Terms of Use

Welcome to the Changes Toolkit. By accessing and using the Website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by this Terms of Use Agreement (the “Agreement”). Please read the following Agreement carefully. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use the Website. We may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement on the Website. You agree to review the agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of the Website shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement. In this Agreement, the term “Changes” or “us” or “we” or “our” refers to The Governors of the University of Alberta as represented by the Living With Hope Research Program (the “Program”), the owner and operator of the Website. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of the Website.

Acceptance

By using the Website and the services offered through it, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions of use and all related policies, conditions, and guidelines. This Agreement is the entire and only agreement between you and us with respect to the use of the Website, and supersedes all prior or other agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Website, the content, products or services provided by or through the Website and its content. If you do not agree with any of these terms of this Agreement, you may not use the Website. We reserve the right to amend, change or replace the Agreement at any time without notice and you agree that each visit you make to the Website shall be subject to the current terms of use and conditions then in force and it is your responsibility to review the Agreement posted on the Website for any modifications or updates. Your continued access and use of the Website will confirm your acceptance to be bound by any such amendments or changes to the Agreement. By using the Website you represent and warrant that you have legal capacity to be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

Electronic Communications

When you access and use the Website or send us an email, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receiving communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting a notice on the Website. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically will satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Permitted Use

As a Website user you may view, copy, print and use (collectively, "use") documents generated by the Website provided that you comply with the provisions of this Agreement and provided that these documents are used solely in connection with your with us in the provision of the products, services and/or programs.

The documents generated by the Website (including but not limited to the Changes Registration form) are protected under the copyright laws of Canada and/or other countries. You agree to ensure that any copyright, trademark, trade names, logos and service marks ("Marks") along with any other proprietary rights, notices and disclaimers appearing on these documents are reproduced and retained on all copies in the same form and manner as on the original. You are not permitted to use the Marks in any manner whatsoever without our prior written consent.

Restrictions and Prohibited Uses

You agree that you will not use the Website for any improper, fraudulent, illegal or malicious purpose, including, without limitation, to impair use of the Website by others.

You agree not to modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Website. You also agree not to use the Website to create, develop or otherwise generate any derivative works or any functionally compatible or competing software or hardware.

Copyright

All content including, without limitation all Marks, text, design, graphics, drawings, photographs, code and software, and all organization and presentation of such content, which forms a part of the Website, are subject to intellectual property rights, including copyright and trademarks, held by or licensed to the Program. All such rights are expressly reserved.

Trademarks

All Marks on the Website are trademarks or trade names or registered trademarks or trade names of the Program or its affiliates, in Canada and other countries. The Program Marks shall not be used in connection with any product or service that is not the Program’s or its affiliates’ in any manner. All other trademarks and trade names not owned by the Program or its affiliates that appear on the Changes Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by the Program or its affiliates.

Hyperlinks

The Website may contain links to third party Websites. These links have been provided solely as a convenience for and do not constitute an endorsement by us of the content of such third party sites. Links to the Website may also be provided from sites either known or unknown to us. Access to any other Web site linked to or from the Website is at your own risk. We have not reviewed and are not responsible for the content of any third party sites linked to or from the Website and do not make any representations or warranties regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Websites.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

THE CHANGES WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE PROGRAM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE PROGRAM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PROGRAM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CHANGES WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR EMAIL SENT FROM wendy.duggleby@ualberta.ca OR THE CHANGES WEBSITE ARE FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE PROGRAM WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE CHANGES WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.

THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU IN YOUR JURISDICTION, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

Notices

Any notice required to be given to us under this Agreement shall be given at the address below or at such other existing municipal address as we may provide to you in writing or by sending such notice by means of facsimile or email:

Email Address: wendy.duggleby@ualberta.ca
Attention: Wendy Duggleby

Any such notice shall be deemed to have been received by the Program immediately upon delivery at its address set out above, five business days after mailing such notice or on the business day following the day of sending a facsimile or email message. Receipt of any facsimile messages shall be confirmed by telephone by the forwarding party.

Privacy

Registration data and certain other information about you are subject to our applicable privacy policy. For more information, see the full Changes Toolkit privacy policy. You understand and agree that through your use of the Website and programs and services provided through the Website that you consent to the collection, use and disclosure (as set forth in our privacy policy) of this information.

Security

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet and no method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request that you do not send private or sensitive information to us by email. If you have any questions about security on our Web site, please contact us.

You can view and update your registration information online on our customer service page. You may also request access to all of your personally identifiable information that we collect and maintain in our database by contacting us.

Please remember that, if you use a link to go from the Website to another Website, the privacy provisions of this Agreement are no longer in effect with respect to any personal information that may be disclosed on such third party Websites. Your activities and interaction on any other Website, including Websites that have a link on the Website, is subject to that Website's own rules and policies. Please review those privacy rules and policies before proceeding.

If we make changes to the privacy provisions of this Agreement, we will post those changes on the Program Website to keep you informed of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

By accessing and using the Website, you agree that the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Agreement and any dispute of any kind that might arise between you and the Program. The parties have required that this Agreement 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. (Version français) In the event of a conflict between the English and French version of this Agreement, the English version shall prevail.

Version 2 Last Revised: September 14, 2011.