Terms & Conditions

Before we get into all the legal stuff below please DON'T copy us or attempt to pass off our work and our ideas as your own. Please don't pretend to work with us if you have no official authority to make such representation. We do take any and all incidences seriously. We reserve our intellectual, creative and other rights and will strenuously enforce these by all legal means.

  1. INTRODUCTION.
  2. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY.
  3. USE OF CONTENT.
  4. LIABILITY OF YOUR LIFE COUNTS! AND IT’S LICENSORS.
  5. USER SUBMISSIONS.
  6. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! LIVE AND MEMBER TO MEMBER AREAS ("PUBLIC AREAS").
  7. ADVERTISEMENTS, SEARCHES AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES.
  8. INDEMNITY.
  9. GENERAL.
  10. JURISDICTION.
  11. ACTORS/MODELS.
  12. COMPLETE AGREEMENT.  

1 INTRODUCTION. 

The contents of the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from YOUR LIFE COUNTS! 's licensors, and other material contained on the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site! 

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by YOUR LIFE COUNTS! , YOUR LIFE COUNTS! employees, others appearing on the Site at the invitation of YOUR LIFE COUNTS!, or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk. 

The Site may contain health or medical-related materials that are sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Site. The terms set out in this disclaimer are not limited to nor restricted to the following which is not exhaustive.

2 CHILDREN'S PRIVACY. 

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13. 

3 USE OF CONTENT & USE OF OUR NAME

The Content of www.yourlifecounts.org - 'The Content' - and all associated creative and intellectual properties belonging to YOUR LIFE COUNTS whether digital, printed or in other forms is protected by copyright under Canadian and international laws. Our legal rights and the assertion(s) attaching thereto is not limited to nor restricted to the following statement: Title to the Content remains with YOUR LIFE COUNTS [YOUR LIFE COUNTS! INTERNATIONAL INC] or its licensors at all times. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a serious breach of these Terms and Conditions and may also violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. The Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of YOUR LIFE COUNTS . All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to YOUR LIFE COUNTS and its licensors. The use of the name YOUR LIFE COUNTS and any derivatives thereof directly or indirectly pertaining to activities that mirror or in any way duplicate or copy the mission, aims, goals, objectives and all other work of YOUR LIFE COUNTS whether for charitable purposes or otherwise for commercial gain in any way and howsoever arising without official written permission from YOUR LIFE COUNTS is expressly prohibited and will be subject to legal recourse. Any person, organization and/ or body corporate or other entity using or seeking to use our name YOUR LIFE COUNTS without official permission must cease and desist immediately and remove all such references to YOUR LIFE COUNTS without delay. YOUR LIFE COUNTS takes infringement issues very seriously and assures you of our resolve to enforce our legal rights to the full extent of the law. Please, do not copy our efforts. We work hard to provide the services we provide for free. We WILL enforce our rights. You have been warned!

4 LIABILITY OF YOUR LIFE COUNTS! AND ITS LICENSORS. 

The use of the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site and the Content is entirely at your own risk. 

When using the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of YOUR LIFE COUNTS! and its suppliers. Accordingly,YOUR LIFE COUNTS! assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site howsoever arising. 

The YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site and the content are provided on an "as is" basis. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! , ITS LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Without limiting the foregoing, YOUR LIFE COUNTS! , its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following: 

  1. The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the YOUR LIFE COUNTS site. 
  2. The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site. 

In no event shall YOUR LIFE COUNTS!, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not YOUR LIFE COUNTS! is advised of the possibility of such damages. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! is not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below). Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions. 

5 USER SUBMISSIONS. 

You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to the Public Areas (including message boards, Ask Our Expert postings, etc.) that infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to the Public Areas, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. 

If you make any such submission You agree that you will not send or transmit to YOUR LIFE COUNTS! by email, (including through the email addresses listed on the "Contact Us" link) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to YOUR LIFE COUNTS! by email, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes. 

If you make any submission to a Public Area or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to YOUR LIFE COUNTS! by email, you automatically grant--or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted--YOUR LIFE COUNTS! a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or to YOUR LIFE COUNTS! by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so. Also, due to occasional technical difficulties with upline or downline servers that form the core communication capacity of the internet we may, under circumstances beyond our control, not receive your email or other communication at all – which would result in you not receiving an email from YOUR LIFE COUNTS! in reply. In such situations we regret the inconvenience caused but it must be understood that we cannot respond to a communication that we did not in the first place receive.

