Terms of Use

By accessing any area of RobMacDougall.com (the "Website") the user acknowledges this notice, and agrees to the terms and conditions set out below. Except where stated otherwise, the term Rob MacDougall used on the Website and in this Statement shall be deemed to include RobMacDougall.com and its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors and assigns.


 Table of Contents

1. Acceptance of Terms

2. Your Obligations and Conduct

3. Confidentiality of RobMacDougall.com Information

4. Content Submitted to RobMacDougall.com

5. Delivery of Email

6. Indemnity

7. Notices, Modification and Termination of Services

8. Advertisements and Promotions

9. Content Provided Via Links

10. Intellectual Property Rights

11. Disclaimer of Warranties

12. Limitation of Liability

13.Rob MacDougall.com s Privacy Policy

14. General Terms

15. Discussion Group Code of Conduct

 


 

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE FOR THIS WEBSITE


 1.1 YOU MUST READ THESE ROBMACDOUGALL.COM WEBSITE TERMS OF USE ("TERMS") CAREFULLY.

ROBMACDOUGALL.COM AND ITS AFFILIATES ("ROB MACDOUGALL ") PROVIDE THIS WEBSITE TO YOU, YOUR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND CONTRACTORS, AND ANY OTHER ENTITY ON WHOSE BEHALF YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS (COLLECTIVELY "YOU"), SUBJECT TO THESE TERMS. THESE TERMS ARE ENTERED INTO BY AND BETWEEN ROBMACDOUGALL.COM AND YOU, AND YOU ACCEPT THEM BY: (a) PLACING AN ORDER THROUGH THIS WEBSITE; (b) USING THE WEBSITE IN ANY OTHER MANNER; AND/OR (c) ACKNOWLEDGING AGREEMENT WITH THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

1.2 This website ("Website") and other online services accessible via the Website (collectively the "Services"); (b) information such as technical, contractual, product, program, pricing, marketing, and other valuable information ("Information"); and (c) content such as data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, or other materials ("Content"). RobMacDougall.com controls and operates its websites from various locations and makes no representation that this Website is appropriate or available for use in all locations. RobMacDougall.com products and services may not be available in Your location, and deliverables may vary among locations. If You are using the Website on behalf of Your employer, You represent and warrant that You are authorized to accept these Terms on Your employer's behalf, and that Your employer agrees to indemnify You and RobMacDougall.com for violations of these Terms. In addition to the Terms and unless otherwise noted, the standard RobMacDougall.com terms and conditions of sale in Your jurisdiction govern purchases You make through the Website, unless You have in effect a separate valid written purchase or license agreement with RobMacDougall.com for that product or service, in which case that separate agreement governs, and in cases of conflict, prevails.



 

2. YOUR OBLIGATIONS AND CONDUCT


2.1 In consideration of Your use of the Website, You agree to: (a) provide accurate, current, and complete information about You as may be prompted by a registration form on the Website (the "Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of Your password and identification; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any information You provide to RobMacDougall.com , to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to information and Registration Data. You have sole responsibility for adequate protection and backup of data and/or equipment used in connection with the Website.


2.2 You are entirely responsible for all Content that You upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Website. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit via the Website Content that: (a) is inaccurate, harmful, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, racist, violent, offensive, harassing, or otherwise objectionable to RobMacDougall.com or other users of the Website; (b) includes unauthorized disclosure of personal information; (c) violates or infringes anyone's intellectual property rights; or (d) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment. RobMacDougall.com reserves the right to edit or remove Content that violates these Terms or that contains third-party commercial advertisements.


2.3 You agree that You will not use the Website to: (a) transmit spam, bulk or unsolicited communications; (b) pretend to be RobMacDougall.com or someone else, or spoof Rob MacDougall.com ’s or someone else's identity; (c) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers (including URLs) in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Services; (d) misrepresent Your affiliation with a person or entity; (e) disrupt the normal flow of dialogue or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to use the Website; (f) engage in activities that would violate any fiduciary relationship, any applicable local, provincial, national or international law, or any regulations having the force of law, including but not limited to attempting to compromise the security of any networked account or website, operating an illegal lottery or gambling operation, stalking, or making threats of harm; or (g) collect or store personal data about other users unless specifically authorized by such users.



