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We are pleased to welcome you on the Weroes website (the “website”). We invite you to carefully read these terms of use before using the service offered on the site. Access to and consultation of the website is offered to you subject to your acceptance of the terms of use set forth herein.

As a visitor, your use of the website constitutes acceptance of these terms of use. As a member of WEROES, you have chosen to be bound by these terms of use during the creation of your user account and your signing up to WEROES. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE THE USE OF THE WEBSITE.

Your use of the website and its services give you have access to many resources and content. The mission of WEROES is to offer to future heroes of change a platform to enable them come together and act through collective action plans. Our ambition is to facilitate and structure social claims by sharing the solutions and practical tools for implementing action plans. Our platform allows initiatives from anywhere in the world to be propelled by all. We have developed terms of use for these activities so that they can be deployed in a safe, respectful and structured manner.

9303-5525 Quebec Inc. (“WEROES”,“Weroes.com”, “we” or “our”) is the owner or is duly authorized to use all the rights, titles and interests relating to the website. All the items presented on the website, including the content, the site design, the texts, photos, images, sounds, videos, trademarks, trade names, graphics and other information (collectively, the “Content”) are the property of WEROES and/or of third parties who have granted a/the license(s) to WEROES, if applicable, and are protected by the laws on copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property laws. Any use or unauthorized reproduction of the Content is strictly prohibited. 

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1. User accounts

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To become a member you must have attained the age of majority in the province or state where you access our website. As the sole owner of your user profile, you are responsible for it. Keep your password securely and never share it with anyone.

The creation of a user account is required in order to access certain sections of the website. You will not be able to create an action or claims plan on WEROES until you have created a user account. The term claims means any action plan or activity carried out to promote a plan of action through our WEROES platform or via third party sites and services as well as any other activity on our WEROES platform.

You must keep this information confidential and not disclose it to anyone, including but not limited to your password to access your user account. It is your responsibility to notify WEROES if, for some reason you doubt or know that your data may have been subject to non-authorised use by a third party. 

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2. Rules relating to user content

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You are responsible for everything that you publish on WEROES. Make sure your content and behaviour respect the law and the Rules and regulations of the community, and that they respect intellectual property rights. In the event of serious or repeated breach, WEROES will be obliged to terminate your account.

To maximize your satisfaction with respect to the use of the services of WEROES, you are obliged to provide truthful, current and accurate information when creating your user account and custom profile, including a valid email address. You agree to update this profile and to refresh the data whenever there is any change in any of the information found in the profile creation questionnaire.

You are fully responsible for your account, its content and everything that passes through your account and you are fully responsible for ensuring that everything that passes through your account complies with all the legislation and regulations in force in the state or province where you access the website. WEROES has sole discretion to disable your user account at any time, with or without notice, in case of breach of these terms of use. You acknowledge that WEROES shall not be liable to you or a third party if we disable, delete or block your user account.

We invite you to read our Privacy policy regarding the protection of your personal information by WEROES.

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3. Displaying user content

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You are the owner of the content that you publish on WEROES; we recommend that you store it well. However, make sure you are authorized to share this content, because everything that is found on our platform can be made public through the media. 

Your use of the WEROES platform will ensure that you will create the content that will be available on our website and accessible to the public at large (the “content generated by the user"). You assume full responsibility as well as any consequence that ensues for any content that you download or otherwise make available on the website.

You represent and warrant to WEROES that any content generated by the user does not contain pornographic content and does not include and will not include defamatory, deceptive, libellous content or content that conveys hate and insulting speech. You represent and warrant to WEROES that any content generated by the user complies with the legislation and regulations in force in the state or province where you access the website. You also represent and warrant that any content generated by the user does not infringe upon the rights of any third party, including but not limited to any intellectual property right. 

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4. Open platform

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Any idea, claim and action plan is the result of diverse opinions of millions of people. WEROES shall not be held responsible for any opinion that is disseminated or any action that is carried out on its platform; we do not verify the legality or the accuracy of the contents shared by members. Similarly, we are not responsible for any content found on a website made accessible via our platform. WEROES reserves the right to delete any content generated by the user who does not comply with these terms of use. However, WEROES is in no way responsible for the content generated by the user and does not control its contents in any way. You use the WEROES platform and our services at your own risk.

