Toronto World Leadership Forum
Website and Services Terms and Conditions
This website is owned by Quark Oil & Gas Services Inc. (“Quark”). By using this website (“Website”), you indicate your understanding and agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions (“T&C”). If you do not agree with any part of these T&C, please do not use this Website and exit any page immediately. Your continued use of the Website constitutes your acceptance of and full agreement to all these T&C, notices and any further amendments made to the T&C.
The T&C apply (a) to this Website, and (b) where applicable, to the other services Quark is offering, including to any event(s) promoted herein (collectively with the Website referred as the “Services”) in addition to any other terms, conditions and notices provided to you in relation to such Services, including but not limited to the use of this Website when you visit and/or purchase a Ticket or register and/or participate in any event(s) organised by Quark. Quark reserves the right but shall be under no obligation to adapt, update, transform and/or modify the T&C, and/or the Website or to introduce new pages, options, services, functions and/or features. The term Website shall include all of these unless otherwise indicated.
The T&C do not apply to the content of third parties websites or services. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your acceptance of and full agreement to all such terms, conditions, and notices and any further amendments. You acknowledge and agree to comply with the T&C and any other supplemental materials Quark may issue from time to time.
Use of Services
You acknowledge and agree, including but without limitation to the following: (a) to comply with all the notices, guidelines, rules and instructions in relation to the use of the Services as issued by Quark from time to time, including but not limited to all specific terms and conditions governing use of specific aspects of the Services and any amendments and modifications, operating rules, guidance or policies that may be published from time to time by Quark; (b) to abide by all applicable laws and regulations in your use of the Services; (c) where it is the case, not to share or disclose your access user name and/or password to any other party; (d) not to impersonate any person or entity or to falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; (e) not to upload or distribute in any way files which you know or have reason to suspect contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software, programs, macros or files that may detrimentally interfere with the Services; or to do anything which would create or impose an unreasonable or disproportionately large burden or load on the Website; (f) not to gather and use the information for unsolicited advertising or other unsolicited purposes; (g) not to use the Services for illegal purposes; (h) where it is the case, if you get access to the list of other delegates or in whatever circumstance, not to post or transmit “spam” mail or engage in any unsolicited mass distribution of email or to transmit any unsolicited advertising in any form whatsoever; (i) where it is the case, not to use, post, promote or transmit information through the Services which may infringe the rights of any third party, whether in statute or at common law, including but is not limited to any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (j) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, decompile, disassemble, adapt or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of any software that is used in connection with the Services.
At all times, Quark reserves the right to disclose any information as Quark deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Quark’s sole discretion.
Non-commercial use of the Website
Unless otherwise specified, the Website is for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not use the Services to engage in any unauthorized commercial or non-profit activity whatsoever. You may not copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works or materials from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Website. Without the advance express written permission of Quark, you may not ‘meta-search’ the Website, send or cause to be sent, any automated queries of any sort to the Website. You may not use any software or hardware that reduces the number of users directly accessing or using the Services (sometimes called “multiplexing” or “pooling” software or hardware).
Restricted use of the Website
You acknowledge and agree that you will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the T&C. You may not use the Website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any website(s), network(s) connected to the Website, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Service. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Website, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Website, through hacking, password mining or any other legal or illegal means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Website. You may not host or provide any matchmaking services for the Services, or intercept, emulate or redirect the communication or encryption protocols used by Quark regardless of method.
Access suspension or termination
It is understood and agreed that Quark reserves the right, in its absolute sole discretion, to restrict, suspend or terminate your access to the Website and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without any prior notice. Upon termination of your Website access, your right to use the Website immediately ceases. Quark shall have no obligation to maintain any content.
