Terms of service

Last Updated: March 17, 2022

1. Overview

geoLOGIC systems ltd. and its affiliated companies (geoLOGIC or Company) operate the following websites, all of which are covered under these Terms of Service (TOS).


2. Acceptance of Terms

This website and all sub-sites, media, interactive applications, and associated services (collectively Site) are created, provided or operated by geoLOGIC. Your use of this Site and any of the data, information, software, maps and other information available through the Site (collectively "Services") is governed by these TOS as set out below.


3. Definitions

Within this document and other legal notices within the Site, the terms "we", "us" or "our" refer to Company. The terms "you" or "your" refer to each user of the Site.

4. Legal Agreement

This TOS is a legal agreement between Company and you and can only be modified with our written consent. We reserve the right to amend, remove or add to the TOS at any time without providing any prior notice to you. Any changes to this TOS will be effective from the time that the revised version of the TOS is posted.

5. Privacy Policy

Your right to privacy is important to us. Our Privacy Policy is set out here and forms part of these Terms.

6. Levels of Access

The Site permits you up to 3 levels of access according to your registration and 2 levels of subscription status as follows:

6.1. Access.

6.1.1. Guest User: As a Guest User, you have access to limited free content within the Site without a requirement to register yourself or provide any information about yourself;

6.1.2. Registered User: As a Registered User, you are required to register your email address and specific personal information which we will use in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Registered Users have access to additional content for free (Freemium) which is not available to Guest Users;

6.1.3. Authorized User: As an Authorized User, you are required to register your email address and specific personal information which we will use in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Authorized Users have access to the Site's paid and privileged content (Products) under a valid license agreement, entered into between you or your employer or one of its affiliates and the Company (the Subscription Agreement"). The terms of that Subscription Agreement may provide for different or additional rights and obligations in lieu of or in addition to certain of the terms and conditions of this TOS. Each Authorized User is required to read and accept the additional terms which will be presented to them upon access to the Sites Products. In the event of any conflict, the terms of such a valid Subscription Agreement shall prevail over this TOS.

6.2. Subscriptions.

6.2.1. Freemium: A Freemium subscription provides e-mail delivery of bulletins, newsletters, digests, and similar items, which may contain links to articles or other resources on the Site;

6.2.2. Products: Products are paid subscription privileged content which requires the Authorized User to login with their previously registered credentials. NOTE that each Product is subject to additional usage rights and obligations which are identified in the associated Terms of Use and Service License Agreement for that Product.

7. Your Obligations

YOU WILL NOT: (i) remove any trademark or copyright notices contained in this Site or its Content; (ii) reproduce, modify, publish, distribute, transmit, disseminate, transfer, license, sell, lease, create derivative works based upon, or in any way commercially exploit this Site or its Content; (iii) use manual or automated means to trawl, mine, scrape, frame, or mirror this Site or its Content; (iv) disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer this Site or its Content; (v) attempt to hack, defeat, or overcome any encryption technology or security measures regarding this Site or Companys other systems or those of any third party, or gain any unauthorized access to any systems or accounts; (vi) interfere with or disrupt the operation of this Site or any other systems; (vii) violate any applicable local, state, national or international law; (viii) post or transmit any Content that is unlawful, defamatory, abusive, harassing, threatening, obscene, fraudulent or otherwise inappropriate or infringes any intellectual property or privacy rights of any person; (ix) send unsolicited advertisements through this Site; (x) use this Site in a way that will adversely affect us or reflect negatively on us, any of Companys goodwill, name or reputation; or (xi) provide any false or misleading information or any information that you do not have the right to provide.

8. Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer

While we do our best to ensure that all information on the Site is accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of such information; nor do we warrant that it is fit for any particular purpose. If you find any inaccurate information on the Site let us know and we will correct it, where we agree, as soon as practicable.

9. Our Liability

Any information made available on the Site is provided to you on an 'as is' basis.

Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, in our reports or elsewhere on the Site are those of the authors or distributors and not of us. We do not necessarily endorse nor are we responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the Site.

The information on the Site is not intended to address your particular requirements. Such information does not constitute any form of legal, tax or investment advice or recommendation by us and is not intended to be relied upon by you in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment, or other, decisions.

Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, shall we be liable to you or any third person for damages of any kind, whether based in tort, contract, strict liability or otherwise, including, without limitation, any direct, indirect or consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue or goodwill arising from your use of the Site or information on the Site even if we have been advised specifically of the possibility of such damages, arising in any way from or in connection with this site, the service, use of or inability to use the service or any links or items on the service or any provision of the TOS. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages. In no event shall our total liability to You for all damages, losses and causes of action (whether in contract or tort, including but not limited to, negligence) exceed the amount paid by You to us in connection with the subject matter of the particular dispute within the previous six-month period before the claim for such damage, loss or cause of action arose.

10. Copyright

The Company and its licensors hold the copyright in all material held on this site. You may not create a database in electronic or structured manual form by systematically and/or regularly downloading, caching, printing and storing all or any of the material held within the Site (by spidering or otherwise); nor resell or publish elsewhere any material without written consent, save as authorized by a license with the Company or to the extent required by the applicable law.

11. Links

We may provide links to other sites for your convenience. These sites are independent from our Site and we do not endorse, control or make any representations, warranties or conditions concerning their contents or links. It is your responsibility to verify any information contained within linked sites before relying on it. Also, the information contained in the links may be deleted, changed or updated at any time without notice. Links are therefore made at your own risk and we accept no liability for any linked sites. You must also take your own precautions to ensure what is selected for use is free from any viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature. Linked sites may have their own terms and conditions that you should locate and review.

12. General

Any formal legal notices should be sent to us at the address at the end of these Terms by email confirmed by post. Failure by us to enforce a right does not result in waiver of such right. You may not assign or transfer your rights under this agreement. Nothing in these Terms is intended to, nor shall it, confer any benefit on a third party whether under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 or otherwise. We may amend these Terms at any time by posting a variation on the Site.

13. Legal Jurisdiction and Dispute Resolution

These Terms of Service are governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta. Users irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in the province of Alberta in any action or proceeding arising out of or relating to access to the site and use of any of the Services and these Terms of Service. This Site is controlled, operated and administered by Company from our offices within Canada. If You access this Site from a location outside Canada, You are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that You will not use this Site in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

14. Further Information

If you have questions about, or require further information on these conditions, please contact us at webmaster@geologic.com.