Terms of Use

1. Your Acceptance 

By using and/or visiting this website (including all Content available through the solutionscope.org domain name, the "SolutionScope Website", “SolutionScope”, or "Website"), you agree to both these Terms of Use and the SolutionScope Website Privacy Policy, which is published at https://www.solutionscope.org/privacy-policy and which are incorporated here by reference. If you do not agree to any of these terms, then please do not use the SolutionScope Website.  

 

2. SolutionScope Website 

These Terms of Use apply to all users of the SolutionScope Website, including users who are also contributors of content, information, and other materials or services on the Website. The SolutionScope Website may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by SolutionScope. SolutionScope has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites. Additionally, SolutionScope will not censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve SolutionScope of all liability arising from your use of all third-party website. You are encouraged to review the terms and conditions and privacy policy of all other websites that you visit. 

 

3. Website Access 

A) SolutionScope grants you permission to use the Website as set out in these Terms of Use, under the following conditions:

  • Your use of the Website as permitted is solely for your personal, non-commercial use

  • You will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any other medium without SolutionScope’s prior written consent

  • You will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose

  • You will otherwise comply with the terms outlined in these Terms of Use

 

B) In order to access some features of the Website, you will be required to create an account. You are not permitted to use another Users account without their explicit written permission. When creating your account, you will be required to provide information and must provide accurate and complete information. If you do not wish to provide the requested information, please do not proceed with creating an account. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account credentials secure. You are required to notify SolutionScope immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. SolutionScope is not liable for any losses or damages caused by any unauthorized use of your account. You may be held liable for any losses or damages incurred by SolutionScope or others due to any unauthorized use of your account. 

C) You explicitly agree not to use or initiate any automated system, not limited to "bots", “offline readers”, or "spiders" that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the Website servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a convention online web browser. The Website grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the Website for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the Website content, but not caches or archives of this content. The Website reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions. 

4. Website Changes 

The content, information and nature of the SolutionScope Website may change from time to time without offering prior notice or requesting consent from Users. If you do not wish to consume the content being produced or communicated by or published on please stop accessing the Website and unsubscribe from all communications. 

 

5. Intellectual Property Rights 

The content of the Website, except for all User Submissions (defined below), not limited to text, photos, sounds, music, videos ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Trademarks"), are owned by or licensed to SolutionScope, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Canadian and foreign laws and international conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you as is for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners.

 

SolutionScope reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree to not engage in the use of, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted in these Terms. This includes the use of, copying, or distribution of User Submissions obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Content, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary marks included. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use of or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or its Content. 

6. User Submissions 

A) The Website may allow users to submit audio, video, written or other communications ("User Submissions") and may publish such User Submissions. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, the Website does not guarantee confidentiality of these submissions. 

B) You are solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of publishing them. With respect to User Submissions, you affirm, and warrant the following:

  • You own or have the necessary rights, consents, permissions and licences to use and authorize SolutionScope to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use;

  • You have authorization, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Submission to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use.

  • Through submitting content to the Website, you retain all of your ownership rights over User Submissions however, you grant SolutionScope a global, non-exclusive, royalty free, sublicence and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display the User Submissions without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the SolutionScope Website in any media formats and through any media channels.

  • You also grant each user of the SolutionScope Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Use.

  • The license granted by you terminates once you remove or delete a User Submission from the Website. 

C) With respect to User Submissions, you agree to the following:

  • That you will not submit any content or material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from the rightful owner to post the material and to grant SolutionScope such rights

  • Publish false information or misrepresentations that could damage SolutionScope or any third-party

  • Submit material that is obscene, libelous, defamatory, libelous, unlawful, threatening, pornographic, hateful, harassing, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate;

  • Post advertisements or solicitations of business

  • Impersonate another person

 

D) SolutionScope doesn't endorse any User Submission including any opinions, recommendations, or advice expressed and SolutionScope expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. SolutionScope does not permit copyright infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and will take expedient action to remove all Content and User Submissions upon receipt of notification that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights.

 

E) SolutionScope reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice and will also terminate a User's access to its Website, if they are determined to be have infringed on intellectual property. SolutionScope reserves the right in its sole discretion to decide whether a User Submission is appropriate for and complies with these Terms of Use for violations other than copyright infringement and violations of intellectual property law, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. SolutionScope may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Use at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion. 

7. Warranty Disclaimer 

You agree that your use of the SolutionScope Website is at your sole risk to the fullest extent permitted by law. SolutionScope and all of its representatives disclaim all warranties express or implied in connection with the website and your use of it. SolutionScope makes no warranties or representation about the completeness, or accuracy of the Websites content or the content of any sites linked to the Website and assumes no liability or responsibility for any of the following:

  • Any errors, mistakes, inaccuracies of content 

  • Personal injury or property damage resulting from your access to and use of the Website 

  • Any unauthorized access to or use of secure servers and any and all personal information or  

  • Any interruption of cessation of transmission to or from the Wesbite 

  • Any viruses, malware, infections which may have been transmitted to or through the Website or third-party in any manner  

  • Any errors or omissions any content or for any loss or damages incurred as a result of any content posted, transmitted, emailed or communicated through the Website 

SolutionScope does not warrant, guarantee, endorse or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third-party through the Website or any hyperlinked website or featured in any advertising. SolutionScope will not be a party to or responsible for monitoring any transactions between Users and third-party providers of services or products.  

8. Limitation Of Liability 

Under no circumstances is SolutionScope, and its representatives liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages resulting from any of the following whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal manner and whether the company was advised of the possibility of any such damages: 

  • Personal injury or property damage of any nature resulting from your access to and use of the Website 

  • Any unauthorized access to or use of the Website’s secure servers and any information stored on them 

  • Any unauthorized access to a Users member account 

  • Any interruption of cessation of transmission to or from the Wesbite 

  • Any viruses, malware, infections which may have been transmitted to or through the Website or third-party in any manner  

  • Any errors or omissions any content or for any loss or damages incurred as a result of any content posted, transmitted, emailed or communicated through the Website 

This limitation of liability shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by the law in the applicable jurisdiction. You also acknowledge the Website is not liability for User Submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third-party and that the risk of such harm or damages rest in their entirety with you. The Website is operated and offered from Canada and the Website makes no express representation it is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law. 

 

9. Indemnity 

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Website, and its representatives against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to the following:

  • Attorney's fees arising from your use of and access to the Website 

  • Your violation of any term of these Terms of Use 

  • Your violation of any third-party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right 

  • Any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third-party.  

This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Use and your use of the Website. 

10. Ability To Accept Terms Of Use 

You affirm that you are either greater than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use. In any case, you affirm that you are over the age of 12, as the Website is not intended for children under 12. If you are under 12 years of age, then please do not use the Website. 

 

11. Assignment 

These Terms of Use, and any rights and licenses granted herein may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by the Website without restriction.