Linking and Links to Third Party Sites
If anyone would like to insert a hyperlink to the Website (or any part thereof) on any of their website(s) or webpage(s) or ‘mirror’ any material contained on the Website on any other server, prior written permission is required from Quark. The Website may contain links to third party websites (“TPS”). The TPS may or may not be under any control of Quark. Consequently, Quark cannot accept any responsibility for the contents of or the consequences of accessing any linkedTPS, including without limitation any links contained in a TPS, or any changes or updates to a TPS. TPS may collect data or solicit personal information from you. Quark is not responsible for TPS content, business practices or privacy policies, or for the collection, use or disclosure of any information, those sites may collect. You acknowledge and agree that Quark is not responsible for any content or webcasting or any form of transmission received from any TPS nor is Quark responsible if any TPS is not working appropriately.
Main Event Organiser
Quark is the main organizer of the event(s) promoted on this Website. Quark Oil & Gas Services Inc is a private limited company.
Ticket(s) & Reservations for Events
The following part details the process relating to acquiring or purchasing Ticket(s) or registering for events on this Website, including various terms and conditions applicable during an event organized by Quark. However, it should always be read in conjunction with the entire T&C on this Website.
You hereby agree to purchase and Quark agrees to sell the ticket(s) (the “Ticket(s)“). All Ticket sales are subject to the T&C. At any time, if you do not agree to the these and/or do not consent to such use and disclosure, please cease to access or use the Services available on or through this Website. When you purchase a Ticket or register for any event(s) organized by Quark you are expressly giving your full consent to comply with and be bound by the T&C herein.
Quark reserves the right to change the T&C, including but not limited to the Ticket prices and the fees associated with the use of the Website at any time with or without prior notice. Any amended or further modified T&C will be posted on this Website. Consequently, we advise you to check this Website from time to time and particularly before each time you are using and/or purchasing on our Website or using any of our Services.
Special Conditions related to Ticket(s)
All orders are subject to availability and acceptance by Quark. Quark reserves the right to accept or reject any order without providing any reason for such a decision. By ordering one or more Ticket(s)Ticket(s) you agree, on your own behalf and as agent on behalf of all persons for whom you are purchasing a Ticket(s) or who will be holding a Ticket(s) purchased by you (“Ticket Holder”), to be bound by these T&C.
Ticket prices, promotions, and discounts may change during a sale period and they may differ from an event to another, as determined in its sole discretion by Quark. No refunds will be given or claims entertained due to any change in Ticket prices, including but not limited to promotional prices, discounts or whatever special offers, except as mentioned in this T&C.
The Ticket(s)delivery method for Ticket(s) will be thru e-mail, which will contain an order confirmation. It is understood that no refunds will be made for a no-show. Attendees who are under 18 years of age may only obtain Ticket(s) with parental consent and only if such parental consent is evidenced by the purchase from this Website of the Ticket(s) by a parent. By transacting on this Website, you certify that you are at least 18 years of age and you understand this T&C. Any breach of this T&C may attract the invalidity of your purchase and/or include as a result to have your access denied at the respective event.
Our events are recommended and restricted to participants of at least 18 years old due to the complexity of the matters and the higher level of discussions involved which may be difficult to be understood by some participants, especially young ones.
Upon confirmation of your order for Ticket(s), no refund and/or no exchange of Ticket(s) will be entertained under any circumstances and Ticket(s) are not transferable, except as mentioned in this T&C at the full discretion of Quark. The resale of Ticket(s) at any price is prohibited. Quark reserves the right to cancel any Ticket(s) that have been transferred or resold and to deny any such Ticket Holder entry.
The Ticket(s) purchased are for your own personal use or that of your business only and may not be re-sold or transferred for commercial gain under any circumstances, including but not limited to use as part of any promotion or competition, without Quark’s prior written consent. Where there has been any resale or attempted resale of any Ticket(s) or any other breach of this T&C, Quark reserves the right to cancel the relevant Ticket(s) with immediate effect. We also reserve the right to cancel any Ticket purchase made by any person or body whom we reasonably believe to be associated with any Ticket broker or tout. Quark will not be responsible for any Ticket(s) that are lost or stolen. In special circumstances, Quark may replace some of these Ticket(s) on a case by case situation. The replacement may be subject to a replacement fee.
