Terms of Service, Acceptable Use Policy and Code of Conduct
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE
Last Modified: October 15, 2017
Trauma Education Essentials Inc., also operating under the trade name Trauma Education Essentials, is a corporation formed pursuant to the Canada Business Corporations Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-44) in Canada. In consideration for permitting your access to our website, products and services, and other good and valuable consideration, you agree as follows:
These terms and conditions (the "Terms") form a legally binding agreement which govern your access to and use of Trauma Education Essentials Inc.'s, ("we", "us" or "our") website ("Website") and our online service in which we sell access to webinars, courses and related products and services (the "Service") hosted at https://traumaedessentials.com and other domains and sub-domains.
IN THESE TERMS, THERE ARE PROVISIONS WHICH LIMIT OUR LIABILITY AND IMPOSE OBLIGATIONS ON YOU. YOU MUST REVIEW THESE TERMS, ALONG WITH ANY POLICIES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE HEREIN, BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE.
BY USING OUR WEBSITE AND SERVICE, YOU, THE USER ("YOU" OR "YOUR"), REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT:
1. YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD; AND
2. YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THESE TERMS AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THEM.
IF YOU ARE NOT AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD OR DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE STOP USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE.
IF YOU ARE USING THE WEBSITE AND/OR SERVICE ON BEHALF OF, OR IN THE EMPLOY OF, AN ORGANIZATION (CORPORATION, TRUST, PARTNERSHIP, ETC.), YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE TERMS FOR THAT ORGANIZATION AND REPRESENTING AND WARRANTING THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND THAT ORGANIZATION TO THESE TERMS. IN SUCH A CASE, "YOU" AND "YOUR" WILL ALSO REFER TO THAT ORGANIZATION AND YOURSELF INDIVIDUALLY. FOR GREATER CLARITY, BOTH YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL AND YOUR ORGANIZATION ARE LEGALLY BOUND BY THESE TERMS WHICH FORM AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND TRAUMA EDUCATION ESSENTIALS INC.
AS OUR WEBSITE AND SERVICE CONTINUE TO CHANGE, WE MAY, AT ANY TIME, REVISE THESE TERMS AND OUR POLICIES BY UPDATING THIS PAGE OR THE PAGE HOSTING THE RELEVANT POLICY. THE DATE OF THE LAST VERSION OF THESE TERMS IS POSTED ABOVE. AS YOU ARE BOUND BY THESE TERMS EACH TIME YOU VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR USE OUR SERVICE, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PERIODICALLY REVIEWING THE AMENDMENTS TO THESE TERMS AND YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED AND AGREED TO SUCH AMENDMENTS BY ACCESSING AND USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE AFTER SUCH AMENDMENTS HAVE BEEN POSTED. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE AMENDMENTS, YOU SHALL IMMEDIATELY STOP ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE AND TERMINATE YOUR ACCOUNT, SUBJECT TO THE TERMS PROVIDED FOR HEREIN. WE MAY ALSO UNDERTAKE TO SEND YOU NOTICE OF ANY CHANGES TO THE TERMS OR POLICIES.
Where prices are listed on the Website and/or Service they are subject to change without notice. Such prices shall be deemed to be an invitation to make an offer and are subject to acceptance by us. Even in the event of an automated acceptance by us, you agree that we shall have the opportunity to review and accept such orders up until the time your purchase is delivered to you. For live webinars, we reserve the right to cancel your purchase at any time where a presenter is unable to attend or other unforeseen circumstances cause the delay or cancellation of a webinar. For any cancelled webinars, we will either fully refund your purchase or advise you of the webinar’s new date and time. We may also grant you access to recorded webinars after their original publication date.
You agree to pay all sales taxes applicable to this agreement or arising from your access to and use of the Website and Service or the purchase of products or services from us or third parties.
Additional terms, including but not limited to, price, tax, payment, discounts, refunds or cancellations may be specified on the Website and/or the Service. Those terms, as amended from time to time, are incorporated by reference and form part of this agreement. If any information or terms posted to the Website or Service concerning price, tax, discounts, refunds or cancellations are posted in error, we reserve the right to amend those terms.
We use a third-party payment processor to process payments from you. The payment processor may have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies, which apply to your payment transactions. Although the third-party payment processor’s electronic forms to provide payment details may be hosted on our Website or Service, we accept no responsibility or liability for their collection and storage of your payment details or personal information. Please contact us if you have any questions concerning our payment processor.
