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The www.mintzscreeningservices.com Web Site (the "Web Site") is operated and owned by Mintz Global Screening inc. (“Mintz”) . This page states the terms and conditions of use under which you may use the Web Site (the “Terms of Use”). By accessing or navigating this Web Site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not accept the Terms of Use stated herein, Please do not use the Web Site.

Copyright

With the exception of the works of authorship licensed or the hyperlinks appearing on the Web Site, the Web Site and its content, such as text, articles, opinions, views, graphics, images, HTML code, multimedia clips, Java code, and the selection and arrangement of information ("Materials"), are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws under both Canadian and foreign laws. The trademarks and logos (collectively, the “Marks”) displayed on the Web Site are registered or unregistered marks of Mintz or others. Unauthorized use of the Materials or the Marks may violate copyright, trademark, patent, privacy and other laws or regulations. Nothing in this Web Site is to be interpreted as conferring a right to use Marks or Materials protected by applicable laws. You must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the original Materials on any copy you make of the Materials.

License

You are granted a limited licence to use (display or print) the Materials, provided the Materials are not modified and a copy of each of these Terms of Use and the source of the documents is attached to any copies that are made. You are further granted a limited license to use the data capture/form system, e-mail and Internet links (the "Services") provided on the Web Site. Any use of the Materials or Services other than the one mentioned above is prohibited without having first obtained Mintz’s written consent. None of the Materials or Services may be otherwise reproduced, re-published, re-disseminated or otherwise provided in any manner or form without the prior written consent of Mintz or the third party to which the intellectual property rights belong. You may not, in part or in full, sell or modify the Materials or Services, or reproduce, download, display, publicly perform, distribute, divide, publish or otherwise use the Materials or Services in any way for any public or commercial purpose. The use of the Materials or Services on any other web site or in a networked computer environment for any purpose is prohibited. You agree not to use any computer techniques or methods in violation of the copyright acts, any international treaties applying to the copyrights or other applicable legislation, notably by using deep links or framing techniques.

If you download from the Web Site or other Internet sources, software or computer applications, these software or computer applications are protected by copyrights and their download and use are governed by the specific license agreements in regard to these software or computer applications. Should you download any such software or computer applications, you undertake to comply with the terms and conditions of the applicable license agreements

You agree that Mintz may, with or without cause, immediately terminate your account and access to the Web Site, at its sole discretion and without prior notice. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, if you violate any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use the Materials and Services automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of the Materials, and provide Mintz with a destruction certificate upon request.

Limitation of Warranties and Disclaimer:

The Materials and Services are provided for the purposes of pre-employment screening or general informational purposes only and are not intended to provide legal advice and should not be relied upon in that respect. You should not act or rely on any information on this Web Site without seeking the advice of a professional. Any opinion, advice, article, publication, statement, service, offer, or other information or content expressed or made available on this Web Site or on any site linked to this Web Site, is that of the respective author or distributor and not of Mintz. MINTZ assumes no obligation to update the Materials, advise on further developments concerning topics mentioned or update the functionality of the Services, the good working order of the Web Site, its suitability for use or that its use will be uninterrupted or error-free. The information contained on this Web Site may contain typographical or computer errors and Mintz does not represent, warrant or undertake that any errors on or relating to the Web Site will be corrected or that any server from which the Web Site is operated is or will be free from viruses or other harmful components. The Materials and Services may be changed without notice.

THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES CONTAINED IN THIS WEB SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WRITTEN OR ORAL, CONTRACTUAL OR STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTIBILITY, QUALITY, DURABILITY, SUITABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. FURTHER, NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARE MADE CONCERNING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES, OR OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ANY SITE LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE. MINTZ DOES NOT WARRANT OR GUARANTEE UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS TO THE WEB SITE, ANY SITE LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE OR TO THE AVAILABILITY OF INTERNET E-MAIL LINKS PROVIDED ON THE WEB SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL MINTZ, ITS OFFICERS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, EMPLOYEES OR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER(S) (COLLECTIVELY "ITS REPRESENTATIVES") BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE USE OF THE WEB SITE, THE MATERIALS OR SERVICES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, THE INABILITY TO USE THEM, THE TERMINATION OF RIGHTS OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST REVENUE, PROFITS, DATA, OPERATIONS, GOODWILL, REPUTATION, ENJOYMENT OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL OR ECONOMIC LOSS, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LIABILITY. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION SHALL APPLY EVEN IF MINTZ OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

You agree to hold harmless and defend Mintz and its Representatives against any claim, demand or damages actual and consequential, of every kind and nature, known and unknown, including reasonable legal fees, made by a third party following a breach by you of these Terms of Use, or a violation by you of any law or the rights of another.