Quark may accept a transfer of a Ticket bought to a nominated new attendee subject to written notification to us together with the full contact details of your nominated new attendee, no later than 14 working days before the event starts. An administration fee may apply. In some circumstances, Quark may allow you to transfer the payment to an account for the next event. Please contact Quark at email@example.com to seek help on this.
Ticket(s) are delivered in electronic soft-copy via email to the email address nominated by the purchaser. A printed hard-copy Ticket or an electronic soft-copy Ticket detailing the reference number can be accepted to register at the event at the Venue. If a purchaser buys several Ticket(s) online, the electronic Ticket(s) will not be sent until the purchaser has provided for each beneficiary of a Ticket his/her details, such as email address, mobile phone number, and mail address. The online form may provide additional fields to input these details if available at the time of purchase. If not available, the details have to be communicated as soon as possible to our contact email/ or using the form in the Website, but not later than the cut of the day before the event as per this T&C.
Unless otherwise expressly mentioned, your registration, access pass or Ticket does not include any transport coverage, discounts whatsoever, nor any travel expense and that Quark are under no obligation to refund any of these costs you may occur in order to attend or participate to any of our events. You are also responsible for your own accommodation costs prior, during or after the period of an event. From time to time Quark may try to negotiate better rates for transport or accommodation for the delegates and/or participants to the events and we will make them available on our Website. However, there is no obligations and no guarantee on the part of Quark to obtain such discounts or preferential rates.
Specific conditions regarding access and registration to an Event
The T&C do not exclude and only supplements whatever terms and conditions may be imposed by the law, the Venue provider and/or other third parties in relation to an event, including but not limited to the local or governmental authorities, fire brigade, medical authorities or police. Quark has no control over the maintenance or management of the Venue. Quark and its management and employees shall not be liable for any death, personal injury, loss or damage however caused while in the Venue nor are they liable for any complaints, claims, refunds, or exchange for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation, those relating to the Services, the Venue, or cancellation or postponement of the Services.
Entry will be refused if Ticket(s) have not been purchased from this Website or from any other authorized points of sale specifically confirmed by Quark on this Website.
On the day of the event, you will be directed to register and receive your name badge with all your details, according to the purchased package.
Participants are encouraged to come earlier in order to secure the best seats according to the purchased package unless otherwise advised by Quark. It is also recommended to keep the same seat during the sessions of the event. We may provide pencils and paper for your takeaway notes, however, participants are encouraged to bring their own tools in this respect.
At the discretion of the Quark representatives or the Venue operators, latecomers may not be admitted until a suitable break during an event as a matter of respect for the speaker(s) and the other participants.
Entry to the venue at which Quark organizes an event (the “Venue”) will be subject to the Venue’s prevailing terms and conditions of entry. Entry to the Venue may be subject to age restrictions specified in the Website or in the respective publicity for the event(s), and no refunds will be made on the grounds that the Ticket Holder was not aware of such age restrictions.
No photography, audio or video recording (including by means of a cellular phone or other mobile devices) is allowed during an event unless otherwise advised by Quark. Quark events may impose a dress code its participants and/or Ticket Holders.
No outside food or drinks will be allowed at the event. Water and coffee/tea will be available during the event. Depending on the length of the event, light food or lunch may be provided to the participants.
Quark may use the Ticket Holder’s image, likeness, actions and statements in any transmission, publication or reproduction of the event, including in any live or recorded video display, photograph, picture or publicity material or website, without any further permission or compensation.
Quark may postpone, cancel, interrupt or stop an event due to an adverse situation such as weather, dangerous or terrorism situations, or any other causes beyond his reasonable control.
