Terms & Conditions

January 2023

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Welcome to The Counter Signal. This Agreement contains the complete terms and conditions that apply when you visit our site or choose to browse the contents herein (Terms and Conditions). By using this Web site (www.thecountersignal.com and it’s associated domains), you agree to be bound by its terms of use and shall comply thereof. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions, then you may not access the site, read our news items and articles, or use the content or any services in the site.

INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE

The information contained on this website, including but not limited to news items, articles and opinions, are given for general information and interest purposes only. At the same time, we try and ensure all the information contained on the website is accurate and up to date. We do not make any warranty or representation as to the accuracy of any such information and neither accept any liability in connection with any information which is incorrect. You understand and agree that we cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the information. You should not rely on this information, and we recommend that you take further advice or seek further guidance before taking any action based on the information contained on this website

The Counter Signal and its contents are the property of 2330405 Alberta Ltd., and are protected, without limitation, pursuant to Canadian and foreign copyright and trademark laws.

You acknowledge and agree one subscription is allotted per subscriber. Distribution of articles, photographs, images, writings or other content of any kind by a single subscriber by paper, electronic file, disc, intranet or any and all methods is not permissible. Users agree to be liable for damages at the discretion of The Counter Signal for distributing paywalled content in violation of these Terms. For purchase of bulk subscriptions, email contact@thecountersignal.com with the subject line “Corporate Subscription.”

Reproduction, duplication, or distribution of The Counter Signal and/or all or any part of its content for anything other than your personal, non-commercial use is a violation not only of these Terms and Conditions but also of copyright laws unless you have written permission from The Counter Signal. The content on The Counter Signal is made available for non-commercial, personal, or educational purposes only. The content may not be modified in any manner. No other use is permitted. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring any right under any copyright of The Counter Signal or any other person who owns the copyright in the content provided on The Counter Signal.

EDITORIAL CONTROL

The Counter Signal reserves the right, but does not have an obligation, to monitor and/or to review all materials posted to our website or through the site services or features by users, and is not responsible for any such materials posted by users. You understand and agree that we have no obligation to and shall not be responsible for any failure to monitor, review and/or delete any materials posted to the site or through the site’s services or features by users. However, we reserve the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary or advisable to satisfy any law; and to edit, to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in our discretion, are objectionable or in violation of these Terms and Conditions, applicable law, our policies or for any reason whatsoever.

THIRD PARTY WEB SITES

You may be able to link from the Web Site to third-party web sites that take you outside of our service, and third-party websites may link to the Web Site. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors and content partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding relationship. You acknowledge and agree that The Counter Signal has no responsibility for the information, content, products, services, advertising, code or other materials which may or may not be provided by or through these third-party websites. The Counter Signal provides these links as a convenience to you, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement, investigation, or verification by us of the linked website or information contained therein.

MISCELLANEOUS

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that any reliance on any opinion, advice, statement or other information available or accessible via the website shall be at your sole risk. The Counter Signal does not endorse or guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the website, nor shall The Counter Signal be liable for any loss caused by your reliance on any such opinion, advice, or statement.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that any content, materials, information or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of The Counter Signal is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material.

Contributions to The Counter Signal, either through Squarespace, Stripe, Square, Donorbox, cash, cheque, or e-transfers, are considered voluntary and gratuitous. These contributions help fund the news network and operations of our reporters, but do not result in any equity stake or ownership, perceived or real, of The Counter Signal.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that The Counter Signal and its affiliates, partners, advertisers, licensors, and service providers, shall have no liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnity in connection with your use of the website.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge that contributions to The Counter Signal either through Squarespace, Stripe, Square, Donorbox, cash, cheque, or e-transfers, are considered voluntary and gratuitous. These do not result in any equity stake or ownership, perceived or real, of The Counter Signal.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge that we may raise money for a specific cause or purpose to cover the costs of operations. Neither voluntary contributions nor subscriptions are refundable.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that The Counter Signal shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages resulting from the use or the inability to use the website or for the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services or resulting from any goods or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through the website or resulting from unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data or of any information contained on the website.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that any disputes arising out of or related to these terms of use or the website shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the use of the website or the terms of use must be filed within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that the failure of The Counter Signal to enforce any right or provision in these terms of use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by The Counter Signal in writing.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that if any provision of these terms of use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these terms of use shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that these terms of use constitute the entire agreement between you and The Counter Signal regarding the use of the website.

By using The Counter Signal, you acknowledge and agree that these terms of use may be amended or modified by The Counter Signal at any time, and any such amendment or modification shall be effective immediately upon posting on the website.

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