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TERMS, CONDITIONS 

WEBSITE LEGAL NOTICE

© Copyright PECB Group Inc. 2018. 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").

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 viewer, or user account holder on our website.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Welcome to the corporate Website of PECB (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 applies to all PECB Website visits, 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 as a visitor or user. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions 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 website, 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 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.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE “PECB” AND OUR AFFILIATES, DISTRIBUTORS, RESELLERS, AND TRAINERS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY:

  • DIRECT DAMAGES;
  • LOSS OF PROFITS;
  • LOSS OF BUSINESS;
  • LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS;
  • DEPLETION OF GOODWILL AND SIMILAR LOSSES;
  • INVESTMENTS, EXPENDITURES OR COMMITMENTS RELATED TO THE PROGRAM; OR
  • INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PURE ECONOMIC LOSS, COSTS, DAMAGES, EXPENSES OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, EVEN IF A PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

FURTHER, NEITHER PECB NOR ANY OF OUR AFFILIATES WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY COMPENSATION, REIMBURSEMENT, OR DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH; (a) YOUR FAILURE TO ACHIEVE PECB CERTIFICATION OR OTHER INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING AS A RESULT OF ANY (WHATSOEVER) TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR (WHATSOEVER) OUR DISCONTINUATION OF ANY PECB CERTIFICATION, CERTIFICATION EXAM, OR ALL OF THE EDUCATION PROGRAM; OR (b) ANY INVESTMENTS, EXPENDITURES, OR COMMITMENTS BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE EDUCATION PROGRAM.

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. In addition, we will select only reliable affiliates to hyperlink, we do not warranty on their behalf, refer to their privacy policy and data protection on their website.

MODIFICATION

We may from time to time review and change this Agreement or any Policies. We may at any time change or discontinue any of our services, including without limitation changing certification requirements, changing training or testing materials, changing passing score requirements, or changing or discontinuing examination, certification and education program benefits. We will notify you of changes by posting them on the PECB Website. We may but we are not obliged to inform you for the updates by email, or otherwise. You are responsible for checking the PECB Website regularly for changes. Changes will be effective as of the date such changes are posted. By continuing to participate in the Examination, Certification and Education Program, you agree to comply with this Agreement, the Policies and all additional requirements specified on the PECB Website. The current Certification Requirements for each PECB Certification and the current version of this Agreement may be found on the PECB Website. It is your responsibility to check the PECB Website regularly for modifications to the Examination, Certification and Education Program or this Agreement. We last modified this Agreement on the date listed at the beginning of this Agreement.

PUBLICITY

By this Agreement you are prohibited to misrepresent or embellish the relationship between PECB and you (including by expressing or implying that we support, sponsor, endorse, or contribute to you or your business endeavors), or express or imply any relationship or affiliation between PECB and you or any other person or entity except as expressly permitted by this Agreement.

SAFEGUARDING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

To read our Privacy Policy, please refer to this link: https://pecb.com/en/pecb-privacy-policy

 To read our Data Protection Policy, please refer to this link: https://pecb.com/pdf/05150-PO5-Data-Protection-Policy.pdf

Online Payments

Our Website may accept online payments. Clients can pay for our services through Paypal and Credit Card options depending on the country of residence. PECB holds itself not liable to payments processed via PayPal or any other payment gateways used on our website for payments including but not limited to application for certification, exam fees, annual maintenance fees, exam re-scheduling, etc.

We are aware of the importance in ensuring a secure online shopping experience, for which reason we use reliable third-party service providers such as PayPal and other payment gateways. To this end, we use the SSL Certificate from reliable third party service provider to secure your personal information. The SSL Certificate confirms that PECB has been assessed to have installed the highest standard of Internet Security available to commercial industries. Whatever page you visit in our Website, including a payment process or login/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. We use the TLS1.2 for data in transport.

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

You agree that all matters relating to your access to our Website or use of the Website, including herewith all disputes, will 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. In addition, no recovery may be sought or received for damages other than out-of-pocket expenses, except that the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. In the event of any controversy or dispute between PECB and you arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, the parties shall attempt, promptly and in good faith, to resolve any such dispute.

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 and Conditions and/or policies, please contact us at: 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.

The information contained in PECB website is subject to change without notice.

Copyright © 2018 PECB Group Inc. All rights reserved.

PECB Group Inc., 6683 Jean Talon E, Suite 336 Montreal, H1S 0A5, QC, CANADA

Updated by the Data Protection Officer in April 2018.

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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