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TERMS OF USE

GENERAL

By continuing to access and use this website, you are consenting to, and agreeing with, these Terms of Use, as may be amended from time to time. If you do not consent or agree with these Terms of Use, you must not access or use this website or any of the materials displayed on it. These Terms of Use may be amended by Travel Alberta or the Government of Alberta in its absolute discretion from time to time without prior notice to you, so you must review these Terms of Use each time you visit the website, as your continued use of the website will constitute consent and acceptance of the amended Terms of Use.

The content and material displayed on this website, from time to time, including by not limited to all tourism-related product offerings and activities (the "Material") is provided for information purposes only.

CONDUCT

Travel Alberta expects users of its websites to comply with applicable laws. Any content shared, as applicable, by users must be appropriate. Content that is deemed inappropriate, however, will be removed at Travel Alberta's sole and absolute discretion.

You agree not to: (i) use the website or Material in any way that does not comply with all applicable laws or these Terms of Use; (ii) circumvent any technical or security limitations in the website, or use any tool to enable features or functionalities that are otherwise disabled in the website; (iii) reverse engineer the website or Material, except as otherwise permitted by applicable law or by licenses with respect to open source software included with them; (iv) perform or attempt to perform any actions that would interfere with the proper working of the website; (v) submit or transmit content, including but not limited to user generated content, that is unlawful, harmful, spam, defamatory, libelous, abusive, threatening, pornographic or otherwise objectionable, or infringes or misappropriates the patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights of any person; (vi) transmit, distribute, or upload content, including but not limited to user generated content or programs that contain any viruses or other disabling devices or harmful components intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information; or (vii) copy, modify, translate, adapt, create derivative works based upon, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, resell or distribute in any way the Material found on the website, except as authorized in writing by Travel Alberta.

WARRANTYDISCLAIMER

Travel Alberta has no special or fiduciary relationship with any user of our website(s). You acknowledge that Travel Alberta has no control over, and no duty to take any action, regarding: (i) which users gain access to the site(s); (ii) what content users access; (iii) what effects the content has on any user; (iv) how a user interprets or uses content or

Material or (v) what actions a user might take as a result of having been exposed to content or Material.

The content and Material displayed on this website is provided for information purposes only and Travel Alberta is not selling travel related services (including but not limited to accommodation or tourist activities) to you directly or indirectly. Such services are being provided by third parties, and subject to terms and conditions and rates offered by such third parties. Where Travel Alberta has posted information based on exchange rates involving different currencies, it is doing so for information purposes only, and Travel Alberta is not responsible for any inaccuracy in exchange rates or any different conversion factor for exchange rates used by a third party.

The website and Material is provided "as is" without warranties or conditions of any kind either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent possible under applicable law, Travel Alberta disclaims all warranties and conditions respecting the Material, expressed or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or other violation of rights. Travel Alberta does not warrant or make any other representations regarding the use, accuracy, timelines, applicability, performance, security, availability or reliability of this website or any sites linked to this site. All information on this website is subject to change without notice.

INDEMNITY

You shall indemnity all costs and legal fees, and hold harmless, Travel Alberta, the Government of Alberta, their affiliates, directors, officers and employees, from: (i) any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access and / or use of the site(s); (ii) your violation of these Terms of Use, or (iii) the infringement by you, or any third party using your computer(s) or device(s), of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

In no event shall Travel Alberta be liable to you with respect to this website or the services of any third party or any tourism experience. Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to negligence, shall Travel Alberta be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages arising out of the use of, or the inability to use, the website, the Material or the materials or tourism-related products or activities found through links to third party websites.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY NOTICE

The Material on this website, including the underlying HTML, text, illustrations, photographs, images, designs, icons, audio clips, video clips, documents, products, software and all other content is protected by Canadian and international copyright law and intellectual property law, and either owned by or licensed to Travel Alberta.

Except as granted in the limited licence below, any use, modification, reproduction, display, performance, transmission or distribution of the Material, or any part of it, for any purpose whatsoever is strictly prohibited without the express prior written consent of Travel Alberta.

