SOREL, a division of Columbia Sportswear Canada LP, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates (“SOREL”), provides you access and use of its websites and mobile applications (collectively, the “Sites”) and permits you to place orders subject to your compliance with these terms and conditions of use (these “Site Terms”). BY CREATING AN ACCOUNT, PLACING AN ORDER, OR ACCESSING OR USING THE SITES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE SITE TERMS AND ALL APPLICABLE LAW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE SITE TERMS AND APPLICABLE LAW EACH TIME YOU USE THE SITES OR IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO AGREE TO OR ACCEPT THESE TERMS, YOU MAY NOT USE THE SITES.
These Site Terms apply to your access to, and use of, the Sites. These Site Terms do not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with SOREL for products, services or otherwise. The Terms of Sale also apply to any orders you submit to SOREL. If you are using the Site on behalf of any entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to accept these Site Terms on such entity's behalf, and that such entity agrees to indemnify you and SOREL for violations of these Site Terms.
If SOREL offers any rewards, contests, sweepstakes, program, or other offers or promotions on the Site, you agree to any additional posted terms, conditions, rules, or guidelines, which are hereby incorporated by reference into these Site Terms.
SOREL reserves the right to change or modify any of the terms and conditions contained in the Site Terms or any policy or guideline of the Site, at any time and in its sole discretion. Any changes or modification will be effective immediately upon posting of the revisions on the Site and shall apply to all use of the Site and all acts or omissions occurring after the effective date of the revised Site Terms. You waive any right you may have to receive specific notice of such changes or modifications. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes or modifications will confirm your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Therefore, you should frequently review the Site Terms and applicable policies from time-to-time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Site. If you do not agree to the amended Site Terms, your license to use the Site will terminate and any further use will be unauthorized, so you must stop using the Site.
If you have any question regarding the use of the Site, please refer first to the Help Section or the Frequently Asked Questions
. All other questions or comments about the Site or its contents should be directed to SOREL via the contact us form
hereby incorporated by reference into these Site Terms, for information on how SOREL collects, uses and discloses personal information from users of the Sites.
2. MOBILE SERVICES AND CONTACT INFORMATION
You may be required to provide a phone number to create an account, place an order, or participate in programs or promotions. The Sites may include certain features or services that are available via your mobile phone or device, such as the ability to upload content to your mobile phone or request payment links, order and shipping status messages, product information, promotional offers, or other information or alerts be sent to your mobile phone or device (the “Mobile Services”). By using the Mobile Services, or by providing your mobile number as a contact point, you agree that SOREL may communicate with you by SMS, MMS, text message or other electronic means to your mobile device and that certain information about your usage of the Mobile Services may be communicated to us. You are not required to provide your mobile number, consent to receive marketing messages, or use Mobile Services to make a purchase. If you do not provide your mobile number to SOREL, you may not receive Mobile Services. Mobile Services may not be accessible or may have limited utility over some carriers. SOREL cannot guarantee that all carriers will support Mobile Services. You understand that your carrier's messaging, data and other rates and fees will apply to Mobile Services and other communications. You should check with your carrier to find out if Mobile Services are available to you, what plans are available, and how much they cost. Text messages may be provided using automated technology. Text message frequency varies and message and data rates may apply. If you receive a Mobile Services message from SOREL, you may also reply “HELP” for help or “STOP” to cancel. For additional information and assistance, please call us at (800) 622-6953. You consent to receive communications from SOREL electronically via SMS, MMS, text method, E-mail, or other electronic means. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that SOREL provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing. All notices by you to SOREL must be in writing and addressed to: SOREL, Attn: General Counsel, 14375 NW Science Park Drive, Portland, Oregon 97229.
