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License and Site Access
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The Website or any portion of the Website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of FOIACO. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of FOIACO without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing FOIACO’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of FOIACO. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by FOIACO. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the Website, so long as the link does not portray FOIACO, or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any FOIACO logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark as part of the link without express written permission.
If you use the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your FOIACO account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. FOIACO reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
REVIEWS, COMMENTS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND OTHER CONTENT
Visitors may post reviews, comments and other content; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of a card or other content. FOIACO reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content. If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant FOIACO a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant FOIACO and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose.
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Applicable Law and Courts
By visiting the Website, you agree that the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Site Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and FOIACO, and dispute relating in any way to your visit to the Website or to services provided by FOIACO or through the Website shall be adjudicated in the courts of London, Ontario, Canada, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.
Site Policies, Modification and Severability
Please review our other policies on the Website. These policies also govern your visit to the Website. We reserve the right to make changes to the Website, policies, and these Site Terms at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
Questions or comments regarding these terms may be submitted via the Contact page.
Last updated November 26, 2022.