The artisticincidents.ca website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) is intended and designed solely to provide the user (“User”) with access to videos, classes, general information and products, as well as bringing together a community of people interested in arts education and well-being. This Website is not provided for any other purposes, intended or otherwise.
The Website is owned and maintained by Artistic Incidents Studio Ltd., (AISL). These Terms & Conditions of Use apply to all of the intellectual property content (including, without limitation, all images, text, video, trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos and copyrighted content), products, services and classes offered by AISL.
PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF THE WEBSITE.
1. Acceptance of Terms:
These Terms and Conditions of Use, constitute an agreement (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”) between AISL and all users, and sets forth legally binding terms for User’s use of the Website. By using the Website, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, whether you are a “Visitor” (by simply browsing the Website) or as a “Member” (which means that a user has registered for classes and/or has otherwise obtained privileged access to content or services provided by AISL as a paid user).
If any user does not accept the terms of this Agreement, they should terminate their use of, or access to, the Website. AISL reserves the right to modify the Website, any or all of the content on the Website, and the terms of this Agreement from time to time, and such modification shall be effective upon its posting and no advance warning shall be provided to users. All users agree to be bound by any modification to this Agreement whenever any such modifications are posted; Users are therefore advised to periodically review this Agreement.
2. General Member Registration Requirements:
If any User wishes to become a Member, and otherwise obtain access to privileged areas of the Website or selected Member services, they must read this Agreement and indicate their acceptance of these terms and conditions of use during the registration process. In consideration of any use of the Website, Users represent that they are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from entering into contractual relations under the laws of Canada or other applicable province or municipality. Users also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about themselves as prompted by any Membership registration form available on our Website (the “Registration Data”); and, (b) maintain and promptly update User’s Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If any User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or AISL has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, AISL reserves the right to suspend or terminate any User account and refuse any and all current or future use of any access or services provided to User (or any portion thereof) at any time. Access and use of the Website is void where prohibited.
All content on this Website is provided to Users on an “as is” basis for Users’ general information and personal use only, and may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of AISL. AISL exclusively reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and all Website content of any kind.
Users may access the Website and Content, as available:
for general information and personal use; and
for streaming (“Streaming” or “Stream”) meaning, a contemporaneous digital transmission of an audiovisual work via the Internet from AISL Service to a User’s computer or similar device in such a manner that the data is intended for real-time viewing and not intended to be copied, stored, permanently downloaded, or redistributed by the user. Accessing Website videos for any purpose or in any manner other than Streaming is expressly prohibited
3. General disclaimer regarding art materials:
Painting, in all of its forms, with or without the use of materials such as acrylic or oil paint media, solvents, brushes, or any other equipment that may be suggested by an AISL instructor, is at the risk of the User. Accordingly, all Users are urged and advised to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any use of painting materials, and/or program and use any suggested equipment, shown in any of the video clips, or in other media on the Website. AISL is not a medical organization and our instructors or staff cannot give Users medical advice on the dangers of any art media or materials used in the creative process. All activities portrayed on the Website, relating to the use of certain media, equipment, and instruction should be undertaken only on an age-appropriate basis and, for younger children, under adult supervision.
The Website, including its content, is not directed to persons under eighteen (18) years of age. All Users agree that they are eighteen (18) years of age or older, or that their use is under the supervision and direction of a parent or legal guardian.
5. Member Accounts, Passwords and Security:
If a User registers as a Member on the Website, they will be required to choose a password and user name, and each Member may be asked for additional information regarding User’s account, such as their e-mail address and/or credit card or transfer account information. All Members are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their password and account information, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under User’s password or account. Members agree to (a) immediately notify AISL of any unauthorized use of their password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that Users log out from their account at the end of each session. Users may never use another Member’s account without prior authorization from AISL. AISL will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from any failure to comply with this Agreement.
6. Prohibited Conduct:
Users agree not to use the Website to post or otherwise transmit information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (“Content”) that:
is patently offensive and/or promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
contains nudity, violence, pornography, sexually explicit material or offensive subject matter;
solicits personal information from anyone under the age of eighteen (18);
provides any telephone numbers, street addresses, last names or email addresses of anyone other than User’s own;
promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
violates any intellectual property or other proprietary right of any third party, including Content that promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, “spamming,” or “spamming”;
contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other Members;
involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent, such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and/or pyramid schemes;
Includes a photograph of another person that you have posted without that person’s consent or, in the case of children under the age of eighteen (18), parental consent, or otherwise constitutes an invasion of an individual’s privacy or infringement of publicity rights; or
contains a virus or other harmful component.
Users agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the AISL servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser.
7. Responsibility for Content:
Users, and not AISL, are entirely responsible for all Content that you post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Website. AISL does not control the Content posted via the Website and, as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. User understands that by using the Website , you may be exposed to Content that you deem offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will AISL be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred at any time as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Website.
