Welcome, Harbour Breton, NL

Term of Use


These terms of use (the "terms") apply to all users of the Harbour Breton web site (the "site"), and to all products, services, resources, information, materials and other content available on the site (which we collectively refer to in these terms as the "Content").

These terms contain certain indemnities, limitations of liability and restricted warranties.

The terms incorporate by reference the Harbour Breton Privacy Policy.

By accessing the site, you are deemed by us to have read, understand and agree to be bound by and comply with these terms. If you do not agree with these terms your sole remedy is to discontinue your use of the site.

Protecting Site Users:

We do not monitor or control activities on this site, and assume no liability for user activities. However, if we believe that a violation of these terms has or may occur, we reserve our right to take preventative or responsive action, including, but is not limited to, temporary or permanent removal of access to the site, and warnings to the Internet Service Provider associated with the individual in question or account owner(s) responsible. We also reserve our rights to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or governmental request and investigate suspected violations of these terms, including the gathering of information from the user(s) involved and the complaining party, if any, and examination of material on our servers and network. Violations of these terms may also subject you to criminal or civil liability or other legal action.

You consent to and authorize us, our affiliates and agents to cooperate with (i) law enforcement authorities or governmental agencies in the investigation of suspected violations of applicable law, and (ii) system administrators or other Internet service providers or other network or computing facilities to enforce these terms. Such cooperation may include provision of usernames, IP addresses, or other identifying information; and to terminate, without notice, your access and use of the site or the purchase of products and services from our suppliers or us if, in our sole discretion, you have violated these terms.

Copyrights and Trademarks:

The site and Contents are the property of Harbour Breton and its licensors and are protected by Canadian and foreign copyright laws and international treaties. All copyright, trademark, and other proprietary rights in the site, Content and in the services, products, software, text, graphics, design elements, audio, music, and all other materials originated or used by us at the site are reserved to us or our licensors. The site may contain trademarks, logos and links to the web sites of third parties. Any domain names, URLs, trademarks or logos appearing on the site or in any Content are the sole property of their respective owners. Copyright © 2007 Town of Harbour Breton. All rights reserved.

You may not modify, copy, reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or commercially exploit in any way any Content, including code and software.

Your Feedback:

Any feedback provided to us regarding the site, or our products or services may be used by us without restriction or accounting to you, including its utilization in products, services or marketing or other collateral.

Your Indemnity:

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Harbour Breton, its subsidiaries and affiliates and their officers, employees, directors, agents, suppliers and sponsors from and against any and all claims, damages, costs, or other expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) that arise directly or indirectly out of or from your activities in connection with the site or Contents, including without limitation any breach of these terms or information made available by you on the site.

Disclaimer

Warranties, Disclaimers and Limitation of Liabilities:

If you believe another user is violating the terms, you may notify us and we will work in good faith to resolve any issues. However, the site and contents are provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW WE AND OUR SUPPLIERS DISCLAIM ALL OTHER REPRESENTATIONS, CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WRITTEN OR ORAL, ARISING BY STATUTE, OPERATION OF LAW, USAGE OF TRADE, COURSE OF DEALING OR OTHERWISE AS TO THE SITE OR THE CONTENTS, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT OR SERVICE PROVIDED HEREUNDER OR IN CONNECTION HEREWITH, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN PARTICULAR, AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE, CONTENTS OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PURCHASED FROM THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS OR PROVIDE ANY PARTICULAR RESULTS; OR THE OPERATION OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT ANY ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED. PRODUCTS PURCHASED FROM OUR SITE ARE NOT FAULT-TOLERANT AND ARE NOT DESIGNED, MANUFACTURED, OR INTENDED FOR USE OR RESALE AS EQUIPMENT FOR USE IN HAZARDOUS ENVIRONMENTS REQUIRING FAIL-SAFE PERFORMANCE, SUCH AS AIRCRAFT NAVIGATION, OR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL, OR WEAPONS SYSTEMS, IN WHICH THE FAILURE OF THE PRODUCT COULD LEAD DIRECTLY TO DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, OR SEVERE PHYSICAL OR ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGES

NEITHER WE NOR OUR SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER CLAIM FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR THEY ARE FORESEEABLE) INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THOSE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM: (1) THE USE OF OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, CONTENTS OR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES; (2) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, USE OF OR ALTERATION OF YOUR SUBMISSIONS OR DATA; OR (3) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE. WE ARE ALSO NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES TO THIRD PARTIES. OUR MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY SHALL NOT EXCEED FORTY DOLLARS.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of certain implied warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above disclaimers, limitations and exclusions may not apply to you.

Changes to these terms: We reserve the right to change these terms at our sole discretion and without notice. Changes are effective on the date they are posted. You can determine this date by looking at the date at the bottom of this page. We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference and revisit these terms from time to time to ensure you are aware of any changes. Your continued use of the site signifies your acceptance of any changed terms.

Additional terms: Your use of certain resources made available on the site or your participation in certain transactions on the site (such as on-line purchases) may be subject to additional terms and conditions, which we will make available to you prior to or at the time you access these resources or conduct these transactions.

Third Party sites and Products: We may provide links to various third party web sites solely as a convenience for our users and these terms DO NOT apply to such sites. These sites are not under our control or direction and we have not reviewed them. We do not endorse or sponsor, and are not responsible or liable for, the contents, products or services available at any such linked site or the practices of these web sites (including without limitation, their privacy and data gathering policies and practices). You assume all risk of use thereof.

