User Acceptance to Website Terms and Conditions of Use
The Website is owned by CB Linguistic Services Inc. (“CBLS”, “we”, “us”). Your use of this Website is subject to the following Terms. PLEAES READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY.
BY USING THIS SITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THE TERMS, PLEASE DO NO USE THIS SITE.
As a condition of your use of this Website, you represent and warrant that you will not use this site for any purpose that is unlawful, inappropriate or prohibited by the Terms.
From time to time the Terms of this Website may change, so it is important that you review the Terms every time you use the Website. CBLS will notify you of changes to the Terms.
The Terms may not be otherwise amended except in writing signed by you and CBLS. This site is owned and operated by CBLS; a company incorporated in Canada. CBLS reserves the right, at any time, to modify, alter, or update the Terms.
All materials on this Website, including, without limitation, text, data, information, images, artwork, illustrations, audio clips, video clips, designs, logos, graphics, interfaces, or code and the selection and arrangement thereof (the “Content”), are protected by intellectual property rights owned and controlled either by CBLS or its affiliates and subsidiaries, or by third parties who have licensed their material to SLCB. SLCB authorizes you to print or download a single copy of the Content from this Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Content may not be republished, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way without the prior written consent of CBLS or except as specifically permitted on this Website. Modification of the Content or use of the Content for any purpose other than your own personal, non-commercial, institutional or home use is a violation of copyrights and other intellectual property rights. The use of any such material on any other website or networked computer is prohibited.
Everything you see or read on this Website is protected by copyright and moral rights, unless otherwise noted, and may not be used except as provided in the Terms and Conditions without the written permission of CBLS or the owner of the copyright and the holder of the moral rights.
The trademarks, trade names and logos (“the marks”) that you see on this Website are registered and/or common law marks of CBLS or its affiliates and subsidiaries, or third parties who have licensed the use of such marks to CBLS.
Nothing in this site grants any license or right to use any marks displayed on this Website without the written permission of the owner of the mark. Your misuse of the marks displayed on this Website, or any other content on this Website, is strictly prohibited.
Please see the Intellectual Property legend at the bottom of this document that further identifies the ownership of the trademarks and copyrights relating to this Website or to CBLS’s products.
Permitted Use of this Website
CBLS maintains this Website for your personal information, education and communication in exchange for the opportunity to introduce our products and services to you. If you accept the Terms, we give you permission to browse this Website for your personal, noncommercial use, and we thank you for your interest in our products and services.
Most computers automatically store content from websites in their temporary folders upon viewing a website. CBLS gives you permission to download one copy of the Content on one computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided you do not delete or change legal notices, including but not limited to the Terms.
Prohibited Use of this Website
Except as expressly provided above, nothing contained in this document shall be construed as conferring any license or right to any of CBLS’s, or any third parties, intellectual property rights.
Except as expressly provided above, you do not have the right to copy, produce, reproduce, or publish this Website’s Content in any material form whatsoever. You do not have the right to copy, produce, reproduce, perform or publish any translation of the Content’s text. You do not have the right to communicate the Content to the public by telecommunication.
You do not have the right to modify or prepare derivative works based on the Content, or to make a colorable imitation of any of the Content. You do not have the right to use any of the registered or common-law trademarks, trade names or logos on this Website. You do not have the right to make, construct, use or sell the inventions disclosed on this Website, whether or not protected by patent.
You may not make any changes to this Website, add or remove any content to this Website, or add any harmful or malicious content, software, programs, or any links to any harmful or malicious content, software, programs, or websites.
You may not, directly or indirectly, register any domain names which include any of CBLS’s trademarks, trade names or any domain name confusingly similar to CBLS’s trademarks, trade names or domain names.
You do not have the right to authorize anyone else to do any of these prohibited acts.
You agree not to use any device, software or technique to interfere with or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website; make any changes to this Website; post or send to the Website any unlawful, fraudulent, harassing, threatening, defamatory, indecent, sexually explicit, libelous, obscene information of any kind or otherwise violate any applicable law; post or send to the Website any information that contains a virus, bug, or other harmful item; re-deliver any of Website or the content using “framing”, hyperlinks, or other technology without CBLS’s permission; circumvent and from violating the security of this Website; attempt to gain unauthorized access to any software, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any CBLS server through hacking, password mining or any other means; or take any action which may interfere with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the Website.
You agree not to, directly or indirectly, register any domain names which include any of CBLS’s Marks including trademarks, trade names or any domain name confusingly similar to CBLS’s Marks or domain names.
Any violation of the Terms, including any violation of this section is strictly prohibited and a breach of the Terms.
Account Set-Up and Security
The security of your personal information is important to CBLS. We use physical, electronic, and administrative measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Users are responsible for obtaining their own access to the Website. Users are required to ensure that all persons who access the Website through a user’s internet connection are aware of these Terms and Conditions and comply with them. Some content or areas of the Website may require user registration. You agree that all the information you provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. We do our best to protect your personal information however we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Any username, password, or any other piece of information chosen by you, or provided to you as part of our security procedures, must be treated as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You must exercise caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information. You understand and agree that should you be provided an account, your account is personal to you and you agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your username, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you logout from your account at the end of each session. You are responsible for any password misuse or any unauthorized access.
