1. Terms and Conditions of Use
THE LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND THE GOVERNMENT OF NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR (“GNL”) SET OUT BELOW GOVERNS YOUR USE OF BRIDGE THE gAPP (the “APP”). TO AGREE TO THESE TERMS, CLICK “AGREE.” IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT CLICK “AGREE,” AND DO NOT USE THE APP.
GNL reserves the right to change these terms and conditions or any content of the APP at any time without notice. Please review the Terms and Conditions regularly as your continued use of the APP will constitute your agreement to any changes.
GNL is the provider of the APP which permits you to access digital content for end user use only under the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement.
2. Requirements for Use of the App
If you have not reached the age of majority in your jurisdiction, your parent or guardian must agree to these Terms on your behalf.
Use of the APP requires compatible devices, Internet access, and certain software (fees may apply); may require periodic updates; and may be affected by the performance of these factors.
3. This App does not Provide Medical Advice
The content of this APP is provided for general information purposes only. The content is not intended to replace consultations with a qualified health care professional or to provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified mental health care provider with any medical or health questions. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this APP.
4. Content Availablility
GNL reserves the right to change content options without notice.
5. USAGE RULES
You shall be authorized to use the APP only for personal, noncommercial use.
You acknowledge that, because some aspects of the APP, and administration of the Usage Rules entails the ongoing involvement of GNL, if GNL changes any part of or discontinues the APP, which GNL may do at its election, you may not be able to use the APP to the same extent as prior to such change or discontinuation, and that GNL shall have no liability to you in such case.
6. Submissions to the App
The APP may offer interactive features that allow you to submit materials (including links to third-party content) on areas of the APP accessible and viewable by the public. GNL advises that any information that you disclose in a public space is available to anyone else who visits that space. GNL cannot safeguard any information you disclose there so reminds you not to post your name, address or phone number, or any identifying information.
You agree that any use by you of such features, including any materials submitted by you, shall be your sole responsibility, shall not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or violate any laws, contribute to or encourage infringing or otherwise unlawful conduct, or otherwise be obscene, objectionable, or in poor taste. You also agree that you have obtained all necessary rights and licenses. You agree to provide accurate and complete information in connection with your submission of any materials on the APP. You hereby grant GNL a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive license to use such materials as part of the APP, or in relation to the APP, without any compensation or obligation to you. GNL reserves the right to not post or publish any materials, and to remove or edit any material, at any time in its sole discretion without notice or liability. GNL has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any materials submitted by you or otherwise available on the APP, to investigate any reported or apparent violation of this Agreement, and to take any action that GNL in its sole discretion deems appropriate, including, without limitation, termination hereunder.
7. Third-Party Materials
Certain content, the APP, and services available via the APP may include materials from third parties. GNL may provide links to third-party websites as a convenience to you. You agree that GNL is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and GNL does not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties. You agree that you will not use any third-party materials in a manner that would infringe or violate the rights of any other party and that GNL is not in any way responsible for any such use by you.
8. Objectionable Material
You understand that by using the APP, you may encounter material that you may deem to be offensive or objectionable. Nevertheless, you agree to use the APP at your sole risk and GNL shall have no liability to you for material that may be found to be offensive or objectionable.
9. Intellectual Property
You agree that the APP, including but not limited to the graphics, user interface, audio clips, video clips, editorial content, and the scripts and software used to implement the APP, contains proprietary information and material that is owned by GNL and/or its licensors, and is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws, including but not limited to copyright. You agree that you will not use such proprietary information or materials in any way whatsoever except for use of the APP in compliance with this Agreement. No portion of the APP may be reproduced in any form or by any means, except as expressly permitted in these terms. You agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute, or create derivative works based on the APP in any manner, and you shall not exploit the APP in any unauthorized way whatsoever, including, but not limited to, by trespass or burdening network capacity.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, GNL and its licensors reserve the right to change, suspend, remove, or disable access to the APP, content, or other materials comprising a part of the APP at any time without notice. In no event will GNL be liable for making these changes. GNL may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain features or portions of the APP, in any case and without notice or liability.
All copyrights in and to the APP (including the compilation of content, postings, links to other Internet resources, and descriptions of those resources) and related software are owned by GNL and/or its licensors, who reserve all their rights in law and equity. THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE OR ANY PART OF THE APP, EXCEPT FOR USE OF THE APP AS PERMITTED IN THIS AGREEMENT, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND INFRINGES ON THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND MAY SUBJECT YOU TO CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES, INCLUDING POSSIBLE MONETARY DAMAGES, FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT.
GNL, the GNL logo, and other GNL trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the APP are trademarks or registered trademarks of GNL in Canada and/or other countries. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, and logos used in connection with the APP may be the trademarks of their respective owners. You are granted no right or license with respect to any of the aforesaid trademarks and any use of such trademarks.
If you fail, or GNL suspects that you have failed, to comply with any of the provisions of this Agreement, GNL, at its sole discretion, without notice to you may terminate this Agreement and/or preclude access to the APP (or any part thereof).
