Terms of Use

Acceptance of Terms of Use
Welcome to the three branches of our Site: www.TheExcelsisGroup.org, www.ExileEditions.com, www.ExileQuarterly.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”). The Site is operated by The Excelsis Group (hereinafter referred to as  “The Excelsis Group,” “we,” or “our”). Materials on the Site are owned The Excelsis Group and the Site may also contain materials owned by third parties and posted on the Site by virtue of a licence, grant, or some other form of agreement between the third party and The Excelsis Group.

You (hereinafter “you” or “your”) may only access or use the Site if you agree to abide by all applicable laws, and to these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy (hereafter the “Terms of Use”), regardless of whether your access or use is intended.

These Terms of Use constitute an Agreement (hereinafter the “Agreement”) between you and The Excelsis Group. Please read the Terms of Use carefully and if you do not agree with them please exit the Site immediately.

If at any time you do not comply with this Agreement, The Excelsis Group reserves the right to cancel or terminate your access to the Site or any part thereof and/or your user account. You agree that we may effect any such termination or cancellation of your access to, or use of, the Site without prior notice.

The Excelsis Group reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or delete portions of the Terms of Use at any time without notice. We will post any changes to the Terms of Use on the Site. We ask that you revisit this page from time to time to review the Terms of Use in case we have made changes.

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Lawful Use of Intellectual Property
This Site contains material that is protected by international copyright and/or trademark laws and this material may only be used for personal, non-commercial purposes. You may only view or download material from this Site for your own use, and you must not delete any copyright and other proprietary notices attached to the downloaded material.
The reproduction, duplication, distribution (including by way of email, facsimile, or other electronic means), publication, modification, adaptation, copying, or transmission of the materials published on this Site is strictly prohibited unless you have obtained the prior written consent of The Excelsis Group (to send a request please email (WHAT CONTACT TO PUT HERE?) or unless it is expressly permitted by this Site. The material covered by this prohibition includes, without limitation, any text, images, graphics, logos, photographs, audio or video material, or stills from audio/visual material available on this Site. The use of materials from this Site on any other website or networked computer environment is similarly prohibited.

User Conduct
You agree to use the Site or its contents for lawful purposes and only as expressly permitted in these Terms and Conditions and for no other purpose. Except where otherwise noted, you may download, print, or view individual pages for non-commercial use only, provided you do not delete or change any of the information, including copyright or trademark notices.

Your privilege to use the Site and to contribute to discussions on the Site depends on your compliance with the Terms of Use. All communications on the Site, including but not limited to user reviews, are public and not private communications. You will not violate or infringe in any way upon the rights of others, or do or cause to be done anything which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable, or that which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability. You will not contribute to the Site anything that contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services, commercial or otherwise. We may revoke your privileges to use all or a portion of the Site and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce our Terms of Use if you violation any of the terms.

Privacy Policy
Your use of this Site and our collection of information from you through this Site are governed by the terms of The Excelsis Group Privacy Policy, which can be viewed here.

Linked Sites
We may provide links from the Site to other websites run by third parties. This is only for the convenience of the users of our Site. If we have provided links to other websites we make no representations whatsoever about the content of any of these websites and no assumption should be made and no representation should be implied that The Excelsis Group is connected with or controls these websites or that we are responsible for the content of the websites. The Excelsis Group is not responsible for the content or practices of third party websites that may be linked to this Site. The Terms of Use are applicable only when you are on the Site and when you visit other websites you should refer to that website’s own “Terms of Use” and policies and not rely on this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Liability and Warranties
You agree that you use this Site and rely on material contained in this Site at your own risk. The Site, and all materials and information on the Site, are provided “as is” and “as available,” for your use and are provided without warranties of any kind either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that The Excelsis Group DOES NOT warrant: that the Site is fit for a particular purpose; that the functions contained in the materials on the Site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that the Site is free of viruses and other harmful components; that the Site and materials therein is accurate, error free or reliable; or that the e-books delivered to your personal computer, computer system, network, or other device will not damage your hardware or any software or electronic files stored thereon.

You acknowledge that The Excelsis Group and its affiliates together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers and shareholders, are not liable for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for the theft, destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.

You acknowledge that The Excelsis Group is not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use of or from your inability to use the Site.

Indemnity
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless The Excelsis Group and its affiliates, together with their respective employees, agents, directors, officers, and shareholders, from and against any and all liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable legal fees and costs) that arise from your use or misuse of the Site or the materials therein, including without limitation your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary, or other rights of third parties.

International Use
If you access the Site from any location other than Canada, you accept full responsibility for compliance with all applicable local laws.

Other
This Agreement operates to the fullest extent permissible by law. If any provision of this Agreement is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that provision is deemed severable from this Agreement and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

This Agreement is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, and the applicable laws of Canada therein, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario or, if appropriate, the Federal Court of Canada for resolution of any dispute, action or proceeding arising in connection with this Agreement or your use or non-use of the Site, and you further irrevocably waive any right you may have to trial by jury in any such dispute, action, or proceeding.