3. COPYRIGHT AND LIMITED LICENSE
Unless otherwise indicated in the Site, the Site and all content and other materials on the Site, including, without limitation, the SOREL logo, and all designs, text, graphics, pictures, information, data, software, sound files, other files and the selection and arrangement thereof (collectively, the "Site Materials") are the proprietary property of SOREL or its licensors or users and are protected by U.S., Canadian and international copyright laws. You are granted a limited, non-sub-licensable license to access and use the Site and electronically copy, (except where prohibited without a license) and print to hard copy portions of the Site Materials for your informational, non-commercial and personal use only. Such license is subject to these Site Terms and does not include: (a) any resale or commercial use of the Site or the Site Materials therein; (b) the collection and use of any product listings, pictures or descriptions; (c) the distribution, public performance or public display of any Site Materials, (d) modifying or otherwise making any derivative uses of the Site and the Site Materials, or any portion thereof; (e) use of any data mining, robots or similar data gathering or extraction methods; (f) downloading (other than the page caching) of any portion of the Site, the Site Materials or any information contained therein, except as expressly permitted on the Site; or (g) any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than for its intended purpose. Any use of the Site or the Site Materials other than as specifically authorized herein, without the prior written permission of SOREL, is strictly prohibited and will terminate the license granted herein. Such unauthorized use may also violate applicable laws including without limitation copyright and trade-mark laws and applicable communications regulations and statutes. Unless explicitly stated herein, nothing in these Site Terms shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication or otherwise. This license is revocable by SOREL at any time.
4. REPEAT INFRINGER POLICY
In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and other applicable law, SOREL has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at SOREL’s sole discretion, subscribers or account holders who are deemed to be repeat infringers. SOREL may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Sites and/or terminate the accounts of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.
5. COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS
If you believe that anything on the Site infringes upon any copyright which you own or control, you may file a notification of such infringement with our Designated Agent as set forth below.
Name of Agent Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement: John C. Motley
Full Address of Designated Agent to Which Notification Should be Sent: 14375 NW Science Park Drive, Portland, OR 97229
Telephone Number of Designated Agent: 503-985-4012
Facsimile Number of Designated Agent: 503-985-5012
E-Mail Address of Designated Agent: [email protected]
Please see 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3) for the requirements of a proper notification. Please note that the information provided in your notification, including any personal information contained therein, may be forwarded to the person who has provided the allegedly infringing content, and your sending us such notification constitutes your consent to share this information with the alleged infringer.
You should also note that if you make any material misrepresentation in your notification that the material or activity is infringing, you will be liable for all damages, including costs and legal fees, incurred by us or the alleged infringer as the result of our relying upon such misrepresentation in removing or disabling access to the material or activity claimed to be infringing.
We may give notice of a claim of copyright infringement to our users by means of a general notice on the Site, electronic mail to a user's email address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to a user's address in our records.
"SOREL," "Caribou," the SOREL bear design, and other product or service names, logos and slogans of SOREL that may appear on the Sites, are trademarks or registered trademarks of SOREL and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of SOREL or the applicable trademark holder. You may not use any metatags or any other "hidden text" utilizing "SOREL" or any other name, trademark or product or service name of SOREL or its subsidiaries without our prior written permission. In addition, the look and feel of the Site, including all page headers, custom graphics, button icons and scripts, is the service mark, trademark and/or trade dress of SOREL and may not be copied, imitated or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, product names and company names or logos mentioned in the Site are the property of their respective owners. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by us.
You are granted a limited, non-exclusive right to create a text hyperlink to the Site for noncommercial purposes, provided such link does not portray SOREL or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner and provided further that the linking site does not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use a SOREL logo or other proprietary graphic of SOREL to link to this Site without the express written permission of SOREL. Further, you may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any SOREL trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at the Site, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on a page on the Site without SOREL’s express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppel or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of SOREL or any third party.
SOREL makes no claim or representation regarding, and accepts no responsibility for, the quality, content, nature or reliability of third-party Web sites accessible by hyperlink from the Site, or Web sites linking to the Site. Such sites are not under the control of SOREL and SOREL is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any review, changes or updates to such sites. SOREL provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, endorsement or adoption by SOREL of any site or any information contained therein. When you leave the Site, you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site.
8. THIRD PARTY CONTENT
SOREL may provide or allow third party content on the Site and may provide or allow links to Web pages and content of third parties (collectively the "Third Party Content") as a service to those interested in this information. SOREL does not monitor or have any control over any Third Party Content or third party websites. SOREL does not endorse or adopt any Third Party Content and can make no guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. SOREL does not represent or warrant the accuracy of any information contained therein and undertakes no responsibility to update or review any Third Party Content. Users use such Third Party Content contained therein at their own risk. Product reviews and comments posted on the Site are strictly the opinion of the user posting such reviews or comments, and SOREL does not endorse or approve any such reviews or comments.
