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Terms of Use



Wi-Fi Access Terms of Use
 
This agreement sets out the terms and conditions on which wireless internet access ("the Service") is provided free of charge or for a nominal fee]1 to you, the end user of WestNet City Wi-Fi ("us") in consideration for your custom, your agreement to these terms and conditions and your agreement to allow us to send to you by e-mail our promotional and marketing material. WestNet City Wi-Fi provides public Wi-Fi within the city of Calgary, Alberta. You, the end user, must adhere that WestNet City Wi-Fi is not owned or operated by any local, provincial or federal government. You, the end user must not hold the City of Calgary or the jurisdiction you are using the Wi-Fi service within, liable for any damages that arise from using the Wi-Fi service.
 
1.  Extent of the Service
 
1.1 We do not recommend in particular the use of any websites (or other internet related services) ("Internet Services") and your use of Internet Services is carried out entirely at your own risk. It is your responsibility to ensure your own safety while operating using an electronic device while taking necessary caution when crossing a street, intersection, light rail transit platform or entering a motor vehicle, passenger bus, aircraft, vessel or any object which may cause you, the end user, harm.
 
1.2 We have no responsibility for, or control over, the Internet Services you access and do not guarantee that any services are error or virus free. As with most other Public Wi-Fi services, the connection between your device and the access point is not encrypted. It is you, the end user, take responsibility to exercise caution when transmitting sensitive data such as financial or personal information. Websites such as banking should always begin in https to ensure an encrypted session via Secured Socket Layer technology.
 
1.3 We have no responsibility for, or control over, the information you transmit or receive via the Service.
 
1.4 Save for the purposes of network diagnostics we do not examine the use to which you put the Service or the nature of the information you send or receive.2
 
1.5  We do not guarantee:
 
1.5.1 the availability of the Service;
1.5.2 the speed at which information may be transmitted or received via the Service; or
1.5.3 that the Service will be compatible with your equipment or any software which you use.
 
1.6 [Whilst we take reasonable steps to ensure the security of the Service and to prevent unlawful access to information transmitted or received using the Service] we do not guarantee the security of the information which you may transmit or receive using the Service or located on any equipment utilizing the Service and you accept that it is your responsibility to protect your information and have adequate security (in terms of equipment and procedures) to ensure the security, integrity and confidentiality of your information and data.
 
1.7 We reserve the right at all times to withdraw the Service, change the specifications or manner of use of the Service, to change access codes, usernames, passwords or other security information necessary to access the service.
 
2.  Your Use of the Service
 
2.1 You must not use the Service to access Internet Services, or send or receive e-mails, which:
2.1.1 are defamatory, threatening, intimidatory or which could be classed as harassment;
2.1.2 contain obscene, profane or abusive language or material;
 
1 If separate charges are being levied other considerations may apply. WestNet City Wi-Fi also operates a paid service.
2 Civil and criminal liability can arise from monitoring content or interception of e-mails and extreme care should be taken to ensure that this does not happen.


 
2.1.3 contain pornographic material (that is text, pictures, films, video clips of a sexually explicit or arousing nature);
2.1.4 contain  offensive  or  derogatory images regarding  sex,  race,  religion,  color, origin, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition or sexual orientation;
2.1.5 contain material which infringe third party's rights (including intellectual property
rights);
2.1.6 in our reasonable opinion may adversely affect the manner in which we carry out our business; or
2.1.7 are otherwise unlawful or inappropriate;
 
2.2 Music, video, pictures, text and other content on the internet are copyright works and you should not download, alter, e-mail or otherwise use such content unless certain that the owner of such works has authorized its use by you.
 
2.3 We may terminate or temporarily suspend the Service if we reasonably believe that you are in breach of any provisions of this agreement including but not limited to clauses 2.1 to 2.3 above.
 
2.4 We recommend that you do not use the service to transmit or receive any confidential information or data and should you choose to do so you do so at your own risk.
 
2.5 The Service is intended for consumer use only. In the event that you use the Service for commercial purposes we would specifically refer you to clause 5.2 below.
 
3. Criminal Activity
 
3.1 You must not use the Service to engage in any activity which constitutes or is capable of constituting a criminal offence, either in Canada or in any state throughout the world.
 
3.2 You  agree  and  acknowledge  that  we  may  be  required  to  provide  assistance  and information to law enforcement, governmental agencies and other authorities.
 
3.3 You agree and acknowledge that we may keep a log of the Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses of any devices which access the Service, the times when they have accessed the Service and the activity associated with that IP address
 
3.4 You further agree we are entitled to co-operate with law enforcement authorities and rights-holders in the investigation of any suspected or alleged illegal activity by you which may include, but is not limited to, disclosure of such information as we have (whether pursuant to clause 3.3 or otherwise), and are entitled to provide by law, to law enforcement authorities or rights-holders.
 
 
 
4. Our Use of your Information
 
4.1 Subject to clauses 3.3 and 3.4 above we confirm that we shall use the contact details you provide to us solely for the purposes of contacting you with marketing information, updates, promotions and special offers relating to our business.3
 
3 It is important to ensure that this clause is complied with (or amended depending on how the data is used) and Data you collect is processed in accordance with The Privacy Act 1980 and any mailings comply with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (S.C. 2000, c. 5)


 
 
5. Other Terms
 
5.1 You agree to compensate us fully for any claims or legal action  made or threatened against us by someone else because you have used the service in breach of these terms and conditions, and in particular clause 2.1 to 2.3 and 3.1 above.
 
5.2 Whilst we do not seek to limit our responsibility for fraudulent misrepresentation or if you are injured or die as a result of our negligence we have no  responsibility (to the extent permitted by law) to compensate you (whether or not we are negligent) for any direct financial loss, loss of profit, revenue, time, anticipated savings or profit or revenue, opportunity, data, use, business, wasted expenditure, business interruption, loss arising from disclosure of confidential information, loss arising from or in connection with use of the service or inability to use or access the service or a failure, suspension or withdrawal of all or part of the service at any time or damage to physical property or for any other similar direct loss that may arise in relation to this agreement whether or not we were advised in advance of the possibility of such loss or damage.
 
5.3 We agree that neither this agreement does not allow either party to act as, or hold themselves out as, acting as an agent of the other party and that that the terms of this agreement are not enforceable by a third party under the Contracts.

5.4 You, the end user, must adhere that WestNet City Wi-Fi is not owned or operated by any local, provincial or federal government.
 
5.5 This agreement is governed by the law of Canada and is subject to the non- exclusive jurisdiction of the Canadian court system.
 

 

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