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Welcome to the Web Sites of the Humanity Against Local Terrorism (the “HALT Sites”).   Please review the following terms and conditions carefully. These Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy (“HALT Policies”) govern the use of the HALT Sites and the information, services, products, messages, content, materials, and any other electronic documentation accessible from www.haltnow.ca or any sub-domains thereof or other web sites operated by or for HALT (“Materials”) provided to our visitors.  Your use of the HALT Sites constitutes your agreement to these Terms of Use and the HALT Policies.

Humanity Against Local Terrorism (HALT) reserves the right to change the Terms of Use at any time by reasonable notice, including without limitation by posting revised terms on the HALT Sites (which shall constitute reasonable notice), and such amended terms shall be binding upon you; thus, you should consult the most recent version of these Terms of Use each time you view the HALT Sites.

Use of HALT Site Materials

The Materials contained on the HALT Sites, individually and collectively, are provided for educational and informational purposes only.   HALT is not engaged in rendering medical or psychological advice or recommendations. The Materials are not a substitute for medical, psychological, or other health care professional advice and treatment nor do they substitute for consultation with qualified physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists and other health care professionals regarding your individual health needs. Similarly, HALT is not engaged in rendering legal advice or recommendations.  The Materials are not a substitute for legal advice or recommendations.

You are encouraged to take note of the signature date provided at the end of the text of documents and other Materials contained on the HALT Sites. Ongoing advancements in scientific, medical, health care, technology, legal and other related fields may outdate or alter the overall usefulness and accuracy of the Materials HALT makes available to you at any given time.

Copyrights

Individual documents, PowerPoint files, images, photos, videos and similar resources provided on the HALT Sites for downloading are copyrighted by HALT and may be downloaded for personal, non-commercial use only.  Permission to otherwise reprint, copy, electronically reproduce, or utilize any document on the HALT Sites, in part or whole, is expressly prohibited unless prior written consent is obtained from HALT. In order to obtain consent please contact HALT by using the contact options available through Contact Us. Until you have written permission, non-personal use is not authorized.

The HALT Sites and the content of the HALT Sites, including layout, coding, software, text, illustrations, product names, product listings and descriptions, graphic materials, designs, photographs, videos, audio clips, podcasts, forms, surveys, logos, slogans, program names, and the organization of the database are protected by copyright and are owned by or licensed to HALT and may not be reused, reprinted, electronically reproduced or otherwise exploited in any way. Text, graphics, illustrations, photographs, videos, images and other content that have been posted, uploaded or otherwise submitted by users of HALT Sites are owned by the user and licensed to HALT and may not be reproduced, displayed, modified or distributed in any way.

HALT encourages the use of any interactive tools on HALT Sites.  You agree that in using these tools, you will not modify their content, that you will include all copyright notices without modification, and that you will not use them in a manner that would imply endorsement by HALT of your or any third party’s website, products or services.  You agree you will not use them in any way that is illegal or harmful to any third party or would exploit, embarrass, demean, defame, diminish or cause any harm to HALT.

Trademarks

Humanity Against Local Terrorism and other HALT presentation names and logos (“HALT Marks”) are trademarks or service marks of HALT and may not be used without the prior written consent of HALT, except that you shall have the right and obligation to maintain the name of the Humanity Against Local Terrorism as it appears in the copyright notice appearing on any and all Materials.

Creating Accounts and Communicating with HALT

Should you register and sign up to access our portal content, take part in events or webinars, submit photographs or videos, participate in online discussions or message boards, or purchase products you will be asked to create an account and provide a password.  You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.

When you communicate with HALT in any way, you may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or mislead HALT regarding the origin of your communication.  HALT takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content represented by you or any third party.

Electronic Communications

Should you create an account, purchase products or contact us by email, you are communicating with us electronically and thus you consent to receive communications from us electronically and agree that such communications satisfy any legal requirement that these communications be in writing.

Online Product Catalog and Portals

HALT attempts to be as accurate as possible when describing its products; however, HALT does not warrant that the product descriptions or other content is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If you are under 18, you may use the HALT Online Product Catalog and Portals only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.  HALT reserves the right to refuse services, terminate accounts, or cancel orders at their sole discretion.