WEROES is not responsible and is in no way bound by the content or the claim created by its employees who are solely responsible for any opinions expressed by them on our platform. 

You grant to WEROES through your use of the website a global, non-exclusive, irrevocable license to produce, reproduce, represent, use, modify and communicate to the public by telecommunication any content generated by the user.

You irrevocably waive and agree to renounce the exercise of moral rights that you hold and could hold in any Content generated by the user, with the expression “moral rights” having the same definition as that stipulated in the Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42 (Canada).

Links to other websites  

The website contains links to other websites (“Third party sites") belonging to third parties and operated by them. WEROES has no control over such third party sites and is in no way responsible for their content. WEROES establishes a link to third party sites as a practical service and the inclusion of such a link does not imply that WEROES approves the content of the Third party site.

It is understood that each of the linked sites and pages linked (to any site or social network) are governed by their own policies which are not identical to those of WEROES. WEROES is not responsible for these so-called policies and encourages you to acquaint yourself with them before using the linked site. 

WEROES has no control over the content of third party sites and cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, completeness and (or) appropriateness of the information contained on these third party sites and WEROES provides no warranty and makes no statement regarding the foregoing.

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5. Our rights

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WEROES is the exclusive owner of its entire platform: the site and web applications, the current and future services, the API, the Code, as well as all the content created by its employees.

The website is designed for purposes of personal and non-commercial use. As a result, you cannot modify, copy, distribute, execute, transmit, transfer, display, provide, reproduce, publish or concede any license or sub-license whatsoever, nor sell the Content, or any information or services obtained from the website, without the express written consent of WEROES, at its sole discretion.

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If you feel that a Weroes.com user has infringed on your copyright or trade-mark, you must notify our intellectual property agent, by writing to the following address:.

Your complaint must contain a precise description as well as the following information:

  • The copyright or trade mark that is the subject of your claim and the context of the copyright infringement or illegal use of the trade-mark;
  • The author or holder of the copyright or trade-mark;
  • If the copyright or trade mark in question is registered and if so, provide the certificate;
  • The place where this copyright or trade-mark is found on our website so that our copyrights agent can easily locate it;
  • The name and contact information of the offender, if this information is available;
  • Your contact information so that our copyrights agent can contact you if necessary.

You agree to use this complaint process only if you have reasonable grounds to believe that a WEROES user has violated your or your copyright(s). Any abusive use of this complaint service may result in the suspension of your access to WEROES.com or, in case of a repeat, the deletion of your access to WEROES.com and your user account.

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An open, free and universal digital platform offers endless possibilities. The following terms are used to protect WEROES from any event that may arise from the publication of content on its site. 

All efforts are being made to build an extraordinary platform that can be used free of charge by anyone and anywhere in the world. However, we cannot guarantee that its operation will be flawless or that we will maintain our services indefinitely.

Exemption

ALTHOUGH WEROES STRIVES TO OFFER YOU A QUALITY SERVICE AT ALL TIMES, YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND THE SERVICES OFFERED ON THE SITE OR THROUGH IT IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WEROES DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLICIT WARRANTY OF THE MERCHANTABILITY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED BY ITSELF OR THROUGH A THIRD PARTY AND WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT.

ALTHOUGH IT IS STILL A PRIORITY TO SERVE YOU WELL, WEROES AND ITS AFFILIATES CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, ERROR-FREE, ACCURATE, COMPLETE OR UP TO DATE. FURTHERMORE, WEROES CANNOT IN ANY WAY GUARANTEE THE RESULTS OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS SERVICE, OR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ALL INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

ALL HARDWARE AND(OR) DATA DOWNLOADED OR UPLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE ARE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. WEROES DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THIS MATERIAL IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE CODE THAT MAY DAMAGE OR INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY. YOU WILL BE FULLY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE CAUSED TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT FROM THE UPLOAD OR DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND(OR) DATA.

Limitation of liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE SHALL WEROES  BE RESPONSIBLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF ENJOYMENT OF DATA OR PROFITS ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE, OR RELATED THERETO, OR OF THE CONTENT OF THE SERVICES OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES, WHETHER IT IS BASED ON A CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WEROES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PART OF THE WEBSITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE PRESENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE.

