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Terms of Service

1. Acceptance
2. Privacy
3. Registration, Accounts and Passwords
4. Rules and Conduct
5. Responsibility for Minors
6. Monitoring
7. Dealing with Third Parties
8. Web Hosting
9. Webmail
10. Pay Services
11. HuronTel Domains
12. Disclaimer Regarding Third Party Content
13. Disclaimer Regarding Search Content
14. Professional Information Disclaimer
15. User Content
16. Service Modifications
17. Termination
18. Disclaimer of Warranties
19. Limitation of Liability
20. Indemnity
21. No License; Intellectual Property of HuronTel and Others
22. Trademarks
23. Copywrite Notices
24. Territory
25. Arbitration and Actions
26. Submission of Ideas and/or Suggestions
27. Prices and Contracts
28. Draws, Giveaways & Promotions
29. Entire Agreement, etc.


• 1. Acceptance
Welcome to Huron Telecommunications Co-operative Ltd. ("HuronTel"). HuronTel products and services are offered by HuronTel through Web pages at the URLs http://www.hurontel.on.ca, and pages linked thereto which display the HuronTel logo and that include a link to these HuronTel Terms of Service. By accessing HuronTel or using any of the Services, you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these terms and conditions and such other additional or alternative terms, conditions, rules and policies which are displayed or to which you may be directed in connection with any particular Service or any HuronTel web site, as all of the same may be modified by HuronTel from time to time (collectively the "Terms and Conditions"). Please note that the Terms and Conditions may be updated from time to time without notice to you, so please check back periodically. The most current version of the Terms and Conditions can be found at http://www.hurontel.on.ca/aboutus/termsofservice.html Because the Terms and Conditions contain legal obligations, please read them carefully. Please direct any legal questions to: Huron Telecommunications Co-operative Limited P.O. Box 220 60 Queen Street Ripley, ON NOG 2RO
• 2. Privacy
HuronTel is governed by and complies with Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act.
• 3. Registration, Accounts and Passwords
Certain Services and related features, such as personalization, web hosting and web mail, made available from HuronTel may require registration. Should you choose to register for such Services or related features, you agree that you will provide accurate and current information about yourself as required by the relevant registration process, and to update such information in a timely manner to ensure that it is kept accurate and complete. You agree to be responsible for: a) Maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or account identification items which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration with HuronTel, and b) All activities that occur under such password or account. Further, you agree to notify HuronTel of any unauthrized use of your password or account. HuronTel shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, your failure to comply with this Section.
• 4. Rules and Conduct
In consideration of the availability, and your use, of the Services, you agree, while visiting HuronTel, not to: A) post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use the HuronTel connection or any of the Services in a manner which is contrary to law or would serve to restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying HuronTel, the Services or the Internet; B) defame, stalk, abuse, threaten, harass or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation, rights relating to privacy and publicity; C) post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information; D) post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information or software which contains a virus or other harmful or disruptive component; E) upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, link to or otherwise distribute in any way, information, software or other material obtained through HuronTel or the Services, or any derivative work thereof, which is protected by copyright, or any other intellectual property right, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or rights-holder; F) impersonate or falsely represent your association with any person, including an HuronTel representative; and G) use, reproduce, sell, resell or otherwise exploit HuronTel or any of the Services for any commercial purposes.
• 5. Responsibility for Minors
In cases where you have authorized a minor to use any of the Services provided by HuronTel, you recognize that you are fully responsible for: a) the online conduct of said minor; b) controlling the minor's access to and use of any such Service. c) the consequences of any misuse by the minor. You acknowledge that some of the areas of the Internet may contain material that is inappropriate for minors to view.
