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These are the terms that you agree to when you access this website or conduct business using GuardCourse.ca

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

The following terminology applies to these terms: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting www.GuardCourse.ca.’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refers to “GuardCourse.ca”. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

Ownership:
The GuardCourse web-based training tools for private security (the “Software”) is licensed (not sold) to our clients, agency affiliates and their students.  GuardCourse.ca retains all of its rightful ownership interests and intellectual property rights in the Software and Training Curriculum. Such ownership and related interests are protected by Canadian and international copyright laws.

Software License:
GuardCourse.ca grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable license to use the Software when such use has been authorized by us. You may not: (a) copy, disclose, publish, export, distribute, rent, lease or sub-license; (b) remove any GuardCourse.ca. trademarks or copyright notices from; (c) modify, translate or prepare derivative works of; (4) use in a computer-based services business or publicly display visual output of; (d) transmit by audio, digital or other electronic means; or (e) reverse engineer, de-compile or disassemble all or any portion of the Software in any form, except as expressly authorized by us.

Responsibility to comply with Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services requirements:
GuardCourse.ca. does not offer or provide security guard training. We produce training tools that could be used by agencies as part of a complete training solution. It is up to each individual training entity to consult and comply with all legal requirements associated with offering security guard training. It is up to each individual training entity to ensure that its students have met all of the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services taring requirements. GuardCourse.ca makes no promise or guarantee that its online training tool is solely sufficient to meet minimum ministry requirements.

PSISA requirements

As required by the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, Guardcourse.ca is an “Independent Training Provider” and can only teach a basic training course by entering into an agreement with a licensed agency, or registered employer to provide training on its behalf.   Use of Guardcourse.ca website training tools or training material constitutes as “you” the Licensed Agency or “company” as entering into an agreement with Guardcourse.ca to provide training on your behalf.

The agency or registered employer, not the independent training provider, must register as a training provider on the Serco DES Inc. website and will be listed as the training entity on the ministry website.

Exclusions and Limitations
The information on this web site is provided on an “as is” basis. To the fullest extent permitted by law, GuardCourse.ca

– excludes all representations and warranties relating to this website and its contents or which is or may be provided by any affiliates or any other third party, including in relation to any inaccuracies or omissions in this website and/or GuardCourse.ca’s literature; and

– excludes all liability for damages arising out of or in connection with your use of this website. This includes, without limitation, direct loss, loss of business or profits (whether or not the loss of such profits was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you have advised GuardCourse.ca of the possibility of such potential loss), damage caused to your computer, computer software, systems and programs and the data thereon or any other direct or indirect, consequential and incidental damages.

Termination of Agreements and Refunds Policy
GuardCourse.ca reserves the right to terminate any Services Agreement for any reason, including the ending of services that are already underway. No refunds shall be offered, where a Service is deemed to have begun and is, for all intents and purposes, underway. All sales and purchases are final and non refundable.

Availability 
You are solely responsible for evaluating the fitness for a particular purpose of any downloads, programs and text available through this site. Redistribution or republication of any part of this site or its content is prohibited without the express written consent of GuardCourse.ca.

GuardCourse.ca does not warrant that the service from this site will be uninterrupted, timely or error free, although it is provided to the best ability. By using this service you thereby indemnify GuardCourse.ca, its employees, agents and affiliates against any loss or damage, in whatever manner, howsoever caused.

Legal materials
This course contains reproductions of Ontario and Canadian legal materials including statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions. Reproduced provincial and federal legal materials are not official copies, are not necessarily up to date, and should not be relied upon without first consulting the up to date official versions.

General
The laws of Ontario, Canada govern these terms and conditions. By accessing this website you consent to these terms and conditions and to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Ontario courts in all disputes arising out of such access. If any of these terms are deemed invalid or unenforceable for any reason (including, but not limited to the exclusions and limitations set out above), then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be severed from these terms and the remaining terms will continue to apply. Failure of GuardCourse.ca to enforce any of the provisions set out in these Terms and Conditions and any Agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions or of any Agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision. These Terms and Conditions shall not be amended, modified, varied or supplemented except by GuardCourse.ca.

Charges

All sales are final. Guardcourse reserves the right to charge re-scheduling fees for candidates whom have failed to attend their scheduled training dates, and have failed to provide Guardcourse with the required minimum 10 day written notice of  request to re-schedule a scheduled training date. Failure to provide the required minimum 10 day re-schedule notice may result in a re-scheduling fee.

Information Upload

Upload of any information on our site is done so voluntarily by you. By doing so, you agree and understand that the information is no longer private or owned by guardcourse and will be posted online. Any uploaded information by you is searchable online by internet search engines. I authorize guardcourse to publish my information. I understand that once my information is published, guardcourse has no control and will assume no responsibility of your uploaded information, and will not be held liable for any miss use of your information.

Notification of Changes
GuardCourse.ca reserves the right to change these conditions from time to time as we see fit and your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these terms.

Contacting Us
If there are any questions regarding terms you may contact us at: http://www.guardcourse.ca/contact.html

These terms form the complete agreement between you and GuardCourse.ca. Your accessing of this website indicates your understanding, agreement to and acceptance, of all terms contained herein.

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