It is understood and agreed that while the speakers’ presentation at an event is with the consent of Quark, Quark assumes no responsibility for the accuracy or appropriateness of any information provided at the event by any speakers and his/her points are their own points, not necessarily endorsed by Quark. Quark may also add, withdraw or substitute any speaker(s) and/or vary advertised programmes, service times, seating arrangements and audience capacity without prior notice. Quark shall notify you in writing of the changes made and you shall not be entitled to any claim for a refund or for any costs, expenses, losses, damages or liabilities which may be incurred or suffered by you as a result of such cancellation or amendment or changes. Quark shall not be liable for any delay and/or failure to deliver to you any updated information and/or services resulting from your failure to supply a valid email address and the accurate contact details.
Quark does not accept and would not tolerate harassment of any kind towards our users and event participants in any form and we expect that all participants to conduct themselves in a civilized, professional and appropriate manner. Any participants to any of our events who do not comply with these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event, without a refund, at the discretion of the event organizers. Our volunteers at the Venue have been briefed to immediately address these incidents to the venue coordinator, security staff, or Police for their immediate action where required.
Security Checks at the Venue
Before and during the event, while at the Venue, the Ticket Holder agrees to submit to any reasonable search for any prohibited items including but not limited to weapons, controlled, dangerous and illegal substances and recording devices.
Quark reserves the right to refuse admission (including to demand removal from the premises of an event) of a Ticket Holder to any event for any behavior, which it deems unacceptable, or for breach of the T&C.
The Ticket Holder voluntarily assumes all security risks and danger incidental to an event and a public venue whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual event or your presence at the Venue, including any death, personal injury, loss, damage or liability. Quark assumes no liability or responsibility for any of the above.
Refunds and Alterations
This part of the T&C is more relevant to the unfortunate situation when an event has to be postponed, canceled or substitute with another event for whatever reason. Quark may cancel an event for any reason whatsoever by written notice to you. If any Services, or specific event(s), are postponed or canceled by Quark, an official notice shall be placed in the media and/or on this Website by Quark in that respect. In the unlikely situation of cancellation of an event the liability of Quark is limited to the amount of the paid registration fee that remains after credit card and payment processing fees have been incurred and deducted. However, Quark assumes no responsibility for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration, cancellation or postponement of an event. Quark shall assume no liability whatsoever in the circumstances that an event is canceled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous situation, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of an event impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to war, fire, labor strike, extreme weather or other emergencies.
You acknowledge that you shall not be entitled to and shall not claim a refund other than by strict compliance with this T&C and at the discretion of Quark. Quark shall at its own discretion place notices advising procedures for requesting a refund and the period and time within which the Ticket Holder may request a refund. If a request for a refund is made within 30 days after the date of a notice, no administrative fee will be charged pursuant to such a request.
In any other circumstances, any request from the Ticket Holder for cancellation of the Ticket(s) shall be subject to the sole discretion and approval of Quark. If the cancellation is successfully approved, Quark may charge a cancellation fee of twenty percent (20%) of the purchased value of the Ticket. However, as a general rule, all purchases of Ticket(s) for Quark events are non-refundable 30 days before the event starts.
Name changes will be permitted free of charge. No name changes will be allowed 10 days prior to the commencement of the event and the Ticket price will be forfeited. Please contact Quark.
Quark shall have no other liability or obligations for any other costs, expenses, losses, damages or liabilities which may be incurred or suffered by the purchaser or the Ticket Holder as a result of such cancellation.
For the avoidance of doubt, Quark does accept any refund as a result of your late arrival to, attendance of or withdrawal from, the event. Likewise, if you have secured a complimentary Ticket but have already bought a Ticket, you are not eligible for a refund.
It acknowledged and agreed that while speakers and topics are confirmed at the time of publishing, circumstances beyond the control of the Organiser may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, Quark reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary without any liability to you whatsoever. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible.
Consent to record and store your personal data
The user of this Website understands and gives express consent for the mandatory and voluntary data collected from he/she in the course of purchasing and or registering for Ticket(s) sold by Quark (and/or other associated companies as the case may be). The user and/or purchaser and/or Ticket Holder further give their permission for their user account(s) details to be stored by Quark. It is agreed that Quark shall be given a reasonable timeframe to remove any personal details at any time that the user and/or Ticket Holder no longer wish them to be stored.