8. Rejection/Removal of Content:
Members acknowledge that AISL may or may not pre-screen Content posted on our Website, that AISL is not responsible for behavior or comments of teachers and/or students and/or music presented in Website video Content, but that AISL shall have the right (but not the obligation) in its sole discretion to pre-screen, edit, refuse, or remove any Content or portion thereof that is available via the Website, for any reason. Without limiting the foregoing, AISL shall have the right to remove from our Website any Content that violates this Agreement or is otherwise objectionable in the sole discretion of AISL, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate User’s access to all or any part of the Website at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability. If you become aware of misuse of the Website by any person, please contact AISL.
Members acknowledge, consents and agrees that AISL may access, preserve and disclose User’s account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process nationally or internationally; (b) enforce this Agreement; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to any requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of AISL, its Members and the public. Under no other circumstances will AISL intentionally disclose Member account information to any third party.
10. Security Components:
User understand that our Website, and software embodied within our Website, may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by AISL and/or content providers who provide content to AISL. Users may not attempt to override, disable, circumvent or otherwise interfere with any such security components and usage rules embedded into our Website.
11. Proprietary Rights:
All materials on the Website, including, without limitation, names, trade names, logos, trademarks, images, text, columns, graphics, videos, photographs, illustrations, music, artwork, software and other elements (collectively, “Website Content”) are protected by copyrights, trademarks and/or other intellectual property rights owned and controlled by AISL, or by third parties that have licensed or otherwise provided their material to AISL. User acknowledge and agree that all Website Content on the Website is made available for limited, non-commercial, personal use only. Except as specifically provided herein or elsewhere on this Website, no Website Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, sold, downloaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, or otherwise used for any purpose, by any person or entity, without AISL’s prior express written permission. User may not add, delete, distort, or otherwise modify the Content. Any unauthorized attempt to modify any Website Content, to defeat or circumvent our security features, or to utilize the Website or any part of the Website Content for any purpose other than its intended purposes is strictly prohibited.
12. Non-commercial Use:
The Website may not be used in connection with any commercial purposes, except as specifically approved by AISL. Unauthorized framing of or linking to any of our Website is prohibited. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from Member profiles and Website Content without notice and may result in termination of membership privileges.
13. License to Your Content:
By posting, displaying, publishing, transmitting, or otherwise making available (individually and collectively, “Posting”) any User Content on or through our Website. Users hereby grant to AISL a non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license (with the right to sublicense through unlimited levels of sublicensees) to use, copy, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works, publish, publicly perform, publicly display, store, reproduce, transmit, distribute, and otherwise make available such User Content on and through our Website, in print, or in any other format or media now known or hereafter invented, without prior notification, compensation, or attribution to User, and without User’s consent. If User wish to remove any User Content from the Website, User’s ability to do so may depend on the type of User Content, the location and manner of Posting, and other factors. User may contact us to request the removal of certain User Content User have Posted, but AISL has no obligation to remove any such User Content, may choose whether or not to do so in its sole discretion, and makes no guarantee as to the complete deletion of any such User Content and copies thereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a back-up or residual copy of any User Content Posted by User may remain on AISL’s servers after the User Content appears to have been removed from our Website, and AISL retains the rights to all such remaining copies. User represent and warrant that: (i) User’s own all right, title and interest in all User Content posted by User on or through our Website, or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, and (ii) the Posting of any User Content on or through our Website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, publishing, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, contract rights, confidentiality, or any other rights of any third party.
14. AISL and Third Party content:
The Website contains Website Content owned by AISL, and content of third party licensors to AISL (including content provided by users of our Website, as described above), which is protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws. AISL owns and retains all rights, title and interest in the AISL Content. AISL hereby grants to User a limited, revocable, non-sublicensable license to Stream and/or view the AISL Website Content, and any third party Content, located on or available through the Website (excluding any software code therein as set forth above) solely for User’s personal, non-commercial use in connection with viewing our Website and/or utilizing any services provide by AISL. Except for User Content posted by User, User may not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, display, make available, or sell any Website Content appearing on or through our Website.
15. Other Sites:
16. International Use:
Due to the global nature of the Internet, Users agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, User agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which User resides.
AISL respects User’s and Member’s privacy rights and permits Users to control certain aspects of the treatment of User’s or Member’s personal information. AISL does not retain User information, nor does it sell or license access to any User or Member information for any purpose.
18. Copyright Policy:
The Website Content, including without limitation, any and all text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like and the trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to AISL, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.
AISL has in place certain legally mandated procedures regarding allegations of copyright infringement occurring on our Website. AISL reserves the right in its sole discretion to immediately suspend and/or terminate access to the Website by any user who is alleged to have infringed on the intellectual property rights of AISL or of a third party, or otherwise violated any intellectual property laws or regulations. AISL’s policy is to investigate any allegations of copyright infringement brought to its attention. If any User has evidence, knowledge, or a good faith belief that User’s rights, or the rights of a third party, have been violated, and User wants AISL to delete, edit, or disable the material in question, User must provide AISL with all of the following information: (a) a physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; (b) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a full list of such works; (c) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringed or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit AISL to locate the material; (d) information reasonably sufficient to permit AISL to contact User, such as an address, telephone number, and if available, an electronic mail address at which User may be contacted; (e) a statement that User has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (f) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that User is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. For this notification to be effective, you must provide it to AISL by e-mail, to our designated agent for notification of infringement.
