Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to DPG Associates Web Design (DPG) web site. On this website, we make available to you a wide range of information including, but not limited to, business solutions, team biographies, services, web hosting packages, our rates and access to an on-line quote.

PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. By accessing and using this website in any way, including, without limitation, browsing the website, using any information, using any content, using any services, downloading any materials, and/or placing an order for a quote and/ or services, you agree to and are bound by the terms of use described in this document ("Terms of Use"). IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE IN ANY MANNER. The Terms of Use are entered into by and between DPG Associates Web Design (DPG) and you. If you are using the website on behalf of your employer, you represent that you are authorized to accept these Terms of Use on your employer's behalf.

DPG reserves the right, at DPG's sole discretion, to change, modify, update, add, or remove portions of the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. Please check these Terms of Use for changes. Your continued use of this website following the posting of changes to the Terms of Use will mean you accept those changes.

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Use of Materials Limitations

All materials contained in the website are the property of DPG, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies and/or third-party licensors. Unless otherwise specified, the materials and services on this website are for your personal and non-commercial use, and you may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the website without the written permission from DPG.

Privacy Policy

DPG respects your desire for privacy. Your information may be stored and processed in Canada or any other country in which DPG or DPG's representatives and affiliates maintain facilities. This information is highly protected and is stored in a secure and controlled environment. By using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country and you consent to the terms of our Privacy Policy.

DPG's Privacy Policy can be found at Privacy and Security Policy Page.

Disclaimers and Other Notices on the User of the Website

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, ALL INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTATION, MATERIALS, SERVICES AND PUBLICATION ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND AND DPG HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN ADDITION, EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, DPG DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT, TITLE, OR QUIET ENJOYMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL DPG AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE, USE OR PERFORMANCE OF SOFTWARE, DOCUMENTS, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS, PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR INFORMATION AVAILABLE FROM THE WEBSITE.

EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS CONCERNING THE SUITABILITY AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION WITHIN THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS. THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS MAY CONTAIN TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS.

DPG ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS, PUBLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS AND IN ANY OTHER REFERENCE.

DPG MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE WEBSITE, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, WEBSITE, DOCUMENTS, PUBLICATIONS, PRICES, TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS, PRODUCT OFFERINGS AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME AND WITHOUT NOTICE.

THE WEBSITE, DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS ARE DISTRIBUTED INTERNATIONALLY AND MAY CONTAIN REFERENCES OR CROSS-REFERENCES TO DPG PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES THAT HAVE NOT BEEN ANNOUNCED OR AVAILABLE IN YOUR COUNTRY. SUCH REFERENCES DO NOT IMPLY THAT DPG INTENDS TO ANNOUNCE SUCH PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS, OR SERVICES IN YOUR COUNTRY.

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Accounts and Security

If any of the services on the website requires you to open an account or sign a contract and/or service level agreement (SLA), you must complete the registration process by providing us with true, current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form, and you will maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, current, complete and accurate. You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify DPG immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. DPG will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, either with or without your knowledge.

However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by DPG or another party due to someone else using your account or password. You may not use anyone else's account at any time, without the permission of the account holder. You acknowledge and agree that certain services may provide password-restricted access to customer information such as names and certain terms of your contracts. By using this website and registering for such services, you consent to DPG's display of such information via the services and accept all risks of unauthorized access to such information. If you provide any information that is false, inaccurate, out of date, or incomplete, or DPG has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is false, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, DPG may suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the services or any portion thereof. You are responsible for all costs and charges, including without limitation, phone charges and telecommunications equipment that you incur in order to use the services.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the website, you will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any DPG server, or the network(s) connected to any DPG server, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to services, materials, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any DPG server or to the website, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the website.

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Use of Services on the Website

The website may contain e-mail services, personal web pages, calendars, photo albums and/or other message or communication facilities. You agree not to use the services on the website to:

  • Conduct surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise).
  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, child pornography, racist, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, indecent, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload, or otherwise make available, files that contain images, photographs, software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, including, by way of example, and not as limitation, copyright or trademark laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consent to do the same.
  • Use any material or information, including images or photographs, which are made available through the website in any manner that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary right of any party.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, bots, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer or property of another.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such services specifically allow such messages.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally reproduced, displayed, performed, and/or distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any copyright management information, such as author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the services.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines that may be applicable for any particular service.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • Create a false identity for the purpose of misleading others.
  • Use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity any directory of users of the services or other user or usage information or any portion thereof.
  • Use any DPG domain name as a pseudonymous return email address for any communications that you transmit from another location or through another service.
  • Transmit unsolicited or bulk communications to any DPG account holder or to any dpgassociates.com or affiliated email address (regardless of whether you use the website to transmit any such communication).
  • Disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the website are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges.

DPG reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as DPG deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in DPG's sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifiable information about yourself or your children. DPG does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any of its clients web sites and/or communication services and, therefore, DPG specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the communication services and any actions resulting from your participation.

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Materials Provided to DPG or Posted to the Website

Unless otherwise specified, DPG does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to DPG (including, without limitation, information, ideas, concepts, techniques, feedback, data, questions, comments and suggestions, or the like).

Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy

DPG OR ANY OF ITS SUBCONTRACTORS DO NOT ACCEPT OR CONSIDER UNSOLICITED IDEAS, INCLUDING IDEAS FOR NEW ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS, NEW PROMOTIONS, NEW PRODUCTS OR TECHNOLOGIES, PROCESSES, MATERIALS, MARKETING PLANS OR NEW PRODUCT NAMES. PLEASE DO NOT SEND ANY ORIGINAL CREATIVE ARTWORK, SAMPLES, DEMOS, OR OTHER WORKS. THE SOLE PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY IS TO AVOID POTENTIAL MISUNDERSTANDINGS OR DISPUTES WHEN DPG's PRODUCTS OR MARKETING STRATEGIES MIGHT SEEM SIMILAR TO IDEAS SUBMITTED TO DPG. SO, PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR UNSOLICITED IDEAS TO DPG OR ANYONE AT DPG. IF, DESPITE OUR REQUEST THAT YOU NOT SEND US YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS, YOU STILL SEND THEM, PLEASE UNDERSTAND THAT DPG MAKES NO ASSURANCES THAT YOUR IDEAS AND MATERIALS WILL BE TREATED AS CONFIDENTIAL OR PROPRIETARY.

Spam E-mail and Postings

You agree that DPG would be irreparably harmed by the use, by you or others, of the website or facilities in connection with the transmission of spam newsgroup postings or unsolicited e-mail in violation of these Terms of Use, and that DPG is entitled to obtain injunctive relief against any such transmission (in addition to all other remedies available at law or in equity). DPG reserves the right to block, filter or delete unsolicited e-mail.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold DPG, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders, partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the website, including any use by your employees, your connection to the website, your violation of the Terms of Use, or your violation of any rights of another.

Advertisements and Promotions

DPG may run advertisements and promotions from third parties on the website. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by DPG is subject to change. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers other than DPG found on or through the website, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. DPG is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such non-DPG advertisers on the website.

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