ACCEPTANCE OF RISK AND DISCLAIMERS
EVERYTHING ON OUR WEBSITE AND ALL PRODUCTS, INCLUDING WEBINARS, OFFERED AS PART OF OUR SERVICE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY.
YOU AGREE THAT YOU ACCESS OUR WEBSITE, SERVICE AND PRODUCTS AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE ACCEPT NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR VIA THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IN SOME INSTANCES, WEBINAR CONTENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED ON OR VIA THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE ARE PREPARED BY THIRD PARTY INSTRUCTORS OR CONTENT PROVIDERS.
NONE OF THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE WEBSITE, SERVICE OR AS PART OF A WEBINAR ARE PROVIDED AS MEDICAL ADVICE AND YOU AGREE NOT TO RELY ON SUCH INFORMATION AS MEDICAL ADVICE.
YOU AGREE THAT WHILE WE STRIVE TO HAVE ERROR FREE AND UNINTERRUPTED SERVICE AND UNINTERRUPTED WEBINARS, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ABSENCE OF INTERRUPTIONS NOR SHALL YOU HOLD US LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGE SUCH INTERRUPTIONS MAY CAUSE.
DISCLOSURE PURSUANT TO COURT ORDER, SUBPOENA OR OTHER LEGAL PROCESS
WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PROVIDE YOUR CONTENT AND INFORMATION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION) UPLOADED OR COLLECTED BY OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICE TO THIRD PARTIES IF REQUIRED BY LAW (SUCH AS IN RESPONSE TO A SUBPOENA, COURT ORDER OR OTHER LEGAL PROCESS IN ANY JURISDICTION), AND TO COOPERATE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES IN THE INVESTIGATION OF ANY CRIMINAL OR CIVIL MATTER.
IF WE ARE REQUIRED BY LAW TO MAKE ANY DISCLOSURE OF YOUR CONTENT OR PERSONAL OR BUSINESS INFORMATION, WE MAY (BUT ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO) PROVIDE YOU WITH WRITTEN NOTICE (TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW) PRIOR TO SUCH DISCLOSURE SO THAT YOU MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION.
WE ALSO OPERATE THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OUR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, SUCH AS WEBINAR INSTRUCTORS, WEBSITE DEVELOPERS AND OTHERS. OUR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS MAY HAVE ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN PROVIDING SERVICES TO US, OR PROVIDING YOU WITH ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE, SERVICE AND WEBINARS. WE MAY USE A VARIETY OF SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES AND SERVERS (OR OTHER NETWORK AND COMPUTER HARDWARE) IN LOCATIONS BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF CANADA, WHICH MAY MAKE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION THE SUBJECT OF FOREIGN LAWS AND FOREIGN LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THIS SECTION, OR ANY OTHER SECTION LIMITING OUR LIABILITY, YOU AGREE THAT WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTS OR OMMISSIONS, INCLUDING THE NEGLIGENT ACTS OR OMISSIONS, OF OUR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, WEBINAR INSTRUCTORS OR THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDERS.
LIMITATION OF OUR LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL WE, OUR AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS (INCLUDING WEBINAR INSTRUCTORS), AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, REGARDLESS OF LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN WARNED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND WHETHER THOSE DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE OR NOT.
IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE, OR DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THESE TERMS, OR HAVE ANY OTHER DISPUTE OR CLAIM WITH OR AGAINST US, OUR AFFILATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS (INCLUDING WEBINAR INSTRUCTORS), AGENTS, SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS, THEN YOUR REMEDIES ARE EXCLUDED TO (I) DISCONTINING ACCESSING AND USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE; AND (II) SEEKING A REFUND IN ACCORDANCE WITH OUR REFUND POLICIES.
IN ADDITION TO YOUR AGREEMENT TO NOT HOLD THE ABOVE ENTITIES AND PERSONS LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, IN THE EVENT A COURT OR ARBITRATOR OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION DECLINES TO UPHOLD SAID CLAUSE, YOU AGREE THAT IN NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RELATING TO OR IN ANY WAY ARISING FROM THE USE OF OUR WEBSITE OR SERVICE, OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THESE TERMS, BE MORE THAN THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US (IF ANY).
YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ACCESS TO OUR WEBSITE AND SERVICE, AND IF YOU ARE A PAYING CUSTOMER, THE FEES PAID BY YOU, REFLECTS THE ALLOCATION OF RISK SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS AND THAT WE WOULD NOT ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT OR GRANT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE, SERVICE OR OUR PRODUCTS AND WEBINARS WITHOUT THESE RESTRICTIONS AND LIMITATIONS ON OUR LIABILITY.
INDEMNIFICATION AND HOLD HARMLESS
Our Website and Service contain open source and public domain content, licenced content as well as proprietary content owned by us and by third parties, such as course instructors. You are not permitted to copy, share, sell or distribute any content (including but not limited to text, images, trademarks, videos and audio) on the Website, Service or contained in our products, including webinars, without the express consent of the owner. All other contents of the Website and Service including, but not limited to, the computer code, is the property of Trauma Education Essentials Inc. and/or our independent providers of content ("ICPs") with all rights reserved.
Without limiting the generality of the forgoing; (a) you are not permitted to record, copy, share, reproduce, sell or distribute any webinars or other content obtained or purchased from us without our express written permission; and (b) you are not permitted to use any trademark or trade name of Trauma Education Essentials Inc. including our logo, without our express permission.
In some cases, our Website and Service may permit you and other third parties to upload, contribute and post content ("User Content") to the Service, including while participating in webinars. We do not pre-screen User Content uploaded or posted to the Website or Service by you or other users. You grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any of your User Content that you post, record, upload or otherwise contribute to the Service in order to facilitate the ordinary use of the Service.
In addition to our Acceptable Use Policy, you agree not to use the Service in any manner which may infringe copyright or other intellectual property rights of any third party or in any manner which is unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or in violation of these Terms.
We may, but have no obligation to, remove content that we determine in our sole discretion to be unlawful, damaging, or violate any third-party's intellectual property rights, these Terms or any policy incorporated by reference herein.
Property and Feedback
All rights, title and interest in and to the Website, Service (including our products and webinars) and their contents or components are and will remain the exclusive property of Trauma Education Essentials Inc., our ICP’s and licensors, including all Intellectual Property Rights (as defined below), even if we incorporate any of your User Content or Feedback (as defined below) into subsequent versions.
The Website, Service and their contents are protected by copyright, trademark and other laws of Canada, the United States and foreign countries. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms, you may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, or otherwise use our Website, Service, webinars, products or their contents.
All feedback, comments, and suggestions for improvements (the "Feedback") that you provide to us, in any form, will immediately become our sole and exclusive property. You hereby irrevocably transfer and assign to us and agree to irrevocably assign and transfer to us all of your right, title, and interest in and to all of your Feedback, including all worldwide patent rights, copyright rights, trade secret rights, and other intellectual property rights (collectively, the "Intellectual Property Rights").
If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and is accessible on our Website or Service, please notify our copyright agent at firstname.lastname@example.org. While we take no responsibility for any user, instructor or other third party who breaches your copyright or other intellectual property rights, we may, in our sole discretion and without liability, undertake to attempt to contact the infringer on your behalf and remove the content.
Whether or not we are affiliated with sites or third-party vendors that may be linked to our Website or Service, we are not responsible for their content (the "Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are for your convenience only and you access them at your own risk. We and other users provide links and references to material on other websites not owned or operated by us. Links found on our Website or Service are not an endorsement and we do not represent or warrant the accuracy or truth of the contents of information found on said websites. You access those links and corresponding sites at your own risk.
Law of the Contract (Governing Law) and Jurisdiction.
These Terms, all documents incorporated by reference and your relationship with us shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, (and any Canadian federal laws applicable therein) as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within such province.
You hereby agree to irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts and tribunals of Ontario, Canada (including the Federal courts and tribunals as applicable therein) to settle any disputes arising out of or in anyway related to these Terms, all documents incorporated by reference and your relationship with us.
If any provision of these Terms are found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
No Construction Against Drafter
If an ambiguity or question of intent arises with respect to any provision of these Terms, the Terms shall be construed as if drafted jointly by the parties and no presumption or burden of proof will arise favouring or disfavouring either party by virtue of authorship of any of the provisions of these Terms.
Waiver of Class Proceedings and Trial By Jury
To the extent permitted by law, you hereby waive your right to participate in any class action lawsuits against us, our contractors, employees, shareholders, successors, assigns and directors.
To the extent permitted by law, you further waive any right to a trial by jury, should such a right exist, in relation to any legal dispute connected to or in any way arising out of these Terms.