 

3. CONFIDENTIALITY OF ROBMACDOUGALL.COM INFORMATION


3.1 You may obtain direct access via the Website to certain confidential information of RobMacDougall.com and its suppliers, including without limitation technical, contractual, product, program, pricing, marketing and other valuable information that should reasonably be understood as confidential ("Confidential Information"). You must hold Confidential Information in strict confidence. Title to Confidential Information remains with RobMacDougall.com and its suppliers.


3.2 Your obligations regarding Confidential Information expire five (5) years after the date of disclosure. Upon termination of the Terms or Rob MacDougall.com ’s written request, You must cease use of Confidential Information and return or destroy it.


3.3 The Terms impose no obligation upon You with respect to Confidential Information that You can establish by legally sufficient evidence: (a) You possessed prior to Your receipt from Rob MacDougall.com , without an obligation to maintain its confidentiality; (b) is or becomes generally known to the public through no act or omission by You, or otherwise without violation of the Terms; (c) You obtained from a third party who had the right to disclose it, without an obligation to keep such information confidential; (d) You independently developed without the use of Confidential Information and without the participation of individuals who have had access to it, or (e) in response to a valid order by a court or other governmental body, as otherwise required by law, or as necessary to establish the rights of either party under these Terms and as disclosed after prior notice to RobMacDougall.com adequate to afford RobMacDougall.com the opportunity to object to the disclosure.



 

4. CONTENT SUBMITTED TO ROBMACDOUGALL.COM


4.1 RobMacDougall.com does not claim ownership of the Content You place on the Website and shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Content. Unless otherwise stated herein, or in Rob MacDougall.com Privacy Policy, any Content You provide in connection with this Website shall be deemed to be provided on a nonconfidential basis. RobMacDougall.com shall be free to use or disseminate such Content on an unrestricted basis for any purpose, and You grant RobMacDougall.com and all other users of the Website an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, adapt, resell and publish such Content (including in digital form). You represent and warrant that You have proper authorization for the worldwide transfer and processing among Rob MacDougall.com , its affiliates, and third-party providers of any information that You may provide on the Website.


4.2 RobMacDougall.com does not routinely monitor Content, but RobMacDougall.com and its designees reserve the right to monitor, restrict access to, edit or remove any Content that is available via the Website.



 

5. DELIVERY OF EMAIL


5.1 RobMacDougall.com will attempt to deliver all of the email that is addressed to Your email address on Rob MacDougall.com Services. However, the nature of email is such that RobMacDougall.com cannot guarantee delivery of such email.



 

6. INDEMNITY


6.1 You agree to indemnify and hold RobMacDougall.com and its subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, licensors, suppliers, alliance members, other partners, employees and representatives harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Your Content, Your use of or connection to the Website (including any use by You on behalf of Your employer), Your violation of the Terms, or Your violation of any rights of another.



 

7. NOTICES; MODIFICATION AND TERMINATION OF SERVICES; AMENDMENT OF TERMS


7.1 RobMacDougall.com may provide notice to You via email, regular mail, or posting notices or links to notices on the Website. RobMacDougall.com reserves the right at any time to modify, suspend or terminate the Services (or any part thereof), and/or Your use of or access to them, with or without notice. RobMacDougall.com may also delete, or bar access to or use of, all related Information and files. RobMacDougall.com will not be liable to You or any third-party for any modification, suspension, or termination of the Services, or loss of related information. RobMacDougall.com may amend these Terms at any time by posting the amended terms on this Website.



 

8. ADVERTISEMENTS AND PROMOTIONS


8.1 RobMacDougall.com runs advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Website. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than RobMacDougall.com found on or through the Website, including 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 advertiser. RobMacDougall.com is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such non-RobMacDougall.com advertisers on the Website.



 

9. CONTENT PROVIDED VIA LINKS


9.1 You may find links to other Internet sites or resources on the Website. You acknowledge and agree that RobMacDougall.com is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. RobMacDougall.com will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any actual or alleged damage or loss caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource.