The user of the Website and/or purchaser and/or Ticket Holder acknowledges and accepts that their data will be used for commercial purposes in accordance with this Private Policy and T&C and can be retained and stored for this purpose. Any request for the data to be removed has to be addressed in writing to Quark at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any requests will be usually processed within a 30-day period.
Complementary, subsidised Ticket(s) and Consent for processing data
Quark believes that each of us should have equal opportunities to develop our dreams and ideas. There are also people who can help our event or further events in many ways. We offer regular free and/or subsidized Ticket(s) to our events from time to time. It is a condition of these promotions that only individuals who meet our requirements gain admission to the event using these type of Ticket(s). These Ticket(s) are personal and non-transmissible. Quark will publish from time to time the criteria and requirements to qualify for such a Ticket. Please contact Quark directly at email@example.com for more details.
The user of the Website and/or purchaser and/or Ticket Holder, including the complementary or voluntary Ticket holder, hereby gives consent for Quark to use for the purposes of processing Ticket registration, including complementary Ticket, the mandatory data and any voluntary data provided when registering a complimentary admission Ticket. It acknowledged and accepted that this data can be used at Quark’s discretion for commercial purposes in accordance with this T&C and the Private Policy and that the data will be retained and stored for this purpose.
At the discretion of Quark complementary or subsidized Ticket(s) may be offered before the event start date. In these instances, if the attendee had not been directly nominated, Ticket(s) must be assigned to an attendee within 3 days of the receipt the complementary or subsidised Ticket, and all attendee details must be fully complete in the form provided online or by email no later than 14 days before the event starts. For the avoidance of doubt, this includes name, job title, company name and a passport style photo, if applicable. Any Ticket reassignment after this date is prohibited.
It expressly understood that any complementary or subsidized Ticket(s) cannot be sold or resold as doing so will void the Ticket and the Ticket Holder may not be allowed to enter to the event. Our complementary and subsidized Ticket offers sometimes include a processing fee. This fee is non-refundable in its entirety. If you have secured a complimentary Ticket but have already bought a Ticket, you are not eligible for a refund.
No Warranties and Limitation of Liability
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. THIS SECTION LIMITS QUARK’S RESPONSIBILITY TO YOU FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES. The Services, including the Website and all information, including but not limited to text, graphics, and hyperlinks, materials, services, and functions contained therein are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis for your information and personal use and enjoyment only. No warranty of any kind, implied, express, contractual or statutory, including but not limited to any warranties of title, non-infringement of third party rights, merchantability, satisfactory quality, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus or other malicious and harmful components, destructive or corrupting code, agent, program or macros, is given in conjunction with the Website, or any information and materials provided at the Website or throughout the events promoted at the Website.
Quark does not warrant and shall in no event be liable for any damages, loss or expense (including but not limited to direct, indirect, special, circumstantial, consequential or punitive damages, loss of profits, loss of business, loss of opportunities, loss of goodwill or cost of cover) arising in any way from or in connection with (a) the accuracy, timeliness, adequacy or completeness of the information, materials, services and/or functions provided at or contained in the Website; (b) the access, use or inability to use and/or access to the Website, the Services and/or any information or any materials on the Website will be uninterrupted, secure or free from errors, defects, mistakes or omissions or that any identified defect will be corrected immediately; (c) that the Website or any information or materials provided therein will meet your requirements or are free from any virus or other malicious, deletions of files, delay in operations or transmission, non-delivery of information, disclosure of communication, destructive or corrupting code, agent, program or macros, any system, server or connection and/or performance failure; (d) any services, products, information, data, software, or other materials obtained, printed or downloaded from Quark or from any other website or webpage linked to the Website or from any other party referred by the Website; (e) any dispute arising between you and any third party service provider of Website, even if Quark has been advised of the possibility of such damages, losses, or expenses; and (f) that use of materials displayed on Website will not infringe rights of third parties. This paragraph shall take effect to the fullest extent permitted by law. IN NO CASE WILL QUARK’S OR ITS DIRECTORS’ AND EMPLOYEES’ CUMULATIVE TOTAL LIABILITY ARISING UNDER ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE) BE FOR MORE THAN THE AMOUNT, IF ANY, PAID BY YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT TO ACCESS THIS WEBSITE OR OBTAIN A TICKET, IF APPLICABLE, IN THE YEAR IN WHICH THE CLAIM AROSE.
