This version in effect since November 4th, 2011
WELCOME TO OFFICEPOOLS.COM. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY AS IT GOVERNS YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE. IT EXEMPTS OFFICEPOOLS.COM'S AND OTHER PERSONS FROM LIABILITY OR LIMITS THEIR LIABILITY, AND CONTAINS OTHER IMPORTANT PROVISIONS THAT YOU SHOULD READ.
This Agreement contains the following provisions:
1. Your Acceptance of this Agreement
2. Permission to Use the Website
3. Changes to this Agreement
4. Ownership and Permitted Use of the Website
5. Misprints and Errors
6. No Linking, Framing, Mirroring, Scraping, Data-Mining or Postings
8. Login Names and Passwords
9. Unsolicited Submissions
10. Your Information
11. Disclaimers, Liability Exclusions/Limitations and Indemnity
13. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
14. Other Matters
1. YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THIS AGREEMENT
This is an Agreement between you and all persons you represent (and for purposes of this Agreement, "person" includes natural persons and any type of incorporated or unincorporated entity) and OfficePools.com Service Ltd.. ("OfficePools.com") regarding your access to and use of OfficePools.com's website and all content, information, products and services available on or through the website (collectively, the "Website"). This Agreement also provides benefits to OfficePools.com.s affiliates, service providers, suppliers and other persons. Each time you use the Website you signify your acceptance and agreement, and the acceptance and agreement of any person you purport to represent, to be bound by this Agreement as it then reads, and you represent and warrant that you have the legal authority to agree to and accept this Agreement on behalf of yourself and any person you purport to represent. If you do not agree with each provision of this Agreement, or you are not authorized to agree to and accept this Agreement on behalf of the person you purport to represent, you may not access or use the Website. The Website is for entertainment purposes only and is not intended to convey advice or recommendations, or an offer to sell any product or service. This Agreement is in addition to any other agreement you may have with OfficePools.com, including a transaction agreement.
2. PERMISSION TO USE THE WEBSITE
You may use the Website only if you are a resident of Canada or the United States, have reached the age of majority where you live and you can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. You may not use the Website if you live in a jurisdiction where access to or use of the Website or any part of it may be illegal or prohibited. It is solely your responsibility to determine whether your use of the Website is lawful, and you must comply with all applicable laws. OfficePools.com reserves the right to request proof of identification and age.
3. CHANGES TO THIS AGREEMENT
OfficePools.com may, in its sole discretion, change this Agreement from time to time as it relates to future use of the Website, by posting a revised Agreement on the Website. By using the Website after this revised Agreement has been posted, you signify your acceptance and agreement to be bound by the revised Agreement. You may not change this Agreement in any manner.
4. OWNERSHIP AND PERMITTED USE OF THE WEBSITE
The Website (including all content, page headers, custom graphics, button icons, and scripts and the presentation, arrangement, coordination, enhancement and selection of such and other information in text, graphical, video and audio forms, images, icons, software, designs, applications, data, and other elements available on or through the Website) is the property of OfficePools.com and is protected by Canadian and international copyright, trademark and other laws. Your use of the Website does not transfer to you any ownership or other rights in the Website or its content. The Website is made available to you for your lawful, personal use only. You may use the Website only in the manner described expressly in this Agreement and subject to all applicable laws. Using the Website for any other purpose or in any other manner is strictly prohibited. You may print Website pages provided that you do not modify any of the pages and you do not remove or alter any visible or non-visible identification, marks, notices, or disclaimers. The Website and its content may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, modified, indexed, catalogued, mirrored or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, without the express prior written consent of OfficePools.com. You may not sell or resell any part of the Website or access to the Website. You may not use any of the software that is used in the operation or provision of the Website except while you are using the Website in accordance with this Agreement.
5. MISPRINTS AND ERRORS
OfficePools.com endeavours to provide current and accurate information on the Website. However, misprints, errors, inaccuracies, omissions or other errors may sometimes occur. OfficePools.com reserves the right to correct any error, inaccuracy or omission at any time without prior notice or liability to you or any other person. The final authority on the accuracy of the data is NHL.com.
