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WEBSITE TERMS OF USE


These Terms of Use (“Terms”) govern your use of the AlbertaIN website (“Site”) operated by Calgary Technologies Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Innovate Calgary”). Anyone who wishes to use this Site must accept these Terms without change. BY ACCESSING THIS SITE, YOU ARE INDICATING YOUR ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND ANY POLICIES INCORPORATED INTO THESE TERMS.

Your use of the Site will be subject to the most current version of the Terms posted on the Site at the time of use and each time you access the Site, you indicate your acceptance and agreement to the current Terms. If there are any changes to these Terms, your continued use of this Site after such changes are implemented constitutes your acknowledgment and acceptance of the changes. Please consult these Terms regularly. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE YOUR USE OF THE SITE.

1.    Access to Site. To access publicly available portions of this Site, no login is required. However, you are still bound by these Terms even without a login. To access other parts or features of the Site, certain users may be required to provide registration and login details. It is a condition of your use of this Site that all the information that you provide to this Site will be correct, current and complete.

2.    Content.  The Site contains text, data, information graphics, photos, logos, icons, trade-marks, and other content (collectively referred to as, “Site Content”) provided by the organizations represented on the Site (each referred to as a “Service Provider”, and collectively referred to as the “Service Providers”). All of the Service Providers have agreed to the Site Content. You acknowledge that the Site Content is for general information purposes only, and is not intended to constitute specific business advice. 

3.    Descriptions of Services Offered. The Site contains brief descriptions of the services that each Service Provider offers. The services offered by each Service Provider may be subject to additional terms and financial terms that the applicable Service Provider will communicate to you.

4.    Privacy Policy. All of the information about identifiable individuals (“Personal Data”) submitted by users is governed by the Privacy Policy, as may be amended from time to time, which is incorporated into these Terms.  When you agree to these terms, you agree to the Privacy Policy. The Privacy Policy describes Innovate Calgary’s personal information handling policies and practices in detail. Innovate Calgary advises you to check the Privacy Policy on a frequent basis for changes. 

5.    Acceptable Use: 

You may use this Site for your own personal information, or other features as may be available through this Site from time to time. You may only use this Site for purposes expressly contemplated and permitted by the Site. You may not use this Site for any improper purpose. The Site may be used only for authorized purposes by users who have agreed to these Terms. You must comply with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws and regulations in your use of the Site. You must also abide by Innovate Calgary acceptable use standards, and any acceptable use policy published by Innovate Calgary from time to time. You may not:

(a)   post, input or upload any material that is vulgar, obscene, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts or sexual language of a violent or threatening nature or constitutes child pornography under applicable law;

(b)   threaten bodily harm, destruction of property or otherwise engage in harassment; 

(c)   transmit, post, store, link or distribute any threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive or fraudulent information or information that is invasive of another's privacy, or infringes another’s rights;

(d)   transmit, post, store, link or distribute material that victimizes, harasses, degrades, threatens to harm or intimidates an individual or group of individuals, including without limitation minors, on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability;

(e)   reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise attempt to decipher any code or any portion of the Site for any purpose;

(f)   aggregate, scrape, harvest or duplicate any portion of our Site, including any personal or contact information, or use such personal or contact information for any secondary marketing purposes or unsolicited mass e-mail, or any purpose inconsistent with the purposes of the Site;

(g)   corrupt, falsify or distort any Personal Data or upload, post or submit any material that infringes any copyright, or other intellectual property rights, or offends privacy rights, or otherwise offends the standards set by us from time to time; or

(h)   copy, misuse or duplicate the layout and design of the Site, or the underlying code and database structures, or any of the logos or trade-marks displayed on the Site.

6.    Intellectual Property Rights

The Site Content is owned by Innovate Calgary and its licensors, and is protected under copyright and trade-mark laws and other intellectual property laws of Canada and other nations. All logos and trade-marks that are displayed on the Site are the property of their respective owners, and are used with permission by Innovate Calgary.

7.    Security Acknowledgement. You acknowledge that Innovate Calgary cannot guarantee the security of any information, communicated by email or the internet.  While we implement industry-standard security protocols, the internet, the use of email, and the Site are all subject to security flaws and risks.  You accept those risks by using the Site.

8.    Disclaimer of Warranties/Limitation of Liability.

(a)   YOU UNDERSTAND THAT INNOVATE CALGARY CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR FILES AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOADING FROM THE INTERNET WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER CODE THAT MAY MANIFEST CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SUFFICIENT PROCEDURES AND CHECKPOINTS TO SATISFY YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCURACY OF DATA INPUT AND OUTPUT. INNOVATE CALGARY DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR RISK FOR YOUR USE OF THE INTERNET. INNOVATE CALGARY DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT, THE SITE, ITS SERVERS OR EMAIL SENT FROM THE SITE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

(b)   YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. EXCEPT AS MAY OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY BE PROVIDED ON THE SITE, EVERYTHING ON THE SITE, INCLUDING THE CONTENT, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. EXCEPT AS MAY OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY BE PROVIDED ON THE SITE, THE INNOVATE CALGARY PARTIES (AS DEFINED IN SUBSECTION 8(D) BELOW) EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, GUARANTEES AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR THOSE ARISING OUT A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE.

