Registration, Accounts And Passwords
Certain and related features made available on a SWP Site may require registration or subscription. Should you choose to register or subscribe for any such Services or related features, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself as required by the relevant registration or subscription process, and to promptly update such information as necessary to ensure that it is kept accurate and current information about yourself as required by the relevant registration or subscription process, and to promptly update such information as necessary to ensure that it is kept accurate and complete. You agree to be responsible for: (a) maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account identifiers which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration or subscription on a SWP Site, and (b) all activities that occur under such password or account. SWP shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this Section.
Restrictions On User Of Materials
All material, information and content (collectively “Content”) available on a SWP Site, including the manner in which such Content is presented, and the Services are: Copyright 2000-2022 Sam Wong Photography, its affiliates and/or licensors. All rights reserved. Such Content is protected by Canadian and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. SWP grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display on your computer or other electronic access device, the Content and Services for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify the Content and that you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices. Except as provided herein, you agree not to reproduce, make derivative works of, retransmit, distribute, sell, publish, communicate, broadcast or otherwise make available any Content obtained through a SWP Site or any of the Services, including without limitation, by caching, framing or similar means, without the prior written consent of the respective copyright owner of such Content.
SWP, samwong.ca, are trademarks of Sam Wong Photography. All other product, brand and company names and logos used or mentioned on a SWP Site or any of the Services may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Any use of any trademarks appearing on a SWP Site or any of the Services without the express written consent of the owner of the trademark is strictly prohibited.
- post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any materials, information or content constituting, advocating or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use a SWP Site or any of the Services in a manner which is contrary to law or would serve to restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying a SWP Site, any of the Services, or the Internet;
- post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
- post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information, materials or content (including for greater certainty, software) which contains a virus, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful or disruptive component.
Responsibility For Minors
In cases where you have authorized a minor to use a SWP Site or any of the Services, you recognize that you are fully responsible for: (i) the online conduct of such minor; (ii) controlling the minor’s access to and use of a SWP Site or any of the Services; and (iii) the consequences of any misuse by the minor. You acknowledge that some of the areas of a SWP Site may contain material that is inappropriate for minors.
Forums And Content Submissions
By uploading materials to any chat board or forum available on a SWP Site (collectively “Forums”) or otherwise submitting any materials to us through any other content generating or submitting Service on a SWP Site, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) SWP a world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and nonexclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works from such submitted materials, for the limited purposes of publishing and promoting such materials in connection with the Forum or other Service through which the materials were submitted or generated, and for all promotions thereof. Such license shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all “moral rights” in such materials have been waived.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (A) A PM SITE AND ANY OF THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND THAT PM MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR CONDITIONS (as used in this section “WARRANTIES”) OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THAT ANY SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED, AND (B) PM SPECIFICALLY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT A PM SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE USE OF A PM SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, WILL BE PROVIDED ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS OR THAT SUCH SERVICES OR THE RESULTS DERIVED THEREFROM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS.
Disclaimer Regarding Search Content
Any and all pictures, sounds, sound effects, sound recordings, musical works, performances, graphics, video, cinematic productions, audio-visual works and any other works (the “Multimedia Content”) located through a SWP Site’s search services are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws. SWP does not have the right to authorize you to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, communicate, or create derivative works from any files containing such Multimedia Content. Where search results link to sites outside a SWP Site, all of the Multimedia Content contained on such sites is owned and served by entities other than SWP. SWP provides you with the URL or address of the Multimedia Content; this information may be used to determine the server of the Multimedia Content. If you intend to make use of any Multimedia Content accessed through a SWP Site’s search services for commercial or noncommercial purposes, we strongly suggest that you contact the server and/or owner of the Multimedia Content for permission to use such Multimedia Content.
Downloads And Shareware
Certain SWP Sites allow you to download software applications or other forms of Content, including files, images and/or data incorporated therein (collectively, the “Software”). The Software is made available to you by SWP or third parties subject to the terms and conditions made available to you during the software installation process. Additionally, you agree that the Software is licensed to you by SWP or third parties for your personal and non-commercial use only provided that you do not modify the Software and that you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices and that SWP or the designated third parties retain full and complete title to the Software and all intellectual property rights therein. You may not redistribute, sell, de-compile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Software to a human-readable form. You agree that it is your responsibility to review and evaluate the Software and the related terms and conditions, and that all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, the Software rests with you. You further agree that SWP, including its suppliers, shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with your use of, or reliance on, the Software, including the failure of the Software to meet your needs, standards, expectations or specifications.
Content Linked To A SWP Site
Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. Please note that certain links on a SWP Site may take you to other websites. SWP provides these links only as a convenience and not as an endorsement by SWP. These linked sites are not necessarily under the control of SWP. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. SWP is not responsible for the content of any such linked sites or any other web page which is not part of a SWP Site and under SWP’s control. Unless otherwise expressly provided, SWP makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked site or the information, products or services appearing thereon. Accordingly, you agree that SWP will not be responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in any site linked from a SWP Site.
Dealings With Third Parties
You acknowledge and agree that your correspondence or business dealings with any third parties, including any merchants or advertisers, found on, or through, a SWP Site or any of the Services, including payment for and delivery of related goods and services, and all other terms, conditions, representations and warranties related to such dealings, are solely between you and such third parties. SWP assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any charges you or any user of your account incurs when making purchases or other transactions in this manner. Further, the responsibility for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws in connection with any such transactions shall be yours alone. You agree that SWP shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, any such dealings or transactions.
Limitation Of Liability
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL SWP, INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, AND ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SWP HAD BEEN ADVISED OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY OF THE SERVICES OF A SWP SITE, OR (B) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR MODIFICATION TO ANY OF YOUR CONTENT OR TRANSMISSIONS, OR (C) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO A SWP SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES.
You expressly acknowledge that SWP has entered into this agreement, and has and will make a SWP Site, Content and Services available to you in reliance upon the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein, and that the same form an essential basis of the bargain between you and SWP. You expressly agree that the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein will survive, and continue to apply in the case of a fundamental breach or breaches, the failure of essential purpose of contract, the failure of any exclusive remedy or termination of this agreement.
Governing Law/Jurisdictional Issues
Arbitration And Actions
Submission Of Ideas And/Or Suggestions
Revised: March 25, 2022