Terms and Conditions
Last updated: July 28, 2017.
As used in these Terms and Conditions, the term “website” refers to the Habitat for Humanity Edmonton (Habitat) website located at www.hfh.org as well as online services that include, but are not limited to, our volunteer registration, e-mail newsletters, events, archives, online donation and pledging content, and our general online content. Habitat does not control, and is not responsible for, any third-party site to which the website links.
You agree that your use of the website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions may be modified at any time and from time to time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Continued access to the website by you will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to the Agreement. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, please do not use the website.
The materials contained on the website are provided by Habitat as a service to you for your use on an “as is, as available” basis. You acknowledge that you are using the website at your own risk. Habitat assumes no responsibility for error or omissions in these materials. Habitat makes no commitment to update the information contained herein. Habitat makes no, and expressly disclaims any and all, representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the website, including without limitation the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of text, graphics, links, products and services, and other items accessed from or via the website, or that the website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or free of viruses or other harmful components. No advice or information given by Habitat or any other party on the website shall create any warranty or liability.
Habitat does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials on the website in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability, or otherwise. Under no circumstances shall Habitat or any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advisors or their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, or agents be held liable for any damages, whether direct, incidental, indirect, special, or consequential, and including, without limitation, lost revenues or lost profits, arising from or in connection with your use, reliance on, or performance of the information on the website.
Habitat may periodically schedule system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. Unplanned outages also may occur. Habitat shall have no liability for the resulting unavailability of the website or for any loss of data or transactions caused by planned or unplanned system outages, or any outages of our web host provider, Internet Merchant, third party clients, or the Internet infrastructure and network external to the website.
All materials published on the website are protected by copyright laws, and may not be reproduced, republished, distributed, transmitted, resold, displayed, broadcast, or otherwise exploited in any manner without the express written permission of either the Habitat or, in the case of content licensed by Habitat from third parties, the entity that is credited as the copyright holder of such licensed content. You may download freely accessible material from this website for your personal and noncommercial use only, without altering or removing any trademark, copyright, or other notice from such material.
User Generated Content
In the case that Habitat opens an online forum in which users can post materials, you shall not post or transmit any unlawful threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, or indecent information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, provincial, national, or international law, or infringe upon another’s copyright or trademark.
You understand that all information, data, text, photographs, video, messages, or other materials posted or transmitted in an Habitat forum, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. This means that you, and not Habitat are entirely and solely responsible for all content that you access, upload, download, post, or otherwise transmit via the website. Habitat cannot review 100 percent of the content posted by users and is not responsible for such content. However, Habitat shall have the right, but not the obligation, to delete, move, or edit any content that violates this agreement or is otherwise objectionable as determined by Habitat in its sole discretion and without notice.
If you upload, post, or otherwise transmit content to the website, you acknowledge that any such submissions may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Habitat in any medium now existing or hereinafter invented, and for any purpose, including commercial uses.
You agree to indemnify Habitat and its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective partners, officers, directors, employees, and agents, against, and to hold each of them harmless from, any and all claims and liabilities (including attorney’s fees) that may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained from the website, from your breach of these Terms and Conditions, and from any such acts arising through your use of the website.
By using the website you understand and agree that all financial transactions on the website shall be made in Canadian dollars (CAD). You also understand and agree that all donations are final, and that refunds, exchanges or credit of any type is not permitted. Habitat, through third party services, uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to ensure the integrity and privacy of the personal and credit card information you provide when you make an online donation or register for an event.
Habitat keeps records of all contributions made to Habitat. All information is kept private and confidential, and is stored in a secure location that is accessible only by authorized staff.
You agree that any claim, action, or proceeding arising out of these Terms and Conditions, or your use of the website, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada, applicable to contracts to be wholly performed therein, and any action based on or alleging a breach of this Agreement must be brought in a provincial or federal court in Alberta, Canada. In addition, you agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts.
Habitat for Humanity Edmonton (Habitat) recognizes your right to privacy and pledges to protect that right. We adhere to FOIP (Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act), and therefore we do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others.
When you visit our website, our web server automatically records the domain name and standard information about the operating system and web browser you are using (as provided by your web browser). This information is used for statistical purposes to help us manage our site, but it does not identify you in any way.
We collect personal information about you only if you volunteer in a survey, fill out a volunteer application form, or participate in online registrations, and/or make a donation. We may use this information to contact you for support purposes and to answer questions you submit to our website. All information is kept confidential.
In order to receive electronic information from Habitat you must give us your express consent by signing up for our newsletters online or by requesting in writing or by making your request known when you register as a volunteer. You may unsubscribe at any time – a link to unsubscribe is available in every e-mail we send.
Habitat, through third party services; uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to ensure the integrity and privacy of the personal and credit card information you provide when you make an online donation or register for an event.
We keep records of all contributions made to Habitat. All information is kept private and confidential, and is stored in a secure location that is accessible only by authorized staff.
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