StrataWork.ca Hosted Email Service Terms

In consideration of the mutual promises herein, the receipt and sufficiency of which are

hereby acknowledged, the parties agree as follows:  

1. TERMS OF SERVICE

WorkPoint Online Services (“WorkPoint”) of Abbotsford, BC and our website (“StrataWork.ca” or “Site”) provides its email services to its subscribing members (“you”, “your”), subject to the terms of service set out in this agreement ("EMAIL TOS"), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. By accessing this service you are bound by these EMAIL TOS and all applicable laws and regulations. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY PART OF THESE TERMS OF USE YOU MUST IMMIDIATLY STOP OR DISCONTINUE USE OF THIS SERVICE. Your continued use of this site following new terms of use signifies your acceptance of the new terms of use.

2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE  

 (a) StrataWork.ca currently provides members with access to the email service with the comparable functionality to other such email services, such as; GMAIL, Outlook Mail, Yahoo Mail etc.  Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service shall be subject to the EMAIL TOS. You understand and agree that neither Workpoint nor its suppliers assume responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery, non- delivery or failure to store or accurately store, any user communications, addresses or personalization settings. 

(b) You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve fees to Workpoint or third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). 

(c) You must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service. 

 

3. CERTAIN SUBSCRIPTION OBLIGATIONS 

You agree to:

(a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself that may be requested by StrataWork.ca employees at time of service request for verifying you have the authority on behalf of the entities or organizations for which you are subscribing on behalf of to subscribe for this service("Subscription Data"); and

(b) you agree to promptly update access rights to newly authorized users of StrataWork.ca accounts.  If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or StrataWork.ca or its suppliers have reasonable grounds to suspect this, StrataWork.ca or its suppliers have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof), including any transition rights. 

(c)pay for additional/custom domain mailboxes requested after the first standard complimentary @stratawork.ca email account at the current rates of $2/mailbox per month at the time of the request. This additional cost will be billed monthly until your annual subscription renewal date, upon which we will bill you annually for the preditermined number of mailboxes you require for the year. 

StrataWork.ca is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its members account information.  For this reason, if StrataWork.ca receives a request from an individual claiming to have access rights to this service but is not consistent with the current list of authorized users found on their member account. StrataWork.ca will deny access until the individual can be verified or the authorized user account has been updated accordingly.

Any users being granted access to this Service, you should assist them in setting up any relevant accounts and supervise their access to the Service.  Granting access, means the authorized member will be able to access all components of the Service.  As the subscriber, it is your responsibility to determine whether any of the Services and/or Content (as defined in Section 6 below), which may be delivered to you, are appropriate for any person to whom you allow access.

4. SERVICE PROVIDER PRIVACY POLICY 

Subscription Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy which can be found on our website at; www.stratawork.ca/pages/privacy

5. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY 

You may receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service request process.  You are responsible for maintaining their confidentiality, and for all activities that occur under your password or account.  You agree to (a) immediately notify StrataWork.ca of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (if applicable); and

(b)  exit from your account at the end of each session.  StrataWork.ca, and its suppliers, cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 5. 

6. MEMBER CONDUCT 

All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), transmitted over the Service, by you or others using your account are your responsibility.  You, and not StrataWork.ca,

are entirely responsible for all Content that you, or others to whom you provide access, send, post, or otherwise make available via the Service.  StrataWork.ca does not control the Content made available via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, quality or appropriateness of such Content for any particular viewer.  By using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable, including spam, or which may contain viruses, and other destructive elements.  Under no circumstances will StrataWork.ca or its suppliers be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use or viewing of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. 

You agree to not use (or permit others to use) the Service to:

(a) send, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available (collectively “send”) any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

(b) harm minors in any way;

(c) impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

(d) forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;

(e) send any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as, without limitation, inside information, proprietary and confidential information);

(f) send any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;

(g) send any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or otherwise violate our abuse policy;

(h) send any material that contains software viruses, worms or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

(i) interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;

(j) intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, provincial, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, rules, orders and regulations having the force of law;

(k) violate applicable laws regarding transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside;

(l) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproporionately large load on the Service Provider or its suppliers; or

(m) "stalk" or otherwise harass another.

You agree StrataWork.ca and its suppliers do not, and  StrataWork.ca agrees it and its suppliers shall not without cause, pre-screen Content, but shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service, including without limitation any Content that violates the EMAIL TOS or is otherwise objectionable.  You agree to evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content, and acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by, or submitted to, Service Provider.  You agree Service Provider (or its suppliers) may preserve and disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the EMAIL TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third- parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of StrataWork.ca, its members, users and the public.  You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. 

7. INDEMNITY 

You agree to indemnify and hold StrataWork.ca, and its suppliers, and Service Provider’s and its suppliers’ affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable legal fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the

Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the EMAIL TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

8. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE, STORAGE AND SERVICE

MODIFICATION 

You agree that StrataWork.ca or its suppliers: a) may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time; b) have no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service; c) reserve the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time; d) reserve the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its or their sole discretion, with or without notice; e) reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice; f) may supply any or all of the Software or Service on its own behalf, or as a sublicensor or reseller on behalf of a third party supplier, and may substitute such third party suppliers without notice; g) may quarantine suspected messages; h) may modify any domain and user settings with or without notice, including without limitation, altering settings so that spam or bulk email is denied, rather than being quarantined, to avoid space capacity issues which jeopardize the technical or economic viability of the services offered, or the system used to implement the services; i) will not permit open relay(ie third party relay of email messages);  shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service which may occur for routine maintenance, routine or extraordinary repairs, or the need to respond to a virus or other attack on the system or using the system. 

