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Legal Agreement, Privacy, Terms and Conditions

Legal Agreement

Neither this Web site nor any element thereof, including without limitations, text, graphics, images, or other materials, may be copied, repurposed, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or redistributed, except that you may download one copy of such materials to your individual computer for your personal, noncommercial use only (which also excludes any use by any governmental, educational, charitable, or other institutional use that is not strictly a personal use by you), provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices appearing on such materials must be preserved without alteration, modification, or obfuscation. With respect to any software downloaded by you from the Web site, such software, and all elements thereof, are licensed to you by UNICOL, Inc. for your personal use only. You may not modify or prepare derivative works based upon the Web site, or any element thereof, and you may not redistribute, sell, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise attempt to access the source code to any software downloaded from the Web site.

All right, title, and interest in and to this Web site is owned by UNICOL. Canadian copyright law and international treaty provisions protect the Web site, including without limitation the Berne Convention. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are proprietary to UNICOL. All rights not expressly licensed hereunder are reserved by UNICOL.

The Web site and all elements thereof are provided on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind, express, or implied. UNICOL. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. UNICOL does not warrant that the Web site will operate or perform in a manner that is uninterrupted or error-free, or that the Web site or host server will be maintained free of viruses or other harmful code. UNICOL makes no warranties that the attached information presented on the Web site is current, up-to-date, or accurate. Some states and jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, so the above limitation may not apply to you. The foregoing shall be enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

Under no circumstances and regardless of legal theory, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, will UNICOL. be liable to you or any other party for any indirect, special, incidental, reliance, or consequential damages, however caused, and regardless of character, including without limitation, any damages relating to lost data, computer failure or malfunctioning, or otherwise. Some states and jurisdictions do not allow the limitation of liability for consequential or indirect damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply to you. The foregoing shall be enforceable to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. You agree to this allocation of risk in relation to your use of the Web site.

This Web site is presented by UNICOL. from within Canada. UNICOL makes no representation that materials in the Web site are appropriate or available for use in locations outside Canada. Neither the Web site, nor any underlying information or technology may be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported into, or to a national or resident of, any country to which the Canada has economic sanctions (for example, Myanmar, Belarus, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Liberia, North Korea, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Egypt, Zimbabwe). By downloading or using any element of the Web site, you are agreeing to the foregoing and you are certifying that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or any such list. In addition, you are responsible for complying with any and all local laws in your jurisdiction that may impact your right to use the Web site.

UNICOL will comply with applicable law regarding privacy rights in all material respects, and will review and update this policy from time to time as deemed appropriate without notice. Further, nothing in this policy is intended to alter or modify any current internal policies or practices of UNICOL with respect to its current, former or prospective employees.


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Privacy Statement

UNICOL is committed to respecting the privacy of individuals and recognizes the need of people with whom we do business (students, parents), and employees for the appropriate management and protection of any Personal Information that you agree to provide to us. Our Privacy Management Plan includes guidelines on the collection, storage, use and retention of your Personal Information as follows:

  1. Collection: The organization collects personal information about individuals (clients, suppliers, employees, etc) in order to better manage it’s business.  The organization will make all reasonable efforts to fully inform such individuals about the planned use/disclosure.  The organization will limit the collection and use of personal information to that required for valid business purposes or to comply with legislation.
  2. Accuracy: The organization will make every reasonable effort to ensure that the personal information it collects and uses is accurate and complete.  Individuals providing personal information will have the opportunity to review and correct their personal information, and on written request by an individual to whom the information relates, the organization will modify the information as required.
  3. Storage: The organization will store personal information using hard copy and/or electronic means in such a way as to prevent unauthorized collection, access, use, disclosure or disposal of the personal information.
  4. Retention: The organization will establish a retention period for all personal information collected.  This period may be related to legislation other than PIPEDA (Employment Standards for example)

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Safety Issue

1. Providing you with additional information and sharing your information

From time to time we would like to use your personal information for purposes other than as set out in the above section.

We believe that these additional uses will be of benefit to you. However, we understand that you may not wish us to use your information in this way.

We will not use your information for the purposes set out below if you have indicated that you do not wish us to use your information in this way when submitting the information.

Additionally, if at any time you wish us to stop using your information for any or all of the below purposes, please let us know (see contact information below).

We will take the necessary steps to stop the use of your information for such purposes with immediate effect.

