Terms of Use

Updated January 27, 2021

This website is owned and operated by Alberta Social Economy Ecosystem Development (AB Seed). This document identifies the terms and conditions with which you may use our website and services. This website offers visitors access to:

  • Creating an account

  • Viewing other members profiles on the site

  • Commenting, liking, and sharing posts made

  • Participating in discussions in groups. 

 

By visiting, creating an account, or using our website, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to the outlined terms on this page. 

 

Other Policies

Please also see our Privacy Policy and cookies settings, which are not part of this agreement.

Changes to Services & This Agreement

We may, without prior notice, change the services being offered on this website. That includes the addition or removal of services; or adding limitations to certain services. We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend access to a service without notice for any reason although we will try to notify all users in advance of this occurring.  

 

We reserve the right to modify these terms from time to time at our discretion. Therefore, you should review this page periodically. When we change the Terms in a material manner, we will notify you that material changes have been made to the Terms. Your continued use of the Website or our service after any such change constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. If you do not agree to any of these terms or any future version of the Terms, do not use or access (or continue to access) the website or the service offered on it.

 

Your Responsibilities as a User

Who Can Create an Account?

Anyone over the age of 14 working in or related to the world of social economy is allowed to create an account. 

 

User Behaviour on the Website

This website includes a community section (Ecosystem Directory and Community Groups). Anyone who signs up on the website will have a public profile and all other members are able to see their profile, posts, likes, and comments. If you sign up on our website you agree to having this information publicly available to other site members. If you choose to exit or not create an account you will not have access to the Ecosystem Directory, nor the Community Groups. All other parts of the website are visible and accessible to all members and non-members.

Members are prohibited from spamming other members, posting inappropriate comments, cyber bullying, and posting inappropriate content. Please only post content you own or are sharing from a linked source. We are allowed to remove user-generated content that we deem inappropriate or irrelevant. 

 

Termination of Accounts

We may permanently or temporarily terminate or suspend your access to the website without notice and liability for any reason, including if you violate any provision of these Terms or any applicable law or regulations. You may discontinue use and/or request to cancel your account at any time. You may also request we delete all data stored from your account at any given time. 

 

The Legal Bits

Malware: You Use our Website at Your Own Risk

We recommend that you install appropriate defences against viruses and other malware. AB Seed shall accept no liability for any virus or malware contradred as a result of visit or using this website. We will not be liable for any claim, loss, damae, sosts, or expenses suffered or incurred by any person as a result of the presence of any virus or malware on this website. As a user you use our website at your own risk.

 

Information Accuracy

While AB Seed makes every effort to keep the materials and information on this website accurate, we disclaim any warranty or representation, expressed or implied about the materials and/or information accuracy, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose. By using this website you assume full responsibility for using the materials and information on this website and you agree and understand that neither AB Seed nor its suppliers not any of its employees is responsible or liable fo any claim, loss, damage, costs or expenses resulting from its use. 

 

Links to other sites and resources on our website are provided for your information only. We have no control over these sites, their content, or resources and accept no responsibility for them of for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

 

Indemnification

We can not control, nor are we responsible for, user content. By using our website you may be exposed to user content from others that is offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading, or otherwise objectionable. You are responsible for the user content you share. 

 

This means you assume all risks related to the content you share, including someone else’s reliance on its accuracy or claims relating to intellectual property of oher legal rights. You agree that you will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless AB Seed for all claims resulting from user content you post. We reserved the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of such disputes, and in any event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses. 

 

Jurisdiction

These terms of use shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta without regard to the conflicts of laws rules of any jurisdiction. Every dispute regarding the interpretation or effect of these Terms of Use and/or your use of the site must be resolved in the province of Alberta. 

Browsing constitutes Acceptance of this Agreement

By creating an account, browsing our site, or any form of engagement on the site constitutes acceptance of this agreement. 

 

For Customer support or to contact us please email info@ab-seed.ca.