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  1. Use of this Web site. This Web site is owned by the Association des hotels du grand Montréal (AHGM) and operated by the AHGM and the Greater Montréal Convention and Tourism Bureau (Tourisme Montréal) and is intended for your personal non-commercial use and information. Your use of this Web site is subject to the following terms and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Web site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these terms. If you do not agree with any of the terms, do not use this Web site. You are responsible for ensuring that your access to this Web site and material available on or through it are legal in each jurisdiction in or through which you access or view the site or such material.
  2. Exclusion of Warranties. The AHGM, Tourisme Montréal and their respective members make no representation or warranty regarding the functionality or navigability of this Web site, its suitability for use, or that its use will be uninterrupted or error-free. ALL MATERIAL, APPLICATIONS, PRODUCTS, SERVICES OR INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE AHGM, TOURISME MONTRÉAL AND THEIR MEMBERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, WRITTEN OR ORAL, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The information, applications, products, services and materials on this Web site are not intended to provide specific technical, financial, tax, legal, business, accounting or other advice for your individual circumstances, and you should consult your own professional advisors to determine how any information, applications, products, services or materials provided on this Web site apply to your individual circumstances. These exclusions are in addition to any specific exclusions otherwise provided in these terms and conditions. To the extent that the jurisdiction to which you are subject does not allow exclusion of certain warranties, such exclusions which are not permitted do not apply. THE INFORMATION, APPLICATIONS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS WEB SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE AHGM OR TOURISME MONTRÉAL MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES ON THIS WEB SITE AT ANY TIME.
  3. Limitation of Liability. NEITHER THE AHGM, TOURISME MONTRÉAL AND THEIR MEMBERS, NOR THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, ADMINISTRATORS AND RESPECTIVE EXECUTIVES WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, EITHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, FOR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE MATERIAL, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF ANY KIND, DELAY OF OR PARTIAL DELIVERY, TERMINATION OF RIGHTS OR LOSS OF PROFITS, DATA, BUSINESS OR GOODWILL, WHETHER ON A CONTRACTUAL OR EXTRACONTRACTUAL BASIS, OR TO PROVIDE INDEMNIFICATION OR ANY OTHER REMEDY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY. Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using and accessing this Web site. To the extent that the jurisdiction to which you are subject does not allow any part of such limitation, such part does not apply.
  4. Copyrights and Trademarks. Material on this Web site, including but not limited to texts, images, illustrations, software, audio clips and video clips, is owned or otherwise provided by the AHGM, and the AHGM does not represent or warrant that such material does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity. The material on this Web site is protected in Canada and in other jurisdictions by the Copyright Act and by virtue of the applicable international treaties. Consequently, the material on this Web site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, transmitted, distributed or modified, in whole or in part in any form whatsoever, including but not limited to text, audio, video or executable, without the prior written consent of the AHGM. Trademarks, logos and service marks (collectively, "Marks") displayed on this Web site are registered or unregistered Marks of the AHGM or others, are the property of their respective owners, and may not be used without written permission of the owner of such Marks. Nothing in this Web site is to be interpreted as conferring a right to use the Marks or the material protected by the Copyright Act. Any information or element contained on this Web site produced in accordance with the present terms must bear the notice of proprietary rights that appears on one of the Web pages.
  5. Confidentiality of the information transmitted. You acknowledge that information or material which you provide electronically through your access to or usage of this Web site is not confidential or proprietary, except as may be required under applicable law, and acknowledge that unprotected e-mail communication over the Internet is subject to possible interception, alteration or loss. You represent and warrant that the information or material which you provide electronically to the AHGM and Tourisme Montréal by accessing or using this Web site does not infringe the rights of any other person or entity, that the AHGM may use that information or material, in whole or in part by any means whatsoever, including reproducing, retransmitting or publishing this information or material or ideas, concepts or other information contained therewith for the commercial purposes of the AHGM or the disclosure of your identity. PLEASE REFER TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY FOR MORE INFORMATION.
