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1. Use of Site
Chartwells Higher Education Canada ("Company") or its suppliers are the owner of all materials contained on or accessible through this web site ("Site"), including but not limited to information, data, software, photographs, graphics, text, sound, and images (collectively, the "Materials"), and Company authorizes you the limited right to view and download the Materials at this Site only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials on any copies of the Materials. You may not modify the Materials at this Site in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, create derivative works from, or distribute or otherwise use or exploit them for any public or commercial purpose. Any use of these Materials on any other web site or networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. The Materials at this Site are copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any Materials at this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. If you breach any of these Terms, your authorization to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed Materials.

2. Disclaimers
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER COMPANY, NOR COMPANY'S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES OR OTHERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "PROVIDERS"), WARRANT THAT (i) USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; (ii) THE MATERIALS, CONTENT, ADVICE OR OPINIONS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE OR CURRENT; OR (iii) THE SITE AND ITS SERVER, OR DOWNLOADABLE FILES OR SOFTWARE ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MECHANISMS. THE SITE, AND YOUR ACCESS TO IT, IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND COMPANY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION GIVEN BY COMPANY NOR ANY PROVIDER SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY. Company's obligations with respect to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements under which they are provided and nothing on this Site should be construed to alter such agreements. Company further does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the materials, software or services at this Site. Company may make changes to the materials and services at this Site, or to the products and prices described in them, at any time without notice. The materials and services at this Site may be out of date, and Company makes no commitment to update the materials and services at this Site. Information published at this Site may refer to products, programs or services that are not available in your country. Consult your local Company business contact for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so this exclusion may not apply to you.

3. Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES INVOLVED IN CREATING, REPRODUCING OR DISTRIBUTING THIS SITE, OR MENTIONED AT THIS SITE, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST GOODWILL, LOSS OF USE, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS SITE, ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, OR THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION OR SERVICES CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH SITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT COMPANY OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES FROM THIS SITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS COMPANY, AND ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, DIRECTORS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, FROM AND AGAINST ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, EXPENSES, COSTS, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES AND LIABILITIES THAT ANY OF THEM MAY SUSTAIN ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITE.

4. Use of Software
Any software that is made available to download from this Site is the copyrighted work of Company and/or its suppliers. Use of the software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the software ("License Agreement"). You may not download or install any Software that is accompanied by or includes a License Agreement unless you have read and accepted the terms of the License Agreement. REPRODUCTION OR REDISTRIBUTION OF THE SOFTWARE IS PROHIBITED EXCEPT AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE APPLICABLE LICENSE AGREEMENT.

5. User Submissions
Company does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this Site. Any material, information or other communication ("Communications") you transmit or post to this Site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Company will have no obligations with respect to the Communications. Company and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images, sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. Personally identifiable information that you submit to Company for the purpose of receiving products or services will be handled in accordance with the Company online privacy statement. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Site any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.

6. Chat Rooms and Other User Forums
Company may, but is not obligated to, monitor or review any areas on the Site where users transmit or post Communications or communicate solely with each other, including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin boards or other user forums, and the content of any such Communications. Company, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity, or otherwise. Company retains the right to remove messages that include any material Company deems abusive, defamatory, obscene or otherwise unacceptable.

7. Links to Third-Party Web Sites
Links on this Site to third-party web sites are provided solely as a convenience to you. If you use these links, you will leave this Site. Company has not reviewed all of these third-party sites and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites or their content or security. Thus, Company does not endorse or make any warranties or representations about them, or any information, software or other products or materials found there, or any results that may be obtained from using them. If you decide to access any of the third-party web sites linked to this Site, you do this entirely at your own risk. Links do not imply that Company is affiliated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links.

8. Linking to This Site
You may create links to this Site from other sites, but only in accordance with the terms of the Guidelines for linking to Company's Web sites and in compliance with all applicable laws.

9. Children
Company does not specifically collect information about children. Company believes that children should get their parents' consent before giving out personal information. If you are concerned about your child's use of the Site, Company encourages you to use Web filtering technology to supervise your child's access to the Site. Company also encourages you to participate in your child's experience with the Site.

10. General
This Site is administered from Orange County, California. Company makes no representation that Materials or services at this Site are appropriate or available for use outside the United States and Canada, and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You may not use or export or re-export the materials or services at this Site or any copy or adaptation in violation of any applicable laws or regulations including without limitation U.S. export laws and regulations. If you choose to access this Site from outside the United States or Canada, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Company may revise these Terms at any time by updating this posting (with any such revisions being immediately effective after being posted on this Site). You should visit this page from time to time to review the then-current Terms because they are binding on you. Your continued or subsequent use of the Site after such revisions have been made will constitute your acceptance of such revised Terms. Certain provisions of these Terms may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at this Site.

The Terms and Privacy Statement constitute the entire agreement between us (i.e., you and Company) and governs your use of and access to the Site. You agree to be bound by these Terms and Privacy Statement, as well as any modifications thereof after Company has posted the modified Terms and Privacy Statement on the Site. Company's failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms and Privacy Statement on any occasion shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms and Privacy Statement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties agree that all other provisions of the Terms and Privacy Statement remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action that you or anyone claiming through you may make, arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms and Privacy Statement, must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The Terms and Privacy Statement are effective until terminated by either party. If you no longer agree to be bound by the Terms and Privacy Statement, you must cease all further use of and access to the Site, and any notification of termination or other rejection of this Terms and Privacy Statement is conditioned on such cessation. Subject to applicable law, Company reserves the right to suspend or deny, in Company's sole discretion, your access to all or any portion of the Site with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Site may be effected without prior notice. Further, you agree that Company shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Site.

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