9. TERMINATION AND SUSPENSION 

You agree that StrataWork.ca, in its sole discretion, may (or may instruct its suppliers to), suspend or terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, remove and discard any Content within the Service, deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service, discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice if Service Provider believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the EMAIL TOS, and have not either cured the breach (if curable) or provided a satisfactory undertaking to StrataWork.ca or the applicable authorities, within five (5) business days of receiving a notification of the breach, or for maintenance purposes. Further, you agree that StrataWork.ca shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination or suspension of your access to the Service.

10. DEALINGS WITH THIRD PARTIES

Your interaction with third parties, including (without limitation): participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, payment and delivery of goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third parties, and that Service Provider and its suppliers shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or the presence of such third parties on the Service. 

11. SERVICE PROVIDER'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS 

You agree the Service and any necessary software used in connection with it ("Software" contain proprietary and confidential information protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright, and trade and service mark protections, and is owned by StrataWork.ca or its suppliers.   StrataWork.ca grants you a personal, non- transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer, provided you do not (and do not allow any third party to) reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software or Service, copy, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works of or based on, the Service or the Software, in whole or in part, or use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) to obtain unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interfaces provided by or through StrataWork.ca for use in accessing the Service. 

12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND CONDITIONS

(a) YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT: YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.  THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.  STRATAWORK.CA AND ITS SUPPLIERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, GUARANTEES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

(b) STRATAWORK.CA AND ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (ii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iii) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (iv) ANY ERRORS IN THE SERVICE OR SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

(c) ANY MATERIAL TRANSMITTED, RECEIVED, DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED OR SENT, THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE OPENING, DOWNLOAD OR SENDING OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

(d) NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM STRATAWORK.CA OR ITS

SUPPLIERS OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE

EMAIL TOS.

(e) YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT: A) AS VIRUSES ARE FREQUENTLY CREATED AND DISTRIBUTED, THE ANTIVIRUS COMPONENT OF THE SERVICE IS INTENDED TO DETECT ONLY SPECIFIC KNOWN VIRUSES AND SOME UNKNOWN VIRUS BEHAVIOR PATTERNS. THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL DETECT ALL VIRUSES PRESENT ON OR SENT TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, NETWORK OR EMAIL SERVER; YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE TO ENSURE YOU HAVE SUFFICIENT BACK-UP SYSTEMS IN PLACE; AND B) AS PURVEYORS OF SPAM ARE CONSTANTLY SEEKING TO EVADE SYSTEMS DESIGNED TO BLOCK BULK EMAIL (ALSO KNOWN AS SPAM OR JUNK EMAIL), AND AS A USER MAY NOT WISH ALL BULK EMAIL TO BE BLOCKED, THE BULK EMAIL COMPONENT OF THE EMAIL SERVICE WILL NOT DETECT OR BLOCK ALL BULK EMAIL, AND MAY ADDITIONALLY BLOCK EMAIL WHICH YOU DID NOT WISH TO HAVE BLOCKED. THERE IS NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL BLOCK ALL BULK EMAIL, OR ONLY BLOCK THE BULK EMAIL YOU DESIRE TO BE BLOCKED.

13. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SERVICE PROVIDER AND ITS SUPPLIERS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER TANGIBLE OR INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF STRATAWORK.CA OR ITS SUPPLIER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS

AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY

THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE. LIABILITY FOR DIRECT DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF THE FEES YOU HAVE ALREADY PAID TO SERVICE PROVIDER FOR THE MONTH IN WHICH THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE LIABILITY OCCURRED. 

14. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

Some jurisdictions bar limitation or exclusion of certain warranties, representations and conditions or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages.  Accordingly, some of the above limitations of this Agreement may not apply to you.

15. NOTICE

Notices to you may be made via email, fax, courier or regular mail.  The Service may also provide notices of changes to the EMAIL TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.

16. TRADEMARK INFORMATION

Without StrataWork.ca’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the StrataWork.ca’s or its suppliers’ trademarks or service marks.

17. GENERAL INFORMATION

Your StrataWork Membership and this EMAIL TOS, constitute the entire agreement between you and StrataWork.ca and govern your use of this Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and StrataWork.ca related to email services. Additional terms and conditions may apply when you use other services (such as domain name registration services; If StrataWork.ca decides to offer such services), third-party content or software.  The EMAIL TOS and the relationship between you and StrataWork.ca shall be governed by the laws of the British Columbia, Canada without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the City of Abbotsford.  The failure of StrataWork.ca to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the EMAIL TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.  If any provision of the EMAIL TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should try to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the EMAIL TOS remain in full force and effect.  You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the EMAIL TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.  The section titles in the EMAIL TOS and schedules are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.