Use of the corpo.metro.ca website
Amendments to the Terms
Metro reserves the right to amend the Terms at any time and without prior notice. You may view them at any time on the Site. Your visit to our Site constitutes acceptance of and agreement to the then-current Terms. You are responsible for reading these Terms and any subsequent amendments thereto indicated by the revision date of the Terms.
Changes to the Site, services and products offered
Metro reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify at any time the Site or any part thereof, to suspend the Site, to modify or withdraw services or products offered thereon, without notice or delay. Metro shall not incur any liability to any party for any loss or damages that may result of such change of Site, directly or indirectly.
The Site may contain hyperlinks enabling users to visit external websites, owned and operated by third parties. Metro has no control over these external websites and does not guarantee their content. You assume full responsibility for your use of these sites and fully release Metro from all liability. The inclusion, on this Site, of a hyperlink to a third party website shall not, under any circumstances, be interpreted or construed as an endorsement, by Metro, of any representation or information contained on any such website or as a partnership or affiliation with the owner of any such website. Your use of third-party websites is subject to the terms and conditions of those websites.
Legal age and protection of children
The Site is reserved for persons who are of full legal age in their province of residence. Metro abides by legal restrictions with respect to advertising to children. Parents are invited to monitor their children's Internet usage and are responsible, in their capacity as legal guardian, for determining which websites may or may not be appropriate for their children.
Limitation of Liability
Metro shall not be liable for any loss, damages or claims of any kind, either direct or indirect, incidental, exemplary, special or consequential, including the loss, alteration or communication of any data, any delay, force majeure, product/service price or attribute errors, product errors, missing products, inaccurate product/service descriptions (collectively "damages"), whether or not it has been informed of the possibility of such issues resulting from the use of this site. Your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using this Site. No information on this Site may be construed as creating any warranty not expressly stipulated in these Terms.
Risks associated with the Internet
Errors, interruptions and viruses: The Site is accessible based on its availability. While Metro makes reasonable efforts to maintain the Site free of errors, interruptions and viruses, Metro makes no warranties, either express or implied, that the Site will operate without interruption, virus or error or in a secure and timely manner, that the information contained on this Site is accurate and without error, or that defects in the software and applications, if any, will be rectified. You will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer or loss of data that may result when downloading material.
User ID, password and Security: Despite Metro's efforts to ensure third parties do not access or obtain your personal information through its Site, complete confidentiality and security cannot be guaranteed on the Internet. Communication via the Internet is subject to interception, loss or alteration. You acknowledge and agree that Metro shall not be held liable for any damages resulting from the transmission of confidential information or personal information over the Internet and that such communications are at your own risk. You alone are responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your user ID and password as well as the confidentiality of any actions undertaken using your identification. Moreover, you are responsible for notifying Metro immediately of any unauthorized use of your user name and password and any other breach of security, as well as for taking every possible precaution to ensure that you use the Site under optimal security conditions. Metro may, at its sole discretion and without incurring any liability whatsoever, cancel or suspend your account.
Use of information and errors
The information displayed on the Site is provided for informational purposes only, unless otherwise stated. Metro makes no warranties, either express or implied, that the quality of the offers will meet your expectations and that the information, which includes advertising as well as nutritional and health tips, is appropriate to your needs and health conditions.
Metro is proud of the Site and works hard to keep it updated and error-free. However, price errors or product/service description errors or inaccuracies, including colour, origin, category or other characteristics may occur. Metro reserves the right to correct any such errors, at its sole discretion, at any time and without prior notice.
Intellectual property rights
All the content of this Site, including the text, logos, slogans, images, drawings, graphics, illustrations, photographs, videos, musical excerpts, downloads, technical programs and business processes, is owned or otherwise provided or used under license by Metro. Metro does not represent or warrant that any uploaded content from third parties does not infringe the rights of any third party. All the content of this Site is subject to Metro’s intellectual property rights, the Trademarks Act, the Canadian Copyright Act, applicable laws of other countries and international treaties. Any unauthorized use of the content of this Site, including any reproduction, distribution or redistribution, transmission or retransmission, communication to the public by telecommunication, performance, translation, distribution to the public or downloading is prohibited without the prior written authorization of Metro.
The trademarks displayed on this Site are trademarks, registered or unregistered, of Metro or third parties, which are the property of their respective owners. The trademarks displayed on this Site cannot be used without the prior written authorization of Metro or their respective owners. No element of this Site shall be interpreted as creating, implicitly or expressly, a license or a right of use or of duplication of a trademark, except with the express written consent of Metro or the owner of such trademark.
Subject to information submitted under our Protection of Personal Information Policy, you agree to grant Metro a royalty-free, unrestricted, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable licence to use, copy, reproduce, distribute, modify, adapt, publish, translate, partially or completely delete, and create derivative works from any comment, suggestion, idea or other content ("Comment") that you communicate to Metro by e-mail or whatever means on the Site. If you do not want to grant such licence or wish to keep a Comment private, do not submit such Comment.
Security of the Site
You may not use the Site for purposes other than the purposes set out in these Terms. You are prohibited from making any attempt whatsoever to access any data not intended for you, testing the vulnerability of our systems and solutions, compromising their security or efficiency and effectiveness, and sending unsolicited e-mail, including without limitation advertising. All such actions are against the law and may result in civil or criminal proceedings.
Termination of use of the website
Metro reserves the right to terminate, at any time and without prior notice, your right to access the Site or your account for any reason, including but not limited to account inactivity for such period of time as Metro may determine from time to time, or if Metro believes, in its sole discretion, that you have violated these Terms.
This Site and the documents to which it refers contain various statements that could, within the context of regulations issued by the Canadian Securities Administrators, be construed as being forward-looking information. In general, any statement contained in this Site and the documents to which it refers that does not constitute a historical fact may be deemed a forward-looking statement. Expressions such as “reduce”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “expect”, “believe”, “will have”, “will continue”, “will invest”, “will help”, “should”, “improve”, “innovate”, “focus”, “strive” and other similar expressions as well as the use of the future or conditional tense are generally indicative of forward-looking statements.
The forward-looking statements contained in this site and the documents to which it refers are based upon certain assumptions regarding the Canadian food industry, the economy in general, our annual budget, as well as our action plan for the current fiscal year.
These forward-looking statements do not provide any guarantees as to the future performance of the Company and are subject to potential risks, known and unknown, as well as uncertainties that could cause the outcome to differ significantly. An economic slowdown or recession, or the arrival of a new competitor, are examples described under the “Risk Management” section of the latest Annual Report that could have an impact on these statements. Additional risks and uncertainties that we currently deem to be immaterial may also prove to have a material adverse effect. The Company believes these statements to be reasonable and pertinent as at the date of preparation of the documents and represent the Company’s expectations. The Company does not intend to update any forward-looking statements contained in this Site and the documents to which it refers, except as required by law.
For any use of this Site in Quebec, you agree that the laws of Quebec and the applicable laws of Canada, without reference to principles of conflict of laws and excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods shall apply. You agree to be bound by such laws and to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Quebec, district of Montreal, with respect to the interpretation or application of these Terms.
For any use of this Site in Canada (excluding Quebec), you agree that the laws of the province of Ontario and the applicable laws of Canada, without reference to principles of conflict of laws and excluding the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods shall apply. You agree to be bound by such laws and to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario, district of Toronto, with respect to the interpretation or application of these Terms.
For questions, please contact us at:
11011, Maurice-Duplessis Boulevard
Montréal (Quebec) H1C 1V6
1 800 361-4681