Terms of Use

Last Updated: 2018-01-01
  1. Overview

    These Terms of Use form a legally binding contract between FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("we" or "us") and the people and companies (“Users” or “you”) that access and use our website located at nuans.founded.co or any related website or mobile platform controlled by us (collectively, the "Website"). These Terms of Use apply to all services provided through our Website and any other software application we operate, and all content, services, and products available at or through the Website.

    It is very important that you read and fully understand these Terms of Use before using the Website. By agreeing to these Terms of Use and using the Website, you are entering into a legally binding contract which will impact your rights.

    By accessing any part of the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. You are also confirming that you have read and fully understood these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to or understand all of these Terms of Use, then you may not access the Website or use any services available on the Website.

    These Terms of Use should be read in conjunction with the Privacy Policy and any other rules, guidelines, or policies posted on the Website.

  2. Services Available on the Website

    Without restriction, we generally offer the following services through the Website:

    We assist entrepreneurs in obtaining NUANS Reports and reserving corporate names for the federal business incorporation process.

    The services we offer are subject to change over time. By using the Website, you are confirming that you have determined that the services are appropriate for your needs. We do not guarantee that these services meet your needs or that they are suitable for your specific purposes.

  3. Payment Procedures

    Payments for services or products available on the Website will be charged to you in accordance with the policies, procedures, and timelines posted on the relevant sections of the Website.

    For purposes of processing payments, we use the following service provider:

    STRIPE

    Before using the Website, you must first review and approve the terms and conditions governing the use of these third-party payment processors, which are available at the following website(s): https://www.stripe.com

  4. Your Account

    In order to fully use the Website, you will be required to create an account. Information submitted by you in order to create an account will be subject to our Privacy Policy, which is available for review on the Website, and which you are required to approve before creating an account. The Privacy Policy also dictates how to terminate your account and how you can have your personal identifying information deleted from our servers.

    The terms governing the features and capabilities of your account and the related fees can be found on the Website.

  5. Termination

    You may cancel and terminate your Account at any time in accordance with the terms and policies posted on the Website.

    If at the date of termination of your Account, there are any outstanding payments owing by you to us, you will receive one final invoice via email. Once that invoice has been paid in full, you will not be charged again.

  6. Limitation of Liability

    Except in a case where we are in violation of these Terms of Use, we will not be held liable for, and you hereby fully waive the right to claim for, any loss, injury, claim, liability or damages of any kind resulting in any way from use of the Website.

    Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty or condition, express, implied or statutory. We do not warrant that your use of the Website will be uninterrupted, secure or error-free.

    In no event will we have any liability to you or any third party for any lost profits or revenues or for any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages however caused, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise, and whether or not you or the third party have been advised of the possibility of such damages. In the event the foregoing paragraph, or any part thereof, is void under applicable law, this paragraph, or such part thereof, shall be inapplicable.

  7. Indemnification

    You agree to indemnify and hold harmless FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC., including our officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims and expenses, including legal fees and disbursements, which are made against us and arise out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of any term of these Terms of Use or any other policy posted on the Website.

  8. Security Breaches

    In order to protect your security, it is your sole responsibility to ensure that all usernames and passwords used to access the Website are kept secure and confidential.

    You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your account, including the unauthorized use of your password, or any other breach of security.

    We will investigate any breach of security on the Website that we determine in our sole discretion to be serious in nature, but we will not be held responsible or liable in any manner for breaches of security or any unauthorized access to your account however arising.

  9. Warranties and Representations

    We hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express, implied, or statutory, including but not limited to implied warranties as to merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose as they relate to the Website.

  10. Compliance with Laws

    You represent and warrant that:

    1. You have the authority to bind yourself to these Terms of Use;
    2. Your use of the Website will be solely for purposes that are permitted by these Terms of Use;
    3. Your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the confidentiality or intellectual property rights of any User or third party; and
    4. Your use of the Website will comply with all local, provincial and federal laws, rules and regulations, and with all policies posted on the Website.