9. ADVERTISEMENTS AND PROMOTIONS; THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
SOREL may run or allow advertisements and promotions from third parties on the Site or may otherwise provide or allow information about or links to third-party products or services on the Site. Your business dealings or correspondence with, or participation in promotions of, such third parties, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely between you and such third party. SOREL is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or promotions or as the result of the presence of such non-SOREL advertisers or third party information on the Site.
10. USER CONTENT AND INTERACTIVE SERVICES OR AREAS
The Site may include discussion forums, blogs, product reviews, or other interactive areas or services ("Interactive Areas”) in which you or other users create, post or store any content, messages, reviews, ratings, materials, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, video, graphics, code or other items or materials on the Site ("User Content"). You are solely responsible for your use of such Interactive Areas and use them at your own risk. You agree not to post, upload to, transmit, distribute, store, create or otherwise publish through the Site any of the following:
a. User Content that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable;
b. User Content that you know or have reason to know is inaccurate, untruthful or misleading;
c. User Content that would constitute, encourage or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any local, state, provincial/territorial, national or international law including, without limitation, the regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or any rules of a securities exchange such as the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, or their Canadian counterparts;
d. User Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual or proprietary right of any party. By posting any User Content, you represent and warrant that you have the lawful right to distribute and reproduce such User Content;
e. User Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents your affiliation with a person or entity;
f. Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising or solicitations;
g. Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Social Insurance Numbers and credit card numbers;
h. Viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files; and
i. User Content that, in the sole judgment of SOREL, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Site, or which may expose SOREL or its users to any harm or liability of any type.
11. RIGHTS IN USER CONTENT AND SUBMISSIONS
Except as otherwise expressly stated by SOREL, SOREL does not claim ownership of any User Content or other materials you post or upload on the Site or otherwise provide or submit to SOREL. However, unless SOREL indicates otherwise, you grant SOREL and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such User Content throughout the world in any media. Such license shall be limited to use on or in connection with the Site unless otherwise indicated on the Site. You grant SOREL and its affiliates and sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such User Content, if they choose. You represent and warrant that (a) you own and control all of the rights to the User Content that you post or you otherwise have the right to post such User Content to the Site; (b) the User Content is accurate and not misleading; and (c) use and posting of the User Content you supply does not violate these Site Terms and will not violate any rights of or cause injury to any person or entity. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that any suggestions, ideas, comments or other information or materials you provide regarding the Site, SOREL or SOREL’s products or services, whether by email, posting to the Site or otherwise, are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of SOREL. SOREL shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
12. USER CONDUCT
a. Use the Site or Interactive Areas in any unlawful manner or in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Site;
b. Harvest or collect email addresses or other contact information of other users from the Site or Interactive Areas by electronic or other means for the purposes of sending unsolicited emails or other unsolicited communications;
c. Use any robot, spider, crawler, scraper or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access the Site and/or Interactive Areas or to extract data; Use automated scripts to collect information from or otherwise interact with the Site or Interactive Areas;
d. Register for more than one User account, register for a User account on behalf of an individual other than yourself, or register for a User account on behalf of any group or entity;
e. Provide incomplete, false, or inaccurate biographical or other information for purposes of registering as a user, creating an account, placing an order or participating in any program or promotion;
f. Impersonate any person or entity or otherwise misrepresent your age or your affiliation with a person or entity;
g. Use the Sites or your account for a commercial purpose;
h. Violate any local, provincial/territorial, national or international law;
i. Solicit personal information from anyone under the age of majority in their province or territory of residence or solicit passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes;
j. Use or attempt to use another's account without authorization from SOREL;
k. Attempt to circumvent any content filtering techniques SOREL may employ;
l. Attempt to access any service or area of the Site (including, without limitation, any Interactive Areas) that you are not authorized to access; or
m. Engage in any harassing, intimidating, predatory or stalking conduct. SOREL is not responsible or liable for the conduct of, or your interactions with, users of the Site (whether online or offline), nor is SOREL responsible or liable for any loss, damage, injury, or harm associated therewith.
