MAXINE HEPPNER :: ACROSS OCEANS ARTS

privacy policy

LAST UPDATE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY - August 28, 2019

This Privacy Policy is applicable to Maxine Heppner - Across Oceans Arts ("Company") and sets out our policy on the gathering and use of information on our site ("Site"). The Company is committed to providing safe web sites for visitors of all ages and has implemented this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. The Company complies with Canadian Federal and Provincial privacy laws and regulations including the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act.

​There may be links from our Site to other web sites; note that this Privacy Policy applies only to our Site and not to web sites of other companies or organizations to which our Site may be linked. You must check on any linked sites for the privacy policy that applies to that site and/or make any necessary inquiries in respect of that privacy policy with the operator of the linked site. These links to third party websites are provided as a convenience and are for informational purposes only. The Company does not endorse, and is not responsible for, these linked websites.

​Although you are not required to register to access our Site, you may be asked to provide us with personal information when you visit certain sections of our Site. Your use of our Site signifies your acknowledgement and consent to our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not continue to use our Site. Your continued use of the Site signifies your acceptance of these terms and any changes in effect at the time of use.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal Information is information about you that identifies you as an individual, for example, your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number. We collect information that you voluntarily provide to us through responses to surveys, search functions, questionnaires, feedback, forms and the like. We may also ask you to provide additional information such as your e-mail address if you want to obtain additional services, information, register yourself as a writer, participate in a contest or to resolve complaints or concerns.

GDPR

This Site GDPR compliant.
 

HOW DOES COMPANY USE INFORMATION GATHERED ABOUT ONLINE VISITORS?

Before forwarding us any personal information, please be advised that any information gathered on our Site may be used in the aggregate for research and development relating to our Site and/or for future site development and, if you ask us to, to send you promotional materials pertaining to our Site. In particular, we may use information gathered about you for the following purposes: to monitor interest in our range of products and to assist us to tailor the content of our Site to your needs by collecting information about your preferences through tracking of patterns page views on our Site; and, in circumstances where you have indicated that you wish to receive additional information, to send you information about us and promotional material about our products together with details of any offers we may have available from time to time.

PROMOTIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL OFFERS

With the permission of an online visitor, information submitted at the time of registration or submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes by the Company provided notice of this fact is made available online. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may prevent that use, either by e-mail request or by modifying the registration information provided. The Company uses reasonable efforts to maintain visitors' information in a secure environment. If you have submitted personal information and want to change it or opt-out, please contact us as described below.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

The Company will not disclose personal information that you provide on its Site to any third parties other than to a Company agent except: i) in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, or ii) to comply with legal requirements such as a law, regulation, warrant, subpoena or court order, and/or iii) if you are reporting an adverse event/side effect, in which case the Company may be required to disclose such information to bodies such as, but not limited to, Canadian and/or international regulatory authorities. Please note that any of these disclosures may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside of Canada and may therefore be subject to different privacy laws than those applicable in Canada, including laws that require the disclosure of personal information to governmental authorities under circumstances that are different than those that apply in Canada.


COOKIES

The Company, in common with many web site operators, may use standard technology called "cookies" on its Site. Cookies are small data files that are downloaded onto your computer when you visit a particular web site. You can disable cookies by turning them off in your browser; however, some areas of the Site may not function properly if you do so.


PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ONLINE

The Company considers the protection of children's privacy, especially online, to be of the utmost importance. We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from children nor do we allow them to become registered users of, or to request information through, our Site or help-seeking information lines.


PROTECTION OF INFORMATION

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online. The Company applies security safeguards appropriate to the sensitivity of the information, such as retaining information in secure facilities and making personal information accessible only to authorized employees on a need-to-know basis.

STORAGE OF INFORMATION

Personal information you share with us is stored on our database servers at the WIX Company data centres (in whatever country they may be located), or hosted by third parties who have entered into agreements with us that require them to observe our Privacy Policy.


POLICY CHANGE

If we alter our Privacy Policy, any changes will be posted on this page of our Site so that you are always informed of the information we collect about you, how we use it and the circumstances under which we may disclose it.

ACCEPTANCE OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the Site. By submitting your information, you agree that it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

By using this Site you agree to the Site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.
 

terms of use

LAST UPDATE OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY - August 28, 2019

​1. Acceptance of Terms

By using or visiting a MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS website (the "Website"), you agree to these terms and conditions (the "Terms"). MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS may, in its sole discretion, revise these Terms at any time without advance notice to you. You are bound by such revisions by continuing to use or visit the Website after they are posted online.

2. MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS Website

These Terms apply to all users of the Website, including users who contribute content to the Website. The Website may contain interactive areas designed to allow you to post content on the Website and/or comment, including by commenting on our blogs. The use of these features is additionally governed by the Code of Conduct.

The Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS. The links to the third party websites are provided for your convenience, and the inclusion of the links does not imply approval or endorsement of the third party websites by MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS. MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites.

3. User Accounts

To access some features of the Website, you may have to register for a MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS user account. When registering for your user account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your user account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your user account.

Although MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your user account, you may be liable for the losses of MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS or others due to such unauthorized use.