• 6. Monitoring
You acknowledge that HuronTel has no obligation to monitor the Internet in whole or in part, or any content, products or services accessible through HuronTel or any of the Services provided. However, you agree that HuronTel has the right to monitor the Internet electronically and to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate HuronTel or any of the Services provided to protect itself or its users in accordance with HuronTel's Privacy Policy. HuronTel also reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or in violation of the Terms of Use. You understand that by using the Services, you may have access to content that may be offensive or objectionable to you. Under no circumstances shall HuronTel be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage incurred as a result of, or in connection with, any user of, or access to such content.
• 7. Dealing with Third Parties
You acknowledge and agree that your correspondence or business dealings with any third parties, including merchants, advertisers, or online auction services, found through HuronTel or any of the Services, including payment for and delivery of related goods and services, and all other terms, conditions and warranties related to such dealings, are solely as between you and the third party. HuronTel assumes no responsibility for any issues you or any other user of your account incurs when making purchases or other transactions in this manner. Furthermore, the responsibility for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws in connection with any such transaction shall be yours or any other users of your account alone. You also agree that HuronTel shall not be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss, or damage as a result of, or in connection with, any of such transactions or dealings.
• 8. Web Hosting
HuronTel Web Hosting is provided on an "as is " basis without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, and you acknowledge and agree that HuronTel shall have no responsibility for, or liability in respect of, any aspect of web hosting services, including without limitation for any lost or damaged data or any acts or omissions of HuronTel. HuronTel allows free personal web space to users based on the type of Internet plan they subscribe to. HuronTel also offers larger packages which have a monthly fee attached to them. The components and any aspects of the Web Hosting services, including information and other data you store on the Web Hosting service, may be deleted by HuronTel at any time for any reason or for no reason at all, at HuronTel's sole discretion, with or without notice to you. HuronTel shall have no obligation to maintain any content in your Web Hosting account. In consideration of the availability, and your use, of the Web Hosting services, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your account or password. Further, by submitting a web page or site to HuronTel, you grant HuronTel a world-wide, royalty-free, nonexclusive, and unrestricted license to use, adapt, copy, transmit, publicly display, distribute and create compilations and derivative works from such web page, and any associated content, for the limited purposes of publishing and promoting your web page in connection with the Web Hosting service and for publishing and promoting such web page elsewhere within HuronTel, and for all promotions thereof. Such license shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You also acknowledge and agree that HuronTel may run advertisements on the web pages of its users and grant HuronTel the right to do so and to retain all revenues arising there from. These advertisements may include, without limitation, banner advertisements and advertisements. The manner, mode, and extent of such advertising may be subject to change. If you wish to terminate your Web Hosting account, you must contact HuronTel at the soonest possible date. However, you acknowledge and agree that HuronTel may terminate your Web Hosting account at any time for any reason or for no reason at all, at HuronTel's sole discretion, without prior notice, or any notice.
• 9. Webmail
Webmail and other web based email services made available by HuronTel (collectively "Webmail") are provided on an "AS IS" basis without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, and you acknowledge and agree that HuronTel shall have no responsibility for, or liability in respect of, any aspect of the Webmail services, including without limitation for any lost or damaged data or any acts or omissions of HuronTel. You acknowledge and agree that you may only use the Webmail service to send and receive personal messages only. Any unauthorized commercial use of the Webmail service, or resale of the Webmail service is expressly prohibited. The amount of Webmail e-mail storage space is limited; please contact the Internet Support Group for more details. Some Webmail e-mail messages may not be processed due to space constraints or outbound message limitations. The components and any aspects of the Webmail services, including email, information and other data you store on the Webmail service, may be deleted by HuronTel at any time for any reason or for no reason at all, at HuronTel's sole discretion, with or without notice to you. HuronTel shall have no obligation to maintain any content in your Webmail account or to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party. In consideration of the availability, and your use, of the Webmail services, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and the Terms and Conditions in using the Webmail service and are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur under your account or password. In addition to other prohibited conduct described herein, you may not use the Webmail service to post, transmit or otherwise facilitate the creation or distribution of chain letters, junk e-mail, spam or any duplicative or unsolicited messages, surveys, contests or pyramid schemes. Further you may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate any identifiers serving to disguise the origin of any content transmitted using the Webmail service. If you wish to terminate your Webmail account, your only recourse is to discontinue your use of the Webmail service. However, you acknowledge and agree that HuronTel may terminate your Webmail account at any time for any reason or for no reason at all, in HuronTel's sole discretion, without prior notice, or any notice.
