Terms of Use

Les beaux 4h Fondation Martin-Matte website use agreement

This version takes effect June 28, 2019.

Welcome to the www.lesbeaux4h.com website (hereinafter the “Website”). Please read this agreement carefully, as it governs your use of the Website. It exonerates the Fondation Martin-Matte or limits its liability, as well as that of other persons, and contains other provisions you should read.

This document lists the terms of use of the Website. Users of this Website are deemed to have read, accepted and recognized as valid the terms listed hereafter and agree to respect and be bound by them. The Fondation Martin-Matte may, at any time and without notice, amend these terms. The date of the most recent amendments to these terms appears at the bottom of this document.

These terms constitute the entirety of the rights and obligations that bind the Fondation Martin-Matte and any users of this Website, and replace any previous term or provision regarding the use of this Website. No verbal or written statement by an employee or manager of Fondation Martin-Matte, or any other person, may modify or replace these terms

Modification of this agreement

The candidate may, at its sole discretion, modify this agreement from time to time with respect to the use of the Website by posting an amended agreement on the Website. By using the Website after the amended agreement is posted, you confirm that you agree to be bound by the amended agreement. You may not modify this agreement in any way whatsoever.

Ownership and authorized use of the Website

The Website (including all content, headers, graphics, icons, text and presentation, layout, coordination, image enrichment or any other information included in the text, graphical elements, audio and video tracks, images, icons, software, designs, applications, data, and other elements available on or through the Website) is the property of the candidate and others and is protected by Canadian and international copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Your use of the Website does not transfer to you any ownership or other rights in the Website or its content.

The Website is available to you strictly for legal and personal use. You are authorized to use the Website only in the manner expressed herein and subject to applicable laws. The use of the Website for any other purposes or in any other way is strictly forbidden.

You may print pages from the Website as long as no modification is made to those pages, including erasing or altering identifications, trade names, warnings or waiver of liability, whether visible or not. No copying, imitation, reproduction, republishing, downloading, posting, transmission, modification, indexing, cataloguing, taking of mirror images or distribution in any format of the Website is permitted, in whole or in part, without the express written consent of the candidate. Any use of software for the exploitation of the Website or its equipment is forbidden under this agreement.

Typographical errors and mistakes, product prices and availability

The candidate makes every effort to supply up-to-date and accurate information on the Website. Nevertheless, it is possible that typographical errors, mistakes, inaccuracies, omissions (including inaccurate descriptions of products) or other errors occur from time to time. The candidate cannot guarantee that the products and services listed on the Website are available when ordered or after ordering. The candidate does not guarantee that the content of the Website, including, without limitation, the product descriptions or photos are accurate or complete.

The candidate reserves the right to: (a) correct any error, inaccuracy or omission at any time, without warning and without incurring any liability to you or any other person; (b) modify at any time, the products and services featured or sold on the Website, prices, fees, charges, description of products and services, promotional offers and any other component of the content of the Website without notice and without incurring any liability to you or any other person; (c) reject, correct, cancel or terminate any order, including accepted orders, for any reason and (d) limit the quantity of products and services sold or available for sale.

Publicity and advertising on the Website are invitations for you to purchase products and services on the Website and not offers to sell. All prices and other amounts on the Website are in Canadian dollars.

Brand information

The names Les beaux 4h Fondation Martin-Matte, fondationmartinmatte.com®

Any use of brand names that does not comply with these terms is strictly prohibited. No mention appearing on the Website or elsewhere can be interpreted as an acceptance, by implication, preclusion or otherwise, for licensing or other right to use the brand names that appear on the Website. 

Links, framing, mirror image copies, scratching, data mining and posting are prohibited

Framing, mirror image copies, scratching and data mining of the Website or its content, in any form or any way whatsoever, are strictly prohibited. It is forbidden to use collaborative browsing or display technologies in your use of the Website or to post comments or any form of data whatsoever on the Website with the intention of allowing other Website users to see such postings.

User names and passwords

Certain parts and elements of the Website are accessible only to individuals who have a registered user name and password (together, the “Codes”) issued by the Website. For the purpose of accessing the Website, these Codes remain the property of the candidate and may be cancelled or suspended at any time by the candidate at its sole discretion, without notice and without incurring liability to you or any other person.

