Legal notice

1. USE OF THIS WEBSITE

This Website is owned and operated by Valener Inc. (hereinafter the “Site Owner”) for your personal non-commercial use and information. By using this Website, you accept the following terms and all applicable laws. By accessing and navigating it, you unconditionally accept these terms.

2. COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL

Material on this Website may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, transmitted, distributed or modified, in whole or in part, whether in text, graphic, audio, video or executable form, without the written permission of the Site Owner. If you require further information on a permitted use or wish to obtain a license to use the material contained in this Website, please address your inquiry to Valener Inc.

3. TRADEMARKS

Trademarks and logos (including certain names, words, titles, designs, illustrations and icons) (hereinafter the “Marks” ) displayed on this Website are Marks of the Site Owner or Marks for which the Site Owner has obtained authorization to use and may not be used without the written permission of the owners of such Marks. If you require further information on a permitted use, or if you want to obtain a license to use the Marks contained in this Website, please address your inquiry to Valener Inc.

4. SITE DATA

Facts and data provided by the Site Owner are believed to be reliable at the time they are posted and are for information purposes only. The Site Owner gives no guarantee they are accurate or complete or that they will be current at all times.

5. EXCLUSION OF WARRANTIES

The Site Owner makes no representation or warranty regarding the functionality or condition of this Website, its suitability for use or that its use will be uninterrupted or error-free. Such exclusions are in addition to any specific exclusions otherwise provided in these terms and conditions. To the extent that the jurisdiction to which you are subject does not allow exclusions of certain warranties, such exclusions that are not permitted do not apply.

6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

SITE OWNER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, ARISING FROM THE USE OF MATERIAL OR INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE.

7. OWNERSHIP AND CONFIDENTIALITY

You acknowledge that information or material you provide electronically through your access to or usage of this Website is neither confidential nor exclusive, except as may be required under applicable law, and acknowledge that unprotected email communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration or loss. You also warrant that any information or materials you provide to the Site Owner electronically through your access to or usage of this Website does not infringe the rights of any person or entity, and acknowledge that such information and material may be used in whole or in part in any manner by the Site Owner including, but not limited to, reproduction, retransmission, publication of such information or material or ideas, concepts or other know-how contained therein.

8. MONITORING

The Site Owner may monitor access to, discussions and materials posted thereon, and other activities relating to this Website, and take appropriate action with respect thereto but does not make any representation or warranty that it will do so. You consent to any such monitoring and action the Site Owner may deem appropriate to take.

9. LINKS

Links and references to other websites are provided to you as a convenience only. Site Owner has not reviewed and does not expressly or implicitly endorse other websites or any information or material or the accessibility thereof via such links, and does not assume any responsibility for any such other websites, information or material posted thereon, or products or services offered thereon. You may not create links from other websites to this Website unless expressly permitted by Site Owner. (To obtain permission, contact Valener Inc.)

10. VIRUSES, ETC.

The Site Owner does not represent or warrant that the information or materials, including without limitation any downloadable software, accessed from or through this Website will be uninterrupted, or free of any error, defects, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such problems that are discovered will be corrected.

11. DAMAGES TO OTHERS

You agree not to introduce into or through this Website any information or materials that may be harmful to others. Among other things, you agree not to include, knowingly or otherwise, in this Website any error or defect in material or information which may, among other things, be libel, slander, defamation or obscenity, promote hatred or otherwise give rise to a criminal offence or civil liability on the part of any person or entity.

12. RESERVE OF RIGHTS

All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to the Site Owner. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under a copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property right of the Site Owner or any other person or entity.

13. GOVERNING LAW

This Website is monitored and operated by Site Owner in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Province of Quebec and the applicable laws of Canada, without reference to the principles of conflicts of law. You agree to be bound by these laws and to refer to the courts of the Province of Quebec with respect to the interpretation or application of these terms and conditions.

14. CHANGES TO TERMS

Site Owner may modify, alter or otherwise update the terms applicable to this Website from time to time without notice, and you agree to be bound by such terms as are in effect at the time at which you access the Site Owner Website.

15. JURISDICTION

This Website is operated and monitored by the Site Owner in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Site Owner makes no representation as to the relevance or the availability of the materials posted on the Website for use in other locations. Any person who accesses the Website from other locations does so of his/her own initiative and shall comply with any applicable local laws.

16. PRIVACY PROTECTION

16.1. Cookies and IP addresses

Although you can visit this website (the “Site”) without informing Valener Inc. who you are and without revealing any personal information, by accessing the Site, information is automatically exchanged between your computer and Valener Inc.’s server. This exchange of information does not allow Valener Inc. to identify your name or email address. But such exchanges do allow Valener Inc. to obtain the Internet domain name used to access the Site, the IP address, the type of browser and operating system used to access the Site, the date and time the Site was accessed, the pages visited and, if you access the Site from another website, the address of that site (referring site).
The Valener Inc. Site’s operating system uses “cookies” to automatically obtain such information about your visit to the Site. Cookies are small elements of information stored by the Web browser of the data on the hard drive of your computer, which allow Valener Inc. to recognize you when you access its Site. When you browse the Internet, a cookie is used for the purposes described above. If you do not wish information about your visit to be collected by Valener Inc. you may, at your sole discretion, configure your browser to be alerted when it receives a cookie or to prevent the sending of such cookies.

This information is used by Valener Inc. to measure the number of visits to the Site and the pages viewed, the average time visitors spend on the Site and to compile other general statistics about visits to the Site. This information will also allow Valener Inc. to determine the Site’s performance, for purposes of systems administration, to make the Site easier and more convenient to use and to provide certain aggregated information to Valener Inc.’s representatives for whom the forwarding of such information is necessary for the performance of their duties.

16.1. Security

Valener Inc. shall ensure that reasonable measures are taken to protect personal information in its custody against theft, loss, access, use and unauthorized communication, taking into account their sensitivity, final purpose, quantity, distribution and medium. The level of protection provided shall vary according to the personal information.