Est. 2004

 

 

604-472-2000

 

 

 

Terms of Use

Blue Moose Website Terms of Use and Notices

(Last Updated: September 2004)

AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND BLUE MOOSE

The Blue Moose Web Site is made up of various Web sites and/or Web pages operated by the Blue Moose or its affiliates (collectively, the "Blue Moose Web Sites"). This Terms of Use and Notices applies to the Blue Moose Web Site and does not apply to the content of third parties.

The Blue Moose Web Sites are offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of the Blue Moose Web Sites constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices. Your use of a particular Blue Moose Web Site included within the Blue Moose Web Sites may also be subject to additional terms outlined elsewhere in this agreement (the "Additional Terms"). To go directly to certain of the Additional Terms, click on the link below:

Additionally, the Blue Moose Web Sites may themselves contain additional terms, codes of conduct or guidelines that govern use of those sites, including without limitation, particular features or offers (for example, contests or chat areas).

In the event that any of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein conflict with the Additional Terms or other terms and guidelines contained within any particular Blue Moose Web Site, then these terms shall control.

PRIVACY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

See the Privacy Statement at http://www.BlueMoose.ca/privacypolicy.htm for disclosures relating to the collection and use of your personal information.

MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD, AND SECURITY

If a particular Blue Moose Web Site, or any product or service offered on any Blue Moose Web Site (each a "Blue Moose Site/Service", and collectively "Blue Moose Sites/Services") requires you to open an account, you must complete the registration process by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You then will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify Blue Moose immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Blue Moose will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Blue Moose or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

Blue Moose reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Blue Moose Sites/Services are offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Blue Moose Sites/Services. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions and additional terms posted on particular websites. Your continued use of the Blue Moose Sites/Services constitutes your agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices.

PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION

Unless otherwise specified, the Blue Moose Sites/Services are for your personal and commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Blue Moose Sites/Services.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

The Blue Moose Sites/Services may contain images of and links to third party Web sites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Blue Moose and Blue Moose is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Blue Moose is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any Linked Site nor is Blue Moose responsible if the Linked Site is not working appropriately. Blue Moose is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Blue Moose of the site or any association with its operators. You are responsible for viewing and abiding by the privacy statements and terms of use posted at the Linked Sites.

Any dealings with third parties (including advertisers) included within the Blue Moose Sites/Services or participation in promotions, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and the advertiser or other third party. Blue Moose shall not be responsible or liable for any part of any such dealings or promotions.

NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

As a condition of your use of the Blue Moose Sites/Services, you will not use the Blue Moose Sites/Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Blue Moose Sites/Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Blue Moose Site/Service(s) (or the network(s) connected to any Blue Moose Site/Service(s)) or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any Blue Moose Site/Service(s). You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Blue Moose Site/Service, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Blue Moose Site/Service, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Blue Moose Sites/Services.

USE OF SERVICES

The Blue Moose Sites/Services may contain e-mail services, bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, groups, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums, file cabinets and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (collectively, "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and, when applicable, related to the particular Communication Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not:

  • Use the Communication Service in connection with surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any topic, name, material or information that incites discrimination, hate or violence towards one person or a group because of their belonging to a race, a religion or a nation, or that insults the victims of crimes against humanity by contesting the existence of those crimes.
  • Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents to do the same.
  • Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which is made available through the Blue Moose Sites/Services in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.
  • Use of meta tag searches on the web sites.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
  • Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of an Blue Moose Site/Service(s) or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.

Blue Moose has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Blue Moose reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. Blue Moose reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

Blue Moose reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as Blue Moose deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Blue Moose's sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Blue Moose does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Blue Moose specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Blue Moose spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Blue Moose.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination, you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download the materials.

MATERIALS PROVIDED TO BLUE MOOSE OR POSTED AT ANY BLUE MOOSE WEB SITE

Blue Moose does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to Blue Moose (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Blue Moose Site/Service or its associated services for review by the general public, or by the members of any public or private group, (each a "Submission" and collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting ("Posting") your Submission you are granting Blue Moose, its affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses (including, without limitation, all Blue Moose Sites/Services), including, without limitation, the license rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; to publish your name in connection with your Submission; and the right to sublicense such rights to any supplier of a Blue Moose Site/Service.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Blue Moose is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and Blue Moose may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.

By Posting a Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in these Terms of Use including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

SOFTWARE AND CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES

All content and software (if any) that is made available to view and/or download in connection with the Blue Moose Sites/Services, excluding content and/or software that may be made available by end-users through a Communication Service, ("Software") is owned by and is the copyrighted work of Blue Moose and/or its suppliers and is protected by copyright laws and international treaty provisions. Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ("License Agreement"). You may not install or use any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement unless you first agree to the License Agreement terms.

