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Terms of Use

Welcome

Welcome to the AFC Website, located at https://www.fundingconsortium.ca/  (the “Website”). Your use of the Website is subject to your agreement with these Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully. You may access the Website via mobile devices through mobile applications or mobile optimized websites. Results Driven Agriculture Research (RDAR) administers the Website.

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

You agree to comply with and be legally bound by these Terms of Use when you use the Website. If you disagree with all or any part of these Terms of Use, you must not use the AFC Website. If you register with the AFC Website or submit any information to AFC through our Website, AFC will ask you to agree to these Terms of Use.  

By using the Website, you also accept AFC’s Website Privacy Policy which governs the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information AFC collects when you use the Website. You can find AFC’s Website Privacy Policy here.

Changes to the Terms of Use

AFC may change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice to you. AFC is not required to notify you of any change to the Terms of Use. Any change to the Terms of Use will be effective once the AFC posts the updated Terms of Use on the Website. The effective date of the Terms of Use appears under the header. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use regularly. By using the Website, you automatically agree to the updated Terms of Use.

Rights Granted and Restrictions on Use

AFC grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to view and print the material on the Website for your non-commercial or personal use only. All copies that you make must retain all copyright and other notices on the Website. Except as provided in the previous sentence, you may not use, distribute, sell, modify, transmit, revise, reverse engineer, republish, post or create derivative works (where applicable) of the trademarks, trade names, logos, design, layout, information, data, software, applications, interactive features, tools, services or other material or content on or made available through the Website (referred to collectively, as the “content” of the Website) without AFC’s prior written permission. You acknowledge and agree that the Website and its content are the property of AFC. You will not acquire any rights or licenses in any trademarks, patents, copyright or other intellectual property on the Website or its content. The Website and its content are protected by copyright, both individually and as a collective work or compilation and by trademark, patent, and any other applicable laws.

Please note any additional disclaimers, terms and restrictions of use displayed on individual pages of the Website and terms of use indicated at the bottom of each Website page, if any. Your use of these pages is subject to these additional terms.

Your Authority to Use the Website

By using the Website, you represent that you have the legal capacity to accept these Terms of Use and can and do assume any risks related to the use of the Website and its content and that you understand and accept the terms, conditions and risks relating to their use. If you are dissatisfied with the Website or its content, your sole and exclusive remedy is to stop using it.

Disclaimers

The content on or made available through the Website is for informational purposes only. By posting the content, AFC is not providing advice of any nature, and such content should not be relied upon for such advice. AFC and their directors, officers, agents and representatives assume no liability for any inaccurate, delayed or incomplete content, nor for any actions taken in reliance thereon. The content contained on or made available through the Website, including the content obtained through any link, has been supplied by such third parties without verification by AFC. The views, opinions and advice of any third party provided on the Website reflect those of the individual authors and are not endorsed by AFC. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance.    

Although the content has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, the website and the content could include technical or other inaccuracies or typographical errors, and they are provided to you on an “as is” basis without warranties or representations of any kind. AFC makes no representation and disclaims all express and implied warranties and conditions of any kind, including without limitation, representations, warranties or conditions regarding accuracy, timeliness, completeness, non-infringement, satisfactory quality, merchantability, merchantable quality or fitness for any particular purpose or those arising by law, statute, usage of trade, or course of dealing. AFC assumes no responsibility to you or any third party for the consequences of any errors or omissions.

No Damages

AFC and its directors, officers, employees, or agents shall not, under any circumstances, be liable for any direct, consequential, incidental, indirect or special damages, of any kind, or any other damages whatsoever, including without limitation, those arising from any decision made or action taken by you in reliance upon the content or those resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether resulting from the use of or inability to use any content on or made available through the website (or a website linked to the website), or any other cause; and even if caused by AFC’s or its service providers’ negligence, and even if any of them has been apprised of the likelihood of such damages occurring.

The above limitations and exclusions shall apply to you to the fullest extent that applicable law permits, in all actions of any kind, whether based on contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence) or any other legal or equitable theory. Any clause declared invalid shall be deemed severable and not affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of these terms of use.

Third Party Links

AFC has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party website or service. You further acknowledge and agree that AFC shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.

The privacy policies and procedures described here do not apply to those websites. You are responsible for accessing these websites directly for information on their data collection, use and disclosure policies. Your linking to such websites or pages is at your own risk. AFC is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements made on these sites. AFC provides these links merely as a convenience. The inclusion of such links does not imply that AFC endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses of such websites.

Trademarks

You are not permitted to use any of the trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) displayed on the Website without the prior written consent of AFC, or the third party that owns the trademarks.

Hyperlinks

Unless you have a written agreement in effect with AFC that states otherwise, you may only provide a hypertext link to the Website on another website, provided that (a) the link must be a text-only link clearly marked “AFC Home Page” or “AFC”; (b) the link must “point” to (i.e. link the user directly to) the URL http://www.AFC.ca and not to other pages within the Website; (c) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with AFC’s name and trademarks; (d) the appearance, position and other aspects of the link may not create the false appearance that an entity is associated with or sponsored by AFC; (e) the link when activated by a user, must display the site full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linking Website; and (f) AFC reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion.

Non-Confidential Use of Your Postings

Any non-personal communication, comments, ideas, or material you post or transmit to AFC is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. By sending or posting any communication or material to the Website, you grant AFC an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, modify, transmit, distribute, publish, broadcast or post your communication. Except for information related to a research funding application, you also agree that AFC is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques you send us. However, AFC will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted materials or other information to AFC unless: (a) you permit AFC to do so; (b) AFC first notifies you that the materials or other information you submit to a particular part of a site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it, or (c) AFC is required to do so by law or contract.

Protecting Information

We have reasonable security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and interception by third parties of the information under our control. However, complete confidentiality and security are not yet possible over the Internet. AFC assumes no liability for any damages you may suffer due to loss, interception, alteration or misuse of the information you provide AFC or any information transmitted over the Internet. Please see our Privacy Policy for further details.

Website Modification

AFC may change the Website, including eliminating or discontinuing any content on or made available through the Website, at any time.

Violations of Terms of Use

AFC reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to our Website.

Other Provinces or Countries

The Website can be accessed from provinces other than Alberta and countries other than Canada and contains references to AFC services and programs not available in your province or country. These references do not imply that AFC intends to announce such services or programs in your country. AFC makes no representation that the content on the Website is appropriate or available for use in locations other than Alberta, Canada, and accessing the Website from territories where its content is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations do so on their initiative and at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Governing Laws

AFC controls the Website (excluding linked sites) from its offices within the Province of Alberta, Canada. Your use of the Website is governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada, as applicable, without regard to the conflicts of laws principles. You and AFC hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Province of Alberta concerning any matters arising in connection with these Terms of Use.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

Waiver

The failure to exercise a right or to require performance of an obligation under these Terms of Use shall not affect a party’s ability to exercise such right or require such performance at any time thereafter nor shall be the waiver of a breach constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, you can contact AFC by visiting this page on our Website: https://www.AFC.ca/contact.  

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ THESE TERMS OF USE, UNDERSTAND THEM AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THESE TERMS OF USE.

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