Legal Notice

By accessing this Site you consent to the provision of this Notice and all documents related hereto, either present or future, be drawn up in the English language only.

En accédant à ce Site, vous consentez à la fourniture de cet Avis et tous les documents qui y sont liés, présents ou futurs, seront rédigés en langue anglaise uniquement.

Al acceder a este Sitio usted da su consentimiento a la provisión de este Aviso y todos los documentos relacionados con éste, presentes o futuros, se redactarán en el idioma inglés solamente.

Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

This Web Site (“Site”) is provided by Catholic Conscience for informational purposes only. By accessing the Site or downloading its content, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set forth in this legal notice (“Notice”). If you do not agree to abide by these terms and conditions, you instructed not to access the Site or download its content, and are not licensed to do so.

Limited License

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Notice, Catholic Conscience grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, personal, limited and revocable license to access and use this Site and the Materials thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Site in any way.

The license granted by Catholic Conscience authorizes you to view, download and otherwise access the content, information and materials located on the Site (the “Material”) only for your personal and non-commercial use. This authorization is not a transfer of title in the Material or copies of the Material and is subject to the following restrictions:

  1. You must retain, on all copies of Material and all other information downloaded from the Site, or accessed in any way by means of Material presented on the Site, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein;
  2. You may not modify the Material, or any other information accessed in any way by means of Material presented on the Site, in any way, or reproduce or publicly display, present, or distribute or otherwise use the Material or information for for any public or commercial purpose without the express written consent of Catholic Conscience or other owner or producer of such information;
  3. You must not transfer the Material or information to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the terms and conditions of this Notice.
  4. You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site as it may be updated from time to time without notice to you. This Site, including all Material, is protected by copyright, including international copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in accessing the Site and to prevent any unauthorized copying of the Material. Any copying, republication or redistribution of any part of the Site or Material, including by caching, framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Catholic Conscience.

All brand, product and company names and logos and trade-marks displayed on the Site or used in connection with the Site Materials are the trade-marks of Catholic Conscience or other applicable third parties and used under license. Any use of any of the names or trade-marks appearing on the Site or in connection with the Materials without the express written consent of Catholic Conscience or the owner of the trade-mark, as applicable, is strictly prohibited.

Use of Material and Information

Catholic Conscience presents the information and Material provided on the Site for informational purposes only. Catholic Conscience does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the Site or Material or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed or otherwise made accessible through the site. Catholic Conscience does not intend or invite you to act upon or otherwise rely on the accuracy of any such advice, opinion, statement, or other information in any way. All information in provided solely in order to aid individuals to form their consciences for purposes of voting in any jurisdictions where they may be appropriately authorized to do so. Any other use of such information is prohibited and unauthorized.

Comments pertaining to Material and Information

In the interest of promoting social discourse on matters pertaining to the common good, Catholic Conscience provides facilities for you to make comments or opinions pertaining to Material and information presented on the Site. Catholic Conscience expects and demands that any such comments or opinions will be respectful of any and all individuals and entities that such comments or opinions may be directed toward, or who may otherwise be affected in any way thereby. By accessing the Site and providing any comment, opinion, statement, observation, you agree to abide by such demand, and agree that in the event you do not comply, you may be barred from the site.

WHILE CATHOLIC CONSCIENCE WILL TAKE REASONABLE MEASURES TO MINIMIZE AND ELIMINATE THE MAKING OF ANY DISRESPECTFUL OR OTHERWISE HARMFUL STATEMENTS ON THIS SITE, CATHOLIC CONSCIENCE DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY HARM THAT MAY ARISE BY THE MAKING OF ANY COMMENT OR STATEMENT OF ANY OPINION BY ANYONE. BY ACCESSING THE SITE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU MAY BE THE TARGET OF DISRESPECTFUL, HATEFUL, OR OTHERWISE UNWANTED COMMENTS OR OPINIONS BY OTHERS, AND YOU ACCEPT THE RISK OF ANY HARM THAT MAY ARISE THEREFROM IN ANY WAY.

