Advertising Terms and Conditions – Parent Guide Inc.

***Please note:  only paid listings will be included in the printed guides.  Non-profit organizations will continue to recieve one free listing.  All for-profit organizations can purchase listings for $35.00 + HST per year or become a Parent Guide Elite Member.  Contact info@parentguide.ca for more information.

Payment is required before printing.  Cheques are to be made out to Parent Guide Inc. or email money transfers sent to info@parentguide.ca.  Credit Cards are not accepted.

Rates do not include tax. Rate Card is subject to change without notice.
Agency Discount of 15% applies to recognized agencies only.
Interest will be charged on past-due invoices at 2% per month.
An NSF charge of $45.00 will apply.
Advertisements will be placed as close to the corresponding directory listing as possible.
Placement is not guaranteed.
Coupons will be placed, in alphabetical order, in the Local coupon section.
Parent Guide Inc. reserves the right to add, edit, combine, or delete categories, sub-categories or individual listings without notice.
A listing in print includes: name, address, phone and website. Descriptions can be purchased for $45.00 + HST.
No free listings for a manufacturer or independent sales consultant. Listings can be purchased for $35.00.
Refer to the Artwork Specifications sheet for artwork details.
Parent Guide Inc. reserves the right to alter print specifications at any time without notice.

Publisher’s Policies

The publisher reserves the right to accept or reject any order for advertising at any time, even if previously accepted. Advertisements are accepted with the understanding that the advertiser has full rights to use all contents of the advertisement printed. The advertiser and/or the advertising agency agree to indemnify, and hold harmless, the publisher from any and all liability, loss or expense arising out of publication. All advertisement orders are subject to the terms and conditions of the current Rate Card.

Positioning and execution of advertising is subject to publisher’s approval of any copy.
The publisher assumes no liability for instructions not specified in writing on the Advertising Contract.

Cancellations or changes in orders will not be accepted after closing date.
No conditions appearing on the advertising contract, orders or copy instructions that conflict with the publisher’s policies will be binding on the publisher.
The publication is not liable for any delivery failure beyond its control.
Advertising paid for and not received for reason of discontinuation of publication in a specific area, will be entitled to advertising credit and no refunds will be granted. Any artwork expenses incurred by Parent Guide Inc. will be reduced on the advertising credit contract. The advertiser has up to one year from notice of discontinuation to use advertising credit, either in another printed guide or on the Parent Guide Inc. website.
The publisher shall have the right to hold the advertiser and/or Advertising Agency jointly liable for such amounts due and payable for advertising ordered.
Invoices are issued upon receipt of signed Advertising Contract and due upon receipt.
Payment for advertisements not received by closing date will be removed from publication. Associated listings will also be removed. Future advertising will be accepted only upon receipt of payment in full before closing date.
Terms of Use – Parent Guide Inc.

Acceptance of Terms of Use

Includes all components of the Parent Guide Inc. website (herein website).
It is important that you read all the terms and conditions carefully. Parent Guide Inc. owns and operates this website. This Terms of Use Agreement states the terms and conditions under which you may access and use the website. By accessing and using the website you are indicating your acceptance to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, you must not access or use the website.

If you are dissatisfied with the terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines or practices of the Parent Guide Inc. website, you should discontinue using it. Parent Guide Inc. may revise this Agreement at any time by updating this posting. Use of the website after such changes are posted will signify your agreement to these revised terms. You should visit this page periodically to review this Agreement.

Ownership.

All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through the web site are protected under Canadian and foreign copyright or other laws, and are owned by Parent Guide Inc., its licensors or the party accredited as the provider of the Content. In addition, the web site is protected under copyright law as a collective work and/or compilation pursuant to Canadian and foreign laws. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information and restrictions on or contained in any of the Content accessed through the web site.

Any use, reproduction, alteration, modification, public performance or display, uploading or posting onto the internet, transmission, redistribution or other exploitation of the web site or of any content, whether in whole or in part, other than expressly set out herein, is prohibited without the express written permission of Parent Guide Inc.

Disclaimer of Warranties.

The web site and all content is provided as is. By accessing and using the web site you acknowledge and agree that use of the web site and the content is entirely at your own risk. Parent Guide Inc. makes no representations or warranties regarding the web site and the content, including, without limitation, no representation or warranty (i) that the web site and/or content will be accurate, complete, reliable, suitable or timely; (ii) that any content, including, without limitation, any information, data, software, product or service contained in or made available through the web site will be of merchantable quality or fit for a particular purpose; iii) that the operation of the web site will be uninterrupted or error free; (iv) that defects or errors in the web site will be corrected; (v) that the web site will be free from viruses or harmful components; and (vi) that communications to or from the web site will be secure or not intercepted.

Limitation of Liability.

