Last Updated: February 5, 2009
We reserve the right, at any time and from time to time, temporarily or permanently, in whole or in part, to: modify or discontinue the Website, with or without notice; charge fees in connection with the use of the Website; modify and/or waive any fees charged in connection with the Website; and/or offer opportunities to some or all users of the Website. You agree that neither we nor any parent, subsidiaries, sponsors, affiliated companies, vendors or licensors (collectively, “Affiliated Entities”) shall be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website, in whole or in part, or of any service, content, feature or product offered through the Website. Your continued use of the Website after such changes will indicate your acceptance of such changes.
- Permitted Use, Limited License and Authorization to Reproduce
- Copyright Notice
- Unauthorized Use or Access
- Accuracy of Information You Submit
- Links To Other Sites
- User Submissions
- Membership; User Names and Passwords
- Interactive Forums and User-Generated Content
- Third Party Content
- Sweepstakes, Contests, Raffles and Similar Promotions
- Termination of Access
- Waiver; Remedies
- International Users
- Contact Us
- Questions or Complaints
- Canadian Copyright Act Notice
1. Permitted Use, Limited License and Authorization to Reproduce
2. Copyright Notice
Without limiting the foregoing, all copyrights in this publication and Website are owned by Company. Except as otherwise expressly authorized herein or in writing in advance by Company, you agree not to reproduce, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based (whether in whole or in part) on all or any part of this Website or the Content.
4. Unauthorized Use or Access
- Post, transmit, or otherwise make available, through or in connection with the Website:
- Anything that is or may be (a) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating; (b) defamatory; (c) fraudulent or tortious; (d) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (e) protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or other proprietary right without the express prior consent of the owner of such right.
- Any material that would give rise to criminal or civil liability; that contains or promotes violence, drug use, illegal gambling or other criminal activity; that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offense; or that encourages or provides instructional information about illegal activities or activities such as “hacking,” “cracking,” or “phreaking.”
- Any virus, worm, Trojan Horse, easter egg, time bomb, spyware, or other computer code, file, or program that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment.
- Any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional material, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letter,” “pyramid scheme” or investment opportunity, or any other form of solicitation.
- Any material, non-public information about a company without the proper authorization to do so.
- Use the Website for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose.
- Use the Website to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity, or harvest or collect personally identifiable information about users of the Website.
- Impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation any representative of Company or an Affiliated Entity; falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with the Website; or express or imply that we endorse any statement you make.
- Interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Website or the servers or networks used to make the Website available; or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks.
- Restrict or inhibit any other person from using the Website (including without limitation by hacking or defacing any portion of the Website).
- Use the Website to advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, without Company’s express prior written consent.
- Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to the Website.
- Modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website. Remove any patent, copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice from the Website or materials originating from the Website.
- Frame or mirror any part of the Website without Company’s express prior written consent.
- Create a database by systematically downloading and storing Website content.
- Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine” or in any way gather Website content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website.
Additionally, you acknowledge and agree that you (and not Company) are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all telecommunications, broadband, and computer hardware, equipment, and services needed to access and use the Website, and paying all charges related thereto.
5. Accuracy of Information You Submit
You may be permitted to or asked to submit information to the Website. You expressly represent and warrant: (a) that you have the authority to provide Company with all such information; (b) that all such information may be used by Company for the purposes intended; (c) that all such information shall be true, accurate, and complete; and (d) that you will maintain and update such information as needed, such that the information remains true, accurate and complete. You agree that if any information you provide is false, inaccurate, obsolete, incomplete or provided without such authority, we may terminate your use of the Website.
