Terms Conditions and Policies

TERMS, CONDITIONS AND POLICIES

WEBSITE LEGAL NOTICE

© Copyright PECB Group Inc. 2015. All rights reserved. Reproduction, adaptation, or translation without permission is prohibited except as allowed under the International copyright laws. All the text, graphics, design, content, and other works are the copyrighted works of PECB Group Inc. (hereinafter "PECB").

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Welcome to the corporate Website of PECB (https://WWW.PECB.COM). Use of this site is governed by the Terms and Conditions set forth. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. The information and materials provided by PECB may be used for informational purposes only. By using, accessing or downloading materials from this Website you agree to follow the terms and provisions as outlined in this legal notice, which apply to all visits to the PECB Website, both now and in the future. PECB may at any time revise and update the Terms and Conditions. You are encouraged to periodically visit this page to review the most current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound. If you do not agree to these Terms and Condition of Use, please do not use this Website.

RESTRICTIONS

You may view, download and copy information and materials available on this Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You may also use such material within your organization in connection with the support of PECB's products and/or services. As a condition of use, you agree not to modify or revise any of the material in any manner, and to retain all copyright and other proprietary notices as contained in the original materials on any copies of the materials. No other use of the materials or information is authorized. Any violation of the foregoing may result in civil and/or criminal liabilities.

OWNERSHIP OF INFORMATION AND MATERIALS

The information and any materials (including white papers, press releases, data sheets, product and/or service descriptions, and FAQs) available on or from this Website are the copyrighted works of PECB, and any unauthorized use of that information or materials may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. PECB website and other online applications might include materials or logos that are not PECB copyrighted and they belong to their respective trademarks and brands.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

TRADEMARK INFORMATION

PECB's trademarks may be used only with written permission from PECB. Except as expressly specified in these terms and legal restrictions, nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or right under any patent, trademark, copyright or any proprietary rights of PECB or any third party.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

As a convenience and to make the PECB Website truly service oriented we have included links to complementary sites on the Internet. These sites are owned and operated by third parties. PECB makes no representation and is not responsible for the availability of, or content located on or through, these third party sites. A third party link from the PECB Website is not an indication that PECB endorses the third party or its site, or has any affiliation with or between PECB and the third party hosting site.

FEEDBACK

All comments, feedback, information or materials submitted to PECB through or in association with this Website shall be considered non-confidential and PECB's property. By submitting such comments, information, feedback, or materials to PECB, you agree to a no-charge assignment to PECB of worldwide rights to use, copy, modify, display and distribute the submissions. PECB may use such comments, information or materials in any way it chooses in an unrestricted basis.

DISCLAIMER

The PECB marketing team strives to provide you with useful, accurate, and timely information on this Website. Accordingly, PECB has attempted to provide accurate information and materials on this Website but assumes no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of that information or materials. PECB may change the content of any information or materials available at this Website, or to the products described in them, at any time without notice. However, PECB makes no commitment to update the information or materials on this Website which, as a result, may be out of date.

Information and opinions expressed in bulletin boards or other forums are not necessarily those of PECB. Neither PECB, nor its officers, directors, employees, distributors, training partners, trainers or affiliates are responsible or liable for any loss damage (including, but not limited to, actual, consequential, or punitive), liability, claim, or other injury or cause related to or resulting from any information posted on PECB's Website. PECB reserves the right to revise these terms and/or legal restrictions at any time. You are responsible for reviewing this page from time to time to ensure compliance with the then-current terms and legal restrictions because they will be binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms and legal restrictions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages of this Website.

ALL INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE AT THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND PECB DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE. IN NO EVENT SHALL PECB BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE, OR THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH WEBSITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS OR INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF.

Safe and Secure Online Purchase

We realize the importance in ensuring your online shopping experience is secure. To this end, we use the SSL Certificate to secure your personal information whenever you make a transaction with us.

