Terms and Conditions
Last updated: November 30th, 2018
Algoma Steel Inc. (Algoma) operates and maintains this web site (the “Site”) for informational and communication purposes. The following terms and conditions govern the use of the Site.
Algoma has the right at any time and without prior notice to revise the terms and provisions of these Terms or to impose new terms and conditions with respect to access to, or use of, this Site. Such revisions and additions shall be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised or additional terms and conditions on the Site. Algoma is not liable for any reason if the Site is unavailable for any period at any time.
Algoma also has the right to discontinue, suspend, modify or terminate this Site or the offering of any products or services described in the Site, or any Visitor’s right to access or use any portion of, or product or service offered through, the Site, at its sole discretion, at any time and without notice to the Visitor.
The information on this Site is intended to furnish Visitors to the Site with general information on matters that such Visitors may find to be of interest, including, but not limited to, information concerning certain products and services manufactured or sold by Algoma.
The information and materials posted on this Site may be out of date, or may contain errors, omissions, or typographical errors or may become out of date. Algoma makes no commitment and disclaims any duty to update any information on this website. Algoma may change, delete, or update any posted information or materials at any time and without prior notice to the Visitors. The information and materials posted on this Site are provided for informational purposes only and are not binding on Algoma in any manner whatsoever.
The information posted on the Site does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Algoma. This Site may contain references to certain laws and regulations which are subject to change and interpretation.
Algoma’s Site contains links to third-party web sites. Such links do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by Algoma of the content, policies, or practices of such linked sites. Linked sites are not operated, controlled, or maintained by Algoma and Algoma is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, content, policies, practices or security of any websites that are linked (by way of hyperlink or otherwise) to this Site. Links to other sites are provided for the Visitor’s convenience only, and the Visitor accesses them at their own risk. Algoma makes no representations in respect of such Linked sites and disclaims all liability with respect to such Linked sites and related materials. The Visitor may not provide a hyperlink to this website without Algoma’s prior written approval.
Each Visitor is responsible for providing and operating properly all equipment, software or website tools necessary to access the Internet and the Site. Minimum browser requirements for access to the Site are: Internet Explorer 9, Mozilla Firefox 3.5, or Chrome Version 10.
Obligation not to interfere, damage or tamper the Site. No unlawful or prohibited use.
Visitors shall not tamper in any way with the software or functionality of the Site or engage in any act that may adversely affect the availability of this Site to other Visitors. Without limiting the foregoing, Visitors shall not put any material into the Site which contains any computer programming routines (including but not limited to viruses, time bombs, trojan horses, worms, cancelbots) or other device that may damage, disable, overburden, impair, interfere with or intercept any system, Algoma server or the network(s) connected to any Algoma servers, data, information or any third party’s use of the Site.
Visitors shall not use the Site or the information contained therein, for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the Terms and/or by any applicable laws and/or regulations.
Each Visitor herein acknowledges that all right and interest into the software used in the Site, configurations, displays, screens, and all information, images, content appearing on or displayed in connection with or contained by Algoma and Algoma Members on the Site – including, but not limited to, Algoma’s domain names, Algoma logos, Algoma trademarks and the trade name Algoma (collectively, “Algoma Proprietary Assets”) are the exclusive property of Algoma and are protected by various intellectual property rights, including but not limited to, domestic and international copyrights and trademarks, in accordance with intellectual property and concordant laws. Algoma Proprietary Assets are owned by or licensed to Algoma. Algoma reserves all rights with regard to Algoma Proprietary Assets, and intends to vigorously defend Algoma Proprietary Assets, including seeking injunctive relief, damages, and legal costs.
Except where expressly stated otherwise, Visitors agree that they shall not directly or indirectly copy, recopy, reproduce, print, post, transmit, retransmit, translate, download, store (in any medium), disclose, publish, publicly display, perform, adapt, change, edit, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, distribute to others, or commercially exploit any information, in transactions with third parties, or otherwise use all or any part of the Algoma Proprietary Assets or any information or content appearing or made available through the Site, whether electronically, mechanically, or otherwise, in any form including, but not limited to, the copying of presentation style, images, content, or content organization, without the express prior written permission of Algoma. In addition, other trademarks or intellectual property rights appearing through the use of the Site and information specifically related to certain companies may also be subject to the rights of other parties. Visitors also agree to respect, and not in any way to violate, such third party rights.
Provision of Data
If a Visitor or Member provides any data to Algoma, whether by using this Site or otherwise, then said Visitor or Member warrants that such data is accurate and current, that he or she is authorized to provide such data to Algoma and authorizes Algoma to copy, recopy, reproduce, print, post, transmit, retransmit, translate, up-load, down-load, store (in any medium), disclose, publish, publicly display, perform, adapt, change, edit and otherwise freely use it in connection with the operation of the Site and its business, and that the data does not infringe any third party’s intellectual or other proprietary rights.
Except as otherwise provided within this Site, any communication or material you transmit to this Site by electronic means or otherwise, including any questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary and may be used by Algoma and business partners for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, and posting. Furthermore, such persons are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to this Site for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products or services using information contained in such communication.
Access to password protected/secured areas
The registered Users of the Site (the “Members”) can access certain specific protected/secured areas in the Site, identifying themselves with their user names and passwords.
When registering in the Site, the Members should complete the registration process by providing current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. Should any information contained in the registration form cease to be true, accurate and complete, the Members shall notify Algoma promptly of any changes that may cause such information to be false, inaccurate or incomplete at any time after the date of submission of the registration form.
Access to and use of password protected and/or secured areas of the Site is restricted to Members only, and each Member is entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of its password and user name. Furthermore, each Member is entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under its user name. You agree to notify Algoma immediately of any unauthorized use of your user name or any other breach of security. Algoma will not be liable for any loss which the Member should incur as a result of someone else using its password and/or user name, either with or without Member’s knowledge. Members may not use anyone else’s user name and password at any time, without the permission of such user’s name holder.
Algoma makes no warranties or representations whatsoever and disclaims all liability and responsibility concerning this Site or any Linked site or its content, including the quality of the products and services described in the Site, the availability of any site or the information and materials on it or the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of that information and materials. Algoma does not warrant or represent that your access to or use of the Site will be uninterrupted or free of errors or omissions, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site is free of computer viruses or other harmful components.
Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this Site is provided to you “as is” and on an “as available” basis without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to guarantees of completeness, accuracy or timeliness, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement and without representations, warranties or other contractual terms of any kind, express or implied. The representations and warranties relating to the products sold by Algoma shall be governed by the terms of the agreements entered into by Algoma with its customers.
In no event shall Algoma be responsible for: (i) the news, information and data posted on the Site by third parties, (ii) updating the Site to keep information current, (iii) ensuring the accuracy or completeness of any posted information.
Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, under no circumstances will Algoma be liable to you or any other person for any direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special, or punitive damages, whether under any theory of tort, contract, warranty, strict liability or negligence or otherwise, and whether in respect of direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or similar damages, even if Algoma was advised, knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages, arising in any way out of access to or use of or inability to access or use this Site or any linked site or its contents or termination of this site or denial of access to the site, including but not limited to lost profits, business interruption, or loss of programs or other data on computer systems or otherwise, even if Algoma was expressly advised of the possibility of such damages.
The Visitor agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Algoma and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from any and all claims arising out of the Visitor’s breach of any of these Terms, or any of the Visitor’s activities conducted in connection with this Site.
These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws applicable therein. The courts of Ontario in the city of Toronto will have the exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or related to the use of this Site.