Latest revision : January 10, 2024
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE USING THE SITE
The following terms and conditions govern and apply to your use of the Jean-Michaël Lavoie site (the "site").
1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Any intellectual property on the site, with the exception of the Drupal software code and content generated by third party creators as defined below, is owned by us or our licensees and includes any copyrighted, trademark or patent items. All registered trademarks are owned, registered and/or licensed by us. All content on the site, with the exception of third party generated content as defined below, including, but not limited to, text, design, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, applications, interactive features and other content, is a collective work under Canadian law or under any other copyright law and is the property of Jean-Michaël Lavoie.
All rights reserved.
2. USING COMPANY CONTENT
We may provide you with certain information due to your use of the site, including, but not limited to, documents, data or information developed by us, or any other element that could assist you in the use of the site or services (the "Organization's Content"). The Organization's Content cannot be used for anything other than the use of the site and the services offered on the site. Nothing hereth can be intepreted as granting you a license or intellectual property rights.
3. DRUPAL SOFTWARE CODE
The site was designed using the Drupal content management platform. Drupal code is distributed freely under GNU General Public License.
4. THIRD PARTY GENERATED CONTENT
"Third party generated content" includes communications, items, information, data, opinions, photos, profiles, messages, notes, hyperlinks, textual information, designs, graphics, sounds, videos, or any other content that third party creators make available on or across the site, except for content that is our property.
5. ACCEPTABLE USE OF THE SITE
You agree not to use the site for unlawful purposes or any other purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use the site in any way that could adversely affect Jean-Michaël Lavoie's site, services or business.
You also agree not to use the site for the following purposes:
a) harassing, abusing or threatening others or otherwise violating a person's rights;
b) violating the intellectual property of Jean-Michaël Lavoie or any other third party ;
c) download or transmit computer viruses or other software that could damage the property of Jean-Michaël Lavoie or others;
d) commit fraud ;
e) create or participate in gambling, lottery or an illegal pyramid scheme ;
f) publish or distribute obscene or defamatory material ;
g) publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hatred, or discrimination against any group ; and/or
h) illicitly collecting information about others.
By using our site, you may provide us with some information. By using the site, you allow us to use your information in Canada and in any country in which we may operate.
When you sign up for a user account, you provide us with a valid email address and you may also be able to provide us with additional information, such as your name and/or billing information. Depending on how you use our site, we may also receive information from external applications that you use to access our site or we may receive information about you through various web technologies such as cookies, historical data, invisible pixels (also called "invisible GIFs"), tags and others.
We use the information collected from you to ensure a good experience on the site. We can also trace some of the passive information we receive to improve our analytical marketing, and to do so, we may work with third-party suppliers.
If you want to block our access to any passive information we receive from using various technologies, you can choose to inactivate cookies in your web browser. Please be aware that we will still receive information about you that you will provide to us, such as your email address.
7. REVERSE ENGINEERING AND SAFETY
You cannot take any of the following actions:
a) use reverse engineering or disassemble any code or software on or from this site ;
b) violate or attempt to violate site security by unauthorized access, circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data exploitation or interference with any host, user or network.
You agree to defend, compensate and keep Jean-Michaël Lavoie and its affiliates unscathed against any claim, lawsuit or demand, including legal fees, that may arise from or relates to your use or abuse of the site, your violation of this or your conduct and actions. If we choose to do so, we will choose our lawyer and participate in our own defence.
9. SPAM POLICY
You are strictly prohibited from using the site or any service offered on the site for the purpose of illegal activities related to spam, including collecting addresses and personal information of others or sending mass commercial emails.
10. LINKS AND THIRD-PARTY CONTENT
We may post links to third-party sites or services. We are not responsible for any damage or loss related to the use of third-party services whose link is found on our website.
11. INDEPENDENCE OF CLAUSES
12. SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS
We may have to interrupt your access to the site in order to carry out maiointenance work or unplanned emergency work. You agree that your access to the site may be affected by unplanned or unanted downtime for any reason, and that we will not be held responsible for any damage or loss resulting from this unavailability.
13. NO GUARANTEE
While we have made reasonable efforts to ensure that the content of this site is accurate, we cannot guarantee that such content is error-free, up-to-date or comprehensive. Under no circumstances can we be held responsible for any damage that may result from an error on the site.
We take no responsibility for any damage resulting from the misuse of the site's content. Nor can we guarantee that the site is available without interruption, error or omission, or that defects are corrected. It is also not possible to guarantee that the site and the servers that make it available are free of viruses or harmful components. The site and its content are provided "as is" and "depending on availability" without declaration, guarantee or condition of any kind, express or implied.
If you are dissatisfied with Jean-Michaël Lavoie or any of its services, or any of its conditions, rules, policies, guidelines or practices regarding the operation of Jean-Michaël Lavoie or any of its services, your only recourse is to stop using the site or service in question.
Internet communications are subject to interception, loss or tampering, so you acknowledge that the information or items you provide electronically because you access or use this site are neither confidential nor exclusive, except to the extent required by applicable laws, and that unprotected email communications on the Internet may be intercepted, altered or lost.
15. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
We are in no way responsible for any damage you may suffer as a result of your use of the site, to the fullest extent of the law.
16. ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS AND INFORMATION
For further information or information, please contact us at: jm_lavoie [at] me [dot] com (jm_lavoie[at]me[dot]com)