ACCESS AND USE OF THE PLATFORM
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The Platform is accessible at all times. The Platform may be temporarily unavailable in case of updates or technical problems. Kanevas is not responsible for any interruption of service or updating. Kanevas will try to make the updates when the affluence of visits on the Platform is at its lowest.
Kanevas does not guarantee that the Platform, or any portion thereof, will function on any particular hardware or devices. In addition, the Platform may be subject to malfunctions and delays inherent in the use of the Internet and electronic communications.
Kanevas reserves the right to add, delete and modify all content, or parts of it, on the Platform, except for the specific content of the User. Kanevas cannot be held responsible for mistakes, typographical errors or bugs. Each User created in the system owns the content on his account. Kanevas does not delete anything unless a User requests it. However, Kanevas reserves the right to delete the creations of Users whose client account is inactive, i.e. if it has not been opened for more than six (6) months.
The User agrees, non-restrictively, to not:
Unless provided otherwise, all intellectual property rights (trademarks, copyrights, etc.) (hereinafter the “Intellectual Property”) related to the Platform are the exclusive property of Kanevas. The User may not copy or use the material, structure, menu, appearance or characters that appear on the Platform without the express consent of Kanevas.
Without limiting their coverage, the Intellectual Property elements belonging to Kanevas include, non-exhaustively, the following elements:
Unless provided otherwise, any information provided on the Platform belongs to Kanevas and is protected by the applicable laws. Furthermore, the information cannot be copied, displayed, distributed, downloaded, used with a licence, modified, published, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted or used for derivative works means, public or commercial, without Kanevas’ express and written authorization. The information is protected under Canada’s copyright and trademark legislation as well as under the copyright and trademark legislation of Canada and the countries hosting the Platform.
The User can use the information on the Platform for a commercial use, provided that (s)he indicates on the copies the mentions regarding copyrights as well as the notices and attributions of the respective trademarks.
Nothing contained herein shall be interpreted as conferring any licence or any kind of right to the User under copyright or trademarks laws.
Unauthorized download, broadcast, copy or modification of Intellectual Property or data contained in the Platform can breach laws regarding trademarks or copyrights. Such breach can expose the User to a lawsuit.
Subject to the applicable laws, the import, creation, submission or storage of content by the User is his/her property and (s)he is responsible for ensuring that (s)he has the rights relating to its use.
Due to the type of service offered by the Platform, it will therefore be common that by using a hyperlink, the User exits the Platform to access external content (hereinafter referred to as “External Links”). In addition to its own content, Kanevas provides on its Platform links to other websites only for User-friendly and informative purposes. Kanevas has no control over the content of those websites and is not responsible for their accuracy, precision, comprehensiveness, authenticity, actuality or adequacy. Kanevas is also not responsible for any direct or indirect damage or consequence regarding content in these External Links. Kanevas has no influence on the content to which the External Links refer to and is not responsible. Kanevas does not require the transmission of information, does not select nor modify the information transmitted and does not select the recipients of the information transmitted. Furthermore, under links’ creation and consultation method in effect, Kanevas does not subject the External Links to any intermediary short-term automatic safeguard. Consequently, the owners of the websites accessible from the External Links remain responsible for their content.
Furthermore, Kanevas does not guarantee the absence of copyright, trademark or any other rights violations by those websites or their content. Kanevas does not guarantee the absence of virus nor any other harmful composites on those websites or on their content.
Kanevas also does not guarantee the accuracy of documents and/or information available on Internet.
The following conditions are applicable when the User accesses a social media page, an account, a website, network or any application contained in them that was created and is managed by a social media (hereinafter referred to as “Social Media”).
You also consent to Kanevas copying, editing, publishing, translating and distributing your comment, photo, video or other material published on a Social Media, without consideration.
Some comments and other elements displayed on Social Media pages may not represent Kanevas’ opinions. Consequently, the User agrees not to publish or submit information, publications, links or any other element that fit in either one of the categories listed below on Social Media pages concerning Kanevas:
Any information, message, link or item that, according to Kanevas, enters in either one of the categories listed above will be deleted without engaging Kanevas’ liability.
In addition, Kanevas does not assume responsibility for filtering messages posted on Social Media.