6. Links To Other Sites
For the convenience of users of this Website, one or more links to other Internet websites may appear from time to time. Except as otherwise indicated, the Internet websites to which links are provided in this Website are not under the control of Company or the Affiliated Entities. Neither Company nor the Affiliated Entities assume any responsibility for the contents of any linked Internet website, or for any potential damage arising out of or in connection with the use of any such link. In addition, the existence of a link between this Website and any other Internet website is not and shall not be understood to be an endorsement by Company or the Affiliated Entities of the owner or proprietor of the linked Internet website.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THIRD PARTY WEB SITES AND RESOURCES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT, INFORMATION, DATA, ADVERTISING, PRODUCTS, OR OTHER MATERIALS ON OR AVAILABLE THROUGH SUCH WEB SITES AND RESOURCES, IS AT YOUR OWN RISK AND IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE APPLICABLE TO SUCH SITES AND RESOURCES. Company does not wish to be linked to or from any third-party website. Company shall have the right, at any time and in its sole discretion, to block links to the Website through technological or other means without prior notice. You agree to remove any link to this Website you may have acquired or stored upon the request of Company.
7. User Submissions
Company does not accept ideas, suggestions, information, data, comments ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques, images, graphics, video, content and other materials, including without limitation feedback data such as images, questions, comments and suggestions regarding the Content or any portion of this Website, (collectively, “Submissions”), under any obligations of any kind, either expressed or implied. If you send us any Submissions, you agree that there is no confidential relationship with respect to such Submissions, such Submissions shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and that Company has no obligation to you of any kind in connection therewith. You expressly disclaim and waive all rights in any such Submissions. Furthermore, you represent that you are free to disclose such Submissions, and that no other party has any rights in the Submissions. Company shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such Submissions and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the Submissions to others without limitation and for no consideration, for any purpose whatsoever including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products which incorporate such information.
8. Membership; User Names and Passwords
Any online community hosted on our Website (the “Community”) is designed for you and your family’s enjoyment. As a member of the Community, you may receive certain specialized content, as well as special offers from Company. If you become a member of the Community, you represent that: (i) you are authorized to join Internet programs in which e-mail communications are used; and (ii) you are 18 years of age or older. In addition, with respect to such membership, Company may refuse to grant you, and you may not use, a user name (or e-mail address) that is already being used by someone else; that may be construed as impersonating another person; that belongs to another person; that violates the intellectual property or other rights of any person; that is offensive; or that we reject for any other reason in our sole discretion.
9. Interactive Forums and User-Generated Content
Submissions posted within a Forum may be provided by Company staff, Company’s outside contributors, or by users not connected with Company, some of whom may employ anonymous user names. Company and the Affiliated Entities expressly disclaim all responsibility for and endorsement of and make no representations as to the validity of any opinion, advice, information or statement made or displayed in the Forums by third parties, nor are Company and/or the Affiliated Entities responsible for any errors or omissions in any Submission, or for hyperlinks embedded in any Submission. Under no circumstance will Company, any Affiliated Entity or their respective sponsors, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives and affiliates be liable for any loss or damage caused by the information obtained through the Forums or your reliance on same. The opinions expressed in these forums are solely the opinions of the participants, and do not reflect the opinions of Company or any Affiliated Entity.
You must have the legal right to upload any Submissions before you do so. For any Submissions you submit through the Forums or otherwise through the Website, you grant Company and the Affiliated Entities a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license, without compensation to you: (a) to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt (including without limitation edit, modify, translate, and reformat), create derivative works of, transmit, publicly display and publicly perform such Submission, in any media now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose, and (b) to sublicense the foregoing rights, through multiple tiers, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. For each Submission, you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary for you to grant the licenses granted in this section, including without limitation, all rights of publicity, and that such Submission, and your provision thereof to and through the Website, complies with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. You further irrevocably waive any and all rights that you may have regarding each Submission under any applicable law or under any legal theory, including without limitation rights of publicity, rights of privacy, and “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials.
In addition, Company and the Affiliated Entities have no control over, and Company and the Affiliated Entities shall have no liability for any damages resulting from, the use (including without limitation re-publication) or misuse by any third party of any information voluntarily made public through any Forum or any other part of the Website. IF YOU CHOOSE TO MAKE ANY OF YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE OR OTHER INFORMATION PUBLICLY AVAILABLE IN A FORUM, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Materials posted and/or uploaded to the various public forums may be subject to size and usage limitations. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations.
