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1. you agree to these terms by using this site

your access to, and use of, www.vitaminwatercanada.ca , including the content, services, and software provided there (collectively, the “site”) are subject to the following terms of use and all applicable laws and regulations. if you do not agree and accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms of use, please exit the site.

2. ownership of content

the site and all of its contents including, but not limited to, all text and images (“content”) are owned and copyrighted by coca-cola ltd. its parent, subsidiaries, sponsors, or affiliated companies (collectively, “affiliated entities”) or others with all rights reserved unless otherwise noted. any content that is a trademark, logo, or service mark is also a registered and unregistered trademark of glacéau or others, and is used under license in canada. your use of any content, except as provided in these terms of use, without the written permission of the content owner is strictly prohibited. you are also advised that glacéau will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

this site may contain copyrighted material, trade-marks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, graphics, images, illustrations, audio, video and software (collectively, the “material”) and the entire contents of this site also are protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation under the canadian copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. we own the copyright in the material original to us and in our selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of the material.

no material may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way without our express written consent, except that you may, where possible, download one copy on any single computer for your personal, non-commercial home use only, provided that (i) you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices, (ii) you make no modifications to the material, (iii) you do not use the material in a manner that suggests an association with any of our products, services, or brands, and (iv) you agree that you do not acquire any ownership or other use rights by downloading any material. the use of any material on any other web site is prohibited.

3. your use of the site

glacéau grants you permission to use the site as follows:

  • you must comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations while using the site; you may not distribute, modify, copy (except as set forth above), transmit, display, reuse, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell or otherwise use content without glacéau’s written permission;
  • you are prohibited from using the site to post or transmit any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law — glacéau will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or any court order requesting or directing glacéau to disclose the identity of anyone posting or transmitting any such information or materials;
  • you are prohibited from using the site to impersonate any person or entity, including any site moderator or any representative of glacéau or its affiliated entities, or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with the site; or stating or implying that we endorse any statement you make;
  • you are prohibited from using the site to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, or otherwise exploiting for any commercial purposes any portion of, use of or access to the site.
  • you are prohibited from using the site to post or transmit any virus, worm, trojan horse, easter egg, time bomb, spyware or other computer code, file or program that is harmful or invasive or may or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment;
  • you are prohibited from using the site to violate the legal rights of others or harvest or collect personally identifiable information about users of the site;
  • you are prohibited from restricting or inhibiting any other person from use of the site, and from interfering with or disrupting the operation of the site or the servers or networks used to make the site available or violating any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks;
  • you are prohibited from modifying, adapting, translation, reverse engineering, decompiling or disassembling any portion of the site.

4. software, services, and user content

glacéau may from time to time provide users of the site with access to certain specialized content and interactive services through which you are able to display or post information and materials (such content and services, collectively, the “services”), and certain software tools that can be used for various purposes to interact with other site users or to create content (the foregoing software tools, collectively, the “software”).

the services and software, the information and materials made available through the site and all software used to make the site available are and shall remain the property of glacéau and its licensors and suppliers, and are protected by copyright, trademark, patent and/or other proprietary rights and laws. except as otherwise expressly authorized in writing in advance by glacéau, you agree not to reproduce, modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, adapt, translate, create derivative works based (whether in whole or in part) on, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any services or software, all or any part of the site, or any materials made available through the site. certain software may be governed by an additional end user license agreement or “eula” to which you may be required to agree before using such software.

with respect to information or materials that you choose to display or post on any interactive services of the site (“user content”), you grant glacéau and the affiliated entities a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license, without compensation to you: (a) to use, reproduce, distribute, adapt (including without limitation edit, modify, translate, and reformat), derive, transmit, display and perform, publicly or otherwise, such user content, in any media now known or hereafter developed, for glacéau’s and the affiliated entities’ business purposes, and (b) to sublicense the foregoing rights, through multiple tiers, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. the foregoing licenses shall survive termination of this agreement for any reason. for each item of user content, you represent and warrant that you have all rights necessary for you to grant the licenses granted in this section, and that such user content (as applicable), and your provision or creation thereof through the site, complies with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations and does not infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party. you further irrevocably waive any “moral rights” or other rights with respect to attribution of authorship or integrity of materials regarding each item of user content that you may have under any applicable law under any legal theory.