9.2 Rob MacDougall content on the Website is the intellectual property of RobMacDougall.com Any copying, republication or redistribution of Rob MacDougall content, including by caching, framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Rob MacDougall . Data is provided for information purposes only, and is not intended for trading purposes. Rob MacDougall shall not be liable for any errors or delays in content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. The Rob MacDougall Logo are registered trademarks of RobMacDougall.com



 

10. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS


10.1 Except as expressly authorized by RobMacDougall.com or by Content providers, You agree not to reproduce, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, mirror, frame, republish, download, transmit, or create derivative works of the Content of others, in whole or in part, by any means. You must not modify, decompile, or reverse engineer any software RobMacDougall.com discloses to You, and You must not remove or modify any copyright or trademark notice, or other notice of ownership.


10.2 "RobMacDougall.com Trademarks" means all names, marks, brands, logos, designs, trade dress, slogans and other designations RobMacDougall.com uses in connection with its products and services. You agree to comply with the RobMacDougall.com Trademark and Logo Usage Requirements located at http://www.Rob MacDougall.com/policies/trademarks. You may not remove or alter any RobMacDougall.com Trademarks, or co-brand Your own products or material with RobMacDougall.com Trademarks, without Rob MacDougall 's prior written consent. You acknowledge Rob MacDougall 's rights in RobMacDougall.com Trademarks and agree that any use of RobMacDougall.com Trademarks by You shall inure to Rob MacDougall 's sole benefit. You agree not to incorporate any of RobMacDougall.com Trademarks into Your trademarks, service marks, company names, Internet addresses, domain names, or any other similar designations, for use on or in connection with computer or Internet-related products, services or technologies.


10.3 RobMacDougall.com is committed to respecting others' intellectual property rights, and we ask our users to do the same. If You believe that Your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement on our Website, please contact our copyright agent at: copyright@RobMacDougall.com .


10.4 Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. Permission is granted to display, copy, distribute and download Content owned by RobMacDougall.com on this Website provided that: (a) the copyright notice pertaining to the Content remains, and a permission notice (e.g., "Used with permission") is added to such Content; (b) the use of such Content is solely for personal and non-commercial use; (c) such Content will not be copied or posted on any networked computer or published in any medium, except as explicitly permitted by valid permission or license covering such materials; and (d) no modifications are made to such Content. This permission terminates automatically without notice if You breach any of the terms or conditions in this Section 10.4. Upon termination, You must immediately destroy any downloaded and/or printed Content.



 

11. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES


11.1 YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED. THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING THE INFORMATION, SERVICES AND CONTENT (AS DEFINED IN SECTION 1.2) IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" "AS AVAILABLE" AND "WITH ALL FAULTS" BASIS. ROBMACDOUGALL.COM DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. ROBMACDOUGALL.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR GUARANTEES AS TO THE USEFULNESS QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE WEBSITE.


11.2 ROBMACDOUGALL.COM MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION THAT: (a) THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE; (b) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (c) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, CONTENT, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED FROM THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS OR REQUIREMENTS; OR (d) ANY ERRORS IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE CORRECTED.


11.3 YOU ASSUME ALL RISK FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM OBTAINING ANY CONTENT FROM THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES.



 

12. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY


12.1 TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ROBMACDOUGALL.COM IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, ELECTRONICALLY TRANSMITTED ORDERS, OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE, EVEN IF ROBMACDOUGALL.COM HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF, OR REASONABLY COULD HAVE FORESEEN, THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, HOWEVER THEY ARISE, WHETHER IN BREACH OF CONTRACT OR IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES DUE TO: (a) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (b) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED, OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO, THROUGH OR FROM THE WEBSITE; (c) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, MALICIOUS OR CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR, OR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS; OR (d) CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU MAY DOWNLOAD, USE, MODIFY OR DISTRIBUTE.


12.2 TO THE EXTENT THAT ANY JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY.



 

13. ROB MACDOUGALL  PRIVACY POLICY


13.1 You consent to the collection, processing and storage by RobMacDougall.com of Your personal information in accordance with the terms of Rob MacDougall.com Privacy Policy, which is available at Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.. You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, and the terms of Rob MacDougall.com ’s Privacy Policy, with respect to any access, use and/or submission by You of any personal information in connection with this Website.