In no event shall Parent Guide Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors or their respective successors and assigns, be liable for damages under this agreement, whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence) or otherwise.
In no event shall Parent Guide Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors or their respective successors and assigns, be liable for any loss or damage arising from the failure of Parent Guide Inc. or your failure to protect your password or account information.
Parent Guide Inc. expressly disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party user of the web site or any advertiser or sponsor of the web site (collectively, third-party user). Under no circumstances shall Parent Guide Inc. and its officers, directors, employees, agents licensors, be liable for any injury, loss, damage (including special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages) or expense arising in any manner whatsoever from (i) the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party user; and (ii) any use or inability to use any materials, software, content, goods or services located at or made available at any web site linked to or from the web site.
If you decide to access or use any linked web site or content, materials, software, goods or services from a web site linked to the web site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

You hereby release Parent Guide Inc. and its officers, directors, employees, agents and their respective successors and assigns, from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, arising from your purchase or use of any products or services made available through the web site or by third parties through the web site.

Subject to applicable law, in no event shall Parent Guide Inc., its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors or their respective successors and assigns, be liable for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation, any loss or damages in the nature of or relating to lost business, lost savings, lost data and/or lost profits, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence) or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if Parent Guide Inc. knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages.

The web site contains links to third-party web sites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Parent Guide Inc. of the contents of such third-party web sites. Parent Guide Inc. is not responsible for the content of any third-party web site, nor does it make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any third-party web site including, without limitation (i) any representation or warranty regarding the legality, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, suitability of any content on any third-party web site; (ii) any representation or warranty regarding the merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of any material, content, software, goods or services located at or made available through such third-party web sites; or (iii) any representation or warranty that the operation of the third-party web sites will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects or errors in such third-party websites will be corrected or that such third-party websites will be free from viruses or other harmful components.

Linking.

While Parent Guide Inc. encourages links to the web site, it does not wish to be linked to or from any third-party web site which (i) contains, posts or transmits any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation, any content constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law, regulation which may be damaging or detrimental to the activities, operations, credibility or integrity of Parent Guide Inc. or which contains, posts or transmits any material or information of any kind which promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, could be harmful to minors, harasses or advocates harassment of another person, provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, provides instructional information about illegal activities, including, without limitation, the making or buying of illegal weapons; or (ii) contains, posts or transmits any information, software or other material which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights. Parent Guide Inc. reserves the right to prohibit or refuse to accept any link to the web site, including, without limitation, any link which contains or makes available any content or information of the foregoing nature, at any time. You agree to remove any link you may have to the web site upon the request of Parent Guide Inc.
Software Licenses and Ownership.
All software embedded in or located on or at the web site, including, without limitation, all computer code of all types, including all files and/or images contained in or generated by such software (Software) is protected by copyright and may be protected by other rights. All such Software is owned Parent Guide Inc., its licensors or the party accredited with ownership of such Software.

Submissions.

The web site may provide features that allow you to post messages and content, to interact with Parent Guide Inc. and other users and to upload files, documents or other materials. When using any of the features of the web site which allow you to post, upload or make Submissions, it is a condition of your use of the web site that you observe the rules of the net and that you do not: (i) restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the web site, interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper workings of the site or do anything which in the sole discretion of Parent Guide Inc. imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Parent Guide Inc. web site infrastructure; (ii) post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane or indecent information of any kind, including, without limitation, any Submission constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any local, state, provincial, national or international law or regulation; (iii) post or transmit any Submission, including, without limitation, articles, images, stories, software or other material, which violates or infringes upon the rights of others, including material which is an invasion of privacy or publicity rights or which is protected by any intellectual property rights, including, without limitation, copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark or other proprietary rights herein, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or rights holder; (iv) post or transmit any Submission that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual, could be harmful to minors, harasses or advocates harassment of another person, provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, provides instructional information about illegal activities, including, without limitation, the making or buying of illegal weapons; (v) post or submit any Submission which solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; (vi) post or transmit any Submission which contains a virus or other harmful component, or provides or creates computer viruses; (vii) post or transmit junk mail, chain letters, unsolicited mass mailing or spam; or (viii) use the web site for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, posting, uploading or transmitting any Submissions which contain advertising or which engage in commercial activities and/or sales, or which involve contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and/or pyramid schemes.

By posting or uploading Submissions to the web site, you grant Parent Guide Inc. a royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to: (i) use, reproduce, store, adapt, translate, modify, make derivative works from, transmit, distribute, publicly perform or display such Submissions for any purpose; and (ii) to sublicense to third parties the unrestricted right to exercise any of the foregoing rights. In addition to the grant of the above license, you hereby (i) agree to waive all moral rights in any Submission in favour of Parent Guide Inc.; (ii) consent to your name, address and e-mail appearing as the contributor of any Submission, where applicable, and to the disclosure and/or display of such information and any other information which appears in or is associated with a Submission; (iii) acknowledge and agree that Parent Guide Inc. is not responsible for any loss, damage, or corruption that may occur to your Submissions; and (iv) acknowledge and agree that any Submissions you provide for display on the Web site will be considered non-confidential.

