Terms & Conditions
Terms and Conditions Associated with Use of Web Site
Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use
Welcome to the web site of Zoetica Environmental Research Services (“Web Site”) owned and operated by Zoetica Wildlife Research Services Inc. (collectively, “Zoetica”). The Web Site provides data and other information including, without limitation, articles, publications and pictures ("Content") about environmental sciences and services and includes other materials such as a public forum for Questions and Answers (ZoeticaTalk), an Online Boardroom ('ZoeticaNet Online Boardroom'), a paid Question and Answer Service ('ZoeticaNet'), and an online ZoeticaNet Billing Service (ZoeticaBill) (collectively called "Services"). The Web Site, the Content and the Services are provided to you conditional on your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions of use ("Terms and Conditions"). By accessing or using the web site or the services, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. if you do not agree with one or more of these terms and conditions, do not access or use the web site, the content or the services.
Zoetica reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of use at any time. Access or use of the Web Site after such changes indicates your acceptance of the changed terms and conditions.
Advice Not Provided
The Content and Services provided is for information purposes only. The Content and Services is not designed to be a substitute for professional or expert advice. You should obtain professional advice before acting or declining to act based on any Content and Services contained on the Web Site.
Disclaimer of Warranties
zoetica and its subsidiaries, related companies, agents, officers, directors, employees, successors, assigns, and affiliates provide the web site "as is" without warranty of any kind, express or implied, and expressly disclaim any implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
zoetica and its agents, officers, directors, employees, successors, assigns, and affiliates do not warrant that the operation of the web site, or the information, content, or materials included on the web site will be uninterrupted or error free. zoetica does not warrant that the web site, or its servers, are free of viruses or other harmful components. you expressly agree that your use of this web site, the content and the services is at your sole risk.
Limitation of Liability
under no circumstances shall zoetica or its subsidiaries, related companies, agents, officers, directors, employees, successors, assigns, or affiliates be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, or punitive damages for any matter arising from or relating to your use of the web site, the content and the services, including, without limitation, your use or inability to use this web site, any changes to or inaccessibility of this web site, delay, failure, unauthorized access to or alteration of any transmission or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, any transaction or agreement entered into through this web site, or any data or material from a third person accessed on or through this web site, whether such liability is asserted on the basis of contract, tort, negligence or otherwise.
You agree that you are only authorized to access and view the Web Site and the Content and make use of the Services exclusively for your own personal, non-commercial use and benefit and not for the benefit of any other person or entity. Specifically, you may download, print, distribute and use pages from this Web Site for your own informational and non-commercial purposes.
You agree that you shall not use the Web Site or the Content for any commercial purpose or benefit. You agree that you will not frame the Web Site or the Content or any part thereof on any commercial or non-commercial internet Web Site. You agree that you will not use this Web Site for any purpose that is unlawful.
Certain names, phrases, logos, designs, graphics and marks that appear on the Web Site, in the Content or with the Services may constitute official marks, trademarks or trade names of Zoetica. The Web Site, the Content and the Services are protected under Canadian copyright and intellectual property laws. Unauthorized use of the Web Site, the Content or the Services or the copyright or other intellectual property rights of Zoetica is strictly prohibited.
This Web site may contain links to third party Web sites. Zoetica does not endorse the content contained in any third party Web site. Zoetica does not make any representation or warranty regarding any third party Web site, including without limitation any representation or warranty regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, non infringement or security of the content on a third party Web site. You acknowledge that the content, goods and services available on or through any third party Web site is not under Zoetica’s control and if you choose to access any third party Web site, you do so exclusively at your own risk.
Content Provided by User
By sending electronic mail, messages, content or information to Zoetica you hereby grant to Zoetica a transferable world-wide perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, distribute, publish, modify, edit, translate, transmit, adapt, display, incorporate into other works or otherwise use the information and/or materials provided by you (in whole or in part) and/or incorporate such information and/or materials in any form, media or technology now known or developed in the future, with no compensation of any kind. You waive in favour of Zoetica all moral rights in the electronic mail, message, content or information. By submitting or sending electronic mail, messages, content or information to Zoetica you represent and warrant that you have the full right and authority to do so and that any use by Zoetica of the electronic mail, message, content or information will not violate the intellectual property rights of any person.
Prohibitions on User Information
You will not: (a) transmit, post or otherwise make available any information or materials that (i) constitutes or encourages conduct, that would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability; (ii) is protected by copyright, trade-mark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trade-mark or other proprietary right; (iii) is harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially or ethnically objectionable; (b) interfere with other users’ use of the Web Site; (c) transmit or post materials that contain a virus or other destructive elements; or (d) transmit or post materials for advertising or commercial purposes.
You agree that your use of the Web Site, the Content and the Services shall not be made the basis for any claim, suit, demand or cause of action or other proceeding against Zoetica and/or its affiliates. You agree, at your own expense, to indemnify and hold Zoetica and its subsidiaries, related companies, agents, officers, directors, employees, successors, assigns or affiliates harmless against any claim, suit, demand, action or other proceeding brought against any of them by a third party as a result of your breach of these Terms and Conditions.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
All matters relating to your access to or use of the Web Site or the Content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia and the laws of Canada.
Zoetica may at its sole and absolute discretion cancel or terminate your right to use this Web Site or any part of the Web Site at any time, without notice or liability to you or any other person.
The failure by Zoetica to require or enforce the performance of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not be interpreted as a waiver of any provision or right. Each provision of the Terms and Conditions is severable from the other Terms and Conditions and if any of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the other Terms and Conditions will continue to have full force and effect.