Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Website Terms of Use


Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club (“club”, “we”, “us”, “our”) welcomes you to its website. Please read the following terms of use (“Terms of Use”) before using the website. By accessing or using our website, you recognize, acknowledge, accept and agree to be bound by all the Terms of Use set forth herein. We may change or modify the content of our website as well as these Terms of Use at our sole discretion and without prior notice, and you agree to comply with and be bound by such Terms of Use as they may be modified, changed or amended.

If you violate any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use this website and its content automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of such content. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, your sole recourse is to leave this website.

This documents covers the following topics:

Copyright and Trademarks

The entire content of our website, including but not limited to, information, materials and texts provided on this website is our property and is protected, amongst others, by copyright law and international treaties. It has been posted with the intent that it be available and accessible for personal and public non-commercial use. Such content may be reproduced for your personal and non-commercial use in whole or in part and by any means without any charge or further permission from Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club, provided that:

  • Proper copyright notices are provided and Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club is acknowledged as the source of the work (citing the URL of the source);
  • Users exercise due diligence in ensuring the accuracy of the materials reproduced; and
  • The reproduction is not represented as an original version of the materials reproduced, nor as having been made in affiliation with or with the endorsement of Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club.

Reproduction of multiple copies of Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club content from this website, in whole or in part, for commercial use, resale or distribution is strictly prohibited except with the prior written permission of Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club. To obtain written consent for such reproduction, please contact

Some of the materials and graphical elements found on our website are retrieved from sources external to Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club and as such, are subject to copyrights held by other organizations. In such cases, some restrictions on the reproduction of materials or graphical elements may apply and it may be necessary to seek permission from the respective rights holder prior to reproducing the material.

Certain names, words, titles, logos, graphics or designs on this website may constitute trademarks, registered or not, service marks or trade names (collectively the “Marks”) and are our property, or the property of other owners who have granted us the right and licence to use such Marks. No trademark or service mark license is granted in connection with the material contained on the Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club website.

You may not alter, transform or modify any of the information contained on this website in any way without the prior written consent of Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club.


Subject to the terms and conditions of our Privacy Statement, should you submit any notes, messages / billboard postings, ideas, suggestions, concepts or any other material to our website, such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential. You are thereby assigning all your rights in them to us, and waive all moral rights therein for the term of the right, the whole on a perpetual, irrevocable and world-wide basis. Consequently, you give us the right to publish, in any form, and agree that we have the right to publish the material for any type of use.


It is our goal to provide increased value to you, our visitors. Therefore, our website might offer you links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties and therefore not affiliated with us. Please understand that such linked websites are independent from Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club and that Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club has no control over the content of such websites. Consequently, Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club cannot be held liable and makes no warranty or representation whatsoever as to the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of the information contained on such websites.

The links which we might place on our website do not imply that we sponsor, endorse or are affiliated or associated with, or have been legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol or other copyrighted materials displayed on or accessible through such sites.

Nevertheless, we request any feedback that you may have concerning the external links that we have placed on our website.

Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability

The views expressed in the news article in this website represent the views of the contributing author(s) as indicated, and not the Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club.

Although we strive to update and keep accurate as much as possible the content contained on our website, errors and/or omissions may occur. The content contained in this website or which may be downloaded from this website is provided “as is” and “as available”. As such, Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club makes no warranty or representation regarding the quality, accuracy or completeness of such content and expressly disclaims liability for errors and/or omissions in said content.

In no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever, even if we have been previously advised of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action under contract, negligence, civil liability, or any other theory arising out of or in connection with the use, inability to use, or performance of the information, services, products, and materials available from this website.

The Internet is not yet a fully secure medium, and therefore confidentiality and privacy of the information transmitted thereon cannot be ensured. Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club will not be liable for any damages resulting from the transmission of confidential or personal information. (Please refer to our Privacy Statement).

We offer no guarantee of the longevity of our website and reserve the right to terminate it at any moment, at our sole discretion and without prior notice. We assume no responsibility for any prejudice resulting from the termination of this website.

Harassment or the use of obscene or abusive language in any manner or form on this website or any of our websites is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including our employees, hosts, or representatives or other members or visitors of this website is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the website any content which is libellous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable, or which may constitute or encourage a criminal offence, violate the rights of any party or otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on our website or use our website to solicit others to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organisation.


Any information that we may collect is done in accordance with our Privacy Statement.

Applicable laws

These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and of the laws of Canada applicable therein, and any dispute is to be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction in the judicial district of Edmonton, Province of Alberta. If any provision of the present Terms of Use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then such provision shall be severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

These Terms of Use and any and all other legal notices or statements posted on our website constitute the entire agreement between you and Edmonton Dinner Optimist Club with respect to the use of our website and its content.