This site is owned and operated by the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA), a self-regulating organization governed by the Architects Act, R.S.O. 1990 c.A.26, which is an Ontario statue. The OAA is dedicated to promoting and increasing the skill and proficiency of its members and administering the Architects Act so that the public interest may be served and protected. The purpose of the Site is to provide a forum for architects, architecture students and those interested in architecture to find information, exchange ideas, network, share social and professional opportunities. The goal of the Site is to foster excellence by being user friendly, navigable, interactive and design focused. The Site is accessed by you (“User” or “you”) under the following terms and conditions:
1. ACCESS TO THE SERVICES.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the OAA may offer to provide the Services, as described more fully on the Site, and which are selected by you, solely for your own use, and not for the use or benefit of any third party. The OAA may change, suspend or discontinue the Services including any Content for any reason, at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or content. The OAA may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Services without notice or liability. The OAA reserves the right, at its discretion, to modify this Agreement, or any Terms or Conditions, or the Content at any time by posting a notice on the Site. You shall be responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications. Your use of the Services following such notification constitutes your acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of this Agreement as modified.
You certify to the OAA that if you are an individual (i.e., not a corporation) you are at least 18 years of age. You also certify that you are legally permitted to use the Services and access the Site, and take full responsibility for the selection and use of the Services and access of the Site. This Agreement is void where prohibited by law, and the right to access the Site is revoked in such jurisdictions.
The OAA will use reasonable efforts to ensure that the Site and Services are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. However, there will be occasions when the Site and/or Services will be interrupted for maintenance, upgrades and emergency repairs, or other unforeseeable or foreseeable reasons, or due to failure of telecommunications links and equipment. Every reasonable step will be taken by the OAA to minimize such disruption where it is within the OAA’s reasonable control. You Agree That Neither The Oaa Nor The Site Will Be Liable In Any Event To You Or Any Other Party For Any Suspension, Modification, Discontinuance Or Lack Of Availability Of The Site, The Services, Your User Content (As Defined Herein) Or Other Content.
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to, access the Site or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, software, and long distance or local telephone service. You shall be responsible for ensuring that such equipment or ancillary services are compatible with the Services.