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Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by the Alberta Beef Producers. (“ABP”). Access and use of this website is provided by ABP to you on condition that you accept these Terms of Use, and by accessing or using this website, you agree to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to accept and abide by these Terms of Use you should not access or use this website.

ABP may revise and update these Terms of Use at anytime and without notice. You are cautioned to review the Terms of Use posted on the website periodically. Your continued access or use of this website after any such changes are posted will constitute your acceptance of these changes.

You may not interfere with the security of, or otherwise abuse this website or any system resources, services or networks connected to or accessible through this website. You may only use this website for lawful purposes.

Ownership

All rights, title, and interest in and to the ABP website and to the content and other information and materials available on the ABP website (collectively referred to as the “materials”) are the property of ABP and our suppliers and are protected by worldwide copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties. All rights not expressly granted under these Terms of Use are retained by ABP and our suppliers.

General Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

To the best of our knowledge, the information provided on the ABP website is accurate. ABP does not warrant that the information or materials are current or free of any typographical errors or omissions related to pricing, text, or photography; or that the materials on the ABP website are free of viruses or other harmful elements. The ABP website and the materials provided on this site are provided on an “As Is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. You expressly agree that use of the ABP website is at your sole risk. ABP maintains the right to change the materials or products mentioned at any time without prior notice. Mention of non-ABP products or services is for information purposes only. We do not endorse any non-ABP-owned products or services that are mentioned on our site and we are not responsible for them in any way.

YOU ASSUME ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR USE OF THIS WEB SITE AND THE MATERIALS INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ABP OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY GENERAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOST PROFITS OR REVENUES, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, COSTS OF REPLACEMENT GOODS, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO DATA) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE OR ANY ABP PRODUCT OR SERVICE, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE INFORMATION PRESENT, EVEN IF ABP OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN EVERY EVENT, ABP’S TOTAL MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE OR THE USE OR EXPLOITATION OF ALL OR ANY PART OF THIS WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER SHALL BE LIMITED TO FIVE ($5.00) CANADIAN 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.

Limited License to Use this Site

ABP grants you a limited license to use this website. The materials on the ABP website are copyrighted. You may print out or download the materials found on the ABP website for your personal, non-commercial internal use only. Unless specifically authorized to do so by ABP, you may not: (a) modify the materials or use them for any public display, performance, sale, rental, or for any commercial purpose except as authorized by ABP; (b) copy, reproduce, distribute, download or record the materials for any commercial use; (c) remove any copyright or other proprietary notices from the materials; (d) transfer the materials to another person; (e) copy, publish or post any of the materials on a computer network or any type of media. You expressly agree to prevent any unauthorized copying of the materials.

Links

The ABP website may contain links to other websites, such as to those of our partners and service providers. When you access a non-ABP website, even one that may contain the ABP logo and content regarding ABP’s products and services, such websites are independent of ABP, and ABP has no control over the operation of such websites. A link to a non-ABP website does not mean that ABP endorses such website.

ABP is not responsible for hypertext links to any and all third-party websites, particularly for such websites’ content or privacy polices. ABP is not responsible for hypertext links from any and all third-party websites to the ABP website, and forbids anyone from establishing such a link without ABP’s prior written authorization.

By placing a link on your website to an ABP web page, you agree to promptly remove such link at ABP’s request. You may not use the ABP corporate logo or any other ABP logo, graphic or trademark at any time for any purposes or to link to ABP, unless authorized by ABP. For information on ABP-authorized linking and logo use programs, contact ABP at abpfeedback@albertabeef.org.

Monitoring, Editing and Disclosure of Communications

ABP has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with its forums, blogs and interactive areas. ABP may investigate any suspected or reported violation of its policies or complaints and take any action that it deems appropriate. Such action may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspension or termination of service, and/or removal of posted Content. ABP maintains the right to remove, screen or edit any Content. ABP maintains the right at all times to edit, disclose, refuse to post, request removal of, or remove any communication as may be necessary to comply with any law, regulation or government or agency request or if, in ABP’s sole discretion, such communication is objectionable or in violation of these Terms of Use. To protect ABP’s systems and customers, to ensure the integrity and operation of ABP’s business and systems, and to cooperate with legitimate governmental requests, subpoenas or court orders, if required, ABP may access and disclose any information it considers necessary or appropriate, including, without limitation, posted Content, user profile information (e.g., name, e-mail address), IP address and traffic information, and usage history.

Responsibility for Your Conduct

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless ABP from any claim, action, demand, loss, or damages (including legal fees) made or incurred by any other person or entity arising out of or relating to your conduct, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another person or entity. You agree that you shall be solely liable for the Content of any messages or other information that you upload or transmit to this site, including the discussion forums, blogs or interactive areas of the site. 

ABP’s Rights to Materials Provided by Users

ABP is pleased to receive your comments, suggestions, ideas and submissions regarding our website. However, any or all material and information provided by you to us through our website may be included in a database owned by ABP and its subsidiaries and affiliates in which we have rights and interest, including, but not limited to, a compilation copyright. We maintain the right to use any information or materials you provide to us or that we obtain through your use of the sites to the fullest extent permitted by law.

You grant to ABP a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use (including use for promotional and advertising purposes), copy, license, sublicense, adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify, edit and otherwise exploit any communications that you post on our sites, and any ideas or original materials contained in such communications, in all media now known or hereafter developed. You waive all rights you may have to inspect and/or approve of any use by ABP of any material or idea submitted by you in any communications, or receive any compensation for such use. You waive all rights to any claim against ABP for any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of attribution in connection with such communications. You agree and understand that ABP is under no obligation to use any material or ideas submitted by you in any communications in any way whatsoever.

No Responsibility for Transmitted Material

You acknowledge that transmissions to and from our site are not confidential and that your communications may be read or intercepted by others. ABP shall not be responsible for the payment of any amounts to any party in connection with ABP’s use of communications submitted by you to our sites Do not submit information to our site that is confidential or proprietary. ABP will not be responsible for personal information that you choose to submit in our forums, blogs or other interactive areas. Please be aware that any personally identifiable information that you submit could be used to send you unsolicited messages.

Internet software or computer viruses

Due to technical difficulties with the Internet, Internet software or transmission problems could produce inaccurate or incomplete copies of information contained on this website. Computer viruses or other destructive programs may also be inadvertently downloaded from this website.

ABP 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 website or your downloading of any of the Materials from this website. ABP recommends that you install appropriate anti-virus or other protective software.

Termination of the License to Use this Site

Violation of these terms and conditions automatically results in the termination of your license to use the ABP website and to use any materials that you have obtained from the ABP website. Upon termination of your license, any materials that you have obtained from the ABP website must be immediately destroyed.

Applicable law

This website is controlled, operated and administered by ABP from within the Province of Alberta, Canada. This website can be accessed from all provinces and territories of Canada, as well as from other countries around the world. As each of these jurisdictions has laws that may differ from those of the Province of Alberta, by accessing this website, you acknowledge and agree that all matters relating to access to or use of this website shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein (without reference to conflicts of laws principles).

You also agree that any claims or disputes whatsoever arising hereunder shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Province of Alberta.

Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Use or this website, please contact us at abpfeedback@albertabeef.org.

Acknowledgment

You acknowledge that you have read and understood these Terms of Use; and that these Terms of Use are as equally binding as a signed agreement.

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All rights reserved. Effective Date: January 2, 2008