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Terms and Conditions

CONDITIONS OF USE FOR Janes Family Foods Ltd. (“Janes Family Foods”) Internet Community Sites
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING JANES FAMILY FOODS INTERNET SITES. ANY FAILURE ON YOUR PART TO COMPLY WITH THESE CONDITIONS OF USE MAY LEAD TO THE CANCELLATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT AND THE RELATED PRIVILEGES.

Acceptance of Conditions of Use
Premises
Changes in Internet Sites
Personal Use
Fees and Payments
Chat Rooms and Bulletin Boards
Links
Intellectual Property
Representations and Warrantees
Limitation of Liability
Security
How to Contact Us About this Policy

1. ACCEPTANCE OF CONDITIONS OF USE

1.1. By using one of JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, you acknowledge having read and understood these conditions of use and, accordingly, you agree to abide by them as well as any future modifications which may be made. These conditions of use represent an agreement between you and JANES FAMILY FOODS.

1.2. These conditions of use may be subject to change, addition or deletion at any time. Any such change will be posted on this page. Also, if we make major changes in our current conditions of use, they will be posted at least thirty (30) days prior to their coming into force and users who have forwarded their e-mail addresses to us will be notified directly thereof by electronic mail. Please refer to these conditions of use regularly in case any changes are made to them.

1.3. If you do not agree to be bound by these conditions of use, you should not use JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites. In addition, should you consider any future amendments made to these conditions of use to be unacceptable, you can cancel your account with us at any time.

1.4 JANES FAMILY FOODS respects your privacy and has implemented a comprehensive privacy policy available for your reference at the bottom of each of the JANES FAMILY FOODS Internet sites (the “Privacy Statement”). Before submitting any information, please review our Privacy Statement to see how it applies to you.

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2. PREMISES

2.1. JANES FAMILY FOODS operates its Internet sites from its offices in Canada. JANES FAMILY FOODS does not make any representation to the effect that all items on its Internet sites may be used in other locations. People who access JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites do so at their own initiative and are responsible for complying with all laws applicable to them.

2.2. By using JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, you acknowledge and agree that these conditions of use are governed by laws applicable in the Province of Ontario and that any litigation ensuing from, or related to, the use of JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites and services will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts of the Province of Ontario.

2.3. The Site is hosted in Canada and is intended for users located in Canada. If you are a non-Canadian user of a JANES FAMILY FOODS Internet site, by visiting our website, using its services and/or providing us with any content, you agree to comply with all federal and provincial Canadian laws governing the Internet site, its services, online conduct and acceptable content. You further agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of data exported from Canada or the country in which you reside.

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3. CHANGES IN INTERNET SITES

3.1. JANES FAMILY FOODS may modify, cancel or terminate any item contained in its Internet sites, at any time, including the availability of any function, database or content. JANES FAMILY FOODS may also impose limits on certain items or restrict the access to certain sections of its Internet sites without prior notice and without incurring liability.

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4. PERSONAL USE

4.1. All the items contained in JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites are offered for your personal use for non-commercial purposes. It is prohibited to use the items contained in JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites for commercial or advertising purposes without the written consent of JANES FAMILY FOODS.

It is prohibited to use robots, spiders, or any automatic device, or use any manual process to copy or scrape the content of JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites for any purpose without the express written permission of JANES FAMILY FOODS. Notwithstanding the foregoing, JANES FAMILY FOODS permits public search engine operators to use spiders or to copy materials from JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites for the sole purpose of, and solely to the extent necessary, creating publicly available searchable indices of the content of JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, but not caches or archives of such content.

It is prohibited to use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any JANES FAMILY FOODS’ trademark, logo, or other proprietary information, including the images found at this Internet site, the content of any text, or the layout/design of any page or form contained on any page of the Internet site, without JANES FAMILY FOODS’ express written consent. Except as described in these Conditions of Use, you are not conveyed any right or license, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of JANES FAMILY FOODS or any third party.

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5. FEES AND PAYMENTS

5.1. JANES FAMILY FOODS reserves the right to charge fees for future access to its Internet sites, or any section thereof. If JANES FAMILY FOODS should charge new fees for access to any section of its Internet sites, it will notify you in advance in case you would like to close your account.

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6. CHAT ROOMS AND BULLETIN BOARDS

6.1. Since any communications which are part of chat rooms and bulletin boards are public and not private, you should abide by the rules set forth below:

6.1.1. Use polite language. Objectionable or offensive language will not be tolerated at any time. In addition, no one may keep or submit defamatory, obscene, tortious, pornographic, abusive or otherwise illegal content.

6.1.2. Be courteous. No one may make threats or incite anyone else to violence or hatred. It is also prohibited to deliberately disturb any discussion with repetitive messages, unfounded messages or spamming.

6.1.3. Discuss but do not attack. In an open discussion where there are many different opinions, people often disagree. JANES FAMILY FOODS encourages lively discussions and debates in its chat rooms. Moreover, personal attacks are a breach of these conditions of use.

6.1.4. No one should use chat rooms or bulletin boards to promote or offer for sale any good or service for a commercial purpose, or conduct or send any study, contest, pyramid scheme or chain letters, spamming, or to engage in any hacking, solicitation or any other act for illegal purposes. Any acts which may infringe other peoples' rights or their enjoyment of the chat rooms or bulletin boards are also prohibited.

