(Last Updated on September 18, 2021)
THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAIN LEGAL OBLIGATIONS. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING A SOLESPIRE MEDIA SITE.
IMPORTANT: BY ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE SERVICES (AS DEFINED BELOW), YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND AGREE TO ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY AND COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE SERVICES.
Welcome to the Internet sites of Solespire Media Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively, “Solespire Media”). These Terms and Conditions (as defined herein) apply to all Solespire Media Internet sites, which reference these Terms and Conditions including, without limitation, Solespire.com, ThePinnacleList.com, TRAVOH.com, and ReelLuxe.com (each a “Solespire Media Site” and, collectively, the “Solespire Media Sites”). By using a Solespire Media Site, or any of the products or services available on a Solespire Media Site (collectively 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 Solespire Media Site or Service, all as may be modified by Solespire Media from time to time in its sole discretion (collectively, the “Terms and Conditions”). If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you may not use a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services on a Solespire Media Site.
Please note that we reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time. Please check periodically for changes. Your continued use of a Solespire Media Site following the posting of any changes to these Terms and Conditions will mean you accept those changes.
3. REGISTRATION, ACCOUNTS AND PASSWORDS
Certain of the Services and related features made available on a Solespire Media Site may require registration or subscription. Should you choose to register or subscribe for any such Services or related features, you agree to provide accurate and current information about yourself as required by the relevant registration or subscription process, and to promptly update such information as necessary to ensure that it is kept accurate and complete. You agree to be responsible for: (a) maintaining the confidentiality of any passwords or other account identifiers which you choose or are assigned as a result of any registration or subscription on a Solespire Media Site, and (b) all activities that occur under such password or account. Further, you agree to notify Solespire Media of any unauthorized use of your password or account. Solespire Media 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. RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF MATERIALS
All material, information and content available on a Solespire Media Site (collectively, “Content”), including the manner in which such Content is presented, and the Services are: Copyright © Solespire Media Inc., its affiliates and/or licensors. All rights reserved. Such Content is protected by Canadian and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. Solespire Media grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use and display on your computer or other electronic access device, the Content and Services for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify the Content and that you maintain all copyright and other proprietary notices. Except as provided herein, you agree not to reproduce, make derivative works of, retransmit, distribute, sell, publish, communicate, broadcast or otherwise make available any of the Content obtained through a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services, including without limitation, by caching, framing or similar means, without the prior written consent of the respective copyright owner of such Content.
5. USER CONDUCT
In consideration of the availability, and your use, of a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services, you agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations and these Terms and Conditions when using such Solespire Media Site or Service. You acknowledge that Solespire Media may investigate any violations of law and may cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users in this regard. Additionally, you agree not to: (a) post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any materials, information or content constituting, advocating or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use a Solespire Media Site 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 a Solespire Media Site, any of the Services, or the Internet; (b) defame, abuse, stalk, harass, threaten 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; or (d) post, transmit, link to, or otherwise distribute any information, materials or content (including for greater certainty, software) which contains a virus, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful or disruptive component.
6. RESPONSIBILITY FOR MINORS
In cases where you have authorized a minor to use a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services, you recognize that you are fully responsible for: (a) the online conduct of such minor; (b) controlling the minor’s access to and use of a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services; and (c) the consequences of any misuse by the minor. You acknowledge that some of the areas of a Solespire Media Site may contain material that is inappropriate for minors.
7. FORUMS AND CONTENT SUBMISSIONS
By uploading materials to any Solespire Media Site or otherwise submitting any materials to us through any other content generating or submitting Service on a Solespire Media Site, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such materials expressly grants) Solespire Media a world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to use, copy, adapt, transmit, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works from such submitted materials, for the purposes of publishing and promoting such materials in connection with the Solespire Media Site or other Service through which the materials were submitted or generated, and for all promotions thereof. Such license shall apply with respect to any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. In addition, you warrant that all “moral rights” in such materials have been waived.
In addition, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such material expressly grants) Solespire Media a world-wide, perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable and non-exclusive right and license to televise, broadcast, transmit, exploit, use, communicate, publicly display and perform, distribute and create compilations and derivative works from, such submitted materials in any manner, media or technology, including, but not limited to all forms of television, wireless and online technology, now known or later developed.
