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CoinTalk: Legal Notice, Disclaimer and Terms of Use

Access to and use of the Royal Canadian Mint website known as rcmcointalk.ca is provided subject to the following terms and conditions.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS USE OF THIS WEB SITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT ACCESS THE WEBSITE OR DOWNLOAD ANY CONTENTS.

Copyright
The information, text, photographs, software, animation files, graphics, video and audio files, products and other materials (collectively "Contents") contained on this website are owned by the Royal Canadian Mint and are protected by domestic and international copyright laws.

Copyright (c) 2018 Royal Canadian Mint. All Rights Reserved
Except as specifically permitted herein, no portion of the Contents of this website may be reproduced in any form or by any means.

Use of website contents
Reproduction, transfer, distribution or storage of part or all of the Contents in any form without the prior written consent of Royal Canadian Mint is prohibited, unless otherwise specified. You shall not modify, reformulate, adapt, alter, adjust, change, disassemble, frame or decrypt any of the Contents of this website.

Royal Canadian Mint reserves the right to require that you delete, destroy or otherwise remove any Contents that are used in a manner that in Royal Canadian Mint's opinion is contrary to, or otherwise inappropriate, derogatory or offensive.

Registration; Username & Password
This website is a restricted access online research community that may be used only by individuals that have been invited by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Royal Canadian Mint may use any criteria in which it determines as applied in its sole and absolute discretion to qualify individuals to participate in this website community. This website may contain confidential information and in order to become a participant you will be required to enter into a Non Disclosure Agreement which can be found here.

You acknowledge and agree that:
  • You enter into these Terms of Use and you have the authority to enter into these Terms of Use, and you have read and understand the same and agree to be bound by them;
  • You have no personal or proprietary interest in the website content including any survey or information you may provide as a result of your participation. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or Royal Canadian Mint has a reasonable ground to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Royal Canadian Mint has the right to restrict or restrict your access to any or all future use;
  • You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your Account information.
  • You agree that you will (i) not sell, transfer or assign your access to the Website or Account information to any third party or otherwise provide access to any third party; (ii) close the browser that you use to access the Website at the end of each session; and (iii) notify the Royal Canadian Mint immediately at: Royal Canadian Mint, Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator, 320 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G8of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account; and,
  • That the Royal Canadian Mint may at its sole discretion with no notice remove you from the website and restricts your future access.
Your Submissions
  • You agree and represent that you will provide your own submissions and that you own the rights to thereof;
  • You also acknowledge that the Internet may be subject to breaches of security and you should be aware that your submissions or other information may not be secure, and you should consider this before submitting any information to us.
  • You shall not submit information that is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third party right without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from any such information that you submit.
  • You represent, warrant, and covenant that your submissions will NOT:
    1. violate or infringe in any way upon the rights of others, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property, personal, contractual, proprietary or other third party right of any person or entity;
    2. impersonate another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, invasive of privacy;
    3. encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law;
    4. be an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds;
    5. include personal information of another person or persons;
    6. contain a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause harm or injury; or
    7. that the licensed use by the Royal Canadian Mint hereunder would result in us having any obligation or liability to any party.
Survey Completion
You forever waive and relinquish all so-called “moral rights now or hereafter and you hereby automatically irrevocably assign all such rights, title and interest to the Royal Canadian Mint, in perpetuity upon your completion of surveys hosted on the rcmcointalk.ca website.

This website will provide users with an opportunity to participate in research surveys. You irrevocably grant to the Royal Canadian Mint the ownership of the results and of the information provided by you and rendered by you in connection with the surveys, and all ideas and materials provided by you, in connection with the surveys submitted as part of your participation on the Website. You irrevocably give and grant to the Royal Canadian Mint all rights of every kind and character whatsoever in all media and languages.

The Royal Canadian Mint will NOT disclose or divulge in any kind of personally identifiable way your individual survey responses or other opinions you share by participating in surveys through rcmcointalk.ca

Links to third-party websites
For your convenience Royal Canadian Mint may include links to websites that are owned or operated by third parties. By accessing such third-party site, you understand that it is independent from Royal Canadian Mint, and that Royal Canadian Mint has no control over the content of that site and cannot assume any responsibility for materials created or published by such third-party sites. In addition, a link to a third-party's site does not imply that Royal Canadian Mint endorses the site, the information or the content of such website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you review and agree to the terms and conditions applicable to such website before using it.

Privacy and confidential information
Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to hear from you and welcomes your comments. However, unless otherwise explicitly stated herein or in the Privacy Policy, Privacy Notice and Privacy Notice Statement by submitting information or material of any kind to any of our servers you agree that such information or material: (i) will NOT be deemed confidential, (ii) will NOT contain any item that is unlawful or otherwise unfit and (iii) that you own the material or have the right to provide it to us and that its use by Royal Canadian Mint does NOT violate the intellectual property or other rights of any third parties. Furthermore, by submitting information or material, you grant Royal Canadian Mint an unrestricted, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit, create derivative works from, and distribute the materials or information for any purpose without liability.

Royal Canadian Mint Privacy Policy, Privacy Notice and Privacy Notice Statement are binding parts of these terms and conditions.

YOU AGREE NOT TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST ROYAL CANADIAN MINT IN RELATION TO THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS THAT YOU SUBMIT AND YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY ROYAL CANADIAN MINT IF ANY THIRD PARTY TAKES ACTION IN RELATION TO SUCH INFORMATION OR MATERIALS.

Warranties and disclaimers
THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENTS HEREIN ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND ROYAL CANADIAN MINT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE USE OF THIS WEB SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, STABLE OR SUITABLE. ROYAL CANADIAN MINT MAKES NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED ABOUT THE WEB SITE, ITS AVAILABILITY, OR ITS OPERATION, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR THOSE ARISING BYLAW, STATUTE, USAGE OF TRADE, OR COURSE OF DEALING.

Information on this website could include technical or other inaccuracies or typographical errors. Royal Canadian Mint may make improvements and/or changes in the Contents described in this website at any time. IN NO EVENT, IN REGARD TO THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER THIRD PARTY-LINKED WEB SITE, WILL ROYAL CANADIAN MINT BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT OR

CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, LOSS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE.

Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify and protect Royal Canadian Mint from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses including reasonable attorney's fees, related to any violation of these terms and conditions by you or in connection with the use of this website or the placement or transmission of any information or Contents on this website by you.

Jurisdiction
Royal Canadian Mint controls this website (excluding linked sites) from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada. By accessing this website you and Royal Canadian Mint agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, this website shall be governed by the statutes and laws of the Province of Ontario. You and Royal Canadian Mint also agree and hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to such matters. Royal Canadian Mint makes no representation that Contents of this website are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal or prohibited. Those who choose to access this site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Invalidity
If, for any reason whatsoever, any terms and conditions of this "Legal Notice, Disclaimer, and Term of Use" are deemed by a court to be void, voidable or otherwise unenforceable, such determination shall not affect the remaining provisions hereof.

Changes
Royal Canadian Mint reserves the right to change or remove any Contents from the website, in whole or in part, at its sole discretion, at any time, without notice.

Waiver
Royal Canadian Mint's failure to insist upon or to enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions or of its Privacy Policy, Privacy Notice and Privacy Notice Statement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.