Services and Memberships: HRdownloads provides various products and services ("Services"), which all require a customer to obtain a membership. These Terms of Use apply to all membership customers, including those using HRdownloads' Services on a 'trial' basis.

All HRdownloads member Services are sold on a one or two-year membership basis. Prior to the end of the one or two year membership period, HRdownloads will contact the member to inquire if they would like to renew their membership. HRdownloads does not auto-renew any of its Services.

Customer: HRdownloads memberships are not for individual use and are available only to business entities and other employer organizations. A customer account can only be set-up under a corporation or NFP name. Individual members are set-up as "users" under the main membership customer, the corporation or NFP. The number of users depends on the selected service (package). Individual users must all be employees / owners of the business or organization.

Buying groups and Franchise operations where memberships are intended to be used by non-head or corporate office may be provided a customized membership user structure and pricing.

Intellectual Property: Copyright © 2016 HR Downloads Inc. All rights reserved. The contents of this site, the Services and any other material provided by HRdownloads are owned by and copyrighted by HRdownloads and its suppliers and may contain trademarks of HRdownloads or others. You may print, copy or save documents for your own use only, and you may not repurpose, redistribute or resell in any way. Note that printing, copying or saving documents does not extend to HRdownloads Online Employee Training service. HRdownloads Online Employee Training is solely to be used via the HRdownloads software platform and the service or course content therein cannot be repurposed, modified or disseminated orally or via the HRdownloads platform either internally or to a third party at any time without the express consent of HRdownloads.

Unauthorized use beyond that contained in the previous paragraph may violate copyright, trademark and other laws. HRdownloads reserves the right to revoke membership privileges should a member violate these Terms of Use. HRdownloads accepts no liability for the intended use of, or misuse of any Services provided.

HRDownloads Online Training and Online Surveys Services: HRdownloads Online Employee Training and Employee/Customer Surveys Services are solely to be used by members of this service(s), online, as intended. Online Employee Training courses may only be assigned to members' employees and/or individuals who perform work with, for, or under that member. At no time can Online Employee Training content, including but not limited to copy, text, images, audio and design be modified, repurposed, redistributed or resold, whether for profit or not. It is the responsibility of Members of HRdownloads Services to ensure that "Trainees" or "Employees" of the Online Employee Training Service do not violate these Terms of Use and are made aware of these terms.

The E-mail functionality of HRdownloads Online Employee Training and Employee/Customer Surveys Services cannot be used to distribute Commercial Electronic Messages (CEMs) whatsoever. This includes but is not limited to encouraging recipients to engage or participate in a commercial activity regardless of existing or non-existing business relationships and/or regardless of having obtained express or implied consent. HRdownloads Online Employee Training and Employee/Customer Surveys E-mail use must solely be used as intended, including but not limited to: course assignment, course tracking, course completion, changing of settings, obtaining employee/customer feedback etc. and cannot contain any solicitation for services or products. HRdownloads is neither liable nor responsible for any misuse or violation of the inherent purpose of its Online Employee Training and Employee/Customer Surveys Services and reserves the right to revoke membership privileges should a member use the service for any means other than its intended use or use contrary to Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation.

Login ID's and Passwords: Access to the membership areas of the HRdownloads website and its affiliated platforms (including the "Trainee" or "Employee" facing Online Employee Training platform) require a login ID and password. Upon being accepted as a member, HRdownloads will provide a unique ID and password which allows access. It is the responsibility of members and/or users to protect that information, including without limitation, to use effective passwords that are not easily guessed or discoverable, and keep login ID's and passwords confidential. Members and/or users are responsible for any activity that occurs under their login ID. Members and/or users who discover any compromise of login IDs and/or passwords or suspected unauthorized use of the site using their identity must immediately report the suspected misuse to HRdownloads.

Limitations: While HRdownloads uses reasonable efforts to maintain this site and its Services in an up-to-date fashion, it does not warrant the completeness, timeliness or accuracy of any information contained on this site or any of its Services, whether in English or French, and may make changes thereto at any time in its sole discretion without notice. All information and Services provided by HRdownloads, whether in English or French, is provided to members and/or users "as is", "with all faults," "as available" and at the sole risk of members and/or users. Our human resources information and recommendations are based on seasoned, best practice field experience and should not be construed as legal advice. HRdownloads does not guarantee 100% replication of English language content in French language. For all content on HRdownloads website, English language version is the official and original copy. HRdownloads' products and services provided in French language are not guaranteed to be an exact duplicate or replication of content on the site in English, or vice versa. Language has various subtleties which cannot be entirely captured and content may be different and/or lacking per language selected based on considerations beyond mere replication.

Members and/or users are responsible for how they use the Services, whether in English or French, and without limitation, members and/or users are responsible for how they use, alter and implement any documents provided as part of the Services. The HRdownloads website and its affiliated platforms are intended to supply general information only, and not specific human resources or other advice particular to one business entity or environment. Specific advice may be obtained by contacting HRdownloads.

All promises made by HRdownloads are contained in this agreement. No promises implied by law (whether described as warranties, conditions, representations, or otherwise, and whether relating to merchantability, fitness, non-infringement, or otherwise) apply.

You cannot collect any damages from HRdownloads for any reason (whether under legal theories of contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, operation of law or otherwise) or that exceed the amount paid by you to HRdownloads hereunder for any goods or services that the claim arises from.

