USER AGREEMENT AND COPYRIGHT NOTICE
The Volvo Internet site (the "Volvo Web site") is sponsored by Volvo Cars of Canada, Inc. ("Volvo") and offers general product information about Volvo cars and other information of general interest. It is accessible worldwide to anyone with Internet access. Access to and use of the Volvo Web site are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement and Copyright Notice and all applicable laws and regulations, including laws and regulations governing copyright and trademark.
BY ACCESSING THE VOLVO WEB SITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS USER AGREEMENT, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST VOLVO AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND LICENSORS ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE VOLVO WEB SITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN.
Volvo reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time. These changes will appear on this screen. By using the Volvo Web site, you agree in advance to be bound by all of the changes as well.
The materials displayed on the Volvo Web site, including without limitation all editorial materials, informational text, photographs, illustrations, artwork and other graphic materials, and names, logos, trademarks and service marks, are the property of Volvo or its parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates or licensors and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Any such content may be displayed and printed solely for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material to anyone without the express prior written consent of Volvo.
The Volvo Web site contains information concerning Volvo's products and services. Volvo and its parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, agents and representatives reserve the right at any time without notice to make changes to this information.
NEITHER VOLVO NOR ANY OF ITS PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, DIVISIONS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES OR LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR SIMILAR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF, OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE, THE VOLVO WEB SITE OR ARISING OUT OF ANY MATERIALS, OPINIONS OR RECOMMENDATIONS OF THIRD PARTIES ON THE VOLVO WEB SITE.
This User Agreement and any disputes arising out of or related to the Volvo Web site shall be governed by, and construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the Provinces of Canada.
Any communication or material transmitted to Volvo Cars of Canada via the Volvo Web site or Internet e-mail is transmitted on a non-confidential basis.
Authorized use of the Volvo trademark/logo on the internet/world wide web, area Canadian Domain Name Web site owners that reside within Canada will be authorized to use the Volvo name, logo(s) and trademark(s) regardless of where the site is developed or hosted as defined below.
Volvo Cars of Canada recognizes three types of web sites that will be governed by this authorization. They are: Clubs, Volvo enthusiasts, and businesses.
1. Site(s) that are created by a person(s) that represent Volvo clubs in Canada, such as Volvo Club of America, Volvo Sports America, etc., and that are not-for-profit, can use the name Volvo in their domain name with prior approval from Volvo Cars of Canada. This type of site may also use the Volvo logo(s) and trademark(s) on web pages. Examples are: www.volvoclubofamerica.com, www.volvofloridaclub.com
2. Site(s) that are managed by a non-for-profit individual can use the name Volvo. These are journalistic sites that are created by a Volvo enthusiast. This is not a club site or a business site. This site is permitted to have a domain name that includes the Volvo name. This type of site may also use the Volvo logo(s) and trademark(s) on web pages. Examples are: www.bobsvolvo.com, or www.bobs142volvo.com, or www.volvomag.com
Prior approval from Volvo Cars of Canada is required.
3. Site(s) that are selling any products and/or services for a profit shall not be allowed to use the Volvo name, logo(s) or trademark(s) in any infringing manner on the internet, which is the same legal restriction as applied to any other communications media. The use of the name is also strictly forbidden in the domain name. Use of trademark(s) and logo(s) on web pages is also forbidden. Examples that are in violation of trademark/logo use are: www.bobsvolvogarage.com, www.bobsvolvo.com
Sites defined in 1 and 2 above may use the Volvo logo(s) in the body of the site providing Volvo Cars of Canada has approved the design and use of the trademark/logo. The reason is that the trademark/logo must be used in a consistent design application to maintain Volvo's brand identity guidelines.
Site number 3 shall not have the Volvo name, trademark(s) and/or logo(s) displayed in any of the content of a web site.
Notification must be on sites 1 and 2 if they contain the name Volvo, trademark(s) and/or logo(s) that states: "This site is not affiliated with AB Volvo, Volvo Car Corporation, Volvo Cars of Canada, Inc., or other Volvo companies whose products may be viewed in these pages. The use of the Volvo trademark/logo has been authorized by Volvo Cars of Canada." Links back to VCCC’s website (www.volvocars.ca) are granted without prior permission by Volvo Cars of Canada.
Approval requests must be submitted to:
Volvo Cars of Canada
9130 Leslie Street, Suite 101
Richmond Hill, ON L4B 0B9