Links to HALT Sites

HALT encourages you to appropriately link to HALT Sites.  You may not frame the content of HALT Sites or use meta-tags or other “hidden text” that incorporate the HALT name or any HALT Marks without our prior written consent.

Links to Third Party Sites from HALT Sites

The HALT Sites contain links to other websites that we think may be of interest to you. The linking to such websites does not constitute endorsement of those websites.  HALT has no control over those websites, makes no representation as to the quality, content or accuracy of those websites, and assumes no liability with respect to those websites or any of the content available through those websites.  Those websites are governed by their own terms of use and privacy policies that you should review before using them.

Social Networking, Blogs, Message Boards, Fundraising, and User Materials

At some HALT Sites, you may be able to post, upload, transmit (“Submit”) comments, messages, text, photographs, videos or other content and materials (“User Materials”).  By submitting such User Materials, you agree to abide by the following rules:

You may not Submit User Materials that are libellous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful, that infringe the property rights of others (including, without limitation, another person’s copyright or trademark), violate the privacy or publicity right of others, or that are in violation of any law. Should you submit any User Materials, you represent that such User Materials are unique to you or are used with permission of the copyright holder. You retain the copyright and other ownership rights in the User Materials.  However, by submitting the User Materials to the HALT Sites you hereby grant to HALT a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable license to copy, transmit, modify, display and otherwise use the User Materials in any and all media at the sole discretion of HALT.

You may not Submit User Materials that contain software viruses or other code, files or programs designed to interfere with the functionality of the site or the ability of other visitors to use the site as intended, or interfere in any other way with the use and enjoyment of other visitors to the HALT Sites;

You may not use the HALT Sites to conduct any activity that is illegal or that violates the rights of others;

You may not use the HALT Sites to advertise or sell products or services to others; and

You may not use the HALT Sites to send “Spam.” For the purposes of this site “Spam” is defined as messages to recipients with whom the user does not have an existing business or personal relationship.

User Materials submitted by users to the HALT Sites are the sole responsibility of the person who posts them and any opinions or views expressed are those of the individual users. You understand that you may be exposed to User Materials that may be offensive, indecent or objectionable to you.

HALT does not control any User Materials. HALT is not responsible for their accuracy and is not liable in any way for such User Materials.  However HALT reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to (i) edit or delete any User Materials submitted to or appearing on the HALT Sites, and (ii) refuse access to the HALT Sites to any user.

Disclaimer

The HALT Sites and any content, materials, user materials, features or products available or sold on or through the HALT Sites are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, without any warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a specific purpose.  HALT does not warrant that the service on the HALT Sites will be uninterrupted, error-free or free of viruses, worms, “Trojan Horses” or other similar features.  HALT does not make any warranties as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the HALT Sites or endorse, recommend, or make any warranties as to the accuracy, reliability of any content, information, materials, user materials, features, services, products, or statements available on or through the HALT Sites or through links on the HALT Sites.  The use of the HALT Sites is entirely at your own risk.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will HALT, its directors, officers, or employees be liable for any indirect, consequential, special, incidental or punitive damages, whether or not HALT has been advised of the possibility of such damages, arising out of or relating to the use or inability to use the HALT Sites; any content or products available or sold on or through the HALT Sites; or any third party content or materials, including user materials, or the defamatory, infringing, offensive or illegal conduct of any third party.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta applicable to contracts made and performed there, without regard to its conflict of laws principles, and where applicable, the laws of Canada. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the provincial and federal courts in the Province of Alberta, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

These Terms of Use are subject to change without notice and become effective upon posting. Please check the site periodically for updates.

Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be fully severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the legality, validity, or enforceability of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use. Failure by HALT to enforce any particular term of these Terms of Use shall not be construed as a waiver of any of our rights hereunder. These Terms of Use have been written in the English language and the English language shall control.  These Terms of Use, which are in English, shall be interpreted in accordance with the commonly understood meaning of the words and phrases in Canada. You waive any right that you may have under local law to receive these Terms of Use in any language other than English. These Terms of Use (and each supplemental agreement referenced in or referencing these Terms of Use found on the Sites) constitutes the entire agreement between you and HALT with respect to the HALT Sites and HALT Services.

Effective Date: as of October 21, 2013

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