Terms of Use – General

Access to and use of this World Wide Web Site (the 'Site') is provided subject to these conditions. Use of this Site constitutes acceptance of these conditions.

Sonideft Inc., its affiliates and related companies (collectively 'Sonideft') have made reasonable efforts to ensure the information provided at this Site is accurate at the time of inclusion, however it accepts no liability for any inaccuracies or omissions in this Site. Sonideft may make changes in the products, services and/or the programs described in this information at any time without prior notice.

The materials in this Site are provided 'AS IS', 'AS AVAILABLE', and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, SONIDEFT DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SONIDEFT DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE DOCUMENTS AND RELATED GRAPHICS) AVAILABLE AT OR FROM THIS SITE ARE ACCURATE OR SUITABLE OR RELIABLE OR THAT THE SITE WILL BE FREE OF ERRORS, VIRUSES, BUGS, PROBLEMS OR OTHER LIMITATIONS.

IT IS A CONDITION OF ALLOWING YOU ACCESS TO THIS SITE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, WILL SONIDEFT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE, EVEN IF SONIDEFT WAS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

You agree not to disturb the normal operation of this Site, not to infringe the integrity of this Site by hacking, altering the information contained in this Site, not to prevent or limit access to this Site to other users, or otherwise. If these conditions are not accepted in full, the use of this Site must be terminated immediately.

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Notice specific to software available on this site

Any software that is made available at this Site for downloading (the 'Software') is copyright work of Sonideft and/or its licensors. Use of the Software is governed by the terms of the license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software ('License Agreement').

The Software is made available for downloading solely for use by end users according to the License Agreement. Any reproduction or redistribution of the Software not in accordance with the License Agreement is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible.

THE SOFTWARE IS WARRANTED, IF AT ALL, ONLY ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE LICENSE AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS MAY BE WARRANTED IN THE LICENSE AGREEMENT, SONIDEFT HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THE SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

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Notice specific to documents available on this site

Permission to use documents (such as press releases, datasheets and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)) from this Site is granted, provided that (a) the copyright notice set out below appears in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear, (b) use of such documents from this Site is for informational and non-commercial or personal use only and such documents are not to be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media, and (c) no modifications of any documents are made. Use for any other purpose is expressly prohibited by law, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties. Violators will be prosecuted to the maximum extent possible. Elements of Sonideft websites are protected by copyright and other laws and may not be copied or imitated in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sound or image from any Sonideft website may be copied or retransmitted without the express written permission of Sonideft.

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Additional Terms for Forums, Blogs, and Other Social Media

Our Site may provide one or more forums, blogs, or other interactive or social media features (“Forums”) for visitors to our Site to exchange information with each other and with Sonideft about Sonideft’s products and services (the “Purpose”). If you use the Forums, in addition to any other terms we may require when you register to use the Forums or otherwise posted at or on the Forums, you agree to the following:

    Restrictions. You agree not to use the Forums for any reason other than the Purpose. The material on the Forums is protected by international copyright and trademark laws. Except as permitted through a “Share” function which we may provide on the Forums (or with our express written permission), you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any way any material from the Forums including any code or software we may provide.

    Postings Not Necessarily the Opinion of Sonideft. Some of the individuals posting to Forums work for Sonideft; however, opinions expressed here and in any corresponding comments are the personal opinions of the original authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Sonideft.

    Postings. Although we may attempt to keep objectionable messages off the Site, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and Sonideft will not be held responsible for any message or associated content.

    If you post any messages, uploading files, inputting data, or engage in any other form of communication through the Forums (a “Posting”), you represent and warrant the following: (a) you own all right, title, and interest in and to the Posting, or you have been granted sufficient rights in and to the Posting allowing you to post such Posting, (b) you will not post any messages or other materials that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violate any laws, (c) you must not breach obligations of confidentiality that you owe to another party either in posting or using a Posting, (d) any Postings you make to the Site do not infringe any third party copyright, trade marks, any other intellectual property rights or any applicable law and (e) you will indemnify us and our affiliates, partners, licensors, service providers, content providers, and their and our directors, officers, employees and agents against all claims, losses, liabilities, costs, damages and expenses incurred by us or them due to any breach by you of this TOU or your use of the Forums. For the purposes of this section, references to “your use” of the Forums shall be deemed to include any use by a third party where such third party accesses the Forums using your computer.