Applicable Laws and Jurisdiction:

The Town of Harbour Breton controls the site (excluding third party linked sites) from its municipal offices within the province of Newfoundland, Canada. The law of the province of Newfoundland will apply to all issues and matters relating to or arising from your use of this site. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Newfoundland located in Harbour Breton, Newfoundland or any federal court located in Newfoundland. Choice of law principles and the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods and any legislation implementing such Convention are hereby expressly excluded. We make no representation that site or Content are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Accessing the site or Contents from jurisdictions where they are illegal is prohibited. If you choose to access this site from such a jurisdiction, you do so at your own risk and are solely responsible for compliance with all the laws of your jurisdiction.

You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations regarding your use of the site and Contents and your purchase of any products or services. The Content and/or products and services available through the site may be subject to Canadian export controls.

Severance:

If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severed from these terms, shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms and shall be deemed to be replaced with a valid and enforceable provision most closely reflecting the intent and purpose of the original provision. The section titles are for convenience only. Our failure to enforce these terms, for whatever reason, shall not be construed as a waiver of any right to do so at any time.

Basis of Bargain:

The limited warranty, exclusive remedies and limited liability set out herein are fundamental elements of the basis of the bargain between us. We would not be able to provide the site or its associated products or services on an economic basis without such limitations.

Termination:

In the event of termination of your access to or use of the site or Contents, the provisions respecting Protection of Site Users; your representations, warranties and indemnities, our Warranties, Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability, Applicable Law and Jurisdiction; Severance, and Copyrights and Trademarks will survive unless waived in writing by us 

Privacy Policy

The following policy describes how the Town of Harbour Breton ("Harbour Breton") collects, stores, uses and distributes information that is submitted to us by individuals.

Our goal is to collect, use and disclose only that information reasonably required to enable us to provide the particular product or service that you have requested, to improve our website, products or services, to maintain our customer lists, to respond to your inquiries or feedback or to conduct the particular activity for which you have submitted information.

USE OF INFORMATION

Our goal is to collect, use and disclose only that information reasonably required to enable us to provide the particular product or service that you have requested, to improve our website, products or services, to maintain our customer lists, to respond to your inquiries or feedback or to conduct the particular activity for which you have submitted information.

We will use information we collect to compile aggregate statistics, traffic patterns and related site information, to conduct internal research and marketing and may also provide general information to our partners, investors or other third parties.

We may contact you from time to time to offer additional products or services. If you do not want to be contacted please contact us at the address provided below. However, if we remove you form our contacts list, please note that you will not receive product update information.

From time to time we may employ third parties to help us improve our operations, marketing materials or our site. These third parties may have limited access to databases of our information solely for the purpose of helping us to achieve these objectives and they will not be able to use the information for any other purpose.

HOW TO CONTROL THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDE TO US

If you want to remove your information from our database, please email the town clerk harbourbreton@nf.aibn.com, and inform us of your request. However, you can always use postal mail to make your request to:

Bernice Herritt, Town Clerk
Town of Harbour Breton
P.O. Box 130
Harbour Breton, Newfoundland
A0H 1P0
Tel: 709-885-2354
Fax: 709-885-2095

Please allow 4 to 6 weeks for us to update your information.

IMPORTANT EXCEPTIONS

We may disclose information to a third party without your consent if we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other site users or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities or if we believe in good faith that such disclosure is required by and in accordance with the law or judicial process.

We will also disclose your information to third party agencies providing credit card processing, fraud detection and order fulfillment services for purchases from our site and in connection with a corporate re-organization, a merger or amalgamation with another entity, or a sale of all or a substantial portion of our assets provided that the information disclosed continues to be used for the purposes permitted by this Privacy Policy by the entity acquiring the information.

We will retain information to the extent we believe is required by law.

OUTSIDE PARTIES AND SITES AND INTERNET SECURITY

We may provide links to third party websites or offer third-party vendors and websites. The privacy policies of these third parties are not under our control and may differ from ours. The use of any information that you may provide to any third party, or the use of "cookie" technology by any third party, will be governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the website that you are visiting. If you have any doubts about the privacy of the information you are providing on another website, we recommend that you contact that site directly for more information and review its privacy policy.

The Internet is not a secure medium of communication and privacy cannot be ensured. We cannot assume any responsibility, nor will we be liable, for any damages you or a third party may suffer as a result of the transmission of any information that you make to us through the Internet, or as a result of information you provide to third party websites linked to our site.

CHANGES TO OUR POLICY

If we find it necessary or desirable to change our privacy policy in the future, we will post changes as soon as they go into effect so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how it will be used, and under what circumstances we will disclose it. Any change to this policy will become effective on the date the change is posted. You can determine this date by looking at the date at the bottom of this web page. We recommend that you print a copy of this policy for your reference and revisit this policy from time to time to ensure you are aware of any changes. Should you not agree with any changes, your sole remedy is to remove your information from our database. Please contact us at the address noted above to do so.

LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK

If you have any questions or comments about your privacy and Harbour Breton, please let us know by contacting the town clerk at harbourbreton@nf.aibn.ca.

GENERAL

We control the site (excluding third party linked sites) from our corporate offices within the province of Newfoundland, Canada. The law of the province of Newfoundland (and applicable Canadian federal laws) will apply to all issues and matters relating to or arising from your use of this site. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of Newfoundland located in Harbour Breton, Newfoundland or any federal court located in Newfoundland. Choice of law principles and the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods and any legislation implementing such Convention are hereby expressly excluded.