Using this Site

Your access to, and use of, this site (the “Site”) is subject to the following Terms of Use and all applicable laws and regulations. By accessing and using the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms of Use, and acknowledge that these Terms of Use, together with our Privacy Statement, (collectively, the “Terms of Use”) represent a legally binding agreement between Laurea Media/International Figure Skating and you, in connection with your access to and use of the International Figure Skating website (the Site).

Ownership of Content


The Site and all of its contents including, but not limited to, all text and images (“Content”) are owned and copyrighted by Laurea Media/International Figure Skating or others with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted. Any Content that is a trademark, logo, or service mark is also a registered and unregistered trademark of Laurea Media/International Figure Skating or others. Your use of any Content, except as provided in the Terms of Use, without the express written permission of the Content owner is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that Laurea Media/International Figure Skating will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

Your Use of the Site

Laurea Media/International Figure Skating grants you permission to use the Site as follows:

  • With the exception of images of people or places that are located outside of the “Skating Around the Globe” section of the Site, you may download Content, but only for noncommercial, personal use and provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the Content;
  • You may not use images of people or places that are located outside of the “Skating Around the Globe” section of the Site without the express written permission of Laurea Media/International Figure Skating;
  • Content within the “Skating Around the Globe” section of the Site may be reproduced solely for editorial purposes in daily newspapers, general circulation news magazines, trade publications and broadcast media;
  • You may not distribute, modify, copy (except as set forth above), transmit, display, reuse, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or otherwise use Content without Laurea Media/International Figure Skating’s written permission;
  • You are prohibited from using the Site to post or transmit any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law – Laurea Media/International Figure Skating will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or any court order requesting or directing Laurea Media/International Figure Skating to disclose the identity of anyone posting or transmitting any such information or materials; and
  • You are prohibited from using the Site to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation.

Privacy

Any personal data (for example, your name, address, telephone number or email address) you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise will be used by Laurea Media/International Figure Skating in accordance with the Site’s Privacy Policy. Any other communication or material you transmit to the Site, such as questions, comments, suggestions or the like, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Disclaimer of Warranties

ALL CONTENT IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AND IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Without limiting the foregoing, Laurea Media/International Figure Skating neither warrants nor represents that your use of any Content will not infringe the rights of any third parties nor that the Content will be accurate, complete or up-to-date. Additionally, with reference to any discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like that may be on the Site, Laurea Media/International Figure Skating assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, contained in any such locations on the Site.

Exclusion of Liability

YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. NEITHER LAUREA MEDIA/INTERNATIONAL FIGURE SKATING, NOR ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS, NOR ANY OF ITS AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITE, ARE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF THIS SITE OR CONTENT WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGES. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of certain damages, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Site may contain links to sites owned or operated by parties other than Laurea Media/International Figure Skating. Such links are provided for your convenience only. Laurea Media/International Figure Skating does not control, and is not responsible for, the content or privacy policies on, or the security of, such sites. Without limiting the foregoing, Laurea Media/International Figure Skating specifically disclaims any responsibility if such sites:

  • infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights;
  • are inaccurate, incomplete or misleading;
  • are not merchantable or fit for a particular purpose;
  • do not provide adequate security;
  • contain viruses or other items of a destructive nature; or
  • are libelous or defamatory.

Furthermore, Laurea Media/International Figure Skating does not endorse the content, or any products or services available, on such sites. If you establish a link to such sites or the Site, you do so at your own risk and without the permission of Laurea Media/International Figure Skating.

Revisions to the Terms

Laurea Media/International Figure Skating may at any time, and without notice, revise these Terms of Use by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Terms of Use.

Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, without regard to its choice of law provisions. The Court of general jurisdiction located within the Province of Ontario, will have exclusive jurisdiction over any and all disputes arising out of, relating to or concerning these Terms of Use and/or the Site or in which these Terms of Use and/or the Site are a material fact.

PRIVACY POLICY

General

Laurea Media/International Figure Skating respects the privacy of every individual who visits our websites. This Privacy Policy outlines the information Laurea Media/International Figure Skating may collect and how we may use that information.

Personal Data

Laurea Media/International Figure Skating will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (e.g., your name, address, telephone number or email address (“personal data”)) through our websites unless you have provided it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us.

When you do provide us with personal data, either on our website or otherwise, we may use that information in the following ways, unless stated otherwise: we may store and process that information to better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services; we (or a fulfillment house or other third party on our behalf in connection with a promotion) may use that information to contact you; and/or we may provide other third parties with information about visitors to or users of our sites or our other products and services.

Additional Information Collected Automatically

In some cases, we may automatically (i.e., not via registration) collect technical information when you connect to our site that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our site.

Information Placed Automatically on Your Computer – Cookies

When you view one of our websites, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a “Cookie” or similar file and can help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a website to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

Editorial Submissions

We assume no responsibility for unsolicited materials, and return postage must accompany all manuscripts, drawings, photographs or other work submitted if they are to be returned.  We reserve the right to use, modify or edit and work submitted to us. All rights in letters or other work sent to Laurea Media/International Figure Skating will be treated as unconditionally assigned for publication and copyright purposes.

These Terms of Use and any additional terms and conditions on the Site, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Any action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or your use of this Site must be brought in a provincial or federal court sitting in Ontario, and you consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts. You hereby irrevocably waive any right you may have to join claims with those of others in the form of a class action or similar procedural device. Any claim arising out of, relating to or connected with these Terms of Use or your use of any part of the Site must be asserted individually. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary, IFS may seek equitable relief including, without limitation, injunctive relief and specific performance, without the requirement of posting a bond or other security or proving money damages are insufficient, from a court of competent jurisdiction.

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