Mélanie Eckel Photography | Drayton Valley Portrait, Wedding & Photo Booth | Terms of Use

Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE (“Terms of Use”) PRIOR TO USING THIS WEBSITE. THESE TERMS OF USE CONSTITUTE A BINDING AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) BETWEEN USER AND THE COMPANY RESPECTING USER’S ACCESS TO AND USAGE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY SERVICE MADE BY THE COMPANY. BY VISITING, ACCESSING, BROWSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, USER AGREES AND CONSENTS TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE. USER’S CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE SHALL HAVE THE SAME LEGAL EFFECT AND IMPORT AS IF USER HAD PERSONALLY SIGNED AN ORIGINAL WRITTEN VERSION OF THESE TERMS OF USE. USER AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE EACH AND EVERY TIME USER ACCESSES OR USES THE WEBSITE OR ACCESSES THE COMPANY’S SERVICE. USER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT COMPANY MAY IN ITS DISRECTION, WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE TO USERS, CHANGE THESE TERMS OF USE AT ANY TIME OR FROM TIME TO TIME, FOR ANY REASON. ANY SUCH CHANGES WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON POSTING SUCH CHANGES IN THE TERMS OF USE SECTION OF THE WEBSITE. IT IS IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO VISIT THIS PAGE PERIODICALLY TO REVIEW THIS AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO SUCH TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT VISIT, ACCESS BROWSE OR OTHERWISE USE THE WEBSITE OR ACCESS THE COMPANY’S SERVICE.

Definitions

“Website” shall mean and include all the materials, text, information, concepts, program materials, photographic images, narrative, music, design, videos or any other content generally viewable by Visitors on www.photographybymmeckel.ca

“Company” refers to Melanie Eckel Photography, owner of the Website.

“Us” or “we” or “our” refers to the Company.

“Visitor” is someone that merely visits or browses our Website.

 “User” is a collective identifier that refers to a Visitor, Client or User.

“You” or “Your(s)” refers to you as a Visitor, Member or User.

 “Content” shall mean any all text, music, information, materials, concepts, program materials, photographic images, manuals, narratives, design, graphics, videos or any other content offered by the Company on or in Website or Service (including any Blog), but excluding Member Content

 “Blog” shall mean that portion of the Company’s Website containing the Company representative’s experiences, observations, narratives, videos, photographic images or graphics or containing links to other websites.

“Terms of Use” shall mean these rules, regulations, restrictions, policies and limitations respecting access to and use of the Website

“Third Party Link” or “Third Party Advertiser Link” shall have the meaning as further set forth herein.

Comments or Guest book entries” guest posts are public and require an email address to be summited to the company to ensure there is no spamming or advertising content through such posts. It is agreed that by posting a comment the Company may contact the user will information, offers or relies to the users post via the email submitted. The email addresses submitted will not be transferred, sold or used by third parties in any way. This in accordance to the Canadian anti-spam legislation and a user that receives an email may opt out at any time to have their email address removed from the companies contact file.

CONTENT DISCLAIMER; ERRORS; REVISIONS

Notwithstanding the foregoing or anything to the contrary, Company reserves the right to change, alter, amend or otherwise revise the Website or the Service (including any Content contained therein) at any time, for any reason, with or without notice. User acknowledges that the Website and Service (including any Content contained therein) are not guaranteed to be complete, correct, error-free, bug-free, virus-free timely, current or up-to-date or otherwise reliable, and Company makes no warranty or guaranty that it will undertake any obligation to modify the Website or the Service (including any Content contained therein) to correct such conditions. Company reserves the right, exercisable at any time for any reason, with or without notice to Users: a) to alter or delete or revise the Website or Service (including any Content contained therein) in any way, including but not limited to changes in content, design, layout, form, functionality, or software or hardware necessary to access the Website and Services (including any Content contained therein) and; b) to shutdown the Website or the Service (including any Content contained therein) temporarily or permanently. In addition to the foregoing, Users may not be able to access the Website or Service (including but not limited to any Content contained therein) from time to time as a result of traffic congestion or acts beyond our reasonable control (e.g. fire, flood, loss of power, riots, terrorists attack, internet failure, equipment failure, failure or lack of telecommunications or network connections or computer system, ie Act of God. In the event of the occurrence of an Act of God, Company will have no liability for its inability or failure to make the Website or Service (including any Content contained therein) available but Company will use commercially feasible efforts to restore the affected Website or Service (including any Content contained therein) as soon as reasonably feasible.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

