Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY.  BY ACCESSING OR USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND ALL TERMS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE.  IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.

These Terms of Use apply to your access to, and use of, all or part of any website of Mateasse Inc. (“Mateasse”)  or any online service of Mateasse where these Terms of Use are posted (collectively, the “Sites”).  These Terms of Use do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Mateasse for products, services or otherwise.  If you are using the Sites on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Terms of Use on such entity's behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and Mateasse for violations of these Terms of Use.  This agreement contains disclaimers and other provisions that limit our liability to you. These Terms of Use do not apply to websites and services that display or link to different Terms of Use. 

In the event there is any conflict or inconsistency between these Terms of Use and any other terms of use that appear on the Sites, these Terms of Use will govern.  However, if you navigate away from the Sites to a third party site, you may be subject to alternative terms and conditions of use, as may be specified on such site. In such event, the terms and conditions of use applicable to that site will govern your use of that site.

While we make reasonable efforts to provide accurate and timely information about Mateasse on the Sites, you should not assume that the information is always up to date or that the Sites contain all the relevant information available about Mateasse. 

Mateasse  reserves the right to change or modify these Terms of Use or any policy or guideline of the Sites, at any time and in its sole discretion.  Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the revisions to the Sites, and you waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications.  Your continued use of the Sites will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications; therefore, you should frequently review these Terms of Use and applicable policies to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of our Sites.  If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the Sites.

Eligibility

The Sites are not targeted towards, nor intended for use by, anyone under the age of 13.  If you are between the ages of 13 and the age of majority in your province/territory of residence, you may only use the Sites under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms of Use.  

Registration and Account

In order to participate in certain areas of our Sites, you will need to register for an account.  You agree to (a) create only one account; (b) provide accurate, truthful, current and complete information when creating your account; (c) maintain and promptly update your account information; (d) maintain the security of your account by not sharing your password with others and restricting access to your account and your computer; (e) promptly notify Mateasse if you discover or otherwise suspect any security breaches relating to the Sites; and (f) take responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and accept all risks of unauthorized access.

Privacy

Please read the Privacy Policy click here carefully to understand how Mateasse collects, uses and discloses personally identifiable information from its users.

Terms of Sale

All sales from the Sites are governed by Mateasse Terms of Sale click here.  Please refer to our Terms of Sale for the terms, conditions and policies applicable to your purchase of products from Mateasse.  By ordering products through our Sites, you agree to be bound by and accept the Terms of Sale.  The Terms of Sale are subject to change without prior notice at any time, in Mateasse' sole discretion, so you should review the Terms of Sale each time you make a purchase.  

Site Disclaimer

The materials and information on the Sites may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The materials, information and services on the Sites are provided “as is” without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind. Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Mateasse disclaims all other warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement as to the Sites and the information, content and materials contained therein.

Copyright and Limited License

Unless otherwise indicated, the Sites and all content and other materials therein, including, without limitation, the Mateasse logo and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, "Site Materials") are the proprietary property of Mateasse or its licensors or users and are protected by Canadian, U.S.  and international copyright laws.

You are granted a limited, non-transferable and non-sub-licensable license to access and use the Sites and Site Materials for personal, informational and shopping purposes only. Such license is subject to the Terms of Use and does not include:  (a) any resale or commercial use of the Sites or Site Materials; (b) the collection and use of any product listings, pictures or descriptions; (c) the distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials; (d) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Sites and the Site Materials, or any portion thereof; (e) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (f) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Sites, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Sites; or (g) any use of the Sites or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the Sites or Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of Mateasse, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein.  Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws, including, without limitation, copyright and trademark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes.  Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed as conferring in any manner, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any title or ownership of, or exclusive use-rights to, any intellectual property or other right and any goodwill associated therewith.