You acknowledge and agree that Quark (and/or its suppliers, where it may be the case,) shall not be liable and there is no warranty in relation to the security of any information transmitted by or to you using the Website or any other means such as our emails, messages, letters, and newsletters or any other sort of communication, announcement or notice, and you hereby accept the risk that any information transmitted or received, as mentioned above, may be accessed, copied, modify, altered, distributed by unauthorized third parties and/or disclosed by Quark and its shareholders, officers, employees, or agents to third parties purporting to be you or purporting to act under your authority.
It is also agreed that you will not hold Quark or any of its shareholders, officers, employees, advisers or agents responsible or liable, in contract, tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty), equity or otherwise, for any such access or disclosure or for any damages, losses, expenses, or costs whatsoever (whether direct or indirect, or whether foreseeable or not) suffered or incurred by you as a result of any such access, use of the Website or disclosure.
You should also understand and agree that some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages and the above limitation may not apply to you. However, if you are dissatisfied with any portion of the Website, or with any of these T&C, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website or our Services.
You also specifically agree that Quark would not be responsible nor liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights on this Website or during the provision of the Services or at any other event organized by Quark.
Independent Business decisions
You acknowledge and agree that any purchase, business decisions, financial, legal, personal or medical decisions following an advice received via the Website or your attendance to an event are not influenced by any prior relationship or dealings with Quark or any of its officers, directors, employees, advisors or representatives. Should you enter into a contractual relationship with any speaker(s) and/or any Quark representative(s) at/or subsequent to an event, you do that at your own risk, and acknowledge that Quark has neither responsibility for, nor any liability with regards to, any contracts or relationships entered into between yourself and the respective speaker(s) and/or Quark’s representative(s).
You acknowledge that, to the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to release and waive any and all claims and/or liabilities against Quark arising from or in connection with your use of the Website or the Services, including to accept full responsibility of your purchase, participation and/or the outcome of any decisions made after attending any of Quark events. You also agree to defend and fully indemnify Quark, its shareholders, officers, employees and advisors or representatives against all actions, claims, obligations, liabilities or potential liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including legal fees arising (i) from your use and access to the Website or the Services; (ii) from your breach of the provisions of this T&C herein; and/or (iii) in connection with your use of the Website brought against Quark by another user, third party providers or any third party, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right.
All trademarks, copyright and other intellectual property and proprietary rights in ‘Toronto World Leadership Forum’, this Website or in any event organised by Quark, protected by prior official registration or not, including but not limited to text, software, code, scripts, internet sites, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics, graphical user interface, forms, diagrams or any other support, content or material contained in the Website or presented to any event (subject to the rights of the speaker(s) or presenter(s)) or developed as a result of the event shall belong to Quark or other third party content providers if it was the case and you are permitted to use this material only as expressly authorised by Quark to do so. (“Content”).
You may save, download or print the Content solely in connection with your personal use of the Website and for non-commercial purposes. You may access materials displayed on the Website any time they are available for your non-commercial use only provided that you also always retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in their respective materials.
You may not, however, sell copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, transmit, reuse, re-post, or otherwise use the Content for any public or commercial purposes or for longer than necessary, without Quark’s prior written permission. Meanwhile, if you have a valid claim regarding any material contained or published on this Website, you are welcome to contact us with the relevant evidence and we will be receptive to rectify, amend and/or remove from our Website that element. In any respect, Quark reserves all rights not expressly granted in and about the Website and the content and materials herein.
