Terms of Use

There are, as you can see, a LOT of words below. Allow us to summarize the important points. Snow Angels London is simply a tool to enable those requiring assistance with shovelling snow to those who are willing to do it. It is an experiment in kindness and can only work if we all go into it with good intentions and show respect to each other. Additionally, by signing up for the service you are agreeing that Snow Angels London that you recognize that I understand that shovelling and simply being outside in the winter can be hazardous and that at all times during activities associated Snow Angels London, as at all other times, my safety remains my sole responsibility. As well, Snow Angels London is not responsible for any damage or loss of property that results from connections made using the service. Thanks in advance for being part of the Snow Angels London community – have fun, play safe and your efforts are greatly appreciated!

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Snow Angels London ("snowangelslondon.ca") welcomes you. Snow Angels London provides its service to you subject to the following Terms of Service ("TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at on our website at http://www.SnowAngelsLondon.ca. This version was updated on November 10th, 2015.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

Snow Angels London provides users with access to public issue reporting, discussing and management which may be accessed through various media or devices (the "Service"). You also understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Snow Angels London to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that the Service may include certain communications from Snow Angels London, such as service announcements, administrative messages and, in the future, a Snow Angels London newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of Snow Angels London membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service shall be subject to the TOS. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that Snow Angels London assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service, and that access may involve third-party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.

YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS

In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from providing and/or receiving services under the laws of the Canada or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration or other forms (the "Registration Data") and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Snow Angels London has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Snow Angels London has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Snow Angels London is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly children. For this reason, parents of children under the age of 18 who wish to allow their children access to the Service must take responsibility to determine whether any of the Service areas and/or Content (as defined below) are appropriate for your child.

VOLUNTEER WAIVER

I understand that shovelling and simply being outside in the winter can be hazardous and that at all times during activities associated Snow Angels London, as at all other times, my safety remains my sole responsibility. I understand the inherent risks in participating or volunteering with Snow Angels London and assume all such risks including (but not limited to): the risk of falling, being hit, being accosted, slipping on improperly cleared roads or sidewalks etc.;

I agree that I will at all times obey all traffic signs and lights, local, provincial and federal laws and co-operate fully including discontinuing shovelling or volunteering if requested to do so by Snow Angels London or a person who I may be shovelling for at the time. Assistance is not to be offered to those who did not request or have furthermore requested that it cease.

In consideration of the acceptance of my registration online and permission to participate as an shoveller or volunteer with Snow Angels London including any pre or post-event activities, I for myself, my heirs, administrators, successors and assigns HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE the Snow Angels London and all their associations and sponsoring companies and all their respective agents, officials, directors, employees, servants, conductors, representatives, successors and assigns OF AND FROM ALL claims, demands, payments, actions, causes of action, damages, costs and expenses, in respect of death, injury, loss or damage to my person or property HOWEVER CAUSED arising or to arise by reason of my participation in said event AND NOTWITHSTANDING that same may have been contributed by the negligence of any of the aforesaid. I further undertake to hold and save harmless and AGREE TO INDEMNIFY all of aforesaid from and against any and all liability incurred by any or all of them arising as a result or in any way connected to my participation with Snow Angels London.

WAIVER FOR THOSE REQUIRING ASSISTANCE

I understand that shovelling and simply being outside in the winter can be hazardous and that at all times during activities associated Snow Angels London, as at all other times, my safety remains my sole responsibility. I understand the inherent risks in participating or volunteering with Snow Angels London and assume all such risks including (but not limited to): the risk of falling, being hit, being accosted, slipping on improperly cleared roads or sidewalks etc.;

In consideration of the acceptance of my registration online and permission to participate as an person who requests assistance of volunteers with Snow Angels London including any pre or post-event activities, I for myself, my heirs, administrators, successors and assigns HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE AND FOREVER DISCHARGE the Snow Angels London and all their associations and sponsoring companies and all their respective agents, officials, directors, employees, servants, conductors, representatives, successors and assigns OF AND FROM ALL claims, demands, payments, actions, causes of action, damages, costs and expenses, in respect of death, injury, loss or damage to my person or property HOWEVER CAUSED arising or to arise by reason of my participation in said event AND NOTWITHSTANDING that same may have been contributed by the negligence of any of the aforesaid. I further undertake to hold and save harmless and AGREE TO INDEMNIFY all of aforesaid from and against any and all liability incurred by any or all of them arising as a result or in any way connected to my participation with Snow Angels London.

If registering someone else’s address as requiring assistance, I have obtained their permission to receive the service and made them aware both that listing does not guarantee service and that they are solely responsible for any issues or damages that may occur as a result.

