TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Use of Website:
By using the softref website (“Website”), you agree to the following terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) and assume full responsibility and risk for your use of this Site and any services or information contained herein. If you do not agree to the Terms of this Website, you should immediately stop utilizing this Website.
By using this Website, you acknowledge that the content here, including these Terms, may change at any time without any requirement on the part of softref to provide notification prior to the changes nor notification after the fact. All users are responsible for reviewing the Terms and content of this Website for changes. Your continued use of this Website after any modification to the Terms or content of this Website shall be construed as your acceptance of the revisions.
By using this Website, you agree that you will use any services or content of this Website for lawful purposes only. You are prohibited from using this Website to acquire, transfer, store or otherwise move any information, data, content, or material in violation of any US, Canadian or international law (including law pertaining to intellectual property).
By using this Website, you agree that you will not use any services or content of this Website for any commercial purposes without explicit written permission from softref. Conditional exceptions for the commercial use of this Website are granted to softref members currently in good standing; please consult the softref membership terms for more information.
softref Website User Account:
An softref Website user account is necessary to fully access the services and content available through this Website. Having a user account for this Website alone does not represent membership within softref. Your having an active and valid user account for this Website does not make you an softref member.
By signing up for a Website user account, you agree to provide all information required by the signup process factually and only information pertaining to your own self. It is prohibited to provide third-party information or false information to softref or through this Website in an attempt to impersonate a party you are not legally authorized to represent. You may also not use another’s party’s account, nor may you allow another party to use your account to access content or services that require a user account to access.
By signing up for a Website user account, you agree to assume full responsibility for all activities that occur on or through your account. It is therefore imperative that you keep your account information secure. Any breach of your account’s security, such as the theft of your password, must be immediately reported to softref. softref reserves the right to, at its sole discretion, terminate (including: ban, delete, etc) your user account without prior notice for any reasons included within these Terms or otherwise.
By signing up for a Website user account, you agree that you have no actual ownership of your account or any portion of this Website. softref may, at its discretion and without prior notice, remove any or all material submitted by your account (including the account itself) for reasons including but not limited to: violation of these Terms, violation of US, Canadian or international law, troublemaking, etc. softref assumes no liability for any content or service removed from our site, whether it originated from softref or a Website user account, and reserves the right to permanently restrict or block access to the Website or a user account. By using this Website, you agree that softref will have no liability to you if this Website and its content and services are discontinued to you or in general.
Ownership of Website Content and Intellectual Property:
The content and intellectual property on this Website belongs to softref or attributed softref content providers and licensees and protected under Canadian and international law. Content includes but is not limited to: information, data, images, video, trademarks, service marks, industrial designs, logo, and other material and services, both copyrighted and non-copyrighted.
“softref” and all associated trademarks, service marks, ownership designations and logos are the property of softref. Such markings may not be used without the explicit written permission of softref. You may not combine or otherwise modify softref markings to affiliate the softref markings with that of another party to imply a relationship between softref and the other party. All other trademarks, logos or slogans not owned by “softref” that appear on this website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by “softref”.
The content of this Website may not be reproduced, downloaded, screen captured, disseminated, published or otherwise transferred in any form or by any means, without the explicit written permission of softref. Unauthorized activities involving softref Website content may be a violation of Canadian or international law, and subject to criminal and civil prosecution. By visiting this Website, you do not acquire or obtain by implication or otherwise, any license or right or permission to use or make additional copies of any softref Website content. You agree not to display or make use of any softref Website content in any manner, including but not limited to for commercial purpose, without explicit written permission from softref.
By submitting material for display on the softref Website, you agree not to submit any content that is illegal, indecent, profane (either directly or indirectly through partially obscured words, letters, phrases, terminology or similar wording), threatening, defamatory, derogatory, or otherwise injurious to softref or third parties. No business solicitation may be made on the softref website without explicit written permission from softref.
You also agree that you will not provide personal or confidential information about third parties, or infringe on the privacy rights or dignity of third parties. You further agree that you will not submit materials that consist of or is intended to support, disseminate or otherwise promote malicious software code, including unsolicited electronic mass mailing (“spam”), regardless of the intention or message of the activity or material. As with Website User Account, submission of material to softref may not involve any attempt to misrepresentation affiliation or standing with softref or any third party, and may not involve the impersonation of any softref personnel or any third party.
All material you submit to softref become the property of softref without any onus on the part of softref to provide any acknowledgement for your submission. You hereby grant to softref a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully transferable, sub-licensable and assignable right to use, edit, modify, adapt, translate, edit, and reformate any material in which you may be deemed to continue to hold any ownership right as necessary and for any purpose, anywhere in the world, including into those forms that may constitute advertising.
