Terms and Conditions
Amended effective March 1, 2023.
Intended Audience and Use
UWN’s website is intended for the lawful use of members, employees, sponsors, partners, and members of the general public who are over 13 years of age. Our services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 13. Persons under the age of 13 should not submit personal information to UWN. Award Nominations Packages must include a Letter of Consent for anyone under the age of 18.
UWN publishes and shares with members of UWN members’ names, business addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses as well as certain other company-specific optional information (“Membership Information”) on this Site provided by members. By applying for membership in UWN, you consent to UWN sharing your Membership Information with other UWN members. If you withdraw your application for membership or resign your membership, UWN will delete your Membership Information within a commercially reasonable time.
Rights Granted and Restrictions on Use
UWN grants to you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to view, copy and print the material on the Site (other than the design or layout of the Site) for your non-commercial or personal use with regard to the Purpose only, and in relation to inquiring, registering, or, participating in activities offered through the Site (the “UWN Services”). UWN neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on, or obtained through, this site will not infringe the rights of third parties. Without limiting any of the foregoing, you may not: (i) resell any Membership Information provided to you by UWN; or (ii) copy any Membership or information about events or Awards Information onto your own or any other website. All copies that you make must retain all copyright and other notices that are on the Site.
IP – Trademarks, Logos, Patents
Except as provided above, you may not use, distribute, sell, modify, transmit, revise, reverse engineer, republish, post or create derivative works (where applicable) of the trade-marks, trade names, logos, information, other material or content on any of the Site (collectively, the “Content”) without UWN’s prior written permission. You acknowledge and agree that the Site and its Content are the property of UWN, its members or their respective service providers, suppliers or licensors and you will not acquire any rights or licenses in any trademarks, patents, copyright or other intellectual property on the Site or in its Content. The Site and its Content are protected by copyright, both individually and as a collective work or compilation and by trade-mark law, patent law and any other applicable laws. You are not permitted to use any of the trademarks of UWN, its affiliates or their respective licensors, suppliers or service providers displayed on the Site without the prior written consent of UWN or the third party that owns the trademark.
Non-Confidential Use of Your Communications
Any non-personal communication, comments, ideas or material you post or transmit to UWN is and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. By transmitting any communication through this Site you grant to UWN an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, modify, transmit, distribute, publish, broadcast or post your communication for any purpose. You also agree that UWN is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you send us for any purpose.
Submission of Payment Information
Although UWN takes commercially reasonable steps to protect the electronic transmission of credit card numbers (“Payment Information”) that you submit to UWN through the Site, UWN does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted to or from the Site. You understand and agree to assume the security risk for any information you provide using the Site.
Links to Other Sites
Third-Party Service Providers
We may contract or employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate Services on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist in analyzing how our service is being used, or for purposes of the awards competition. These third parties may have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on behalf of UWN and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purposes.
The Content on the Site is for informational purposes only. UWN, its members and their respective service providers, suppliers or licensors assume no liability for any inaccurate, delayed or incomplete information, nor for any actions taken in reliance thereon, unless otherwise specifically required by law.
You agree that in no event will UWN or any of its affiliates have any responsibility or liability in connection with this Site for any loss or damages whatsoever, whether based on contract, negligence or other legal basis, including without limitation direct, indirect, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages or other damages (including without limitation damages for harm to business, loss of information or programs or data, loss of profit, loss of savings, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill), arising from or in connection with the use of or access to, or any inconvenience, delay or loss of use of or access to, this Site, the content, any content of any linked web site, or failure of such web sites, (including without limitation any damages suffered as a result of omissions or inaccuracies in such web sites or content, or the transmission of confidential or sensitive information to or from such web sites) even if UWN or any of its affiliates has been advised of the possibility of such damage or loss or if such damage or loss was foreseeable.
Upon a request by us, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us and our affiliates harmless from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees that may arise from your use or misuse of this site. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with us in asserting any available defenses.
Notices to you may be made via e-mail, through the regular website, newsletter, social media or regular mail. You can choose to opt out of these communications by unsubscribing to our newsletter or contacting us in writing.
Choice of Law
You agree that all matters relating to the access to, or use of, this Site shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, and that you will comply with all such applicable laws.
Members may cancel their membership at any time. It is the responsibility of the Member to cancel re-occurring payments directly with your payment provider. and notify Universal Womens Network™ of changes in subscription status. It is not the responsibility of Universal Womens Network™ to cancel payments on your behalf. Once cancelled your membership, access to member login will be removed.