Introduction and Acceptance
The Website is owned and operated by Signature Supplements Inc., a duly incorporated company in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. Where the present TOU refer to “Signature Supplements”, they may refer to Signature Supplements Inc. and / or its officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives, depending on the context. Any reference to “we”, “our”, or “us” in these TOU shall also refer to Signature Supplements.
The TOU were last modified on May 30, 2016. Signature Supplements reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to modify or replace any of the TOU. Any changes to the TOU can be found at this URL. It is your responsibility to check the TOU periodically for changes. Your use of the Website following the posting of any changes to the TOU constitutes acceptance of those changes. If we make substantial changes to the TOU that materially affect your legal relationship with Signature Supplements, we will use commercially reasonable efforts to notify you by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account or by posting a prominent notice when you log in to your account.
In these TOU, a Website visitor or user may be referred to as “you”. When a Website user has created an account and is logged in, they may be referred to as a “Logged-in User”. If you are representing an organization in your use of the Website, you acknowledge that you have the capacity to legally bind that organization, and hereby accept these TOU on behalf of the organization.
If you have any questions about the TOU, please contact:
Signature Supplements Legal Services legal[at]signaturesupplements[dot]ca or
Signature Supplements Legal Services
Unit 39 - 201 Brownlow Avenue
Canada B3B 1W2
Accounts, Passwords and Logged-in Users
Registration is generally open to health care professionals and students only. Signature Supplements reserves the right to finally determine who may be approved for an account, without possibility of appeal. If you believe you have been denied an account unfairly, please Contact Us.
If you have been accepted for an account, you will receive login credentials via email, including a temporary password. When you log in with these credentials for the first time, you will be asked to choose a password. It is your responsibility to create a password of sufficient strength that cannot easily be discovered by third parties, and that conforms to the requirements presented to you when you choose the password. Furthermore, for additional security, we reserve the right to occasionally require you to change your password.
If you are a Logged-in User, it is strongly suggested that you log out of your account at the end of every session, or not leave a logged-in account unattended for any period of time. Signature Supplements, and / or its respective officers, directors, owners, officials, partners, partnerships, principals, employees, affiliates and other related entities, servants, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, will not be held liable for any losses or damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from your failure to log out at the end of the session, an unattended logged-in session, or a third party using the Website with your login information and accessing your account through any means, and disclaims any responsibility in this regard.
As a Logged-User, you acknowledge and agree that your logged-in session will terminate and you will be forcibly logged out after a period of time of inactivity on the Website, approximately thirty minutes. Any information you may have entered on the Website (for example, in an order form) will be lost at such termination of your logged-in session. Signature Supplements shall in no way be held responsible for any losses or damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from such a forced ending to a logged-in session for inactivity.
Signature Supplements reserves the right to terminate your account, at its sole discretion, at any time and for any reason, including but not limited to whether you have violated the letter or spirit of the TOU, as more further described hereinbelow.
Health Products Disclaimer
Without limiting the generality of the Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability sections further in these TOU, Signature Supplements and / or its respective officers, directors, owners, officials, partners, partnerships, principals, employees, affiliates and other related entities, servants, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, shall not be responsible for any health problems that may arise from use of any of the information on the Website or products ordered through the Website. All information, materials and services presented within the Website are for informational and / or educational purposes only. Information and statements regarding materials have not been evaluated by Health Canada or any other governmental or non-governmental organization. The material, information, services, and products contained on the Website are not intended to be used alone as a treatment, cure or prevention of any condition or disease. You are advised to consult with a physician or other healthcare professional regarding the suggestions, recommendations and products found on the Website and before starting any diet, exercise or supplementation program. Information on the Website is provided for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by a physician or other medical professional. Information about each product is taken from the labels of the products or from the manufacturer's advertising material. Signature Supplements cannot be held responsible for typographical errors or product formulation changes. You should read carefully all product packaging. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. Please consult with your physician or other medical care provider regarding any health care questions you may have.
In no way will Signature Supplements be held responsible for any damages, direct or indirect, pecuniary or non-pecuniary: (1) for your use of websites or other services that may be linked to from the Website or the information thereon; (2) for any virus, Trojan horse, worm or other similar destructive file received as a result of your use of those websites or services; (3) caused by or in connection with, use of or reliance on any content, or products or services (whether free or for purchase) available on or through any linked-to website or service; or (4) for the actions of the operators of any such website or service.
Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights
The content, arrangement and layout of the Website, including but not limited to the trademarks, photos, logos, videos, audio, images, text (in the form of plain text, HTML, or PDFs) and computer code are proprietary to Signature Supplements, either owned or under license, and may not be copied, imitated, reproduced, displayed, distributed, transmitted, decompiled or otherwise used without the express permission of Signature Supplements. Any unauthorized use of the content, arrangement or layout of the Website, computer code, images, logos, videos, audio or trademarks found in the Website or any derivative works thereof may violate civil or criminal laws, including but not limited to intellectual property laws, and Signature Supplements may take action accordingly.
If you choose to communicate to Signature Supplements suggestions for improvements to the Website or any service or product available on the Website (collectively, “Feedback”), Signature Supplements shall own all right, title, and interest in and to the Feedback and will be entitled to use the Feedback without restriction. You hereby irrevocably assign all right, title and interest in and to the Feedback to Signature Supplements and waive in favor of Signature Supplements, its successor and assigns all your moral rights in the Feedback, and agree to provide Signature Supplements such assistance as Signature Supplements may require to document, perfect, and maintain Signature Supplements’ rights to the Feedback. You acknowledge and agree that, by providing any Feedback to Signature Supplements, you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from Signature Supplements under any circumstances.
Interruption of Service
From time to time, the Website may be unavailable for brief periods of time for maintenance and / or modifications to the Website. While we will endeavour to make this unavailability as brief as possible, Signature Supplements shall not be held liable for any losses or damages, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from the interruption of the normal functioning of the Website, and disclaims any responsibility thereto.
Termination of Your Account or the Website and the TOU
Signature Supplements may also, in their sole discretion and at any time, discontinue providing the Website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that Signature Supplements shall not be liable to you or any third party for any losses or damages, pecuniary or non-pecuniary, resulting from termination of your access to the Website, or from Signature Supplements’ termination of the Website or any part thereof.
Termination of the Website or your access to the Website shall terminate the present TOU as between you and Signature Supplements. All provisions of these TOU which by their nature should survive termination of these TOU shall survive termination, including without limitation, intellectual property provisions, disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.
Disclaimer of Warranties
You expressly understand and agree that your use of the Website, the information thereon (whether provided by Signature Supplements or third parties), or any activity arising from your use of the Website or the information thereon or the materials downloaded therefrom is at your sole risk. The Website, any materials downloaded therefrom, or any third party materials, are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download, stream or access of any material obtained through the use of the Website or any other functionalities of the Website, or losses or damages (financial or otherwise) resulting from your use of the Website, the information thereon, any materials downloaded therefrom, or any activity arising from the use of the Website, the information thereon or any materials downloaded therefrom. The information or resources provided through the Website, written or produced by Signature Supplements staff, freelance writers or other subcontractors are known to be as accurate as possible at the time of writing or production, and every effort has been made to ensure that the information from the Website is as accurate and up-to-date as possible. However, certain information may change, and errors or omissions may occur, and Signature Supplements shall not be responsible for any loss or damage, financial or otherwise, resulting from changes or errors in information, or any omission, on the Website.
Signature Supplements expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to: warranties of title and non-infringement; warranties that the Website, the information thereon or any materials downloaded therefrom or sent via email, and any third party materials will be uninterrupted, error-free, accurate, reliable and free from virus and other harmful components; and the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Signature Supplements, and its directors, employees, agents, suppliers, partners and subcontractors do not warrant that: (i) the Website will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (ii) any defects or errors or omissions will be corrected; (iii) any content or software available at or through the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (iv) the results of using the Website or any content downloaded therefrom or received via email will meet your requirements.
Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by law, you expressly understand and agree that Signature Supplements and / or its shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, in contract, tort, strict liability, negligence, general civil liability or any other cause of action under legal or equitable theory, relating to the Website, the information on the Website, the use of the Website, activities arising from your use of the Website, products or services listed on the Website whether used by you or your patients or clients, any third party materials on the Website, or any materials received via email. This limitation of liability applies, without limitation, to any damages or injury caused by any error, omission or other failure of performance by Signature Supplements, its affiliates, business partners, agents or other subcontractors; any interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission, including communication line failure; any computer virus; and any theft, destruction or alteration of, or unauthorized access to or use of, any electronic records.
Governing Laws and Jurisdiction
Use of the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada, in force at the time without regard to conflict of law provisions. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between you and Signature Supplements shall be brought exclusively in the courts located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The foregoing choice of jurisdiction and venue shall not prevent Signature Supplements from seeking injunctive relief with respect to a violation of intellectual property rights, or enforcement or recognition of any award or order, in any appropriate jurisdiction.
- Signature Supplements shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations under the present TOU where such failure results from any cause beyond Signature Supplements’ reasonable control, including, but not limited to, mechanical, electronic or communications failure or degradation.