Terms and Conditions of Use for techm.ca – March 4th 2013

Introduction and Credits

Here you will find a complete set of terms and conditions for the use of techm.ca. Be sure to read it all, as you have implicitly agreed to it by merely accessing the site. Indeed, you already have agreed if you are reading this document. I drafted this myself after reading and reviewing a number of website terms and I feel these are the best for me. The lion's share of the credit can go to: freenetlaw.com with a dose of thanks for making their legal templates available for use. Regardless of any perceived flippancy or frivolity - make no mistake. This is legal agreement regardless of who wrote it and how it was written.


This website is owned, updated, authored and conducted solely by James L. Rowland aka Techmission.

The following terms govern your use of this site. By accessing and using this site you agree to be bound by ALL of the following terms regardless as to whether or not you have actually read them. Access and use of this site certifies that you have A) read the terms and conditions in its entirety and B) have agreed to them completely. If you disagree with any part of this document, you are hereby prohibited from accessing or using this site and thus invalidate any real or imagined claim you might have upon it or James L. Rowland and waive any right to legal recourse as a result.

You must be at least 18 years of age to access and use this website. Your use of this website is contingent on your being at least 18 years of age and in full agreement with these terms. Persons younger than 18 years of age are prohibited from accessing or using this site in any way shape or form.

The following persons and agencies are hereby prohibited from accessing or using this site in any way shape or form without expressed, written consent of James L. Rowland:

Excluded persons noted above are not permitted access to this site, and if they do so, waive any and all legal rights and claims with respect to techm.ca and its owner James L. Rowland.

License and Copyright

Unless otherwise cited, all content including (but not limited to): code, design, images, music, video and other multimedia content are the sole property of, and created by, James L. Rowland. Subject to the license below, all rights are reserved.

If you are permitted access to this website as outlined in the introduction of this document, you may view, download (for caching purposes only), and print pages from this website solely for your own personal use and subject to the restrictions set out below (and elsewhere in this document):

You must not:


The following are exceptions which grant limited license to utilize material from this site:

No other exceptions exist, expressed or implied nor will any be granted at any future date.

Acceptable Use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. James L. Rowland reserves the right to restrict access to any area of this website, or indeed this entire website, at James L. Rowland's discretion.

If James L. Rowland provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

James L. Rowland may disable or revoke your user ID and password in James L. Rowland's sole discretion without notice or explanation and for any reason.

User content

In these terms and conditions, "your user content" means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to James L. Rowland a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to James L. Rowland the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or James L. Rowland or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

James L. Rowland reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on James L. Rowland servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding James L. Rowland's rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, James L. Rowland does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided "as is" without any representations or warranties, express or implied. James L. Rowland makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, James L. Rowland does not warrant that:

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical matter, you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

James L. Rowland will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

These limitations of liability apply even if James L. Rowland has been expressly advised of the potential loss.


By using this website, you agree that the limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.


You hereby indemnify James L. Rowland and undertake to keep James L. Rowland indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by James L. Rowland to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of James L. Rowland's legal advisers) incurred or suffered by James L. Rowland arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to James L. Rowland's other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, James L. Rowland may take such action as James L. Rowland deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.


James L. Rowland may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time and without notice. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.


James L. Rowland may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with James L. Rowland's rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.


If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and James L. Rowland in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Canadian Law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Canada.