Compensation

You agree to indemnify and release WEROES, its affiliates, directors, officers, shareholders, employees, agents and licensors in respect of any damage, claim, liability, losses, claims, fines, penalties, costs and debt, including reasonable legal fees and disbursements which may result, as a result of:

1.         your connection to the website, your use of the website or any other alleged violation on your part of these terms of use.

2.         any Content generated by the user, any content that you post, publish, submit, transmit or put at the disposal of the visitors on the website, including the content of your user account.

3.         the violation by you of a law or the rights of a third party.

Illegal or forbidden use

As a condition of use of the website, you warrant to WEROES that you will not use the website for a purpose that is illegal or forbidden under the terms and conditions.

You agree not to upload or otherwise transmit through the website or your user account or Content generated by the user, any illegal, harassing, false, misleading, libellous, abusive, profane, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, or otherwise unacceptable material, of any kind or nature whatsoever. You also agree not to access or attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the website. You agree not to upload or otherwise transmit, through the website or its intermediary, any material that:

  • violates the rights of third parties;

  • contains a virus or other harmful code that could change or disrupt the website or the equipment or software of another user.

Cookies

WEROES informs you that one or more cookies may be placed on the hard disk of the computer from which you navigate the website. Cookies sent from the website are not meant to identify you but to record information relating to navigation on the website made from the computer on which the cookie is stored. In no case are cookies meant to obtain personal information about you. You may object to the registration of cookies on the hard disk of the computer from which you navigate the website by changing the navigation software options on that computer.

Notice

We can serve you any notice required in any manner whatsoever, including, without limit, through the following means: (a) e-mail; (b) notice or messages posted on the website; (c) any other means by which you can receive such a notice. 

Termination

You agree that WEROES may, at its sole discretion, terminate or cancel your access to the entire website or to part of the website for any reason, including, without restriction, the violation of the terms of use. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity that is suspected may constitute a reason to terminate this relationship and such an activity may be reported to the authorities.

If you object to the terms and conditions or to any subsequent amendments made to them, or if you become dissatisfied with the website in any regard, your sole remedy is to discontinue use of the website. WEROES has no liability or responsibility to you or any third party in respect of any damage or claim arising out of such a termination or suspension.

Applicable laws and laws governing the website

You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. These terms and conditions and all operations relating thereto shall be governed by the applicable laws of the province of Quebec and Canada and must be interpreted in accordance with such laws.

Any dispute must be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction in the judicial district of Montreal.

Severability

If one of the provisions of these terms is, for any reason, found to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, such invalidity, illegality, or impossibility of performance shall have no impact on the other provisions hereof, and these terms and conditions shall be interpreted as if the invalid, illegal or unenforceable provision had never existed.

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8. Resolution of Disputes

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The fundamental principle of Weroes.com is to allow direct interaction between decision makers and users. If you firmly oppose any of our decisions, try to resolve the dispute together through the arbitration process before turning to the courts.

In case of disagreement between the parties concerning the interpretation or execution of the present terms of use, each of the parties may be able to resolve this issue through arbitration. A single arbitrator shall be selected by the parties and the arbitrator shall be required to make a decision within thirty (30) days of the hearing. The arbitrator’s decision shall be final and without appeal. In addition to these special conditions, the rules laid down in Section 620 to 655 of the Code of Civil Procedure, RLRQ c C-25.01 will be applied. 

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9. Amendment of the terms of use

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WEROES reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend these terms of use at any time, without notice, by posting the amended terms on the website. This posting shall automatically constitute a notice to you.

All modified terms shall come into force on-the-spot at the time they are posted and, by continuing to use our services, you automatically consent to the amended terms of use. A hyperlink to the most recent version of our terms of use is available on our website and we will show the last amended date at the bottom of the terms of use.

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10. Contact us

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WEROES is a digital company; we prefer communication by electronic mail. To contact us, please contact our Support Center for assistance. But you may also use snail mail. 

We will be happy to receive your questions, comments and reactions concerning this policy. If you have any suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact our Support Center or to write to us at the following address:

 

WEROES, Administrative Office
CP 58537 MTL. C.P. Complexe des Ailes
Montreal, Qc, H3B 5K8, Canada
E-Mail: 

First we react, then we must act. We are the heroes of change.