The candidate is under no obligation to verify the true identity or authority of persons using these Codes for access to and use of the Website. The candidate may act upon any information provided by way of these Codes. The candidate may, at its sole discretion and at any time, demand proof of identity from any person wishing to access the Website and may refuse access to and use of the Website at any time in whole or in part or refuse to accept or act upon any information if the candidate is not satisfied with the proof of identity.

If you have received Codes: (a) you are wholly responsible for the security of those Codes, their use and misuse; (b) you will maintain the confidentiality of those Codes at all times and will not divulge them to any other person or allow others to use them; (c) you will ascertain that these Codes are properly used and that their use complies with these terms; (d) once you have accessed the Website using these Codes, you will not leave your computer open on the Website without having ended your session and cut off access to the Website; and (e) you will immediately notify the candidate by sending us a message if you know or believe your Codes have been lost, stolen or are known or used by other persons.

Software agreements

As needed, the candidate may offer software for you to download from the Website or from other Internet resources. This software is protected by copyright. Its download and use is governed by the applicable transaction agreement and the software terms of use. When you download software, you accept the applicable transaction agreement and the software terms of use.

Contests

From time to time, the candidate may organize contests intended for the users of the Website and others. All contests are governed by this agreement and the applicable Contest Rules. When you participate in a contest through the Website, you confirm your acceptance of these terms and any applicable Contest Rules.

General terms of entry

1. Conditions of entry
No purchase required.

2. How to enter
The only way to enter this contest is to register for the Les beaux 4h Fondation Martin-Matte activity or complete a form on the lesbeaux4h.com Website. Neither lesbeaux4h.com nor the Fondation Martin-Matte may be held liable for problems preventing registration for the contest. No entry will be used for another contest.

3. Duration and deadline for registration
The contest begins July 1, 2019 and ends January 5, 2020 at midnight.

4. Prizes
1st prize: A pair of Raccoon skis ($900 market value).

5. Determination of the winner
A random draw will be done by computer from among all participants and duly completed forms for Les beaux 4h Fondation Martin-Matte and will take place on January 6, 2020 at noon at the Fondation Martin-Matte.

The designated winner will be notified by phone between January 6 and 9, 2020 and will receive a confirmation email regarding the awarding of the prize. Prizes will be collected at the offices of the Fondation Martin-Matte at 3095 Autoroute Jean-Noël-Lavoie (440), 3rd floor, Laval, QC H7P 4W5.

The Fondation Martin-Matte may use the name, address and photo of the winner as well as any information he or she may provide. The winner may not claim any rights for distribution, printing or any other form of publicity. Participation in the draw constitutes acceptance of these terms of use.

6. General terms
By entering this contest, you agree to comply with its rules. The decisions of the contest judges are final and binding and cannot be appealed. If necessary, the winner will pay taxes and other costs related to the prize. Lesbeaux4h.com, Raccoon and the Fondation Martin-Matte cannot be held liable for accidental physical or logistical damages caused by this contest.

Lesbeaux4h.com and the Fondation Martin-Matte may not be held liable for any loss, address error or technical malfunction of the prize awarded as part of this contest.

If the Fondation Martin-Matte discovers that a participant has registered via fraudulent means or that he or she has not respected these rules, the participant will be automatically disqualified from the contest.

The contest rules will always be available at lesbeaux4h.com.

Any action taken by a participant or any other person intending to cause damage to this Website, or solely with the intention of disrupting the smooth operation of the contest, is a violation of criminal and civil law, and the Fondation Martin-Matte is entitled to claim damages and interest in such cases. If such action is taken, the Fondation Martin-Matte may not be held liable for its impact on the operation of the contest.

This contest is for all participants registered on lesbeaux4h.com who reside in Quebec.

7. Exclusions
Employees, representatives, agents of the Fondation Martin-Matte, members of the board of directors and others with whom the above are domiciled may not participate in the contest.

8. Dispute and complaint
Any dispute regarding the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any dispute regarding the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of attempting to settle it.