• 10. Pay Services
Certain of the Services made available over the Internet may be offered by HuronTel on a payment basis (hereinafter referred to as a "User Pay Service"), which User Pay Service may be offered by Hurontel on a "prepaid" or on a "pay as you use" basis. Should you choose to purchase access to a User Pay Service, you will be required to register, and you will be assigned an account for such User Pay Service (the "User Pay Service Account") based on the information you provide to HuronTel at such time. You agree to pay all the fees applicable to such User Pay Service you incur through your User Pay Service Account, including any fees associated with the use of such User Pay Service together with all applicable taxes (the "Fees"). Unless otherwise indicated on the relevant User Pay Service description page (the "User Pay Service Description"), all Fees for a Pay Service purchased through your User Pay Service Account will be billed immediately to you and are non-refundable. HuronTel reserves the right to change the amount of, or basis for determining, any Fees for a User Pay Service, and to institute new Fees or terms at any time effective upon notice to you, which notice may for certainty include the posting of any such changes on the relevant pages related to the use of the User Pay Service. In connection with the forgoing, you warrant that: (a) you are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which you reside, (b) all information you submit is true and correct (including without limitation all banking and/or credit card information), and (c) you are the account holder of the bank account or the cardholder of the credit card you designated for your User Pay Service Account. In consideration of the availability, and your use, of a User Pay Service, you acknowledge and agree: (a) to the Terms and Conditions, including without limitation the disclaimers, limitation of liability and provisions related to prohibited conduct set out herein as well as any terms and conditions which may be set out in the relevant User Pay Service Description, (b) that you are solely responsible for all acts or omissions that occur through your User Pay Service Account, (c) that the User Pay Service is for your personal, non-commercial use and you agree not to resell, distribute, transfer, share or otherwise use any User Pay Service, including any coupons or credits related to same for any commercial purposes whatsoever, (d) that HuronTel reserves the right to specify an expiry date for the use of any coupons or credits purchased in connection with any User Pay Service, and (e) that HuronTel reserves the right to suspend or terminate your User Pay Service Account and your use of a User Pay Service at any time, including without limitation, where HuronTel has determined, in its sole discretion, that your use of the User Pay Service is, or was, in breach of the Terms and Conditions. Any such termination by HuronTel shall be in addition to and without prejudice to such rights and remedies as may be available to HuronTel, including injunction and other equitable remedies.
• 11. HuronTel Domains
By registering for a .ca or .on.ca domain name through HuronTel, you are creating a contractual relationship between you and HuronTel as well as the independent domain issuing company. You agree that you, and not HuronTel, are responsible for any and all fees, liability, and obligations in connection with that relationship and any domain name you register through HuronTel. HuronTel agrees to inform you when your domain name is due for renewal (term of 1 year from the time of registration), and if requested renew the domain name for another term.
• 12. Disclaimer Regarding Third Party Content
Regarding Third Party Content HuronTel offers access to numerous third party web pages and content which is available over the Internet. HuronTel exercises no control over this content, web pages or sites. You agree that it is your responsibility to review and evaluate any such content, and that any and all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, such content rests with you. Furthermore, you agree that HuronTel shall not be responsible or liable, either directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with your use of, or reliance on, any such content.
