Terms of Use

Updated October 5, 2018

Natural Consumers is a division of Prothos Media Inc. (“PMI”)

Please read this page carefully. These Terms of Use (“Terms”), together with PMI’s Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer state the “Terms and Conditions” under which you, the website visitor (“You”) may use NaturalConsumers.com (the “Site”). By using this Site, You agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you disagree with the provisions at any time, your sole remedy is to terminate your use of the Site. Continued use of the Site constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions as in effect.

1. Updates

PMI may, in its sole discretion, revise these Terms of Use at any time. The most recent date they have been updated will be displayed at the top of this page. Your use of the Site after such changes have been posted will constitute your agreement to the modified Terms of Us

2. Ability to Accept Terms of Use

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or possess parental or guardian consent to agree to these Terms, access and use the Site. You affirm that You are otherwise fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms, and to abide by and comply with these Terms.

3. Privacy

Please see PMI’s Privacy Policy.

By accessing and/or using the Site, you may provide us with personal information as described in our Privacy Policy. You acknowledge that you have read and understood our Privacy Policy, which governs the collection, use, storage and disclosure of such personal information.

4. Copyright

The contents of this Site, such as text, graphics, images, and other content (the “Site Material”) are protected by applicable copyright laws. These Terms of Use do not grant You any license whatsoever to the Site Material.

PMI authorizes You to view and download the Site Material for your non-commercial personal use. Unauthorized use of the Site Material violates copyright and other laws. You agree to retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Site Material on any copy of such material. Except as expressly provided herein, You may not sell or modify our Site Material or reproduce, display, distribute, or otherwise use the Site Material in any way for any public or commercial purpose. Use of the Site Material on any other site or in a networked environment is prohibited. PMI retains all intellectual property rights in the Site Material.

5. Disclaimers

The Site and Site Material, including but not limited to any reviews and rankings of products is provided strictly as a source of information and to assist you in making purchase decisions. It is not to be construed as a form of promotion or an offer to sell any product or service. It represents our opinion and analysis based on subjective and objective criteria. See Our Method for details on how we produce our rankings. You are solely responsible for the retrieval and use of the Site Material. You should apply Your own judgment, and conduct your own research and investigation before making any use of any Site Material, including, without limitation, the use of the information as the basis for any purchases or conclusions. It is recommended that you do your own research and investigation before purchasing any products regardless of our rankings.  

By using the Site, you expressly acknowledge that we act solely as a source of information. You agree to not hold PMI, its members, managers, officers, directors, employees, or affiliates (collectively “Partners”) liable for any statements, representations, errors or omissions, descriptions, comments, or opinions posted on the Site.

By developing and posting our product reviews and rankings, PMI makes no representation or warranties as to the accuracy or factual basis of the information.

Advice, graphics, information, and images contained on the Site are presented for general educational and informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation for any specific product or service, use or course of action. They are not intended to be legal or other expert advice, recommendations, or services. The information contained on this site should not be considered exhaustive and should not be used in place of consultation with qualified professionals to meet your individual needs.

You assume the entire risk as to the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, currency, validity and quality of any information provided on this Site. While the information and recommendations contained on this site have been compiled from sources believed to be reliable, PMI makes no representation or guarantee as to, and assumes no responsibility for, the correctness, sufficiency, or completeness of any such information or recommendations.

PMI does not warrant in any way that prices, taxes, products or descriptions provided by sellers, service providers, or other third parties, or any other content on this Site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.

PMI does not have any responsibility for, or liability related to, any products and services listed on this Site. You should direct any questions, complaints or claims related to any product or service to the appropriate seller or provider.

PMI is not responsible or liable for any decisions or actions you take or authorize third parties to take on your behalf based on information you receive as a user of the Site. Any information on the Site may change without notice.

6. Limitation of Liability

PMI DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THE SITE AND ITS SERVER ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL MATERIAL. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR THE SITE MATERIAL RESULTS IN ANY COSTS OR EXPENSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, PMI SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS OR EXPENSES.

THIS SITE AND ITS MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AT YOUR OWN RISK” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. PMI, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS. PMI STRIVES TO PROVIDE THOROUGH AND ACCURATE MATERIALS ON ITS SITE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS.