Incorporation by Reference
Though we would much rather you stay, you can stop using our Website and Service at any time. Your cancellation, suspension or termination of access to our Website or Service shall not terminate this agreement. In particular, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any provision concerning the limitation of our liability, your indemnification obligations, settling disputes (including the jurisdiction and choice of law) shall remain binding.
Assignment of this Agreement
These Terms shall enure to the benefit of and is binding upon the parties and their respective successors and permitted assigns. You agree that we may assign this agreement to any successor or assignee, whether pursuant to the purchase of our Website and Service, the transfer of control of Trauma Education Essentials Inc., or otherwise.
Right to Seek Injunction
Violation of these Terms may cause us irreparable harm and, therefore, you agree that we will be entitled to seek extraordinary relief including, but not limited to, temporary restraining orders, preliminary injunctions and permanent injunctions without the necessity of posting a bond or other security, in addition to and without prejudice to any other rights or remedies that we may have for a breach of these Terms.
Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision.
Any new features that augment or enhance the current Website and Service, including the release of new versions, new products or services, tools and resources, shall be subject to these Terms. Continued use of the Website and Service after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.
This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters contained herein and shall not be modified except in writing, signed by a duly authorized representative of Trauma Education Essentials Inc.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY AND CODE OF CONDUCT
Last Modified: October 15, 2017
WE ACCEPT NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR ACTIONS OR THE ACTIONS OF OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE (WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE).
You agree to use our Website and Service in accordance with the following acceptable use and code of conduct guidelines. In particular, you agree that you:
1. Will not upload, copy, distribute, share, or otherwise use content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, harmful, hateful, harassing, bullying, pornographic, threatening, racially or ethnically offensive or abusive, that would violate another person's rights (including their intellectual property rights), constitute or encourage a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law or regulation, or that is otherwise inappropriate;
2. Will not exploit the images of children or disclose personally identifiable information belonging to others;
3. Will not upload, copy, distribute, share or otherwise use unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, or any junk mail;
4. Will not upload, copy, distribute, share or otherwise use content that contains or embodies software viruses or any other malicious computer code that is designed to interrupt, undermine, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, hardware or communications equipment, or that is designed to perform functions on any software, hardware or equipment without the owner's express consent;
5. Will not disclose your password or transfer your account to any third party, or allow any third party to access your account;
6. Will not impersonate any person or entity;
7. Will not access the Website and Service by any means other than through the interface provided by us for use in accessing the Website and Service. This includes not using or launching any automated system including, without limitation, any spider, robot (or "bot"), scraper or offline reader that accesses the Service in a way that sends more request messages to our servers in a given time period than a human reasonably can produce in the same time period.
8. Will not interfere with or disrupt the Website, Service or servers or networks connected thereto, make the Service available over a network (other than our network) where it could be used by others or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;
9. Will not use the Website or Service to artificially generate traffic or page links to a Website or for any other purpose not intended;
10. Will not collect, harvest or store any personally identifiable information, including user account information, from us;
11. Will not use the Website or Service in a way that has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
12. Will not translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based on the Website or Service, in whole or in part;
13. Will not circumvent, disable, violate or otherwise interfere with any security related feature of the Website or Service;
14. Will not rent, lease, sublicense, transfer, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes any portion of the Website or Service (including, without limitation, your account information, use of the Service or access to the Service;
15. Will not use your account for your own commercial purposes by sublicensing any rights granted by the Terms or, in any way, sharing the benefit of your account with others. Your account is non-transferrable and may only be used by you;
16. Will not use the Website or Service in any way that violates the Terms, or that aids, encourages, or purports to authorize anyone else to violate the terms of this policy;
17. Will not use the Website or Service in any way that intentionally or unintentionally violates any applicable local, state, provincial, national or international law, rule or regulation;
18. Will not employ misleading e-mail addresses or falsify information in any part of any communication;
19. Will not upload, transmit, disseminate, post, store or post links to any content that:
(a) prohibits from transmitting or posting by law, or by contractual or fiduciary relationship;
(b) facilitates hacking or unauthorized access or use of data, systems, servers or networks including any attempt to probe, scan or test for vulnerabilities, or to breach security or authentication measures;
(c) interferes with service to any user, system or network by using flooding techniques, overloading a system or a network, staging or broadcasting an attack or any other means resulting in a crash of a host either deliberately or by negligence;
(d) infringes on, or contributes to any infringement of, any intellectual property, material protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or proprietary right of any party.
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to revise this policy, which shall be posted on the Website and Service.