• 13. Disclaimer Regarding Search Content
Any and all pictures, sounds, performances, graphics, video, cinematic productions, audio-visual works and any other works (Multimedia) located through HuronTel search services are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws. HuronTel does not have the right to authorize you to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, communicate or create derivative works from any files containing such Multimedia. Where search results link to sites outside of HuronTel, all of the Multimedia contained on such sites is owned and served by entities other than HuronTel. HuronTel provides you with the URL or address of the Multimedia; this information may be used to determine the server of the Multimedia. If you intend to make use of any Multimedia accessed through HuronTel search services for commercial or non-commercial purposes, we strongly suggest that you contact the server and/or owner of the Multimedia for permission to use such Multimedia.
• 14. Professional Information Disclaimer
HuronTel makes available certain information provided by third parties who are associated with various professional fields such as, but not limited to, medicine, health and fitness related actives, accounting and financing, law, and investments (hereafter known as "Professional Information"). Professional Information is solely provided for educational and/or entertainment purposes and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, course of action or product/ service. Use of any of this Professional Information does not replace consultations with qualified individuals in these respective fields. You acknowledge and agree that all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on any type of this Professional Information rests solely with the user. You further agree that HuronTel shall not be held responsible or liable either directly or indirectly, in any way for any loss, damage or harm of any kind incurred as a result of, or in conjunction with your use of, or reliance on, any such type of Professional Information.
• 15. User Content
With respect to any and all content you post on the Internet which is accessible by the general public, you grant HuronTel a world-wide, royalty-free, nonexclusive, and unrestricted license to use, copy, transmit, adapt, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works from such content for the purposes of publishing such content and promoting the specific Service which such content represents. Such license shall apply with respect to any media, form or technology now known or developed at a later time and shall terminate at the time you delete said content from the Service. In respect to any and all content you elect to post or transmit using our Services, you agree that HuronTel may preserve and disclose any content associated with your account where required to do so by law or where preservation or disclosure is reasonably believed by HuronTel to be necessary to ensure compliance with the law, enforce the Terms and Conditions or protect the rights and interests of HuronTel or any other person.
• 16. Service Modifications
You acknowledge and agree that HuronTel reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue any of the Services with or without notice to you and that HuronTel will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, to any other person in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, any such modifications or discontinuations.
• 17. Termination
You acknowledge and agree that HuronTel, at its sole and absolute discretion, may, without notice to you, suspend or terminate your account or your use of, or access to, any of the Services, and remove and discard any information or content related to such Service (and your use thereof), for any reason, including where HuronTel believes that you have violated any of the Terms of Use. You further agree that HuronTel shall not be liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination. If you are dissatisfied with HuronTel, any of the Services or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of HuronTel, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using HuronTel and its Services.
• 18. Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that: a) HuronTel and any of the Services are provided on an "as available" and "as is" basis that HuronTel makes no warranties, representations or conditions of any kind, whether expressed or implied. b) HuronTel specifically makes no warranties or guarantees that HuronTel or any of the Services, including but not limited to content, information, products or services obtained through the use of HuronTel or the Services, will be provided on an uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free basis or services or results derived therefrom will meet requirements or expectations.
• 19. Limitation of Liability
You expressly understand and agree that: In no event shall HuronTel or any of its affiliates and/or subsidiaries be liable for any damages whatsoever, including any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special or exemplary damages and any damages for loss of profits, goodwill or other intangible losses, regardless of whether HuronTel had been advised of or could have foreseen the possibility of such damages, arising out of or in connection with: a) The users inability to use any of the Services of HuronTel. b) The performance of any of the Services of HuronTel. c) Any unauthorized access to or modification of any of your content or transmissions, or d) Any other matter relating to the Internet or any of the Services offered by HuronTel.
• 20. Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold HuronTel, its affiliates and/or Subsidiaries, suppliers, and other partners, directors, and employees harmless from any and all liabilities, claims, costs and expenses, including reasonable solicitors' fees, related to or in connection with your, or any user of your account's: (a) violation of the Terms and Use, or (b) use of HuronTel or any of the Services, or (c) placement, posting or transmission of any message, information, software or other content on the Internet or through any of the Services of HuronTel.