  6. Surveillance. The AHGM and Tourisme Montréal may monitor the access to its Web site and other activities in relation to its Web site and may intervene in this regard; however, they make no representation and give no warranty to that effect. You consent to such surveillance and intervention, if the AHGM or Tourisme Montréal ever decide to do it.
  7. Links. Links and references to other Web sites are provided to you as a convenience only. The AHGM and Tourisme have not reviewed and do not expressly or implicitly endorse other Web sites or any information or material, or the accessibility thereof, via such links, and do not assume any responsibility for any such other Web sites, information or material posted thereon, or products or services offered thereon. You may not create links from other Web sites to this Web site, except if expressly permitted by the AHGM. (To obtain permission, contact our Web site administrator at info@ahgm.org.
  8. Accuracy of Information. While the AHGM and Tourisme Montréal may update the information or materials on this Web site from time to time, no assurance is given that information or material on this Web site is up-to-date, accurate, error-free or complete. The AHGM and Tourisme Montréal do not guarantee, in any way, that this information is accurate, error-free or complete and the AHGM or Tourisme Montréal cannot be held responsible for any discrepancies, error or incompleteness of this information and/or descriptions. Subject to verification with the involved business partners, the AHGM undertakes to rectify without delay any inaccuracy, error or incomplete information that any person would bring to its attention.
  9. Viruses. The AHGM and Tourisme Montréal do not represent or warrant that the information or material, including the downloadable software, accessed from or through this Web site will be uninterrupted or free of errors, defects, viruses or other harmful components, or that any such problems which are discovered will be corrected.
  10. Damage to Others. You agree not to introduce into or through this Web site any information or materials which may be harmful to others. Among other things, you agree not to include, knowingly or otherwise, any error or defect in material or information which may, among other things, be a libel, slander, defamation or obscenity, or promote hatred or otherwise give rise to a criminal offence or civil liability on the part of any person or entity.
  11. Reserve of Rights. All rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved to the AHGM. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual right of the AHGM or any other person or entity.
  12. Severability. In the event that a provision of the present terms is declared illegal, invalid or inapplicable by a competent authority in any jurisdiction, this illegality or inapplicability will not effect, in any manner whatsoever, or render this provision illegal, invalid or inapplicable in any other jurisdiction or any other provision in any jurisdiction.
  13. Governing Law. This site is controlled and operated by the AHGM and Tourisme Montréal from Montréal, Québec, Canada and these terms shall be governed by the laws of Québec and the applicable laws of Canada without reference to principles of conflict of laws. You agree to be bound by such laws and to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Montréal, Québec, Canada in connection with the interpretation or application of these terms.
  14. Changes to Terms. The AHGM may modify, alter or otherwise update the terms applicable to this Web site from time to time without notice, and you agree to be bound by such terms as are in effect at the time at which you access the AHGM's Web site.
  15. Jurisdiction. This Web site is controlled and operated by the AHGM and Tourisme Montréal from Montréal, Québec, Canada. The AHGM and Tourisme Montréal make no representation that materials on the 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.
  16. Survival. These terms and conditions apply while you are accessing the Web site and remain in effect thereafter, subject to section 14. In the event that this Web site is no longer accessible to you, the provisions set out in section 2, 3, 4 and 5 of these terms and conditions shall survive thereafter.
  17. Cookies are small data files transferred to your browser by a Web site. They keep a record of your preferences making your subsequent visits to the site more efficient. The use of cookies is a common practice adopted by most major sites to better serve their clients. Most browsers are designed to accept cookies, but they can be easily modified to refuse; see your browser's help files for details. The AHGM Web site uses harmless cookies. Without cookies, some of the Web site's functions will not be available, and the user will lose some of the benefits of the site.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Thank you for visiting the Web site of the Association des hotels du grand Montréal (AHGM) to learn more about the hotel industry or to plan your stay or vacation in the Montréal region. The AHGM maintains strict security, privacy and personal information standards and we make it our highest priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of personally identifiable information. Nonetheless, users are asked to read the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use sections carefully.