SNOW ANGELS LONDON PRIVACY POLICY

Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy. We will not share or sell your email with another company without your permission. You understand that through your use of the Service you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in this Privacy Policy) of this information, including the transfer of this information to Canada for storage, processing and use by Snow Angels London. Snow Angels London is often a channel of communication between citizens and/or other local agencies responsible for fixing public space issues. If you submit an issue directly to one of these entities the email address you enter when you register on Snow Angels London can and may be transmitted to the local government(s) or authorities responsible for handling those issues at that issue's location. Your email address may be used as contact information for those issues. In this regard, you should consider the email address you use to be one which you are using to communicate directly with the local government or agency about the issue.

MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

You may receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Snow Angels London of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Snow Angels London cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 5.

USER CONDUCT

You understand that all information, data, text, software, photographs, graphics, messages, tags, or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated. This means that you, and not Snow Angels London, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Snow Angels London does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Snow Angels London be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.

You agree to not use the Service to:
upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; harm minors in any way; impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Snow Angels London official, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements); upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in those areas that are designated for such purpose; upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service; intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, and any regulations having the force of law; "stalk" or otherwise harass another; and/or collect or store personal data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in paragraphs a through m above.

You acknowledge that Snow Angels London may or may not pre-screen Content, but that Snow Angels London and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Snow Angels London and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Snow Angels London or submitted to Snow Angels London, including without limitation information in Snow Angels London Issues and in all other parts of the Service.

You acknowledge, consent and agree that Snow Angels London may access, preserve and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Snow Angels London, its users and the public.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and that use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by Snow Angels London and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

INTERNATIONAL USE

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside.

CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE SERVICE

Snow Angels London does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant Snow Angels London the following worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:

With respect to photos, graphics, or audio you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purpose for which such Content was submitted or made available.

With respect to Content other than photos, graphics, or audio you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service other than Snow Angels London Groups, the perpetual, irrevocable and fully sub licensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO SNOW ANGELS LONDON

By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals ("Contributions") to Snow Angels London through its suggestion or feedback webpages or emails, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) Snow Angels London is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) Snow Angels London shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) Snow Angels London may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) your Contributions automatically become the property of Snow Angels London without any obligation of Snow Angels London to you; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Snow Angels London under any circumstances.

INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold Snow Angels London and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

NO RESALE OF SERVICE

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service (including your Snow Angels London login), use of the Service, or access to the Service.

GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

You acknowledge that Snow Angels London may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum disk space that will be allotted on Snow Angels London's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that Snow Angels London has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any tickets/issues and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that Snow Angels London reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Snow Angels London reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time.

MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

Snow Angels London reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Snow Angels London shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.

TERMINATION

You agree that Snow Angels London may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your Snow Angels London account, and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (f) extended periods of inactivity, (g) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities, and/or (h) nonpayment of any fees owed by you in connection with the Services. Termination of your Snow Angels London account includes (a) removal of access to all offerings within the Service, (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring of further use of the Service. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in Snow Angels London's sole discretion and that Snow Angels London shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Service.

DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, 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. You agree that Snow Angels London shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.

LINKS

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Snow Angels London has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Snow Angels London is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Snow Angels London shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

SNOW ANGELS LONDON'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly permitted by applicable law or authorized by Snow Angels London or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.

Snow Angels London grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree neither to modify the Software in any manner or form, nor to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Snow Angels London for use in accessing the Service.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. SNOW ANGELS LONDON AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

SNOW ANGELS LONDON AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (v) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS ACCESSED AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SNOW ANGELS LONDON OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SNOW ANGELS LONDON AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SNOW ANGELS LONDON HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 19 AND 20 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

NO THIRD-PARTY BENEFICIARIES

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this TOS, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement.

NOTICE

Snow Angels London may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the TOS, including by but not limited to email, regular mail, postings on the Service, or other reasonable means now known or hereinafter developed.

NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

Snow Angels London respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Snow Angels London may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between you and Snow Angels London and governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Snow Angels London with respect to the Service. Where local law is in conflict with these Snow Angels London Terms of Use as they apply to municipal employees, and a contract between Snow Angels London and that municipality exists, said contract will dictate any exceptions to the Terms of Use as they apply to the employees of that municipality. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Snow Angels London services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.

Waiver and Severability of Terms. The failure of Snow Angels London to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability. You agree that your Snow Angels London account is non-transferable and any rights to your Snow Angels London login or contents within your account terminate upon your death.

Statute of Limitations. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

VIOLATIONS

Please report any violations of the TOS to customer service at help@snowangelslondon.ca.

London silhouette image

Did you have any other questions? Please send us an email at:

archangel@snowangelslondon.ca