In such case we will, however, continue to use your personal data for the purposes set out in the above section for as long as necessary to achieve such purposes.

From time to time we will use the information you supply to us for:

1.1

Market research and tracking of sales data

1.2

Informing you about our products and services, which may include contacting you by telephone

1.3

Giving the information to Shell affiliate offices and companies, which may be located outside Canada, to enable them to send you information which may be of interest to you.

In addition, from time to time we would like to give your name, address and e-mail and any other personal data you supply to us to carefully selected third parties, which may be located outside of Canada. These third parties may use this information for:

2.1

Market research and tracking of sales data

2.2

Sending you information about their products and services

2.3

Giving the information to their affiliate offices and companies to enable them to send you information which may be of interest to you.

2. Collection of non-personal information

We may automatically collect non-personal information about you such as the type of internet browsers you use or the website from which you linked to our Website. We may also aggregate details which you have submitted to the Website (for example, your age and the town where you live). You cannot be identified from this information and it is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this web site.

We may from time to time supply third parties with this non-personal or aggregated data for uses in connection with this Website.

3. The use of cookies

We may store some information (commonly known as a "cookie") on your computer when you look at our Website. We are able to read these cookies for information purposes when you revisit our Website.

The type of information we collect as a result of a cookie being accepted by you is specific to your PC and includes the IP address, the date and time the PC visited the Website, what parts of our Website were looked at and whether the web pages requested were delivered successfully. This information is anonymous; it represents a computer rather than a person.

We use the cookie information to improve our knowledge of the use of our Website and to enable us to be able to ascertain whether the Website is operating at an optimal level. This allows us to enhance our web offerings to you and to provide an enjoyable and an innovative online experience.

You can erase or block this information by changing the settings on your computer (please refer to your help screens or manuals). If you do erase or block this information you may not be able to utilise some features of the Website.

4. Chat rooms, notice boards, newsgroups

If at any time this Website offers any chat rooms, notice board facilities, newsgroups etc we may collect the information that you disclose. Such information will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Please note that we cannot be responsible for other parties' use of the personal information, which you make available to such third parties through any chat room, notice board, newsgroup etc on this Website.

Please be careful about what personal information you disclose in this way.

5. E-mail, Feedback and Forum Facilities

If at any time this Website offers any e-mail, feedback or forum facilities, we may collect the information, which you disclose. Such information will be used in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

6. Keeping our records accurate

We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with, please contact us as set out below.

7. Security of your personal data

We have implemented technology and policies with the objective of protecting your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use and will update these measures as new technology becomes available, as appropriate.

8. Use of your personal information submitted to other websites

We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites even if:

  1. You accessed the third party website using links from our Website; or
  2. You linked to our Website from a third party website.

We recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact the owner or operator of such website if you have any concerns or questions.

9. Submission of others personal information

From time to time this Website may ask you to provide personal details of your family or friends, for example, so that we can send them details of our products and services. Before providing such information, please ensure that you have obtained their consent to their personal data being used in this way. We will not use these details in any manner, which is incompatible with this Privacy Policy.

10. Will this privacy policy change?

From time to time we may make changes to this Privacy Policy. If we make any substantial changes to this Privacy Policy and the way in which we use your personal data we will post these changes on this page and will do our best to notify you of any significant changes. Please check our Privacy Policy on a regular basis.

11. How you can contact us

If you would like to contact Shell about our Privacy Policy, you can do so by e-mailing privacyincanada@unicol.com


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Terms and Conditions

1. Scope and Purpose of this Disclaimer

This disclaimer document governs your use of our informational website. By using the website located at UNICOL.COM and it’s subdirectories, you agree to, and accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use our website, as that condition prohibits you from doing so. UNICOL reserves the right to modify these terms at any time, and thus, you should check for changes before proceeding to utilize the services and content of www.UNICOL.com. By using this site after changes have been made to this document, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.

2. Rights to information published

All materials on this site are protected by copyright and intellectual property laws and are the property of UNICOL. Unless stated otherwise, you may access and download the materials located on UNICOL.COM only for personal, non-commercial use. You may not reproduce this material on your personal website, blog, social network, or any other online resource.

Any and all content (including user and visitor generated content) submitted either via email, comment forms, or any other page hosted at UNICOL.COM or its content aggregation systems becomes the property of www.UNICOL.com. www.UNICOL.com reserves the right to alter, remove, re-post, re-purpose, market, or trade any such content.

