General conditions | Quebec Craft Council

General conditions

The following document is long and somewhat boring to read. It is however important to read since it stipulates the policies governing your visit to our online boutique. Please know that when visiting our Website and using our services you accept to be bound by the following terms of the agreement in their entirety. You are therefore invited to take a few minutes of your precious time to consider the terms of use of our Website and our online boutique.

Les Boutiques métiers d’art du Québec Inc. (BMAQ) operate the metiersdart.ca website (the Website). This contract constitutes a legal agreement between the Website users and Les Boutiques métiers d’art du Québec Inc.

By visiting the metiersdart.ca website you agree to be bound by the modalities and stipulations of the present contract and this for as long as you are visiting the Website. You acknowledge to have read and understood these conditions. If you do not want to be bound by these modalities and stipulations you cannot use or order products via this Website. The modalities and stipulations of this contract can change without notice and will take effect automatically.

 

JURISDICTION FOR LITIGATION

Les boutiques métiers d’art du Québec Inc. operates the Website from its offices located in Canada at the following address:

390, St-Paul Street East, suite 400, Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1H2

Telephone: (514) 861-2787, Fax: (514) 861-9191

 

Those who choose to use the Website do so out of their own initiative and it is their responsibility to follow all local applicable laws. All reclamations pertaining to the Website or elements it contains or following the use of the Website is regulated by the applicable laws of the Province of Quebec.

BMAQ retains the right to transmit personal information concerning your person if the law should force BMAQ to do so or to protect its rights of ownership of the Website or those of its users, sponsors, advertisers or suppliers.

 

 

OWNERSHIP / RESTRICTIONS OF USE

BMAQ is the owner and operator of the Website. The entire content, data, graphics, photos, images, sounds, videos, software, trademarks, services, commercial names and other information (collectively, the “content”) contained in this Website is the property of BMAQ, of the members of its group and (or) licensed third party. The content is protected by Canadian and international copyright and trademark laws.

Unless stipulated, you cannot modify, copy, reproduce, publish, post, transmit, distribute, post on the screen, execute, transfer or sell content nor create derivative works without BMAQ’s prior express written consent. You can download, print and reproduce content for personal information ends as long as you keep all copyright notices and other notices of ownership rights (exclusive rights) contained in it and you must mention the URL. It is strictly prohibited to reproduce content in its entirety or in parts in multiple copies with the intent to resell or distribute without BMAQ’s written prior permission. If you wish to obtain the written authorization in order to reproduce content, communicate with us at the following email address: customerservice@metiersdart.ca

 

ACCURACY OF INFORMATION

BMAQ takes all precautions to make sure that the information featured in this Website is accurate. BMAQ does not guarantee that the featured elements are up to date, exact, exempt of mistakes or exhaustive. BMAQ takes no responsibility for mistakes or omissions that could find their way in the content of this Website, including information pertaining to the product descriptions, their price and their availability. BMAQ retains the right to correct, modify or update the featured information on this Website at any time and without prior notice. The only recourse at your disposal pertaining to a purchase made through our Website is to return it for a complete or partial refund as stipulated in the return policy.

 

REGISTRATION AND PASSWORD

It is possible that you will have to fill out an online registration form to access some sections of the Website. In exchange for your use of this Website and its featured services you accept to transmit genuine, actual, exhaustive and exact information as required in the registration form stipulated by the Website. You also agree to update your registration’s information as soon as there is a modification to the registration form.

It is possible you will be asked to create a username and a password during registration process. It is of your responsibility to protect the confidentiality of this password and username and you assume all responsibility for all activities you will undertake by using your password or username. You agree to immediately inform BMAQ of all unauthorized use of your password or username or all offence to the security of the website at customerservice@metiersdart.ca.

 

CONTEST

On occasion we could offer and (or) sponsor, with a third party, contests, draws or games on the Website. Each of these activities is governed by particular rules accessible on the web pages on which the promotion is advertised or when you register.

 

LINKS

Our objective is to improve your experience and that of our visitors when it comes to our Website. Therefore, for your convenience, the Website could propose links to other websites owned and operated by a third party. These websites are not affiliated with our enterprise. Please understand that the websites who have a link on our Website are independent of BMAQ and that we have no control over their content. Therefore, BMAQ cannot be held responsible and offers no guarantee and issues no declaration pertaining to the exactitude, opportunity and (or) the exhaustive character of the information contained on those websites.

The fact that third party links are integrated to our Website does not imply that we sponsor or approve the trademarks, commercial names, service trademarks, conceptions, logos, symbols or other elements protected by copyrights, or that we are affiliated with them, that are published on those sites or accessible through them.

We will be happy to receive all observations you could forward us concerning external links published on our Website.

SECURITY AND EFFICIENCY OF THE NETWORK

We guarantee that all your transactions on the Website are entirely secure. The transmitted information is encrypted using the SSL protocol. The SSL protocol is a certified encryption process in conformity to industry standards in order to provide the highest level of security. You can confirm if you are in secure mode when you make purchases online by making sure that the URL link starts with https:// and not http://.

IN NO CASE CAN BMAQ, nor any of its administrators, be held liable for computer piracy acts nor be blamed for any damages or loss to a BMAQ’s member. The BMAQ website can sustain occasional failures and some programming errors could be caused by updates or events independent of the will of the administrators.

 

EXONERATION / LIMITS OF LIABILITY

Although all reasonable efforts are used to put and keep the Website content up to date, errors and (or) omissions could occur.

THEREFORE, THE PRESENT WEBSITE, ESPECIALLY THE CONTENT AND THE SERVICES IT OFFERS, IS PUT AT YOUR DISPOSAL “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY GUARANTEE WHETER DELIBERATE OR TACITUS. BMAQ REJECTS ALL GUARANTEE, DELIBERATE OR TACITUS, ESPECIALLY THE GUARANTEE AND IMPLICIT CONDITIONS OF QUALITY, THE GUARANTEE OF ADAPTATION TO A PARTICULAR USAGE, THE GUARANTEE OF ABSENCE OF COUNTERFEITING. BMAQ DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ITS WEBSITE FUNCTIONNALITY WILL BE OFFERED WITHOUT INTERRUPTION, WILL NOT CARRY MISTAKES, VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

IN NO CASE COULD BMAQ BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSECUTIVE DAMAGES THAT COULD RESULT FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OR SERVICES OR THE INCAPACITY OF USE OF THOSE SERVICES OR SERVICES LINKED AND THIS EVEN IF BMAQ WERE TO BE INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THOSE DAMAGES. THE APPLICABLE LAW COUD PREVENT THE LIMITATION OR EXONERATION OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES IN A WAY THAT THE LIMITATION OR EXONERATION DESCRIBED ABOVE COULD NOT APPLY TO YOUR CASE.