4.Ownership of Website Content

As between you and MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS, MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS owns all intellectual property rights, including without limitation copyright and trade-mark rights, in all materials on or comprising the Website (“Content”), including, without limitation, all written, audio visual or other materials and graphical elements on the Website, but excluding User Content (defined below in Section 5(a)). 

MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS grants you a limited license to use, download, print, or reproduce in whole or in part, the Content on this Website, subject to the following conditions:

  • they must be used or reproduced accurately, without any modification;

  • they must identify MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS as the source;

  • they must be used solely for non-commercial purposes; and

  • a copyright notice must appear on every copy in the following form: “© MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS. All rights reserved”.

MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS'S express, prior, written permission is required for any Content that is not included in the license above, such as any graphical elements or website code, and/or for the use of Content for any purpose not expressly permitted above, such as for any commercial purpose whatsoever.


The MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS logos are trade-marks of MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS, and may not be used without the express written permission of MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS.

5. User Content; Privacy

You may be able to post or upload (in designated areas of the Website) written content or other content (collectively "User Content") to the Website.

You are solely responsible for your own User Content and the consequences of posting or publishing it. By uploading or posting User Content to the Website, you automatically grant MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, license to use, reproduce, modify, translate into different languages or formats, and publish such User Content on the Website for the purpose of sharing the User Content with users and visitors of the Website and to promote the Website. You represent and warrant that you own or have the rights to use and license MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS to use the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms.

By accessing and/or using the Website, you may provide us with personal information as described in our Privacy Policy. You acknowledge that you have read and understood our Privacy Policy, which governs the collection, use, storage and disclosure of such personal information.


6. DISCLAIMER

YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE AND CONTENT IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATION REGARDING USE, THE ABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULT OF USE OF THE CONTENT IN TERMS OF ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE CONTENT MAY INCLUDE TECHNICAL INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS MAY MAKE CHANGES OR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CONTENT OR THE WEBSITE AT ANY TIME. MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH CONTENT.

7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE OR INCOME, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN CONTENT, (II) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (III) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, OR (V) FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY APPLIES REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY GIVING RISE TO THE DAMAGES, AND EVEN IF MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

8. INDEMNITY

YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS, ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, OBLIGATIONS, JUDGMENTS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, COSTS OR DEBT, ATTORNEY'S FEES AND OTHER EXPENSES ARISING FROM: (I) YOUR USE OF AND ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE; (II) YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY THIRD PARTY RIGHT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY COPYRIGHT, PROPERTY, OR PRIVACY RIGHT; OR (III) ANY CLAIM THAT YOU DID NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO PROVIDE ANY USER CONTENT OR THAT YOUR USER CONTENT CAUSED DAMAGE TO A THIRD PARTY. THIS DEFENCE AND INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATION WILL SURVIVE THESE TERMS AND YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. IN SUCH A CASE, MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS WILL PROVIDE YOU WITH WRITTEN NOTICE OF SUCH CLAIM, SUIT OR ACTION.


9. Miscellaneous

You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or possess parental or guardian consent to agree to these Terms and access and use the Website, and are otherwise fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms, and to abide by and comply with these Terms.


These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the Province of Ontario, Canada. The Website is physically maintained and operated by MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS from the Province of Ontario.

You may not assign these Terms or assign any rights or delegate any obligations under these Terms, in whole or in part, whether voluntarily or by operation of law, without our prior written consent.

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between you and MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS with respect to the subject matter and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of the Terms to be unenforceable, the remaining provisions of the Terms will continue in full force and effect.

In the event of any inconsistency between the English and French versions of these Terms, the English version shall govern.


 

10. Code of Conduct

a. You may not use the MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS Website for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. In addition to the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, you also agree to comply with all local laws that apply to your use of the Website.

b. You may not use the Website in any manner which could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the Website, MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS'S servers or computer network, or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Website.

c. You agree that you are responsible for your own conduct and communications while using the Website and for any consequences of that use. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Website, you will not:

  • post or upload any inappropriate, promotional, defamatory, destructive, obscene, or unlawful content;

  • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;

  • post or upload any User Content that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret or other intellectual property right of any party;

  • impersonate another person, or falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of any content;

  • use the Website in connection with surveys, contests, junk email, spamming or any duplicative messages (commercial or otherwise);

  • use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of the Website to collect information about other users or domain names;

  • upload files that contain bugs, viruses, trojan horses, worms, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the computer or property of another; or

  • submit User Content that falsely expresses or implies that such User Content is sponsored or endorsed by any party where it is not sponsored or endorsed by such party.


d. While MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS prohibits such conduct and User Content in connection with the Website, you understand and agree that nonetheless you may be exposed to such conduct or User Content and that you use the Website at your own risk.

e. MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS reserves the right to monitor use of this Website to determine compliance with these Terms. Although MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS does not read, review, vet or otherwise assess User Content in advance of its posting, MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS reserves the right to remove any User Content and/or terminate your MAXINE HEPPNER - ACROSS OCEANS ARTS User Account without notice for breach or for any other reason.