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  • This policy on the protection of personal information ("Privacy Policy") applies to the website www.weroes.com ("the website") and to personal information that we collect about you through our website.
  • The use of the website is also governed by the Terms and conditions of use that we strongly invite you to consult.
  • As a visitor, your use of the website constitutes acceptance of this Privacy policy. As a member of WEROES, you have chosen to be bound by this Privacy policy during the creation of your user account and your sign up to WEROES.
  • IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE.

WEROES is a social network that exists to offer everyone the opportunity to become a hero of change. The network is created and developed on a digital platform designed to structure and facilitate social claims.

9303-5525 Quebec Inc. ("WEROES", "WEROES.com", "we" or "our") is the owner of or is duly authorized to use all the rights, titles and interests pertaining to the website and is committed to protecting the Personal information of its users. 

To adequately manage this network, WEROES needs to collect information on its users. Our Privacy policy explains how they are used, with whom they are shared and how you can check your privacy settings.

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1. Information gathering

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WEROES needs to gather certain information about you in order to be able to offer you relevant well-targeted content. We collect this information when you create your user account and during your use of the various services that WEROES offers on its website.

When you sign up or create an action plan on our platform, the creation of a user account is required on our website.

All the claims that you will make on the WEROES website will be linked to your user account. The term claim means any action plan or activity carried out to promote an action plan through the WEROES platform or via third party sites and services as well as any other activity on our WEROES platform.

WEROES performs no background check of individuals who launch claims, sign action plans or who are members of WEROES. Your interactions on our platform and the sharing of the resulting information are at your own risk.

When you use the WEROES platform or create your account, we will ask you to provide the following information and we are likely to collect some of the following information:

  • First name;
  • Last name;
  • Mailing address;
  • Telephone number;
  • E-mail address;
  • Other authentication data if you use a mobile device;
  • Profile picture;
  • Any other information that you submit voluntarily on the WEROES platform, on its discussion forums, blogs or other WEROES services;
  • Exclusive identification number of your mobile device if you access our services through a mobile application;
  • Information about you that is available on social media connected to your WEROES account;
  • Information that you share with us through your social media account;
  • Specific activities on the WEROES platform so that we can offer you the best possible service at WEROES;
  • Any other information that you disclose willingly to WEROES.

(collectively, "Personal information").

We also collect your IP address, the operating system of your computer and/or mobile device and the Web browser that you use, the time you spend on our website, your usage habits on our website, the location data from your devices, including precise geographic location data collected using GPS, Bluetooth or Wi-Fi signals in order to be able to offer you the best experience on our website ("Usage information").

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2. Information use

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WEROES uses your information to allow you to use our services as well as to better develop, customize and improve our content. 

The information collected is used only to:

  1. monitor congestion on the website;
  2. determine measures to be taken in the future with respect to the website and the WEROES platform including technical updates required, the maintenance, development and customization of our platform and the marketing, targeting, advertising and marketing thereof;
  3. communicate with you and respond to your requests, including through newsletters and commercial communications, including promotions and/or special events.

Except as otherwise stated in this Privacy Policy, Personal information about users will neither be sold nor leased, nor transferred to any third party without your consent. 

However, WEROES reserves the right to disclose Personal information: 

  1. to its affiliates and third parties for the purpose of promoting services offered by WEROES, its affiliates and third parties;
  2. to visitors or members of the website, to the recipient of the action plan as well as to any person using the WEROES platform, particularly through hypertext links to your user account or when you sign a claim launched by a person using your user account. If you do not want this information to be public, you can select the option that allows you to keep your profile private before signing the claim concerned.
  3. to companies offering social media services such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+. When you decide to connect your WEROES account to a social media, you understand and recognize that the use of this information will be governed by the Privacy policy of the social media concerned once the content of WEROES is shared on one of these social media. If you do not wish your Personal information to be communicated to users of other social media or to the account provider of the social media, please do not connect your WEROES account to your social media account and do not use the social sharing features of the platform.
  4. if such a disclosure is required under the law or a legal procedure.

In addition, WEROES reserves the right to perform statistical analyses through the use of information on the website in order to determine the level of interest of the site and how it is used. WEROES reserves the right to disclose the analyses carried out anonymously and globally to third parties. 

