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Terms and Conditions

 

We have recently updated these terms and conditions ("Terms of Use"). Please review these Terms of Use carefully as they govern your use of the Canadiannanny.ca website (the "Site") and your use of our services.

 

The Site is operated by Canadian Sitter Inc. ("CSI"). By accessing, browsing or using this Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE ANY USE OF THE SITE AND MAY NOT USE THE SERVICES.

 

CSI may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms of Use from time to time without notice and you agree to be bound by such modification or revisions. You should visit this page periodically to review these Terms of Use. Nothing in these Terms of Use shall be deemed to confer any third party rights or benefits.

Content/Reserved Rights

Copyright © 2011 Canadian Sitter Inc. All rights reserved. CSI either owns the intellectual property rights, including copyright, or has acquired the necessary permissions, in the information, including all text, HTML (hypertext marked-up language) code, multimedia clips, images, graphics, icons, Java code and the selection and arrangement of the content of the Site (collectively the "Information"). Unauthorized use by you of the Information may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Canadiannanny.ca and the Canadiannanny.ca logo and related names displayed on the Site are the trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks of CSI. Except as provided for under these Terms of Use, any reproduction of any of these marks without the express written consent of CSI is strictly prohibited. Except as expressly granted, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any license or right to you under any intellectual or proprietary rights proprietary to CSI.

Services

Subject to the creation of a CSI account (an "Account"):

 

  1. parents, guardians, pet owners, home owners, tenants, and/or baby sitters (collectively referred to as "Guardians") are hereby permitted to access the Site for the limited purpose of reviewing certain job posting information posted by and/or uploaded to the Site by persons seeking employment as a provider of childcare services, pet care services, and/or house keeping services, and/or for the limited purpose of sending and receiving communications from persons relating to such services;

  2. child care providers, caregivers, job seekers, baby sitters, house keepers, and/or pet care providers (collectively referred to as "Job Seekers") are hereby permitted access to the Site for the limited purpose of posting and/or uploading certain job posting information related to employment as a provider of childcare services, pet care services, and/or house keeping services, for the limited purpose of sending and receiving communications to and from a Guardian relating to such services.

 

(collectively the "Services").

 

Save and except for the Services and as otherwise as set out herein no person may use or access the Site for any other purpose. The Site is an Internet job posting website and is not a referral services. CSI does not charge Guardians or Job Seekers a fee or other compensation based on a Parent or Job Seekers decision to, or not to, enter into an employment or independent contractor agreement. CSI is not a party to and shall not, in any way, be liable to a Guardian, Job Seeker or any other third person, arising, either directly or indirectly from such employment or independent contractor agreement.

 

CSI does not verify, review, evaluate, interview, screen, vet or perform background checks on Guardians or Job Seekers or on any Content (as defined herein) posted to the Site by any person. There are risks, including but not limited to risk of physical harm of dealing with a Guardian, Job Seeker or any other person contacted through the Site.

 

You assume all risks associated with dealing with other persons with whom you come in contact through the Site.

Membership Account

An Account is required to access certain Information and the Services. To create an Account you must complete a membership registration form. You acknowledge and agree that CSI may, in its sole discretion refuse to establish an Account or cancel or suspend your Account if CSI reasonably believes that the Site or Services have been or may be misused by you or any third party who has obtained access to the Site or Services through your Account.

 

Upon acceptance of your membership registration form, you will receive a password and account designation from CSI. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the user name and password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your user name and password. You agree to immediately notify CSI of any unauthorized use of your user name and password or any other breach of security, and ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You agree not to provide any other individual access to the Site via your login information.

 

You agree that CSI, in its sole discretion, may at any time terminate your password, Account (or any part thereof) or use of the Site or Services, and remove any Content from the Site, for any reason, including, without limitation, at the end of your subscription period or if CSI believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with these Terms of Use.

Canadian Membership

In consideration for access to the Site and the Services, Guardians shall pay to CSI a subscription fee. Subscription fees will be taxed according to the appropriate provincial tax structure of the Guardian, and will be added to the subscription fee structure below. The length of the subscription will be chosen by the Guardian and will be one of the following options:

 

  1. One year subscription fee of $119.99.

  2. Three month subscription fee of $79.99.

  3. Monthly subscription of $6.99 for the first thirty days, plus an "activation fee" of $44.99 for the first thirty days, plus $6.99 per month for each thirty days thereafter. The monthly payment will be charged to the Guardians credit card automatically, until the Guardian cancels their membership with CSI.

 

When any subscription expires, the Guardian can purchase another 1 year membership for $119.99, purchase a new 3-month membership for $79.99, switch to a monthly subscription for $6.99 per month (with the "activation fee" waived) or simply allow their membership to expire. Any subscription that expires will result in the Guardian no longer being able to log in to their account.