6.2. You declare that you have all the necessary rights, in particular, intellectual property rights, to any material that you submit as a user to JANES FAMILY FOODS.

6.3. You acknowledge and agree that, while you remain the holder of the copyright of all material you submit as a user to JANES FAMILY FOODS (e.g. letter to the editor, comments, etc.), by submitting your material to JANES FAMILY FOODS, you grant it a non-exclusive license, without any compensation whatsoever to you, to use, edit, modify, delete, reproduce, publish, distribute and give sub-licenses to such materials. To this effect, you waive any moral right you may assert related to your work.

6.4. You acknowledge and agree that you are personally liable for the content of your messages on chat rooms or bulletin boards on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, and for the consequences thereof.

6.5. JANES FAMILY FOODS reserves the right, at its sole discretion, not to publish or to withdraw any materials transmitted by a user on any of its Internet sites. In addition, this remains an option and not an obligation.

6.6. JANES FAMILY FOODS does not make any declaration concerning the control over the material available on its Internet sites. JANES FAMILY FOODS is not and may not be held liable for the accuracy, legality or the compliance with the intellectual property rules or with the conditions of use of any materials provided by its users.

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7. LINKS

7.1. JANES FAMILY FOODS’ sites contain hyperlinks to Internet sites managed by third parties. By activating these links, you may have to leave JANES FAMILY FOODS’ sites. JANES FAMILY FOODS has no control over Internet sites owned by third parties. These sites are managed entirely by third parties and JANES FAMILY FOODS cannot make any declaration whatsoever concerning the quality or overall content thereof nor regarding the quality of the products offered or the security of performing transactions on the sites in question. The fact that third party sites are identified on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites should not in any way be interpreted as an endorsement by JANES FAMILY FOODS and does not incur its liability in any way. JANES FAMILY FOODS cannot be held liable for possible damages arising from the use of these sites. All complaints about third party sites should be addressed to the administrators of those sites.

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8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

8.1. The trademarks and logos used or posted on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites are trademarks and logos of JANES FAMILY FOODS or third parties. Nothing on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites may be interpreted in such a way as to allow, directly or indirectly, the use of such trademarks or logos without the prior written permission of their owner. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, it is prohibited to reproduce the trademarks and logos displayed on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites for commercial or advertising purposes or to increase the number of visitors to your site.

8.2. All the items on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites (including, without limitation, the texts, articles, photographs, images, illustrations, audio and video excerpts, software, etc.) are protected by copyright and belong to JANES FAMILY FOODS or third parties acting as content providers. Except for certain clearly stated exceptions, no items on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites may be interpreted as giving you any right whatsoever with regard to the intellectual property of JANES FAMILY FOODS or of a third party acting as a content provider.

8.3. You can download or copy only for your personal use for non-commercial purposes items from JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites provided you maintain all the intellectual property notices they contain. Copying or memorizing any item for purposes other than personal use is strictly forbidden without the prior written permission of JANES FAMILY FOODS or the holder of the copyrights identified in the notice of intellectual property.

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9. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTEES

9.1. You hereby indemnify, defend and hold JANES FAMILY FOODS, its directors, officers, senior executives, shareholders, employees, affiliated businesses, representatives and content providers (collectively referred to as "JANES FAMILY FOODS") harmless from and against any and all monetary condemnation in principal, interest, legal and extrajudicial costs and any other damages, including but without limitation, all reasonable legal costs incurred by JANES FAMILY FOODS related to any claim, proceeding, action or stay ("Claim") ensuing from the non-compliance, by you or any other user of your account, with these Conditions of Use. JANES FAMILY FOODS reserves the right to participate in the defense of any such Claim and to be represented by an attorney of its choice.

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10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

10.1. JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites and the items they contain are offered to you on an "as is" basis and at no charge by JANES FAMILY FOODS, without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, use, availability, validity, accuracy, reliability of the items reproduced on said sites or as to the results ensuing from the use of such items. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, JANES FAMILY FOODS makes no representations about the comprehensive nature of the results of your searches conducted on its Internet sites. You hereby acknowledge and agree that your use of JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites is at your own risk.

10.2. JANES FAMILY FOODS makes no representation related to the accuracy or reliability of, nor does it endorse, any opinion, declaration or other information published or distributed on its Internet sites by any user, content provider or other person.

10.3. JANES FAMILY FOODS disclaims all liability related to any error which may be found on its Internet sites. Thus, JANES FAMILY FOODS and any third party providing content on JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, their related companies, officers, employees, representatives or agents cannot in any way be held liable for any damage related directly or indirectly to the use of JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, in particular, the loss of data or profits ensuing from the use of items on said sites, errors or omissions contained in the items or the inability to use such items.

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11. SECURITY

11.1. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, including, without limitation, accessing data not intended for your use or logging into a server or account which you are not authorized to access, or forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. JANES FAMILY FOODS will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

11.2. JANES FAMILY FOODS reserves the right to terminate your license to access any JANES FAMILY FOODS Internet site for any reason, for an indefinite period of time and without prior notice to you. Therefore, JANES FAMILY FOODS makes no representation or warranty that your access to this Site will remain continuous and uninterrupted.

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12. HOW TO CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY

12.1. Should you have a claim related to a copyright infringement of any of the materials contained in JANES FAMILY FOODS’ Internet sites, or for any other correspondence, you can reach us at: http://www.janesfamilyfoods.com/en/contact_us.html

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