Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this web site. By using this web site, you signify your agreement with these Terms of Use. Northern Development Initiative Trust ("Northern Development") reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, alter, or otherwise revise these Terms of Use at any time without notice and you agree to be bound by such modifications, alterations, and revisions. Accordingly, you should review these Terms of Use regularly.

1. General Notice:

Northern Development strives to ensure that the information contained in this web site is accurate and reliable. However, Northern Development and the World Wide Web (or Web Site Host) are not infallible and errors may sometimes occur. Postings to this web site are made at such times as Northern Development determines in its sole discretion. Northern Development does not review past posting to determine whether they remain accurate and information contained in such postings may have been superseded. By providing access to this web site, Northern Development and its affiliates do not warrant or represent that:

  • The content is accurate or complete;
  • The content is up-to-date or current;
  • They have a duty to update any content;
  • The content is free from technical inaccuracies or typographical errors;
  • The content is free from changes caused by third party; and

Your access to this web site will be free from interruptions, errors, computer viruses, or other harmful components.

Northern Development does not assume any liability for these matters. In other words, you use this web site "as is" and at your own risk.

Therefore, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Northern Development disclaims any and all warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, as to any matter whatsoever relating to this web site, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for particular a purpose, and non-infringement. Northern Development may from time to time revise the information, services, and resources contained in this web site and reserves the right to make such changes without any obligation to notify past, current, or prospective visitors. In no event shall Northern Development be liable or responsible for any loss, damage (whether actual, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, or otherwise), injury, claim, liability, or other cause of any kind or character whatsoever caused by, based upon, or arising out of any use of or inability to use either this web site (such as viruses, omissions, or misstatements) or the information contained in this web site, including any loss of data or loss of profit, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Northern Development and its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, licensees, or any person or entity involved in the creation, production, and distribution of the web site, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, costs, and expenses incurred in connection with any breach by you of these Terms of Use or resulting from, or in connection with, your use of this web site.

2. Hyperlinks Notice:

This web site may link to sites not maintained or related to Northern Development. Such hyperlinks are provided as a service to users and are not sponsored by this web site or Northern Development. Northern Development has not reviewed any or all of the sites hyperlinked to or from this web site and is not responsible for the content, products, services, advertising, or other matters presented in any other sites. The links are to be accessed at the user’s own risk, and Northern Development makes no representations or warranties about the content, completeness, or accuracy of these links or the sites hyperlinked to or from this web site. Access to, and use of, any affiliated or non-affiliated sites is subject to their own Terms of Use and privacy policies.

If a third party links to this web site, it is not necessarily an indication of an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, affiliation, joint venture, or partnership by or with Northern Development or its affiliates. In most cases, we are not aware that a third party has linked to this web site. A site that links to this web site:

  • May link to, but not replicate, our content;
  • Must not create a border environment or frame our content;
  • Must not imply that we are endorsing it or its products;
  • Must not misrepresent its relationship with us;
  • Must not present false information about our products or services; and

Must not contain content that could be construed as distasteful, offensive, or controversial, and should contain only content that is appropriate for all age groups.

3. Copyright Notice:

The graphic images, buttons, and text contained in this web site are the exclusive property of Northern Development and, except for personal use, may not be copied, distributed, displayed, reproduced, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Northern Development.

4. Trademark Notice:

This web site contains many of the valuable trademarks owned and used by Northern Development to distinguish its quality products and services. These trademarks and related proprietary property are protected from copying and simulation under national and international laws and are not to be reproduced or copied without the express written permission of Northern Development.

5. Privacy:

Northern Development is very respectful about the privacy concerns of the visitors to its web site. You can review our Privacy Policy by clicking here.

6. Impermissible Use:

You agree not to use this web site and its content in any manner whatsoever that violates applicable laws and regulations.

7. Export of Information:

Applicable law may prohibit the export of certain technical data and software to certain countries. No content from this web site may be used, downloaded, or otherwise exported in violation of applicable laws and regulations.

8. Access to Web Site:

Northern Development reserves the right, for any reason and without notice, in its sole discretion, to terminate, change, suspend, or interrupt access, in whole or in part, to this web site, including its contents, features, and hours of availability.

9. Jurisdiction Issues:

This web site is controlled and operated by Northern Development from its office in Canada. Northern Development makes no representation that the materials in this web site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who choose to access this web site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

This Terms of Use agreement shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia, as it is applied to agreements entered into and to be performed entirely within that Province, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. Any legal action concerning this Terms of Use agreement or this web site must be brought within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises and must be brought only in either the provincial or federal courts located in British Columbia, Canada, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts.

10. Severability & Integration:

If any provision of this Terms of Use agreement shall be determined to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, then that provision shall be deemed severable form this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters contained herein and shall not be modified, except in a writing signed by Northern Development.

Last posting: July 1, 2011