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time, to disable or terminate your account, any username, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including any violation of any provision of these Terms and Conditions.
Any information that you otherwise transmit to the Website by email or otherwise, including any questions or answers, comments, suggestions, or the like will become the property of CBLS and, with respect to your rights, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used without compensation by CBLS, or its affiliates, or licensed to others by CBLS, or its affiliates, for any and all commercial and noncommercial purposes, including but not limited to, mailing list rental, product or service solicitations, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Without limited the foregoing, by offering any information or material through the Website, you grant to CBLS the worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, edit, publish, copy, make derivative works from and distribute such information or materials in any and all forms and media.
You may not submit any material that is unlawful, harmful, harassing, threatening, abusive, hateful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, profane, vulgar, indecent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law. Please do not submit any material that is protected by trademark, copyright, patent, or other proprietary right without obtaining permission of the owner of that proprietary right.
Links to other websites
This Website may contain links allowing you to leave this Website for websites owned or operated by parties other than CBLS. Such links are provided solely for your convenience. CBLS has not reviewed the other websites linked to this Website and is not responsible for the contents of any off-site pages or any other websites linked to this Website. The inclusion of any link to such websites does not imply endorsement by CBLS of the other websites, other parties, other products, or other ideas. Clicking on any links, off-site pages or other websites is done at your own risk. Once you are linked to another website, you are subject to the policies of the new website, not those of CBLS’s.
Online Purchases of Goods and/or Services
All orders, purchases or transactions for the sale of goods/or services made using this Website are subject to the Terms of Sale also incorporated into these Terms and Conditions.
CBLS is based in the province of Ontario in Canada. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in Canada. This Website is not intended for use in any jurisdiction where its use is not permitted. Those who choose to access this Website from locations outside Canada do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws apply.
Without limiting any other term or condition, everything on the Website is provided to you “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WIHTOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, VALIDITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, USAGE OF TRADE OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION ON THE SITE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.
YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT AND ANY RELATIONSHIP OR AGREEMENT THAT YOU FORM WITH THIRD PARTIES INCLUDING OTHER USER(S).
THE TERMS ARE NOT, NOR SHOULD THEY BE INTERPRETED AS AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND ANOTHER USER(S). SLCB IS NOT A PARTY BETWEEN ANY RELATIONSHIP OR AGREEMENT FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND ANOTHER USER(S) ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE.
This Website could include inaccuracies, viruses, errors, or harmful content. Your use and browsing of the Website is at your own risk. You agree to take full and complete responsibility for any use of the Content.
Neither CBLS nor any other party involved in creating, storing, communicating, producing, or delivering the Website shall be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Website.
CBLS does not warrant that the functional aspects of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free or that this Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. If your use of this Website or the Content contained on the Website results in the need for servicing or replacing property, material, equipment, or data, CBLS is not responsible for those costs.
CBLS neither warrants nor represents that your use of the Content displayed on the Website will not infringe upon rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with CBLS.
While CBLS has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content is accurate and current, CBLS does not guarantee that the Content is error free, complete, accurate, reliable or current. Reliance on the information is not a substitute for professional advice.
YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST SLCB FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT OR THE TERMS IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT SHALL WE, OUR SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR OUR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH OUR SITE, OUR SERVICES OR THE TERMS, HOWEVER ARISING, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE.
Neither CBLS, its parents, nor its affiliated or related entities or its content providers are responsible or liable to any person or entity whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive, special or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever based upon or resulting from any information or opinions provided on the Website or from the use of or the inability to use CBLS’s materials. You specifically agree that CBLS is not liable for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user. If you are dissatisfied with the Website or any materials on the Website, or with any of CBLS’s Terms, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website.
You agree to indemnify and hold CBLS and (as applicable), CBLS’s parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, causes of action, damages, and/or expense (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees) whatsoever, made by another user or a third party, whether direct or indirect arising out of your breach of the Terms or the documents it incorporates by reference, or your violations of any law or the rights of a third party.
Governing Law and Choice of Forum
The Terms are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Canada and Ontario, as applicable, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provisions of the Terms prove unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
You and CBLS are agreeing to give up any rights to litigate claims in a court. Other rights that you would have if you went to court may also be unavailable or may be limited in arbitration. Any claim, dispute or controversy (whether in contract, tort or otherwise, whether pre-existing, present or future, and including statutory, consumer protection, common law, intentional tort, injunctive and equitable claims) between you and us arising from or relating in any way to your purchase of products or services through this Site, will be resolved exclusively and finally by binding arbitration. The arbitration will be administered by the ADR Institute of Canada¸ under its ADR Institute of Canada’s Arbitration Rules. The arbitrator will have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to arbitrability or enforceability of this arbitration provision, including any unconscionability challenge or any other challenge that the arbitration provision or the agreement is void, voidable or otherwise invalid.
The arbitrator will be empowered to grant whatever relief would be available in court under law or in equity. Any award of the arbitrator(s) will be final and binding on each of the parties and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. If any provision of this arbitration agreement is found unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be severed, and the remaining arbitration terms will be enforced.