6 YOUR LIFE COUNTS! LIVE AND MEMBER TO MEMBER AREAS ("PUBLIC AREAS"). 

If you use a Public Area, such as a chat room, bulletin board or community Ask Our Expert posting or other member communities, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the Public Areas. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! is not responsible for the consequences of any communications in the Public Areas. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. 

In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions: 

  • Using a Public Area for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws; 
  • Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others; 
  • Posting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by YOUR LIFE COUNTS! in its sole discretion; 
  • Posting advertisements or solicitations of business; 
  • After receiving a warning, continuing to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or posting comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free-form); 
  • Posting chain letters or pyramid schemes; 
  • Impersonating another person;
  • Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code; 
  • Harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their identification for posting or viewing comments; consent; 
  • Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments 
  • Posting the same note more than once or "spamming"; or 
  • Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Public Area or the Site, or which, in the judgment of YOUR LIFE COUNTS! , exposes YOUR LIFE COUNTS! or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type. 

YOUR LIFE COUNTS! reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following: 

  • Record the dialogue in public chat rooms. 
  • Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s). 
  • Remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform with these Terms and Conditions. 
  • Terminate a user's access to any or all Public Areas and/or the Lamplight Site upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions. 
  • Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the Public Areas. 
  • Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards. 

Our email messages are confidential and remain the property of YOUR LIFE COUNTS! . Our messages may also be privileged or otherwise protected by work product immunity or other legal rules. If a message is sent in error we do ask the recipient to let us know by reply and delete it from their system. We also ask the recipient not to copy the message or disclose its contents to anyone. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! and/or its representatives are not liable for any loss or damage arising in any way from the receiving and opening of our email messages or any attachments 

YOUR LIFE COUNTS! reserves the right to take any action it deems necessary to protect the personal safety of our guests or the public. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! has no liability or responsibility to users of the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities. 

7 ADVERTISEMENTS, SEARCHES AND LINKS TO OTHER SITES. 

YOUR LIFE COUNTS! may provide links to third-party web sites. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! also may select certain sites as priority responses to search terms you enter and YOUR LIFE COUNTS! may agree to allow advertisers to respond to certain search terms with advertisements or sponsored content. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites unless such website is a properly authorised and recognized project of YOUR LIFE COUNTS! . YOUR LIFE COUNTS! is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! does not endorse any product advertised on the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site. 

8 INDEMNITY. 

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold YOUR LIFE COUNTS! , its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions. 

9 GENERAL. 

YOUR LIFE COUNTS! registered office is in Welland, Ontario, in Canada. YOUR LIFE COUNTS! makes no claim that the Content is appropriate or may be downloaded outside of Canada. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site from outside Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction. The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms and Conditions for any reason whatsoever: Liability, User Submissions, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement. 

10 JURISDICTION. 

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with YOUR LIFE COUNTS! , or in any way relating to your use of the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site, resides in the courts of the Province of Ontario and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the Province of Ontario in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving YOUR LIFE COUNTS! or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers. 

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the Province of Ontario, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition. 

11 ACTORS/MODELS. 

Any persons depicted within YOUR LIFE COUNTS! photographs on this site or other associated media are actors or models and are shown with their permission or under license and any similarity to anyone living and coping with particular life issues is purely coincidental. Such personal stories shared within the website are attributed to the original author or to an alias name for the protection and privacy of the author as may be appropriate in the circumstances. 

12 COMPLETE AGREEMENT. 

Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site, these Terms and Conditions and the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Privacy Policy and Agreement constitute the entire agreement between you and YOUR LIFE COUNTS! with respect to the use of the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site, and Content. If you do not agree to the terms of this Disclaimer and our Privacy Policy or any revised policy, please exit the site immediately. 

Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you find the YOUR LIFE COUNTS! Site helpful and convenient to use! Questions or comments regarding this website, including any reports of non-functioning links, should be directed by e-mail to webmaster@yourlifecounts.org or via mail to YOUR LIFE COUNTS!, Suite JJ1, 800 Niagara St N, Welland, Ontario, Canada, L3C 5Z4. We try to answer every email in a timely manner but are not always able to do so.