Terms of use

1. Introduction

All the services and information accessible on cercledesgrandsentrepreneurs.com (the “Site”) are subject, in particular, to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”). By visiting this site, you agree to comply with them.

The Site reserves the right to change these conditions at any time, without notice. It is your responsibility to take note of any changes made to these Terms.

2. Users from other countries

Users from other countries are required to comply with these rules and with all the rules applicable in the country where the Site is operated.

3. Description of the service

The Site currently provides its users with entrepreneurship communications and information tools (the “Service”).

Unless otherwise specifically provided, any new feature that improves or increases one or more elements of the existing Service or any new service launched by the Site will be subject to the same Terms of Use.

Costs arising from the use of the Service, namely connection charges to the Internet or charges in connection with systems having access to content provided on the Internet, are at your own expense. Moreover, it is your responsibility to obtain all the necessary hardware to ensure this connection.

4. Identification of the user

It is understood that you are not required to identify yourself in connection with the use of the Service. However, the more truthful, accurate, complete and current the information provided concerning you, the more appropriate and likely the Service will be to meet your needs.

Information collected during your visit to the Site, particularly through the use of cookies, is primarily used to improve the Service and to collect statistics. If you do not want information about your visit to be collected, you may configure your browser to notify you when it receives a cookie or to block cookies from being used.

5. Protection of personal information

The Site is concerned about ensuring your security and privacy, particularly the personal information you entrust to the Site, as applicable, when the Service is used.

By personal information, we mean any information concerning you, which you provide to us voluntarily.

Personal information collected on the Site is confidential. Only personnel authorized to respond to requests for which information is provided have access to it. At no time will this information be made public or sold, or communicated to third parties without your consent, except to ensure the Service to execute a court order.

6. Protection of children

The Site is concerned about the safety and security of children who will use it. Parents are invited to monitor their children’s use of Internet access, and to bear in mind that the Service is designed to reach a broad audience. In their capacity as legal tutor, it is their responsibility to determine which Service is or is not appropriate for their children and to monitor their children’s use of it.

7. Security

The Site adheres to very strict and rigorous security standards. Despite all these precautions, you must take all the personal security measures explained below in order to maintain an optimum security level when you browse the Site and any other website.

8. Restrictions on the use of content

It is prohibited to reproduce, in whole or in part, by any process whatsoever, the information, data, texts, software, music, sounds, photographs, images, videos and messages and any other material included in the Service or on the Site (collectively, the “Content”).

Unless otherwise expressly provided, no licence for use or reproduction of the Content is granted to you, and the Site expressly reserves all related intellectual property rights.

It is therefore prohibited:

  • to forge the headers and manipulate, in any other manner, the Content transmitted via the Service;
  • to download, display and transmit by email, or in any other manner, any content affected by computer viruses or any other code, folder or program designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of software, a computer, a telecommunications tool or an application, without this list being exhaustive;
  • to hinder, disrupt or abuse the Service, the servers or the networks connected to the Service, or to refuse to comply with the required conditions, procedures, general rules or regulatory provisions applicable to the networks connected to the Service;
  • to violate, intentionally or not, the national and international laws and regulations in force, and any other rule having force of law;
  • to collect and retain personal data concerning other users; 
  • to sell, resell or provide for any commercial purpose, any part of the Service, any use of the Service or any right of access to the Service.
  • Without restricting the generality of the foregoing, you may not print or copy the HTML code or any other computer program that can be viewed on the Site.

9. Property right

The Service may contain information that is confidential and protected by the intellectual property law in force or by any other law.

The Content contained in the advertising and information presented to you in the Service is protected by copyright, trademark, patent or any other right recognized by the legislation in force.

Except with express authorization in this sense by the Site, it is therefore prohibited to copy, modify, lease, borrow, sell, broadcast, distribute or create derivative works based on all or part of the Service or the Content.

10. Registered trademarks

The registered trademarks and all other logos, product names and services of the Site, of a partner or of a contributor (each, an “Owner Concerned”), present or future, are registered trademarks that are the property of the Owner Concerned (collectively, the “Trademarks”). It is prohibited, without the express written authorization of the Owner Concerned, to use or disseminate its Trademarks in any manner whatsoever.

11. Links to other websites

For your convenience, the Site offers you links to third-party sites or parts of third-party sites. The Site has no control over the content and use of these sites or their privacy practices. Therefore, any personal information you transmit via these sites is subject to their privacy protection policy. It is therefore your responsibility to review this policy to protect your personal information.

12. Advice on financial matters

The Service is provided to you exclusively for information purposes. Therefore, no Content distributed on the Site is supposed to replace any legal opinions, financial expertise or any other professional expertise whatsoever. The Site, its partners and contributors, and their directors, officers, employees, mandataries or representatives (collectively, the “Representatives”) may not be held liable at any time for the Content or the accuracy of the information provided by the Service, in whole or in part, nor may they be held liable for how such information is used.

13. Limitation of liability

The Site and the Service are provided “as is” and “according to their availability,” without any representation, warranty or condition of any nature whatsoever, express or implicit.

The Site and their Representatives may not be held liable in any case for losses, costs or damages of any nature whatsoever (including, without restriction, damages resulting from prejudice caused to a person or an enterprise, loss of earnings, programs or data, interruption of activities or any other pecuniary or economic loss), whether direct, indirect, exemplary, special, incidental or other, arising from the use or misuse of the Site or the Service, or the conduct of a third party during the use of the Service, or the impossibility to access the Site or use the Service, or the fact that the Site or the Service contains a defect, an inaccuracy, an error or an omission, regardless of the nature of the action, even if the Site or the Representatives were notified of the potential occurrence of damages or if these damages are reasonably foreseeable.

14. Applicable laws

The Conditions and use of the Site are governed by the laws of the Province of Québec, in Canada, excluding the conflict of laws rules. You hereby recognize the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province de Québec in the event of an action or a proceeding concerning the Site, and you agree to institute such an action or proceeding only in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

15. Specific rules

In the event of a conflict or inconsistency between one of the rules set out in the Terms and a specific rule set out on a page of the Site regarding specific content, the specific rule takes precedence.

16. Miscellaneous

The Terms constitute the entire agreement made between the Site and the user of the Site concerning the use of the Site and the Service, and supercede any prior agreements between you and the Site for the use of the Service. You may also be subject to additional terms of use specific to certain services, third-party content and third-party software, and which are communicated to you when you access these services or this content. The default of the Site or the Representatives in exercising the rights recognized in application hereof does not constitute a waiver of the exercise of these rights. On the assumption that one or more of the provisions of the Terms is nullified by a decision of a court, the other provisions remain valid and continue to apply. The section headings are only indicative.