PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. By using this site, you confirm that you have read and understood these terms and conditions. The Style Spy Media Inc. (“The Style Spy”) may, without notice, revise the Terms and Conditions from time to time on the website at www.thestylespy.com (the “Website”), and any such changes will appear on the Website. By using the Website after such changes are made, you agree to have accepted those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them. If at any time you choose not to accept these Terms and Conditions of use, please refrain from using the Website.
The Style Spy Services & Content
1.1 General: All the content placed on the Website is either owned by us or licensed by us from a third party (“Content”).
1.2 Weekly Email: A weekly email will be sent to all Style Spy Subscribers. The weekly email is The Style Spy’s way to give our subscribers the weekly inside scoop. If you would prefer not to get these emails, you can unsubscribe.
1.3 User Content: You acknowledge that The Style Spy is not responsible for material submitted to the Website or posted to the Website by Subscribers. The Style Spy does not pre-screen, monitor, review or edit the Content posted by Subscribers. However, The Style Spy has the right (but not the obligation) at their sole discretion to refuse or remove any Content, in whole or part, that, in The Style Spy’s judgment, does not comply with these Terms and Conditions or is otherwise undesirable, inappropriate or inaccurate. The Style Spy is not responsible for any failure, non-failure or delay in removing such Content. You will remain responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of such submitted material. The user agrees not to upload any photographs, graphics, comments or descriptions that are unlawful, harmful, threatening, embarrassing, abusive, defamatory, obscene, deceptive, contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of sexual acts and invasive of another’s privacy.
1.4 Reviews and Recommendations: All reviews and recommendations are our opinions. Do not rely on our reviews without making your own investigation. All reviews and recommendations are for your personal use only. You cannot use any of our Content (including our reviews or recommendations) for any commercial or advertising purpose without our prior written permission.
1.5 Links: The Website links to websites of third parties (“Third Party Sites”) solely for your convenience. We are not responsible for the content of such Third Party Sites. We do not necessarily endorse the products of services offered at those websites.
1.6 Contests and Giveaways: Subscribers agree to release The Style Spy and its agents, advertisers, sponsors or promotional partners, from all liability arising from participation in any of contests or giveaways located on, or accessed through, the website. All prizes are subject to the official rules published with that contest or giveaway.
1.7 Editorial: Our editors and contributors select the products and services featured on the Website. No one can pay to be featured on the Website; any advertising will be labeled as such.
1.8 Dedicated Emails: On occasion, we will send out Dedicated Emails on behalf of our sponsors. When you subscribe to the Website, you are agreeing not only to get access to our Content for free, but also to occasionally receive one of these Dedicated emails from our sponsors. If you would prefer not to get these emails, you can unsubscribe.
Ownership and Use of The Style Spy Content
2.1 The logos and brands posted on the Website are deemed to be Content and are owned either by The Style Spy or its licensees. All the Content posted on the website is owned either by The Style Spy or its licensees. Do not use Content in any way without our prior written permission. For example, you are expressly prohibited from modifying, copying or altering our Content.
2.2 The Content is provided merely for entertainment purposes. We grant you the right to use the Content for your own personal non-commercial use. However, any copyright or trademark notices must also be reproduced with that copy and you must attribute creation of the Content to us.
2.3 Any communication, content or information you send to us will be treated as non-confidential. We may use any such submission for any purpose including, for example, for an idea for a post. The Style Spy does not claim ownership of any submitted materials you provide to us (including feedback and suggestions). However, by providing your submission you are granting us the right to use your Submission in any manner, way, shape or form, and to publish your name in connection with your submission. We will not pay you anything for your submission.
Limitation of Liability
3.1 WE ARE NOT LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR LOSS OF PROFITS RESULTING FROM THIS AGREEMENT. OUR LIABILITY WILL BE FOR DIRECT DAMAGES ONLY RESULTING FROM EITHER GROSS NEGLIGENCE OR A MATERIAL BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, TO THE LIMIT OF ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
4.1 Parental Permission: For all users under the age of 18, consent from a parent or guardian is required. If you are under the age of 18, you agree to obtain parental permission prior to accessing the site. If you do not have permission, please do not use this site.
4.2 Governing Law: The laws of the Province of British Columbia and Ontario, Canada govern this Agreement. All disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement shall be referred to and finally resolved by arbitration or mediation under the rules of the British Columbia International Arbitration Centre. The place of arbitration of mediation shall be Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
4.3 Entire Agreement: This Agreement sets out the entire agreement between The Style Spy and the Owner relating to the Website.
4.4 Assignment: We may assign this Agreement in connection with a merger, amalgamation or corporate re-organization, or in connection with the sale of all or substantially all our assets.
If you have any questions regarding these Terms & Conditions of Use, please email us at [email protected].
Your information will be stored on computers located in Canada and is subject to regulation under the laws of Canada.
3. What Personal Information We Collect
3.1 Information We Collect
We collect the following personal information from you.
(a) To deliver the weekly email, we will require your email address. We will not sell, rent or share your personal information, including your email address to any third parties without your permission.
(b) Prizes: If you are chosen as a winner for a prize, we will require your mailing address. This information will be shared with any third parties without permission. Your name and city may be published on the Website.
(c) User Content: By submitting and uploading content to the Website, you are giving us approval to edit, post and distribute this content along with your username and profile picture.
3.2 Website Traffic Information Due to the technical nature of web browsing, when you visit our Website, we obtain the following information:
(a) The web address of the website that you came from or are going to;
(b) Which pages of our website you visit; the type of browser you use; and
(c) The times you access our website.
We use this information only to try to understand your preferences better and to manage the load on our servers, so as to improve our service, analyze trends, administer the site, improve site performance, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. We do not track the websites that you visit before or after you leave our site.
4. Use and Disclosure of Collected Information
4.1 Internal Uses
We use the information we collect about you in order to:
1. Verify your identity
2. Provide our services
3. Process your transactions
4. Improve our services
We limit access to personal information about you to those employees and agents who need to know the information to provide products and services to you.
4.2 Disclosure to Third Parties
We will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information to third parties except in the limited circumstances described below, or with your express permission. These third parties are limited by law or by contract from using the information for secondary purposes beyond the purposes for which the information is disclosed. We disclose information appropriate to the circumstances as determined in our sole unfettered discretion.
(a) We disclose information in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, levy, attachment, order of a court-appointed receiver or other comparable legal process, including subpoenas from private parties in a civil action.
(c) Occasionally, we may share non-identifiable information such as age, location and shopping habits to our advertisers. This is to ensure advertisers understand whom our readers are, providing more direct and tailored promotions, events and information.
5. Contacting Us If you have any questions regarding this policy, please email us at [email protected].