Terms and Conditions
You are required to read and fully understand our terms and conditions before accessing our website or any of our services.
This website is only intended for individuals in Canada who are 19 years or older. By accessing the website you acknowledge that you are at least 19 years of age.
The following terms and conditions govern your use of the website owned by BudStars.com hereinafter referred to as (“BudStars”).
BudStars reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice by updating the Terms and Conditions on its website, and you are required to review the Terms and Conditions as often as reasonably possible. These Terms and Conditions were last updated 1st December 2019. In any event, you agree that by accessing and using the BudStars website you are bound by these Terms and Conditions as may be changed from time to time.
Copyright, Ownership and use of Intellectual Property
The materials (the "Materials") contained in the BudStars Websites including, without limitation, information, text, content, videos, software, photos, graphics and sound are owned by, and protected by copyrights and other proprietary rights in favour of, BudStars and third parties. All rights reserved. You shall not copy, modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit or use the Materials, in whole or in part without the prior written consent of BudStars.
Certain names, words, phrases, logos, marks, graphics and designs or other content that appear on BudStars Websites are official marks, trade-marks or trade names of BudStars. Nothing in this Agreement or on a BudStars Website shall be construed as granting or conferring, either expressly, by implication, by estoppel or otherwise, a licence or other right to you to use any of the marks or names or any other intellectual property right of BudStars. The names of other companies, products and services referred to on a BudStars Website may be trade-marks or trade names of their respective owners. Any use of the trade-marks or trade names of BudStars or of third parties without the prior written consent of the applicable party is strictly prohibited.
Compliance with Laws
In addition to complying with these Terms and Conditions of Use, you agree to use the BudStars Websites and Materials for lawful purposes only and in a manner consistent with local, provincial, national or international laws and regulations. Some jurisdictions may have restrictions on the use of the Internet by their residents.
Potential users of a BudStars Website in any jurisdiction of the world whose laws (common, statutory, regulatory or codified) would: (i) void these Terms and Conditions of Use in whole or in any essential part (the essential parts being at least, but not only, the provisions relating to governing law, and limitation of liability); or (ii) render accessing the BudStars Website illegal, are not authorized to use the BudStars Website.
Use and Restrictions
You are only permitted to use a BudStars Website for your own personal, non-commercial purpose. Materials may only be printed or saved to your own computer for your personal, non-commercial use. Use of any automated system or software to extract data from a BudStars Website for commercial purposes (including, without limitation, screen scraping, database scraping and any other activity intended to collect, store, summarize or manipulate any Materials or data, whether by an automated program or a manual process) is prohibited.
Additionally, you agree that you will not:
- take any action that imposes or may impose (to be determined in BudStars’s sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the BudStars’s infrastructure;
- interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of an BudStars Website, or any activities conducted on or with an BudStars Website;
- bypass any measures BudStars may use to prevent or restrict access to BudStars Websites.
Account Security Data
If a feature of a BudStars Website is accessible only by use of authentication, you are solely responsible and liable for any use and misuse of your authentication information and for all activities that occur under your authenticated user. For security reasons, you must keep your authentication information confidential and not disclose them to any person or permit any other person to use them. No BudStars representative will ever ask for your information.
All authorized access is property of BudStars, and may be cancelled or suspended at any time by BudStars without any notice or liability to you or any other person. BudStars is not under any obligation to verify the actual identity or authority of the user of any particular authentication information.
You must immediately notify BudStars of any unauthorized use of your authentication information, or if you know or suspect that your authentication information has been lost or stolen, has become known to any other person, or has been otherwise compromised.
If you choose to register with BudStars for the online purchase of goods, you agree to: (i) provide true, current and complete information about yourself; and (ii) maintain and promptly update online information about yourself to keep it true, current and complete.
Accuracy of Information
While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the information on BudStars Websites, no warranty of accuracy or completeness is expressed or implied. We reserve the right to correct errors and to change or update information at any time without notice.
Any link (including hyperlinks, buttons or referral devices of any kind) used on a BudStars Website is provided for your convenience only, and you access any link at your own risk. The appearance of a link on a BudStars Website does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation or certification by BudStars, nor should the presence of a link in any way be construed as a suggestion that the site has any relationship with BudStars.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold BudStars harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, demands, suits, actions, losses or expenses (including all legal fees) (collectively "Claims") arising out of:
- your infringement of any BudStars or third party official mark, trade-mark, trade secret, copyright, patent or other intellectual property rights and from any Claims which may arise, now or in the future as a result of your use of a BudStars Website;
- any act or omission by you, your employees or agents which results in: (i) loss, damage, interference with or disruption to, a BudStars Website; (ii) use of a BudStars Website for any illegal purpose; or (iii) use of a BudStars Website to achieve any unauthorized or prohibited access to computer systems and data;
- your use of a BudStars Website; and
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
USE OF A BudStars WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. BudStars WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED STRICTLY ON AN "AS IS", "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. BudStars DOES NOT WARRANT, REPRESENT, GUARANTEE OR COVENANT THAT BudStars WEBSITES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE; NOR DOES BudStars MAKE ANY GUARANTEE, WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR COVENANT AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF A BudStars WEBSITE, OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION OR SERVICE ON A BudStars WEBSITE. BudStars WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INABILITY TO EXECUTE A TRANSACTION OR OBTAIN GOODS RELATED TO ANY SUCH TRANSACTION, FOR WHATEVER REASON.
THE DOWNLOADING OF MATERIALS FROM A BudStars WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK. BudStars DOES NOT AT ANY TIME REPRESENT, COVENANT, GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT SUCH MATERIALS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE CODE. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR IMPLEMENTING SAFEGUARDS TO PROTECT YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM AND DATA AND YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ENTIRE COST OF ANY SERVICE, REPAIRS OR CORRECTIONS NECESSARY AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF A BudStars WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL BudStars BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OR LOSSES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF INCOME, LOSS OF BUSINESS PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF DATA OR BUSINESS INFORMATION, OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, OR CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES, OR OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, THE USE OF A BudStars WEBSITE, THE USE OF ANY OTHER SITE OR PAGE ACCESSIBLE FROM A BudStars WEBSITE OR THE ACQUISITION OR USE OF ANY GOODS PURCHASED THROUGH A BudStars WEBSITE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF BudStars ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT OR TO ANY SUCH USE OR ACQUISITION EXCEED THE REPLACEMENT COST OF ANY SUCH GOODS.
THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSES, CIRCUMSTANCES OR FORM OF ACTION GIVING RISE TO THE LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY, EVEN IF SUCH LOSS, DAMAGE, CLAIM OR LIABILITY IS BASED UPON BREACH OF CONTRACT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, A CLAIM OF FUNDAMENTAL BREACH OR BREACH OF A FUNDAMENTAL TERM), TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY, AND EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF THE LOSS, DAMAGE, DELAY, CLAIM OR LIABILITY.
Social Media Policy
BudStars uses social media to interact with our members and provide resources to the public. BudStars is committed to protecting youth and our social media channels are intended for users who are 19 years or older. BudStars asks that all social media users who choose to engage with us are respectful of all other users and interact in appropriate conversation related to the topic.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, the laws of British Columbia, Canada.