If you apply for a job and submit an online application from the website, you hereby consent to the disclosure of the latter to the staff of WEROES.

Personal information is accessible, without your consent, to any employee or agent of WEROES or to any party to a service contract or to any company that has the need to know, on condition that the information is necessary for the performance of their functions or the execution of their mandate or contract.

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3. Information sharing

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Information collected about you may be shared by you via the platform or by us. WEROES does not exchange your contact information with any other organization without your consent. Here is how and when your information may be shared.

WEROES may, without your consent, communicate to a third party a nominative list or information used for the constitution of such a list under the following conditions:

  1. the communication is provided in a contract with a stipulation that obliges the third party to use or communicate the list or information only for the purpose of commercial or philanthropic prospecting;
  2. before this communication, in case of a nominative list of its clients, members or  employees, WEROES has granted to the persons concerned a valid opportunity to refuse that this information be used by a third party for the purpose of commercial or philanthropic prospecting;
  3. the communication does not affect the privacy of the persons concerned.

A nominative list is a list of names, phone numbers and geographical addresses of physical persons or of technological addresses where a physical person may receive a document or technological information. 

If you want to be removed from a nominative list of Personal information, you can do so at any time through a written request to WEROES to the address indicated below. 

If you do not want your name to appear on a nominative list or you no longer want to be associated with WEROES marketing programs, please change your usage settings and select the option not to receive commercial communication from WEROES or notify WEROES by mail at the following address:

WEROES, Administrative Office
CP 58537 MTL. C.P. Complexe des Ailes
Montreal, Qc, H3B 5K8, Canada
E-Mail:  

After receipt of this written request and within a reasonable time, WEROES shall remove from the nominative list any information relating to you.

If you no longer wish to receive promotional and(or) marketing information, you nevertheless allow WEROES to communicate with you about your continued use of the website and(or) any information about you held by WEROES. 

  1. The WEROES.com community
    • WEROES can display your name, your geographical location and a link to your user profile on the pages of your action plans, as well as on other pages relating to these action plans. This information is then accessible to all visitors of WEROES, including the media, to search engines and other Internet data archiving systems. If you do not want your Personal information to be displayed on the page of an action plan, select the option that allows you to refuse the public dissemination of a signature.
    • Your identity is communicated to the recipients of the messages that you send through our platform.
  1. Other social media that you use
    • You can share your WEROES activities with your friends on other social media; for example, by posting an action plan that you have created on Facebook. To do this, connect your WEROES account to your social media account. You then authorize us to share some information with the supplier of this social media account, and the use of your information will be governed by the Privacy policy of the social media in question. If you do not want your information to be shared with users of other social media or with the suppliers of the account, avoid connecting your WEROES account to other social media accounts and avoid using the social sharing functions of our platform.
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4. Your profile settings

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To be a member of WEROES, you will need to create a user account. You can change the settings of your WEROES user account at any time in order to manage the sharing of your data and some messages.

WEROES or its partners may send you occasional promotional emails relating to our services or platform. If you no longer wish to receive emails from us, you can unsubscribe from our mailing list by selecting the appropriate check box on your user account or by clicking here. We will try to process your request within ten (10) business days. Please note that even if you choose to refuse to receive our e-mails, we will nonetheless continue to send you important administrative emails and you cannot only refuse to receive such messages.

WEROES shall not control, edit or disclose personal messages unless:

  1. it is required to do so by law;
  2. you grant us your consent;
  3. we believe in good faith that it is necessary to do so in order to :
    1. comply with the law;
    2. comply with any legal process served on WEROES;
    3. protect and defend the rights or property of WEROES.

However, you acknowledge that:

  1. there are limitations in the field of security and protection of Personal information on the Internet that do not fall within the jurisdiction of WEROES;
  2. the security, integrity, and confidentiality of information and data, in part or in whole, exchanged between you and WEROES through the website cannot be guaranteed; that such information or data can be viewed or tampered with by a third party in spite of all the precautions taken by WEROES to protect the data it collects.

A. Your user account settings

We allow you to choose the personal information that you want to share with other members of the network. Some data may be public and others private. You can also delete your user account contacts through the "Settings" page. You can change the privacy settings for your user account by clicking here or by logging into your account and clicking "Dashboard" and "Settings".