By using this Website, creating an softref Website user account, and otherwise posting or submitting content to softref, you understand and agree that any material, ideals or communications you transmit in any manner and for any reason will not be treated as confidential or proprietary.
You understand and agree that you will avoid submitting any suggestions, materials, ideas or creative concepts for new, modified or different products or services to this Website. Failure to comply will result in the unsolicited material being deemed to be the full property of softref with all associated rights and privileges, without compensation to you. softref shall not be liable for the open disclosure or use of unsolicited material for commercial purposes or otherwise.
The various levels and specializations for softref certification is awarded to those businesses or individuals that have successfully completed the relevant softref training or softref recognized equivalency. The certifications are not permanent and must be maintained through regular verified technical service activities. softref is not responsible for the conduct or the quality of services provided of any business or their employees that may have earned or displays any softref certifications.
Disclaimer & Limitation of Liability:
softref strives to ensure that the content of this Website is accurate and reliable. However, neither softref nor the World Wide Web (or Internet Service Provider and hosting services) are infallible, and errors or service disruptions may sometimes occur. Therefore, softref hereby notifies you that this website is provided on an “as is, as available” basis. no warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to those of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are made with respect to this site or any information or content therein. under no circumstances, including negligence shall softref be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages that result from the use of or inability to use this site, nor shall softref be responsible for any damages whatsoever that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation or transmission, or any failure of performance whether or not caused by events beyond softref’ reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of god, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to this site’s records, programs, or services. in no event shall softref’ total liability for all damages, losses, and cases of action exceed five dollars (us $5). some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages; as a result, the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
By using this Website, you understand and agree that any reliance on any content or service on this Website will be at your own risk. softref makes no representation regarding the length of time that any content will be preserved or otherwise stored or displayed. softref reserves the right to revise the content and services of this Website without notification to past, present for prospective visitors or users. Under no circumstances shall softref be liable for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of any use of the content or services of this Website.
Third Party Website:
This Website may be linked to third-party websites which are not owned by, maintained by, known by or affiliated with softref. softref does not sponsor, endorse, approve, certify, or control those websites and is not responsible for the contents of such sites. Those sites contain information created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of softref. softref makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of those third party sites or information located on such sites. Such links does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by softref.
You agree to indemnify and hold softref, its parents, subsidiaries, officers, employees, agents, licensors, representatives, and third-party providers to this Website harmless for any claims, damages and, expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, related to violation of these Terms or unlawful or abusive behavior, including the infringement of any intellectual property or privacy rights of any person, or any violations thereof by your dependants.
The above is included in the Terms and Conditions at checkout, by acknowledging them, you the buyer agree to them and therefore take full responsibility for any products purchased from softref..
Both you and softref acknowledge and agree that no partnership is formed and neither of you nor softref has the power or the authority to obligate or bind the other. These Terms constitute a binding agreement between you and softref, and is accepted by you upon your use of this Website. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and softref regarding the use of this Website.
This Agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with US and Canadian law without regard to conflicts of laws principles. By using this Website, you hereby agree that any and all disputes regarding these Terms will be subject to US and Canadian law. These Terms operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of these Terms is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from these Terms and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
Although softref will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of softref or others due to such unauthorized use. If softref fails to act with respect to your breach or anyone else’s breach on any occasion, softref is not waiving its right to act with respect to future or similar breaches.
Errors on Our Site:
We try to be as accurate as possible. However, we do not warrant that product descriptions or other Site content is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. Prices and promotions are subject to change. Despite our best efforts, rarely an item in our catalog may not be available, the offer may have been misstated, or an item may be mispriced. For any of these reasons, we may cancel your order or we may contact you for instructions on the order.
Our order confirmation to you does not signify our acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of our offer to sell. At any time after receipt of your order, we may accept, decline, or place quantity or other limits on your order for any reason. We may impose these limits on a per-person, per-household, per-order, or any other basis. If we reject, limit, or otherwise modify your order, we will attempt to notify you using the e-mail address you provide to us. If we cancel an order or part of an order that we’ve already charged you for, we’ll refund you the full amount of the canceled portion of the order.
The headings in these Terms are for your convenience and reference. These headings do not limit or affect these Terms. These Terms, together with those items made a part of these terms by reference, make up the entire agreement between you and softref relating to this Website, and replace any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written) regarding this Website. If a court finds any of these terms to be unenforceable or invalid, that term will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law and the other terms will remain valid and enforceable. This Website and any promotions contained thereon are void where prohibited.
By using this Website, you understand that these Terms constitute a binding Agreement between you and softref.