3. Our Rights to Remove or Reproduce any User-Generated Material

For the purposes of this condition, the term “user-generated material” shall refer to any information, content, or any other media uploaded, posted, emailed, submitted, or otherwise communicated to www.UNICOL.com via any method at any page on UNICOL.COM or any other content communication or submission medium or forum.

By sharing any contribution or user-generated content (including any text, photographs, graphics, video, audio or any other type of media or content) with www.UNICOL.com (UNICOL.COM) you agree to grant us, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way we deem fit (including the modification, reproduction, repurposing, or deletion of it). You hereby confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe upon any laws of the country from which you are utilizing this site, nor the laws of Canada or The United States of America, and that you have the full rights to accept this condition.

4. Site content (quality, accuracy and use)

Visitors who use this website and rely on any information do so at their own risk.

This Web site and the attached documents are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Information found at UNICOL.COM will not always be up to date and cannot necessarily be relied upon.

The information is intended solely for entertainment purposes and may not be used as a substitute for professional advice and/or information, as circumstances will vary from person to person. You should not act or rely upon this information without seeking professional advice. Do not attempt any of the suggested actions, solutions, remedies, or instructions found on this website without first consulting with a qualified professional. They are not intended to be nor do they constitute actionable professional advice. Transmission of this information is not intended to create a professional-client relationship between www.UNICOL.com (or it’s parent, UNICOL) and you.

The owners, editors, contributors, administrators, and other staff of www.UNICOL.com (a UNICOL web property) are not qualified professionals, and are simply aggregating information found online for entertainment purposes only.

By using this website, you hereby forfeit any and all claims, past, present, and future, against the owners, editors, contributors, administrators, and other staff of www.UNICOL.com (a UNICOL web property).

5. Restrictions on who can use the website

If you are under 18, please get a parent’s or guardian’s permission before taking part in any www.UNICOL.com community. Never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example, school, telephone number, your full name, home address or email address).

By visiting any page at UNICOL.COM you understand that “adult” content may be encountered that is not suitable for children. You must be at least 18 years of age or have a parent/guardian present while viewing any page or other correspondence or content from the www.UNICOL.com website, (which includes all content and code from any page hosted at or within UNICOL.COM, or any content or code relating to or from this site that was transmitted via email or other means). www.UNICOL.com (or it’s parent, UNICOL) can not be held responsible for any harm that is experienced, real or perceived, from viewing, following, or contributing, of any sort of content on this site.

6. External links – limiting liability for links to other web sites

We are not responsible for the contents or reliability of any other websites to which we provide a link, and we do not, expressly or otherwise, endorse the views and/or content expressed within those sites.

7. The Actions and Opinions of Other Users

You must not use this website in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity. Some content found on the pages of www.UNICOL.com within UNICOL.COM and its subdirectories is created by members of the public. The views expressed are theirs and unless specifically stated are not those of www.UNICOL.com (or it’s parent, UNICOL). We accept no responsibility for any loss or harm incurred from the use of this website or any of it’s information or content.

8. Viruses, Damage and Availability

www.UNICOL.com (or it’s parent, UNICOL) makes no warranty or claim that functions available on this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the server that makes it available, nor the content itself is and/or will be free of viruses, bugs, or other malicious code. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output, and for the security of yourself and the device used by you to view any content from this website.

9. Legal jurisdiction

The Federal laws of Canada and the Provincial laws of Nova Scotia shall otherwise govern your use of the site where these terms and conditions are not clear or incomplete and you hereby agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Canadian Federal and Provincial court system.

10. Limited Liability

www.UNICOL.com, (and it’s parent, UNICOL) and its officers, employees, contractors or content providers shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from or otherwise in connection with your use of any content, information, function, or service of www.UNICOL.com at any location within UNICOL.COM or other related location (such as content feeds, links, emails, letters, documents, and other company products or correspondence).

Though we make a reasonable effort to maintain the resources of this website, they will, from time to time, become out of date, be incorrect, erroneous, or otherwise inappropriate. As noted above, by using this website you agree that you will not follow any instruction, suggestion, step, list, tutorial, or other content on this website or any of its content posted elsewhere until you have appropriately consulted with a licensed professional who is unrelated to this site or it’s parent company in any way.

11. Sharing a Password

A username and password is just that, if someone else gets them then they too have access. If we beleive them to be compromised the account will be disabled and the user provided a message that states as much.
The user will then have to re-register or not come back.


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