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Terms of Use

Last Modified: March 2nd 2020

This Website www.bel-canada.ca (the “Site”) is the property of Bel Cheese Canada Inc. (Bel, we, us, our).

GENERAL TERMS OF USE OF THE SITE

These general Terms of Use apply to any person or entity (user, you), regardless of geographical location, who uses and accesses the Site. Accessing or using documents, files or photos found on the Site constitutes consent to the following provisions and is subject to your acceptance of and compliance with these provisions. Please read this section carefully, and if you do not accept these terms, you should not access the Site or download any content.  On the Site, you can access these Terms of Use easily, freely and at any time by clicking the “Terms of Use” link.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may update these Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page each time you access this Site so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you

The Site is intended for your personal use and not for commercial purposes. The information on the Site is of general interest and is intended to entertain you.

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS

We comply with Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) and we will not send you electronic communications in contravention of this law. As part of signing up to receive our services, you may have also opted in to receive email communications from us. If you opted-in to receive such communications, we may use the information to communicate with you regarding our services, provide you with other information that you request, and/or improve our service offerings.

You will always have the opportunity to “unsubscribe” from receiving any of our emails or other communications at any time and we will ensure that our emails include instructions on how to unsubscribe if you no longer wish to receive future emails from us. We provide an on-going opportunity to unsubscribe or opt-out of contact by via this link.  Please allow sufficient time for your preferences to be processed.

ACCESSING THE WEBSITE AND ACCOUNT SECURITY

In order to access certain features of the Site, you may have to create an account. In registering on the Site, you agree (i) to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information on all registration forms; and (ii) to maintain and promptly update the registration information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete. If we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Site, or to any portion thereof. Our use of all personally identifiable information that you provide as part of the registration process is governed by the Privacy Policy section. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account’s password and ensuring that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You are responsible for all activities that occur under your account.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES

The Site may contain links to Web sites operated by third parties. These links are provided for your convenience and reference only. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by us, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials.

These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of Bel. Bel’s inclusion of links to an outside site does not imply any endorsement of the material on the site or, unless expressly disclosed otherwise, any sponsorship, affiliation or association with its owner, operator or sponsor. You agree that we are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You agree that the content, selection, arrangement, architecture and other features of a Web site are protected by intellectual property rights, Canadian and international, including copyrights, trademarks and other exclusive rights.

All content on our Site, including text, drawings, graphics, interfaces or code, along with the selection and arrangement thereof (the “Content”) belongs to Bel Cheese Canada Inc. and/or its affiliates, and is protected by copyright. Unless otherwise stated or you have the specific written permission of the copyright owner, it is strictly forbidden to copy, publish, distribute, retransmit or reproduce it in any form whatsoever or use it in any way without our prior written consent. The Content includes content owned and controlled by us or our affiliates as well as content owned or controlled by third parties and used with permission. Consequently, this Site does not grant, either implicitly or otherwise, any licence or right of use with regards to the intellectual property of Bel Cheese Canada Inc. or its affiliated companies, or the intellectual property of third parties that may be contained therein.

All trademarks displayed on this Site, registered or not, belong to Bel Cheese Canada Inc. or Bel S.A. The names of all other products, services or companies mentioned on this Site may be trademarks of their respective owners.

You remain the owner of all right, title, and interest in and to any and all the intellectual property related to the content you submit on our Site, if applicable. By submitting any content via this Site, you represent and warrant that:

(i) you are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property rights thereto; (ii) all “moral rights” that you may have in such content have been voluntarily waived by you; and (iii) use of the content you supply does not violate this agreement and will not cause injury to any person or entity or that contains any computer viruses, worms or other potentially damaging computer programs or files.

For any content that you submit, you grant us and our authorized third-party service providers a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable right and license to use, copy, modify, delete in its entirety, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and/or sell and/or distribute such content and/or incorporate such content into any form, medium or technology throughout the world without compensation to you.

UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE

You may use this Site only if you guarantee that you will not use it for purposes that are unlawful or prohibited by law or by legal and contractual provisions.

Without limiting the foregoing, you agree not to : attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site; upload, post or transmit, via email or any other means, any content containing computer viruses or any other computer code, file or program designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; interfere with or disrupt the Site, servers or networks; violate, intentionally or not, any law or national or international regulation in force, any legal act and any other rule that is legally binding; distribute, upload or transmit to the Site any information or data that is protected by any intellectual property rights; harm underage users in any way, in particular through the manufacture, conveyance and distribution of a message that is violent or pornographic in nature, or likely to cause serious harm to human dignity; upload, send, transmit, email or otherwise make available any content that constitutes incitement to commit a crime or offence, encourages discrimination, hate or violence, spreads false news, undermines the authority of justice, or constitutes defamation, insult or invasion of privacy; use the space for dialogue to post or transmit documents that are unlawful, threatening, defamatory, obscene or pornographic, or other material that is against the law. Any violation of these terms may result in denial of access to the Site.

PRIVACY

The information we collect about you, if any, is subject to our Privacy Policy. Please refer to our Privacy Policy, located at : https://www.bel-canada.ca/en/legals/

LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL BEL CHEESE CANADA INC., ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE. THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Bel Cheese Canada Inc., its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Site, any use of the Site’s content, services, and products, either by you or by users of your account, other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from the Site.

APPLICABLE LAW

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws in force in the province of Quebec and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. Any dispute arising hereunder shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the District of Montreal, Province of Quebec. If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed invalid by a competent court, this will not render invalid all other provisions, as the invalid provision will be separated from the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which will remain in effect.

PASSWORD AND ACCESS CODE

If applicable, you agree to keep your password and access code secret and confidential. Any use of identifying information is entirely at your own risk. In case of loss or theft or fraudulent use of one of these identifying elements, you are required to notify Bel Cheese Canada Inc. as soon as possible. This notification must be confirmed by registered letter.