Such notices may be sent to AISL via e-mail.
19. Member Disputes:
Users are solely responsible for User interactions with other Members. AISL reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor or litigate disputes between you and other Members.
20. Term and Termination:
This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect for so long as AISL or its parent companies are in operation. Members may terminate their Membership at any time, for any reason, by following the instructions on the Website. AISL reserves the right to terminate Member accounts or access to the Website immediately, with or without notice to you, and without liability to you, if AISL believes that any Member has breached any of the terms of this Agreement, furnished AISL with false or misleading information, or otherwise interfered with use of the Website.
a. No Sharing:
Members of AISL may not share, give or sell their Member password or username to any other person or entity. Excessive viewings or logins by any Member will be construed by AISL as fraudulent use of the Website, which may result in the immediate cancellation of membership without refund. When becoming a Member, Members agree to take all actions possible to protect their username and password from fraudulent use.
b. Fraudulent Use:
AISL reserves the right to cancel any membership it believes has been compromised, or is being used fraudulently, at AISL’s own discretion.
Memberships are billed on a periodic, or per class, basis. Members may cancel their memberships at any time. Membership must be canceled prior to any applicable renewal date, in order to terminate any ongoing membership charges. At times, special prepaid membership packages will be available for purchase. Special prepaid memberships may be recurring and, if so, will renew automatically on the expiration date. Memberships of this nature must be canceled prior to the renewal date in order to end membership charges. AISL does not refund any paid and unused membership fees.
22. Disclaimer of Warranties:
USERS AGREE AND ACCEPT THAT THEIR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE AT THEIR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AISL, AND WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND ANY USE THEREOF. AISL MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS WEBSITE’S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM ANY ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE.
AISL DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND AISL WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN USER AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, USERS SHOULD USE THEIR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
23. Limitation on Liability:
IN NO EVENT SHALL AISL, AND/OR, WITHOUT EXCEPTION, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO USER FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES IN ANY WEBSITE CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM ANY ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND OCCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.
USERS SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT AISL SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT POSTED BY OTHER USERS, OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH USER.
24. Exclusions and Limitations:
Any Users who access or use the Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local or national laws. Certain jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, in certain jurisdictions, some of the above limitations of liability may not apply to all Users, however, all other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.
Users agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless AISL, and without exception or limitation, its subsidiaries, affiliates, subcontractors, officers, directors, employees, consultants, representatives and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and costs) arising from: (i), any use of and access to the Website; (ii), any violation of any term of this Agreement; or, (iii), any violation of any third party right, including, without limitation, any copyright, property, or privacy right. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive this Agreement and any use of the Website.
26. Additional Terms:
AISL may also require Users to follow additional rules, guidelines or other conditions in order to participate in certain promotions, classes or activities available through the Website, or to obtain certain premium or privileged content through the Website, or for other reasons. In addition, certain additional terms will govern any purchases you make through the online store located on the Website. These additional terms will be posted on the relevant portions of our Website or on the portions of our Website that describe the specific products, services, content, or activities. These additional terms are part of this Agreement, and all Users agree to comply with them when they participate in those programs or classes, purchase items from the online store, or otherwise engage in activities governed by such additional terms.
27. Modification and Discontinuation:
AISL reserves the right at any time to modify, remove, alter, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently any Website content, programs, classes or any other aspects of the Website (or any portion thereof) with, or without, notice. Users agree that AISL will not be liable to any User for any such modifications, editing, deletions, suspensions or discontinuances of any content or services provided on or through the Website.
This Agreement and any rights and licenses granted here under, may not be transferred or assigned by any User, but may be assigned by AISL, without restriction.
29. Integration Clause:
This Agreement, together with any related Website policies, and any other legal notices published by AISL on the Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between Users and AISL concerning the Website and governs each User’s use of the Website, superseding any prior agreements between any User and AISL with respect to the Website.
30. Waiver and Severability of Terms:
The failure of AISL to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction, or arbitrator, to be invalid, the parties to this Agreement nevertheless agree that the court or arbitrator should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.
31. Statute of Limitations:
Users agree that, regardless of any state or federal statute, or law, to the contrary, any claims or causes of action arising out of or related to use of the Website, or this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or it shall be forever barred.
32. Governing Law and Venue:
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between a User and AISL that arises in whole or in part from the Website shall be decided exclusively by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction.
Users agree that: (i) the Website shall be deemed solely based in Saskatchewan; and (ii) the AISL Website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over AISL, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than Saskatchewan.
33. Ability to Accept Terms of Service:
User affirms that they are at least eighteen (18) years of age, and are fully able and competent to read, understand and enter into this Agreement, including all conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in this Agreement, and to abide by, and comply with, all terms of this Agreement.
AISL reserves the right to amend this Agreement at any time and without notice, and it is all User’s responsibility to review this Agreement for any periodic changes. Use of the Website following any amendment of this Agreement will signify each User’s assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.