(c)   THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF THE INNOVATE CALGARY PARTIES (AS DEFINED IN SUBSECTION 8(D) BELOW), WHETHER UNDER THE EXPRESS OR IMPLIED TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT, IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER DUTY OF CARE) OR AT COMMON LAW, FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY DATA LOSS OR CORRUPTION, SUFFERED BY YOU OR ANY OF YOUR USERS OR THIRD PARTIES, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL, OR ANY OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGE THAT MAY ARISE OR DOES ARISE FROM THE SITE, OR ANY BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT BY ANY INNOVATE CALGARY PARTIES (AS DEFINED IN SUBSECTION 8(D) BELOW), IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT OF THE FEE (IF ANY) PAID TO INNOVATE CALGARY BY YOU FOR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR THE AMOUNT OF $50 CDN, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.  

(d)   For the purposes of these Terms, the term “Innovate Calgary Parties” means Innovate Calgary, its shareholders, directors, officers, employees, Affiliates (as defined in Subsection 8(e) below) and agents, and all of their respective successors, heirs and assigns.

(e)   For the purposes of these Terms, the term “Affiliate” means any corporation, company, partnership, joint venture and/or firm that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with an entity.  As used in this Subsection 8(e), “control” shall mean: (i) in the case of corporate entities, direct or indirect ownership of at least fifty percent (50%) of the stock or shares of ownership; (ii) in the case of non-corporate entities, direct or indirect ownership of at least fifty percent (50%) of the equity interest of ownership; or (iii) the power to direct the decisions of an entity including, without limitation, the power to direct the decisions of such entity whether by reason of ownership, by contract or otherwise.

9.    Applicable Law. These Terms and any action related thereto or related to the Site and the content will be governed, controlled, interpreted and defined by and under the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws applicable therein. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of the Site and the content will be filed only in a court located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 

10.    Termination. You acknowledge and agree that these Terms of Use will remain in effect for so long as you use this Site. You agree that this agreement can only be terminated by you once you have stopped using the Site. Innovate Calgary reserves the right to terminate your use of the Site at any time, for any reason, with or without cause, if Innovate Calgary believes that you are violating these Terms in any way. 

11.    General. This Site contains links to other sites which are not maintained by, or related to, Innovate Calgary. Hyperlinks to such sites are provided solely as a convenience to you and do not imply any endorsement by Innovate Calgary of, or any affiliation with: (a) the owner of the linked site; or (b) any of the content contained in any linked site. Innovate Calgary has no control over such third party sites, and Innovate Calgary is not responsible for the content, links or privacy of any such third party sites. Other terms may apply to you once you access those separate sites. These Terms and any other legal notices, legal terms, policies and guidelines of Innovate Calgary linked to these Terms or otherwise made available to you in connection with the Site constitute the entire agreement between you and Innovate Calgary relating to the subject matter hereof. You may not assign, convey, subcontract or delegate your rights, duties or obligations hereunder. Innovate Calgary may assign this agreement in the course of a corporate reorganization, merger or acquisition without prior notice to you. If any provision of the Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the Terms remain in full force and effect. It is the express will of the parties that this agreement and all related documents be drawn up in English. C'est la volonté expresse des parties que la présente convention ainsi que les documents qui s'y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.

 
Please contact Innovate Calgary at 3553 - 31 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2L 2K7 CANADA 

Last updated: Oct. 5, 2015

 

AlbertaIN WEBSITE
PRIVACY POLICY

 

Privacy.

1.    At Calgary Technologies Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Innovate Calgary”), we take privacy and confidentiality very seriously and we safeguard the personal information of the AlbertaIN website users and clients in accordance with Innovate Calgary’s internal privacy protocols and this Privacy Policy. “Personal Data” means personal information about identifiable individuals, but does not include corporate or business contact information. Any capitalized terms not defined in this Privacy Policy are defined in the AlbertaIN Website Terms of Use.

Consent 
2.    By using the Site, and supplying any Personal Data to Innovate Calgary, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Data by Innovate Calgary for the purpose of: (a) providing additional information to you about the Site’s directory; (b) you or your organization applying to become a part of the Site’s directory; and, (c) if you or your organization become a part of the Site’s directory, administering your (or your organization’s) account on the Site in accordance with: (i) this Privacy Policy and (ii) applicable laws and regulations. It is your responsibility to ensure that Innovate Calgary is kept informed of the correct and current contact information for you and your organization.

Communication
3.    You authorize Innovate Calgary to communicate with you regarding: (a) any requests from you for more information about the Site’s directory; (b) you or your organization applying to become a part of the Site’s directory; and, (c) if you or your organization become a part of the Site’s directory, the administration of your (or your organization’s) account on the Site.  You authorize Innovate Calgary to communicate with you via the internet and via the email address you have provided.  You understand and accept the risk that data and information transmitted over the internet is susceptible to error or security breaches. 

Information Sharing
4.    Innovate Calgary does not retain any financial or payment information. Innovate Calgary does not trade or sell any of your Personal Data. Innovate Calgary does not share or in any way disclose your personal information without your consent unless such a disclosure: (a) is required to administer the Site’s directory; (b) is required by law, or mandated by search warrant or court order; or (c) is otherwise permitted under this Privacy Policy. 

Information Handling
5.    Innovate Calgary safeguards your Personal Data and will only maintain it for the length of time required by law and for our business records.  After that, Innovate Calgary will anonymize or securely destroy it.

Dispute Resolution
6.    In the event you have a question, complaint or dispute with Innovate Calgary regarding your Personal Data or Innovate Calgary’s personal information handling practices, please contact Tara Barnas, Innovate Calgary’s Director of Communications & Marketing, by phone at 403-270-2431, or by e-mail at tbarnas@innovatecalgary.com.

Last updated: Oct. 5, 2015