Contact CBLS Regarding Intellectual Property
If you are an owner of Intellectual property who believes that their intellectual property has been improperly used on this Website, please notify CBLS immediately at:
CB Linguistic Services Inc.
A-166 Stewart Street
Ottawa ON K1N 6J9
Intellectual Property Legend
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These terms and conditions (these “Terms”) apply to the purchase and sale of products and services through the websites at slcb.ca, courslsq.ca and evalsq.ca (this “Site” or “Sites”). These Terms are subject to change by CB Linguistic Services Inc. (referred to as “CBLS”, “us”, “we” or “our” as the context may require) without prior written notice at any time, in our sole discretion. Any changes to these Terms will be in effect as of the “Last Updated Date” referred to on the Site. You should review these Terms before purchasing any product or services that are available through this Site. Your continued use of this Site after the “Last Updated Date” will constitute your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.
Order Acceptance and Cancellation. You agree that your order is an offer to buy from CBLS, under these Terms, all products and services listed in your order. All orders must be accepted by us or we will not be obligated to sell the products or services to you. We may choose not to accept orders at our sole discretion, even after we send you a confirmation email with your order number and details of the items you have ordered.
Refunds. Products and services purchased from this store are non-refundable. All sales are final.
Price. Prices are subject to change without notice. Any discounts, promotions and special offers cannot be combined. Posted prices do not include taxes or charges for any shipping and handling. All such taxes and charges will be added to your total price and will be itemized in your shopping cart and in your order confirmation email. We strive to display accurate price information; however, we may, on occasion, make inadvertent typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions related to pricing and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions at any time and to cancel any orders arising from such occurrences.
Taxes. For residents of Quebec, we collect the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and the Quebec Sales Tax (QST). For residents of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador, we collect the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST). For residents of other Canadian provinces, we collect the GST only. If you live outside Canada, we do not collect local taxes and if any such local taxes are payable, payment should be made to the relevant authorities in your country.
Not for Resale or Display to Others. You represent and warrant that you are buying products or services from the Site for your own use only, and not for resale or redistribution. The CBLS products and services is reserved exclusively for single-user license holders.
Payment. Terms of payment are within our sole discretion and, unless otherwise agreed by us in writing, payment must be received by us before our acceptance of an order. We accept MasterCard, American Express, Visa, Discover or UnionPay credit cards for all purchases. You represent and warrant that (i) the credit card information you supply to us is true, correct and complete, (ii) you are duly authorized to use such credit card for the purchase, (iii) charges incurred by you will be honoured by your credit card company, and (iv) you will pay charges incurred by you at the posted prices, including shipping and handling charges and all applicable taxes, if any, regardless of the amount quoted on the Site at the time of your order.
Security. Browsing and online data transfer are protected by powerful encryption technology. The SSL security protocol is the standard in protecting the online transfer of confidential information.
Transaction. In accordance with our commitment to providing you with the safest possible online shopping experience, we use the services of PayPal and Stripe to process your transactions.
Limited Warranty. We warrant to you that we shall perform the services purchased through the Site using personnel of required skill, experience and qualifications, and in a professional and workmanlike manner in accordance with generally recognized industry standards for similar services and shall devote adequate resources to meet our obligations under these Terms. We also warrant to you that for a period of 30 days from the date of shipment (“Warranty Period”), the products purchased through the Site will materially conform to our published specifications in effect as of the date of shipment and be free from material defects in material and workmanship. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY OR CONDITION WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING (i) ANY WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR TITLE; OR (ii) WARRANTY AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF A THIRD PARTY; WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED BY LAW, COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE OF TRADE OR OTHERWISE.
Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, REVENUE OR PROFIT, OR LOSS OF DATA OR DIMINUTION IN VALUE] OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR AGGRAVATED DAMAGES WHETHER ARISING OUT OF BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ANY AGREED OR OTHER REMEDY OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU FOR THE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES SOLD THROUGH THE SITE.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction. All matters arising out of or relating to these Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein.
Waiver of Recourse to the Courts and Binding Arbitration. You and CBLS are agreeing to give up any rights to litigate claims in a court. Other rights that you would have if you went to court may also be unavailable or may be limited in arbitration. Any claim, dispute or controversy (whether in contract, tort or otherwise, whether pre-existing, present or future, and including statutory, consumer protection, common law, intentional tort, injunctive and equitable claims) between you and us arising from or relating in any way to your purchase of products or services through this Site, will be resolved exclusively and finally by binding arbitration. The arbitration will be administered by the ADR Institute of Canada¸ under its ADR Institute of Canada’s Arbitration Rules. The arbitrator will have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to arbitrability or enforceability of this arbitration provision, including any unconscionability challenge or any other challenge that the arbitration provision or the agreement is void, voidable or otherwise invalid. The arbitrator will be empowered to grant whatever relief would be available in court under law or in equity. Any award of the arbitrator(s) will be final and binding on each of the parties and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. If any provision of this arbitration agreement is found unenforceable, the unenforceable provision will be severed, and the remaining arbitration terms will be enforced.