You acknowledge and agree that Quark’s records relating to or connected to your use, access, communication, transactions, instructions or operations of the Website or the Services shall be binding on you for all purposes whatsoever and shall be conclusive evidence at such communications, transactions, instructions or operations.
You agree that such records are admissible as evidence and that you shall not challenge or dispute the admissibility, reliability, accuracy or the authenticity of the contents of such records merely on the basis that such records were in electronic form or were produced by or are the output of a computer system, and consequently, hereby you have waived any of your rights (if any) to object in this respect.
Quark shall not be responsible, nor liable for non-performance, cancellation, error, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations, in the Website’s operation, in the provision of the Services (or any part thereof) or for any inaccuracy, unreliability or unsuitability of Website’s contents if this is due, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to an event or failure which is beyond Quark’s reasonable control which includes without limitation: (a) any natural calamities, including but not limited to earthquake, floods, land-sliding, lightning, acts of God, fire and other natural disasters; (b) local or foreign judgments, legislation, acts, orders, directives, policies, restrictions, regulations, bye-laws, prohibitions or measures of any kind on the part of any court, governmental, parliamentary and/or regulatory authority imposed or to be imposed after the fact; (c) power failure, acts or defaults of any telecommunications network operator or when communication lines (whether in Singapore or elsewhere) cannot be used; and (d) acts or omissions of any third party service provider or a party for whom Quark is not responsible.
If an event is cancelled because of an Act of God, inevitable accident, fire, blackout, flood, or any other calamity, or if by reason of terrorism, terrorist threats, riots, strikes or lockouts, or any other events beyond the direct control of Quark, Quark may at its option postpone the event from the original schedule. The participants, including Ticket Holders, shall not be entitled to claim for a refund or for any costs, expenses, losses, damages or liabilities which may be incurred or suffered by them as a result of such unfortunate postponement.
Any notices, demands or other official communications, may be deemed served by Quark (or our agents or advisers) on you by posting them on this Website or by direct email or recorded mail. If sent by email, when sent to your email address notified to Quark in writing during your access or registration with the Website and shall be effective on the date and time of transmission by the mail server operated by Quark and/or its service provider unless Quark receives the automatic a non-delivery or any error reply message indicating that the email was not successfully sent to your mailbox.
From time to time, Quark may designate and prescribe in this T&C other methods of giving notices, including but not limited to any form of communication or transmission such as Facebook, Twitter, SMS, Wechat or Whatsup, etc. and the time or event by which such notice shall be deemed given.
Neither Quark nor any of its content providers shall be liable for any errors or delays in the content furnished during the provision of the Services or on the Website, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Quark assumes no obligation to monitor, screen, censor or review transmissions, and the like on the Website, and disclaims any responsibility or liability arising from the content or for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, inaccuracy or any other objectionable material contained in any information within the Website.
Should any provision(s) or part thereof of this T&C is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision or part thereof shall be struck off and the remaining provisions shall be unaffected and enforced.
Quark is located in New Brunswick, Canada. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Brunswick, Canada, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions or the torontoworldleadershipforum.org shall be filed only in the provincial or federal courts located in New Brunswick, Canada and hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. You also agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the torontoworldleadershipforum.org or the terms and conditions must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. If you choose to access torontoworldleadershipforum.org from another location, you are also responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
Except where prohibited by applicable law, you agree to waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against us related to any claim and, where applicable, you also agree to opt out of any class proceedings against us.
Quark may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary for connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally). Quark’s rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the site, including our customers. Quark reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that Quark deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
In the event of any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with the T&C contained herein any questions regarding their existence, validity, breach, or termination, the parties undertake to seek an amicable resolution with the possibility of using a mediator and in the event the parties fail to reach an amicable resolutions, they shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration in Canada. The language of the arbitration shall be English. The parties hereto undertake to keep the arbitration proceedings and all information, pleadings, documents, evidence and all matters relating thereto confidential.
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