For any Software not accompanied by a license agreement, Blue Moose hereby grants to you, the user, a revocable personal, non-transferable license to use the Software for viewing and otherwise using the particular Blue Moose Site/Service in accordance with these Terms of Use, and for no other purpose provided that you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices. Any reproduction or redistribution of the content and/or Software is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COPYING OR REPRODUCTION OF ANY OF THE WEBSITE CONTENT OR SOFTWARE TO ANY OTHER SERVER OR LOCATION FOR FURTHER REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION IS EXPRESSLY PROHIBITED. You acknowledge that the Software, and any accompanying documentation and/or technical information, is subject to applicable export control laws and regulations of the USA. You agree not to export or re-export the Software, directly or indirectly, to any countries that are subject to USA export restrictions.

LIABILITY DISCLAIMER

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES AND TO THE INFORMATION THEREIN. BLUE MOOSE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES AT ANY TIME. ADVICE RECEIVED VIA THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON FOR PERSONAL, MEDICAL, LEGAL OR FINANCIAL DECISIONS AND YOU SHOULD CONSULT AN APPROPRIATE PROFESSIONAL FOR SPECIFIC ADVICE TAILORED TO YOUR SITUATION.

BLUE MOOSE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, LACK OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED WITHIN THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. BLUE MOOSE AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WORKMANLIKE EFFORT, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT BLUE MOOSE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, ANY MATERIAL OR DATA SENT OR RECEIVED OR NOT SENT OR RECEIVED, OR ANY TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH AN BLUE MOOSE SITE/SERVICE. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT BLUE MOOSE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY THREATENING, DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONTENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY OTHER PARTY OR ANY INFRINGEMENT OF ANOTHER'S RIGHTS, INCLUDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT BLUE MOOSE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT SENT USING AND/OR INCLUDED IN AN BLUE MOOSE SITE/SERVICE BY ANY THIRD PARTY.

IN NO EVENT SHALL BLUE MOOSE AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BLUE MOOSE OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE BLUE MOOSE SITES/SERVICES.

STORAGE SPACE AND OTHER LIMITATIONS

BLUE MOOSE MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT ANY BLUE MOOSE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE.

TERMINATION/ACCESS RESTRICTION

Blue Moose reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Blue Moose websites/services and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice.

 

NO SPAM; DAMAGES

Blue Moose may immediately terminate any account which it determines, in its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any 'spam' or other unsolicited bulk email. In addition, because damages are often difficult to quantify, if actual damages cannot be reasonably calculated then you agree to pay Blue Moose liquidated damages of five dollars (US$5.00) for each piece of 'spam' or unsolicited bulk email transmitted from or otherwise connected with your account. Otherwise you agree to pay Blue Moose's actual damages, to the extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated. You agree that Blue Moose may charge such damages to your selected Payment Method, as set forth in the Blue Moose Billing section, below.

GENERAL

Claims for enforcement, breach or violation of duties or rights under this agreement shall be adjudicated under the laws of the Province of British Columbia, without reference to conflict of laws principles. All other claims, including without limitation claims under or for violation of state and provincial consumer protection laws, unfair competition laws, and in tort, shall be adjudicated under the law of your state of residence. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Vancouver, Province of British Columbia, Canada in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Blue Moose Sites/Services. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Blue Moose as a result of this agreement or use of the Blue Moose Sites/Services. You agree to indemnify and hold Blue Moose, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless from any claim, demand, or damage, including reasonable attorneys' fees, asserted by any third party due to or arising out of your use of or conduct on the Blue Moose Sites/Services. Blue Moose reserves the right to disclose any personal information about you or your use of the Blue Moose Sites/Services, including its contents, without your prior permission if Blue Moose has a good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (1) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (2) protect and defend the rights or property of Blue Moose or its affiliated companies; (3) enforce the terms or use; or (4) act to protect the interests of its members or others. Blue Moose's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Blue Moose's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Blue Moose Sites/Services or information provided to or gathered by Blue Moose with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Blue Moose with respect to the Blue Moose Sites/Services and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and Blue Moose with respect to the Blue Moose Sites/Services. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARK NOTICES:

All contents of the Blue Moose Web Sites may be Copyright (c) 1996 - 2002 Blue Moose and/or its suppliers. All rights reserved.

TRADEMARKS. Blue Moose and/or other Blue Moose products and services referenced herein may also be either trademarks or registered trademarks of Blue Moose in the United States, Canada and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The example companies, organizations, products, domain names, e-mail addresses, logos, people, places and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organization, product, domain name, e-mail address, logo, person, places or events is intended or should be inferred.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

NOTICES AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

Notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to Service Provider's Designated Agent. ALL INQUIRIES NOT RELEVANT TO THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE WILL RECEIVE NO RESPONSE. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

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