User Agreement

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully before using this website.

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Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully before using this website (www.rainbowsociety.ab.ca) as they contain important information regarding your legal rights, remedies, and obligations.  If you access this website without reading this agreement, you are still agreeing to be bound by the Terms.

1. General Terms

These Terms sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to use of the website (the “Site”) of The Rainbow Society of Alberta (the “Society”) and constitutes an agreement between the Society (“Society”, “we”, “us” and “our”) and the users of the website, such as yourself.  By accessing or using this Site, you signify that you agree to be bound by the Terms.  Moreover, by using the Site, you represent and warrant that you have the legal authority to agree to and accept these Terms on behalf of yourself and any party you purport to represent.  If you do not agree with or lack the authority to be bound by all of the terms in these Terms, do not use this Site.

The Society reserves the right to change these Terms at any time.  You agree to review the Terms regularly to make yourself aware of any changes.

2. Intellectual Property and Permitted Uses

The Society owns (or has the right to use) all content on this Site (including all content generated by all Site-users, such as comments, photos, and any other Site-user submissions of any kind) and all intellectual property rights therein, and all such content is protected under copyright, trademark, and all other applicable intellectual property laws of Alberta, Canada.  The Society hereby grants to you a personal, limited, revocable, non-transferable, and non-exclusive license to access, read, and download content from the Site as long as it is for lawful, personal, non-commercial, and not-for-profit purposes.  Any use of the content on this Site in whole or in part, including but not limited to adapting, displaying, distributing, publishing, storing in a retrieval system, transmitting, converting, copying or issuing copies, lending or reproducing the content in any other form or by any other means whatsoever, whether electronic or otherwise, and including making the same available to or via the internet or wireless technology or authorizing any of the foregoing without the prior written consent of the Society, is strictly prohibited.

3. Privacy

The Society collects, uses, and discloses personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated by reference into these Terms and is available online here .

4. Prohibited Uses

You agree that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms or applicable laws, rules, or regulations.  You may not use the Site in a way that could interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse this Site or any system resources, services, or networks connected to or accessible through this Site. Among other things, you agree not to introduce, knowingly or otherwise, into or through this Site any information, content or materials, which may be harmful to others.  You agree not to submit any personal information without the consent of the individual or the legal authority to do so.  You will not attempt to, nor allow any third party to, obtain any information through any means not intentionally provided through the Site.

5. Member Accounts

Certain areas of the Site may be accessed only by the use of a unique username and password (collectively referred as “Member Login”).  You are entirely responsible for ensuring that your username and password is not disclosed to or used by another person.  You are entirely responsible for all activities that occur under your Member Login.  You hereby agree to release the Society from and indemnify the Society against any responsibility or liability for any unauthorized use of your Member Login.  You must notify us immediately of any unauthorized use, theft, or misappropriation of your Member Login, using the contact information provided in the Contact Us section.

6. Disclaimer

THE SITE AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE ARE INTENDED TO BE FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.  THE SOCIETY ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY ARISING FROM ANY ERROR IN, OR OMISSION OF, INFORMATION.  THE SOCIETY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE, INTERRUPT, OR SUSPEND THIS SITE, OR ANY PART THEREOF, WITH OR WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE FOR ANY REASON.

7. Links to Other Websites

Our Site may contain links to third party websites (“Linked Sites”).  The Society makes no representation or warranty regarding these Linked Sites, nor does the use of Linked Sites imply endorsement by the Society.  We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, currency, or completeness of information found on the Linked Sites.  We are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or the reliance upon any information, content, goods, or services available on or through the Linked Sites.  Any concerns regarding any Linked Sites should be directed to the site’s administrator.

8. Site Provided “As Is”

YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.  THIS SITE AND RELATED INFORMATION AND MATERIALS PROVIDED HEREIN, ARE BEING PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF OR RELATING TO ERROR-FREE OPERATION, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE, HARMFUL, OR DISRUPTIVE COMPONENTS, OR  FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

You are solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining all Internet, computer HARDWARE, and other equipment needed to access and use this Site.

9. Limitations of Liability

THE SOCIETY WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INFORMATION OR CLAIM MADE BY A USER OF THE SITE.  YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.

NEITHER THE SOCIETY NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE OR SERVICES WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS OR OTHER ECONOMIC LOSSES, LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER DAMAGE, SYSTEM FAILURE, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS.

10. Indemnity

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SOCIETY AND ALL OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, service providers FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, LOSSES, PENALTIES, COSTS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LEGAL AND ACCOUNTING FEES, WHICH ARISE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM (i) YOUR USE OF THE SITE (ii)  ANY BREACH OF ANY OF THESE TERMS (iii) YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY RIGHTS OF ANOTHER OR (iv) YOUR CONDUCT IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SITE.

11. Governing Law

The laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada, excluding any principles of conflicts of law, govern these Terms and all matters related thereto.  Any dispute between the Society and you arising from these Terms shall be resolved before the courts located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and you hereby agree to waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objects to such courts.

12. Termination of Use

The Society may, at any time without notice, and for any reason whatsoever, suspend your right to use this Site or terminate these Terms.  If these Terms or your permission to use the Site is terminated, then you shall cease and desist from all use of this Site.  Sections 2 and 8-11 will survive any termination or expiry of these Terms.

13. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our Site or these Terms, you may contact us at:

Attn.: Executive Director
The Rainbow Society of Alberta
1- 6604 82 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T6B 0E7
Phone: 780-469-3306
Fax: 780-469-2935
Toll Free: 1-877-469-3306
Email: info@rainbowsociety.ab.ca