6. NO LINKING, FRAMING, MIRRORING, SCRAPING, DATA-MINING OR POSTINGS
Links to the Website without the express written permission of OfficePools.com are strictly prohibited. To request permission to link to the Website, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. OfficePools.com may in its discretion cancel and revoke any permission it may give to link to the Website at any time and without any notice or liability. The framing, mirroring, scraping or data-mining of the Website or any of its content in any form and by any means is strictly prohibited. You may not use any collaborative browsing or display technologies in connection with your use of the Website or to post comments, communications, or any other data of any kind to or on the Website with the intention that such postings may be viewed by other users of the Website.
Officepools Services Ltd.'s sites contain hyperlinks to internet sites managed by third parties. By activating these links, you may have to leave Officepools Services Ltd.'s sites. Officepools has no control over internet sites owned by third parties. These sites are managed entirely by third parties and Officepools Services cannot make any declaration whatsoever concerning the quality or overall content thereof nor regarding the quality of the products offered or the security of performing transactions on the sites in question. The fact that third party sites are identified on Officepools Services Ltd.'s internet sites should not in any way be interpreted as an endorsement by Officepools Services ltd. and does not incur its liability in any way. Officepools Services Ltd. cannot be held liable for possible damages arising from the use of these sites. All complaints about third party sites should be addressed to the administrators of those sites.
8. LOGIN NAMES AND PASSWORDS
Certain areas and features of the Website are accessible only to users who have been issued a login name and password (collectively "Codes") by OfficePools.com. For the purposes of accessing the Website, the Codes remain the property of OfficePools.com and may be cancelled or suspended at any time by OfficePools.com in its discretion without any notice or liability to you or any other person. OfficePools.com is not under any obligation to verify the actual identity or authority of any person using Codes to access and use the Website. OfficePools.com may act upon any communication that is given with the use of Codes. OfficePools.com may in its discretion at any time require proof of the identity of any person seeking to access and use the Website, and may deny access to and use of the Website or parts of it or refuse to accept or act upon any communication if OfficePools.com is not satisfied with such proof. If you have been issued Codes: (a) you are fully responsible and liable for the security of the Codes and any and all use and misuse of the Codes; (b) you will keep the Codes secure and confidential at all times and not disclose the Codes to any other person or permit any other person to use the Codes; (c) you will ensure that all uses of the Codes comply with this Agreement; (d) once you have logged-on to the Website using the Codes, you will not leave the computer terminal used to access the Website unless and until you have terminated the session and logged-off the Website.
9. UNSOLICITED SUBMISSIONS
In order to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes, OfficePools.com does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas or suggestions ("Submissions"). If you send Submissions to OfficePools.com or the Website, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of the Submissions grants) to OfficePools.com and its successors, assigns and licensees a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, world-wide, assignable, sub-licensable, right and license to use and exploit the Submissions or any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques associated with the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, using any form, media or technology now known or later developed, without providing any attribution or compensation to you or any other person, without any liability whatsoever, and free from any obligation of confidence or other duties on the part of OfficePools.com or its successors, assigns and licensees, and you agree, represent and warrant that all moral rights in the Submissions are waived in favour of OfficePools.com and its successors, assigns and licensees.
10. YOUR INFORMATION
All information you provide through the Website, which may, or may not, include registration information (name and email address), payment information (credit card numbers and expiration dates), and transaction-related information, must be true, accurate, current and complete. OfficePools.com will rely on the information you provide. You will be solely responsible and liable for any and all loss, damage, and additional costs that you, OfficePools.com or any other person may incur as a result of your submission of any false, incorrect or incomplete information or your failure to update your registration information and payment information within 30 days of any change.
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit our web site. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.
