Terms of Service
Last updated: January 24th, 2019 - (24/01/2019)
Auscan Alliance Corp ("us", "we", or "our") operates the https://www.disabled-world.com website (the "Service"). These Terms of Service govern your use of Disabled-World.Com, please read them carefully.
Acceptance of Terms
These Terms of Service apply whenever and however you access or use the Website, whether via personal computers, mobile devices or other devices (each a "Device"). "Website" includes all subdomains of Website and any content, code, data, services, features or functionality made available from or through the Website.
Medical and Health Disclaimer
Disabled-world.com does NOT provide a substitute for medical advice, an examination, diagnosis or treatment from a physician or health care professional. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. The information found on the Disabled-world.com is to be used solely for informational purposes. Additionally, information on Disabled-world.com may become out of date over time.
Do not use any information on Disabled-world.com to make a diagnosis, treat a health problem, or replace a doctor's judgment. The information found on Disabled-world.com does not take the place of regular medical check-ups. If you have any concerns about your health, talk to a doctor. Also, do not disregard or delay seeking medical advice because of something you read on Disabled-world.com. Following tips or recommendations on Disabled-world.com does not assure you will be healthy. Your health is the result of many factors, some of which are not yet fully understood. It is important that you rely only on the advice of a health care professional to advise you on your specific situation.
You are STRONGLY encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this web site with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician. NEVER DISREGARD PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL TREATMENT BECAUSE OF SOMETHING YOU HAVE READ ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.
Disabled-world.com does not recommend, endorse or make any representation about the efficacy, appropriateness or suitability of any specific tests, products, procedures, treatments, services, opinions, health care providers or other information that may be contained on or available through this web site. DISABLED-WORLD.COM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE NOR LIABLE FOR ANY ADVICE, COURSE OF TREATMENT, DIAGNOSIS OR ANY OTHER INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS THAT YOU OBTAIN THROUGH THIS WEB SITE.
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor, or countries emergency service number, such as 911, immediately!
Any reference in this website to any person, organization, activities, products, or services related to such person or organization, or any links, phone numbers, or contact details from this web site to a third party party, do not constitute or imply endorsement or recommendation.
Disabled-world.com may link you to other third-party web sites maintained by others on the Internet. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Disabled-world.com of the contents of any of those third-party web sites. Disabled-world.com cannot take responsibility for information found on third-party web sites outside its control. If you decide to access third-party web sites, you do so at your own risk. While Disabled-world.com attempts to provide links only to third-party web sites that comply with all applicable laws and regulations, please understand that the content on those third-party web sites is subject to change without notice to Disabled-world.com. Disabled-world.com therefore cannot be responsible for, and accept no liability for any information, opinion, or services of any kind, contained or obtained from any third-party web site, company, individual, or organization. Further information on our linking policies.
Advertisements and Sponsored Advertising
The Disabled World website currently displays advertising on some pages to help offset running costs of the site. The appearance of advertisements is NOT a guarantee of those products, services or the companies that manufacture, distribute or promote such products or services. The fact that certain products and services are advertised on disabled-world.com is NOT an endorsement of those products and services and does NOT influence the editorial content on our site - Advertising Policy.
Communications with Third Parties Through Disabled-World.Com
Your dealings or communications through Disabled-World.Com with any party other than Disabled-World.Com are solely between you and that third party. Under no circumstances will Disabled-World.Com be liable for any money, goods, services, resources or content lost by you through such third party dealings or communications, or for any harm or damages related thereto. PLEASE REVIEW CAREFULLY THAT THIRD PARTY'S POLICIES AND PRACTICES AND MAKE SURE YOU ARE COMFORTABLE WITH THEM BEFORE YOU ENGAGE IN ANY TRANSACTION. COMPLAINTS, CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS RELATING TO MATERIALS PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTIES SHOULD BE FORWARDED DIRECTLY TO THE THIRD PARTY.
User-Provided Information and Content
By providing information to, communicating with, and/or placing material on, Disabled-World.Com, placing any advertisement, entering any sweepstakes, etc., you represent and warrant:
- You own or otherwise have all necessary rights to the content you provide and the rights to use it and that none of your User Content is subject to any copyright or other proprietary right of a third party.
- All information you provide is true, accurate, current and complete, and does not violate these Terms of Service.
- All of your User Content is your sole responsibility. This means that you, and not Disabled-World.com, are entirely responsible for all User Content that you upload, post, submit, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available via the Site.
When you upload, submit, store, send or receive content to or through our Services, you grant Disabled-World.Com a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, store, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works from such information, in any form, media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. However you retain ownership of any intellectual property rights that you hold in that content.
You authorize Disabled-World.Com to include the information in a search-able format accessible by users of Disabled-World.Com, and to use your name and any other information in connection with its use of the material you provide. All rights in this paragraph are granted without the need for additional compensation of any sort to you.