for any user content, you acknowledge and agree that (a) glacéau reserves the right (but has no obligation) to evaluate all user content before allowing it to be posted on the site or otherwise stored in connection with the site; and (b) may do one or all of the following, at its discretion: (i) monitor user content; (ii) alter, remove, or refuse to post or allow to be posted or stored any user content; (iii) monitor and/or filter any of your communications through the site (including without limitation by means of blocking or replacing expletives or other language that may be deemed harmful or offensive); and/or (iv) disclose any user content or any communication through the site, and the circumstances surrounding the transmission thereof, to any third party in order to operate the site; to protect glacéau, the affiliated entities, and their respective sponsors, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives and affiliates, and the site’s users and visitors; to comply with legal obligations or governmental requests; to enforce these terms of use; or for any other reason or purpose. in addition, glacéau has no control over, and glacéau and the affiliated entities shall have no liability for any damages resulting from, the use (including without limitation re-publication) or misuse by any third party of information voluntarily made public through any user content or any other part of the site.

please note that other site visitors may post messages or make statements in the services that are inaccurate, misleading, deceptive, or offensive. glacéau and the affiliated entities neither endorse nor are responsible for any opinion, advice, information or statements made in any services by third parties. without limitation, glacéau and the affiliated entities are not responsible for any information or materials made available through the services (including without limitation errors or omissions in postings or links or images embedded in messages or profiles) or results obtained by using any such information or materials. under no circumstances will glacéau, the affiliated entities, or their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, or affiliates, be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on such information or materials. the opinions expressed in the services reflect solely the opinions of the individuals who submitted such opinions, and may not reflect the opinions of glacéau or any affiliated entity.

if you choose to make any of your personally identifiable or other information publicly available in any user content, you do so at your own risk.

5. registration; user names and passwords

you may be required to register with glacéau in order to access certain areas of the site. with respect to any such registration, we may refuse to grant you, and you may not use, a user name (or email address) that is already being used by someone else; that may be construed as impersonating another person; that belongs to another person; that violates the intellectual property or other rights of any person; that is offensive; or that we reject for any other reason in our sole discretion. you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any password you may use to access the site, and agree not to transfer your password or user name, or lend or otherwise transfer your use of or access to the site, to any third party. you are fully responsible for all interaction with the site that occurs in connection with your password or user name. you agree to immediately notify glacéau of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security related to your account or the site, and to ensure that you “log off”/exit from your account with the site (if applicable) at the end of each session. we are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with any of the foregoing obligations.

6. privacy Policy

the use of this site is subject to the coca-cola ltd. online privacy policy, which form a part of these terms of use of use.

7. disclaimer of warranties

the site and all software, services, content, and user content made available through the site are subject to change and are provided to you “as is” without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or noninfringement. please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. without limiting the foregoing, glacéau neither warrants nor represents that your use of the site or any content will not infringe the rights of any third parties nor that any of the foregoing will be accurate, complete or up-to-date. additionally, with reference to any postings, submissions and the like that may be on the site, glacéau assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, contained in any such locations on the site.

8. exclusion of liability

your use of the site or any software, services, or materials available through the site is at your own risk. neither glacéau, nor any of its affiliated entities, or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the site, nor any of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, licensors and representatives, are liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary, punitive or other damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of this site, the services, software, content, or user content whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of any such damages, including without limitation damages for loss of profits, use, data, loss of other intangibles, loss of security of information you have provided in connection with your use of the site, the services, software, content, or user content, or unauthorized interception of any such information by third parties, even if advised in advance of such damages or losses. in particular, and without limitation, neither glacéau nor any affiliated entity will be liable for damages of any kind resulting from your use of or inability to use the site, the services, or software, or resulting from any content or user content posted on the site by glacéau or any third party. your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site is to stop using the site. please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of certain damages, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

9. links to third party sites

the site may contain links to sites owned or operated by parties other than glacéau such links are provided for your convenience only. glacéau does not control, and is not responsible for, the content or privacy policies on, or the security of, such sites. without limiting the foregoing, glacéau specifically disclaims any responsibility if such sites:

  • infringe any third party’s intellectual property rights;
  • are inaccurate, incomplete or misleading;
  • are not merchantable or fit for a particular purpose;
  • do not provide adequate security;
  • contain viruses or other items of a destructive nature; or
  • are libelous or defamatory.

glacéau does not endorse the content, or any products or services available, on such sites. if you establish a link to such sites, you do so at your own risk and without the permission of glacéau.

