or otherwise unacceptable.
Access to some content accessible from the Site may be password controlled. By registering for an account, a password and the right to use the protection portions of the Site, you are certifying that you are an authorized representative of your company with the right to bind your company to these Terms (and any additional terms required for access to password controlled content) and that the user name and password are unique to you and/or your company. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password. You are advised that you could be held liable for losses incurred by Aptos as a result of the misuse of your user name, password or account.
Unless otherwise indicated, all Content on the Site is copyright protected by United States law and international treaties and the copyright is held by Aptos or the original creator of the Content. Aptos also claims copyright in the look and feel attributes of the Site, as well as the selection, coordination, and arrangement of the Content.
Except for any limited license that may be contained herein or otherwise granted under a Customer Agreement, you have no right to copy Content from a Site, including downloading or printing or to distribute the materials in any way, including transmitting them in electronic form, etc. Permission to use the materials other than as authorized hereunder must be granted in writing prior to the use.
Unless otherwise indicated as belonging to a third party, all marks associated with products or services on this Site are the property of Aptos or its affiliates or subsidiaries.
This Site and its Content may be protected by other forms of intellectual property or proprietary rights, such as patent and trade secret law. Aptos reserves all rights to protect its intellectual property and proprietary rights to the fullest extent of the law.
There are inherent dangers in the use of any software, databases or other Content available for download through the Internet, and Aptos cautions you to make sure you completely understand the potential risks before you download any software databases or other Content (such as potential infection of your system by computer viruses). If you download software or databases from a Site (“Software”) or subscribe to any services offered through a Site, use of such Software, or subscription to such services is subject to the terms of the associated written Customer Agreement. You may not download or install the Software, or utilize Aptos services, unless you are a party to (or a user covered under) the applicable Customer Agreement. You are solely responsible for adequate protection and backup of your software, data and equipment and, subject to the applicable Customer Agreement, you assume all risks associated with any Software you may download, access or use.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING AND SUBJECT TO THE APPLICABLE CUSTOMER AGREEMENT, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION, AND ACCESS TO OR UTILIZATION OF APTOS SERVICES, IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED.
THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE CUSTOMER AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY WARRANTED IN THE CUSTOMER AGREEMENT, APTOS HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE. IN NO EVENT WILL APTOS AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SOFTWARE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) EVEN IF APTOS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
With the possible exception of in connection with password protected and/or secure/restricted areas of this Site, Aptos does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you on this Site. Other than personally identifiable information (which is covered under the Aptos Privacy Statement), any material, information or other communications that you transmit or post to a Site (User Communications) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Aptos will have no obligations with respect to such User Communications. Aptos and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, display, distribute, modify, incorporate, and otherwise use the User Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein, without any obligation to any party whatsoever, for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. Moreover, by sending Aptos any such User Communications, you also agree that Aptos is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques for any purpose and in any manner in its sole discretion.
You agree to use the Site strictly at your own risk and that you are solely responsible for the content of your communications, whether uploaded, posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW AND EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE PROVIDED UNDER AN APPLICABLE CUSTOMER AGREEMENT, THE CONTENT AND SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND. IN PARTICULAR, APTOS DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. APTOS FURTHER DOES NOT WARRANT THE QUALITY, VALIDITY, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE OR THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS OR INACCURACIES WILL BE CORRECTED. THE CONTENT AND SERVICES MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND APTOS MAKES NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE THE CONTENT OR SERVICES AT THIS SITE OR TO MAKE ANY NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
IN NO EVENT SHALL APTOS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED IN THIS SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF ANY USE OF THIS SITE, OR THE CONTENT OR SERVICES CONTAIN OR ACCESSIBLE FROM THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT APTOS IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Software and other Content made accessible under these Terms may be subject to United States export control laws and regulations and may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside. You agree not to transfer or otherwise export any such Software or Content in violation of such laws, including, without limitation, to third parties who are residents or nationals of countries subject to United States embargo or to anyone on the United States Treasury Departments list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Departments Denied Persons List. You agree to comply with all relevant export laws and regulations, including those of the United States and any other applicable jurisdiction to assure that the Software, Content or anything related to the Site are not exported, directly or indirectly, in violation of any applicable law or regulation, including all U.S. export control laws and regulations.
These Terms shall be exclusively interpreted in accordance with the English language with the meaning of its terms. Should a translation of these Terms deviate from the English language version, only the English language version shall apply and be binding.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials available on the Site infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send Aptos a notice requesting that Aptos remove the material or block access to it. If you believe in good faith that someone has wrongly filed a notice of copyright infringement against you, the DMCA permits you to send Aptos a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet the then-current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. See http://www.copyright.gov/ for details. Notices and counter-notices should be sent to:
9300 Trans-Canada Highway, Suite 300
Canada H4S 1K5
We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice or counter-notice. Please be aware that there are penalties for false claims under the DMCA.
Complaints. If you have a question or complaint regarding the Site, you may contact us by writing to Aptos, LLC, 9300 Trans-Canada Highway, Suite 300, Saint-Laurent, Quebec Canada H4S 1K5, Attn: General Counsel or by calling us at +1-514-426-0822.
Void Where Prohibited.
Although this Site is accessible worldwide, not all services discussed or referenced on this Site are available to all persons or in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. In addition, not all persons may be able to participate or win prizes, if applicable, in the challenges, sweepstakes, contests, raffles, surveys or similar promotions made available through the Site. We reserve the right to limit the availability of this Site and/or the provision of any service to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we so desire, at any time and in our sole discretion.
These Terms and the Privacy Statement are governed by the laws of Canada and the Province of Quebec, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You hereby expressly consent, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections, to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in the Province of Quebec in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. You also agree to comply with all laws from the country in which You reside that are applicable to the transmission of data on the Internet, including, but, not limited to laws governing the use of encryption and laws governing the transmission of data across international boundaries, into prohibited countries, and containing personally identifiable information.
Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including without limitation this paragraph. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Aptos as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Aptos performance of these Terms is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in these Terms is in derogation of Aptos right to comply with governmental, court or law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by Aptos with respect to such use. Unless otherwise specified herein, these Terms and the Privacy Statement constitute the entire agreement between the user and Aptos with respect to the Site and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Aptos with respect to the Site. A printed version of these Terms and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
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