Unsolicited submissions

In order to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes, the candidate does not accept or consider unsolicited ideas or suggestions ("submissions"). If you send submissions to the candidate or the Website, you automatically grant (or warrant that the author of the submissions grants) to the candidate and its assigns, a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, unrestricted, non-exclusive, worldwide, assignable, sub-licensable, right and license to use and exploit the Submissions or any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques associated with the Submissions for any purpose whatsoever, commercial or otherwise, using any form, media or technology now known or later developed, without providing any attribution or compensation to you or any other person, without any liability whatsoever, and free from any obligation of confidence or other duties on the part of the candidate or its assigns, and you agree, represent and warrant that all moral rights in the Submissions are waived in favour of the candidate and its assigns.

Your information

All information you provide through the Website, including registration information (name and email address), payment information (credit card numbers and expiration dates), and transaction-related information, must be true, accurate, current and complete. The candidate will rely on the information you provide. You will be solely responsible and liable for any and all loss, damage, and additional costs that you, the candidate or any other person may incur as a result of your submission of any false, incorrect or incomplete information or your failure to update your registration information and payment information within thirty (30) days of any change.

Disclaimers, liability and limitations and indemnity

Disclaimer

Your access to and use of the Website is at your own risk. The Website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, without any representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including, without limitation, implied representations, warranties or conditions of or relating to accuracy, accessibility, fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, performance or durability, all of which are disclaimed by the candidate to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Liability exclusions

The candidate and its suppliers will never be liable to you or any other person for any loss or damage arising from this agreement, including, without limitation, loss of data, business, markets, revenue, savings, profits, usage, production, reputation or traffic, anticipated or otherwise, (whether in contract, tort or any other theory of law or equity), attributable or related to your use of the Website or its use by another person, notwithstanding the fact that the candidate or its suppliers has been informed of the possibility of such a loss or damage being incurred.

Acknowledgement and exclusion by statute in certain jurisdictions 

The exclusion of certain warranties and the limitation of certain liabilities are prohibited in some jurisdictions. These statutory prohibitions may apply to you.

Personal information privacy

The candidate collects, uses and discloses personal information in accordance with the Canadian Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, Quebec’s Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector and its own Privacy Policy, which is available here. The candidate may modify its Privacy Policy from time to time, at its sole discretion, without notice or liability to you or any other person, by making an amended Privacy Policy available through the Website. By accepting this Agreement, and each time you use the Website, you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by the candidate in accordance with the Privacy Policy as it then reads.

Users of this Website acknowledge and accept that the Fondation Martin Matte may use photos and videos of participants at the Les beaux 4h Fondation Martin- Matte event on the Website, without compensation of any form or authorization from the participant.

Other sites and resources

For your convenience, the Website may include links or references to other Websites or resources and businesses operated by third parties (collectively "Other Websites"). Other Websites are independent from the candidate, and the candidate has no responsibility for or control over Other Websites, their business, goods, services, or content. The candidate does not sponsor or endorse Other Websites or their business, goods, services, or content, unless indicated in writing. Your use of Other Websites and your dealings with the owners or operators of Other Websites is at your own risk, and you may not make any claim against the candidate arising from your use of Other Websites or your dealings with the owners or operators of Other Sites. This Agreement between you and the candidate, with all necessary adaptations, applies to your access and use of any Other Websites and their business, goods, services and content.

Termination

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the candidate may, at its sole discretion, change, discontinue, restrict, suspend or terminate the Website, in whole or in part, without notice or liability to you or any other person. The candidate may, at its sole discretion and for its convenience, at any time immediately terminate, temporarily or permanently, this Agreement or your permission to access and use the Website without notice or liability to you or any other person.

If this agreement or your permission to access or use the Website in whole or in part is terminated for any reason, then this agreement and all other then existing agreements between you and the candidate will continue to apply and be binding upon you regarding your prior access to and use of the Website, and any question arising therefrom.

 Governing laws and dispute resolution

This agreement, your access to and use of the Website, and all related matters are governed solely by the laws of Quebec and applicable federal laws of Canada. Any dispute between you and the candidate or any other person arising from or relating to the Website, this agreement, or any related matters (collectively "Disputes") will be resolved before the courts of Quebec, in the judicial district of Montreal, and you hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts in respect of all Disputes.

This Website is wholly designed and managed by Groupe MSI. Please contact the communications department if you experience any technical problems or errors when browsing.

The most recent change to these terms of use was made June 28, 2019.