IN NO CASE WILL PMI, ITS AFFILIATES’, AGENTS’, LICENSORS’, SUPPLIERS’, WRITERS’, SITE CONTRIBUTORS’ AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS’, OFFICERS’ AND EMPLOYEES’ CUMULATIVE TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING UNDER ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) BE FOR MORE THAN $100 IN AGGREGATE. YOU HEREBY RELEASE PMI AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, WRITERS, SITE CONTRIBUTORS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES FROM ANY AND ALL OBLIGATIONS, LIABILITIES AND CLAIMS IN EXCESS OF THIS LIMITATION.

7.    Disclaimer of Consequential Damages

IN NO EVENT SHALL PMI, ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, WRITERS, SITE CONTRIBUTORS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OR ANY THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED ON THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL, ADVICE, GUIDANCE, OR SERVICES ON THIS SITE OR SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT PMI IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

8. Dispute Resolution

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada, and shall be treated in all respects as an Alberta contract, without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the Province of Alberta, Canada. The Site is physically maintained and operated by PMI from the Province of Alberta.

You may not assign these Terms or assign any rights or delegate any obligations under these Terms, in whole or in part, whether voluntarily or by operation of law, without our prior written consent.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ALL DISPUTES BETWEEN YOU AND PMI WILL BE RESOLVED BY BINDING ARBITRATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ARBITRATION ACT (ALBERTA) AND NOT IN COURT OR BY JURY TRIAL. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU GIVE UP YOUR RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE AS A CLASS REPRESENTATIVE OR CLASS MEMBER ON ANY CLASS CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST PMI INCLUDING ANY RIGHT TO CLASS ARBITRATION OR ANY CONSOLIDATION OF INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATIONS.

9. User Comments

Parts of this website allow users to post and exchange opinions, information, material and data (‘Comments’). PMI reserves the right to screen, edit, publish and review Comments prior to their appearance on the Site. PMI also reserves the right to remove any Comments which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

Comments do not reflect the views or opinions of PMI, its affiliates, agents, licensors, suppliers, writers, site contributors and their respective directors, officers and employees. Comments reflect the view and opinion of the person who posts such view or opinion.

To the extent permitted by applicable laws, PMI shall not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.

You warrant and represent that:

    • You are entitled to post the Comments on the website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
    • the Comments do not infringe any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark, or other proprietary right of any third party;
    • the Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material or material which is an invasion of privacy
    • the Comments do not contain any contaminating or destructive features or devices such as viruses, time bombs or coding designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of this website or any of this website’s user’s computer equipment or software; and
    • the Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant to PMI a non-exclusive royalty-free license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.

You hereby agree to indemnify and keep indemnified PMI, its affiliates, agents, licensors, suppliers, writers, site contributors and their respective directors, officers and employees from and against any and all losses (including without limitation direct, indirect and consequential loss), costs, claims, damages or expenses of whatever nature and howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly from any breach of these Terms and Conditions or arising from the Comments posted on this website including without limitation as a result of any infringement of any intellectual property or other proprietary rights, libel, defamation, obscenity or the Comments being otherwise unlawful.

10. Third Party Links

This Site may contain links to other sites. PMI does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of the information, data, opinions, advice, or statements contained at such sites, and when You access such sites, You are doing so at Your own risk. In providing links to the other sites, PMI is in no way acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on those other sites and does not seek to monitor or control such sites. A link to another site should not be construed to mean that PMI is affiliated or associated with same. PMI DOES NOT RECOMMEND OR ENDORSE ANY OF THE CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY HYPER-LINKS TO OR CONTENT FOUND, ON OTHER WEB SITES. The mention of another party or its product or service on this web site should not be construed as an endorsement of that party or its product or service.

11. Severability

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and PMI with respect to the subject matter and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions of the Terms will continue in full force and effect without invalidating the remaining provisions of these Terms or affecting the validity or enforceability of that provision or part thereof in any other jurisdiction.

The division of these Terms into sections and the insertion of headings are for convenience of reference only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of these Terms. In these Terms, words importing the singular number include the plural and vice versa, words importing gender include all genders; and words importing persons include individuals, sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, trusts and unincorporated associations. All references to money amounts in these Terms, unless otherwise specified, are in Canadian dollars.

12. Enurement.

These Terms shall enure to the benefit of and be binding upon each of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns. You acknowledge having read these Terms before accepting them.

 

CONTACT US

If you have any questions regarding the Terms and Conditions, please contact us:

Natural Consumers, a division of Prothos Media Inc.
PO Box 10015 Riverbend RPO
Calgary, Alberta T2C5E2

Charla[@]NaturalConsumers.com