Terms of Use

This website is operated by Research Stream. Throughout the site, the terms “We”, “Us” and “Our” refer to Research Stream. Research Stream offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.

A “User” is defined as anyone who creates an account with researchstream.ca. Our “Service” is defined as the facilitation of connection and communication between our Users for the purposes of recruiting for research. By visiting our site and/or purchasing services from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation users who are browsers, researchers, participants, and/or contributors of content.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of the site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the website or use any services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service. Any new features or tools which are added to the current services and website shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates to prompt you, the User, to review and either agree or disagree to.

Online Service Terms

By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least 18. A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Services.

General Conditions

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us. The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.

Accuracy of Account Information

We reserve the right to refuse any request you place with us. In the event that we make a change to or cancel a request, we may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail or phone number provided at the time the request was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit requests that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by illegitimate groups.You agree to provide current, complete and accurate account information. You agree to promptly update your account and other information.

Optional Tools

We may provide you with access to third-party tools which we do not monitor nor provide input to nor have any control over. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools “as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools. Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s). We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.

How to contact us

If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us at info@researchstream.ca.

Prohibited Uses

In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content in order to:

We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances will Research Stream, their suppliers or licensors, or their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and affiliates be liable for consequential, indirect, special, punitive or incidental damages (including, but not limited to, unauthorized access, damage, or theft of your system or data, claims for loss of goodwill, claims for loss of data, use of or reliance on the service, stoppage of other work or impairment of other assets, or damage caused to equipment or programs from any virus or other harmful application), arising out of breach or failure of express or implied warranty, breach of contract, misrepresentation, negligence, strict liability in tort or otherwise. Research Stream will not be held liable for any damages arising from your participation in any research studies posted on our website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Research Stream and its suppliers, licensors, officers, directors, employees, agents and affiliates from any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost, or expense (including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or related to your use of the Service, any materials downloaded or uploaded through the Service, any actions taken by you in connection with your use of the Service, any violation of any third party’s rights or any violation of law or regulation, or any breach of this agreement. This Section will not be construed to limit or exclude any other claims or remedies that Research Stream may assert under this Agreement or by law.

Governing Law

Research Stream’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Agreement shall waive or impede Research Stream’s right to comply with law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this Service or information provided to or gathered by Research Stream with respect to such use. This Agreement constitutes the complete and entire statement of all terms, conditions and representations of the agreement between you and Research Streamwith respect to its subject matter and supersedes all prior writings or understanding. Any dispute will be governed by the laws of Ontario and will be decided by binding arbitration before an arbitrator agreed upon by the parties. The decision of the arbitrator will be final and binding on the parties with no right to appeal.

Contact Information

Questions about the Terms of Use should be sent to us at info@researchstream.ca