HRdownloads relies on these limitations when entering this agreement and setting its fees. They are a fundamental and essential part of our arrangement, and apply even if this agreement has failed in its fundamental or essential purpose or been fundamentally breached.

Governing Law: This site is governed by the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada, excluding any conflicts of law provisions and excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Any legal action against HRdownloads shall take place in the courts of the Province of Ontario. The parties attorn to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Ontario.

Links: You may link to the HRdownloads website; however you may not place full or partial pages within frames on your site.

Any third party sites that are linked to the HRdownloads website are not under HRdownloads' control. HRdownloads is not responsible for anything on the linked sites, including without limitation any content, links to other sites, any changes to those sites, or any policies those sites may contain. HRdownloads provides links as a convenience only and such links do not imply any endorsement by HRdownloads of those sites.

HRdownloads offers potential marketing partnerships to qualified parties who wish to link to, upload, or reference in HRdownloads' content including marketing related materials, videos, collateral, and/or documentation of any kind. Permission must be obtained prior to linking to or referencing HRdownloads' content. Visit https://www.hrdownloads.com/become-a-partner to connect with HRdownloads.

Privacy: Please see our Privacy Policy. The "contact us" E-mail feature on the HRdownloads website is like any E-mail service, and is not a secure facility. We discourage you from using it to send sensitive or private information.

Confidential Information: Confidential Information is all information about you provided to HRdownloads by you that is not generally known to the public, whether of a technical, business or other nature (including, without limitation, business plans, finances, identity and number of your employees or contractors and their backgrounds or knowledge), and that has been identified as being proprietary and/or confidential or that by the nature of the circumstances surrounding the disclosure or receipt ought to be treated as proprietary and/or confidential.

Confidential Information shall not include (except for any personally identifiable information about an individual that relevant privacy legislation or policies do not allow to be disclosed): (a) any Confidential Information that is in the public domain at the time of its disclosure or which thereafter enters the public domain through no action of HRdownloads, direct or indirect, intentional or unintentional; (b) any Confidential Information which HRdownloads can demonstrate was in its possession or known to it prior to its receipt, directly or indirectly, from you; (c) any Confidential Information that is disclosed to HRdownloads by another party not in violation of the rights of the other party or any other person or entity; (d) any Confidential Information which is either compelled by law or by the order of a court of competent jurisdiction to be disclosed; and (e) any Confidential Information that HRdownloads has anonymized and aggregated for statistical purposes.

HRdownloads shall (i) not use Confidential Information for any purpose other than providing its Services to you; (ii) not disclose Confidential Information to anyone without your prior written authorization; (iii) handle, preserve and protect Confidential Information with at least the same degree of care that it affords its own Confidential Information; (iv) disclose Confidential Information only to its employees or subcontractors who require such information in order to perform the Services, and are under confidentiality obligations.

Phone Support: To gain access to HRdownloads Services or to obtain customer support, you understand that you may be required to speak with a company representative by phone and that all calls between HRdownloads' staff members and members and/or users, are recorded for quality assurance purposes.

HRdownloads does not accept as customers competitive market players who offer any of the same or similar services as HRdownloads, including Employee/Customer Surveys, Online Employee Training, instructor led training, HR advice, HR advisory, HR consulting, HR policy development, HR tools, templates and guides of any kind.

However, HRdownloads may offer a partnership or an affiliate program to those whom HRdownloads decides to qualify.

Resale and distribution of HRdownloads content or Services: At no time whatsoever shall any customer, member or their employees resell, distribute, or make available to a non-member on any basis any HRdownloads products or Services without prior written permission from HRdownloads.

Sale Details: HRdownloads tries to provide accurate information on its website and affiliated platforms, but errors may occur. HRdownloads reserves the right to change the goods and services available and prices without any notice or liability. HRdownloads cannot guarantee goods or services advertised on the site and/or its affiliated platforms will be available when ordered or thereafter. HRdownloads reserves the right at any time to reject, correct, cancel or terminate any order for any reason whatsoever. If you order goods or services for which the price was incorrectly displayed, HRdownloads will provide you with an opportunity to place an order at the correct price. If you order goods or services that are not available, HRdownloads will notify you by E-mail and/or by telephone. HRdownloads reserves the right to limit quantities sold. Nothing on the site is an offer to sell. Your properly completed and delivered order form is your offer to purchase the goods or services contained in your order. Your purchase is deemed accepted only if and when HRdownloads sends an order acceptance to your E-mail address.

Cancellation of Service: HRdownloads membership pricing is based on a one-year and two-year membership term. From the moment you sign up, dependent on your service level, you have full access to our site and are able to use and download content for the full service term. Due to the fact that you gain access to content as soon as your membership is paid for, we do not offer membership cancellations or refunds during the term of the membership. However, there is no obligation to continue as a HRdownloads customer once your membership expires. We do not auto renew. Rather, we contact customers to determine whether they would like to continue for an additional service year.

Changing these terms: HRdownloads may change these Terms of Use by posting notice on its site. These Terms of Use were last revised on February 5, 2016.

Nothing on this site is intended to be an offering for sale of HRdownloads securities to the public.

HRdownloads™ may be contacted at:
195 Dufferin Ave, Suite 500
London Ontario
N6A 1K7
Phone: 1-877-438-9763
E-mail: info@hrdownloads.com

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