By using this site, users acknowledge that they have read, understood and accepted the conditions and liabilities described in these sections.

These sections provide information on:

  • Who operates ahgm.org?
  • Information collected about you
  • Personal Information Protection Policy
  • Use of Personal Information
  • Disclosure of Personal Information
  • Use of Cookies
  • Computer Information
  • Links to Other Sites
  • Security
  • Changes to the AHGM's Privacy Statement

Who operates ahgm.org?
The www.ahgm.org Web site is operated by the Association des hotels du grand Montréal and is the industry portal of the association and its members.

The AHGM's mission is to represent its hotel members in all dealings with government authorities and organizations and regional, provincial and national tourism partners.

Information collected about you
Information can be collected in two ways when you use this Web site. First, the AGHM collects certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to Tourisme Montréal. This information is collected from your computer's Web browser to enhance your experience on our site and may include your IP address, operating system, Web browser software.

Additional information can be collected when you contact us by e-mail. We may ask you to provide your name, telephone number, postal address or e-mail address. On each one of the AGHM Web pages where we collect identifiable personal information, we specifically indicate the information we require so that we may provide you with the information, product or service requested.

Personal Information Protection Policy
The AHGM's Web Site is published in Québec, Canada. Your personal information is protected by Québec and Canadian law. Identifiable personal information is that which refers to and serves to identify an individual. Personal information includes information that can be linked to a specific individual, such as name, address, phone number or e-mail address. Unless required by law, the AHGM does not disclose any personal information obtained from Web site users. The AHGM does not sell or rent your personal information to anyone. Your personal information will be kept by the AHGM at the office address indicated below. You may consult all your personal information at this location during office hours.

Use of Personal Information
The information collected by the AHGM's Web site with user consent and consigned to user files serves to send users paper-based or electronic documents, respond to their information requests, forward reservation, product purchase or tourist service requests to suppliers, provide Tourisme Montréal publication or electronic newsletter subscriptions, and compile mailing or survey lists. This information also serves to determine user habits and interests for the purpose of providing enhanced service in future.

Disclosure of Personal Information
User requests may require the disclosure of personal information to service providers or suppliers involved in filling a request (e.g.: disclosure of contact information to an organization handling document shipping or to an establishment where the user wishes to make a reservation).

The AHGM discloses personal information only in response to specific user requests or for explicitly authorized purposes. The confidentiality of electronically transmitted information is further maintained by additional security measures.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are small data files transferred to your browser by a Web site. They keep a record of your preferences, making your subsequent visits to the site more efficient. The use of cookies is a common practice adopted by most major sites to better serve their clients. Most browsers are designed to accept cookies, but they can be easily configured to refuse cookies.

The cookies used by the AHGM Web site are harmless. Users may opt to refuse them but may lose some benefits of the site in doing so.

Links to Other Sites
There are several places throughout the AHGM Web site that may link you to other Web sites that do not operate under the AHGM's information privacy practices. When you click through to these Web sites, the AHGM's information privacy practices no longer apply. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements for all third-party Web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using and disclosing your information. These links are provided for user convenience only. Neither the AHGM nor Tourisme Montréal control, endorse or guarantee the sites linked to this gateway in any way and cannot be held responsible for their content or practices, particularly with respect to the protection of personal information and privacy.

Security
Notwithstanding these security measures, complete confidentiality and security cannot be guaranteed currently on the Internet. All non-encrypted electronic communication via the Internet, similar to communication via other media such as cellular telephones, is neither secure nor confidential and is subject to interception, loss or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that the AHGM and Tourisme Montréal, their members, agents as well as their administrators, executives cannot be held responsible for damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or personal information over the Internet and that such communications are at your own risk.

Changes to the AHGM Privacy Statement
This Privacy Statement was produced by the AHGM and published on ahgm.org on April 19, 2006. The AHGM reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. If there are material changes to this statement or in how the AHGM will use your personal information, the AHGM will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change.

Regardless of later updates, we will abide by the information privacy practices described in this Privacy Statement at the time you provided us with your information.

Users may ask to access, correct or delete the personal information in their AHGM file. Requests for verification and related comments or complaints should be sent to info@ahgm.org along with information identifying the user. You may also write to the following address:

AHGM
Privacy Policy
1310 Greene Avenue, Suite 660
Montréal (Westmount), Québeca
H3Z 2B2
Canada

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