Terms and conditions

1. General
This Website is the exclusive property of RICOVA. This document constitutes an agreement between you and RICOVA that sets out the terms and conditions by which RICOVA allows you to visit the Website and to view the information that is contained therein. By visiting the RICOVA Website, you accept the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement.


2. Use of the website and copyright protection
You agree not to make commercial use of the site www.ricova.com without prior permission and not to give, sell or rent your rights and obligations achieved through this document. In addition, no use for commercial purposes is permitted unless prior authorization. You agree to be solely responsible for the content of recorded texts on or distributed via the site www.ricova.com and their consequences. The use of the site for purposes of piracy, to send spam or any act that could undermine the rights of others or enjoyment of the site, is strictly prohibited. The use you make of this site shall be in compliance with this agreement and any applicable laws, most notably but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, those laws pertaining to copyrights and trademarks.


3. Trademarks
All elements of the www.ricova.com site, such as graphics, images, icons, logos trademarks, standards and site-specific standards, computer programs and source code, domain names and editorial content found on the site are protected by applicable copyright laws. It is forbidden to save, reproduce, copy, modify, compile, distribute, publish and make use of any intellectual property contained in this website, unless you obtain the prior written permission of www.ricova.com. In addition, it is forbidden to use the intellectual property of www.ricova.com for commercial, advertising purposes or to increase the attendance of a website without the explicit permission of www.ricova.com. This should not be interpreted as giving an any right of ownership or use to that on the intellectual property of www.ricova.com


4. Limiting Access
Ricova reserves the right to prevent or limit access to this Website, for whatever reason that RICOVA deems appropriate at its sole discretion.


5. Goal of the Site and Limits Concerning the Information Contained therein
The primary goal of this Website is to provide information on RICOVA as well as the products and services offered by its subsidiaries, divisions and affiliated companies. The information contained herein is provided for information purposes only and should only be used with this goal in mind. RICOVA undertakes to ensure that the information on the site is accurate and up to date. Nevertheless, it is possible that this information, especially that concerning RICOVA’s future projects, may be incomplete, that it may contain errors or that it may be out of date or inaccurate. Before making a decision based on the said information, you should validate the information with another source or contact RICOVA.


6. Limitation of Ricova’s Liability
RICOVA does not assume any responsibility whatsoever nor does it provide any guarantee be it express or implied, legal or contractual, concerning the site’s contents, the validity of the information contained therein or the operation thereof. Ricova assumes no liability pertaining to the use of the site’s content or for any damage or problem, whatever its nature or origin, that may arise in the use of this site or following the use thereof or because of problems stemming from the operation thereof.


7. Your Responsibility
You acknowledge your being liable towards RICOVA for any damages stemming from the misuse of the Website that does comply with this agreement or the applicable laws and regulations. In addition to any other recourse provided by the said laws, you agree to hold RICOVA harmless as to any damages, liabilities, losses or claims to which RICOVA may be subject or any claim that might arise following misuse of the site.


8. Privacy and Confidential Information Policy
You acknowledge that you have consulted the Privacy and Confidential Information Policy, which is an integral part of this agreement.


9. Acknowledgement and Consent to Data Exchange
Your use of this Website results in an exchange of data between your computer and RICOVA’s server. By accessing this site, you agree to this exchange as well as to the fact that RICOVA may store and use some of this information for internal purposes. Ricova will not release this information unless obliged to do so by law or by any final judgment rendered by a court of law having appropriate jurisdiction.


10. Cookies
It is possible that during a visit to this Website that RICOVA’s servers automatically install cookies on the hard disk of your computer. These cookies are meant to facilitate the identification of users during subsequent visits. You may change the parameters of your browser in order to prevent the use of cookies. By accessing RICOVA’s Website without having previously changed the parameters of your browser, you agree to the use of cookies and release RICOVA from any liability concerning such practices.


11. Changes Without Prior Notice and Reserve of Rights
RICOVA reserves the right to make any changes to the content of this agreement as well as that of its Website without providing prior notice. In the event of litigation involving this agreement, the version that is in effect at the time that alleged actions take place shall take precedence. RICOVA also reserves those rights that have not been expressly mentioned in this agreement.


12. Laws of Quebec and jurisdiction of Québec Courts
The agreement and any dispute arising from the use of this Website shall be interpreted and governed by the laws of the Province of Québec without reference being made to conflict rules. You acknowledge and agree that courts in the Province of Québec have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute that may arise from your use of this Website.


13. Territory
RICOVA operates this Website in Canada. If you get access to this Website from outside of Canada, you do so at your own risk and assume all responsibilities in the event that the information found on this Website does not comply with the laws of your country or jurisdiction.