    You must only use the Website for your own lawful purposes, in accordance with these Terms of Use and any notice, policy or condition posted on the Website. You may use the Website on behalf of others or in order to provide services to others but if you do so you must ensure that you are authorized to do so and that all persons for whom or to whom services are provided comply with and accept all these Terms of Use.

  11. Age Restrictions

    Users Must be Over the Age of 18. You represent and confirm that you are over the age of 18. We do not target, market, or promote the Website to those under 18. We do not permit any User under the age of 18 to use the Website.

  12. Governing Law and Dispute Resolutions

    These Terms of Use and any access to or use of the Website shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws in force in the Province of Ontario.

    If any claim, dispute or controversy occurs between FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. and a User relating to the interpretation or implementation of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use, such dispute shall be resolved by private, confidential and binding arbitration. Such arbitration shall be conducted by a single arbitrator. The arbitrator shall be appointed by agreement of the parties or, in the absence of an agreement, such arbitrator shall be appointed by a judge upon the application of either the User or FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. Arbitration shall be held in the Province of Ontario, unless otherwise agreed by the parties. The arbitration procedure to be followed shall be agreed by the parties or, in absence of an agreement, determined by the arbitrator. The arbitration shall proceed in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitration Act, 1991, SO 1991, c 17. Subject to any right of appeal, the decision arrived at by the arbitrator shall be final and binding. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction.

  13. Waiver of Class Action

    By using the Website, you agree to resolve any claim or dispute arising between you and us on an individual basis, rather than addressing such claim or dispute as part of a group or class. You hereby waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action lawsuit commenced against FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. or its affiliates related to any claim, dispute or controversy arising from your use of the Website. Where applicable, you hereby agree to opt out of any class proceeding against FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. otherwise commenced.

    The above waiver shall not apply to claims or disputes arising under consumer protection legislation or any other claim or dispute where a waiver of class action lawsuits is unenforceable at law.

  14. General Terms
    1. Amending these Terms of Use

      These Terms of Use may be updated and amended from time to time. We reserve the right to change these Terms of Use at any time, and any amended Terms of Use are effective upon posting to the Website. We will make efforts to communicate any changes to these Terms of Use we deem material, in our sole discretion, via email or notifications on the Website. Your continued use of the Website will be deemed to be immediate and unconditional acceptance of any amended Terms of Use, whether or not we deemed the amendments to be material.

    2. Assignment

      We may assign or delegate these Terms of Use, in whole or in part, to any person or entity at any time with or without your consent and without prior notice to you.

      Users may not assign or delegate any rights or obligations under these Terms of Use, without our prior written consent, and any unauthorized assignment and delegation is void.

    3. No Waiver

      No waiver of a provision, right or remedy of this Agreement shall operate as a waiver of any other provision, right or remedy or the same provision, right or remedy on a future occasion.

    4. No Agency

      The parties to these Terms of Use are independent contractors and are not partners or agents. FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. has no fiduciary obligations or professional obligations whatsoever to you arising from these Terms of Use or your use of the Website.

    5. Severability

      In the event that any provision or part of this Agreement is found to be void or invalid by a court of law, the remaining provisions, or parts thereof, shall be and remain in full force and effect.

    6. Entire Agreement

      These Terms of Use, in conjunction with all policies and guidelines available on the Website (including but not limited to any Privacy Policy), incorporated by reference, constitute the entire agreement between you and FOUNDED TECHNOLOGIES INC. and supersede all prior communications, agreements and understandings, written or oral, with respect to the subject matter of these Terms of Use.

  15. Questions on these Terms of Use

    We welcome you to contact us with any questions on these Terms of Use. You can send your questions regarding these Terms of Use to the following email address: [email protected]

  16. Additional Terms

    The following additional terms and conditions apply to the use of the Website:

    These Terms of Use do not apply to services offered through the main Founded website located at www.founded.co. Users of Founded's main website are required to review and approve the Terms of Use available at https://www.founded.co/terms-of-use.
  17. Confirmation of Agreement to Terms of Use

    By proceeding to use the website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and any policies and notices posted on the website.