11. DISCLAIMERS, LIABILITY EXCLUSIONS/LIMITATIONS AND INDEMNITY
YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IN RELATION TO ANY CONTEST, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF OR RELATING TO ACCURACY, ACCESSIBILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, PERFORMANCE OR DURABILITY, ALL OF WHICH ARE DISCLAIMED BY OFFICEPOOLS.COM TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
OFFICEPOOLS.COM AND ITS PROVIDERS WILL NEVER BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING FROM, CONNECTED WITH, OR RELATING TO THE WEBSITE OR THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA, BUSINESS, MARKETS, SAVINGS, INCOME, PROFITS, USE, PRODUCTION, REPUTATION OR GOODWILL, ANTICIPATED OR OTHERWISE, OR ECONOMIC LOSS, UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER THEORY OR LAW OR EQUITY), REGARDLESS OF ANY NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER FAULT OR WRONGDOING (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION GROSS NEGLIGENCE AND FUNDAMENTAL BREACH) BY OFFICEPOOLS.COM OR ANY PERSON FOR WHOM OFFICEPOOLS.COM IS RESPONSIBLE, AND EVEN IF OFFICEPOOLS.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE BEING INCURRED.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND EXCLUSION BY STATUTE IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES AND THE LIMITATION OF CERTAIN LIABILITIES IS PROHIBITED IN SOME JURISDICTIONS. THESE STATUTORY PROHIBITIONS MAY APPLY TO YOU.
YOU SHALL DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS OFFICEPOOLS.COM AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, AND SUPPLIERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, OFFICERS, AND DIRECTORS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, LOSS, DAMAGES, AND DEMANDS, INCLUDING REASONABLE LEGAL FEES, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OR MISUSE OF THE WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE, YOUR ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE, AND ANY ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT (WHETHER BY YOU OR ANOTHER PERSON).
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, OfficePools.com may in its discretion change, discontinue, modify, restrict, suspend or terminate the Website or any part of it without any notice or liability to you or any other person. OfficePools.com may in its discretion and for its convenience at any time immediately terminate, temporarily or permanently, this Agreement or your permission to access and use the Website without any notice or liability to you or any other person. If this Agreement or your permission to access or use all or any part of the Website is terminated for any reason, then this Agreement and all other then existing agreements between you and OfficePools.com will continue to apply and be binding upon you regarding your prior access to and use of the Website, and anything connected with, relating to or arising there from.
13. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
This Agreement, your access to and use of the Website, and all related matters are governed solely by the laws of British Columbia, Canada and applicable federal laws of Canada (and in the case of use of the Website in Quebec by residents of Quebec, by the laws of Quebec and the applicable federal laws of Canada). Any dispute between you and OfficePools.com or any other person arising from, connected with or relating to the Website, this Agreement, or any related matters (collectively "Disputes") will be resolved before the Courts of British Columbia, sitting in the City of Vancouver (and in the case of use of the Website in Quebec by residents of Quebec, before the Courts of Quebec, sitting in the City of Montreal), and you hereby irrevocably submit and attorn to the original and exclusive jurisdiction of those courts in respect of all Disputes.
14. OTHER MATTERS
If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, then the provision will be deemed to be severed from this Agreement and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect . This Agreement ensures to the benefit of and is binding upon each of OfficeePools.com and its successors, assigns and related persons, and you and your heirs, executors, administrators, successors, permitted assigns and personal representatives. You may not assign this Agreement or the rights and obligations under this Agreement. OfficePools.com may assign this Agreement and its rights and obligations under this Agreement without your consent. No consent or waiver by any party to or of any breach or default by any other party in its performance of its obligations under this Agreement will be: (a) deemed or construed to be a consent to or waiver of a continuing breach or default or any other breach or default of those or any other obligations of that party; or (b) effective unless in writing and signed by all parties.
The parties have expressly requested and required that this Agreement and all other related documents be drawn up in the English language. Les parties conviennent et exigent expressément que ce Contrat et tous les documents qui s'y rapportent soient rédigés en anglais.