Terms Of Service
Welcome to www.malespousetoolkit.ca (the “Male Spouse Transition Toolkit or “MaTT”).
By accessing and using the Website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by
carefully. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not
access or use the Website. We may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications
shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement on the Website.
You agree to review the agreement periodically to be aware of such modifications and
your continued access or use of the Website shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance
of the modified Agreement. In this Agreement, the term “MaTT” or “us” or “we” or “our”
refers to The Governors of the University of Alberta as represented by the Living With
Hope Research Program (the “Program”), the owner and operator of the Website. The term
“you” refers to the user or viewer of the Website.
By using the Website and the services offered through it, you agree to be bound by these
terms and conditions of use and all related policies, conditions, and guidelines. This
Agreement is the entire and only agreement between you and us with respect to the use
of the Website, and supersedes all prior or other agreements, representations, warranties
and understandings with respect to the Website, the content, products or services
provided by or through the Website and its content. If you do not agree with any of
these terms of this Agreement, you may not use the Website. We reserve the right to amend,
change or replace the Agreement at any time without notice and you agree that each visit
in force and it is your responsibility to review the Agreement posted on the Website for
any modifications or updates. Your continued access and use of the Website will confirm
your acceptance to be bound by any such amendments or changes to the Agreement. By using
the Website you represent and warrant that you have legal capacity to be bound by the
terms of this Agreement.
When you access and use the Website or send us an e-mail, you are communicating with us
electronically. You consent to receiving communications from us electronically. We will
communicate with you by email or by posting a notice on the Website. You agree that all
agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you
electronically will satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
As a Website user you may view, copy, print and use (collectively, "use") documents
generated by the Website provided that you comply with the provisions of this Agreement
and provided that these documents are used solely in connection with your relationship
with us in the provision of the products, services and/or programs.
The documents generated by the Website (including but not limited to the Changes
Registration form) are protected under the copyright laws of Canada and/or other countries.
You agree to ensure that any copyright, trademark, trade names, logos and service marks
("Marks") along with any other proprietary rights, notices and disclaimers appearing on
these documents are reproduced and retained on all copies in the same form and manner as
on the original. You are not permitted to use the Marks in any manner whatsoever
without our prior written consent.
Restrictions and Prohibited Use
You agree that you will not use the Website for any improper, fraudulent, illegal or
malicious purpose, including, without limitation, to impair use of the Website by others.
You agree not to modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or
otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Website. You also agree not to use
the Website to create, develop or otherwise generate any derivative works or any
functionally compatible or competing software or hardware.
All content including, without limitation all Marks, text, design, graphics, drawings,
photographs, code and software, and all organization and presentation of such content,
which forms a part of the Website, are subject to intellectual property rights,
including copyright and trademarks, held by or licensed to the Program. All such rights
are expressly reserved.
All Marks on the Website are trademarks or trade names or registered trademarks or
trade names of the Program or its affiliates, in Canada and other countries. The
Program Marks shall not be used in connection with any product or service that is not
the Program’s or its affiliates’ in any manner. All other trademarks and trade names
not owned by the Program or its affiliates that appear on the Changes Website are the
property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected
to, or sponsored by the Program or its affiliates.
The Website may contain links to third party Websites. These links have been provided
solely as a convenience for and do not constitute an endorsement by us of the content
of such third party sites. Links to the Website may also be provided from sites either
known or unknown to us. Access to any other Web site linked to or from the Website is
at your own risk. We have not reviewed and are not responsible for the content of any
third party sites linked to or from the Website and do not make any representations
or warranties regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third party Websites.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
THE MaTT WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. THE PROGRAM MAKES NO
REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION
OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES INCLUDED
ON THIS WEBSITE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE PROGRAM DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES,
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY
AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PROGRAM DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CHANGES WEBSITE,
ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM firstname.lastname@example.org OR THE CHANGES WEBSITE ARE
FREE FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE PROGRAM WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY
DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE CHANGES WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
THE LAWS OF CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE
EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU IN YOUR JURISDICTION,
SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MIGHT NOT APPLY TO YOU,
AND YOU MAY HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
Any notice required to be given to us under this Agreement shall be given at the address
below or at such other existing municipal address as we may provide to you in writing or
by sending such notice by means of facsimile or e-mail:
Email Address: email@example.com
Attention: Wendy Duggleby
Any such notice shall be deemed to have been received by the Program immediately upon delivery
at its address set out above, five business days after mailing such notice or on the business
day following the day of sending a facsimile or e-mail message. Receipt of any facsimile
messages shall be confirmed by telephone by the forwarding party.
Registration data and certain other information about you are subject to our applicable
You understand and agree that through your use of the Website and programs and services
provided through the Website that you consent to the collection, use and disclosure (as set
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted
to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission
over the Internet and no method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, while we
strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot
guarantee its absolute security.
E-mail is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. For this reason, we request
that you do not send private or sensitive information to us by e-mail. If you have any
questions about security on our Web site, please contact us.
You can view and update your registration information online on our customer service page.
You may also request access to all of your personally identifiable information that we collect
and maintain in our database by contacting us.
Please remember that, if you use a link to go from the Website to another Website, the
privacy provisions of this Agreement are no longer in effect with respect to any personal
information that may be disclosed on such third party Websites. Your activities and
interaction on any other Website, including Websites that have a link on the Website, is
subject to that Website's own rules and policies. Please review those privacy rules and
policies before proceeding.
If we make changes to the privacy provisions of this Agreement, we will post those
changes on the Program Website to keep you informed of what information we collect, how
we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
By accessing and using the Website, you agree that the laws of the Province of Alberta,
Canada, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Agreement
and any dispute of any kind that might arise between you and the Program. The parties
have required that this Agreement and all documents relating thereto be drawn up in English.
Les parties ont demandé que cette convention ainsi que tous les documents que s`y rattachent
soient rédigés en anglais. (Version français) In the event of a conflict between the
English and French version of this Agreement, the English version shall prevail.
Last Revised: November 13, 2013.