ANY USER’S USAGE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) IS AT USER’S OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS", “WHERE IS”, “WITH ALL FAULTS” AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. USERS ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE COMPANY HAS MADE, AND HEREBY DOES NOT MAKE ANY STATEMENTS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. COMPANY (INCLUDING ITS AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS) HAS NOT MADE AND DOES NOT MAKE ANY STATEMENT, WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE AND SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN). WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, COMPANY (INCLUDING ITS AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS) DOES NOT PROMISE THAT THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE PROVIDED THROUGH THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS, BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) OR THE SERVER OR NETWORK CONNECTIONS OR SOFTWARE THAT MAKE THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) AVAILABLE ARE SECURE, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) WILL OTHERWISE MEET USER’S NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO VERBAL OR WRITTEN REPRESENTATIONS, INFORMATION OR ADVICE GIVEN BY COMPANY OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE AT ANY TIME SHALL LIMIT THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES OR OTHERWISE CREATE A WARRANTY OR INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY. NOTHING CONTAINED HEREIN SHALL AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY (OR ITS LICENSORS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS) BE LIABLE TO ANY USER OR THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM ANY LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER THEORY LOSS, ARISING FROM ANY USER’S USAGE OF THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) OR ANY SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE USED TO MAKE THE WEBSITE OR SERVICES (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN) AVAILABLE. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, USER’S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY AND COMPANY’S TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU, IF ANY, FOR ANY CLAIM WHATSOEVER, REGARDLESS OF THE CLAIM THEORY (WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, WARRANTY, INDEMINIFICATION OR OTHEWISE) OR THE EXISTENCE OF MULTIPLE CLAIMS, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY USER TO THE COMPANY FOR ONE MONTH’S ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN).

THIRD PARTY LINKS, THIRD PARTY ADVERTSING LINKS AND SERVICES OR PRODUCTS OFFERED

The Company’s Website and Service (and any Content contained therein) may contain links to other websites which are not operated by the Company and which may or may not offer goods or services for sale or lease (“Third Party Links”). In addition, the Company from time to time may include links to third party advertising, sponsorship or promotional materials on the Website or Service (including any Content contained therein) (“Third Party Advertising Link Content” or “ Third Party Advertiser Link”). Third Party Links or Advertisers are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on our Website and Service (including any Content contained therein) is accurate and complies with applicable laws. The Company does not monitor the accuracy of the material provided or the products or services provided by Third Party Links or Advertisers

COMPANY DOES NOT ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, WARRANTY, OR RECOMMEND ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OR PROMOTIONS OFFERED BY SUCH THIRD PARTY LINKS OR THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER LINKS AND WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT ANY PRODUCT, PROMOTION OR SERVICE CONTAINED IN THIRD PARTY LINKS OR THIRD PARTY LINK ADVERTISING CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE (INCLUDING ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN). Users acknowledge that the foregoing disclaimer applies without limitation to any and all written or oral references or mere mentions of goods, products, services, promotions or other information even if, solely or in combination, by use of such third party’s trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, advertiser or otherwise.

Users acknowledge that, in leaving the Website or Service (including any Content contained therein) to use such Third Party Links or Third Party Advertising Links or purchasing a product from a Third Party Link or Third Party Advertising Link, it does so at its own risk. Such Third Party Links and Third Party Link Advertisers each operate its own processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service, and a User’s purchases of goods or services is governed solely by terms and conditions of sale established by such Third Party Link or Third Party Advertising Link (including any and all warranties, (whether express or implied), disclaimer of warranties, limitation of liability) and any privacy policies.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Company’s Privacy Policy is considered an integral part of these Terms of Use and is incorporated herein by reference. The Company’s Privacy Policy is available on the Website by clicking the link “Privacy Policy”.

USER INDEMNIFICATION

User agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify the Company (including its agents, officers, directors, employees, and successors and assigns) from and against any and all loss damage and expense (including for reasonable attorneys fees) from any third party claim, demand or action arising out of User’s breach of any of its obligations, warranties or representations under this Agreement

General Terms

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Alberta, without regard to conflict of law principles. User agrees to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. If any of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Use Agreement are held by a court of competent jurisdiction or an arbitration award to be contrary to law, such interpretation shall be changed and interpreted such that it best accomplishes the intent and objectives of the original provision to the fullest extent allowed by law, with the understanding that all other non-conflicting provisions will remain in full force and effect. The Company’s failure to enforce or insist upon strict performance of any User’s obligations or the Company’s failure to exercise any of its rights or remedies under these Terms of Use Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of rights and remedies in any individual or multiple number of instances. Any and all provisions of these Terms of Use Agreement shall survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement.