The website www.investedmontonregion.com (this
"website") is a regional web portal created and managed by Edmonton
Economic Development Corporation ("EEDC"). Use of this website
obligates you to fully comply with this user agreement.
Your access to or use of this website shall conclusively be
deemed to be your acceptance of the terms of this user agreement set forth
below. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may
not access or use this website.
EEDC may modify this user agreement at any time. Such
modifications shall be effective upon posting of the modified user agreement.
It is your responsibility to and we suggest that you review this user agreement
each time you access this website to be aware of any modifications. Your
continued access to or use of this website shall conclusively be deemed to be
your acceptance of any modified user agreement.
If you are dissatisfied with this user agreement, your sole
and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this website.
1. Copyright and Trademark Notice
All content and images contained within or on this website
(i.e. text, images, maps and all other online material) is protected by
domestic and international copyright, trademark and other laws and other rights
unless otherwise specified. The owners of the intellectual property, copyright
and trademarks are EEDC, its affiliates or other third-parties which have
licensed these to EEDC or its affiliates, as the case may be.
It is illegal to copy, reproduce or distribute copyrighted
and trade-marked material without the permission of the owner. Accessing text
or images provided on websites does not extend any rights to a user. Only the
copyright trade-mark owner, or the owner's legal agent, can give you permission
to copy, distribute or publicly display protected material. Any use,
reproduction, alteration, modification, public performance or display,
uploading or posting onto the internet, transmission, redistribution or other
exploitation of this web site or of any of its content or images, in whole or
in part, other than as expressly set out in this user agreement, is strictly
prohibited without the express written consent of EEDC.
However, you are permitted to print, download and share
content and images from this website solely for your non-commercial purposes
that positively promote the greater Edmonton area. All content or images shared
must be unaltered and must not change or delete any copyright or proprietary
notices from the materials, and you must not alter the material in any way. Any
other use requires written permission from EEDC.
2. Idea Submission
By submitting any information, data, content or other
materials to EEDC, you agree to grant to EEDC a non-exclusive, royalty-free,
worldwide, perpetual license, with the right to sub-license, to reproduce,
distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly
perform any such information, data, content or other materials (including,
without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products and
You agree that you shall have no recourse against EEDC, its
affiliates, officers, directors, employees, information or service providers
and licencees for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any
proprietary right regarding any information, data, content or other information
or materials that you submit to EEDC.
3. Use of the Site
Except for information, products or services clearly
identified as being supplied by EEDC, we do not operate, control or endorse any
information, products or services on this website in any way unless otherwise
indicated. Except for EEDC identified information, products or services, all
information, products and services offered through this website or on the
Internet generally are offered by third parties that may or may not be
affiliated with EEDC.
You also understand that EEDC cannot and does not guarantee
or warrant that any information, data, software or files available through this
website will be free of infection or viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other
code that 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, and for maintaining a means external to the Web site for the
reconstruction of any lost data.
In connection with your use of this website, you agree that
you will not:
a) Transmit or distribute any message, information, data,
text, software or images, or other content that is unlawful, harmful,
threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene,
libelous or otherwise objectionable that may invade another's right of privacy
b) Transmit or distribute any message, information, data,
text, software or images, or other content where such transmission or
distribution would violate any application law, regulation or third party
c) Impersonate any person or entity, including but not
limited to, an EEDC official, leader, guide or host, or falsely state or
otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
d) Post or transmit any material that you do not have a
right to reproduce, display or transmit under any law or under contractual or
fiduciary relationships (such as non-disclosure agreements);
e) Post or transmit any material that contains a virus or
f) Delete any author attributions, legal notices or
proprietary designations or labels that you upload to any communication
g) Use the website's communication features in a manner that
adversely affects the availability of its resources to other users (e.g.,
excessive "shouting" by use of all caps, or "flooding" by
continuously posting repetitive text);
h) Post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional
materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters,"
"pyramid schemes" or any other form of solicitation or any non-resume
information such as opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise;
i) Promote or provide information about activities which are
illegal, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual,
promote any act of cruelty to animals or promote hatred or disparagement of any
race(s) or ethnic group(s);
j) Violate any applicable local, national or international
k) Upload or transmit any material that infringes any
patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any
l) Delete or revise any material posted by any other person
m) Manipulate or otherwise display this website by using
framing or similar navigational technology or falsify or manipulate any
identifying information, data or elements in order to disguise the origin of
any content of this website;
n) Access, download, copy or otherwise use any information
on this website or EEDC servers that you are not authorized to access,
download, copy or otherwise use;
o) Disrupt, obstruct or interfere with this website, EEDC's
servers or any other online service of EEDC; or
p) Use or access this website or its contents in any way to
engage in any activity that in the sole judgment of EEDC is otherwise
4. Disclaimer of Warranties
You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of
this website and the internet. EEDC provides this website and related
information "as is" and does not make any express or implied
warranties, representations or endorsements whatsoever (including without
limitation warranties of title or non-infringement, or the implied warranties
of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose), including, without
any merchandise, information, data or service provided through this website or
on the internet generally.
