By clicking on Accept and utilizing Athelink and all associated websites and applications (collectively known as “Athelink”), you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions (“Terms”) that constitute the agreement between Athelink Inc. (“AI”) and you (“You”):
Agreement - These Terms constitute a binding agreement between You and AI, and are deemed accepted by You each time that You use or access Athelink just as if You had signed a paper copy of these Terms with an ink pen. You understand that Athelink collects Personal Information to facilitate the process of registration for various Organizations. The use of your personal information is limited to the purposes of the Organization for which it was collected and may be disclosed by that Organization to other parent Organizations for the purposes of insurance, demographics, or business planning. Organizations may contact you from time to time with information pertaining to the events that you register for, and occasionally will include marketing materials in these communications. If You do not accept the Terms stated here, do not use Athelink.
Updates - AI may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version on the Athelink website at athelink.com/terms. You should visit this periodically to review the most current Terms because they are binding on You.
Adherence - Users who violate these Terms may have their access and use of Athelink suspended or terminated, at AI’s discretion. You must be 13 years of age or older to use Athelink in any manner, and, if under the age of 18 or the age of majority as that is defined in Your jurisdiction, must use Athelink under the supervision of a parent, legal guardian, or other responsible adult.
Use of Athelink - By accessing Athelink, You warrant and represent to AI that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via Athelink.
Content - AI authorizes You, subject to these Terms, to access and use Athelink solely for Your personal, non-commercial use. The contents of Athelink, such as designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, logos, button icons, software, audio files and other Athelink content (collectively, "Athelink Content"), are protected under copyright, trademark and other laws. All Athelink Content is the property of AI or its licensors. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement and assembly) of all content on Athelink is the exclusive property of AI and is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws. Unauthorized use of the Athelink Content may violate these laws and/or applicable communications regulations and statutes, and is strictly prohibited. You must preserve all copyright, trademark, service mark and other proprietary notices contained in the original Athelink Content on any authorized copy You make of the Athelink Content. Any code that AI creates to generate or display any Athelink Content or the pages making up Athelink is also protected by AI’s copyright and You may not copy or adapt such code.
Redistribution - You may not use any of the Athelink Content on any other site or in a networked
computer environment (including, without limitation, by uploading or republishing Athelink Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site or incorporating the Athelink Content in any other database or compilation for any purpose). 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. This license is revocable at any time without notice and with or without cause.
You agree not to:
(b) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on Athelink’s infrastructure;
(c) use any device to navigate or search Athelink other than the tools available on Athelink, generally available third party web browsers, or other tools approved by AI;
(d) use any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods;
(e) violate or attempt to violate the security of Athelink including attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
(f) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting;
(g) reverse engineer or decompile any parts of Athelink;
(h) aggregate, copy or duplicate in any manner any of the Athelink Content or information available from Athelink, other than as permitted by these Terms;
(i) frame or link to any Athelink Content or information available from the
Athelink Site, unless permitted by these Terms;
(j) post any content or material that promotes or endorses false or misleading information or illegal activities, or endorses or provides instructional information about illegal activities or other activities prohibited by these Terms, such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, providing or creating computer viruses or pirating media;
(k) share with a third party any login credentials to the Athelink;
(l) access data not intended for You or logging into a server or account which You are not authorized to access;
(m) post or submit to the Athelink any incomplete, false or inaccurate biographical information or information which is not Your own;
(n) solicit passwords or personally identifiable information from other Users;
(o) delete or alter any material posted by any other person or entity;
(p) harass, incite harassment or advocate harassment of any group, company, or individual;
(q) send unsolicited mail or email, make unsolicited phone calls or send unsolicited faxes promoting and/or advertising products or services to any User, or contact any users that have specifically requested not to be contacted by You;
(r) attempt to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to Athelink, overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing";
(s) use Athelink for any unlawful purpose or any illegal activity,or post or submit any content, is defamatory, libelous, implicitly or explicitly offensive, vulgar, obscene, threatening, abusive, hateful, racist, discriminatory, of a menacing character or likely to cause annoyance, inconvenience, embarrassment, anxiety or could cause harassment to any person or include any links to pornographic, indecent or sexually explicit material of any kind, as determined by AI’s discretion.
(t) Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability.
AI will investigate occurrences, which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations.
External links - External links may be provided for Your convenience, but they are beyond the control of AI and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at Your own risk.
Warranties - AI makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding Athelink.
Disclaimer of liability - AI shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by You or any third party (including Your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to Your access and use of Athelink, any information contained on Athelink, Your or Your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over Athelink. In particular, neither AI nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to You or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.
Conflict of terms - If there is a conflict or contradiction between the provisions of these Athelink terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of Athelink shall prevail in respect of Your use of the relevant section or module of the Athelink.
Severability - Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to being void, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as void and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.
Applicable laws (choice of venue and forum) - Use of this website shall in all respects be governed by the laws of Canada regardless of the laws that might be applicable under principles of conflicts of law. The parties agree that the courts located in the Province of Ontario, Canada, shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all controversies arising under this agreement and agree that venue is proper in those courts.