Your access to and use of the www.PDCBits.com website and the Online application (collectively, “this Site”) and any materials located on it constitutes your acceptance of, and is conditional upon your acceptance of and compliance with, the following provisions.
Terms and Conditions
As a condition of use of this Site, you agree not to use this Site, including any of the features and tools on this Site, to post or otherwise submit any information, that either causes any harm to any person or that is illegal or otherwise unlawful, including without limitation material that is hateful, harassing, pornographic, racist, criminal, quasi-criminal, obscene, profane, defamatory or threatening, or material that constitutes or may encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability or otherwise violates any law or regulation. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree that you shall not use this Site in any manner, including the submission, posting and uploading of Information, or to any extent, to do any of the following:
Commit any criminal or quasi-criminal offence, including without limitation, any pornography, hate, assault, or economic crime whatsoever;
Upload, post or otherwise submit any content that shall harm, injure, damage or detrimentally affect any person, whether by tort, negligence, defamation or injury to reputation;
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
Infringe, contravene, breach or otherwise interfere with or harm the rights of any other person, including without limitation, any contractual, statutory, common law or intellectual property rights; or
Upload, post or otherwise submit any content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
As a further condition of the use of this Site, you agree that you will not:
Use any device or other means to harvest information about other users;
Transmit, install, upload or otherwise transfer any virus or other item or process to this Site that in any way affects: (1) the use, enjoyment or service of this Site; or (2) any person’s computer or other medium used to access this Site;
Engage in any action which is detrimental to the use and enjoyment of this Site;
Post or upload any information to this Site, nor modify any information posted on this Site, except in areas of this Site specifically designed for that purpose;
Access, or attempt to access, the personal information of another user which is stored on this Site;
Access, or attempt to access a restricted area of this Site using another user’s password;
Use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of this Site or any content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of this Site or any content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through this Site; or
Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of this Site or any network connected to this Site, or breach the security or authentication measures on this Site or any network connected to this Site, or reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user to its source, or exploit this Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through this Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to, personal identification or information, other than your own information, submitted to, or contained on, this Site.
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
This Site and its content is provided on an “as is”, “as available” and “when available” basis. PDC Ltd. does not give any warranty, guarantee, representation or condition that access to this Site or its content shall be uninterrupted or error-free, or available at all; nor does it make any warranty, guarantee, representation or condition as to the results that may be obtained from the use of this Site or as to the accuracy, suitability, or reliability of the content.
You agree that you will not rely on any opinion or other information set out on this Site when making business, financial, personal or any other decisions. PDC Ltd. does not endorse the opinions of any third party expressed on this Site.
Without limiting the foregoing, in no event shall PDC Ltd., its directors, officers, employees, contractors, consultants or agents be liable for any:
Indirect, consequential, incidental, special, compensatory, aggravated, exemplary or punitive damages;
Damages for economic loss, loss of income, loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of data or business information, loss of or damage to property, or failure to realize expected revenues, profits, gains, savings or other results of any kind;
Claims of third parties; or
The disclaimer of guarantees, representations, warranties, conditions and limitations of liability set out in these terms and conditions shall apply regardless of the causes, circumstances or form of action giving rise to any loss, damage, claim or liability, even if such loss, damage, claim or liability is based upon breach of contract, tort, strict liability or any other legal or equitable theory whatsoever, and further shall apply even if PDC Ltd. is advised of the possibility of the loss, damage, claim or liability or such loss, damage, claim or liability is foreseeable.
Intellectual Property Rights
PDC Ltd. either owns the intellectual property rights in the underlying HTML, Java scripts, text, audio clips, video clips and other content that is made available to you on this Site (“Intellectual Property”), or has obtained the permission of the owner of the Intellectual Property in such content to use the content on this Site. The display of trade-marks or trade-names on this Site does not convey or create any license or other rights in these marks or names. Any unauthorized use of them is strictly prohibited.
We grant to you a royalty-free, limited, revocable licence to display on your computer, print, download and use this Site’s content, underlying HTML, text, audio clips, video clips and other content that is made available to you on this Site, for non-commercial, personal, or educational purposes only, provided that:
You do not modify any such content; and
You include with and display on each copy of such content the associated copyright notice and this limited licence.
No other use is permitted. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you may not:
Make any commercial use of such content; or
Include such content in or with any product that you create or distribute; or copy such content onto your or any other website.
Notwithstanding the above, nothing contained in this licence shall be construed as conferring any right under any copyright or any other person who owns the copyright in content provided on this Site.
Links to Third-Party Sites
This Site contains links to third-party websites over which PDC Ltd. has no control. In this case, PDC Ltd. cannot be responsible for the contents of these websites or any damage arising from their use.
If you apply for a position with PDC Ltd. using the “Jobs” section of this Site, PDC Ltd. will make all reasonable efforts to receive, process and consider your application. However, PDC Ltd. will not be liable for any missed opportunity or other damage arising from an online job application or from PDC Ltd.’s failure to correctly receive, process and consider an application, and the disclaimers of liability set out in these terms and conditions will be binding on you.
Alberta Law Applies
The laws of the Province of Alberta and the laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern use of this website and the interpretation, validity and effect of this agreement, notwithstanding any conflict of laws, provisions or your domicile, residence or physical location. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Alberta in any action or proceeding related to this website and agree not to commence any such action or proceeding except in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.