The SSL Certificate confirms that PECB has been assessed to have installed the highest standard of Internet Security available to commercial industries. Whenever you enter a secure section of our site, such as payment or sign-up pages, you will see a green-colored address bar. If you click this field you will be able to view information regarding the SSL Certificate and confirm the issuing body.

Please note that PECB does not take responsibility for data provided in a Paypal transaction when purchases (such as application for certification, exam fees, annual maintenance fees, etc…) are made via WWW.PECB.COM or any PECB relates websites. Paypal functions as our merchant and processes your financial details; we do not receive or store any such details in our system.

DATA PROTECTION AND PRIVACY

We respect each site visitor's right to personal privacy. To that end, we collect and use information throughout our website only as disclosed in this Privacy statement.

This Privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website. It discloses the privacy practices for WWW.PECB.COM.

The terms 'PECB' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is located at 6683 Jean Talon East, Suite 336, Montreal, QC, H1S 0A5, CANADA. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

We are serious about protecting your personal data, and want you to feel secure and at ease while you are reading our internet pages.

It is normally possible to visit any of the pages that form part of the public area of our website: no user authentication is necessary. When you visit our site, the usual general details are stored in the log files of the web server. These are impersonal, and do not allow the visitor to be identified. They are collected exclusively for statistical purposes.

We only record and process your personal data if we need it to deal with your enquiries (training, exam and/or certification application). This is the case, for example, if you wish to place an order online. All the personal data provided by you will be handled in accordance with the applicable provisions of data protection law. It will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary for your enquiries to be processed. We will not pass your personal data on to any state organization or institution, except where this is mandatory under legal provisions currently in force.

Any details that you enter in one of our online forms will be stored electronically by us. If you would like the data about you that we have stored to be modified, corrected or deleted, please inform us by e-mail. We do not use cookies to store data locally on your computer. You can, by the way, control the use of cookies through your browser.

As we have no influence on the design or content of other companies' internet pages, we cannot accept any responsibility for the content or design of internet pages that are accessible via links from our website. Furthermore, we expressly disassociate ourselves from any internet content that is illegal or offensive. If you use links to access other companies' internet pages, you do so on your own responsibility.

The content of this website is intellectual property protected by law. The information and content provided may not be used without our permission, except for private or other own use within the meaning of the Data Protection Act. The press releases and articles from our press service presented on the site are available to the editors of newspapers or periodicals for publication. If they are published, we would request the publisher to send us a proof copy.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy statement at any time without notice. If you disagree with any part of this Privacy statement, please do not use our website.

Changing / Updating Personal Data

Should you give us permission to send you information regarding updates, including newsletters about product upgrades, updates, new products/services and discounts, then it is your responsibility to advise us of any changes to your contact details. If you are unable to make such changes via our website you may contact our support team, who will make changes to your account at your behest. You may cancel email notifications at any time via WWW.PECB.COM or by contacting our marketing team at marketing@pecb.com.

Data Protection Policy

PECB has established a Data Protection Policy in place that ensures its employees, clients, partners, and stakeholders that their data is protected and handled accordingly with absolute caution and confidentiality. Please read our Data Protection Policy here.

SECURITY

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely confidential. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that any information you send us will not be lost, used unlawfully or modified in a fraudulent manner and we bear no liability for the use that may be made of the information provided by you or any third party.

EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY

The information given on this website is to the best of our knowledge and belief correct, complete and up to date. However, this website, including any content accessible through it, is made available without any warranty or assurance of any kind, either explicit or implicit.

Access to and use of this website is at the user’s own risk. We are not responsible and can accept no liability for loss or damage of any kind alleged to have been suffered as a result of or in connection with access to and/or use of this website.

Hyperlinks to the websites of third parties do not constitute any approval of their content on our part, and we are not responsible for the availability or content of such websites. Access to any such website via such a link is at the user’s risk.