If you are a minor, you must have permission from your parent or guardian to upload or submit any materials to a Solespire Media Site. Solespire Media may request a parent’s or guardian’s email address from anyone who uploads or submits any materials to a Solespire Media Site for the purpose of verifying with the parent or guardian that he/she has in fact given permission for such uploading, publishing, and/or submitting. In the event that material is uploaded or published without permission, all uploaded and/or published material will be removed immediately and without notice to you.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: (A) A SOLESPIRE MEDIA SITE AND ANY OF THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND THAT SOLESPIRE MEDIA MAKES NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR CONDITIONS (AS USED IN THIS SECTION, “WARRANTIES”) OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THAT ANY SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED, AND (B) SOLESPIRE MEDIA SPECIFICALLY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT A SOLESPIRE MEDIA SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, INCLUDING ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE USE OF A SOLESPIRE MEDIA SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES, WILL BE PROVIDED ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE BASIS OR THAT SUCH SERVICES OR THE RESULTS DERIVED THEREFROM WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS.
9. PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION DISCLAIMER
The Solespire Media Sites may make available certain information provided by third parties related to various professional fields such as, without limitation, medicine and other health and fitness related matters, law, accounting and financial planning and investments (the “Professional Information”). The Professional Information is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for a specific treatment plan, product or course of action. Use of a Solespire Media Site does not replace consultations with a qualified medical, legal, financial or other relevant professional. In addition, while the Professional Information is frequently updated, this information changes rapidly and therefore, some of the Professional Information may be out of date. You agree that all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, any of the Professional Information rests with you. You further agree that Solespire Media, including its suppliers, 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 use of, or reliance on, any such Professional Information.
10. FINANCIAL INFORMATION DISCLAIMER
The Content (including any facts, views, opinions, recommendations, description of, or references to, products or securities) made available by Solespire Media through a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services is: (a) for information purposes only; (b) not tailored to the needs or circumstances of any person; and (c) to the extent if applicable to a particular security, only a general discussion of the merits and risks associated there with, d) not to be used or construed as an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy, or an endorsement, recommendation, or sponsorship of any entity or security by Solespire Media, and e) not necessarily reflective of the views or policy of Solespire Media, including the publisher, contributors and staff of, and advertisers on, a Solespire Media Site. You acknowledge and agree that any request for information by you is unsolicited and shall neither constitute nor be construed as investment advice by Solespire Media. You should apply your own judgment in making any use of any Content, including, without limitation, the use of any information contained therein as the basis for any conclusions. You bear responsibility for your own investment research and decisions. PRIOR TO MAKING ANY INVESTMENT DECISION, IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED THAT YOU SEEK OUTSIDE ADVICE FROM A QUALIFIED INVESTMENT ADVISOR. SOLESPIRE MEDIA DOES NOT PROVIDE OR GUARANTEE ANY FINANCIAL, LEGAL, TAX, OR ACCOUNTING ADVICE OR ADVICE REGARDING THE SUITABILITY, PROFITABILITY, OR POTENTIAL VALUE OF ANY PARTICULAR INVESTMENT, SECURITY, OR INFORMATION SOURCE. You acknowledge that Solespire Media or its affiliates may invest or otherwise hold interests in entities which may be referenced in any of the Services or Content accessible through a Solespire Media Site. The views and opinions expressed on a Solespire Media Site are not intended to constitute a description of securities bought, sold, or held on behalf of Solespire Media nor an indication by Solespire Media of any intention to buy, sell, or hold any security.
12. INFORMATION ACCESS
The Solespire Media Sites and the Services may provide us with limited access to your computer and/or other electronic access device, as applicable, to provide us with information related to your use of the Solespire Media Sites and such Services including Content viewed, amount of time viewed, and general information regarding your device (such as a unique device identifier, your operating system, existing software, amount of available storage space and connectivity and your interaction with the Solespire Media Sites and the Services). This information will, among other things, enable us to:
(a) enforce these Terms and Conditions,
(b) manage rights associated with the Content,
(c) generate usage and performance data concerning your use of the Content and the Services,
(d) deliver interest-based advertising to you,
(e) collect information for security purposes,
(f) help you use the Services more effectively, and
(g) otherwise help us to enhance and improve the Content and the Services.