B. Social media

You can change or delete the permissions granted to WEROES concerning the use of the information contained therein, with the help of the privacy settings for your social media account.

By connecting to WEROES.com through Facebook, you allow the latter to place cookies on your computer. The settings of your Facebook account allow you to edit or change these cookies. For more details on cookies, see the Cookies section below.

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5. Information management and deletion

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It is possible for you to review the information that we hold about you any time by following the procedure outlined to this effect. If this information concerning you changes or if you no longer want to use our services, you can correct, amend or delete such information through one of the following means:

  1. directly in the Options tab of your user account, or
  2. by sending us a request to this effect.

Any request must be sent to the following addresses:

WEROES, Administrative Office
CP 58537 MTL. C.P. Complexe des Ailes
Montreal, Qc, H3B 5K8, Canada
E-Mail:

Following your written request transmitted to WEROES, we: 

  1. will allow reasonable access to information about you contained  in our records;
  2. will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that you can update or correct the Personal information that you claim to be inaccurate as long as the information is managed by WEROES and, if such is the case, that this update or correction respects the privacy and security of WEROES, as long as you understand that it may be impossible to completely eliminate your information without leaving traces as a result of security copies.
  3. will respond to your request for access or correction of Personal information within ten (10) days of receipt of the request.

If you ask us to remove any information about you from our website, we will permanently delete your user account. 

We will retain your information for as long as your user account is active and as long as you use our services. If we have to delete your user account for any reason, we will keep the information in our archives to which only WEROES has access. 

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6. Information retention and security

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We take the protection of your personal information seriously. Many measures are put in place to protect your information. You must notify us if you believe that someone else is using your user account without your consent. 

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7. Cookies

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Cookies are small data files that our website can send to your Web browser containing information that can be used to determine your specific preferences and provide custom content. They collect information such as the type of Web browser you use, the time you started your browsing and its duration, as well as any Personal information that you agree to provide. 

The website uses third party retargeting services that allow WEROES, thanks to the use of cookies, to identify visitors who have been on our site and to reach them with online advertising once they have left the site. 

Most Web browsers are designed to accept cookies, but visitors can always block them, and you may then reinstall your browser so that it refuses all cookies or detects the transmission of cookies. However, if you refuse cookies, your use of certain components of the website may be restricted.

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You agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. These Terms and Conditions and all the transactions relating thereto will be governed by the applicable laws of the province of Quebec and the laws of Canada and must be interpreted in accordance with those laws.

Any dispute must be submitted to a court of competent jurisdiction in the judicial district of Montreal.

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9. Amendment to the Privacy policy

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WEROES reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, without notice, by posting the amended terms on the website. Such a posting shall automatically constitute a notice to you.

All modified terms will come into force on-the-spot at the time it is posted and, by continuing to use our services, you automatically consent to the amended terms of use. A hyperlink to the most recent version of our terms of use is available on our website and we will show the last amended date at the bottom of the terms of use.

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10. Our support center

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For any question related to the protection of your privacy, please contact our Support Center by electronic mail. As a digital company, we prefer communication by e-mail, but you can also contact us by snail mail! 

We will be happy to receive your questions, comments and reactions concerning this policy. If you have suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact our Support Center or to write to us at the following address:

WEROES, Administrative Office
CP 58537 MTL. C.P. Complexe des Ailes
Montreal, Qc, H3B 5K8, Canada
E-Mail: 

Reacting is great; action is even better. We are the heroes of change.

Summary

Weroes.com is a social network of individuals committed to bringing about social change, in ways that are responsible, fair and just. We have no boundaries. We bring together people from all walks of life, from all over the world. Our role is to provide a safe and efficient platform where members can structure their claims and increase the impact of their actions.

The following rules secure our commitment by governing the use of our network for the benefit of all. 

Community Rules /

1. We encourage

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  • Ideas

Do you have one or more social concerns but you’re not sure how to proceed?

Share your ideas with our members, conduct surveys, debate and before you know it, you’ll know exactly what to do. 

 

  • Claims

Have you come across a situation or problem that you’d like to share?

Claim your concern and gather other members to discuss solutions before taking action. 

  • Actions

Would you like to create an action plan using Weroes tools?

Set your ideas up for success, plan activities that will help you transform a problem into a triumph! 