 

A Guardian can cancel their subscription at any time. If a Guardian cancels their subscription prior to their subscriptions expiration date, or on the expiration date, no further credit card charges will apply. If a Guardian cancels their subscription and wish to rejoin to the Site and the Services, they may be required to pay the "activation fee" again.

No Refunds

CSI allows Job Seekers to use the Site and the Services for free.

 

CSI charges Guardians for use of the Site and the Services. Membership sales are final; CSI does not offer any refunds. CSI will activate a Guardian's account and grant you full access to the database once payment is received. Paid memberships cannot be put on hold and banked for use at a later date.

Restrictions on Use of the Site

Except as otherwise set out herein, you agree not to use the Site for any commercial use, without the prior written authorization of CSI. Without limiting the generality of the forgoing, prohibited commercial uses include use of the Site and/or the Information for the primary purpose of gaining advertising or subscription revenue, the sale of advertising on any third party website, and/or use of the Site by any job posting company, home childcare providers, nanny agencies, or baby-sitting companies without CSI's express approval. Prohibited commercial uses do not include using certain Information expressly designated by CSI ("Designated Information") in news releases or on third party websites provided that the primary purpose of using the Designated Information is not to gain advertising revenue or compete with CSI or any use that CSI expressly authorizes in writing.

 

You agree that you will comply with any request by CSI that you take down any Information or Designated Information you post on any website.

 

You acknowledge that if you are an employer, employee, agent or owner of a company or commercial enterprise that refers, brokers or introduces parents, caregivers or guardians to childcare providers, caregivers and/or Job Seekers and register as either a Parent or as a Job Seeker on the Site, your registration on the Site is contrary to these Terms of Use and may result in legal action.

Modifications to Service and/or Site

CSI reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Site (or any part thereof) or the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that CSI shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Site or the Service.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless CSI, and its affiliates, and its and their officers, directors, agents, partners and employees from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, costs, expenses or damages whatsoever including without limitation legal fees and disbursements on a solicitor and own client basis, resulting directly or indirectly from:

 

  1. your access to or your use of this Site or the Services;

  2. your use of, reliance on, publication, communication or distribution of any Information; or

  3. your violation of any law or regulation.

Profile

You represent and warrant that:

 

  1. you are either more than the age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to agree to and accept these Terms of Use;

  2. all Content uploaded or posted will be true and accurate in all material respects; and

  3. you are legally entitled to work in Canada.

Your Conduct and Content

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted by you to the Site or privately transmitted by you through the Site, is the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. You are responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available on or through the Site.

 

You may not use this Site in any manner to create, upload, post, or otherwise transmit any material or information which:

 

  1. is libellous, obscene, violent, scandalous, discriminatory or defamatory, including any discriminatory content based on gender, race, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, ethnicity, or family status;

  2. contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive features,

  3. violates the personal, proprietary, or intellectual property rights of any third party, or

  4. in any other manner contravenes applicable statutes, laws, rules, orders, regulations, bylaws or other legal requirements.

Cookies

Our Site may utilize "cookies" and other tracking technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used, for example, to collect information about Internet activity. Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall personal information previously indicated by a user. Most browsers allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept them and how to remove them.

 

You may set most browsers to notify you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase or block your cookies, certain portions of our Site may become inaccessible.

Third Party Internet Sites

This Site contains links to third party websites that are not under the control of CSI. You understand that CSI provides these links as a convenience only and the inclusion of such links does not imply that CSI endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or uses of such websites.

Disclaimers

CSI, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CSI MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENCY OR TIMELINESS OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, AND YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE SITE AND THE SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS.

 

CSI DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING AND CSI WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES.

Limitation of Liability

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES IS COMPLETELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 

YOU AGREE THAT CSI WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGES, CLAIMS OR LIABILITIES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR DAMAGES FOR HARM TO BUSINESS, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR PROGRAMS OR DATA, LOSS OF PROFIT, LOSS OF SAVINGS OR LOSS OF REVENUE), ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO, OR THE INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS, THIS SITE OR THE SERVICES AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDED (WHETHER ARISING IN CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, EQUITY, COMMON LAW OR OTHERWISE) EVEN IF CSI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE OR LOSS. CSI ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY, BODILY, OR MATERIAL DAMAGE OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, (II) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (III) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY INFORMATION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE CONTENT.

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy posted on the Site forms part of these Terms of Use. You agree to be bound by the Privacy Policy.

General

These Terms of Use and the use of this Site shall be governed by the laws of British Columbia, Canada. You irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the Province of British Columbia. CSI, the Site and its Services are located within the Province of British Columbia, Canada. Those who access or use the Site from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law. If any provision hereof is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, it shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force without being invalidated in any way. You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and CSI as a result of these Terms of Use or your use of this Site.