TERMINATION OF USE

PECB may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the PECB Website, including, but not limited to any bulletin boards on its site, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of this agreement. In the event this agreement is terminated, the restrictions regarding materials appearing on the site and the representations and warranties, indemnities, and limitation of liabilities set forth in this agreement shall survive any such termination.

GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION AND VENUE

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the province of Quebec and the laws of Canada applicable therein. The Quebec courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction and venue over any dispute arising out of or relating to this Agreement, and each party hereby consents to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

If any provision of this agreement is deemed void, unlawful or otherwise unenforceable for any reason, that provision shall be severed from this agreement and the remaining provisions of this agreement shall remain in force. This contains the entire agreement between you and PECB concerning your use of the site, and the agreement shall not be modified, except in writing, signed by both parties. If you have questions regarding PECB's Terms, conditions and policies, please email: admin@pecb.com.

SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

You may wish to participate in various blogs, forums, wikis and other social media platforms hosted by PECB ("Social Media Platforms") which we make available to you. The main aim of these Social Media Platforms is to facilitate and allow you to share content. However, PECB cannot be held responsible if you share personal information on Social Media Platforms that is subsequently used, misused or otherwise appropriated by another user.

PECB may also provide links to other social media platforms maintained on separate servers by individuals or organizations over which PECB has no control. PECB makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or any other aspect of the information located on such servers. A link to a third party’s website should not be construed as an endorsement by either PECB or that third party of the other or its products and services. PECB makes no representations or warranties regarding how user data is stored or used on third-party servers. We recommend reviewing the privacy policy of each third-party site linked from Our Site to determine their use of your personal data.

CHILDREN

This privacy statement is not intended for use by children. We understand the importance of protecting children’s information, especially in an online environment, and we do not knowingly collect or maintain information about children.

COOKIES

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file stored in a user’s web browser on any device they use to access a website that holds information regarding the user’s visit, such as preferences. When the user returns, the browser provides the cookie with the stored information to the site.

What cookies are used for?

Cookies are used for adjusting a website’s content to fit a user’s preferences and optimize the website. They store useful information that improve the user’s experience of a website. They are most commonly used for:

·         Storing login information so that a user does not need to re-login on every visit.

·         Recognizing the type of device a user is browsing with and any preferences applied to optimize the website specifically for the device.

·         Creating statistics that help website owners to understand how their users interact with their website, which allows them to improve their structure and content.

What types of cookies are used?

There are two types of cookies: persistent cookies and session cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your hard drive for a period of time specified in the cookie’s file parameters or until removed manually. When you return to a website and it requires you to login again despite previously storing your login information, it is usually because the persistent cookie expired; this helps to increase security while maintaining accessibility.

Session cookies, on the other hand, are used temporarily and expire once the website or browser is closed. They are used to track user activity on a website during a single visit. When a website requires that you verify your age or location once every visit before allowing you to view content and without requiring additional personal details, that is a session cookie at work.

Do cookies include personal data?

If there is a need for the collection of personal information, such as for creating accounts, then cookies may store personal information. However, it is required by data protection law that users are informed of the collection of personal data. This data will also be encrypted to render it inaccessible for unauthorized users.

Managing cookies

By default, browsers are configured to accept cookies. However, these settings may be changed to block cookies entirely, or to inform the user each time they are used. Detailed information about cookies and the options associated with them are available in each browsers’ settings.

CHANGES TO THE TERMS, CONDITIONS AND POLICIES

We reserve the right to make changes to the terms, conditions and policies at any time without notice. If you disagree with any part of this them, please do not use our website.

UNSUBSCRIBE

PECB gives you choices regarding the collection and usage of your personally identifiable information. If you have registered for any PECB related updates through WWW.PECB.COM, and do not wish to receive future e-mails, please visit our unsubscribe page within the application you registered or contact us at marketing@pecb.com with your email subject “UNSUBSCRIBE” and other relevant information.

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