Weroes.com will not tolerate certain behaviour and content. 

We reserve the right to delete disrespectful content and to limit or prevent abusive users from accessing the site.

Content includes all text, images, usernames, comments and any other written or visual information posted on our platform or shared through it. 

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2. We prohibit

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  • Hate speech

Any statement or behaviour representing a direct attack on a person because of their age, disability, health, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, national origin, race, ethnicity, culture or religion.   

  • Incitement of violence

Any statement or behaviour that threatens a person or encourages / incites violence in a general manner. 

  • Identity theft

Any attempt to log in to the site using an identity other than your own, or several different identities. Attempting to impersonate any person, including public figures, corporations and associations, particularly when signing petitions. It is important to note that each Weroes member can have no more than one account. 

  • Violation of privacy

Any lack of respect for a person’s privacy, whether a public figure or a private individual. Avoid posting personal email addresses, pieces of ID, credit card numbers, banking information, civic addresses or phone numbers, or any photo that may infringe on the person’s right to privacy. 

  • Aggression, harassment and intimidation 

Any form of content or behaviour intended to humiliate, threaten or abuse a person.

  • Overtly abusive content 

The gratuitous use of violent language or images, pointlessly offensive or sexually explicit. The use of explicit content to support or condemn a cause or behaviour must be accompanied by a warning.

  • Violations against children

All content and behaviour that violates child protection laws. Only parents and legal guardians have the right to publish material concerning a child. All Weroes members must be at least 18 years of age. 

  • Solicitation, spam and fraud 

Any unsolicited mass email, spam or any kind of advertising pertaining to the sale of goods or services. Any attempt to compromise the security of a profile or to trick a user using a false data. 

  • Breaking the law

Any illegal activity, according to national laws, or the endangerment of the safety of others, especially terrorist and criminal activities. All defamatory content will be deleted. 

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3. Have you witnessed or been a victim of abuse on Weroes.com?

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Please report any abusive content or behaviour, according to the rulesdescribed above, by clicking on “Report Abuse”. We respect the right to free expression. That’s why we ask you to keep an open mind and refer to our Community Rules when judging content or behaviour. Given the diversity of our Weroes community, it’s only normal for people to disagree. A difference of opinion is not automatically wrong.  

Offended by certain content or behaviour? Make yourself heard by creating a claim on Weroes.com. React. Then act.

Summary

Like all websites that require a login, we use cookies to ensure the proper functioning of Weroes. The following document explains how we use cookies. 

Cookies /

1. What is a cookie?

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Cookies are tiny text files stored by your browser. They are used to identify you, remember your preferences and to record visits for statistical purposes. Some sites use cookies to collect personal information to monitor your internet browsing and send targeted advertisements. Weroes forbids this practice. We only use cookies to identify you after you’ve entered your username and password, and for statistical purposes.

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2. Cookies we use

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PHPSESSIDSession identifier. This cookie is created when you log in and remembers you thereafter without asking for your username or password. These last two are not stored in cookies. This cookie expires after 20 minutes of inactivity on our site. This cookie is essential to the proper functioning of the site. If you delete it while you’re logged in, your identity will be lost and you will have to log in again. 

WeroesLoginRemember: Remembers your last login for 24 hrs. This cookie is optional. 

_ga: This cookie is used for statistical purposes. It allows us to anonymously evaluate traffic on our site, as well as user behaviour. This cookie is optional.

If you connect via your social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+), they’ll probably use cookies to connect your Weroes account to their network. We are not responsible for the use of these cookies. 

Cookies /

3. Manage cookies

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You can disable cookies through your browser settings. Follow these links learn how to delete cookies:

If you use Google Chrome, visit https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050?hl=en
If you use Firefox, visit https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored
If you use Internet Explorer, visit http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies - ie=ie-11.
If you use another browser, please refer their user guide.

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4. Changes to our cookie policy

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WEROES reserves the right, at its sole and exclusive discretion, to revise these cookie policies at any time, without notice, by posting the amended terms on their site. This posting will automatically constitute notice to you.  

The new policy will go into effect the moment it’s posted. By continuing to use our services, you are automatically agreeing to the amended policy. A hyperlink to the latest version is available on our site, and latest modification date will be indicated at the bottom of the policy.