11. Third Party Content
In general, the content contained on the Website and the Forums is supplied by third parties and users. Accordingly, Company is a distributor (and not a publisher) of such content and has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, are those of the respective authors or distributors, and not Company or the Affiliated Entities. Company, the Affiliated Entities and the third-party providers of information do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content. Furthermore, Company neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy and reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the Website and/or the Forums by anyone other than an authorized Company representative while acting in his/her official capacity.
12. Sweepstakes, Contests, Raffles and Similar Promotions
13. Termination of Access
While Company makes reasonable efforts to provide accurate Content through this Website, Company cannot guarantee accuracy. All Content is used by users at their own risk. THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITE, IS PROVIDED “AS IS.” COMPANY AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE. FURTHER, COMPANY AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE. COMPANY AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE FOREGOING APPLIES TO ANY INFORMATION IN ANY WEB SITES HYPERLINKED TO THIS WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY OR ANY AFFILIATED ENTITY BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY UNDER ANY THEORY OF TORT, CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOST OPPORTUNITIES, COSTS OF COVER, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, PERSONAL INJURY/WRONGFUL DEATH, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EACH OF WHICH IS HEREBY EXCLUDED BY AGREEMENT OF THE PARTIES, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER OR NOT ANY PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN PARTICULAR, AND WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEITHER COMPANY, ANY AFFILIATED ENTITY THEREOF, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR FROM ANY CONTENT POSTED ON THE WEBSITE BY COMPANY OR ANY THIRD PARTY. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE WEBSITE IS TO STOP USING THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF COMPANY AND ANY AFFILIATED ENTITY FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, SHALL, COLLECTIVELY, BE THE TOTAL AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU TO COMPANY TO ACCESS AND USE THE WEBSITE.
18. Waiver; Remedies
19. International Users
This Website is controlled, operated and administered by Company (or its licensees) from its offices within Canada and is not intended to subject Company to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than those of Canada. Company does not represent or warrant that the Website or any part thereof is appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction other than Canada. Those who choose to access the Website, do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. You are also subject to Canadian export controls and are responsible for any violations of such controls, including without limitation any Canadian embargoes or other federal rules and regulations restricting exports. Company may limit the Website’s availability, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.
20. Contact Us
We hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. Company does not endorse the filtering products or services offered by any company.
22. Questions or Complaints
Under relevant consumer protection laws, you are entitled to the following consumer rights notice: If you have a question or complaint regarding the Website, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also contact us by writing to The Clorox Company of Canada, Ltd., 150 Biscayne Crescent, Ontario, L6W 4V3, Attention: Canadian Privacy Officer.
23. Canadian Copyright Act Notice
Company is committed to complying with Canadian copyright and related laws, and requires all users of the Website to comply with these laws. Accordingly, you may not store any material or content on, or disseminate any material or content over, the Website in any manner that constitutes an infringement of third party intellectual property rights, including rights granted by Canadian copyright law. Owners of copyrighted works who believe that their rights under Canadian copyright law have been infringed may take advantage of certain provisions of the Canadian Copyright Act (the “Act”) to report alleged infringements. It is Company’s policy in accordance with the Act and other applicable laws to reserve the right to terminate the service provided to any user who is either found to infringe third party copyright or other intellectual property rights, including repeat infringers, or who Company believes in its sole discretion is infringing these rights. Any user who feels that a posted message is objectionable or infringing may send a notice to Company. Upon our receipt of a proper notice of claimed infringement under the Act, Company will seek to respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the Act to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the content in issue. The Company-designated agent (i.e., proper party) to whom you should address such notice is: Tim Humphrey, c/o The Clorox Company, 1221 Broadway 23rd Floor, Oakland CA 94612, (510) 271-7326, email@example.com.
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