10. export control

software and other materials from this site may be subject to united states export control. the united states export control laws prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain territories. no software from this site may be downloaded or exported:

  • into (or to a national or resident of) cuba, north korea, iran, sudan, syria, or any other country to which the united states has embargoed goods; or
  • to anyone on the united states treasury department’s list of specially designated nationals or the u.s. commerce department’s table of deny orders.

glacéau does not authorize the downloading or exportation of any software or technical data from this site to any jurisdiction prohibited by the united states export laws or to anyone on any such list. by downloading or using any software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

11. cautionary language regarding forward-looking statements

this site may contain statements, estimates or projections that constitute “forward-looking statements” as defined under u.s. federal securities laws. generally, the words “believe,” “expect,” “intend,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “project,” “will” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, which generally are not historical in nature. forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from glacéau’s historical experience and our present expectations or projections. these risks include, but are not limited to, our ability to finance expansion plans, share repurchase programs and general operating activities; changes in the non-alcoholic beverages business environment, including actions of competitors and changes in consumer preferences; regulatory and legal changes; fluctuations in the cost and availability of raw materials; interest rate and currency fluctuations; changes in economic and political conditions; our ability to penetrate developing and emerging markets; the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing programs; litigation uncertainties; adverse weather conditions; and other risks discussed in our company’s filings with the securities and exchange commission (the “sec”), including our annual report on form 10-k, which filings are available from the sec. you should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. glacéau undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

12. indemnity

you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless glacéau, the affiliated entities, and any other party involved in creating, producing or delivering the site, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, shareholders, licensors and representatives, from and against all claims, losses, costs and expenses (including without limitation attorneys fees) arising out of (a) your use of, or activities in connection with, the site, the services, or the software; (b) any violation of these terms of use by you or through your account; or (c) any allegation that any user content that you make available or create through the site, the services, or the software infringes or otherwise violates the copyright, trademark, trade secret, privacy or other intellectual property or other rights of any third party.

13. termination

you agree that glacéau, in its sole discretion, may terminate your access to or use of the site, at any time and for any reason, including without limitation if glacéau believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these terms of use. upon any such termination, your right to use the site and the services will immediately cease. you agree that any termination of your access to or use of the site may be effected without prior notice, and that glacéau may immediately deactivate or delete your account and password, and all related information and files associated with it, and/or bar any further access to such information or files. you agree that neither glacéau nor any affiliated entity will be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the site or to any such information or files, or will be required to make such information or files available to you after any such termination.

14. revisions to the terms

glacéau may at any time, and without notice, revise these terms of use by updating this posting. you are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current terms of use. you can determine when these terms of use were last revised by referring to the “last updated” legend at the top of this document.
all content and services made available through the site that were not made available as of the “last updated” date above, shall automatically be deemed to be part of the services when first made available through the site. any software or tools made available through the site that were not made available as of the “last updated” date above, shall automatically be deemed to be software for purposes of this agreement when first made available through the site.

when using any services or software on the site, you agree that you are subject to any additional posted guidelines, rules, terms and conditions applicable to such services or software, which rules, terms and conditions are hereby incorporated by reference into these terms of use.

15. revisions to the site

we reserve the right, at any time and from time to time, temporarily or permanently, in whole or in part, to: modify or discontinue the site, the services, or the software, with or without notice; limit the site’s availability to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose; charge fees in connection with the use of the site; modify and/or waive any fees charged in connection with the site; and/or offer opportunities to some or all users of the site. you agree that neither we nor any affiliated entity shall be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the site, in whole or in part, or of any service, software, content, feature or product offered through the site. your continued use of the site after such changes will indicate your acceptance of such changes.

16. law and jurisdiction

this site is intended for users who reside within canada. we make no representation that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in any particular location. those who choose to visit and use this site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws. the terms of use as well as the use of this site, including any order or purchase made through this site shall be governed by the laws of the province of ontario and the laws of canada applicable therein. the united nations convention on contracts for the international sale of goods shall not apply.

you agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms of use of use shall be filed only in the provincial or federal courts located in toronto, ontario, and you hereby consent and submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. if any provision of these terms of use shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms of use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

17. severability

if any provision of these terms of use found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable from these terms of use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provision.

18. filtering

pursuant to 47 u.s.c. section 230(d) as amended, we hereby notify you that parental control protections (such as computer hardware, software or filtering services) are commercially available that may assist you in limiting access to material that is harmful to minors. information identifying current providers of such protections is available at the following web site:

http://www.staysafe.org/.

19. claims of copyright infringement

if you believe in good faith that materials available on the site infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send glacéau a notice requesting that glacéau remove the material or block access to it. notices and counter-notices should be sent to:
glacéau vitaminwater
attention: privacy officer
335 king street east toronto, on m5a 1l1
1-877 glaceau
gottaquestion@glaceau.com

20. information or complaints

you may contact us by writing to:
glacéau vitaminwater
attention: privacy officer
335 king street east toronto, on m5a 1l1
or by calling us at 1-877 glaceau

21. void where prohibited

although this site is accessible worldwide, not all services discussed or referenced in this website are available to all persons or in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. we reserve the right to limit the availability of this site and/or the provision of any service to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we so desire, at any time and in our sole discretion.