    You take full responsibility for any and all messages and associated content you post to the Forums or exchange through the Forums.

    When using the Forums and viewing Postings, you need to be aware of the following issues:

    The Forums may include contributions from various sources over which Sonideft has no control (including any content submitted by third party users).

    Sonideft does not pre-screen or exercise editorial control over Postings, and takes no responsibility for such Postings.

    Sonideft reserves the right to edit or remove Postings at any time and in its sole discretion, including those that are in breach of this TOU or in breach of any obligation of confidentiality you owe Sonideft, infringe or are alleged to infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, or are defamatory, or otherwise are not relevant to the Forums and Sonideft will not be liable in relation to the removal of, or failure to remove, any Postings.

    Messages to Registered Users. Our Forums may allow you to send messages directly to other Forum users who have made their contact information available for receiving such messages. You agree to only send messages to other Forum users for the purpose of exchanging information about the Purpose and any other use of the ability to send messages to other Forum users is strictly prohibited. Moreover, you shall not use the contact information made available through the Forum for any of the following: (1) to send unsolicited commercial email (i.e., spam) or any other type of unsolicited commercial message, or (2) to send any message that is vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violates any laws.

    License. By adding a Posting to the Forum, you are granting Sonideft a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to: (a) post, use, copy, sublicense, adapt, transmit, publicly perform or display any such Posting, (b) use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, host, communicate, make available and publish your Posting without restriction and (c) sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights granted with respect to the Posting. The foregoing grants shall include the right to exploit any ideas, concepts, intellectual property, or proprietary rights in such Posting, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, servicemark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction without Sonideft owing any monies to you whatsoever.

    Sonideft Employees. If you are a Sonideft employee, you must also follow the Sonideft Social Media Policy in your Postings.

    Posting Guidelines. Our Forums may contain additional rules or posting guidelines. In such case, you agree to conform your Postings to any such additional rules or posting guidelines.

 

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Third party advertisements

Sonideft does not endorse any third party product or service advertised or referred to on this Site. Sonideft accepts no responsibility whatsoever in respect of any offers or advertisements of third party on this Site, including but not limited to any product or service claims, warranties, representations, offers or contests of any kind.

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Links to third party sites

The links to other websites will let you leave Sonideft's site. The linked sites are not under the control of Sonideft and Sonideft is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Sonideft is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or any representation by Sonideft of the site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, bugs, problems or other limitations.

IN NO EVENT SHALL SONIDEFT BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER LINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA, EVEN IF SONIDEFT WAS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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Providing suggestions and other information to Sonideft

Except for the information you include as part of the various forms for mailing and ordering purposes, by communicating with Sonideft, you grant Sonideft permission to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute for any purpose Sonideft chooses, commercial, public or otherwise, any information, suggestions, ideas, drawings or concepts communicated, without compensation whatsoever.

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Governing law

This Site and all disputes or other matters arising out of it shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada and dealt with by a court of competent jurisdiction in Halifax, Canada or such other location as the parties may agree. Since you should have no reason to have a grievance with us, as a disincentive to unwarranted litigation, you agree that if you sue us and don't win, you will pay all our costs, including reasonable fees for in-house and outside counsel.

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Copyright notice

The materials on this Site are protected by copyright and other laws. © Copyright Sonideft Inc. and/or its licensors, 2001-2010. All rights reserved.

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Trademarks

Certain trademarks, trade-names, images, logos and pictures at this Site are proprietary to Sonideft Corporation or other entities. Except as may be expressly provided, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right under copyright or other intellectual property rights.

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Rights reserved

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.