Kanevas is not liable for entities detaining or exploiting Social Media, particularly for any loss, direct or indirect damage deriving from any measure or decision taken by you or anyone else regarding the use of Social Media.
DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OF WARRANTY AND INDEMNITY
Kanevas does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, quality, suitability or content of the information on its Platform. This information is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, unless otherwise stated in jurisdictions that do not allow the exclusion of warranties.
Kanevas is not responsible for the content posted on the Platform by the User and for any damage that may result. Each User is responsible for the content (s)he exchanges on the Platform and may not use the Platform for purposes contrary to the laws applicable in Quebec and Canada.
Unless if the Consumer Protection Act is applicable, Kanevas shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages whatsoever, including loss of income, profits or anticipated economic benefits from the use or inability to use the Platform, the information, documents and software contained therein, with their content, even if Kanevas has been warned of the possibility of such damages or even if such damages may be reasonably foreseen.
You may not use or export the information nor any copy or adaptation of the information in contravention of applicable laws or regulations.
APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION
You accept that any question or litigation regarding the Platform and your use of it will first be brought before a mediator and, in the absence of a compromise, decided by the courts of the Province of Quebec.
AMENDMENTS TO THESE TERMS
FRENCH AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE
If you have any questions or comments regarding any content of the Platform, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last update done on September 24, 2019
With the advent of new communication tools, it is necessary to pay a particular attention to the protection of privacy. That is why we, Kanevas (hereinafter “Kanevas”), are seriously concerned about the privacy of your personal information and we are committed to respecting the confidentiality of the information we collect.
Kanevas undertakes to respect, in accordance with applicable laws, the obligations regarding the collection and processing of personal and confidential information obtained in the context of the operation of a company so that everyone can benefit from the respect of their private life.
SCOPE OF THIS POLICY
When the User browses Kanevas’ website (hereinafter the “Platform”) (s)he agrees to the terms and conditions of this Policy. If the User continues to use the Platform after a new version of this Policy has been posted there, (s)he consents to it and will be bound by the changes.
The information we collect is necessary when we provide the User with a service that he (s)has requested. By providing us with this information, the User consents to his/her collection and use as defined in this Policy.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Kanevas may obtain personal information from the User when he saves this personal information on the Platform, or where appropriate, when he discloses this personal information otherwise, such as creating a User account and choosing a password, by logging in as a registered User to the Platform, by launching a product search, requesting a service, providing information in his account, by contacting us by phone, email or otherwise, or by completing a form to enter a contest, inventory request, promotion or survey.
We collect the following User information, upon registration:
The User’s personal information will not be retained beyond the purposes for which it was collected. The deletion of the data occurs once the User deletes his/her account. The User will then have thirty (30) days to recover his data, otherwise, Kanevas will delete them permanently.
The Platform is designed for use by adults only, as understood in the province of Quebec. Kanevas does not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of eighteen (18).
For more information on the protection of your personal information and your related rights, you may contact the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada or the Commission for the Protection of Privacy of Quebec.
FORMS AND INTERACTIONS
The User’s personal information may be collected through forms, namely:
- Registration to the Platform form;
- Order form;
- User’s profile updating form;
- User’s authorization to access to his information; and
Kanevas may use the User’s personal information in order to:
As specified below, the User is free to choose not to receive advertising or commercial material at any time.
If the User is not subscribed to our newsletter, (s)he will not receive any email from Kanevas, except in special cases (e.g. follow-up or expiration of his subscription, followed by his/her free trial, participation in a contest, etc.).
The information of the User is also collected through the interaction that can be established between the User and the Platform and can be used for the following purposes:
Kanevas will contact you only if you wish. If you prefer not to receive advertising information from us or if you do not want us to use your personal information to enhance your customer experience, please let us know by contacting us at the contact listed in the section “Right of opposition and withdrawal”.
Remember to include your full name and the e-mail address you used when you registered or when you made a purchase from us. There may be a delay in processing time for a request sent by e-mail or mail and you may continue to receive communications from Kanevas in the meantime.
Kanevas may use third-party services for the management of its business and its Platform. In no event shall Kanevas be liable for any prejudice that may arise from such third-party services. Kanevas invites the User to consult these services’ respective website, in order to learn about their conditions of use.
Kanevas prohibits and is not responsible for the resale or use by third parties of the "opt-in" obtained through the Platform by event organizers. If you have agreed to share your contact information with partner organizations, then we will share it with them. We do not sell or rent our lists.
DATA EXCHANGED AUTOMATICALLY
We collect certain information during the exchange between the User's computer and our server. Cookies allow the User to connect to the Platform. This is mainly the following information:
Most of the information automatically transmitted does not allow to know the identity of the User. They are collected only because of the technological requirements inherent in browsing the Internet. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but it is usually possible to change this behavior. On the other hand, if the User chooses to refuse the witnesses (s)he may not be able to identify himself/herself or use certain functions of the Platform.
The use of such information allows us to improve the service, to personalize the user's experience and to better track a request or an order.
This information is also used to:
These cookies are multiple, some expire when the User closes his/her browser and have no effect while others can be kept.
It is possible that in certain situations, the User’s information transfers to servers outside of Canada. The User acknowledges that Kanevas is not liable for the consequences of such transfer.
SHARING PERSONAL INFORMATION
Kanevas undertakes not to sell the collected personal data without the User’s explicit consent. Personal data can exclusively be sold in the context of a partial or total disposal of Kanevas’ business to a third party. In such situation, the disposed data is subject to the same warranties that those contained in this Confidentiality Policy.
Unless otherwise stated in this Policy, the personal information the User provides will not be transmitted to third parties without his/her permission. However, we sometimes share this information with partners.
If the User does not wish to have his/her personal information communicated to third parties or partners, (s)he may opt out at any time, as mentioned in the following section.
WITHDRAWAL AND OPPOSITION RIGHTS
We are committed to offering the User the right to oppose and withdraw of his/her personal information.
The right of opposition is understood as the possibility offered to the Users to refuse to allow their personal information to be used for certain purposes mentioned during the collection.
The right of withdrawal is also understood as the possibility offered to the Users to request that their personal information no longer appear, for example, in a mailing list.
The User also has the right to request access to the personal information we have collected about him and to correct any information as needed by contacting the contact person whom information is listed in the section “Contact person” below.
Kanevas complies with the dispositions of the Canadian Anti-Spam legislation (CASL). To withdraw your consent or to stop receiving electronic information or communication, please contact us at the following e-mail address: email@example.com.
Once Kanevas collects personal information, they will be kept in a secure environment. Kanevas commits to take appropriate measures to maintain the confidentiality of personal information and protect it against loss of theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification, taking into account, in particular, their sensitivity and the purposes for which they are used. In addition, Kanevas requires that each employee, proxy and/or representative of Kanevas complies with this Policy.
In order to ensure the security of the User’s personal information, Kanevas uses, amongst others, the following measures:
Kanevas is committed to maintaining a high degree of confidentiality by incorporating the latest technological innovations to ensure the confidentiality of the User’s transactions in order to protect the User’s personal information and prevent him/her from being viewed, used or disclosed without authorization.
However, since no mechanism provides maximum security, some risk is always present when communicating personal information via the Internet. If a password is used to protect the User’s account and his/her personal information, it is his/her responsibility to keep it confidential.
You may exercise your rights provided in this Policy or you may address any other question or complaint regarding Kanevas’ privacy practices by contacting us:
Name: Mylene Cusson
AMENDMENT OF THIS POLICY
We occasionally update this Policy. Continued use of this Platform constitutes the User’s agreement to this Policy and to its updates.
Kanevas reserves the right to modify or supplement this Policy at any time, at its sole discretion and without notice.
However, when the Consumer Protection Act applies, Kanevas will notify thirty (30) days prior to the coming into effect of the modification of the present Users of the Platform. If the User refuses these changes and wishes to terminate the contract, he will have at the latest thirty (30) days following the entry into force of the amendments to send a notice to Kanevas and resolve, without costs or penalty, his obligations towards Kanevas.
If the User objects to any changes to this Policy, please cease all use of the Platform. Kanevas will attempt, as much as possible, to inform Users of any changes to this Policy, However, it is the User’s responsibility to review it regularly to be informed of any changes that may be made.
Last update done on September 24, 2019