Parent Guide Inc. may review Submissions before they are posted. Parent Guide Inc. may refuse to post any Submission to the Web site. Parent Guide Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit or remove any Submission, whether or not the Submission is in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable. You acknowledge and agree that Parent Guide Inc. may, in its sole discretion, monitor the website periodically and disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental or Court request, to operate the web site properly or to protect itself or other users of the website. Any such disclosure shall be in accordance with Parent Guide Inc.’s Privacy Policy.

Parent Guide Inc. is not responsible for the content of any Submission. Submissions represent the views and opinions of the person(s) posting the Submission and do not represent the views or opinions of Parent Guide Inc.

While Parent Guide Inc. is under no obligation to investigate any complaint regarding any Submission, it may, in its sole discretion, investigate complaints and take any actions it deems appropriate in the circumstances, including, without limitation, removing the offending communication from the website and terminating the submitting party’s right to access and use the website (or any portion thereof).

Online Commerce.

The website may allow you to purchase many different types of products and services online that are provided by Parent Guide Inc. (the Wares and Services). When ordering Wares and Services on the website, you must provide complete and accurate personal information consisting of your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card information and shipping address, as well as any other information requested.
Your receipt of an electronic form or other form of order confirmation does not signify our acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of our offer to sell. Your submission of an order to us shall be deemed to constitute an offer to purchase, which shall remain open for a reasonable time, unless we agree otherwise, and will be deemed to be accepted by us only upon shipment of the Wares and Services. Parent Guide Inc., in its sole discretion, reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order, without prior notice to you, to supply less than the quantity you ordered of any item. Parent Guide Inc., in its sole discretion, reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order, to accept or decline your order for any reason.
You acknowledge and agree that the price of the Wares and Services is subject to change without notice and that the Wares and Services are subject to availability. The sale of the Wares and Services is void where prohibited by law. Parent Guide Inc., in its sole discretion, shall have the right, at any time after receipt of your order, to decline your order for any reason. In the event that the Wares and Services are listed at an incorrect price, due to a typographical error or an error in pricing information, Parent Guide Inc., in its sole discretion, shall have the right at any time after receipt of your order, to decline your order.

The website may allow you to purchase many different types of products and services online that are provided by third parties (the Third-Party Merchandise). Parent Guide Inc. is not responsible for the legality, quality, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or any other aspect of any Third-Party Merchandise. If you make a purchase from a third-party web hosted by the website or linked from the website, the information obtained during your visit to any third-party website and the information that you give, such as your credit card number and contact information, is collected by the third-party website and not by Parent Guide Inc.

You release Parent Guide Inc. and its officers, directors, employees, agents and their respective successors and assigns from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against them, arising from your purchase or use of the Wares and Services or Third-Party Merchandise made available on the website or by third-party websites through the website.

Registration.

To use certain features of the website, you may be asked to register with the website. You agree (i) to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by any registration form; and (ii) to maintain and promptly update the information you provide to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If Parent Guide Inc. has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Parent Guide Inc. has the right to suspend or terminate your access to and use of the website (or any portion thereof). Parent Guide Inc.’s use of any personally identifying information you provide as part of the registration process is governed by the terms of Parent Guide Inc. Privacy Policy.
Passwords.
To use certain features of the website, you may also need a username and password, which you will receive through the website registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to notify Parent Guide Inc. immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Parent Guide Inc. cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Parent Guide Inc.’s failure or your failure to protect your password or account information.

Security.

Please note that information sent or received over the Internet is generally not secure and Parent Guide Inc. cannot and does not make any representation or warranty concerning security of any communication to or from the website or any representation or warranty regarding the interception by third parties of personal or other information.

Termination.

Parent Guide Inc. may at any time, without notice, in its sole discretion and without cause, terminate your right to access or use the website, (or any portion thereof). Parent Guide Inc. may also terminate your right to access and use the website, or any part of the website, if you breach any term or condition of this Agreement.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction.

The website (excluding linked Web sites) is controlled by Parent Guide Inc. from its offices within the Province of Ontario, Canada. By accessing or using the website, you agree that all matters relating to your access to, or use of, the website and/or the Content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada, without regard to the conflict of laws principles thereof. You agree and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Federal Court of Canada and/or the courts of the Province of Ontario with respect to such matters. You agree that the provisions of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall not apply.

General.

Any consent by Parent Guide Inc. to, or waiver of, a breach of this Agreement which you have committed, whether express or implied, shall not constitute a consent to, or waiver of, any other, different or subsequent breach. You may not assign or transfer this Agreement or any right or obligation hereunder. If any term or provision of this Agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, it shall be severed and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force without being invalidated in any way. This Agreement is not intended to create a partnership, joint venture, or agency relationship between the parties. Except for any agreements with Parent Guide Inc. that expressly reference this Agreement, this is the entire agreement between you and Parent Guide Inc. relating to the matters contained herein.

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