Please note that Disabled-World.Com is not responsible for the similarity of any of its content or programming in any media to materials or ideas transmitted to Disabled-World.Com. Should you send any unsolicited materials or ideas, you do so with the understanding that no additional consideration of any sort will be provided to you, and that you are waiving any claim against Disabled-World.Com and its affiliates regarding the use of such materials and ideas, even if material or an idea is used that is substantially similar to the idea you sent.
No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website, should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.
Privacy and Data Protection Policy
Security Risks and Computer Viruses
The world-wide-web exists across unsecure, public networks and there is a risk that transmissions to or from this site may be intercepted and modified by third parties. Files obtained from or through this site may contain computer viruses or other defects. Disabled-World.com assumes no responsibility or liability for any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property in connection with your access to or use of this site or your downloading of any data, text, images, files or other materials from this site.
You may use our web site Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use, and you may download or print a single copy of any portion of the Content solely for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you do not remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from such Content. If you operate a Web site and wish to link to Disabled-World.Com, you may do so provided you agree to cease such link upon request from Disabled-World.Com.
You may not republish any portion of Disabled World Content on any Internet, Blog, Intranet or extranet site or incorporate the Content in any database, compilation, archive or cache. You may not distribute any Content to others, whether or not for payment or other consideration, and you may not modify, copy, frame, cache, reproduce, sell, publish, transmit, display or otherwise use any portion of the Content. You agree not to decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through Disabled-World.Com, not to insert any code or product or manipulate the content of Disabled-World.Com in any way that affects the users experience, and not to use any data mining, data gathering or extraction method.
You also agree that you will not:
(a) Use any robot, spider, rover, scraper, or any other data mining technology or automatic or manual process to monitor, cache, frame, mask, extract data from, copy or distribute the Materials (except as may be a result of standard Internet browser or search engine use of the Site);
(b) Fail to follow the instructions provided on the Site in a 'robots.txt' file or similar mechanism (to the extent that you provide standard search engine services to the public);
(c) Modify, frame, reproduce, archive, sell, lease, rent, exchange, create derivative works from, publish by hard copy or electronic means, publicly perform, display, disseminate, distribute, broadcast, retransmit, circulate to any third party or on any third-party web site, or otherwise use the Materials in any way for any public or commercial purpose except as specifically permitted by these Terms or with the prior written consent of Disabled-World.com
DMCA Copyright Infringement:
As required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA Pub. L. 105-304) Disabled World has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement. If you believe that your copyrighted work is being infringed, send claim to the address specified below:
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires that all infringement claims must be in writing (no email) and must include the following information:
- Description and location of the alleged infringing material.
- Notorized signature of the copyright owner or authorized representative.
- Description and location of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
- Your contact information including mailing address, telephone number and email.
- Statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner described is not authorized by the copyright owner or authorized representative.
- Statement that the information in the notification is accurate under penalty of perjury, and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
General Disclaimer and Limitation Of Liability
While Disabled-World.Com uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information, we make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy of the Content and assume no liability or responsibility for any error or omission in the Content.
Disabled-World.Com does not represent or warrant that use of any Content will not infringe rights of third parties. Disabled-World.Com has no responsibility for actions of third parties or for content provided or posted by others.
USE OF DISABLED-WORLD.COM IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ALL CONTENT IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." NEITHER DISABLED-WORLD.COM NOR ANY OF THEIR AFFILIATED OR RELATED COMPANIES, NOR ANY OF THE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSOR'S OF ANY OF THEM, MAKES ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND REGARDING DISABLED-WORLD.COM, THE CONTENT, ANY ADVERTISING MATERIAL, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH DISABLED-WORLD.COM, AND/OR THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM USE OF DISABLED-WORLD.COM OR SUCH CONTENT OR SERVICES. ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT, AND WARRANTIES DISABLED-WORLD.COM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR FREE, ARE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED. DISABLED-WORLD.COM AND ITS AFFILIATES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR CONTENT POSTED BY THIRD PARTIES, ACTIONS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR FOR ANY DAMAGE TO, OR VIRUS THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY.
DISABLED-WORLD.COM CONTAINS FACTS, VIEWS, OPINIONS, STATEMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THIRD PARTY INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS. DISABLED-WORLD.COM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, CURRENTNESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED, UPLOADED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THE DISABLED-WORLD.COM. ANY RELIANCE UPON ANY SUCH OPINION, ADVICE, STATEMENT OR INFORMATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
IN NO EVENT SHALL DISABLED-WORLD.COM OR ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSOR'S BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RELATED TO UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, THE CONTENT OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL DISABLED-WORLD.COM OR ITS AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTENT PROVIDERS OR LICENSOR'S BE LIABLE FOR ANY AMOUNT FOR DIRECT DAMAGES.
YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, DEFEND AND HOLD HARMLESS, DISABLED-WORLD.COM, EACH OF THEIR PARENT AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS, LICENSOR'S, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS, FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, TRADE DISPARAGEMENT, PRIVACY AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT) AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES AND COURT COSTS) ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY ALLEGATION REGARDING: (1) YOUR USE OF DISABLED-WORLD.COM; (2) DISABLED-WORLD.COM USE OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE, AS LONG AS SUCH USE IS NOT INCONSISTENT WITH THIS AGREEMENT; (3) INFORMATION OR MATERIAL POSTED OR TRANSMITTED THROUGH YOUR MEMBERSHIP ACCOUNT, EVEN IF NOT POSTED BY YOU; AND, (4) ANY VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT BY YOU.
THIS EXCLUSION AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY APPLIES TO ALL CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORIES.
The use of this Site is at the User's sole risk. Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall Disabled World or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, even if Disabled World has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
The User specifically acknowledges and agrees that Disabled World is not liable for any conduct of any User.
Auscan Alliance Corp and Disabled World make no claims that the Site may be lawfully viewed, accessed or used outside Canada. Access or use of the Site may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access or use the Site from outside of Canada, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.
If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held to be illegal, invalid or un-enforceable, in whole or in part, the legality, validity and enforceability of the remainder shall not be affected nor impaired. The Terms and Conditions stated herein are declared to be Severable.
- Headings - The section and paragraph headings in these Terms of Service are for convenience only and shall not affect their interpretation.
- No Agency - No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of this Agreement and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other party in any respect whatsoever to any third party.
- Changes - We are constantly changing, updating, and improving our Content and Services. Disabled-World.Com may add or remove functionalities or features, modify, suspend, discontinue or restrict the use of any service or portion of Disabled-World.Com, including the availability of any portion of the Content at any time, without notice or liability. You agree that Disabled-World.Com will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site or any part thereof.
- Access - Disabled-World.Com may deny access to any person, IP address, robot or spider, page monitoring service, or other automatic devices, at any time for any reason.
- Rights - Disabled-World.Com may at any time transfer its rights and obligations under this Agreement to any Tribune Company affiliate, subsidiary or business unit, or any of their affiliated companies or divisions, or any entity that acquires Disabled-World.Com or any of their assets.
- Use of Site - You understand and agree that any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of Disabled World is done at your own discretion and risk. Disabled-world.com accepts no liability for the accuracy or completeness or use of, nor any liability to update, the information provided on Disabled-world.com. Also, the information and materials on Disabled-world.com are provided "as is", and Disabled-world.com does not make any warranty of any kind, as to the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information or materials.
Changes to Disabled World Terms of Service Policy
Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
In the event of any controversy or dispute between Disabled-World.com and You, the parties shall attempt, promptly, in good faith and before any judicial action, to resolve the dispute though alternative dispute resolution.
Governing Law: Any disputes arising out of this agreement, including tort claims, shall be governed, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the province of Québec and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to its conflict of laws, rules or your actual state, province or country of residence.
This Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods or the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act.
Jurisdiction: The Parties must irrevocably submit all disputes arising out of this Agreement to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the District of Montréal, Province of Québec, Canada, including disputes regarding the Agreement's interpretation and its effects. and you irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and agree that it is a convenient forum and that you will not seek to transfer such action or proceeding to any other forum or jurisdiction, under the doctrine of forum non conveniens or otherwise.
Except where prohibited by applicable law, you agree to waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against us related to any claim and, where applicable, you also agree to opt out of any class proceedings against us.
If any part of this agreement is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, warranty disclaimers and liability limitations, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision, and the remainder of the agreement and other provisions of this Terms Of Service remain in full force and effect.
The parties have required that these Terms and Conditions and all terms, policies and guidelines relating thereto be drawn up in English. Les parties aux présentes déclarent qu'elles ont exigé que cette entente et tous les documents y afférant soient redigés en langue anglaise.
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NOTE: These Terms of Services have been updated to address items no longer applicable such as our members community, chat rooms, 3rd party social media sharing buttons, community forum, and 3rd party comment sections, in our continuous effort to protect your privacy and maintain a high level of security and accessibility. See our article regarding our compliance updates regarding the GDPR Internet Privacy and Data Protection act.
If you have questions regarding the Disabled-World.com Terms of Service please do not hesitate to contact us.
• Disabled World is strictly a news and information website provided for general informational purpose only and does not constitute medical advice. Materials presented are in no way meant to be a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified practitioner, nor should they be construed as such. Any 3rd party offering or advertising on disabled-world.com does not constitute endorsement by Disabled World.