Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms of Use

By using the iSisters Site you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions") and such other additional or alternative terms, conditions, rules and policies which are displayed or to which you may be directed in connection with use of the iSisters Site, all as may be modified by iSisters from time to time in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you may not use the iSisters Site.

Registration, Accounts and Passwords

Certain of the software, information, data and other content made available on the iSisters Site ("Content") may require registration or membership. You agree to be responsible for: (a) maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account identifiers which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration on the iSisters Site, and (b) all activities that occur using such password or account. Further, you agree to notify iSisters of any unauthorized use of your password or account. iSisters will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this Section.

Restrictions on Use of Materials

All Content availableon the iSisters Site, including the manner in which such Content is presented, is: Copyright © iSisters All rights reserved. Such Content is protected by Canadian and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. iSisters and/or its licensors grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display on your computer or other electronic access device, the Content and Services for your own personal, private and non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify the Content and that you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices. Except as provided herein, you agree not to reproduce, make derivative works of, retransmit, distribute, sell, publish, communicate, broadcast or otherwise make available any of the Content obtained through the iSisters Site including without limitation, by caching, framing or similar means, without the prior written consent of the respective copyright owner of such Content.

Trademarks

iSisters, iSisters.org and all associated designs and logos are trademarks of iSisters Technology Mentoring. All other product, brand and company names and logos used or mentioned on the iSisters Site may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Any use of any trademarks appearing on the iSisters Site without the express written consent of the owner of the trademark is strictly prohibited.

Submissions

The website may provide features that allow you to post messages and content, to interact with iSisters and other users and to upload files, documents or other materials (collectively, Submissions). When using any of the features of the website which allow you to post, upload or make Submissions, it is a condition of your use of the website that you observe the rules of netiquette and that you do not: (i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the website, interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper workings of the site or do anything which in the sole discretion of iSisters imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on iSisters website infrastructure; (ii) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation, any Submission constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law or regulation; (iii) post or transmit any Submission, including, without limitation, articles, images, stories, software or other material, which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by any intellectual property rights, including, without limitation, copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark or other proprietary rights herein, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or rights holder; (iv) post or transmit any Submission that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, could be harmful to minors, harasses or advocates harassment of another person, provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner; (v) post or submit any Submission which solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; (vi) post or transmit any Submission which contains a virus or other harmful component, or provides or creates computer viruses; or (vii) post or transmit junk mail, chain letters, unsolicited mass mailing or spam.

By posting or uploading Submissions to the website, you grant iSisters a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to: (i) use, reproduce, store, adapt, translate, modify, make derivative works from, transmit, distribute, publicly perform or display such Submissions for any purpose; and (ii) to sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights. In addition to the grant of the above license, you hereby (i) agree to waive all moral rights in any Submission in favour of iSisters; (ii) consent to your name, address and e-mail appearing as the contributor of any Submission, where applicable, and to the disclosure and/or display of such information and any other information which appears in or is associated with a Submission; (iii) acknowledge and agree that iSisters is not responsible for any loss, damage, or corruption that may occur to your Submissions; and (iv) acknowledge and agree that any Submissions you provide for display on the website will be considered non-confidential.

Disclaimer

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (A) TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE ISISTERS SITE AND ANY OF THE SERVICES AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND THAT EACH OF ISISTERS, ITS AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND LICENSORS DOES NOT MAKE ANY, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL, REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, TERMS, CONDITIONS AND ENDORSEMENTS (COLLECTIVELY THE "WARRANTIES") OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO ANY MATTER HEREUNDER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, ACCURACY, SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, FREEDOM FROM INFECTIONS OR VIRUSES OR COMPLETENESS AS WELL AS ANY WARRANTIES ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE; AND (B) TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ISISTERS LTD. SPECIFICALLY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT THE ISISTERS SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE USE OF THE ISISTERS SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, WILL BE PROVIDED ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS OR THAT SUCH SERVICES OR THE RESULTS DERIVED THEREFROM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS.

Monitoring

You acknowledge that iSisters has no obligation to monitor the iSisters Site or any content accessible through the iSisters Site. However, you agree that iSisters has the right to monitor the iSisters Site electronically from time to time and to disclose any information, including your personal information, as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the iSisters Site properly, or to protect itself or its users in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

Modifications

iSisters reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to add to, remove from, modify or otherwise change any part of these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Except as otherwise expressly contemplated herein, changes will be effective when notice of such change is posted on the iSisters Site. Please check these Terms and Conditions regularly for updates by checking the date of "Last Update" at the top of this document. If any change is not acceptable to you, you must discontinue your use of iSisters immediately. Your continued use of the iSisters Site after any such changes are posted will constitute acceptance of those changes. Further, iSisters reserves the right to change, modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the iSisters Site or Content from time to time without notice or liability and for any reason whatsoever.

Content Linked to iSisters

Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. Please note that certain links on the iSisters Site may take you to other websites. iSisters provides these links only as a convenience and not as an endorsement by iSisters. These linked sites are not under the control of iSisters. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. iSisters is not responsible for the content of any such linked sites or any other web page that is not part of the iSisters Site and under iSisters' control. Unless otherwise expressly provided, iSisters makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked site or the information, products or services appearing thereon. Accordingly, you agree that iSisters will not be responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in any site linked from the iSisters Site.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless each member of iSisters and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, including all third parties mentioned on the iSisters Site, from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or related to: (a) your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions; (b) your access to or use of the iSisters Site, Services or Content; or (c) your use or reliance on, or publication, communication or distribution of anything on or from the iSisters Site. You will use your best efforts to cooperate with iSisters in the defense of any claim. iSisters reserves the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.

Limitation of Liability

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL ISISTERS LTD. BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, AND ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER ISISTERS HAD BEEN ADVISED OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE ISISTERS SITE, OR (B) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR MODIFICATION TO ANY OF YOUR CONTENT OR TRANSMISSIONS, OR (C) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE ISISTERS SITE.

Privacy

For information on how user information is collected, used and disclosed by iSisters in connection with your use of the iSisters Site, please consult our Privacy Policy.

General Provisions

These Terms and Conditions you have entered into are personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between iSisters and you pertaining to your use of the iSisters Site and Content and supersede any prior agreements between you and iSisters with respect to the subject matter hereof. iSisters's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any right or provision of these Terms and Conditions will not constitute or be construed as a waiver of any right or provision. If any of the provisions (or parts thereof) contained in these Terms and Conditions are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination will not affect the remaining provisions (or parts thereof) contained herein. Except where prohibited by applicable law, any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of the iSisters or these Terms and Conditions must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. No changes to these Terms and Conditions will be made except as expressly contemplated herein. The parties have required that these Terms and Conditions and all documents relating thereto be drawn up in English. Les parties ont demandé que cette convention ainsi que tous les documents que s'y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.

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