• that this
website and its content will be accurate, complete, reliable, suitable or
• that the
operation of this web site will be uninterrupted or error free;
• that any
defects or errors in or on this website will be corrected;
• that this
website will be free from viruses, worms, trojan horses or other harmful
components that manifest contaminating or destructive properties; or
communications from this website will be secure or not intercepted.
It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy,
completeness and usefulness of all data, opinions, advice, services,
merchandise and other information provided through this website. You access
such data. opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information at your
risk. EEDC accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.
5. Limitation of Liability
In no event will EEDC, its officers, directors, employees,
agents, licensors, suppliers and any third-party information or service
providers be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential or indirect
damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, loss of
use, business interruption, loss of programs, data or information and the like)
arising out of the use of or inability to use this website, or any information,
or transactions provided on this website, or downloaded from this website, or
any delay of such information, this website or services available through this
EEDC, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors,
suppliers and any third-party information or service providers will not be
liable even if such party or its authorized representatives have been advised
of the possibility of such damages, or if there is any claim attributable to
errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the service and/or materials or
information downloaded through this web site. This limitation applies
regardless of the cause or form of action, whether based on warranty, contract,
tort or any other legal theory. Because some jurisdictions do not allow the
exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the
limitation contained above may not apply to you. If you are dissatisfied with
any portion of this website or with this user agreement, your sole and
exclusive remedy, except as otherwise expressly provided herein, is to
discontinue using this website.
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all
telephone, computer hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use
of this website and all charges related thereto.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless EEDC, its
officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any
third-party information or service providers from and against all losses,
expenses, damages and costs, including all solicitors' (attorneys') fees and
disbursements (on a solicitor and his own client basis), resulting from or
arising in connection with:
(a) any violation of this user agreement, as amended,
(including any negligent or wrongful conduct) by you;
(b) any violation of any law, regulation or right of a third
party by you; or
(c) your access to or use of this website.
8. Dealings with Third Parties
Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with
any third party found on or through this website, regarding the payment and
delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions,
warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between
you and such third party. You agree that EEDC shall not be responsible or
liable for any loss, damage or other matters of any sort incurred as the result
of any such dealings.
This website may provide links to non-EEDC Internet sites or
resources for your convenience and information. Because EEDC has no control
over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that EEDC is not
responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does
not endorse and is not responsible or liable for and makes no representation,
warranty or conditions regarding any content, data, information, advertising,
products or other materials on or available from such sites, resources or such
other sites' links.
It is your responsibility to verify any information
contained in any linked sites before relying on it. You should review these
sites' terms and conditions. You further acknowledge and agree that EEDC shall
not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any direct,
incidental, consequential or indirect damage or loss caused (or alleged to be
caused) by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, information,
data, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
EEDC is under no obligation to monitor this website and
assumes no responsibility for content changed without our consent.
11. Online Privacy
You agree and acknowledge that you have read EEDC's Online
policy and its terms.
Non-exercise of failure to exercise any remedies, rights or
powers of or by EEDC and no delay or omission in such exercise shall exhaust
such remedies, rights or powers or be construed as a waiver of any of them.
13. Governing Law
This user agreement shall be governed by and construed in
accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and the laws of Canada in
force therein. You agree that the courts of the Province of Alberta shall have
the exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes or claims arising with
respect to this user agreement.
14. No Solicitation
This website and the information contained herein does not
constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer for the purchase or sale of
Some of the information on this Web Site may contain
projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or
performance of EEDC, other businesses or companies or the greater Edmonton area
or Alberta economies. We wish to caution you that these statements are only
forecasts and that the actual events or results may differ materially.
For more information, please contact:
Edmonton Economic Development Corporation 2003
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