 

14. GENERAL TERMS


14.1 The Terms constitute the entire agreement between You and RobMacDougall.com relating to their subject matter, and cancel and supersede any prior versions of the Terms. No modification to the Terms will be binding, unless in writing and signed by an authorized RobMacDougall.com representative. You must not assign or otherwise transfer the Terms or any right granted hereunder. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when You use RobMacDougall.com or third-party products or services.


14.2 You agree that any material breach of Sections 2, 3, 4, 6, and 10 of the Terms will result in irreparable harm to RobMacDougall.comfor which damages would be an inadequate remedy and, therefore, in addition to its rights and remedies otherwise available at law, RobMacDougall.com will be entitled to equitable relief, including both a preliminary and permanent injunction, if such a breach occurs. You waive any requirement for the posting of a bond or other security if RobMacDougall.com seeks such an injunction.


14.3 Ontario law and controlling Canadian federal law govern any action related to the Terms and/or Your use of the Website. Choice of law rules of any jurisdiction and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods will not apply to any dispute under the Terms. You and RobMacDougall.com agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the Region of Halton, Ontario, Canada.


14.4 Services, Content, and product derived or obtained from this Website may be subject to the Canadian export laws and the export or import laws of other countries. You agree to comply strictly with all such laws and, in particular, shall: (a) obtain any export, re-export, or import authorizations required by Canadian or Your local laws; (b) not use Services, Content, or direct product from this Website to design, develop or produce missile, chemical/biological, or nuclear weaponry; and (c) not provide Services, Content, or direct product from this Website to prohibited countries and entities identified in the Canadian export regulations.


14.5 Rights and obligations under the Terms which by their nature should survive will remain in full effect after termination or expiration of the Terms.


14.7 Any express waiver or failure to exercise promptly any right under the Terms will not create a continuing waiver or any expectation of non-enforcement. If any provision of the Terms is held invalid by any law or regulation of any government, or by any court or arbitrator, the parties agree that such provision will be replaced with a new provision that accomplishes the original business purpose, and the other provisions of the Terms will remain in full force and effect.



 

15. DISCUSSION GROUP CODE OF CONDUCT


15.1 By participating in the Rob MacDougall discussion groups and blogs, You agree that You are responsible for Your own communications and for any consequences thereof. You agree to use the discussion groups only to send and receive messages and material that are legal, proper, and related to the particular discussion group. By way of example, and not as a limitation, You agree that when using a discussion group, You will not:




  • 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 or offer to do the same (hereinafter "post") any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, obscene, objectionable, or unlawful material or information.

  • Post any material that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party (the "Rights"), unless You are the owner of the Rights or have the permission of the owner to post or transmit such material.

  • Post any files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer.

  • Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services for any commercial purpose, other than in discussion groups intended for such uses.

  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, or chain letters, other than in discussion groups intended for such uses.

  • Download any file (posted by another user of a discussion group) that You know, or reasonably should know, that cannot be legally distributed in such manner.

  • Impersonate another person or entity, or 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 posted.

  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the discussion groups.


The Rob MacDougall discussion groups are intended to be a constructive, informative, and helpful environment for users and developers of Rob MacDougall products and services. Please help by keeping posts on topic and of a constructive nature. We would like our discussion groups to be a place where people of all ages and cultures may participate, so please refrain from using language that may be egregious, objectionable, or coarse to some in posts. RobMacDougall.com may, at its sole discretion, remove or disable access to messages that are not in keeping with these guidelines.


By participating in these discussion groups, You grant to Rob MacDougall the unrestricted right to use, reproduce, modify, translate, display, perform, transmit, and distribute any material You post to a discussion group in any present or future medium and for any purpose, including commercial purposes.


When using the Rob MacDougall discussion groups and blogs, please:




  • Post Your message only to the appropriate discussion group.

  • Describe the topic of Your post in the subject field.

  • Include all pertinent information, such as software version, OS and hardware used.

  • Include steps to recreate a problem You need help with (and say what You expected to happen).

  • When replying to a post, include Your message above the quoted text and delete the parts of the quoted text that Your message does not address. Don't copy a long post (more than 20 lines) just to add "I agree" or "me too".

  • If the post that You are replying to has an image embedded in it or a file attached to it, do not include that in Your reply.

  • Do not use stationery when posting messages.

  • Do not post messages IN ALL CAPS. That is interpreted as shouting.


 



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