Terms & Conditions
Welcome to the Franchise Website for The UPS Store.
This Website is provided by MBEC Communications Inc., “The UPS Store” to potential Franchisees of THE UPS STORE concept in Canada. This Website may be accessed from various locations both within and outside Canada. Access to and use of the Website, including functionality and features and products and services available through the Website, may be inappropriate, prohibited or restricted in certain jurisdictions outside of Canada. In addition, certain functionality and features and products and services available through the Website may not be available in jurisdictions outside the Canada. The UPS Store makes no representations or warranty that the Website is appropriate or available for use outside of Canada. If you access or use the Website from outside of Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for complying with the laws and regulations of the territory from which you access and use the Website.
All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, trade dress, icons and domains names (“Marks”) located on this Website are the property of The UPS Store, its parent or affiliate entity, their respective licensors or other third parties. Other product and company names mentioned on the Website may be the Marks of third parties and such Marks may not be used, copied or reproduced without the permission of their respective owners. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to The UPS Store or such third parties.
Use of Site
When registering for an account on the Website, you may be asked to create a user ID and to choose a password. You are responsible for keeping your user ID and password secret and confidential and restricting access to that information. You are solely responsible for all activities that occur using your user ID and password.
Use of Software
In order to use certain portions of the Website, you may be required to open an account or download certain software from this Website (“Software”). Your use of an account or any Software is subject to the terms and conditions and license terms that accompany or are provided with the account registration or Software. By opening an account or downloading any Software, you agree to comply with those terms and conditions and license terms. Some Software or Materials available from this Website may be subject to export controls imposed by Canada. You agree to comply with all such applicable restrictions and not to export or re‐export the Materials or any Software to countries or persons prohibited under the United States or other applicable export control laws or regulations. If you download or use the Materials or Software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, or under the control of, or a national of any such country where such export is prohibited or are not a person or entity to which such export is prohibited. You are solely responsible for compliance with the laws of your local jurisdiction and any other applicable laws regarding the import, export or re‐export of the Materials or any Software.
The UPS Store maintains a policy of not reviewing or accepting any unsolicited submissions of ideas, inventions, designs, and other materials. Any materials, information, suggestions, ideas, inventions, designs, know‐how, concepts, techniques or other communications you transmit or post to this Website or to The UPS Store by any means, including, without limitation, through electronic mail will be considered non‐confidential and non‐proprietary (“Communications”). The UPS Store will have no obligations with respect to the Communications.
You acknowledge you are responsible for whatever Communications you submit and you, not The UPS Store, have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality and copyright. The UPS Store and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, text, images, sounds, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non‐commercial purposes without acknowledgement or compensation to you or any other person sending the Communications. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.
The UPS Store® Locations
The UPS Store locations in Canada are independently owned and operated by franchisees of The UPS Store. The UPS Store and affiliated entities are not responsible for the acts or omissions of any The UPS Store franchise location or for any obligations to you that are incurred by any such franchise location.
Links To Other Websites
Guidelines for Linking to The UPS Store’s franchising website
If you would like to link to The UPS Store’s franchising website, you must comply with the following guidelines: A site that links to The UPS Store’s franchising website:
- Must have express written authority from The UPS Store Canada prior to linking of any kind or
- May link to, but not replicate, The UPS Store content.
- Should not create a browser or border environment around The UPS Store content.
- Should not imply that The UPS Store is endorsing it or its products.
- Should not misrepresent its relationship with The UPS Store.
- Should not present false information about The UPS Store products or services.
- Should not use The UPS Store logo without express written permission from The UPS Store.
- Should not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive or controversial, and should contain only content that is appropriate for all age groups.
THE WEBSITE AND ALL FEATURES, FUNCTIONALITY, MATERIALS AND SOFTWARE PROVIDED AT THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON‐INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In addition, The UPS Store does not warrant the accuracy and completeness of the Materials at this Website, nor does it warrant that the Software, features or functionality of this Website or as contained in the Materials will be uninterrupted or error‐free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
Limitation of Liability
YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE UPS STORE, THE UPS STORE, INC., THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS OR AFFILIATE ENTITIES, THEIR SUPPLIERS, FRANCHISEES OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES MENTIONED AT THIS WEBSITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, OR ANY SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RESULTING FROM LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE, INABILITY TO USE, OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO THIS SITE, OR THE MATERIALS, SOFTWARE, FEATURES, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION CONTAINED AT ANY OR ALL SUCH WEBSITES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, SOFTWARE, FEATURES, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION FROM THIS WEBSITE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATA, YOU ASSUME ALL COSTS THEREOF. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
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