Last updated : May 4, 2023
Welcome to AtmanCo’s website!
Kindly take the time to thoroughly review these terms and conditions:
1. Acceptance of Terms
Upon accessing or utilizing AtmanCo's website, you consent to adhere to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not consent to these conditions, please refrain from using our website, products, or services.
2. Intellectual Property Rights
All of the content, including but not restricted to text, graphics, logos, images, trademarks, videos, artwork, code, documentation, “look and feel”, layout, and design, included on AtmanCo's websites is the property of AtmanCo and is safeguarded by Canadian and international copyright laws.
5. User Content Guidelines
The following terms apply to content submitted by you:
5.1 The Websites may contain comments sections, discussion forums, or other interactive features (“Interactive Areas”) in which you may post or upload user-generated content, comments, video, photos, messages, other materials or items (collectively, “User Content”). You are solely responsible for your use of any Interactive Areas and you use them at your own risk. Interactive Areas are available for individuals aged 13 years or older. By submitting User Content to an Interactive Area, you represent that you are 13 years of age or older and, if you are under the age of 18, you either are an emancipated minor or have obtained the legal consent of your parent or legal guardian to enter into these Terms, submit content, and participate on the Websites.
5.2 By submitting any User Content or participating in an Interactive Area within or in connection with the Websites, you agree that you will not upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content that (a) violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others; (b) you know to be false, misleading or inaccurate; (c) contains blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, racially or ethnically offensive content, hate speech, abusiveness, vulgarity or profanity; (d) contains or advocates pornography or sexually explicit content, pedophilia, incest, bestiality, or that is otherwise obscene or lewd; (e) violates any law or advocates or provides instruction on dangerous, illegal, or predatory acts, or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them; (f) advocates violent behavior; (g) poses a reasonable threat to personal or public safety; (h) contains violent images of killing or physical abuse that appear to have been captured solely, or principally, for exploitative, prurient, or gratuitous purposes; (i) is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right. The burden of determining that any User Content is not protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. Any person determined by AtmanCo, in its sole discretion, to have violated the intellectual property or other rights of others shall be barred from submitting or posting any further material on the Websites; (j) does not generally pertain to the designated topic or theme of any Interactive Area; (k) contains any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials with respect to products or services, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes”, or any other form of solicitation; or (l) uses the name or likeness of an identifiable natural person without such person’s consent. The burden of determining that any User Content is not protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. Any person determined by AtmanCo, in its sole discretion, to have violated the intellectual property or other rights of others shall be barred from submitting or posting any further material on the Websites.
5.3 You agree not to represent or suggest, directly or indirectly, AtmanCo's endorsement of User Content.
5.4 You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content, software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful or disruptive component.
5.5 You agree not to use any service, technology or automated system to artificially inflate the page views that your User Content receives. This includes pay-per-click services, web “robots” and any other current or future technologies. You also agree not to direct any third party to use these services, technologies or automated systems on your behalf.
5.6 You agree not to use any technology, service or automated system to post more User Content than an individual could upload in a given period of time. You also agree not to direct any third party to use these services, technologies or automated systems on your behalf.
5.7 Any conduct that we, in our sole discretion, believe restricts or inhibits anyone else from using or enjoying the Websites will not be permitted. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove or edit User Content submitted by you.
5.8 We are not responsible for the accuracy or credibility of any User Content, and do not take any responsibility or assume any liability for any actions you may take as a result of reading User Content posted on the Websites. Through your use of Interactive Areas, you may be exposed to content that you may find offensive, objectionable, harmful, inaccurate or deceptive. There may also be risks of dealing with underage persons, people acting under false pretense, international trade issues and foreign nationals. By using Interactive Areas, you assume all associated risks.
5.9 We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Content posted or uploaded to the Websites to determine compliance with these Terms and any operating rules established by us and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. Although we have no obligation to monitor, screen, edit or remove any of the User Content posted or uploaded to the Websites, we reserve the right, and have absolute discretion, to screen, edit, refuse to post or remove without notice any User Content posted or uploaded to the Websites at any time and for any reason, and you are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any User Content posted to the Websites at your sole cost and expense. The decision by AtmanCo to monitor and/or modify User Content does not constitute nor shall it be deemed to constitute any responsibility or liability in any manner on our part in connection with or arising from your use of Interactive Areas on the Websites.
5.10 By submitting User Content to the Websites, you automatically grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide right and license to use, publish, reproduce, modify, adapt, edit, translate, create derivative works from, incorporate into other works, distribute, sublicense (through multiple tiers) and otherwise exploit such User Content (in whole or in part) in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed, without payment to you or to any third parties. Additionally, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable law, you waive your moral rights in the User Content and agree not to assert such rights against us. You represent and warrant to us that you have the full legal right, power and authority to grant to us the license provided for herein, that you own or control the complete exhibition and other rights to the User Content you submitted for the purposes contemplated in this license and that neither the User Content nor the exercise of the rights granted herein shall violate these Terms, or infringe upon any rights, including the right of privacy or right of publicity, or constitute a libel or slander against, or violate any common law or any other right of, or cause injury to, any person or entity. You further grant to us the right, but not the obligation, to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your or our rights in the User Content by a breach of these Terms.
By using our website, you consent to indemnify and safeguard AtmanCo, its affiliates and employees, against any claims or demands, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party because of or arising from your use of our website, your infringement of these terms and conditions, or your violation of the rights of another.
AtmanCo retains the right to alter these Terms and Conditions, as well as their content and use, at any moment without prior notification. By continuing to use our websites, you acknowledge and agree to any modifications made to these Terms and Conditions.
8. Governing Law
The laws of the Province of Quebec and the laws of Canada that are enforceable therein shall govern the interpretation and application of these Terms and Conditions.
9. Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies
There is a possibility that the Content may contain typographical errors or other inaccuracies and may not be fully complete or current. As a result, we maintain the right to rectify any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, as well as to modify or update the Content without any prior notification. Nonetheless, we cannot guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions will be corrected.
10. Entire Agreement
The Terms and Conditions herein serve as the sole agreement between you and AtmanCo regarding your use of our websites, and they supersede all previous or future communications, regardless of whether they were oral or written, between you and AtmanCo.
11. User Guidelines
- Without our prior written consent, you are forbidden from copying, reproducing, distributing, or creating derivative works from any content on our website. However, with our prior written consent, you may display such content under the following conditions: a) you do not remove any copyright or proprietary notice from the content; b) you do not modify the content in any way.
- It is strictly prohibited to upload, post, or transmit any User Content, software, or materials that contain a virus or any other disruptive or harmful component.
- You are not permitted to utilize any service, technology, or automated system to artificially inflate the page views of your User Content. This includes, but is not limited to, pay-per-click services, web "robots," and any other technologies. You are also not authorized to direct any third party to use such services, technologies, or automated systems on your behalf.