Terms of Service
Please read the terms and conditions set forth below carefully as they contain the legal terms that govern your use of any FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources (FORREX) Web site or Web page (collectively "Web site") operated or provided by FORREX. The terms and conditions may be modified by FORREX from time to time in its sole discretion so please return to the terms and conditions from time to time to review them. Your use of the Web site means that you accept any and all changes. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions, you may not use the Web site.
Restrictions and Copyright
All information provided on the Web site is owned by or licensed to FORREX, unless otherwise noted. All the content available on the Web site, including the manner in which such content is presented, is protected by Canadian and Worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions.
Except as provided herein, you agree not to reproduce, make derivative works of, retransmit, distribute, sell, publish, communicate , broadcast or otherwise make available any of the Content obtained through the Web site, including, without limitation, by framing or similar means, without the prior written consent of the respective copyright owner.
All rights in the product names, company names, trade names, logos, product packaging and designs of FORREX or third-party products or services, whether or not appearing in large print or with the trademark symbol, belong exclusively to FORREX or their respective owners, and are protected from reproduction, imitation, dilution or confusing or misleading uses under national and international trademark and copyright laws, as applicable. The use or misuse of these trademarks or any materials, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and nothing stated or implied on the Web site confers on you any license or right under any patent, copyright or trademark of FORREX or any third party.
You may not use the Web site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited or that harms FORREX, its affiliates, its service providers, suppliers or customers.
You further agree not to violate or attempt to violate the security of the Web site, including, without limitation: accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account that you are not authorized to access; attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, by way of submitting a virus to, or overloading, "flooding", "spamming", "mailbombing" or "crashing" the Web site; sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. FORREX may investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
FORREX or third parties may provide links to other external sites or resources. Because FORREX has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that FORREX is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that FORREX 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 use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
Certain external sites may be linked to the Web site. Not all of these links may have been permitted by FORREX. Regardless of whether a link has been permitted by FORREX, we are not responsible for the contents of any external sites that are linked to the Web site. FORREX makes no representations or warranties, and does not endorse, any external sites that are linked to the Web site, the contents of any such external sites, the information appearing on any such external sites or any of the products or services described on any such external sites. The fact that an external site is linked to the Web site does not imply that FORREX sponsors, endorses or is affiliated or associated with the entity that owns or is responsible for the external site.
Disclaimer and Warranties
THE WEB SITE AND THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR COVENANTS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE MATERIAL AVAILABLE WILL BE OPERABLE, UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS FREE OR ERROR FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS WILL BE FOUND OR CORRECTED. WE ALSO DO PROVIDE NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, AUTHENTICITY, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICE OR OTHER MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE.
Limitation of Liabilities and Indemnification
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DISCRETION. YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY US AND HOLD US AND OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES ABSOLUTELY HARMLESS FROM ANY CLAIM ARISING FROM OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING YOUR POSTING, UPLOADING OR SUBMITTING MATERIALS OR CONTENT TO ANY FORUM OR TO THE WEB SITE OR YOUR FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE. IN NO EVENT WILL WE OR OUR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEB SITE OR MATERIALS OR FUNCTIONS ON THE WEB SITE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL OUR TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STATUTE, CONTRACT, COMMON LAW, EQUITY OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO US, IF ANY, FOR ACCESSING THE WEB SITE.
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Choice of Law and Forum
If any provision of these terms and conditions of use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and conditions of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and FORREX and governs your use of the Web site, superseding any prior agreements between you and FORREX with respect to the Web site.