Third-Party Web Sites

As a convenience to you, Catholic Conscience may provide, on the Site, links to web sites operated by other entities. If you access these other web sites, you will leave this Site. Should you visit any such linked web sites, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Catholic Conscience makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked web sites or any information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that Catholic Conscience or this Site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked web site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Catholic Conscience or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or licensors.

Limitation of Damages

IN NO EVENT SHALL CATHOLIC CONSCIENCE OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AGENTS OR LICENSORS (THE “CATHOLIC CONSCIENCE PARTIES”) BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON ENTITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY PERSONAL OR EMOTIONAL HARM OR LOSS, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON YOUR INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM) THAT ARE RELATED TO THE ACCESS TO OR RELIANCE ON, OR USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, AND FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DUE TO ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INACCURACY OR DEFECT IN ANY MATERIAL OR ANY ERROR, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS OR LINE / INTERNET OR SYSTEM FAILURE RELATING TO THE SITE, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION OR THEORY OF LIABILITY, INCLUDING FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, EQUITY, STRICT LIABILITY, BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE AND REGARDLESS OF THE OCCURRENCE OF A FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OR FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE) EVEN IF CATHOLIC CONSCIENCE IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR SUCH DAMAGES ARE FORESEEABLE.

The entire risk as to the use of the Site and Material is assumed by you. You agree that in view of the circumstances of this Notice and the fact that you are accessing the Site and Material free of charge, the limitations upon Catholic Conscience’s liability under this Notice are in all respects fair and reasonable, and that Catholic Conscience would not have offered the Site or Material but for your agreement with the provisions of this section.

If you are dissatisfied with the Site, the Materials or with any of the terms, conditions, guidelines, practices or policies of Catholic Conscience in operating the Site and in providing the Material, you agree that your sole and exclusive remedy shall be to discontinue using the Site and Material.

You agree that all risk associated with your use of any information, data or materials provided or made available on any third party web sites accessed through this Site rests solely with you.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Catholic Conscience Parties from and against any claims, actions, demands, losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses suffered by such persons, including without limitation, reasonable legal fees, alleging or resulting, directly or indirectly, from or in any connection with your: (a) breach of this Notice; (b) access to the Site or use of the Material; and (c) uploading to or other provision of or disclosure to Catholic Conscience of any of your content and/or any other information, idea, suggestion or data and the use of same by v or other Catholic Conscience Parties as contemplated hereunder.

Changes

Catholic Conscience reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of this Notice in whole or in part, at any time. Changes in this Notice will be effective when notice of such change is posted. You should review this Notice each time you visit the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any changes to this Notice are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes.

Catholic Conscience may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, including the availability of any features of the Site, at any time. Catholic Conscience may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Site without notice or liability. Catholic Conscience may terminate the authorization, rights and license given above, and upon such termination you shall immediately destroy all such Material.

Privacy

This site is intended for respectful public discourse only. Catholic Conscience prohibits the posting or sharing of any personal or private information on this Site in any way. Catholic Conscience cannot assure privacy in communicating over the Internet. You agree that any information you provide to Catholic Conscience or this Site in any way is public information and is not private to you in any way. You agree that you send and request any information or data (including any personal information) at your own risk.

Governing Law and Jurisdictional Matters

The Site is administered by Catholic Conscience from a site that is located in Toronto, Canada. You acknowledge and agree that your use of the Site and all of the communications, transmissions and transactions associated with the Site and the provision of the Material shall be deemed to have occurred in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and this Notice, your use of the Site, and all related matters shall be exclusively governed construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, and applicable federal laws of Canada, excluding any rules of private international law or the conflict of laws which would lead to the application of any other laws. The United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods shall not apply to this Notice or to any material presented or otherwise made available on this Site. You and Catholic Conscience irrevocably attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario, Canada, in respect of all matters and disputes arising hereunder.

Contact / Notices

Notices to Catholic Conscience or questions about this Notice, the Site or Materials should be sent to info@CatholicConscience.org.