Exclusions or limitations set forth above are in addition to any specific exclusion or limitation provided in these Terms of Use.

Confidentiality and Privacy

Encrypted Areas of our Web Site

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. One of our most important priorities is to protect the privacy and security of your personal information and your information transmitted to us through our Web Site. Encrypted areas can be verified by checking the web address – site addresses that start https:/ are secure while http:/ are unsecure. We use multiple layers of protection including:

Web browser encryption

All the browsers supported by Mintz online services offer 128-bit encryption. This provides a high level of protection for transmitting confidential data over the Internet.

Firewalls

We have secure firewalls to prevent unauthorized access to our systems.

Monitoring

We monitor activity on www.mintzscreeningservices.com to enhance your security and to protect your personal information.

Unencrypted Areas of our Web Site

Unencrypted areas of our Web Site are not a secured medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. Mintz will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may suffer as a result of confidential information that you make available to any third party through the Internet e-mail links provided on this Web Site. Mintz is not responsible for any errors or any changes made to any transmitted information. Should you decide to transmit information using Internet e-mail links, you do so at your own risk.

Privacy Policy

At Mintz, the confidentiality and the protection of personal information are elements which are of extreme importance. Because we offer security services and investigation services, our primary concern is the secured gathering and the use of personal information about our clients but we are also concerned with the personal information which we obtain on our employees. Consequently, we have established a privacy policy in order to govern the actions of the employees of Mintz and of its subsidiaries regarding the gathering, the use, retention and disclosure of personal information. All the employees of our subsidiaries must abide by our commitment to privacy in the handling of personal information. Our commitment is definitive. We want to offer quality products and services to underscore and preserve the confidence of our customers and our employees. We adhere to the following principles in the treatment of personal information:

  • To ensure the impartiality in our use of personal information;
  • To minimize the risk of interferences;
  • To protect the private character and the confidentiality of the personal information obtained;
  • To transmit only to those which have the right to have access or when required or permitted by law;
  • To comply with the applicable laws in the countries where we carry out our activities.

Since Mintz and its subsidiaries are an important provider of products and services in the security and investigation fields, our privacy policy can vary according to requirements in certain countries.

Computer Viruses

While Mintz takes appropriate measures to ensure that all Materials and Services provided on this Web Site do not contain computer viruses, you are responsible to take the necessary precautions to scan for computer viruses and to ensure that you have a complete and current back up of the applicable items contained on your computer system.

Mintz disclaims any responsibility for any error or omission due to viruses, data corruption, transmission problems, damages or losses caused by you or your agent or for events beyond the control of Mintz.

Links to Other Sites

The Web Site may contain links to other sites as well as e-mail links. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. These other sites were independently developed by parties other than Mintz and Mintz is unable to exercise any control over such external websites. The activation of hyperlinks to external websites through the Web Site or any mention of another party or its products on the Web Site shall not be interpreted as an affiliation or association that may bind Mintz to the owner of the external websites’ rights nor should it be construed as an endorsement of that party or its products or services. If you decide to access linked third party web sites, you do so at your own risk.

Mintz shall not be held responsible for any prejudice and damages that may result from the use of such third-party websites or the inaccuracy of their content or appropriateness of the information contained in such sites. All complaints or claims regarding third-party websites should be directed to the administrators of such websites, and it is strongly recommended to read their respective terms and conditions

Other Provisions

These Terms of Use and their interpretation, execution, validity and applicability shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Province of Quebec and any federal laws, applicable herein. Any litigation must be submitted to a competent court of Quebec, sitting in the judicial district of Montreal.

If any provision of the Terms of Use is deemed to be invalid, unwritten or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.

All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Mintz.

Headings used herein are inserted for convenience of reference only and do not affect the construction or interpretation of the Terms of Use herein.

The Web Site www.mintzscreeningservices.com is the property of Mintz Global Screening.

If you have any questions or comments, please send us an email at: evite@mintzglobal.com.