GNL reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the APP (or any part or content thereof) at any time with or without notice to you, and GNL will not be liable to you or to any third party should it exercise such rights.
11. Disclaimer of Warranties; Liablility Limitation
a. GNL WARRANTS THAT IT WILL PROVIDE THE APP WITH REASONABLE CARE AND SKILL AND SUBSTANTIALLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS AGREEMENT. EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, THERE ARE NO OTHER WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR PROMISES ABOUT THE APP, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND PROMISES ARE EXCLUDED TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WITHOUT LIMITATION TO THE FOREGOING:
(i) GNL DOES NOT GUARANTEE, REPRESENT, OR WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE APP WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, AND YOU AGREE THAT FROM TIME TO TIME GNL MAY REMOVE THE APP FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS OF TIME, OR CANCEL THE APP AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU;
b. IN NO CASE SHALL GNL, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY GNL, ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS WHERE:
(i) THERE IS NO BREACH OF A LEGAL DUTY OF CARE OWED TO YOU BY GNL OR BY ANY OF OUR EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS;
(ii) SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE IS NOT A REASONABLY FORESEEABLE RESULT OF ANY SUCH BREACH;
(iii) ANY INCREASE IN LOSS OR DAMAGE RESULTS FROM BREACH BY YOU OF ANY TERM OF THIS AGREEMENT.
GNL WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF INCOME, BUSINESS OR PROFITS, OR FOR ANY LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE APP.
c. GNL SHALL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROTECT INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE APP, BUT YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SUBMISSION OF SUCH INFORMATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND GNL HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ANY WAY.
12. Waiver and Indemnity
BY USING THE APP, YOU AGREE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD GNL, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, AND LICENSORS HARMLESS WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR USE OF THE APP, OR ANY ACTION TAKEN BY GNL AS PART OF ITS INVESTIGATION OF A SUSPECTED VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT OR AS A RESULT OF ITS FINDING OR DECISION THAT A VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT HAS OCCURRED. THIS MEANS THAT YOU CANNOT SUE OR RECOVER ANY DAMAGES FROM GNL, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, AND LICENSORS AS A RESULT OF ITS DECISION TO REMOVE OR REFUSE TO PROCESS ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT, TO WARN YOU, TO SUSPEND OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE APP, OR TO TAKE ANY OTHER ACTION DURING THE INVESTIGATION OF A SUSPECTED VIOLATION OR AS A RESULT OF GNL’S CONCLUSION THAT A VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT HAS OCCURRED. THIS WAIVER AND INDEMNITY PROVISION APPLIES TO ALL VIOLATIONS DESCRIBED IN OR CONTEMPLATED BY THIS AGREEMENT.
GNL reserves the right at any time to modify this Agreement and to impose new or additional terms or conditions on your use of the APP. Such modifications and additional terms and conditions will be effective immediately and incorporated into this Agreement. Your continued use of the APP will be deemed acceptance thereof.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and GNL and governs your use of the APP, superseding any prior agreements between you and GNL. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content, or third-party software. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect. GNL’s failure to enforce any right or provisions in this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of such or any other provision. GNL will not be responsible for failures to fulfill any obligations due to causes beyond its control.
The APP is monitored by GNL from its offices in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. You agree to comply with all local, provincial, territorial and federal laws, statutes, ordinances, and regulations that apply to your use of the APP. All transactions on the APP are governed by the laws of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions. Your use of the APP may also be subject to other laws. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute with GNL or relating in any way to your use of the APP resides in the courts in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.
GNL reserves the right to take steps GNL believes are reasonably necessary or appropriate to enforce and/or verify compliance with any part of this Agreement. You agree that GNL has the right, without liability to you, to disclose any information to law enforcement authorities, government officials, and/or a third party, as GNL believes is reasonably necessary or appropriate to enforce and/or verify compliance with any part of this Agreement (including but not limited to GNL’s right to cooperate with any legal process relating to your use of the APP and/or the APP, and/or a third-party claim that your use of the APP and/or the APP is unlawful and/or infringes such third party’s rights).
15. Cookies and Other Technologies
If you want to disable cookies on your mobile device, go to Settings, then Safari, and then to the Cookies section. For other browsers, check with your provider to find out how to disable cookies. Please note that certain features of the GNL website may not be available once cookies are disabled.
As is true of most internet services, we gather some information automatically and store it in log files. This information includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.
We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, to improve our product and services, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
When you make a submission to the APP the content you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected, or used by them. You are responsible for the personal and other information you choose to share or submit in these instances. For example, if you list your name and email address in a forum posting, that information is public. Please take care when using these features. While GNL reserves the right to edit your submission prior to posting, we cannot guarantee that personal information submitted by you will be safeguarded.
17. Third-Party Sites and Services
The APP may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. Information collected by third parties, which may include such things as location data or contact details, is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties.
18. International Users
THE LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND GNL SET OUT ABOVE GOVERNS YOUR USE OF the APP. TO AGREE TO THESE TERMS, CLICK “AGREE.” IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT CLICK “AGREE,” AND DO NOT USE THE APP.