Although SOREL has no obligation to monitor any user conduct on the Site or in any Interactive Area, SOREL reserves the right, and has absolute discretion, to monitor any user conduct on the Site at any time and for any reason without notice. SOREL does not approve or endorse any user-posted meetings or events referenced on the Site, and SOREL recommends exercising caution before contacting or meeting anyone (online or offline) that is unfamiliar. Your use of the Site is at your own risk. Any use of the Site in violation of the user conduct rules set forth above violates these Site Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of your rights to use the Interactive Areas and/or the Site.
13. REGISTRATION DATA; ACCOUNT SECURITY
In consideration of your use of the Site, you agree to: (a) provide accurate, current and complete information about you as may be prompted by any registration forms on the Site ("Registration Data"); (b) maintain the security of your password and identification and not share such information with any third party; (c) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data, and any other information you provide to SOREL, to keep it accurate, current and complete; and (d) accept all risks of unauthorized access to the Registration Data and any other information you provide to SOREL. You accept responsibility for all activities that occur on your account or with your password. You will immediately notify SOREL and change your login information if the confidentiality of your account or password is compromised in any way. SOREL reserves the right to take any and all action it deems necessary or advisable to maintain the security of the Sites and your account, including but not limited to terminating your account, changing your password, or requesting information to authorize transactions on your account. SOREL may communicate with you via unencrypted email. Such communication is not secure and may be viewed by others. SOREL is not liable to you for any liability or damages resulting from or arising out of any compromise of your account or password, or any unauthorized access to your account or communications between us or use of your password.
14. FINANCIAL MATERIAL DISCLOSURE
Forward-Looking Statements. The Site, and any documents issued by SOREL or Columbia Sportswear (“Company”) and available through this Site, may contain statements which constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws. Those statements can be identified by the use of words such as "believe," "expect," "plan," "may," "will," "should," "anticipate" or similar statements or the negative of these words. Forward-looking statements include statements made as to future operations, costs, capital expenditures, cash flow, improvements in infrastructure, distribution and replenishment systems and operating efficiencies, sales and earnings estimates or trends and expansion plans and projections. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations. Known and unknown internal and external risks and uncertainties may cause the actual results to be materially different from those expressed in or implied by the forward-looking statements. The information contained in the most recent Columbia Annual Reports to stockholders, including information contained under the section captioned "Management’s Discussion and Analysis," as well as other information included under the caption "Risk Factors" and/or in other Columbia filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, identifies important factors that could cause actual results to differ from those contemplated by forward-looking statements. Columbia and SOREL undertake no obligation to update forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date the statements were made.
Press Releases. The information contained within press releases issued by SOREL should not be deemed accurate or current except as of the date the release was posted. SOREL has no intention of updating, and specifically disclaims any duty to update, the information in the press releases. To the extent any information therein is forward-looking, it is intended to fit within the safe harbor for forward-looking statements, and is subject to material risk.
Third-Party Financial Information. SOREL may provide links to third-party websites or services that contain financial or investment information about Columbia. Access to such websites and the information contained therein is provided as service to those interested in the information. SOREL neither regularly monitors nor has control over the content of third parties' statements or websites. Accordingly, SOREL does not endorse or adopt these websites or any information contained therein, including, without limitation, analyst's reports and stock quotes. SOREL makes no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding the accuracy or completeness of the content, information, or opinions of third-party websites or other third-party information that is identified on the Site. Users visit these websites and use the information contained therein at their own risk.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SOREL, its independent contractors, service providers and consultants, and their respective directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable legal fees) arising out of or related to any User Content you post, store or otherwise transmit on or through the Site or your use of the Interactive Areas, including without limitation any actual or threatened suit, demand or claim made against SOREL and/or its independent contractors, service providers, employees, directors or consultants, arising out of or relating to the User Content, your conduct, your violation of these Site Terms or your violation of law, regulation, or rights of any third party.
[THIS CLAUSE DOES NOT AFFECT THE LEGAL WARRANTY PROVIDED FOR UNDER QUEBEC LAW.]
EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED TO THE CONTRARY IN A WRITING BY SOREL, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS CONTAINED THEREIN (INCLUDING ALL USER CONTENT) AND THE SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION THEREWITH (THE "SERVICES") ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. SOREL DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AS TO THE INFORMATION, USER CONTENT AND SITE MATERIALS IN THE SITE. SOREL DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE, THE SITE MATERIALS OR THE SERVICES ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT OR ERROR-FREE. SOREL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE SITE OR THE SERVICE, AND YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS. PRODUCT REVIEWS AND COMMENTS ARE STRICTLY THE OPINION OF THE USER POSTING SUCH REVIEWS OR COMMENTS, AND SOREL DOES NOT ENDORSE OR APPROVE ANY SUCH REVIEWS OR COMMENTS.