"TRAVEL ALBERTA", the Travel Alberta design and logos are all trade-marks or official marks of Travel Alberta. Other words, designs, phrases, marks or symbols displayed on this website may constitute registered or unregistered trade-marks or official marks of Travel Alberta or third parties. Any use whatsoever of any of such trade-marks or official marks is strictly prohibited, without the express prior written consent of Travel Alberta.

LIMITED LICENCE

Subject to these Terms of Use, Travel Alberta grants to you a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive license to access, view, download, store, and print a copy of the content Material, or a part of it, provided that

  1. your use of such Material is for educational or personal, non-commercial purposes only;
  2. you maintain any copyright, trade-mark and other intellectual property notices contained in such Material;
  3. such Material is not modified in any manner;
  4. TRAVEL ALBERTA is identified as the source of such Material; and
  5. such Material is not represented as an official version of the Material.

You may not use, in any manner, Material, or any part of it, including but not limited to designs, logos, symbols, marks, photographs, tables, charts, and other graphical information, without the express prior written consent of Travel Alberta, except as expressly permitted in the limited license above.

You may not use, in any manner, any text portion of the Material identified as having been provided by a third party without rights of use. Requests to use any such Material must be directly made to the associated third party.

For more information concerning copyright or other intellectual property and the content found on this website, or to request permission to use the Material, or a part of it, outside the scope of the limited license provided herein, please contact us.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

Travel Alberta is not a booking agent or tour operator and does not endorse any of the organizations referred to on this website. Any links to other websites are provided for information and convenience only. Travel Alberta does not endorse such websites or their content and your use of any such websites is at your own risk. Travel Alberta does not review or monitor the content of those sites and disclaims any responsibility for their content and accuracy. Travel Alberta does not make any representations or warranties as to the reliability, financial condition or suitability for any particular purpose of any

organization referred to on this website or any tourism product or activity. Travel Alberta encourages users to review the privacy policies of any linked websites before navigating any website or disclosing personal information online.

LINKS TO TRAVEL ALBERTA'S WEBSITES

Generally, Travel Alberta encourages third parties to link to this website. Persons who wish to link their websites to this website, therefore, do not need to request permission to do so. However, by linking to this website, you will agree to follow these linking practices:

  • You use only text links.
  • You do not use the official logos of TRAVEL ALBERTA as a navigational aid.
  • You ensure that the creation of a link does not confuse a user as to the source of the Material through such practices as framing.
  • You comply with these Terms of Use.

TERMINATION

Travel Alberta may terminate the limited license granted in these Terms of Use, and your access to the website and the Material if Travel Alberta determines, in its sole discretion, that the you failed to comply with any term of these Terms of Use. Upon termination, you must cease use of this website and destroy all copies of Material obtained from this website, and/or take any additional or alternative reasonable steps that Travel Alberta may direct in respect of the termination.

GENERAL

Protection of privacy shall be governed by the Alberta FOIP Act which is hereby incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use, combined with the Alberta FOIP Act and any limitations or disclaimers found in the website, sets out the entire agreement between you and Travel Alberta concerning the access to and use of the website and Material.

MISCELLANEOUS

The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder. Travel Alberta shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where such failure results from any cause beyond Travel Alberta's reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms of Use shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. These Terms of Use are not assignable, transferable or sub-licensable by any user except with Travel Alberta's prior written consent. Travel Alberta may freely assign these Terms of Use. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta, Canada and the applicable federal laws of Canada without regard to the conflict of laws provisions thereof. You agree that all claims you may have against Travel Alberta arising from or relating to the website(s) will be heard and resolved in a court of competent subject matter jurisdiction located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. You consent to the personal jurisdiction of such courts over you, stipulate to the fairness and convenience of proceeding in such courts, and covenant not to assert any objection to proceeding in such courts. Both parties agree that these Terms of Use are the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding of the parties and supersede and cancel all previous written and oral agreements, communications and other understandings relating to the subject matter of these Terms of Use. Travel Alberta may provide users with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms of Use by email, regular mail or postings on website(s). Your continued use of the access or use of the service after communicating that these Terms of Use have been changed will be considered your assent to any such changes.

CONTACT

To contact TRAVEL ALBERTA with respect to these Terms of Use, send an email to: info@travelalberta.com