13. COOKIES AND SIMILAR TECHNOLOGIES
By default, most browsers will automatically accept cookies. However, you can disable cookies completely, or be prompted prior to a cookie being loaded, by adjusting your browser’s settings. Please note that disabling cookies may impair the functionality of the website, either fully or in part, and may prevent you from using certain website features, services or applications. Consult each individual browser’s “help” feature for more information.
Solespire Media reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to add to, remove, modify or otherwise change any part of these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, at any time. Except as otherwise expressly contemplated herein, changes will be effective when notice of such change is posted on a Solespire Media Site. Please check these Terms and Conditions regularly for updates by checking the date of “Last Updated” at the top of this document. If any change is not acceptable to you, you must discontinue your use of a Solespire Media Site and any of the Services immediately. Your continued use of a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services after any such changes are posted will constitute acceptance of those changes. Further, Solespire Media reserves the right to change, modify, suspend or discontinue any aspect of a Solespire Media Site, Services or Content from time to time without notice or liability and for any reason whatsoever.
15. CONTENT LINKED TO A SOLESPIRE MEDIA SITE
Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet. Please note that certain links on a Solespire Media Site may take you to other websites. Solespire Media provides these links only as a convenience and not as an endorsement by Solespire Media. These linked sites are not necessarily under the control of Solespire Media. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses and other destructive elements. Solespire Media is not responsible for the content of any such linked sites or any other web page which is not part of a Solespire Media Site and under Solespire Media’s control. Unless otherwise expressly provided, Solespire Medial makes no representation or warranty regarding, and does not endorse, any linked site or the information, products or services appearing thereon. Accordingly, you agree that Solespire Media will not be responsible or liable in any way for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in any site linked from a Solespire Media Site.
16. DEALINGS WITH THIRD PARTIES
You acknowledge and agree that your correspondence or business dealings with any third parties, including any merchants or advertisers, found on, or through, a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services, including payment for and delivery of related goods and services, and all other terms, conditions, representations and warranties related to such dealings, are solely as between you and such third parties. Solespire Media assumes no responsibility whatsoever for any charges you or any user of your account incurs when making purchases or other transactions in this manner. Further, the responsibility for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws in connection with any such transactions shall be yours alone. You agree that Solespire Media shall not be responsible or liable in any way for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of, or in connection with, any such dealings or transactions.
17. SUBSCRIPTION/FEE BASED SERVICES
Certain of the Services made available on a Solespire Media Site may be offered by Solespire Media on a payment basis (a “Pay Service”). Pay Services may be offered by Solespire Media on a prepaid usage basis or on a periodic subscription (“Subscription”) basis. Should you choose to purchase a Pay Service, you will be required to register as described above, and you will be assigned an account for such Pay Service (the “Pay Service Account”) based on the information you provide as part of the registration process. You agree to pay all the fees applicable for such Pay Service you incur through your Pay Service Account, including any fees associated with the use of such Pay Service together with all applicable taxes (the “Fees”). Unless otherwise indicated on the relevant Pay Service description page (the “Pay Service Description”), the Fees for a Pay Service purchased through your Pay Service Account are chargeable immediately (and at the beginning of each renewal period for periodic Subscription Pay Services) to the credit card you designated for the particular Pay Service Account or through such other billing process as applicable. All Fees are non-refundable. Solespire Media reserves the right to change the amount of, or basis for determining, any Fees for a 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 Pay Service.
Please note that Subscription Pay Services renew automatically at the end of the relevant period as set out in the applicable Pay Service Description and Fees in respect of each such renewal shall be based on the then current rate for the particular Subscription Pay Service. You may terminate your subscription at any time, which termination will only be effective at the end of your subscription period.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of Solespire Media, its affiliates and licensors and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, including all third parties mentioned on a Solespire Media Site, from and against any and all claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or related to: (a) your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions; (b) your access to or use of a Solespire Media Site, Services or Content; or (c) your use or reliance on, or publication, communication or distribution of anything on or from a Solespire Media Site or through any of the Services. You shall use your best efforts to cooperate with us in the defence of any claim. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you.
19. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL SOLESPIRE MEDIA, INCLUDING ITS AFFILIATES AND LICENSORS, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, AND ANY DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SOLESPIRE MEDIA HAD BEEN ADVISED OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) THE USE, INABILITY TO USE OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY OF THE SERVICES OF A SOLESPIRE MEDIA SITE, (B) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR MODIFICATION TO ANY OF YOUR CONTENT OR TRANSMISSIONS, OR (C) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO A SOLESPIRE MEDIA SITE OR ANY OF THE SERVICES. You expressly acknowledge that Solespire Media has entered into this agreement, and has and will make a Solespire Media Site, Content and Services available to you in reliance upon the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein, and that the same form an essential basis of the bargain between you and Solespire Media. You expressly agree that the limitations and exclusions of liability and the disclaimers set forth herein will survive, and continue to apply in the case of, a fundamental breach or breaches, the failure of essential purpose of contract, the failure of any exclusive remedy or termination of this agreement.
20. GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES
All Solespire Media Sites and Services are controlled, operated and administered by Solespire Media from its offices within Canada. Solespire Media makes no representation or warranty that a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services are appropriate or available for use at any locations outside Canada. If you access a Solespire Media Site from outside Canada, you are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. You may not export any of the Content accessible through a Solespire Media Site in violation of applicable export laws and regulations. These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted, construed and governed by the laws in force in the Province of British Columbia, Canada. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to these Terms and Conditions.
21. ARBITRATION AND ACTIONS
Except where prohibited by applicable law, any controversy, claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions, your use of any Solespire Media Site or Service or the relationship which results from these Terms and Conditions, including without limitation, the performance, breach, enforcement, existence or validity of the matters provided for in these Terms and Conditions 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 held in British Columbia in English and governed by British Columbia law. 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.
You acknowledge and agree that Solespire Media, in its sole and absolute discretion, may, without notice to you, suspend or terminate your account or your use of, or access to, a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services, and remove and discard any information or content related to a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services (and your use thereof), for any reason, including where Solespire Media believes that you have violated any of these Terms and Conditions. You further agree that Solespire Media 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 a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services or with any terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices of Solespire Media in operating a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using a Solespire Media Site or any of the Services.
23. SUBMISSION OF IDEAS AND/OR SUGGESTIONS
Solespire Media is always improving its websites and Services and developing new features. If you have ideas and/or suggestions regarding improvements or additions, we would like to hear them – but any submission will be subject to these Terms and Conditions. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL ANY DISCLOSURE OF ANY IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR RELATED MATERIAL TO SOLESPIRE MEDIA BE SUBJECT TO ANY OBLIGATION OF CONFIDENTIALITY OR EXPECTATION OF COMPENSATION. BY SUBMITTING THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL TO SOLESPIRE MEDIA, YOU ARE WAIVING ANY AND ALL RIGHTS THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL AND ARE REPRESENTING AND WARRANTING TO SOLESPIRE MEDIA THAT THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL ARE WHOLLY ORIGINAL WITH YOU, THAT NO ONE ELSE HAS ANY RIGHTS IN THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION OR ANY RELATED MATERIAL AND THAT SOLESPIRE MEDIA IS FREE TO IMPLEMENT THE IDEA AND/OR SUGGESTION AND TO USE THE RELATED MATERIAL IF IT SO DESIRES, AS PROVIDED OR AS MODIFIED BY SOLESPIRE MEDIA, WITHOUT OBTAINING PERMISSION OR LICENSE FROM ANY THIRD PARTY.
24. GENERAL PROVISIONS
This agreement is personal to you, and you may not assign your rights or obligations to anyone. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Solespire Media and you pertaining to your use of a Solespire Media Site, Services and Content and supersede any prior agreements between you and Solespire Media with respect to the subject matter hereof. Solespire Media’s failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any right or provision of these 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 these 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. No changes to these Terms and Conditions shall be made except by a revised posting on this page or except as otherwise expressly contemplated herein. The parties have required that these Terms and Conditions and all documents relating thereto be drawn up in English. Les parties ont demandé que cette convention ainsi que tous les documents que s’y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.