GENERAL TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS. THESE INCLUDE VARIOUS LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS, AND A DISPUTE RESOLUTION CLAUSE THAT GOVERNS HOW DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED.

Access and use of this website (the “Site“) and its related services (the “Services“) are provided by Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana (“CFAMM“, “we” and “us“) to you on condition that you accept these Terms of Use, and by accessing or using this Site or the Services, you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to accept and abide by these Terms of Use you may not access or use this Site or the Services.

These Terms of Use govern the relationship between you, the Site visitor and/or member (“you”), and CFAMM with respect to your use of the Site and its related Services. You agree that the agreement formed by these Terms of Use is like any written negotiated agreement signed by you, and you agree to be bound by, and fully comply with, its terms. You represent and warrant that you have all necessary right, power and authority to enter into this agreement and to perform and otherwise discharge all of your obligations hereunder.

CFAMM IS NEITHER AN INSURANCE PROVIDER NOR AN INSURANCE BROKER.

ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT MEANT TO BE A SUBSTITUTE FOR ANY PROFESSIONAL ADVICE (INCLUDING ADVICE FROM YOUR OWN INSURANCE BROKER/AGENT, YOUR OWN INSURANCE PROVIDER, OR YOUR OWN PHYSICIAN OR OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDER).

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD ANY SUCH INFORMATION BE USED FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF ANY MEDICAL CONDITION.

CFAMM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (I) THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE, TESTIMONIAL OR STATEMENT MADE ON THE WEBSITE; OR (II) ANY MATERIALS OR INFORMATION POSTED ON THE WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE PROVIDED TO YOU BY CFAMM. THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SHALL NOT LIMIT THE DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET OUT IN SECTIONS 10 AND 11 OF THESE TERMS OF USE.

  1. JURISDICTION

You understand that aspects of this Site and the Services may not be available in all jurisdictions and that you are responsible for ensuring that it is lawful for you to use this Site and receive the Services in your jurisdiction.

If you are residing in a jurisdiction which restricts the use of Internet-based applications according to age, or which restricts the ability to enter into agreements such as set out in these Terms of Use according to age and you are under such a jurisdiction and under such age limit, you may not enter into this agreement or use this Site or the Services. Minors are not permitted to use the Site or Services.

Furthermore, if you are residing in a jurisdiction where it is forbidden by law to participate in the activities offered by this Site or the Services, you may not enter into this agreement or use this Site or the Services. By using this Site you are explicitly stating that you have verified in your own jurisdiction that your use of this Site and the Services is allowed.

  1. PRIVACY

 CFAMM is committed to respecting the privacy of the personal information of the individuals with whom we interact. We have developed a Privacy Policy (cfamm.ca/privacy-policy) to describe our privacy policies and practices and how we collect, use and disclose the personal information of those individuals who visit this Site or use the Services. Please see our Privacy Policy (cfamm.ca/privacy-policy) for further details.

You acknowledge and agree that access to and use of this Site and the Services is provided via the Internet and that your information, including personal information, may be transferred across national borders and stored or processed in any country in the world. 

  1. PERSONAL USE ONLY

This Site and the Services are only for personal use. You may not use this Site or the Services for commercial purposes or in any way that is unlawful, or harms us or any other person or entity, as determined in our sole discretion.

  1. AVAILABILITY

 While we endeavour to keep downtime to a minimum, we can’t promise that this Site or the Services will be uninterrupted, secure or error-free. We reserve the right to interrupt/suspend this Site or the Services, or any part thereof, with or without prior notice for any reason.

  1. ACCESS TO THE INTERNET

 You are solely responsible for obtaining and maintaining all Internet, computer hardware and other equipment needed to access and use this Site and the Services and that you shall be solely responsible for all charges and fee related thereto.

  1. CURRENCY OF WEBSITE

 CFAMM may revise, supplement or delete information, services and/or the resources contained in this Site and the Services and reserves the right to make such changes without prior notification to past, current or prospective visitors. For the avoidance of doubt, we reserve the right at any time to change: (i) the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use; (ii) this Site or the Services, including terminating, eliminating, supplementing, modifying, adding or discontinuing any content or feature or data or service on or available through this Site or the Services or the hours that they are available; (iii) any fees or charges, if any, related to the use of this Site or the Services; and (iv) the equipment, hardware or software required to use and access this Site or the Services.

Any changes we make to these Terms of Use will be effective immediately upon notice, which we may provide by any means including, without limitation, posting on this Site. Your continued use of this Site or the Services after such notice will be deemed acceptance of such changes. Be sure to return to this Site periodically to ensure you are familiar with the most current version of these Terms of Use.

  1. LINKED WEBSITES

 This Site or the Services may provide links to third party websites for your convenience only. The inclusion of these links does not imply that CFAMM monitors or endorses these websites. CFAMM does not accept any responsibility for such websites. CFAMM shall not be 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 any third party websites or linked resources.

  1. INTERNET SOFTWARE OR COMPUTER VIRUSES

CFAMM shall not be responsible or liable for any software, computer viruses or other destructive, harmful or disruptive files or programs that may infect or otherwise impact your use of your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing on this Site or the Services or other content from this Site. CFAMM recommends that you install appropriate anti-virus or other protective software.

