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Agreement to Terms
These Terms and Conditions constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“you”) and Schaeffers Consulting Engineers (“we,” “us” or “our”), concerning your access to and use of the schaeffers.com website as well as any other media form, media channel, mobile website or mobile application related, linked, or otherwise connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”).
You agree that by accessing the Site, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms and Conditions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ALL OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN YOU MUST DISCONTINUE USE IMMEDIATELY.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms and Conditions at any time and for any reason. You waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change.
Schaeffers makes no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Accordingly, those persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are solely responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
The Site is our property, including functionality, designs, and all text and other materials found herein. By using and accessing our Site, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, statutes and codes of practice, including without limitation, laws and regulations applicable to intellectual property rights, copyright and moral rights.
“Schaeffers Consulting Engineers” along with its logo are the trademarks of Schaeffer & Associates Ltd.. If other trademarks, service marks and logos are used or displayed on this site, with or without attribution, these are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners. You may not use the materials on this site in any way that suggests that you are associated with Schaeffers Consulting Engineers or any of its licensors/affiliates.
The content is provided on the Site “AS IS” for your information and personal use only. You may not modify or make any commercial use of any material on this site. You may download or make copies of the materials on this site as long as you keep intact any copyright and other proprietary notices on the materials.
By using the Site, you represent and warrant that:
1. All information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete;
2. You may not transmit to Schaeffers in any way any communications, text, graphics or other information that: (a) is obscene, fraudulent, indecent, or that defames, abuses, harasses, or threatens Schaeffers Consulting Engineers or others; (b) contains any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or other disabling devices or other harmful component intended to or that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information; (c) advocates or encourages any illegal activity; (d) infringes on the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, or other intellectual property or proprietary right of any third party; (e) violates the privacy of individuals, including, but not limited to, other users of this site; or (f) violates any applicable local, state, national or international law.
3. You will not access the Site through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script, or otherwise;
4. You will not use Schaeffers’ or its affiliates’ names, URLs, trademarks, server, or other materials in connection with, or to transmit, any unsolicited communications or “spam.”
5. You will not use the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose;
6. Your use of the Site will not violate any applicable law or regulation.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information regarding the Site (“Submissions”) provided by you to us are non-confidential and shall become our sole property. You agree there shall be no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your Submissions.
Third-Party Websites and Content
The Site may contain links to other websites (“Third-Party Websites”) and content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (“Third-Party Content”).
Such Third-Party Websites and Content are not investigated, monitored, or checked by Schaeffers for accuracy, appropriateness, completeness, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Websites accessed or any Third-Party Content available through the Site.
You agree and acknowledge that we do not endorse the products or services offered on Third-Party Websites and you shall hold us harmless from any losses sustained by you or harm caused to you relating to or resulting in any way from any Third-Party Content or any contact with Third-Party Websites.
This site and any content or information contained within the site are for general information only and are provided “as is” with no representations or warranties of any kind.
In addition, Schaeffers does not warrant that the functions on the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects in or on the site will be corrected, or that the site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. You (and not Schaeffers) assume the entire risk of any reliance on these materials.
Under no circumstances will Schaeffers be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Site.
Termination of the Use, Modifications and Interruptions
Schaeffers may in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the site to any person for any reason or for no reason.
We have no obligation to update any information on our Site. We reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Site at any time or for any reason without notice to you.
You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site.
These Terms and Conditions and your use of the Site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario applicable to agreements made and to be entirely performed within Ontario, without regard to its conflict of law principles.
We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions and to change or update the information on the Site at any time, without prior notice.
Limitation of Liability
In no event will we or our pricipals, partners, associates, affiliates, employees, or agents be responsible or liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, including lost profit, lost revenue, loss of data, or other damages arising from your use of the site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Further, Schaeffers’ entire liability under these terms and conditions of use shall be limited to the amount paid for use of the site, if any. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THIS SITE AND/OR SITE-RELATED SERVICES IS TO STOP USING THE SITE AND/OR THOSE SERVICES.
If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions or if you misuse the Site, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Schaeffer & Associates Ltd., including our subsidiaries, affiliates, and all of our respective officers, agents, partners, and employees, from and against any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of your violation or misuse.