Version 1.0 – Last Updated: May 2, 2019
- Permissible Users
- No Professional Advice
The Websites are for convenience and informational purposes only. The Websites are not intended to be any kind of professional advice (including legal or immigration advice) regarding any matter. Individuals who are applying to immigrate to Canada or to become citizens of Canada are encouraged to obtain appropriate advice from qualified professionals.
- Personal Information Privacy and Cookies
- During your use of a Website, Paragon may also use “cookies” and other similar technologies, such as web beacons, pixel or gif tags, and action tags. Those technologies collect information that assists Paragon to improve products and services, advertising, customer communications and the online shopping experience. Paragon may use information collected through cookies and similar technologies to recognize you as a user of a Website, determine your general location, track your use of the Website, offer personalized web page content, information and advertisements, and otherwise facilitate and improve your website experience. Paragon may use web beacons, pixel or gif tags, and action tags to confirm that email messages have been delivered to and opened by you. You may choose to decline or disable cookies if your web browser permits, but doing so may affect your ability to access or use certain features of a Website.
- Permissible Use
Without limiting the generality of the preceding paragraph, a Website and its content may not be copied, reproduced, imitated, republished, translated, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, communicated or made available to the public, transmitted, modified, indexed, catalogued, mirrored or distributed in any way, in whole or in part, for any purpose whatsoever, without the express prior written consent of Paragon. Any reproduction or redistribution of the content of a Website is expressly prohibited and may result in civil and criminal penalties. You shall not use a Website, or any of its content for further distribution or to further any public or commercial purpose, including, but not limited to, any advertising or advertising revenue generation activity on your own website(s).
- Ownership of Websites
PARAGON, CELPIP, CELPIT, CELTOP, CELL, LPI, CANADIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY INDEX TEST, LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY INDEX, CANADIAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY INDEX PROGRAM, CAEL, CANADIAN ACADEMIC ENGLISH LANGAUGE ASSESSMENT and related logos are registered or unregistered trademarks and service marks owned or licensed by Paragon. Other product and company names and logos appearing on a Website may be registered or unregistered trademarks, service marks or trade names of their respective owners. Any use of the trademarks, service marks or trade names displayed on a Website is strictly prohibited, in particular, the trademarks must not in any way be used in connection with any product or service that is not related to Paragon or Paragon Group, unless a prior written licence is obtained from Paragon. Nothing appearing on a Website will be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any licence or right to use any of those trademarks, service marks or trade names.
- Linked Sites
For your convenience, a Website may provide links or references to other Internet sites or resources and businesses operated by other persons (collectively “Linked Sites“). Linked Sites are independent from Paragon, and Paragon does not endorse, and has no responsibility or liability for or control over, Linked Sites or their business, goods, services or content. Your use of Linked Sites and your dealings with the owners or operators of Linked Sites are at your own risk, and you will not make any claim against Paragon arising from, connected with, or relating to your use of Linked Sites or your dealings with the owners or operators of Linked Sites.
- Prohibited Activities
You will not: (a) circumvent the ordinary navigational structure or presentation of a Website or its content; (b) access or obtain Website content or other data by any means that is not purposely made available to you by a Website; (c) gain unauthorized access to any part of a Website or its content, or any related system, network, service or data, by hacking, password mining or any other means; or (d) test or tamper with the security of a Website or interfere with the proper working of a Website, any transaction being conducted through a Website, or any other person’s use of a Website.
Framing, mirroring, scraping or data-mining a Website or any of its content in any form and by any means (including robots, spiders, or other automatic devices, programs or methodologies or any similar or equivalent manual process) is strictly prohibited. You may not use any collaborative browsing or display technologies in connection with your use of a Website or to post comments, communications or any other data of any kind to or on a Website with the intention that the posting may be viewed by other users of the Website.
Deep links to a Website without the express written permission of Paragon are strictly prohibited. Paragon may in its discretion cancel and revoke any permission it may give to link to a Website at any time and without any notice or liability.
PARAGON DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES. YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” AND “WITH ALL FAULTS”, AND WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR GUARANTEES OF ANY NATURE OR KIND WHATSOEVER, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, OR ARISING FROM CUSTOM OR TRADE USAGE OR BY ANY COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, INCLUDING ANY REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS OR GUARANTEES OF OR RELATING TO: ACCURACY, ACCESSIBILITY, AVAILABILITY, COMPLETENESS, DURABILITY, ERRORS, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, LACK OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DISABLING OR HARMFUL CODE, PERFORMANCE, QUALITY, RESULTS, SUITABILITY, SECURITY, TIMELINESS, TITLE, TRUTHFULNESS, QUIET ENJOYMENT, UNINTERRUPTED SERVICE, OR WORKMANLIKE EFFORT; ALL OF WHICH ARE HEREBY WAIVED BY YOU AND DISCLAIMED BY PARAGON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
PARAGON ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE HOWSOEVER ARISING FROM OR IN RELIANCE ON THE CONTENT OF THE WEBSITES, AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY IN RESPECT OF ANY USE OR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION, OR FOR THE OMISSION OF ANY INFORMATION, OF PARAGON, WHETHER FINANCIAL OR OTHERWISE, CONTAINED IN OR ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THIS SITE.
ANY MATERIALS DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED FROM OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE WEBSITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND DISCRETION AND PARAGON SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICES OR ANY LOSS OF DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, RESULTING FROM THE SAME.
- Liability Exclusions/Limitations
YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT PARAGON AND PARAGON GROUP SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER ALL CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTY WHICH MAY BE SIDE EFFECTS OF SUCH MAIN LOSS OR DAMAGE AND WHICH WERE NOT, OR OUGHT NOT REASONABLY TO HAVE BEEN, FORESEEABLE BY YOU AND PARAGON WHEN THE CONTRACT WAS MADE.
IN THIS SECTION 12, “PARAGON GROUP” MEANS PARAGON AND EACH OF ITS LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND CORPORATE PARENTS AND AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, SHAREHOLDERS, DISTRIBUTORS, AND REPRESENTATIVES, JOINTLY AND SEVERALLY.
- Changes to Websites / Termination of Use
You agree that (a) if your access to the Websites is denied, you will not thereafter access, or attempt to access, the Websites, directly or indirectly, and (b) if your access to the Websites is temporarily suspended, you will not thereafter access, or attempt to access, the Websites, directly or indirectly, unless and until the suspension imposed upon you is removed and Paragon gives you express notice of such removal of suspension and (c) if your access to the Websites is suspended or terminated, you shall have no claims whatsoever arising therefrom.
- Governing Law and Disputes