  1. OUR MATERIALS

 This Site and the Services are owned and operated by CFAMM and may be protected by intellectual property laws including laws relating to copyrights, trade-marks, trade-names, Internet domain names and other similar rights.

  1. SITE AND SERVICES PROVIDED “AS IS”

THIS SITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE INFORMATION PUBLISHED THEREON) AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “WHERE IS” BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CFAMM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

  1. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR USE OF THIS SITE AND THE SERVICES   INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.

IN NO EVENT SHALL CFAMM OR ANY OF ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, SHAREHOLDERS, PARTNERS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CLAIM, LOSS, DAMAGE, ACTION, SUIT OR OTHER PROCEEDING ARISING UNDER OR OUT OF THESE TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR USE OF, RELIANCE UPON, ACCESS TO, OR EXPLOITATION OF THIS SITE, THE SERVICES, OR ANY PART THEREOF, OR ANY RIGHTS GRANTED TO YOU HEREUNDER, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, WHETHER THE ACTION IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR OTHERWISE.

IN EVERY EVENT, CFAMM’S TOTAL MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE OR THE USE OR EXPLOITATION OF ANY OR ALL PART OF THIS SITE AND/OR THE SERVICES IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER SHALL BE LIMITED TO FIVE ($5.00) DOLLARS.

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

  1. INDEMNIFICATION

 YOU AGREE TO, UPON REQUEST, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD US HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS, LOSSES AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES, WHICH ARISE DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ANY BREACH OF THESE TERMS OF USE FOR WHICH YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE.

  1. TERM & TERMINATION

You acknowledge and agree that access to this Site and the Services may not be available from time to time, may be amended, revised, replaced, suspended or terminated in whole or in part at any time and without notice, and that CFAMM shall not, in any event, be responsible to you in any way should you be unable to access this Site and the Service at any time or from time to time.

CFAMM may, at its sole discretion, at any time and from time to time, without notice, suspend your right to use this Site and the Services and/or terminate these Terms of Use (including any of the licenses granted hereunder). Without limiting the foregoing, these Terms of Use and the licenses granted herein shall automatically terminate, without notice, if you materially fail to perform or comply with these Terms of Use or any provision hereof. Upon termination of these Terms of Use, you shall immediately cease and desist from all use of this Site and the Services.

Sections 10 – 16 will survive any termination or expiry of these Terms of Use.

  1. NOTICE

 If you need to contact us regarding this Site, the Services or these Terms of Use, please e-mail us at info@cfamm.ca. You can also contact us via mail addressed to:

Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana
50 Westmount Road North
PO Box 22009
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 6J7
Canada

  1. YOUR COMMENTS 

Feel free to email your comments, suggestions and feedback (“Comments“) to CFAMM at the e-mail addresses provided in this Site or the Services. However, the Internet is not a fully secure medium and any communication may be lost, intercepted or altered. CFAMM is not liable for any damages related to communications to or from this Site or the Services. You agree with respect to any Comments provided by you to us, via e-mail or otherwise, that: (i) CFAMM has no obligation concerning such Comments; (ii) such Comments are non-confidential; (iii) CFAMM may use, disclose, distribute or copy such Comments and use any ideas, concepts or know-how contained in such Comments for any purpose and without restriction or obligation to you (or any third party); and (iv) such Comments are truthful and do not violate the legal rights of others.

  1. MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, without regards to its principles of conflicts of law. Subject to the obligation to arbitrate below, you agree to personal jurisdiction of the courts located in located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

Except where prohibited by applicable law, any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use, the Site or the Services or the relationship which results from these Terms of Use, including without limitation, the performance, breach, enforcement, existence or validity of the matters provided for in these Terms of Use or your receipt and use of the Site or Services, which cannot be amicably resolved, (collectively, a “Claim“), will be referred to and finally settled (to the exclusion of the courts) by private and confidential binding arbitration before a single arbitrator held in Toronto, Ontario in English and in accordance with the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, except as such rules are modified or waived herein. Although the appointing authority shall be a Justice of the Ontario Superior Court, the arbitrator will be a person who is legally trained and who has experience in the information technology field in Canada or the United States of America and is independent of either party. Any such Claim will be arbitrated on an individual basis, and will not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim, controversy or dispute of any other party. Except where prohibited by applicable law, you agree to: (i) waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against CFAMM relating to any Claim; (ii) opt out of any class proceedings against CFAMM; and (iii) waive, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any right of appeal. Notwithstanding the foregoing, CFAMM reserves the right to pursue the protection of intellectual property rights and confidential information through injunctive or other equitable relief through the courts.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

These Terms of Use (which incorporates by reference our Privacy Policy (cfamm.ca/privacy-policy) sets out the entire agreement between us relating to the subject matter herein and supersede and any all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between us. These Terms of Use are not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by you except with CFAMM’s prior written consent. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. Any heading, caption or section title contained in these Terms of Use is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof.

These Terms of Use were last updated on June 20, 2016.

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