Conditions of Use

Welcome to the KARA On Line Store coming to you from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in the heart of the Kawarthas. The services on this site are offered to you from Kawartha Ancestral Research Association Inc. (KARA) subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop at the KARA site, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully. When you visit or purchase through our site at present or again in the future, you will be subject also to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such service or business. BY USING THE KARA SITE, AND THE SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH IT, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE CONDITIONS OF USE AND ALL RELATED POLICIES, CONDITONS, AND GUIDELINES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE CONDITIONS OF USE, PLEASE TO NOT USE THE KARA SITE.

The KARA privacy policy is outlined elsewhere on this Site and you are requested to review our notice to understand the practices that govern this web site.

Electronic Communications:
When you visit the KARA site or correspond with us via email, you are communicating with us electronically. You consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices to our site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

All content included on the KARA site – text, graphics, logs, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software -is the property of KARA or its content suppliers. It is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on our KARA web site is the exclusive property of KARA and so protected by copyright laws.

Your Account:
If you use the KARA site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, as well as for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. KARA does not sell products to children, but sells to adults who are permitted to purchase products with a credit card (via Pay Pal program). If you are under 18, you may not purchase items on this site, except with the involvement of a parent or guardian. KARA reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at its discretion.

Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content:
Visitors may post reviews, comments, and other content; send e-notes and other communications. Visitors may submit suggestions, ideas, comments or questions so long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable. Communications must not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any form of \”spam\”. You may not use a false e-mail address, impersonate any person or entity, nor otherwise mislead as to the origin of a note or other content of communication. KARA reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content, but does not regularly review posted content.

Copyright Complaints:
KARA respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making claims of Copyright Infringement.

Risk of Loss:
All items purchased from KARA, are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items passes to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Product Descriptions:
In preparing material for our Web Store, KARA attempts to be as accurate as possible. However, we do not warrant that product descriptions or other content on our site is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. If a product other than E-commerce purchased items, is not as described, please follow our refund procedure and guidelines for returning and obtaining a refund of a purchased product.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability:
The Web Site and Store is provided by KARA on an \”as is\” basis. KARA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.
To the full extent permissible by applicable Law, disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, but no limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. KARA does not warrant that the KARA site, its servers, or E-mail sent from or are free of viruses or other harmful components. KARA will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the KARA site, including, but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

Applicable Law:
By visiting the KARA Site and Web Store, you agree that the laws of the Province of Ontario, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms & Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and KARA.

Site Policies, Modification, and Severabilit:
Please take time to review other KARA policies, such as our Pricing policy, posted on the KARA site. These policies also govern your visit to the KARA site. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. Any changes or revisions will be effective immediately upon their posting to the KARA site. Your use of the KARA site will be subject to the version of the Terms & Conditions of Use posted on this site at the time of such use. Accordingly, you are advised to review the Terms & Conditions of Use prior to using the KARA site. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS SITE FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES OR REVISIONS WILL CONSTITUTE YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF SUCH CHANGES OR REVISIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES OR REVISIONS TO THESE CONDITIONS OF USE, DISCONTINUE USE THE KARA SITE IMMEDIATELY. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.
Use of Material Purchased on this Site: All research material purchased on this site is solely for the purpose of individual-personal research work. Research material purchased through this site shall not be used for resale, nor included into use in any other web site or database, nor altered in any way to obscure its being acquired through the KARA Web Store for the purpose of inclusion in other web sites, databases, or non web-based sales of research materials. Use of material obtained through the KARA web store for purposes beyond that permitted by copyright citations, can only be done with the express written permission of the KARA Board of Directors.
Our Address: Kawartha Ancestral Research Association Inc. (KARA)
730 The Kingsway Unit 3
Peterborough, Ontario
K9J 6W6
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