SOREL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS OR OMISSIONS RELATING TO PRICING, TEXT OR PHOTOGRAPHY. WHILE SOREL ATTEMPTS TO MAKE YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE AND THE SERVICES SAFE, SOREL CANNOT AND DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THEREFORE, YOU SHOULD USE INDUSTRY-RECOGNIZED SOFTWARE TO DETECT AND DISINFECT VIRUSES FROM ANY DOWNLOAD.
SOREL reserves the right to change any and all content contained in the Site and any Services offered through the Site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof, or any affiliation therewith, by SOREL.
17. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
[THIS CLAUSE IS INAPPLICABLE IN QUEBEC.]
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL SOREL, ITS DIRECTORS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNATIVE, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, THE SERVICES, THE USER CONTENT OR THE SITE MATERIALS CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY DAMAGES CAUSED BY OR RESULTING FROM YOUR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM SOREL, OR THAT RESULT FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES OR EMAIL, ERRORS, DEFECTS, VIRUSES, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, WHETHER OR NOT RESULTING FROM ACTS OF GOD, COMMUNICATIONS FAILURE, THEFT, DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO SOREL’s RECORDS, PROGRAMS OR SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SOREL, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), PRODUCT LIABILITY, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE EXCEED ANY COMPENSATION YOU PAY, IF ANY, TO SOREL FOR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE.
18. SITE ACCESS AND APPLICABLE LAW AND VENUE
The Site is intended for use by adults in Canada. You agree to monitor your account and restrict use by minors. The Site is operated in Canada and is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, and in the case of use of the Site in Quebec by residents of Quebec, by the laws of Quebec, and the applicable federal laws of Canada, which may be different than the laws of your jurisdiction. If you access the Site from outside Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction in addition to the laws of the Province of Ontario. You may not use the Site if you are the subject of Canada sanctions or of sanctions consistent with Canada law imposed by the government of the country where you are accessing the Site. You are responsible for compliance with all Canada restrictions that may apply to your use of the Site or product purchases. These Site Terms and your use of the Site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and, in the case of use of the Site in Quebec by residents of Quebec, by the laws of Quebec. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Site Terms or your use of the Sites shall be filed only in the federal and provincial courts sitting in Toronto, Ontario and in the case of use of the Site in Quebec by residents of Quebec, before the courts of Quebec sitting in Montreal, Quebec and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Site Terms or your use of the Sites.
Notwithstanding any of these Site Terms, SOREL reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion, to terminate your license to use the Site, and to block or prevent your future access to and use of the Site.
20. CAUSES OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL
A “Cause Outside of Our Control” is any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including but not limited to act of God, fire, flood, explosion, war, threat or preparation for war, military activity, riot, civil disturbance or strike, lockout or other work stoppage, terrorist threat or attack, inclement weather, flood, earthquake, epidemic, pandemic, other natural disaster, supply chain failures, or failure of public or private telecommunications networks. If a Cause Outside of Our Control affects our performance of obligations under these Site Terms, SOREL will notify you as soon as reasonably possible and our obligations to you will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Cause Outside of Our Control.
SOREL may transfer our rights and obligations to another entity, but this will not affect your rights or our obligations under these Site Terms. You may only transfer your rights or obligations under these Site Terms to another person if SOREL agrees in writing.
22. QUESTIONS & CONTACT INFORMATION
The remedies set forth in these Site Terms are cumulative and not exclusive, unless expressly stated otherwise. Failure or delay by SOREL to enforce any provision of these Site Terms will not be deemed a waiver of future enforcement of that or any other provision. If any provision of these Site Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Site Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
The parties have expressly requested and required that these Site Terms and all other related documents be drawn up in the English language. Les parties conviennent et exigent expressément que les présents termes et modalités du site web ainsi que tout autre document qui s’y rapporte soient rédigés en anglais.
24. QUESTIONS & CONTACT INFORMATION
Questions or comments about the Site may be directed to SOREL via the contact us form
or by calling us at (888) 697-6735.