Trademark Information 

Mateasse and the Mateasse logo are trademarks of Mateasse. All other Mateasse trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, company names and indicia of origin referred to on the Sites are either trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, company names or indicia of origin or are otherwise the property of Mateasse or its affiliates or licensors. Mateasse claims other rights associated with unregistered trademarks, service marks, domain names, logos, trade name, company names and indicia of origin. Other product or company names referred to on the Sites may be trademarks of their respective owners. You may not use any trademark, service mark, domain name, logo, company name, trade name or indicia of origin of Mateasse or any third party without permission from the owner of the applicable trademark, service mark, domain name, logo, company name, trade name or indicia of origin. You may contact Mateasse by sending an e-mail to info@mateasse.com to request written permission to use trademarks, indicia of origin and materials on the Sites for purposes other than stated in these Terms of Use or for all other questions relating to the Sites. 

All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

Links

You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create text hyperlinks to the Sites for noncommercial purposes, provided such links do not portray Mateasse in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable.  This limited right may be revoked at any time.  In addition, you may not use Mateasse' logo or other proprietary graphics to link to our Sites without our express written permission.  Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Mateasse trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Sites, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Sites without our express written consent.  Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of Mateasse or any third party.

Mateasse makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of embedded content, third-party websites accessible via hyperlink or websites linking to the Sites.  Such sites are not under the control of Mateasse and Mateasse is not responsible for any embedded content or the content of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites.  Mateasse and its users may provide these links as a convenience to you, but the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by Mateasse of any site or any information contained therein.  When you visit other sites via links or embedded content, you should understand that our terms and policies no longer govern and that the terms and policies of those third party sites will now apply.  You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from our Sites.

Third Party Content

Mateasse may provide third party content on the Sites and links to web pages and content of third parties (collectively, “Third Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information.  We do not control, endorse or adopt any Third Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness.  You acknowledge and agree that Mateasse is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Third Party Content and undertakes no responsibility to update or review such Third Party Content.  You agree to use such Third Party Content contained therein at your own risk.

Advertisements and Promotions, Products and Services of Others

Mateasse may display advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Sites or may otherwise provide information about or links to third-party products or services.  Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, such third parties, and any terms conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and such third party.  Mateasse is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of such dealings or promotions or as the result of the presence of such non-Mateasse advertisers or third party information on the Sites.

Limitation on Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, Mateasse and its officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential damages, or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damage arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with the use of or inability to use the Sites, the content or the materials contained in or accessed through the Sites, including without limitation any damages caused by or resulting from reliance by a user on any information obtained from Mateasse, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files or email, errors, defects, viruses, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance, whether or not resulting from acts of God, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to Mateasse' records, programs or services.  In no event shall the aggregate liability of Mateasse, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence, whether active, passive or imputed), product liability, strict liability or other theory, arising out of or relating to the use of or inability to use the Sites exceed any compensation you pay, if any, to Mateasse for access to or use of the Sites.  

Indemnification

By using the Sites, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Mateasse, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal fees) arising out of or related to (a) your use of the Sites; (b) any User Content or Ideas you provide; (c) your violation of these Terms of Use; (d) your violation of any rights of another; or (e) your conduct in connection with the Sites. 

Modifications to the Sites

Mateasse reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Sites or any features or portions thereof without prior notice.  You agree that Mateasse will not be liable for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Sites or any part thereof.

Governing Law and Choice of Court Forum

Access to and use of the Sites and these Terms of Use are governed by the laws of Canada and the law of the Province of Nova Scotia. By using the Sites you agree to the choice of governing law and choice of forum without resort to otherwise applicable conflict of law provisions. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the Sites or these Terms of Use shall be instituted only in a court located inHalifax, Nova Scotia. You and Mateasse agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding.

Termination

Notwithstanding any of these Terms of Use, Mateasse reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Sites and to block or prevent your future access to, and use of, the Sites.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact us with any comments, questions or suggestions you might have regarding the information described in the Sites.

You may contact us at:

info@mateasse.com

Last Updated:  Feb. 28, 2014