Ekam Terms and Conditions

By using the services on Ekam.ca which is owned and operated by Ekam Media you agree to be bound by these terms of service, as well as any other guidelines, rules and additional terms referenced herein, and all such guidelines, terms and rules are hereby incorporated herein by this reference (collectively, "Terms of Service"). Ekam's on-line services which are available at the Ekam.ca website(World Wide Web Pages)will, among other things, help you find businesses/services you are looking for by allowing you to search for these businesses/services using keywords/terms. The materials on Ekam Website , which may include text, images, audio clips, video clips, software and other materials (the "Content"), are provided by Ekam Media for informational purposes only. These Terms of Service set out the legally binding terms with respect to your use of and our provision of the Ekam Site and Ekam Services. Please read these Terms of Service carefully. Your access to or use of the Ekam Service constitutes your acceptance of all the provisions of these Terms of Service. If you are unwilling to be bound by these Terms of Service, do not access or use the Ekam Service.

General Disclaimers:

Ekam Media intends for the Content on the Site to be accurate and reliable, however, since the Content has been compiled by Ekam Media from a variety of sources, it is provided to you "as is" and "as available".EKAM MEDIA ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS OF ANY KIND IN THE CONTENT, AND DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONTENT AND TO ANY MATTER RELATING TO THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF NON INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Links available on the Site will allow you to link to Websites not maintained or controlled by Ekam Media. Ekam Media provides these links for your convenience, and is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. Ekam Media uses reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy of its Content on the Site, but cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any information available through these links, and makes no representation or endorsement whatsoever about any other Website which you may access through the Site. It is your responsibility to ensure that any Website you choose to use is free of potentially destructive items such as viruses.

IN NO EVENT WILL EKAM MEDIA BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE OR THE CONTENT AVAILABLE OR REFERRED TO ON THIS SITE, OR ANY OTHER SITE YOU MAY ACCESS THROUGH THIS SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Use of the Site:

You may not post, upload, publish, reproduce, transmit or otherwise distribute information or other material on this Site:

  1. constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence or give rise to civil liability;
  2. which is protected by copyright, or other intellectual property right, or derivative works thereof, without obtaining permission of the copyright holder; or
  3. otherwise use this Site in a manner which is contrary to law or electronic etiquette, or which would adversely impact use of the Site or the Internet by other users, including the posting or transmitting of information or software containing viruses or other disruptive components.

Copyright:

All Content published on or otherwise accessible through this Site is protected by copyright. The Content, and the copyright in the Content, are owned or controlled by Ekam Media or its content suppliers. You may only use or reproduce the information in the Content for your own personal, non-commercial or educational use. The Content may not be otherwise used, reproduced, broadcast, published or retransmitted without the prior written permission of the copyright holder. You must abide by all copyright notices, information and restrictions contained in any Content on or accessed through the Site, and maintain such notices in the Content.

Indemnity:

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold EKAM MEDIA and its related companies harmless from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, related to any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you or users of your account, or in connection with the use of this Site or the placement or transmission of any information or other materials on this Site by you or users of your account.

Changes to the Agreement or the EKAM Services:

You agree and understand that these Terms of Service, the Ekam Site and the Ekam Services may be modified by EKAM MEDIA at any time without prior notice, and such modifications will be effective upon EKAM MEDIAs posting of the new terms and/or upon implementation of the new changes on the EKAM site. You agree to review the Terms of Service periodically so that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued use of the Ekam Services after any modifications indicates your acceptance of the modified Terms of Service. Unless expressly stated otherwise by Ekam, any new features, new services, enhancements or modifications to the Ekam Media Service implemented after your initial access to the Service shall be subject to these Terms of Service.

Registration and Security:

In order to use or access some of the Ekam Services, you may be required to register with Ekam and to select a password and user name, which shall consist of an email address you own and use ("User ID"). If you register, you agree to provide Ekam Media with accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of these Terms of Service, which may result in immediate termination of your account. You may not: (i) enter, select or use a false name or an email address owned or controlled by another person with the intent to impersonate that person, or, (ii) use as a User ID a name subject to any rights of a person other than yourself without appropriate authorization. Ekam Media reserves the right to refuse registration of, or cancel a User ID in its discretion. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your User ID and password. Any User ID and password provided to you for your access to the Ekam Media Service shall be for your personal use only. You agree to (a) immediately notify Ekam Media of any unauthorized use of your User ID or password, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.

Contact and Violations:

Please contact us with any questions regarding these Terms of Service. Please report any violations of the Terms of Service to contact@ekam.ca.

Content Posted by You:

You are solely responsible for any Content and other material that you submit, publish or display on the Ekam Site or transmit to other members and/or other website users (hereinafter, "Posted Content").

  1. You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. You may not submit any Content or material that infringes, misappropriates or violates the intellectual property, publicity, privacy or other rights of any party.
  2. You may not provide any Posted Content that falsely express or imply that such Content or material is sponsored or endorsed by Ekam.
  3. You may not provide any Posted Content that is unlawful or that promotes or encourages illegal activity.
  4. You understand and agree that Ekam may review and delete any business listings (including business name, address, phone, fax, distance, reviews, ratings) or other Posted Content that in the sole judgment of Ekam violates these Terms of Service or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights of, harm, or threaten the safety of other users or members of the Ekam Site and/or other website users.
  5. You are solely responsible for your ratings and reviews of businesses listed on Ekam. Ekam reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and any entity which you have reviewed.
  6. You agree that you will only provide Posted Content that you believe to be true and you will not purposely provide false or misleading information.
  7. By posting Posted Content on the Ekam Site, you agree to and hereby do grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, Ekam, its contractors, and the users of the Ekam Site an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, fully sublicensable, fully paid up, worldwide license to use, copy, publicly perform, digitally perform, publicly display, and distribute such Posted Content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Posted Content. This license is non-exclusive, except you agree that Ekam shall have the exclusive right to practice this license to the extent of combining your Posted Content with the Posted Content of other Ekam users for purposes of constructing or populating a searchable database of business reviews.

The following is a partial list of the kind of Content and communications that are illegal or prohibited on/through the Ekam Site. Ekam reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Ekam Service and terminating the membership of such violators or blocking your use of the Ekam Service and/or Ekam Site. You may not post Content that:

  1. is false or intentionally misleading;
  2. is patently offensive to users of the Ekam Site, such as Content or messages that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
  3. harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
  4. involves the transmission of unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
  5. violates the intellectual property or other rights of any person;
  6. promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive;
  7. is threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
  8. is pornographic or sexually explicit in nature; and
  9. seeks or recommends providers of material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or seeks or recommends providers that solicit personal information from anyone under 18.