TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Changes to the Terms or Site
The Shattered Ground may, in its sole discretion, modify the Terms at any time effective upon posting the modified Terms on the Site, with or without additional notice to you. You are responsible for regularly reviewing information posted on this Site to obtain timely notice of such changes, and to stop using the Site and the Services if you do not agree to the amended terms, and to provide The Shattered Ground notice to remove you from any distribution list or other communication list that are available to you through registration on this Site. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THE SITE OR ANY MATERIALS OR SERVICES PROVIDED OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH IT, AFTER SUCH POSTING (OR ADDITIONAL NOTIFICATION, IF ANY) MEANS YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE MODIFIED TERMS. The Shattered Ground may at any time and from time to time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part of it). The Shattered Ground shall not be liable to any User or other third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance. The Shattered Ground may from time to time add services, features or web properties to the Site, and unless otherwise indicated, all such services, features and sites are subject to and governed by these Terms.
Third Party Offerings and Sites
The Site may contain or reference links to Third Party Sites, Third Party advertising or a variety of Third Party offerings. Some of those links are provided as a convenience only. The inclusion of any link or reference to a Third Party service, product, promotion or any other offering, is not, and does not necessarily imply any affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, approval, investigation, verification or monitoring by The Shattered Ground. If you decide to use a Third Party service, product, promotion or any other offering, you are responsible for reviewing, understanding and accepting the terms and conditions defined by the Third Party (including their privacy policies). You agree that The Shattered Ground, is NOT liable or responsible for the performance of the Third Party service, product, promotion or any other offering, as well as, the information defined in such Third Party relationships as well as your use or inability to use such Third Party offerings.
Reporting Concerns or Disputes
Creating an Account
You agree that the information that you supply during the registration process will be true, current, accurate and complete, and you agree not to (i) register under the name of another person; (ii) choose a username that may be deemed offensive; (iii) choose a username for the purposes of deceiving or misleading Site Users as to your true identity; (iv) choose a username that incorporates a solicitation (e.g. your product, your services, your Site); or (v) violate the intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. You agree to not impersonate any other person, including any other Site User, Moderator (Host) or any The Shattered Ground employee, Officer or Director. You agree to maintain and promptly update your registration data as necessary to keep it true, current, accurate and complete.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords and account information and access. You are also entirely responsible for any and all activities (and any misuses) that occur under or that originate from your account, including activities committed by any friend, family, co-worker, employee, guest or anyone with access to your account. You agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session (if you use a shared computer) and to notify The Shattered Ground immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. The Shattered Ground will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge. Additionally, you could be held liable for losses incurred by The Shattered Ground or another party due to someone else using your account or username. You may not use anyone else’s account at any time, without the permission of the account holder.
Termination of Membership or Participation
Your privilege to use or access the Site and/or Services may be terminated by The Shattered Ground immediately and without notice if you fail to comply with any term or condition of the Terms. Upon such termination, you must immediately cease accessing or using the Site and Services and agree not to re-register or otherwise make use of, or attempt to use, the Site or Services. Furthermore, you acknowledge that The Shattered Ground reserves the right to take action—technical, legal or otherwise—to block, nullify or deny your ability to access the Site or Services. You understand that The Shattered Ground may exercise this right in its sole discretion, and this right shall be in addition to and not in substitution for any other rights and remedies available to The Shattered Ground.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability
The Terms are a complete statement of the agreement between you and The Shattered Ground, and set forth the entire liability of The Shattered Ground and your exclusive remedy with respect to your access and use of the Site. Any waiver of the terms herein by The Shattered Ground must be in a writing signed by an authorized officer of The Shattered Ground and expressly referencing the applicable provisions of the Terms. If any provision of the Terms is invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, that portion will be construed consistent with applicable law as nearly as possible, or failing that, deemed omitted, and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. The Terms will be governed by Ontario law and the applicable federal laws of Canada as applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within Ontario, without regard to its choice of law or conflicts of law principles that would require the application of law of a different jurisdiction. You also agree that such dispute may be resolved with personal jurisdiction by, and the choice of forum or venue shall be in, the provincial and federal courts of the Province of Ontario, City of Toronto, and such courts will have exclusive jurisdiction. Headings are included for convenience only, and shall not be considered in interpreting these Terms. The Terms do not limit any rights that The Shattered Ground may have under trade secret, copyright, patent or other laws. The Shattered Ground reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as The Shattered Ground deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in The Shattered Ground’s sole discretion. The Shattered Ground, The Shattered Ground’s Board, and The Shattered Ground related brands are trade-marked and may be registered in the Canada, United States and other jurisdictions. Other brands, logos and marks are trade-marked.
Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
The Information We Collect
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on The Shattered Ground website. On some pages, you can register, post comments, submit content and access materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are: Name, Address, Email address.
The Way We Use Information
We never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you an opportunity to opt-out or otherwise prohibit such unrelated uses.
Our Commitment To Data Security
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 18.
How You Can Access Or Correct Your Information
You can access all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain once you have logged in on The Shattered Ground Site. We use this procedure to better safeguard your information.
You can correct factual errors in your personally identifiable information by sending us a request that credibly shows error. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
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