• 21. No License; Intellectual Property of HuronTel and Others
Except where expressly stated, nothing herein or within any of the Services shall be construed as conferring any license to the user. You agree not to change, adapt, translate, decompile, disassemble, or use reverse engineering to modify any software, application or programs used in connection with the Services of HuronTel or the Internet. Furthermore, you agree not to modify, alter or deface any of the trademarks, or other intellectual property made available through the Internet nor use any of the forgoing for any purpose other than the purpose for which such intellectual property is made available to users through HuronTel.
• 22. Trademarks
All information and content contained on our websites are: Copyright © 2016 Huron Telecommunications Co-operative Ltd., c/o Huron Telecommunications Co-operative Ltd. P.O. Box 220 60 Queen Street Ripley, Ontario NOG 2RO All rights reserved. Any copy, reproduction or redistribution of such content, including by caching, framing or similar means is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of the copyright owner.
• 23. Copywrite Notices
All information and content contained on our websites are: Copyright © 2016 Huron Telecommunications Co-operative Ltd., c/o Huron Telecommunications Co-operative Ltd. P.O. Box 220 60 Queen Street Ripley, Ontario NOG 2RO All rights reserved. Any copy, reproduction or redistribution of such content, including by caching, framing or similar means is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of the copyright owner.
• 24. Territory
HuronTel websites originate in Ontario, Canada.
• 25. Arbitration and Actions
Any controversy, claim or dispute (whether in contract or tort, pursuant to statute or regulation, or otherwise, whether pre-existing, present or future) arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, your use of HuronTel or Services or the relationship which results from these Terms of Use, including without limitation, the performance, breach, enforcement, existence or validity of the matters provided for in these Terms of Use which cannot be amicably resolved, even if only one of the parties declares that there is a difference (collectively, a "Claim"), will be referred to and finally settled (to the exclusion of the courts) by private and confidential binding arbitration before a single arbitrator in English and governed by Ontario law pursuant to the Arbitration Act, 1991 (Ontario), as amended, replaced or re-enacted from time to time. The arbitrator shall be a person who is legally trained and who has experience in the information technology field in Canada and is independent of either party. Any such Claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim, controversy or dispute of any other party. You agree to waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against us related to any Claim and, where applicable, you also agree to opt out of any class proceedings against us. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to pursue the protection of intellectual property rights and confidential information through injunctive or other equitable relief through the courts.
• 26. Submission of Ideas and/or Suggestions
HuronTel is constantly updating/upgrading its websites and Services, and developing new features for both. If you have an idea and/or suggestion regarding improvements or additions, we would like to hear them-but any submission will be subject to these Terms of Use. Under NO circumstances shall any disclosure of any idea and/or suggestion to HuronTel be subject to any obligation of confidentiality or expectation or compensation. By submitting the idea and/or suggestion to HuronTel, you are waiving any or all rights that you may have in the idea and/or suggestion and are stating to HuronTel that the idea and/or suggestion is original to you, that no one else has any rights in the idea and/or suggestion and that HuronTel is free to implement the idea and/or suggestion if it so desires, as provided or as modified by HuronTel, without obtaining permission or license from any third party source.
• 27. Prices and Contracts
Prices for HuronTel services and/or products may change at any time. All prices may be subject to an increase. Call or visit HuronTel for all current prices and promotions. Some restrictions may apply for all HuronTel services.
• 28. Draws, Giveaways & Promotions
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• 29. Entire Agreement, etc.
The Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between HuronTel and you pertaining to your use of the Services and supercedes any prior agreements between you and HuronTel. HuronTel's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of any right or provision. If any of the provisions (or parts thereof) contained in the Terms and Conditions are determined to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions (or parts thereof) contained herein. The Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Ontario and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein. The parties have required that the Terms and Conditions and all documents relating thereto be drawn up in English.

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