Terms of Use

WELCOME TO SHNIER.CA, A WEBSITE OWNED AND OPERATED BY SHNIER, GESCO LIMITED PARTNERSHIP. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE AND ALL OTHER SHNIER WEBSITES IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. SHNIER OFFERS THIS SITE TO YOU SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS ("Terms"). YOUR USE OF THIS SITE SHALL BE YOUR AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY EACH OF THE TERMS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE TERMS, PLEASE CONTACT info@gesco.ca.



General Use Restrictions

SHNIER or third parties granting rights to SHNIER hold all right, title, and interest in and to the materials on this Site, which are the copyrighted work of SHNIER or such third parties. SHNIER authorizes you to view, download and print a single copy of the content provided on this Site for your personal, non-commercial use only, but you may neither remove any copyright, trade-mark or other proprietary notices from such copy nor modify the content. Except as otherwise set out in these Terms, you have no right to copy, download, display, perform, reproduce, distribute, modify, edit, alter or enhance any of the materials in any manner without the advanced written authorization of SHNIER and you agree not to "frame" or "mirror" the Site, any material contained on or accessible from this Site on any other server or Internet-based device without the advanced written authorization of SHNIER. SHNIER reserves the right to take such steps as it deems necessary, including legal action, to restrain any unauthorized activity and suspend or terminate your access to this Site. Your authorization to use this Site terminates automatically, without notice to you, if you breach any of these Terms. Upon termination, you must immediately destroy any downloaded and printed materials.

Should SHNIER becomes aware of inappropriate use of the Site or any of its Services (defined below in the "Availability" section), SHNIER will respond in any way that, in its sole discretion, SHNIER deems appropriate. You acknowledge that SHNIER will have the right to report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be considered illegal, as well as any reports it receives of such conduct. When requested, SHNIER will cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on the Internet.


Availability

SHNIER has several websites advertising products, services, content and various other functionalities (collectively the "Services") to specific regions across Canada. The Services offered in one region may differ from those in other regions due to availability, local or regional laws and other considerations. SHNIER does not make any warranty or representation that a user in one region may obtain the Services from the SHNIER site in another region.

Information SHNIER publishes on the World Wide Web may contain references or cross references to SHNIER products, programs and services that are not announced or available in your area. Such references do not imply that SHNIER intends to announce such products, programs or services in your area. Please contact info@gesco.ca for information regarding the products, programs and services, which may be available to you.


Third Party Interaction and Links to Third Party Sites

In your use of the Site, you may enter into correspondence with, purchase goods and/or services from, or participate in promotions of advertisers or members or sponsors of the Site. Unless otherwise stated, any such correspondence, advertisement, purchase or promotion, including the delivery of and the payment for goods and/or services, and any other express or implied term, condition, warranty or representation, including any implied warranty or condition of merchantability associated with such correspondence, purchase or promotion, is solely between you and the applicable third party. You agree that SHNIER has no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such correspondence, purchase or promotion between you and any such third party.

This Site may be linked to other sites on the World Wide Web that are not under the control of or maintained by SHNIER Such links do not constitute an endorsement by SHNIER of any such sites. You acknowledge that SHNIER is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and you agree that SHNIER is not responsible for the content or links displayed on such sites to which you may be linked.


Disclaimer of Warranties

Your use of this Site is at your own risk. This Site may include inaccuracies or errors that may affect the quality of the materials on the Site. The materials have not been independently verified or authenticated in whole or in part by SHNIER, SHNIER does not warrant the accuracy or timeliness of the materials. SHNIER has no liability for any errors or omissions in the materials, whether provided by SHNIER or third parties.

THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS" AND "WHERE-IS" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY. SHNIER, FOR ITSELF AND ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDING MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR CONTENT TO THIS WEBSITE, MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY MATERIAL, INFORMATION, PRODUCT, OR SERVICE CONTAINED ON THE SITE. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. SHNIER WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING FROM OR CONNECTED WITH THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, EVEN IF SHNIER HAS PREVIOUSLY BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Exception for EU citizens: IF YOU ARE RESIDENT IN THE EUROPEAN UNION, SHNIER CO. DOES NOT EXCLUDE OR LIMIT ITS LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY RESULTING FROM NEGLIGENCE.


Inaccuracies or Errors

The descriptions, pictures and other representations of products on this site may contain inaccuracies and errors. SHNIER does not make any warranty or representation with respect to the accuracy or completeness of any such information. Users should not rely on any opinion or other information set out in this Site when making business, financial, personal or other decisions.

Furthermore, the availability of products on this site may change without notice to you at any time in SHNIER's sole discretion.


Local Laws; Export Control

SHNIER, Gesco Limited Partnership controls and operates this Site from its headquarters in the Canada and makes no representation that the materials are appropriate or will be available for use in other locations. Unless otherwise explicitly stated, all marketing or promotional materials found on this Site are solely directed to individuals, companies or other entities located in Canada. If you use this Site from outside Canada, you are entirely responsible for compliance with applicable local laws, including but not limited to the export and import regulations.


Trademarks and Copyrights

Copyright © 2007, SHNIER, Gesco Limited Partnership all rights reserved. The SHNIER, FLOORSFIRST.COM, RICHMOND CARPET, CASA ROMA and LAURENTIAN trade-marks, and related words or logos may constitute trade-marks or registered trade-marks of SHNIER, Gesco Limited Partnership. Nothing in these Terms or in the Site shall be construed as granting a licence to you to use any of such marks or names. The names of other companies, products or services referred to on the Site may be the trade-marks of their respective owners. Any unauthorized use of any of the trade-names or trade-marks of SHNIER, Gesco Limited Partnership or of any third party is strictly prohibited and SHNIER reserves the right to take such steps as it deems necessary, including legal action, to enforce its rights. To obtain authorization to use our trade-marks, please contact us at info@gesco.ca.


Terms of Use Revisions

SHNIER may revise these Terms at any time without notice by updating this posting. Your continued use of the Site after such modifications have been made will constitute your acceptance of such revised Terms. These terms were last updated on February 13th, 2007.


Unauthorized Activities

Submissions and unauthorized use of any materials contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations and other applicable laws and regulations. You shall indemnify and hold SHNIER and its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, and business partners harmless from and against any and all costs, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including lawyer's fees) incurred in relation to, arising from, or for the purpose of avoiding, any claim or demand from a third party that your use of the Site violates any applicable law or regulation, or the rights of any third party.